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Ireland versus Afghanistan Betting Tips and Preview

ODI (2019-05-21) Belfast (CSCC)

By FROG.AI

Highlights
  • Ireland won 13 of the last 26 between these two sides.

  • Ireland have won 3 of their last 9 completed ODI matches.

  • Afghanistan have won 3 of their last 8 completed ODI matches.

  • Afghanistan are rated 20 points ahead of Ireland in the Cricsq ratings.

  • 8 out the last 16 completed matches played at Belfast (CSCC) have been won by the team batting first.

Betting Tips
  • Back Ireland to win with full stake (odds at time of writing 3.2 on Betfair).

Pitch Analysis

There have been 17 ODI matches since 2010 at Belfast (CSCC). The will now examine some more details from the matches.

215 is the average first innings score at Belfast (CSCC) in matches where the full 50 overs were available. Over 300 has scored once in ODIs here since 2010. The last 3 first innings scores here were 210, 124 and 182.

45% of runs here have been scored in boundaries. This is below the global average of 46% of runs in ODIs since 2010 being scored in boundaries. Batsmen at Belfast (CSCC) strike at 71.4 run per hundred balls against pace bowlers. This compared to a strike rate of 68.0 against spin.

The team batting first won the last 8 out the last 16 completed matches played at Belfast (CSCC).

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Ireland Overview

Ireland have won 3 of their last 9 completed ODI matches.

They beat Afghanistan in their last match. They batted first and scored 210 for 10. They then bowled well to restrict Afghanistan to 138 for 10 to win the match.

Paul Stirling was the top run scorer with 71 off 94 balls. William Porterfield scored 53 off 83 balls. The next highest score was 32 by Kevin O'Brien.

Mark Adair was their best bowler. He took 4 for 19 off 0.0 overs. Andy McBrine went for 1.7 an over. Kevin O'Brien took 1 wicket and had an economy rate of 7.0.

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Afghanistan Overview

Afghanistan have won 3 of their last 8 completed ODI matches.

They lost to Ireland in their last match. They bowled first and conceeded 210 for 10. They then failed to chased this score down. They reached 138 for 10 in their reply.

Asghar Afghan was the top run scorer with 29 off 51 balls. Mohammad Nabi scored 27 off 25 balls. The next highest score was 20 by Gulbadin Naib.

Mujeeb Ur Rahman was their best bowler. He took 0 for 35 off 10.0 overs. Gulbadin Naib also bowled well. He went for 4.5 an over. Rashid Khan took 2 wicket and had an economy rate of 4.1.

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The Verdict

Afghanistan are rated 20 points ahead of Ireland in the Cricsq ratings. They have 66 points whereas Ireland have 46.

At the time of writing Afghanistan are favorites on Betfair at 1.44. Ireland are 3.2.

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 3.2 on Betfair. At the prices Afghanistan are too short to bet on and Ireland represent the value.

Ireland Squad
Paul Stirling

Current Form:

Paul Stirling has played in 129 One-Day Internationals. He has scored 3 fifties and 1 hundred in his last 10 Odis.

He has scored 3931 runs in One-Day Internationals. He has an average of 35.7. He has a strike rate of 87.5. He prefers batting against pace bowlers. His strike rate against pace is 89.7 and against spin it is 82.8.

Stirling has taken 45 wickets in One-Day-Internationals. He has an economy rate of 4.74 runs per over.

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James McCollum

Current Form:

James McCollum has played in 5 One-Day Internationals.

He has scored 14 runs in One-Day Internationals. He has an average of 3.5. He has a strike rate of 46.7. He prefers batting against pace bowlers. His strike rate against pace is 46.7 and against spin it is 0.

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Andy Balbirnie

Current Form:

Andy Balbirnie has played in 65 One-Day Internationals. He has scored 1 fifty and 2 hundreds in his last 10 Odis.

He has scored 1746 runs in One-Day Internationals. He has an average of 32.3. He has a strike rate of 75.2. He prefers batting against the spinners. His strike rate against spin is 79.6 and against pace it is 71.3.

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

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William Porterfield

Current Form:

William Porterfield has played in 157 One-Day Internationals. He has scored 2 fifties in his last 10 Odis.

He has scored 4484 runs in One-Day Internationals. He has an average of 32.5. He has a strike rate of 69.9. He prefers batting against the spinners. His strike rate against spin is 74.2 and against pace it is 66.6.

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Kevin O'Brien

Current Form:

Kevin O'Brien has played in 166 One-Day Internationals. He has scored 2 fifties in his last 10 Odis.

He has scored 3706 runs in One-Day Internationals. He has an average of 31.7. 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 77.9.

O'Brien has taken 118 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 130 One-Day Internationals.

He has scored 2288 runs in One-Day Internationals. He has an average of 24.6. He has a strike rate of 71.0. He is equally effective against pace and spin.

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Barry McCarthy

Current Form:

Barry McCarthy has played in 34 One-Day Internationals.

He has scored 109 runs in One-Day Internationals. He has an average of 8.4. He has a strike rate of 57.1. He prefers batting against pace bowlers. His strike rate against pace is 69.7 and against spin it is 39.3.

McCarthy has taken 53 wickets in One-Day-Internationals. He has an economy rate of 5.82 runs per over.

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Mark Adair

Current Form:

Mark Adair has played in 7 One-Day Internationals.

He has scored 85 runs in One-Day Internationals. He has an average of 21.3. He has a strike rate of 121.4. He prefers batting against pace bowlers. His strike rate against pace is 144.0 and against spin it is 59.1.

Adair has taken 6 wickets in One-Day-Internationals. He has an economy rate of 6.24 runs per over.

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Andy McBrine

Current Form:

Andy McBrine has played in 43 One-Day Internationals.

