IRE vs PNG Dream11 Prediction, Fantasy Cricket Tips, Playing 11, Pitch Report and Injury Updates For Warm-up Match of T20 World Cup 2021

T20 World Cup 2021, IRE vs PNG Dream11 Prediction, Fantasy Cricket Tips, Playing 11, Pitch Report and Injury Update For Warm-up Match

Both the teams will be aiming to start their World Cup campaign with a win.

Paul Stirling
Paul Stirling. (Photo Source: Ireland Cricket)


Ireland will take on Papua New Guinea in the Warm-up game of the T20 World Cup 2021 on Tuesday. Both sides will feature in 2 warm-up matches ahead of the first round. Ireland’s preparations for the T20 World Cup haven’t been the greatest =m as they have lost the T20I series against UAE 2-1. They have got talented players in their line-up and will be eager to do well in this game.

Papua New Guinea, on the other hand, has lost their last 2 T20Is against Namibia and Scotland on this tour by 14 runs and 8 wickets respectively. They will hopeful of turning the table around in the warm-up matches and wou;ld want to keep themselves motivated for their T20 World Cup campaign.

Match Details:

Ireland vs Papua New Guinea, Warm-up Match

Venue: Tolerance Oval, Abu Dhabi

Date & Time: 12th October at 7:30 PM IST and 6:00 PM Local Time

Pitch Report:

Tolerance Oval here in Abu Dhabi has hosted 9 T20Is so far. It’s a neutral surface where the bowlers will have a slight upper hand. Building partnerships is the key on this wicket.

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Probable Playing XIs for IRE vs PNG:


Paul Stirling, Kevin O’Brien, Andy Balbirnie (c), Gareth Delany, Curtis Campher, George Dockrell, Simi Singh, Neil Rock (wk), Mark Adair / Ben White, Craig Young, Josh Little

Papua New Guinea

Assad Vala (c), Tony Ura, Charles Amini, Sese Bau, Norman Vanua, Simon Atai, Kiplin Doriga (wk), Jason Kila, Nosaina Pokana, Chad Soper, Damien Ravu

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Top Picks for IRE vs PNG Dream11 Match:

Top Picks – Ireland

Paul Stirling can’t leave him out of your fantasy teams. He has got vast experience in the T20 format and likes to play naturally. He is in decent form and has scored 94 runs in the last 3 matches against UAE.

Kevin O’Brien ended up as the leading run-scorer in the 3 matches T20I series against UAE. In 3 matches, he has mustered 112 runs at an average of 37.33 with a strike rate of 110.89.

Top Picks – Papua New Guinea

Assad Vala is the lone warrior for Papua New Guinea and always gives his best every time when he steps onto the field. PNG skipper has scored 516 runs and scalped 22 wickets in his T20I career.

Charles Amini is a useful pick in the all-rounder’s category at 9.5 credits. He has scored 42 runs and picked up 2 wickets in the last 2 matches.

IRE vs PNG Must Picks for Dream11 Fantasy Cricket:

Player Career T20I Stats
Paul Stirling 2495 runs and 19 wickets
Kevin O’Brien 1934 runs and 58 wickets
Curtis Campher 40 runs and 3 wickets
Assad Vala 516 runs and 22 wickets
Charles Amini 419 runs and 21 wickets

Suggested Playing XI No.1 for IRE vs PNG Dream11 Fantasy Cricket:

Simon Atai, Kevin O’Brien, Paul Stirling (c), Tony Ura, Gareth Delany, Charles Amini (vc), Assad Vala, Curtis Campher, Nosaina Pokana, Chad Soper, Josh Little

Suggested Playing XI No.2 for IRE vs PNG Dream11 Fantasy Cricket:

Kiplin Doriga, Paul Stirling, Tony Ura, Gareth Delany, George Dockrell (vc), Charles Amini, Assad Vala (c), Simi Singh, Craig Young, Chad Soper, Josh Little

IRE vs PNG Risky Captaincy Choices:

Curtis Campher showed he is a promising young talent in the early stages of his career. In the last 3 matches against UAE, he scored 37 runs and picked up 3 wickets as well. You can take a risk and pick him as your fantasy team skipper.

Tony Ura batted magnificently in the last game against Namibia for his 69 runs from 43 balls, which comprised of 3 fours and 4 sixes. He is a risky captaincy pick for your fantasy teams.

Player you should avoid:

Neil Rock bats down the order and the chances of scoring big runs are very less, and hence, it’s better to avoid him while making your fantasy teams.

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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.