Josh Little, spinners help Ireland level series as Brendan Taylor has forgettable finale.
The second of three one-day internationals between Ireland and Zimbabwe at Stormont has been abandoned because of persistent rain.
Gareth Delany and Andy McBrine have been named in Ireland's 18-man provisional squad for the T20 World Cup.
Blessing Muzarabani, Craig Ervine, Sikandar Raza hand Zimbabwe only second Super League win.
Zimbabwe secured a five-run victory against Ireland in the fifth and final T20I in Bready, with the series finishing 3-2 in favour of the home side.
Ireland move into an unassailable 3-1 series lead after defeating Zimbabwe in the fourth Twenty20 match between the sides at Bready.