Caribbean Players To Test Luck Of The Irish – Ireland accept West Indian offer to play 50-over tournament in Caribbean

IRISH CRICKETERS will be slapping on the sun tan after they agreed to an invitation from West Indies to take part in a 50-over competition in the Caribbean.

The Regional Super50, which features seven of the region’s team, will now be completed with the participation of the Irish, who will jet out over the Atlantic to join the tournament that runs from the end of January to mid-February.

{IMAGE VIA - voice-online.co.uk} LUCKY TOURIST: Ireland coach Phil Simmons will get a chance to visit his home island of Trinidad and Tobago

{IMAGE VIA – voice-online.co.uk} LUCKY TOURIST: Ireland coach Phil Simmons will get a chance to visit his home island of Trinidad and Tobago

The visitors have been placed the Zone A group, which comprises Jamaica, WIndward Islands and Guyana, while the competition is to be played in Trinidad and Tobago – the home country of Ireland’s coach Phil Simmons.

At the moment, Ireland hold ICC titles in all three formats of the game, and appear to be moving up the ladder of international cricket – something the Ireland coach is excited about.

Speaking about his homecoming to Trinidad and Tobago leading the Irish, Simmons said: “It’s a fantastic opportunity for Ireland’s cricketers to play in this prestigious competition…”

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