28 Apr 2010

Black Caps win warmup match

9:04 am on 28 April 2010

The New Zealand cricketers have beaten Ireland by 40 runs in their Twenty20 World Cup warmup match in Guyana.

New Zealand scored 187 for 5 with Jessie Ryder making 64 off 34 balls while Martin Guptill made 50.

In reply the Irish were dismissed in the 19th over for 147 with off-spinner Nathan McCullum taking 3 for 24 from his 4 overs.

The BlackCaps play the West Indies in another warmup match tomorrow before their World Cup opener against Sri Lanka on Saturday.