The Ireland Inter Provincial T20 will begin once again after an international cricket of Ireland. In the 13th match of the tournament, Northern Knights and Northwest Warriors will be up against each other. The Northern Knights have the presence of players like Paul Stirling and Mark Adair. While, Northwest Warriors need the contributions of Shane Getkate and William Porterfield.
The both teams have performed well in the tournament, and will be on the look out of few wins to close in on the final 2 spots. The NK team has 3 wins in 6 matches, and Northwest Warriors are at top of the table with 4 wins in the same number of matches. It will be a good competition between both the teams due to the players in form.
The both teams played 6 matches in the Phase 1 of the competition that took place in the last month of June. The Phase 2 will be played after a break, and during this course the Ireland cricket team took part in various series. The same venues will host the rest of the matches of the tournament, with players knowing the surface.
Fixture Name: Match 13
Competition: Cricket Ireland Inter-Provincial Twenty20 Trophy
Date: 17 September
Time: 3:00 PM IST
Team Form Guide:
NK(recent last): W L L
NWW(recent last): L W W
Venue: The Green, Comber
Pitch Report: The Match 13 between NK and NWW will be played in Comber, Ireland. The pitch is expected to support the bowlers in most parts of the matches and will put the batters under pressure. The par score on this ground in 125, and the batters have to apply themselves better to score runs on this pitch. It will be a waiting game to see who comes at the top.
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 5 players from NK, while 6 players are selected from NWW. The 2 wicket-keeper have been in fine form, while Paul Stirling and William Porterfield are must due to their experience. The all-rounder Mark Adair and Andy McBrine have performed well in Phase 1. Along with them, the bowlers Ben White and Craig Young will be your best picks.
WICKET-KEEPERS: Stephen Doheny, Neil Rock
BATSMEN: Paul Stirling, William Porterfield, Jeremy lawlor
ALL-ROUNDERS: Mark Adair, Andy McBrine, Shane Getkate
BOWLERS:Ben White, Craig Young, Graham Hume
The both teams are quite strong and has the presence of quality players in their squads. The Northwest Warriors have fine experience and expected to be at the top of the table by winning this fixture. While, the Northern Knights have got a good squad but has to perform well as a team and trust on their abilities to win this fixture.
The Northern Knights have 3 wins in 6 matches, and have been impressive. In the last league match, they scored 221 runs and won the fixture by 23 runs and will be confident. The top contributions came from Paul Stirling and Jeremy Lawlor with bat, and Mark Adair and Ben White performed well with the ball to help the team in winning the match.
The player has performed well in the tournament and his last knock of 81 off 42 balls would keep upbeat ahead of this fixture. He is touted to be the future star of Ireland Cricket due to his ability to stabilize the team well and stitch crucial partnerships. He can again be the best performer of this fixture and win the math for the team.
The player is the lading wicket-taker in the tournament and will be the best pick of this match due to his consistent performance in the T20 and ODI format. He has a total of 15 wickets to his name in 6 matches. In the last league match, he scalped 2 wickets which helped the team to secure a crucial victory and get the 3rd spot.
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The Northern Knights are a terrific team and has a fine squad with fine reputation, Their young players have been performing very well and are reliant on them, especially Lawlor and White. The team management is likely to keep the PLaying 11 same for this fixture against Northwest Warriors and get a go-ahead for the semis.
NK Playing 11 (likely)
The Northwest Warriors are at top of the table with 4 wins in 6 matches, and need to to continue the momentum. In the last league match, they could not chased down the target of 128 on the board. Still, they would look to improve and the top performers of the team have been McClintock and Craig Young in batting and bowling respectively.
The player has been terrific in his performances in the international cricket and has captained them to crucial victories. He has the ability to provide a strong foundation by strong composure to stay at the crease and score runs. In the last league match, he could contribute only 1 run to the scorecard, but should be on the lookout due to his track record.
The player has gained prominence for the past 2-3 years in the domestic as well as international cricket due to his wicket-taking abilities in crucial situations. He has been playing for Ireland since 2014, and can be a trusted pick. In the last league match, he picked 2 wickets and had a fince economy of 5 and would look to maintain the same form.
It will certainly be a tough competition between both the teams, and it will be interesting to see who comes at the top and take the top position. But, the Northwest Warriors will be confident of their performances and experience to win this match. The team management can decide on to keeping the same 11 for this crucial fixture.
NWW Playing 11 (likely)
6. Andy McBrine (c)
7. Graham Kennedy
8. Graham Hume
9. Ross Adair
10. Craig Young
11. Ryan Macbeth
Watch Northern Knights vs Northwest Warriors 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 NK vs NWW 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.