Cricket Eire on Thursday introduced that the Irish girls’s workforce will play three T20Is and two 50-over matches in opposition to Scotland subsequent month at La Manga Membership in Spain. The nation’s cricket board additionally introduced the 15-member squad for the sequence. Zara Craig, Georgina Dempsey, Amy Hunter and Jane Maguire all obtain senior squad call-ups for the primary time. Nonetheless, owing to worldwide journey restrictions the Irish aspect shall be with out the providers of Mary Waldron, Lara Maritz, Eimear Richardson and Una Raymond-Hoey.
Eire Girls to tackle Scotland in return to worldwide motion
— Eire Girls’s Cricket (@IrishWomensCric) October 22, 2020
Ed Joyce, Head Coach of Eire Girls, stated: “We’re delighted to lastly see some worldwide motion return. Our final matches had been on the T20 World Cup Qualifier in Scotland final yr, so this sequence may be very welcome for all concerned.”
“Whereas spending time with the squad within the nets, and getting that further contact time with the contracted gamers is invaluable, nothing compares to really being out within the center and experiencing the sport in a match state of affairs,” Joyce stated additional.
“You study a lot extra about your sport and construct confidence in such circumstances. I do know the gamers are all eager to get out to Spain and pull on the inexperienced equipment as soon as extra,” he added.
Eire girls squad: Laura Delany (c), Zara Craig, Rachel Delaney, Georgina Dempsey, Amy Hunter, Shauna Kavanagh, Gaby Lewis, Louise Little, Sophie MacMahon, Jane Maguire, Cara Murray, Leah Paul, Orla Prendergast, Celeste Raack, Rebecca Stokell.
Gamers and help personnel shall be travelling in accordance with strict protocols concerning well being and security throughout COVID-19 as issued by Sport Eire.
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