Ireland Tri-Nation Series, 2019

Ireland vs West Indies - Match 1

Venue: Castle Avenue, Dublin

Date & Time: 05 May 2019

Ireland 185/10

RR: 5.33 | West Indies beat Ireland by 196 runs

commentary

So that is it from this game! Ireland now have a break and it will be Windies who be facing Bangladesh next up on the 7th of May at 1045 local (0945 GMT). Till then, take care and goodbye!

Windies skipper, Jason Holder, says it is a satisfying victory for them. Credits John Campbell and Shai Hope's excellent innings. Holder also says the bowlers did well especially Shannon Gabriel. Mentions that they will look to continue their performance in the next match also.

Ireland skipper, William Porterfield, starts by crediting the Windies openers. Mentions they were at a decent position after the first hour but once the two got in, they took the game away. Adds further that it is a learning curve for the youngsters and they are going to get a lot of opportunities and they will have to grab it. Ends by saying they need a few partnerships from the batsman at the top to lay a platform and that is what they will be working on.

John Campbell, Man of the Match, says that he is happy with his performance and he is even more pleased with the victory. Adds that they put a big score on the board and that helped their bowlers to perform well.

Every Windies bowler except for Holder had a wicket at least to their names. Nurse finished with 4 and Gabriel was the second highest with a three-fer. Stay tuned for the presentation.

After the batsmen, the Windies bowlers also did their job brilliantly. Kemar Roach and Sheldon Cottrell made quick work of the top order. Kevin O'Brien then, first with Andy Balbirnie and then Gary Wilson stitched two decent stands. Kevin scored a half ton but a lot more was needed. Once he fell though, the remaining batters could not stick around and from 152 for 3, they have been bundled out for 185.

A very, very dominating performance by the Windies has saw them win the first game of the Tri-series. To be honest, after they posted 381 on the board courtesy tons from Shai Hope and John Campbell, the result was never in doubt.

34.4
0
A Nurse to J Little, OUT! BOWLED'EM! That is the end of the game! Little moves right across and looks to sweep but misses. The ball shatters the stumps behind. WINDIES WIN BY 196 RUNS!
34.3
0
A Nurse to J Little, OUCH! Little has hit his partner at the other end. Dances down the track and smashes it towards the non-striker. He may not have been expecting it and is not able to get out of the way. Protects himself by lifting his hand and is in some pain now.

Joshua Little is the new man in!

34.2
0
A Nurse to B McCarthy, OUT! Beauty of a delivery from Ashley Nurse. Nurse tosses it up just outside off, McCarthy comes down the track to go for a big shot but misses the line completely. Barry leaves a big gap between bat and pad. He gets stumped. Shai Hope whips the bails off in a flash.
34.1
4
A Nurse to B McCarthy, FOUR! Nice shot. Tossed up on off, McCarthy comes down the track and lofts it over extra cover for a boundary.
33.6
1
S Cottrell to B McCarthy, Full and outside off, McCarthy plays it towards point for a single.
33.5
0
S Cottrell to B McCarthy, On a good length on off, McCarthy blocks it off the back foot.
33.4
0
S Cottrell to B McCarthy, Full and outside off, McCarthy looks to drive but misses it.
33.3
1
S Cottrell to Tim Murtagh, Short delivery on middle, Murtagh pulls it towards square leg for a single.
33.2
0
S Cottrell to Tim Murtagh, The batsman has driven it through mid on.
33.1
4
S Cottrell to Tim Murtagh, FOUR! Easy-peasy! Down the leg side, Murtagh flicks it through backward square leg and the ball races away to the fence.

Sheldon Cottrell is back on!

