The final league game before the finals will take place between the hosts Ireland and Bangladesh at the Clontarf Cricket Club Ground in Dublin. Bangladesh who are yet to be defeated in the series will be hoping to continue with their winning momentum and enter the finals with yet another win on their back.
They have been the most consistent side of the series which means no lapses in concentration can be expected. This would be the second instance in the series when these two sides will lock horns, their last meeting which took place at the Village in Dublin saw was abandoned due to persistent rains.
The home side who have nothing to lose now is expected to come all guns blazing and make it tough for the inform Bangladesh to register a win.
Rain can once again hinder the play and the conditions are going to be seamer friendly. Batsmen will find it tough to face the new ball but as the match progresses it will become easy for them to score runs.
Ireland won: 00
Bangladesh won: 03
No Result: 02
Bangladesh vs Ireland
Venue: Clontarf Cricket Club Ground, Dublin
Time: May 15, 03:15 PM
Bangladesh squad to face Ireland:
Mashrafe Mortaza(c), Sabbir Rahman, Mohammad Mithun, Mosaddek Hossain, Abu Jayed, Taskin Ahmed, Nayeem Hasan, Tamim Iqbal, Liton Das, Soumya Sarkar, Mehidy Hasan, Rubel Hossain, Mushfiqur Rahim, Farhad Reza, Mahmudullah, Shakib Al Hasan, Yasir Ali, Mustafizur Rahman
Ireland squad to face Bangladesh:
William Porterfield (c), Kevin O’Brien, Barry McCarthy, Paul Stirling, Boyd Rankin, Stuart Thompson, George Dockrell, Andrew McBrine, James McCollum, Gary Wilson, Tim Murtagh, Josh Little, Andrew Balbirnie, Lorcan Tucker.
With this match being a dead-rubber, both teams might look to check their bench strength.