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 ODI match. The match is to be played at Rajiv Gandhi International Cricket Stadium, Dehradun.
Ireland finally got their first victory of the tour defeating Afghanistan by 4 wickets to level the series. Batting first, Afghanistan could score only 256 runs with Najibullah Zadran being the top performer for his maiden century. Asghar Afghan also played a brilliant knock of 75 runs. Boyd Rankin and Tim Murtagh took two scalps each for Ireland.
Chasing the target, Andrew Balbirnie played a match-winning knock of 145* runs and was supported by George Dockrell who scored 54 runs to successfully chase the target. Dawlat Zadran was the only positive for hosts taking two wickets in losing cause for his team.
Afghanistan will be determined to bounce back and get lead before the final match while Ireland will want to continue the momentum and get another victory over confident Afghanistan team.
A good encounter can be expected between both teams in the fourth ODI of the five-match series.
AFGH VS IRE, 4th ODI, Afghanistan vs Ireland in India, 2019.
Rajiv Gandhi International Cricket Stadium, Dehradun.
8th March, 01:00 PM
Average 1st innings score: 205
Average 2nd innings score: 165
Last five completed ODI matches:
Afghanistan: L, NR, W, T, L
Ireland: W, NR, L, L, W
Matches Played: 23
Ireland won: 11
Afghanistan won: 11
No Result: 1
Asghar Afghan (c), Mohammad Shahzad, Noor Ali Zadran, Javed Ahmadi, Hazratullah Zazai, Rahmat Shah, Samiullah Shenwari, Mohammad Nabi, Najibullah Zadran, Ikram Ali Khil, Hashmatullah Shahidi, Rashid Khan, Karim Janat, Gulbadin Naib, Aftab Alam, Dawlat Zadran, Zahir Khan, Mujeeb Ur Rahman, Shapoor Zadran, Sayed Shirzad, Fareed Malik.
William Porterfield (c), Andrew Balbirnie, Peter Chase, James Cameron-Dow, George Dockrell, Andy McBrine, Barry McCarthy, Tim Murtagh, James McCollum, Kevin O Brien, Stuart Poynter, Boyd Rankin, Simi Singh, Paul Stirling, Lorcan Tucker.
Gulbadin Naib is likely to replace Samiullah Shenwari in the playing XI.
Hazratullah Zazai and M Shahzad will open the innings. Rahmat Shah, Asghar Afghan, H Shahidi, Najibullah Zadran and M Nabi Will follow them.
Mohammad Nabi and Gulbadin Naib/S Shenwari will play the role of an allrounder. Rashid can also contribute with the bat.
Dawlat Zadran will lead the pace attack while Rashid, Mujeeb and Nabi will be the key spinners. Rahmat Shah can support them.
Paul Stirling and William Porterfield will open the innings. Andrew Balbirnie, Simi Singh, Kevin O Brien, G Dockrell and Stuart Poynter will follow them.
Paul Stirling, Kevin O Brien, Simi Singh, George Dockrell and Andy McBrine will play the role of an allrounder. Kevin O’Brien is not bowling in recent times and is likely to contribute with the bat only.
Tim Murtagh and Boyd Rankin will be the key pacers while Simi Singh, Andy McBrine and G Dockrell will lead the spin attack along with Paul Stirling.
James Cameron-Dow bowled well in the last match but still can be slightly risky with Barry McCarthy and Peter Chase waiting for the opportunity.
M Shahzad (wk), Hazratullah Zazai, Rahmat Shah, Asghar Afghan (c), Hashmatullah Shahidi, Najibullah Zadran, Gulbadin Naib/S Shenwari, Mohammad Nabi, Rashid Khan, Dawlat Zadran, Mujeeb Ur Rahman.
William Porterfield (c), Paul Stirling, Andrew Balbirnie, Simi Singh, Kevin O Brien, George Dockrell, Stuart Poynter (wk), Andy McBrine, James Cameron-Dow, Tim Murtagh, Boyd Rankin.
We will update the team soon.
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