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Cricket Betting Tips and Match Predictions: West Indies vs Ireland - Ireland tour of West Indies 2022 - 1st ODI

West Indies' Shai Hope in action
West Indies' Shai Hope in action
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The 1st ODI of the Ireland Tour of West Indies, 2022 will take place between West Indies and Ireland at the Sabina Park, Jamaica.

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Current Form Ireland:

In the recent past, the ODI bilateral series between USA and Ireland had been cancelled due to Covid 19 scare. However, two T20I’s had taken place during the tour in which Ireland came out on top in one and lost another. The ODI form of Ireland cricket team had been ordinary last year as they tied the bilateral ODI series against Zimbabwe 1-1 and ended up with the same result against South Africa at home.

With the bat, Lorcan Tucker has been in tremendous form.

With the ball, Barry McCarthy has been performing well off late.

Current Form West Indies:

West Indies lost the recently conducted bilateral T20I series against Pakistan by a margin of 0-3. The one day international form of the Caribbean side is better comparatively. Last year, they had won against Sri Lanka in the 3 match ODI series by 3-0 and lost a 3 match ODI series against Australia by a margin of 1-2.

Nicholas Pooran is in good form with the bat. He will play a key role in the upcoming series for West Indies. Kieron Pollard is also making a comeback as captain in the ODI series.

Alzarri Joseph had been missed terribly in the recent times and is making a comeback with the series. He will play an important role with the ball in hand.

Squads:

West Indies ODI squad: Kieron Pollard (c), Shai Hope (vc), Shamarh Brooks, Roston Chase, Justin Greaves, Jason Holder, Akeal Hosein, Alzarri Joseph, Gudakesh Motie, Jayden Seales, Nicholas Pooran, Romario Shepherd, Odean Smith, Devon Thomas.

Ireland Men’s ODI squad: Andrew Balbirnie (c), Mark Adair, Curtis Campher, George Dockrell, Josh Little, Andy McBrine, Barry McCarthy, William Porterfield, Neil Rock, Simi Singh, Paul Stirling (depending on recovery from Covid), Harry Tector, Lorcan Tucker, Ben White, Craig Young.

Cricket Betting Tips and Match Predictions* - PrePlay

Who will win the toss? – Ireland

Who will win? West Indies

Top Batter (Runs Scored) –Nicholas Pooran (West Indies), William Porterfield (Ireland)

Top Bowler (Wickets taken) –Alzarri Joseph (West Indies), Barry McCarthy (Ireland)

Most Sixes – Nicholas Pooran (West Indies), William Porterfield (Ireland)

Player of the Match- Nicholas Pooran (West Indies)

Team Scores Batting first – West Indies 320+, Ireland 280+

Match Handicap: West Indies

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*NB these predictions may be changed nearer the start of the match once the final starting teams have been announced and we will be running ‘In-Play’ features, so stay tuned.

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