ENG vs IRE Dream11 Prediction: The Mecca of cricket will host a historic test match as England will play Ireland for the first time in test matches. The one off test match will be a 4-day game which is a rare event in the cricketing history.
England will look to make most of this match before the big Ashes series, which will start next month. Ireland, having only started to play test cricket last year, will be looking forward to gaining more experience in test matches at international level.
ENG vs IRE Match Details:
The two teams will play at Mecca of cricket, Lord’s. The scoring rate declines as the match progresses; the average 1st innings score is 314 while the average 4th innings score goes down to 156. The team winning the toss would want to bat first here.
ENG vs IRE Broadcast Details:
The match is scheduled to start at 3:30 IST, on 24th July 2019. The match will be broadcasted on Sky Sports TV in the UK, and Sony ESPN in India. Live score updated and lice stream is available on SonyLIV app.
ENG vs IRE Head to Head:
The teams will be playing for the first time in test matches.
ENG vs IRE Best players:
England Top players:
Joe Root – The English test captain is one of the top batsmen in the world, averaging 49.15 in 147 innings with 16 hundred to his name. He would want to get back to get in the Test match groove before the Ashes.
Chris Woakes – He is one of the better bowlers in the side with the ability to swing the ball both ways. He is coming on the back of a good World Cup and would hope to bring that form into the match, and later, the Ashes.
Ireland Top Players:
William Porterfield – The Irish captain is one of the finest batsmen of his country and has been serving his nation for many years now.
Boyd Rankin – He has been in the Ireland squad for some time now and has created a good impact for Irish cricket.
ENG vs IRE Team List: Predicted Starting Team (XI):
England – Joe Root, Moeen Ali, Olly Stone, Jonny Bairstow, Stuart Broad, Joe Denly, Chris Woakes, Jason Roy, Rory Burns, Sam Curran, Jack Leach
Ireland – William Porterfield, Paul Stirling, Stuart Thompson, Gary Wilson, Boyd Rankin, Andy McBrine, Kevin O’Brien, Andy Balbirnie, Simi Singh, Tim Murtagh, Mark Adair.
Suggested ENG vs IRE Dream11 Team:
J Root (C)
C Woakes (VC)