first_imgThe turning point in the West Indies versus Ireland World Cup Group B match has to be the wicket of Irish batsman Ed Joyce.Joyce along with Gary Wilson were scoring at a good rate. In fact while they were at the crease, Ireland had a better run rate than West Indies at one stage.But no sooner did Andre Russell’s yorker break their stand that the Irish batting line-up folded.The duo had put on 91 runs for the fourth wicket – the best partnership on the day.With Joyce gone, Wilson too fell after posting a dogged 61. He was trapped leg-before on opposition skipper Darren Sammy’s ball in the 42nd over.Man-of-the-MatchKieron Pollard, who hammered a 55-ball 94 and won the MoM award to his batting blitz.But, opener Devon Smith’s 107, though slow, paved the way for the West Indies win.last_img

Turning point in West Indies vs Ireland tie

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