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IRE vs HK Dream11 Match Prediction | ICC Mens T20 World Cup Qualifiers Playing11, Fantasy Team News

IRE vs HK Dream11 Match Prediction | Ireland vs Hong Kong Match Preview | ICC Men's T20 World Cup Qualifier 2019

Sheikh Zayed Stadium, Abu Dhabi, 18th October at 03:40 PM IST

IRE vs HK Preview-

Ranked 14th in the MRF Tyres ICC T20I Rankings, Ireland is a force to reckon with in the tournament. With a perfect blend of experience and youth, Ireland's recent form is quite promising and the side can outplay any opposition on a given day.

On the other hand, having made it twice to the ICC Men's T20 World Cup, Hong Kong is the most experienced side competing in the tournament. However, their recent form is a cause of concern as the side has managed just one win in the last eight games. They were eliminated in the group stage of the ICC Men's T20 World Cup in 2014 and 2016. Let's see,  if they can make it to the third.

Here is the IRE vs HK today match prediction.

Also Read: ICC Men’s T20 World Cup Qualifiers: Squads of all 14 teams

IRE vs HK Team News

Hong Kong-

  • Aizaz Khan will lead the side in the tournament
  • Kinchit Shah has been named as the vice-captain
  • Scott Mckenchie will keep the wickets
  • Nizakat Khan and Haroon Arshad are the watch-outs in the side


  • Gary Wilson will lead the side
  • Paul Stirling, Andrew Balbirnie, Kevin O Brien, George Dockrell and Boyd Rankin are the watch-outs in the side

IRE vs HK Squads

Hong Kong-

Haroon Arshad, Aizaz Khan (C), Scott McKechnie (WK), Nasrulla Rana, Kinchit Shah (VC), Ahsan Abassi, Waqas Barkat, Aarush Bhagwat, Kyle Christie, Raag Kapur, Ehsan Khan, Nizakat Khan, Ghazanfer Mohammad, Simondeep Singh, Shahid Wasif


George Dockrell, Gary Wilson (C), Boyd Rankin, Simi Singh, Mark Adair, Andrew Balbirnie, David Delany, Gareth Delany, Shane Getkate, Kevin O’Brien, Paul Stirling, Harry Tector, Stuart Thompson, Lorcan Tucker, Craig Young

IRE vs HK Playing11 (Expected)

Hong Kong Playing 11-

Ahsan Abbasi, Aizaz Khan, Kinchit Shah, Waqas Barkat, Scott Mckenchie, Haroon Arshad, Nizakat Khan, Ehsan Khan, Nasrullah Rana

Ireland Playing 11-

Kevin O Brien, Gareth Delany, Andrew Balbirnie, Harry Tector,  Gary Wilson, Simi Singh, George Dockrell, Boyd Rankin, Paul Stirling, Shane Getkate

IRE vs HK Dream11 Fantasy Team

Fantasy picks from Hong Kong –

  • Nizakat Khan– Khan is second-highest run-getter for the side in T20I cricket. In the current squad, he is the highest run-getter and has scored 254 runs in ten appearances since January 2018
  • Haroon Arshad- 20-year-old made his debut earlier this month and has impressed everyone with his quick-firing skills. In his first three games, he has scored 19*, 45 and 68 at an impressive rate of 146.66

Fantasy picks from Ireland –

  • Kevin O Brien- He is the most experienced all-rounder in the side. Smashing 124 off just 62 balls against Oman earlier this month, O Brien brought up Ireland's first-ever century in the T20 cricket.
  • Andrew Balbirnie – Balbrinie smashed 48 balls 70 against Scotland in the warm-up game and is a key batter in the side

Toss Update:

Hong Kong opt to bat

Ireland Playing11: G Wilson, P Stirling, M Adair, A Balbirnie, D Delany, G Delany, G Dockrell, K O'Brien, B Rankin, H Tector, S Thompson

Hong Kong Playing11: A Khan, N Khan, K Shah, W Barkat, S Singh, S McKechnie, A Mohammad, S Wasif, E Khan, K Christie, N Rana

S Getkate is not playing. You can replace him with Mark Adair

Disclaimer: Management can take late decisions depending on the match situation. The fantasy teams which we have produced here of IRE vs HK Dream11 are the best of our interest and depending on the credit scores of the players

Dheeraj Singh @Cric_kette

A 90's born who has witnessed Sachin becoming "The God", Dhoni becoming "The only Captain to have won all the ICC trophies" and Kohli turning into a "run-machine". Cricket is something I am crazy for and I try to deliver the best and true I can in my every writing.