Delany hits winning runs on landmark 200th cap-ZoomTech News

Laura Delany (centre) was handed her two hundredth Eire cap by team-mates Arlene Kelly (left) and Gaby Lewis (proper)
Thailand 79 (19 overs): Koncharoenkai 27; Kelly 4-12, Delany 2-13
Eire 83-2 (13.2 overs): Prendergast 32, Hunter 31*; Sutthiruang 1-22
Eire gained by eight wickets
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Captain Laura Delany hit the successful runs on her two hundredth cap as Eire defeated Thailand by eight wickets of their T20 World Cup qualifying warm-up within the United Arab Emirates.

Delany, who additionally claimed two wickets, is the primary girl in Irish cricket to achieve the landmark.

Eire safe the collection after Tuesday’s first T20 was washed out due to document rainfall in Dubai.

They begin World Cup qualifying in opposition to the UAE on Thursday, 25 April.

They’ve two remaining warm-up fixtures in Abu Dhabi, in opposition to Scotland on Sunday and the USA on Tuesday.

Eire restricted Thailand to 79 all out with an over to spare, with Delany claiming two wickets and the spectacular Arlene Kelly taking 4-12.

Ed Joyce’s facet received off to a shaky begin on the crease as opener Gaby Lewis was dismissed within the first over, however Amy Hunter (31) and Orla Prendergast (32) arrange captain Delany to seal the win on her landmark look.

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