WIW vs IREW: 1st T20I match prediction
WIW vs IREW: The women's T20I match between the West Indies and Ireland will take place after the ODI series finished with a 2-0 victory for the West Indies. Ireland will attempt to snap their winning streak against the West Indies, who have yet to defeat them in a T20I encounter. In order to start the T20I series well, West Indies will be seeking to build on their recent success and winning momentum.
WIW vs IREW: Match details
Match: WIW vs IREW 1st T20I, Ireland Women tour of West Indies, 2023
Date: Wednesday, July 5, 2023
Time: 5:30 AM
Venue: Daren Sammy National Cricket Stadium
WIW vs IREW: Match Overview
West Indies Women
The opening ODI match's century by West Indies captain Hayley Mathews gave her team momentum and set the tone for the whole tour. In the two games they batted in, Chinelle Henry and Stephanie Taylor both contributed a pair of fifty-sevens. Their hitters, who displayed excellent technique in the ODIs, will want to keep up their winning streak.
The opposition's hitters were successfully halted by their bowlers, who were at the top of their game. In the one-day internationals, the bowling combo of Qiana Joseph and Shamilia Conell each grabbed four wickets, while Hayley Mathews and Afy Fletcher both picked up five wickets for their efforts. Aaliyah Alleyne and CA Fraser both contributed significant wickets throughout the game.
Key players: Hayley Mathews, Afy Fletcher, Stephanie Taylor
In the ODI matches, Ireland's batting lineup was eliminated for producing below-par scores. The best player in the ODIs was Gaby Lewis, who scored 83 and 95 points. Laura Delany and Orla Pendergast both made cameo appearances, but they weren't very noteworthy. In this series, their hitting team has to step up and provide a significant score.
They dropped the series 2-0 because their bowlers were unable to halt the opponents. In the ODI matches, Cara Murray and Aimee Maguire both contributed with significant wickets. In the middle, Sophie McMahon, Ava Canning, and Orla Pendergast will try to bowl economical overs.
Important figures: Cara Murray, Orla Pendergast, and Gaby Lewis
WIW vs IREW: Key Stats
Can Ireland turn things around or will West Indies be able to carry the momentum into the T20Is?
West Indies defeated Ireland in the ODI series with a score of 2-0 Ireland's five Twenty20 International games versus West Indies were all losses.
Ireland is ranked tenth in the ICC T20I rankings, while West Indies are sixth.
WIW vs IREW: Probable XI
West Indies Women
Rashida Williams, Hayley Mathews, Qiana Joseph, Aaliyah Alleyne, Zaida James, Stephanie Taylor, S Campbell, CA Fraser, Chinelle Henry, Shamilia Connell, Afy Fletcher
Amy Hunter, Orla Pendergast, Ava Canning, Leah Paul, Arlene Kelly, Marie Waldron, Laura Delany, Cara Murray, Aimee Maguire, Gaby Lewis, Sophie McMahon
WIW vs IREW: Pitch report
One of the real tracks where bowlers have strong bounce and carry early in the game is Gros Islet. On the day of the game, St. Lucia will see bright and sunny weather with no chance of rain.
WIW vs IREW: Weather report
The Daren Sammy Cricket Stadium's pitch is equally dispersed and offers bowlers and batters a variety of options. The game will take place in windy conditions, allowing the seam bowlers to provide some swing and movement off the air. Although it won't be easy to score runs in the beginning, persistent batters will ultimately be able to benefit. The grip of the surface will also be advantageous to spin bowlers.
WIW vs IREW: Toss prediction
Gros Islet could get a few spots of rain throughout the game, and it will probably be windy. The team that wins the toss will generally choose to field first in order to take advantage of this and make a good first impression.
WIW vs IREW: Pre-play prediction
Best batter: Hayley Mathews (WIW), Gaby Lewis (IREW)
Best bowler: Afy Fletcher (WIW), Ava Canning (IREW)
Best all-rounder: Qiana Joseph (WIW), Cara Murray (IREW)
Player of the match: Hayley Mathews (WIW)
WIW vs IREW: Match Prediction
Both in terms of batting and bowling, Ireland struggles with consistency. They are counting on energetic performances to help them build winning momentum after winning this game. Because they have a large number of T20 specialists, West Indies appear to have a powerful batting line-up. With several all-rounders in their bowling attack, they also have strong depth. This match is predicted to be won by West Indies. The game will be won by West Indies.