IRE vs PNG: The 1st match of the ICC World T20 Warm Up will be played between Ireland and Papua New Guinea on 12th October at the Sheikh Zayed Stadium.
Ireland has played five T20I matches against Papua New Guinea, where they while Papua New Guinea was unable to win even a single match out of their recent two T20I games.
Here are the match details, pitch report, probable playing 11, squads, player records/stats, updates and dream11 predictions and fantasy cricket tips for Match 1 of the VCA T20, 2021.
IRE vs PNG Match Details
- Match: Ireland vs Papua New Guinea, Match 1
- Date: Tuesday, October 12, 2021
- Time: 3:30 PM (IST)
- Venue: Sheikh Zayed Stadium, Abu Dhabi
IRE vs PNG Pitch Report
The surface is good for the bowlers who have variations and change-ups. We can expect a good match with the two teams coming head to head in a close contest, but the team batting first will hold an advantage. Batting might be difficult.
IRE vs PNG Probable Playing XI
Ireland Playing XI
Andrew Balbirnie (C), Lorcan Tucker (WK), Shane Getkate, Harry Tector, Mark Adair, Kevin O’Brien, George Dockrell, Simi Singh, Andy McBrine, Barry McCarthy, Paul Stirling.
Papua New Guinea Playing XI
Assad Vala (C), Simon Atai (WK), Damien Ravu, Norman Vanua, Hiri Hiri, Kabua Morea, Gaudi Toka, Jason Kila, Tony Ura, Nosaina Pokana, Bese Bau.
Average First Innings Score
The average first innings score at this venue in the last 5 matches played is 155 runs.
Record of Chasing Team
Based on the last 5 matches —
- Matches Won: 3
- Matches Lost: 2
- No Result/Abandoned: 0
IRE vs PNG Player Record/Stats (Top 5)
|Paul Stirling||2489 Runs|
|Kevin O’brien||1936 Runs & 106 Wickets|
|Curtis Campher||40 Runs & 3 Wickets|
|Assad Vala||391 Runs & 19 Wickets|
|Charles Amini||419 Runs & 21 Wickets|
IRE vs PNG Captaincy Picks
- Paul Stirling
- Kevin O’brien
- Assad Vala
IRE vs PNG Dream11 Fantasy Team Prediction
Fantasy Team Suggestion 1
- Wicket-Keeper: Kiplin Doriga
- Batsmen: Paul Stirling, Kevin O’brien, Tony Ura, Andy Balbirnie
- All-Rounders: Charles Amini, Assad Vala, Curtis Campher
- Bowlers: Joshua Little, Chad Soper, Andy McBrine
- Captain: Paul Stirling
- Vice-Captain: Assad Vala
Fantasy Team Suggestion 2
- Wicket-Keeper: Lorcan Tucker
- Batsmen: Paul Stirling, Kevin O’brien, Tony Ura
- All-Rounders: Charles Amini, Assad Vala, Curtis Campher, Simi Singh
- Bowlers: Joshua Little, Nosaina Pokana, Mark Adair
- Captain: Kevin O’brien
- Vice-Captain: Curtis Campher
Probable Winner Of The Match
Papua New Guinea is expected to win this match.
Disclaimer: This team is based on the understanding, analysis, and instinct of the author. While selecting your team for the fantasy game please consider the points mentioned and make your own decision at the time of making your team.