Zimbabwe is presently being visited by the Ireland cricket team. The two sides are playing a run of three Twenty20 and three One-Day International matches. Zimbabwe won the opening Twenty20 match between these two teams on Thursday in Harare by a single wicket.
Ireland Players & Zimbabwe's Sikandar Raza Get into Heated Arguments
The Irish player and Zimbabwe's Sikandar Raza got into a heated argument during the live match, and the footage of it is now going viral. The argument had become so bad that Raza was ready to rush and show Irish cricketer Curtis Kanfer the bat. But Raza was stopped by the umpire who stepped in.
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Sikandar Raza Looks in Amazing Form in This Series
Against Ireland, all-rounder Sikandar Raza of Zimbabwe appeared to be in outstanding form. He helped his side win the game by displaying good strength both in the bowling and hitting departments. Raza bowled first and in his four overs he claimed three wickets for just twenty-eight runs.
He then had an outstanding batting inning, scoring 65 runs in 42 balls. Raza struck out 154 times while batting, including 5 fours and 2 towering sixes. Raza was also given the Player of the Match award for his efforts.
Result of the Match: Ireland vs Zimbabwe 2023
In 13 overs, Zimbabwe lost four wickets for 91 runs while chasing the 148-run mark. The 14th over was a complete pandemonium after this. Then Raza and Brian Bennett were at the crease. Zimbabwe had to score 52 runs in 42 balls. It appeared as though the Irish players were trying to intentionally irritate Raza in order to get his wicket.