32.6
1
A Nurse to Tim Murtagh, Tossed up delivery on middle, Murtagh flicks it towards mid-wicket for a single.
32.5
1
A Nurse to B McCarthy, Full on middle, McCarthy drives it towards mid on for a run.
32.4
0
A Nurse to B McCarthy, Flighted delivery on off, McCarthy looks to defend but gets hit on the pads. Nurse appeals but the umpire shakes his head.
32.3
0
A Nurse to B McCarthy, Tossed up on off, McCarthy comes down the track and keeps it out.
32.2
1
A Nurse to Tim Murtagh, Flighted delivery on middle, Murtagh comes down the track and drives it towards mid on for a run.
32.2
0
A Nurse to Tim Murtagh, WIDE! Bowls it down the leg side, Murtagh looks to flick but misses it.
32.1
1
A Nurse to B McCarthy, Tossed up on middle, McCarthy flicks it towards square leg for a run.
31.6
1
S Gabriel to B McCarthy, Length delivery on middle, McCarthy flicks it towards mid-wicket for a run. 8 runs and a wicket from the over.
31.5
1
S Gabriel to Tim Murtagh, On a length on leg, Murtagh nudges it towards square leg for a run.
31.4
0
S Gabriel to Tim Murtagh, BEATEN! Short of a length delivery outside off, Murtagh looks to play an upper cut but misses it. Good short stuff from Gabriel.
31.3
2
S Gabriel to Tim Murtagh, Full on off, Murtagh drives it through covers. The batsmen get two runs.

Tim Murtagh is the new man in.

31.2
0
S Gabriel to M Adair, OUT! TIMBER! Gabriel bowls a yorker on off, Adair moves right across the stumps and tries to flick but misses it and gets bowled. This is great bowling from Shannon. West Indies are just two wickets away from the victory.
31.1
4
S Gabriel to M Adair, FOUR! Nice shot. Short and outside off, Adair cuts it through point for a boundary.
30.6
0
A Nurse to B McCarthy, Tossed up on off, McCarthy plays it towards point where the fielder goes for a direct hit at the keeper's end but misses it.
30.5
0
A Nurse to B McCarthy, Flighted delivery on middle, McCarthy nudges it to the leg side.
30.4
0
A Nurse to B McCarthy, BEATEN! Beauty of a delivery from Nurse. Tossed up just outside off, McCarthy looks to defend but misses it due to the spin on this one.
30.3
1
A Nurse to M Adair, Tossed up delivery on middle, Adair flicks it towards mid-wicket for a run.
30.2
1
A Nurse to B McCarthy, Flighted delivery on middle, McCarthy flicks it towards square leg for a single.
30.1
1
A Nurse to M Adair, Tossed up delivery on middle, Adair flicks it towards mid-wicket for a single.
29.6
0
S Gabriel to B McCarthy, The batsman has defended it by getting right behind the line of the delivery.

DRINKS BREAK! West Indies are running away with the game. They have picked 7 wickets and are just three away from victory. Shannon Gabriel picked two wickets. On the other hand, Ireland are on the verge of a massive defeat and it is not a great sign for them. Also, Barry McCarthy is the new batsman in.

29.5
0
S Gabriel to A Balbirnie, OUT! That is some catch! WOW! That came at him like a rocket. Short and on middle, Balbirnie goes back and hammers the pull towards Ambris at square leg. He is standing a little too close. He though hangs onto it. Second for Gabriel and Ireland are falling like nine pins now.
29.4
1
S Gabriel to M Adair, On a good length on middle, Adair looks to flick but gets an inside edge. It goes towards fine leg for a single.
29.3
2
S Gabriel to M Adair, Full on off, Adair drives it through covers. The fielder in the deep does well to stop it before the ropes and saves a certain boundary. The batsmen get two runs.
29.2
0
S Gabriel to M Adair, Short and on the body, the batsman ducks under it.
29.1
0
S Gabriel to M Adair, Length ball on middle, Adair blocks it out.
28.6
1
A Nurse to M Adair, Tossed up delivery on middle, Adair flicks it towards square leg for a run. 3 runs and a wicket from the over.
28.5
0
A Nurse to M Adair, Flighted delivery on middle, Adair nudges it to the leg side.

Mark Adair is the new man in!

