Ireland vs Zimbabwe 3rd ODI 2021 Highlights
Watch the highlights of Ireland vs Zimbabwe 3rd ODI 2021 - Zimbabwe tour of Ireland 2021 played at Civil Service Cricket Club, Stormont, Belfast.
Cricket Highlights - Ireland vs Zimbabwe 3rd ODI 2021
Watch the highlights of Ireland vs Zimbabwe 3rd ODI 2021 - Zimbabwe tour of Ireland 2021 played at Civil Service Cricket Club, Stormont, Belfast on Sept 13, 2021.
Andy McBrine and Josh Little both took three wickets as Ireland cruised to a seven-wicket victory against Zimbabwe using the DLS system, drawing the three-match series 1-1 in a rain-interrupted stop-start one-sided encounter of the third ODI.
- Zimbabwe's 131 was their lowest total in One-day Internationals against Ireland; their previous lowest total was 187 in Harare in 2015.
- Ireland's successful run-chase of 118 was their second-lowest in One-Day Internationals, and it was also their lowest against Zimbabwe in ODIs; the previous lowest chase was 188 at Harare in 2015.
In 34 overs, Zimbabwe scored 131 for all-out, with Craig Ervine top-scoring with 57 off 65 balls, including seven fours and a six, Wesley Madhevere 16, and Luke Jongwe 10.
Brendan Taylor, the former Zimbabwe captain, scored 7 runs in his last international encounter.
Andy McBrine was Ireland's top bowler with 3-26, Josh Little had 3-wickets for 33 runs in 8 overs, Simi Singh had 2-wickets, and Shane Getkate had one wicket.
Ireland chased down 118-3 in 22.3 overs - a revised target of 118 from 32 overs owing to rain - with Paul Stirling top-scoring with 43 off 40 balls, including five fours and two sixes.
Andy Balbirnie hit 34 off 43 balls, including five fours, while William Porterfield hit 16 off 43 balls.
Wellington Masakadza, Blessing Muzarabani, and Richard Ngarava, Zimbabwe's top bowlers, each got one wicket.
Andy McBrine named Player of the Match for his outstanding bowling effort, which included three wickets for 26 runs in just eight overs, including two maidens.