Ireland A and Scotland A will be squaring off in the second unofficial T20I which will be played at the Oak Hill in Wicklow. The first T20I saw the visitors Scotland A set a target of 154 runs for the hosts and in reply, Ireland A lost a wicket for 5 runs in the first over till the news was written.
Craig Wallace’s 72 and George Munsey’s 23 from 13 deliveries helped Scotland A reach a formidable 153 for the loss of 9 wickets. From Ireland A, C Young’s 3 for 32 from 4 overs and Shane Getkate’s 2 for 10 from 2 overs was the best bowling performances.
Ireland A vs Scotland A
Venue: Oak Hill, Wicklow
Time: June 10, 04:30 PM
Ireland A squad to face Scotland A:
Harry Tector (C), Mark Adair, Ross Allen, Peter Chase, Gareth Delany, Shane Getkate, Tyrone Kane, Graham Kennedy, Nathan McGuire, Oliver Metcalfe, Jack Tector, Lorcan Tucker, Craig Young.
Scotland A squad to face Ireland A:
Chris Greaves, Dylan Budge, Oliver Hairs, Hamza Tahir, Tom Bradburn, Finlay McCreath, Adrian Neill, George Munsey, Michael English, Michael Leask, Craig Wallace, Gavin Main, Callum Garden, Scott Cameron, Chris McBride.
Ireland A – Jack Tector, M Adair, Lorcan Tucker, N McGuire, G Kennedy, O Metcalfe, Shane Getkate, George Delany, Harry Tector, Peter Chase, Craig Young (Doubt: Tyrone Kane)
Scotland A – George Munsey, O Hairs, Dylan Budge, C Wallace, C Greaves, S Cameron, Michael Leask, G Main, H Tahir, F McCreath (Doubt: M English)
Dylan Budge – Scotland skipper Dylan Budge returned cheaply in the first game on a score of just 7 runs. However, he will be the biggest threat for Ireland as the middle order batter finished being the leading run scorer in the ODI series. In 3 innings Budge scored 193 runs at an average of 64.33
C Wallace – Wicketkeeper batter Craig Wallace averaged 21.33 in the ODI series and managed 64 runs in 3 innings. However, he was the top run-getter for the side in the first game. He slammed 48-balls 72 including 4 fours and 4 six.
SC Getkate – A crucial all-rounder for Ireland SC Getkate returned with 2- 10 in his 2 overs spell and didn’t get to bat in the first game. Getkate was, however, the leading run scorer for Ireland. In 3 innings he scored 132 runs and also bagged 3 wickets in total.
C Young – C Young was the leading wicket-taker in the series. In 3 innings, he bagged 7 scalps, with the best 5/36. He was the pick of bowlers in the first game too and returned with 3-32.