Ireland Inter-Provincial Twenty20 Series, 2020: Match 8, Munster Reds vs North West Warriors – Dream11 Fantasy Cricket Tips – Playing XI, Pitch Report & Injury Update

Ireland Inter-Provincial Twenty20 Series, 2020: Match 8, Munster Reds vs North West Warriors – Dream11 Fantasy Cricket Tips – Playing XI, Pitch Report & Injury Update

North West Warriors are expected to win this match.

William Porterfield
Captain of Ireland William Porterfield plays a shot. (Photo By Seb Daly/Sportsfile via Getty Images)

Match Details:

The 8th match of the Ireland Inter-Provincial Twenty20 Series, 2020 will be played between Munster Reds and North West Warriors at The Inch in Dublin.

The match starts at 10:15 AM local time (02:45 PM IST) (09:15 AM UTC). This game can be streamed live on Cricket Ireland YouTube channel.


The bottom two teams on the points table, Munster Reds and North West Warriors, will be playing against each other in the first game on Thursday. Both these sides didn’t win a game so far and will want to open their account in this match. Munster Reds have lost two of the three games till now and have two points to their tally as a result of a washout.

They are coming off a loss against Leinster Lightning and are currently at the third place on the table with an NRR of -4.111. On the other hand, North West Warriors lost all of their three matches and are at the bottom with an NRR of -2.013. Both the teams have struggled to gain any kind of momentum in the tournament. It would be interesting to see which will be the first of these two teams to get off the mark.

Weather Report

The weather is suitable for a cricket match. The skies will be mostly cloudy with a wind speed of 27 km/h during the match time. The temperature would be around 14°C.

Pitch Condition/Report:

Not a lot of games have been played at this venue in recent times. A few U17 and U13 games were played here in 2016 and 2017. The pitch has got a lot of help for the bowlers and batting will be tough at this venue.

Average first innings score: N/A

Record of chasing teams: N/A

Injury and Availability News:

(Will be added when there is an update)

Probable Playing XIs:

Munster Reds:

Jeremy Lawlor, Jack Tector (C), Cormac McLoughlin-Gavin, Neil Rock (WK), Tim Tector, Jonathan Garth, Ruadhan Jones, Aaron Cawley, Matthew Foster, Sean Jones, Diarmuid Carey

Bench: Matthew Brewster, Jamie MacNulty.

North West Warriors:

Nathan McGuire, William Porterfield, Ryan Hunter, Stuart Thompson, Andy McBrine (C), David Rankin, William Smale (WK), Graham Hume, Craig Young, Graham Kennedy, Boyd Rankin.

Bench: Kyle Magee, Conor Olphert, Varun Chopra, Ross Allen.

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Top Picks:

Jonathan Garth was the top-scorer for his side with 22 runs and was striking the ball at the rate of 129.41 in his last match. He has been economical with the ball as well. He conceded 6 runs per over and picked up 1 wicket.

Aaron Cawley removed dangerous Kevin O’ Brien with the new ball in the last game and was the most economical for his team. He has 3 wickets in 4 T20 matches in his career.

William Porterfield is the second-highest run-scorer in the tournament with 118 runs at a strike rate of 143.90.

Graham Hume is fourth-highest run-scorer of the tournament with 66 runs in three matches. He is also the second-leading wicket-taker in the tournament with 5 wickets at an economy rate of 6.22.

Captain and Vice-Captain Selection:

Captain Options –  William Porterfield, Graham Hume

Vice-Captain Options – Jonathan Garth, Aaron Cawley, Andy McBrine

Suggested Playing XI No.1 for Dream11 Fantasy Cricket:

Keeper –  William Smale

Batters – William Porterfield, Jack Tector, Cormac McLoughlin

All-Rounders – Ross Allen, Nathan McGuire, Graham Hume, Jonathan Garth (C)

Bowlers – Andy McBrine (VC), Boyd Rankin, Aaron Cawley

Suggested Playing XI No.2 for Dream11 Fantasy Cricket:

Keeper –  Neil Rock

Batters – William Porterfield (C), Ryan Hunter, Jeremy Lawlor, Jack Tector

All-Rounders – Nathan McGuire, Graham Hume (VC), Jonathan Garth

Bowlers – Andy McBrine, Craig Young, Aaron Cawley

Expert Advice:

Diarmuid Carey went for a lot of runs in the last game and there is a chance that he could be replaced.

Probable Winners:

North West Warriors are expected to win this match because of inform openers and all-rounders.

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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.