Saturday, March 7, 2015

Ireland beat Zimbabwe in thrilling match

Ireland beat Zimbabwe by 5 runs
Cricket world cup 2015, Ireland beat Zimbabwe by 5 runs in thrilling match. Chasing 332 runs, Zimbabwe started slowly but lost 4 wickets and at one stage they struggled at 74/4 in 16.4 overs. Brendan Taylor (121 runs) and Sean Williams(96 runs) build the innings and Taylor lost his wicket at 223/5 runs and need 104 runs in 10 overs. But at other end Sean Williams with other batsman score quickly but lost wickets and Ireland need 7 runs in 5 balls but lost last wickets by adding 2 runs which in result they lost by 5 runs with 3 balls left, Alex Cusack took 4 wickets. Earlier Ed Joyce(112) and Balbirnie(97) were top scorers in Ireland batting, Chatara and Sean Williams took 3 wickets each. EdJoyce was named as man of the match. Earlier Zimbabwe won the toss and opted to field first.

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