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Live Reporting

Amy Lofthouse

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  1. Goodbye!

    That's all from us for today - we'll be back on Sunday for the second and final ODI of this series.

    You can read Phil Dawkes' report of England's dominant performance over here and watch the performance from man of the match, Adil Rashid, below.

    Cheers for keeping us company. We'll see you Sunday. Go enjoy the sunshine!

  2. Rooting out the next generation


    Kids playing All Stars Cricket

    Know any young children who might be interested in having a go at cricket?

    Now's the time to get them involved with the England & Wales Cricket Board's (ECB) grassroots programme for five- to eight-year-olds called All Stars Cricket.

    All Stars Cricket is an eight-week course that is being introduced in May through local cricket clubs and centres, offering youngsters a first experience of the sport.  

    Sign up here and children will receive a backpack of cricket gear. 

  3. Get Involved - Graeme Swann's evening is sorted

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  4. One-Day Cup action

    BBC Radio 5 live sports extra

    Given the cricket in Bristol has finished early, 5 live sports extra is now turning its attention towards the One-Day Cup, with coverage of Surrey v Middlesex.

    You can listen to commentary of that game, and the rest of today's 50-over matches, over here.

  5. Watch the champagne, or maybe prosecco, moment

    Watch as Jonny Bairstow gets England over the line with the winning runs. Just 53 overs of action today.

  6. Post update

    Graeme Swann

    Ex-England spinner on BBC Test Match Special

    Ireland need to approach the game on Sunday like they did when they beat us in the World Cup in 2011. They need to expect to win. 

  7. 'Rashid showed the threat of leg-spin'

    England captain Eoin Morgan, speaking on Sky Sports: "In the first 10 overs we bowled too many bad balls but it was a really good wicket. 

    "Adil's day shows the threat leg-spin poses to any team."

    Asked if Rashid is bowling the best he's ever done, Morgan says: "Yes, he had a tough winter with some quality opposition and to come back from that to show calmness and composure, all credit to him." 

    On Mark Wood, who was playing his first ODI since September, Morgan adds: "Any first game back it's important to just get some overs under your belt. It's important to get some momentum building towards the Champions Trophy." 

  8. 'The spin damaged us'

    Ireland captain William Porterfield, speaking on Sky Sports: "It wasn't the seamers that damaged us, it was the spin. We could have played that a lot better.

    "When it comes to this stage, when games come thick and fast, it's more mentally that anything. You have to put yourself back on track mentally. 

    "Mark Wood is a quality bowler. From their point of view it's good to have those lads back fit.

    "We've had a lot of support here today and there'll be that again at Lord's - we've got to put a performance in for them more than anything."

  9. Rashid feeling 'quite confident' after 5-27 haul

    Man of the match Adil Rashid, who took 5-27 off eight overs, tells TMS: "It was okay today, it felt quite good. It was nice to bowl my variations and it came out quite good. Hopefully I can carry it on.

    "This is our first game of a long summer. Hopefully we have shown we can do some damage and we can carry it on. 

    "I don't know if I'm on the top of my game but I feel quite confident. Ireland didn't have their best day but on Sunday they might come back stronger."

  10. Man of the match

    And, unsurprisingly, it's leg-spinner Adil Rashid who is man of the match.

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    Malcolm Emmett: Looking forward to Eng v Ire at Lords on Sunday. Debating whether or not to pack lunch? 

  12. Post update

    Graeme Swann

    Ex-England spinner on BBC Test Match Special

    Hales' stock plummeted because he played in Test cricket but if you separate the two forms of the game, it would still be very high. He's brilliant in one-day cricket. 

  13. Post update

    As for England? Well, they were clinical, and it was pleasing to see Mark Wood back. And those five wickets will have done Rashid's confidence some good. But they were helped along by Ireland's dodgy batting. Alex Hales' performance with the bat was emphatically brutal, too.

  14. Watch: Rashid five-for secures England victory

    And here is the performance that put Ireland in such a mess; Adil Rashid finished with figures of 5-27, the second best one-day figures by an England spinner.

  15. Post update

    Graeme Swann

    Ex-England spinner on BBC Test Match Special

    It was terrible batting from Ireland's senior players. You don't sweep when it's on your stumps. Three in the space of five overs is just daft. 

    William Porterfield
  16. Post update

    Ireland managed to face just 33 overs; the batting collapse saw them lose eight wickets for 45 runs. The top five managed double figures, but captain William Porterfield's toil - making 13 from 45 deliveries - just showed how tough they found maneuvering the ball around.

  17. Post update

    Graeme Swann

    Ex-England spinner on BBC Test Match Special

    You want full value for your day. Most people will have taken a day off work, or convinced the Missus that going to the cricket is a better idea than Ikea.

  18. Post update

    It took England just 20 overs to chase down Ireland's total. Ireland got off to such a promising start, too, but once the collapse started, no-one could stop it. Seven wickets to spin, on a pitch that wasn't turning, saw Ireland completely tail off. 

  19. Post update

    Graeme Swann

    Ex-England spinner on BBC Test Match Special

    The Irish are looking very dejected walking off, and so they should be. Joe Root is even more dejected, he's missed out on his fifty.

  20. Post update

    Let's be honest, that was disappointing. Ireland have to be much better than what they've shown today - and they'll have to turn it around quickly. The next ODI is just two days away at Lord's.