ICC World Twenty20 Qualifier - Final

Afghanistan v Ireland

Afghanistan won by 8 wickets (with 15 balls remaining)

0.1

Shapoor Zadran to Porterfield, no run, back of length, backfoot defence.

0.2

Shapoor Zadran to Porterfield, FOUR, short length, outside off, pulls it over the infield, to the mid wicket boundary.

0.3

Shapoor Zadran to Porterfield, no run, forward defnce.

0.4

Shapoor Zadran to Porterfield, FOUR, outside off, lofted cut shot, over the infield, to the point boundary.

0.5

Shapoor Zadran to Porterfield, 1 run, slower ball, steered down to mid wicket.

0.6

Shapoor Zadran to NJ O'Brien, no run, good line, into the pads, forward defence, to short cover.

End of over 1 (9 runs) Ireland 9/0
NJ O'Brien    0* (1b)      Shapoor Zadran    1-0-9-0
WTS Porterfield    9* (5b 2x4)     

1.1

Mirwais Ashraf to Porterfield, 1 run, on the up, backfoot square drive, Nabi dives and stops at point, nearly Run out at the non striker.

1.2

Mirwais Ashraf to NJ O'Brien, no run, cuts and misses, good pace bowling.

1.3

Mirwais Ashraf to NJ O'Brien, no run, short of length, cuts straight to Sami at point.

1.4

Mirwais Ashraf to NJ O'Brien, no run, backfoot defence, straight to Samiullah at point, good fielding.

1.5

Mirwais Ashraf to NJ O'Brien, 1 leg bye, tried a lofted shot over square leg, beaten, hits the pad, batsmen run hard.

1.6

Mirwais Ashraf to Porterfield, 2 leg byes, off stump ball, misses a lofted shot, appeal, hits the pad, bowel goes to thirdman.

End of over 2 (4 runs) Ireland 13/0
WTS Porterfield    10* (7b 2x4)      Mirwais Ashraf    1-0-1-0
NJ O'Brien    0* (5b)     

2.1

Shapoor Zadran to NJ O'Brien, FOUR, fast off stump ball, scoops it over fine leg, nearly all the way, amazing shot.

2.2

Shapoor Zadran to NJ O'Brien, 1 leg bye, scoops down to fine leg, beaten, batsmen run hard.

2.3

Shapoor Zadran to Porterfield, 1 run, cover drive, gets an outside edge, down to thirrdman.

2.4

Shapoor Zadran to NJ O'Brien, 1 run, square drive, miss qued, ball races to thirdman.

2.5

Shapoor Zadran to Porterfield, 1 wide, banged half way on the pitch, well above the batsmen's head.

2.5

Shapoor Zadran to Porterfield, 1 run, backfoot defence, played with soft hands, good running.

2.6

Shapoor Zadran to NJ O'Brien, FOUR, length ball, lofted cover drive over the infield, Just falls short of the rope, great timing.

End of over 3 (13 runs) Ireland 26/0
NJ O'Brien    9* (9b 2x4)      Shapoor Zadran    2-0-21-0
WTS Porterfield    12* (9b 2x4)     

3.1

Mirwais Ashraf to Porterfield, 3 runs, short length, cuts hard, down to thirdman.

3.2

Mirwais Ashraf to NJ O'Brien, no run, miss timed cover drive, makes room, good bowling.

3.3

Mirwais Ashraf to NJ O'Brien, 2 runs, length ball, tried a Dil scoop over fine leg, gets an edge down to thirdman.

3.4

Mirwais Ashraf to NJ O'Brien, no run, pulled hard into the ground, not able to get in the middle.

3.5

Mirwais Ashraf to NJ O'Brien, 1 leg bye, lofted shot over midwicket, betaen, hits the pad, no run.

3.6

Mirwais Ashraf to Porterfield, FOUR, cut shot, Outside edge, over the slip region, ball races to thirdman , No slip fielsmen there!.

End of over 4 (10 runs) Ireland 36/0
WTS Porterfield    19* (11b 3x4)      Mirwais Ashraf    2-0-10-0
NJ O'Brien    11* (13b 2x4)     

4.1

Karim Sadiq to NJ O'Brien, FOUR, fullish length, takes a few steps, cover drives in the gap on the off side.

4.2

Karim Sadiq to NJ O'Brien, no run, forward defence.

4.3

Karim Sadiq to NJ O'Brien, 1 run, steered down to short mid wicket, quick run.

4.4

Karim Sadiq to Porterfield, no run, backfoot cover drive, misfield, no run.

4.5

Karim Sadiq to Porterfield, no run, arm ball, cuts hard to point.

