ENG vs IRE 2nd ODI: Ahmed takes 4 wickets as England beats Eire by 48 runs


A second-string England cruised to a 48-run victory over Eire within the second ODI at Trent Bridge on Saturday, bowling out the customer for 286 after racking up 334 for eight.

Proper-arm spinner Rehan Ahmed did the majority of the injury with the ball for England, working by means of the center order to take 4 for 54 as Eire’s chase fizzled out.

England had piled up the runs in its 50 overs with opener Will Jacks top-scoring with 94, falling whereas trying to hit a six to achieve his century, and Sam Hain making 89.

Eire started its innings in optimistic style with skipper Paul Stirling and Andy Balbirnie placing on 46 within the opening 4 overs as England quick bowler Paul Scrimshaw suffered a nightmare begin to his debut with a rash of no balls.

Scrimshaw made amends by eradicating Balbirnie with the ultimate ball of the fourth over and Eire was stopped in its tracks when Matthew Potts bowled Stirling with the subsequent ball.

Harry Tector tried to reply as he made 39 in 40 balls however Irish wickets fell recurrently with Ahmed ending Tector’s resistance when Jacks took an excellent working catch.

Eire’s high scorer George Dockrell (43) additionally fell to Ahmed however the customer stubbornly refused to go down and not using a battle as its decrease order batted impressively.

Joshua Little (29) and Craig Younger (40 not out) placed on 55 for the final wicket earlier than Scrimshaw introduced proceedings to an in depth as Little holed out to Brydon Carse at long-on.

The primary ODI between the perimeters was deserted due to rain with the third match going down in Bristol on Tuesday.



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