Max Sorensen and Tim Murtagh claimed four wickets apiece as Ireland secured their place in the World T20 Qualifying final after thrashing hosts the United Arab Emirates by 62 runs in Friday's semi-final in Abu Dhabi.
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After winning the toss, Group A winners Ireland opted to bat first for the seventh successive time in the tournament and scored 147 for eight off their 20 overs.
Trent Johnston (35), Kevin O'Brien (31) and John Mooney (29) helped Ireland to a competitive total after they had lost captain William Porterfield, James Shannon and Gary Wilson cheaply in slumping to 44 for four in the eighth over.
Needing 148 for victory, UAE took 15 off the second over from Murtagh as they reached 17 without loss, but they then saw wickets fall at regular intervals to be bowled out for 85 with more than two overs remaining.
Man of the match Sorensen (four for 15) and his fellow paceman Murtagh (four for 24) did most of the damage to leave Ireland as the competition's only unbeaten team heading into Saturday's final against Afghanistan, who defeated Nepal in their semi-final.