Yet another big battle of ODI cricket between Afghanistan and Ireland is scheduled to be witnessed on Thursday, 21st January 2021 at Sheikh Zayed Stadium, Abu Dhabi. Afghanistan is playing their first ODI after 2019 and Ireland played really well in their last ODI game. This going to be yet another tough match for both the team.
Afghanistan Reviews: Their last ODI was played in November 2019 against West Indies where they were beaten in all three ODI matches played in that series. The match to be played on January 21 will be lead by Asghar Afghan. A total of 126 ODI matches has been played by Afghanistan so far in which they won 59 matches while lost 63 matches. Their one match was a tie and three ended with no result. Afghanistan have won 13 matches against Ireland and lost 13 matches. Afghanistan has more experience than Ireland.
Players to watch in Afghanistan squad: Asghar Afghan (c), Rahmat Shah, Naveen-ul-Haq, Hashmatullah Shahidi, Yamin Ahmadzai, Usman Ghani, Azmatullah Omarzai, Rahmanullah Gurbaz (wk), Sayed Shirzad, Najibullah Zadran, Javed Ahmadi, Rashid Khan, Mohammad Nabi, Gulbadin Naib, Mujeeb Ur Rahman, Sharafuddin Ashraf.
Ireland Reviews: The recent match played by Ireland was against UAE which was a tie. The team would be led by Andrew Balbirnie during the series. A total of 161 ODI International matches has been played by Ireland right now from which they have won 69 matches and lost 81 matches. Eight matches were ended with no result and three matches were tied.
Players to watch in Ireland squad: Andrew Balbirnie (c), Mark Adair, Curtis Campher, David Delany, Gareth Delany, Joshua Little, Andy McBrine, Barry McCarthy, James McCollum, Kevin O Brien, Neil Rock, Simi Singh, Paul Stirling, Harry Tector, Lorcan Tucker (wk), Craig Young.
Team Prediction: Even though Afghanistan is playing after a log time, it is predicted that Afghanistan would win the match over Ireland. It is so as Afghanistan team has more experienced players when compared to Ireland. The recent performance of Rashid Khan in BBL T20 was very well and he is in good form. Also, Afghanistan’s bowling unit looks stronger than Ireland. For these reasons, the winning of Afghanistan is predicted in this match.
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