Ireland Women play Australia Women in Ireland’s WT20I Summer Tri-Series on Thursday, July 21 at the Bready Cricket Ground in Northern Ireland from 8:30 PM IST (Indian Standard Time). 

The Ireland women’s cricket team lost its previous game against Pakistan Women by 13 runs (DLS method). The hosts finished at 83/6 chasing 97 in a rain-curtailed encounter. Gaby Lewis scored a 41-ball 47 with the bat while Jane Macguire picked two wickets with the ball. Ireland have lost both their matches in this tournament so far.

Australia Women beat Ireland Women by 9 wickets in their previous game in this tournament. Alana King picked 3 wickets with the ball while Beth Mooney scored an unbeaten 45 of just 33 balls. Australia’s first game of the tournament against Pakistan was abandoned. 

Ireland Women vs Australia Women Ireland Tri-Nation Women’s WT20I series odds

Parimatch odds: Ireland Women: 14.00, Australia Women: 1.01

10CRIC odds: Ireland Women: 16.81, Australia Women: 1.00

4RABET odds: Ireland Women: 16.0, Australia Women: 1.01

Betwinner odds: Ireland Women: 13.5, Australia Women: 1.016

Note: Odds are subject to change. Please visit betting sites to check and confirm the latest odds.

Ireland Women vs Australia Women head-to-head in WT20Is

Australia Women have won all their six head-to-head T20 encounters against Ireland Women.

Australia Women beat Ireland by 9 wickets in their previous head-to-head match in this tournament. Alana King was adjudged player of the match for her match-winning spell with the ball. 

Ireland Women vs Australia Women probable playing XI

Ireland Women: Amy Hunter, Gaby Lewis, Rebecca Stokell, Sophie MacMahon, Orla Prendergast, Laura Delany (captain), Mary Waldron (wicket-keeper), Leah Paul, Cara Murray, Ava Canning, Arlene Kelly.

Australia Women: Alyssa Healy (wicket-keeper), Beth Mooney, Meg Lanning (captain), Rachael Haynes, Tahlia McGrath, Ellyse Perry, Ashleigh Gardner, Grace Harris, Jess Jonassen, Megan Schutt, Alana King

Ireland Women vs Australia Women WT20I top picks

Ireland Women: Gaby Lewis will be the player to watch out for from the Irish side. The 21-year-old has scored 1154 runs in 53 games at an average of 25.08 in this format. She has scored one century and six half-centuries for the national side. Lewis was also the standout performer for the hosts in their previous game in the competition.

Australia Women: Alyssa Healy will be the top pick from the Australian side. The wicket-keeper batter has scored 2146 in 125 WT20 matches at an average of 23.8. The 32-year-old batter has the highest score of 148 in this format.

Ireland Women vs Australia Women Ireland Tri-Nation Women’s WT20I series prediction

The Australian women’s cricket team are clear favourites going into the game against Ireland. The visitors have never lost a T20 match against the Irish side.

Ireland Women will start as underdogs in the game against Australia and will face an uphill task against a strong visiting side. The hosts have struggled so far in this tournament and are likely to go down against Australia.

Ireland Women vs Australia Women Ireland Tri-Nation Women’s WT20I series playing conditions and weather report

Maximum Temperature: 17°C

Precipitation: 10%

Humidity: 74%

Wind: 21 km/h