IRE vs SA Fantasy Prediction: Ireland vs South Africa 2nd T20I – 22 July (Belfast). Quinton de Kock, George Linde, Paul Stirling, and Janneman Malan are the players to look out for in this game.
Hosts Ireland will take on South Africa in the 2nd T20I match of the three-match T20I series. This game will be played at the Civil Service Ground in Belfast.
Paul Stirling and Andrew Balbirnie are the best batsmen of the side, whereas Kevin O’Brien is also an experienced player. Simi Singh and George Dockrell will lead the spin bowling, whereas Little, Adair, and McCarthy are the main pacers.
Quinton de Kock and Janneman Malan are in fine form with the bat, whereas Rassie van der Dussen will also play a big part. Tabraiz Shamsi and George Linde are the main spinners, whereas Ngidi and Rabada will lead the pace attack.
Pitch Conditions and Weather Details
The average 1st innings batting score at this venue in the T20I games played here is 107 runs. This pitch has always favoured the bowlers.
Total Games Played: 16; Bat 1st Won: 4; Bat 2nd Won: 12
We can expect the rain to interfere in the game.
Probable XI for both sides:-
Ireland – Paul Stirling, Kevin O’Brien, Andrew Balbirnie, Harry Tector, George Dockrell, Simi Singh, Lorcan Tucker, Mark Adair, Barry McCarthy, Shane Getkate, Joshua Little.
South Africa – Temba Bavuma, Quinton de Kock, Janneman Malan, Aiden Markram, Rassie van der Dussen, David Miller, George Linde, Anrich Nortje, Kagiso Rabada, Tabraiz Shamsi, Lungi Ngidi.
Three Match ODI Series
Match: Ireland vs South Africa Second T20I Match
Date and Time: 22 July, Thursday – 8:30 PM IST
Venue: Civil Service Ground, Belfast
Where to Watch: Fancode
Top 4 Batting Order
Paul Stirling, Kevin O’Brien, Andrew Balbirnie, and Harry Tector.
Temba Bavuma, Quinton de Kock, Janneman Malan, and Aiden Markram.
Death Over Specialists
- Barry McCarthy and Craig Young
- Kagiso Rabada and Lungi Ngidi
IRE vs SA Fantasy Wicket-Keeper
Quinton de Kock will be our wicket-keeper in this game. Kock scored 255 runs at an average of 51.00 in the series against West Indies, whereas he had a strike-rate of 141.66. He was in fine form in the ODI series.
IRE vs SA Fantasy Batsmen
Paul Stirling and Andrew Balbirnie will be our batsmen from Ireland. Stirling has scored 2130 T20I runs at a strike-rate of 139.49, whereas Balbirnie scored 174 runs in the ODI series. Both of them are top-order players.
Janneman Malan and Aiden Markram will be our batsmen from South Africa. Malan scored 261 runs in just two innings of the ODI series, whereas Markram scored 113 runs at an average of 37.66 in the West Indies T20I series. Both of them are brilliant players, and they bat at the top-order.
IRE vs SA Fantasy All-Rounders
Mark Adair and Simi Singh will be our all-rounders from Ireland. Adair has scalped 30 T20I wickets at an economy of 6.89, whereas Singh has scalped 23 wickets at 8.01. Both of them have been decent with the bat as well.
George Linde will be our all-rounder from South Africa. Linde scalped six wickets at an economy of 7.81 in the West Indies T20I series, whereas he is a good hitter of the ball. He scalped a couple of wickets in the first T20I game.
IRE vs SA Fantasy Bowlers
Lungi Ngidi and Tabraiz Shamsi will be our bowlers from South Africa. Ngidi has scalped 35 T20I wickets in 22 games, whereas Shamsi has scalped 21 T20I wickets in 2021 at an economy of 5.47. Both of them are wicket-takers.
Joshua Little will be our bowler from Ireland. Little bowled well in the ODI series, whereas he scalped a couple of wickets in the first T20I game.
Match Prediction: South Africa will be the favourites to win this game.
Top Names for the Captaincy Role:-
Quinton de Kock and Janneman Malan
Top Names for the Vice-Captaincy Role:-
Both the captain’s pick + Tabraiz Shamsi and Paul Stirling
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