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T20 World Cup 2021: 8th Match Sri Lanka vs Ireland Live Score, Live Streaming, Prediction, H2H, Playing Squads, Fantasy Tips, and Squad

8th Match Sri Lanka vs Ireland Live Score

ICC T20 World Cup Round 1 continues with a match between Sri Lanka and Ireland at the Sheikh Zayed Stadium in Abu Dhabi on Wednesday, October 20th, at 7:30 PM (IST). Sri Lanka started their campaign with a win against Namibia in their first match. Maheesh Theekshana led the charge with three wickets while Wanindu Hasaranga also got a couple. 8th Match Sri Lanka vs Ireland Live Score.

Their pacers did an equally impressive job, with Lahiru Kumara grabbing two wickets. Both teams will be looking for another victory here to continue the winning streak and qualify for the Super12 stage of the tournament. The batting and bowling divisions of both teams have done well in their previous games. This should be an exciting match in Group A.

SL vs IRE 8th T20 Match Live Cricket Score

Match Details

Match – Sri Lanka vs Ireland – Match 8

Venue – Sheikh Zayed Stadium, Abu Dhabi

Time – 07:30 PM IST, 02:00 PM GMT

Where to watch live – Star Sports Network

Sri Lanka vs Ireland Match Prediction

Both teams began their respective ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2021 campaigns with comfortable victories. However, Sri Lanka will start this game as a clear favorite having played a lot of competitive cricket against different teams over the years, especially recently.

Prediction – Sri Lanka to win the match.

SL vs IRE Head To Head

Only one T20 match had been played between Sri Lanka and Ireland which was won by Sri Lanka.

Matches- 1, Sri Lanka – 1, Ireland – 0, N/R- 0

Probable Playing XIs

Sri Lanka

Kusal Perera (wk), Pathum Nissanka, Dinesh Chandimal, Avishka Fernando, Bhanuka Rajapaksa, Dasun Shanaka (c), Chamika Karunaratne, Wanindu Hasaranga, Dushmantha Chameera, Maheesh Theekshana, Lahiru Kumara

Bench – Dhananjaya de Silva, Charith Asalanka, Akila Dananjaya, Binura Fernando


Paul Stirling, Kevin O Brien, Andrew Balbirnie (c), Gareth Delany, Harry Tector, Curtis Campher, Neil Rock (wk), Simi Singh, Mark Adair, Benjamin White, Joshua Little

Bench – George Dockrell, Craig Young, Andy McBrine, Lorcan Tucker

T20 World Cup 2021 8th Match SL vs IRE Pitch Report

The place in Abu Dhabi wasn’t exactly cheap. Bowlers have dictated the terms so far. Hunting was easier. Batters must assess conditions before shooting. A high score game doesn’t seem to be on the map.

Average score: 101 (2 T20Is in Abu Dhabi in T20 World Cup 2021)

Record of Chasing teams: Won – 2, Lost – 0, Tied – 0

T20 World Cup 2021 8th Match SL vs IRE Weather Forecast

The Abu Dhabi weather forecast predicts some clouds for match day, but the weather forecast does not predict rain. We should be able to have a full game without rest.

T20 World Cup 2021 2nd Match Live Streaming Details

Star Sports Network is the official broadcaster for the T20 2021 World Cup in India and other regions of the subcontinent. The Star Sports network will broadcast all the promotions of the next event live starting on October 17. The live broadcast of the mega event will also be available on digital platforms, courtesy of the Disney+Hotstar app in India and other regions of the subcontinent.

The cricket score between NAM and NED will be available today at 03:30 PM IST, 10:00 AM GMT. Live scoring will be available on

Place Scoring Pattern In T20

  • Total matches: 49
  • Matches won batting first: 22
  • Matches won bowling first: 27
  • Average 1st Inns scores: 138
  • Average 2nd Inns scores: 128
  • Highest total recorded: 225/7 (20 Ov) by IRE vs AFG
  • Lowest total recorded: 87/10 (18.3 Ov) by HK vs OMAN
  • Highest score chased: 166/6 (19.4 Ov) by HK vs AFG
  • Lowest score defended: 129/6 (20 Ov) by ENG vs PAK

Probable Best Batter Of The Match

Kusal Perera (Sri Lanka)

Kusal PereKusal Perera is someone who can take a game away from his opponent with his daring power play hitting game. The southpaw prefers to go bowling from the beginning. In the first game against Namibia he started with two glorious fours. But he got off Ruben Trumpelmann when he tried to fly offside.

Probable Best Bowler Of The Match

Wanindu Hasaranga (Sri Lanka)

Wanindu Hasaranga has been very successful in his short T20 career so far. In the previous game against Namibia, the leg thrower made a good pitch. The tweaker collected two wickets from Craig Williams and LoftieEaton and gave away just 24 runs of four overs. Not forgetting that Hasaranga can also carry the grass well with a stick.

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