England faces Ireland in the 2nd ODI at the Rose Bowl, Southampton on Saturday as the hosts look to go 2-0 up in a three-match series.
The pitch in the opening ODI was bowling friendly and the batsman find it difficult to score runs and with the 2nd ODI at the same venue, we can expect the pitch to behave the same.
Here some details of ENG vs IRE:Paytm First Games Fantasy team predictions:
England could stick with the same team for this match to seal the series, whereas, Ireland would like to bring in William Porterfield & Boyd Rankin as they are clearly lacking some experience.
Probable XI: England
Jason Roy, Jonny Bairstow (wk), James Vince, Tom Banton, Sam Billings, Eoin Morgan (c), Moeen Ali, David Willey, Adil Rashid, Tom Curran, Saqib Mahmood
Probable XI: Ireland
Paul Stirling, Gareth Delany, Andy Balbirnie, William Porterfield, Kevin O Brien, Lorcan Tucker (wk), Curtis Campher, Simi Singh, Andy McBrine, Boyd Rankin, Craig Young
Key Players & Top Picks – 2nd ODI (England) –
- David Willey, the man of the match in the 1st ODI, had a very successful return to the England team. His spell of 5/30 set the game up for England.
- Sam Billingswas England’s best player with the bat. His knock of 67* (54) under pressure to get England home.
- Jonny Bairstowfailed with the bat in the opening match. However, he is England most destructive, batsman and you cannot drop him from your Fantasy team.
- Adil Rashidwas England’s best economic bowler in the 1st ODI he has a brilliant spell of 1/26 with 3 maiden overs
Key Players & Top Picks – 2nd ODI (Ireland) –
- Curtis Campherhad a dream debut for Ireland performing with both bat and the bowl. He scored 59* and bowl 5 overs for 1/26.
- Paul Stirlingfailed with the bat in the opening match. However, he is Ireland’s top run-scorer and a key player in your fantasy team.
- Kevin O Brienscored 22 in the 1st ODI, he is one of the key player in the current Ireland squad.
- Andy McBrinewas the 2nd highest run-scorer for Ireland in the 1st ODI scoring 40 and taking the key wicket of Bairstow. He is a good pick as he can contribute with both bat & bowl.
Suggested Paytm First Games Fantasy Team
WK – J.Bairstow, S.Billings
Batsman – P.Stirling, K.O’Brien, J.Vince, J.Roy
All Rounder – C.Campher
Bowler – D.Willey, S.Mahmood, A.Rashid, A.McBrine
Best Captain Picks – J.Bairstow, D.Willey
Best Vice Captain Picks – J.Roy, C.Campher, J.Vince
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