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IRE vs SA Dream11 Prediction 1st T20I Playing 11, Top Picks, Fantasy Cricket Tips for Dream11 Team for Today’s Match


IRE vs SA Dream11 Prediction: After an exciting white ball series against England, South Africa will now move over to Bristol to face Ireland for a 2-match T20I series. They are coming into this series after the confidence of defeating England at home in the T20I series. Let’s pick the top fantasy picks from both sides for this match.

IRE vs SA Dream11 Prediction for Today Match

Fixture Name: Ireland vs South Africa, 1st T20I

Competition: South Africa tour of Ireland 2022

Date: 3rd August 2022

Time: 11:00 PM IST

Ground: County Ground, Bristol

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Last result at County Ground, Bristol

England 234/6 (20 overs) won against South Africa 193/8 (20 overs) by 41 runs –July 27, 2022

Ireland vs South Africa Pitch Report

The pitch in Bristol is a batting-friendly wicket. The average score on this wicket is 173 with the average first innings score moving up to 178. In the last match played at this venue, England scored a whopping 234 in the first innings. The captain who wins the toss is expected to bat first on this wicket considering the outcome of the last match played at this venue.

Team Form Guide:

SA (recent first): W W L NR L
IRE (recent first): L  L L L L

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IRE Playing 11

Paul Stirling
Andrew Balbirnie(c)
Lorcan Tucker(wk)

Harry Tector

Gareth Delany

Curtis Campher
George Dockrell
Mark Adair
Barry McCarthy

Graham Hume
Joshua Little

  • Craig Young is out of the 1st T20I due to a groin injury.
  • South African-born Irish bowler, Graham Hume is expected to make his debut in place of Young.
  • Harry Tector is in fine form with the bat, Ireland may slot him higher up the order.
  • Ireland is expected to continue with the pace trio of Adair, McCarthy, and Little.

Paul Stirling Stats in T20I

  • The veteran opener is Ireland’s best bet against South African bowling.
  • He is expected to go all guns blazing in a small Bristol Ground.
Matches Runs Strike-Rate 50/100 Recent Form
105 2833 135.31 20/1 21, 13, 120, 0, 5

Harry Tector Stats in T20I

  • Harry Tector has been in fine form in the recently concluded series against India and New Zealand.
  • He is expected to top the batting charts for Ireland.
Matches Runs Strike-rate 50s Recent Form
35 648 133.13 3 2, 5, 108, 4, 113

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SA Playing 11

Quinton de Kock
Reeza Hendricks
Rilee Rossouw
Aiden Markram

David Miller(c)
Tristan Stubbs
Andile Phehlukwayo
Keshav Maharaj
Lungi Ngidi
Anrich Nortje
Tabraiz Shamsi

  • Kagiso Rabada has been ruled out of the series with an injury to his ankle.
  • So South Africa is expected to field the same eleven that helped them to defeat England in the 3rd T20I a few days before.
  • De Kock and Hendricks will open the innings, followed by Rossouw, Markram, Miller, and Stubbs.
  • Nortje, Ngidi, Maharaj, and Shamsi will form the core bowling unit.

Quinton De Kock Stats in T20I

  • He is one of the prominent left-handers in world cricket right now. His T20 records speak for themselves.
  • With the ground dimensions small, De Kock is expected to feast on the Irish bowling.
Matches Runs Strike-Rate 50/100 Recent Form
67 1880 134.09 11/0 0, 15, 2, DNB, 14

Lungi Ngidi Stats in T20I

  • He is in the best of his form. He was the leading wicket-taker in the recently concluded T20I series between South Africa and England.
  • In the absence of Rabada, he is expected to spearhead this proteas attack.
Matches Wickets Economy 5 Wickets Recent Form
28 47 8.60 1 0/10, 2/11, 5/39, 2/6, 2/20

Who will win Ireland vs South Africa today match?

  • In the last 2 years, these two sides have faced each other 3 times, and South Africa has emerged victorious in all these 3 matches.
  • In the last 5 T20I games played by these two sides, South Africa has won 2 and Ireland has won 0.
  • South Africa is a far more well-balanced side than Ireland in all three formats of the game.

According to the Ireland vs South Africa today match prediction, South Africa is the favourites to win this match.

IRE vs SA Dream11 Team Prediction

Wicket keepers: Quinton De Kock
Batters: Paul Stirling, Harry Tector, Rille Rossouw, Aiden Markram, Tristan Stubbs
All-rounders: Curtis Campher
Bowlers: Lungi Ngidi, Anrich Nortje, Tabraiz Shamsi, Mark Adair


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