England vs Ireland 2020: 2nd ODI: Dream11 Fantasy Cricket Tips – Playing XI, Pitch Report & Injury Update
Moeen Ali doesn’t get a lot of chance to bat, so you can drop him in any of your Dream11 Fantasy teams.
Published - Jul 31, 2020 7:52 pm | Updated - Aug 1, 2020 6:12 pm
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.
The absence of the key players didn’t stop England from continuing their run over the victory line where they left off in the 2019 Cricket World Cup. David Willey and Sam Billings had a successful return as they brought up the victory in the series starter with the likes of Eoin Morgan and co.
There wasn’t any watch-out performance from Ireland except the debutant, Curtis Campher, who contributed well with both bat and ball along with Andy McBrine. It will be a difficult task for Ireland to go up in the 2nd ODI as the hosts will look to seal the series at the same venue.
The weather predictions hint that skies will stay cloudy during the match and temperature will be around 22 Degrees Celsius.
The surfaces in England are helpful for pacers in general as they enjoyed some swing and picked up a lot of wickets with the new ball. Batsmen will be looking to take on spinners in the middle overs of the game.
Average 1st innings score: 248 (29 ODIs played at the venue)
Record of the chasing teams: Won – 13; Lost – 14; Tied – 0; NR – 2
Injury & Availability News
Barry McCarthy walked off the field hobbling while bowling his first over. He is doubtful for this game.
Jason Roy, Jonny Bairstow(w), James Vince, Tom Banton, Eoin Morgan(c), Sam Billings, Moeen Ali, David Willey, Reece Topley, Adil Rashid, Saqib Mahmood
Paul Stirling, Gareth Delany, Andrew Balbirnie(c), Harry Tector, Kevin O Brien, Lorcan Tucker(w), Curtis Campher, Simi Singh, Andy McBrine, Joshua Little, Craig Young
Jason Roy and James Vince had a good start in the last game but didn’t push it to the end. Bairstow failed to contribute with the bat and still he 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 order and are expected to do the same in the next match. Moeen Ali has done nothing with the ball but 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. Andy McBrine and Paul Stirling the experienced Irish batters have to make a comeback before losing the series. Gareth Delany comes to bat at the top-order and can score big if he gets settled. Kevin O Brien will do the late hitting along with Lorcan Tucker and Curtis Campher. Boyd Rankin will be the key bowler for Ireland if he gets a chance to play.
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, Sam Billings
Batsman – Jason Roy (C), Eoin Morgan, Harry Tector, Andrew Balbirnie
All-Rounders – Gareth Delany, Curtis Campher
Bowlers – Saqib Mahmood, David Willey (VC), Andy McBrine, Craig Young
Suggested Playing XIs for Grand/Mega Leagues:
Keeper – Jonny Bairstow (C), Lorcan Tucker
Batsman – Eoin Morgan (VC), James Vince, Paul Stirling
All-Rounders – Moeen Ali, Curtis Campher, Gareth Delany
Bowlers – Saqib Mahmood, David Willey, Andy McBrine
Moeen Ali doesn’t get a lot of chance to bat, so you can drop him in any of your Dream11 Fantasy teams and can take Gareth Delany or Tom Curran. Delany comes to bat at the top-order and also bowls a few overs and Tom Curran could take wickets.
England is expected to win this match.