CAN vs IRE: In the T20 World Cup, the match between Canada and Ireland was played at Nassau County Stadium in New York on Friday. In this, Canada displayed a brilliant game and defeated the Ireland team by 12 runs. In this way, Canada achieved its first victory in the T20 World Cup. The Canadian bowlers bowled brilliantly and led their team to victory. Mark Adar took the most wickets from the Canadian team. Adar took 2 wickets.

After losing the toss and batting first, the Canadian team scored 137 runs in 20 overs for the loss of 7 wickets. In reply, the Ireland team could only score 125 runs in 20 overs. After losing the toss and batting first, the Canadian team did not have a great start. The team got its first blow in the form of Navneet Dhaliwal (6) in the third over. Aaron Johnson (14) also returned to the pavilion on the last ball of the 5th over. Pargat Singh was caught out on the 5th ball of the 7th over. Canada got its fourth blow on the first ball of the 9th over. Dilpreet Bajwa could only score 7 runs off 9 balls.

After this, Nicholas Kirton and Shreyas Movva took charge of the innings. Both added 75 runs for the 5th wicket. Barry McCarthy broke this partnership. In the 19th over, he took the wicket of Nicholas Kirton. Nicholas Kirton missed the half-century and scored 49 runs in 35 balls. On the last ball of the same over, Dylan Heyliger lost his wicket without opening his account. On the last ball of the 20th over, Shreyas Movva was run out. He scored 37 runs in 36 balls. Captain Saad Bin Zafar remained unbeaten after scoring 1 run. From Ireland, Craig Young-Barry McCarthy took 2-2 wickets while Mark Adair-Gareth Delany took 1-1 wickets.

Ireland’s average start

Chasing a target of 138 runs, Ireland had an average start. Openers Andrew Balbirnie and Paul Stirling added 26 runs for the first wicket. Jeremy Gordon broke this partnership in the last over of the powerplay. He got captain Paul Stirling (9) caught out by Shreyas Mowwa. Ireland suffered another blow in the very next over. Junaid Siddiqui caught and bowled Andrew Balbirnie. Balbirnie scored 17 runs off 19 balls.

In the 8th over, Ireland lost their third wicket in the form of Harry Tector. Tector scored 7 runs off 5 balls. After this, Lorcan Tucker was run out in the 10th over. He faced 15 balls and could score only 10 runs. In the very next over, Curtis Camper also lost his wicket. He faced 7 balls and scored 4 runs. Ireland lost their sixth wicket at the score of 59. Gareth Delany scored only 3 runs. After this, George Dockrell and Mark Adair took over the innings. Both added 62 runs for the 7th wicket. Mark Adair was caught out in the last over. He scored 34 runs off 24 balls.

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