south-africa-team-celebCanberra: South Africa thrash Ireland by 201 runs in their pool B ODI cricket match of the ICC World Cup, here today.

Brief Scores:

South Africa: 411/4 in 50 overs (Hashim Amla 159, Faf du Plessis 109, David Miller 46 not out, Rilee Rossouw 61 not out; Andy McBrine 2-63)

Ireland: 210 all out in 45 overs (Andy Balbirnie 58, Kevin O’ Brien 48; Kyle Abbott 4-21, Morne Morkel 3-34).