T20 WORLD CUP 2021: Match eight, Sri Lanka vs Ireland Match Prediction – who can win the match? Both groups are high on confidence with their wins over Namibia and Scotland.PREVIEWSri Lanka and Ireland are set to lock horns in Match No.8 of the T20 world cup tournament on Wednesday, October twenty at the Sheikh Zayed Stadium in the United Arab Emirates Abu Dhabi. The Lankans got off to an impressing beginning when they defeated Namibia by seven wickets in their opening game on Monday.The Islanders bowled Namibia out for ninety-six when Avishka Fernando and Bhanuka Rajapaksha took them home. Ireland, on the opposite hand, is going to be going into the game after thrashing the Netherlands by seven wickets on Monday. Curtis Campher was on top of his game as he picked up a hat-trick.MATCH DETAILSMatch – Sri Lanka vs Ireland – Match eight
Venue – Sheikh Zayed Stadium, Abu Dhabi
Time – 07:30 PM IST, 02:00 PM MTPITCH REPORTThe pitch in the United Arab Emirates’ capital, Abu Dhabi hasn’t been a favorable one for batting. The bowlers have set terms to date. Chasing has been easier. The batters have to be compelled to gauge the conditions before going for shots on the up. A high-scoring game doesn’t appear to get on the cards.Average score: 101 (2 T20Is in Abu Dhabi in T20 World Cup tournament 2021)Record of Chasing teams: Won – 2, Lost – 0, Tied – 0PROBABLE TAKING PART IN XISSRI LANKA
Kusal Perera (wk.)
Dasun Shanaka (c)
Dhananjaya de Silva
Kevin O Brien
Andrews Balbirnie (c)
Neil Rock (wk.)
HEAD-TO-HEAD RECORDSMatches – 1
Sri Lanks – one
Ireland – zero
N/R – 0PROBABLE BEST BATTER OF THE MATCHKusal Perera (Sri Lanka)Kusal Perera is somebody, who will take a game off from the opposition along with his audacious stroke-play in the powerplay. The southpaw prefers to travel when bowling right from the word go. In the 1st match against Namibia, he started with 2 superb fours. However, he got to Ruben Trumpelmann while attempting to go aerial on the off side.Probable best bowler of the matchWanindu Hasaranga (Sri Lanka)Wanindu Hasaranga has tasted loads of success in his short T20 career to date. In the previous game against Namibia, the leg-spinner bowled well. The tweaker picked up 2 wickets of Craig Williams and Loftie-Eaton and gave away solely twenty-four runs off four overs. Do not forget that Hasaranga will wield the willow to smart impact with the bat likewise.Today’s match prediction: Sri Lanka to win the match.
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