Angelo Mathews scored 49 in the first ODI against Ireland © AFP
Angelo Mathews scored 49 in the first ODI against Ireland © AFP

Catch the live cricket scores and live cricket streaming of the second One-Day International (ODI) match to be played on Saturday between Ireland and Sri Lanka. The match will be played at The Village, Dublin. Sri Lanka won the first ODI match by 76 runs through the Duckworth Lewis (DL) method after rain had played spoilsport. Sri Lanka will aim to make it 2-0 heading into the 5-match ODI series against England. The win will give them a lot of confidence and will also help the find the right balance for the upcoming series. Ireland though, will look to come back stronger in the game and try and cause an upset. LIVE CRICKET SCORECARD: Ireland  vs  Sri Lanka , 2nd ODI match at Dublin

Sri Lanka played some brilliant cricket in the first ODI, as the batting and bowling departments stuck as a coheasive unit to win them the match. Dasun Shanaka on debut gave a performance that deserved a lot of praise. He took a 5-wicket haul and also played a quick-fire innings of 42 runs off 19 balls batting lower down the order. Dinesh Chandimal struck a century too. He along with Angelo Mathews controlled the middle-order pretty well and took the attack to the opposition. IRE vs SL 2016, Live Cricket Score, 2nd ODI at Dublin

Ireland on the other hand, were just not good enough. William Porterfield did score 73 runs at the top of the order but wickets kept tumbling fro mthe other end. He was helped in the chase by Kevin O’Brien who also played a fine innings. But, the Irish side collapsed like a pack of cards and Sri Lanka has the game in their hands soon. Boyd Rankin was decent with his bowling efforts. Though other bowlers will need to deliver for Ireland if they wish to come back into the series.