Match 20 | ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup Qualifier 2023 | Bulawayo Athletic Club
The ICC CWC Qualifier 2023 will have its last group match where Ireland (IRE) and the United Arab Emirates (UAE), who have already been eliminated, will be playing for their first win of the tournament. The match will be held at the Bulawayo Athletic Club, Bulawayo, on June 27 at 12:30 p.m. IST. Both teams have lost all their three games and are out of the competition for Super 6. However, they will aim to end the tournament on a high and secure their first win in the last game.
When: Tue 27 June, 09:00 (local) | Tue 27 June, 15:00 (CST)
Where: Match 20, ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup Qualifier 2023 | Bulawayo Athletic Club
Pitch and Weather Report: The pitch at the Bulawayo Athletic Club, where Ireland and the United Arab Emirates will play their last game in the ICC CWC Qualifier 2023, can provide opportunities for both bowlers and batsmen. Bowlers can take advantage of the initial conditions, while batsmen will have to play cautiously before attempting to score big. In the four games played at this venue in the tournament, two were won by teams that batted first, and two were won by teams that chased. The weather forecast for the match predicts a maximum temperature of 24°C and a humidity level of 31 percent. It will be a sunny day with little cloud cover and no chance of rain. The wind speed is expected to be moderate at 11 km/h.
Head To Head: Prior to this match, the two teams have faced each other eight times in 50-over cricket. In all of these encounters, Ireland has been the dominant team, winning seven matches while UAE has managed to win only one.
Ireland Probable XIs: Paul Stirling, Andy McBrine, Andrew Balbirnie (captain), Harry Tector, Lorcan Tucker (wicketkeeper), Curtis Campher, George Dockrell, Gareth Delany, Mark Adair, Barry McCarthy, Joshua Little
United Arab Emirates Probable XIs: Muhammad Waseem (captain), Rohan Mustafa, Vriitya Aravind, Aryansh Sharma (wicketkeeper), Asif Khan, Basil Hameed, Ali Naseer, Aayan Afzal Khan, Karthik Meiyappan, Zahoor Khan, Junaid Siddique