Michael Bracewell slams record 24 off last over to beat Ireland

Michael Bracewell smashed 24 runs in the last over, including a winning six off the penultimate delivery

New Zealand finished on 305-9 in 49.5 overs at Malahide in reply to Ireland’s 300-9.

In the 22nd over when opener Martin Guptill was bowled for 51 New Zealand seemed  well out of the contest at 120-5

but Bracewell took charge and blazed an unbeaten 127 off 82 balls

The New Zealanders set a record by successfully chasing 20 off the 50th over.