ODI Tri-Series 6th Match: Jayed takes five as Bangladesh cruise past Ireland

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Abu Jayed finished with career-best figures of 5-58 off nine overs

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Bangladesh seamer Abu Jayed took a five-wicket haul to lead his side to a comfortable six-wicket win over Ireland in Dublin.

Opting to bat first, Ireland lost opener James McCollum early on as he was caught by Liton Das at first slip off the bowling of Rubel Hossain for five runs.

Andy Balbirnie managed to make 20 before he was caught behind off the bowling of Jayed.

Paul Stirling and captain William Porterfield stabilised the innings with a 174-run partnership before Porterfield was caught by Liton at extra cover off the bowling of Jayed for 94, which came off 106 balls and included seven boundaries and two sixes.

Kevin O’Brien fell for three runs, while Stirling went on to make 130, which came off 141 balls and included eight boundaries and four sixes, before he was dismissed by Jayed.

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Paul Stirling scored his eighth ODI century

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Jayed also took out Gary Wilson, while Mohammad Saifuddin sent Mark Adair and George Dockrell packing for 11 and four runs respectively.

As a result of the flurry of wickets, Ireland finished on 292/8.

Jayed was the pick of the bowlers with five wickets, while Saifuddin snapped up two and Rubel chipped in with one.

Chasing 293 to win, Bangladesh got off to an excellent start as Liton and Tamim Iqbal amassed a 117-run partnership before Tamim was clean bowled by Boyd Rankin for 57, which came off 53 balls and included nine boundaries.

Liton ended up scoring a 67-ball 76, which included nine boundaries and a six, before he was cleaned up by Barry McCarthy.

Shakib Al Hasan and Mushfiqur Rahim steadied things with a 64-run stand before Rahim was caught behind off the bowling of Rankin for 35.

Shakib went on to score 50, which came off 51 balls and included four boundaries, before he retired hurt with a suspected side strain.

Even though Mosaddek Hossain was caught behind off the bowling of Adair for 14, Bangladesh still cruised to victory as they reached their target with seven overs to spare.

Rankin was the most successful bowler with two wickets, while McCarthy and Adair claimed one wicket each.

Jayed was named Man of the Match.

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