revealed his pride at Ireland's World Cup efforts as they narrowly missed out on qualifying for the knockout phase.
It was plodding stuff with William Porterfield
in the role of King Plod.
Abu Dhabi: William Porterfield
blasted a record individual score in the ICC World Twenty20 Qualifiers as Ireland extended their unbeaten run to four matches in the ICC World Twenty20 Qualifier UAE 2013 (WT20Q) at the Zayed Stadium on Wednesday.
Invited to bat first under gloomy skies, Ireland's openers William Porterfield
and Paul Stirling got off to a flying start that belied the conditions, adding 68 either side of a rain break in the opening Powerplay.
Ireland, riding on century knock by Paul Stirling and his 205-run partnership with senior pro William Porterfield
, handed UAE a 226-run (D/L method) defeat in a 44 overs rain-curtailed final Group 'A' qualifying match at Old Hararians Sports Club.
Half a century ago, Christmas week didn't just see two First Division derbies with Newcastle, it also brought the signing of the man who five and a half years later would score the winning goal of the 1973 FA Cup final - Ian Porterfield
Half a century ago, Christmas week didn't just see two First Division derbies with Newcastle, it also brought the signing of the man who five-and-a-half years later would score the winning goal of the 1973 FA Cup final -- Ian Porterfield
IT IS no longer surprising when cricketers in the Liverpool Gin Liverpool Competition miss games because they are playing for their counties - but the league is likely to break new ground next May when Formby's new signing, William Porterfield
, misses his Saturday cricket because he is captaining Ireland in their first ever Test match.
IRELAND captain William Porterfield
is determined Ireland will put their Bristol blip behind them and rise to the occasion on their historic Lord's debut.
WARWICKSHIRE'S William Porterfield
is asking his Ireland team to set aside the historic nature of their first international fixture in England to make sure they do themselves justice in Bristol.
SAM Hain and William Porterfield
steered Warwickshire to a perfect start in their defence of the Royal London Cup with a 10-wicket win over Northamptonshire at Wantage Road.
Contract Notice: NHS Highland is tendering for the following:Lot 1 Dental equipment packages to be installed at Mallaig Health Centre and Porterfield
Prison, InvernessLot 2 Dental cabinetry to be installed at Royal Northern Infirmary, Inverness; Mallaig Health Centre; Porterfield