U19 World Cup: Earthquake felt during Ireland & Zimbabwe face-off

The earthquake was felt during the ongoing face-off at the U19 World Cup between Ireland and Zimbabwe held at the Queen’s Park Oval.


The U19 World Cup match was going on between Ireland and Zimbabwe. During the match, an earthquake was felt at the Queen’s Park Oval.

In a first, earthquake had sent mild tremor at the stadium during an ICC multi-national tournament. While at that time of ongoing tournaments Zimbabwe was batting against Ireland. The earthquake didn’t make a huge impact on the play of the ongoing tournament. But the commentators had experienced the tremors. And even talked about it during they were doing a live broadcast.

At the time when Matthew Humphreys Ireland spinner was bowling the sixth over’s fifth ball. To the opponent team’s Brian Bennett, it was then that, the surroundings were seen furiously shaking in the front-on camera.

Ireland to seal their path, beat Zimbabwe by eight wickets. Through to the Plate Final, where the team will be going to face the team the United Arab Emirates.

Muzamil Sherzad took five wickets for his team. And also the 159-run partnership helped Ireland to take a comfortable win over Zimbabwe.

Zimbabwe elected to bat in Port of Spain as they won the toss. But they made a slow start, with Matthew Welch at a nine-ball duck got run out. Emmanuel Bawa the captain of the team, was trapped lbw for Four by Matthew Humphreys.