WI vs IRE 2nd ODI postponed due to COVID-19 and injuries;

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WI vs IRE 2nd ODI postponed due to COVID-19 and injuries;

Cricket West Indies (CWI) and Cricket Ireland (CI) issued a joint statement to postpone 2nd ODI.

Two further positive COVID-19 cases were reported in the Ireland camp following recent testing.

And Two players being ruled out due to injury, resulting in Ireland having a severely depleted squad.

The second One-Day International scheduled for Sabina Park on Tuesday, January 11 has therefore been postponed.

In the 1st ODI West Indies beat Ireland by 24 runs.

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After positive tests, Skipper Andrew Balbirnie and wicket-keeper batter Lorcan Tucker. As well as interim head coach David Ripley, have been placed in isolation with Simi Singh and Ben White.

On Friday, the two teams were set to play a third one-day international. With the tour culminating with a one-off T20 international in Kingston on Sunday.

CWI and CI are in discussions to review the match schedule and are working to explore all possibilities for the series to be completed.

The five members of the Ireland team who have returned positive COVID-19 results remain in isolation under the care and supervision of the medical teams.

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