Cricket Betting Tips and Match Predictions: Munster Reds vs North West Warriors: Ireland IP 2021 IP20:- Match 16
The 16th match of the Cricket Ireland Inter-Provincial Series IP20 2021 will take place between Munster Reds and North West Warriors at The Green, Comber, Northern Ireland.
North West Warriors are currently placed at the top position of points table with 4 wins in 7 matches so far. They are a strong force in the tournament and are hard to beat.
Munster Reds on the other hand are placed at the bottom spot on points table with 2 wins to their name in 7 matches played.
Current Form North West Warriors:
The last match North West Warriors were supposed to play against Northern Knights was washed off due to rain.
In their previous encounter, North West Warriors got beaten at the hands of Leinster Lightning by 16 runs.
Bowling first, North West Warriors successfully restricted Leinster Lightning for a modest total of 127 for 8 in 20 overs. For Lightning, George Dockrell made 55 off 44 balls. For North West Warriors, Andy McBrine picked up 3 wickets for just 19 runs.
Chasing 127, North West Warriors got off to a terrible start losing both the openers in the powerplay overs. Shane Getkate and William McClintock tried to revive the innings in the middle overs but once they fell, North West Warriors looked far from victory. In the end, North West Warriors were squeezed to 111 for 9, losing the match by 16 runs.
Current Form Munster Reds:
The last match Munster Reds were supposed to play against Leinster Lightning was washed off due to rain.
In their previous encounter, Munster Reds lost to Northern Knights by 23 runs.
Bowling first, Munster Reds conceded a total of 221 for 6 in 20 overs, largely thanks to a memorable knock of 81 in 42 balls by Jeremy Lawlor. Paul Stirling also made a valuable contribution of 46 up in the order.
Munster Reds could not get off to an ideal start and lost its openers early on. Matt Ford and Fionn Hand in the middle order tried to stage a fightback but the required rate was always going out of reach. In the end, Munster Reds were restricted to 198 for 5, losing the match by 23 runs.
Let's have a look at the squads:
North West Warriors: Andy McBrine (capt), Ross Allen, Stephen Doheny, Shane Getkate, Graham Hume, Graham Kennedy, Nathan McGuire, Conor Olphert, William Porterfield, Boyd Rankin, Will Smale, Craig Young.
Munster Reds: Aaron Cawley, Murray Commins, Gareth Delany, Greg Ford, Matt Ford, Fionn Hand, Tyrone Kane, Seamus Lynch, Cormac McLoughlin-Gavin, PJ Moor, Amish Sidhu
Cricket Betting Tips and Match Predictions* - PrePlay
Who will win the toss? – North West Warriors
Who will win? North West Warriors
Top Batsman (Runs Scored) – Murray Commins (Munster Reds), William Porterfield (North West Warriors)
Top Bowler (Wickets taken) – Tyrone Kane (Munster Reds), Andy McBrine (North West Warriors)
Most Sixes – Murray Commins (Munster Reds), Shane Getkate (North West Warriors)
Player of the Match- Andy McBrine (North West Warriors)
Team Scores Batting first – Munster Reds 140+, North West Warriors 160+
Match Handicap: North West Warriors
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*NB these predictions may be changed nearer the start of the match once the final starting teams have been announced and we will be running ‘In-Play’ features, so stay tuned.
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