Ireland beat Netherlands by six wickets

March 18th, 2011 - 6:51 pm ICT by IANS  

Kolkata, March 18 (IANS) Ireland beat the Netherlands by six wickets in a World Cup Group B match at the Eden Gardens here Friday.

In reply to the Netherlands’ 306, Ireland overcame the target in 47.4 overs.

Paul Stirling top-scored with 101 while Irish captain Willian Porterfield made 68.

For the Netherlands, Ryan ten Doeschate smashed his second hundred (106) of the tournament and took a wicket conceding 58 runs.

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