17 Feb 2015

Ireland shock Windies in Cricket World Cup opener

From Morning Report, 7:40 am on 17 February 2015

The West Indies' fears were realised yesterday when they slumped to a four-wicket loss to Ireland in Nelson. Ireland's batsmen reeled in their first innings total of 304-7 with over four overs to spare. This was not Ireland's first Cricket World Cup upset, and this Irish fan was not surprised by his teams early success.