SL vs. IRE Match Overview June 25, 2023, ICC World Cup Qualifier
It will be Sri Lanka vs Ireland this June 25, 2023, at the Harare Sports Club, cricket fans around the world will tune in to watch the exciting match between Sri Lanka (SL) and Ireland (IRE) in the ICC World Cup Qualifier. This match will be a highly anticipated one as both teams are vying for final two spots in the CWC.
Since the two sides did not face off against one another in the Cricket World Cup Super League, the interesting meeting between Sri Lanka and Ireland in Group B of the Qualifier is all the more enticing. The two competed in two test matches in Galle. But it’s crucial to remember that the tour was originally intended for two ODIs, which were replaced by the second test.
Sri Lanka had the advantage in the red-ball series, but this clash is more competitive due to Ireland’s superiority in limited overs cricket and the neutral venue of Bulawayo.
Here is the current points table for the two competing teams for this match:
|Matches Played||SL won||IRE won||Tie||No result|
Despite a low-scoring match between Oman and Sri Lanka, which the latter won by 10 wickets, the wicket is still good enough to bat on. On this surface, the spinners have more support, so the hitters must be more careful during middle overs.
As this match’s best performances and best player is yet to be announced, here are the names that you need to watch out for:
|Batters to Watch Out For||Bowlers to Watch Out For|
|Harry Tector, IRE|
10 M • 342 Runs • 48.85 Avg • 94.47 SR
|Mark Adair, IRE|
10 M • 17 Wkts • 5.60 Econ • 28.94 SR
|George Dockrell, IRE10 M • 312 Runs • 62.40 Avg • 103.65 SR||Graham Hume, IRE|
8 M • 12 Wkts • 5.62 Econ • 29 SR
|Pathum Nissanka, SL8 M • 364 Runs • 52 Avg • 87.08 SR||Wanindu Hasaranga, SL9 M • 17 Wkts • 4.45 Econ • 25.64 SR|
|Dimuth Karunaratne, SL5 M • 225 Runs • 75 Avg • 103.21 SR||Lahiru Kumara, SL|
8 M • 15 Wkts • 5.52 Econ • 24.20 SR
Sri Lanka vs Ireland Match Prediction
*The prediction for the match was that it would be a close call. However, given the recent table points, it would be likely that Sri Lanka will emerge as the winning team.
Probable Playing XI
As the match is still to happen on the 25th of June, cricket fans need to stand by to see who will win this match. Though predictions have been made, only the players’ readiness and time will tell.
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