Paul Stirling smashed a whirlwind 101 as Ireland scored a six-wicket victory over the Netherlands on Friday to finish off their World Cup campaign on a high. Stirling shared an Irish record opening stand of 177 with captain William Porterfield which laid the foundation for a successful run chase after Netherlands posted 306 from 50 overs. Ireland reached 307-4 in 47.4 overs with Niall O'Brien ensuring the win with an unbeaten 57. Earlier, Ryan ten Doeschate stroked a fluent 106 to steer the Dutch innings.