28.4
0
A Nurse to G Dockrell, OUT! Another one bites the dust. It was tossed up on middle, Dockrell looks to sweep but gets hit on the pads. Nurse appeals and the umpire raises his finger straightaway. That is as plumb as it gets.
28.3
1
A Nurse to A Balbirnie, Tossed up on middle, Balbirnie comes down the track and flicks it towards mid-wicket for a single.
28.2
0
A Nurse to A Balbirnie, Floated on off, Balbirnie defends it out.
28.1
1
A Nurse to G Dockrell, Tossed up on middle, Dockrell tucks it towards square leg for a single.
27.6
0
S Gabriel to A Balbirnie, Full on off, Andy drives it to mid off. 1 run and a wicket from the over. Productive over for the West Indies.
27.5
0
S Gabriel to A Balbirnie, On a good length on middle, Balbirnie blocks it well.
27.4
1
S Gabriel to G Dockrell, Bowls short on off, Dockrell takes his eyes off the ball and manages to guide it towards third man for a run.
27.3
0
S Gabriel to G Dockrell, On a good length on middle, Dockrell blocks it off the back foot.
27.2
0
S Gabriel to G Dockrell, On a good length on off, Dockrell blocks it off the front foot.

George Dockrell is the new man in.

27.1
0
S Gabriel to G Wilson, OUT! Gabriel gets his first. Gary Wilson has thrown it away. Full on middle, Wilson chips it uppishly towards mid on where Kemar Roach takes the simplest of catches. Ireland need 230 runs in 137 balls to win the match.

Andy Balbirnie is the new batsman in. Also, Shannon Gabriel is back into the attack.

