With nuggety wicketkeeper Gary Wilson for company, the big-hitting Kevin O'Brien set right the mess he had left Ireland in with some ordinary plans and bowling at the death
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
Far from assuming the role of plucky underdogs, Ireland were forced to deal with unexpected pressure of being heavy favourites against UAE
Fearless, flamboyant and elegant. Two matches in, UAE may have already found their first batting superstar
Stats highlights from Ireland's narrow victory over the 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.
#BendTheRules Moments from the Group B match between Ireland and UAE
Plays of the Day from the match between Ireland and UAE in Brisbane