4.6

Karim Sadiq to Porterfield, 1 run, leg stump ball, paddle sweeps, straight to fine leg.

End of over 5 (6 runs) Ireland 42/0
WTS Porterfield    20* (14b 3x4)      Karim Sadiq    1-0-6-0
NJ O'Brien    16* (16b 3x4)     

5.1

Mohammad Nabi to Porterfield, OUT, comes down the track, tries to clear mid off, top edges, ball in the air for long, Mirwais takes it comfortably.

WTS Porterfield c Mirwais Ashraf b Mohammad Nabi 20 (20m 15b 3x4 0x6) SR: 133.33

5.2

Mohammad Nabi to NJ O'Brien, 1 run, nudge down to mid wicket.

5.3

Mohammad Nabi to Cusack, no run, tossed up, on the off stump, driven down to mid off.

5.4

Mohammad Nabi to Cusack, 2 runs, leg stump ball, steered down to square leg, good running.

5.5

Mohammad Nabi to Cusack, no run, middle stump ball, steered straight to Karim at square leg.

5.6

Mohammad Nabi to Cusack, FOUR, tossed up delivery, comes down, above Nabi's head, to the long on boundary.

End of over 6 (7 runs) Ireland 49/1
AR Cusack    6* (4b 1x4)      Mohammad Nabi    1-0-7-1
NJ O'Brien    17* (17b 3x4)     

6.1

Karim Sadiq to NJ O'Brien, 2 runs, gentle push , down to long on.

6.2

Karim Sadiq to NJ O'Brien, 2 runs, miss timed pull shot to mid on.

6.3

Karim Sadiq to NJ O'Brien, 1 run, off stump ball, on driven to shapoor, great throw back to Shehzad.

6.4

Karim Sadiq to Cusack, 1 wide, down the leg, well kept.

6.4

Karim Sadiq to Cusack, 2 runs, slog sweep to fine leg, over throw to the non striker's end, batsmen run 2.

6.5

Karim Sadiq to Cusack, 1 run, steered down to fine leg, easy pickings.

6.6

Karim Sadiq to NJ O'Brien, 2 runs, full length, square driven to the point boundary, good running between.

End of over 7 (11 runs) Ireland 60/1
NJ O'Brien    24* (21b 3x4)      Karim Sadiq    2-0-17-0
AR Cusack    9* (6b 1x4)     

7.1

Mohammad Nabi to Cusack, no run, steered to mid wicket, good fieldeing.

7.2

Mohammad Nabi to Cusack, no run, on driven to Nowroz at mid wicket.

7.3

Mohammad Nabi to Cusack, 1 run, lofted on drive , over the infield.

7.4

Mohammad Nabi to NJ O'Brien, 1 run, off stump ball, shuffles across, down to fine leg.

7.5

Mohammad Nabi to Cusack, 2 runs, lofted over the mid wicket, quick running.

7.6

Mohammad Nabi to Cusack, 2 runs, off stump ball, late cuts, fine to thirdman.

End of over 8 (6 runs) Ireland 66/1
AR Cusack    14* (11b 1x4)      Mohammad Nabi    2-0-13-1
NJ O'Brien    25* (22b 3x4)     

8.1

Samiullah Shenwari to NJ O'Brien, 1 run, flighted ball, lofted on drive to mid on.

8.2

Samiullah Shenwari to Cusack, no run, quicker one, cuts and misses, to the keeper.

8.3

Samiullah Shenwari to Cusack, 2 runs, fine late cut, into the gap at thirdman.

8.4

Samiullah Shenwari to Cusack, 1 run, short ball, pulls it down to long on.

8.5

Samiullah Shenwari to NJ O'Brien, 1 leg bye, leg stump ball, reverse sweeps, hits the pad, appeal, not out.

8.6

Samiullah Shenwari to Cusack, no run, forward defence, batsmen uncomfortable, good flighted ball.

End of over 9 (5 runs) Ireland 71/1
AR Cusack    17* (15b 1x4)      Samiullah Shenwari    1-0-4-0
NJ O'Brien    26* (24b 3x4)     

9.1

Mohammad Nabi to NJ O'Brien, 1 run, forward defence, on the pitch, great running.

9.2

Mohammad Nabi to Cusack, 1 run, runs down, lofts it over the infield, quick run.

9.3

Mohammad Nabi to NJ O'Brien, 1 run, backfoot defence, played with soft hands, good running yet again.

9.4

Mohammad Nabi to Cusack, SIX, off stump ball, slightly full, clears the long off fence, good timing.

9.5

Mohammad Nabi to Cusack, 1 run, slog sweep, miss timed, down to square leg.

