Namibia and Ireland will play the 11th match in the T20 World Cup 2021 at Sharjah Cricket Stadium. The game will be starting at 3:30 PM (IST), and the live streaming will be available on Disney+ Hotstar.
Both these teams are a part of Group A. Namibia lost its first match against Sri Lanka by seven wickets. Namibia won the second game against the Netherlands by six wickets. Ireland won its first game against the Netherlands and lost the second match to Sri Lanka.
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On 2nd November 2019, Namibia and Ireland played the only T20I against each other. Ireland won that game and has an edge in Ireland vs Namibia head to head records.
Namibia Playing 11
Stephan Baard, Zane Green (wk), Craig Williams, Gerhard Erasmus (c), David Wiese, JJ Smit, Michael van Lingen, Jan Frylinck, Jan Nicol Loftie-Eaton, Ruben Trumpelmann, Bernard Scholtz
Ireland Playing 11
Paul Stirling, Kevin O Brien, Andrew Balbirnie (c), Gareth Delany, Curtis Campher, Harry Tector, Neil Rock (wk), Simi Singh, Mark Adair, Joshua Little, Craig Young
You can pick David Wiese or Curtis Campher as the captain of the ICC T20 World Cup 2021 team. You can select Paul Stirling or Joshua Little as the vice-captain of the today T20 match team.
1. David Wiese
David Wiese is the leading run-scorer for Namibia in the tournament. The former South African player has made 72 runs in two matches at a strike rate of 153.19. His 66 runs off 40 balls in the last game against the Netherlands helped Namibia win six wickets. He also won the player of the match award.
2. Gerhard Erasmus
Gerhard Erasmus is the captain of the Namibia cricket team. He has made the second most number of runs for the team. Erasmus has made 52 runs in two matches at a strike rate of 126.82. In the last game, he made 32 runs off 22 balls. His innings were enough for Namibia to go past the Netherland’s score of 164 runs. Namibia won the match in the 19th over by six wickets.
1. Andrew Balbirnie
Andrew Balibirnie is the captain of the Ireland cricket team and the leading run-scorer. He has made 49 runs at a strike rate of 108.88. In the last match against Sri Lanka, Andrew made 41 runs off 39 deliveries. He was the highest scorer for Ireland. However, he received no support from his fellow players, and Ireland lost the match by 70 runs.
2. Joshua Little
Joshua Little is the leading wicket-taker for Ireland in the T20 World Cup. He has picked five wickets in two matches at an average of 7.40, an economy of 4.62, and a strike rate of 9.6.
The match will be played at the Sharjah Cricket Stadium, Sharjah. It will be the first game of the 2021 T20 World Cup on this ground. The cricket pitch was used during the Indian Premier League’s UAE leg. The ground has hosted only 14 T20Is. The team batting first has won nine games, and the team batting second has won four games. In the T20s, the team batting second has won 65% of matches.
The average score is 151 runs. In domestic T20s, the average score is 155. The pitch on this ground has pretty much more to offer to spinners than batters. The ball remains slow, and scoring runs is a bit difficult.
The temperature is likely to remain over 35-degrees Celsius during the entire course of the match. The atmosphere will stay very warm and less humid with abundant sunshine. Cloud cover will be around 8%.
Our prediction is Namibia might win this game. Namibia managed to defeat the Netherlands in the last game. While Ireland lost its previous game to Sri Lanka. It was our Namibia vs Ireland match prediction article. Fantasy Power 11 is a fantasy cricket app that runs a number of contests daily. You can win a cash prize by taking part in these competitions. Download our app today and enjoy cricket as you have never before.