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Botha and O'Brien secure tight victory

Ireland secured an impressive four-wicket victory against Zimbabwe to highlight their potential for making a mark on the World Cup

Match Centre

49.3
1
Masakadza to Mooney, 1 run,
49.2
4
Masakadza to Mooney, FOUR runs,
49.1
0
Masakadza to Mooney, no run,

END OF OVER:
49 | 6 Runs 1 Wkt | IRE: 240/6 (5 runs required from 6 balls, RR: 4.89, RRR: 5.00)

  • John Mooney0 (1b)
  • Kevin O'Brien62 (61b)
  • Ray Price10-0-37-2
  • Prosper Utseya10-0-34-0
48.6
1lb
Price to Mooney, 1 leg bye,
48.5
W
Price to Wilson, OUT,

GC Wilson c Lamb b Price 7 (8m 7b 0x4 0x6) SR: 100.00

48.4
0
Price to Wilson, no run,

Ireland 2nd innings Partnerships

WktRunsPlayers
1st1NJ O'BrienPR Stirling
2nd39NJ O'BrienAR Cusack
3rd47AC BothaAR Cusack
4th40AC BothaAR White
5th99AC BothaKJ O'Brien
6th13KJ O'BrienGC Wilson
7th6JF MooneyKJ O'Brien