WCT20 2021 – 8th match between Sri Lanka and Ireland

Sri Lanka vs Ireland WCT20 2021

8th T20I:

Eighth match of the tournament between Sri Lanka and Ireland is going to be played at Sheikh Zayed Cricket Stadium, Abu Dhabi on October 20th 2021.

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Sri Lanka vs Ireland History:

Overall:

Matches:

The teams met with each other once in the format. Sri Lanka won the outing.

The most consecutive winning streak for Sri Lanka against Ireland was 1 T20I in 2009.

The longest unbeaten streak for Sri Lanka against Ireland was 1 T20I in 2009.

The most consecutive winning streak for Ireland against Sri Lanka was 0 T20I, yet.

The longest unbeaten streak for Ireland against Sri Lanka was 0 T20I, yet.

Last 5 (completed) match results of Sri Lanka against Ireland are W – – – -.

World Cup History:

Matches:

The teams met with each other once in the format. Sri Lanka won the outing.

The most consecutive winning streak for Sri Lanka against Ireland was 1 T20I in 2009.

The longest unbeaten streak for Sri Lanka against Ireland was 1 T20I in 2009.

The most consecutive winning streak for Ireland against Sri Lanka was 0 T20I, yet.

The longest unbeaten streak for Ireland against Sri Lanka was 0 T20I, yet.

Last 5 (completed) match results of Sri Lanka against Ireland are W – – – -.

Points and Rankings:

The match is the comparison between the tenth rank (Sri Lanka) and thirteenth rank (Ireland) teams. Sri Lanka is 42 points ahead of Ireland.

Sri Lanka:

T20I:

The team played 142 T20Is. Out of them, the team won 64 times and lost 74 times. 2 games resulted in a tie and 2 matches were called off without any result.

T20I in WCT20:

The team played 32 T20Is. Out of them, the team won 23 times and lost 9 times.

Last 5 (completed) match results of Sri Lanka are WLLLW.

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Ireland:

T20I:

The team played 112 T20Is. Out of them, the team won 48 times and lost 55 times. 2 games resulted in a tie and 7 matches were called off without any result.

T20I in WCT20:

The team played 16 T20I. The team won 4 times and lost 9 encounters. 3 matches were called off without any result.

Last 5 (completed) match results of Ireland are WLLWL.

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The Outing:

The result of the match will impact the team’s points, as if the result will go in favor of Sri Lanka, then both the sides will neither gain nor lose either the points or the ranks. On the other hand, in case of a reverse result, the winning team will gain 3 points and 1 rank in the rankings, and the opposite team will lose 4 points without any impact in the rankings.

Venue Weather:

Weather forecast of Abu Dhabi shows the weather would be mostly clear in the beginning of the game and then clear till the end of the match. The precipitation percentage would be between 1% to 2%. So, there would be almost no chance of rain, as of now The temperature would be 31 Celsius. The wind would be between 11 to 16 km/h. The speed of wind would Decrease gradually and the temperature would be steady throughout the game.

Sheikh Zayed Cricket Stadium

Toss and Pitch:

Team preferred to bat first after winning the toss in 24 games out of 51 outings, and the selection didn’t favor the teams, as the teams won 11 times and lost 13 times.

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

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On the other hand, the teams, who chose to field first, won 15 times and lost 12 times.

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

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Overall, 26 times the teams won the toss, won the matches and lost 25 times.

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

The first batting team won the match 23 times. Whereas, the teams, who batted second, won the match 28 times.

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

Score:

The lowest defended total was 129 runs in 2012, and the highest successful chase was 165 runs in 2015.

The first inning lowest total was 66 runs in 2019 and the highest total was 225 runs in 2013. For the second inning, the lowest total was 89 runs (completed innings) in 2018 and the highest was 166 runs in 2013, in 2015 and in 2021.

The batting average of the first innings is 19.81 and 23.28 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 Sri Lanka against Ireland at the venue are – – – – -.

Teams’ T20I History at Venue:

Sri Lanka:

The team has a very poor record at the venue, and the team won 1 time and lost 3 times in 4 outings.

Last 5 (completed) match results of Sri Lanka at the venue are WLLL -.

Ireland:

The team has a pretty good record at the venue, as the team won 6 times and lost 4 times in 10 outings.

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

Tentative XI for both the Teams:

Sri Lanka:

The side would like to go with the winning combination.

Sri Lanka Eleven: P. Nissanka, K. Parera, D. Chandimal, A. Fernando, B. Rajapaksa, D. Shanaka, C. Karunaratne, W. Hasaranga, D.Chameera, M. Theekshana, L. Kumara 

Ireland:

The team would like to go with the winning XI.

Ireland Eleven: P. Stirling, K. O’Brien, A. Balbirnie, G. Delany, C. Campher, H. Tector, N. Rock, S. Singh, M. Adair, J. Little, B. White

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

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