Ireland Inter-Provincial Twenty20 Series, 2020: Match 10, Leinster Lightning vs Northern Knights – Dream11 Fantasy Cricket Tips – Playing XI, Pitch Report & Injury Update

Ireland Inter-Provincial Twenty20 Series, 2020: Match 10, Leinster Lightning vs Northern Knights – Dream11 Fantasy Cricket Tips – Playing XI, Pitch Report & Injury Update

Leinster Lightning is expected to win this match.

Paul Stirling and Tyrone Kane
Paul Stirling and Tyrone Kane. (Photo by Oliver McVeigh/Sportsfile)

Match Details:

The 10th match of Cricket Ireland Inter-Provincial Twenty20 Trophy is all set to play between Leinster Lightning and Northern Knights at Pembroke Cricket Club, Dublin.

This match is scheduled to start at 15:00 Local Time (19:30 IST) and will be streamed live on Cricket Ireland YouTube Channel.


Leinster Lightning and Northern Knight will face each other in 10th match of the tournament. Both the teams have had a good tournament so far. Leinster Lightning and Northern Knights are placed first and second on the points table respectively. Thus far in the tournament, both these teams haven’t lost a single game.

While the Lightning have 16 points, the Northern Knights have 13 points to their tally. Both these team are differentiated by only one win. The Knights suffered an extra washout as compared to the Lightning. Hence, this match should be a highly competitive one.

Weather Report :

The weather for this match will be partly cloudy during the course of the game with the temperatures hovering around 16-19 Degrees range.

Pitch Condition/Report:

The pitch at Dublin looks good for batting first on the basis of matches in the past. Pitch slows down after the first innings and thereafter it gets difficult for the chasing teams.

Average first innings score: 165 (Three matches played at this venue)

Record of chasing teams:  Won – 1, Lost – 2, Tied – 0

Injury and Availability News:

(Will be added when there is an update)

Probable Playing XIs:

Northern Knights

Ross Adair/Paul Stirling, James McCollum, Harry Tector, Gary Wilson, Mark Adair, Shane Getkate, Graeme McCarter, Ruhan Pretorius, CJ van der Walt, Jacob Mulder, David Delany.

Bench: Marc Ellison, Josh Manley, Greg Thompson, James Cameron-Dow, Ross Adair/Paul Stirling.

Leinster Lightning

Stephen Doheny, Lorcan Tucker, Kevin O’Brien, Simi Singh, Peter Chase, Tyrone Kane, Curtis Campher, Rory Anders, George Dockrell, Greg Ford, James Newland.

Bench: Fiachra Tucker, Gareth Delany, Andy Balbirnie, Joshua Little, Barry McCarthy.

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Top Picks:

Lorcan Tucker, the 23-year-old Irish wicket-keeper batsman played well in the last match for his team with the score of 28 at a strike rate of 120.

James McCollum, the Irish opening batsman, played a match-winning knock of 79 (53) in the last match.

Graeme McCarter is the third-highest wicket-taker in the tournament with 4 wickets at an economy rate of 3.75.

Captain and Vice-Captain Selection:

Captain Options –  James McCollum, Kevin O’Brien

Vice-Captain Options – Curtis Campher, Harry Tector, Mark Adair

Suggested Playing XI No.1 for Fantasy Cricket:

Keeper – Gary Wilson

Batters – Kevin O’Brien, Harry Tector, James McCollum (C)

All-Rounders – Mark Adair, Curtis Campher (VC), Simi Singh

Bowlers – Shane Getkate, Graeme McCarter, George Dockrell, Peter Chase

Suggested Playing XI No.2 for Fantasy Cricket:

Keeper – Lorcan Tucker

Batters – Kevin O’Brien (C), Harry Tector, Paul Stirling

All-Rounders –Mark Adair (VC), CJ van der Walt, Curtis Campher

Bowlers – Shane Getkate, Peter Chase, Graeme McCarter, Jacob Mulder

Expert Advice:

Paul Stirling didn’t feature in the last game. He is likely to play this match and hence is picked in one of the teams.

Some of the important players didn’t feature in the eleven for the Lightning in the last match. These include the likes of Gareth Delany and Andrew Balbirnie. Watch out for the Playing XIs and you must have them in your team if they play.

Probable Winners:

Leinster Lightning is expected to win this match.

Note: Updated Fantasy teams and Playing XIs of every match will be provided in our Telegram channel if the information is available.
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.