26.6
0
A Nurse to K O'Brien, OUT! Nurse gets rid of the well-set and dangerous Kevin O'Brien. A good innings by him comes to an end. He needed to step on the gas and in the attempt to do so, he perishes. Kevin comes down the track, it is fired too full. O'Brien fails to get under it and he ends up hitting it flat towards mid off where Holder takes a simple catch.
26.5
1
A Nurse to G Wilson, Flighted delivery on middle, Wilson nudges it towards the leg side for a run.
26.4
1
A Nurse to K O'Brien, Tossed up on leg, O'Brien nudges it towards square leg for a run.
26.3
1
A Nurse to G Wilson, Flighted delivery on middle, Wilson flicks it towards mid-wicket for a run.
26.2
4
A Nurse to G Wilson, FOUR! Nice shot. Floated on off, Wilson plays a reverse sweep towards third man for a boundary.
26.1
0
A Nurse to G Wilson, Tossed up on middle, Wilson comes down the track and defends it out.
25.6
1
K Roach to G Wilson, Full on middle, Wilson flicks it towards square leg for a run.
25.5
0
K Roach to G Wilson, On a good length again on off, Wilson keeps it out.
25.4
1
K Roach to K O'Brien, On a good length on off, O'Brien blocks it from the front foot.
25.3
0
K Roach to K O'Brien, Length delivery on middle, O'Brien nudges it to the leg side.
25.2
0
K Roach to K O'Brien, On a good length on off, O'Brien keeps it out.
25.1
1
K Roach to G Wilson, Roach bowls it short on middle, Wilson pulls it towards mid-wicket for a run.
24.6
0
A Nurse to K O'Brien, Tossed up on off, Kevin keeps it out.
24.5
6
A Nurse to K O'Brien, SIX! Powerful shot. Floated on middle, O'Brien makes room and lofts it over long on for a maximum.
24.4
2
A Nurse to K O'Brien, Tossed up on middle, O'Brien sweeps it through square leg. The batsmen get two runs.
24.3
1
A Nurse to G Wilson, Floated delivery on middle, Wilson flicks it towards square leg for a run.
24.2
1
A Nurse to K O'Brien, Flighted delivery on middle, O'Brien flicks it towards mid-wicket for a run.
24.1
1
A Nurse to G Wilson, Tossed up on middle, Wilson nudges it towards square leg for a single.
23.6
1
K Roach to G Wilson, The batsman guides it to third man. They pick up a single.
23.5
2
K Roach to G Wilson, Shorter in length and around off, Wilson guides it through point for a couple.
23.4
0
K Roach to G Wilson, Back of a length on off, the ball is guided to point. No runs.
23.3
1
K Roach to K O'Brien, This is worked with the angle through square leg for one.
23.2
1
K Roach to G Wilson, Back of a length on off, Wilson guides it towards point for a single.
23.1
1
K Roach to K O'Brien, Length and around off, O'Brien looks to drive but it goes off the outer half towards third man.
22.6
1
A Nurse to K O'Brien, Tossed up on middle, O'Brien nudges it towards square leg for a single. 12 runs have come from the over.
22.5
4
A Nurse to K O'Brien, FOUR! Back-to-back boundaries from Kevin O'Brien. Floated on middle, O'Brien plays a sweep through square leg for a boundary.
22.4
4
A Nurse to K O'Brien, FOUR! 50 up for Kevin O'Brien. He needs to carry on and convert it into a big hundred. Nice shot. Flighted delivery on middle, O'Brien flicks it through fine leg for a boundary.
22.3
1
A Nurse to G Wilson, Floated delivery on middle, Wilson looks to flick but gets an inside edge onto the pads. It goes towards the leg side for a run.
22.2
1
A Nurse to K O'Brien, Floated on middle, O'Brien nudges it towards square leg for a single.
22.1
1
A Nurse to G Wilson, Full on middle, Wilson drives it towards mid on for a run.
21.6
2
J Holder to K O'Brien, Short of a length delivery again, O'Brien pulls it over mid-wicket. The batsmen pick up a couple. Ireland need 269 runs in 168 balls.
21.5
1
J Holder to G Wilson, On a good length on off, Wilson plays it towards short third man for a run.
21.5
0
J Holder to G Wilson, WIDE! Bowls short of a length delivery down the leg side, Wilson looks to pull but misses it.
21.4
0
J Holder to G Wilson, Full on off, Wilson blocks it off the front foot.
21.3
1
J Holder to K O'Brien, Full on leg, O'Brien flicks it towards fine leg for a run.
21.2
0
J Holder to K O'Brien, The batsman flicks it away with a wristy shot.
21.1
0
J Holder to K O'Brien, Good length and on middle, it is pushed back towards mid on. O'Brien wants a run but Wilson is down on the ground as he slips. They decide not to take it.
20.6
0
A Nurse to G Wilson, Floated on middle, Gary flicks it to mid-wicket.
20.5
0
A Nurse to G Wilson, Full on off, Wilson drives it to mid off.
20.4
1
A Nurse to K O'Brien, Flighted delivery on middle, O'Brien flicks it towards square leg for a run.
20.3
1
A Nurse to G Wilson, Tossed up on off, Wilson plays it towards point for a run.
20.2
0
A Nurse to G Wilson, Tossed up on middle, Wilson flicks it to the leg side.
20.1
4
A Nurse to G Wilson, FOUR! Nice shot. Floated on middle, Wilson plays a reverse sweep towards third man for a boundary. The fielder at short third man had no chance.

Ashley Nurse is on now!

