Following on from Pete’s excited live blogging in his earlier post (which I’d missed) …
If you leprechauns can’t get over the line now, I don’t know… My mum could win it from here; you’ve done the hard work. (Geoffery Boycott)
Should I expect cricketing images to adorn gable walls in West and East Belfast in the morning?
… they were 111-5 needing 328 to win with barely 25 overs to go
Cricket fans in the London Treasury, the IMF and the European Central Bank will be hoping that Ireland can repay their international loans as fast as they gathered up runs this afternoon.
(Image by Getty Images via BBC Sport)