Tri-nation series: Ireland seek first win as they face West Indies

In-form Shai Hope will once again be the key as Jason Holder-led West Indies look to return to winning ways after a defeat against Bangladesh.

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William Porterfield-led Ireland will be hoping to register their first win of the tri-series. @Twitter/ICC

Hoping to seal their first win of the tri-nation series, hosts Ireland will take on West Indies in the fourth match at The Village in Dublin on Saturday.

Having lost their first game of the series against West Indies and with their second game against Bangladesh getting washed out without a ball being bowled, William Porterfield-led side are on the third spot with two points against their name. Jason Holder-led West Indies, meanwhile, are on the second spot, with one win and one defeat in two games.

West Indies started the series on a winning as record-breaking John Campbell and Shai Hope powered them to -run win against Ireland. While Hope continued from where he had left in the first and scored a ton against Bangladesh. the team from Caribbean side ended up losing the game as Tamim Iqbal and Mashrafe Mortaza powered Bangladesh to an eight-wicket win.

What: Ireland vs West Indies

When: May 11, 2019 (Saturday)

Where: The Village, Dublin

Start Time: 3:15 pm (IST)

Scorecard: IRE vs WI, Match 4

Live Streaming: Hotstar

On TV: Star Sports Network



Ireland will have to up their game in all the departments as they take on Windies. While their bowlers failed to contain Hope and Campbell in the first game as West Indies scored 381 runs, their batsmen, barring Kevin O’Brien, failed as the team was bundled out for 185.

Probable XI: William Porterfield (C), Paul Stirling, Andy Balbirnie, Lorcan Tucker, Kevin O’Brien, Gary Wilson (W), George Dockrell, Mark Adair, Joshua Little, Tim Murtagh, Barry McCarthy

West Indies

Hope will once again be the key for a depleted West Indies side. While Campbell came good in the opening game and Roston Chase scored a fifty against Bangladesh, the other Windies batsmen will need to come good and score big. The side collapsed from 205/2 to 261 against Bangladesh at the middle-order came a cropper. The bowling too needs to up their game after an eight-wicket win against Bangladesh.

Probable XI: John Campbell, Shai Hope, Darren Bravo, Sunil Ambris, Roston Chase, Jason Holder (captain), Fabien Allen, Ashley Nurse, Kemar Roach, Sheldon Cottrell, Shannon Gabriel

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