IRE vs SA Today Match Prediction 1st T20I, Cricket Betting Tips, 19th June

IRE vs SA Today Match Prediction 1st T20I, Cricket Betting Tips, 19th June

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  • Match: Ireland vs South Africa (IRE vs SA)
  • Date- 19th June 2021
  • Match Format- 1st T20
  • Venue- Malahide, Dublin
  • Time- 8:30 PM (IST)
  • Weather Overcast- Sunny and pleasant, no rain,14℃

IRE vs SA, 1st T20I General Online Betting Odds

Ireland – 4.70

South Africa – 1.16

IRE vs SA Betting Odds Comparison, 1st T20I

Betting Sites Odds For IRE vs. SAIRE (Odds)SA(Odds)
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IRE vs. SA Today Match Prediction, 1st T20, 19th July 2021

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Ireland surprised everyone in the ODI series with their strong performance. They won the 2nd ODI against the odds and recorded their 1st ever win against South Africa in any format. Coming into the T20 series, they would be much more confident now. Their batting lineup looked solid against world-class pacers of South Africa. They would be hoping to continue in the same fashion in the T20 series.

Ireland bowling was the reason they won 2nd ODI, and eyes will be again on Simi Singh and Joshua Little. Their captain Andrew Balbirine will hope that senior players like Paul Stirling would deliver after the failed ODI series. Eyes will be on Kevin O’Brian also as he recently announced retirement from ODI cricket but will be playing T20 cricket. So fans would be hoping to see some magic from him. Ireland is playing bilateral series against South Africa for the 1st time in their history. They hope to do something memorable in this series.

  • Ireland is playing their first T20 match since March 6, 2020.
  • Paul Stirling is the leading run-scorer for Ireland in T20Is with 2124 runs.
  • George Dockrell bowling average is 21.36

Top Batsmen For Ireland

  • PR Stirling– 2124 runs in 77 innings, 29.91 average
  • KJ O’Brien-1672 runs in 89 innings, 21.16 average
  • A Balbirnie– 945 runs in 39 innings, 25.54 average

Top Bowler For Ireland

  • GH Dockrell      76 wickets in 77 matches, 21.36 average
  • KJ O’Brien         68 wickets in 96 matches, 19.55 average
  • CA Young           27 wickets in 32 matches, 27.77 average

South Africa

South Africa is again starting as a favorite in the T20 series. They are coming off a huge series win against T20 champions West Indies. They are full of confidence but might not want to repeat the same mistake as in the ODI series. They lost the 2nd ODI match in the series, which became a point of criticism for them. Although they outclassed Ireland in the last ODI, there are still questions on their ruthlessness in T20 format.

South Africa is flying high in T20I after beating mighty West Indies in their backyard. Tabraiz Shamsi is arguably the best T20 bowler at the moment. The world no. 1 ranked bowler has looked unplayable at times, and in the last series, his economy was 4.00 at an average of 11.43. His stats are outrageous, and South Africa will hope that he will continue his form and helps them to win their 1st T20 World Cup title later this year. Quinton de Kock is again the star batsman for them, and after scoring a century in the last ODI, he will be hungry for more.

  • Quinton de Kock scored 255 runs in the last series against West Indies, including 3 50s.
  • Tabraiz Shamsi economy in 2021 T20Is is 5.36
  • David Miller’s strike rate is just 121.40 away from home.

Top Batsmen For South Africa

  • Q de Kock-1558 runs in 52 innings, 33.14 average
  • David Miller– 1536 runs in 74 innings, 30.11 average
  • Rassie van der Dussen– 725 runs in 24 inning, 38.15 average

Top Bowler For South Africa

  • Tabraiz Shamsi– 38 wickets in 37 matches, 25.05 average
  •  Kagiso Rabada-38 wickets in 31 matches, 26.02 average
  •  L Ngidi– 33 wickets in 21 matches, 20.42 average

Venue Stats:

Match Venue      The Village, Dublin
Total matches14
Matches won batting first5
Matches won bowling first9
Average 1st Inns scores159
Average 2nd Inns scores140
The highest total recorded252/3 (20 Ov) by SCO vs NED
The lowest total recorded70/10 (12.3 Ov) by IRE vs IND
The highest score chased194/6 (17.4 Ov) by IRE vs SCO
The lowest score defended129/8 (20 Ov) by HK vs IRE

Weather Report

The weather is predicted to be perfect for cricket on match day.There will be good clear sunshine with no chances of rain. Since it is an afternoon game, the weather will not affect the match that much.

