ICC World Twenty20 Qualifier - 14th match, Super Four

United Arab Emirates v Ireland

Ireland won by 22 runs

0.1

Qasim Zubair to Porterfield, 1 run, short of length,leg stump delivery, steered down to fine leg.

0.2

Qasim Zubair to NJ O'Brien, no run, legstump delevery, backfoot defence.

0.3

Qasim Zubair to NJ O'Brien, no run, leg stump ball, played down to short mid wicket.

0.4

Qasim Zubair to NJ O'Brien, 1 run, outside off, glides down to thirdman, Khurram picks and throws at the stumps, misses.

0.5

Qasim Zubair to Porterfield, FOUR, loose short ball on the leg stump, pulls it between square and fine leg.

0.6

Qasim Zubair to Porterfield, FOUR, backfoot cover drives, gets an outside edge, ball races between thirdman and gully to the rope.

End of over 1 (10 runs) Ireland 10/0
WTS Porterfield    9* (3b 2x4)      Qasim Zubair    1-0-10-0
NJ O'Brien    1* (3b)     

1.1

Qadar Nawaz to NJ O'Brien, no run, inswinger, pitched outside off, Niall reaches for the ball, beaten.

1.2

Qadar Nawaz to NJ O'Brien, 1 run, pushed down to short cover, easy run.

1.3

Qadar Nawaz to Porterfield, 2 runs, leg side delivery, miss timed pull shot,in the air, falls safe at square leg.

1.4

Qadar Nawaz to Porterfield, no run, good line, forward defnce, to the bowler.

1.5

Qadar Nawaz to Porterfield, 1 run, short of length, pulls it well, to the fielder at square leg boundary.

1.6

Qadar Nawaz to NJ O'Brien, 1 run, slower ball, steers it to short cover, straight to Khurram.

End of over 2 (5 runs) Ireland 15/0
NJ O'Brien    3* (6b)      Qadar Nawaz    1-0-5-0
WTS Porterfield    12* (6b 2x4)     

2.1

Qasim Zubair to NJ O'Brien, 1 run, Good line, forward defence, run hard.

2.2

Qasim Zubair to Porterfield, FOUR, short ball, Porterfield rocks back, pulls it to long off.

2.3

Qasim Zubair to Porterfield, no run, forward defence, straight to the bowler.

2.4

Qasim Zubair to Porterfield, FOUR, fullish length, lofted over mid off, ball races to the long off boundary.

2.5

Qasim Zubair to Porterfield, 1 run, pull shot, miss timed, to long on.

2.6

Qasim Zubair to NJ O'Brien, 2 runs, short one down the leg, miss timed pull shot, casual running between the wickets.

End of over 3 (12 runs) Ireland 27/0
NJ O'Brien    6* (8b)      Qasim Zubair    2-0-22-0
WTS Porterfield    21* (10b 4x4)     

3.1

Saqib Ali to Porterfield, no run, good ball, drifts down the leg, hits the pad, appeal, not out.

3.2

Saqib Ali to Porterfield, 1 run, pushed down to short mid on.

3.3

Saqib Ali to NJ O'Brien, no run, forward defence, no run there.

3.4

Saqib Ali to NJ O'Brien, 1 run, angles it to point, great running between the wickets.

3.5

Saqib Ali to Porterfield, OUT, loopy delivery, porterfield comes down and smashes it straight to Saqib, takes a sharp catch.

WTS Porterfield c & b Saqib Ali 22 (16m 13b 4x4 0x6) SR: 169.23

3.6

Saqib Ali to Botha, 1 run, quicker one, skids on to the pads, flicks it to square leg, rotates the strike.

End of over 4 (3 runs) Ireland 30/1
AC Botha    1* (1b)      Saqib Ali    1-0-3-1
NJ O'Brien    7* (10b)     

4.1

Silva to Botha, 1 run, drifting down the leg, steers it to fine leg, Iqbal fields it and returns to Abdul.

4.2

Silva to NJ O'Brien, 3 runs, places in the gap at mid wicket, run hard, great running.

4.3

Silva to Botha, no run, good ball, beaten.

4.4

Silva to Botha, no run, wide out side off, cut and misses.

4.5

Silva to Botha, 1 run, hangs back and cuts to the cover fielder.

4.6

Silva to NJ O'Brien, no run, forward defence, good line, no run.

End of over 5 (5 runs) Ireland 35/1
NJ O'Brien    10* (12b)      EHSN Silva    1-0-5-0
AC Botha    3* (5b)     

5.1

Saqib Ali to Botha, OUT, leg side delivery, hits the pad, appeal, ball rolls to the stumps, Bowled.

AC Botha b Saqib Ali 3 (6m 6b 0x4 0x6) SR: 50.00

5.2

Saqib Ali to Cusack, no run, driven straight to the bowler.

