England and Ireland will play their second game of the ICC World T20 super 12 round at the Melbourne Cricket Ground tomorrow. The match will start at 9:30 AM IST.
Although the England team looks a much superior side in terms of skill, you should not count out Ireland especially after the fantastic performance against the West Indies, where they won by 9 wickets. The Irish have been known to be patty spoilers so England should be wary of Ireland.
TFG Fantasy Stars for ENG vs IRE
Alex Hales has played 70 T2O International matches and, scored 1881 runs with the bat, with an average of 29.85 and a strike rate of 136.80 in his T20 International career so far. The right-handed opening batter is an aggressive and clever top-order batsman who plays with a dash of adventurism and carries it off with Grace and refinement. Known for his excellence in T20 cricket he had some stellar performances in the T20 format. He plays his natural aggressive Strokeplay, hoards runs at the top of the order and is capable of solid partnerships that can change the destinies of the side he plays for. He made his one day international debut in August 2014 and his test cricket debut in December 2015. Hales is the first English batter to score a T20I century and a vital part of the English team who has a definite role to Play.
Harry Cherrington Brook has played 15 T2O International matches, scored 323 runs with the bat, with an average of 32.30 and strike rate of 148.16 in his T20 International career so for. Primarily a right-handed batsman, Harry Plays international cricket for England and also bowls right-arm medium pace. He made his international debut for England in January 2022 and displays the impudence and courage to thrive in this T20 between England and Ireland.
Jos Butler has played 98 T2O International matches, scored 2395 runs with the bat, with an average of 33.73 and strike rate of 143.75 in his T20 International career so for. He is a deadly attacking player and can take the game away from you in just a few overs. Equipped to hit good balls for boundaries on his day he can win a game single-handedly if he gets on a roll. With humongous action and drama, he is a joy to watch.
Paul Robert Stirling, has played 118 T2O International matches, scored 3119 runs, with the bat, with an average of 28.87 and a strike rate of 134.55 in his T20 International career so far and is one of the top 10 run scorers in T20 internationals. Acknowledged as a significant cricketing talent with a natural swagger and ferociousness, Stirling has made a name for himself. The Irish cricketer is the opening batsman for the Ireland cricket team and an occasional right arm off break bowler. He makes power packed shots seem easy and effortless with his matchless craft and sends the ball spiralling straight or pulling it over midwicket.
Harry Tom Tector has played 48 T2O International matches, scored 828 runs with the bat, an average of 23.65 and a strike rate of 126.41 in his T20 International career so far this Irish cricketer made his full international debut for the Ireland cricket team in September 2019. The 22 year old cricketer has proper batting skills, composure that comes with loads of experience and the Knack to put the pressure on the opponent by effortlessly hitting sixes and boundaries in equal measures. Meticulously ripping through the gaps on the off-side is his flair and forte.
Barry John McCarthy has played 32 T2O International matches, scored 1031 runs with the bat, with an average of 39.65 and a strike rate of 25.8 in his T20 International career so far. The cricketer made his first-class debut in 2015, and plays for the Ireland cricket team primarily as a right-arm medium pace bowler and also bats right handed.
Possible 11: ENG
Alex Hales, Harry Brook, Phil Salt, Jos Buttler, Moeen Ali, Sam Curran, Ben Stokes, Adil Rashid, Mark Wood, Chris Jordan, Chris Woakes.
Possible 11: IRE
Andy Balbirnie, Paul Strling, Harry Tom Tector, Lorcan Tucker, Gareth Delany, Mark Adair, Stephen Doheny, Barry John Mc Carthy, Josh Little, Conor Oiphert, Graham Hume.
TFG Picks for England vs Ireland