T20 World Cup: Ireland beat England by 5 runs via D/L method

Ireland stunned England by five runs via the Duckworth-Lewis method in the T20 World Cup after rain interrupted the match for the umpteenth time, here on Wednesday.

Chasing 158, England were 105 for 5 in 14.3 overs when the heavens opened up again in the Super 12 match, which witnessed a delayed start due to wet outfield followed by rain.

According to the Duckworth-Lewis method, England were found to be five runs short when the umpires decided to call off the game.

Brief Scores

Ireland: 157 all out in 19.2 overs (Andy Balbirnie 62, Lorcan Tucker 34; Mark Wood 3/34, Liam Livingsstone 3/17, Sam Curran 2/31)

England: 105 for 5 in 14.3 overs (Dawid Malan 35, Moeen Ali 24; Josh Little 2/16, George Dockrell 1/5)


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