A stormy innings from the Netherlands batsmen complimented by a rain of sixes and especially the thrilling knock from Stephen Myburgh destroyed the Irish team.
Ireland enjoys supremacy over United Arab Emirates
Ed Joyce played a steady innings which enabled Ireland to grasp the game against the United Arab Emirates whereas the match was restricted due to rain.
Ireland triumphed in a cliff-hanger vs. Zimbabwe
Paul Stirling led the composed Irish team with a superb fifty and their bowlers did well in a crunchy game vs. Zimbabwe who lost the match on the final ball.
Easy win for the Windies – only ODI vs. Ireland
West Indies outclassed Ireland who was unable to set a reasonable target while batting first and the hosts chased it at ease with plenty of overs to spare.
England clinched the only ODI vs. Ireland
The English skipper, Eoin Morgan, led his side from the front and powered a ton followed by the one from Ravi Bopara as England surpassed the Irish target easily.
Pakistan triumphed in a thriller against Ireland – 2nd ODI
A brave batting by Kamran Akmal assisted by two match winning partnerships with Shoaib Malik and Wahab Riaz led the Pakistani team to a victory vs. Ireland.
Gallant Ireland tied with Pakistan – 1st ODI
Paul Stirling plundered a century and Kevin O’Brien nearly won the game for Ireland with his all round performance vs. Pakistan as the match was tied.
Encouraging knock by Rohit Sharma– MS Dhoni
The captain of India, MS Dhoni, was pleased with the performance of Rohit Sharma in the 4th ODI and was positive that the batsman will feel more confident.
Australia tops Group B – Summary of the pool matches
Australia leads the table in Group B by winning vs. West Indies and Ireland as the Windies were unable to exploit their skills in the rain affected games.
Shane Watson sunk Ireland
Shane Watson crippled Ireland with his thundering all round performance in the 2nd game of the ICC World Twenty20 as Australia clinched the win comprehensively.