The West Indies Women's cricket team have already sealed the series with an impressive 2-0 lead against Ireland Women. As we approach the third and final T20I match, scheduled to take place on July 9 at the Beausejour Cricket Ground, the West Indies women will be aiming to continue their dominant form and complete a clean sweep.
Meanwhile, Ireland's women will be eager to salvage some pride and register a victory after a string of disappointing performances. The top bookmakers have some amazing odds on Ireland's win in the upcoming encounter.
In the head-to-head encounters between the two teams, West Indies women have emerged victorious in all five of their previous meetings. This statistical dominance will certainly boost their confidence heading into this match. However, Ireland women will be determined to break their losing streak and end the series on a positive note.
Stafanie Taylor to be Player of the Match
The betting tip is...
Total sixes in the match to be over 7.5
The West Indies women's team has showcased exceptional all-round performances throughout the series. Led by Hayley Matthews, their captain, they have displayed a strong and balanced unit. Players like Stafanie Taylor, Rashada Williams, and Shemaine Campbelle have consistently contributed with the bat, while the bowling attack led by Chinelle Henry and Afy Fletcher has been relentless in stifling the opposition.
There are no injury reports and West Indies will be going with their winning combination
Predicted Lineup: Hayley Matthews (c), Zaida James, Stafanie Taylor, Rashada Williams, Shemaine Campbelle (wk), Chinelle Henry, Aaliyah Alleyne, Afy Fletcher, Qiana Joseph, Cherry Ann Fraser, and Shamilia Connell.
Ireland women, on the other hand, have struggled to find their rhythm in the series. They will need their key players, such as Amy Hunter, Gaby Lewis, and captain Laura Delany, to step up and deliver match-winning performances. The team will also rely on the bowling prowess of Eimear Richardson and Cara Murray to challenge the West Indies batters.
Despite losing their last couple of matches Ireland will be going with the same playing XI.
Predicted Lineup: Amy Hunter, Gaby Lewis, Orla Prendergast, Laura Delany (c), Eimear Richardson, Louise Little, Leah Paul, Mary Waldron (wk), Georgina Dempsey, Cara Murray, and Arlene Kelly.
Considering the form and momentum of both teams, it is highly likely that West Indies women will maintain their dominance and secure another victory in the series. Their powerful batting lineup and disciplined bowling attack make them the clear favorites. However, Ireland women should not be underestimated, and they will be determined to put up a fight to salvage a win. But, we think West Indies women have enough in them to win this match and make it 3-0 in the series.