Asa Tribe’s knock of 122 stored Jersey’s European Cricket Championship hopes alive because the islanders beat an Eire XI by 40 runs.
Tribe hit 14 sixes and 7 fours in a 32-ball innings as Jersey made 199-5 of their 10 overs.
In reply, Tribe additionally took two wickets as Eire made 159-6.
Jersey’s first win adopted Tuesday’s seven-wicket loss to Germany they usually stay backside of the group with the highest 4 sides making the knockout levels.
After beginning the match with three defeats, Jersey should beat Italy and a Netherlands XI of their closing video games in Spain – and hope different leads to the seven-team group go their approach – to make the highest 4.
Having misplaced opener Patrick Gouge to the second ball of the day it seemed as if it might be one other bleak sport for the islanders.
However Tribe – who has been Jersey’s standout participant – confirmed why Glamorgan are maintaining tabs on him as he decimated the Irish assault.
He and Jonty Jenner placed on a 96-run second-wicket stand earlier than Jenner was caught on 34 on the halfway level.
Josh Lawrenson contributed six as he shared a stand of 49 with Tribe for the third wicket, earlier than Tribe was finally caught with seven balls to go.
In reply, Charles Perchard and George Richardson took the wickets of openers Seamus Lynch for a duck and Tim Tector for seven as Eire had been left on 8-2 after seven deliveries.
However skipper Sam Harbinson and Scott MacBeth placed on 143 for the third wicket earlier than being dismissed in successive balls by Toby Britton – Harbinson hitting a 31-ball 97 and MacBeth getting 42.
Tribe picked up two extra wickets as Eire tried to convey the hole down, ending with figures of 2-17.