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IRE vs SCO Match Prediction, 5th T20I – Who will win today’s match between Ireland and Scotland?

IRE vs SCO Match Prediction, 5th T20I - Who will win today’s match between Ireland and Scotland?

In this article, we will analyze the prediction for the 5th T20I match of  IRE vs SCO. Ireland (IRE) gearing up to face Scotland (SCO) in the fifth encounter of the ongoing tri-series at Sportpark Westvliet, The Hague, on Thursday, May 23. Scotland started their campaign with a 41-run loss against the hosts, Netherlands, in the opening match of the three-team assignment. The Scottish side, before facing Ireland, will play another game against the hosts, resulting in them playing two back-to-back matches after their game against the Netherlands on Wednesday.

The Paul Stirling-led side kicked off their campaign with a close one-run win against the Dutch. Their second match against Scotland was abandoned due to rain interruptions. Nonetheless, the Irish will be eager to play a full game against the same opponents in their next encounter, aiming to continue their winning streak and carry forward the momentum.

IRE vs SCO Match Details:

Particulars Match Venue Date & Time Live Broadcast and Streaming Details
Details Ireland vs Scotland, 5th T20I Sportpark Westvliet, The Hague May 23, Thursday, 2:30 pm (IST) FanCode (website and app)

Sportpark Westvliet, The Hague Pitch Report:

The Sportpark Westvliet surface presents an even contest for both batters and bowlers. Initially, it helps fast bowlers, but as the match progresses, it becomes more conducive to scoring runs. The pitch for the first game was quite balanced, offering help to both batters and bowlers. The bowl could see potential movement in the early overs. The team that wins the toss will opt to bowl first.

Also check: IRE vs SCO Live Score, 5th T20I 

IRE vs SCO Head-to-Head Record:

Matches Played Won by Ireland Won by Scotland No Result Tied First-ever Fixture Most-recent Fixture
15 8 3 3 1 February 13, 2010 May 20, 2024

IRE vs SCO Predicted Playing XIs

Ireland (IRE):

IRE vs SCO Match Prediction, 5th T20I - Who will win today’s match between Ireland and Scotland?

Andy Bilbirnie, Paul Stirling (C), Lorcan Tucker (WK), Harry Tector, Curtis Campher, George Dockrell, Gareth Delany, Mark Adair, Barry McCarthy, Fionn Hand, Ben White

Scotland (IRE):

IRE vs SCO Match Prediction, 5th T20I - Who will win today’s match between Ireland and Scotland?

Michael Jones, Ollie Hairs, Charlie Tear, Richie Berrington (C), Matthew Cross (WK), Michael Leask, Mark Watt, Chris Greaves, Christopher Sole, Gavin Main, Bradley Currie

IRE vs SCO Probable Best Performers

Probable Best Batter:

Ireland’s Lorcan Tucker could be the best batter in the upcoming game against Scotland. The wicketkeeper-batter scored two fifties in the recently concluded three-match T20I series against Pakistan. The 27-year-old has featured in 69 T20Is and scored 1,236 runs, scoring eight half-centuries. In Ireland’s first game in the series against the Netherlands, Tucker scored 40 runs in 30 balls and will be crucial for the Stirling & Co side at No. 3 in the upcoming clash.

Probable Best Bowler:

Ace pacer Mark Adair could be the best bowler in the upcoming game against Scotland. Adair was brilliant in the game against the Netherlands, as he picked two wickets and was awarded the Player of the Match award. The right-arm seamer has played 81 T20Is so far and bagged 114 wickets at an average of 19.68. In the three-match series against Pakistan, the 28-year-old was impressive with five wickets to his name.


Today’s Match Prediction: Ireland to win the match

Scenario 1

Ireland win the toss and opt to bowl first.

Powerplay: 45-55

Scotland: 145-155

Ireland win the match

Scenario 2

Scotland win the toss and opt to bowl first.

Powerplay: 55-65

Ireland:  155-165

Ireland win the match

Disclaimer: The prediction is based on the understanding, analysis, and instinct of the author. While making your prediction, consider the points mentioned, and make your own decision.


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