ICC T20 World Cup Qualifiers are currently happening in Dublin and today is the last day of the contest. The side which will emerge as winners in this tournament will confirm a berth in the upcoming ICC T20 World Cup 2016 which will take place in India next year. So lets see which team has the ability to take on the big boys.
As both these sides are thrashed out of the tournament already so Ireland vs Hong Kong will take place today for the 3rd place on the points tally. When Ireland got out of the series it emerged as a shocker for everyone as they got defeated by Netherlands and Hong Kong side surely has the capacity to defeat them as they have showcased it in the past.
Ireland (From): William Porterfield(c), Alex Cusack, Tyrone Kane, Graeme McCarter, Kevin O’Brien, Stuart Thompson, Stuart Poynter, Craig Young, Andrew Balbirnie, George Dockrell, Andy McBrine, John Mooney, Niall O’Brien, Paul Stirling, Gary Wilson(w)
Hong Kong (From): Tanwir Afzal(c), Aizaz Khan, Anshuman Rath, Babar Hayat, Irfan Ahmed, Nadeem Ahmed, Kinchit Shah, Mark Chapman, Anas Khan, James Atkinson(w), Haseeb Amjad, Giacomo Lamplough, Nizakat Khan, Waqas Khan
Ireland – 70%
Hong Kong – 30%
Match: Hong Kong vs Ireland, 3rd place play-off , T20 WC Qualifier, 2015
Date: Sun, Jul 26, 2015
Start Time: 9:00 AM GMT
Venue: The Village, Dublin