ICC World Cup Qualifiers, 4th Match, Group A: Ireland v Scotland at Benoni, Apr 1, 2009
ICC World Cup Qualifiers - 4th match, Group A
Ireland won by 7 wickets (with 74 balls remaining)
Played at Willowmoore Park, Benoni (neutral venue)
1 April 2009 (50-over match)
  Scotland innings (50 overs maximum) R M B 4s 6s SR
View dismissal GM Hamilton b Rankin 1 5 4 0 0 25.00
1.1 outside off, gets up from back of a length, defends from the back foot but drags that into the stumps, huge wicket for Ireland 3/1
View dismissal RR Watson* c Johnston b Rankin 7 16 11 1 0 63.63
3.3 shortish outside the off, slashes the cut at the wide lifter, gets the bottom of the bat to slip 10/2
View dismissal KJ Coetzer c Morgan b KJ O'Brien 29 86 55 4 1 52.72
21.1 fullish on the legs, clips firmly but in the air, Morgan at midwicket pulls off a catch well above his head 68/5
View dismissal NS Poonia c Botha b Connell 2 12 9 0 0 22.22
6.3 outside off, slightly short, ball moves away, flashes the cut from the back foot but all he gets is the edge to slip 22/3
View dismissal CJO Smith c Botha b Connell 0 8 4 0 0 0.00
8.1 another big slash outside off as he tries to cut, taken well at 2nd slip 24/4
NFI McCallum not out 121 176 138 12 3 87.68
View dismissal CM Wright c Wilson b Cusack 19 81 53 1 0 35.84
40.6 lofted on side drive, got too much under that, skies one towards long on who has time to get under that 154/6
View dismissal MM Iqbal run out (Johnston) 6 17 14 0 0 42.85
44.5 from Cusack, drives to cover, quick run taken, Johnston races in gathers with one hand, fires at the bowlers end and just clips the stump, well short 176/7
JH Stander not out 22 22 13 0 2 169.23
Extras (lb 10, w 14, nb 1) 25
  Total (7 wickets; 50 overs; 210 mins) 232 (4.64 runs per over)
  Bowling O M R W Econ  
View wickets PC Connell 10 2 51 2 5.10 (3w)
6.3 to Poonia, outside off, slightly short, ball moves away, flashes the cut from the back foot but all he gets is the edge to slip 22/3
8.1 to Smith, another big slash outside off as he tries to cut, taken well at 2nd slip 24/4
View wickets WB Rankin 10 1 27 2 2.70 (3w)
1.1 to Hamilton, outside off, gets up from back of a length, defends from the back foot but drags that into the stumps, huge wicket for Ireland 3/1
3.3 to Watson, shortish outside the off, slashes the cut at the wide lifter, gets the bottom of the bat to slip 10/2
  DT Johnston 10 2 32 0 3.20 (1nb)
View wicket KJ O'Brien 7 0 40 1 5.71 (1w)
21.1 to Coetzer, fullish on the legs, clips firmly but in the air, Morgan at midwicket pulls off a catch well above his head 68/5
  RM West 8 1 31 0 3.87 (3w)
View wicket AR Cusack 5 0 41 1 8.20 (3w)
40.6 to Wright, lofted on side drive, got too much under that, skies one towards long on who has time to get under that 154/6
  Ireland innings (target: 233 runs from 50 overs) R M B 4s 6s SR
View dismissal WTS Porterfield* b Wright 101 121 89 12 3 113.48
34.1 gets a fullish ball but he is playing across the line, you miss I hit, off stump takes a bow 205/3
View dismissal GC Wilson b MacLeod 14 28 25 2 0 56.00
7.4 gets one pitching on line, gets forward but beaten by slight away swing 43/1
View dismissal EJG Morgan b Watson 60 68 56 3 4 107.14
26.2 tries the reverse sweep once too often, misses and pays the price 174/2
NJ O'Brien not out 25 40 42 4 0 59.52
AC Botha not out 15 16 14 2 0 107.14
Extras (lb 3, w 15) 18
  Total (3 wickets; 37.4 overs; 138 mins) 233 (6.18 runs per over)
  Bowling O M R W Econ  
  JD Nel 6.4 0 44 0 6.60
View wicket CS MacLeod 7 0 30 1 4.28 (4w)
7.4 to Wilson, gets one pitching on line, gets forward but beaten by slight away swing 43/1
View wicket CM Wright 5 0 48 1 9.60 (7w)
34.1 to Porterfield, gets a fullish ball but he is playing across the line, you miss I hit, off stump takes a bow 205/3
View wicket RR Watson 10 0 45 1 4.50
26.2 to Morgan, tries the reverse sweep once too often, misses and pays the price 174/2
  JH Stander 3 0 18 0 6.00
  MM Iqbal 6 0 45 0 7.50

Match details


Toss - Ireland, who chose to field
Points - Ireland 2, Scotland 0
ODI debuts - MM Iqbal and JH Stander (Scotland)
List A debut - JH Stander (Scotland)
Umpires - M Erasmus and AM Saheba (India)
Match referee - BC Broad (England)
Reserve umpire - KC Barbour (Zimbabwe)

Match Notes


    • Scotland Innings
    • Scotland 50 - 66 minutes, 96 balls, 6x4, 1x6
    • Scotland 100 - 121 minutes, 176 balls, 11x4, 1x6
    • partnership, 6th wicket, 50 runs, 47 minutes, 75 balls, 6x4
    • Scotland 150 runs, 171 minutes, 254 balls, 15x4, 2x6
    • Power Play 2 - over 11 to 15
    • Power Play 3 over 41 to 45
    • McCullum 50 98 minutes, 83 balls, 7x4
    • McCullum 100, 165 minutes, 129 balls, 11X4, 1x6
    • Scotland 200 - 205 minutes, 304 balls, 17x4, 3x6
    • 8th wicket partnership 50 in 19 minutes off 27 balls, 1x4, 3x6
    • Ireland innings
    • Ireland 50 in 33 minutes off 53 balls, 8x4, 1x6
    • Power Play 2 - overs 11 to 15
    • Porterfield 50 in 48 minutes off 35 balls, 9x4, 1x6
    • 50 partnership, 2nd wicket, 50 in 30 minutes off 45 balls, 7x4
    • Ireland 100 in 59 minutes off 96 balls, 13x4, 2x6
    • Ireland 150 in 87 minutes off 145 balls 15x4, 5x6
    • Ireland 200 in 112 minutes off 199 balls 19x4, 7x6
    • Power Play 3 overs 34 to 38
    • E Morgan 50 in 64 minutes off 48 balls, 2x4, 3x6
    • W Porterfield 100 in 110 minutes off 87 balls, 12X4, 3X6
    • 2nd wicket partnership 100 runs in 54 minutes in 88 balls, 9x4, 4x6
 
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