Sri Lanka vs Ireland T20 World Cup 2021 Today Match Prediction. The Lankans got off to an emotional launch after they defeated Namibia by seven lattices in their opening game on Monday. They’re the favourites to eclipse the Group A standings. Ireland, on the other hand, wrapped up a 7- gate palm over the Netherlands in their opening hassle. Astral bowling performances from Curtis Campher and Mark Adair helped Ireland to circumscribe the Netherlands for just 106 runs.
The Islanders sailed Namibia out for 96 after which Avishka Fernando and Bhanuka Rajapaksha took them home. Ireland, on the other hand, will be going into the game after thrashing the Netherlands by seven lattices on Monday. Curtis Campher was on top of his game as he picked up a chapeau- trick.
Match – Sri Lanka vs Ireland – Match 8
Venue – Sheikh Zayed Stadium, Abu Dhabi
Time – 07:30 PM IST, 02:00 PM GMT
Where to watch live – Star Sports Network
The pitch in Abu Dhabi hasn’t been a favourable bone for fur. The bowlers have mandated terms therefore far. Chasing has been easier. The batters need to gauge the conditions before going for shots on the up. A high-scoring game doesn’t feel to be on the cards.
Average score 101 (2 T20Is in Abu Dhabi in T20 World Cup 2021)
Record of Chasing brigades Won – 2, Lost – 0, Tied – 0
The temperature is anticipated to hang around 33 °C on the matchday with 66 moisture and 14 km/ hr wind speed. There are no chances of rush during the game.
Kusal Perera (wk), Pathum Nissanka, Dinesh Chandimal, Avishka Fernando, Bhanuka Rajapaksa, Dasun Shanaka (c), Chamika Karunaratne, Wanindu Hasaranga, Dushmantha Chameera, Maheesh Theekshana, Lahiru Kumara
Paul Stirling, Kevin O Brien, Andrew Balbirnie (c), Gareth Delany, Harry Tector, Curtis Campher, Neil Rock (wk), Simi Singh, Mark Adair, Benjamin White, Joshua Little
Kusal Perera (Sri Lanka)
Kusal Perera is someone, who can take a game down from the opposition with his audacious stroke- play in the powerplay. In the first match against Namibia, he started with two noble fours. But he got out to Ruben Trumpelmann while trying to go upstanding on the offside.
Probable Stylish bowler of the match
Wanindu Hasaranga (Sri Lanka)
Wanindu Hasaranga has tasted a lot of success in his short T20 career therefore far. In the former game against Namibia, the leg- incentive sailed well. The tweaker picked up two lattices of Craig Williams and Loftie-Eaton and gave down only 24 runs off four overs. Not to forget that Hasaranga can apply the willow to good effect with the club as well.
Today’s match prediction; Sri Lanka to win the match.