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AFGH vs IRE Dream11 Team Prediction of 1st T20I : Preview

AFGH vs IRE Dream11 Team Prediction of 1st T20I: Preview

Hello and Welcome to our preview for Afghanistan vs Ireland match. We are covering AFGH vs IRE Dream11 Team Prediction, Preview and Probable Playing XI for the T20I match. The match is to be played at Rajiv Gandhi International Cricket Stadium, Dehradun.

Team Afghanistan is in a good form in T20 format and have a bunch of T20 specialists available in their squad. Destructive opener Hazratullah Zazai, Inspirational skipper Asghar Afghan, Spin trio of Rashid, Mujeeb and Nabi along with some emerging talents like Sayed Shirzad and Shafiqullah Shafiq make them a team to beat for Ireland.

Ireland also had a good run in recent Quadrangular series and will be confident after their victory in last match. They also have a balanced squad containing quality all-rounders in form of Paul Stirling, Kevin O’Brien, Shane Getkate, S Thompson, George Dockrell and Simi Singh. They also have a fiery pace attack capable of demolishing any batting attack.

A good match can be expected between both teams

When and Where:

AFGH VS IRE, 1st T20I, Afghanistan Vs Ireland in India, 2019.
Rajiv Gandhi International Cricket Stadium, Dehradun.
21st February, 06:30 PM

Venue Stats:

Average 1st Innings score: 148
Average 2nd Innings score: 133

Matches won batting first: 2
Matches won bowling first: 1

Last five completed T20I matches:

(Recent first)

Afghanistan: W, W, W, W, W
Ireland: W, L, W, L, L

Afghanistan vs Ireland HEAD TO HEAD in T20 Format:

Matches Played: 12

Ireland won: 3
Afghanistan won: 9


Hazratullah Zazai, Samiullah Shenwari, Asghar Afghan (c), Shafiqullah Shafiq(w), Mohammad Nabi, Rashid Khan, Najibullah Zadran, Sharafuddin Ashraf, Karim Janat, Mujeeb Ur Rahman, Zahir Khan, Ziaur Rahman, Sayed Shirzad, Farid Malik, Najeeb Tarakai, Usman Ghani.

Paul Stirling (c), Stuart Thompson, James Shannon, Andrew Balbirnie, Harry Tector, Stuart Poynter (w), Kevin O Brien, Simi Singh, George Dockrell, Boyd Rankin, Peter Chase, Shane Getkate, Joshua Little, Andy McBrine, Lorcan Tucker.

Team News:


Mohammad Shahzad is unavailable for the T20I series and Shafiqullah Shafiq will keep the wickets in his absence.

Hazratullah Zazai and Usman Ghani can open the innings. Asghar Afghan, M Nabi, S Shafiq, Najibullah Zadran and S Shenwari will follow them.

Farid Malik and Sayed Shirzad can lead the pace attack while Rashid, Mujeeb and Nabi will be the key spinners.


Paul Stirling and Kevin O’Brien will open the innings. Andrew Balbirnie, Shane Getkate and Stuart Poynter will follow them.

S Thompson, George Dockrell and Simi Singh will play the role of allrounder along with Shane Getkate.

Boyd Rankin, Joshua Little and Peter Chase will be the key pacers along with Shane Getkate while Simi Singh and G Dockrell will lead the spin attack.

There is slight chance of A McBrine coming in place of Peter Chase.

Probable Playing XI:

Hazratullah Zazai, Usman Ghani/Najeeb Tarakai, Asghar Afghan (c), Mohammad Nabi, Shafiqullah Shafiq (wk), Najibullah Zadran, Samiullah Shenwari, Rashid Khan, Farid Malik, Sayed Shirzad, Mujeeb Ur Rahman.

Paul Stirling (c), Kevin O’Brien, Andrew Balbirnie, Shane Getkate, S Thompson, George Dockrell, Simi Singh, Stuart Poynter (wk), Boyd Rankin, Joshua Little, Peter Chase/A McBrine.

They can shuffle their batting order.

AFGH vs IRE Dream11 Team Prediction:

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AFGH vs IRE Dream11 Team
  • Simi Singh and S Shenwari is also good all-rounders.
  • If Afghanistan bowl first then we can take Mujeeb Rahman in place of B Rankin.

Captain and Vc choices: K O’brien, M Nabi, H Zazai, Paul Stirling, Rashid Khan, Mujeeb Rahman, G Dockrell.

Key Players:

Rashid Khan
Asghar Afghan
Hazratullah Zazai
S Shafiq
Najibullah Zadran
S Shenwari

Paul Stirling
Kevin O’Brien
Andrew Balbirnie
S Thompson
Simi Singh
George Dockrell
Boyd Rankin
Joshua Little

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