There has been a big upset in the Super-12 matches of the T20 World Cup. England vs Ireland match could not be completed due to rain in Melbourne but Ireland won the match by 5 runs on the basis of Duckworth Lewis.
Ireland Beat England. There has been a big upset in the Super-12 matches of the T20 World Cup. England vs Ireland match could not be completed due to rain in Melbourne but Ireland won the match by 5 runs on the basis of Duckworth Lewis. However, the way the match was going, it seemed that Ireland would beat the English team as England were chasing 158 runs and were in trouble for the loss of 5 wickets for 105 runs in the 15th over. However, it rained at the same time and Ireland won the match by 5 runs based on the Duckworth-Lewis rule.
Ireland scored 157 runs
In the T20 World Cup, against a team like England, Ireland came out to bat, it seemed that less runs would be scored but team captain Andrew Balbirnie played an innings of 62 runs off 47 balls. Ireland’s Lokern Tucker made 34 off 27 balls while Cartis Kampf again scored 18 runs off 11 balls. England bowler Livingstone took 3 wickets for 17 runs in 3 overs. Mark Wood gave 34 runs in 4 overs and took 3 wickets while Sam Karen took 2 wickets for 31 runs in 3 overs. In this way, Ireland’s team scored 157 runs in 19.2 overs.
England’s batting collapsed
Chasing Ireland’s 158 runs, England’s team started poorly and Ireland’s bowlers gave early shocks. Even before it rained, England lost 1 wicket otherwise England would have won the match. Because in the Duckworth-Lewis rule, the target of runs also increases when more wickets fall. For England, Delid Malan scored 35 runs in 37 balls. At the same time, Moeen Ali scored 24 not out off 12 balls. Harry Brooke scored 18 runs off 21 balls. Ireland bowler Little took 2 wickets for 16 runs in 3 overs. George Dokrell took 1 wicket for 5 runs in 1 over. At the same time, Hand took 1 wicket for 17 runs in 2 overs. When the rain started, England scored 105 for 5 in 14.2 overs. However, Ireland were declared winners by 5 runs on the basis of Duckworth-Lewis.