World Cup: Ireland skipper proud of squad

Ireland captain William Porterfield admitted despite being knocked out of the World Cup, he was proud with the way his side play their cricket throughout the competition.

Phil Simmons’ side defeated the West Indies, Zimbabwe and UAE but lost out in a quarter-final spot on a net run rate.

Ireland captain William Porterfield. Picture by Chris Symes/INPHO

Ireland captain William Porterfield. Picture by Chris Symes/INPHO

Porterfield spoke to Sentinel Sport’s cricket correspondent Barry Chambers after this morning’s defeat to Pakistan, at the Adelaide Oval.