Scotland Women play Ireland Women in the third WT20I on Thursday, September 8 at The Grange Club in Edinburgh from 5:30 PM Indian Standard Time (IST)

The Ireland women’s cricket team beat Scotland Women by 16 runs (D/L method) in the second WT20I. Scotland Women scored 126 runs after batting first, thanks to Saskia Horkley’s 44 runs off 33 balls. Rain interrupted the chase when Ireland Women were at 44/1 after five overs. As a result, Ireland Women were awarded the victory for being ahead of the par score.

The Scottish women’s cricket team have been good with the bat in this series but have been unable to create pressure with the ball. In the first game, Scotland Women were unable to pick wickets after having posted 133 runs in the first innings. The Irish batters have been very dominant so far and will pose a serious threat in the final game in the series.

Scotland Women vs Ireland Women 3rd WT20I 2022 odds

4RABETodds: Scotland women: 2.86, Ireland Women: 1.43

Parimatch odds: Scotland women: 2.82, Ireland Women: 1.42

Betway odds: Scotland women: 2.80, Ireland Women: 1.42

Dafabet odds: Scotland women: 2.90, Ireland Women: 1.44

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

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

Ireland Women have won seven while Scotland Women have won four out of 12 WT20Is played against each other. In the last five WT20Is, Ireland Women have won four while Scotland Women have only once.

Scotland Women last beat Ireland Women by five wickets in the ICC Women’s T20 World Cup in 2021. Kathryn Brryce scored a match-winning knock of 46 runs and picked up a wicket.

Scotland Women vs Ireland Women squads 

Scotland Women: Abbi Aitken-Drummond, Saskia Horley, Kathryn-Emma Bryce, Katie McGill, Megan McCall, Ailsa Lister (wicketkeeper), Ellen Watson (wicketkeeper), Lorna Jack, Sarah Bryce (captain and wicketkeeper), Abtaha Maqsood, Hannah Rainey, Katherine Fraser, Olivia Bell, Priyanaz Chatterji, Rachel Slater.

Ireland Women: Amy Hunter, Gaby Lewis, Rebecca Stokell, Shauna Kavanagh, Sophie MacMahon, Arlene Kelly, Elmear Richardson, Laura Delany (captain), Leah Paul, Orla Prendergast, Mary Waldron (wicketkeeper), Cara Murray, Georgina Dempsey, Jane Maguire, Rachel Delany. 

Scotland Women vs Ireland Women probable playing XI

Scotland Women: Sarah Bryce (captain and wicketkeeper), Ailsa Lister, Abbi Aitken-Drummond, Saskia Horley, Lorna Jack, Priyanaz Chatterji, Katherine Fraser, Megan McColl, Rachel Slater, Abtaha Maqsood, Hannah Rainey.

Ireland Women: Amy Hunter, Gaby Lewis, Orla Prendergast, Laura Delany (captain) Rebecca Stokell, Elmear Richardson, Shauna Kavanagh, Mary Waldron (wicketkeeper), Arlene Kelly, Leah Paul, Georgina Dempsey.

Scotland Women vs Ireland Women combined fantasy XI

Sarah Bryce (captain), Amy Hunter, Gaby Lewis, Laura Delany, Saskia Horley, Mary Waldron (wicketkeeper), Katherine Fraser, Abtaha Maqsood, Arlene Kelly, Rachel Slater, Leah Paul. 

Scotland Women top picks vs Ireland Women 3rd WT20I

Sarah Bryce: The wicket-keeper batter has scored 737 runs in 34 WT20Is at an average of 28.34, while striking at 104.53. Bryce got decent starts in the first two matches on this ongoing series but was unable to convert it into a big score. The 22-year-old has been in great form in recent weeks, amassing 200 runs in her last six innings in The Hundred Women 2022.

Abtaha Maqsood: The 23-year-old leg spinner has picked 30 wickets so far in WT20Is at an average of 14.73 and an economy of 5.09. Maqsood only picked two wickets in The Hundred Women this season. She has been a great addition to the Scottish side and will play a crucial role in the final game of the series.

Ireland Women top picks vs Scotland Women 3rd WT20I

Amy Hunter: The 16-year-old has scored 34 runs at an average of 17 in her three innings so far in this format. Hunter has already become an integral part of the WODI team having scored 215 runs at an average of 35.83. The right-handed batter got herself set in both the games against the Scottish side and will be a top pick to score a big one in the final match.

Gaby Lewis: The 21-year-old has recently been Ireland Women’s most trusted batter in this format. Lewis has scored 1172 runs in 56 WT20Is at an average of 23.91, including one century and six half-centuries. 

Scotland Women vs Ireland Women 3rd WT20I prediction

Ireland Women are clear favourites to beat Scotland Women in the upcoming fixture. The Irish side have a dominant record against the Scots and are likely to sweep the series 3-0.

The Scotland Women have struggled with the ball, failing to pick regular wickets to create an impact in the game. However, their batters have been in good knick and they are expected to give the Scots a tough fight.

Scotland Women vs Ireland Women playing conditions and weather report

Maximum Temperature: 24°C

Precipitation: 10%

Humidity: 60%

Wind: 26 km/h

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