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England v Ireland: Tourists chase 329 to win third ODI in Southampton

Credit: BBC News- Published on August 4, 2020
Paul Stirling and Andrew Balbirnie hit centuries as Ireland shock England to win a thrilling third one-day international.
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Published on August 5, 2020 -  00:39
England v Ireland: Andrew Balbirnie post-match press conference
Ireland captain Andrew Balbirnie savoured a momentous victory over England asβ€œone we’ll remember forever” after overcoming the world champions in a nail-biting conclusion at the Ageas Bowl. Tons from Paul Stirling and Balbirnie ina 214-run stand in the third one-day international laid the foundations for achase of 329, the same score Ireland reached in famously beating England atthe 2011 World Cup. But Ireland were still left needing 50 from the final 33deliveries when Balbirnie holed out for 113 – soon after Stirling had been runout for 142 – and there were plenty of nervy moments thereafter.

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