After Afghanistan lost their first match of the ICC Men's T20 World Cup 2022 Super 12 stage by 5 wickets, their fixture against New Zealand was washed out and T20 odds site betway have Afghanistan favourites to win this one.
Ibrahim Zadran is the top run-scorer for Afghanistan with 32 runs at a strike rate of 100. He has struck one six and 3 fours. Usman Ghani has also made 30 runs at a strike rate of 100.
Mohammad Nabi has been the best bowler for Afghanistan and has picked up one wicket while bowling at an average of 16 and an economy rate of 5.33.
After Ireland lost their first match of the ICC Men's T20 World Cup 2022 Super 12 stage by 9 wickets, they pipped England in a rain-hit encounter.
Paul Stirling is the top run-scorer for Ireland with 122 runs at a strike rate of 131. He has struck 4 sixes and 12 fours. Curtis Campher has also made 119 runs at a strike rate of 172.
Josh Little has been the best bowler for Ireland and has picked up 6 wickets while bowling at an average of 24 and an economy rate of 7.68.
Afghanistan: Mohammad Nabi (c), Najibullah Zadran, Rahmanullah Gurbaz, Azmatullah Omarzai, Darwish Rasooli, Farid Ahmad Malik, Fazal Haq Farooqi, Hazratullah Zazai, Ibrahim Zadran, Mujeeb ur Rahman, Naveen ul Haq, Qais Ahmad, Rashid Khan, Salim Safi, Usman Ghani. Standby Players: Afsar Zazai, Sharafuddin Ashraf, Rahmat Shah, Gulbadin Naib.
Ireland: Andrew Balbirnie (c), Mark Adair, Curtis Campher, Gareth Delany, George Dockrell, Stephen Doheny, Fionn Hand, Josh Little, Barry McCarthy, Conor Olphert, Simi Singh, Paul Stirling, Harry Tector, Lorcan Tucker, Craig Young.
Cricket Betting Tips and Match Predictions* - PrePlay
Who will win the toss? - Afghanistan
Who will win? – Afghanistan
Top Batsman (Runs Scored) – Rahmanullah Gurbaz (Afghanistan), Curtis Campher (Ireland)
Top Bowler (Wickets taken) – Rashid Khan (Afghanistan), Josh Little (Ireland)
Most Sixes – Rahmanullah Gurbaz (Afghanistan), Curtis Campher (Ireland)
Player of the Match – Rashid Khan
Team Scores Batting first – Afghanistan 170+, Ireland 160+
Match Handicap Afghanistan
*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.