SOUTHAMPTON: Jonny Bairstow equalled the England record for the fastest one-day international fifty as the world champions beat Ireland by four wickets in a series-clinching victory in the second ODI at Southampton on Saturday.
England were cruising to a target of 213 while opener Bairstow, whose 21-ball half-century equalled skipper Eoin Morgan's mark against Australia at Nottingham two years ago, was at the crease.
The wicket-keeper's exit for 82, however, sparked a mini-collapse that saw three wickets lost for six runs.
Both former Ireland batsman Morgan and Moeen Ali fell for ducks as Josh Little -- only playing because ...
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