Get ready for an exciting showdown as the West Indies Emerging Team (WIE) goes head-to-head against Ireland Emerging (IRE-E) in the 1st unofficial ODI of the Ireland Emerging tour of West Indies 2023, set to unfold at the esteemed Sir Vivian Richards Stadium in Antigua. This marks the first encounter between these teams, with a series of 3 ODIs lined up, promising an enthralling battle ahead.
Led by the capable Nyeem Young, the West Indies Emerging Team presents a robust squad. Anchored by the likes of Ackeem Auguste, Matthew Nande, and Teddy Bishop, the batting unit is primed to set strong foundations. The all-round prowess of Johann Layne, Nyeem Young, and Kevin Wickham will add depth to their gameplay. In the bowling department, Joshua Bishop and Junior Sinclair aim to lead the charge, posing a threat to the opposition’s batting lineup.
On the other side, Ireland Emerging, under the leadership of Stephen Doheny, showcases a well-rounded squad. The batting unit, helmed by Cade Carmichael, Morgan Topping, and Murray Commins, is geared up to lay a solid platform. The all-round skills of Tim Tector, Fionn Hand, and Liam McCarthy provide versatility to the squad. Bowling duties rest on the shoulders of Matthew Foster and Matthew Humphreys, aiming to make an impact with their disciplined performances.