Aggressive bowling attack of Sri Lanka entailed Ireland to succumb under the suppression and clinched 2-0 series win. Kushal Parera grabbed ‘Man of the Match’ title for his unbeaten 135 runs of 128 balls. Surmounting toss results, Irish men invited foes to bat first. Openers commenced the inning with stubborn constant run rate. Three digit runs’ partnership Gunathilaka and above mentioned hitter.
Later come S Prasanna missed smashing ton by just 5 runs but played major role in culminating the overall score. He cleared boundaries through aerial route for nine times which harnessed run rate of team. Maharoof and skipper Mathews added average two digit scores in the finishing touch. Men two bat next just attended the ground scoring mere one digit runs and returned to pavilion after the team set target of 378 runs for the rivals.
Men in green jersey landed on the pitch with desire to overwhelm the instigation. Batsmen in beginning line up approached silently for the completion of defiance ahead, but loss of wicket at regular intervals of time damaged their inning. Andy McBrine was the only person who strived hard for coming close to the debellation, but one man efforts didn’t get an accompany from another side.
Opponent bowlers successfully ended the game by picking up all wickets of Irish team and won with the margin of 136 runs. Romping the 2nd ODI with suppressive approach, ICC WC 2011 runner ups seized series win over the hosting team. In the first one day international too the same team usurped excellent subjugation.