|ICC Males’s T20 World Cup, Sharjah Cricket Stadium, Sharjah|
|Eire 125-8 (20 overs): Stirling 38 (24), O’Brien 25 (24); Frylinck 3-21|
|Namibia 126-2 (18.3 overs): Erasmus 53* (49)|
|Namibia win by eight wickets|
Eire had been knocked out of the Males’s T20 World Cup as Namibia pulled off a shock eight-wicket win in Sharjah to succeed in the Tremendous 12s.
Eire laboured from 62-0 to 125-8 after Paul Stirling fell for 38.
Namibia captain Gerhard Erasmus hit 53 not out from 49 balls and David Wiese an unbeaten 28 from 14 to seal victory with 9 balls to spare.
It’s the first time Namibia, the bottom ranked aspect within the World Cup, have reached the principle draw.
In ending as runners-up in Group B, they may be a part of India, Pakistan, New Zealand, Pakistan and Scotland in Group 1 of the Tremendous 12s.
Sri Lanka, who certified as Group B winners on web run-rate, will play the Netherlands within the remaining preliminary stage match in Sharjah at 15:00 BST.
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