Ireland will visit Zimbabwe in January 2023 for a Bilateral Series

Zimbabwe Cricket and Cricket Ireland today finalized tour plans

<p>Zimbabwe Cricket and Cricket Ireland today finalized tour plans</p>

Upcoming tour of Ireland vs Zimbabwe...

Ireland Men's first trip following their outstanding accomplishments at the ICC Men's T20 World Cup last month.

Zimbabwe Cricket and Cricket Ireland today finalized tour plans for the forthcoming Men's white-ball series in Zimbabwe next month.

The trip kicks off a hectic year for the Ireland Men's side, which involves four tours, many home series, two world cup qualification campaigns, and the tempting potential of participating in the 2023 ICC Cricket World Cup in India at the conclusion of the year.

Ireland Men's first trip following their outstanding accomplishments at the ICC Men's T20 World Cup last month. Both teams advanced to the tournament's Super 12, but neither made it to the final four in the elimination stages, as England won the championship.

Three T20 Internationals will be played in Zimbabwe, followed by three one-day internationals. Harare Sports Club will host all matches. The trip will run from January 12 through January 23. The ODI series, which will be played after the World Cup, will not be included in the World Cup Super League.

Both sides have high hopes for the World Cup

The ODI series will assist both teams since it would allow them to prepare for the ODI World Cup Qualifier. Notably, Zimbabwe will host the qualifications in June and July 2023. Zimbabwe is now out of contention to automatically qualify for the 2023 World Cup, which will be contested in India in October and November, while Ireland is competing for the eighth and last berth with four other nations.

Ireland has one series remaining at home against Bangladesh in the summer of 2023, and they are currently ranked 10th of 13 teams in the league. To finish sixth in that series, they will need to win all three games while also praying that Sri Lanka and South Africa lose all of their remaining games.

In January, Ireland's men's squad will play three T20Is and three ODIs in Zimbabwe. All six matches will be held at the Harare Sports Club.T20Is will be contested on January 12, 14, and 15, with ODIs on January 18, 20, and 23 followings.

The World Cup Super League will not feature the One-Day International series.

The series will be the first international action for both countries since the T20 World Cup and will give significant playing time building up to the ODI World Cup Qualifier, This will take place in Zimbabwe between June and July 2023. Zimbabwe is now out of contention to qualify directly for the 2023 World Cup, which will be held in October-November Ireland is in a four-way tie for the eighth and final automatic qualifying berth in India.

Ireland is presently ranked 10th in the 13-team league standings, with one series remaining against Bangladesh at home in the summer of 2023. They will need to win all three matches in that series to finish ninth, while also praying that Sri Lanka and South Africa do not win all of their remaining games.

Meanwhile, Zimbabwe is ranked 12th. In March 2023, they will play their final Super League series at home against the 13th-placed Netherlands.

Ireland's men's squad will visit Zimbabwe in January for three T20Is and three ODIs. All six games will be held at the Harare Sports Club. The tour will begin with T20Is on January 12, 14, and 15, followed by ODIs on January 18, 20, and 23. The World Cup Super League will not feature the One-Day International series. The series, which would be both sides' first international tournament since the T20 World Cup, will provide them with valuable game time before the ODI World Cup Qualifier in Zimbabwe in June-July 2023.

Zimbabwe is now out of contention for automatic qualification to the 2023 World Cup, which will be contested in India in October and November, while Ireland is competing for the eighth and last berth with four other nations. Ireland has one series remaining at home against Bangladesh in the summer of 2023, and they are currently ranked 10th of 13 teams in the league. To have a chance of straight qualifying for the World Cup, they must win all three games while also hoping that South Africa and Sri Lanka do not win all of their remaining games.


The following are the fixture specifics:

The T20I series

Zimbabwe Men vs. Ireland Men - 1st T20I - 12 January (Harare Sports Club; start 1pm local time)

Zimbabwe Men vs. Ireland Men - 2nd T20I, 14 January (Harare Sports Club; start 1pm local time)

15 January: Zimbabwe Men vs. Ireland Men - 3rd Twenty20 International (Harare Sports Club; start 1 pm local time)

ODI Matches

Zimbabwe Men vs. Ireland Men - 1st ODI - 18 January (Harare Sports Club; start 9.15 am local time)

Zimbabwe Men vs. Ireland Men - 2nd ODI - 20 January (Harare Sports Club; start 9.15 am local time)

Zimbabwe Men vs. Ireland Men - 3rd ODI - 23 January (Harare Sports Club; start 9.15 am local time)

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