Kirton's Heroic 49 Guides Canada to Competitive Total Against Ireland

Nicholas Kirton's impressive 35-ball 49 helped Canada score 137 for seven in their T20 World Cup match against Ireland. Supported by Shreyas Movva’s 37, the pair established a crucial 75-run partnership for the fifth wicket, aiding Canada to a respectable finish. For Ireland, Craig Young and Barry McCarthy claimed two wickets each.


PTI | Newyork | Updated: 07-06-2024 22:08 IST | Created: 07-06-2024 22:08 IST
Kirton's Heroic 49 Guides Canada to Competitive Total Against Ireland

Nicholas Kirton's masterful 35-ball 49 steered Canada to a respectable 137 for seven in their T20 World Cup clash against Ireland on Friday. His innings, highlighted by three boundaries and two sixes, was well-backed by wicketkeeper Shreyas Movva, who scored 37 off 36 balls. The duo's vital 75-run stand for the fifth wicket proved pivotal.

On the bowling front, Ireland's Craig Young (2/32) and Barry McCarthy (2/24) impressed, capturing two wickets each to restrict Canada's progress. Brief Scores: Canada: 137 for 7 in 20 overs (Nicholas Kirton 49, Shreyas Movva 37; Barry McCarthy 2/24, Craig Young 2/32).

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