West Indies face Ireland in the second of three ODIs at Jamaica’s Sabina Park Stadium on Thursday. West Indies lead 1-0 in the series after winning their first ODI with 24 points. West Indies batted first in that game and had 269 runs in the first inning. Kieron Pollard and the boys had a rough start as they lost four wickets in just 62 runs in their first 20 rounds.
However, Sharma Brooks Kieron Pollard then led an excellent recovery. The pair added 155 points for the fifth wicket and put the team in a competitive spot on the board. Keelon Pollard Came off after 69 heroic at-bats in just 66 balls. Shamarh Brooks hit some sensational shots on his way to knocking down 89 balls in the game-winning 93-point game. Thanks to these invaluable contributions, West Indies scored 269 in the first inning.
As for Ireland, Mark Adair and Craig Young each took three wickets, while Andy McBrin took two. In pursuit of points, Ireland lost to William Porterfield in the second set of the second set. However, Andrew Balbirnie and Andy McBrine ensured Ireland would not lose any more wickets before the next round of 34.
Captain Andrew Balbirnie made 71 excellent runs and completed 94 deliveries. Andy McBrin scored 34 of his 50 points before retiring from injury, while Harry Teck had 53 of 68 deliveries. Just when the game seemed to disappear from the West Indies, Romario Shepard sent the Irish captain back to the lodge in the 38th inning. In the following game, Odean Smith took Harry Tector’s wicket to help West Indies get back into the game.
Since then, wickets have continued to drop, with Ireland eventually trailing by 24 points. George Dockrell (30 on 25 shooting) and Mark Adair (21 on 9 shooting) made cameos, but they were never enough. The second ODI will be Ireland’s must-win game to keep alive in the series. They had a solid first ODI and are eager to win Game 2 of the series on Thursday.
WI vs IRE Head-to-head: West Indies Head-to-head vs Ireland – West Indies vs Ireland 2022, Second ODI
Team Head-to-Head Record: ODI
|Statistical data||matches||Win Win||IRE wins||painting|
|In Sabina Park, Kingston||4||4||0||–|
|in the last 5 games||5||5||00|
West Indies dominated the battle against Ireland in the one-day international. The two teams have met 13 times. The West Indies have managed to win 12 times, while Ireland have only managed one victory against the West Indies. At Sabina Park Stadium, the two teams met in 4 matches, with West Indies winning all four.