19.6
4
J Holder to K O'Brien, FOUR! Consecutive boundaries from Kevin O'Brien. Short delivery on leg, O'Brien pulls it towards fine leg for a boundary. 9 runs have come from the over. Good one for Ireland.
19.5
4
J Holder to K O'Brien, FOUR! Good short ball from Holder but the execution was wrong. Bowls a short of a length delivery, O'Brien pulls it over fine leg for a boundary.
19.4
0
J Holder to K O'Brien, On a length on middle, O'Brien flicks it to the leg side.
19.3
1
J Holder to G Wilson, Short delivery, Wilson pulls it towards mid-wicket for a run.
19.2
0
J Holder to G Wilson, On a length on middle, Wilson plays it to mid on.
19.1
0
J Holder to G Wilson, Full on off, Wilson drives it to mid off.
18.6
1
S Gabriel to G Wilson, On a length on off, Wilson guides it towards third man for a run.
18.5
1
S Gabriel to K O'Brien, Bowls a sharp short of a length delivery, O'Brien looks to pull but gets hit on the grille of the helmet. It goes towards the leg side for a run.
18.4
0
S Gabriel to K O'Brien, On a good length on off, Kevin keeps it out.
18.3
0
S Gabriel to K O'Brien, On a good length and outside off, O'Brien lets it go.
18.2
1
S Gabriel to G Wilson, Full on off, Wilson drives it towards point for a single.
18.1
1
S Gabriel to K O'Brien, Full on middle, O'Brien flicks it towards mid-wicket for a run.
17.6
0
J Holder to G Wilson, Full on off, O'Brien drives it to covers.
17.5
1
J Holder to K O'Brien, On a length on off, Wilson plays it towards point for a run.
17.4
0
J Holder to K O'Brien, Holder bowls it on middle, O'Brien keeps it out.
17.3
0
J Holder to K O'Brien, On a good length on middle, O'Brien blocks it off his back foot.
17.2
0
J Holder to K O'Brien, On a good length on off, O'Brien keeps it out.
17.1
1
J Holder to G Wilson, Full on off, Wilson drives it towards covers for a run.
16.6
2
S Gabriel to K O'Brien, Full on off, O'Brien drives it through covers. The batsmen pick up a couple.
16.5
4
S Gabriel to K O'Brien, SIX! Kevin O'Brien makes good use of the Free Hit. Excellent shot. Short delivery, O'Brien makes room and pulls it over mid-wicket for a biggie.
16.5
0
S Gabriel to K O'Brien, NO BALL! Gabriel oversteps! Bowls a bouncer, Kevin does well to duck under it. The next ball will be a Free Hit.
16.4
1
S Gabriel to G Wilson, Short delivery, Wilson pulls it over square leg for a single.
16.3
0
S Gabriel to G Wilson, Full on middle, Wilson plays it back towards the bowler where Holder does not get a hand to it and it hits the stumps at his end.
16.2
0
S Gabriel to G Wilson, On a length on off, Wilson taps it to point.
16.1
1
S Gabriel to K O'Brien, Full on middle, O'Brien drives it towards mid on for a run.
15.6
0
J Holder to G Wilson, Holder bowls it on off, Wilson blocks it off his front foot. Ireland need big overs to take it close.
15.5
0
J Holder to G Wilson, On a good length on off, Wilson keeps it out.
15.4
1
J Holder to K O'Brien, Length delivery on middle, O'Brien flicks it towards mid-wicket for a single.
15.3
1
J Holder to G Wilson, On a length on middle, Wilson flicks it towards square leg for a run.
15.2
0
J Holder to K O'Brien, Length delivery on middle, O'Brien looks to tuck but gets it off his pads. It goes towards square leg for a run. The umpire gives it as a leg bye.
15.1
1
J Holder to G Wilson, On a good length on off, Wilson plays it towards covers and takes a quick run.

DRINKS BREAK! Ireland are struggling here. They need a big partnership to take it close. On the other hand, Windies would like to continue in the same manner.

