India-W vs Ireland-W: India Women are all set to cross swords against the Ireland Women in the 18th match of the ongoing ICC Women’s T20 World Cup 2023 at St. George’s Oval. Losing the last match against England, India stays in the second position in the points table with 2 wins. On the other hand, Ireland never had a win in the group stage and stays at bottom of the table.
Match: India vs Ireland ICC Women’s World T20 – 18 of 23
Date: 20th February 2023
Time: 06:30 PM IST
Venue: St. George’s Oval
Pitch Condition: The 18th T20 match will take place at St. George’s Oval. The pitch here is a batting friendly one. The average first innings score will be 131. With three matches played on this pitch, the team that batted first won two matches while the team bowling first won one. The team winning the toss may opt to bat first.
India-W vs Ireland-W – The Squad
Ireland: Laura Delany (c), Georgina Dempsey, Amy Hunter, Shauna Kavanagh, Arlene Kelly, Rebecca Stokell, Gaby Lewis, Louise Little, Sophie MacMahon, Jane Maguire, Cara Murray, Leah Paul, Orla Prendergast, Eimear Richardson, Rachel Delaney, Mary Waldron.
India: Harleen Deol, Jemimah Rodrigues, Sabbhineni Meghana, Shafali Verma, Smriti Mandhana, Deepti Sharma, Devika Vaidya, Harmanpreet Kaur, Pooja Vastrakar, Richa Ghosh, Sneh Rana, Yastika Bhatia, Anjali Sarvani, Meghna Singh, Radha Yadav, Rajeshwari Gayawakad, Renuka Singh, Shikha Pandey.
India-W vs Ireland-W – Team Performance in the Past Matches
India Women will take on Ireland women in the 18th match of the ICC Women’s T20 World Cup at St George’s Park. Being in second position in the points table, team India is more confident in the game to mark another win to succeed in the group stage to semi-finals. Out of the three games played, Indian women won the 2 matches. Meanwhile, Ireland lost all three matches they played and stays at bottom of the points table, without any hope to go to the next stage.
Though India had consecutive wins against Pakistan and West Indies, they failed the last match against England by 11 runs. After deciding to bowl first, Indian bowlers failed to restrict England on a low par score and they got 150 runs in total. Even though Smriti Mandhana had a half-century in the match and Richa Ghosh had 47 runs, India only reached a total of 140 runs. No other batters stood firm in the game. Renuka Singh got a fifer in the match and ended her spell with excellent figures.
In contrast, Ireland lost their last match against West Indies by 6 wickets. Even though Orla Prendergast has got 61 runs off 47 balls, Ireland women have reached 137 runs in total. Gaby Lewis also scored 38 runs. Ireland demonstrated some signs of ability throughout these matches though they can’t mark a win. Orla Prendergast stands out in the team with super exciting performances.
India-W vs Ireland-W – Face to Face
India women and Ireland women faced each other only one time in a T20 match. The match was won by Indian women. The match was on 2018 November and India won the match by a margin of 52 runs.
Here our experts at FCL are giving a prediction for the coming match. Hope you could find it helpful by any means
Wicket-keeper: Richa Ghosh.
Batters: Jemimah Rodrigues, Harmanpreet Kaur, Gaby Lewis.
All-Rounders: Deepti Sharma, Pooja Vastrakar, Orla Prendergast, Laura Delany.
Bowlers: Renuka Singh, Shikha Pandey, Arlene Kelly.
Captain: Deepti Sharma.
Vice-Captain: Orla Prendergast.
Wicket-keeper: Richa Ghosh.
Batters: Jemimah Rodrigues, Smriti Mandhana, Shafali Verma, Gaby Lewis.
All-Rounders: Deepti Sharma, Orla Prendergast, Laura Delany.
Bowlers: Renuka Singh, Radha Yadav, Arlene Kelly.
Captain: Shafali Verma.
Vice-Captain: Richa Ghosh.