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Cricket Betting Tips and Match Prediction -T20I Ireland v India Today

Cricket Betting Tips and Match Prediction -T20I Ireland v India Today

Ireland take on India in the first of the two match series of T20I today. This will be India’s 100th T20I and Ireland’s 66th and India will be favourites to win both matches. However, over the years, there have been many a favourite, in different sports, that have been tripped up when visiting the Emerald Isle!

Let’s take a look at some of the stats from the two countries and the player squads

Match Details

June 27 - Ireland v India, 1st T20I

Venue – Malahide, Dublin

Time - 4pm BST

Ireland - Gary Wilson (Captain), Andrew Balbirnie, Peter Chase, George Dockrell, Josh Little, Andrew McBrine, Kevin O’Brien, William Porterfield, Stuart Poynter, Boyd Rankin, James Shannon, Simi Singh, Paul Stirling, Stuart Thompson

India Touring Squad T20 and ODI - Virat Kohli (Captain), Shikhar Dhawan, Rohit Sharma, KL Rahul, Shreyas Iyer, Suresh Raina, MS Dhoni (wicket-keeper), Dinesh Karthik, Yuzvendra Chahal, Kuldeep Yadav, Washington Sundar, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Jasprit Bumrah, Hardik Pandya, Siddarth Kaul, Umesh Yadav



T20I  Played       99                                         

T20I  Won           62                                         

T20I  Lost            35                                                    

Most Career Runs Virat Kohli        1,983                    

Best Bat Average Virat Kohli         50.85   

Best Bowling Stats      Y S Chahal  6-25


Highest Team Score      260-5  v Sri Lanka            

Lowest Team Score      74 v Australia     

Highest Run Chase    211-4  v Sri Lanka

Average Runs per Over    8.18      


T20I Played     65                                         

T20I  Won        27                                          

T20I  Lost        31                                                                       

Most  Runs Paul Stirling    1,151                                   

Best Bat Average      Paul Stirling    26.77      

Best Bowling  Stats    Alex Cusack  4-11                                             

Highest Team Score      225-7 v Afghanistan    

Lowest Team Score       68 v West Indies              

Highest Run Chase  164-7  v Zimbabwe          

Average Runs per Over    7.25                                                  


Match Prediction and Cricket Betting Tips

Looking at the stats, India are favourites to win this first match. However, if Ireland are going to win a match, it will be this one (the first one) and the odds will be better for them on that. I think Ireland could upset the odds here. Now let’s have a look at where the value might be on performance cricket betting tips.


Score 200+ (if batting first)

Highest Individual Score – Shikhar Dhawan, Rohit Sharma

Most wickets – Hardik Pandya, Siddarth Kaul

Most Sixes – MS Dhoni


Ireland *

Score 160+ (if batting first)

Highest Individual Score – Kevin O’Brien, Paul Stirling

Most wickets – George Dockrell, Boyd Rankin

Most Sixes – Paul Stirling


Time: 4.00 pm start



The weather in Dublin this afternoon is set to be sunny and 23-25C


*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 soon, so stay tuned. Make your match prediction below.

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