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Cricket Ireland: Amy Hunter called up as replacement for T20 World Cup European Qualifier

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Cricket Ireland has today confirmed that 15-year old Amy Hunter has been called up to the Ireland Women’s squad for the upcoming ICC T20 World Cup European Qualifier in Spain – the tournament to be played between 26-31 August 2021.

Hunter will replace Shauna Kavanagh who has unfortunately had to withdraw from the squad after a positive COVID test.

Hunter made her international debut in May 2021 against Scotland, and has two caps for Ireland to date.

THE SQUAD


Laura Delany (capt), Ava Canning, Georgina Dempsey, Amy Hunter, Gaby Lewis, Louise Little, Sophie MacMahon, Lara Maritz, Cara Murray, Leah Paul, Orla Prendergast, Eimear Richardson, Rebecca Stokell, Mary Waldron.

THE QUALIFIER TOURNAMENT

The qualifier will be played at La Manga Club in Spain in a round-robin format, with just the top team of the six participating countries progressing to the 2022 ICC Women’s World T20 Qualifier tournament.

The matches will be livestreamed and livescored via the ICC website.

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