After clinching a staggering win over Zimbabwe, West Indies are all set to take on the Irish for today's T20 world cup match. This encounter is scheduled to be the 11th match of the tournament. After claiming victory in each of their previous match-ups, the duo would be aiming to keep their streak going.
Here are the match details:
- Match Date and Time: 21st October 2022, 9:30 AM IST
- Venue: Blundstone Arena, Bellerive, Australia
- Tournament: ICC T20 World Cup 2022
Ireland vs West Indies- Previews and Betting Tips
Ireland had a very disappointing start to the tournament, with a loss in their opening game. However, they walked in with their held high and walked out the same way after an astonishing victory over Scotland. Being asked to bowl first, Scotland’s Michael Jones smashed a swashbuckling 55-ball 86 to help put up a huge total of 176/5. Curtis Campher was the pick of the bowlers with 2/9.
In reply, the Irish came out all guns blazing. It was Curtis Campher who, with his unbeaten 32-ball 72, got his side over the line with one over to spare. Alongside him was right-handed batter George Dockrell who contributed efficiently and remained unbeaten on 39 off 27 balls.
After facing three disappointing defeats on a trot, the Windies finally bagged a win against Zimbabwe. However, the win was hard-fought as Zimbabwe made it a tad bit difficult for the men of the Caribbean. When choosing to bat first, West Indies stumbled on numerous occasions and lost wickets at crucial intervals. Especially the run out of Johnson Charles, who top-scored for the Windies with 45 off 36 balls. Regardless, cameos from Rovman Powell (28) and Akeal Hosein (23*) helped the West Indies get to a fighting total of 153/7.
While defending, the Windies started poorly, giving away 18 runs in the very first over. However, Alzarri Joseph stepped in and bagged a marvelous 4/16. Alongside him joined Jason Holder, who, with his exceptional figures of 3/12, helped his side bundle out Zimbabwe for 122. Thus, helped the Windies win the match by 31 runs.
Today's T20 world cup match is expected to be filled with adrenaline. We predict the West Indies will win this encounter with past head-to-head stats and recent form. To place high-winning bets, ensure to keep track of the weather and pitch conditions as they are highly influential. Check out bets during the live streaming, as you get plenty of different bets and odds like no other. Remember, doing your research is important.
The mighty Irish are pumped and all set to take on the former world champions. The two teams have had equal dominance over the other in the past few years. In the past five games, the teams have won two matches each, while one has been declared with No result.
Ireland has been excellent with the bat against the Windies, and here are some of the players to look out for in this battle. Paul Stirling is known as a T20 specialist, and he scored a blistering 95 against the same side in their last meeting back in 2020. Apart from that, in their recent 10 games, Lorcan Tucker and George Dockrell have been in sublime form. They scored 263 and 260 runs, respectively, and will come in handy with the bat. On the other hand, Curtis Campher looks to be in great touch with the bat and keeps providing wickets at regular intervals. As for the bowlers, Josh Little and Mark Adair have claimed 15 & 11 wickets, respectively, in their recent 10 games.
Squad: Andrew Balbirnie (c), Mark Adair, Curtis Campher, Gareth Delany, George Dockrell, Josh Little, Barry McCarthy, Paul Stirling, Harry Tector, Lorcan Tucker, Simi Singh.
The former champions have finally gathered some momentum. They have the firepower they need with the bat but need to work as a team to click and get the runs on the board. Rovman Powell is one player to look out for with the bat. He scored 180 runs in the past 10 innings and can hit the ball out of the park. Meanwhile, Alzarri Joseph is the new savior of the Windies team in the bowling department. Courtesy of his recent 4/16, he has 13 scalps under his belt in just 7 games.
Squad: Nicholas Pooran (c), Rovman Powell, Johnson Charles, Obed McCoy, Jason Holder, Akeal Hosein, Alzarri Joseph, Brandon King, Evin Lewis, Raymon Reifer, Odean Smith
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Pitch and weather Conditions
There’s slight precipitation to be expected on the match day, which can affect the gameplay. Humidity is expected to be around 68%, with temperatures fluctuating around 22 degrees.
The Blundstone Arena, also known as the Bellerive Oval, is known as a batting paradise where batsmen get the worth for their shots. Although teams prefer to chase on this venue after winning the toss as in the past, this ground has been very successful for the team’s batting second.
Ireland vs West Indies: Betting Tips
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