A super and clinical performance by the team
Other star performer of the match was Zaheer Khan who bowled his heart out to take four crucial Irish wickets. Chasing the target of 113 runs for victory
Earlier due to rain game was reduced to 18 overs per side. M.SDhoni won the toss and rightly elected to bowl first in cloudy condition. Zaheer Khan started the proceeding for
Only A.White (29 runs of 25 balls) and J.Mooney (19 runs of 22 balls) able to spend some time in the middle and put on valuable partnership of 24 runs for the seventh wicket.
Zaheer Khan was declared Player-of-the-Match for his outstanding bowling figure of 4/19 in his three overs.
Match Summary (
A.White- 29 J.Mooney –19
Z.Khan– 3-0-19-4 P.Ojha- 4-0-18-2
Rohit Sharma- 52* Gautam Gambhir–37
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