5.3

Saqib Ali to Cusack, no run, forward defence, great line.

5.4

Saqib Ali to Cusack, no run, down the leg, steers it to mid wicket.

5.5

Saqib Ali to Cusack, no run, flighted ball to leg stump, misses a flick shot.

5.6

Saqib Ali to Cusack, 2 runs, drifted down the leg, steered to fine leg.

End of over 6 (2 runs) Ireland 37/2
AR Cusack    2* (5b)      Saqib Ali    2-0-5-2
NJ O'Brien    10* (12b)     

6.1

Silva to NJ O'Brien, 1 run, angles it to point, quick run.

6.2

Silva to Cusack, 1 run, on drive, in the air, Silva makes an attempt, Nearly got him.

6.3

Silva to NJ O'Brien, 1 run, forward defence.

6.4

Silva to Cusack, 1 run, on drives, Khurram dives, could'nt stop.

6.5

Silva to NJ O'Brien, FOUR, off stump ball, reverse sweeps it to square leg.

6.6

Silva to NJ O'Brien, 1 run, leg glance to square leg.

End of over 7 (9 runs) Ireland 46/2
NJ O'Brien    17* (16b 1x4)      EHSN Silva    2-0-14-0
AR Cusack    4* (7b)     

7.1

Saqib Ali to NJ O'Brien, 1 run, leg stump delivery, steers it to square leg.

7.2

Saqib Ali to Cusack, 2 runs, picked it from middle, lofted towards mid wicket, batsmen run hard.

7.3

Saqib Ali to Cusack, no run, off stump ball, plays down, forward defence.

7.4

Saqib Ali to Cusack, 1 run, flighted ball, lofted shot towards long on, Cries of catch, Just falling short of Ahmed.

7.5

Saqib Ali to NJ O'Brien, no run, forward defence.

7.6

Saqib Ali to NJ O'Brien, 1 run, driven down the ground, to long off.

End of over 8 (5 runs) Ireland 51/2
NJ O'Brien    19* (19b 1x4)      Saqib Ali    3-0-10-2
AR Cusack    7* (10b)     

8.1

Ahmed Raza to NJ O'Brien, 1 run, pitched off stump, reverse sweeps to thirdman.

8.2

Ahmed Raza to Cusack, 2 runs, late cut to thirdman, Qadir fumbles, Batsmen run another.

8.3

Ahmed Raza to Cusack, no run, forward defence.

8.4

Ahmed Raza to Cusack, 1 run, miss timed on drive, to Fayyaz at long on.

8.5

Ahmed Raza to NJ O'Brien, 2 runs, steerd down to thirdman, confusion between the fielders, batsmen run two.

8.6

Ahmed Raza to NJ O'Brien, 1 run, plays a leg glance towards mid wicket.

End of over 9 (7 runs) Ireland 58/2
NJ O'Brien    23* (22b 1x4)      Ahmed Raza    1-0-7-0
AR Cusack    10* (13b)     

9.1

Khurram Khan to NJ O'Brien, 1 run, starts with a leg stump ball, steerd down to square leg.

9.2

Khurram Khan to Cusack, OUT, short ball, pulls towards the mid wicket boundary, Iqbal takes it nice and easy.

AR Cusack c Mohammad Iqbal b Khurram Khan 10 (17m 14b 0x4 0x6) SR: 71.42

9.3

Khurram Khan to NJ O'Brien, 1 run, down the leg,plays a lazy leg glance.

9.4

Khurram Khan to Johnston, no run, good ball, forward defence.

9.5

Khurram Khan to Johnston, 1 run, lofted on drive towards long on.

9.6

Khurram Khan to NJ O'Brien, no run, good ball, forward defence, hits the pad, no run.

End of over 10 (3 runs) Ireland 61/3
NJ O'Brien    25* (25b 1x4)      Khurram Khan    1-0-3-1
DT Johnston    1* (2b)     

10.1

Ahmed Raza to Johnston, 1 run, short of good length, cut shot to the cover sweeper.

10.2

Ahmed Raza to NJ O'Brien, 3 runs, misses a cover drive, finds an outside edge, Arfan dives at thirdman, can't stop, Run three.

10.3

Ahmed Raza to Johnston, no run, driven to the bowler.

10.4

Ahmed Raza to Johnston, 1 leg bye, length ball, forward defence, hits the pad, appeal, batsmen run one.

10.5

Ahmed Raza to NJ O'Brien, no run, defence straight to the bowler.

10.6

Ahmed Raza to NJ O'Brien, no run, on drives, fnds Khurram at short midon.

