The Ireland Inter Provincial T20 has started after a break of few months, and the Leinster Knights and Munster Reds will feature in the Match 14 of the tournament. The Leinster Knights has the presence of players like Simi Singh and George Dockrell, while Peter Moor and Fionn Hand are the key members of Munster Reds. The LLG team is led by Peter Moor, while Peter Moor captains the MUR team.
The Leinster Knights have 3 wins in 6 matches, and are at 2nd position in the points table, and would look to keep the momentum going in this tournament. While, Munster Reds are languishing at the bottom with 2 wins in the same number of league matches and will need a turn-around to be at top 2 positions in the points table.
The Match 14 will be played between Leinster Knights and Munster Reds at The Green, Comber. In the gap between the matches, the most of the players would have got fine international experience and must be keeping up with momentum to perform well in the T20 format. While, the young players will be pumped to perform well and get a national call.
Fixture Name: Match 14
Competition: Cricket Ireland Inter-Provincial Twenty20 Trophy
Date: 17 September
Time: 7:30 PM IST
Team Form Guide:
LLG(recent last): W W L
MUR(recent last): L W W
Venue: The Green, Comber
Pitch Report: The Match 14 between NK and NWW will be played in Comber, Ireland. The pitch will have a moisture to the rain showers erupted earlier in the day and is likely to assist the pace bowlers in getting wickets off the new ball. But, the batters are expected to come harder and the scores of around 140 are easily achievable on this venue.
Brief score of the last result at the venue: Northern Knights 119/2 won by 8 wickets against Northern Knights 115/10 in Match 13 of Ireland T20 2020.
The chosen combination is 7 player from LLG and 4 players from MUR. This is solely on their reputation in domestic cricket and team’s performance in the last year. The all-rounders Simi Singh and Balbirnie will be the best picks, if you want an all-round capability. While, Zimbabwe player Peter Moor has been impressive and bowlers like Josh Manly and McCarthy will lead your bowling attack.
WICKET-KEEPERS: Peter Moor
BATSMEN: Andy Balbirnie, M Ford, Kevin O’ Brien
ALL-ROUNDERS: Simi Singh, George Dockrell, Gavin Hoey, Fionn Hand
BOWLERS: Joshua Little, Josh Manley, Barry McCarthy
The Leinster Knights are predicted to win this match due to the fine experience and talent of their players. They have a good track record in the tournament and would look to win this game and reach the semi-finals. While, Munster Reds have not been in form in the limited-overs, and would have to perform well as a team to go up in the table.
The Leinster Lightning have 3 wins in 6 matches, and have been quite impressive to put up a strong fight in front of the competitors. In the last league match, they scored 127 runs and won by a margin of 16 runs. In the batting department, George Dockrell has been doing well and McCarthy took 3 wickets that has helped the team to win the match.
The player has been terrific in the last few tournaments with the bat and has gradually improved his style and stance, and has been aggressive in the intent. With consistent run-scoring, he can be handy with the ball as well and is a proven performer. In the last league match, he scored 55 off 44 balls to help the team in posting a good score and winning the match.
The player has been terrific in all-round contribution and would look to keep up the same performance going, which will help in the team reaching the semifinals of the tournament. In the last league match, he was promoted up the order and scored 12 runs, and took 2 wickets which helped them to clinch the match in an easy way.
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The x-factors from LLG will be Lorcan Tucker and McCarthy who have been impressive.
LLG Playing 11 (likely)
The Munster Reds have not been impressive in their performances to win the matches in limited overs. In the last league match, they gave away 220+ runs and fell short by 20+ runs. The top performers were Matt Ford, Greg Ford, and Fionn Hand in the batting department, and Josh Manley and Matt Ford performed well with the ball, but others could not support.
The player has been terrific for Munster Reds and has scored the most runs in the tournament for them. His ability to manouever the ball and stabilize the team well has given a new life to his career. Although he could score only 1 runs in the last league match but remains as the best pick for this fixture due to his fine international performances as well.
The player has picked up wickets at a regular manner and will be a differential pick due to his ability to contain runs at an efficient manner. He will look to keep up the good work for the team and help the team in reaching the semis of the tournament. In the last league match, he picked up 2 wickets and would be on look-out to improve his performances.
MUR Playing 11 (likely)
6. Jack Carty
7. Alistar Frost
8. Josh Manley
9. Mitchell Thompson
10. Aaron Cawley
11. Michael Frost
Watch Leinster Knights vs Munster Reds Cricket Ireland Inter-Provincial Twenty20 Trophy Live score and streaming on Cricket Ireland YouTube Channel. All the score-card and stats related to the Ireland Inter-Provincial Twenty20 will be available on the Cricket Ireland official website. This is the 13th match of the tournament and will resume after a break.
The LLG vs MUR match do not have any tie-ups with any sports channel and will not be broadcasted on any Television Channel. The ball-to-ball commentary and live streaming action will be available on the Cricket Ireland YouTube Channel. The fans may be allowed in Comber and it is set to be an exciting encounter between both the teams.