Ireland will be hosting Afghanistan in the second game of the T20 series at Stormont on the 11th of August. Will Ireland get a healthy lead in the series or will Afghanistan bounce back and level up the series?Get Your Registration Bonus!
Ireland has finally won a game in the fourth consecutive series they have played in the summer. They were outstanding in the first game and defeated Afghanistan in all departments. Bowlers restricted the opponents to a manageable target and then batters achieved the target without any trouble. Andrew Balbirnie and Lorcan Tucker managed the run chase scoring fifty runs each. Ireland would want to replicate the performance and get a good lead in the series.
Ireland Predicted Lineup
Paul Stirling, Andrew Balbirnie, Andy McBrine, Harry Tractor, Gareth Delany, Curtis Campher, Lorcan Tucker, George Dockrell, Mark Adair, Barry McCarthy, Joshua Little.
Afghanistan struggled a lot in the first game of the series. Despite Usman Ghani's 59 runs off 42 balls, Afghanistan was not able to string together a respectable total. The spin duo of Rashid Khan and Mujeeb Ur Rahman were not able to have the same impact that was expected of them. Nabi the captain of Afghanistan felt that they were 15-20 runs short of the good score. Afghanistan will be looking to rectify its mistake and go over the line in the second game of the series.
Afghanistan Predicted Lineup
Hazratullah Zazai, Ibrahim Zadran, Rahmanullah Gurbaz, Najibullah Zadran, Sharafuddin Ashraf, Mohammad Nabi, Azmatullah Omarzai, Rashid Khan, Mujeeb Ur Rehman, Fazalhaq Farooqi, Noor Ahmad/ Karim Janat.
Expert betting tips
Ireland is a more balanced side going into the game and with home advantage we are expecting them to win the second game of the series. Expect a lot of runs on this ground but we can see Rashid Khan's influence in the game.
- Team 1 Wins for 2.58;
- W2 After First 6 Overs (2Way) for 1.725;
- Total Over 321.5 for 1.995