Irish team comprises players like Boyd Rankin, Kevin O Brien, Paul Stirling, George Dockrell, Craig Young, James Shannon, Andrew Balbirnie, Stuart Poynter, Stuart Thompson, Peter Chase, Barry McCarthy, and Simi Singh.
On the other hand, the Scottish side has the likes of Richie Berrington, Kyle Coetzer , Calum MacLeod, Alasdair Evans, Safyaan Sharif, Craig Wallace, Matthew Cross, Michael Leask, Chris Sole, Mark Watt, Stu Whittingham, George Munsey, Bradley Wheal, Dylan Budge, Hamza Tahir. Both teams are well-matched and balanced. Hence, it will be a treat to see which one comes up on top.
Gary Wilson will be captaining the Ireland team from behind the stumps. Kyle Coetzer is the captain of Scotland. The other team members whom you can expect to play well are George Munsey, Bradley Wheel, Mark Watt, Safyaan Sharif from Scottish team
Scotland will be expecting George Dockrell, Craig Young, Andrew, and Peter Chase to perform under the strategic captaincy of Gary Wilson, as William Porterfield stepped down. Wilson has tons of experience at a player and captain. The Sportpark Het Schootsveld has hosted a few ODIs, but you can expect the pitch will be slightly different for the T20I matches.
Looking at both the teams, Ireland team has a strong bowling side which means that the Irish team might surprise Scotland. However, both the teams have good bowling and batting strengths. Here are some reasons why Ireland will win the 3rd match of the T20I Tri-Series:
Excellent bowling strength
Gary Wilson’s captaincy
Graham Ford’s excellent coaching
William Porterfield is an outstanding batsman and will surely score the best
Being an all-rounder, you can expect the best game from Paul Stirling
Craig Young with his outstanding bowling skills will be a key wicket-taker
You can also expect memorable performance from Stuart Thompson, Peter Chase and Stuart Poynter.