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IRE vs PAK, 2nd T20I: Clontarf Cricket Club Pitch Report, Dublin Weather Forecast, T20 Stats & Records | Ireland vs Pakistan 2024

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The second game of the three-match series between Ireland and Pakistan is scheduled for May 12th at Clontarf Cricket Club. Ireland emerged victorious in an exciting opening match of the series.

Notably, this series carries considerable weight for both teams, laying vital groundwork as they prepare for the upcoming ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2024 in June, where they will compete in the same group.

Ireland vs Pakistan Head-to-head record in T20Is

Matches played: 2 | Pakistan won: 1 | Ireland won: 1

T20I Stats and Records at Clontarf Cricket Club:

  • Total matches: 6
  • Matches won batting first: 1
  • Matches won bowling first: 5
  • Average first innings score: 120
  • Average second innings score: 121
  • Highest total recorded: 183/5 (19.5 Ov Ov) by Ireland vs Pakistan
  • Lowest total recorded: 114/9 (20 Ov) by Ireland vs Zimbabwe
  • Highest score chased: 183/5 (19.5 Ov) by Ireland vs Pakistan
  • Lowest score defended: 117/7 (20 Ov) by Zimbabwe vs Ireland

Clontarf Cricket Club Pitch Report

This cricket pitch is renowned for its features that greatly benefit quick bowlers. Its surface creates perfect circumstances for the ball to move unpredictably, posing a tough challenge for batters to score runs with ease. Particularly when the sky is cloudy, these conditions intensify, making it even harder for the batting team. Considering the nature of this pitch, winning the coin toss carries substantial weight. Teams winning the toss frequently choose to field first since chasing tends to be viewed as the preferable strategy on this kind of surface.

Dublin Weather Forecast:

The upcoming Dublin match is likely to see a substantial 60% chance of rain. Temperatures are expected to remain steady at approximately 19 degrees Celsius, with humidity levels hovering around 74%. Additionally, prepare for a brisk breeze, reaching speeds of up to 11 kmph.

Also READ: Twitter reactions: Andrew Balbirnie guides Ireland to thrilling win over Pakistan in the first T20I

IRE vs Pakistan 2024, 2nd T20I – Probable Playing XI:

Ireland: Lorcan Tucker (wk), Ross Adair, Andy Balbirnie, Harry Tector, Paul Stirling (c), George Dockrell, Gareth Delany, Curtis Campher, Mark Adair, Barry McCarthy, Craig Young, Benjamin White

Pakistan: Azam Khan, Saim Ayub, Mohammad Rizwan (wk), Babar Azam (c), Fakhar Zaman, Iftikhar Ahmed, Imad Wasim, Shadab Khan, Naseem Shah, Shaheen Afridi, Abbas Afridi

Also READ: Paul Stirling reacts after Ireland clinches thrilling victory over Pakistan in the1st T20I

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