IRE vs NEP, Match Preview, Match Details, Pitch Report, Probable Playing XI, Match Prediction for ICC ODI World Cup Qualifier 2023


Match Preview

It will be IRE vs NEP for the 7th place playoff match today at Harare’s Takashinga Cricket Club.

Moreover, both these teams are already out of the qualifying stages and are just playing for a proper qualification spot.

Furthermore, looking back at their previous games, then Ireland defeated the United States by 6 wickets in their last playoff game.

Meanwhile, Nepal defeated the United Arab Emirates in their last playoff game by 3 wickets.

Therefore, both these teams will look to upstage each other to cement their place at the 7th spot.

Thus, we will get a cracking game between these two sides today.

Match Details

Match: Ireland vs Nepal, 7th Place Playoff

Venue: Takashinga Cricket Club, Harare

Date: 4th July 2023

Time: 12:30 PM IST

Pitch Report

The wicket at Takashinga is more suitable for bowlers than batters in ODI cricket. Moreover, spinners will be more effective than the pacers as the ball will hold a bit at this venue. Moreover, batters will have to spend a little bit of time before executing their shots.

Full Squads for IRE vs NEP, 7th Place Playoff


Andrew Balbirnie (c), Harry Tector, Paul Stirling, Andy McBrine, Curtis Campher, Gareth Delany, George Dockrell, Lorcan Tucker (wk), PJ Moor (wk), Barry McCarthy, Benjamin White, Craig Young, Graham Hume, Joshua Little, Mark Adair


Aarif Sheikh, Bhim Sharki, Gyanendra Malla, Kushal Bhurtel, Rohit Paudel (c), Dipendra Singh Airee, Karan KC, Kushal Malla, Aasif Sheikh (wk), Arjun Saud (wk), Gulsan Jha, Kishore Mahato, Lalit Rajbanshi, Pratish GC, Sandeep Lamichhane, Sompal Kami

Probable Playing XI for IRE vs NEP, 7th Place Playoff


Paul Stirling, Andy McBrine, Andrew Balbirnie (c), Harry Tector, Lorcan Tucker (wk), Curtis Campher, George Dockrell, Gareth Delany, Mark Adair, Joshua Little, Craig Young


Kushal Bhurtel, Arjun Saud (wk), Gyanendra Malla, Rohit Paudel (c), Bhim Sharki, Dipendra Singh Airee, Aarif Sheikh, Gulsan Jha, Karan KC, Sandeep Lamichhane, Pratish GC

Match Prediction for IRE vs NEP, 7th Place Playoff

From the team combinations and previous results, we can say that this will be an even contest.

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