ENG vs IRE Match Prediction & Betting Tips - Sep 26, 2023
The English team succeeded in winning the 2nd one-day international against Ireland. This has allowed them to take a 1-0 lead in the bilateral series between the two countries. The hosts will be keen to win the 3rd game and seal a series win over Ireland. They beat Ireland by a margin of 48 runs in the 2nd game and as a result, they will be confident of a repeat performance. The first match of the series was abandoned due to rain. The Irish team struggled during their stint in the field in the last match. They will be hoping for a better showing in the game to try and level the series at one game apiece.
The men's team of Ireland has an atrocious record against England men. They have succeeded in beating the hosts just a couple of times in the past and have never succeeded in winning a match against higher-ranked outfits in the recent past. The English batting on the other hand appears to be in good touch. England will be looking to use the momentum that is with them at the moment and register a clean sweep in the series.
England vs Ireland Head-To-Head
Even though England and Ireland are neighbors, these teams have played only a few games against each other. But several games out of those played turned out to be closely contested affairs. If you look at the head-to-head record between the two teams, you will find that out of the 14 games played between the two teams England managed to win 11 while Ireland succeeded in winning 2. One of the games was abandoned.
England vs Ireland Live Streaming and Broadcast
You can watch the live broadcast of the match between Ireland and India on Sony Sports Network in India. The live streaming of this game will also be available for Indian cricket enthusiasts via SonyLiv and FanCode apps and websites. Cricket fans in England can view this game between Ireland and England on TV through Sky Sports Main Event and Sky Sports Cricket. The live streaming of this game will be available by using the SkyGo website and app.
ENG vs IRE Team Previews
The English team led by their new captain Zak Crawley put up a terrific show of batsmanship in their last match to register a win by a margin of 48 runs. Batting first in this game, the hosts put up a massive total of 334 runs on the board. Englishmen are close to yet another series win against the Irish. Zak Crawley will be expecting his wards to keep up the good work and take a series win against Ireland by winning the 3rd game. Will Jacks came close to a hundred in this match but missed out in the end.
Zaks will be keen to provide England with another terrific start together with Phillip Salt. The middle order of English innings will be anchored by the skipper Zak Crawley. He will be looking to add runs together with Sam Hain and Ben Duckett. England has a deep batting order and they bat right down the order. You can expect contributions from the likes of Brydon Carse, Rehan Ahmed, and Jamie Smith. The English bowling attack on the other hand was not as dominant as their batters. But some good spells were bowled by the likes of George Scrimshaw and Matthew Potts.
Brydon Chase bowled well for England in their middle overs and the team management will be hoping for a similar line and length with Rehan Ahmed. This bowling attack completes with the presence of Will Jacks and Tom Hartley in their attack. Several good all-rounders are playing on this team such as Brydon Carse, Will Jacks, Rehan Ahmed, and the wicketkeeper batters such as Phil Salt, Tom Kohler-Cadmore, and Jamie Smith. England batters were in top form in the second ODI when they piled up 334 runs for the loss of 8 wickets.
England Playing 11
Philip Salt, Will Jacks, Zak Crawley, Ben Duckett, Sam Hain, Jamie Smith, Brydon Carse, Rehan Ahmed, Tom Hartley, Luke Wood, Matthew Potts.
The Irish team led by Paul Stirling will have to do unbelievably well to stage a comeback in the only game available from the series. Their bowlers were hammered all around the park in the second ODI between the two countries. There were some positives for Ireland from that match though. Stirling will be happy with all the batting efforts put in by their lower middle order. However, the Ireland captain will be keen to get more effort from his teammates and their top-order batting during the third and last match of the series.
The most experienced batters from the Ireland team are Paul Stirling and Andrew Balbirnie. They will have to provide a positive start to the Ireland team in this match-up. Several batters such as Harry Tector, Lorcan Tucker, and Curtis Campher got starts in their last contest. But now they will have to convert these starts into bigger scores. Barry McCarthy, Craig Young, and George Dockrell will add depth to the batting order. The Irish bowling attack will have to be on its toes all the time and any diversion from line and length can go for a lot of runs.
The Ireland team will be looking for a good showing from the likes of Joshua Little and Mark Adair with their new ball. The Englishmen will come hard at them for sure in the last one-day game. The middle overs are usually manned by the likes of McCarthy and Craig Young. They will need to bowl well during their spell. The Ireland team will also be expecting good performances from the support bowlers such as Dockrell and Andy McBrine. There are several good all-rounders in the Irish ranks as well such as Paul Stirling, Mark Adair, Gareth Delany, and Andy McBrine.
Ireland Playing 11
Paul Stirling, Andrew Balbirnie, Curtis Campher, Harry Tector, Lorcan Tucker, George Dockrell, Mark Adair, Theo van Woerkom, Barry McCarthy, Craig Young, Joshua Little.
ENG vs IRE Toss Prediction
The wicket on offer here at the venue of County Ground in Bristol, England will be a difficult one to bat on especially in the early overs when there is dew on the track. Most of the teams that played here in the past won matches while batting first. Any team winning the toss in the match will not hesitate in batting first and they will look to put up a big score on the board.
Read our guide on toss predictions to learn how we analyze and come up with our tips.
Pitch and Conditions
This venue in Bristol is a terrific batting surface and the wicket does not offer too much help to the bowlers. Most batters playing here have succeeded in enjoying their stint with the bat on this surface. The main reason for this is that the ball comes onto the bat nicely. Faster bowlers can get the ball to move around during their earlier overs. The spinners might not enjoy these conditions too much as there is not too much help for the spinners here. Any team batting first will look to target 300 runs on this surface. We are likely to get overcast conditions for this game in Bristol.
ENG vs IRE Betting Tips
The Irish bowling attack did not come off in good stead in their last game against a powerful yet inexperienced English batting order. They will have to pull up their socks in this match to challenge the hosts and have any hopes of leveling the series. The English batters are in good form and they are playing at home. We will bet with England to win this encounter.
Bonus Cricket Bets
The England top-order batting has a lot of meat in it. You can expect them to score over 26 runs from their first 5 overs.
As described earlier, England has a lot of depth in their batting order. You can expect them to score over 64 runs from their first 10 overs.
Harry Tector is an important batter for Ireland. He scored a useful 39 in the last game against England. You can bet on him to score over 27 runs again in this encounter.