England vs Ireland, 1st ONE-DAY Match Prediction2020-07-31
The Rose Bowl, Southampton, England
Host England aim to continue thier dominace in white-ball cricket against Ireland
Expect England to beat Ireland by a big margin.
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Host England will be looking to dominate the proceedings when they take on Ireland in the opening game of the one-day series at the Ageas Bowl in Southampton on Thursday.
The home side has included new players in the ODI squad for this series. Eoin Morgan will be hoping that the young players can deliver the goods with the bat and ball in this series.
On the other hand, Ireland will be keen to put on a decent show in this series opener. The experienced players in the lineup will have to bring their A-game to the table if Ireland aims to push England in this one-day series.
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The home side will need to guard against complacency and produce their best cricket in this opening game of the series.In the warm-up game against Ireland, England Captain Eoin Morgan, James Vince, Sam Billings had a decent outing with the bat.
Swashbuckling opener Jason Roy perished for a first-ball duck and will be looking to get back to form in this three-match one-day series.Coming in at no.3, James Vince showed positive intent from the start. He smashed 66 runs off 43 balls with the help of 12 boundaries.
Eoin Morgan also looked in good touch with the bat and smashed a fluent 22 off 20 balls with the help of five boundaries.
Wicket-keeper Sam Billings notched up a crucial half-century to help England Lions to complete the chase in the 34th over. He smashed 54 not out off 36 balls with the help of four fours and two sixes.
In the bowling department, the side will be pinning their hopes on the likes of David Willey, Tom Curran and Adil Rashid to make crucial breakthroughs. Moeen Ali will be another spin option for the side for this game.
Jonny Bairstow, Sam Billings, Saqib Mahmood, Jason Roy, AU Rashid, Moeen Ali, Eoin Morgan, Tom Curran, James Vince, Tom Banton, David Jonathan Willey
The visitors will need to raise their game with the bat in order to compete with World Champions England.
In the warm-up game against England Lions, Paul Stirling played well and decided to take the attack to bowlers. He put on a 92-run partnership with Captain Andrew Balbirnie to help Ireland lay down an ideal foundation.
Stirling smashed 53 runs off 55 balls with the help of four boundaries and three sixes. He was dismissed in the 21st over.
Captain Andrew Balbirnie looked in fluent touch with the bat and notched up a crucial half-century. He scored 60 runs off 73 balls with the help of seven boundaries.
After receiving his maiden call-up to the national side, middle-order batsman Harry Tector certainly showed what he can do with the bat. He also notched up half-century with the help of three fours and three sixes.
All-rounder Kevin O’Brien and wicket-keeper Lorcan Tucker also made crucial contributions to see Ireland post 296 runs in 49.4 overs..
In the bowling department, the side will be relying on the likes of Boyd Rankin, Joshua Little and Barry McCarthy to make early inroads with the new-ball
Andy McBrine, Lorcan Tucker, Harry Tector, Kevin O'Brien, Paul Stirling, Andy Balbirnie, Simi Singh, CA Young, Curtis Campher, Barry McCarthy, Gareth Delany
|Hr||Temp||Rain||W. speed||W. direction||Clouds|
|00h||14||0 mm.||0.74 k/h||From: WSW||91%|
|03h||13||0 mm.||1 k/h||From: SSE||80%|
|06h||14||0 mm.||1.95 k/h||From: SSE||52%|
|09h||19||0 mm.||2.6 k/h||From: SSE||1%|
|12h||22||0 mm.||3.91 k/h||From: SSE||1%|
|15h||23||0 mm.||3.94 k/h||From: SE||1%|
|18h||22||0 mm.||3.11 k/h||From: ESE||0%|
|21h||18||0 mm.||3.85 k/h||From: ESE||0%|
The wicket might provide assistance to the quick bowlers. The weather forecast for Thursday’s game is expected to be bright and sunny.
The Rose Bowl in Southampton is going to host the opening game of the one-day series between England and Ireland. Host England will take heart from the fact that they have won their last five one-day games at this venue.
Both the teams will be looking to win the toss and put runs on the board. Majority of the games played at this venue have been won by sides batting first.
Based on performances in white-ball cricket, there is no doubt that World Champions England will be favorites to win this game. With a lot of firepower in the batting department, England will be looking to pile on the runs against Ireland.
Expect England to beat Ireland by a big margin.
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