T20 World Cup Qualifier: Lorcan Tucker hits unbeaten 94 as Eire beat Austria

Lorcan Tucker's unbeaten 94 helped Ireland earn a dominant win over Austria in


Lorcan Tucker hit eight fours and four sixes in his unbeaten 94 as Ireland comfortably defeated Austria in Edinburgh
Ireland 226-4 (20 overs): Tucker 94*, R Adair 46, Rock 36; Iqbal 2-46
Austria 98 (18.4 overs): Shigiwal 33, Iqbal 29; M Adair 4-13, Little 2-16, Campher 2-18
Ireland won by 128 runs
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Ireland maintained their 100% record at the T20 World Cup Qualifier as Lorcan Tucker’s unbeaten 94 helped them beat Austria by 128 runs in Edinburgh.

Skipper Paul Stirling departed early to put the Irish on 25-1 but Ross Adair’s brisk 46 steadied the innings.

Tucker and Neil Rock put on 71 for the fourth wicket as Ireland finished with their best ever T20 total of 226-4.

Austria were dismissed for 98 in 18.4 overs as Ireland bowler Mark Adair produced figures of 4-13.

Only Razmal Shigiwal (33) and Aqib Javid Iqbal (29) produced any resistance with Josh Little and Curtis Campher both taking two wickets.

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