End of over 11 (5 runs) Ireland 66/3
NJ O'Brien    28* (28b 1x4)      Ahmed Raza    2-0-11-0
DT Johnston    2* (5b)     

11.1

Khurram Khan to Johnston, no run, tried a loft, nearly got out.

11.2

Khurram Khan to Johnston, 1 run, runs down, slogs it to long off.

11.3

Khurram Khan to NJ O'Brien, SIX, runs down the track, picks it over mid wicket, great timing.

11.4

Khurram Khan to NJ O'Brien, 1 run, come down again, drives to the long off boundary.

11.5

Khurram Khan to Johnston, 2 runs, leg stump ball, steered to square leg, good running between, run hard and home.

11.6

Khurram Khan to Johnston, 2 runs, lofted shot over mid wicket, good running again.

End of over 12 (12 runs) Ireland 78/3
DT Johnston    7* (9b)      Khurram Khan    2-0-15-1
NJ O'Brien    35* (30b 1x4 1x6)     

12.1

Ahmed Raza to NJ O'Brien, 1 run, down the leg, steers it to fine leg.

12.2

Ahmed Raza to Johnston, 1 run, miss timed loftedshot, ball goes to square leg.

12.3

Ahmed Raza to NJ O'Brien, no run, cuts, misses, appeal, turned down.

12.4

Ahmed Raza to NJ O'Brien, 1 run, runs down, steers it to midwicket, great return by Saqib ali.

12.5

Ahmed Raza to Johnston, 1 run, front foot cover drive.

12.6

Ahmed Raza to NJ O'Brien, 1 run, reverse sweeps, Naee uddin at thirdman picks and throws, great fielding, One of the best fielder in the side.

End of over 13 (5 runs) Ireland 83/3
NJ O'Brien    38* (34b 1x4 1x6)      Ahmed Raza    3-0-16-0
DT Johnston    9* (11b)     

13.1

Qadar Nawaz to NJ O'Brien, 1 run, slogs it over the infield, settle for one.

13.2

Qadar Nawaz to Johnston, 1 run, cut shot to Arfan at deep point.

13.3

Qadar Nawaz to NJ O'Brien, no run, reverse sweeps, misses, Rehman collects and hits the stumps, appeal, Not out!.

13.4

Qadar Nawaz to NJ O'Brien, 1 run, slower one, outside off, square drives to the point fielder.

13.5

Qadar Nawaz to Johnston, 1 wide, down the leg, well kept by Rehman.

13.5

Qadar Nawaz to Johnston, 1 run, on drive, in the air, pass the bowler, to the fielder at long on.

13.6

Qadar Nawaz to NJ O'Brien, 2 runs, inside out cover drive, towards extra cover, Ahmed runs in from long off, Throws it back to the bowler.

End of over 14 (7 runs) Ireland 90/3
NJ O'Brien    42* (38b 1x4 1x6)      Qadar Nawaz    2-0-12-0
DT Johnston    11* (13b)     

14.1

Qasim Zubair to Johnston, 1 run, late cuts, Ahmed at thirdman dives and stops a certain Boundary, Good effort.

14.2

Qasim Zubair to NJ O'Brien, 1 run

14.3

Qasim Zubair to Johnston, 1 run

14.4

Qasim Zubair to NJ O'Brien, 1 run, makes room, slashes hard to the cover boundary.

14.5

Qasim Zubair to Johnston, FOUR, short of length, pull shot, Shadeep comes in, ball through his hands,Easy one, to the mid wicket boundary.

14.6

Qasim Zubair to Johnston, 1 run, down the leg, steers it to mid wicket.

End of over 15 (9 runs) Ireland 99/3
DT Johnston    18* (17b 1x4)      Qasim Zubair    3-0-31-0
NJ O'Brien    44* (40b 1x4 1x6)     

15.1

Qadar Nawaz to Johnston, 1 run, off stump ball, waits for it, square drives it to the sweeper on the off.

15.2

Qadar Nawaz to NJ O'Brien, 2 runs, picks it from middle, in the air, towards mid wicket, falls safe.

15.3

Qadar Nawaz to NJ O'Brien, 1 leg bye, moves across, tries to scoop it over fine leg, hits the pad, batsmen run.

15.4

Qadar Nawaz to Johnston, OUT, short one, tempted by the length, pulls it straight to Saqib ali at Midwicket.

DT Johnston c Saqib Ali b Qadar Nawaz 19 (26m 19b 1x4 0x6) SR: 100.00

15.5

Qadar Nawaz to NJ O'Brien, OUT, lofts it over mid off, shadeep coming in, gets a hand, ball in the air again, gets it in the second chance.

NJ O'Brien c Silva b Qadar Nawaz 46 (66m 43b 1x4 1x6) SR: 106.97

15.6

Qadar Nawaz to KJ O'Brien, 1 run, middle stump ball, steered down to square leg, easy pickings.

