UAE vs Ireland 2nd ODI Match Prediction

  • Jan 14, 2021
  • 11:00:00, GMT +5:30
  • Sheikh Zayed Stadium - Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Ireland IRE Ireland

Betting Tips

  • Even though UAE batted brilliantly in the first match, we have few doubts about them performing consistence.
  • Players like Andy McBrine and Paul Stirling and in top form. They along with Kevin O Brien, Harry Tector and Lorcan Tucker forms a very strong batting line up.
  • Ireland have a better bowling attack than UAE and even though they couldn’t defend 269 in the last match, they kept things very tight.

Our Pick Ireland are favourites to win

Posted On 14th January 2021 01:19:32
Posted by Kavin

UAE vs IRE 2nd ODI Prediction & Betting Tips

UAE managed to pick up their first win against Ireland in ODI with a magnificent performance. Can they replicate their performance and take an unassailable lead in the four match ODI series? 

Read our preview as UAE host Ireland for the second ODI at Sheikh Zayed Stadium. The match is set to get underway at 9:30 PM local time

A magnificent effort with the ball helped UAE take 1-0 lead in the 4 match ODI series. The bowled brilliantly and restricted Ireland to a par score of 269. 
Rohan Mustafa was the star with the ball an ended with match figures of 2-43. Zahoor Khan, Kashif Daud, Ahmed Raza were also pretty decent. 

For Ireland, Paul Stirling batted beautifully or his 131. At one point when he and Andrew Babirnie as batting, Ireland looked like getting a score around 300, which would have been difficult but UAE pulled things back nicely.

Chasing 270, Chundangapoyil Rizwan and Muhammad Usman smashed magnificent hundreds to take UAE to a very comfortable win. 

Talking about the Irish bowlers, they were not bad and kept things tight for most part of the match.

So Overall, both teams were on par with each other in the first match. However, we have few doubts about the consistency of the UAE players. If they can play the same, they’ll be in with a great chance but we expect Ireland to come back stronger in the next game. 

UAE vs IRE Live Streaming

The match will be broadcasted on Premier Sports in UK and Republic of Ireland, Etisalat in UAE, Eurisports in India, Willow TV in USA and Canada. You can also watch the live streaming on youtube

UAE vs IRE Toss Prediction 

As we saw in the first ODI, the wicket is not offering much help to the bowlers. However, it does get slower in the second innings. We still feel batting first will be a good option on this wicket.

Pitch Report

The pitch will be flat with not much support for the bowlers

Weather Report

The looks good with bright sunshine. The temperature will hover around 23 degrees

Read on for team previews, betting tips, latest odds and match prediction for UAE vs Ireland 2nd ODI

UAE Team News & Playing 11

UAE Team News

Two of the UAE players Chirag Suri and Aryan Lakra have been tested positive for the Covid -19 and will miss the remaining matches of the series. No replacement have been announced as of yet.

UAE Key Players 

  • Chundangapoyil Rizwan - Rizwan stroked a magnificent hundred in the first match and played crucial role in UAE’s magnificent win. Same pitch, same opposition and we think that he can get another big score in the next match.
  • Muhammed Usman - Mohammed Usman too batted brilliantly and fetches himself a terrific hundred. He was striking the ball beautifully and looked the best batsmen from both teams. We expect him to play well in the next game as well.
  • Rohan Mustafa - A couple of wickets with a good economy rate, Mustafa had a good outing with the ball. He’s a good batsmen too and we’ll back him to come good in the next match.

UAE Team Form 

UAE has started the new year on a positive note as they defeating Ireland in the first match of the series. Most of their players were playing T-20s ahead of the series but their transition to ODIs was brilliant.

UAE Predicted Playing 11

Rohan Mustafa, Ahmed Raza (c), Muhammad Usman, Vriitya Aravind (wk), Chundangapoyil Rizwan, Waheed Ahmed, Zahoor Khan, Zawar Farid, Palaniapan Meiyappan, Alishan Sharafu, Kashif Daud 

Ireland Team News & Playing 11

IRE Team News

Ireland didn’t played bad cricket and are much likely to go in with the same XI. Joshua little has finished his quarantine period and will be available for selection for the second ODI. He might make a cut into the squad

IRE Key Players 

  • Paul Stirling - Paul Stirling is one of the most consistent players for Ireland. He started the series with a top class hundred. He’s a player we can back to get another big score
  • Kevin O Brien - He’s a destructive batsmen and even though he missed out in the first match, we think he’ll come back stronger in the next match.
  • Curtis Campher - Campher bowled a magnificent spell and kept Ireland in the hunt. He ended the match with scintillating figures of 2-31 in his 10 overs. Ireland would want him to repeat his performance.

