All eyes were on the comeback duo of Chris Gayle (L) and Marlon Samuels in the match vs Ireland    Getty Images
All eyes were on comeback duo, Chris Gayle (L) and Marlon Samuels, in the match vs Ireland Getty Images

Ireland are still waiting to play their first match against a Test-playing side since being granted full member status by the International Cricket Council after Wednesday’s one-day international against West Indies was abandoned without a ball bowled. Heavy overnight rain delayed the start and another shower left the umpires with no option but to abandon the game. West Indies fly to England on Thursday ahead of a one-off T20 international on Saturday. They then take on England in a five-match ODI series.

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