Netherlands tour of Ireland, 2010 / Commentary

Netherlands in Ireland ODI Series - 1st ODI

Ireland v Netherlands

Ireland won by 70 runs

Welcome to Cricinfo's coverage of the first of two ODI's between Ireland and the Netherlands from Clontarf in Dublin. The news from the middle is that the Netherlands have won the toss and will field.

0.1

Mudassar Bukhari to Wilson, 4 leg byes, turned very fine off the pads for a boundary to begin

0.2

Mudassar Bukhari to Wilson, no run, left alone by the batsman

0.3

Mudassar Bukhari to Wilson, no run, pushed back to the bowler

0.4

Mudassar Bukhari to Wilson, no run, left alone outside the off-stump

0.5

Mudassar Bukhari to Wilson, no run, defended foward and pushed back to the bowler

0.6

Mudassar Bukhari to Wilson, no run, played into the legside but straight to the man at midwicket

A spinner from the other end

End of over 1 (4 runs, maiden) Ireland 4/0
GC Wilson    0* (6b)      Mudassar Bukhari    1-1-0-0
PR Stirling    0* (0b)     

1.1

Adeel Raja to Stirling, no run, defended back to the bowler to start for Stirling

1.2

Adeel Raja to Stirling, 1 run, tapped round his legs and they scamper a quick single

1.3

Adeel Raja to Wilson, no run, hit hard but well fielded by the bowler

1.4

Adeel Raja to Wilson, 1 run, very quick single taken to mid-off

1.5

Adeel Raja to Stirling, no run, defended slighly late from the batsman there

1.6

Adeel Raja to Stirling, no run, defensive shot off the back foot

End of over 2 (2 runs) Ireland 6/0
PR Stirling    1* (4b)      Adeel Raja    1-0-2-0
GC Wilson    1* (8b)     

2.1

Mudassar Bukhari to Wilson, no run

2.2

Mudassar Bukhari to Wilson, 2 runs, played past the man at cover and they run a couple

2.3

Mudassar Bukhari to Wilson, no run, directly to the man at point

2.4

Mudassar Bukhari to Wilson, no run, just escapes the outside edge that time

2.5

Mudassar Bukhari to Wilson, no run, again almost finds the edge good bowling here from Bukhari

2.6

Mudassar Bukhari to Wilson, no run, fuller delivery and its well defended

End of over 3 (2 runs) Ireland 8/0
GC Wilson    3* (14b)      Mudassar Bukhari    2-1-2-0
PR Stirling    1* (4b)     

3.1

Adeel Raja to Stirling, no run, played into the offside

3.2

Adeel Raja to Stirling, 1 run, played straight down the ground

3.3

Adeel Raja to Wilson, 1 run, again splits mid-off and mid-on

3.4

Adeel Raja to Stirling, no run, comes down the pitch but defends

3.5

Adeel Raja to Stirling, no run, defended again this time into the offside

3.6

Adeel Raja to Stirling, no run, strolls dwon the wicket again and defends

End of over 4 (2 runs) Ireland 10/0
PR Stirling    2* (9b)      Adeel Raja    2-0-4-0
GC Wilson    4* (15b)     

4.1

Mudassar Bukhari to Wilson, 1 run, guided down to third man

4.2

Mudassar Bukhari to Stirling, 1 run, turned down to fine leg

4.3

Mudassar Bukhari to Wilson, no run, defended back to the bowler

4.4

Mudassar Bukhari to Wilson, no run, tapped into the offside

4.5

Mudassar Bukhari to Wilson, no run, hit directly to backward point

4.6

Mudassar Bukhari to Wilson, no run, played into the covers

End of over 5 (2 runs) Ireland 12/0
GC Wilson    5* (20b)      Mudassar Bukhari    3-1-4-0
PR Stirling    3* (10b)     

5.1

Adeel Raja to Stirling, no run, hacked away on the back foot but finds the man at mid-off

5.2

Adeel Raja to Stirling, no run, well fielded in the covers

5.3

Adeel Raja to Stirling, 1 run, turned off his legs for a single

5.4

Adeel Raja to Wilson, no run, defended into the legside

5.5

Adeel Raja to Wilson, no run

5.6

Adeel Raja to Wilson, 2 runs, a risky second run is taken as Wilson plays in the air on the legside

End of over 6 (3 runs) Ireland 15/0
GC Wilson    7* (23b)      Adeel Raja    3-0-7-0
PR Stirling    4* (13b)     