9.6

Mohammad Nabi to NJ O'Brien, OUT, forward defence, Niall takes a couple of steps forward, Samiullah at point picks and throws to the keeper, Run out, Niall's bat in the air.

NJ O'Brien run out 28 (38m 27b 3x4 0x6) SR: 103.70

End of over 10 (10 runs) Ireland 81/1
     Mohammad Nabi    3-0-23-1
AR Cusack    25* (18b 1x4 1x6)     

10.1

Samiullah Shenwari to Cusack, 1 leg bye, leg stump ball, spins away, hits the pad, appeal, not out.

10.2

Samiullah Shenwari to KJ O'Brien, 1 run, backfoot cover drive, to the the cover sweeper.

10.3

Samiullah Shenwari to Cusack, 1 run, leg stump delivery, steered to fine leg.

10.4

Samiullah Shenwari to KJ O'Brien, 1 run, tossed up, lofted on drive towards long on.

10.5

Samiullah Shenwari to Cusack, 2 runs, pull shot, to long on.

10.6

Samiullah Shenwari to Cusack, OUT, quicker one, kept low, misses a pull shot, short of his crease, Shahzad makes no mistake.

AR Cusack st †Mohammad Shahzad b Samiullah Shenwari 28 (22m 22b 1x4 1x6) SR: 127.27

End of over 11 (6 runs) Ireland 87/3
     Samiullah Shenwari    2-0-9-1
KJ O'Brien    2* (2b)     

11.1

Nawroz Mangal to KJ O'Brien, OUT, pulls straight to mid wicket in the air, Raees takes an easy one.

KJ O'Brien c Raees Ahmadzai b Nawroz Mangal 2 (9m 3b 0x4 0x6) SR: 66.66

11.2

Nawroz Mangal to Jones, 1 run

11.3

Nawroz Mangal to Wilson, 1 run

11.4

Nawroz Mangal to Jones, no run

11.5

Nawroz Mangal to Jones, 1 run

11.6

Nawroz Mangal to Wilson, 1 wide

11.6

Nawroz Mangal to Wilson, no run

End of over 12 (4 runs) Ireland 91/4
GC Wilson    1* (2b)      Nawroz Mangal    1-0-4-1
NG Jones    2* (3b)     

12.1

Hamid Hassan to Jones, no run, fast ball into the pads, forward defence, back to Hamid.

12.2

Hamid Hassan to Jones, 1 run, short of length, backfoot defence to short cover.

12.3

Hamid Hassan to Wilson, no run, slower ball, back of length, misses a forward defence.

12.4

Hamid Hassan to Wilson, no run, quick delivery, misses a straight drive, through to the keeper, beaten by the pace.

12.5

Hamid Hassan to Wilson, no run, leg stump ball, backfoot defence.

12.6

Hamid Hassan to Wilson, FOUR, leg stump ball, fullish length, walks across and scoops it over fine leg to the boundary.

End of over 13 (5 runs) Ireland 96/4
GC Wilson    5* (6b 1x4)      Hamid Hassan    1-0-5-0
NG Jones    3* (5b)     

13.1

Nawroz Mangal to Jones, no run, driven back to Nowrooz.

13.2

Nawroz Mangal to Jones, 1 run, quicker one, pulled over the infield to mid wicket.

13.3

Nawroz Mangal to Wilson, OUT, down the track, gets a top edge, ball in the air towards thirdman, Hamid under it, Takes an easy one.

GC Wilson c Hamid Hassan b Nawroz Mangal 5 (11m 7b 1x4 0x6) SR: 71.42

13.4

Nawroz Mangal to Jones, 2 runs, short ball, pull shot to long on, good running between.

13.5

Nawroz Mangal to Jones, 1 wide, down the leg, good glove work by Shehzad, flicks the bails.

13.5

Nawroz Mangal to Jones, FOUR, off stump ball, slog sweeps over midwicket, down to the boundary.

13.6

Nawroz Mangal to Jones, 1 run, leg stump ball, steered down to square leg, quick run.

End of over 14 (9 runs) Ireland 105/5
NG Jones    11* (10b 1x4)      Nawroz Mangal    2-0-13-2
JF Mooney    0* (0b)     

14.1

Hamid Hassan to Jones, (no ball) 1 run

14.1

Hamid Hassan to Mooney, 1 run

14.2

Hamid Hassan to Jones, 1 run

14.3

Hamid Hassan to Mooney, no run

14.4

Hamid Hassan to Mooney, no run

14.5

Hamid Hassan to Mooney, 1 run

14.6

Hamid Hassan to Jones, 1 run

End of over 15 (6 runs) Ireland 111/5
NG Jones    14* (13b 1x4)      Hamid Hassan    2-0-11-0
JF Mooney    2* (4b)     

15.1

Nawroz Mangal to Jones, OUT, quicker one , forward defence, through the gate, stumps rattle.

