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Zimbabwe versus Ireland Betting Tips and Preview

ODI (2018-03-16) Harare (SC)

Highlights
  • Zimbabwe won 4 of the last 7 between these two sides.

  • Zimbabwe have won 4 of their last 9 completed ODI matches.

  • Ireland have won 9 of their last 10 completed ODI matches.

  • Zimbabwe are rated 8 points ahead of Ireland in the Cricsq ratings.

  • 25 out the last 48 completed matches played at Harare (SC) have been won by the team batting second.

Betting Tips
  • Back Ireland to win with full stake (odds at time of writing 2.6 on Betfair).

Head to Head

Zimbabwe and Ireland have played each other 7 matches since 2010. Zimbabwe won 4 times and Ireland 3 times.

Zimbabwe won the last series between these two teams 2-1 in 2015.

Pitch Analysis

There have been 48 ODI matches since 2010 at Harare (SC). The next section will examine those matches.

232 is the average first innings score at Harare (SC) in matches where the full 50 overs were available. 300 has been breached 4 times at this venue in ODIs since 2010. 197, 309 (48.0 max overs) and 257 were the last 3 first innings scores here.

41% of runs here have been scored in boundaries. This is below the global average of 46% of runs in ODIs since 2010 being scored in boundaries. Batsmen at Harare (SC) strike at 75.0 run per hundred balls against pace bowlers. This compared to a strike rate of 72.8 against spin.

The team batting second won the last 25 out the last 48 completed matches played at Harare (SC).

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Zimbabwe Overview

Zimbabwe have won 4 of their last 9 completed ODI matches.

Their last match Scotland was not completed. They batted first and scored 210 for 10. The opposition reached 210 for 10 in their reply before the match was called off.

Craig Ervine was the top run scorer with 57 off 69 balls. Brendan Taylor scored 44 off 54 balls. The next highest score was 35 by Solomon Mire.

Tendai Chisoro was the pick of the bowlers. He took 3 for 42 off 10.0 overs. Sikandar Raza went for 3.6 an over. Tendai Chatara took 1 wicket and had an economy rate of 6.5.

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Ireland Overview

Ireland have won 9 of their last 10 completed ODI matches.

They beat United Arab Emirates in their last match. They batted first and scored 313 for 6. They then bowled well to restrict United Arab Emirates to 91 for 10 to win the match.

Paul Stirling was the top run scorer with 126 off 117 balls. William Porterfield scored 92 off 103 balls. The next highest score was 50 by Kevin O'Brien.

Boyd Rankin was the pick of the bowlers. He took 4 for 15 off 6.0 overs. Andy McBrine also bowled well. He went for 1.33 an over. Simi Singh took 3 wicket and had an economy rate of 2.5.

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The Verdict

Zimbabwe are rated 8 points ahead of Ireland in the Cricsq ratings. They have 58 points whereas Ireland have 50.

At the time of writing Zimbabwe are favorites on Betfair at 1.61. Ireland are 2.6.

Zimbabwe are rightfully favourites and are the most likely team to this match. But I suggest backing Ireland to win this match. They are currently 2.6 on Betfair. At the prices Zimbabwe are too short to bet on and Ireland represent the value.

Zimbabwe Squad
Cephas Zhuwao

Current Form:

Cephas Zhuwao has played in 8 One-Day Internationals.

He has scored 120 runs in One-Day Internationals. He has an average of 24.0. He has a strike rate of 153.8. He prefers batting against the spinners. His strike rate against spin is 218.2 and against pace it is 111.9.

Zhuwao has taken 0 wickets in One-Day-Internationals. He has an economy rate of 6.2 runs per over.

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Solomon Mire

Current Form:

Solomon Mire has played in 35 One-Day Internationals. He has scored 1 fifty in his last 10 Odis.

He has scored 821 runs in One-Day Internationals. He has an average of 23.5. He has a strike rate of 83.9. He prefers batting against pace bowlers. His strike rate against pace is 89.0 and against spin it is 72.3.

Mire has taken 7 wickets in One-Day-Internationals. He has an economy rate of 6.23 runs per over.

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Hamilton Masakadza

Current Form:

Hamilton Masakadza has played in 194 One-Day Internationals. He has scored 1 fifty in his last 10 Odis.

He has scored 5324 runs in One-Day Internationals. He has an average of 28.9. He has a strike rate of 74.3. He prefers batting against the spinners. His strike rate against spin is 78.2 and against pace it is 67.7.

Masakadza has taken 38 wickets in One-Day-Internationals. He has an economy rate of 5.3 runs per over.

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Brendan Taylor

Current Form:

Brendan Taylor has played in 185 One-Day Internationals. He has scored 1 fifty and 2 hundreds in his last 10 Odis.

He has scored 5864 runs in One-Day Internationals. He has an average of 35.8. He has a strike rate of 75.8. He prefers batting against the spinners. His strike rate against spin is 79.3 and against pace it is 67.5.

Taylor has taken 9 wickets in One-Day-Internationals. He has an economy rate of 6.15 runs per over.

