ICC Women’s T20 World Cup Qualifier, 2019: Match 4, Ireland Women vs Namibia Women: Dream11 Fantasy Cricket Tips – Playing XI, Pitch Report & Injury Update

ICC Women’s T20 World Cup Qualifier, 2019: Match 4, Ireland Women vs Namibia Women: Dream11 Fantasy Cricket Tips – Playing XI, Pitch Report & Injury Update

Kayleen Green is a proper all-rounder as she bats, bowls and keeps the wickets in the same match.

Kim Garth of Ireland. (Pic Source: Twitter)

Match Details:

The 4th match of the 2019 ICC Women’s T20 World Cup Qualifier between Ireland Women and Namibia Women will be hosted by the Lochlands in Arbroath.

The match starts at 2:00 PM local time (1:00 PM GMT) (6:30 PM IST).

Preview:

Ireland Women are one of the two teams in this Qualifier tournament to have been part of the previous edition of the T20 World Cup. They would like to make it through this time as well and be on the flight to Australia. Going into the tournament, they are considered to be one of the top three teams. However, the form with which they are going into this Qualifier isn’t a pleasing one.

They managed to win only two matches during the Quadrangular tournament earlier this month. However, they missed some of their key players in that tournament. It could be one of the reasons for their failure. Their campaign begins against Namibia in the afternoon match in Arbroath. The Namibia Women have a good record in T20Is but will be interesting to see how they fare against higher-ranked teams.


Weather Condition/Report:

Compared to Forthill, the venue in Arbroath has no threat from rain. The forecast suggests a dry day with no chance of rain. However, there could be clouds during the day.

Pitch Condition/Report:

The Lochlands in Arbroath didn’t saw big scores during the warm-ups. Since this match is the 2nd game of the day, it could be played on a slow surface. Scores under 120 could be seen during this afternoon match.


Team News:

(Will be added when there is an update)

Probable Playing XIs:

Ireland Women:

Laura Delany (C), Kim Garth, Shauna Kavanagh, Gaby Lewis, Sophie MacMahon, Lara Maritz, Leah Paul, Orla Prendergast, Celeste Raack, Eimear Richardson, Mary Waldron.

Bench – Louise Little, Rebecca Stokell, Una Raymond-Hoey.

Namibia Women:

Adri van der Merwe, Kayleen Green, Yasmeen Khan (C), Irene van Zyl, Sune Wittmann, Reehana Khan, Arrasta Diergaardt, Dietlind Foerster, Wilka Mwatile, Eveleen Kejarukua, Sylvia Shihepo.

Bench: Petro Enright, Merczerly Gorases, Victoria Hamunyela


Top Picks:

Eimear Richardson might not be consistent but has the ability to produce a 50+ pointer match once in a while. She took 3-fer and scored an unbeaten 60+ score during the recent Quadrangular tournament. Orla Prendergast bats in top order and bowls 3-4 overs for Ireland.

Captain and Vice-Captain Selection:

Captain Options – Kim Garth, Kayleen Green, Eimear Richardson, Adri van der Merwe

Vice-Captain Options – Orla Prendergast, Gaby Lewis, Yasmeen Khan, Irene van Zyl

Kayleen Green is a proper all-rounder as she bats, bowls and keeps the wickets in the same match. Kim Garth has impressive records with both bat and ball.


Suggested Playing XI No.1 for Fantasy Cricket:

Keeper – Kayleen Green (VC), Yasmeen Khan

Batters – Adri van der Merwe, Gaby Lewis, Shauna Kavanagh

All-Rounders – Kim Garth (C), Orla Prendergast, Eimear Richardson

Bowlers – Lara Maritz, Irene van Zyl, Sylvia Shihepo

Suggested Playing XI No.2 for Fantasy Cricket:

Keeper – Kayleen Green

Batters – Adri van der Merwe, Gaby Lewis, Shauna Kavanagh

All-Rounders – Kim Garth, Orla Prendergast (VC), Eimear Richardson (C), Sune Wittmann

Bowlers – Reehana Khan, Celeste Raack, Sylvia Shihepo


Expert Advice:

Namibia skipper Yasmeen Khan is the keeper when Kayleen Green bowls her quota while the remaining time, Green acts as the wicket-keeper. Green has 21 wickets from 20 T20Is and also affected ten dismissals. In 8 T20Is where Green was designated keeper, she took five wickets.

Probable Winners:

Ireland Women are expected to start off with a win.

*Disclaimer: This team is based on the understanding, analysis and instinct of the author. While selecting your team, consider the points mentioned and make your own decision.