Ireland vs South Africa T20I series 2021 – 1st T20I

Ireland vs South Africa T20I series 2021

1st T20I:

First T20I of the series of 3 T20I matches between Ireland and South Africa is going to be played at the Village, Malahide, Dublin on July 19th 2021.

Ireland vs South Africa History:

Overall:

Series:

This is going to be the first bilateral series between the teams.

Last 5 (completed) series results of Ireland against South Africa are – – – – -.

Matches:

This is going to be the first match between the teams.

Last 5 (completed) match results of Ireland against South Africa are – – – – -.

Ireland Backyard:

Series:

This is going to be the first bilateral series between the teams.

Last 5 (completed) series results of Ireland against South Africa are – – – – -.

Matches:

On the soil of Ireland, the teams faced each other for the first time.

Last 5 (completed) match results of Ireland against South Africa are – – – – -.

Points and Rankings:

The series is the comparison between the twelfth rank (Ireland) and sixth rank (South Africa) team. The host is 57 points behind the visitors.

The Home Team:

In case, the host will win the series by 3-nil, then the host will earn 14 points and 1 rank in the position, but in case of losing the series with 3 defeats, then the team will lose 1 point with 1 position down. 

If the team will lose the series with the margin of 2 defeats, then the team will lose 1 point without having an impact in the position. In case of winning the series with the winning margin of 2, the team will earn 9 points and 1 rank in the position.

If the team will lose the series with the margin of 1 defeat, then the team will earn 0 to 4 points with either staying on the current rank or improving 1 rank in the position. In case of winning the series with the winning margin of 1, the team will  either earn 5 to 9 points and 1 rank in the ranking table. 

Drawing the series will help the team to earn 4 points and 1 rank in the ranking.

Last 5 (completed) match results of Ireland are W*LLLW.

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The Visiting Team:

In case, the visiting team will win the series by 3-nil, then the team will earn 1 point without having impact in the ranking table, but in case of losing the series with 3 defeats, then the team will lose 11 points and 2 ranks in the position. 

If the team will lose the series with the margin of 2 defeats, then the team will lose 7 points without impact in the rankings. In case of winning the series with the winning margin of 2, the team will earn 1 point without having an impact in the position. 

If the team will lose the series with the margin of 1 defeat, then the team will lose 4 to 7 points without impacting the position. In case of winning the series with the winning margin of 1, the team will lose 0 to 3 points without impacting the position. 

Drawing the series will cause the team to lose 3 points with unaffected ranking.

Last 5 (completed) match results of South Africa are WLWWL.

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The First Outing:

The result of the match will impact the team’s points, as if the result will go in favor of the host then both the team will earn 5 points and 1 rank in the position, whereas the opponent will lose 4 points without impacting in the position. On the other hand, in case of a reverse result, Both the teams will neither gain nor lose either the points or rankings.

Venue Weather:

Weather forecast of Dublin shows the weather would be sunny throughout the match. There is an extremely less chance of rain, as the precipitation percentage would be between 5% to 9%. The temperature would be between 18 – 20 Celsius. The wind would be between 8 – 12 km/h. The wind and the temperature would decrease gradually.

The Village, Malahide, Dublin

Toss and Pitch:

Team preferred to field first after winning the toss in 8 games out of 18 played games, and the selection didn’t favor the team, as the teams won thrice and lost 5 times. 3 matches were called off without a ball (abandoned) and 2 matches were cancelled.

Last 5 (completed) match results at the venue, when the team chose to field first, are LLLLW.

On the other hand, the teams, who chose to bat first, never won, yet and lost all 5 games.

Last 5 (completed) match results at the venue, when the team chose to bat first, are LLLLL.

Overall, thrice the teams won the toss, won the matches and lost 10 times.

Last 5 (completed) match results at the venue, while winning the toss, are LLLLL.

Particularly, for Ireland, the team won the toss 4 times in 7 games and the team never won, yet and lost 4 times.

Last 5 (completed) match results of Ireland at the venue, while winning the toss, are LLLL -.

Last 5 (completed) match results of Ireland at the venue, while losing the toss, are WWL – -.

The first batting team won the match 5 times. Whereas, the teams, who batted second, won the match 8 times.

Last 5 (completed) match results at the venue, while the team bat first, are WLLLW.

Score:

The lowest defended total was 129 runs in 2015, and the highest successful chase was 194 runs in 2019.

The first inning lowest total was 93 runs in 2015 and the highest total was 252 runs in 2019. For the second inning, the lowest total was 70 runs in 2018 and the highest was 194 runs in 2019.

The batting average of the first innings is 21.97 and 24.57 is for the second innings.

T20I History Between the Teams at the Venue:

Both the teams never faced each other at the venue. The upcoming encounter will be the first between the teams.

Last 5 (completed) match results of Ireland against South Africa at the venue are – – – – -.

Teams’ T20I History at Venue:

The home side has an extremely poor record at the venue, and the team won just twice and lost 5 times out of 7 encounters. Whereas, the visiting team will play the first outings.

Last 5 (completed) match results of Ireland at the venue are WLWLL.

Last 5 (completed) match results of South Africa at the venue are – – – – -.

Tentative XI for both the Teams:

Ireland:

The home side would go with 3 pacers, as the team has 3 all-rounders, 2 with pace and 1 with spin, a batting and a bowling all-rounders, both with spin.

Ireland Eleven: P. Stirling, K. O’Brien, A. Balbirnie, H. Tector, G. Dockrell, L. Tucker, S. Getkate, S. Singh, B. McCarthy, J. Little, C. Young

South Africa:

The visiting team would like to go with 3 pacers and 1 spinner combination, as the team has 2 all-rounders, 1 with spin and 1 with pace.

South Africa Eleven: Q. de Kock, T. Bavuma, A. Markram, R. van der Dussen, D. Miller, W. Mulder, G. Linde, K. Rabada, A. Nortje, L. Ngidi, T. Shamsi

*Notes: the result of the most recent match is at the left.

*Notes: D means draw in “last five series results”.

*Notes: “*” means the match was tied but the match was resulted through one over eliminator.