ITA vs IRE, Match Preview, Match Details, Pitch Report, Probable Playing XI, Match Prediction for Match 2 of ICC Men’s T20 World Cup Europe Qualifier 2023


Match Preview

It will be ITA vs IRE for the 2nd match of the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup Europe Qualifier 2023 tomorrow at Edinburgh.

Furthermore, talking about their previous games, Italy participated in a one-off tournament last year wherein they defeated Spain by 33 runs in the last game.

Meanwhile, Ireland defeated Nepal in the ICC ODI World Cup Qualifier by 2 wickets but couldn’t make it all the way to the final.

Therefore, both these teams will look to beat each other and get a headstart in the tournament.

Thus, we will be witnessing some thrilling action between these two sides.

Match Details

Match: Italy vs Ireland, Match 2

Venue: Goldenacre, Edinburgh

Date: 20th July 2023

Time: 3:00 PM IST

Pitch Report

The wicket at Goldenacre is a balanced one for both batters and bowlers when it comes to T20I cricket. Moreover, batters will be able to play their shots better as the ball comes nicely onto the bat. Furthermore, spinners will also be effective throughout the game. Additionally, the average first innings score at this venue is 167 runs. Therefore, the team winning the toss should opt to bat first.

Full Squads for ITA vs IRE, Match 2


Anthony Mosca, Justin Mosca, Kevin Kekulawala, Marcus Campopiano, Wayne Madsen, Gareth Berg (c), Gian-Piero Meade, Grant Stewart, Rajmani Singh, Stefano di Bartolomeo, Zain Naqvi, Manpreet Singh (wk), Benjamin Manenti, Crishan Kalugamage, Harry John Manenti, Ali Hasan, Jaspreet Singh, Spencer Johnson, Sukhwinder Singh


Andrew Balbirnie, Harry Tector, Paul Stirling (c), Ross Adair, Curtis Campher, George Dockrell, Mark Adair, Lorcan Tucker (wk), Neil Rock (wk), Barry McCarthy, Benjamin White, Craig Young, Graham Hume, Joshua Little, Theo van Woerkom

Probable Playing XI for ITA vs IRE, Match 2


Grant Stewart, Justin Mosca, Marcus Campopiano, Anthony Mosca, Gian-Piero Meade, Harry John Manenti (c), Manpreet Singh (wk), Damith Kosala, Bashar Khan, Jaspreet Singh, Ali Hasan


Paul Stirling (c), Ross Adair, Andrew Balbirnie, Lorcan Tucker (wk), Harry Tector, Curtis Campher, George Dockrell, Mark Adair, Joshua Little, Craig Young, Benjamin White

Match Prediction for ITA vs IRE, Match 2

From the team combinations and previous results, we can say that this will be a closely-contested game between these two sides.

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