It will be IRE vs US for the 7th place playoff in two days’ time at Harare.
In actuality, both these teams are out of the tournament and they are now just playing to get 7th place in the qualification tournament.
Furthermore, looking back at their previous games, then Ireland defeated the United Arab Emirates by 138 runs.
However, they finished 4th in group B’s point table and had an NRR of -0.061 towards the end and also got two points as a result.
On the other hand, the United States lost to Zimbabwe by 304 runs in their last group-stage game.
Moreover, they finished last in group A with 0 points and had an NRR of -2.164. They will now try to get a consolation win in this game.
Thus, we can expect good cricketing action between these two sides on the 30th of June.
Match: Ireland vs United States, 7th Place Playoff
Venue: Takashinga Cricket Club, Harare
Date: 30th June 2023
Time: 12:30 PM IST
The wicket at Takashinga is more suited for batters than bowlers in ODI cricket. Moreover, there will be very less help for the pacers, they will only be able to get some assistance during the initial overs. Furthermore, batters will enjoy playing their shots at this venue.
Full Squads for IRE vs US, 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
Aaron Jones, Gajanand Singh, Saiteja Mukkamalla, Sushant Modani, Abhishek Paradkar, Nisarg Ketankumar Patel, Steven Taylor, Monank Patel (c & wk), Shayan Jahangir (wk), Ali Khan, Jasdeep Singh, Kyle Phillip, Nosthush Kenjige, Saurabh Netravalkar, Usman Rafiq
Probable Playing XI for IRE vs US, 7th Place Playoff
Andy McBrine, Paul Stirling, Andrew Balbirnie (c), Harry Tector, Lorcan Tucker (wk), George Dockrell, Curtis Campher, Gareth Delany, Mark Adair, Barry McCarthy, Joshua Little
Steven Taylor, Sushant Modani, Monank Patel (c & wk), Aaron Jones, Gajanand Singh, Shayan Jahangir, Abhishek Paradkar, Nisarg Ketankumar Patel, Jasdeep Singh, Nosthush Kenjige, Usman Rafiq
Match Prediction for IRE vs US, 7th Place Playoff
From the team combinations and previous results, we can say that Ireland will win this game.
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