Amy Hunter called up as replacement for T20 World Cup European Qualifier
Cricket Ireland has today confirmed that 15-year old Amy Hunter has been called up to the Ireland Women’s squad for the upcoming ICC T20 World Cup European Qualifier in Spain – the tournament to be played between 26-31 August 2021.
Hunter will replace Shauna Kavanagh who has unfortunately had to withdraw from the squad after a positive COVID test.
Hunter made her international debut in May 2021 against Scotland, and has two caps for Ireland to date.
THE QUALIFIER TOURNAMENT
- The qualifier will be played at La Manga Club in Spain in a round-robin format, with just the top team of the six participating countries progressing to the 2022 ICC Women's World T20 Qualifier tournament.
- Ireland Women’s fixtures:
- Thu 26 August: Ireland Women v Germany (9.30am start)
- Thu 26 August: Ireland Women v Turkey (2.30pm start)
- Fri 27 August: Ireland Women v Scotland (2.30pm start)
- Sun 29 August: Ireland Women v France (9.30am start)
- Mon 30 August: Ireland Women v Netherlands (2.30pm start)
NB: All times above are Irish time
- The matches will be livestreamed and livescored via the ICC website.
- Laura Delany (capt), Ava Canning, Georgina Dempsey, Amy Hunter, Gaby Lewis, Louise Little, Sophie MacMahon, Lara Maritz, Cara Murray, Leah Paul, Orla Prendergast, Eimear Richardson, Rebecca Stokell, Mary Waldron.