Belfast Telegraph

Monday 24 November 2014

Ireland suffer heavy defeat

Meg Lanningtop-scored for Australia with a brilliant century
Meg Lanningtop-scored for Australia with a brilliant century

Australia Women claimed a 78-run victory over Ireland Women in the World Twenty20 match a t Sylhet Stadium on Thursday.

Meg Lanning scored 126 off just 65 balls for Australia as they batted first and amassed a total of 191 for four with Delissa Kimmince weighing in with 35.

In reply, Ireland lost a wicket in the second over when Emma Flanagan was dismissed for a duck before they stuttered to 113 for seven from their 20 overs, Isobel Joyce top-scoring with 28.

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