Ireland beat the defending champion West Indies by nine wickets in Hobart on Friday. Paul Stirling’s 50 was a highlight of the game. Moving on in the T20 World Cup to the Super 12 round. Ireland beat the Windies and moved on to the Super 12s in the T20 World Cup.
On a foggy afternoon at Bellerive Oval, the big redhead’s unbeaten 66 from 48 balls helped Ireland beat a low score of 146-5 in just 48 overs. Even though Brandon King scored 62 runs without getting out, the West Indies were knocked out in the group round. Since the tournament began in South Africa in 2007, this was the fastest exit for the Caribbean team.
Ireland beat the Windies and are now in the Super 12s.
Ireland lost their first game of the season to Zimbabwe, but they beat Scotland on Wednesday with a great chase and were almost perfect against the West Indies, who won in 2012 and 2016.
“It’s hard. We haven’t hit well at all in this tournament, and making 145 here on a really good batting surface was very hard “said Nicholas Pooran, the captain of the West Indies.
“When I say that, I want to congratulate Ireland. I think they did a great job with the bat and a good job with the ball today.”
Stirling and the team’s captain, Andy Balbirnie, put up 73 runs before Balbirnie was caught cutting for 37. And there was nothing the West Indies could do to defend their score. The third player on the Irish team, Lorcan Tucker, played in the middle with Stirling.
He hit 45 runs and didn’t lose a wicket, which helped Ireland win their Group B qualifying match easily. Tucker danced down the wicket and hit Obed McCoy over extra cover for four runs, which was enough to win the game. It was cheered loudly by the few Irish people who were there.
While Ireland has been to the World Cup many times in the last ten years. This is only their second time in the T20 competition getting to the knockout round. Since 2009, when it was last held in England.
“It’s very important. Last year at this time, we had a really disappointing loss “The 2021 World Cup will be held in the United Arab Emirates, Balbirnie said. “We thought a lot, and when we got back home, a lot had changed.