WIW vs IREW: 2nd T20I match prediction
WIW vs IREW: When the host West Indies women play Ireland women in the first game of the T2-I series on Thursday at the Darren Sammy National Cricket Stadium in Gros Islet, St. Lucia, they will be hoping to keep up their recent good run.
Thanks to solid efforts from Hayley Matthews, Afy Fletcher, and Cherry Ann Fraser, the West Indies women narrowly defeated the Ireland women in the first T20I. The West Indies women now lead the three-match T20I series 1-0 with this outcome.
Against the West Indies women in the first game, Ireland women, on the other hand, fought valiantly with bat and ball. It is the team's captain Laura Delaney hope that they can maintain their bat and ball standards in this game.
WIW vs IREW: Match details
Match: WIW vs IREW 2nd T20I, Ireland Women tour of West Indies, 2023
Date: Friday, July 7, 2023
Time: 5:30 AM
Venue: Daren Sammy National Cricket Stadium
WIW vs IREW: Match Overview
West Indies Women
The team will be counting on the likes of Hayley Matthews, Shemaine Campbelle, Chinelle Henry, Shabika Gajnabi, and Rashada Williams in the batting department to provide the majority of the runs.
Hayley Matthews, the captain of the West Indies women, played well in the previous game for her team, scoring a maximum score of 37 off 42 balls with the aid of two boundaries. Shabika Gajnabi, who made 14 runs off of 27 balls, gave her strong assistance.
Shemaine Campbelle, the wicketkeeper, contributed 14 runs off 15 balls, while Afy Fletcher hit 19 off 12 balls with the assistance of two boundaries.
The team will be counting on bowlers like Hayley Matthews, Cherry Ann Fraser, Zaida JAMES, Shamilia Connell, and Ashmini Munisar to make crucial bowling strikes.
The West Indies women's skipper Hayley Matthews was the team's outstanding bowler in the previous game, taking 3 for 27 in his four overs.
Matthews wasn't the only strong bowler; Cherry Ann Fraser also took 2 for 22 in his three overs.
The team will be relying on batsmen like Orla Prendergast, Gaby Lewis, Amy Hunter, Laura Delaney, and Eimear Richardson to score the majority of the runs.
Laura Delaney, the captain in the previous game, scored 34 runs off of 36 balls with the aid of two fours and one six. Eimear Richardson, who hit 22 runs off 24 balls, provided a strong support for her.
The team's bowling unit will be counting on players like Cara Murray, Arlene Kelly, Aimee Maguire, and Louise Little to produce crucial breakthroughs.
Arlene Kelly, who bowled for Ireland's ladies in the previous game, was their top performer, taking 3 for 21 in his four overs.
WIW vs IREW: Key Stats
The West Indies women want to defeat Ireland in a T20I series in St. Lucia. In the inaugural game of the T20I series played in St. Lucia, West Indies women narrowly defeated Ireland women. For Ireland's women in the T20 Format, Gaby Lewis, Orla Prendergast, and Arlene Kelly have all been reliable players. Hayley Matthews has been the West Indies women's team's top player with bat and ball in the 20-over format.
WIW vs IREW: Probable XI
West Indies Women
Cherry Ann Fraser, Hayley Matthews (c), Zaida James, Rashada Williams, Shabika Gajnabi, Shemaine Campbelle (wk), Afy Fletcher, Ashmini Munisar, Chinelle Henry, Shamilia Connell, Stafanie Taylor
Gaby Lewis, Orla Prendergast, Laura Delany (c), Cara Murray, Rebecca Stokell, Arlene Kelly, Amy Hunter (wk), Ava Canning, Louise Little, Eimear Richardson, Aimee Maguire
WIW vs IREW: Pitch report
The second Twenty20 International of the series between West Indies women and Ireland will take place at the Darren Sammy National Cricket Stadium in Gros Islet, St. Lucia.
Gros Islet is one of the actual tracks where bowlers enjoy good early-game bounce and carry. The day of the game will be sunny and bright with no danger of rain in St. Lucia.
WIW vs IREW: Weather report
A compelling duel between bat and ball will take place on the surface that has been prepared at Darren Sammy National Cricket Stadium. On Thursday, it will be clear skies in the evening, according to the forecast.
The surface at the Daren Sammy Cricket Stadium is evenly spaced out and gives bowlers and hitters a range of choices. Due to the windy conditions, seam bowlers will be able to add some swing and movement off the air. Although it won't be simple to score runs at first, tenacious hitters will eventually stand to gain. Spin bowlers will also benefit from the surface's grip.
WIW vs IREW: Toss prediction
Both teams will be motivated to select the winning side at the key toss, bowl first, and limit the opposition to less than 115 runs. The team batting second won the inaugural game at St. Lucia. Throughout the game, Gros Islet may see a few patches of rain and wind. In order to take advantage of this and provide a favorable first impression, the team that wins the toss typically chooses to field first.
WIW vs IREW: Pre-play prediction
Best batter: Shabika Gajnabi (WIW), Amy Hunter (IREW)
Best bowler: Ashmini Munisar (WIW), Cara Murray (IREW)
Best all-rounder: Zaida James (WIW), Rebecca Stokell (IREW)
Player of the match:
Amy Hunter (IREW)
WIW vs IREW: Match Prediction
Given their recent performance, the West Indies women will be favored to defeat the Ireland women in this matchup. With Ashmini Munisar and Cherry Ann Fraser turning in outstanding bowling performances after Hayley Matthew's all-around heroics, the host team will be hopeful of putting up another strong performance and winning the T20I series against Ireland women. In the T20I series at St. Lucia, expect West Indies women to defeat Ireland women and take a 2-0 lead.