How To Attend, Watch and Follow: Ireland Women v Netherlands Women T20 International Series
Monday 26 July 2021 sees the Ireland Women’s cricket team start an all-important four-match T20 International series against Netherlands at Malahide.
This will be the last international action before the squad heads to Spain next month to compete in the ICC T20 World Cup European Qualifier.
This will be the second T20I series at home in 2021 for Ireland Women after their 3-1 series win against Scotland in May at Stormont.
The fixtures are:
26 July 2021: Ireland Women v Netherlands Women - 1st T20I (Malahide, starting 4pm)
27 July 2021: Ireland Women v Netherlands Women – 2nd T20I (Malahide, starting 4pm)
28 July 2021: Reserve Day
29 July 2021: Ireland Women v Netherlands Women – 3rd T20I (Malahide, starting 4pm)
30 July 2021: Ireland Women v Netherlands Women – 4th T20I (Malahide, starting 4pm)
Netherlands was the first international side Ireland Women faced in their maiden internationally-capped match in 1983 (a One-Day match won by Netherlands). In the T20 format, Ireland and Netherlands have met 8 times in women’s T20Is, with Ireland winning on 7 occasions, and one no result. The two sides are heading to Spain for the T20 World Cup European Qualifier - where Ireland, Scotland, Netherlands, France, Germany and Turkey will battle it out for one spot in the T20 World Cup global qualifying tournament.
Attend the matches
Up to 200 spectators will be permitted to attend each match, with free entry on a first-come, first-served basis.
Watch the matches online
The matches will be livestreamed via Cricket Ireland Live on Youtube and livescored via the Cricket Ireland match centre.
Almost half a million views were recorded of the Ireland Women’s series against Scotland in May.
Laura Delany (captain), Ava Canning, Rachel Delaney, Georgina Dempsey, Shauna Kavanagh, Gaby Lewis, Lara Maritz, Sophie MacMahon, Leah Paul, Orla Prendergast, Celeste Raack, Eimear Richardson, Rebecca Stokell, Mary Waldron. COVID reserve: Amy Hunter.
Heather Siegers (Captain), Babette de Leede (Vice-Captain), Annemijn van Beuge, Annemijn Thomson, Eva Lynch, Frederique Overdijk, Hannah Landheer, Iris Zwilling, Isabel van der Woning, Julia Corder, Juliet Post, Miranda Veringmeier, Robine Rijke , Silver Siegers.
Recently, Ireland Women’s team sponsor Hanley Energy demonstrated their ongoing support for Irish cricket and women’s sport by renewing their sponsorship for a further two years: https://www.cricketireland.ie/news/article/boost-for-ireland-women-as-hanley-energy-renews-team-sponsorship