Ireland Women play Pakistan Women in Ireland’s WT20I Summer Tri-Series on Tuesday, July 19 at the Bready Cricket Ground in Northern Ireland from 8:30 PM IST (Indian Standard Time).
The Ireland women’s cricket team lost its first match of the Tri-series to Australia by nine wickets. The hosts were restricted to 99/8 in their 20 overs. Rebbeca Stokell top-scored for the Irish side with 22 runs. Arlene Kelly was the lone wicket-taker for the hosts.
The Pakistan women’s cricket team first match of the tournament was abandoned. The visitors were reduced to 56/6 in eight overs when the match was called off. The Pakistan side recently won the WT20I series versus Sri Lanka by a 3-0 margin. Leg-spinner Tuba Hassan was awarded the player of the series award for picking five wickets.
Ireland Women vs Pakistan Women Ireland Tri-Nation Women’s WT20I series odds
Bet365 odds: Ireland Women: 3.00, Pakistan Women: 1.40
10CRIC odds: Ireland Women: 3.01, Pakistan Women: 1.37
Betway odds: Ireland Women: 3.00, Pakistan Women: 1:36
Betwinner odds: Ireland Women: 2.97, Pakistan Women: 1.384
Note: Odds are subject to change. Please visit betting sites to check and confirm the latest odds.
Ireland Women vs Pakistan Women head-to-head in WT20Is
Ireland Women and Pakistan Women have played each other five times in WT20Is. The visitors have won four while the hosts have won only one game.
Pakistan Women beat Ireland Women by 38 runs in their previous head-to-head encounter. Javeri Khan‘s unbeaten half-century helped the visitors post a match-winning score in the first Innings.
Ireland Women have lost three of their last four matches in this format whereas Pakistan Women have won their last three.
Ireland Women vs Pakistan 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.
Pakistan Women: Muneeba Ali, Gull Feroza (wicket-keeper), Bismah Maroof (captain), Aliya Riaz, Iram Javed, Nida Dar, Kainat Imtiaz, Omaima Sohail, Anam Amin, Diana Baig, Sana Fatima
Ireland Women vs Pakistan Women WT20I top picks
Ireland Women: Gaby Lewis will be the player to watch out for in the Irish side. The 21-year-old has scored 1107 runs in 51 games at an average of 25.1 in this format. She has scored one century and six half-centuries for the national side.
Pakistan Women: Bismah Maroof will be the top pick from the Pakistan women’s cricket team. The left-handed batter has scored 2291 runs in 112 games at an average of 27.6 in this format. She has also picked 36 wickets with the ball in the shortest format at an economy of 5.62.
Ireland Women vs Pakistan Women Ireland Tri-Nation Women’s WT20I series prediction
Pakistan Women are clear favourites to win against Ireland Women. The visitors have a better head-to-head record against the visitors.
Ireland Women are likely to lose to Pakistan Women. The Irish side has struggled with the bat and with the ball in their recent games. The hosts last defeated Pakistan in WT20Is in 2014.
Ireland Women vs Pakistan Women Ireland Tri-Nation Women’s WT20I series playing conditions and weather report
Maximum Temperature: 21°C
Wind: 14 km/h