Pakistan vs Ireland T20 Series 2024: Full Squads, Schedule, Time Table and Venue

Pakistan vs Ireland


The Pakistan men’s cricket team is set to tour Ireland in May 2024 for three Twenty20 International (T20I) matches. These matches are part of their preparation for the 2024 ICC Men’s T20 World Cup. It marks the first bilateral T20I series between the two teams. The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) announced the series in July 2023 as part of their revised 2023–2025 Future Tours Programme. Cricket Ireland confirmed the tour schedule in March 2024. Pakistan’s previous tour to Ireland took place in 2018.

Pakistan vs Ireland Complete Schedule,Time Table and Venue

Pakistan vs IrelandFriday, 10 May7:00 PM1st T20IDublin
Pakistan vs  IrelandSun, 12 May7:00 PM2nd T20IDublin
Pakistan vs  IrelandTues, 14 May7:00 PM3rd T20IDublin

Pakistan Squad For Ireland and England Series

  1. Babar Azam (C)
  2. Abrar Ahmed
  3. Azam Khan
  4. Fakhar Zaman
  5. Haris Rauf
  6. Hasan Ali
  7. Iftikhar Ahmed
  8. Imad Wasim
  9. Mohammad Abbas Afridi
  10. Mohammad Amir
  11. Mohammad Rizwan
  12. Muhammad Irfan Khan
  13. Naseem Shah
  14. Saim Ayub
  15. Salman Ali Agha
  16. Shadab Khan
  17. Shaheen Shah Afridi
  18. Usman Khan

Ireland Complete Squad

  1. Paul Stirling (C)
  2. Ross Adair
  3. Mark Adair
  4. Andy Balbirnie
  5. Curtis Campher
  6. Gareth Delany
  7. George Dockrell
  8. Graham Hume
  9. Barry McCarthy
  10. Neil Rock
  11. Harry Tector
  12. Lorcan Tucker
  13. Ben White
  14. Craig Young

Pakistan VS Ireland Match Prediction and Analysis

Ireland faces Pakistan in the first T20I! With the T20 World Cup coming up soon, Ireland has a chance to test themselves against a strong Pakistan team at home. This three-match series helps both teams prepare for the World Cup. 

It’s a special match! This is the first-ever T20I series between Ireland and Pakistan. The last time they played in this format was in 2009, with Pakistan winning. Surprisingly, only two players from that match are still active: Paul Stirling for Ireland and Mohammed Amir for Pakistan (though Amir’s participation might be uncertain).

Ireland Predicted Playing XI

1. Paul Stirling (C), 2. Andrew Balbirnie, 3. Curtis Campher, 4. Harry Tector, 5. Lorcan Tucker (wk), 6. Neil Rock, 7. Gareth Delany, 8. Mark Adair, 9. Barry McCarthy, 10. Craig Young, 11. Benjamin White.

Pakistan Predicted Playing XI

1. Babar Azam (C), 2. Saim Ayub, 3. Mohd Rizwan (wk), 4. Fakhar Zaman, 5. Iftikhar Ahmed, 6. Shadab Khan, 7. Imad Wasim, 8. Shaheen Afridi, 9. Haris Rauf, 10. Abbas Afridi, 11. Naseem Shah.

Weather Conditions

Get ready for some swing! At Clontarf Cricket Club, big scores are rare. Teams often find it tough to reach even 150 runs. Like many Irish pitches, fast bowlers will like the early conditions, with chances to swing the ball. The forecast for match day shows clouds, which might help the bowlers even more in the beginning.

Pakistan vs Ireland Pitch Report

The upcoming T20 match between Ireland and Pakistan will be played at the Clontarf Cricket Club in Dublin. Here’s what you need to know about the pitch:

  • Fast bowler friendly: The surface favors swing and seam bowling, especially during the initial stages. This means pacers can make the ball move unpredictably, making it a challenge for batsmen to score runs freely.
  • Low scoring: Historically, teams have struggled to score big runs at this venue. Expect scores to be on the lower side, with 150 being a good total.
  • Cloud cover advantage: The forecast predicts some cloud cover for the match day. This could further benefit the bowlers by aiding swing and making the pitch even more challenging for batsmen.

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