Ireland beat West Indies in the third ODI match of the series to clinch their first away-series win against a Test playing Nation. Ireland beat West Indies by 2 wickets in the deciding match on Sunday at Sabina Park. They registered their first home-series win against a Test playing nation in 2019 against Zimbabwe.
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Andy McBrine was the hero for the visitors, scripting the history. He picked up 4 wickets in the decider and bundled out the host for just 212 in 45 overs and scored a crucial 50. He was also adjusted the Player of the Series. He took his wicket tally to 10 in the series on sunday. Harry tector also played his part and scored 52 match defining runs. He scored his third consecutive 50 plus score and 7th in last 10 games.
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Ireland, who were missing several players including captain Andy Balbirnie due to Covid, managed to win the series against the high quality West Indies side. West Indies won the first game by 24 runs before Ireland levelled the series with a five-wicket victory in second game.
The matches were part of the qualifying path for the 2023 World Cup.
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Brief scores: West Indies 212 in 44 overs (Shai Hope 53; Andy McBrine 4-28) lost to Ireland 214/8 in 44.5 overs (Andy McBrine 59; Roston Chase 3-44) by 2 wickets with 31 balls to spare. Player of the Match: Andy McBrine.
Ireland won the series by 2-1. Player of the Series: Andy McBrine.