IRE Playing 11 for Bangladesh vs Ireland 1st ODI; Top Picks, Fantasy Cricket Tips For BAN vs IRE Dream11 Team Prediction

Updated on: Mar 16, 2023 3:36 pm IST


After a competitive tour to Zimbabwe, Ireland is set for another tricky battle as they will be up against the unpredictable Bangladesh side for a multi-format series, starting from March 18. The visitors lost the T20I series against Zimbabwe but managed to level the 3-match ODI series by 1-1 to take some confidence. 

The BAN vs IRE series will begin with ODIs, starting on March 18 followed by 3-match T20I series which will begin on March 27. A one-off Test will be played between both sides to conclude the tour. 

The first ODI between these two sides will be played at Sylhet District Stadium on Saturday (March 18). 

Ireland Playing 11 Team News

  • Ireland skipper Andrew Balbirnie will return to the Playing XI after recovering from a concussion. Balbirnie was hit on the helmet during 1st ODI against Zimbabwe and was later ruled out of the series.
  • Joshua Little will also find a place in XI after recovering from a hamstring injury.
  • Lorcan Tucker will don the wicketkeeping gloves for Ireland.

IRE Playing 11

1. Paul Stirling
2. Stephen Doheny
3. Andrew Balbirnie (C)
4. Harry Tector
5. George Dockrell
6. Lorcan Tucker (Wk)
7. Curtis Campher
8. Gareth Delany
9. Mark Adair
10. Graham Hume
11. Joshua Little

Related BAN Playing 11

Ireland Squad

Andrew Balbirnie (C), Harry Tector, Gareth Delany, Paul Stirling, Curtis Campher, Matthew Humphreys, Lorcan Tucker, Stephen Doheny, Mark Adair, George Dockrell, Graham Hume, Benjamin White, Andy McBrine, Joshua Little

Bangladesh vs Ireland Dream11 Prediction

Here are the best fantasy cricket picks for the match from IRE

  • Harry Tector will be the key player for Ireland when it comes to batting. Tector had a brilliant series against Zimbabwe where he scored a brilliant century and a half-century. 
Matches Runs Strike Rate 50/100 Highest Score
54 914 123.01 3/0 64*

Andrew Balbirnie scored a stunning century in 1st ODI before he was retired hurt after a nasty blow to the helmet. The skipper is back for the big series and he will be raring to make a strong comeback. 

Matches Runs Strike Rate 50/100 Highest Score
89 1857 124.88 8/0 83

Joshua Little is also coming back after recovering from a hamstring injury. He was the highest wicket-taker for Ireland in the ODI series against Zimbabwe. 

Matches Wickets Average Economy Best Bowling Figures
53 62 23.75 7.65 4/23


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