Fantasy Team for Zimbabwe vs Ireland, 2nd ODI
We have opted for a fantasy cricket team based on the recent performances, overall impact, and credit points.
Probable Playing XIs for Zimbabwe & Ireland
Zimbabwe: Wesley Madhevere/ Tadiwanashe Marumani, Innocent Kaia, Craig Ervine (c), Gary Ballance, Sikandar Raza, Ryan Burl, Clive Madande (wk), Wellington Masakadza, Brad Evans, Richard Ngarava, Victor Nyauchi
Andrew Balbirnie is ruled out of the series due to an injury he suffered in the opening ODI.
Ireland: Paul Stirling (c), Stephen Doheny, Harry Tector, Gareth Delany, Curtis Campher, George Dockrell, Lorcan Tucker (wk), Andy McBrine, Mark Adair, Graham Hume, Joshua Little
Venue: Harare Sports Club, Harare
Pitch Report for Zimbabwe vs Ireland, 2nd ODI
(Based on the last 3 games)
1st innings average score: 246
2nd innings average score: 274
Wickets per innings: 7
Type: Early assistance for the seamers. Gets better to bat as the match progresses.
Batting 1st: 33%
Batting 2nd: 67%
Fantasy Tips of The Day
Craig Ervine and Sikandar Raza love playing batting against Ireland. While Ervine has accumulated 563 runs at 47, Raza has collected 380 runs at 48.
Paul Stirling is the highest run-scorer for Ireland against Zimbabwe. He has added 541 runs at 36. At Harare, he has slammed 3 fifties in 8 outings.
Harry Tector will be a big threat with the bat for Zimbabwe. In only 4 innings against them, he has slammed one century and 2 fifties at a whopping average of 110.
In the last 3 ODIs at Harare, Brad Evans is the only seamer to have bagged a five-wicket haul.
In the same period, not a single spinner has taken more than 2 wickets at Harare.
It has been a dismal time for Wesley Madhevere with the bat. His recent scores read 2, 2, 1, and 16.
In the last 3 matches, 8 of 12 top-order batters have been dismissed for a single-digit figure at the venue. All these wickets have belonged to the seamers.