Today’s Match Prediction of IRE vs AFG Dream11 Fantasy Cricket Prediction, Fantasy Cricket Tips, Pitch Report, Player Stats, 1st T20I 2022
Ireland and Afghanistan will take on each other in the 1st T20I of the five-match series on Tuesday (August 9) at the Civil Service Cricket Club, Belfast. Ireland have lost their last 11 international matches including the final of the T20 World Cup Qualifier. In the last two months, they have played bilateral series against the likes of India, New Zealand, and South Africa. Follow more at Fantasy cricket Dream11 Prediction.
|Match:||Ireland vs Afghanistan, 1st T20I, 1st T20I 2022|
|Date:||9th August 2022|
|Time:||8:00 PM IST|
|Venue:||Civil Service Cricket Club, Belfast|
IRE vs AFG Dream11 Match Preview:
Ireland managed to deliver decent performances against all these heavyweights and most of the matches were equally contested by Ireland. In the last 5 T20Is, Ireland have scored over 170 runs twice. Against India, they almost chased down a target of 226 runs in June. Ireland will present a strong case in this series and it won’t be an easy task for Afghanistan, who have won the last 12 out of 13 T20Is against Ireland.
Afghanistan had a clean sweep win over Zimbabwe in both ODI as well as T20I series in June. They even defeated Bangladesh in a T20I match in March. Most of the players have had a great outing in the domestic T20 tournament which completed last month. Both the teams are in equally good form and this is likely to be an equal contest.
IRE vs AFG Dream11 Team Updates:
The temperature is expected to hover around 19°C on the matchday with 91% humidity and 14 km/hr wind speed. There are 71% chances of precipitation during the game.
The pitch is likely to provide an ample amount of support to the batters and they might be able to pile up a huge total in this match. Pacers might be able to use the surface in the second half and the team winning the toss might look to bat.
The match will be live telecast on Fancode.
Average 1st innings score:
The average first innings score on this wicket is 142 runs.
The team batting second doesn’t enjoy good records here. They have a winning percentage of 20 on this track.
Venue Scoring Stats:
|Batting first won:||8 (36%)|
|Bowling first won:||13 (59%)|
|1st inn avg score:||110|
|2nd inn avg score:||100|
IRE vs AFG Dream11 Probable Playing 11:
Paul Stirling, Andrew Balbirnie, Gareth Delany, Harry Tector, Curtis Campher, George Dockrell, Lorcan Tucker, Andy McBrine, Mark Adair, Josh Little, and Craig Young
Hazratullah Zazai, Ibrahim Zadran, Hashmatullah Shahidi, Najibullah Zadran, Mohammad Nabi, Rahmanullah Gurbaz, Rashid Khan, Noor Ahmad, Karim Janat, Fazalhaq Farooqui
IRE vs AFG Dream11 Key Players Stats:
He is one of the most experienced players in Ireland’s squad and might play a key role in this game. He is just 60 runs away from scoring 3000 runs in T20Is and is currently the fourth-highest run-scorer in the shortest format.
The middle-order batter has been in great form recently for Ireland. He has been the highest run-scorer for Ireland in ODIs this year and has performed exceptionally well in T20Is as well. In 11 T20Is this year, he has made 289 runs at a strike rate of 133.17.
He made his T20I debut last year against Zimbabwe and has played 17 matches for Ireland. He has made 250 runs at a strike rate of 116.82 and has picked 16 wickets at an average of 25.18.
In 7 matches this year in the Shpageeza Cricket League, he made 158 runs at an average of 26.33 and a strike rate of 139.82. He also picked 6 wickets at an average of 24.16, an economy of 6.9, and a strike rate of 21.
In 6 matches in the T20 Blast 2022, he picked 8 wickets at an average of 21.88, an economy of 7.29, and a strike rate of 18. He is just 3 wickets away from becoming the second-highest wicket-taker in T20Is.
He last played a T20I for Afghanistan in January this year. The 22-years-old fast bowler has played only 13 T20Is for Afghanistan, however, he has experience of playing in over 100 T20 matches. In the recently completed T20 Blast, he was the second-highest wicket-taker with 25 wickets at an average of 16.16.
The 26-years-old bowling all-rounder has played 46 T20Is for Ireland and has taken 65 wickets at an average of 19.13, an economy of 7.5, and a strike rate of 15.3. He has also scored 372 runs at a strike rate of 121.17
In 9 matches in the Shpageeza Cricket League 2022, he made 342 runs at an average of 48.85 and a strike rate of 181.91. He was the only batter who scored a century in the tournament.
|Player||Career T20I Stats|
|Rahmanullah Gurbaz||568 runs|
|Najibullah Zadran||1362 runs|
|Harry Tector||713 runs|
|Mohammad Nabi||1628 runs and 76 wickets|
|Rashid Khan||109 wickets|
IRE vs AFG Dream11 Fantasy Team 1
Keeper – Rahmanullah Gurbaz
Batsmen – Paul Stirling, Najibullah-Zadran, Harry Tector, Hashmatullah Shahidi
All-rounders – Mohammad Nabi, Gareth Delany, Curtis Campher
Bowlers – Craig Young, Rashid-Khan, Mujeeb-ur-Rahman
IRE vs AFG Dream11 Fantasy Team 2 [GRAND LEAGUE]:
Keeper – Lorcan Tucker,
Batsmen – Paul Stirling, Najibullah-Zadran, Harry Tector, Hazratullah Zazai
All-rounders – Mohammad Nabi, Curtis Campher, Rahmanullah Gurbaz
Bowlers – Craig Young, Rashid-Khan, Mujeeb-ur-Rahman
Captain and Vice-Captain Choices
- Mohammad Nabi [PTs: 0, CR: 9]
- Paul Stirling [PTs: 0, CR: 9]
- Rashid-Khan [PTs: 0, CR: 9.5]
- Harry Tector [PTs: 0, CR: 9.5]
IRE vs AFG Squads
Andy Balbirnie(C), Paul Stirling, Lorcan Tucker(WK), Harry Tector, Gareth Delany, Curtis Campher, George Dockrell, Andy McBrine, Mark Adair, Barry McCarthy, Joshua Little, Craig Young, Stephen Doheny(WK), Fionn Hand
Rahmanullah Gurbaz(WK), Hazratullah Zazai, Darwish Rasooli, Hashmatullah Shahidi, Najibullah-Zadran, Mohammad Nabi(C), Karim Janat, Azmatullah Omarzai, Rashid-Khan, Fazal Haq, Mujeeb-ur-Rahman, Sharafuddin Ashraf, Nijat Masood, Ibrahim Zadran, Usman Ghani, Noor Ahmad, Naveen-ul-Haq, Fareed Malik, Qais Ahmad, Afsar Zazai(WK)
According to Crickbee Experts IRE will be expected to win this Match.