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Sri Lanka vs Ireland, SL vs IRE, Today Match Prediction

Galle International Stadium, Galle, Sri Lanka

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Toss Winner - Ireland won the toss and chose to bat first

Sri Lanka beat Ireland by 10 runs

Mighty Sri Lanka take on the talented Ireland team in the second test match of the series.

  • Sri Lanka defeated Ireland in the first match by an innings and 280 runs.
  • Sri Lanka imposed a follow-on on Ireland in the first match.
  • Ireland will have to win this match at any cost to level the series 1-1.

We predict that Sri Lanka will defeat Ireland.

Tournament: Ireland tour of Sri Lanka, 2023 | Format: TEST | Venue: Galle International Stadium, Galle, Sri Lanka | Toss: To Bat

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Sri Lanka has had a phenomenal start to the series as they thrashed the visitors Ireland by an innings defeat. Sri Lanka will want to end the series on a high and win the second match as well. A whitewash is on the cards for Sri Lanka and they will definitely aim to do so.

Ireland on the other hand will have to play out of their skins to come back after suffering such a heavy defeat in the first match. They will have to plan to improve their batting on various fronts. They will do their best to avoid a whitewash.

Sri Lanka Preview

Sri Lanka won the previous match by a big margin and will want to finish off the series with a win here without any hiccups. Batting first Sri Lanka posted a massive first innings total of 591 runs. Dimuth Karunaratne top scored for the team with his sensational 179 run knock. Kusal Mendis assisted him with his knock of 140 runs. Dinesh Chandimal and Sadeera Samarawickrama also scored centuries while remaining not out. In the bowling department Prabath Jayasuriya picked up 7 wickets to dismantle the Irish batters.

Sri Lanka imposed the follow on in the second innings and put Ireland to bat once again. Ramesh Mendis was the top wicket taker in this innings as he claimed 4 wickets and helped the team bowl out the opposition for 168 runs and winning the match quite easily.

Key players:Dimuth Karunaratne, Kusal Mendis, Prabath Jayasuriya 

Sri Lanka Predicted Playing XI:

Dimuth Karunaratne, Kusal Mendis, Prabath Jayasuriya, Dinesh Chandimal, Sadeera Samarawickrama, Ramesh Mendis, Vishwa Fernando, Asitha Fernando, Dhananjaya de Silva, Angelo Matthews, Nishan Madushka.

Sri Lanka Actual Playing XI:

Angelo Mathews, Asitha Fernando, Dhananjaya de Silva, Vishwa Fernando, Nishan Madushka, Sadeera Samarawickrama, Kusal Mendis, Dimuth Karunaratne, Ramesh Mendis, Dinesh Chandimal, Prabath Jayasuriya

Ireland Preview

Ireland needs to bounce back as quick as possible after getting beaten badly in the first match. They conceded 591 runs to the Sri Lankan batsmen in the first innings. Curtis Campher got a couple of wickets to his name. while batting they were bowled out for 143 runs.

In the second innings the opposition team imposed a follow on and they were put into at once again however the Irish batsmen failed to capitalize another opportunity as they were all out for 168 runs and lost the match by a massive margin.

Key players:Curtis Campher, Lorcan Tucker, Harry Tector.

Ireland Predicted Playing XI:

Curtis Campher, Lorcan Tucker, Harry Tector, Peter Moor, Ben White, Mark Adair, Andy McBrine, George Dockrell, Andy Balbirnie, James McCollum, Murray Commins.

Ireland Actual Playing XI:

James McCollum, Andy McBrine, Matthew Humphreys, Curtis Campher, Paul Stirling, Peter Moor, Lorcan Tucker, Ben White, Graham Hume, Harry Tector, Andrew Balbirnie

W. speed
W. direction
2.98 mm.
0.84 k/h
From: SSE
0.67 mm.
0.9 k/h
From: SE
0 mm.
2.57 k/h
From: SSW
0.95 mm.
3.21 k/h
From: SSW
2.70 mm.
2.38 k/h
From: SW
2.20 mm.
0.73 k/h
From: SE
0.81 mm.
1.23 k/h
From: E
0.14 mm.
1.58 k/h
From: E

Weather Conditions

The track at Galle International Stadium is one of the greatest for spinners in the world. It's a typical subcontinent track, and the first few days will be ideal for batting. The track is supposed to be flat at first, but it will worsen as the match progresses.

There is a 50% chance of rain on the match day and players of both the teams will hope for it to stay away and not hamper the match. The average temperature will be around 31 degrees Celsius.

Venue Details

The match between Sri Lanka and Ireland will be played at the Galle International Stadium in Sri Lanka.

Toss: To Bat

The team winning the toss will elect to bat first on this wicket to make full use of the batting easy pitch in the first part of the match.

Ireland will want to make a comeback into this series by winning the second match. However, that seems highly unlikely and improbable due to the squad strength of the Sri Lankan team. We predict that Sri Lanka will defeat Ireland in this match to seal the series.

We predict that Sri Lanka will defeat Ireland.


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