England vs Ireland 2020: 2nd ODI: 11Wickets Fantasy Cricket Tips - Playing XI, Pitch Report & Injury Update

England vs Ireland 2020: 2nd ODI: 11Wickets Fantasy Cricket Tips – Playing XI, Pitch Report & Injury Update

Gareth Delany and Tom Curran will be a wise pick in the all-rounders category than Moeen Ali because he didn’t get a lot of chance to bat.

Ireland team
Ireland team. (Photo by Mike Hewitt/Getty Images)

Match Details

The 2nd ODI of the three-match series between England and Ireland will be played at The Rose Bowl, Southampton.

This match starts at 3 PM Local time (6.30 PM IST) (1 PM GMT). It will be Live on Sony Six and Sony Six HD and Live streaming will be available on Sony Live.

Preview

Few key players didn’t bother England to a victory in their last match. David Willey and Sam Billings had a great outing in the first ODI and England will hope that they can continue their rich form in the upcoming matches too. Curtis Campher has a dream debut in the first ODI of this series. It will be an uphill task for Ireland to beat the hosts as they will look to seal the series at the same venue.

Weather Report

Southampton’s weather will be cloudy during the match but rainfall is not predicted. The temperature is around 22 Degrees Celsius.


Pitch Report

The pitch in Southampton is very helpful to pacers. They can generate lot of swing and pace with the new cherry. Spinners will play a key part because batsmen always takes an extra risk against them.

Average 1st innings score:​ 248 (29 ODIs played at the venue)

Record of the chasing teams: Won – 13; Lost – 14; Tied – 0; NR – 2

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Injury & Availability News

Barry McCarthy walked off the field hobbling while bowling his first over. He is doubtful for this game.

Probable Playing XIs

England:

Jonny Bairstow (wk), Jason Roy, James Vince, Eoin Morgan (C), Sam Billings, Tom Banton, Moeen Ali, Tom Curran, David Willey, Adil Rashid, Saqib Mahmood

Bench:​ Liam Dawson, Reece Topley, Joe Denly.

Ireland:

Paul Stirling, Gareth Delany, Andy Balbirnie (C), Harry Tector, Kevin O Brien, Lorcan Tucker (wk), Curtis Campher, Andy McBrine, Craig Young, Boyd Rankin, Simi Singh.

Bench:​ Joshua Litte, William Porterfield, Barry McCarthy.


Top Picks

Jason Roy and James Vince had a good start in the last game. Bairstow averages around 80 at The Rose Bowl, Southampton. David Willey will be a must-have pick in your Dream11 Fantasy Team. Eoin Morgan and Sam Billings played well in the middle and Moeen Ali can dominate the opposition bowlers once he gets a chance to bat.

Curtis Campher scored his maiden fifty and got a scalp in his debut game against England.  Gareth Delany comes to bat at the top-order. Kevin O Brien will do the late hitting along with Lorcan Tucker and Curtis Campher.

Captain and Vice-Captain Options

Captain Options: ​Jonny Bairstow, Eoin Morgan

Vice-Captain Options:  Jason Roy, David Willey

Suggested Playing XIs for Head to Head/Small Leagues:

Keeper – ​ Jonny Bairstow

Batsman – ​ Jason Roy (C), Eoin Morgan, Harry Tector, Kevin O Brien

All-Rounders – Tom Curran, Curtis Campher

Bowlers – ​ Saqib Mahmood, David Willey (VC), Andy McBrine, Craig Young

12th Man – Sam Billings

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Suggested Playing XIs for Grand/Mega Leagues:

Keeper – ​ Jonny Bairstow (C)

Batsman – ​ Eoin Morgan (VC), James Vince, Paul Stirling, Jason Roy

All-Rounders – Moeen Ali, Curtis Campher, Gareth Delany

Bowlers – ​ Saqib Mahmood, David Willey, Andy McBrine

12th Man – Sam Billings

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Expert Advice:​

Gareth Delany and Tom Curran will be a wise pick in the all-rounders category than Moeen Ali because he didn’t get a lot of chance to bat. Gareth Delany is a top-order batsman and Tom Curran might pick you some wicket points.

Probable Winners

England is expected to win this match.

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Disclaimer: This team is based on the understanding, analysis, and instinct of the author. While selecting your team, consider the points mentioned and make your own decision.