Rashid and Hales shine in England's 7-wicket victory over Ireland

Fri, May 05, 2017 10:30 pm Posted: Cricketnmore Editorial
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May 5 (CRICKETNMORE) - England beat Ireland by 7 wickets in the first ODI at County Ground in Bristol on Friday. Adil Rashid bamboozled Ireland’s batsmen, taking career-best figures of 5-27 in eight overs, as the visitors slumped from 40/0 to 126 all out.

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In reply, Alex Hales struck a brisk 55 and Joe Root an unbeaten 49 as England raced to their victory target in just 20 overs.

Ireland - 126/10 in 23 Overs

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Ed Joyce   lbw b D Willey 23 (20) 
P Stirling   b M Wood 20 (18) 
W Porterfield   c L Plunkett b J Root 13 (45) 
A Balbirnie   c S Billings b J Ball 30 (38) 
N O'Brien   lbw b A Rashid 16 (41)
G Wilson   lbw b A Rashid 1 (4) 
K O'Brien   lbw b A Rashid 4 (8) 
S Thompson   b A Rashid 4 (3) 
G Dockrell   lbw b J Root 0 (3) 
T Murtagh   c A Hales b A Rashid 11 (16) 
P Chase   Not Out 1 (2) 

Extras 3 (b-0,lb-0,w-0,nb-3)


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England Bowling

D Willey 6-0-34-1, M Wood 6-0-24-1, J Ball 5-0-16-1, L Plunkett 3-0-14-0, A Rashid 8-0-27-5, J Root 5-0-9-2


England - 127/3 in 20 Overs

 

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