Ireland vs South Africa T20 Series 2022


The South Africa cricket board has confirmed that they will meet Ireland to play 2 T20I series in the month of August 2022 on the surface of Ireland. All the matches of the Ireland vs South Africa T20 series 2022 will be contested at the same venue i.e, Bristol. The first match of the series will be played on 3rd August 2022 and the series will end with the last match on 5th August 2022 in Bristol.

Ireland will play all their 2 T20 international matches under the leadership of Andrew Balbirnie and Heinrich Malan will guide them as a coach. On the other hand, South Africa will face Ireland under the captaincy of Temba Bavuma and Mark Boucher will be their head coach. The team Ireland is currently at the number 15th position in the ICC T20 team ranking whereas South Africa is sitting at the number 5th position. The upcoming series of Ireland with South Africa and India will be beneficial as they can take these series as preparation for the T20 World Cup 2022 which will take place in Australia at the end of this year.

Ireland and South Africa have faced each other in the T20 international matches on 3 occasions and Ireland was defeated by South Africa every time. Ireland played their maiden T20 international against Scotland and since then they have appeared in the 122 T20 matches where they got the victory in 52 matches and lost 61 matches. On the other hand, South Africa has taken part in the 147 T20 international matches out of which they won 85 T20I and lost 60 matches.

Both the teams have no comparison in terms of numbers but it would be interesting to watch Irish players playing against South Africa in the upcoming month of August.

Series Result South Africa won series by 2-0
Player Of the Series Reeza Raphael Hendricks
Start Date 2022-08-03
End Date 2022-08-05
Host Country Ireland
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Schedule

Ireland vs South Africa 1st T20 Match 2022
Match 1
Date - 2022-08-03
Time - 12:00(Local)

Scorecard
Ireland
Player of the Match
Reeza Hendricks
South Africa Venue
County Ground Bristol
Ireland vs South Africa 2nd T20 Match 2022
Match 2
Date - 2022-08-05
Time - 12:00(Local)

Scorecard
Ireland
Player of the Match
Wayne Parnell
South Africa Venue
County Ground Bristol
Teams
South Africa Ireland

Squad

South Africa Team Squad
Quinton de Kock David Miller Wayne Parnell Dwaine Pretorius
Rassie van der Dussen Keshav Maharaj Rilee Rossouw Reeza Hendricks
Tristan Stubbs Gerald Coetzee Andile Phehlukwayo Tabraiz Shamsi
Kagiso Rabada Heinrich Klaasen Lungi Ngidi Aiden Markram
Anrich Nortje

Ireland Team Squad
Paul Stirling George Dockrell Andy McBrine Graham Hume
Andrew Balbirnie Barry McCarthy Gareth Delany Mark Adair
Lorcan Tucker Josh Little Harry Tector Stephen Doheny
Curtis Campher Fionn Hand