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Ireland gatecrash the cartel

Writing in the Guardian, Tim Wigmore suggests that Ireland's display in knocking over West Indies so comfortably was another example of their "relentless harassment of cricket's cosy cartel":

This did not feel like the classic underdog result characterised by a dodgy pitch, as was the case when Ireland toppled Pakistan in Jamaica in the 2007 World Cup, or a player enjoying the game of his life, as in Kevin O'Brien's evisceration of England at Bengaluru in 2011. Rather it was a victory for a side who appeared better drilled, more confident and better versed in the cricketing fundamentals.