Ireland defeated Zimbabwe by five runs in a thriller this morning in Hobart. The twitter world reacted quickly and in their droves to another momentous win for the boys in green.
Ireland beat Zimbabwe in the cricket is there no sport we don't eventually dominate ! # Sports mad .
— Paul McGrath (@Paulmcgrath5) March 7, 2015
Great finish Ireland Zim. But Zim robbed there. Catch taken on boundary shd have been 6. Foot def touched boundary http://t.co/ZHO9mlyq6r
— chrisskudder (@ChrisSkudderSky) March 7, 2015
Just woke my one-day-old daughter Cara up cheering Cusack's last over from Twitter.
Wife: "She's Brian Cara."
— Malachy Clerkin (@MalachyClerkin) March 7, 2015
What an amazing game from Ireland's cricketers. How the feck did they win that?!
— Paul Clarkson (@PaulC_IrishSun) March 7, 2015
Tight as a... Delighted. Cusack the hero! #BackingGreen
— Richard Chambers (@newschambers) March 7, 2015
Ireland win another thriller. And still they may be removed from future tournaments. Madness, really.
— Dara Ó Briain (@daraobriain) March 7, 2015
Test status now! Test status now! #irelandcricket
— John Duggan (@jduggantodayfm) March 7, 2015
This match has shortened my life expectancy by a few years. Brilliant drama.
— Cork's RedFM Sport (@BigRedBench) March 7, 2015
Great to see various sporting codes and fans wade in behind another brilliant Irish cricket performance without sneaky digs. As it should be
— Martin Claffey (@martinclaffey) March 7, 2015
Table with just Ireland-Pakistan left, with run rates, will be:
1. India 12.
2. South Africa 8
3. West Indies 6
4. Pakistan 6
5. Ireland 6
— Ewan MacKenna (@EwanMacKenna) March 7, 2015
Porterfield of Dreams - the movie that will surely be made about Ireland's cricket exploits.
— Kieran Dineen (@KieranDineen) March 7, 2015
"An outstanding side...a credit to their country." Nasser Hussein on @Irelandcricket. #BackingGreen #CricketWorldCup
— Dermot Keyes (@DermotKeyes) March 7, 2015
Going to break out the rain dance for Ireland v India + W.Indies v UAE games. If either is a draw we are into QF #BackingGreen
— GavinGrace (@GavinGrace) March 7, 2015
Brendan Taylor on Mooney catch: "You have got to take his word for it, it looked pretty clear but you have to take the fielder's word"
— Test Match Special (@bbctms) March 7, 2015