Cricket Betting Tips and Fantasy Cricket Match Predictions: Ireland vs South Africa 2021 - 3rd ODI
The 3rd ODI of the three-match series between Ireland and South Africa will be played at The Village, Dublin.
After the 1st ODI was washed out, Ireland won the 2nd one comfortably on the back of Andrew Balbirnie and Harry Tector's powerful knocks to take an unassailable lead in the series.
Despite Graeme McCarter, Barry McCarthy, Graham Kennedy and William Porterfield waiting in the wings, Ireland are expected to be unchanged.
Andrew Balbirnie is the top run-scorer for Ireland with 167 runs at a strike rate of 85. He has struck 16 fours and 2 sixes. Harry Tector has also made 104 runs at a strike rate of 108.
Andy McBrine has been the best bowler for Ireland and has picked up 3 wickets while bowling at an average of 17 and an economy rate of 4.85.
South Africa have Quinton de Kock, Lizaad Williams, Dwaine Pretorius, Beuran Hendricks, Reeza Hendricks, George Linde, Heinrich Klaasen, Bjorn Fortuin and Lungi Ngidi to pick from. de Kock will return in place of Kyle Verreynne.
Janneman Malan is the top run-scorer for South Africa with 84 runs at a strike rate of 87. He has struck 7 fours and 4 sixes. Rassie van der Dussen has also made 49 runs at a strike rate of 70.
Kagiso Rabada has been the best bowler for South Africa and has picked up 3 wickets while bowling at an average of 33 and an economy rate of 5.50.
Let's have a look at the probable playing XIs:
Ireland - Andrew Balbirnie (c), Paul Stirling, Andy McBrine, Harry Tector, George Dockrell, Curtis Campher, Lorcan Tucker (wk), Simi Singh, Mark Adair, Craig Young, Joshua Little
South Africa - Quinton de Kock (wk), Aiden Markram, Janneman Malan, Temba Bavuma (c), Rassie van der Dussen, David Miller, Andile Phehlukwayo, Keshav Maharaj, Kagiso Rabada, Anrich Nortje, Tabraiz Shamsi
Cricket Betting Tips and Match Predictions*
Who will win the toss? - South Africa
Who will win? – South Africa
Top Batsman (Runs Scored) – Andrew Balbirnie (Ireland), Rassie van der Dussen (South Africa)
Top Bowler (Wickets taken) – Andy McBrine (Ireland), Tabraiz Shamsi (South Africa)
Most Sixes – Paul Stirling (Ireland), Rassie van der Dussen (South Africa)
Player of the Match – Rassie van der Dussen
Team Scores Batting first - Ireland 280+, South Africa 300+
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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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