Ireland Women Under 17 2023
Scotland lost to Ireland by 12 runs
Nunholm, Dumfries, 3 August.
Ireland 116 (20 overs; Annabal Squires 37; Nayma Sheikh 3-13, Maisy Maceira 2-9, Kirsty McColl 2-13)
Scotland 104-9 (20 overs, Niamh Muir 31, Gabriella Fontenla 29, Freya Sargent 3-17, Ellie McGee 2-6)
Freya Sargent celebrated her senior call-up by taking three wickets to bowl Ireland U17's to a consolation 12-run win over tri-series winners Scotand at Dumfries. Annabel Squires top-scored with 37 (6 fours) adding 54 for the second wicket with Lara McBride (19). Three wickets for Nayma Sheikh and two apiece for Maisy Maceira and Kirsty McColl stalled the Irish and they finished on 116. It proved enough as Sargent (3-17) and Rush's Ellie McGee (2-6) restricted the hosts to 104 for 9, despite 31 from Niamh Muir and 29 from Gabriella Fontenia.
Ireland beat Netherlands by 65 runs
Nunholm, Dumfries, 2 August.
Ireland 122/5 (20 overs: Annabel Squires 52*, Alice Walsh 40; Nienke Beishuizen 3-19
Netherlands 57 (16.3 overs: Robin Schmidt 19; Niamh MacNulty 2-1, Freya Sargent 2-5, Emily Calvert 2-6, Ellie McGee 2-16)
Ireland recovered from a dreadful start to beat the Netherlands by 65 runs in the latest match of their tri-series in Scotland. Batting first Nienke Beishuizen (3-19) had them reeling on 1 for 3, but they rallied thanks to a fourth wicket stand of 71 between Annabel Squires and Alice Walsh. Squires hit 5 boundaries in a top-score of 52 not out, while Walsh's quickfire 40 came from only 33 balls, also hitting 5 fours and the only six of the innings. The Irish finished on 122 for 5 and that was more than enough. Two wickets apiece for Niamh McNulty, Ellie McGee, Emily Calvert and skipper Freya Sargent ensuring the win as the Dutch were skittled for 57. Ireland are back in action on Thursday when they face the hosts in the afternoon game at 1pm.
Scotland beat Ireland by 34 runs
Nunholm, Dumfries , 1 August.
Scotland 116-6 (18 overs, WG Walsingham 50, N Sheikh 25, F Sargent 2-15, L McBride 2-23)
Ireland 82-9 (18 overs, N Robertson-Jack 4-15, M Parker 2-10)
Match reduced to 18 overs per side
Ireland v Netherlands - no result
Nunholm, Dumfries, 1 August.
Ireland 48-2 (5.3 overs) abandoned
Match abandoned due to rain
Ireland v Netherlands: match abandoned
Dumfries, 31 July.
Netherlands 132-7 (20 overs, C van Koolwijk 49*, M van den Raad 33, F Sargent 3-20)
Rain ended match after the Netherlands' innings.
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