6.1

Mudassar Bukhari to Stirling, FOUR, edged but it flies past the man at first slip and races away to the boundary

6.2

Mudassar Bukhari to Stirling, FOUR, lovely shot played through midwicket for another boundary

6.3

Mudassar Bukhari to Stirling, no run, defended off the back foot this time

6.4

Mudassar Bukhari to Stirling, no run

6.5

Mudassar Bukhari to Stirling, no run, well stopped at backward point

6.6

Mudassar Bukhari to Stirling, no run, defended into the offside this time

End of over 7 (8 runs) Ireland 23/0
PR Stirling    12* (19b 2x4)      Mudassar Bukhari    4-1-12-0
GC Wilson    7* (23b)     

7.1

Adeel Raja to Wilson, no run, a half chance for the Netherlands as Wilson plays it uppishly to mid-off but the man diving at full stretch can't hold on

7.2

Adeel Raja to Wilson, 1 run

7.3

Adeel Raja to Stirling, no run

7.4

Adeel Raja to Stirling, no run, defended back to the bowler

7.5

Adeel Raja to Stirling, 1 run, quick single taken as it just evades the man fielding at cover along the ground

7.6

Adeel Raja to Wilson, no run, played to the man at backward point

End of over 8 (2 runs) Ireland 25/0
GC Wilson    8* (26b)      Adeel Raja    4-0-9-0
PR Stirling    13* (22b 2x4)     

8.1

Mudassar Bukhari to Stirling, no run, left alone by the batsman

8.2

Mudassar Bukhari to Stirling, no run, played calmly to mid-off

8.3

Mudassar Bukhari to Stirling, no run

8.4

Mudassar Bukhari to Stirling, no run, tries to get it away but the bowler fields

8.5

Mudassar Bukhari to Stirling, 1 run, turned to the deep midwicket region

8.6

Mudassar Bukhari to Wilson, 1 run, bat and then pads and they run a quick single

End of over 9 (2 runs) Ireland 27/0
GC Wilson    9* (27b)      Mudassar Bukhari    5-1-14-0
PR Stirling    14* (27b 2x4)     

9.1

Adeel Raja to Wilson, FOUR, great shot off the back foot through the covers

9.2

Adeel Raja to Wilson, no run, played to mid-on

9.3

Adeel Raja to Wilson, no run, back to the bowler this time

9.4

Adeel Raja to Wilson, 1 run, hit through midwicket

9.5

Adeel Raja to Stirling, 1 run, beats the man at mid-on and they get a single

9.6

Adeel Raja to Wilson, 2 runs, played loftily towards the deep midwicket boundary

Kruger comes on in the first bowling change

End of over 10 (8 runs) Ireland 35/0
GC Wilson    16* (32b 1x4)      Adeel Raja    5-0-17-0
PR Stirling    15* (28b 2x4)     

10.1

Kruger to Stirling, no run, play and a miss outside off-stump

10.2

Kruger to Stirling, 1 run

10.3

Kruger to Wilson, no run, down the legside but no wide given

10.4

Kruger to Wilson, no run, defended into the legside

10.5

Kruger to Wilson, 1 run, played into the midwicket region for a single

10.6

Kruger to Stirling, FOUR, cut away off the back foot in the air and its too high for the man at backward point and it reaches the boundary

End of over 11 (6 runs) Ireland 41/0
PR Stirling    20* (31b 3x4)      BP Kruger    1-0-6-0
GC Wilson    17* (35b 1x4)     

11.1

Adeel Raja to Wilson, 1 run, flicked round his legs

11.2

Adeel Raja to Stirling, 1 run, man at long-on comes up to field

11.3

Adeel Raja to Wilson, 1 run, played away calmly into the legside again

11.4

Adeel Raja to Stirling, no run, comes down the pitch and defends

11.5

Adeel Raja to Stirling, no run

11.6

Adeel Raja to Stirling, no run, appeal for lbw but the umpire is unmoved

End of over 12 (3 runs) Ireland 44/0
PR Stirling    21* (35b 3x4)      Adeel Raja    6-0-20-0
GC Wilson    19* (37b 1x4)     

12.1

Kruger to Wilson, no run, almost an inside edge onto the stumps

12.2

Kruger to Wilson, 1 leg bye, off the pads into the legside

12.3

Kruger to Stirling, 2 runs, played straight down the ground for a couple

12.4

Kruger to Stirling, no run, almost finds the outside edge

12.5

Kruger to Stirling, no run, good fielding at backward point stops a run

12.6

Kruger to Stirling, FOUR, elegant drive through the covers and its a four as soon as it left his bat

