England vs Ireland Highlights: In the 20th match of the T20 World Cup 2022, the England team faced Ireland. This match was played at Melbourne Cricket Stadium. In a rain-affected match, Ireland defeated England by 5 runs under the Duckworth-Lewis rule.
England vs Ireland Highlights
In the Super 12 match of the T20 World Cup, Ireland defeated England by 5 runs under the Duckworth-Lewis rule in a rain-affected match. Ireland set a target of 158 runs for England to win. England’s team at one time scored 105 runs in 14.3 overs for the loss of five wickets. The team needed 53 runs in 27 balls to win. Then the torrential rain started. England’s team was behind by 5 runs under the rule. Earlier, Liam Livingstone and Mark Wood took three wickets each as England bowled Ireland out for 157. Ireland captain Andy Balbirnie scored 62 runs in 47 balls, which is his first and eighth half-century in the T20 World Cup.
Three days ago in the T20 World Cup, the historic ground in Melbourne where India registered a thrilling victory over Pakistan on the last ball. There has been a big change in that. Ireland defeated England by 5 runs (D/L) in the Super-12 round match. In this match, England got a target of 158 runs. Chasing this, England scored 105 runs in 14.3 overs for the loss of 5 wickets. Then it started raining heavily. According to local time, the cut-off time of the match was 6.56 pm.
When the match stopped, it was 6.40 in the evening. In such a situation, there were only 15 minutes to start the match again and till then the rain did not stop. Because of this, England had to lose this match by 5 runs. This is the second time in the history of both the ODI and T20 World Cup that Ireland has defeated England.
Chasing the target of 158 runs, England had a very poor start and their first three wickets fell for just 29 runs. These three wickets included the wickets of captain Jos Buttler (0), Alex Hales (7) and Ben Stokes (6). After this, Harry Brooks (18) shared a 38-run partnership with David Malan.
Here Brooks was made his victim by George Dockrell. Moments later, Malan’s Barry McCarthy added to England’s troubles by getting out. Before the rain came, Moeen Ali, hitting 12 runs in the first 3 balls of the 15th over, tried to avoid defeat by adopting a quick approach. But the rain ruined his dreams.
Ireland repeats 11-year-old history
ENG vs IRE, T20 World Cup 2022: Ireland made a big upset in the T20 World Cup by defeating England by 5 runs in a rain-hit match. This is Ireland’s second win over England in World Cup history. Earlier, he had defeated England in the 2011 ODI World Cup.
What is Duckworth Lewis Rule?
The Duckworth-Lewis rule in cricket is like a puzzle, which everyone wants to understand but fails. When a tournament does not have a reserve day, it is often seen being used. It is a mathematical system with the help of which the over-target is calculated. It was started by Frank Duckworth and Tony Lewis of England. Many times there has been controversy about it, for the first time it was used in 1997.