Ireland vs New Zealand 3rd ODI, Dream11 Prediction, Fantasy Cricket

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The 3rd ODI of the Tour of Ireland of New Zealand 2022 takes place between Ireland and New Zealand on 15 July 2022 at The Village, Malahide, Dublin.

Ireland (IRE) and New Zealand (NZ) will face off in the third ODI on Friday 15 July in Dublin. This is the last game of the three game series.
New Zealand built on their momentum from the first game and won the second day as well. They rolled well to limit Ireland to 216. Matt Henry, Michael Bracewell and Mitchell Santner picked up two wickets apiece.
George Dockrell was the top scorer with a stunning 61-ball 74 where the rest of Ireland's top sluggers failed to gain momentum. His efforts led them to a battle outcome.
New Zealand was reduced to 0/2 early in the pursuit. However, half centuries from Finn Allen and Tom Latham stabilized the ship before Bracewell went unbeaten at 42 to end the game for them.
The visitors won the second match by three wickets, taking a 2-0 lead and also winning the series.

Match Preview

Ireland and New Zealand have played two games against each other in this three-game ODI series so far, with New Zealand winning both games and currently leading the series 2-0.

In the second ODI match, New Zealand beat Ireland by 3 wickets. In that game, New Zealand won the draw and chose to perform first. When Ireland came to bat, they had 216 runs on the board and George Dockrell scored 74 runs for them. Matt Henry, Michael Bracewell and Mitchell Santner each took 2 wickets for New Zealand.
Coming to the second inning, New Zealand successfully chased the target over themselves in the 39th, Finn Allen and Tom Latham stacking 60 runs and 55 runs respectively. Mark Adair and Simi Singh chasing 2 wickets for Ireland.
In the game ahead, Ireland will still be looking for their first win while New Zealand will be looking for another win to clear them.
Both teams last played against each other in the Super Eight - Match 12 of the 2007 ICC World Championship
In Ireland's last game against New Zealand, New Zealand beat Ireland by 3 wickets. The top fantasy player for Ireland was Mark Adair who scored 104 fantasy points.
In their final game of the series against Ireland, New Zealand beat Ireland by 3 wickets. The best fantasy player for New Zealand was Michael Bracewell who scored 123 fantasy points.

Pitch report and weather conditions

The pitch at Dublin's Malahide Cricket Club Ground allows for good stroke play and batsmen will find it easy to hit on the surface. It won't allow for much help from the bowlers, and taking wickets will be difficult. The average 1st innings result at this venue over the last 5 games is 243 runs. The pitch at Dublin's Malahide Cricket Club Ground is balanced with decent support for both batsmen and bowlers. The team that wins the draw can choose to bat or bowl depending on today's ground conditions.
Weather forecast for Malahide Cricket Club Ground, Dublin
The temperature hovered around 16.62 °C at 76% humidity. Wind speeds of 4.47 m/s are expected.
pace ​or Spin?
Pacers have been very successful at this location. They won 64% of all wickets at this venue. We recommend adding as many pace bowlers to your team as possible. Based on the available stats, we believe the pitch will continue to help pacemakers.

Head to Head

In the 6 games played between these 2 teams New Zealand have won all their matches. Ireland don't have a good record against New Zealand. Based on our analysis and trends we predict New Zealand will win this game. All rounders from both teams have earned the most fantasy points for their respective teams so far.

Betting Tips

Surprisingly, Ireland put up a stiff resistance to the New Zealand cricket team in both games of the series. However, New Zealand is a far more experienced side. You can expect the team to move on and complete a whitewash on the series. We're counting on New Zealand to win the last game and take the ODI series home 3-0.

Probable Playing XIs


Andrew Balbirnie (c), Paul Stirling, Andy McBrine, Harry Tector, George Dockrell, Lorcan Tucker (wk), Mark Adair, Simi Singh, Curtis Campher, Craig Young, Joshua Little.

New Zealand

Martin Guptill, Finn Allen, Will Young, Tom Latham (c & wk), Glenn Phillips, Henry Nicholls, Matt Henry, Michael Bracewell, Ish Sodhi, Blair Tickner, Lockie Ferguson.

Top Picks for Dream11 Prediction and Fantasy Cricket Tips

Harry Tector is a right-handed batsman from Ireland. He has hammered 117 runs in this series so far and can play a significant role in this match as well.
Curtis Campher is a right-handed batsman and medium right-arm pacer from Ireland. He has smashed 68 runs and taken 4 wickets in the series. He will be an important choice for this game.
Tom Latham is a left-handed batsman from New Zealand. He has 78 runs in this series so far and will be a top pick for this match.
Michael Bracewell is a left-handed batsman and right-armed off-break bowler from New Zealand. He has hammered 169 runs and won 2 wickets in this tournament. He is in a great shape and is another remarkable performance here.
Glenn Phillips is a batter and has an average of 77 match fantasy points in his last 2 games and a fantasy rating of 7.8 and can be a good safe choice for your Dream11 team. Glenn Phillips is a first class batsman, right-handed bats. In the last 5 matches he has scored 150 runs with an average of 30 runs per match.
Lockie Ferguson is a bowler and has averaged 65 match fantasy points in his last 10 games, has an 8.6 fantasy rating and is a very consistent player in terms of fantasy points. This player throws his right arm fast and in the last 5 games Lockie Ferguson has taken 2, 4, 1, 2, 0 wickets with a 1.8 average.
Matt Henry can be a good choice for your Dream11 team. He has an average of 63 match fantasy points over the last 10 games and an 8.1 fantasy rating. This player is a fast, medium, right-arm bowler and in the last 5 games Matt Henry has taken 10 wickets averaging 2.

Top Players of the Last Match

The top scorers for Ireland are Mark Adair with 104 match fantasy points. George Dockrell with 100 match fantasy points and Simi Singh with 78 match fantasy points.
The top scorers for New Zealand are Michael Bracewell with 123 match fantasy points. Finn Allen with 90 match fantasy points and Tom Latham with 90 match fantasy points.