Ireland won the first match by 5 runs with England (DLS Method)

In the eighth match of Super 12 in the T20 World Cup 2022, Ireland won the first match by 5 runs with England as per the DLS method due to good performance in batting and bowling. After winning this match, Ireland was placed in the 4th position with 2 points. England was placed in the 3rd position with 2 points and a better run rate as per the points table in the T 20 World Cup 2022.

Earlier, England won the toss and chose to bowl first thus Ireland first batted and was all out at only 157/10 in 19.2 overs due to great bowling by Liam Livingstone 3/17 (3), Mark Wood 3/34 (4), Sam Curran 2/31 (3), and Ben Stokes 1/8 (2.2). Andrew Balbirnie 62 (47), Lorcan Tucker 34 (27), and Curtis Campher 18 (11) were good batting from the Ireland side. After this inning, Ireland set a good target of 158 runs in 20 overs for England to win this match.

During chasing, England scored 105/5 in 14.3 overs, and lose this match by 5 runs with Ireland (DLS method) due to great bowling by Joshua Little 2/16 (3), George Dockrell 1/5 (1), Fionn Hand 1/17 (2), and Barry McCarthy 1/20 (3). Dawid Malan 35 (37), Moeen Ali 24* (12), and Harry Brook 18 (21) were good batting from the England side.

Andrew Balbirnie (IRE), 62 (47), was declared as the Player of the Match due to his great performance in batting.

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