The Netherlands Women’s cricket team is touring Ireland for a 4-match T20I series against the hosts. The Irish women have dominated their Dutch rivals in the shortest format of the sport, winning four of their last five matches.
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Notably, the fifth meeting between Ireland Women and Netherlands Women did not produce a result, meaning the Dutch team has struggled a lot while playing against Ireland Women.
The Ireland Women’s cricket team failed to qualify for the 2020 ICC Women’s T20 World Cup in Australia. They will try to improve their performances, gain some momentum and strengthen their chances of earning a place in the next edition of the ICC Women’s T20 World Cup.
Ireland and the Netherlands are two emerging nations in women’s cricket. Both teams have not won any big tournaments, but they have the capability to give any strong team a run for its money on their day.
The Netherlands Women’s cricket team will aim to snap its winless streak against Ireland Women in T20I cricket. The Dutch Women came close to defeating Ireland Women in their previous match during the ICC Women’s T20 World Cup Qualifier 2019. However, they fell short by 19 runs ultimately.
Netherlands Women’s brief tour of Ireland features only one T20I series. Both European countries will play four matches in the series. The first and the second T20I will happen on July 26 and 27 respectively. After a rest day, the two teams will cross swords in the final two games on July 29 and 30.
Each team will get a chance to bat 20 overs. The team with the most number of runs will emerge as the winner of the match.
All matches of the Ireland Women vs Netherlands Women series will happen at The Village, Malahide, Dublin. This venue recently hosted a few matches of the South Africa vs Ireland men’s series.
Ireland will have the home advantage, but they should not take the Dutch squad lightly.