The Bangladesh cricket governing body has declared that they will welcome Ireland in the month of March 2023 in order to play 3 T20 matches. Bangladesh vs Ireland T20 series 2023 will begin with the first match on 27 March 2023 at Zohur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium, Chittagong, then both the team will see each other again on the same ground for the 2nd T20 on 29 March 2023, and eventually, the last match will be fought on 31 March 2023 at the same stadium in Chittagong.
The Ireland team will come to Bangladesh under the captaincy of Andrew Balbirnie and the coach head Heinrich Malan. In contrast, Bangladesh will enter the bilateral T20 series under the leadership of Shakib Al Hasan. In terms of ICC Men’s To team ranking, Bangladesh is standing at the 9th position whereas Ireland is sitting at the 12th position.
Bangladesh has appeared in 144 T20I matches in which they successfully achieved victory in 49 matches whereas they had to face defeat in 92 games while 2 games were ended without any result. On the other hand, Ireland has contested 144 T20 matches in which they successfully achieved a triumph in 59 games and faced defeat in 76 matches. So, this number shows that Ireland has a good winning-to-lose ratio in the shortest format of the game. For Ireland, Paul Stirling is the leading run maker with 3,181 runs at an average of 28.65 whereas Shakib Al Hasan is the leading scorer for Bangladesh with 2243 runs at an average of 23.12. George Dockrell is the leading wicket-taker for Ireland in T20I cricket with 81 wickets whereas Shakib Al Hasan stands at the top position for taking the most wickets for Bangladesh with 128 wickets.
In terms of head-to-head in T20 internationals, Bangladesh and Ireland have faced each other in the 5 T20I where Bangladesh is leading the competition by winning 3 matches and losing a single match. So, the wait of the Bangladesh and Ireland fans for the T20 blockbuster will come to an end in the month of March 2023.