IRE vs ZIM : After registering a clean sweep over Zimbabwe by 3-0 in the ODI series, the hosts Ireland will look to carry the momentum forward in the T20I series as well. The first of the three T20Is will be played at Civil Service Cricket Club, Belfast tomorrow evening.
Ireland vs Zimbabwe Team News:
- Craig Young, Greg Thompson, Gareth Delany, Joshua Little are a couple of new additions to the Ireland’s T20I squad
- James McCollum misses out from the squad
- Zimbabwe will feature with the same squad
- For Ireland, Paul Striling and Kevin O’Brien are likely to open the innings.
- Gary Wilson, Andy Balbirine & Lorcan Tucker are expected to follow the openers.
- Mark Adair, & Shane Getkate will be the two all-rounders in the side
- Mark Adair, Shane Getkate, Craig Young and Joshua Little are likely to form the pace attack for the side
- For Zimbabwe, Hamilton Masakadza and Solomon Mire can open the innings
- Brandon Taylor, Sean William & Sikandar Raza are expected to form the middle-order
- Elton Chigumbura & Richmond Mutubami will be the two all-rounders in the side
- Anyone of C Mpofu or D tiripano will play
- Tendai Chatara, Kyle Jarvis & C Mopfu/D Tiripano will form the pace attack
- The spin attack will be led by Sean William & Sikandra Raza
Ireland vs Zimbabwe Playing 11:
Wicket-keeper: Lorcan Tucker
Batsmen: Paul Stirling, William Porterfield (c), Andrew Balbirnie
All-rounder: Kevin O’Brien, Mark Adair, Shane Getkate
Bowlers: J Little, Boyd Rankin
Wicket-keeper: Brendan Taylor
Batsmen: Hamilton Masakadza, Richmond Mutumbami, Craig Ervine, Solomon Mire
All-rounder: Sikandar Raza, Sean Williams, Ryan Burl
Bowlers: Donald Tiripano/C Mpofu, Tendai Chatara, Kyle Jarvis, Chris Mpofu
Ireland vs Zimbabwe Squads:
Gary Wilson (Captain), Josh Little, Kevin O’Brien, Mark Adair, Andrew Balbirnie, Gareth Delany, Shane Getkate, Tyrone Kane, Boyd Rankin, Paul Stirling, Greg Thompson, Lorcan Tucker, George Dockrell, Craig Young.
Tendai Chatara, Solomon Mire, Hamilton Masakadza (captain), Elton Chigumbura, Ryan Burl, Chris Mpofu, Kyle Jarvis, Brendan Taylor, Donald Tiripano, Richmond Mutumbami, Tinashe Kamunhukamwe, Peter Moor, Sean Williams, Sikandar Raza, Ainsley Ndlovu, Craig Ervine