The 2nd ODI between England and Ireland will be played on Saturday, September 23 at Trent Bridge, Nottingham.
The first ODI match between these two sides was abandoned without a ball being bowled due to rain. England is riding a wave of success, having recently defeated New Zealand 3-1 in their four-match series. They are poised to extend their winning streak against Ireland, gearing up for the 2023 World Cup, starting October 5 in India.
Ireland, on the other hand, suffered a 2-0 defeat in their recent three-match T20I series against India. They will be eager to regroup and bounce back stronger in this series. However, it will not be an easy task against the star-studded side of England. All in all, an exciting ODI contest beckons at Nottingham on Saturday.
Meanwhile, before we dive into the excitement of the game, let’s take a look at the pitch report, pitch stats, and ground records of Trent Bridge, Nottingham:
ENG vs IRE 2nd ODI: Trent Bridge, Nottingham, Pitch Report
The pitch at Trent Bridge, Nottingham, is known for being a batting paradise, offering batters the perfect platform to launch into big shots from the outset. This ground has hosted several high-scoring white-ball matches in the past, and we’re in for another high-scoring affair this Saturday. Given the track record favouring chasing teams, the toss winner is likely to choose to bowl first.
ENG vs IRE 2nd ODI: Trent Bridge, Nottingham, Pitch Stats
- Total matches: 52
- Matches won batting first: 21
- Matches won bowling first: 28
- Average 1st Inns scores: 249
- Average 2nd Inns scores: 218
- Highest total recorded: 481/6 (50 Ov) by ENG vs AUS
- Lowest total recorded: 83/10 (23 Ov) by RSA vs ENG
- Highest score chased: 350/3 (44 Ov) by ENG vs NZ
- Lowest score defended: 195/9 (50 Ov) by WI vs ENG
ENG vs IRE 2nd ODI, Nottingham Weather Report
Saturday’s weather outlook for Nottingham shows partly cloudy skies with a minimal 10% chance of rain. Expect moderately high humidity at around 60%, complemented by a gentle breeze blowing at approximately 15 kmph. The temperature is anticipated to hover around 17 degrees Celsius.