IRE vs SA: Ireland created history in ODI cricket, defeated South Africa for the first time
Ireland defeated South Africa by 43 runs in the second match of the three-match series. This victory of the Irish team has surprised everyone in the cricket world.
New Delhi. Ireland created history by defeating South Africa (ireland vs south africa) by 43 runs in the second ODI, thanks to a brilliant century from Andy Balbirnie first and then the bowlers' excellent performance. Ireland defeated South Africa for the first time in the history of ODI cricket. Now he also has a chance to win this three-match series. The first match of the series was washed out due to rain. After winning the toss and batting first, Ireland scored 290 runs for the loss of 5 wickets in the stipulated over on the basis of captain Andy's century.
In reply, the South African team was all out for 247 runs. Apart from Andy, Harry Tector played an innings of 79 runs. Andile Fekulwayo of South Africa took 2 wickets. At the same time, Sweetheart Malan scored the highest 84 runs for South Africa. Irish bowlers Mark Adair, Josh Little and Andy McBrain got two successes.
Irish batsmen hit runs
while batting first, Irish batsmen scored runs fiercely. Paul Starling 27 and Andy 102 got off to a strong start. Andy got the support of McBrain 30 after the first wicket fell in the form of Paul for 64 runs. The Irish team got 3 blows in the form of McBrain on 124 runs and Andy on 194 runs. After this, Tector 79 and Dockrell 45 made a great partnership and took the score to 284 runs. Tector was out on the second ball of the 50th over and then in the form of Dockrell on the last ball of the innings, Ireland got the fifth blow for 290 runs. Andy scored 102 runs in 117 balls with the help of 10 fours and 2 sixes. While Tector scored 79 runs in 68 balls with 6 fours and 4 sixes.
After the difficult batsmen, the Irish bowlers made it difficult for South Africa. The bowlers bowled very tightly. None of the bowlers bowled more than 5.50 economy. The South African team came under pressure due to tight bowling and falling wickets in stipulated intervals. Only Malan could score a half-century. He scored 84 runs in 96 balls. Apart from him, Van Dar Dusan scored 49 runs in 70 balls and David Miller scored 24 runs. No other batsman could score more than 17 runs.