14.6
0
S Gabriel to K O'Brien, Bowls a bouncer, O'Brien does well to duck under it.
14.6
0
S Gabriel to K O'Brien, FIVE WIDES! Short of a length delivery on leg, O'Brien looks to pull but misses it. It goes past the diving keeper for a boundary.
14.5
1
S Gabriel to G Wilson, Length delivery on middle, Wilson flicks it towards square leg for a run.
14.4
0
S Gabriel to G Wilson, Bowls short delivery, Wilson raises on his toes and blocks it off the back foot.
14.3
0
S Gabriel to G Wilson, On a good length on middle, Wilson blocks it well.
14.3
0
S Gabriel to G Wilson, WIDE! Bowls it down the leg side, Wilson looks to flick but misses it.
14.2
0
S Gabriel to G Wilson, On a good length on middle, Wilson looks to defend but gets hit on the thigh pad. The bowler appeals for lbw but the umpire shakes his head. Probably height is the factor.
14.1
1
S Gabriel to K O'Brien, Full on off, Kevin drives it towards covers for a run.
13.6
0
J Holder to G Wilson, On a good length on off, Wilson defends it from the front foot.
13.5
1
J Holder to K O'Brien, On a length on middle, O'Brien flicks it towards square leg for a run.
13.4
0
J Holder to K O'Brien, On a good length on off, O'Brien plays it to point.
13.3
2
J Holder to K O'Brien, Short of a length delivery, Kevin pulls it over square leg. The batsmen pick up a couple.
13.2
0
J Holder to K O'Brien, On a good length on middle, O'Brien looks to tuck but gets hit on the thigh pad.
13.1
0
J Holder to K O'Brien, Full on off, O'Brien plays it to covers.
12.6
0
S Gabriel to A Balbirnie, DROPPED! Bowls short of a length delivery, Balbirnie looks to pull but gets a top edge. It goes towards point where the fielder goes for the catch but spills it. In the process, Andy Balbirnie gets hit on the helmet. He is down in pain now.

The physio is out and this is not a good sign. Balbirnie is walking off. Let us hope it is not something serious. Gary Wilson walks out to bat.

12.5
0
S Gabriel to A Balbirnie, On a good length on middle, Andy defends it off the back foot.
12.4
0
S Gabriel to A Balbirnie, Length delivery on off, Balbirnie plays it to point.
12.3
0
S Gabriel to A Balbirnie, On a good length on leg, Balbirnie looks to flick but gets hit low on the pads. Gabriel appeals for lbw but the umpire shakes his head.
12.2
1
S Gabriel to K O'Brien, Full on off, O'Brien drives it towards covers for a run.
12.1
0
S Gabriel to K O'Brien, BEATEN! On a good length and outside off, O'Brien looks to drive but misses it due to the inswing on this one.
11.6
0
J Holder to A Balbirnie, On a good length and outside off, Andy offers no shot.
11.5
0
J Holder to K O'Brien, On a good length on middle, O'Brien looks to defend but gets hit on the thigh pad. It goes towards the off side. The batsmen take a quick run. The umpire gives it as a leg bye.
11.4
3
J Holder to A Balbirnie, Back of a length on off, Balbirnie strokes it through covers. The fielder in that position does well to chase it down and keep it down to three.
11.3
1
J Holder to K O'Brien, Fuller on middle, the batsman strokes it to mid on.
11.2
0
J Holder to K O'Brien, A huge shout but not given! Going down leg! This one is angled into the pads, Kevin looks to drive but misses to get hit on the pads. An appeal but the umpire shakes his head.
11.1
0
J Holder to K O'Brien, Good length and on off, kept out.

Jason Holder is on now!

