WI vs IRE Cricket Betting Tips, 1st ODI West Indies vs Ireland Cricket Live Score, Match Prediction, Pitch & Weather

Updated on: Jan 7, 2022 3:31 pm IST

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    WI v IRE Cricket Betting Tips: West Indies and Ireland will clash against each other in a three match ODI series, commencing from Saturday. All three games will be played in Kingston, Jamaica. West Indies saw their three match ODI series against Pakistan postponed owing to a covid-19 outbreak. They were whitewashed by the Asian side in the T20I series, by a score-line of 3-0.

    Meanwhile, Ireland also saw their ODI series against USA cancelled owing to the covid-19 pandemic.  The two-match T20I series ended in a 1-1 draw. Both teams have not played ODI cricket since a long time, which has been the case for almost all cricketing nations.

    WI vs IRE 1st ODI Details

    West Indies have named a strong squad for the ODI series against Ireland. They will be led by the all-rounder, Kieron Pollard. There are several new names featuring in the squad, and they will have a good chance of making a name for themselves. Alzarri Joseph, Shai Hope, Nicholas Pooran and Jason Holder are among the other big names.

    As for Ireland, they have named their best possible squad. Andrew Balbirnie will lead the visitors, whereas, the likes of William Porterfield, Paul Stirling are other big names. George Dockrell, Mark Adair, Joshua Little form a strong bowling lineup.

    Where to Watch West Indies vs Ireland Live score and telecast?

    Sony Pictures Network will broadcast the match live in India. The matches will be shown live on Sony TEN 1 and Sony Ten 1 HD. Moreover, fans can view the match on Sony LIV app. The ball to ball commentary can also be streamed live on FanCode App. Both sides will be playing ODI cricket after considerable period of time.

    WI vs IRE Cricket Betting Tips

    Who Will Win WI vs IRE today match?

    West Indies vs Ireland Head to Head in ODIs: Total 12: WI 10, IRE 1

    Both teams have played 12 ODIs against each other, with 10 matches ending in the favor of West Indies. Without a doubt, West Indies are the favorites to win the first ODI and the series because of the firepower in their ranks and strong squad. However, Ireland are no pushovers, as they have picked a really good squad to match up to West Indies. The hosts will surely have one eye on the ICC 50 over World Cup in 2023, and start their preparations.

    Betway: WI 1.15, IRE 4.75
    Bet365: WI 1.14, IRE 5.50

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    West Indies vs Ireland Dream11 Prediction

    West Indies have a strong batting order as Shai Hope opens the batting for the hosts. Nicholas Pooran will have a good opportunity to prove himself as a 50-over specialist as he could bat higher up in the batting order. Kieron Polllard will be the finisher for West Indies, with Roston Chase and Jason Holder being the all-rounders. Here are the top picks for the West Indies vs Ireland Dream11 Team Prediction:

    1. Kieron Pollard Stats vs Ireland in ODI Cricket

    Kieron Pollard has played three ODIs against Ireland, and has smashed 134 runs at an average of over 67. The all-rounder will be a key player for the hosts in the 3 match ODI series.

    Matches Runs Average
    3 134 67


    2. Shai Hope vs Ireland in ODI

    Shai Hope is one of the best ODI batters around. The right-handed batter has scored 251 runs in six innings against Ireland at an average of over 40, with his highest score being 170.

    Matches Runs Average
    6 251 41.83


    3. Jason Holder Stats vs Ireland in ODI 

    Jason Holder has picked up 6 wickets in 5 matches against Ireland. The all-rounder is pretty handy with the bat too, and is a sure shot pick in Dream11.

    Matches Wickets Average
    5 6 34.66

    West Indies vs Ireland Today Match Pitch Report

    Predicted Score:
    If WI bats first: 250-300
    If IRE bats first: 200-250

    The pitch at Jamaica is known for low-scoring battles. The average first innings score at the venue is just 233 runs, and the average second innings score is 200. Teams chasing on this ground have often went on win the game. However, given the firepower West Indies have in their batting order, they could put up a decent total if they get their eye in. It will be difficult to navigate against pace bowlers on this wicket.

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    Jamaica Weather Today

    The weather is expected to be a bit cloudy for the first ODI between West Indies and Ireland. However, the sun is expected to shine brightly during most of the day, and there is no chance of any rainfall. Temperatures could go as high as 31 degree Celsius or as low as 22 degree Celsius. Hence, playing conditions will be ideal for both teams.

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