United Arab Emirates vs Ireland (UAE vs IRE), 2nd ODI: Weather Forecast And Pitch Report – Ireland’s Tour Of United Arab Emirates 2021

United Arab Emirates vs Ireland (UAE vs IRE), 2nd ODI: Weather Forecast And Pitch Report – Ireland’s Tour Of United Arab Emirates 2021

UAE, Ireland
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The United Arab Emirates (UAE) will host the second match of the four-match ODI series against Ireland at Sheikh Zayed Stadium (Abu Dhabi) on Tuesday (12th January).

Currently, the hosts UAE are leading this ODI series by the 1-0 margin after winning the first game of this series by 6 wickets at this same venue on last Friday (8th January). It was also their first ODI victory against Ireland as well as second ODI victory against a Full-Member side.

UAE, Ireland, Weather Forecast, Pitch Report, Sheikh Zayed Stadium (Abu Dhabi)
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The second ODI of this series was originally scheduled on 10th January. But the third COVID-19 positive result in the UAE squad forced to reschedule the remainder of this ODI series.

United Arab Emirates vs Ireland (UAE vs IRE), 2nd ODI: Weather Forecast

The second match of this ODI series will be played at Sheikh Zayed Stadium (Abu Dhabi). While it will be a day contest, it has been scheduled to begin at 09:30 AM local time.

According to AccuWeather, there is no chance of rain in entire Tuesday. So, the cricket fans can expect another uninterrupted full ODI match between UAE and Ireland at Abu Dhabi.

UAE, Ireland, Weather Forecast, Pitch Report, Sheikh Zayed Stadium (Abu Dhabi)
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The weather forecast has also suggested that the temperature during the match time can be between 16°C and 23°C. As usual, the mid-afternoon temperature will be higher.

United Arab Emirates vs Ireland (UAE vs IRE), 2nd ODI: Pitch Report

Sheikh Zayed Stadium (Abu Dhabi) will host this 2nd ODI of this series between the UAE and Ireland. It already hosted the first match of this series where the UAE successfully chased down the 270 runs target, which was also the highest successful ODI chase during the day match at this venue.

UAE, Ireland, Weather Forecast, Pitch Report, Sheikh Zayed Stadium (Abu Dhabi)
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However, Sheikh Zayed Stadium (Abu Dhabi) has the good record of ODI success for the first batting sides, especially in the day matches. The 280+ ODI totals are always difficult to chase at this venue.

Venue Stats (Sheikh Zayed Stadium, Abu Dhabi)

Ground’s history in 1st and 2nd batting in ODIs

Overall ODIs

Stats Overall 1st batting 2nd batting
Win 46 29 17
Innings average (Average run-rate) 229.65 (4.85) 249.85 (5.02) 209.46 (4.67)

Only day ODIs

Stats Overall 1st batting 2nd batting
Win 10 7 3
Innings average (Average run-rate) 226.05 (4.73) 249.80 (5.02) 202.30 (4.42)

(Special Note: Included all out, target reached and complete innings. Excluded only incomplete innings)