Pakistan will take on Ireland in the 10th match of Group B in the ICC T20 World Cup 2023 on 15th February at Newlands, Cape Town. Pakistan will be hoping to find a win in the tournament. Their recent performances have not been that great as they have lost all their last four matches. On the other hand, Ireland has won two of their last five matches. The match is set to be a quite low-scoring encounter as the average between these two teams is just about 100.
Pakistan has won seven times each while batting first and chasing while Ireland has won only once batting first and was victorious thrice while batting second. Pakistan and Ireland are placed third and fourth respectively in group B after losing their opening games. Though Pakistan has had a bad performance recently, they will be the favourites coming into the match.
ICC T20 World Cup 2023: Pakistan vs Ireland, Match 10 – Match Details, Live Streaming, When and Where To Watch
Date: February 15, 2023, 10:30 pm IST
Venue: Newlands, Cape Town
Live Streaming: The ICC T20 World Cup 2023 will be streamed live on the Star Sports Network and Disney+ Hotstar.
ICC T20 World Cup 2023: Pakistan vs Ireland, Match 10 – Key Players
Nida Dar: Nida who has represented Pakistan in 127 T20 matches, is a vital all-rounder for the team. In her recent matches, she has scored 261 runs with a strike rate of 119.72 with an average of 37.28. Her bowling figures include 121 wickets in 127 matches with an economy of 5.46. She can be a threat with both the bat and the ball.
Bismah Maroof: The captain of the Pakistani team is one of the key and most experienced player in the team. She has played 130 T20 matches in which she has scored 2628 runs and has taken 36 wickets with an economy of 5.62. It would be exciting to watch the captain lead from the front with her all-around exploits.
Gaby Lewis: The young batting allrounder who is a right-hand batter and also bowls leg break has played 65 T20 international games and has scored 1477 runs with a strike rate of 113.87. In her last 10 matches, she has scored 315 runs with a strike rate of 127.01. The opener will be a key person for Ireland and the English women would pay keen attention to her.
Arlene Kelly: A key right-arm bowling allrounder of the Ireland squad, has played 17 T20 internationals. She has taken 22 wickets with an economy of 5.22. In her recent performances, she has taken 15 wickets in her last ten matches with a good economy of 5.55. Her contribution to the bowling department will be vital for the squad to top the group stage in the World Cup Championship.
ICC T20 World Cup 2023: Pakistan vs Ireland, Match 10 – Head-to-Head
Pakistan and Ireland have just faced each other 18 times in T20Is, with the former winning 14 times and the latter winning four times.
ICC T20 World Cup 2023: Pakistan vs Ireland, Match 10 – Pitch Report and Weather Forecast
The wicket at Newlands stadium is ideal for pace bowlers. There is a good amount of pace and bounce offered at this venue, along with a decent hint of swing in the initial stages. The team winning the toss would most probably aim to bowl first.
It will be partly cloudy on Wednesday, with the temperature expected to range between 18 and 26 degrees Celsius.
ICC T20 World Cup 2023: Pakistan vs Ireland, Match 10 – Probable Playing XIs
Pakistan Playing XI: Bismah Maroof (captain), Aimen Anwar, Aliya Riaz, Anam Amin, Ayesha Naseem, Fatima Sana, Javeria Khan, Muneeba Ali, Nida Dar, Sadia Iqbal, Sidra Nawaz.
Ireland Playing XI: Laura Delany (captain), Amy Hunter, Arlene Kelly, Gaby Lewis, Louise Little, Jane Maguire, Cara Murray, Leah Paul, Orla Prendergast, Eimear Richardson, Mary Waldron
ICC T20 World Cup 2023: Pakistan vs Ireland, Match 10 – Squads
Pakistan: Bismah Maroof (captain), Aimen Anwar, Aliya Riaz, Anam Amin, Ayesha Naseem, Diana Baig, Fatima Sana, Iram Javed, Javeria Khan, Muneeba Ali, Nida Dar, Omaima Sohail, Sadia Iqbal, Sidra Nawaz (wicketkeeper) and Syeda Aroob Shah.
Ireland: Laura Delany (captain), Georgina Dempsey, Amy Hunter, Shauna Kavanagh, Arlene Kelly, Gaby Lewis, Louise Little, Sophie MacMahon, Jane Maguire, Cara Murray, Leah Paul, Orla Prendergast, Eimear Richardson, Rebecca Stokell, Mary Waldron
ICC T20 World Cup 2023: Pakistan vs Ireland, Match 10 – Dream11 Prediction
Wicket Keeper – Amy Hunter
Batters – Bismah Maroof, Ayesha Naseem, Leah Paul, Orla Prendergast
All-Rounders – Laura Delany, Aliya Riaz, Arlene Kelly,
Bowlers – Fatima Sana, Cara Murray, Nida Dar