AFG vs IRE Match Prediction & Betting Tips - Feb 28, 2024

Afghanistan vs. Ireland Head-To-Head

The Afghanistan and Ireland teams have played against each other in the test match format just once before this. The Afghanistan team won that game easily with seven wickets to spare. This game was played way back in 2019.

Afghanistan vs Ireland Live Streaming and Broadcast

The Afghanistan vs. Ireland game will not be available on TV for Indian cricket lovers. However, they can enjoy the contest using the live streaming medium with the FanCode website and app.

The Ireland and Afghanistan teams will play the solitary test match of the current series in Abu Dhabi. This test featuring Afghanistan vs. Ireland will be played at Sheikh Zayed Stadium in Abu Dhabi, UAE from 28th February onwards. Let's closely examine the betting tips, match prediction, and pitch report for this contest in this post.


AFG vs IRE Team Previews


The Afghanistan test match outfit played their last test against Sri Lanka. This game was played earlier in the month, and Afghanistan lost to Sri Lanka by a solid margin of ten wickets. If you look at the recent record of batters playing for Afghanistan, you will find Rahmat Shah leading the batting charts with 184 runs from his last four innings with an average of 46.00. Ibrahim Zadran has also contributed 120 runs in his previous four innings for Afghanistan. Nasir Jamal has also scored 82 runs in his last four innings.

Nijat Masood will lead the Afghanistan bowling attack. He has picked up seven wickets from his last four innings with an average of 34.71. Naveen Zadran has picked up four wickets from his previous two innings with an average of 28.25. The left-arm wrist spinner Zahir Khan has picked up three wickets from his last two innings and will be a threat again in this encounter. These are the batters and bowlers the Afghanistan management will turn to to get them crucial wickets and runs in this test.

Afghanistan Playing 11

Ibrahim Zadran, Noor Ali Zadran, Rahmat Shah, Hashmatullah Shahidi, Nasir Jamal, Rahmanullah Gurbaz, Karim Janat, Zia ur Rehman, Nijat Masood, Naveed Zadran, Zahir Khan.


The Ireland team has an even worse recent record in test matches. They have lost all their last five test matches. The last game they played in this format was against England. The Ireland team lost this game by a margin of ten wickets. Lorcan Tucker has led the batting charts for Ireland in the last year. They have scored 351 runs from their last eight innings with an average of 43.87. Harry Tector scored 336 runs from his previous eight innings with an average of 42.00. 

The left-handed batter Andy McBrine scored 258 runs from his last eight innings with an average of 36.85. The top bowler for Ireland in the previous year has been Andy McBrine. He has picked up eleven victims from his last five innings for Ireland. The right-arm fast-medium bowler Mark Adair has also picked up four wickets from his last five innings. Ben White is another bowler to watch out for. He has picked up four wickets from his previous four innings. These are the top bowlers and top batters for this contest for Ireland.

Ireland Playing 11

Peter Moor, Andrew Balbirnie, Curtis Campher, Harry Tector, Paul Stirling, Lorcan Tucker, Mark Adair, Andy McBrine, Barry McCarthy, Theo van Woerkom, Craig Young.

AFG vs IRE Toss Prediction

The venue for this contest between Ireland and Afghanistan is Sheikh Zayed Stadium in Abu Dhabi. This track is well-known for being batting-friendly. You can pretty much expect the skipper that wins the toss to bat first here. 

Read our guide on toss predictions to learn how we analyze and come up with our tips.

Pitch and Conditions

This Abu Dhabi wicket is a high-scoring one. But as the game progresses, we will have spinners coming to the fore. It will be better for the skipper to bat first after winning the toss and take advantage of the wicket, offering help to the spinners later. 

We are expecting nice and sunny conditions for this test. The weather will be clear and calm during this contest. The temperatures during the test match will hover close to 20 degrees. It is possible to get showers during this contest, but it is unlikely to affect the game too much.

AFG vs IRE Betting Tips

Both these teams are heading into this game on the back of an atrocious record in tests in the recent games. However, the Afghanistan team will be more attuned to the conditions on offer as they are playing close to their home conditions. S, we will bet with Afghanistan to win this contest.

Bonus Cricket Bets

  1. 10CRIC


    Lorcan Tucker to arise as the top batter for Ireland.



Lorcan Tucker is batting well for Ireland in test matches, especially in the recent ones. You can bet on him to emerge as Ireland's top batter in this game.

  1. 10CRIC


    Zahir Khan to appear as the top bowler for Afghanistan.



Zahir Khan has bowled well for Afghans in recent games. You can expect him to become the top bower here for Afghanistan.

  1. 1xBet


    Ireland to win the toss.



There is no reason why Ireland will win the toss. They may get lucky, that's all.

  1. Rajabets


    Rahmat Shah to score over 40 runs in the game.



Rahmat Shah is the in-form batter for Afghanistan. You can expect him to score over 40 runs in Afghanistan's first inning.

  1. Rajabets


    Andy Balbirnie to score a fifty in this Ireland first inning.



The Irish captain is in good form of late for Ireland. You can bet on him to score a half-century in this contest.

Today Match Prediction

Afghanistan To Win the Match, 1.32

Bet Tip Here

Who will win AFG vs IRE

Afghanistan 78.85% (41)
Ireland 21.15% (11)
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