Ireland vs Sri Lanka ICC T20 world cup 2021 Match no 8: Sri Lanka won by 70 runs

  • Sri Lanka: 171/7 (20.0)
  • Ireland: 101/10 (18.3)

Sri Lanka won by 70 runs

Sri Lanka vs Ireland, match no 8 is playing in cricket stadium if UAE. Both the teams are prepared to play against each other. Ireland won the toss and choose to bowl. Captain of Ireland Balbirnie says that they decided to bowl first. The pitch is the good and scoring area for Sri Lanka.

1st innings

Sri Lanka starts the match as a batting team. Pathum Nissanka and Kusal Parera come to the ground as openers. Stirling is the opening bowler. Sri Lanka lost their first wicket on the second ball of the match. Kusal Parera gets caught out by Delany. Dinesh Chandimal comes to creach. The score is 4/1 after the first over. Bad starting for Sri Lanka. In 1.3 over, Dinesh Chandimal gets out by Joshua Little. Avishka Fernando comes to the ground. They lost their third wicket of Avishka Fernando.

Sri Lanka lost their 3 wickets in just 1.4 over. By the end of two overs, the score is 9/3, very disappointing. Next over gone safe. In the fourth over, Sri Lanka hits three fours. The score is 30/3 after five overs. In the next over, Hassarnga hits four fours in a row, mind-blowing. Power play ends and the score is 47/3. The scoreboard gets an increase in the number of runs. In the sixth over, Hassaranga hits a six again.

The score is 65/3. By the end of ten overs, the score of Sri Lanka is 78/3. In 12th over, two boundaries were achieved. By the end of 13 overs, Hasaranga completes his half-century. Hasaranga is now unstoppable. But in 15.2, Hasaranga gets caught out by Young and the bowl is thrown by Mark Adair. He scored 71 runs in 47 balls only. Well played. Bhanuka Rajapaksa come to the creech.

He is a left-handed batsman. Sixteen overs are over and the score is 137/4. In 16.4 overs, another wicket of Rajapaksa, catch out by Harry Tecor. Dasun Sanaka comes to the creech. Another wicket of Sri Lanka in 18.5 overs, NIssanka gets caught out. Chamika Karunathe lost his wicket in 19.3 overs. In the last over, Shanaka hits a six and a four. The final score of Sri Lanka is 171/7

Second innings

Stirling and Kevin O Brien are at Creech. O Brain hits a boundary on the second ball of the match. But he gets caught out by Theeksana in 0.6 overs. Andrew Balbirnie comes to the Creech. By the end of 2 overs, the score is 14/1 .stirling lost his wicket in 2.3 over. Another fall for Ireland. Gareth Delany comes to the Creech. In the fourth over, they hit a six and a four, a successful over. The score is 31/2. In 4.2 over, Gareth Delany gets out. Curtis Camphler comes to the ground.

By the end of power play, the score of Ireland is 41/3. Balbirnie hits a six in the seventh over. After the end of ten overs, the score is 65/3. In 12.5 overs, Curtis Campher lost his wicket. He scored 24 runs. harry tector comes to the ground. In 13.5 overs, he lost his wicket. By the end of the 13th over, the score is 89/5. From now, Ireland needs 83 runs in 36 balls.

The required run rate is 13.83, but the current run rate of Ireland is 6.28. another fall of wicket, Neil Rock lost his wicket in 14.2 overs. In the 15th over, Ireland lost their two wickets. The final score is 97/8. In 17.1 overs, Craigh young lost his wicket. Ireland lost all his wickets. The final score is 101/10.

Sri Lanka won by 70 runs.

Squads for SL vs IRE

Sri Lanka

Pathum Nissanka, Kusal Perera (wk), Dinesh Chandimal, Avishka Fernando, Bhanuka Rajapaksa, Dasun Shanaka (c), Chamika Karunaratne, Wanindu Hasaranga, Dusmantha Chameera, Maheesh Theekshana, Lahiru Kumara


Paul Stirling, Kevin O’Brien, Andy Balbirnie (c), Gareth Delany, Curtis Campher, Harry Tector, Simi Singh, Neil Rock (wk), Mark Adair, Josh Little, Ben White


Paul Stirling c Lahiru Kumara b Maheesh Theekshana7710 
Kevin O’Brien c Maheesh Theekshana b Chamika Karunaratne5310 
Andy Balbirniec Avishka Fernando b Lahiru Kumara413922 
Gareth Delanyb Wanindu Hasaranga2400 
Curtis Campherb Maheesh Theekshana242820 
Harry Tectorc Kusal Perera b Lahiru Kumara3600 
Neil Rockst Kusal Perera b Maheesh Theekshana1300 
Mark Adairrun out (Dushmantha Chameera)2300 
Simi Singh not out5900 
Craig Young b Dushmantha Chameera1600 
Josh Littleb Chamika Karunaratne1300 
Extras: 9 (B: 4, LB: 3, NB: 0, WD: 2, P:0)101 (18.3)RR: 5.46 
Chamika Karunaratne3.30272
Dushmantha Chameera30161
Maheesh Theekshana40173
Lahiru Kumara40222
Wanindu Hasaranga40121
Kevin O’Brien1-8 (1)
Paul Stirling2-18 (2.3)
Gareth Delany3-32 (4.2)
Curtis Campher4-85 (12.5)
Harry Tector5-88 (13.5)
Neil Rock6-89 (14.2)
Mark Adair7-92 (15.1)
Andy Balbirnie8-94 (15.4)
Craig Young9-98 (17.1)
Josh Little10-101 (18.3)


Pathum Nissankac Neil Rock b Josh Little614761 
Kusal Perera c Gareth Delany b Paul Stirling0100 
Dinesh Chandimalb Josh Little6610 
Avishka Fernando b Josh Little0100 
Wanindu Hasarangac Craig Young b Mark Adair7147101 
Bhanuka Rajapaksac Harry Tector b Josh Little1300 
Dasun Shanakanot out211121 
Chamika Karunaratneb Mark Adair2300 
Dushmantha Chameeranot out1100 
Maheesh Theekshana     
Lahiru Kumara     
Extras: 8 (B: 1, LB: 5, NB: 0, WD: 2, P:0)171 (20.0)RR: 8.55 
Paul Stirling1041
Josh Little40234
Craig Young40240
Mark Adair40352
Simi Singh30410
Curtis Campher40380
Kusal Perera1-1 (0.2)
Dinesh Chandimal2-8 (1.3)
Avishka Fernando3-8 (1.4)
Wanindu Hasaranga4-131 (15.2)
Bhanuka Rajapaksa5-143 (16.4)
Pathum Nissanka6-157 (18.5)
Chamika Karunaratne7-160 (19.3)

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