In the First ODI Match of the Two Match series between Sri Lanka vs Ireland was played yesterday on 16th june 2016 at the village, Dublin. After won the toss by the captain of Ireland William Porterfield they choose to field first and invite Sri lanka to Bat first.
In the Batting first Sri Lanka put a Memoth total on the board after the 50 overs as they score 303/7 with the help of Wicket keeper batsman Dinesh Chandimal 100 runs along with Kusal Medis 51, Mathews 49 and Quick fire innings of Dasun Shanaka of 42 run in 19 balls in the death overs. So sri Lanka after a bad performance against england they did well here against ireland and give them 304 run target to win the first One day international match.
In Reply of 304 Target, Ireland team started well as both openers porterfield and stirling make a 53 run partnership for the first wicket. skipper and Opener batsman Porterfield score 73 run in 88 balls but on the other hand not much supports from the other batsman. Kevin O’brian 64 run in 49 balls give some hope to irish but lower order are failed and bundle out on the score of 216 in 40.4 overs. As per D/L Method Sri Lanka team won this 1st ODI Match by 76 runs.
Second ODI Match of Sri Lanka vs Ireland will be played on the 18th June 2016 on same time on 10-45 AM Local time, 3-15 PM IST time and 9-45 AM GMT time at same venue of The Village Dublin.