West Indies vs Ireland

Match info: West Indies v Ireland ODI 2014 at Sabina Park - Only ODI

Date: 23rd Feb 2014 Umpires: G O Brathwaite and M A Gough

50-over match

Home team and score Away team score

West Indies

205/6 (36.4 Overs)

Result

Ireland

202 All out (49.2 Overs)

West Indies win by 4 wickets

  • Last Updated: February 23 2014, 21:52 GMT

Half-centuries from openers Dwayne Smith and Kieran Powell saw the West Indies beat Ireland by four wickets in Sunday's one-day international at Sabina Park in Kingston.

Kieran Powell: West Indies opener put on century stand with Dwayne Smith
Kieran Powell: West Indies opener put on century stand with Dwayne Smith

Ireland, who fell just short of beating the West Indies in the second Twenty20 international between the nations earlier this week, reached 202 all out with Gary Wilson scoring 62 runs off 96 balls.

Stuart Thompson (33) was also in good touch but three-wicket hauls from Dwayne Bravo and Jason Holder stopped Ireland from setting a bigger target.

The hosts chased victory without loss until the 17th over, which saw Smith become one of Thompson's two victims - he also did for Darren Bravo - after he had smashed 55 runs off only 53 deliveries including five fours and three sixes.

Edwards reached 57 before falling to Paul Stirling, leaving Dwayne Bravo and Marlon Samuels to shepherd the West Indies to victory, the latter smashing a huge six over long-off to end the match with 13 overs remaining.

The series victory over Ireland will give the West Indies a confidence boost with the first of three ODIs against England set to take place in Antigua on Friday.


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