Windies opener key for Ireland - O'Brien

Ireland batsman Kevin O'Brien says next Monday's World Cup opener against the West Indies will set the tone for their campaign in Australia and New Zealand.

The Irish will then face minnows the United Arab Emirates in the next match and two early wins would leave them on the brink of a quarter-final place.

"Most definitely a quarter-final place is achievable," insisted O'Brien, 30.

"I think it's going to be a great opportunity for us to start with a victory against the West Indies."

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