PAK vs IRE Match Prediction- 1st T20I, Who Will Win Today T20I Match? Pakistan Tour of Ireland 2024

Published - 10 May 2024, 02:40 PM | Updated - 10 May 2024, 02:42 PM

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Pakistan is all set to tour Ireland for a T20I series. The PAK vs IRE T20I series commences with the opening game on Friday, May 10. 

The PAK vs IRE series will observe three encounters between both sides. This is the first bilateral series between both teams in T20Is. Below we look at the prediction for Pakistan vs Ireland 1st T20I. 

PAK vs IRE Team Analysis

Pakistan

Babar Azam is the captain of Pakistan in PAK vs IRE T20I series. They have all the key members in their squad and are a much stronger side than Ireland. 

Ireland

Paul Stirling is the skipper of Ireland in the PAK vs IRE T20I series. Ireland also has all of the crucial players in their squad. Ireland has the home advantage in the series. 

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PAK vs IRE Key Factors

Pitch Conditions

The PAK vs IRE 1st T20I takes place at Clontarf Cricket Club Ground in Dublin. The stadium has a flat pitch that supports batters to score runs. Pacers enjoy more advantage than spinners. Teams batting second have won far more games than teams batting first. 

Form and Fitness

There are no cases of injuries in the Pakistan and Ireland squads. All the players are available for the series. 

Tactical Acumen

Pakistan- Pakistan has a strong squad and is considered a much stronger team than Ireland. However, they are the visitors in the series and need to assess the conditions in Ireland. 

Ireland- Ireland is a much weaker team than Pakistan. However, they have the home advantage in the series. They also have all of their key members in the squad. 

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PAK vs IRE Match Prediction- 1st T20I, Who Will Win Today T20I Match? Pakistan Tour of Ireland 2024

PAK vs IRE Score Prediction

Team 1st Innings 2nd Innings
PAK 160-180 150-170
IRE 150-170 150-170

Players to perform prediction

Pakistan- Babar Azam, Mohammad Rizwan, and Iftikhar Ahmed are a few key batters for the side. Shaheen Afridi, Naseem Shah, and Haris Rauf are key bowlers for Pakistan. 

Ireland- Andrew Balbirnie, Paul Stirling, and Harry Tector are prominent batters for Ireland in the PAK vs IRE series. Mark Adair, Craig Young, and Barry McCarthy are crucial bowlers for the side. 

PAK vs IRE Best Batsman Prediction

Who will score the most runs for PAK in the match: Babar Azam or Iftikhar Ahmed 

Who will score the most runs for IRE in the match: Paul Stirling or Harry Tector 

PAK vs IRE Best Bowler Prediction

Who will pick the most wickets for PAK in the match: Shaheen Afridi or Haris Rauf 

Who will pick the most wickets for IRE in the match:  Mark Adair or Craig Young 

Who will win the Match?

Pakistan is highly likely to win the encounter. They have a stronger set of batters and bowlers than Ireland. 

Conclusion

Pakistan and Ireland will script another chapter in history with the PAK vs IRE T20I series. Both teams have only played 1 T20I game with each other in the past in 2009. After a long time, both sides will clash in the shortest format. 

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