After winning he toss and and putting Ireland team to bat first the Zimbabwe bowlers bowl brilliantly and as they restricted Ireland to a low score of 219. From the batting side in Ireland, Gary Wilson was the top scorer from the irish team as he made a 70 not out from just 88 balls and helped Ireland to reach a total above 200. Ed Joyce ias the another batsman who reached his half century as he made 54 from 88 balls before he was caught by Chigumbura on Nyumbu’s ball.
The Zimbabwe Bowlers look quite good with the ballas each of there six bowlers used took wickets. John Nyumbu and Wellington Masakadza got two wickets each and was the pick of the bowlers from the Zimbabwe side as both of them completed there 10 overs. Panyangra, Jongwe, chibhabha and Williams took a wicket each and helped Zimbabwe to restrict Ireland on a small total of 219.
Chasing a small target of 220 Zimbabwe lost there first wicket in the form of Mutumbami in just 5th over and a mere 17 runs on the board and then again lost a wicket n the 9th over. But a 54 run stand between Craig Erwine and sean williams for the third wicket controlled the batting. At last sikandar raza who is also the man of the match pulled Zimbabwe towards victory with his good 60 not out from 72 balls.
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Ireland Bowlers tried hard to defend the small total but was unable to reach the goal but gave a good fight as Zimbabwe reached the total in the 49th over and with 8 wickets down. Ireland was also magical in the feild as they were very atheletic nad was good in feilding and produced 2 run outs also.
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