The United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Ireland will lock horns in the second game of the UAE Summer T20 Bash. The ICC Academy Grounds in Dubai will host this exciting contest.UAE battled Namibia in the first game of the competition, wherever they suffered a loss. The hosts can war Ireland in their next match and want to get on their toes to come back out on top.After electing to bowl First, UAE didn’t have the most effective start in their first game because the Namibian side posted a total of 159 on the board. Zahoor Khan starred with the ball, picking up four wickets. The batters didn’t chase down the total as they only managed to attain 142, losing 9 wickets. Waseem Muhammad top-scored with thirty-nine. Everybody must fire in unison in their next game against Ireland.Ireland, on the opposite hand, is playing their first game of the competition. The Irish Side suffered a loss to Scotland during a warm-up game and will be wanting to start up the tournament with a win.After being asked to bat first, Ireland posted up 176 on the board, due to some healthy contributions from the lower-order batters. The top-order batters failed miserably, however, their contributions down the order helped them post a competitive total. The bowlers didn’t defend the total because the Scottish side chased down the target with thirteen balls to spare.
Match Details:Match: United Arab Emirates (UAE) vs Ireland, 2nd T20I
Date and Time: October 7th, 2021, Thursday, 11.00 AM IST
Venue: ICC Academy Ground, DubaiWeather ReportTemperatures in Dubai on the matchday are expected to vary between 27℃ and 37℃.Pitch ReportThe pitch at the ICC Academy Ground in Dubai will be a two-paced wicket. It has an oddball turn with the spinners enjoying bowling on this surface. Once set, the batters will hit through the line.Predicted playing XIsUnited Arab EmiratesAfter losing their first game of the competition, the hosts will have to bounce back. Zahoor Khan starred with the ball, however, the other bowlers have to be compelled to be at their best. The batters did a good job however they have to be compelled to be consistent to go all the way in the competition. Expect them to field the same XI that featured against Namibia.Predicted XI:
Ahmed Raza (c)
Vriitya Aravind (wk.)
IrelandThe Irish side lost their warm-up match against Scotland. The batting-heavy side can have confidence that their top-order batters will come out on top of the game, with the bowlers chipping in with wickets.Predicted XI:
Andy Balbirnie (c)
Neil Rock (wk.)
Match Prediction:The UAE lost its opening game of the competition against Namibia. Meanwhile, despite losing their warm-up game against Scotland, Ireland looks very well-balanced. They need the expertise to play at the best level, and it’ll be crucial when facing UAE. Ireland ought to come out on top against UAE.
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