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| On Updated : Mar 8, 2020 9:30 AM IST

AFG vs IRE Dream11 Match Prediction 2nd T20I Top Picks, Match Details

AFG vs IRE Dream11

After winning the first game, hosts Afghanistan will be looking to seal the three-match T20I series as they will be locking horns with Ireland in the second T20I match. In the first T20I match, Afghanistan defeated Ireland by 11 runs in a run-truncated match. On the other hand, Ireland will have a final opportunity to make a comeback and level the series setting an entertaining T20I series decider. However, Afghanistan will surely enter this contest as the favourites.

Let’s now look at the Today Match Prediction for this fixture

Match Details

Afghanistan vs Ireland, 2nd T20I

March 8, Sunday at 02:00 PM IST

Venue: Greater Noida Sports Complex Ground, Greater Noida

Head to Head: In their last five meetings, Afghanistan have won four games while one match got abandoned.

Last 3 Completed Games

March 7, 2020: Afghanistan (133/5 in 15 overs) defeated Ireland (172/6 in 20 overs) by 11 runs (DLS Method).

March 12, 2017: Afghanistan (233/8 in 20 overs) defeated Ireland (205/10 in 19.2 overs) by 28 runs.

March 10, 2017: Afghanistan (184/8 in 20 overs) defeated Ireland (93/9 in 11 overs) by 17 runs (DLS Method).

AFG vs IRE Dream11 Team News

Afghanistan Team News

Injury Status: There is currently no update on the injury unavailability.

Team Combination

  • Hazratullah Zazai will open the batting with wicket-keeper Rahmanullah Gurbaz
  • Karim Janat, captain Asghar Afghan, Najibullah Zadran, Samiullah Shinwari and Mohammad Nabi will bat in the middle-order
  • Rashid Khan, Mujeeb Ur Rahman, Gulbadin Naib, Shapoor Zadran and Mohammad Nabi will be the main bowlers.

Playing XI:

Hazratullah Zazai, Rahmanullah Gurbaz (wk), Karim Janat, Asghar Afghan (C), Najibullah Zadran, Samiullah Shinwari, Mohammad Nabi, Rashid Khan, Gulbadin Naib, Mujeeb Ur Rahman, Shapoor Zadran.

Afghanistan Squad

Asghar Afghan(c), Hazratullah Zazai, Najibullah Zadran, Usman Ghani, Rahmanullah Gurbaz(w), Mohammad Nabi, Rashid Khan, Samiullah Shinwari, Mujeeb Ur Rahman, Gulbadin Naib, Shapoor Zadran, Qais Ahmad, Karim Janat, Naveen-ul-Haq, Azmatullah Omarzai.

AFG vs IRE Dream11 Team News

Ireland Team News

Injury Status: There is currently no update on the injury unavailability.

Team Combination

  • Kevin O Brien will open the batting alongside Paul Stirling
  • Captain Andrew Balbirnie will bat number three with Gareth Delany, Harry Tector to follow
  • Lorcan Tucker will keep wickets
  • George Dockrell, Simi Singh, Craig Young, Boyd Rankin and Joshua Little will form part of the bowling attack.

Playing XI:

Kevin O Brien, Paul Stirling, Andrew Balbirnie (C), Gareth Delany, Harry Tector, Lorcan Tucker (wk), George Dockrell, Simi Singh, Craig Young, Boyd Rankin, Joshua Little.

Ireland Squad

Andrew Balbirnie(c), Shane Getkate, Harry Tector, Lorcan Tucker(w), Stephen Doheny, Boyd Rankin, Kevin O Brien, Paul Stirling, George Dockrell, Craig Young, Barry McCarthy, Joshua Little, Simi Singh, Gareth Delany.

AFG vs IRE Dream11 Prediction

Afghanistan Top Picks

  • Hazratullah Zazai- 542 runs in 14 T20I innings with a career-best of 162 not out
  • Rashid Khan- 87 wickets in 46 T20I matches
  • Najibullah Zadran- 684 runs in 49 T20I innings at a strike-rate of 140.35

Players to Avoid

  • Gulbadin Naib
  • Karim Janat

Ireland Top Picks

  • Paul Stirling- 183 runs in the last 4 T20I matches
  • Kevin O Brien- 123 runs in the last 4 T20I matches
  • Boyd Rankin- 54 wickets in 49 T20I matches at an economy of 6.79

Players to Avoid

  • Lorcan Tucker
  • Harry Tector

Who will win today match

We are backing Afghanistan to win this match.

AFG vs IRE Dream11 Today Match Prediction

WK: Rahmanullah Gurbaz

BT: Andrew Balbirnie, Paul Stirling, Hazratullah Zazai, Najibullah Zadran

ALL: Mohammad Nabi, Simi Singh

BW: Boyd Rankin, Joshua Little, Rashid Khan, Mujeeb Ur Rahman

Captain choices: Mohammad Nabi, Hazratullah Zazai, Rashid Khan, Andrew Balbirnie, Paul Stirling.

Grand League Tip: It will be a great move to include more Afghanistan players in your dream team.