Latest Cricket News Updates Latest news from (c) en-gb Wed 17 Apr 2024 Windies win by 44 runs against Ireland A Kieron Pollard-inspired West Indies stifled a brave fightback by Ireland on Friday to win by 44 runs and put one foot in the World Cup quarter-finals. Smith, Pollard punish Ireland, take Windies to 275 Smith hit a 133-ball 107 and Pollard belted eight fours and five sixes to frustrate the Irish who won the toss and put the Caribbean side in to bat on an easy-paced track at the Punjab Cricket Association Stadium.