NG Jones b Nawroz Mangal 14 (15m 14b 1x4 0x6) SR: 100.00

15.2

Nawroz Mangal to Johnston, 1 run, leg stump ball. driven down the ground, to long on.

15.3

Nawroz Mangal to Mooney, no run, good tight line, played down, with a forward defence.

15.4

Nawroz Mangal to Mooney, 1 run, swept down to fine leg.

15.5

Nawroz Mangal to Johnston, 1 run, outside leg stump, steered down to fine leg.

15.6

Nawroz Mangal to Mooney, 1 run, flighted ball, lofted off drive to mid off, good running.

End of over 16 (4 runs) Ireland 115/6
JF Mooney    4* (7b)      Nawroz Mangal    3-0-17-3
DT Johnston    2* (2b)     

16.1

Hamid Hassan to Mooney, 1 run

16.2

Hamid Hassan to Johnston, 1 run, back of length, well played by Johnston, keeps it down to mid wicket.

16.3

Hamid Hassan to Mooney, OUT, off stump ball, fast delivery, Mooney defends, ball too qiick for him.

JF Mooney b Hamid Hassan 5 (13m 9b 0x4 0x6) SR: 55.55

16.4

Hamid Hassan to White, 1 no ball, over steps and bowls it wide down the leg, to the keeper.

16.4

Hamid Hassan to White, 1 run, short length, miss timed, pull shot to fine leg.

16.5

Hamid Hassan to Johnston, 1 run, back of length, steered down to thirdman, quick run.

16.6

Hamid Hassan to White, 1 run, back of length, played down to fine leg, quick single.

End of over 17 (6 runs) Ireland 121/7
AR White    2* (3b)      Hamid Hassan    3-0-17-1
DT Johnston    4* (4b)     

17.1

Nawroz Mangal to White, 1 run, short of good length, backfoot defence, to covers.

17.2

Nawroz Mangal to Johnston, 1 run

17.3

Nawroz Mangal to White, 1 run, reverse sweeps, straight to Hamid at thirdman.

17.4

Nawroz Mangal to Johnston, 1 run, steered down to fine leg.

17.5

Nawroz Mangal to White, 1 run, forward defence, to midoff.

17.6

Nawroz Mangal to Johnston, 1 run, off stump ball, steered down to mid wicket.

End of over 18 (6 runs) Ireland 127/7
DT Johnston    7* (7b)      Nawroz Mangal    4-0-23-3
AR White    5* (6b)     

18.1

Hamid Hassan to Johnston, 1 wide, big one, down the leg, one bounce to the keeper.

18.1

Hamid Hassan to Johnston, FOUR, short one , down the leg, pulls it to the fine leg boundary played a caribean classic there.

18.2

Hamid Hassan to Johnston, 1 run, driven down the ground to long off.

18.3

Hamid Hassan to White, 1 run, pitched middle, forward defence, run hard.

18.4

Hamid Hassan to Johnston, 2 runs

18.5

Hamid Hassan to Johnston, 1 run, full length, on drives, to long on boundary.

18.6

Hamid Hassan to White, no run, full length, driven straight to the bowler.

End of over 19 (10 runs) Ireland 137/7
AR White    6* (8b)      Hamid Hassan    4-0-27-1
DT Johnston    15* (11b 1x4)     

19.1

Shapoor Zadran to Johnston, OUT, quick bowl on the off stump, drives it straight to Nowroz at short covers, good take.

DT Johnston c Nawroz Mangal b Shapoor Zadran 15 (17m 12b 1x4 0x6) SR: 125.00

19.2

Shapoor Zadran to Connell, no run, steaming ball, short of good length, defends, beaten, to the keeper.

19.3

Shapoor Zadran to Connell, no run, tries a drive down the ground, beaten, to the keeper.

19.4

Shapoor Zadran to Connell, 3 runs, picked form middle, lofted over mid wicket, great running.

19.5

Shapoor Zadran to White, 1 run, full length, driven down the ground, to mid off.

19.6

Shapoor Zadran to Connell, 1 bye, fast off stump delivery, batsmen misses, non striker leaves his crease, Keeper throws, Batsmen safely home.

Match State: Innings Break

End of over 20 (5 runs) Ireland 142/8
PC Connell    3* (4b)      Shapoor Zadran    3-0-25-1
AR White    7* (9b)     
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