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“Warm-Up Round-Up: Sri Lanka and Scotland Shine Ahead of ICC Women’s T20 World Cup Qualifier”

During the warm-up matches preceding the ICC Women’s T20 World Cup 2024, teams vying for the two available spots witnessed thrilling encounters. Let’s take a closer look at how each team fared in their preparations:

Group A: Sri Lanka, Thailand, Scotland, Uganda, USA

  • Sri Lanka: Showed strong form in both outings, with significant contributions from their top order and standout performances from their bowlers.
  • Thailand: Despite losing both warm-up fixtures, they displayed resilience, particularly with the bat, but were unable to secure victories.
  • Scotland: Emerged victorious in both their warm-up fixtures, demonstrating consistency with the bat and ball.
  • USA: Faced challenges in both matches, with their batters failing to convert starts into substantial scores, resulting in losses.
  • Uganda: Started with a win but faced difficulties in the second match, struggling with both bat and ball against UAE.

Group B: Ireland, Zimbabwe, Netherlands, UAE, Vanuatu

  • Ireland: Faced tough opposition in their warm-up matches but managed to secure a win in their second fixture with resilient batting performances.
  • Zimbabwe: Commenced with a win but faced a setback in the following match despite a notable century from Sharne Mayers.
  • Netherlands: Encountered tough opposition in both matches, with their bowlers showing resilience in the second game to force a tie.
  • UAE: Impressed with convincing wins in both warm-up matches, showcasing strong performances with both bat and ball.
  • Vanuatu: Struggled in both encounters, facing challenges with their batting line-up against Uganda and Sri Lanka.

These warm-up matches provided valuable insights and opportunities for teams to fine-tune their strategies and preparations for the upcoming tournament.

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