Both teams have lost their first two games heading into this match.
West Indies Women (WI-W) will face Ireland Women (IRE-W) in match 13 of the ICC Women’s T20 World Cup 2023 on February 17 at Newlands in Cape Town (Friday). West Indies enter the match having lost both of their previous matches, against England and India, respectively.
They scored 135/7 in their first game against England after opting to bat first. They couldn’t, however, prevent the Three Lions from chasing down the target in 14.3 overs. They only managed 118/6 in their second match against India after opting to bat first, and India chased down the target with 11 balls to spare.
Ireland, on the other hand, comes into this game having suffered two defeats, against England and Pakistan. They suffered a dramatic collapse against England, going from 80/2 to 105 all out. Despite taking six England wickets, they were unable to prevent England from chasing down the target in 14.2 overs. In their second match against Pakistan, they failed to chase down a 165-run target and lost by 70 runs.
WI-W vs IRE-W Match Details:
West Indies Women vs Ireland Women, Match 13, Women’s T20 World Cup
Venue: Newlands, Capetown
Date & Time: February 17, 10:30 PM IST
The pitch at Newlands is conducive to both batters and bowlers. Teams chasing have won three of the five matches played at the venue so far in the tournament. Keeping this statistic in mind, the captain who wins the toss will try to field first and keep the opposition under 150.
WI-W VS IRE-W Probable Playing XIs
West Indies Women (WI-W):
Hayley Matthews (C), Stafanie Taylor, Shemaine Campbelle, Shabika Gajnabi, Chinelle Henry, Chedean Nation, Rashada Williams (WK), Afy Fletcher, Shamilia Connell, Shakera Selman, Karishma Ramharack
Ireland Women (IRE-W):
Amy Hunter, Gaby Lewis, Orla Prendergast, Laura Delany (C), Eimear Richardson, Louise Little, Mary Waldron (WK), Leah Paul, Arlene Kelly, Cara Murray, Jane Maguire
Match Prediction: West Indies Women will win the match.