ABOUT THE MATCH
The first Ireland tour of West Indies, 2020 T-20 is scheduled to be played on January 15th, 2020, at National Cricket Stadium – Saint George’s, Grenada. The live telecast of the match will begin from 1:00 PM (local time).
West Indies after winning 3 back-to-back ODI matches against Ireland are ready to play the T-20 series with them. West Indies are very confident after their win.
PITCH AND CONDITIONS
This ground has a very good pitch where the ball comes on to the bat very nicely and we can expect scores of 160-170.
MATCH PREVIEW |Ireland tour of West Indies
- In their last match of 3rd ODI, Evin Lewis had displayed one-man show by scoring 102 runs in 97 balls with 6 boundaries and 5 sixes.
- After him, the middle-order batsman Nicholas Pooran impressed everyone with his 43 out of 44 balls with 5 boundaries and 1 six.
- Brandon King looked good with his 38 balls of 43 runs 4 boundaries and 1 six. Coming to the bowling unit, Hayden Walsh had clinched 4 wickets by conceding 36 runs.
- Oshane Thomas had taken 3 wickets, Roston Chase 2 and Romario Shepherd 1.
PROBABLE PLAYING XI OF WEST INDIES
Evin Lewis, Lendl Simmons, Brandon King, Shimron Hetmyer, Nicholas Pooran (wk), Kieron Pollard (c), Dwayne Bravo, Sheldon Cottrell, Hayden Walsh Jr, Romario Shepherd, Khary Pierre
- For this series, they are bringing in George Dockrell, Joshua Little, and Harry Tector into the squad.
- Gareth Delany was recalled into the squad after missing the final ODI.
- In the previous match, Andrew Balbirnie is the only batsman to score 71 runs in 93 balls with 6 boundaries and 2 sixes.
- In the bowling unit, Andy McBrine had taken 2 wickets and, except Mark Adair, every bowler had taken 1 wicket each.
PROBABLE PLAYING XI OF IRELAND
Paul Stirling, Kevin O’Brien, Andrew Balbirnie (c), Gareth Delany, Harry Tector, Gary Wilson (wk), Mark Adair, Simi Singh, George Dockrell, Craig Young, Boyd Rankin
DREAM 11 PREDICTIONS FOR TODAYS MATCH ARE GIVEN BELOW:
- Evin Lewis (c)
- Kieron Pollard
- Nicholas Pooran
- Sheldon Cottrell
- Lendl Simmons
- Dwayne Bravo (VC)
- Hayden Walsh Jr
- Paul Stirling
- Mark Adair
- Kevin O’Brien
- Boyd Rankin
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*Disclaimer: A team here is picked based on the perception, analysis, and gut feeling of the author. When you select your team, analyze the points mentioned to arrive at your own decision.*