SL vs IRE 2nd Test 2023
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Last Update on: April 24th, 2023 at 08:05 am

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The SL vs IRE 2nd Test match starts on April 24 in Galle. The match starts at 10 am IST and local time. Sri Lanka won the first Test by an innings and 180 runs and are aiming for a whitewash. Ireland have a chance to make history itself. 

Three Sri Lankan batters scored centuries to post a mammoth first innings total of 591/6. Skipper Dimuth Karunaratne scored 179, Kusal Mendis scored 140 and Dinesh Chandimal scored 102. The Sri Lankan bowlers then bundled out Ireland for 143 and 168 respectively. Prabhat Jayasuriya took 10 wickets in the game. 

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Heading into the second Test, Ireland should be well prepared and look to play with positivity. They will be led by Andrew Balbirnie who needs to score big for his team. Harry Tectror, Curtis Campher, and Lorcan Tucker need to do the job with the bat 

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With the ball, the responsibility will be on Mark Adair, George Dockrell, and Andy McBrine the senior players in the squad. Campher can roll his arm over as well as can Tector. The side is missing Josh Little who is playing in the IPL for Gujarat Titans. 

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Little will be back when Ireland hosts Bangladesh for a three-match ODI series at home. This ODI series will be a part of the ICC ODI Super League. Ireland against Bangladesh in a three-match ODI series. Ireland will need to win the series if they want to maintain their possibility of advancing directly if they defeat the Tigers 3-0.

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Josh Little will be missing a few IPL games for the Titans as he has been named in the 14-member ODI squad for the Bangladesh ODIs. The pacer is expected to leave for the ODI series on May 5th, missing the matches against the Lucknow Super Giants (LSG), Mumbai Indians (MI), and Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH). 

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The first match of the ODI series will be played on May 9 in Chelmsford, with the second and third matches taking place on May 12 and 14, respectively. So far in the IPL 2023, Josh Little has taken three wickets in four matches with an economy rate of nine runs per over.

Recent Venue Records (Galle International Stadium, Galle)


Total matches 42

Matches won batting first 23

Matches won bowling first 13

Average 1st Inns scores 363

Average 2nd Inns scores 301

Average 3rd Inns scores 234

Average 4th Inns scores 158

Highest total recorded 638/10 (196 Ov) by BAN vs SL

Lowest total recorded 73/10 (28.5 Ov) by RSA vs SL

Who Will Score Most Runs For Sri Lanka: Dimuth Karunaratne / Angelo Mathews 

Who Will Pick Most Wickets For Sri Lanka: Prabath Jayasuriya / Asitha Fernando

Who Will Score Most Runs For Ireland: Harry Tector / Andrew Balbirnie

Who Will Pick Most Wickets For Ireland: Mark Adair / George Dockrell 

SL vs IRE Today Match Prediction 2nd Test- Who Will Win Today’s Test Match? 2023

Playing at home, Sri Lanka are favorites to win the SL vs IRE second Test. They won the first Test by an innings and 280 runs and will take the confidence of that win into the second Test.

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