The first match of the 2022 Arachas Super Series, a domestic competition in Ireland, will be played on May 1 between Typhoons and Scorchers at Merrion Cricket Club. It will be a 50-over match.
Match Preview – Match 1: Typhoons v Scorchers Women
Scorchers: Gaby Lewis (captain), Christina Coulter Reilly, Rachel Delaney, Shauna Kavanagh, Anna Kerrison, Hannah Little, Sophie MacMahon, Niamh MacNulty, Aimee Maguire, Jane Maguire, Lara Maritz, Ellie McGee, Eimear Richardson, Jenny Sparrow, Siúin Woods
Typhoons: Laura Delany (captain), Ava Canning, Sarah Condron, Georgina Dempsey, Rebecca Gough, Maria Kerrison, Robyn Lewis, Louise Little, Joanna Loughran, Tess Maritz, Lara McBride, Celeste Raack, Freya Sargent, Rebecca Stokell, Mary Waldron
Players to watch out for
This Typhoons’ all-rounder is an experienced international player having played 43 ODIs for Ireland between 2010 and 2021. Captain of the Typhoons, this right handed batter has a couple of ODI half-centuries and 17 wickets to her name, bowling right arm medium pace
She is a right handed batter from Typhoons, who has featured in four ODIs for Ireland between 2017 and 2021. She has a sound batting technique and is a steady top order batter.
She is a veteran batting all-rounder from Scorchers, who has played international cricket for Ireland since 2005. She is a right hand batter and a right arm off spinner. With the bat, she has close to 400 ODI runs and with the ball, she has claimed 22 wickets, including a five wicket haul.
The captain of Scorchers is a right handed batter and a right arm leg spinner. She has been playing international cricket for Ireland since 2014. In addition to three ODI half-centuries, she has a century and five half centuries in the shortest format. The wily leg spinner has also accounted for 10 ODI wickets.
Five women’s ODIs have been played at this venue in the past. Teams batting first have won all of them. The average first innings score is 237 and the average second innings score is 132.
The weather is expected to be mostly cloudy with a couple of showers. The average temperature will be around 13 degrees Celsius. The expected cloud cover will be 90 percent with 85 percent chance of rain. The wind will blow from the north-west.
Fantasy Playing XI
Shauna Kavanagh, Gaby Lewis, Louise Little, Rebecca Stokell, Eimear Richardson, Laura Delany, Rachel Delaney, Celeste Raack, Georgina Dempsey, Lara Maritz, Sophie MacMahon
Date: May 1, 2022
Time: 3.15pm IST
Venue: Merrion Cricket Club
Live streaming: Fan Code
Follow Female Cricket on Instagram and Twitter for all the latest news and updates
I am a former cricketer having represented Mumbai University at All India University level. I was a part of MCA probables for the U-19 and U-23 age group. I have been an avid cricket writer for the last five years. Currently I am pursuing my Ph.D from IIT Bombay.