Porterfield: Well, it was very close than what we would have wanted, but you will take the win any day of the week. I couldn't get going myself, but wickets in hand are always a big thing, especially if you have lads like Wilson and Kev, they are very good strikers of the ball and it makes it a bit easier. Keeping wickets in hand is a big thing in this format. The confidence is high within the squad. Obviously, we had a big break before this game and it's nice to get a win here again. Fixtures start coming a bit thicker and faster. Score more runs than them. Take wickets upfront and manage to restrict them. But it was good to keep wickets in hand and at the end, it did help.
Tauqir: It was a decent batting effort by Shaiman, he played a superb knock. From 130 to 280, it was a superb knock from him. Both of them played superbly. Both of them are really good batsmen, especially Shaiman, lower down the order. Initially, we did well, but in the later half the ball became wet and the ball was not helping the seamers. It went to the wire.
Gary Wilson: I was delighted to get a few, I hadn't had too many coming into the game. So, its nice to come back and make a good contribution. I was confident to be honest and told myself that it was my day. Luckily, it worked out. We are playing well at the international level and Kevin's a great guy to come at that stage. If we make it 4 wins, we can make it through the next stage.
Gary Wilson is the Man of the Match
Ireland won by 2 wickets. What a dramatic finish at the end.
Over 49.2 Mohammad Naveed bowls a back of length delivery to G Dockrell, 2 runs, goes on to the back foot and lofts it over cover and picks up winning runs.
Over 49.1 Mohammad Naveed bowls a pitched up delivery to AR Cusack, 1 run, gets forward and drives it to mid-off and picks up a quick single.
End of Over 49 (7 runs) Ireland 276/8
G Dockrell 5/4 Amjad Javed 10-0-60-3 AR Cusack 4/5
Over 48.6 Amjad Javedbowls a good length deliveryto G Dockrell, no runs, goes on to the back foot and misses the flick.
Over 48.5 Amjad Javedbowls it short of lengthto G Dockrell, Boundary! Backs away and lofts it inside out over cover and the ball raced away to the boundary.
Over 48.4 Amjad Javed bowls a pitched up delivery to AR Cusack, 1 run, gets forward and pushes it pass the bowler.
Over 48.3 Amjad Javedbowls a good length deliveryto AR Cusack, 2 runs, comes across and heaved away through mid-wicket and picks up couple of runs.
Over 48.2 Amjad Javedbowls it short of lengthto G Dockrell, no runs, goes back in the crease and tries to cut hard but misses.
Over 48.1 Amjad Javed bowls a yorker right into the blockhole to G Dockrell, no runs, goes deep in the crease and digs it out back to bowler.
End of Over 48 (10 runs) Ireland 269/8
AR Cusack 1/1 Mohammad Naveed 9-1-62-2 G Dockrell 1/2
Over 47.6 Mohammad Naveedbowls a good length deliveryto G Dockrell, 1 run, coes across and works it away through mid-wicket and picks up a single.
Over 47.5 Mohammad Naveed bowls a back of length delivery to G Dockrell, 1 run, backs away and punches it pass point and picks up a single.
Over 47.4 Mohammad Naveedbowls a good length deliveryto G Dockrell, no runs, opens the face of the bat and dabs it to short third-man.
Over 47.3 Mohammad Naveedto GC Wilson, out Caught by Amjad Javed!! It was the slower delivery outside off, Wilson was looking to cut it late and past the fielder at short third man, he cuts uppishly and the fielder at short third man dives to his left and completes a great catch. G Wilson c Amjad Javed b Naveed 80(69)
Over 47.2 Mohammad Naveed bowls a pitched up delivery to GC Wilson, Boundary! Comes on to the front foot and smashes it straight down the ground for another four.
Over 47.1 Mohammad Naveed bowls a pitched up delivery to GC Wilson, Boundary! Gets under it and lofts it over the mid-off fielder's head and the ball runs away to the fence.