West Indies vs Ireland 1st T20 Highlights – Jan 15, 2020
Watch WI v IRE 1st T20 Cricket Highlights Videos today – 1st T20I, Ireland tour of West Indies from National Cricket Stadium, St George’s, Grenada Wednesday, 15-01-2020.
Ireland won the toss and elected to bat.
West Indies team: 1 Lendl Simmons, 2 Evin Lewis, 3 Shimron Hetmyer, 4 Nicholas Pooran (wk), 5 Kieron Pollard (capt), 6 Sherfane Rutherford, 7 Dwayne Bravo, 8 Hayden Walsh, 9 Khary Pierre, 10 Kesrick Williams, 11 Sheldon Cottrell.
Ireland team: 1 Paul Stirling, 2 Kevin O’Brien, 3 Andy Balbirnie (capt), 4 Gareth Delany, 5 Harry Tector, 6 Gary Wilson (wk), 7 Simi Singh, 8 George Dockrell, 9 Barry McCarthy, 10 Josh Little, 11 Craig Young.
The home team West Indies whitewashed the visitor team Ireland in the ODI format. In the first match, West Indies won by 5 wickets, In the second match West Indies won by 1 wicket and in the last match West Indies won by 5 wickets (with 64 balls remaining) (D/L method). A total of four T20I’s had been played between the West Indies and Ireland. Windies won two of them and Ireland got one victory.
E Lewis scored 208 runs in three innings in the ODI series which means he is in good form. N Pooran scored 112 runs and BA King contributed 58 runs. From the visitor team, Ireland A Balbirnie was the top run-scorer with 97, PR Stirling 83 and KJ O’Brien scored 56 runs. AS Joseph took eight wickets but he is not playing in T20I’s, HR Walsh took six wickets and SS Cottrell dismissed five Irish batsmen. Simi Singh took six wickets, AR McBrine took five wickets and BJ McCarthy took four wickets.
National Cricket Stadium, St George’s, Grenada will host it’s first-ever T20I match today. West Indies is the 10 number ranked team in the shortest format of cricket and Ireland is at number 14th position in that list.
Match Timings: 17:00 GMT | 13:00 Local
Umpires – Gregory Brathwaite, Patrick Gustard
TV Umpires – Jacqueline Williams
Match Referee – Jeff Crowe
Reserve Umpire – Jonathan Blades
Match number – T20I no. 1028