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The first match of the ICC Under-19 Cricket World Cup, 2024 will be played between Ireland Under-19 and USA Under-19 (IRE-U19 vs USA-U19) at the Mangaung Oval, Bloemfontein on 19th January at 01:30 PM IST.

IRE-U19 vs USA-U19 (Ireland Under-19 vs USA Under-19), Match 1 - Match Information

Match: Ireland Under-19 vs USA Under-19, Match 1
Date: 19th January, 2024
Time: 01:30 PM IST
Venue: Mangaung Oval, Bloemfontein

IRE-U19 vs USA-U19 (Ireland Under-19 vs USA Under-19), Match 1 Preview

USA Under-19 are playing their first game of this season. In their last 4 games, USA Under-19 have won 1 game and lost 3. Ireland Under-19 are also playing their first game of this season. In their last 5 games, Ireland Under-19 have won 2 games and lost 3.

Both teams last played against each other in the Match 18 of the ICC Under-19 World Cup, 2010.

IRE-U19 vs USA-U19, Mangaung Oval, Bloemfontein Pitch Report and Weather Conditions

The pitch at the Mangaung Oval, Bloemfontein is a balanced pitch. The average 1st innings score at this venue in the last 20 matches is 255 runs. The team batting first at this venue has won 45% of its matches, so the toss does not make much of a difference here. The team winning the toss may decide to bat or bowl depending on the ground conditions.

Weather Report for Mangaung Oval, Bloemfontein

The temperature will hover around 24°C and humidity is expected to be around 37%. Winds at a speed of 4.26 m/s are expected.

Pace or Spin?

The pacers have been very successful at this venue. They have taken 67% of the total wickets at this venue. We would suggest that you pick as many pace bowlers as possible in your team.

IRE-U19 vs USA-U19 Dream11 Prediction: Top Batter and Wicket-Keeper Picks

M - Matches Played, R - Runs, Avg R - Average Runs, W - Wickets, Avg W - Average Wickets, RR - Recent Scores, RW - Recent Wickets

Player M R Avg R W Avg W RR RW
Kian Hilton 2 81 40.5 0 0 25, 56 -
Gavin Roulston 5 177 35.4 0 0 2, 81, 12, 9, 73 -
  1. Gavin John Roulston

    Gavin Roulston is a batter with an average of 52 match fantasy points in the last 7 games, a fantasy rating of 7.2 and can be a punt pick for your Dream11 Team. He is a top-order, left-handed batter. In the last 5 matches, this player has scored 177 runs averaging 35.4 per match.

IRE-U19 vs USA-U19 Dream11 Prediction: Top Bowler Picks

M - Matches Played, R - Runs, Avg R - Average Runs, W - Wickets, Avg W - Average Wickets, RR - Recent Scores, RW - Recent Wickets

Player M R Avg R W Avg W RR RW
Jordan Neill 3 22 4.4 3 0.6 0, 16, 6, 0, 0 0, 0, 0, 3, 0
Scott Macbeth 3 22 4.4 2 0.4 0, 1, 18, 0, 3 2, 0, 0, 0, 0
  1. Jordan Enno Neill

    Jordan Neill is a bowler with an average of 74 match fantasy points in the last 7 games, a fantasy rating of 9.2 and can be a good pick for your Dream11 Team. Jordan Neill bowls off-break and in the last 3 matches, he has taken 3 wickets at an average of 0.6.

  2. Scott John Macbeth

    Scott Macbeth is a fairly consistent player in terms of fantasy points. This player has an average of 59 match fantasy points in the last 10 games and a fantasy rating of 8. Scott Macbeth is an off-break bowler and in the recently played 3 matches, he has taken 2, 0, 0, 0 and 0 wickets at an average of 0.4.

IRE-U19 vs USA-U19 Dream11 Prediction: Top All-Rounder Picks

M - Matches Played, R - Runs, Avg R - Average Runs, W - Wickets, Avg W - Average Wickets, RR - Recent Scores, RW - Recent Wickets

Player M R Avg R W Avg W RR RW
John McNally 4 111 22.2 0 0 0, 29, 10, 22, 50 0, 0, 0, 0, 0
Reuben Wilson 3 19 3.8 7 1.4 0, 15, 0, 4, 0 2, 0, 0, 0, 5
  1. Reuben Brian Wilson

    Reuben Wilson is an all-rounder with an average of 49 match fantasy points in the last 5 games, a fantasy rating of 7.9 and can be a punt pick for your Dream11 Team. This player bowls right-arm medium and in the recent 3 matches, Reuben Wilson has taken 2, 0, 0, 0 and 5 wickets at an average of 1.4.

