International career of 17 years ended with a shameful defeat, this cricketer’s heart was broken


Belfast: Every player tries to have a great international career and end it in the best possible way, but Zimbabwe’s star cricketer Brendan Taylor’s wish could not be fulfilled, because with a humiliating defeat, he lost his life. Farewell happened.

Ireland won

Ireland leveled the series 1-1 by defeating Zimbabwe by 7 wickets in the third and final ODI match played at the Civil Service Cricket Club. In this match, the bowling of Joshua Little (3/33) and Andy McBrine (3/26) gave his team victory.

Zimbabwe all out on 131

Ireland captain Andrew Balbirnie won the toss and decided to bowl first. Batting first, Zimbabwe’s team was all out after scoring 131 runs in 34 overs.

the rain interfered

Rain disrupted the match, due to which the second innings over was reduced to 32 overs and Ireland got a new target of 118 runs. Ireland, chasing the target, made 118 for 3 wickets in 22.2 overs and won the match.

Taylor’s only 7 runs in the last match

Earlier, Zimbabwe had a poor start and opener Brendan Taylor (7) and wicket-keeper batsman Regis Chakabwa (5) were dismissed soon after. This was the last match of Bandon Taylor’s international career. Taylor had announced this during the second match itself.

The captain saved the shame

After the dismissal of both the openers, Craig Ervine scored the highest 57 runs from 65 balls with the help of seven fours and a six. Apart from Captain Irwin, the bats of the rest of the batsmen remained silent.

Irish bowlers havoc

Ireland bowlers bowled brilliantly. Apart from Joshua Little and Andy McBrine, Simi Singh took two wickets and Shane Getkate took one wicket.


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