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Afghanistan versus Ireland Betting Tips and Preview

ODI (2018-03-23) Harare (SC)

Highlights
  • Ireland won 9 of the last 16 matches between these two sides.

  • Afghanistan have won 6 of their last 10 completed ODI matches.

  • Ireland have won 8 of their last 10 completed ODI matches.

  • Afghanistan are rated 13 points ahead of Ireland in the Cricsq ratings.

  • The team batting first won the last 27 out the last 53 completed matches played at Harare (SC).

Betting Tips
  • Back Ireland to win with full stake (odds at time of writing 2.72 on Betfair).

Pitch Analysis

Harare (SC) has hosted 53 ODI matches since 2010. The will now examine some more details from the matches.

233 is the average first innings score at Harare (SC) in matches where the full 50 overs were available. Over 300 has scored 4 times in ODIs here since 2010. 235 (47.5 max overs), 198 and 289 were the last 3 first innings scores here.

42% of runs here have been scored in boundaries. Batsmen at Harare (SC) strike at 74.9 run per hundred balls against pace bowlers. This compared to a strike rate of 73.3 against spin.

27 out the last 53 completed matches played at Harare (SC) have been won by the team batting first.

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Afghanistan Overview

Afghanistan have won 6 of their last 10 completed ODI matches.

They beat United Arab Emirates in their last match. They bowled well to restrict United Arab Emirates to 177 for 10. They then chased this score down to win the match.

Gulbadin Naib was the top run scorer with 74 off 97 balls. Najibullah Zadran scored 63 off 64 balls. The next highest score was 16 by Rahmat Shah.

Sharafuddin Ashraf was their best bowler. He took 0 for 21 off 5.0 overs. Mohammad Nabi went for 4.12 an over. Mujeeb Ur Rahman took 1 wicket and had an economy rate of 2.88.

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Ireland Overview

Ireland have won 8 of their last 10 completed ODI matches.

They beat Scotland in their last match. They batted first and scored 271 for 9. They then bowled well to restrict Scotland to 246 for 10 to win the match.

Andy Balbirnie was the top run scorer with 105 off 146 balls. Niall O'Brien scored 70 off 70 balls. The next highest score was 46 by Kevin O'Brien.

Boyd Rankin was the pick of the bowlers. He took 4 for 63 off 9.4 overs. Andy McBrine went for 4.44 an over. Kevin O'Brien took 0 wicket and had an economy rate of 12.0.

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The Verdict

Afghanistan are rated 13 points ahead of Ireland in the Cricsq ratings. They have 63 points whereas Ireland have 50.

At the time of writing Afghanistan are favorites on Betfair at 1.57. Ireland are 2.72.

Afghanistan are rightfully favourites and are the most likely team to this match. But I suggest backing Ireland to win this match. They are currently 2.72 on Betfair. At the prices Afghanistan are too short to bet on and Ireland represent the value.

Afghanistan Squad
Mohammad Shahzad

Current Form:

Mohammad Shahzad has played in 83 One-Day Internationals. He has scored 1 fifty in his last 10 Odis.

He has scored 2581 runs in One-Day Internationals. He has an average of 33.5. He has a strike rate of 85.2. He is equally effective against pace and spin.

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Javed Ahmadi

Current Form:

Javed Ahmadi has played in 44 One-Day Internationals. He has scored 2 fifties in his last 10 Odis.

He has scored 960 runs in One-Day Internationals. He has an average of 24.6. He has a strike rate of 77.3. He is equally effective against pace and spin.

Ahmadi has taken 9 wickets in One-Day-Internationals. He has an economy rate of 4.77 runs per over.

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Ihsanullah

Current Form:

Ihsanullah has played in 10 One-Day Internationals. He has scored 2 fifties in his last 10 Odis.

He has scored 170 runs in One-Day Internationals. He has an average of 18.9. He has a strike rate of 69.1. He prefers batting against the spinners. His strike rate against spin is 110.5 and against pace it is 54.6.

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Rahmat Shah

Current Form:

Rahmat Shah has played in 49 One-Day Internationals. He has scored 4 fifties in his last 10 Odis.

He has scored 1489 runs in One-Day Internationals. He has an average of 37.2. He has a strike rate of 70.1. He prefers batting against the spinners. His strike rate against spin is 73.5 and against pace it is 63.9.

Shah has taken 11 wickets in One-Day-Internationals. He has an economy rate of 5.97 runs per over.

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Samiullah Shenwari

Current Form:

Samiullah Shenwari has played in 94 One-Day Internationals. He has scored 1 fifty in his last 10 Odis.

He has scored 1873 runs in One-Day Internationals. He has an average of 28.0. He has a strike rate of 67.3. He prefers batting against pace bowlers. His strike rate against pace is 68.9 and against spin it is 61.0.

Shenwari has taken 60 wickets in One-Day-Internationals. He has an economy rate of 4.85 runs per over.

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Mohammad Nabi

Current Form:

Mohammad Nabi has played in 116 One-Day Internationals. He has scored 2 fifties in his last 10 Odis.