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Craig Ervine

Current Form:

Craig Ervine has played in 79 One-Day Internationals. He has scored 2 fifties in his last 10 Odis.

He has scored 2120 runs in One-Day Internationals. He has an average of 32.6. He has a strike rate of 75.1. He prefers batting against the spinners. His strike rate against spin is 76.1 and against pace it is 71.2.

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Sikandar Raza

Current Form:

Sikandar Raza has played in 83 One-Day Internationals. He has scored 2 fifties and 1 hundred in his last 10 Odis.

He has scored 2379 runs in One-Day Internationals. He has an average of 35.0. He has a strike rate of 83.5. He prefers batting against pace bowlers. His strike rate against pace is 93.9 and against spin it is 68.9.

Raza has taken 48 wickets in One-Day-Internationals. He has an economy rate of 4.82 runs per over.

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Sean Williams

Current Form:

Sean Williams has played in 114 One-Day Internationals. He has scored 2 fifties in his last 10 Odis.

He has scored 2964 runs in One-Day Internationals. He has an average of 31.2. He has a strike rate of 80.5. He prefers batting against the spinners. His strike rate against spin is 86.8 and against pace it is 70.9.

Williams has taken 55 wickets in One-Day-Internationals. He has an economy rate of 4.87 runs per over.

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Malcolm Waller

Current Form:

Malcolm Waller has played in 80 One-Day Internationals.

He has scored 1265 runs in One-Day Internationals. He has an average of 19.2. He has a strike rate of 77.0. He prefers batting against pace bowlers. His strike rate against pace is 81.8 and against spin it is 70.6.

Waller has taken 10 wickets in One-Day-Internationals. He has an economy rate of 5.07 runs per over.

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Peter Moor

Current Form:

Peter Moor has played in 30 One-Day Internationals.

He has scored 443 runs in One-Day Internationals. He has an average of 17.7. He has a strike rate of 63.9. He prefers batting against the spinners. His strike rate against spin is 65.1 and against pace it is 60.5.

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Graeme Cremer

Current Form:

Graeme Cremer has played in 100 One-Day Internationals.

He has scored 744 runs in One-Day Internationals. He has an average of 15.5. He has a strike rate of 63.3. He prefers batting against pace bowlers. His strike rate against pace is 65.8 and against spin it is 59.0.

Cremer has taken 115 wickets in One-Day-Internationals. He has an economy rate of 4.62 runs per over.

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Kyle Jarvis

Current Form:

Kyle Jarvis has played in 32 One-Day Internationals.

He has scored 91 runs in One-Day Internationals. He has an average of 6.1. He has a strike rate of 49.7. He prefers batting against the spinners. His strike rate against spin is 62.3 and against pace it is 35.6.

Jarvis has taken 37 wickets in One-Day-Internationals. He has an economy rate of 5.96 runs per over.

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Tendai Chisoro

Current Form:

Tendai Chisoro has played in 14 One-Day Internationals.

He has scored 94 runs in One-Day Internationals. He has an average of 18.8. He has a strike rate of 63.1. He prefers batting against pace bowlers. His strike rate against pace is 75.0 and against spin it is 45.9.

Chisoro has taken 17 wickets in One-Day-Internationals. He has an economy rate of 4.23 runs per over.

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Tendai Chatara

Current Form:

Tendai Chatara has played in 54 One-Day Internationals.

He has scored 148 runs in One-Day Internationals. He has an average of 7.0. He has a strike rate of 52.3. He prefers batting against pace bowlers. His strike rate against pace is 57.2 and against spin it is 40.4.

Chatara has taken 72 wickets in One-Day-Internationals. He has an economy rate of 5.11 runs per over.

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Brian Vitori

Current Form:

Brian Vitori has played in 25 One-Day Internationals.

He has scored 86 runs in One-Day Internationals. He has an average of 7.8. He has a strike rate of 95.6. He prefers batting against the spinners. His strike rate against spin is 103.4 and against pace it is 68.4.

Vitori has taken 34 wickets in One-Day-Internationals. He has an economy rate of 5.78 runs per over.

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Blessing Muzarabani

Current Form:

Blessing Muzarabani has played in 11 One-Day Internationals.

He has scored 9 runs in One-Day Internationals. He has an average of 1.5. He has a strike rate of 20.0. He prefers batting against pace bowlers. His strike rate against pace is 37.5 and against spin it is 11.5.

Muzarabani has taken 13 wickets in One-Day-Internationals. He has an economy rate of 5.6 runs per over.

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Ireland Squad
William Porterfield

Current Form:

William Porterfield has played in 138 One-Day Internationals. He has scored 1 fifty and 2 hundreds in his last 10 Odis.

He has scored 4189 runs in One-Day Internationals. He has an average of 34.1. He has a strike rate of 70.5. He prefers batting against the spinners. His strike rate against spin is 74.1 and against pace it is 66.7.

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Paul Stirling

Current Form:

Paul Stirling has played in 108 One-Day Internationals. He has scored 2 fifties and 2 hundreds in his last 10 Odis.

He has scored 3283 runs in One-Day Internationals. He has an average of 34.6. He has a strike rate of 91.2. He prefers batting against pace bowlers. His strike rate against pace is 93.5 and against spin it is 84.4.

