T20 World Cup: Ireland, Sri Lanka register wins in warm-up encounters

Abu Dhabi, United Arab EmiratesUpdated: Oct 14, 2021, 08:52 PM IST


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Ireland defeated Bangladesh and Sri Lanka defeated Papua New Guinea in warm-up matches before World Cup.

Ireland and Sri Lanka won the Round one warm-up match for the T20 World Cup 2021 in Dubai on Thursday by defeating Bangladesh and Papua New Guinea, respectively.

Batting first, Ireland posted a total of 177/3 on the board, and then bowled out Bangladesh for 144.

On other hand, Sri Lanka clinched their second win in the warm-ups by registering a relatively comfortable victory against Papua New Guinea.

The Lankans put up a score of 162/5 on the board and then managed to restrict PNG to 123/7 in their 20 overs.

Earlier on Tuesday, Netherlands beat Oman by four runs and Scotland beats Namibia by 19 runs in their warm-up matches.