UAE vs IRE Fantasy Prediction: United Arab Emirates vs Ireland 4th ODI – 18 January 2021 (Abu Dhabi). The 2nd & 3rd ODIs were suspended due to COVID-19, and a win in this game will seal the series for UAE.
Hosts United Arab Emirates will take on Ireland in the 3rd ODI match of the four games ODI series. The 2nd & 3rd ODIs were suspended due to COVID-19, and a win in this game will seal the series for UAE.
The United Arab Emirates shocked everyone by defeating Ireland in the first ODI game. Ireland would need to win this game in order to level the series. This Ireland side was brilliant against England in the last series and would like to regain their top form. Ireland would like to level the series, whereas the UAE would want to take an unbeatable lead.
Pitch Conditions and Weather Details
The pitch is a batting paradise, and the teams generally prefer to bat first on this track.
Probable XI for both sides:-
United Arab Emirates – Zawar Farid, Vriitya Aravind, CP Rizwan, Basil Hameed, Muhammad Usman, Waheed Ahmed, Rohan Mustafa, Ahmed Raza, Zahoor Khan, Palaniapan Meiyappan, Kashif Daud.
Ireland – Paul Stirling, Kevin O’Brien, Andy Balbirnie, Harry Tector, Lorcan Tucker, Curtis Campher, Gareth Delany, Mark Adair, Andy McBrine, Barry McCarthy, Craig Young.
Four Match ODI Series
Match: United Arab Emirates vs Ireland Fourth ODI Match
Date and Time: 18 January, Friday- 11:00 AM IST
Venue: Sheikh Zayed Stadium, Abu Dhabi.
UAE vs IRE Fantasy Wicket-Keeper
Vriitya Aravind will be our wicket-keeper in this game. He scored 410 runs at an average of 34.16, whereas his strike-rate was 123.12. Aravind is a brilliant opener, and he is the best pick in this category.
UAE vs IRE Fantasy Batsmen
Paul Stirling and Andy Balbirnie will be our batsmen from Ireland. Stirling scored 156 runs at an average of 52 on the last England tour, whereas Balbirnie scored 131 at an average of 43.67. Balbirnie scored a brilliant half-century in the first ODI, whereas Stirling scored a century. Both of them are technically solid batsmen.
Muhammad Usman and CP Rizwan will be our batsmen from Ireland. Usman has an average of 32.52 in ODIs, whereas Rizwan’s average is 32. Both of them scored brilliant centuries in the first ODI of the series.
UAE vs IRE Fantasy All-Rounders
Rohan Mustafa will be our all-rounder from the United Arab Emirates. Mustafa has scalped 44 ODI wickets in 39 games, whereas he has scored at an average of 21.66. He is the ace all-rounder of the side.
Curtis Campher and Mark Adair will be our all-rounders from Ireland. Campher scored 127 runs in the last ODI series against England, whereas he scalped five wickets as well. He scalped a couple of wickets in the first ODI. Adair is also a wicket-taker with 17 ODI wickets in 14 games, whereas he is a decent batsman too.
UAE vs IRE Fantasy Bowlers
Ahmed Raza will be our bowler from the United Arab Emirates. Raza has scalped 37 ODI wickets in 33 games. He is a genuine wicket-taker in the UAE side.
Barry McCarthy and Craig Young will be our bowlers from Ireland. McCarthy has scalped 57 ODI wickets in 32 games, whereas Young has scalped 34 in 18 games. McCarthy scalped a couple of wickets in the last game.
Match Prediction: Ireland are the favourites to win this game.
Top Names for the Captaincy Role:-
Paul Stirling and Curtis Campher
Top Names for the Vice-Captaincy Role:-
Both the captain’s pick + Rohan Mustafa and Andy Balbirnie
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