10.6
6
S Gabriel to A Balbirnie, SIX! Powerful shot. Short of a length delivery, Balbirnie pulls it over square leg for a maximum. 11 runs have come from the over. Ireland need more of these big overs to put pressure on the West Indies.
10.5
0
S Gabriel to K O'Brien, On a good length on leg, O'Brien looks to flick but gets hit low on the pads. It goes towards the leg side. The batsmen take a run. The umpire gives it as a leg bye.
10.4
4
S Gabriel to K O'Brien, FOUR! Amazing shot. Full and outside off, O'Brien drives it beautifully through covers for a boundary.
10.3
0
S Gabriel to K O'Brien, O'Brien blocks this good length delivery off the back foot.
10.2
0
S Gabriel to K O'Brien, On a good length on middle, O'Brien keeps it out.
10.1
0
S Gabriel to K O'Brien, On a length on leg, O'Brien nudges it to the leg side.
9.6
4
K Roach to A Balbirnie, FOUR! Poor delivery from Roach. Full on leg, Balbirnie flicks it towards fine leg for a boundary.
9.5
1
K Roach to K O'Brien, On a good length and outside off, O'Brien looks to push but gets an outside edge. It goes towards third man for a run.
9.4
0
K Roach to K O'Brien, Bowls a short of a length delivery, Kevin looks to pull but gets hit on the arm.
9.3
0
K Roach to K O'Brien, Full on middle, O'Brien drives it to mid on.
9.2
0
K Roach to K O'Brien, Bowls a sharp short delivery, O'Brien looks to pull but gets hit on the glove.
9.1
0
K Roach to K O'Brien, Full on off, O'Brien drives it to mid off.
8.6
0
S Cottrell to A Balbirnie, Full again on off, Balbirnie drives it to covers.
8.5
4
S Cottrell to A Balbirnie, FOUR! Excellent shot. Full and outside off, Balbirnie drives it through covers for a boundary.
8.4
1
S Cottrell to K O'Brien, Full on off, O'Brien drives it towards mid off for a single.
8.3
0
S Cottrell to K O'Brien, On a good length on middle, Kevin blocks it off his back foot.
8.2
0
S Cottrell to K O'Brien, On a good length on leg, O'Brien looks to flick but gets hit low on the pads.
8.1
0
S Cottrell to K O'Brien, On a good length on off, O'Brien looks to defend but gets beaten on this one.
7.6
0
K Roach to A Balbirnie, On a good length on off, Andy blocks it off his back foot.
7.5
2
K Roach to A Balbirnie, Length delivery on middle, Balbirnie flicks it through square leg. The batsmen get two runs.
7.4
1
K Roach to K O'Brien, Length delivery on middle, Kevin flicks it towards mid-wicket for a run.
7.3
0
K Roach to K O'Brien, On a good length on middle, O'Brien defends it off the back foot.
7.2
2
K Roach to K O'Brien, Full again on off, O'Brien drives it through point. The batsmen get two runs.
7.1
0
K Roach to K O'Brien, Full on off, O'Brien drives it to covers.
6.6
1
S Cottrell to K O'Brien, On a length on leg, Kevin nudges it towards square leg for a run.
6.5
4
S Cottrell to K O'Brien, FOUR! Nice shot. Full on middle, O'Brien comes down the track and drives it straight past the bowler through mid on for a boundary.
6.4
0
S Cottrell to K O'Brien, On a length on middle, O'Brien flicks it to the leg side.
6.3
1
S Cottrell to A Balbirnie, On a good length again on middle, Balbirnie looks to defend but gets an inside edge. It goes towards square leg for a single.
6.2
0
S Cottrell to A Balbirnie, On a good length on off, Balbirnie comes down the track and blocks it well.
6.1
0
S Cottrell to A Balbirnie, On a length on off, Andy plays it to point.
5.6
2
K Roach to K O'Brien, Full on off, O'Brien drives it through covers. The batsmen get two runs.
5.5
0
K Roach to K O'Brien, Bowls it on off, O'Brien blocks it off his front foot.
5.4
0
K Roach to K O'Brien, Roach bowls it on a good length on middle, Kevin keeps it out.
5.3
0
K Roach to K O'Brien, On a good length on off, O'Brien looks to cut but gets a bottom edge on this one. It goes towards the keeper.
5.2
1
K Roach to A Balbirnie, Full on off, Balbirnie drives it towards covers for a run.
5.1
0
K Roach to A Balbirnie, On a length on middle, Balbirnie flicks it to mid-wicket.
5.1
0
K Roach to A Balbirnie, WIDE! Roach bowls it down the leg side, Balbirnie looks to go after it but misses it.
4.6
0
S Cottrell to K O'Brien, Length delivery on off, Kevin plays it to point.
4.5
0
S Cottrell to K O'Brien, On a good length on off, O'Brien defends it out.
4.4
0
S Cottrell to L Tucker, OUT! Plumb in front! Sheldon gets his first. The inswinger which tails back in from off. Tucker looks to work it on the leg side but misses. Gets hit on the front pad. An appeal and the umpire raises his finger. Ireland staring down the barrel here.
4.3
0
S Cottrell to L Tucker, The batsman has attempted to put bat on ball - but fails.
4.2
0
S Cottrell to L Tucker, The batsman lets the ball go outside his off stump.
4.1
0
S Cottrell to L Tucker, The batsman has attempted to put bat on ball - but fails.
3.6
0
K Roach to A Balbirnie, The batsman has played that off the front foot and into the ground.
3.5
0
K Roach to A Balbirnie, The batsman appears to have been struck on the thigh-pad.
3.4
0
K Roach to A Balbirnie, The batsman chooses to leave the ball outside his off stump.
3.3
0
K Roach to W Porterfield, OUT! Roach gets another! Poor shot selection from Porterfield. He goes for the heave but the length was not the right one. A top edge is induced and it goes high up in the air towards short fine leg where Sheldon takes a very good catch.
3.2
0
K Roach to W Porterfield, The batsman fails to put bat on ball.
3.1
0
K Roach to W Porterfield, The batsman has defended it by getting right behind the line of the delivery.
3.1
0
K Roach to W Porterfield, WIDE! The ball is down the leg side but the batsman still goes after it.
3.1
0
K Roach to W Porterfield, The ball is down the leg side but the batsman still goes after it. Wide signalled by the umpire.
2.6
0
S Cottrell to A Balbirnie, It's been driven superbly through the covers.
2.5
0
S Cottrell to A Balbirnie, The batsman flicks it away with a wristy shot.
2.4
4
S Cottrell to A Balbirnie, FOUR! Nice shot. On a good length on off, Balbirnie drives it through point for a boundary.
2.3
0
S Cottrell to A Balbirnie, The batsman has flicked the ball off his pads.
2.2
0
S Cottrell to A Balbirnie, The batsman fails to put bat on ball.
2.1
0
S Cottrell to A Balbirnie, Played to the point region by the batsman.
1.6
0
K Roach to W Porterfield, The batsman chooses to leave the ball outside his off stump.
1.5
1
K Roach to A Balbirnie, The batsman opens the face of the bat and helps it to third man. The batsmen have run through for a single.
1.4
2
K Roach to A Balbirnie, The batsman has flicked the ball off his pads. They manage to come back for the second.
1.3
0
K Roach to A Balbirnie, The batsman has played that off the front foot and into the ground.
1.2
0
K Roach to A Balbirnie, The batsman has been struck on the thigh-pad.

