Leinster Lightning v North West Warriors Live streaming will be live telecast and broadcast by Cricket Ireland and HBV Studios. We found No announcement for any Cricket Live Streaming TV Channel for Leinster Lightning v North West Warriors livestream so far. But HBV and Cricket Ireland has signed a partnership for three-year period for Live Streaming of 40 matches being streamed alone during 2021. Hence you can watch online the Leinster Lightning v North West Warriors Live streaming for Saturday is the beginning of the 2021 Inter-Provincial Cup – the 50-over competition – and will see defending champions Leinster Lightning take on the North West Warriors at Pembroke. A fascinating contest awaits, with both sides eager to start their campaigns well.
Leinster Lightning v North West Warriors Live streaming
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Inter-Provincial competition in 2020 Live Streaming in 2021
The Lightning continued their domination of the Inter-Provincial competition in 2020 by collecting both the 50-over Cup and the T20 Trophy titles. However, is there a change in fortunes on the cards with the revamp of the Inter-Provincial structure and selection policy? With early season form hard to judge, and the impact of squad changes still yet to be felt on the field, we can perhaps look at how the two teams fared in this format in 2020, and then look at what potential impact the squad changes could bring about in 2021. watch live streaming of the Inter provincial 50 over and 20 over matches live on Cricket Ireland YouTube lvie
The Lightning have lost stars Curtis Campher, Tyrone Kane and Gareth Delany to Munster Reds in the off-season, while Andrew Balbirnie, Josh Little and Rory Anders are all unavailable for the opening game. Head Coach Nigel Jones will not want his side to lose its winning edge and has still picked a match day squad featuring proven match winners.
Squad: George Dockrell (c), Lorcan Tucker (vc), Peter Chase, JJ Garth, Jamie Grassi, Barry McCarthy, James Newland, Kevin O’Brien, David O’Halloran, Simi Singh, Jack Tector, Tim Tector.
North West Warriors
The Warriors have added some valuable talent to their squad over the off-season. Shane Getkate and Stephen Doheny are among those names who will be keen to impress for their new teams, while the retention of William Porterfield, Boyd Rankin and Stuart Thompson give captain Andy McBrine some experience around the squad that will greatly benefit the young players. New Head Coach Gary Wilson will be keen to get his first match in charge off on the right foot.
Squad: Andy McBrine (c), William Porterfield, Stephen Doheny, Stuart Thompson, Shane Getkate, Graham Kennedy, Nathan McGuire, Ross Allen, William McClintock, Graham Hume, Craig Young, Boyd Rankin, Conor Olphert.
Leinster Lightning – Simi Singh
Simi Singh impressed with both bat and ball last year, scoring 104 runs at 52.00 and taking 10 wickets at 13.70 apiece. He unsurprisingly claimed the Player of the Year award at the Irish Cricket Awards and went on to translate this form in the international arena in the 4th ODI in January 2021 against UAE where he claimed remarkable career-best figures of 5-10 from 10 overs, after registering 54* earlier in the day. If the conditions are damp, Singh’s bowling will undoubtedly come to the fore, while his fearless late-order hitting will be an asset if early Lightning wickets tumble.
North West Warriors – Stephen Doheny
Stephen Doheny finished as the Leinster Lightning’s highest run-scorer in this format in 2020, amassing 142 runs at 47.33 – this despite fighting for a place in a side full of senior international stars. Doheny’s move to the North West was a surprise to many observers, but understandable given his hopes of playing regularly at this level. Doheny’s 79 against Northern Knights at North Down last year was imperious, and demonstrated (without really needing to) his undoubted talent. Given his first match of the new season is against his old teammates in Dublin, Doheny will be keen to impress.
Keys to victory
Expected damp conditions mean that tight bowling in a reduced-overs encounter may be the deciding factor. Both sides have talented bowling line-ups, but who can quickly blow off the cobwebs and find their rhythm will be crucial. Despite a very different looking side to 2020, the Lightning still has game-changers like Kevin O’Brien and Lorcan Tucker who have the ability with the bat to take a game away quickly. So the key match-up may well be the Warriors bowlers versus the Lightning top-order. Which side dominates this battle will most likely prevail.