Leinster Lightning face North West Warriors in the 16th match of the Ireland Inter-Provincial Twenty20 Cup 2022 on Wednesday, July 28, at the Malahide Cricket Club Ground in Dublin from 8:00 PM IST (Indian Standard Time).
Leinster Lightning beat Munster Reds by five wickets in their previous match in the tournament. George Dockrell’s destructive 18-ball 68 helped the hosts chase down 220 with nine balls to spare. Barry McCarthy picked two wickets with the ball in the first innings.
North West Warriors come into the game on the back of a four-wicket loss to the Northern Knights. Stephen Doheny’s 52 and Nathan McGuire’s 71 helped the visitors post a formidable score of 204/8 in the first innings. The Knights chased the target with 14 balls to spare. Craig Young and Andy McBrine picked two wickets each for the Warriors.
Leinster Lightning are third on the points table with 15 points in seven games whereas the North West Warriors are second on the points table with 16 points in seven games.
Leinster Lightning vs North West Warriors Ireland inter-provincial Twenty20 Cup 2022 odds
Parimatch odds: Leinster Lightning: 1.62, North West Warriors: 2.26
1xBet odds: Leinster Lightning: 2.05, North West Warriors: 1.77
MELBET odds: Leinster Lightning: 2.05, North West Warriors: 1.77
10CRIC odds: Leinster Lightning: 1.60, North West Warriors: 2.20
Note: Odds are subject to change. Please visit betting sites to check and confirm the latest odds.
Leinster Lightning vs North West Warriors head-to-head
Leinster Lightnings have won once while the North West Warriors have won three games in their last five matches; one match was abandoned.
North West Warriors beat Leinster Lightning by one run in their last completed match.
Leinster Lightning vs North West Warriors probable playing XI
Leinster Lightning: Simi Singh, Andy Balbirnie, Lorcan Tucker (wicket-keeper), Tim Tector, Jack Tector, George Dockrell (captain), Harry Tector, Gavin Hoey, Joshua Little, Barry McCarthy, Rory Anders.
North West Warriors: Stephen Doheny (wicket-keeper), Dharam Singh, Nathan McGuire, Jared Wilson, Shane Getkate, Andy McBrine (captain), Graham Hume, Craig Young, Graham Kennedy, Connor Olphert, Ryan MacBeth.
Leinster Lightning vs North West Warriors top picks
Leinster Lightning: Gavin Hoey will be the top pick from the Leinster Lightnings. Hoey has picked eight wickets at an economy of 8.26 so far. The leg-spinner is the leading wicket-taker for his side and has a best of 3/17 this season.
North West Warriors: Stephen Doheny will be the top pick from the Warriors' side. The wicket-keeper batter has scored 210 runs at an average of 52.50 in five innings. Doheny is the lead run-scorer in this tournament and has a strike rate of 135.48. The 23-year-old batter has also scored two half-centuries.
Leinster Lightning vs North West Warriors Ireland Inter-Provincial Twenty20 Cup 2022 prediction
Leinster Lightning have a slight edge going into the game against North West Warriors. The hosts won their last game convincingly and are finally getting their team combinations right.
North West Warriors have a better head-to-head record against Leinster Lightning. The Warriors have been good in this tournament and will pose a serious threat to the Leinster Lightning.
Leinster Lightning vs North West Warriors Ireland Inter-Provincial Twenty20 Cup 2022 playing conditions and weather report
Maximum Temperature: 18°C
Wind: 10 km/h