He has scored 2710 runs in One-Day Internationals. He has an average of 29.5. He has a strike rate of 89.1. He prefers batting against pace bowlers. His strike rate against pace is 92.5 and against spin it is 84.2.

Nabi has taken 133 wickets in One-Day-Internationals. He has an economy rate of 4.14 runs per over.

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Asghar Stanikzai

Current Form:

Asghar Stanikzai has played in 99 One-Day Internationals.

He has scored 1861 runs in One-Day Internationals. He has an average of 21.1. He has a strike rate of 60.4. He prefers batting against pace bowlers. His strike rate against pace is 62.4 and against spin it is 56.6.

Stanikzai has taken 2 wickets in One-Day-Internationals. He has an economy rate of 4.28 runs per over.

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Nasir Jamal

Current Form:

Nasir Jamal has played in 19 One-Day Internationals. He has scored 2 fifties in his last 10 Odis.

He has scored 444 runs in One-Day Internationals. He has an average of 27.8. He has a strike rate of 66.0. He prefers batting against the spinners. His strike rate against spin is 67.6 and against pace it is 58.6.

Jamal has taken 0 wickets in One-Day-Internationals. He has an economy rate of 7.0 runs per over.

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Najibullah Zadran

Current Form:

Najibullah Zadran has played in 46 One-Day Internationals. He has scored 4 fifties in his last 10 Odis.

He has scored 1033 runs in One-Day Internationals. He has an average of 28.7. He has a strike rate of 87.4. He prefers batting against the spinners. His strike rate against spin is 88.1 and against pace it is 75.5.

Zadran has taken 0 wickets in One-Day-Internationals. He has an economy rate of 6.0 runs per over.

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Rashid Khan

Current Form:

Rashid Khan has played in 45 One-Day Internationals.

He has scored 629 runs in One-Day Internationals. He has an average of 21.7. He has a strike rate of 101.8. He prefers batting against pace bowlers. His strike rate against pace is 111.5 and against spin it is 82.8.

Khan has taken 101 wickets in One-Day-Internationals. He has an economy rate of 3.97 runs per over.

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Gulbadin Naib

Current Form:

Gulbadin Naib has played in 46 One-Day Internationals. He has scored 1 fifty in his last 10 Odis.

He has scored 623 runs in One-Day Internationals. He has an average of 20.8. He has a strike rate of 76.5. He prefers batting against pace bowlers. His strike rate against pace is 85.7 and against spin it is 60.1.

Naib has taken 27 wickets in One-Day-Internationals. He has an economy rate of 5.2 runs per over.

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Sharafuddin Ashraf

Current Form:

Sharafuddin Ashraf has played in 13 One-Day Internationals.

He has scored 53 runs in One-Day Internationals. He has an average of 8.8. He has a strike rate of 63.1. He is equally effective against pace and spin.

Ashraf has taken 11 wickets in One-Day-Internationals. He has an economy rate of 4.38 runs per over.

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Dawlat Zadran

Current Form:

Dawlat Zadran has played in 78 One-Day Internationals.

He has scored 505 runs in One-Day Internationals. He has an average of 19.4. He has a strike rate of 78.3. He prefers batting against pace bowlers. His strike rate against pace is 82.3 and against spin it is 64.8.

Zadran has taken 104 wickets in One-Day-Internationals. He has an economy rate of 5.32 runs per over.

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Mujeeb Ur Rahman

Current Form:

Mujeeb Zadran has played in 14 One-Day Internationals.

He has scored 24 runs in One-Day Internationals. He has an average of 4.8. He has a strike rate of 96.0. He prefers batting against pace bowlers. His strike rate against pace is 115.0 and against spin it is 20.0.

Zadran has taken 32 wickets in One-Day-Internationals. He has an economy rate of 3.97 runs per over.

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Shapoor Zadran

Current Form:

Shapoor Zadran has played in 53 One-Day Internationals.

He has scored 94 runs in One-Day Internationals. He has an average of 6.3. He has a strike rate of 48.5. He prefers batting against the spinners. His strike rate against spin is 52.5 and against pace it is 41.0.

Zadran has taken 53 wickets in One-Day-Internationals. He has an economy rate of 4.75 runs per over.

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Ireland Squad
William Porterfield

Current Form:

William Porterfield has played in 140 One-Day Internationals. He has scored 1 fifty and 2 hundreds in his last 10 Odis.

He has scored 4213 runs in One-Day Internationals. He has an average of 33.7. He has a strike rate of 70.4. He prefers batting against the spinners. His strike rate against spin is 74.4 and against pace it is 66.5.

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Paul Stirling

Current Form:

Paul Stirling has played in 110 One-Day Internationals. He has scored 1 fifty and 1 hundred in his last 10 Odis.

He has scored 3324 runs in One-Day Internationals. He has an average of 34.3. He has a strike rate of 90.5. He prefers batting against pace bowlers. His strike rate against pace is 93.1 and against spin it is 83.7.

