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| On Oct 20, 2021 1:08 AM IST

SL vs IRE T20 World Cup 2021: Possible Playing 11 of Ireland

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IRE Playing 11: The Ireland team will lock horns with the Ireland team in a crucial fixture of the T20 World Cup 2021. The team winning this fixture will qualify for the group stages of the tournament and will look to be proficient.

The Ireland team was perfect with their performances in the last legaue match. They beat the Netherlands team by 7 wickets, taking the confidence to the next few fixtures. The all rounder Curtis Campher and Mark Adair bowled quite well to restrict the opposition to a total of 106 runs. Then Gareth Delany and Paul Stirling were impressive in their performance to chase down the score in 15 overs.


Team News

  • The team is not expected to make any changes in their winning combination.
  • Any one of the teams winning this fixture will enter the group stages of the tournament.

IRE Playing 11 (likely)

The Ireland team have been fine performers in the T20 format, and have sufficient experience as well. They have played international series, and the domestic tournaments have helped them to build the right squad for the T20 World Cup.

Curtis Campher HATTRICK in T20 World Cup 2021 – WATCH

The openers Paul Stirling an Kevin O Brien will hold the key for them to get a good start, and can be trusted due to their track record and experience. While  Balbirnie, Tector,and Delany have been consistent in scoring runs in a consistent manner. The bowlers put up a fine show and no changes are expected in the Playing 11 for their match against Sri Lanka.

IRE Playing 11 (likely)

1. Paul Stirling
2. Kevin O Brien
3. Andrew Balbirnie (c)
4. Gareth Delany
5. Harry Tector
6. Curtis Campher
7. Neil Rock (wk)
8. Simi Singh
9. Mark Adair
10. Benjamin White
11. Joshua Little

Ireland Squad

Ireland Squad: Andrew Balbirnie (c), Mark Adair, Curtis Campher, Gareth Delany, George Dockrell, Josh Little, Andrew McBrine, Kevin O’Brien, Neil Rock, Simi Singh, Paul Stirling, Harry Tector, Lorcan Tucker, Ben White, Craig Young.


Where to Watch SL vs IRE Live T20 World Cup 2021

WATCH SL vs IRE T20 World Cup 2021 LIVE on Star Sports 1 and Disney+ Hotstar. It has been a fine exhibition of skills on the international stage by the associate nations, While the Sri Lanka team need to go through his crucial phase by winning this match and enter the group stages. But still the path is hard as the other teams have also been at their best and the performance on that day will matter the most for each team. The Disney+ Hotstar platform will stream the T20 World Cup 2021 match between Sri Lanka and Ireland, which is the crucial for one of the teams to enter the group stage fixtures to compete against the top teams.


4 Fantasy picks for Sri Lanka vs Ireland from IRE

1. Andrew Balbirnie

The captain of the Ireland team has been scoring runs throughout the year in the domestic cricket and need to pick up his form in the international cricket and has the capability to win the matches single handedly by his contribution.

Name Matches Runs Average
Andrew Balbirnie 55 1117 23.27

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2. Gareth Delany

The middle order batsman has been the most consistent run scorer for the team in the tournament. He contributed the most in warmup matches, while scored 44 off 30 balls in their first match of T20 World Cup.

Name Matches Runs Average
Gareth Delany 27 509 24.23

3. Curtis Campher

The all rounder picked 4 wickets in 4 balls against Netherlands, including a hattick and will be beaming with confidence ahead of this fixture. His accuacy and fine pace have helped him to take wickets and would look to continue the same form.

Name Matches Wickets/Runs Average
Curtis Campher 5 7/47 18.28/15.66

4. Mark Adair

The bowler has been impressive with his back of length deliveries and variations in a slow surface. In the last fixture, he scalped 3 wickets and was spot on with his line lengths in the middle and death overs.

Name Matches Wickets Average
Mark Adair 27 38 13.13

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