West Indies vs Ireland - Round 1 - Match 11 Summary

West Indies won the toss and choose to bat first. After the early wicket of Kyle Mayers, Johnson Charles who made a good start failed to convert it and got out. Then Evin Lewis joined hands with Brandon King and put up a partnership of 44(39) before Evin Lewis lost his wicket. For the 6th wicket partnership, Brandon King and Odean Smith powered the total to 146/5.

In the second innings, Ireland who was chasing 147 from 20 overs displayed a composed batting performance. They were looking very confident and clear in their target which helped them to win the match with ease. Ireland finally won the game by 9 wickets with 15 balls remaining. Paul Stirling scored 66*(48) and crossed 3000+ runs in T20Is. He is the 5th fastest player to cross 3000+ runs in T20Is. Andrew Balbirnie and Lorcan Tucker played their part efficiently to help Ireland to qualify for the super 12.