Ireland Surprised WI With 9 Wickets Win in the WT20 Cup 2022; Qualifies for Super 12
- West Indies won the toss and opted to bat first against Ireland, setting a run target of 146 with loss of 5 wickets in 20 overs.
- Brandon King scored a maximum of 62 runs, remaining not out, including 6 fours and 1 six.
- Gareth Delany became the player of the match, taking 3 crucial wickets of West Indies.
- Paul Stirling the highest for the side with a score of 66, remaining unbeaten.
On the grounds of Bellerive Oval, Hobart, West Indies won the toss and chose to bat first. The pitch is different with 82 m boundary and was a great playing pitch with cracks and dryness, favouring spinners more.
Mayers and Charles opened the batting to begin the setting of the record on the bowling of Joshua Little. Charles smashed the first four of the innings with the duo managing the score of 6 in the first over. Scoring just 1 run, Mayers lost his wicket to McCarthy.
With Charles thumping 4, 4, and 6 in the 4th over, there arose a hope for West Indies aiming to go high but he lost his wicket to Simi Singh.
After 8 overs, Brandon King’s efforts with the company of Evin Lewis, the side crossed the half-century, standing at a score of 58-2 after 8 overs.
After playing for the successful 15 overs, West Indies jumped to a score of 105-4.
Till 16 overs game, Brandon King smashed the 6th fifty of his career in T20Is. Fueling 62 off 48 and the partnership with Odean Smith scoring 19 off 12, West Indies scored a target of 146-5 in 20 overs.
To begin the run chase, Stirling and Balbirnie came to the crease with Obed McCoy on the bowling attack. Smashing the ball for the first boundary and a six, the duo managed a score of 21-0 after 2 overs.
The cumulative efforts of Andrew Balbirnie and Paul Stirling on the pitch, the team crossed the century with a score of 54 after 5 overs. Paul Stilring and Lorcan Tucker helped the team to cross the century with a score of 101-1 after 11 overs. At 11.2 overs, Sterling scored his 50 of the match. The side managed to move the score of 125-1 after 14 overs.
Chasing the target, Ireland won the match by 9 wickets, smashing a total score of 150-1 in 17.3 overs.
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