Stirling has taken 44 wickets in One-Day-Internationals. He has an economy rate of 4.76 runs per over.

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Andy Balbirnie

Current Form:

Andy Balbirnie has played in 46 One-Day Internationals. He has scored 2 fifties and 1 hundred in his last 10 Odis.

He has scored 1064 runs in One-Day Internationals. He has an average of 26.6. He has a strike rate of 73.4. He prefers batting against the spinners. His strike rate against spin is 82.0 and against pace it is 65.5.

Balbirnie has taken 2 wickets in One-Day-Internationals. He has an economy rate of 6.8 runs per over.

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James Shannon

Current Form:

James Shannon has played in 2 One-Day Internationals.

He has scored 33 runs in One-Day Internationals. He has an average of 16.5. He has a strike rate of 73.3.

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Ed Joyce

Current Form:

Ed Joyce has played in 85 One-Day Internationals. He has scored 2 fifties and 1 hundred in his last 10 Odis.

He has scored 2688 runs in One-Day Internationals. He has an average of 37.9. He has a strike rate of 72.1. He is equally effective against pace and spin.

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Niall O'Brien

Current Form:

Niall O'Brien has played in 117 One-Day Internationals. He has scored 2 fifties in his last 10 Odis.

He has scored 2794 runs in One-Day Internationals. He has an average of 29.7. He has a strike rate of 70.5. He is equally effective against pace and spin.

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Simi Singh

Current Form:

Simi Singh has played in 6 One-Day Internationals.

He has scored 60 runs in One-Day Internationals. He has an average of 12.0. He has a strike rate of 75.9. He prefers batting against pace bowlers. His strike rate against pace is 81.1 and against spin it is 68.3.

Singh has taken 3 wickets in One-Day-Internationals. He has an economy rate of 4.38 runs per over.

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Kevin O'Brien

Current Form:

Kevin O'Brien has played in 145 One-Day Internationals. He has scored 1 fifty in his last 10 Odis.

He has scored 3306 runs in One-Day Internationals. He has an average of 32.1. He has a strike rate of 88.2. He prefers batting against pace bowlers. His strike rate against pace is 91.4 and against spin it is 76.6.

O'Brien has taken 115 wickets in One-Day-Internationals. He has an economy rate of 5.29 runs per over.

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Gary Wilson

Current Form:

Gary Wilson has played in 114 One-Day Internationals. He has scored 1 fifty in his last 10 Odis.

He has scored 2130 runs in One-Day Internationals. He has an average of 25.7. He has a strike rate of 71.7. He is equally effective against pace and spin.

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George Dockrell

Current Form:

George Dockrell has played in 87 One-Day Internationals. He has scored 1 fifty in his last 10 Odis.

He has scored 470 runs in One-Day Internationals. He has an average of 17.4. He has a strike rate of 72.4. He is equally effective against pace and spin.

Dockrell has taken 88 wickets in One-Day-Internationals. He has an economy rate of 4.56 runs per over.

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Andy McBrine

Current Form:

Andy McBrine has played in 31 One-Day Internationals.

He has scored 205 runs in One-Day Internationals. He has an average of 20.5. He has a strike rate of 87.6. He prefers batting against pace bowlers. His strike rate against pace is 103.4 and against spin it is 67.7.

McBrine has taken 32 wickets in One-Day-Internationals. He has an economy rate of 4.64 runs per over.

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Peter Chase

Current Form:

Peter Chase has played in 25 One-Day Internationals.

He has scored 31 runs in One-Day Internationals. He has an average of 3.4. He has a strike rate of 59.6. He prefers batting against the spinners. His strike rate against spin is 60.0 and against pace it is 54.3.

Chase has taken 32 wickets in One-Day-Internationals. He has an economy rate of 6.76 runs per over.

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Barry McCarthy

Current Form:

Barry McCarthy has played in 23 One-Day Internationals.

He has scored 92 runs in One-Day Internationals. He has an average of 10.2. He has a strike rate of 58.6. He prefers batting against pace bowlers. His strike rate against pace is 70.1 and against spin it is 38.7.

McCarthy has taken 45 wickets in One-Day-Internationals. He has an economy rate of 5.8 runs per over.

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Boyd Rankin

Current Form:

Boyd Rankin has played in 69 One-Day Internationals.

He has scored 61 runs in One-Day Internationals. He has an average of 6.8. He has a strike rate of 42.4. He prefers batting against the spinners. His strike rate against spin is 63.0 and against pace it is 37.6.

Rankin has taken 90 wickets in One-Day-Internationals. He has an economy rate of 4.63 runs per over.

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Tim Murtagh

Current Form:

Tim Murtagh has played in 45 One-Day Internationals.

He has scored 149 runs in One-Day Internationals. He has an average of 8.8. He has a strike rate of 71.3. He prefers batting against pace bowlers. His strike rate against pace is 88.9 and against spin it is 52.6.

Murtagh has taken 47 wickets in One-Day-Internationals. He has an economy rate of 4.52 runs per over.

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