Final Up to date: December 31, 2022, 18:34 IST
Forward of Eire Beneath 19 ladies’s workforce’s departure for a preparation camp in South Africa on Sunday upfront of their participation within the inaugural ICC Girls’s Beneath-19 T20 World Cup, captain Amy Hunter believes the match will assist bridge the hole between worldwide cricket at junior and senior stage.
“It’s an vital alternative because it bridges the hole between underage cricket and senior worldwide cricket — it provides the gamers the possibility to carry out on the world stage and provides them an opportunity to raised perceive what worldwide cricket and World Cups are all about,” Amy was quoted as saying by an official launch from Cricket Eire.
Amy, 17, who has 24 caps already for the senior Eire ladies’s workforce, is worked up by the prospect of main the aspect on the U19 Girls’s T20 World Cup. “I used to be fairly honoured to be requested to captain the aspect by Glenn (Querl, head coach). I’m excited by the prospect and am glad Glenn is backing me with the captaincy.”
Requested concerning the squad’s preparation and future plan of the squad, Amy defined, “We’re right here at North County having a closing coaching session earlier than we head off to South Africa on Sunday. Since mid-September, we’ve been in a position to have a lot of nationwide weekends.”
“The squad has additionally had a number of health exams, so we’ve fortunately been in a position to have loads of preparation. We now fly to Johannesburg on Sunday and have a week-long prep camp. We’ll play a number of warm-up video games than earlier than entering into the competitors itself.”
Eire are in Group C and can meet Indonesia (on January 19), New Zealand (on January 17) and West Indies (on January 15) within the preliminary spherical. The 16 groups within the match can be divided into 4 teams of 4, and play one another aspect of their group as soon as.
Benoni and Potchefstroom in South Africa can be taking part in hosts to the inaugural version of the U-19 Girls’s T20 World Cup. The highest three in every group will progress to the Tremendous Six stage, the place qualifying groups from Group A will play towards two of the qualifying groups from Group D.
Likewise, qualifying groups from Group B will play towards two of the qualifying groups from Group C. The highest two sides from every of the Tremendous Six Leagues will progress to the semi-finals, and from there the groups taking part in the ultimate can be determined.
After reaching the College of Pretoria on January 1, they’ll play unofficial warm-up fixtures towards Zimbabwe and the UAE groups. It is going to be adopted by official warm-up video games towards Pakistan and Namibia on January 9 and 11.