ICC World Twenty20 Qualifier - 2nd match, Group A

Afghanistan v Ireland

Afghanistan won by 13 runs

0.1

Connell to Noor Ali Zadran, no run, short lenght,leg glance,dropped on fineleg

0.2

Connell to Noor Ali Zadran, no run, forward defence

0.3

Connell to Noor Ali Zadran, 1 run, good length,gliding it down to thirdman

0.4

Connell to Karim Sadiq, no run, forward defence

0.5

Connell to Karim Sadiq, no run, short length,attemet to pull, nearly got'em

0.6

Connell to Karim Sadiq, FOUR, slower ball,pulled,through the mid on fielder's hands

End of over 1 (5 runs) Afghanistan 5/0
Karim Sadiq    4* (3b 1x4)      PC Connell    1-0-5-0
Noor Ali Zadran    1* (3b)     

1.1

Johnston to Noor Ali Zadran, 1 bye

1.2

Johnston to Karim Sadiq, no run

1.3

Johnston to Karim Sadiq, OUT

Karim Sadiq b Johnston 4 (6m 5b 1x4 0x6) SR: 80.00

1.4

Johnston to Shafiqullah, 1 run, forward defence for a single

1.5

Johnston to Noor Ali Zadran, no run, good length,left alone

1.6

Johnston to Noor Ali Zadran, no run, beaten again, tight line

End of over 2 (2 runs) Afghanistan 7/1
Noor Ali Zadran    1* (6b)      DT Johnston    1-0-1-1
Shafiqullah    1* (1b)     

2.1

Connell to Shafiqullah, 1 run, defence, batsmen run, shy at the stumps, missed by an inch

2.2

Connell to Noor Ali Zadran, no run, appeal for lbw, turned down

2.3

Connell to Noor Ali Zadran, no run, good lenth, cut shot, half hit

2.4

Connell to Noor Ali Zadran, no run, good length, cut shot, straight to the point fielder

2.5

Connell to Noor Ali Zadran, 2 runs, slower ball, steering it down to square leg

2.6

Connell to Noor Ali Zadran, 1 run, straight drive

End of over 3 (4 runs) Afghanistan 11/1
Noor Ali Zadran    4* (11b)      PC Connell    2-0-9-0
Shafiqullah    2* (2b)     

3.1

Johnston to Noor Ali Zadran, 1 run, forward defence, shy at the stumps

3.2

Johnston to Shafiqullah, 1 run, fullish, leg glance

3.3

Johnston to Noor Ali Zadran, 1 run, short length, gliding it down to short thirdman

3.4

Johnston to Shafiqullah, no run, defence

3.5

Johnston to Shafiqullah, no run, forward defence, dead straight line

3.6

Johnston to Shafiqullah, OUT, release shot, lofted, fielder had to cover a lot of ground before holding on

Shafiqullah c Mooney b Johnston 3 (12m 6b 0x4 0x6) SR: 50.00

End of over 4 (3 runs) Afghanistan 14/2
     DT Johnston    2-0-4-2
Noor Ali Zadran    6* (13b)     

4.1

Connell to Mohammad Shahzad, 2 wides, leg side, keeper misses, batsmen run

4.1

Connell to Noor Ali Zadran, FOUR, straight drive pass the bowler

4.2

Connell to Noor Ali Zadran, 1 run, cut shot

4.3

Connell to Mohammad Shahzad, 1 run, backfoot defence

4.4

Connell to Noor Ali Zadran, no run, slower bowl, played in the air, falling short of the cover fielder

4.5

Connell to Noor Ali Zadran, no run, attempted cut shot,fails

4.6

Connell to Noor Ali Zadran, 1 run, cut shot, dropped by trent johnston, chance number 3, batsmen run

End of over 5 (9 runs) Afghanistan 23/2
Noor Ali Zadran    12* (18b 1x4)      PC Connell    3-0-18-0
Mohammad Shahzad    1* (1b)     

