January 12, 2018
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IRE vs UAE 2nd ODI Match Prediction-Fantasy Team News

By Himanshu Sharma

United Arab Emirates vs Ireland Dream 11 Fantasy Team Prediction

2nd Match, Ireland and Scotland in UAE Tri-Series, 2018

United Arab Emirates face Ireland in the second match of the ODI tri-series in the UAE at the ICC Academy in Dubai on January 13. The first fixture of the Ireland and Scotland in UAE Tri-Series was played between the same sides, wherein Ireland came out on top winning the fixture by 4 wickets. Ed Joyce’s hundred was the highlight of the match. Going into the second fixture, UAE would like to put in more efforts to stop the Irish from the second straight win.

When and where:

Series: Ireland and Scotland in UAE Tri-Series, 2018

Date: Thursday, January 13, 2018

Time: 05:30 AM GMT

Venue: ICC Academy, Dubai

Venue Statistics:

ODIs played: 13

Average 1st innings total: 260

Average 2nd innings total: 225

Highest total: 323/4 (50 Overs) by HK vs PNG

Lowest total: 146/10 (40.1 Overs) by UAE vs HK

IRE vs UAE Team News:


  • William Porterfield will lead the Irish team in the series.
  • O’Brien brothers have managed a combined score of just 59 in their last eight ODIs but are unlikely to be replaced.


  • Rohan Mustafa will captain the UAE side.
  • UAE is most likely to stick with their last XI.

IRE vs UAE Squads:


William Porterfield(c), Andrew Balbirnie, Peter Chase, George Dockrell, Ed Joyce, Andy McBrine, Barry McCarthy, Jacob Mulder, Kevin OBrien, Stuart Poynter, Niall OBrien, Boyd Rankin, Simi Singh, Paul Stirling, Gary Wilson


Ed Joyce, William Porterfield (c), Boyd Rankin, Kevin O Brien, Niall O Brien (wk), Gary Wilson, Paul Stirling, George Dockrell, Andrew Balbirnie, Peter Chase, Barry McCarthy, Stuart Poynter, Andy McBrine, Jacob Mulder, Simi Singh

IRE vs UAE Probable XI:


Ed Joyce, William Porterfield (c), Boyd Rankin, Kevin O Brien, Niall O Brien (wk), Gary Wilson, Paul Stirling, George Dockrell, Andrew Balbirnie, Peter Chase, Barry McCarthy


Ahmed Raza, Mohammad Naveed, Rohan Mustafa (c), Qadeer Ahmed, Rameez Shahzad, Ghulam Shabber (wk), Adnan Mufti, Zahoor Khan, Muhammad Usman, Ashfaq Ahmed, Mohammad Boota

IRE vs UAE Key Players:

  • Ed Joyce scored a fine hundred in the first ODI.
  • UAE will look to Rohan Mustafa, Muhammad Usman, Shaiman Anwar and Rameez Shahzad for putting runs on the board.
  • Mohammad Naveed’s opening spell was one of the silver linings for the UAE side from the first fixture.
  • KJ O’Brien is the leading wicket-taker for Ireland.
  • Barry McCarthy has 35 wickets in 16 ODIs so far in his ODI career.
  • William Porterfield, Kevin OBrien, Paul Stirling are the three leading run-getters for Ireland in ODIs.

Please note: This IRE vs UAE match preview is based on our research and news sourced from various sources. You can select your own playing XI from the squads of the two teams listed above.

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Himanshu Sharma

I spend my time watching and talking cricket. In my spare time, I YouTube cricket classics. That doesn't mean, I know much about the game.

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