He has scored 272 runs in One-Day Internationals. He has an average of 18.1. He has a strike rate of 74.3. He prefers batting against pace bowlers. His strike rate against pace is 93.6 and against spin it is 55.2.

McBrine has taken 41 wickets in One-Day-Internationals. He has an economy rate of 4.42 runs per over.

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Tim Murtagh

Current Form:

Tim Murtagh has played in 61 One-Day Internationals.

He has scored 186 runs in One-Day Internationals. He has an average of 8.1. He has a strike rate of 63.7. He prefers batting against pace bowlers. His strike rate against pace is 77.6 and against spin it is 50.0.

Murtagh has taken 68 wickets in One-Day-Internationals. He has an economy rate of 4.55 runs per over.

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Boyd Rankin

Current Form:

Boyd Rankin has played in 86 One-Day Internationals.

He has scored 86 runs in One-Day Internationals. He has an average of 6.1. He has a strike rate of 44.1. He prefers batting against the spinners. His strike rate against spin is 54.1 and against pace it is 41.8.

Rankin has taken 116 wickets in One-Day-Internationals. He has an economy rate of 4.7 runs per over.

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Afghanistan Squad
Mohammad Shahzad

Current Form:

Mohammad Shahzad has played in 100 One-Day Internationals. He has scored 2 fifties and 1 hundred in his last 10 Odis.

He has scored 3099 runs in One-Day Internationals. He has an average of 34.1. He has a strike rate of 84.9. He prefers batting against pace bowlers. His strike rate against pace is 86.0 and against spin it is 80.9.

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Noor Ali Zadran

Current Form:

Noor Ali Zadran has played in 59 One-Day Internationals. He has scored 1 fifty in his last 10 Odis.

He has scored 1462 runs in One-Day Internationals. He has an average of 26.1. He has a strike rate of 64.9. He prefers batting against pace bowlers. His strike rate against pace is 65.6 and against spin it is 60.2.

Zadran has taken 2 wickets in One-Day-Internationals. He has an economy rate of 6.0 runs per over.

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Rahmat Shah

Current Form:

Rahmat Shah has played in 68 One-Day Internationals. He has scored 1 fifty and 1 hundred in his last 10 Odis.

He has scored 1994 runs in One-Day Internationals. He has an average of 35.0. He has a strike rate of 70.2. He prefers batting against the spinners. His strike rate against spin is 74.7 and against pace it is 63.8.

Shah has taken 12 wickets in One-Day-Internationals. He has an economy rate of 5.95 runs per over.

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Asghar Afghan

Current Form:

Asghar Stanikzai has played in 119 One-Day Internationals. He has scored 3 fifties in his last 10 Odis.

He has scored 2356 runs in One-Day Internationals. He has an average of 23.8. He has a strike rate of 63.3. He prefers batting against pace bowlers. His strike rate against pace is 64.1 and against spin it is 59.5.

Stanikzai has taken 3 wickets in One-Day-Internationals. He has an economy rate of 4.17 runs per over.

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Hashmatullah Shahidi

Current Form:

Hashmatullah Shahidi has played in 35 One-Day Internationals. He has scored 5 fifties in his last 10 Odis.

He has scored 942 runs in One-Day Internationals. He has an average of 34.9. He has a strike rate of 64.7. He is equally effective against pace and spin.

Shahidi has taken 0 wickets in One-Day-Internationals. He has an economy rate of 8.33 runs per over.

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Gulbadin Naib

Current Form:

Gulbadin Naib has played in 62 One-Day Internationals.

He has scored 894 runs in One-Day Internationals. He has an average of 22.4. He has a strike rate of 72.3. He prefers batting against pace bowlers. His strike rate against pace is 82.3 and against spin it is 56.9.

Naib has taken 44 wickets in One-Day-Internationals. He has an economy rate of 5.17 runs per over.

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Najibullah Zadran

Current Form:

Najibullah Zadran has played in 60 One-Day Internationals. He has scored 1 hundred in his last 10 Odis.

He has scored 1262 runs in One-Day Internationals. He has an average of 30.0. He has a strike rate of 88.9. He prefers batting against the spinners. His strike rate against spin is 87.6 and against pace it is 80.8.

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 64 One-Day Internationals. He has scored 1 fifty in his last 10 Odis.

He has scored 849 runs in One-Day Internationals. He has an average of 23.6. He has a strike rate of 102.9. He prefers batting against pace bowlers. His strike rate against pace is 111.7 and against spin it is 87.0.

Khan has taken 130 wickets in One-Day-Internationals. He has an economy rate of 3.94 runs per over.

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Dawlat Zadran

Current Form:

Dawlat Zadran has played in 85 One-Day Internationals.

He has scored 507 runs in One-Day Internationals. He has an average of 18.8. He has a strike rate of 77.9. He prefers batting against pace bowlers. His strike rate against pace is 81.6 and against spin it is 64.8.

Zadran has taken 115 wickets in One-Day-Internationals. He has an economy rate of 5.29 runs per over.

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Aftab Alam

Current Form:

Aftab Alam has played in 26 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 68.4. He prefers batting against the spinners. His strike rate against spin is 100.0 and against pace it is 67.9.

Alam has taken 37 wickets in One-Day-Internationals. He has an economy rate of 4.86 runs per over.

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Mujeeb Ur Rahman

Current Form:

Mujeeb Zadran has played in 33 One-Day Internationals.

He has scored 41 runs in One-Day Internationals. He has an average of 5.9. He has a strike rate of 87.2. He prefers batting against pace bowlers. His strike rate against pace is 95.2 and against spin it is 20.0.

Zadran has taken 52 wickets in One-Day-Internationals. He has an economy rate of 3.69 runs per over.

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