End of over 16 (5 runs) Ireland 104/5
KJ O'Brien    1* (1b)      Qadar Nawaz    3-0-16-2
JF Mooney    0* (0b)     

16.1

Silva to KJ O'Brien, no run, cuts, misses, nearly got him.

16.2

Silva to KJ O'Brien, 1 run, cuts again, nearly dragged it on, ball goes towards fine leg, batsmen run one.

16.3

Silva to Mooney, 1 run, full toss, outside off, reverse sweeps, run hard.

16.4

Silva to KJ O'Brien, SIX, full length, picked from middle, over long on, Naeem tries, Ball goes above his head.

16.5

Silva to KJ O'Brien, FOUR, slog sweeps, over mid wicket in field, ball races to the boundary.

16.6

Silva to KJ O'Brien, 1 run, comes down the track, straight drives it pass Shadeep, settle for one.

End of over 17 (13 runs) Ireland 117/5
KJ O'Brien    13* (6b 1x4 1x6)      EHSN Silva    3-0-27-0
JF Mooney    1* (1b)     

17.1

Qadar Nawaz to KJ O'Brien, OUT, tries a lofted shot on the leg side, gets a top edge, ball in the air towards point, Arfan takes it above his eyes.

KJ O'Brien c Arfan Haider b Qadar Nawaz 13 (9m 7b 1x4 1x6) SR: 185.71

17.2

Qadar Nawaz to Mooney, 1 run, slower ball, outside off, glides it to deep point.

17.3

Qadar Nawaz to Wilson, 1 run, on drives, runs hard, asking for another, No says Mooney.

17.4

Qadar Nawaz to Mooney, 1 run, good ball, glides it to thirdman.

17.5

Qadar Nawaz to Wilson, FOUR, smashes it over the infield, Ball races to extra cover boundary, great shot.

17.6

Qadar Nawaz to Wilson, no run, leg stump ball, tries to run it down thirdman, beaten, nearly bowled there.

End of over 18 (7 runs) Ireland 124/6
GC Wilson    5* (3b 1x4)      Qadar Nawaz    4-0-23-3
JF Mooney    3* (3b)     

18.1

Saqib Ali to Mooney, 2 runs, runs down, places it between the gap at extra cover.

18.2

Saqib Ali to Mooney, 1 run, lofted off drive, towards long off, settle for one.

18.3

Saqib Ali to Wilson, 2 runs, leg side ball, reverse sweeps, to thirdman, great improvisation.

18.4

Saqib Ali to Wilson, 2 runs, pull shot to square leg, ball in the air to Shadeep silva, gets a hand, Dropped again by him.

18.5

Saqib Ali to Wilson, FOUR, down the leg, sweeps hard and fine , ball races to the fence.

18.6

Saqib Ali to Wilson, SIX, banged in short , comes down the track, slogs it over the midwicket boundary, stunning hit.

End of over 19 (17 runs) Ireland 141/6
GC Wilson    19* (7b 2x4 1x6)      Saqib Ali    4-0-27-2
JF Mooney    6* (5b)     

19.1

Qasim Zubair to Mooney, 2 runs, yorker length, well dug, plays a cover drive, Ahmed run from long off, Returns to the bowler.

19.2

Qasim Zubair to Mooney, OUT, misses a pull shot, Wilson leaves his crease, Qasim pick the ball and hits the stumps.

GC Wilson run out 19 (10m 7b 2x4 1x6) SR: 271.42

19.3

Qasim Zubair to Mooney, 1 run, solid on drive, down the ground to long on.

19.4

Qasim Zubair to White, FOUR, off stump ball, sits down , scoops it over his head to fine thirdman, Plays a Dil scoop there.

19.5

Qasim Zubair to White, 1 bye, reverse sweeps, misses, batsmen run, Quite Unorthodox.

19.6

Qasim Zubair to Mooney, 3 runs, pulls over the in field, batsmen run hard, make 2, shy at the batsmen end, over throw to fine leg, Batsmen run another.

Match State: Innings Break

End of over 20 (11 runs) Ireland 152/7
JF Mooney    12* (9b)      Qasim Zubair    4-0-41-0
AR White    4* (2b 1x4)     
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Photos

Feb 12, 2010

George Dockrell made the crucial breakthrough, trapping Abdul Rehman in front for 20, UAE v Ireland, ICC World Twenty20 Qualifiers, Dubai, February 12, 2010

George Dockrell made the crucial breakthrough, trapping Abdul Rehman in front for 20

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Feb 12, 2010

Saqib Ali celebrates the wicket of William Porterfield, UAE v Ireland, ICC World Twenty20 Qualifiers, Dubai, February 12, 2010

Saqib Ali celebrates the wicket of William Porterfield

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