Both teams are coming into the game after losing their first two games.
On Wednesday, February 15, Pakistan Women (PAK-W) will face Ireland Women (IRE-W) in match no. 10 of the ICC Women’s T20 World Cup 2023 at Newlands in Cape Town. Pakistan enters this game after being defeated by India by seven wickets in their first match. After electing to bat first, the ‘Women in Green’ posted 149/4 in their allotted 20 overs, led by captain Bismah Maroof’s unbeaten half-century and Ayesha Naseem’s 25-ball 43*.
They were unable to defend their target, with Jemimah Rodrigues and Richa Ghosh taking the game away from Pakistan with their brilliant 58*-run fourth-wicket stand.
Ireland, on the other hand, is coming into the game after a loss to England in their first match. Ireland’s innings collapsed dramatically after opting to bat first, going from 80/2 to 105 all out. Laura Delany’s team managed to dismiss six English batters in the second innings but were unable to prevent them from chasing the target.
PAK-W vs IRE-W Match Details:
Pakistan Women vs Ireland Women, Match 10, Women’s T20 World Cup
Venue: Newlands, Capetown
Date & Time: February 15, 10:30 PM IST
Both batters and bowlers benefit from the pitch at Newlands. Teams chasing have won twice in the three matches played at the venue so far in the tournament. According to the above statistic, the team batting second will have an advantage in the upcoming game. As a result, the team that wins the toss will almost certainly bat first.
PAK-W VS IRE-W Probable Playing XIs
Pakistan Women (PAK-W):
Muneeba Ali (WK), Javeria Khan, Bismah Maroof (C), Nida Dar, Sidra Ameen, Ayesha Naseem, Aliya Riaz, Fatima Sana, Aiman Anwer, Nashra Sandhu, Sadia Iqbal
Ireland Women (IRE-W):
Amy Hunter, Gaby Lewis, Orla Prendergast, Leah Paul, Arlene Kelly, Mary Waldron (WK), Laura Delany (C), Eimear Richardson, Louise Little, Cara Murray, Jane Maguire
Match Prediction: Pakistan Women will win the match.