The final match of ‘Ireland Tri-Nation Series’ is going to be held between Bangladesh and West Indies at Friday 17th May 2019. The game will start at 3.45 pm BST. Bangladesh is now at the top of the table having earned 14 points in the last 4 matches. West Indies is also not far behind having won 2 matches out of 4 that they have played. Definitely, it is going to be a match worth watching.

Bangladesh and West Indies are in the Tri-nation final. Who’s going to win the trophy?

Now let’s talk about both of the teams in details.


Bangladesh team has been playing Incredible cricket from the beginning of this tournament. They have remained unbeaten in the last 4 matches. However, Due to rain, they did not get the chance to play with the host Ireland in the third match of this series.

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The first match between BD and Ireland was canceled due to rain.

Bangladesh beat Ireland In the last match. Abu Jayed alone took 5 wickets yesterday. Irish player Paul Stirling‘s magnificent innings of 130 runs made them manage to score 292 runs in 50 overs. Nonetheless, their bowling team couldn’t help them to earn a victory against the Tigers. Bangladesh won the match by 6 wickets with 42 balls left to play.

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Abu Jayed took 5 wickets against Ireland.

The Tigers faced West Indies 2 times till now in this series and beat them both of the time. In their first encounter, Bangladesh won by 8 wickets with 5 overs in their hand. That was mesmerizing sportsmanship by Bengal tigers that brought them victory at that huge margin. Captain Mashrafe took 3 wickets for the team.

Mashrafe has been playing consistently well throughout the series.

In the second one, Bangladesh again played really well and won the match by 5 wickets. Mustafizur Rahman took 4 wickets on that day and became the man of the match. Captain Mash again took 3 wickets.

Mustfizur became the man of the day by taking 4 important wickets.

However, there is an interesting thing to notice that on both days, West Indies won the toss and decided to bat first, yet to fail. By seeing this we can say that the Bangladesh team is getting pretty good at chasing runs.

West Indies:

The Caribbean’s are also playing good cricket in this tournament. In their first battle with Ireland, they won the match with a huge margin of 196 runs! Jamaican player John Campbell played a massive inning of 179 runs. Actually, for the bowlers, they won the match. Ashley Nurse took 4 wickets and Shannon Gabriel took 3. Needless to say, Campbell was honored Man of the match on that day.

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John Campbell scored 179 runs.

In the second match, the batsmen of west indies did pretty well actually. Shai Hope scored 109 runs playing 132 balls. However, as the bowlers did not manage to pick up wickets on time, they had to lose the match.

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Shai Hope played awesome innings of 109 runs against BD

On Saturday, May 11th in the 4th ODI, both Ireland and West Indies played really good. Each of the teams scored well over 300 runs. WI batsman Sunil Ambris Played incredible innings of  148 runs. West Indies were victorious that day.

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Sunil Ambris scored his maiden ODI century against Ireland.

Our final verdict:

The final match between the two qualifiers team is going to be held tomorrow In “The Village” stadium. Everybody is eager to see what is going to happen. We think it is going to be a competitive match as both teams will try hard and soul to win. Bangladesh is at the favor because they beat West Indies twice in this tournament but nothing can be said for so sure. Anything can happen in the ODI.

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The final match will be held tomorrow at 3.45 pm BST.

One plus point for West Indies team is that Bangladeshi vice-captain Shakib al Hasan got injured in the last match. It is not sure that he will play the final or not. But we think that the Bangladeshi team can still win without Shakib on the field.

So let’s wait and see.