July 6, 2019
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IRE vs ZIM Dream11 Team | Ireland vs Zimbabwe | Fantasy team, Playing 11, Preview

By Savya Sachi

After bringing down Zimbabwe to their knees in a nail-biting contest and leading the series 2-0, Ireland would be high on confidence and would be eagerly waiting for their 3rd encounter with the same nation. The match is scheduled to be played at Civil Service Cricket Club in Belfast on Sunday.

Ireland would be looking forward to continuing their winning streak after registering a win in first two games. having already clinched the series, Ireland must come up with few fringe players and this should give Zimbabwe some chance to get in the game.

When and Where:

Ireland vs Zimbabwe, 3rd ODI

7th July 2019

3:15 PM IST

Pitch report:

The pitch at Belfast provides a good opportunity to the pace bowlers and the new ball is expected to swing. We can expect average scores in the range of 250-270 runs.

Ire vs Zim Team News:

  • Ireland is likely to make no changes to their winning combination.
  • Solomon Mire who was rested in the first game was brought back for the second encounter and he is likely to play the 3rd ODI.



Hamilton Masakadza (C), Brendan Taylor (W), Peter Moor, Sean Williams, Solomon Mire, Donald Tiripano, Sikandar Raza, Kyle Jarvis, Craig Ervine, Tendai Chatara, Chris Mpofu, Ainsley Ndlovu, Ryan Burl, Elton Chigumbura, Richmond Mutumbami and Tinashe Kamunhukamwe


William Porterfield (C), Gary Wilson (W), Mark Adair, Paul Stirling, Andrew Balbirnie, Shane Getkate, Tyrone Kane, Andrew McBrine, James McCollum, Tim Murtagh, Kevin O’Brien, Boyd Rankin, Simi Singh and Lorcan Tucker

Probable playing 11:


Brendan Taylor, Hamilton Masakadza, Richmond Mutumbami, Craig Ervine, Solomon Mire, Sikandar Raza, Sean Williams, Ryan Burl, Donald Tiripano, Tendai Chatara, Kyle Jarvis


Lorcan Tucker, Paul Stirling, William Porterfield (c), Andrew Balbirnie, James McCollum, Kevin O’Brien, Mark Adair, Shane Getkate, Boyd Rankin, Tim Murtagh, Andy McBrine

IRE vs ZIM Dream11 Team Prediction

Fantasy picks from Ireland:

  • P Sterling is the second leading run scorer for Ireland with 109 runs in his baggage.
  • A Balbirnie has slammed 110 runs in two inning at an average of 55.00 with best being 101 runs.
  • T Murtugh has plucked six wickets in two innings. You can afford to lose him.

Fantasy picks from Zimbabwe:

  • S Mire has bagged four wickets in his first game at an economy of 5.37.
  • R Burl has slammed 102 runs in two innings. You must pick him.
  • C Ervine has scored 148 runs in two innings at an average of 74.00 against Ireland.

Captain and Vice Captain: T Murtagh & A Balbirnie

Captain and Vice-Captain: B Taylor & C Ervin

Savya Sachi

Sports teaches you character, it teaches you to play by the rules, it teaches you to know what it feels like to win and lose-it teaches you about life - B J King

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