IRE vs NEP Match Prediction & Betting Tips - Jul 04, 2023

IRE vs NEP Match Prediction - Jul 04, 2023

After having had a disappointing world cup qualifier competition, either Nepal or Ireland will finally have something to celebrate later tomorrow. In the 7th place playoffs, these two teams will collide at Queens Sports Club, in Bulawayo, Zimbabwe. Before the match day let's take a close look at the pitch report, weather report, and betting tips for this game. Both these outfits have had to endure a terrible time in the qualifiers and they will not be competing in the one-day international world cup to be played later in India. Nepal did beat UAE in the playoff semi-final game while reaching the 7th place final.

Ireland vs Nepal Head-To-Head

The Nepal and Ireland teams have never played against one another in the one-day international format. Therefore, there is no head-to-head record available for this matchup.

Ireland vs Nepal Live Streaming and Broadcast

Cricket viewers from Ireland can watch the live coverage of this game on Sky Sports Cricket. This matchup will be available for Indian and Nepalese fans on Disney+ Hotstar and FanCode apps and sites via live streaming. There is no TV telecast of the game available for Indian cricket enthusiasts.


IRE vs NEP Team Previews


The Irish team succeeded in winning the 7th place playoff semi-final against the team USA by a handsome margin of 6 wickets. Ireland bowled first in this game and managed to restrict the USA batters to 196 runs. The leading wicket-taker for Ireland in this match was Craig Young who picked up 3 scalps in the innings. Barry McCarthy, Andy McBrine, and Mark Adair also did a good job with the ball picking up 2 wickets each. During the chase, the Irish batters were in good nick and made the chase appear easy.

The star batsman for Ireland was once again Paul Stirling who scored 58 runs from 45 balls. The good performance from the Ireland bowling attack will be a major positive to have come out of this match. Ireland will look to keep up this form against Nepal. Some of the key players for Ireland are Barry McCarthy, Mark Adair, Andy McBrine, and Craig Young. In the 7th place playoff against the USA, the Ireland team managed to bowl out the USA squad for a small total of 196 runs. Ireland easily chased the total down within 34.2 overs for the loss of 4 wickets.

The Irish team registered a win with 94 balls and 6 wickets to spare. Craig Young was declared the player of the match for his 3-fer for 35 runs. Many other bowlers did a great supporting job with Mark Adair, Barry McCarthy, and Andy McBrine all picking up 2 wickets each. The Ireland top-order batting was dominant in their efforts. McBrine scored 35 from 53 balls, Andy Balbirnie scored 45 from 58 balls. But the real star of the chase was Paul Stirling who hit 58 runs from 45 balls with 9 fours and 2 sixes.


Ireland Playing 11

Paul Stirling, Andy McBrine, Andrew Balbirnie, Harry Tector, Lorcan Tucker, Curtis Campher, George Dockrell, Gareth Delany, Mark Adair, Barry McCarthy, Craig Young.


The Nepal team played their 7th-place playoff game against UAE and won it by a margin of 3 wickets. They bowled first in the game and picked up regular wickets to get the UAE batting order out for a meager total of 181 runs. The Nepal batsmen then chased the set target of 181 runs in 43.2 overs for the loss of 7 wickets. The main bowlers for Nepal were Sandeep Lamichhane and Karan KC as they picked up three wickets apiece in the game. This chase for Nepal was not as simple as it could have been.

This game between Nepal and Ireland went right down the wire. Although Nepal ended up losing 7 wickets during the chase, they succeeded in their efforts. The leading run-getter for Nepal in this match was Dipendra Singh Airee who scored 85 runs from 79 balls for his country. The key players for Nepal were Karan KC, Dipendra Singh Airee, and Sandeep Lamichhane. Dipendra Singh Airee was well supported by Sandeep Lamichhane who came into bat at number 9 position and scored 23 runs from 37 balls to get Nepal across the line.<br /> The UAE team batted first and saw many of their batters scoring runs at the top of the order.

Batsmen such as Aryansh Sharma, Vriitya Aravind, and Rohan Mustafa ensured that the UAE team reached a good total while batting first. Muhammad Jawaullah was the most successful bowler for Nepal picking up 3 wickets for 46 runs. Several other bowlers chipped in with wickets to ensure that there was not a huge target to defend in the game. Some useful all-rounders are playing in this match for Nepal such as Rohit Paudel, Dipendra Singh Airee, and Kushal Malla.


Nepal Playing 11

Kushal Bhurtel, Arjun Saud, Gyanendra Malla, Rohit Kumar Paudel, Bhim Sharki, Kushal Malla, Dipendra Singh Airee, Gulsan Jha, Karan KC, Sandeep Lamichhane, Kishore Mahato.

IRE vs NEP Toss Prediction

If you look at the records of teams in the one-day international matches at this venue, you will find the teams batting second winning more matches than those batting first. So, the skipper winning the toss in this one-day international might wish to bowl first.

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

Pitch and Conditions

This match between Nepal and Ireland will be played at the Takashinga Sports Club in Harare, Zimbabwe. The wicket at the Harare venue is not too ideal for batsmen. As many as 167 one-day matches have been played at this ground and no team has succeeded in scoring more than 350 runs. The average run rate on this wicket has been 4.76. Any score in the region of 250 runs will be an at-par score.

The temperatures during the match at Harare will be close to 24 degrees. There is not too much chance of getting showers during the match. You can expect a full and competitive game of cricket here. If there are overcast conditions, you can expect the speedsters to get some swing from the track.


IRE vs NEP Betting Tips

It is likely to be a hard-fought affair and it may get to be a close contest as well. Both these outfits will be looking to get their hands on the winner's trophy. But looking at the form of the current players you can expect Ireland to win this game by beating Nepal.

Today Match Prediction

Ireland To Win the Match, 1.41

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Who will win IRE vs NEP

Ireland 78.26% (54)
Nepal 21.74% (15)
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