Gloomy skies as usual welcome the return of cricket at Dublin, as Windies take on an Ireland side who are undergoing a transition of their own. Chris Gayle, Marlon Samuels and Jerome Taylor make their way back into the team and suddenly the Marooners look much stronger, than they did two months back. A battle between two resurgent teams is likely to be a humdinger.
Ireland: William Porterfield (c), Gary Wilson (wk), Paul Stirling, Ed Joyce, Niall O’Brien, Andy Balbirnie, Kevin O’Brien, Tim Murtagh, George Dockrell, Jacob Mulder/ Peter Chase, Boyd Rankin.
West Indies: Jason Holder (c), Shai Hope (wk), Chris Gayle, Evin Lewis, Marlon Samuels, Jason Mohammed, Rovman Powell, Ashley Nurse, Devendra Bishoo, Jerome Taylor, Kesrick Williams.
Kevin O’Brien (Captain Pick)