Bangladesh and Ireland will face each other for the 2nd T20I tomorrow at Chittagong once again.
Moreover, Bangladesh is currently leading the series 1-0 as they beat Ireland by 22 runs in an 8-over affair.
In the first innings, Bangladesh posted a huge total of 207/5 and was looking to get past 220 but some good work in the death by Ireland kept them in check.
However, rain soon came down heavily at Chittagong, and Ireland was given a target of 104 runs to chase in 8 overs.
While they did get to a flying start, Ireland crumbled under the lethal bowling of the hosts and was not able to reach the target.
Thus, Bangladesh will now look to seal the series itself tomorrow when they come out to the field.
On the other hand, this tour hasn’t been a good one for Ireland so far. They have lost the ODI series and are now on the verge of losing the T20I series as well.
Therefore, they will have to play better against the hosts if they want to keep this series alive.
Moreover, we are going to get a good game between these two sides tomorrow.
Match: Bangladesh vs Ireland, 2nd T20I
Venue: Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium, Chittagong
Date: 29th March 2023
Time: 1:30 PM IST
The surface at Chittagong is a very suitable one for batters and therefore they will enjoy batting on it tomorrow. On the other hand, bowlers will have to bowl in the right areas, otherwise they will leak a lot of runs. While the pitch is conducive for spinners to bowl, the team fielding first will have to keep a check on the batters. Furthermore, the average first innings score at this venue is 160.
Full Squads for Bangladesh vs Ireland, 2nd T20I
Najmul Hossain Shanto, Rony Talukdar, Shamim Hossain, Towhid Hridoy, Mehidy Hasan, Shakib Al Hasan (c), Jaker Ali (wk), Litton Das (wk), Hasan Mahmud, Mustafizur Rahman, Nasum Ahmed, Rishad Hossain, Shoriful Islam, Taskin Ahmed
Andrew Balbirnie, Harry Tector, Matthew Humphreys, Curtis Campher, Fionn Hand, Gareth Delany, George Dockrell, Paul Stirling (c), Ross Adair, Lorcan Tucker (wk), Benjamin White, Craig Young, Graham Hume, Mark Adair, Thomas Mayes
Probable Playing XI for Bangladesh vs Ireland, 2nd T20I
Litton Das (wk), Rony Talukdar, Najmul Hossain Shanto, Shakib Al Hasan (c), Towhid Hridoy, Shamim Hossain, Mehidy Hasan Miraz, Taskin Ahmed, Nasum Ahmed, Mustafizur Rahman, Hasan Mahmud
Paul Stirling (c), Ross Adair, Lorcan Tucker (wk), Harry Tector, Curtis Campher, George Dockrell, Gareth Delany, Mark Adair, Craig Young, Graham Hume, Benjamin White
Looking at the team combinations and result of the previous game, then Bangladesh will win this game for sure.
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