It is going to be an interesting match-up tomorrow as Ireland Women face England Women in the 6th game of the tournament.
Also, this is going to be Ireland Women’s first major ICC tournament and they have to beat the best and strongest side of this tournament.
Along with England, Ireland also has to face stiff competition from India, Pakistan, and West Indies.
Meanwhile, England Women have kickstarted their tournament very well with a win over West Indies women.
For Ireland, Laura Delany is their skipper and it will be a huge task for her and her team to beat England women in their very first game.
On the other hand, Ireland has the likes of Amy Hunter, Shauna Kavanagh, Gaby Lewis, Louise Little, and Leah Paul.
England, on the other hand, won a comfortable first game against the West Indies by 7 wickets. Sophie Ecclestone was at her best as she took four wickets and gave only 23 runs.
Additionally, they have a well-oiled unit that can easily take down Ireland but should remain wary at the same time.
Thus, we have an exciting game on our hands at Boland Park tomorrow.
Match: Ireland Women vs England Women, Match 6
Venue: Boland Park, Paarl
Date: 13th February 2023
Time: 6:30 PM IST
Talking about the pitch at Boland Park, we can tell that it is going to be a slow and balanced one. On the other hand, batters can also take advantage of this pitch’s extra bounce and carry. Moreover, the average 1st innings score at this venue is between 120 and 130 runs.
Full Squads for Ireland Women vs England Women, Match 6
Amy Hunter, Gaby Lewis, Louise Little, Rachel Delaney, Rebecca Stokell, Shauna Kavanagh, Arlene Kelly, Eimear Richardson, Laura Delany (c), Leah Paul, Orla Prendergast, Sophie MacMahon, Mary Waldron (wk), Cara Murray, Georgina Dempsey, Jane Maguire
Alice Capsey, Danni Wyatt, Maia Bouchier, Sophia Dunkley, Charlie Dean, Danielle Gibson, Heather Knight (c), Nat Sciver-Brunt, Amy Jones (wk), Lauren Winfield-Hill (wk), Freya Davies, Issy Wong, Kate Cross, Katherine Sciver-Brunt, Lauren Bell, Sarah Glenn, Sophie Ecclestone
Probable Playing XI for Ireland Women vs England Women, Match 6
Mary Waldron (wk), Amy Hunter, Shauna Kavanagh, Lousie Little, Eimear Richardson, Rachel Delaney, Sophie MacMahon, Leah Paul, Cara Murray, Georgina Dempsey, Jane Maguire
Amy Jones, Lauren Winfield-Hill (wk), Danielle Wyatt, Sophia Dunkley, Katherine Sciver-Brunt, Natalie Sciver-Brunt, Danielle Gibson, Alice Capsey, Lauren Bell, Freya Davies, Sarah Glenn
Judging by the team combinations, we can say that England Women have a higher chance of winning this competition.
They can also seal their spot in the semifinals if they beat Ireland Women tomorrow.
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