The past game of the tri-nation ODI series among Ireland and Bangladesh got called off without a ball being bowled. After the abandoned encounter, William Porterfield’s Irishmen are scheduled to play against the Jason Holder-captained Windies at The Village in Dublin. With just two points from two games, Ireland need to win the up and coming encounter in order to stay alive in the tournament.
The Caribbean team, then again, began with a 196-run triumph over Ireland yet drooped to an eight-wicket rout versus the Tigers in spite of a century from Shai Hope. In spite of the fact that Holder’s men are the firm top picks to win the next contest, a loss could see them relying upon the result of the last round-robin game among Bangladesh and Ireland on Wednesday, May 15.
The 4th game of the Ireland Tri-Nation among Ireland and Windies will be facilitated by The Village in Dublin.
The match begins at 10:45 nearby time, 15:15 IST, 09:45 GMT.
The game won’t be televised in India. (Live streaming on YouTube).
A lot to the players’ relief, there is no forecast of rain amid tomorrow’s game. The mists are relied upon to remain away also. The temperature will around 11 and 13 degrees Celsius. The humidity will be on the lower side.
Last five completed ODI matches: (Most later first)
Ireland – L, L, W, L, W
Windies – L, W, W, L, W
The track is estimated to be a decent one for the batsmen. Bowlers need to endeavor hard so as to get wickets. The spinners might not have a lot of role to carry out and pacers need to get wickets. A high-scoring contest 2 is probably going to be on the cards.
Average first innings score: 299 (Last five full 50-over ODIs)
Record of chasing teams: Won – 1, Lost – 4
Plausible Playing XI
William Porterfield (C), Paul Stirling, Andrew Balbirnie, Lorcan Tucker/James McCollum, Kevin O’Brien, Gary Wilson (WK), George Dockrell, Barry McCarthy, Tim Murtagh, Boyd Rankin, Joshua Little
Seat: Lorcan Tucker/James McCollum, Andy McBrine, Mark Adair
Shai Hope (WK), Sunil Ambris/John Campbell, Darren Bravo, Roston Chase, Jonathan Carter, Jason Holder (C), Shane Dowrich, Ashley Nurse, Kemar Roach, Sheldon Cottrell, Shannon Gabriel
Seat: Sunil Ambris/John Campbell, Fabian Allen, Raymond Reifer
John Campbell missed the last game because of a sore back and there’s no update yet on his injury.
Shai Hope as an opener in ODIs:
Runs – 657
Best – 170
Normal – 164.25
SR – 93.05
100s – 4
50s – 1
Captain and Vice-Captain Selection:
Captain Options: Shai Hope, Paul Stirling
Vice-Captain Options: Kevin O’Brien, Darren Bravo
Suggested Playing XI No.1 for Head to Head/ Small Leagues:
Wicket-Keeper – Shai Hope (C)
Batsmen – Roston Chase, Sunil Ambris, Kevin O’Brien (VC), Andy Balbirnie
All-Rounders – Paul Stirling
Bowlers – Ashley Nurse, Shannon Gabriel, Kemar Roach, George Dockrell, Barry McCarthy
Suggested Playing XI No.2 for Grand/ Mega Leagues:
Wicket-Keeper – Gary Wilson
Batsmen – Darren Bravo (VC), John Campbell, Roston Chase, William Porterfield, Andy Balbirnie
All-Rounders – Jason Holder, Paul Stirling (C)
Bowlers – Shannon Gabriel, Sheldon Cottrell, George Dockrell