Ireland stun World T20 champions West Indies

Ireland had stunned Pakistan at Sabina Park in 2007. The leading non-Test cricket nation returned to their favourite venue and overpowered West Indies by six wickets.

updated: February 20, 2014 14:13 IST
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Kingston, Jamaica: Ireland added to their list of giant-killing victories with a six-wicket win over World Twenty20 champions West Indies in the first T20 international at Jamaica's Sabina Park on Wednesday. (Scorecard)

It was at the Kingston venue where Ireland dramatically defeated Pakistan in a St Patrick's Day 50-over World Cup match back in 2007.

And seven years on from that success, Ireland -- the leading non-Test cricket nation -- upset one of the sport's 'big boys' once again, with former England batsman Ed Joyce making a decisive 40 not out.

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