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Ireland vs Zimbabwe 1st ODI 2021 Highlights

Watch the highlights of Ireland vs Zimbabwe 1st ODI 2021 - Zimbabwe tour of Ireland 2021 played at Civil Service Cricket Club, Stormont, Belfast

Cricket Highlights - Ireland vs Zimbabwe 1st ODI 2021 

Watch the highlights of Ireland vs Zimbabwe 1st ODI 2021 - Zimbabwe tour of Ireland 2021 played at Civil Service Cricket Club, Stormont, Belfast on Sept 08, 2021.

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Muzarabani's four-for, Craig Ervine - Sikandar Raza's each half-century and Brendan Taylor's 49 before helped to Zimbabwe comprehensive 38-run victory over Ireland and take a 1-0 lead in the first ODI.


Match Stats:
  • Ireland's 228 was their ninth-best one-day international score against Zimbabwe, and it was their second-lowest total at home in ODIs.
  • In One-day Internationals, Zimbabwe's 38-run victory became their lowest in terms of runs against Ireland.
  • Zimbabwe's 266 was their fourth-highest total against Ireland in One-day Internationals, and it was also their greatest total on Irish soil in ODIs, surpassing their previous best of 254 in Bready in 2019.


Zimbabwe scored 266-7 in 50 overs, with Craig Ervine top-scoring with 64 off 96 balls, including seven boundaries, and Sikandar Raza unbeaten on 59.

Brendan Taylor made 49 from 45 balls, falling one run short of his half-century, with seven fours and a six. Sean Williams smashed four fours in his 33 off 57 balls, while Wessley Madhevere hit 19 and Luke Jongwe hit 18.

Ireland bowler Simi Singh, George Dockrell, Andy McBrine, Craig Young, Mark Adair, and Josh Little claimed each one-wicket.

Ireland were all out for 228 in 48.4 overs, with William Porterfield top-scoring with 75 from 110 balls, including 9 fours.

Harry Tector hit 50 off 55 balls with two sixes and a four, while Paul Stirling hit 32 off 47 balls with three fours and a six.

Zimbabwe's finest bowler Muzarabani grabbed 4-wickets for 29 runs in 9.4 overs, Wellington Masakadza and Sean Williams each got 2-wickets, while Wessley Madhevere - Luke Jongwe took one wicket.

Sikandar Raza named Player of the Match for his dazzling undefeated 59 runs off 44 balls, which included five fours and two sixes and a strike rate of 134.09.

Match Highlights

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