Ireland vs West Indies, Tri-Nation Series 2019 Match 4th: Preview and Playing XI Updates

Today’s live cricket streaming action includes One Day Internationals – Ireland v West Indies

May 11 Ireland v Indies The Village, Dublin 11:00 AM (10:00 AM GMT)

In the tri-series played between Ireland, Indies and Bangladesh, both Ireland and Bangladesh have played one match each, while Indies have played two.

Ireland lost their opening encounter against  Indies, while Bangladesh won their first match against Indies. The last match to be played among Ireland and Bangladesh was washed out without a ball being bowled.

While batting has been the solid suit of Indies, their bowling looks somewhat lackluster. It was Ashley Nurse who made an effect in the first match, yet with the ball not doing much and Bangladesh being better players of spin, their bowling really struggled to break through.

Shai Hope was exceptional for them as dependably and scored his fourth century in simply the last eight ODIs. Roston Chase additionally played a decent hand against Bangladesh yet did not receive good enough support from other batsmen.

It would require a herculean effort from Ireland to bounce back in this game, given that they got a 196-run whipping against a similar opposition. William Porterfield and Paul Stirling will open the batting for Ireland and would have the onus of giving the team a solid platform.

Andrew Balbirnie and Kevin O Brien would be Ireland’s significant players in the center request. Barry McCarthy was the pick of the bowlers for them in the series opener and would be helped by Joshua Little and Tim Murtagh.

Playing XI Updates:


Boyd Rankin could return to the detriment of one of Barry McCarthy or Tim Murtagh, while the rest of the side ought to stay unaltered. Lorcan Tucker hasn’t had the best of begins to this international career yet ought to be continued with in the center request nearby Gary Wilson and Kevin O’Brien. Paul Stirling will be key for the hosts with his ability to score big runs against top quality oppositions well documented.

Possible XI: Stirling, Porterfield (C), Balbirnie, Tucker, Kevin O’Brien, Wilson(WK), Dockrell, Little, Murtagh, Adair, and Rankin/McCarthy

West Indies:

No changes are anticipated from the West Indies as they look for energy heading into the ICC World Cup 2019. Shai Hope has scored two hundreds so far in the series and will be their go-to player while their pace attack is also expected to come up with the goods on Saturday.

Possible XI: Campbell/Dowrich, Hope(WK), Bravo, Hetmyer/Carter, Ambris, Chase, Holder(C), Roach, Nurse, Cottrell, and Gabriel.