Ireland and United Arab Emirates are set to lock horns in the final group-stage game of the ICC Cricket World Cup Qualifiers 2023. The Bulawayo Athletic Club in Bulawayo will host this encounter on Tuesday (June 27).
Ireland have missed out on a spot at the ICC Cricket World Cup 2023 as they have suffered disappointing losses in all of their games so far. With three consecutive losses, the Irish are currently fourth in the Group B points table with a net run rate of -1.007.
Bowling first, Mark Adair bowled a tight spell and picked up four important wickets at an economy of 4.7. However, he lacked support from the other end as Ireland conceded a mammoth total of 325 runs in 50 overs. In response, all the batters failed to make an impact with the bat as the team got all out for just 192 runs in 31 overs.
UAE, on the other hand, have also been knocked out of the tournament following their disappointing run in the tournament. They are currently languishing at the bottom of the Group B points table with a net run rate of -2.071.
Bowling first, Junaid Siddique bowled an economical spell and picked up three wickets as UAE restricted Scotland to a total of 282/8 in 50 overs on a good batting surface.
However, none of the batters managed to convert their starts into big knocks as the team got bundled for 171 runs in 35.3 overs and suffered their third consecutive defeat of the tournament.
Ireland vs UAE Head-to-Head
Ireland holds a superior head-to-head record against UAE as they have won seven of the eight games played between both teams in ODIs. UAE have managed to win only once.
Ireland Won - 7
UAE Won - 1
No Result - 0
Ireland vs UAE Match Details
Match: Ireland vs UAE, ICC World Cup 2023 Qualifiers
Date and Time: June 27, Tuesday, 12:30 pm IST
Venue: Bulawayo Athletic Club, Bulawayo
Ireland vs UAE Pitch Report
The pitch at Bulawayo Athletic Club offers a neutral surface with a bit of help for everyone. There will be some lateral movement available for the quick bowlers with the new ball, while the spinners are expected to generate some turn and bounce in the middle overs.
Both teams might prefer chasing in this game with the average first-innings score at the venue being 275-290.
Ireland vs UAE Weather Forecast
There are no chances of rain in Bulawayo as of now. The temperatures are expected to hover around the 24 degrees Celsius mark with the humidity in the 30s.
Ireland vs UAE Probable XIs
Ireland vs UAE Match Prediction
After losing three games on the Trott, both teams have failed to secure a place in the super six round of the tournament. However, the Irish team are expected to end the tournament with a win as they got a bit more experienced side as compared to the United Arab Emirates.
Prediction: Ireland to win this match
Ireland vs UAE Live streaming details and channel list
TV: Star Sports Network
Live Streaming: Disney+ Hotstar, FanCode
Poll : Who will win the match?