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IRE vs NZ Dream11 Team Prediction, Playing 11, Pitch Report for 1st ODI Ireland vs New Zealand Dream11 Prediction

By Sports4All

IRE vs NZ Dream11: Ireland host New Zealand for a white-ball tour this month. The action begins with the first ODI of the three-match series on Sunday at Dublin. The ODI series will be followed by three T20I matches as well. Ireland recently hosted India for a two-match T20I series and this will be another learning experience as they face one of the best teams in the world at home.

IRE vs NZ 1st ODI Match Details

Ireland vs New Zealand 1st ODI

10 July, 3:00 PM IST

Castle Avenue, Dublin.

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Pitch Report

Teams chasing have had an advantage at this venue in the recent past with the average first innings total being 217 in ODI cricket.

Last result at the venue

The last ODI at this venue was played on 15 May 2019, between Ireland and Bangladesh, which Bangladesh won by 6 wickets.

Form Guide

Ireland: WWL NR NR

New Zealand: WWW NR NR

(Last 5 ODI matches)

Ireland Playing 11

● Ireland have included uncapped players Stephen Doheny and Graham Hume for this series.

● Andrew Balbirnie will continue to lead the side.

Paul Stirling

Andrew Balbirnie (C)

Gareth Delany

Harry Tector

Lorcan Tucker (WK)

Curtis Campher

George Dockrell

Andy McBrine

Mark Adair

Josh Little

Craig Young

Andrew Balbirnie Stats in ODI

Andrew Balbirnie, skipper of Ireland, is a seasoned campaigner. In their previous ODI series against West Indies earlier this year, he showed good form with the bat. Balbirnie is experienced and has the ability to score big runs. The skipper will have to lead from the front against the Kiwis with the willow.

Matches Played Runs Last 5 performance Last 5 performances against NZ Batting Average
85 2533 71, 34, 40, 12, 7 0, 36, -, -, – 32.89

Mark Adair Stats in ODI

Mark Adair stats in ODI are impressive. He has been a consistent performer for Ireland in his short career so far. Adair will have to make use of the conditions and look to make early inroads against the New Zealand batters. He is also handy with the bat down the order, having scored 226 runs in his ODI career.

Matches Played Wickets Last 5 performance Last 5 performances against NZ Bowling Average
24 23 0/38, 0/42, 3/38, 0/10, 1/63 -, -, -, -, – 45.7

New Zealand Playing 11

  • New Zealand have rested key players like Kane Williamson, Trent Boult, Tim Southee for this tour.
  • Tom Latham will lead the side in the absence of Williamson.
  • Dane Cleaver has been included in the side while pacer Adam Milne makes the cut as well.
  • Glenn Phillips and Finn Allen are most likely to make their ODI debuts.

Tom Latham (C&W)

Martin Guptill

Will Young

Finn Allen

Henry Nicholls

Glenn Phillips

Michael Bracewell

Matt Henry

Ish Sodhi

Adam Milne

Lockie Ferguson

Michael Bracewell Stats in ODI

Michael Bracewell is still young when it comes to international cricket. He has played just three ODIs so far in his career. He has impressed with the ball and can pick up key wickets. While he is yet to display his abilities with the bat, he is certainly a capable all-rounder. This series against Ireland is a good opportunity for him to showcase his full ability as a cricketer.

Matches Played Runs/Wickets Last 5 performance Last 5 performances against IRE Batting Average/Bowling Average
3 4/4 3 & 1/53, 1 & 2/21, DNB & 1/22, -, – -, -, -, -, – 2.00/24.0

Tom Latham Stats in ODI

Tom Latham stats in ODI against Ireland are excellent. He has scored 119 runs against them from two matches, including a high-score of 104. He is in magnificent form with the bat, having scored two hundreds in his last five outings. Tom Latham is a must-pick for your fantasy team and is expected to lead from the front in this match and the series as well.

Matches Played Runs Last 5 performance Last 5 performances against IRE Batting average
105 2995 23, 140*, 8*, 18, 110* 104, 15, -, -, – 35.65

Who will win Ireland vs New Zealand 1st ODI today match?

Ireland lost their previous T20I series against India 0-2 at home. However, they will take confidence from the fight they put up in the second game of the series. Playing at home, it will still be a tough challenge against New Zealand.

New Zealand, on the other hand, have won both of their last two ODI series against Netherlands and Bangladesh. Tom Latham has led the side very well and they well and will want to continue their dominant run in this series.

Ireland and New Zealand have faced each other in four ODIs so far. New Zealand have dominated, winning on all four occasions. Ireland will have to bring their best game forward to challenge the Kiwis. New Zealand are expected to maintain their unbeaten run against the hosts and win the first ODI.

Ireland vs New Zealand Dream11 Prediction

Wicket-keepers: Lorcan Tucker, Tom Latham

Batsmen: Andrew Balbirnie, Martin Guptill, Paul Stirling

All-rounder: Andy McBrine, Gareth Delany, Michael Bracewell

Bowlers: Lockie Ferguson, Mark Adair, Matt Henry

Captain, Vice-Captain for Small League, Head-to-Head contests: Martin Guptill, Paul Stirling

Captain, Vice-Captain for Grand League:  Tom Latham, Lockie Ferguson