Pakistan beat Ireland by three wickets: T20 Cricket World Cup – as it happened

Group A concludes with another nail-biter as Shaheen Shah Afridi helps Pakistan to a three-wicket win in Florida

How will the pitch behave after so much rain? We will find out shortly. Paul Stirling and Andy Balbirnie prepare to face Shaheen Shah Afridi.

Ireland belt out theirs, arms round each others shoulders. Pakistan’s military-style ditty is a palm on hearts affair. Babar, face plastered in suncream, looks pensive.

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USA qualify for Super Eights after washout against Ireland: T20 Cricket World Cup – as it happened

The co-hosts USA reached the second group stage and eliminated Pakistan on an historic if damp day in Florida

Meanwhile, in Group B…

The outfield is still very wet, so there will be another inspection at 11.30am local/4.30pm BST. If I had to bet the farm I’d say the match will be washed out because of further rain, but I’m thousands of miles away so I’m not sure what the point of this sentence is.

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