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Ireland's Captain Paul Stirling speaks after their win over the Netherlands

 Paul Stirling said about the last ball win:

 “Poynter turned down the single off the second last ball, which was the right decision to make with Chevy [Peter Chase] being at the other end. He got one into the deck, slightly a slower ball, and he got a good bit of bat on it and hit it for six - which was brilliant to get the win.”

“[Earlier] it was excellent from Stuart Thompson, he got three wickets in an over at one stage, which has happened twice in this tour already. He’s missed the last two games through a hamstring niggle, and just to come back and bowl like that has been excellent - hopefully now he can go and kick-on with the bat. I think that little period which we were both bowling in tandem tied them down a little bit and kept the score to manageable at least.”

“Their score though was a little under par – the wickets have been excellent out here and the boundaries haven’t been too big, so 180 has been an absolute minimum you need, and 200 is a score where you’re talking that should win you the match. So I think they’ll be a bit disappointed given where they were at the 10-over mark, but we were thankful we could drag them back and make it a total we could chase.”

About the tournament, he said:

 “Everything outside the cricket has been absolutely excellent - the facilities have been great and they looked after us really well. This is certainly something we could do on an annual or bi-annual basis. On the field it has been great for us, but we know the tasks now are only going to get tougher and tougher as we go on to Afghanistan. It’s 1.5 to 2 times the step up we’ll need from the standard we played here and we’re really going to have to up our game - but the tournament itself was brilliant.”