Ireland wrap up series against Kenya

Updated: 12 July 2009 08:39 IST

Ireland defeated Kenya by 52 runs on Saturday to take an unassailable 2-0 lead in their one-day international series.

Dublin:

Ireland defeated Kenya by 52 runs on Saturday to take an unassailable 2-0 lead in their one-day international series.

Set a target of 175, Ireland eased to a Duckworth-Lewis target of 104 for one from 21 overs. Alex Obanda's 59 was the main contribution for the Kenyans, who chose to bat first.

But Trent Johnson picked up four wickets to limit the tourists, who were bowled out in 45.1 overs.

Ireland openers William Porterfield and Gary Wilson (51) shared a century stand, until the captain was bowled by veteran Steve Tikolo.

Brief scores: Kenya 175 (A Obanda 59) v Ireland 104-1 (G Wilson 51 no)

Ireland beat Kenya by 52 runs (D/L Method)

Topics : Cricket Sreesanth
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