Stirling has taken 44 wickets in One-Day-Internationals. He has an economy rate of 4.77 runs per over.

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Andy Balbirnie

Current Form:

Andy Balbirnie has played in 48 One-Day Internationals. He has scored 2 fifties and 2 hundreds in his last 10 Odis.

He has scored 1171 runs in One-Day Internationals. He has an average of 27.9. He has a strike rate of 72.7. He prefers batting against the spinners. His strike rate against spin is 80.6 and against pace it is 65.6.

Balbirnie has taken 2 wickets in One-Day-Internationals. He has an economy rate of 6.8 runs per over.

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Ed Joyce

Current Form:

Ed Joyce has played in 86 One-Day Internationals. He has scored 2 fifties and 1 hundred in his last 10 Odis.

He has scored 2688 runs in One-Day Internationals. He has an average of 37.3. He has a strike rate of 72.1. He is equally effective against pace and spin.

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James Shannon

Current Form:

James Shannon has played in 2 One-Day Internationals.

He has scored 33 runs in One-Day Internationals. He has an average of 16.5. He has a strike rate of 73.3.

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Simi Singh

Current Form:

Simi Singh has played in 7 One-Day Internationals.

He has scored 67 runs in One-Day Internationals. He has an average of 11.2. He has a strike rate of 76.1. He prefers batting against pace bowlers. His strike rate against pace is 78.7 and against spin it is 68.3.

Singh has taken 5 wickets in One-Day-Internationals. He has an economy rate of 4.06 runs per over.

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Niall O'Brien

Current Form:

Niall O'Brien has played in 119 One-Day Internationals. He has scored 3 fifties in his last 10 Odis.

He has scored 2872 runs in One-Day Internationals. He has an average of 29.9. He has a strike rate of 71.0. He is equally effective against pace and spin.

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Kevin O'Brien

Current Form:

Kevin O'Brien has played in 147 One-Day Internationals. He has scored 1 fifty in his last 10 Odis.

He has scored 3359 runs in One-Day Internationals. He has an average of 32.0. He has a strike rate of 88.6. He prefers batting against pace bowlers. His strike rate against pace is 91.9 and against spin it is 77.2.

O'Brien has taken 116 wickets in One-Day-Internationals. He has an economy rate of 5.27 runs per over.

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Gary Wilson

Current Form:

Gary Wilson has played in 116 One-Day Internationals. He has scored 1 fifty in his last 10 Odis.

He has scored 2148 runs in One-Day Internationals. He has an average of 25.3. He has a strike rate of 71.2. He is equally effective against pace and spin.

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George Dockrell

Current Form:

George Dockrell has played in 87 One-Day Internationals. He has scored 1 fifty in his last 10 Odis.

He has scored 470 runs in One-Day Internationals. He has an average of 17.4. He has a strike rate of 72.4. He is equally effective against pace and spin.

Dockrell has taken 88 wickets in One-Day-Internationals. He has an economy rate of 4.56 runs per over.

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Andy McBrine

Current Form:

Andy McBrine has played in 33 One-Day Internationals.

He has scored 219 runs in One-Day Internationals. He has an average of 21.9. He has a strike rate of 85.2. He prefers batting against pace bowlers. His strike rate against pace is 100.8 and against spin it is 66.7.

McBrine has taken 34 wickets in One-Day-Internationals. He has an economy rate of 4.62 runs per over.

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Peter Chase

Current Form:

Peter Chase has played in 25 One-Day Internationals.

He has scored 31 runs in One-Day Internationals. He has an average of 3.4. He has a strike rate of 59.6. He prefers batting against the spinners. His strike rate against spin is 60.0 and against pace it is 54.3.

Chase has taken 32 wickets in One-Day-Internationals. He has an economy rate of 6.76 runs per over.

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Barry McCarthy

Current Form:

Barry McCarthy has played in 25 One-Day Internationals.

He has scored 99 runs in One-Day Internationals. He has an average of 9.0. He has a strike rate of 57.9. He prefers batting against pace bowlers. His strike rate against pace is 72.3 and against spin it is 36.1.

McCarthy has taken 48 wickets in One-Day-Internationals. He has an economy rate of 5.76 runs per over.

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Boyd Rankin

Current Form:

Boyd Rankin has played in 71 One-Day Internationals.

He has scored 62 runs in One-Day Internationals. He has an average of 5.6. He has a strike rate of 41.6. He prefers batting against the spinners. His strike rate against spin is 58.8 and against pace it is 37.6.

Rankin has taken 95 wickets in One-Day-Internationals. He has an economy rate of 4.64 runs per over.

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Tim Murtagh

Current Form:

Tim Murtagh has played in 47 One-Day Internationals.

He has scored 153 runs in One-Day Internationals. He has an average of 8.5. He has a strike rate of 70.2. He prefers batting against pace bowlers. His strike rate against pace is 88.9 and against spin it is 52.0.

Murtagh has taken 52 wickets in One-Day-Internationals. He has an economy rate of 4.53 runs per over.

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