Jersey has clinched the Inter-Insular Women’s Twenty20 International (T20I) series against Guernsey with consecutive wins on the opening days’ play, sealing the series with one match still to be played. The 3rd and final T20I of the series will be played at King George V Sports Ground, Castel, on the 25th of June, 2023, at 3:30 PM Indian Standard Time (IST).
Jersey started the series with an emphatic display, securing back-to-back wins over Guernsey in the opening matches. In the first game, Jersey overcame a shaky start at 5 for 76 to post a formidable total of 141/6 and then bowled out Guernsey for 78, clinching a convincing 63-run victory. Continuing their dominant performance, Jersey restricted Guernsey to 84/8 in the second T20I and chased down the target in just 12 overs, sealing another commanding win.
Guernsey – Eva Bourgaize, Philippa Stahelin, Molly Robinson, Rebecca Hubbard, Francesca Bulpitt, Olivia Morgan, Claire Jennings, Emily Merrien, Hannah Eulenkamp, Krista De-La Mare, Rosie Davis, Liz Wilcocks, Alice Davis, Elise Millington
Jersey – Mia Maguire, Lily Greig, Maria Da Rocha, Grace Wetherall, Aimee Aikenhead, Chloe Greechan, Analise Merritt, Trinity Smith, Florence Tanguy, Erin Gouge, Rose Hill, Georgia Mallett, Flo Copley
Players to watch out:
The 29-year-old batter has had a good start to her international career scoring 74 runs, including the highest of 56* in 3 innings. Philippa averages 37.00 in the format and big runs of the batter can be expected during the series.
The 46-year-old all-rounder in 3 T20Is has scored 62 runs, including the highest of 34* and with the ball has struck a couple of wickets, sent down her overs at an economy rate of 5.40, and has registered the best of 1/14.
The 16-year-old has had a good start to her T20I career having scored 112 runs in 5 innings, at a strike rate of 127.27, while has also struck 3 wickets in as many bowling outings. Grace with figures of 3/15 starred in the T20 opener.
The 16-year-old bowler in 13 T20I outings has struck 12 wickets, registered an economy rate of 4.74, and has got the best figures of 3/6. Erin has had wicketless outings in the 2 games this series, but has been economical having recorded figures of 0/14 (3) and 0/3 (1).
The King George V Sports Ground offers a fair contest between bat and ball, as batters and bowlers both gain an advantage on the evenly balanced pitch. The surface allows batsmen to score runs, while providing ample assistance for spinners and pacers to exploit.
The conditions over King George V Sports Ground, Castel are forecasted to be pleasant for cricket, with sunny skies and a very slim chance of rain. The temperature is forecasted to hover around the early 20s (°C), with moderate winds and a humidity level of 74%.
Fantasy playing XI:
Rosie Davis, Lily Greig, Maria Da Rocha, Grace Wetherall, Chloe Greechan, Analise Merritt, Rebecca Hubbard, Francesca Bulpitt, Erin Gouge, Florence Tanguy
Date – June 25, 2023
Time – 3:30 PM IST
Venue – King George V Sports Ground, Castel
Broadcast – N.A.