Jonkman to replace Raja

End of over 13 (7 runs) Ireland 51/0
PR Stirling    27* (39b 4x4)      BP Kruger    2-0-12-0
GC Wilson    19* (39b 1x4)     

13.1

Jonkman to Wilson, 1 run, hooked away to deep midwicket

13.2

Jonkman to Stirling, 1 run, short again and its pulled away

13.3

Jonkman to Wilson, 1 run, another short ball and they find another single in the legside

13.4

Jonkman to Stirling, no run, fuller delivery and its defended into the offside

13.5

Jonkman to Stirling, 1 run, back to the short stuff and it is pulled quite fine

13.6

Jonkman to Wilson, 1 run, turned to the deep midwicket region this time

End of over 14 (5 runs) Ireland 56/0
GC Wilson    22* (42b 1x4)      MMA Jonkman    1-0-5-0
PR Stirling    29* (42b 4x4)     

14.1

Kruger to Wilson, no run

14.2

Kruger to Wilson, 1 run, turned very fine for a single

14.3

Kruger to Stirling, 1 run, guided down to third man

14.4

Kruger to Wilson, 1 run, turned to deep midwicket

14.5

Kruger to Stirling, 1 run, a risky single in the legside but they get home

14.6

Kruger to Wilson, no run, no single this time as its placed just into the offside

End of over 15 (4 runs) Ireland 60/0
GC Wilson    24* (46b 1x4)      BP Kruger    3-0-16-0
PR Stirling    31* (44b 4x4)     

15.1

Jonkman to Stirling, 1 run, quick single in the offside. Good running from this pair.

15.2

Jonkman to Wilson, no run, good shot but cut directly to backward point

15.3

Jonkman to Wilson, 1 run, pulled away to deep midwicket

15.4

Jonkman to Stirling, 1 run, another quick single this time taken to mid-off

15.5

Jonkman to Wilson, no run, back to the bowler

15.6

Jonkman to Wilson, no run, non-striker calls for a single but is sent back

End of over 16 (3 runs) Ireland 63/0
GC Wilson    25* (50b 1x4)      MMA Jonkman    2-0-8-0
PR Stirling    33* (46b 4x4)     

16.1

Borren to Stirling, 1 run

16.2

Borren to Wilson, no run

16.3

Borren to Wilson, no run, played into the offside

16.4

Borren to Wilson, no run, play and a miss outside off-stump

16.5

Borren to Wilson, no run, off the back foot to mid-on

16.6

Borren to Wilson, no run, confusion among the batsman as the non-striker is sent back again

Good start by Borren

End of over 17 (1 run) Ireland 64/0
GC Wilson    25* (55b 1x4)      PW Borren    1-0-1-0
PR Stirling    34* (47b 4x4)     

17.1

Jonkman to Stirling, 1 run, half-stopped in the covers and they run a single

17.2

Jonkman to Wilson, no run

17.3

Jonkman to Wilson, 1 run, pilled away to deep midwicket

17.4

Jonkman to Stirling, 1 run, turned down to fine-leg

17.5

Jonkman to Wilson, 1 run, edged down to third man

17.6

Jonkman to Stirling, 2 runs, in the air but it's over the head of the man at backward point

End of over 18 (6 runs) Ireland 70/0
PR Stirling    38* (50b 4x4)      MMA Jonkman    3-0-14-0
GC Wilson    27* (58b 1x4)     

18.1

Borren to Wilson, no run, batsman is hit in the stomach area

They take drinks while he is being treated

18.1

Borren to Wilson, no run, batsman is hit in the stomach area

They take drinks while he is being treated

18.2

Borren to Wilson, 1 wide, down the legside

18.2

Borren to Wilson, no run

18.3

Borren to Wilson, 2 runs, cut away past the man at backward point

18.4

Borren to Wilson, FOUR, streaky boundary as it is edged and goes through the wicketkeeper's gloves

18.5

Borren to Wilson, 1 run, guided down to third man

18.6

Borren to Stirling, 1 run, almost identical shot for another single

End of over 19 (9 runs) Ireland 79/0
PR Stirling    39* (51b 4x4)      PW Borren    2-0-10-0
GC Wilson    34* (63b 2x4)     

