English secures series against Irish...

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English secures series against Irish

 Sports Desk daily-bangladesh.com

 Published: 01:24 PM, 2 August 2020  

Billings is batting against the Irish

Billings is batting against the Irish

Cricket has returned to the field after overcoming the epidemic. Back on the field, the English are on fire. After winning the Test series against the Caribbean, this time England also won the ODI series against the Irish. The Three Lions won the second ODI against Ireland by 4 wickets depending on Sam Billings and David Willey. The Irish won the toss and elected to bat first and scored 212 runs for 9 wickets in the stipulated overs.

Ireland did not start as expected. The visitors lost the first wicket by just 12 runs. Delany returned as a victim of Willey, the hero of the previous match. Then experienced Paul Stirling returned to the pavilion. Balbirnie and Tector try to hold the helm.

But Tector failed to turn Adil Rashid. In the end, the guests got 212 runs depending on Champahar's 68. Adil Rashid took three wickets for England.

It was not convenient for the English to start chasing the target. Jason Roy returned without a run. Bairstow then made a pair of 71 runs with James Vince. Vince returned for 18 runs only. Bairstow picked 82.

After that Moin Ali and Morgan failed to settle for the wicket. However, in the seventh wicket, Sam Billings and David Wiley combined for an average of 79 runs. Based on this pair, the English won by 4 wickets. And the hosts confirmed this series.