Australia vs Ireland

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

    Colombo: Australia skipper George Bailey on Wednesday lavished praise on all-rounder Shane Watson, who single-handedly guided his team to a comfortable seven-wicket 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...
  • All-round 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 seven-wicket 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...
  • Ireland-Australia tie washed out June 23, 2012

    Belfast: Heavy rain ruined Australia's warm-up match against Ireland on Saturday, when the one-day 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 warmed-up 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' one-day international at Stormont on Saturday. And Warner should know. The 25-year-old left-handed opener has a strike rate of nearly 86 in his 26 one-day internationals. Warner was straight...