19.1

Kruger to Stirling, no run

19.2

Kruger to Stirling, no run

19.3

Kruger to Stirling, no run

19.4

Kruger to Stirling, 1 run, through the covers and the sweeper fields

19.5

Kruger to Wilson, 1 wide, wide down the leg side

19.5

Kruger to Wilson, 1 wide, wide down the leg side

19.5

Kruger to Wilson, no run, played into the legside

19.6

Kruger to Wilson, 1 run, OUT, and against the run of play we have a run-out as he pushes for a non-existent couple and returns back to the pavilion

PR Stirling run out 40 (67m 55b 4x4 0x6) SR: 72.72

End of over 20 (3 runs) Ireland 82/0
GC Wilson    35* (65b 2x4)      BP Kruger    4-0-19-0
    

20.1

Seelaar to Wilson, no run

20.2

Seelaar to Wilson, 1 run

20.3

Seelaar to Cusack, 3 runs, turned very fine and the fielder just reaches before the boundary

20.4

Seelaar to Wilson, no run

20.5

Seelaar to Wilson, no run

20.6

Seelaar to Wilson, no run

End of over 21 (4 runs) Ireland 86/1
GC Wilson    36* (70b 2x4)      PM Seelaar    1-0-4-0
AR Cusack    3* (1b)     

21.1

Kruger to Cusack, no run

21.2

Kruger to Cusack, no run, back to the bowler

21.3

Kruger to Cusack, 2 runs, good shot straight down the ground but a slow outfield means it does not reach the boundary

21.4

Kruger to Cusack, no run, defended into the legside

21.5

Kruger to Cusack, 1 run, turned into the deep midwicket region

21.6

Kruger to Wilson, 1 wide

21.6

Kruger to Wilson, 2 runs, hacked away into the offside and they run a quick couple

End of over 22 (6 runs) Ireland 92/1
GC Wilson    38* (71b 2x4)      BP Kruger    5-0-25-0
AR Cusack    6* (6b)     

22.1

Seelaar to Cusack, no run

22.2

Seelaar to Cusack, no run, comes down the pitch but hits it directly to mid-on

22.3

Seelaar to Cusack, no run, defends it this time

22.4

Seelaar to Cusack, 1 run, played into the a vacant cover region

22.5

Seelaar to Wilson, no run, back to the bowler

22.6

Seelaar to Wilson, no run

End of over 23 (1 run) Ireland 93/1
GC Wilson    38* (73b 2x4)      PM Seelaar    2-0-5-0
AR Cusack    7* (10b)     

23.1

Kruger to Cusack, no run

23.2

Kruger to Cusack, no run, defended into the offside

23.3

Kruger to Cusack, 2 runs, a couple of overthrows as they effect another run-out on the non-striker

23.4

Kruger to Cusack, 1 run, single taken in the legside

23.5

Kruger to Wilson, 1 run, steered past the man at backward point

23.6

Kruger to Cusack, no run, driven hard at the man in the covers

End of over 24 (4 runs) Ireland 97/1
AR Cusack    10* (15b)      BP Kruger    6-0-29-0
GC Wilson    39* (74b 2x4)     

24.1

Seelaar to Wilson, 1 run

24.2

Seelaar to Cusack, 1 run

24.3

Seelaar to Wilson, 2 runs

24.4

Seelaar to Wilson, no run

24.5

Seelaar to Wilson, 1 run

24.6

Seelaar to Cusack, no run

End of over 25 (5 runs) Ireland 102/1
AR Cusack    11* (17b)      PM Seelaar    3-0-10-0
GC Wilson    43* (78b 2x4)     

25.1

Borren to Wilson, no run

25.2

Borren to Wilson, 1 run

25.3

Borren to Cusack, 1 run, flicked round his legs

25.4

Borren to Wilson, no run, back to the bowler

25.5

Borren to Wilson, no run, played straight to the man at point

25.6

Borren to Wilson, no run, again directed into the offside and again there is nothing taken

End of over 26 (2 runs) Ireland 104/1
GC Wilson    44* (83b 2x4)      PW Borren    3-0-12-0
AR Cusack    12* (18b)     

26.1

Seelaar to Cusack, FOUR, comes down the pitch and smacks it to mid-on who misfields and allows a boundary

26.2

Seelaar to Cusack, 1 run

26.3

Seelaar to Wilson, no run, the non-striker is sent back again

26.4

Seelaar to Wilson, no run, well stopped at cover

26.5

Seelaar to Wilson, 1 run, played down to long-on

26.6

Seelaar to Cusack, FOUR, lovely shot by Cusack as he finds the deep midwicket boundary

