- Match: Ireland vs South Africa (IRE vs SA)
- Date-3rd August 2022
- Match Format- T20I
- Venue- County Ground, Bristol
- Time- 11 PM (IST)
- Weather- Partly Cloudy (17 degrees Celsius)
Ireland vs South Africa (IRE vs SA) Today Match Prediction Preview:
Welcome to the IRE vs SA Today Prediction curated by Kheltalk cricket experts. Ireland will now face South Africa in the T20I series 2022 on 3 August 2022 in Bristol. Keep on reading for more information on the IRE vs SA game.
South Africa will meet Ireland in a couple of T20I matches starting from Wednesday. South Africa had defeated England in their last series. The team came back from 0-1 to take the series 2-1. They defeated England by 90 runs in the series decider. Tabraiz Shamsi was the star of the game with a five-fer, and Reeza Hendricks was named the player of the series for his 180 runs in three matches.
Meanwhile, Ireland will enter this series after losing to New Zealand in a three-match T20I series. The team also lost the series against India prior to the New Zealand series.
Top Batsmen for IRE vs SA
Harry Tector- 9 Matches, 249 runs, 139.88 strike rate
Paul Stirling- 10 Matches, 234 runs, 125.13 strike rate
Rassie van der Dussen- 7 Matches, 213 runs, 129.87 strike rate
Reeza Hendricks- 8 Matches, 213 runs, 141.05 strike rate
Top Bowlers for IRE vs SA
Josh Little- 10 Matches, 18 wickets, 7.64 economy rate
Craig Young- 9 Matches, 14 wickets, 7.91 economy rate
Tabraiz Shamsi- 9 Matches, 13 wickets, 8.52 economy rate
Lungi Ngidi-9 Matches, 11 wickets, 6.53 economy rate
IRE vs SA Today Match Prediction Scenarios
Scenario 1- If SA bats first
- First Innings score prediction- SA is expected to score 170
- Result prediction- SA is likely to win by 40 runs
Scenario 2- If IRE bats first
- First Innings score prediction- IRE is expected to score 140
- Result prediction- SA will win the match by 4 wickets.
IRE vs SA Today Match Prediction, T20I series 2022, Who Will Win the Match?
South Africa to win
On paper, South Africa looks like a dominant team compared to Ireland. They have recently taken down the mighty England team and are in impressive form right now. Meanwhile, Ireland might not have won matches in a recent couple of series but they did put up a good fight. The scorecard might suggest otherwise but the team did have their moments. We shall not ignore their chances here even though it is minimum as we all know that the momentum shifts quickly in this format.
Team Update/Players Availability/Injury News
- Kagiso Rabada has been ruled out of the series because of an Ankle injury.
- Craig Young is unavailable for the selection
IRE vs SA Probable Playing 11
IRE playing 11
Andy Balbirnie, Paul Stirling, Gareth Delany, Harry Tector, Curtis Campher, George Dockrell, Lorcan Tucker (wk), Mark Adair, Barry McCarthy, G Hume, Josh Little
SA Playing 11
Keshav Maharaj, Quinton de Kock, Tabraiz Shamsi, Rassie van der Dussen, Reeza Hendricks, Heinrich Klaasen, Janneman Malan, Aiden Markram, David Miller, Lungi Ngidi, Anrich Nortje.
Squad for IRE vs SA, T20I series 2022
Andy Balbirnie, Paul Stirling, George Dockrell, G Hume, Barry McCarthy, Andy McBrine, Mark Adair, Stephen Doheny, Josh Little, Harry Tector, Lorcan Tucker, Curtis Campher, Gareth Delany, and Fionn Hand
Keshav Maharaj, Quinton de Kock, Tabraiz Shamsi, Rassie van der Dussen, Lizaad Williams, Khaya Zondo, Kyle Verreynne, Reeza Hendricks, Marco Jansen, Heinrich Klaasen, Janneman Malan, Aiden Markram, David Miller, Lungi Ngidi, Andile Phehlukwayo, Dwaine Pretorius, Anrich Nortje.