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Dom O'Mara

The Irish fans had plenty to cheer about

Ireland v UAE, World Cup 2015, Group B, Brisbane

Backing Green at the Gabba

The match between Ireland and the UAE was the first final-over thriller of the World Cup and it was littered with great moments like the bail fail and the antics of Larry the Leprechaun

Alex Cusack is congratulated on the wicket of Rohan Mustafa

Ire v UAE, Group B, Brisbane

Ireland overcome expectation

Far from assuming the role of plucky underdogs, Ireland were forced to deal with unexpected pressure of being heavy favourites against UAE

Shaiman Anwar hits out on his way to a century

Ireland v UAE, World Cup 2015, Group B, Brisbane

Anwar's star shines brightly

Fearless, flamboyant and elegant. Two matches in, UAE may have already found their first batting superstar

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Gary Wilson plays a straight drive

Ireland v UAE, World Cup 2015, Group B, Brisbane

Gary Wilson guides Ireland to a narrow win over UAE

Gary Wilson anchored Ireland's chase to help them narrowly beat a resolute United Arab Emirates by two wickets in their World Cup 2015 Group B match played in Brisbane on Wednesday.