Ireland Tri-Nation Series 2019, Match 6, IRE v BAN: 11Wickets Fantasy Cricket League – Team News & Playing XI

Both the team are clashing on Wednesday 15th May at 3:15 PM IST at the Clontarf Cricket Club Ground in Dublin.

Soumya Sarkar
Soumya Sarkar of Bangladesh. (Photo Source: Twitter)

Bangladesh has been in great form against both West Indies and Ireland at the Ireland Tri-Nation series. Ireland will look to retrieve some pride while Bangladesh will look to gather some more energy in the 6th match of the series tomorrow. Both the team are clashing on Wednesday 15th May at 3:15 PM IST at the Clontarf Cricket Club Ground in Dublin. Glance on the statistics below which can help you to pick your 11Wickets fantasy XI.

Venue Details:


Clontarf Cricket Club Ground in Dublin is a pitch for the batsmen. Also, it offers good conditions for the pace bowlers and there is ample swing. Whoever wins the toss, should bat first in this pitch.

Team News


The Irish batting squad performed still better in the last match against West Indies in the series. If they want to finish at a good note, they need to continue their batting performance. Paul Stirling scored 77 in the last time and ensured a good start of his side. William Porterfield and Andrew Balbirnie come out with their potential. The bowling department have been looking flat so far in the series. It will be crucial that Tim Murtagh, Joshua Little and Boyd Rankin bowl well to the Bangladeshi batsmen tomorrow.

Players to choose from

WTS Porterfield (C), Paul Stirling, Andy Balbirnie, James McCollum, Lorcan Tucker (W), Kevin O’Brien, Gary Wilson, George Dockrell, Mark Richard Adair, Joshua Little, Tim Murtagh, Barry McCarthy, Andy McBrine, Boyd Rankin


Bangladesh has been quite impressive with both bat and ball in this series. They will try to give another all-round performance in the last league match of the series tomorrow. Their top order-batting squad is looking much stronger in this series. Tamim scored 80 in the first match. Sarkar is scoring back-to-back half-centuries. Mortazaq and Hasan have done well with the ball. Mustafizur Rahman have taken four wickets in the last match and given a brilliant performance.

Players to choose from

Tamim Iqbal, Soumya Sarkar, Sabbir Rahman, Yasir Ali, Mahmudullah, Mosaddek Hossain, Mohammad Saifuddin, Shakib Al Hasan, Mehidy Hasan, Farhad Reza, Liton Das (W), Mushfiqur Rahim (W), Mohammad Mithun, Mashrafe Mortaza (C), Rubel Hossain, Mustafizur Rahman, Abu Jayed, Nayeem Hasan, Taskin Ahmed

Previous Playing Records

Both the teams have played 10 ODI matches together earlier, out of which Ireland succeeded in winning just 2 games while Bangladesh has won 6. One ODI match brought No Result and one was abandoned during this series.

Ireland – Players to Watch

Paul Stirling and Tim Murtagh

Bangladesh – Players to Watch

Tamim Iqbal and Shakib Al Hasan

Suggested 11wickets Playing XI

Wicket Keeper – Mushfiqur Rahim

Batsmen – William Porterfield, Andy Balbirnie, Soumya Sarkar, Tamim Iqbal

All-Rounders – Paul Stirling, Shakib Al Hasan, Mahmudullah

Bowlers – Tim Murtagh, Mustafizur Rahman, Mashrafe Mortaza

Captain – Tamim Iqbal

Vice-Captain – Paul Stirling

12th Man – Joshua Little

Our match Preview:

Bangladesh has already confirmed their spot in final.

Ireland has nothing to lose now, they can play fearless cricket that might work in their favour.

The Tigers are on the superior side in every department of the game and fans can expect them to win this match as well.

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