Andy Balbirnie is the new man in.

1.1
0
K Roach to P Stirling, OUT! TIMBER! Windies get their first wicket. Roach angles it in on off, Stirling looks to defend but misses the line completely and gets bowled. It hits the top of off stump. Excellent ball from Kemar Roach. This is what Ireland did not need.

Kemar Roach to bowl from the other end.

0.6
0
S Cottrell to W Porterfield, On a good length on off, Porterfield blocks it off his back foot. 12 runs have come from the over. This is what Ireland need. Very good start to the chase.
0.5
0
S Cottrell to W Porterfield, On a length on middle, William tucks it to mid-wicket.
0.4
4
S Cottrell to W Porterfield, FOUR! Third boundary for William Porterfield. Full on leg, Porterfield flicks it past short fine leg for a boundary. Ireland are off to a flying start.
0.3
4
S Cottrell to W Porterfield, FOUR! Second boundary of the over. Short delivery on middle, Porterfield pulls it through square leg for a boundary.
0.2
0
S Cottrell to W Porterfield, BEATEN! Full and outside off, Porterfield looks to drive but misses it due to the seam movement on this one.
0.1
4
S Cottrell to W Porterfield, FOUR! Excellent start to the chase. First boundary for Ireland. Full on middle and leg, Porterfield flicks it through square leg for a boundary.

We are back for the chase. The West Indies players are out in the middle. William Porterfield and Paul Stirling will open the batting for Ireland. Sheldon Cottrell will start the proceedings for the West Indies.