Ireland are currently on a UAE tour for a 3 match ODI series against Afghanistan, this will be the second match between the two sides, Afghanistan 2on the first match.
Afghanistan vs Ireland One Day International Series, Match 2 details:
The 2nd game of One Day International series between Afghanistan and Ireland will be played on 24th of January at Sheikh Zayed cricket stadium, Abu Dhabi.
The game is scheduled to begin at 11:30 AM and the live feed and commentary can be seen on FanCode and CricketAddictor website.
Afghanistan vs Ireland One Day International Series, Match 2 Preview:
Afghanistan started their first ODI post-COVID with a clinical win, they while batting first started with a 120 run partnership for the first wicket and Rahmanullah Gurbaz scored a 127 run inning on his debut for Afghanistan.
Ireland in the response of a 288 runs target felt short by the 6 runs, they didn’t get the start they wanted as they lost their top 4 wickets for just 88 runs, but the middle order stabled the ship and took Ireland to 271 for the loss of 9 wickets. They will be eager to win this match and stay alive in the series.
Afghanistan vs Ireland One Day International Series, Match 2 Weather Report:
The weather is forecasted to be bright and sunny throughout the day and the temperature will be around 15-18°C on the match day and the game will proceed as scheduled.
Afghanistan vs Ireland One Day International Series, Match 2 Pitch Report:
The pitch at Abu Dhabi has been a batting-friendly traditionally, which was confirmed in the first match as almost 580 runs were scored. Spinner got spin later in the second innings.
Average 1st innings score:
Record of chasing teams:
60% of the matches have been won by the chasing side here in recent 5 matches.
Afghanistan vs Ireland One Day International Series, Match 2 Injury Update:
(Will be added when there is an update)
Afghanistan vs Ireland One Day International Series, Match 2 Probable XIs:
Afghanistan: Rahamnullah Gurbaz, Asghar Afghan, Javed Ahmadi, Najibullah Zadran, Usman Ghani, Mohammad Nabi, Rahmat Shah, Mujeeb Ur Rahman, Naveen-ul-Haq, Rashid Khan, Sharafuddin Ashraf.
Bench: Azmatullah Omarzi, Hashmatullah Shaidi, Gulbadin Naib.
Ireland: Paul Stirling, Andy Balbirnie, Berry McCarthy, Craig Young, Gareth Denlay, Harry Tector, Kevin O Brian, Lorcan Tucker, Curtis Campher, Mark Adair, Andy McBrine.
Bench: Simmi Singh, Joshua Little.
AFG vs IRE Top Picks for Dream11 Prediction And Fantasy Cricket Tips:
Rahmanullah Gurbaz is the wicketkeeper-batsman who plays in the top-order for Afghanistan, he debuted in the first match of this series and scored a century on his debut, he scored 127 runs with the help of 8 boundaries and record 9 sixes.
Paul Stirling is the opening batsman and a part-time bowler for the Irish team, he looked in good form in last match as well and scored 39 runs before getting out, he also bowled 4 overs of spin.
Rashid Khan scored a half-century with the bat and also took two wickets in th3 first match, he will once again be a must-have multiplier option.
Lorcan Tucker is the wicketkeeper-batsman for Irish team he bats in the middle order for them and scored 83 runs with the help of 3 fours and 3 sixes and helped his side to reach near the target after a poor start.
Afghanistan vs Ireland One Day International Series, Match 2 Captain and Vice-Captain Choices:
Captain – Paul Stirling, Rahamanullah Gurbaz
Vice-Captain – Rashid Khan, Lorcan Tucker
Suggested Playing XI No.1 for AFG vs IRE Dream11 Team:
Keeper- Rahamnullah Gurbaz, Lorcan Tucker
Batsmen – Paul Stirling (VC), Najibullah Zadran, Kevin O’Brien
All-rounders – Mohammad Nabi, Simmi Singh, Gareth Delany
Bowlers – Rashid Khan (C), Andy McBrine, Naveen-ul-Haq
Suggested Playing XI No.2 for AFG vs IRE Dream11 Team:
Keeper – Rahamnullah Gurbaz, Lorcan Tucker
Batsmen – Paul Stirling, Andy Balbirnie, Najibullah Zadran,
All-rounders – Simmi Singh (VC), Mohammad Nabi (C)
Bowlers – Andy McBrine, Mujeeb Ur Rahman, Rashid Khan, Naveen-ul-Haq
Afghanistan vs Ireland One Day International Series, Match 2 Expert Advice:
It was a good pitch to bat on batsman were getting starts but they gifted their wickets in an effort to up the ante, the wicket will more or less be same, batsman are getting set can score big runs and spinners will once again be key.
Afghanistan vs Ireland One Day International Series, Match 2 Probable Winners:
Afghanistan on back of their spin attack will once again be favourite on an already used pitch.