End of over 27 (10 runs) Ireland 114/1
AR Cusack    21* (21b 2x4)      PM Seelaar    4-0-20-0
GC Wilson    45* (86b 2x4)     

27.1

Borren to Wilson, 1 run, tapped into the offside and they run a quick single

27.2

Borren to Cusack, 1 run, pulled in the air but it drops short of the man at deep midwicket

27.3

Borren to Wilson, 1 run, played into the legside for an easy single

27.4

Borren to Cusack, 1 run

27.5

Borren to Wilson, no run

27.6

Borren to Wilson, 1 run, again another easy single is found in the legside

Bukhari on for his second spell

End of over 28 (5 runs) Ireland 119/1
GC Wilson    48* (90b 2x4)      PW Borren    4-0-17-0
AR Cusack    23* (23b 2x4)     

28.1

Mudassar Bukhari to Wilson, no run, play and a miss outside the off-stump

28.2

Mudassar Bukhari to Wilson, no run, well stopped at backward point

28.3

Mudassar Bukhari to Wilson, 1 leg bye

28.4

Mudassar Bukhari to Cusack, 2 runs, turned very fine for a couple

28.5

Mudassar Bukhari to Cusack, 1 leg bye

28.6

Mudassar Bukhari to Wilson, no run, defended on the back foot

End of over 29 (4 runs) Ireland 123/1
GC Wilson    48* (94b 2x4)      Mudassar Bukhari    6-1-16-0
AR Cusack    25* (25b 2x4)     

29.1

Borren to Cusack, no run, defended into the offside

29.2

Borren to Cusack, no run

29.3

Borren to Cusack, 1 run, cut away through the covers

29.4

Borren to Wilson, 4 byes, flies past the edge and the 'keeper and it races to the boundary

29.5

Borren to Wilson, no run, played to mid-on

29.6

Borren to Wilson, 2 runs, and he brings up the fifty with a cut shot through the offside. Patient but important innings from Wilson.

End of over 30 (7 runs) Ireland 130/1
GC Wilson    50* (97b 2x4)      PW Borren    5-0-20-0
AR Cusack    26* (28b 2x4)     

30.1

Mudassar Bukhari to Cusack, no run, swing and a miss from the batsman

30.2

Mudassar Bukhari to Cusack, 1 run, guided down to third man

30.3

Mudassar Bukhari to Wilson, no run

30.4

Mudassar Bukhari to Wilson, no run, hit into the ground and the 'keeper fields

30.5

Mudassar Bukhari to Wilson, no run, bat onto the pads

30.6

Mudassar Bukhari to Wilson, no run, back to the bowler who fields well

End of over 31 (1 run) Ireland 131/1
GC Wilson    50* (101b 2x4)      Mudassar Bukhari    7-1-17-0
AR Cusack    27* (30b 2x4)     

31.1

Borren to Cusack, no run, defended into the offside

31.2

Borren to Cusack, 1 run, guided down to third man

31.3

Borren to Wilson, FOUR, lovely pull shot through the legside and it races to the deep midwicket boundary

31.4

Borren to Wilson, no run, into the covers

31.5

Borren to Wilson, no run, played to the man at mid-on

31.6

Borren to Wilson, FOUR, the batsman shows his confidence with a wonderfully elegant drive through the covers

End of over 32 (9 runs) Ireland 140/1
GC Wilson    58* (105b 4x4)      PW Borren    6-0-29-0
AR Cusack    28* (32b 2x4)     

32.1

Mudassar Bukhari to Cusack, 1 run, cut away and the fielder at third man comes round to field

32.2

Mudassar Bukhari to Wilson, FOUR, another boundary for Wilson as he hacks it away through the offside

32.3

Mudassar Bukhari to Wilson, 1 run, turned fine for a single

32.4

Mudassar Bukhari to Cusack, no run

32.5

Mudassar Bukhari to Cusack, no run, defended back to the bowler

32.6

Mudassar Bukhari to Cusack, FOUR, driven loftily straight down the ground as the boundaries begin to come easier for the Irish batsmen

End of over 33 (10 runs) Ireland 150/1
AR Cusack    33* (36b 3x4)      Mudassar Bukhari    8-1-27-0
GC Wilson    63* (107b 5x4)     

33.1

Borren to Wilson, 1 run

33.2

Borren to Cusack, 1 run, calmly through the covers

33.3

Borren to Wilson, no run, played into the legside

33.4

Borren to Wilson, no run, forward defensive shot this time

33.5

Borren to Wilson, no run, well stopped at backward point to prevent a run

33.6

Borren to Wilson, 1 run, cut away down to third man

Seelaar returns...

