The third match of the 2022 Arachas Super Series, a domestic competition in Ireland, will be played on May 15 between Dragons and Typhoons at Wallace Park in Lisburn. It will be a 50-over match.
Match Preview – Super Series 50 Match 3: Dragons v Typhoons Women
Dragons: Leah Paul (captain), Amy Caulfield, Alison Cowan, Zara Craig, Alana Dalzell, Mollie Devine, Sarah Forbes, Abbi Harrison, Amy Hunter, Charlotte Lyons, Kia McCartney, Kate McEvoy, Cara Murray, Orla Prendergast, Jemma Rankin
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
Mollie Devine: She is a right handed batter and right arm seamer from Dragons, who top scored with 27 runs off 61 balls in her last outing against Scorchers. With the ball, the off spinner claimed 1-21 in four overs.
Orla Prendergast: This talented all-rounder from Dragons was the pick of the bowlers for Dragons in her last match against Scorchers. She opened the bowling and scalped 2-13 in six overs, including one maiden. With the bat, she scored 24 runs off 28 balls batting at number four.
Laura Delany: 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.
Rebecca Stokell: 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.
The venue will provide an exciting contest between bat and ball. With the weather forecast showing a 65 percent chance of rain, toss will be important. The fast bowlers may get assistance due to cloudy conditions. However, this will be the first match of the tournament at this venue. So batters could get some help too.
Periods of sun with a stray shower in the afternoon are expected. The average temperature will be around 16 degrees Celsius. The expected cloud cover will be 70 percent with 65 percent chance of rain. The wind will blow from the east.
Fantasy Playing XI
Amy Hunter, Orla Prendergast, Louise Little, Rebecca Stokell, Leah Paul, Laura Delany, Alana Dalzell, Cara Murray, Mollie Devine, Celeste Raack, Maria Kerrison
Date: May 15, 2022
Time: 3.15pm IST
Venue: Wallace Park, Lisburn
Live streaming: Fan Code
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