ICC World Twenty20 Qualifier, 17th Match, Final: Afghanistan v Ireland at Dubai (DSC), Feb 13, 2010
Afghanistan won by 8 wickets (with 15 balls remaining)
Played at Dubai International Cricket Stadium (neutral venue)
13 February 2010 - night match (20-over match)

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

Ireland 42/1   NJ O'Brien 16* (16b 3x4)   Mohammad Nabi 0.1-0-0-1

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

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

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

Ireland 87/3   KJ O'Brien 2* (2b)   Samiullah Shenwari 2-0-9-1

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

Ireland 87/4   GH Dockrell 0* (0b)   Nawroz Mangal 0.1-0-0-1

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

Ireland 97/5   NG Jones 4* (7b)   Nawroz Mangal 1.3-0-5-2

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

Ireland 111/6   JF Mooney 2* (4b)   Nawroz Mangal 2.1-0-13-3

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

Ireland 117/7   DT Johnston 3* (3b)   Hamid Hassan 2.3-0-13-1

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

Ireland 137/8   AR White 6* (8b)   Shapoor Zadran 2.1-0-21-1





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Hours of play (local time) 20.00 start, First Session 20.00-21.20, Interval 21.20-21.40, Second Session 21.40-23.00

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