Ireland vs West Indies, Only ODI Updates: Play had to be abandoned before a ball is bowled. The rain from the day before proved just too much for the sodden outfield. Predictions were already of overcast conditions and showers here and there. West Indies were aiming to get their quest for automatic World Cup qualification off to a bright start against Ireland in Belfast in an only ODI. The two teams had previously met in the 2015 World Cup and it was supposed to be their first game of the tournament as Ireland stunned West Indies then to leave many shocked. Jason Holder, Chris Gayle and Marlon Samuels were expected to be highlights of the game for West Indies as Roston Chase had been dropped from the squad.
Ireland: William Porterfield (c), John Anderson, Andrew Balbirnie, Peter Chase, George Dockrell, Ed Joyce, Tim Murtagh, Kevin O’Brien, Niall O’Brien, Boyd Rankin, Simi Singh, Gary Wilson (wk), Paul Stirling.
West Indies: Sunil Ambris, Devendra Bishoo, Miguel Cummins, Chris Gayle, Jason Holder(c), Kyle Hope, Shai Hope, Alzarri Joseph, Evin Lewis, Jason Mohammed, Ashley Nurse, Rovman Powell, Marlon Samuels, Jerome Taylor, Kesrick Williams.