West Indies vs Ireland: The first T20I of the three-match clash featuring West Indies Women and Ireland Women will take place at St Lucia’s Daren Sammy National Cricket Stadium. West Indies won the three-match One-Day International Series 2-0, winning the third one-day international by six wickets.
Ireland were dismissed for 203 in 50 overs. Gaby Lewis, who hit an unabated 95 runs, fell short of a well-deserved century. Except for her, no one stood up for them.
Gaby Lewis of Ireland finished the season as the series’ best run-scorer, with 188 runs from three facades. Stafanie Taylor struck two half-centuries for the West Indies in the series, finishing with 134 runs. Hayley Matthews, the West Indies captain, took the most wickets with five scalps.
Afy Fletcher took three wickets, while Shamilia Connell, Cherry An Fraser, and Qiana Joseph each took two. The West Indies openers failed to score big. Hayley Matthews was expelled on 4(15), and Zaida James was eliminated on 11(31). The seasoned batter, Stafanie Taylor, led the way with 79*(105). Chinelle Henry hit her second fifty of the tournament.
West Indies vs Ireland, 1st T20 – Match Details, Live Streaming, When And Where To Watch
Date and Time: July 5, 2023, Wednesday, 2:30 am IST
Venue: Daren Sammy National Cricket Stadium, Gros Islet, St Lucia
Live Streaming: FanCode
West Indies vs Ireland, 1st T20 – Pitch Report, Weather Forecast
The Darren Sammy Cricket Ground surface is likely to be sluggish, which would benefit spinners more. The average first innings score in T20Is at this stadium is 127, and teams chasing have won the majority of matches.
The weather will be partly cloudy for the majority of the day, according to the forecast. The temperature is forecast to range between 29 and 25 degrees Celsius. The humidity is expected to be approximately 47 percent. Rain, which hampered scoring in the recent ODI series, could play a significant role once more.
West Indies vs Ireland, 1st T20 – Squads
West Indies: Aaliyah Alleyne, Shemaine Campbelle, Shamilia Connell, Afy Fletcher, Cherry-Ann Fraser, Shabika Gajnabi, Chinelle Henry, Zaida James, Djenaba Joseph, Qiana Joseph, Hayley Matthews, Ashmini Munisar, Stafanie Taylor, Rashada Williams
Ireland: Ava Canning, Laura Delany, Georgina Dempsey, Amy Hunter, Arlene Kelly, Gaby Lewis, Louise Little, Sophie MacMahon, Aimee Maguire, Cara Murray, Leah Paul, Orla Prendergast, Eimear Richardson, Rebecca Stokell, Mary Waldron
West Indies vs Ireland, 1st T20 – Probable Playing XIs
West Indies: Hayley Matthews (c), Stafanie Taylor, Shemaine Campbelle, Shabika Gajnabi, Chinelle Henry, Chedean Nation, Rashada Williams (wk), Afy Fletcher, Shamilia Connell, Shakera Selman, Karishma Ramharack
Ireland: Amy Hunter, Gaby Lewis, Orla Prendergast, Laura Delany (c), Eimear Richardson, Louise Little, Mary Waldron (wk), Leah Paul, Arlene Kelly, Cara Murray, Jane Maguire
West Indies vs Ireland, 1st T20 – Dream11 Prediction
Wicketkeeper – Shemaine Campbelle
Batters – Stafanie Taylor, Gaby Lewis
All-rounders – Chinelle Henry, Hayley Matthews, Laura Delany, Orla Prendergast
Bowlers – Shamilia Connell, Afy Fletcher, Arlene Kelly, Cara Murray