Images: New Zealand trounce Ireland
Aaron Redmond hammered 63 from 30 deliveries to help New Zealand crush Ireland by 83 runs in the opening World Cup Super Eights match on Thursday.
Ireland, replying to New Zealand's 198 for five, never threatened to upset the Kiwis and were bowled out for just 115 in 16.4 overs.
Image: Aaron Redmond
Guptill makes his ground
Image: Martin Guptill makes his ground as Ireland's Alex Cusack makes a vain attempt to run him out
Short but sweet knock by Oram
Image: Ireland's Niall O'Brien makes a vain attempt to take an edge off Jacob Oram's bat.
New Zealand's Ian Butler drops Ireland's Gary Wilson. The batsman went on to score 23.
Image: Ian Butler