Australia vs Ireland

  • Skipper Bailey all praise for allrounder Watson September 19, 2012

    Colombo: Australia skipper George Bailey on Wednesday lavished praise on allrounder Shane Watson, who singlehandedly guided his team to a comfortable sevenwicket victory against Ireland in their opening game of the ICC World Twenty20 here. Watson scalped three wickets for 26 runs from his four overs and then came up with...
  • Allround Watson scripts Aus win over Ireland September 19, 2012

    Colombo: Shane Watson's 51 as an opener and 3 for 26 with the ball helped Australia to a comprehensive sevenwicket win in their opening match of the ICC World Twenty20 against Ireland here on Wednesday. Chasing a modest target of 124, the Aussies romped home in only 15.1 overs with the...
  • World T20: Aus on guard against Ireland in opener September 18, 2012

    Colombo: Languishing at the bottom half of the ranking table, Australia would like to start their World Twenty20 campaign on a positive note when they take on giant killers Ireland in their tournament opener here on Wednesday. Australia has so far failed to tame the shortest format of the game and...
  • IrelandAustralia tie washed out June 23, 2012

    Belfast: Heavy rain ruined Australia's warmup match against Ireland on Saturday, when the oneday international was abandoned with the hosts struggling on 36 for 3 off 10.4 overs. After a delayed start, Ireland opener Paul Stirling was caught by Australia captain Michael Clarke off fast bowler Pat Cummins at the Civil...
  • Warner warmedup as Ireland eye Aussie upset June 23, 2012

    Belfast: Australia's David Warner paid Ireland the compliment of saying they can "blast it from ball one" ahead of the two countries' oneday international at Stormont on Saturday. And Warner should know. The 25yearold lefthanded opener has a strike rate of nearly 86 in his 26 oneday internationals. Warner was straight...