IRE vs AFG Dream11 Prediction 1st T20I Live Score, Pitch Report, Player Stats, Ireland vs Afghanistan Dream11 Team for Today’s Match
Updated on: Aug 9, 2022 2:08 pm IST
IRE vs AFG Dream11 Prediction: Ireland is all set to host the Afghanistan team for a five-match T20I series and the opening T20I game is scheduled to be played on 9 August, 2022 (Tuesday) at the Civil Service Cricket Club in Belfast. Ireland have not witnessed the best of fortunes at home recently in T20I cricket as they ended up conceding disappointing series defeats at the hands of New Zealand and India. On the other hand, the visiting Afghanistan side have managed to win all of their last 4 T20I matches that includes victories against Zimbabwe and Bangladesh.
IRE vs AFG Dream11 Prediction for Today Match
Fixture Name: 1st T20I, Ireland vs Afghanistan
Competition: Ireland vs Afghanistan T20I
Date: 9 August, 2022
Time: 8 PM IST
Ground: Civil Service Cricket Club, Belfast
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Last result at the Civil Service Cricket Club
New Zealand 180/4 (19 overs) beat Ireland 174/6 (20 overs) by 6 wickets – 22 July, 2022
Ireland vs Afghanistan Pitch Report
The conditions at the Civil Service Cricket Club will be favourable for the batters to a great extent. There will be some help for the pace bowlers and spinners as well due to the bounce available on the track. Thus, the captain winning the toss should choose to bowl first and picking a mixed combination of batters, all-rounders and bowlers will be a good decision for this game.
Team Form Guide:
IRE (recent last): L L L L L
AFG (recent last): W W W W L
IRE Playing 11
- There are no major injury problems in the Ireland camp.
- Andrew Balbirnie will captain the team.
- Lorcan Tucker will be the wicket-keeper.
- They will once again bank upon the likes of Paul Stirling, Andrew Balbirnie, Harry Tector, Gareth Delany and Lorcan Tucker to do the major run-scoring part with the bat.
- The likes of Barry McCarthy, Joshua Little, George Dockrell and Mark Adair will be their crucial clogs in the bowling contingent.
Paul Stirling Stats in T20I
For Ireland, senior batsman Paul Stirling will be expected to take up the responsibility in the batting department and deliver good starts at the top. Paul Stirling has notched up close to 3000 T20I runs at a strike-rate of more than 135.
|109||2940||135.42||20/1||28, 18, 10, 17, 27|
Harry Tector Stats in T20I
Ireland’s Harry Tector has looked in a really impressive form with the bat during the last few series against India and New Zealand. Harry Tector has smashed more than 700 runs at a strike-rate of close to 130.
|39||713||129.17||3||34, 6, 28*, 58*, 13|
AFG Playing 11
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- All the players are available for selection and there are no injury issues for Afghanistan.
- Mohammad Nabi will be the captain.
- Rahmanullah Gurbaz will don the wicket-keeping duties.
- The likes of Rahmanullah Gurbaz, Hazratullah Zazai, Hashmatullah Shahidi and Najibullah Zadran will once again be expected to take up the responsibility in the batting department.
- The trio of Rashid Khan, Karim Janat and Naveen-ul-Haq will be their important wicket-taking bowlers.
Najibullah Zadran Stats in T20I
For Afghanistan, Najibullah Zadran will be a crucial part of the middle-order batting department in this match against Ireland. Najibullah Zadran has scored more than 1300 runs at a T20I strike-rate of close to 140.
|73||1362||139.98||7||43, 67*, 0, 81, 37|
Rashid Khan Stats in T20I
Afghanistan’s premier leg-spinner Rashid Khan has been one of the most successful bowlers in the history of T20I cricket. Rashid Khan has picked up a total of 109 wickets at a brilliant economy of less than 7.
|61||109||6.13||13.01||0/39, 25 * & 2/24, 3/30, 1/21, 1/31|
Who will win Ireland vs Afghanistan today match?
- Ireland have ended up losing all of their last 5 T20I matches so far.
- Afghanistan have witnessed as many as 4 victories and just a single T20I loss in the recent while.
According to the Ireland vs Afghanistan today match prediction, Afghanistan are the favourites to win this match.
IRE vs AFG Dream11 Team Prediction
WICKET-KEEPERS: Lorcan Tucker, Rahmanullah Gurbaz
BATTERS: Paul Stirling, Najibullah Zadran, Harry Tector, Hazratullah Zazai
ALL-ROUNDERS: Mohammad Nabi, Curtis Campher
BOWLERS: Joshua Little, Rashid Khan, Naveen-ul-Haq
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IRE vs AFG Dream11 Prediction Captain & Vice Captain Choices
For Small League, Head-to-Head contests: Rashid Khan, Harry Tector.
For Grand League: Hazratullah Zazai, Curtis Campher.
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