5.1

Johnston to Noor Ali Zadran, no run, good line

5.2

Johnston to Noor Ali Zadran, 1 run, forward defence

5.3

Johnston to Mohammad Shahzad, 1 run, down to third man

5.4

Johnston to Noor Ali Zadran, FOUR, slower one, pull shot to mid wicket

5.5

Johnston to Noor Ali Zadran, FOUR, gliding it down to third man between the slip fielders, spot on placement

5.6

Johnston to Noor Ali Zadran, no run, defence

End of over 6 (10 runs) Afghanistan 33/2
Noor Ali Zadran    21* (23b 3x4)      DT Johnston    3-0-14-2
Mohammad Shahzad    2* (2b)     

6.1

Connell to Mohammad Shahzad, no run, cut shot, great fielding by point fielder

6.2

Connell to Mohammad Shahzad, 1 wide

6.2

Connell to Mohammad Shahzad, no run, cut shot, nearly got'em

6.3

Connell to Mohammad Shahzad, no run, backfoot defence

6.4

Connell to Mohammad Shahzad, 1 run, cut shot to thirdman

6.5

Connell to Noor Ali Zadran, no run, defence

6.6

Connell to Noor Ali Zadran, no run, cut shot, fails

End of over 7 (2 runs) Afghanistan 35/2
Noor Ali Zadran    21* (25b 3x4)      PC Connell    4-0-20-0
Mohammad Shahzad    3* (6b)     

7.1

Johnston to Mohammad Shahzad, no run, late cut

7.2

Johnston to Mohammad Shahzad, 1 run, defence, batsmen run

7.3

Johnston to Noor Ali Zadran, 1 run, cut shot, great attempt by porterfield, got fingers to it

7.4

Johnston to Mohammad Shahzad, no run, gliding to fine leg

7.5

Johnston to Mohammad Shahzad, 1 run, cut shot to deep point

7.6

Johnston to Noor Ali Zadran, 1 run, cut shot

End of over 8 (4 runs) Afghanistan 39/2
Noor Ali Zadran    23* (27b 3x4)      DT Johnston    4-0-18-2
Mohammad Shahzad    5* (10b)     

8.1

KJ O'Brien to Noor Ali Zadran, no run, straight line

8.2

KJ O'Brien to Noor Ali Zadran, FOUR, full length, cover drive, great placement

8.3

KJ O'Brien to Noor Ali Zadran, 1 run, gliding, to thirdman

8.4

KJ O'Brien to Mohammad Shahzad, 1 run, straight drive

8.5

KJ O'Brien to Noor Ali Zadran, 1 run, run down to thirdman

8.6

KJ O'Brien to Mohammad Shahzad, 2 runs, cut shot

End of over 9 (9 runs) Afghanistan 48/2
Mohammad Shahzad    8* (12b)      KJ O'Brien    1-0-9-0
Noor Ali Zadran    29* (31b 4x4)     

9.1

Botha to Noor Ali Zadran, 1 run, cut shot

9.2

Botha to Mohammad Shahzad, 1 run, off drive

9.3

Botha to Noor Ali Zadran, FOUR, inside out, lofted cover drive

9.4

Botha to Noor Ali Zadran, 1 run, cut shot to deep point

9.5

Botha to Mohammad Shahzad, 2 runs, backfoot on drive, great running between the wickets

9.6

Botha to Mohammad Shahzad, no run, cut shot straight to thirdman

End of over 10 (9 runs) Afghanistan 57/2
Mohammad Shahzad    11* (15b)      AC Botha    1-0-9-0
Noor Ali Zadran    35* (34b 5x4)     