IRE Team Form

After losing to England 2-1 in their previous series, Ireland have lost the first match of the ongoing series against UAE. However, they’re not playing bad cricket and we can see a win coming in the next match.

Ireland Predicted Playing 11

Paul Stirling, Gareth Delany, Andrew Balbirnie (c), Harry Tector, Kevin O Brien, Lorcan Tucker (wk), Curtis Campher, Mark Adair, Andy McBrine, Barry McCarthy, Craig Young 

UAE vs Ireland Team Form in Last Five Matches



UAE vs IRE Head to Head

UAE managed to pick up their first victory against Ireland in the previous game.

UAE vs IRE Head to Head Stats in ODI's

Matches Played UAE Won IRE Won Tie No Result
7 1 6 0 0

UAE vs Ireland Betting Odds

UAE Bet365 Odds

  • UAE to win: UAE are 2.75 to win at Bet365
  • UAE top team batsman: C Rizwan at 4.5, Z Farid at 5.0, Basil Hameed at 5.00 and Mohammed USman at 5.00 are UAE’s best batsmen.
  • UAE top team bowler: Zahoor Khan at 3.10 is their best bowler. You can also back Junaid Siddiqui, Rohan Mustafa and Sultan Ahmed at 4.5, 4.0 and 5.0

Ireland Bet365 Odds

  • IRE to win: Ireland are 1.44 to win with Bet365
  • IRE top team batsman: Paul Stirling at 3.4 is their best batsmen. You can also back  Andy Balbirnie at 4.0, Kevin O’Brien at 4.33, Harry Tector at 6.0
  • IRE top team bowler: Mark Adair at 4.33 is their best bowler followed by Andy McBrine, Josh Little and Curtis Campher at 4.50, 4.50 and 4.50

UAE Betway Odds

  • UAE to win: UAE are 2.50 to win with Betway
  • UAE top team batsman: Vritya Aravind is their best batsmen along with Muhammed Usman, Chundangapoyil Rizwan and Zafar Farid at 4.25, 4.33, 4.75 and 5.0.
  • UAE top team bowler: Zahoor Khan at 3.25, Junaid Siddique at 3.75, Ahmed Raza at 4.40 and Rohan Mustafa at 4.50 are their best bowler

Ireland Betway Odds

  • IRE to win: Ireland are 1.50 to win with Betway
  • IRE top team batsman: Paul Stirling at 3.25 is their top batsmen along with Andy Balbirnie, Kevin O Brien and Harry Tector at 3.60, 4.75 and 5.50.
  • IRE top team bowler: Craig Young at 3.75 along with Mark Adair and Curis Campher are their best bowler at 3.75 and 4.50.

UAE vs Ireland Prediction

Both teams were pretty decent with their performance in the last match. However, we have few concerns about the consistency of the UAE players. We think that Ireland have a very good team and they’’’ come back stronger in the next match.

Final Verdict

Back Ireland to beat UAE at 1.44 on BEt365 and 1.50 on Betway

UAE vs IRE Dream11 Prediction

  • Wicket Keepers

    Vritya Aravind at 8.0 is a top class pick from this section. Aravind bats in the top order thus he has more chances of getting a big score than any other keeper in the list.

  • Batsmen

    Paul Stirling at 10.5, Andrew Balbirnie at 9.5, Kevin O’Brien at 9.5, Muhammed Usman at 9.0 and C Rizwan at 8.5 will form a strong batting. Stirling, Usman and Rizwan stroked hundreds in the last match while Balbirnie batted well of his hald century. Brien is a destructive batsmen and we back him to come good in the next match

  • All rounder

    Rohan Mustafa at 10, Curtis Campher at 9.0 will balance our team. Both players were the top wicket takers for their respective teams

  • Bowlers

    Barry McCarthy, Zahoor Khan and Craig Young at 9.0, 8.5 and 8.5 will complete our team. All of them bowled decently in the last match.

  • Captain/Vice Captain

    Kevin O Brien can be backed as the skipper while Paul Stirling will be our preferred vice captain

UAE vs IRE Dream11 Team Prediction

  • Batsmen:Andrew Balbirnie, Muhammed Usman, Kevin O’Brien(C), Paul Stirling(vc), C Rizwan

  • All Rounder:Curtis Campher, Rohan Mustafa

  • Wicket Keeper:V Aravind

  • Bowler:Craig Young, Barry McCarthy, Zahoor Khan

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