Full NameSolomon Mire Birth PlaceHarare, Zimbabwe Batting styleRight-handed
Bowling styleRight-arm medium
Born(1989-08-21) 21 August 1989 (age 25)
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Solomon Farai Mire (born 21 August 1989) is a Zimbabwean cricketer who has represented Zimbabwe in limited over internationals. Known for quick scoring, Mire usually opens the batting for One Day Internationals (ODIs) and is also capable of bowling medium pace. He is playing for the Melbourne Renegades in the Australian Big Bash League as well.
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Born in Harare, Zimbabwe, Mire played for the Zimbabwe Under 19s before making his first class debut for Zimbabwean domestic side Centrals in the Logan Cup match against Westerns at Bulawayo on 12 April 2007.
While playing for Darwin club Waratahs in a one-day match in 2013, Mire scored a tournament record 260, from 157 balls with 21 sixes and 13 fours,. In November 2013, Mire was signed to Australian Big Bash League team, Melbourne Renegades for the 2013–14 Big Bash League season.
Mire was included to the Zimbabwean squad for their 2014 tour of Bangladesh, where he made his ODI debut for Zimbabwe on 21 November 2014.
On 30 June 2017, Mire scored his maiden ODI century, which came against Sri Lanka at Galle International Stadium. The century gave Zimbabwe's first ODI victory against Sri Lanka in Sri Lanka. The chased total of 316 was the highest successful chase ever in Sri Lanka and first chase of a total more than 300 in Sri Lanka. Mire was adjudged man of the match for his all-round performance as well.