Canada will take on Ireland in the next game in their bid to qualify for the ICC Men's T20 World Cup next year. Canada have started their campaign on a bright note by winning 2 of their first 2 games in the qualifiers. While they defeated Jersey comprehensively in their first game, Nigeria had no answers to their bowling in the second one.
Ireland, on the other hand, have won 2 and lost 1 game they have played so far. They defeated Hong Kong comprehensively in their opening fixture but lost to the hosts UAE in the next game. Ireland bounced back in style by defeating Oman in their last game.
While Canada will try to keep their winning bandwagon going and register a hat-trick of wins, the men in green will try to defeat a strong opponent in Canada to reach the top of the table.
ICC Men's T20 World Cup Qualifiers – Match 25
Date: Wednesday, 23rd October 2019
Venue: Sheikh Abu Zayed Stadium, Abu Dhabi
Time: 3:40 PM IST
The surface is likely to assist spinners as we might see cracks opening-up more the sun will shine upon the ground. However, chasing been the trend here, and the team winning the toss would prefer to bowl first.
The weather is predicted to stay clear without any chances of rain.
Canada Team News:
Injury: No injury updates.
Under-Performers: Ravinder Pal Singh got out after scoring only 3 runs in the last game.
Possible Replacements: Canada have persisted with the same playing 11 in both games, and they are expected to go with the same team combination.
Ireland Team News:
Injury: No injury updates. Andrew Balbirnie missed the last game due to illness. There is no update on his availability yet but he could feature in this game.
Possible Replacements: Lorcan Tucker could make a place for Andrew Balbirnie if he is fit and available.
Navneet Dhaliwal (c), Hamza Tariq (wk), Saad Bin Zafar, Dillon Heyliger, Nikhil Dutta, Jeremy Gordon, Junaid Siddiqui, Rodrigo Thomas, Nitish Kumar, Nicholas Kirton, Abraash Khan, Ravinderpal Singh, Rizwan Cheema, Romesh Eranga, and Srimantha Wijeratne.
Gary Wilson (c & wk), Paul Stirling, Kevin O Brien, Boyd Rankin, Stuart Thompson, Andrew Balbirnie, Gareth Delany, Harry Tector, Mark Adair, Lorcan Tucker, George Dockrell, David Delany, Shane Getkate, Simi Singh, and Craig Young.
Canda Playing 11:
Rodrigo Thomas, Navneet Dhaliwal (C), Nitish Kumar, Nicholas Kirton, Abraash Khan, Ravinderpal Singh, Saad Bin Zafar, Hamza Tariq (WK), Dillon Heyliger, Nikhil Dutta, and Jeremy Gordon.
Ireland Playing 11:
Paul Stirling, Kevin O’Brien, Gareth Delany, Harry Tector, Mark Adair, Gary Wilson, Lorcan Tucker/Andrew Balbirnie, George Dockrell, David Delany, Boyd Rankin, and Stuart Thompson.
Players to avoid: Abraash khan
Players to avoid: Gary Wilson
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