England beat Ireland by six wickets in ODI
England captain Eoin Morgan (R) plays a shot as Ireland wicketkeeper Gary Wilson (L) looks on during a One Day International (ODI) cricket match between Ireland and England at Malahide Cricket Club in Malahide, Ireland, on September 3, 2013.
Former Ireland batsman turned England captain Eoin Morgan (124 not out) and Ravi Bopara (101 not out) starred for the visitors with a one-day international fifth-wicket record partnership of 226 after their side had collapsed to 48 for four chasing 270 for victory.
Earlier, Ireland captain William Porterfield made 112 in his side's 269 for seven, with former Ireland fast bowler Boyd Rankin taking four wickets for 46 runs on his ODI debut for England.
Ireland 269-7, 50 overs (W Porterfield 112; B Rankin 4-46) v England 274-4, 43 overs (E Morgan 124 no, R Bopara 101 no; T Murtagh 3-33)
Result: England won by six wickets
Man-of-the-match: Eoin Morgan (ENG)