Ireland vs Scotland, 3rd T20I Tri-Series, Jun 16: Match Preview & Prediction

Irish team comprises players like Boyd RankinKevin O Brien,  Paul StirlingGeorge DockrellCraig YoungJames ShannonAndrew BalbirnieStuart PoynterStuart ThompsonPeter ChaseBarry McCarthy, and Simi Singh.

On the other hand, the Scottish side has the likes of Richie BerringtonKyle Coetzer Calum MacLeodAlasdair EvansSafyaan SharifCraig WallaceMatthew CrossMichael LeaskChris SoleMark WattStu WhittinghamGeorge MunseyBradley WhealDylan BudgeHamza Tahir. Both teams are well-matched and balanced. Hence, it will be a treat to see which one comes up on top.

Match Preview

Gary Wilson will be captaining the Ireland team from behind the stumps. Kyle Coetzer is the captain of Scotland. The other team members whom you can expect to play well are George Munsey, Bradley Wheel, Mark Watt, Safyaan Sharif from Scottish team

Scotland will be expecting George Dockrell, Craig Young, Andrew, and Peter Chase to perform under the strategic captaincy of Gary Wilson, as William Porterfield stepped down. Wilson has tons of experience at a player and captain. The Sportpark Het Schootsveld has hosted a few ODIs, but you can expect the pitch will be slightly different for the T20I matches.

Match Prediction

Looking at both the teams, Ireland team has a strong bowling side which means that the Irish team might surprise Scotland. However, both the teams have good bowling and batting strengths. Here are some reasons why Ireland will win the 3rd match of the T20I Tri-Series:

  • Excellent bowling strength

  • Gary Wilson’s captaincy

  • Graham Ford’s excellent coaching

  • William Porterfield is an outstanding batsman and will surely score the best

  • Being an all-rounder, you can expect the best game from Paul Stirling

  • Craig Young with his outstanding bowling skills will be a key wicket-taker

  • You can also expect memorable performance from Stuart Thompson, Peter Chase and Stuart Poynter.


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