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Cricket World Cup 2015: Ireland stun West Indies in Nelson

Cricket World Cup 2015: Ireland stun West Indies in Nelson

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Ireland caused the first shock of the World Cup with a four-wicket triumph against West Indies in their opening Pool B match in New Zealand.{{more}}

Lendl Simmons (102) shared 154 with Darren Sammy (89), as the Windies recovered from 87-5 to post 304-7.

But Ireland’s Will Porterfield and Paul Stirling put on 71 and Stirling (92) then shared 106 with Ed Joyce (84).

Niall O’Brien added 79 not out, as Ireland won with 25 balls left, their fourth World Cup win over a Test team. (BBC)

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