Ireland international Paul Stirling is back in Abu Dhabi, just three weeks after helping Ireland qualify for next yearís T20 World Cup.

Stirling is playing for the Delhi Bulls, captained by Englandís white ball skipper Eoin Morgan, in the even shorter format, the third edition of the T10 League, and in their opening match yesterday he made an instant if brief impact.

The leading scorer at the qualifying tournament, Stirling hit his second and third balls over the mid-wicket boundary but was trapped leg before by Afghanistan left arm leg spinner Zahir Khan to his fourth.

Morgan, however, with 52 not out from 27 balls saw the Bulls to their target of 103 with three balls to spare.