Ireland vs Pakistan 2nd ODI – Preview, Prediction & Probable XI
Ireland will take on Pakistan in second One-Day International two level the series while Pakistan will look to clean sweep and advance to next battle with England confidently. Ireland will be disappointed with their performance in first game, they can’t blame only batting but bowlers too helped Pakistan post mammoth total.
Fixture: Ireland vs Pakistan, 2nd ODI Match/ IRE vs PAK
Time/Date: 03:15 PM IST/ 09:45 AM GMT/ 10:45 AM Local/ 20 Aug
Venue: The Village, Dublin
Ireland had tough time in first One-Day International as they were bowled out for only 82 runs in 24th over chasing the huge target of 338 runs. It was collapse in batting order which led them down, however bowling bowling performance was not good either.
Ireland won the toss and opted to bowl first on a pitch which looked to help bowlers early in inning. Azhar Ali and Sharjeel Khan opened the batting for visitors, Sharjeel looked in fine form but Azhar Ali departed early adding just 1 run to the total after facing 12 balls. But bowlers couldn’t take advantage of early breakthrough and every bowler except Tim Murtagh and Barry McCarthy conceded over seven runs per over.
On the other hand, Pakistan carried the momentum they had after leveling the test series against England. Sharjeel Khan and Imad Wasim two young talent from Pakistan handed them 255 run victory to go 1-0 up in the two-match One-Day series.
Contribution of Mohammad Nawaz and experienced Shoib Malik helped team reach total of 337 runs. Both scored half-century former scored 50-balls 53 while later scored at fast pace 37-balls 57 runs.
Where to watch Pakistan vs Ireland, 2nd ODI Match Live?
TV Channels: ESPN, OSN, Zee TV, Sky Sports Digital, Ten Sports, Fox Sports, SuperSport, Flow Sports and the Asian Television Network.
Online Streaming: SkySports.com
Live Score: Cricbuzz.com and ESPNcricinfo.com
What is the full squad of Ireland and Pakistan?
Pakistan full Squad: Azhar Ali (C), Sharjeel Khan, Muhammad Hafeez, Babar Azam, Sami Aslam, Shoaib Malik, Sarfraz Ahmed, Muhammad Rizwan, Muhammad Amir, Wahab Riaz, Imad Wasim, Yair Shah, Ali Hassan, Muhammad Nzwaz
Ireland full Squad:
Batsman: William Porterfield(c), John Anderson, Ed Joyce, Niall O’Brien, Gary Wilson
All-Rounders: Paul Stirling, Kevin O’Brien
Wicket-Keeper: Stuart Poynter
Bowlers: Peter Chase, Tim Murtagh, Andy McBrine, Barry McCarthy, Boyd Rankin, Craig Young
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