IRE-U19 vs USA-U19 Dream11 Prediction: Top Captain and Vice-Captain Picks

M - Matches Played, R - Runs, Avg R - Average Runs, W - Wickets, Avg W - Average Wickets, RR - Recent Scores, RW - Recent Wickets

Player M R Avg R W Avg W RR RW
John McNally 4 111 22.2 0 0 0, 29, 10, 22, 50 0, 0, 0, 0, 0
Jordan Neill 3 22 4.4 3 0.6 0, 16, 6, 0, 0 0, 0, 0, 3, 0
Kian Hilton 2 81 40.5 0 0 25, 56 -
Scott Macbeth 3 22 4.4 2 0.4 0, 1, 18, 0, 3 2, 0, 0, 0, 0
Reuben Wilson 3 19 3.8 7 1.4 0, 15, 0, 4, 0 2, 0, 0, 0, 5
  1. Jordan Enno Neill

    Jordan Neill is a fairly consistent player in terms of fantasy points. He has an average of 74 match fantasy points in the last 7 games and a fantasy rating of 9.2. This player is an off-break bowler and in the last 3 matches, Jordan Neill has taken 0, 0, 0, 3 and 0 wickets at an average of 0.6.

  2. Scott John Macbeth

    Scott Macbeth is a good-to-have player for your Dream11 Fantasy Team. He has an average of 59 match fantasy points in the last 10 games and a fantasy rating of 8. This player is an off-break bowler and in the recent 3 matches, Scott Macbeth has taken 2, 0, 0, 0 and 0 wickets at an average of 0.4.

  3. Reuben Brian Wilson

    Reuben Wilson can be a high-risk, high-returns pick for your Dream11 Team. He has an average of 49 match fantasy points in the last 5 games and a fantasy rating of 7.9. This player bowls right-arm medium and in the recent 3 matches, Reuben Wilson has taken 7 wickets at an average of 1.4.

IRE-U19 vs USA-U19 Squad Information

Ireland Under-19 (IRE-U19) Squad: Philippus le Roux, Scott Macbeth, Daniel Forkin, Reuben Wilson, Gavin Roulston, Carson McCullough, John McNally, Macdara Cosgrave, Harry Dyer, Ryan Hunter, Finn Lutton, Jordan Neill, Olly Riley, Matthew Weldon, James West, Adam Leckey, Kian Hilton and Hayden Melly.

USA Under-19 (USA-U19) Squad: Utkarsh Srivastava, Rishi Ramesh, Parth Patel, Ateendra Subramanian, Bhavya Mehta, Aaryan Batra, Rayaan Bhagani, Prannav Chettipalayam, Aryan Satheesh, Ansh Rai, Siddarth Kappa, Aarin Nadkarni, Amogh Arepally, Arya Garg, Arjun Mahesh, Khush Bhalala, Manav Nayak and Aryaman Suri.

IRE-U19 vs USA-U19 Possible Playing XI

Ireland Under-19 (IRE-U19) Possible Playing XI: Kian Hilton, Gavin Roulston, Ryan Hunter, Macdara Cosgrave, Philippus le Roux, Reuben Wilson, Matthew Weldon, Jordan Neill, Harry Dyer, Scott Macbeth and John McNally.

USA Under-19 (USA-U19) Possible Playing XI: Prannav Chettipalayam, Utkarsh Srivastava, Bhavya Mehta, Arjun Mahesh, Amogh Arepally, Khush Bhalala, Arya Garg, Ateendra Subramanian, Aarin Nadkarni, Parth Patel and Rishi Ramesh.

IRE-U19 vs USA-U19 Dream11 Team Today

Wicket-Keepers: Kian Hilton and Arjun Mahesh

Batters: John McNally, Gavin Roulston and Macdara Cosgrave

All-Rounders: Jordan Neill, Scott Macbeth, Harry Dyer and Rishi Ramesh

Bowlers: Reuben Wilson and Arya Garg

Captain: Harry Dyer

Vice-Captain: Gavin Roulston

​​​​​​​Photo credit: Alamy

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