10.1

Dockrell to Noor Ali Zadran, 2 runs, cut shot down to thirdman

10.2

Dockrell to Noor Ali Zadran, 1 run, cut shot

10.3

Dockrell to Mohammad Shahzad, no run

10.4

Dockrell to Mohammad Shahzad, 1 run, OUT

Mohammad Shahzad run out 12 (30m 17b 0x4 0x6) SR: 70.58

10.5

Dockrell to Nawroz Mangal, 1 run, glance to fine leg

10.6

Dockrell to Noor Ali Zadran, no run, forward defence

End of over 11 (5 runs) Afghanistan 62/3
Noor Ali Zadran    38* (37b 5x4)      GH Dockrell    1-0-5-0
Nawroz Mangal    1* (1b)     

11.1

Botha to Nawroz Mangal, no run, through to the keeper

11.2

Botha to Nawroz Mangal, no run, both batsmen in the middle, missed runout

11.3

Botha to Nawroz Mangal, 1 run, trying to loft

11.4

Botha to Noor Ali Zadran, 1 run, flick

11.5

Botha to Nawroz Mangal, 1 run, cover drive

11.6

Botha to Noor Ali Zadran, 1 run, frontfoot cover drive, runout missed

End of over 12 (4 runs) Afghanistan 66/3
Noor Ali Zadran    40* (39b 5x4)      AC Botha    2-0-13-0
Nawroz Mangal    3* (5b)     

12.1

Dockrell to Noor Ali Zadran, no run, tried to loft it down

12.2

Dockrell to Noor Ali Zadran, no run, cover drive

12.3

Dockrell to Noor Ali Zadran, no run, batsmen uncomfortable

12.4

Dockrell to Noor Ali Zadran, 1 run, lofted to long on

12.5

Dockrell to Nawroz Mangal, 1 run, off drive

12.6

Dockrell to Noor Ali Zadran, 1 run, nudge to fine leg

End of over 13 (3 runs) Afghanistan 69/3
Noor Ali Zadran    42* (44b 5x4)      GH Dockrell    2-0-8-0
Nawroz Mangal    4* (6b)     

13.1

Botha to Noor Ali Zadran, OUT, flick shot, full length dive, great catch

Noor Ali Zadran c Stirling b Botha 42 (56m 45b 5x4 0x6) SR: 93.33

13.2

Botha to Nawroz Mangal, 1 run

13.3

Botha to Mohammad Nabi, 1 run, flick shot

13.4

Botha to Nawroz Mangal, 1 run, straight drive

13.5

Botha to Mohammad Nabi, no run, defence

13.6

Botha to Mohammad Nabi, no run

End of over 14 (3 runs) Afghanistan 72/4
Mohammad Nabi    1* (3b)      AC Botha    3-0-16-1
Nawroz Mangal    6* (8b)     

14.1

Dockrell to Nawroz Mangal, 1 run, on drive

14.2

Dockrell to Mohammad Nabi, SIX, lofted shot, big six over long on

14.3

Dockrell to Mohammad Nabi, SIX, another big one, rows behind

14.4

Dockrell to Mohammad Nabi, 2 wides, down to fine leg

14.4

Dockrell to Nawroz Mangal, SIX, down the track, nowroz joins the party as well

14.5

Dockrell to Nawroz Mangal, OUT, down the track, great glove work

Nawroz Mangal st †NJ O'Brien b Dockrell 13 (16m 11b 0x4 1x6) SR: 118.18

14.6

Dockrell to Samiullah Shenwari, 2 runs, off drive, great running between

End of over 15 (23 runs) Afghanistan 95/5
Samiullah Shenwari    2* (1b)      GH Dockrell    3-0-31-1
Mohammad Nabi    13* (5b 2x6)     

15.1

Cusack to Mohammad Nabi, 1 wide

15.1

Cusack to Mohammad Nabi, 1 run, off drive

15.2

Cusack to Samiullah Shenwari, no run, cut shot

15.3

Cusack to Samiullah Shenwari, no run, cover drive, missed, appeal for stump, turned down

