Cricket Betting Tips and Fantasy Cricket Match Predictions: Afghanistan vs Ireland 2021 - 3rd ODI
The 3rd ODI of the three-match series between Afghanistan and Ireland will be played at the Sheikh Zayed Stadium, Abu Dhabi in the UAE.
Afghanistan won the second match of the series by 7 wickets after winning the first one by 16 runs to take an unassailable 2-0 lead in the three-match series.
Rahmat Shah was the top scorer for Afghanistan in the last match with 103 runs off 109 deliveries at a strike rate of 94. He hit 10 fours and 2 sixes. Hashmatullah Shahidi scored a 100-ball 82.
Naveen-ul-Haq was the best bowler for Afghanistan in the match and picked up 4 wickets while conceding 42 runs from his 10 overs. Mujeeb Ur Rahman also bagged 3/46.
Paul Stirling was the top scorer for Ireland in the match with 128 runs off 132 deliveries at a strike rate of 96. He hit 12 fours and 4 sixes. Curtis Campher also scored 47.
Simi Singh was the best bowler for Ireland in the match and picked up one wicket while conceding 44 runs from his 8.2 overs. Andy McBrine also kept things tight, bowling at an economy of 4.80.
At the moment, Afghanistan look too good for their opponents and Ireland will have to play out of their skin to pull one back.
Let's have a look at the squads:
Afghanistan - Asghar Afghan (c), Rahmat Shah, Nawin-Ul-Haq, Hashmat Shahidi, Yamin Ahmadzai, Osman Ghani, Azmatullah Omarzai, Rahmanullah Gurbaz (wk), Sayed Ahmad Shirzad, Najib Zadran, Jawed Ahmadi, Rashid Khan, Mohammad Nabi, Gulbuddin Naib, Mujeeb Ur Rahman, Sharafuddin Ashraf
Ireland - Paul Stirling, Kevin O Brien, Andrew Balbirnie (c), Harry Tector, Lorcan Tucker (wk), Curtis Campher, Gareth Delany, Simi Singh, Andy McBrine, Barry McCarthy, Craig Young, Mark Adair, Shane Getkate, Joshua Little, Neil Rock, David Delany, James McCollum
Cricket Betting Tips and Match Predictions* - PrePlay
Who will win the toss? - Afghanistan
Who will win? – Afghanistan
Top Batsman (Runs Scored) – Rahmat Shah (Afghanistan), Paul Stirling (Ireland)
Top Bowler (Wickets taken) – Mujeeb Ur Rahman (Afghanistan), Andy McBrine (Ireland)
Most Sixes – Rahmanullah Gurbaz (Afghanistan), Paul Stirling (Ireland)
Man of the Match – Mujeeb Ur Rahman
Team Scores Batting first – Afghanistan 300+, Ireland 260+
Match Handicap Afghanistan
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*NB these predictions may be changed nearer the start of the match once the final starting teams have been announced and we will be running ‘In–Play’ features, so stay tuned.
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