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| On Jul 17, 2022 6:00 PM IST

IRE vs NZ Dream11 Prediction 1st T20I Live Score, Pitch Report, Player Stats, Ireland vs New Zealand Dream11 Team for Today’s Match


IRE vs NZ Dream11 Prediction: The first T20I encounter between hosts Ireland and New Zealand is scheduled to be played on 18 July, 2022 (Monday) at the Civil Service Cricket Club in Belfast. Both these teams were recently involved in a three-match ODI series where the visiting New Zealand team registered an amazing 3-0 series whitewash against Ireland. The Kiwis are very much likely to put up another dominating performance in the shortest format of the game as well. But Ireland performed extremely well with the bat during the final ODI against New Zealand and in the second T20I against India.

IRE vs NZ Dream11 Prediction for Today Match

Fixture Name: 1st T20I, Ireland vs New Zealand

Competition: Ireland vs New Zealand T20I

Date: 18 July, 2022

Time: 8:30 PM IST

Ground: Civil Service Cricket Club, Belfast

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Ireland vs New Zealand Pitch Report

The pitch and the conditions at the Civil Service Cricket Club are expected to offer enough help for the batters and bowlers throughout the entire match. There will be good amount of bounce available on the wicket that will surely help the fast bowlers as Belfast normally offers a flat track and things will be favourable for the batters as well. Therefore, picking more of batters and bowlers in your respective dream fantasy teams will be a good option.

Team Form Guide:
IRE (recent last): L L L W W
NZ (recent last): L L L L W


IRE Playing 11

Paul Stirling
Harry Tector
Andrew Balbirnie
Gareth Delany
Lorcan Tucker
Andy McBrine/Curtis Campher
George Dockrell
Craig Young
Mark Adair
Joshua Little
Conor Olphert

  • 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 and Lorcan Tucker to do the major run-scoring part with the bat.
  • The likes of Craig Young, Joshua Little, George Dockrell and Mark Adair will be their crucial clogs in the bowling contingent.

Paul Stirling Stats in T20I

Matches Runs Strike-Rate 50/100 Recent Form
104 2820 135.31 20/1 120, 0, 5, 1, 12


Harry Tector Stats in T20I

Matches Runs Strike-rate 50s Recent Form
34 643 133.13 3 108, 4, 113, 39, 64*


NZ Playing 11

Martin Guptill
Daryl Mitchell
Finn Allen
Mark Chapman
Glenn Phillips
Michael Bracewell
James Neesham
Mitchell Santner
Jacob Duffy
Lockie Ferguson
Ben Sears/Blair Tickner

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  • All the players are available for selection and there are no injury issues for New Zealand.
  • Mitchell Santner will be the captain.
  • Glenn Phillips will don the wicket-keeping duties.
  • The likes of Martin Guptill, Daryl Mitchell, Glenn Phillips and Mark Chapman will once again be expected to take up the responsibility in the batting department.
  • The trio of Lockie Ferguson, Mitchell Santner and Jacob Duffy will be their important wicket-taking bowlers.

Martin Guptill Stats in T20I

Matches Runs Strike-rate 50/100 Recent Form
112 3299 136.72 20/2 115, 0, 51, 0 & 33, 106


Glenn Phillips Stats in T20I

Matches Runs Strike-rate 50/100 Recent Form
35 644 140 2/1 47, 16, 38, 52, 18


Who will win Ireland vs New Zealand today match?

  • Ireland have managed to win 2 out of their last 5 T20I matches so far.
  • New Zealand have witnessed as many as 4 losses and just a single T20I victory in the recent while.

According to the Ireland vs New Zealand today match prediction, New Zealand are the favourites to win this match.

IRE vs NZ Dream11 Team Prediction

BATTERS: Daryl Mitchell, Martin Guptill, Harry Tector, Paul Stirling, Glenn Phillips
ALL-ROUNDERS: Michael Bracewell, Mitchell Santner
BOWLERS: Craig Young, Mark Adair, Lockie Ferguson

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IRE vs NZ Dream11 Prediction Captain & Vice Captain Choices

For Small League, Head-to-Head contests: Martin Guptill, Harry Tector.

For Grand League: Daryl Mitchell, Michael Bracewell.

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Kuljyot Singh

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