In the first T20 match between Ireland and the West Indies, Ireland defeated the West Indies by four runs and won the first match in the three-match series. Ireland decided to bowl first after wining the toss. Batting first, the West Indies scored 204 runs at the loss of seven wickets. Ireland won by scoring 208 runs losing seven wickets with the help of Paul Stirling's blistering innings of 95 from 47 balls. Paul was awarded the Man of the Match award.
For the West Indies, Lendl Simmons scored 22 off 14 balls while Evin Lewis scored 53 off 29 balls with the help of four fours and three sixes. Joshua Little took three wickets for Ireland. At the same time, Paul's blistering innings for Ireland included six fours and eight sixes. Kevin O'Brien, who came with Paul, also scored 48 off 32 balls.