Ireland Stuns England At Cricket World Cup

Kevin O'Brien cricket Ireland

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Irish cricketer Kevin O’Brien pulled off one the greatest performances in Cricket World Cup history to lead his country past rival England in a stunning upset.O’Brien rattled off 113 runs in just 63 balls for the fastest century in tournament history. His clutch batting was also keyed the biggest run chase in CWC history, overcoming a 327-run deficit with just five balls remaining in the match.

The Irish are predictably giddy over the huge upset over their rivals. Today’s win will rank among the greatest international sports success in the nation’s history.

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