Ireland tour to West Indies starts from today 7th Jan 2020. West Indies will play their 1st odi against the visitor Ireland in their home ground. After a good competitive series against India, West Indies must be pumped up with confidence and winning spirit and continue the spirit throughout this year.
Ireland who had managed to win only one game in their last 5 encounters might look this game as a learning phase. They will be playing 3 ODI match and 3T20I series against the Windies. Focusing on coming t20 World Cup, both the teams will be eyeing to get their players prepared accordingly.
Ireland have been known to upset the big teams in big events. They have already one so against the West Indies in 2015 Cricket worldcup, where they defeated the West Indies.
How to Watch West Indies vs Ireland Match?
Sky Sports, Willow tv and Super Sports will be broadcasting the live telecast of West Indies vs Ireland match. Hotstar app will also be available to watch the live action between WI vs IRE in mobile devices.
The 1st odi will be played at Bridgetown which is schedule to start at 23:00 [+GMT 5:30].
For the first time Andrew Balbirnie will be leading the Ireland team where as Kieron Pollard will be doing it for West Indies.
HEAD TO HEAD
|WI||331/5||beat||327/5||IRE||11/05/19||Ireland Tri-Nation Series|
|WI||381/3||beat||185||IRE||05/05/19||Ireland Tri-Nation Series|
|WI||257/8||beat||205||IRE||10/03/18||ICC Cricket World Cup Qualifier (ICC Trophy)|
|WI||match abandoned||IRE||13/09/17||West Indies tour of Ireland 2017|
|WI||304/7||lost to||307/6||IRE||16/02/15||World Cup|
Match: WI vs IRE, 1st ODI, Ireland tour of West Indies, 2020
Date: Tuesday, January 07, 2020
Toss: Ireland won the toss and opt to bat
Time: 05:30 PM GMT
Venue: Kensington Oval, Bridgetown, Barbados
Umpires: Ruchira Palliyaguruge , Joel Wilson
Third Umpire: Richard Illingworth
Match Referee: Jeff Crowe
West Indies Squad:
Shai Hope (wk), Evin Lewis, Brandon King, Shimron Hetmyer, Nicholas Pooran, Kieron Pollard (c), Roston Chase, Keemo Paul, Hayden Walsh, Alzarri Joseph, Sheldon Cottrell
Sunil Ambris, Khary Pierre, Romario Shepherd
Paul Stirling, Gareth Delany, Andrew Balbirnie (c), William Porterfield, Kevin O Brien, Lorcan Tucker (wk), Simi Singh, Andy McBrine, Mark Adair, Boyd Rankin, Barry McCarthy
Gary Wilson, Craig Young, James McCollum
Stadium: Kensington Oval
City: Bridgetown, Barbados
Ends: Malcolm Marshall End, Joel Garner End
Hosts to: Barbados
Venue Scoring Pattern
Avg 1st inn score: 233
Avg 2nd inn score: 201
Highest Total: 364/4 (48.4 Ov) by ENG vs WI
Lowest Total: 91/10 (30 Ov) by IRE vs AUS
Highest Chased: 364/4 (48.4 Ov) by ENG vs WI
Lowest Defended: 197/8 (50 Ov) by PAK vs WI