IRE vs NZ Match Preview:
Ireland (IRE) will be hosting in-form New Zealand (NZ) in the 3rd match of the T20I series 2022 at the Civil Service Cricket Club in Belfast on Friday. New Zealand won the last match by a big margin of 88 runs and sealed this three-match series on Wednesday. Wicketkeeper batter Dane Cleaver scored unbeaten 78 runs off 55 balls to guide New Zealand to 179 runs total while batting first. Then spinners Ish Sodhi and Michael Bracewell took three wickets each to bowl out the hosts on just 91 runs. For Ireland, Mark Adair scored the highest 27 runs and Joshua Little and Craig Young took two wickets each.
IRE vs NZ Match Details:
Ireland vs New Zealand, 3rd T20I
Venue: Civil Service Cricket Club, Belfast
Date & Time: 22nd July at 8:30 PM IST and 04:00 PM Local Time
Live Streaming: FanCode
IRE vs NZ, 3rd T20I, Pitch Report:
The pitch at Civil Service Cricket Club is equally helpful for both batters and bowlers in T20I games. The average first innings score here is around 165 runs and New Zealand managedthe 170-plus in first two matches here.
Blair Tickner will miss the series due to an injury.
IRE vs NZ, 3rd T20I Probable Playing XIs:
Andrew Balbirnie (c), Paul Stirling, Gareth Delany, Harry Tector, Curtis Campher, Lorcan Tucker (wk), George Dockrell, Mark Adair, Barry McCarthy, Craig Young, Joshua Little.
Mark Chapman, Finn Allen, Dane Cleaver (wk), Daryl Mitchell, Glenn Phillips, Michael Bracewell, Michael Rippon, Mitchell Santner (c), Ben Sears, Ish Sodhi, Lockie Ferguson.