Fantasy team for Today’s England vs Ireland Match
We have opted for a fantasy cricket team on basis of probable XIs, recent performances, overall impact, and credit points.
Probable England vs Ireland Playing XIs
England Playing XI: Zak Crawley, Ben Duckett, Ollie Pope, Joe Root, Harry Brook, Jonny Bairstow (wk), Ben Stokes (c), Stuart Broad, Matthew Potts, Josh Tongue, Jack Leach
Ireland Probable XI: James McCollum, Peter Moor, Andrew Balbirnie (c), Harry Tector, Paul Stirling, Lorcan Tucker (wk), Curtis Campher, Mark Adair, George Dockrell/Thomas Mayes, Andy McBrine, Graham Hume
England vs Ireland Pitch Report
(Based on the last three Tests at the Lord’s)
1st innings avg. score: 220/10
2nd innings avg. score: 286/10
3rd innings avg. score: 244/9
4th innings avg. score: 199/5
Batting 1st: 33%
Batting 2nd: 67%
Seamers took 91% of the wickets. Meanwhile, the top-three batters scored only one of four centuries and three of eight half-centuries.
Fantasy Tips of The Day
Joe Root has amassed 1,624 runs in 18 matches at the Lord’s, including five centuries and as many half-centuries.
In the only Test against Ireland, Stuart Broad bagged seven wickets. Moreover, he has scalped 102 wickets in 26 matches at the venue.
Harry Brook has collected 809 runs at 81, crossing the 50-run mark seven times in 10 innings. In fact, only Marnus Labuschagne (855) has scored more runs since Brook made his debut last year.
Since his return to the side last year, Ben Duckett has registered one century and four half-centuries in just five matches to aggregate 508 runs.
Debutant Josh Tongue has bagged 162 wickets in 47 First Class matches, including 18 in the last five.
Mark Adair took six wickets the only time Ireland faced England. Notably, he dismissed Root in both innings.
Thomas Mayes picked up seven wickets in the practice match against Essex.
Lorcan Tucker has been Ireland’s top run-getter this year, scoring 289 runs at 48, while also affecting six dismissals in three matches.
Meanwhile, Andy McBrine is the highest wicket-taker (nine). In addition, he has scored 153 runs at 25.