England beats Ireland by six wickets in one-off ODI

Dublin, Sept 4 (ANI): England completed an easy win against Ireland in the end in the one-off ODI at Dublin, despite having some problems early in their chase of 270.

Ireland captain William Porterfield scored a century (112), while England's Boyd Rankin impressed with a four-wicket haul, giving away 46 runs in his nine overs.

For England, both captain Eoin Morgan (124 not out) and Ravi Bopara (101 not out) scored centuries to finish a steady chase after being at 48/4 at one stage.

For Ireland, Tim Murtagh took three wickets, and bowled two maidens in his ten overs, giving away 33 runs. (ANI)