IRE vs SA Team Preview:
Ireland and South Africa will play the first match of the two-match T20I series on Wednesday (August 3) at the County Ground, Bristol. This will be the fourth T20I match between both teams and South Africa have managed to win the first three games.
Ireland lost their last two T20I series against India and New Zealand by a clean sweep margin. However, the team gave tough competition to both teams. South Africa, on the other hand, defeated England in the three-match T20I series by a margin of 2-1 and will be hoping for a similar performance in this game.
IRE vs SA Match Details:
Ireland vs South Africa, 1st T20I
Venue: County Ground, Bristol
Date & Time: 3rd August at 11:00 PM IST and 06:30 PM Local Time
Live Streaming: FanCode
IRE vs SA, 1st T20I Pitch Report:
The pitch is expected to provide a lot of support to the batters and pacers might have an edge during the initial few overs. The average first innings score in the last 5 T20I matches here is 178 runs.
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IRE vs SA, 1st T20I Probable Playing XIs:
Paul Stirling, Andrew Balbirnie (c), Gareth Delany, Harry Tector, Curtis Campher, Lorcan Tucker (wk), George Dockrell, Mark Adair, Barry McCarthy, Craig Young, Joshua Little
Quinton de Kock (wk), Reeza Hendricks, Rilee Rossouw, Aiden Markram, David Miller (c), Tristan Stubbs, Andile Phehlukwayo, Keshav Maharaj, Anrich Nortje, Lungi Ngidi, Tabraiz Shamsi