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    West Indies knocked out, Ireland books a super 12 spot

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    West Indies has been knocked out from the first round of the T20 World Cup 2022. Ireland sailed toward super 12 after thrashing the Two-time world champion.

    Ireland confirms a spot. The winner between Scotland and Zimbabwe will now move ahead.

    Ireland needed to upset West Indies to march ahead, and they did pretty comfortably. Ireland chased an average target of 147 with 15 balls spare, losing just one wicket. Paul Stirling scored an unbeaten 66, while skipper Andrew Balbirnie and Lorcan Tucker contributed 37 and 45*, respectively.

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    Earlier in the first inning, Opting to bat first at Bellerive Oval, The Windies were able to post just 146/5 from the allotted 20 overs. Brandon King scored an unbeaten 62, whereas the other batters did nothing special. Gareth Delany picked up three wickets, conceding just 16 runs to restrict the Windies to a small total.

    Yesterday, Srilanka and Netherlands confirmed their seat in super 12 from Group A.

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