Finally, the ODI series between West Indies and Ireland has finished and reportedly, West Indies whitewashed Ireland in the ODI series! Earlier, the local team West Indies secured the game by winning the first two matches. Now, earlier today, they have played the 3rd match. According to the report, team Windies won the match by 5 wickets. Using the D/L method, West Indies has won the match. By winning the match, West Indies whitewashed Ireland in the ODI series!
At the National Cricket Stadium, St. George’s, the 3rd ODI took place earlier today. It was a day match and the local team came to bowl by winning the toss. The Irish team played complete 50 overs. But due to the rain, the overs have been reduced to 47. At the same time, the score has been reduced as well. West Indies needed to chase 197 runs so far.
James McCollum and Paul Stirling came to bat for Ireland. They just added 22 runs jointly. At that time, Stirling went to the dressing room. He scored only 5 runs. Just 11 runs later, the 2nd wicket James followed the way. Ireland lost the wickets within a regular gap. But in the meantime, the captain of the team led the team from the front. Andrew Balbirnie scored the highest 71 runs. Among the rest players, Kevin scored 21runs and McBrine scored 25 runs reportedly. In 49.1 overs, Ireland lost all wickets. They scored 203 runs totally. Hayden Walsh took four wickets and Oshane Thomas took three wickets so far.
Later, the local team came to chase the score. But in 29 runs, they lost opener Shai Hope. He scored only 6 runs so far. The other opener Evin Lewis made a century and played the vital role. He scored 102 runs and got the player of the match award. Besides, Brandon King scored 38 runs and Nicholas Pooran scored 43 runs unbeaten. Losing five wickets, West Indies chased the score in 36.2 overs.