  • Rain: 5%
  • Humidity 74%
  • Wind speed: 15 km/h.
  • Temperature- 14-21 Degree Celsius

Pitch Report

This will be the last match on Dublin’s ground on this tour. Dublin pitch played good in all matches so far. Bowlers and batters were always in the game,  but batters always had an edge due to the dimensions of the ground. In the last ODI, South Africa scored 330+ runs. In T20Is, also we expect the pitch to play good and it can be another run-fest.

IRE vs SA 1st T20 Match, Today Match Prediction

Let’s check out the crucial playing 11 for today’s game and the Prediction for this match.

IRE Playing 11

Andrew Balbirnie (c), Paul Stirling, Harry Tector, George Dockrell, Kevin O Brien,  Shane Getkate, Lorcan Tucker (wk), Simi Singh, Mark Adair, Craig Young, Joshua Little

Wicket-keeper: Lorcan Tucker (wk)

Batsmen: Andrew Balbirnie (c), Paul Stirling, Harry Tector, Shane Getkate 

All-rounders:  Kevin O Brien, Simi Sing, George Dockrell

Bowlers: Mark Adair, Craig Young, Joshua Little

SA Playing 11

Temba Bavuma (c), Quinton de Kock (wk), Aiden Markram , Rassie van der Dussen, Heinrich Klaasen, David Miller, Andile Phehlukwayo, Bjorn Fortuin, Kagiso Rabada, Anrich Nortje, Tabraiz Shamsi

Wicket-keeper: Quinton de Kock (wk)

Batsmen: Aiden Markram, Heinrich Klaasen, Temba Bavuma (c), Rassie van der Dussen, David Miller

All-rounders: Andile Phehlukwayo

Bowlers: Bjorn Fortuin, Kagiso Rabada, Anrich Nortje, Tabraiz Shamsi

IRE vs SA – Who will win the match, Today Match Prediction:

South Africa is expected to win the match against Ireland

KhelTalk experts feel that South Africa will win against Ireland. After the shock result in the 2nd ODI, South Africa came hard at Ireland in the 3rd ODI. South Africa will not take Ireland lightly again. Most South African players are in a rich vein of form, and the series win against West Indies has given them their winning formula. We expect South Africa to win this match quite comprehensively, given the ability of their side.

Top Batsman from Ireland – Paul Stirling (Odds- 3.50)

Irish opening batsman Paul Stirling had a  dream start to this year. He is the top scorer of ODI in 2021 with 586 runs. Although the ODI series didn’t go according to his plan, he scored 51 runs from 3 innings. He got the starts but threw his wicket away. He would want to convert these starts and score big in the T20I series. Ireland would be hoping to get runs from their premier batsmen. He had a successful stint of PSL with Islamabad this year, so confidence will be high. He is our top pick for a batsman from Ireland based on his form this year.

Top Batsman from South Africa – Quinton de Kock (Odds- 3.00)

Quinton de Kock is one of the best opening batsmen at the moment. He has looked in magnificent touch in recent times. He was the top scorer of the last T20 series against the West Indies. His game has improved a lot against spin bowlers due to IPL, which has transformed his batting. He was always good against seamers, but improvement in gameplay against spin has put him in the elite panel. He scored 503 runs in 2020 IPL and was the main reason behind their win in the tournament. His recent form has made him an automatic selection in everyone’s fantasy team.

Top Bowler from Ireland – Craig Young (Odds- 4.00)

Craig Young is the right-arm fast bowler, and he was the pick of the bowler for Ireland in the ODI series but was unlucky to only pick two wickets due to drop catches. He relies on the swing, and the Dublin pitch is tailor-made for him. He will look to give Ireland early breakthroughs. He knows how to exploit Irish pitches. Indeed, he is the biggest threat for South African batters in initial overs. He is one of the best Irish bowlers at the moment and our pick for best bowler from the Ireland team.

Top Bowler from South Africa  – Kagiso Rabada (Odds- 3.50)

Kagiso Rabada is one of the most lethal bowlers in the world. The 2021 IPL was not his best season. He leaked runs at 8.32 economy, which is expensive looking at his previous years. After the IPL, he has looked good in recent times. He picked 7 wickets at an average of 24 on the West Indies tour. On this tour also he has looked good. This is a good sign for South Africa, considering he is their premier bowler. In this T20 series, he will look to break his lean patch in T20 cricket and come back to lethal form. Kagiso Rabada is a proven player, and you can’t look beyond him as a top bowler.

Jasvinder Singh
I am Jasvinder Singh, a content specialist editor at Kheltalk, who is a sports enthusiast. I try to cover every cricket game being played on the planet. For me, sports is not limited to just writing but also playing it on the field as well.
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