Ireland 313 for 6 (Stirling 126, Porterfield Ninety two, Good ample O’Brien 50) beat United Arab Emirates ninety one (Rankin four-15, Simi Three-15) by 226 runs (DLS system)
Paul Stirling and William Porterfield positioned on a 205-shuffle opening stand to lead Ireland to a 226-shuffle drubbing of United Arab Emirates in Harare. Stirling went on to create his seventh ODI hundred, a 117-ball 126 that incorporated 15 fours and 5 sixes. Porterfield struck 10 fours and two sixes in his 103-ball Ninety two. Together, they added the most effective opening stand in ODIs for Ireland. Either side, even supposing, made the Sizable Sixes stage of the World Cup Qualifier after Netherlands misplaced to West Indies.
Rain in Harare had interrupted Ireland’s innings twice, ensuing in purchase of six overs. After Stirling fell in the 38th over, Kevin O’Brien led the fee, smashing seven fours and one six in his unbeaten 26-ball 50. Ireland scored 75 runs in the closing seven overs to post 313 for 6. Rapid bowler Mohammad Naveed took three wickets.
UAE made a typical originate to their flow, before they misplaced wickets in clumps. At one point, they were sixty 5 for 2 after thirteen overs. Nonetheless, a spectacular fall down saw them lose their closing eight wickets for 26 runs.