NK vs NWW: Northern Knights will take on the North West Warriors in the 5th match of the Ireland Inter-Provincial ODD at the Civil Service Cricket Club in Stormont on Wednesday.
The Warriors lost their season opener against Leinster Lightning by six wickets. They later went on to win their second game against the Reds by five wickets.
On the other hand, the Knights too lost their first game to Leinster Lightning by 70 runs and later won against the same side itself by fine wickets in their second game of the competition.
Both teams have had a similar start in the tournament and will look to continue their fine run in the league. Having won their last games, both teams will battle out for those two points.
Match: Northern Knights vs North West Warriors
Date & Time: 18th May 2021, 3:15 PM IST
Venue: Civil Service Cricket Club, Stormont, Belfast.
NK vs NWW Head-to-Head
In their previous 11 meetings, Northern Knights have had a slight advantage in winning four out of the 11 games, leaving the Knights with three wins. The remaining four games did not produce any results.
The pitch at the Civil Service Cricket Club is a neutral pitch, with equal assistance for batsmen and bowlers. Pacers will enjoy bowling at this venue when compared to their counterparts.
No predictions for rain, making it a perfect day for a cricket game.
NK vs NWW Predicted Playing XI
Niel Rock (wk), Paul Stirling, Harry Tector (c), Jeremy Lawlor, Mark Adair, Ruhan Pretorious, Luke Georgeson, Graeme Mccarter, Matthew Foster, Ben White, David O’Halloran
North West Warriors
Stephen Doheny (wk), Andy McBrine (c), William Porterfield, Stuart Thompson, Shane Getkate, Graham Kennedy, Graham Hume, Ross Allen, Craig Young, William McClintock, Boyd Rankin
NK vs NWW Dream11 Team Prediction
Wicket-keeper: Stephen Doheny
Batsmen: Paul Stirling (vice-captain), William Porterfield, Jeremy Lawlor
All-rounders: Graham Hume, Luke Georgeson, Stuart Thompson, Mark Adair (captain)
Bowlers: Andy McBrine, Graeme Mccarter, Craig Young