Ireland beat Kenya by eight wickets in Twenty20 match

Ireland batsman Paul Stirling
Paul Stirling's 65 not out helped Ireland beat Kenya in Mombasa
Second Twenty20 international, Mombasa:
Ireland 132-2 (15.3 overs) beat Kenya 131-7 (20 overs) by eight wickets
Match scorecard

Paul Stirling's unbeaten 65 steered Ireland to a series-clinching eight-wicket victory over Kenya in their second Twenty20 match in Mombasa.

Stirling's knock saw Ireland beat Kenya's total of 131-7 with 15 balls to spare to take an unassailable 2-0 lead in the three-game series.

The 21-year-old hit nine boundaries from 52 balls and shared an opening stand of 63 with William Porterfield.

The final game in the series will be staged at the same venue on Friday.

Kenya had won the toss and chose to bat with opener David Obuya top-scoring with 28 from their 20 overs.

Ireland's bowlers shared the wickets with Middlesex man Stirling claiming two, before his match-winning score eased Ireland to a total of 132-2.

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