Ireland vs Bangladesh, tri-series: Abu Jayed takes five as visitors earn easy win before final against West Indies

Abu Jayed's five-wicket haul leads Bangladesh to a six-wicket win over Ireland before their tri-series final against West Indies

Agence France-Presse, May 16, 2019 08:56:29 IST

Dublin: Paul Stirling's century and 94 from captain William Porterfield were insufficient to prevent Bangladesh beating Ireland by six wickets in a triangular series one-day international in Dublin on Wednesday.

Stirling struck eight fours and four sixes in his 130 from 141 balls.

Bangladesh's Abu Jayed took 5/58 in nine overs against Ireland. AFP

Bangladesh's Abu Jayed took 5/58 in nine overs against Ireland. AFP

The opener added 174 with Porterfield, the key stand in an Ireland total of 292 for eight.

But with Bangladesh's Abu Jayed, who dismissed both batsmen, taking five for 58, Ireland's total looked short of being a truly competitive score.

And Irish hopes of a consolation win in this dead rubber, ahead of Sunday's final between Bangladesh and the West Indies, were duly dashed as the Tigers replied with 294 for four with seven overs to spare.

Tamim Iqbal and Liton Das, filling in for the rested Soumya Sakar, put on 117 for the first wicket in reply.

Both batsmen went past fifty, with Tamim making 57 before he was bowled by Boyd Rankin while Das made 76 before succumbing to Barry McCarthy.

Shakib Al Hasan kept the momentum going with an even 50 but was then forced to retire hurt with a side injury -- a worrying sign for Bangladesh just weeks away from the start of the World Cup in England and Wales.

Updated Date: May 16, 2019 08:56:29 IST


IPL 2019 POINTS TABLE

Pos. Team P W L D Pts.
1
Mumbai
14 9 5 0 18
2
Chennai
14 9 5 0 18
3
Delhi
14 9 5 0 18
4
Hyderabad
14 6 8 0 12
5
Kolkata
14 6 8 0 12
6
Punjab
14 6 8 0 12
7
Rajasthan
14 5 8 0 11
8
Bangalore
14 5 8 0 11
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3 South Africa 2917 108
4 England 3663 105
5 Australia 2640 98
6 Sri Lanka 3462 94
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2 India 5669 121
3 South Africa 4488 115
4 New Zealand 3729 113
5 Australia 4342 109
6 Pakistan 3846 94
Rank Team Points Rating
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2 England 4253 266
3 South Africa 4196 262
4 Australia 5471 261
5 India 7273 260
6 New Zealand 4056 254