India vs Ireland T20: The Indian team will clash with Ireland on Thursday in the ICC Women’s World Twenty 20 Group B match. The Indian team, which has been performing well under the leadership of Harmanpreet Kaur, will be in the semi-finals if they beat Ireland. The Indian team has won their first two consecutive matches. They defeated New Zealand by 34 runs in the first match and beat Pakistan by seven wickets in the second match. Australia’s team has already made its place to the semi-finals from Group B. They have won their first three matches. The Indian team performed brilliantly in both the matches. Captain Harmanpreet scored a brilliant century in the first match and young batsman Jemimah Rodrigues also performed well. In the second match, veteran batsman Mithali Raj scored a half-century.
Now a high-voltage encounter against Ireland India is hoping that Smriti Mandhana should play a big knock. Harmanpreet and Mitali are expected to maintain their performances in this match. Team management will be in the hopes of getting runs from Veda Krishnamurthy, Tania Bhatia, and Dayalan Hemalatha.
If talking about India’s bowling, spinner Dayalan Hemlata and Poonam Yadav have a great responsibility on their shoulders. Both of them have performed brilliantly in this series so far. Hemlata has taken six wickets in two matches while Poonam has picked four wickets.
After winning two matches, India is now going to face a team who has lost their both matches. Ireland had lost the first match against Australia and second against Pakistan. His batting failed in both the matches. In the first match, the Irish team scored only 93 runs. While in the second game, they were managed to score only 101. The only good thing for Ireland is that fast bowler Lucy O’Reilly has returned to his form in the last match. In last match, she took three wickets.
Ireland vs India Women World T20 2018, Squads and Teams
Ireland Women (From): Clare Shillington, Cecelia Joyce, Gaby Lewis, Eimear Richardson, Isobel Joyce, Laura Delany(c), Kim Garth, Shauna Kavanagh, Mary Waldron(w), Lucy OReilly, Ciara Metcalfe, Celeste Raack, Rebecca Stokell, Lara Maritz, Amy Kenealy
India Women (From): Mithali Raj, Smriti Mandhana, Jemimah Rodrigues, Harmanpreet Kaur(c), Veda Krishnamurthy, Taniya Bhatia(w), Deepti Sharma, Dayalan Hemalatha, Radha Yadav, Arundhati Reddy, Poonam Yadav, Anuja Patil, Ekta Bisht, Mansi Joshi, Pooja Vastrakar
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