15.4

Cusack to Samiullah Shenwari, OUT

Samiullah Shenwari run out 2 (5m 4b 0x4 0x6) SR: 50.00

15.5

Cusack to Mohammad Nabi, FOUR, lofted to long on

15.6

Cusack to Mohammad Nabi, 1 run, cover drive

End of over 16 (7 runs) Afghanistan 102/6
Mohammad Nabi    19* (8b 1x4 2x6)      AR Cusack    1-0-7-0
Hamid Hassan    0* (0b)     

16.1

KJ O'Brien to Mohammad Nabi, no run, pull shot , fails

16.2

KJ O'Brien to Mohammad Nabi, 1 run, off drivw

16.3

KJ O'Brien to Raees Ahmadzai, 1 run, on drive

16.4

KJ O'Brien to Mohammad Nabi, 2 runs, pull shot, short delivery

16.5

KJ O'Brien to Mohammad Nabi, 1 run, pull shot

16.6

KJ O'Brien to Raees Ahmadzai, SIX, pull shot, dropped by botha on the mid wicket boundary

End of over 17 (11 runs) Afghanistan 113/6
Raees Ahmadzai    7* (2b 1x6)      KJ O'Brien    2-0-20-0
Mohammad Nabi    23* (12b 1x4 2x6)     

17.1

Cusack to Mohammad Nabi, 1 run, straight drive

17.2

Cusack to Raees Ahmadzai, 1 leg bye, down to fine leg

17.3

Cusack to Mohammad Nabi, FOUR, wild swing; inside edge to thirdman

17.4

Cusack to Mohammad Nabi, no run

17.5

Cusack to Mohammad Nabi, 1 run, lofted shot to midwicket

17.6

Cusack to Raees Ahmadzai, 2 runs, on drive

End of over 18 (9 runs) Afghanistan 122/6
Raees Ahmadzai    9* (4b 1x6)      AR Cusack    2-0-15-0
Mohammad Nabi    29* (16b 2x4 2x6)     

18.1

Botha to Mohammad Nabi, 2 runs, cover drive, great fielding on the cover boundary

18.2

Botha to Mohammad Nabi, 1 wide, outside off

18.2

Botha to Mohammad Nabi, 2 runs, pull to long off

18.3

Botha to Mohammad Nabi, 2 runs, pull shot, miss hit to long on

18.4

Botha to Mohammad Nabi, 1 run, pulled to square leg boundary

18.5

Botha to Raees Ahmadzai, OUT, down the track, keeper uproots the stumps

Raees Ahmadzai st †NJ O'Brien b Botha 9 (14m 5b 0x4 1x6) SR: 180.00

18.6

Botha to Mirwais Ashraf, 1 run, OUT

Mirwais Ashraf run out 1 (2m 1b 0x4 0x6) SR: 100.00

End of over 19 (9 runs) Afghanistan 131/7
     AC Botha    4-0-25-2
Mohammad Nabi    36* (20b 2x4 2x6)     

19.1

Cusack to Mohammad Nabi, no run, straight to the bowler

19.2

Cusack to Mohammad Nabi, 2 runs, pull shot, appeal for runout, turned down

19.3

Cusack to Mohammad Nabi, no run, attempted loft, missed

19.4

Cusack to Mohammad Nabi, 1 run, to long off boundary

19.5

Cusack to Hamid Hassan, 1 run, paddle to fine leg

19.6

Cusack to Mohammad Nabi, FOUR, powerful straigt drive

Match State: Innings Break

End of over 20 (8 runs) Afghanistan 139/8
Mohammad Nabi    43* (25b 3x4 2x6)      AR Cusack    3-0-23-0
Hamid Hassan    1* (1b)     
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Feb 9, 2010

Karim Sadiq shows his delight as he celebrates a wicket, Afghanistan v Ireland, ICC World Twenty20 Qualifiers, February 9, 2010

Karim Sadiq shows his delight as he celebrates a wicket

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Feb 9, 2010

Afghanistan's supporters cheer their team on, Afghanistan v Ireland, ICC World Twenty20 Qualifiers, February 9, 2010

Afghanistan's supporters cheer their team on

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