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Afghanistan versus Ireland Betting Tips and Preview

T20I (2019-02-24)

By FROG.AI

Highlights
  • Afghanistan won 12 of the last 14 between these two sides.

  • Afghanistan have won 10 of their last 10 completed T20 matches.

  • Ireland have won 2 of their last 10 completed T20 matches.

  • Afghanistan are rated 46 points ahead of Ireland in the Cricsq ratings.

  • The team batting first won the last 4 out the last 6 completed matches played at .

Betting Tips
  • Back Ireland to win with half stake (odds at time of writing 5.0 on Betfair).

Pitch Analysis

6 T20 matches have been played at since 2010. The next section will examine those matches.

177 is the average first innings score at in matches where the full 20 overs were available. 200 has been breached twice at this venue in T20s since 2010. 210, 278 and 132 were the last 3 first innings scores here.

61% of runs here have been scored in boundaries. This exceeds the global average of 55% of runs in T20s since 2010 being scored in boundaries. Batters at strike at 148.7 run per hundred balls against pace bowlers. This compared to a strike rate of 103.5 against spin.

The team batting first won the last 4 out the last 6 completed matches played at .

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Afghanistan Overview

Afghanistan have won 10 of their last 10 completed T20 matches.

They beat Ireland in their last match. They batted first and scored 210 for 7. They then bowled well to restrict Ireland to 178 for 8 to win the match.

Mohammad Nabi was the top run scorer with 81 off 36 balls. Hazratullah Zazai scored 31 off 17 balls. The next highest score was 20 by Asghar Afghan.

Rashid Khan was their best bowler. He took 5 for 27 off 4.0 overs. Mohammad Nabi went for 7.0 an over. Sayed Shirzad took 0 wicket and had an economy rate of 10.5.

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Ireland Overview

Ireland have won 2 of their last 10 completed T20 matches.

They lost to Afghanistan in their last match. They bowled first and conceeded 210 for 7. They then failed to chase this score down. They reached 178 for 8 in their reply.

Kevin O'Brien was the top run scorer with 74 off 47 balls. Andy Balbirnie scored 47 off 33 balls. The next highest score was 18 by George Dockrell.

George Dockrell was their best bowler. He took 1 for 26 off 4.0 overs. Simi Singh also bowled well. He went for 5.0 an over. Shane Getkate took 1 wicket and had an economy rate of 10.5.

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The Verdict

Afghanistan are rated 46 points ahead of Ireland in the Cricsq ratings. They have 81 points whereas Ireland have 35.

At the time of writing Afghanistan are favorites on Betfair at 1.24. Ireland are 5.0.

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

Afghanistan Season Players
Hazratullah Zazai

Current Form:

Hazratullah has played in 14 Twenty 20 matches. He has scored 2 fifties and 1 hundred in his last 10 T20s.

He has scored 542 runs in Twenty 20 matches. He has an average of 45.2. He has a strike rate of 176.0. He prefers batting against pace bowlers. His strike rate against pace is 176.2 and against spin it is 149.5.

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Najeeb Tarakai

Current Form:

Najeeb Tarakai has played in 10 Twenty 20 matches. He has scored 1 fifty in his last 10 T20s.

He has scored 233 runs in Twenty 20 matches. He has an average of 23.3. He has a strike rate of 130.9. He is equally effective against pace and spin.

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Usman Ghani

Current Form:

Usman Ghani has played in 20 Twenty 20 matches. He has scored 1 fifty in his last 10 T20s.

He has scored 445 runs in Twenty 20 matches. He has an average of 24.7. He has a strike rate of 109.3. He prefers batting against pace bowlers. His strike rate against pace is 109.5 and against spin it is 97.2.

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Asghar Afghan

Current Form:

Asghar Stanikzai has played in 68 Twenty 20 matches.

He has scored 1168 runs in Twenty 20 matches. He has an average of 22.0. He has a strike rate of 105.2. He prefers batting against pace bowlers. His strike rate against pace is 104.5 and against spin it is 97.1.

Stanikzai has taken 1 wickets in Twenty 20 matches. He has an economy rate of 6.0 runs per over.

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Samiullah Shinwari

Current Form:

Samiullah Shenwari has played in 82 Twenty 20 matches.

