WIW vs IREW Match Prediction & Betting Tips - Jul 04, 2023

Irish women will lock horns with West Indies women now in a T20 international series that will begin later today at 9 PM GMT. Just before the game, let's look at the match prediction, weather report, and betting tips for this match-up. The venue for this game is Daren Sammy National Cricket Stadium in Gros Islet, St Lucia, West Indies. The West Indies women's team went into the recently concluded ODI series under the leadership of the all-rounder Hayley Matthews. The West Indies women won the 1st one-day international by a margin of 58 runs. Rain arrived in the second game and we could not get a result. The Caribbean women continued their winning run as they defeated the Irish women by a margin of 6 wickets in the last one-day international to record a solid 2-0 victory at home. 

The West Indian team led by the mercurial Hayley Matthews will look to keep up their dominance over the visitors in the first of the 3 T20I series games. The Irish women on the other hand will be looking to discontinue the Caribbean dominance over them through the leadership of Laura Delany.  

West Indies Women vs Ireland Women Head-To-Head

The West Indies women's cricket team has remained unbeaten against the Irish women in the T20 international format thus far. West Indies has succeeded in winning all their 5 matches against the Irish women in this format of cricket. The last time the two teams met in the T20 format, West Indian women succeeded in beating Ireland by a margin of 6 wickets. This was a Group match and it was played earlier in February in ICC Women's T20 World Cup. 

West Indies Women vs Ireland Women Live Streaming and Broadcast

Indian cricket fans can watch the live streaming of this game between Ireland women and West Indies women on the FanCode website and app in India. However, the live telecast of this game will not be aired in India.<br />  

WIW vs IREW Team Previews

West Indies Women

The West Indies innings will be opened by Zaida James and Hayley Matthews in all probability. The one-down position for the side will be handled by Stephanie Taylor. Taylor will be the backbone of the West Indian women's team. The middle order of the team will be in the hands of Shemaine Campbelle. The side will be led by Hayley Matthews. She is a terrific all-rounder as she displayed during the ODI series. The wicketkeeping gloves will be donned by Rashada Williams for the West Indies.

Afy Fletcher and Hayley Matthews will handle the responsibility of the spin bowling attack for the team. Afy Fletcher did well in the last game while the fast-bowling attack will be in the hands of Aaliyah Alleyah and Shamilia Connell. For the three T20 international matches against Ireland, the West Indian management has called for Ashmini Munisar, Djenaba Joseph, and Zaida James to their 14-member squad. Otherwise, the same team that won the ODI series against Ireland has been retained for a better balance of youth and experience.

The West Indian team similar to the ODIs will be led by Hayley Matthews and the vice-captaincy will be in the hands of Shemaine Campbelle. Both of them are playing their first T20 international games since the T20 world cup where the West Indians were knocked out at the group stages. All the threeT20I games will be played at the venue of St Lucia's Daren Sammy Cricket Ground. With the West Indies team going through the process of rebuilding, a mixture of senior players and the young brigade was selected.<br />  

West Indies Women Playing 11

Shemaine Campbelle, Rashada Williams, Stafanie Taylor, Zaida James, Chinelle Henry, Hayley Matthews, Cherry Ann Fraser, Afy Fletcher, Shamilia Connell, Shabika Gajnabi, Ashmini Munisar.

Ireland Women

The Irish opening partnership will be in the hands of Gaby Lewis and Leah Paul. Gaby Lewis did a good job for Ireland in the last game. The one-down position for the Irish women will be in the hands of Orla Prendergast. She is the backbone of the Irish batting lineup. The Irish middle order will be in the hands of Amy Hinter and Laura Delany. Laura Delany will lead the Ireland women's team in this series. She is a good all-rounder and the wicketkeeping responsibilities will be in the hands of Amy Hunter.

The Irish pace bowling attack will be in the hands of Cara Murray and Arlene Kelly. The Ireland women played their last game against Indian women. The Indian women won the match narrowly by a margin of 5 runs as the game was curtailed by rain. Batting first, the Indian women scored 155 runs for the loss of 6 wickets. Due to rain, the revised target for Ireland women was set to be 60 runs from 8.2 overs. But the Ireland women succeeded in scoring just 54 runs for the loss of 2 wickets and fell short by 5 runs.

The best bowler for Ireland in this game was Laura Delany who picked up 3 wickets for 33 runs. Orla Prendergast picked up 2 wickets for 22 runs from her 4 overs while Arlene Kelly picked up 1 from her 4 overs. Gaby Lewis made a valiant effort while chasing this modest target with a quick 32 from 25 balls with 5 fours. She was helped on her way by Laura Delany who scored 17 from 20 balls. These two batswomen took the team close to a win after the early loss of the openers. But they were to fall short of the target.<br />  

Ireland Women Playing 11

Amy Hunter, Gaby Lewis, Rebecca Stokell, Louise Little, Laura Delany, Orla Prendergast, Eimear Richardson, Arlene Kelly, Cara Murray, Ava Canning, Aimee Maguire.

WIW vs IREW Toss Prediction

Although this surface on offer at the Daren Sammy National Cricket Stadium is not entirely in favor of the batters and will help the quicker bowlers a bit, the skipper that wins the toss will opt to field first on this venue. 

Read our guide on toss predictions to learn how we analyze and come up with our tips.

Pitch and Conditions

This venue is not ideal for the batsmen. There will be some help for the bowlers especially early on. There have been 15 women's T20 international games played at this venue. The teams batting first won 6 out of these 15 matches while the team batting second managed to win 9 matches. The average score on this venue while batting first is 116 runs. The highest total recorded on the venue in a women's T20 game is 187 runs for the loss of 5 wickets.

You can expect temperatures in the region of 87 degrees Fahrenheit during the match. The relative humidity during the game will be close to 76%. It is likely to be cloudy during the match and you can expect gusty winds during the evening.<br />  

WIW vs IREW Betting Tips

West Indian women displayed total dominance over the Irish women in the one-day series. They won the series 2-0 while one game was washed away from the 3-match T20I series. So, the West Indies team will start the series as favorites to win.

Bonus Cricket Bets

  1. Betway


    Hayley Matthews to score more than 24 runs in the contest.



The West Indies skipper was in great form in her last game. You can expect her to continue the good work in the T20I series as well. You can bet on her to score more than 24 runs in the match.

  1. 10CRIC


    Stephanie Taylor to score more than 23 runs in the match.



Stephanie Taylor looked good with the bat in her last match. You can bet on her to put together over 23 runs in this game.

  1. Rajabets


    Amy Hunter to score a fifty in the game.



Amy Hunter is an extremely reliable batswoman in the T20 format. You can bet on her to score a half-century in this contest.

Today Match Prediction

West Indies Women To Win the Match, 1.29

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