Ireland vs Sri Lanka Match Prediction & Tips 2024

Ireland vs Sri Lanka Match Prediction & Betting Tips, T20 World Cup Warm Up 2024

The 13th warm up match of the T20 World Cup 2024 will take place between Ireland and Sri Lanka. The match is scheduled to take place at Central Broward Park Stadium in Florida on 31st May 2024, starting at 8:00 PM IST.

Sri Lanka lost their first warm up match against Netherlands by just 20 runs and they need to win this game to bring back the confidence. Ireland, on the other hand, will be playing its first warm up game of this World Cup. Wanindu Hasaranga is leading the Sri Lankan side and Ireland will be led by Paul Stirling.

Take a look at the detailed predictions for the 13th warm up match between Ireland and Sri Lanka.

IRE vs SL, Central Broward Stadium, Florida Pitch Report

In the first match here we saw a good amount of runs from Netherlands but as the game proceeded the dutch spinners went heavy on the Sri Lankan batting line-up. The average innings score will be around 168 and the toss winner is likely to bat first as the ball grips more in the second half.

Read on for team previews, betting tips, latest odds, and match prediction for Ireland vs Sri Lanka, T20 World Cup Warm Up Match 2024

Ireland Team News & Playing 11

IRE Team News

Ireland will go with the same combinations that they used in the T20I Tri-Series against Scotland and Netherlands. No injuries or replacements are reported so far.

IRE Team Batting

The top batters from Ireland’s team will be Andrew Balbirnie and Paul Stirling. Balbirnie has smashed 2370 runs in 100+ T20Is and has a strike rate of 124. Paul Stirling is also an experienced batter with 3589 runs in 142 T20I matches at a strike rate of 135.

IRE Team Bowling

In the bowling unit, the top players will be Mark Adair and Benjamin White. Fast bowler Mark Adair has taken 119 wickets in 83 matches and Ben White is a leg break bowler who has taken 30 wickets in 29 matches.

IRE Team Form

Ireland won the Tri-Series T20I against Scotland and Netherlands by winning 3 out of 4 matches. They will feel confident going into the T20 World Cup.

Ireland Predicted Playing 11

Ross Adair, Andrew Balbirnie, Paul Stirling (c), Gareth Delany, Curtis Campher, George Dockrell, Neil Rock, Lorcan Tucker (wk), Mark Adair, Graham Hume, Joshua Little, Barry McCarthy, Craig Young, Benjamin White

Sri Lanka Team News & Playing 11

SL Team News

Sri Lanka will try the same combinations again and they need to level up their game against Ireland. No injuries are reported so far.

SL Team Batting

The top batters from Sri Lanka will be Kusal Mendis and Dhananjaya de Silva. De Silva scored 36 runs in the last match and he has 792 career runs in T20Is. Mendis failed to perform well in the last match but we back him to score big in this match. He has more than 1500+ runs in T20Is at a strike rate of 135.

SL Team Bowling

In bowling, the top players will be Dilshan Madushanka and Dunith Wellalage. Both the players were able to pick wickets in the first match. Madushanka did the early damage to remove the dangerous players Max O’Dowd and Bas de Leede and spinner Wellalage removed Logan van Beek.

SL Team Form

Sri Lanka has won the last 3 T20I series against Zimbabwe, Afghanistan and Bangladesh. They will try to get over the defeat against Netherlands in the last warm up and try to win this one.

Sri Lanka Predicted Playing 11

Kusal Mendis (wk), Wanindu Hasaranga (c), Pathum Nissanka, Kamindu Mendis, Charith Asalanka, Dhananjaya de Silva, Angelo Mathews, Dasun Shanaka, Nuwan Thushara, Matheesha Pathirana, Dilshan Madushanka, Dushmantha Chameera, Dunith Wellalage, Sadeera Samarawickrama, Maheesh Theekshana

🏆 Ireland vs Sri Lanka Prediction

Ireland and Sri Lanka have played 3 T20Is against each other and Ireland is yet to register their first win. Sri Lanka has lifted the T20 World Cup trophy once and they are a strong side. Ireland is also equipped with experienced and quality T20 players so we can expect a good fight but Sri Lanka will be able to take this one and will regain their confidence after a loss against Netherlands.

Sri Lanka to win the 13th warm up match against Ireland.

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