ICC World Cup Qualifiers: Ireland vs Scotland Prediction | 21/06/2023

In the seven-match of the 2023 Men’s ICC Cricket World Cup Qualifier, Ireland vs Scotland are prepared to engage in a battle. On Wednesday, June 21, the match will take place at the Queens Sports Club in Bulawayo. 

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Ireland vs Scotland Pre-Match Analysis

Ireland’s performance in the tournament did not go well as they lost to Oman by a score of five wickets in their opening game. After being given the opportunity to bat, Harry Tector (52) and George Dockrell (91) both made outstanding fifty-plus scores to aid their team in recovering from a top-order conflict and achieve a respectable total of 281/7 in 20 overs.

ireland vs scotland pre match analysis

The Omani hitters all made significant contributions to help them reach the finish line with 11 balls to spare as Oman was defending 282, and the Irish bowlers were unable to control the scoring rate. For Ireland, Joshua Little and Mark Adair both contributed two wickets.

Scotland, on the other hand, will aim to win their first match to kick off their campaign. The team’s batting will be led by the seasoned duo of Matthew Cross and George Munsey, while Mark Watt will be under a lot of pressure to perform with the ball, given his frequent participation in international competitions.

Ireland vs Scotland Head-to-Head Records

ireland vs scotland head-to-head records

There have been 20 international encounters between the two teams; of those, the Irish have triumphed 15 times, while Scotland have done so four times. One contest involving the two teams had no winner.

Ireland Won15
Scotland Won4
No Result 1

Ireland Probable Playing Squad:

Mark Adair, Curtis Campher, Andrey Balbirnie (c), Graham Hume,  Gareth Delany, osh Little, Andy McBrine, George Dockrell, J Barry McCarthy, PJ Moor, Paul Stirling, Harry Tector, Lorcan Tucker, Ben White, Craig Young.

Scotland Probable Playing Squad:

Matthew Cross, Richie Berrington (c), Alasdair Evans, Jack Jarvis, Tom Mackintosh, Chris Greaves, Michael Leask, Chris McBride, George Munsey, Brandon McMullen, Adrian Neill, Safyaan Sharif, Chris Sole, Hamza Tahir, Mark Wat

Ireland vs Scotland Key Players Stats

The statistics and records from these Ireland vs Scotland matches provide valuable insights into the batting form and capabilities of players from Ireland and Scotland for the last ten games of recent batting records (ODI).

Ireland Player Team Records

Player NameMatchesRunsRecent ScoresAverageAverage Fantasy Points
George Munsey (LHB)525152, 13, 1, 45, 14050.263.9
Christopher McBride (RHB)523491, 38, 28, 3, 7446.863.4
Michael Leask (RHB)51850, 69, 6, 44, 663738.2
Jack Jarvis (RHB)517826, 14, 72, 50, 1635.641.6
Tomas Mackintosh (RHB)51137, 53, 42, 6, 522.637.4

Scotland Player Team Records

Player NameMatchesRunsRecent ScoresAverageAverage Fantasy Points
Harry Tector (RHB)527660, 103, 45, 51, 1755.256.6
George Dockrell (RHB)514522, 47, 22, 46, 82936.2
Peter Moor (RHB)51360, 29, 107, 0, 027.277.6
Lorcan Tucker (RHB)512026, 37, 24, 27, 62470.1
Andy Balbirnie (RHB)5981, 34, 19, 19, 2519.628.8

Pitch Report and Weather Forecast

A high-scoring contest is anticipated because the Queens Sports Club pitch is regarded as a bowler’s worst nightmare. While the bowlers must be extremely accurate with their lines and lengths, the hitters can rely on the pitch’s pace and bounce. At this location, both sides can prefer chasing. 

In Bulawayo, the playing conditions will be great for Ireland vs Scotland game of cricket because there is now no risk of rain. The 25-degree Celsius threshold will be the average temperature.

Ireland vs Scotland Betting Tips

Ireland is predicted to stage a big comeback and defeat Scotland in their forthcoming match, despite having lost to Oman. Despite the fact that they have not had much success in their most recent games due to a streak of unlucky occurrences, the Green and Whites of Ireland are not a particularly weak team. I believe that both sides will play to their best potential, despite the fact that Scotland will probably try to take advantage of this underdog team. Despite this, I am hoping that Ireland will finally recover and triumph in what I expect to be a close match. I’m hoping they’ll be able to make some progress soon.

ireland vs scotland betting tips

Ireland vs Scotland Dream11 Prediction

Wicket-KeeperLorcan Tucker, M Cross
BatsmenHarry Tector (c), G Munsey (vc), R Berrington, A Balbirnie, George Dockrell
All-RoundersCurtis Campher, M Leask, Mark Adair
BowlersS Sharif


In conclusion, Ireland vs Scotland ICC World Cup Qualifiers game on June 21, 2023, is expected to be a thrilling and intense contest. Both teams have proven their strength in prior games and their commitment to earning a place in the World Cup. While Scotland shouldn’t be underrated, Ireland may enjoy the home-field advantage. They have the capacity to give Ireland a tough battle with their talented players and solid team dynamics.

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