BIG RIVALS England vs Ireland cricket LIVE RESULT: Chaos in Melbourne as Ireland win by 5 runs on DLS due to heavy rainfall
Jos Buttler and co fell short by five runs before the umpire called time on this T20 World Cup thriller.
But ultimately, it was a hard-fought victory for the Irish who should have been at a disadvantage for losing the toin coss.
Defeat on the Duckworth-Lewis-Stern method to Ireland in Melbourne has seen England drop out of the two top spots in Group I on net run rate.
It means that Friday's game with hosts Australia - back at the MCG - is almost a case of must-win for both sides. It's not one to be missed
Ireland captain Andrew Balbirnie believes that his country's first ever appearance at the famous
Melbourne Cricket Ground will be long remembered back home.
The batsman was speaking as he picked up his player of the match award for a pivotal 62 from 47 deliveries.