Match 5: Scorchers vs Dragons | Squads | Players to watch | Fantasy Playing XI | Live streaming

The Scorchers will play their second game of the day against the Dragons in Match No. 5 of the ongoing 9th edition of the Super T20 Trophy. The match is scheduled to take place on the 14th of May, 2023, at Anglesea Road, Merrion, with a start time of 7:30 PM Indian Standard Time (IST).

Match 5: Scorchers vs Dragons | Squads | Players to watch | Fantasy Playing XI | Live streaming
Match 5: Scorchers vs Dragons | Squads | Players to watch | Fantasy Playing XI | Live streaming

 

The Scorchers will face the Dragons in their upcoming match, having secured 2 consecutive wins and accumulated 8 points, which puts them at the top of the 3-team points table. Meanwhile, the Dragons have struggled so far, losing all 3 of their games this season and finding themselves at the bottom of the table.

Squads:

Scorchers – Gaby Lewis (C), Aimee Maguire, Anna Kerrison, Annabel Squires, Christina Coulter Reilly, Ellie McGee, Genevieve Morrissey, Hannah Little, Isabelle McLean, Jane Maguire, Jenny Sparrow, Julie McNally, Lara Maritz, Niamh MacNulty, Shauna Kavanagh (WK), Siúin Woods, Sophie MacMahon, Polly Inglis, Mary-Anne Musonda

Dragons – Leah Paul (C), Abbi Harrison, Alana Dalzell, Amy Caulfield, Amy Hunter (WK), Aoife Fisher, Arlene Kelly, Cara Murray, Jemma Gillan, Jenni Jackson, Jess Mayes, Kate McEvoy, Kia McCartney, Mollie Devine, Orla Prendergast, Zara Craig, Jaimie-Lee Strang, Bella Armstrong

Players to watch out:

Lara Maritz

The 22-year-old South African-born Irish cricketer in T20Is has scored 70 runs in 15 innings and struck 17 wickets in 22 innings. Lara has had a decent start in the series but has got to look to carry forward the momentum.

Niamh MacNulty

The 16-year-old, who’d only recently featured for the Ireland U-19 Women’s team in the South Africa World Cup, has now had a good start to the series with a couple of wickets to her tally.

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Leah Paul

The 23-year-old in T20Is, in 20 innings with the bat has scored 179 runs and in 29 innings with the ball has struck 23 wickets. Leah Paul with a couple of wickets and 45 runs, has looked in fine touch in the series.

Alana Dalzell

The 22-year-old, on T20I debut, departed cheaply for just 4, while with the ball registered figures of 0/15 (4). In the series, while Alana has scored 27 runs, she leads the team’s wicket chart with 3 against her name.

Pitch:

The Anglesea Road Cricket Ground in Merrion offers a neutral wicket that pleases both batsmen and bowlers, particularly pacers. Any score in the 140s should be considered a competitive total on this wicket.

Weather:

With a high chance of rain at 80%, expect potential delays and interruptions throughout the game if the skies do not clear. However, the temperature is expected to be around 13°C, with light winds and a humidity level of 81%.

Fantasy playing XI:

Mary-Anne Musonda, Gaby Lewis, Amy Hunter, Leah Paul, Cara Murray, Hannah Little, Sophie MacMahon, Alana Dalzell, Kate McEvoy, Orla Prendergast, Niamh MacNulty

Match details:

Date – May 14, 2023

Time – 7:30 PM IST

Venue – Anglesea Road, Merrion

Broadcast – All games of the 09 edition of the Women’s Super Series will be streamed live and for free on International Cricket Council (ICC) TV.

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