IRE vs SA Ireland created history by defeating South Africa for the 1st time in the ODIs. They are just one step away from winning the series. Completely dominating performances both with the bat and ball gave them a 43-run victory in the 2nd ODI. Veteran batter William Porterfield missed the 2nd ODI due a fractured finger, but he is likely to play in the 3rd ODI.IRE vs SAIreland created history by defeating South Africa for the 1st time in the ODIs. They are just one step away from winning the series. Completely dominating performances both with the bat and ball gave them a 43-run victory in the 2nd ODI. Veteran batter William Porterfield missed the 2nd ODI due a fractured finger, but he is likely to play in the 3rd ODI.
South African bowlers leaked many runs in the death overs and an inexperienced middle-order made them lose the 2nd ODI. They now find themselves under all sorts of pressure to win the 3rd ODI, so as to level the series 1-1. Quinton de Kock, who was rested for the first 2 ODIs, is expected to play in this match.
Ireland vs South Africa, 3rd ODI
Venue: The Village, Malahide, Dublin
Date & Time: 16th July at 3:15 PM IST and 10:45 AM local time
Live Streaming: Fancode
The ball is coming quite well onto the bat. Playing straight will give batters more chance of scoring runs on this wicket. Overall, it’s a good competitive surface and anything over 280 puts the team batting first in the driver’s seat.
Probable Playing XIs for IRE vs SA:
William Porterfield / Curtis Campher, Paul Stirling, Andrew Balbirnie (c), Harry Tector, George Dockrell, Lorcan Tucker (wk), Mark Adair, Simi Singh, Andrew McBrine, Josh Little, Craig Young
Janneman Malan, Aiden Markram, Temba Bavuma (c), Rassie Van der Dussen, David Miller, Kyle Verreynne / Quinton de Kock (wk), Andile Phehlukwayo, Kagiso Rabada, Keshav Maharaj, Lungi Ngidi / Anrich Nortje, Tabraiz Shamsi
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Top Picks for IRE vs SA Dream11 Match:
Top Picks – Batsman
Irish skipper Andrew Balbirnie is in sublime form at the moment. With one half-century and a century, he has scored 167 runs in this series at an average of 83.5.
Janneman Malan played some really good shots in the 2nd ODI and scored his second ODI half-century. He played a lose shot and got dismissed when he was well set on 84 runs.
Top Picks – All-Rounders
George Dockrell gave hosts a perfect finish to the innings in the 2nd ODI with some clean hitting at the death. He got out in the final ball of the innings, after scoring 45 runs from just 23 balls. With the ball, he picked up the important wicket of Janneman Malan.
Despite going for runs, Andile Phehlukwayo chipped in with two wickets in the 2nd ODI. If he can contribute with some runs with the bat, it will surely make him a perfect all-rounder for this format.
Top Picks – Bowlers
Andrew McBrine is providing breakthroughs at crucial intervals. He picked up 2 wickets at an important stage of the match in the 2nd ODI. He can be utilized as a batter up the order as well.
Top Picks – Wicketkeepers
Kyle Verreynne is likely to be backed to play in the 3rd ODI. He has played only 6 ODI matches, but has scored 176 runs in 5 innings at an average of 35.2, with the highest score of 62.
IRE vs SA Must Picks for Dream11 Fantasy Cricket:
|Player||Statistics (This Series)||Dream11 Points|
|Andrew Balbirnie||167 runs||207|
|Paul Stirling||40 runs||49|
|George Dockrell||46 runs and one wicket||102|
|Janneman Malan||84 runs||111|
|Rassie Van der Dussen||49 runs||67|
Suggested Playing XI No.1 for IRE vs SA Dream11 Fantasy Cricket:
Kyle Verreynne, Paul Stirling, Rassie Van der Dussen, Andrew Balbirnie (vc), Harry Tector, Janneman Malan (c), George Dockrell, Andile Phehlukwayo, Andrew McBrine, Tabraiz Shamsi, Josh Little