There will be a 3 matches One Day International series between Ireland and South Africa at Ireland. This series will be very important for both teams as both teams are not performing well in limited over cricket. Ireland lost ODI series to UAE and South African team is also not showing the level of cricket they used to play. Adam Balbirnie will be the captain of Ireland team and Quinton de Kock will be the captain of South African team.
Both teams will give their best to dominate the series and try to improve their ICC one-day standings. This series points will help both teams to qualify for the ICC 2023 ODI World Cup. Ireland will host the series, therefore, they will try to impress their fans by showing quality cricket at home and will try to win the series. South African team is favourites to win the series but Ireland will give a tough fight to South Africans.
The head to head records are in favour of South Africa. The cricket board of the South African team will give chance to their young talented bench players. The 1st match of the series will be held on July 11, 2021, at The Village, Ireland. The match will be telecasted live on Sky Sports network at 3:15 pm. Ireland team has quality batsmen on their side but their bowlers are a point of concern for them. The 2nd match of the series between SA and IRE will be played on July 13, 2021, at The Village, Ireland. The seam bowlers of both teams will enjoy bowling in overcast conditions of Ireland. The 3rd or last match of the series will be played on July 16, 2021, at The Village, Ireland. All the 3 matches of the series will be held at the same venue.