NWW vs LLG: North West Warriors will lock horns with Leinster Lightning in the 9th match of the Ireland Inter-Provincial ODD at Eglinton Cricket Club in Eglinton.
Winning their last game against the Reds, Leinster have three wins out of five games and are seated comfortably at the top with 16 points.
Being asked to bat first, Leinster put up a commanding total of 271 courtesy of skipper George Dockrell’s 88 while Lorcan Tucker scored a supporting 58. Red’s Tyrone Kane took the onus of restricting them to a par total by picking up 4/46.
While chasing, they started miserably, struggling at 58/5 and later got bundled out for 178, owing to Barry McCarthy’s unbelievable spell of 6/39. Leinster won the game by 93 runs.
Meanwhile, the Warriors received two points in their last game against the Knights due to rain.
Match: North West Warriors vs Leinster Lightning
Date & Time: 25th May 2021, 3:15 PM IST
Venue: Eglinton Cricket Club, Eglinton
NWW vs LLG Head-to-Head
Overall, both teams have played 12 matches in total in the Limited Over Cup. Leinster Lightning have won eight of those with the remaining four games not going in favour of either of the teams.
Leinster Lightning have a good win margin against their opponent and will start this fixture as favorites.
The pitch in Eglinton has favoured both, batsmen and bowlers equally. It has soemthing in store for both and thus we could witness a fair contest between bat and ball.
The weather is expected to be cloudy early on but the chances of rain are very slim.
NWW vs LLG Predicted Playing XI
North West Warriors
Stephen Doheny, Andy McBrine (c), William Porterfield, Stuart Thompson, Shane Getkate, Graham Kennedy, Graham Hume, Nathan McGuire, Craig Young, William McClintock, Conor Olphert
Lorcan Tucker, Jamie Grassie, Jack Tector, Andy Balbirnie, Kevin O’Brien, George Dockrell (c), Simi Singh, Barry McCarthy, Peter Chase, Joshua Little, David O’Halloran
NWW vs LLG Dream11 Team Prediction
Wicketkeeper: Lorcan Tucker
Batsmen: Andy Balbirnie, Jamie Grassie, William Porterfield
All-rounders: Kevin O’Brien, George Dockrell (captain), Simi Singh, Stuart Thompson
Bowlers: Barry Mccarthy (vice-captain), Andy McBrine, Craig Young