Summary Ireland survived an inspired spell of swing bowling from Zimbabwe's Tinashe Panyangara to scrape through for a three-wicket win on the last ball of their Group B encounter in Sylhet on Monday. Panyangara (4-37), who was smashed for 18 in his first over by Stirling, also dismissed the dangerous Kevin O'Brien (17) in the 18th over and returned to bowl the final over of the innings with Ireland needing four runs for victory.
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Summary SYLHET, Bangladesh: Ireland survived an inspired spell of swing bowling from Zimbabwe's Tinashe Panyangara to scrape through for a three-wicket win on the last ball of their Group B encounter in Sylhet yesterday. Panyangara (4-37), who was smashed for 18 in his first over by Stirling, also dismissed the dangerous Kevin O'Brien (17) in the 18th over and returned to bowl the final over of the innings with Ireland needing four runs for victory.
Summary The young-old bowler, Tinashe Panyangara is keeping Zimbabwe's chances alive with yet another wicket. The skipper himself involved in the action, taking the catch at short mid-wicket. The Netherlands and United Arab Emirates are the other two teams in the group.
Summary Paul Stirling gave Ireland a flying start with 60 off 34 balls [AFP]. Earlier, Nepal claimed an impressive 80-run victory against Hong Kong in the battle of the tournament debutants on the opening day of the World Twenty20.
Summary United Arab Emirates's captain Khurram Khan, front, walks back to the pavilion after his dismissal by Ireland's Tim Murtagh during their ICC Twenty20 Cricket World Cup match in Sylhet, Bangladesh, Wednesday, March 19, 2014.
Summary Skipper William Porterfield's unbeaten 33 runs guided Ireland to a comfortable 21-run Duckworth-Lewis-method victory over UAE in a Group B World Twenty20 match at the Sylhet Stadium in Bangladesh on Wednesday night. The victory boosted the chances of Ireland -- who stunned Zimbabwe by three wickets in their first match at the same venue on Monday -- to qualify for the main draw of the T20 tourney.
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