Cricket Betting Tips and Match Predictions: North West Warriors vs Munster Reds: Cricket Ireland Inter-Provincial Series 2021:- Match 12
The 12th match of the Cricket Ireland Inter-Provincial Series 2021 will take place between North West Warriors and Munster Reds at the MCU Region ground, Malahide, Dublin.
Current Form North West Warriors:
North West Warriors are currently placed at the 2nd position on points table with 2 wins in 5 matches so far.
North West Warriors lost their last completed fixture against Leinster Lightning by 4 wickets.
Leinster Lightning won the toss and invited North West Warriors to have a bat first. Warriors lost Stephen Doheny early on in the innings. He was dismissed by Barry McCarthy at 11. William Porterfield played some fine shots for his knock of 33 but his innings was cut short by a beautiful delivery from Simi Singh.
Andy Mcbrine in the middle order tried to rescue North West Warriors from an inevitable collapse. Mcbrine made 72 off 112 balls but he never found an apt support in the middle order as Shane Getkate and Stuard Thompson perished without troubling the scorers much. When North West Warriors were looking down and out, Nathan McGuire at number 9 played a nice cameo of 53 in 46 balls to take the team's total to 231 before they were bowled out.
Leinster Lightning could not get to a decent start while chasing 231. They lost Kevin O'Brien and Jack Tector early into the innings. The onus was once again on the middle order and they delivered well. Andrew Balbirnie and George Dockrell combined together for the 4th wicket and collected 123 runs between each other. Dockrell made 67 off 99 balls, while Balbirnie stayed unbeaten at 85 to take his team home by 4 wickets with 7 balls to spare.
Current Form Munster Reds:
Munster Reds have won 2 out of the 4 games played and currently occupy the third spot on points table.
The last match they played ended up as a no result after rain started pelting down heavily in the 17th over of second innings.
Munster Reds won the toss and elected to field first.
Northern Knights got to a total of 276 before being bowled out in the 50th over. The top 3 including Paul Stirling, James McCollum and Jeremy Lawlor all failed to put on a show. It was the partnership in middle order by Harry Tector and Luke Georgeson that gave wings to the Knights. Ruhan Pretorius played very well for his 42 off 39 balls. At the back of these knocks, Northern Knights reached a comfortable total of 276 before being bowled out.
Chasing 276, Munster Reds lost its opening batter Seamus Lynch early on in the innings. After his dismissal, Peter Moor and Murray Commins partnered for the 2nd wicket and collected 71 runs among each other. Moor was dismissed by Matthew Foster in the 17th over. Around that time, the rains got heavier and the umpires instructed players to go back to the pavilion. The rain Gods didn't show any mercy and the match couldn't restart.
Let's have a look at the squads:
Munster Reds: Curtis Campher, Aaron Cawley, Murray Commins, Gareth Delany, Greg Ford, Matt Ford, Fionn Hand, Tyrone Kane, Seamus Lynch, Cormac McLoughlin-Gavin, PJ Moor, Amish Sidhu
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
Cricket Betting Tips and Match Predictions* - PrePlay
Who will win the toss? - Munster Reds
Who will win? North West Warriors
Top Batsman (Runs Scored) – William Porterfield (North West Warriors), Murray Commins (Munster Reds)
Top Bowler (Wickets taken) - Craig Young (North West Warriors), Tyrone Kane (Munster Reds)
Most Sixes – Shane Getkate (North West Warriors), Murray Commins (Munster Reds)
Player of the Match- William Porterfield (North West Warriors)
Team Scores Batting first - North West Warriors 250+, Munster Reds 220+
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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