Ireland Men v CWI President’s XI

January 3rd 2020 by Craig Easdown | International

Ireland Men v CWI President’s XI

Ireland's next game will be against a CWI President's XI

BARBADOS - The second warm-up match for Ireland Men on the current tour of the West Indies is against a CWI President’s XI, to be played at the 3W’s Oval in Barbados on 4 January 2019.

The match will be a 50-over encounter, starting at 9am (local time) or 1pm (GMT).

We have been advised that there will be no livestream of the match, however livescoring will be available here.

Ireland’s ODI squad

The Ireland squad came through unscathed yesterday, albeit Mark Adair missed the game due to a minor illness. Adair will train with the squad today, and it is anticipated that all squad players will be available to play tomorrow.

The Ireland squad is: Andrew Balbirnie (Captain), Mark Adair, Gareth Delany, Andrew McBrine, Barry McCarthy, James McCollum, Kevin O’Brien, William Porterfield, Boyd Rankin, Simi Singh, Paul Stirling, Lorcan Tucker, Gary Wilson, Craig Young.

Following this match, Ireland will train for two days at Kensington Oval, before the first One-Day International on 7 January 2020.

The CWI President’s XI squad

The CWI President’s XI squad is to be led by the experienced Darren Bravo, and feature batter Sunil Ambris who Irish fans will remember for his sparkling innings of 148 that he scored in the last meeting between the two sides in May 2019.

Also within the squad is 40-Test veteran Kieran Powell who hit 57 against the Irish in his only appearance against us in 2014, and the talented paceman Oshane Thomas, who received his first central contract from Cricket West Indies last year.

The full 13-man squad is: Darren Bravo (Captain), Sunil Ambris, Sheeno Berridge, Nkrumah Bonner, Dennis Bulli, Joshua DaSilva, Justin Greaves, Akeem Jordan, Brandon King, Yannick Ottley, Kieran Powell, Romario Shepherd, Oshane Thomas.

The 3Ws Oval

The Three Ws Oval is named in honour of the three legendary Barbadian cricketers - Sir Frank Worrell, Sir Clyde Walcott and Sir Everton Weekes (here’s an article on the trio). 

It is located on the grounds of the Cave Hill campus of the University of the West Indies, the facility was one of the team warm-up venues for the 2007 Cricket World Cup finals.

Highlights from the first warm-up match

Ireland took on the Wanderers Cricket Club in its first warm-up match yesterday, winning by 45 runs. The scorecard from the match is available here.

 

International fixtures – West Indies tour

  • Jan 7: 1st Colonial Medical Insurance One-Day International – Kensington Oval, Barbados
  • Jan 9: 2nd Colonial Medical Insurance One-Day International – Kensington Oval, Barbados
  • Jan 12: 3rd Colonial Medical Insurance One-Day International – National Cricket Stadium, Grenada
  • Jan 15: 1st Twenty20 International – National Cricket Stadium, Grenada
  • Jan 18: 2nd Twenty20 International – Warner Park, St. Kitts
  • Jan 19: 3rd Twenty20 International – Warner Park, St. Kitts

The main ticketing website for Cricket West Indies is: www.zoonga.com/irelandtour

Cricket West Indies will shortly announce broadcast arrangements for the series.

Tour squads

Ireland’s ODI squad
Andrew Balbirnie (Captain), Mark Adair, Gareth Delany, Andrew McBrine, Barry McCarthy, James McCollum, Kevin O’Brien, William Porterfield, Boyd Rankin, Simi Singh, Paul Stirling, Lorcan Tucker, Gary Wilson, Craig Young.

Ireland’s T20I squad
Andrew Balbirnie (Captain), Mark Adair, Gareth Delany, George Dockrell, Josh Little, Barry McCarthy, Kevin O’Brien, Boyd Rankin, Simi Singh, Paul Stirling, Harry Tector, Lorcan Tucker, Gary Wilson, Craig Young.

Latest news on the West Indies tour

You can find embeddable content or keep up-to-date with the tour on Cricket Ireland’s social media channels or on the West Indies tour webpage:

  • Webpage
  • Twitter
  • Facebook
  • Instagram

 

 


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