U19 World Cup 2018: England beat Ireland by 125 runs in warm-up game
Jan.9 (CRICKETNMORE) - England beat Ireland by 125 runs in ICC U19 World Cup warm-up game on Tuesday.
It was also a fine outing for England as they posted an imposing 372 for eight against Ireland with captain Harry Brook and Will Jacks both retiring at 100 each and Fin Trenouth producing a brisk 41-ball 73 with five fours and five sixes.
Ireland were all out for 247 in reply, with captain Harry Tector scoring 104 (118 balls, 12x4, 2x6) and Joshua Little getting a half-century after grabbing three wickets earlier in the day.
England 372-8, 50 overs (Harry Brook 100 retired, Will Jacks 100 retired, Fin Trenouth 73, Liam Banks 33; Joshua Little 3-50)
Ireland 247, 49.4 overs (Harry Tector 104, Joshua Little 55; Tom Scriven 3-24, Dillon Pennington 2-26)
Captain Harry Brooks was happy with the two centuries in England’s innings.
“We had a very good first innings. Me and Jack led that with the two big hundreds. The momentum took us into the second innings, but we drifted after 10 overs and let them get to their total.”
ICC Media Release