After consecutive triumphs in the T20Is and ODIs, Afghanistan would be eyeing to seize a conquest against an equally formidable Ireland in the solitary red-ball contest. Here’s AFG vs IRE Myteam11 Predictions featuring the Match Details, Squad Selections (Captain, Vice-Captain, Wicket-Keeper, Batsmen, Bowlers, All-Rounders) and Fantasy XI Picks for the forthcoming contest at Dehradun, Uttarakhand.
AFG vs IRE Myteam11 Predictions, Only Test: Preview and Probable XI
Date: March 15, Friday- March 19, Tuesday.
Time: 9:30 AM IST.
Venue: Rajiv Gandhi International Cricket Stadium, Dehradun.
Squads to pick from
Afghanistan’s Probable XI
Ireland’s Probable XI
AFG vs IRE Myteam11 Suggestions
Mohammad Shahzad could be easily touted as a natural inclusion for the wicket-keeper’s spot. His abilities, both as a wicket-keeper and a batsman, have assisted Afghanistan in securing a triumph on numerous occasions which account for his insertion in AFG vs IRE Myteam11 lineup.
A Afghan, Paul Stirling and Andrew Balbirne rendered jaw-dropping exhibitions in the freshly finished ODI at Dehradun as they belted in run tallies of 82, 70 and 68 respectively. Thus, the trio could be anticipated to don a similar show in the upcoming red-ball event, thereby accounting for their insertion in AFG vs IRE Myteam11 unit.
Kevin O’Brien could be roped in as well when taking into accordance his swashbuckling ability as a middle-order batsman for Ireland.
The first and second picks could be Rashid Khan and Andy McBrine for their figures of 1/41 and 1/30 respectively in the lastly played dead-rubber duel at Dehradun.
For the third and fourth places, one could fill in the likes of Tim Murtagh and James Cameron with regards to their scintillating figures of 1/33 and 1/46 respectively in the recently finished contest.
Mohammad Nabi remains a definite pick for the all-rounder’s spot. His all-round performances have resulted in Afghanistan single-handedly winning the games on numerous instances in the international arena, and a similar could be expected out of him in the coming feud.
As a secondary pick, one might go in with George Dockrell on the basis of his exhibitions in the recently finished ODI series wherein he belted 99 runs and affected 8 dismissals in 5 appearances.
Captain & Vice-Captain
Asghar Afghan and Mohammad Nabi would be the top picks for the captain’s position. If not the duo, then one could consider the trio of Paul Stirling, Rashid Khan, and George Dockrell as they too delivered noteworthy performances on quite a few occasions in the lately played ODI contests.
AFGH vs IRE Myteam11 Team
M Shahzad (wk), A Afghan, P Stirling, K O’Brien, A Balbirnie, M Nabi, G Dockrell, R Khan, A McBrine, T Murtagh, J Cameron-Dow.
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