New Delhi: A big shocker is coming from the T20 World Cup. Ireland has defeated West indies by 9 wickets which has led to the elimination of the two-time World Cup winner. Paul Stirling played a match-winning innings and scored 66 runs for Ireland.
Following this Ireland have strengthened their claim for a place in the Super 12, registering a one-sided victory by 9 wickets in Friday’s match.
Paul Stirling stood strong on the crease
West indies has won the T20 World Cup title twice in the year 2012 and 2016. This is the first time that the team was eliminated in the qualifiers. Ireland’s opener Paul Stirling played an important role in defeating West Indies.
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He stood till the end and played a match-winning innings scoring 66 runs. The West indies bowlers tried their best were failed in eliminating Stirling from the crease.
West Indies will always remember Paul Sterling’s performance
Irish opener Paul Stirling made a smoky start in the match after a stellar performance from the bowlers. He batted freely and led the team’s score to over 100 runs in 11 overs. He stood at the crease and led the team towards its victory.
The situation has become such that West indies is going to remember Stirling’s face for the rest of their life. The batter has caused a big setback for West Indies as they are now eliminated from the T20 World Cup.
Balbirnie and Tucker played a stormy innings
Apart from Paul Stirling, Captain Andrew Balbirnie played an innings of 37 runs. Apart from this, Lorcan Tucker played a stormy innings of 45 runs for Ireland and played an important role in winning the team.
How did the match progressed?
In the match, West Indies won the toss and decided to bat first. West Indies had given Ireland a target of 147 for the loss of 5 wickets in 20 overs. In response to which the Irish team achieved this victory in 17.3 overs by losing one wicket.