MATCH PREVIEW FOR WEST INDIES VS IRELAND
West Indies won the match against Zimbabwe convincingly. However, their middle order again collapsed and failed to get a huge total. But they bowled tight lines and thus choked the Zimbabwe batsmen. Alazrri Joseph took a 4-for helping West Indies beat the spirited Zimbabwe side.
The Irish men have won one match out of their two. The loss in the first match badly affected their net run rate. In the second match, they held their nerves in a tough run chase against Scotland. Both teams need to play consistent cricket to stay alive in the tournament.
The West Indies will clash against Ireland in a virtual knockout match. The team that loses will likely be knocked out of the tournament. The match will be held at the Bellerive Oval, Hobart on 21st October, Friday. The match will start at 9:30 AM IST.
MATCH DETAILS FOR WEST INDIES VS IRELAND
Match: West Indies vs Ireland
Venue: Bellerive Oval, Hobart
Date and Time: October 21, 9:30 AM IST
Telecast & Live Streaming: Star Sports Network and Hotstar
PITCH REPORT FOR WEST INDIES VS IRELAND
The Hobart pitch is perfect for batting. Batsmen get full value for their strokes. Bowlers get swung initially, but afterward, the batsmen dominate the game. Spinners are not that effective on this wicket. The team winning the toss would like to chase.
PROBABLE PLAYING XI FOR WEST INDIES VS IRELAND
Kyle Mayers, Johnson Charles, Evin Lewis, Nicholas Pooran (c & wk), Shamarh Brooks, Rovman Powell, Jason Holder, Akeal Hosein, Alzarri Joseph, Odean Smith, Obed McCoy
Paul Stirling, Andrew Balbirnie (c), Lorcan Tucker (wk), Harry Tector, Curtis Campher, George Dockrell, Gareth Delany, Mark Adair, Simi Singh, Barry McCarthy, Joshua Little
PREDICTED WINNER FOR WEST INDIES VS IRELAND
Both teams have well-balanced squads. But West Indies have more firepower in their lineup. Hence, West Indies start as favorites in the all-important clash.
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