ZIM vs. IRE: Zimbabwe To Play two Additional T20Is In Ireland

Ireland and Zimbabwe t20 matches will be held at Bready Cricket Ground in Zimbabwe. The match has promising opportunities for the new players of both teams who are looking to better their talents. Being that the match will be on the same ground will give the players from both teams the opportunity to make their plans and achieve scores. The three-day tour will take place in August.

On 17th June 2021, Cricket Ireland made an announcement that there will be additional two T20Is matches between Zim vs. Ireland series. From 6th to 11th August, ODIs will be played at Stormont, which then will be followed by T20Is from 15th to 24th August in Bready.

On the other hand, there will be some changes with regards to the South Africa tour. The T20Is series, which was to be played on 20th July, was moved to 19th July. However, the remaining matches will retain their schedule. That is, from 11th July to 16th July, an ODI will be played in Malahide while the last two T20is will be played in Stormont. This tour will be South Africa’s first-fledged tour of Ireland after they recently played a solitary ODI in 2007 in Belfast.

The 2020-2023 ICC Cricket World Cup Super League will be formed by the ODIs that will be played. The fixtures set can be changed at any moment. They are not permanent dates considering the changing nature of Covid-19 and the governmental changes that might occur. ZIM vs IRE match is expected to take on eight games, with Stormont hosting the additional two T20I.

Zimbabwe T20 match 2021 will be playing on 24th August instead of the original date, which was 25th August. Both teams will need their qualification points to be at ten for them to be able to play in the World Cup Superleague. Earlier this month, Ireland had been defeated by the Netherlands 2-1 series. This defeat leaves them with only two wins left in their nine matches, with hopes of joining the Indian tournament in 2023 fading away.

The South African team is still on their West Indies tour with news that they have recorded a win in the first game of the two-Test matches. After the West Indies, they will also be touring Ireland. On the other hand, there is news that Zimbabwe is recording an outbreak of Covid-19, although they have to play a match against Bangladesh at home. All sports had been closed due to rising coronavirus cases with doubts surrounding the Bangladesh tour of Zimbabwe. However, after a few days, the situation is expected to improve with uncertainties of the Zimbabwe-Bangladesh tour.

The Zimbabwe squad that will be playing against Ireland include the following; Terrence Dzvukamanja, Talbert Shumba, Evans Rusike, Martin Mapisa, Perfect Chikwendu, Ariel Sibanda, Ovidy Karuru, Teenage Hadebe, Tafadzwa Rusike, Alec Mudimu, Kudakwashe Mahachi, Jimmy Dzingai, Knowledge Musona, Victor Kamhuka, Tanaka Chinyahara, Brendan Galloway, Thabani Kamusoko, Onismor Bhasera, Butholezwe Ncube, Romario Matova, Last Jedi, Takudzwa Chimwemwe.Stay tuned and keep reading the latest sport news and your favorite player updates.

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