West Indies vs Ireland ODI series 2020 – 3rd ODI
Ireland Tour of West Indies:
Ireland is going to play against West Indies in 3rd ODI of the series at the National Cricket Stadium, ST George’s, Grenada. Though, Ireland already lost the series, but the team fought very well in the second ODI, although, the home team took away the nail-biting match by just one wicket.
Victory brings points:
Though, Ireland already lost the series, but they could fight for raising their point in point table, and the host too, who could equal up to points with the 9th ranked Sri Lanka.
Grenada weather for tomorrow looks pretty windy. On this ground, teams prefer to have bowl first after winning the toss, and the same is expected for tomorrow.
History Between the Teams:
The visiting team has nothing to lose now, and the team can either be at the same place or improve its record.
ODI History at Venue:
West Indies doesn’t have much impressive record at the venue, as the team played here 18 ODIs, and won 9, where as lost 8 matches. But, the home team won 5 ODIs out of last 7 encounters, and in the last game, home team almost chased down the 400 plus target against the ranked 1 team, but lost by only 29 runs, so the team might come with high confidence.
Tentative XI for both the Teams:
As, the pitch is usually batting paradise, so teams could prefer fast bowlers, and so the host will. Moreover, the weather shows some winds tomorrow, the home team prefers pacers.
West Indies Eleven: E. Lewis, S. Ambris, S. Hope, S. Hetmyer, N. Pooran, K. Polard, K. Paul, R. Shepherd, H. Walsh Jr, S. Cottrell, A. Joseph
Ireland team also may want to prefer to have pacers over spinners, and might include the fast bowler C. Found, tomorrow.
Ireland Eleven: P. Stirling, A. Balbirnie, W. Porterfield, KJ O’Brien, S. Singh, L. Tucker, G. Delany, B. Rankin, C. Young, M. Adair, B. McCarthy