He has scored 1088 runs in Twenty 20 matches. He has an average of 19.8. He has a strike rate of 116.1. He prefers batting against pace bowlers. His strike rate against pace is 122.5 and against spin it is 102.8.

Shenwari has taken 44 wickets in Twenty 20 matches. He has an economy rate of 6.58 runs per over.

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Shafiqullah

Current Form:

Shafiqullah has played in 51 Twenty 20 matches.

He has scored 425 runs in Twenty 20 matches. He has an average of 15.2. He has a strike rate of 146.0. He prefers batting against pace bowlers. His strike rate against pace is 168.3 and against spin it is 112.9.

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Mohammad Nabi

Current Form:

Mohammad Nabi has played in 184 Twenty 20 matches. He has scored 1 fifty in his last 10 T20s.

He has scored 2553 runs in Twenty 20 matches. He has an average of 22.6. He has a strike rate of 140.4. He prefers batting against pace bowlers. His strike rate against pace is 143.1 and against spin it is 127.8.

Nabi has taken 174 wickets in Twenty 20 matches. He has an economy rate of 6.95 runs per over.

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Najibullah Zadran

Current Form:

Najibullah Zadran has played in 75 Twenty 20 matches.

He has scored 1048 runs in Twenty 20 matches. He has an average of 28.3. He has a strike rate of 141.6. He prefers batting against pace bowlers. His strike rate against pace is 145.4 and against spin it is 130.0.

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Sharafuddin Ashraf

Current Form:

Sharafuddin Ashraf has played in 10 Twenty 20 matches.

He has scored 28 runs in Twenty 20 matches. He has an average of 9.3. He has a strike rate of 96.6. He prefers batting against the spinners. His strike rate against spin is 100.0 and against pace it is 88.9.

Ashraf has taken 5 wickets in Twenty 20 matches. He has an economy rate of 8.04 runs per over.

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Karim Janat

Current Form:

Karim Janat has played in 17 Twenty 20 matches.

He has scored 109 runs in Twenty 20 matches. He has an average of 13.6. He has a strike rate of 102.8. He is equally effective against pace and spin.

Janat has taken 16 wickets in Twenty 20 matches. He has an economy rate of 8.45 runs per over.

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Rashid Khan

Current Form:

Rashid Khan has played in 141 Twenty 20 matches.

He has scored 370 runs in Twenty 20 matches. He has an average of 10.9. He has a strike rate of 143.4. He prefers batting against pace bowlers. His strike rate against pace is 145.1 and against spin it is 113.9.

Khan has taken 210 wickets in Twenty 20 matches. He has an economy rate of 6.1 runs per over.

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Fareed Ahmad
Sayed Shirzad

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Sayed Shirzad has played in 4 Twenty 20 matches.

He has scored 1 runs in Twenty 20 matches. He has an average of 1.0. He has a strike rate of 50.0. He prefers batting against pace bowlers. His strike rate against pace is 50.0 and against spin it is 0.

Shirzad has taken 7 wickets in Twenty 20 matches. He has an economy rate of 7.73 runs per over.

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Mujeeb Ur Rahman

Current Form:

Mujeeb Zadran has played in 48 Twenty 20 matches.

He has scored 47 runs in Twenty 20 matches. He has an average of 11.8. He has a strike rate of 114.6. He prefers batting against the spinners. His strike rate against spin is 130.8 and against pace it is 103.4.

Zadran has taken 46 wickets in Twenty 20 matches. He has an economy rate of 6.36 runs per over.

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Ziaur Rahman

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Ziaur Rahman has played in 1 Twenty 20 matches.

He has scored 0 runs in Twenty 20 matches. He has an average of 0.0. He has a strike rate of 0.0.

Rahman has taken 2 wickets in Twenty 20 matches. He has an economy rate of 10.5 runs per over.

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Ireland Season Players
Paul Stirling

Current Form:

Paul Stirling has played in 172 Twenty 20 matches. He has scored 3 fifties in his last 10 T20s.

He has scored 4280 runs in Twenty 20 matches. He has an average of 26.6. He has a strike rate of 145.8. He is equally effective against pace and spin.

Stirling has taken 63 wickets in Twenty 20 matches. He has an economy rate of 7.29 runs per over.

