Zimbabwe vs Ireland 1st ODI at Harare, 09 Oct, 2015

Toss: Zimbabwe, who chose to bowl first
Ireland 219/8 (50)
Zimbabwe 222/8 (49)
Zimbabwe won by 2 wickets
Man of the Match: Sikandar Raza Butt
  • T Panyangara 8 * (11)
  • Sikandar Raza Butt 60 * (72)

Over 1.2Tim Murtagh bowls short of length delivery to CJ Chibhaba, goes back and cuts it away straight to backward point.Boundary!

Over 2.6 JF Mooney bowls a pitched up delivery to Richmond Mutumbami, Boundary! Gets to the pitch of the ball and drives it down to sweeper-cover fence for four.

Over 4.1 JF Mooney bowls it short of length to Richmond Mutumbami, Boundary! Swivels across and pulls it in front of square on the on-side, no need to run for those.

Over 5.5 Tim Murtagh bowls a pitched up delivery to CJ Chibhaba, Boundary! Comes on to the front foot and smashes it down to long-on fence for four.

Over 6.4 JF Mooney bowls it short of length to CR Ervine, Boundary! Got up on his toes and punched firmly off the back foot, beating point's left hand.

Over 8.1 Andy McBrine bowls it short of length to CJ Chibhaba, Boundary! Goes on to the back foot and looks to pull and gets a bottom edge, beats both the keeper and leg slip on its way to the fence.

Over 9.1 Tim Murtagh bowls a pitched up delivery to CR Ervine, Boundary! Leans forward and drills it handsomely past mid-off for a boundary.

Over 9.4 Tim Murtagh bowls a half volley to CR Ervine, Boundary! Leans into the cover drive and caresses it through extra cover, no need to run for those.

Over 10.2 Andy McBrine bowls a pitched up delivery to SC Williams, Boundary! Gets forward and  goes for the big slog straight down the ground, he timed that so well and the umpire hardly had any time to react.

Over 15.2 PR Stirling bowls a pitched up delivery to SC Williams, Boundary! Gets forward and flicks it away between deep mid-wicket and long-on.

Over 24.1G Dockrell to E ChigumburaBoundary! ...

Over 25.6 Andy McBrine bowls a pitched up delivery to CR Ervine, Boundary! Comes across the line and flicks it to deep mid-wicket fence for a boundary.

Over 31.1KJ OBrien to SikandarRaza Butt Boundary! ...

Over 31.6KJ OBrien to CR ErvineBoundary! ...

Over 35.5Andy McBrine to SikandarRaza Butt Boundary! ...

Over 40.3 Tim Murtagh bowls a pitched up delivery to Sikandar Raza Butt, Boundary! Gets forward and flicks it between deep mid-wicket and long-on, the ball raced away to the fence for four.

Over 45.3JF Mooney to SikandarRaza Butt Boundary! ...

Over 48.6 Tim Murtagh bowls a pitched up delivery to T Panyangara, Boundary!Comes down the track to meet the ball on the half volley,and crunches the ball straight down the ground for four.