Ireland vs South Africa T20I series 2021 – 3rd T20I

Ireland vs South Africa T20I series 2021

3rd T20I:

Third and last T20I of the series of 3 T20I matches between Ireland and South Africa is going to be played at Civil Service Cricket Club, Stormont, Belfast on July 24th 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:

The teams completed 2 meeting in the shortest format of cricket, till date. The host is searching for the first win, whereas the opponent won both the outings.

The most consecutive winning streak for Ireland against South Africa was 0 T20I, yet.

The longest unbeaten streak for Ireland against South Africa was 0 T20I, yet.

The most consecutive winning streak for South Africa against Ireland was 2 T20I in 2021.

The longest unbeaten streak for South Africa against Ireland was 2 T20I in 2021.

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

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 just twice. Out of them, Ireland won 0 times and lost twice.

The most consecutive winning streak for Ireland against South Africa in Ireland was 0 T20I, yet.

The longest unbeaten streak for Ireland against South Africa in Ireland was 0 T20I, yet.

The most consecutive winning streak for South Africa against Ireland in Ireland was 2 T20I in 2021.

The longest unbeaten streak for South Africa against Ireland in Ireland was 2 T20I in 2021.

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

Ireland vs South Africa T20I series 2021 – 2nd T20I

Points and Rankings:

The series is the comparison between the twelfth rank (Ireland) and sixth rank (South Africa) team. The host is 59 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 LLW*LL.

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 WWWLW.

The Third Outing:

The result of the match will impact the team’s points, as if the result will go in favor of the host then the home team will earn 4 points without having an impact in the position, whereas the opponent will lose 4 points and, as well, without impacting in the position. On the other hand, in case of a reverse result, the visiting team will neither gain nor lose either the points or the rankings, whereas, the home team will not lose any point but lose a rank in the table.

Venue Weather:

Weather forecast of Belfast shows the weather would be partly cloudy to mostly sunny throughout the match. There is almost no chance of rain, as the precipitation percentage would be between 0% to 3%. The temperature would be between 20 – 23 Celsius. The wind would be between 6 – 21 km/h. The wind and the temperature would decrease gradually.

Civil Service Cricket Club, Stormont, Belfat

Toss and Pitch:

Team preferred to field first after winning the toss in 9 games out of 19 games, and the selection favored the teams, as the teams won 6 times and lost twice. 1 match was called off without a ball (abandoned) and 1 match was concluded. without any result.

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

On the other hand, the teams, who chose to bat first, won thrice and lost 6 games.

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

Overall, 9 times the teams won the toss, won the matches and lost 8 times.

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

Particularly, for Ireland, the team won the toss 7 times in 10 games and the team won thrice and lost thrice, as well. 1 encounter was concluded without any result.

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

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

The home team, last time, won the match after losing the toss in 2008.

The first batting team won the match 5 times. Whereas, the teams, who batted second, won the match 12 times.

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

Score:

The lowest defended total was 43 runs (according to RR(4.77)) in 2008, and the highest successful chase was 141 runs in 2012.

The first inning lowest total was 53 runs in 2015 and the highest total was 190 runs in 2012. For the second inning, the lowest total was 41 runs (completed inning (RR was 4.55)) in 2008 and the highest was 145 runs in 2012.

The batting average of the first innings is 13.26 and 17.89 is for the second innings.

T20I History Between the Teams at the Venue:

Both the teams faced each other once at the venue. The home team is searching for the first win, whereas the visiting team won the encounter..

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

Teams’ T20I History at Venue:

The home side has an average record at the venue, and the team won 4 times and lost 5 times out of 10 outings. Whereas, the visiting team won once and never lost, yet.

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

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

Tentative XI for both the Teams:

Ireland:

The home side would go with unchanged XI despite the defeat.

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

South Africa:

The visiting team would like to try G. Linde in place of B. Fortuin and A. Nortje in place of L. Ngidi

South Africa Eleven: Q. de Kock, T. Bavuma, J. Malan, A. Markram, R. van der Dussen, D. Miller, W. Mulder, G. Linde, B. Hendricks, A. Nortje, 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.