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Kevin O'Brien

Current Form:

Kevin O'Brien has played in 184 Twenty 20 matches. He has scored 2 fifties in his last 10 T20s.

He has scored 2896 runs in Twenty 20 matches. He has an average of 21.8. He has a strike rate of 130.8. He is equally effective against pace and spin.

O'Brien has taken 113 wickets in Twenty 20 matches. He has an economy rate of 7.63 runs per over.

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Stuart Thompson

Current Form:

Stuart Thompson has played in 37 Twenty 20 matches.

He has scored 277 runs in Twenty 20 matches. He has an average of 13.8. He has a strike rate of 126.5. He is equally effective against pace and spin.

Thompson has taken 14 wickets in Twenty 20 matches. He has an economy rate of 7.98 runs per over.

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Andy Balbirnie

Current Form:

Andy Balbirnie has played in 34 Twenty 20 matches. He has scored 1 fifty in his last 10 T20s.

He has scored 506 runs in Twenty 20 matches. He has an average of 18.7. He has a strike rate of 118.2. He prefers batting against the spinners. His strike rate against spin is 121.9 and against pace it is 113.3.

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Lorcan Tucker

Current Form:

Lorcan Tucker has played in 8 Twenty 20 matches.

He has scored 73 runs in Twenty 20 matches. He has an average of 12.2. He has a strike rate of 101.4. He prefers batting against pace bowlers. His strike rate against pace is 108.3 and against spin it is 83.3.

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Shane Getkate

Current Form:

Shane Getkate has played in 6 Twenty 20 matches.

He has scored 56 runs in Twenty 20 matches. He has an average of 9.3. He has a strike rate of 127.3. He prefers batting against the spinners. His strike rate against spin is 136.8 and against pace it is 122.7.

Getkate has taken 4 wickets in Twenty 20 matches. He has an economy rate of 8.86 runs per over.

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George Dockrell

Current Form:

George Dockrell has played in 97 Twenty 20 matches.

He has scored 206 runs in Twenty 20 matches. He has an average of 12.1. He has a strike rate of 112.0. He prefers batting against pace bowlers. His strike rate against pace is 114.3 and against spin it is 105.3.

Dockrell has taken 97 wickets in Twenty 20 matches. He has an economy rate of 6.96 runs per over.

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Simi Singh

Current Form:

Simi Singh has played in 15 Twenty 20 matches.

He has scored 161 runs in Twenty 20 matches. He has an average of 13.4. He has a strike rate of 125.8. He prefers batting against pace bowlers. His strike rate against pace is 125.7 and against spin it is 115.9.

Singh has taken 11 wickets in Twenty 20 matches. He has an economy rate of 8.16 runs per over.

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Stuart Poynter

Current Form:

Stuart Poynter has played in 56 Twenty 20 matches.

He has scored 637 runs in Twenty 20 matches. He has an average of 26.5. He has a strike rate of 126.4. He prefers batting against pace bowlers. His strike rate against pace is 128.2 and against spin it is 109.7.

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Josh Little

Current Form:

Joshua Little has played in 13 Twenty 20 matches.

He has scored 18 runs in Twenty 20 matches. He has an average of 4.5. He has a strike rate of 112.5. He prefers batting against pace bowlers. His strike rate against pace is 170.0 and against spin it is 20.0.

Little has taken 9 wickets in Twenty 20 matches. He has an economy rate of 8.54 runs per over.

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Boyd Rankin

Current Form:

Boyd Rankin has played in 77 Twenty 20 matches.

He has scored 77 runs in Twenty 20 matches. He has an average of 8.6. He has a strike rate of 85.6. He prefers batting against the spinners. His strike rate against spin is 141.7 and against pace it is 60.9.

Rankin has taken 87 wickets in Twenty 20 matches. He has an economy rate of 7.25 runs per over.

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Peter Chase

Current Form:

Peter Chase has played in 14 Twenty 20 matches.

He has scored 7 runs in Twenty 20 matches. He has an average of 7.0. He has a strike rate of 53.8. He prefers batting against the spinners. His strike rate against spin is 100.0 and against pace it is 25.0.

Chase has taken 15 wickets in Twenty 20 matches. He has an economy rate of 9.94 runs per over.

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