As It Happened: Ireland vs United Arab Emirates, 16th World Cup Match in Brisbane
Live cricket score and ball-by-ball commentary from the 16th World Cup match between Ireland and United Arab Emirates at the Brisbane Cricket Ground (Woolloongabba), Brisbane on Wednesday.
Chasing 279 to win, Gary Wilson top-scored for Ireland with 80 although it was Kevin O'Brien who gave the innings impetus with a 24-ball half-century as victory was secured with just four balls remaining.
Earlier, Pakistan-born Shaiman Anwar scored the first hundred by a UAE batsman at a World Cup with 106 off 83 balls.
Ireland now have two wins in two while the UAE have lost both their opening pool matches.