result
1st ODI, Harare, Sep 26 2010, Ireland tour of Zimbabwe
(50 ov, target 201)206/8
Zimbabwe won by 2 wickets
player of the match
Ed Rainsford
Zimbabwe
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Zimbabwe edge low-scoring thriller

Ed Rainsford was Zimbabwe's hero as they squeaked home with a last-ball, two-wicket win in the first one-day international at Harare Sports Club

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Scorecard summary
Ireland200/10(47.3 overs)
Zimbabwe206/8(50 overs)
end of over 5011 runs
ZIM: 206/8CRR: 4.12 
Ed Rainsford9 (3)
Graeme Cremer6 (16)
Kevin O'Brien10-1-61-1
49.6
6
K O'Brien to Rainsford, SIX runs
49.5
2
K O'Brien to Rainsford, 2 runs
49.4
1
K O'Brien to Cremer, 1 run
49.3
1
K O'Brien to Rainsford, 1 run
49.2
1
K O'Brien to Cremer, 1 run
49.1
K O'Brien to Cremer, no run
end of over 498 runs • 1 wicket
ZIM: 195/8CRR: 3.97 • RRR: 6.00 • Need 6 from 6b
Graeme Cremer4 (13)
Ed Rainsford0 (0)
Trent Johnston10-1-36-2
48.6
1
Johnston to Cremer, 1 run
48.5
W
Johnston to Chigumbura, OUT
Elton Chigumbura c Mooney b Johnston 41 (61m 32b 4x4 1x6) SR: 128.13
48.4
2
Johnston to Chigumbura, 2 runs
48.3
4
Johnston to Chigumbura, FOUR runs
48.2
1
Johnston to Cremer, 1 run
48.1
Johnston to Cremer, no run
end of over 4810 runs
ZIM: 187/7CRR: 3.89 • RRR: 7.00 • Need 14 from 12b
Graeme Cremer2 (10)
Elton Chigumbura35 (29)
Kevin O'Brien9-1-50-1
47.6
1
K O'Brien to Cremer, 1 run
47.5
K O'Brien to Cremer, no run
47.4
1
K O'Brien to Chigumbura, 1 run
47.3
6
K O'Brien to Chigumbura, SIX runs
47.2
2
K O'Brien to Chigumbura, 2 runs
47.1
K O'Brien to Chigumbura, no run
end of over 477 runs
ZIM: 177/7CRR: 3.76 • RRR: 8.00 • Need 24 from 18b
Graeme Cremer1 (8)
Elton Chigumbura26 (25)
Trent Johnston9-1-28-1
46.6
Johnston to Cremer, no run
46.5
Johnston to Cremer, no run
Match details
Harare Sports Club
TossZimbabwe, elected to field first
SeriesIreland tour of Zimbabwe
Season2010/11
Player Of The Match
Ed Rainsford
Ed Rainsford
Series resultZimbabwe led the 3-match series 1-0
Match numberODI no. 3048
Hours of play (local time)09.30 start, First Session 09.30-13.00, Interval 13.00-13.45, Second Session 13.45-17.15
Match days26 September 2010 - day match (50-over match)
Umpires
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Amiesh Saheba
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Owen Chirombe
Reserve Umpire
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Jeremiah Matibiri
Match Referee
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Dev Govindjee