End of over 34 (3 runs) Ireland 153/1
GC Wilson    65* (112b 5x4)      PW Borren    7-0-32-0
AR Cusack    34* (37b 3x4)     

34.1

Seelaar to Wilson, 1 run, turned into the vacant midwicket region

34.2

Seelaar to Cusack, 1 run, played to long-on for a single

34.3

Seelaar to Wilson, 1 run, steered towards the deep midwicket boundary

34.4

Seelaar to Cusack, 1 run

34.5

Seelaar to Wilson, no run, Seelaar fields off his own bowling

34.6

Seelaar to Wilson, no run, forward defensive to finish the over

End of over 35 (4 runs) Ireland 157/1
GC Wilson    67* (116b 5x4)      PM Seelaar    5-0-24-0
AR Cusack    36* (39b 3x4)     

35.1

Adeel Raja to Cusack, no run, defended into the offside

35.2

Adeel Raja to Cusack, no run, good bowling and its well defended by the batsman

35.3

Adeel Raja to Cusack, 1 run, turned into the deep midwicket region

35.4

Adeel Raja to Wilson, FOUR, dances down the pitch and hits it awat through the offside field for a boundary

35.5

Adeel Raja to Wilson, no run

35.6

Adeel Raja to Wilson, 1 run, does not quite get the reverse sweep right but it's good enough for a single

End of over 36 (6 runs) Ireland 163/1
GC Wilson    72* (119b 6x4)      Adeel Raja    7-0-26-0
AR Cusack    37* (42b 3x4)     

36.1

Seelaar to Wilson, 1 run, easy single through the covers

36.2

Seelaar to Cusack, 5 wides, does not connect with a sweep but it flies down the legside and to the rope

36.2

Seelaar to Cusack, 1 run

36.3

Seelaar to Wilson, no run

36.4

Seelaar to Wilson, no run, comes down the pitch but just taps it out to point

36.5

Seelaar to Wilson, 2 runs, good running as they get a couple down to long-on

36.6

Seelaar to Wilson, 1 run, played off the back foot to long-on

End of over 37 (10 runs) Ireland 173/1
GC Wilson    76* (124b 6x4)      PM Seelaar    6-0-34-0
AR Cusack    38* (43b 3x4)     

37.1

Adeel Raja to Wilson, 3 runs, reverse sweep turned very fine and it is pulled in just before the rope

37.2

Adeel Raja to Cusack, 1 run, quick single in the offside

37.3

Adeel Raja to Wilson, no run, back to the bowler this time

37.4

Adeel Raja to Wilson, 1 run, flicked off his legs

37.5

Adeel Raja to Cusack, no run

37.6

Adeel Raja to Cusack, 1 run, hit straight down the ground for a single

End of over 38 (6 runs) Ireland 179/1
AR Cusack    40* (46b 3x4)      Adeel Raja    8-0-32-0
GC Wilson    80* (127b 6x4)     

38.1

Seelaar to Cusack, no run, forward defensive played to that one

38.2

Seelaar to Cusack, 1 wide, down the legside

38.2

Seelaar to Cusack, no run, defended into the offside

38.3

Seelaar to Cusack, no run, big appeal for lbw but the Umpire does not raise the finger

38.4

Seelaar to Cusack, no run

38.5

Seelaar to Cusack, 3 runs, flicked fine and again it is fielded just before the boundary rope

38.6

Seelaar to Wilson, 1 run, single through the covers this time

Match State: Drinks

End of over 39 (5 runs) Ireland 184/1
GC Wilson    81* (128b 6x4)      PM Seelaar    7-0-39-0
AR Cusack    43* (51b 3x4)     

39.1

Kruger to Wilson, 2 runs, hacked through the offside

39.2

Kruger to Wilson, FOUR, flicked powerfully off his legs and a misfield at the rope allows the boundary

39.3

Kruger to Wilson, 2 runs, driven through the covers and the sweeper comes round to field

39.4

Kruger to Wilson, 1 run, steered through the legside for a single

39.5

Kruger to Cusack, 1 run, this time the batsman hits it down to long-on

39.6

Kruger to Wilson, FOUR, awful misfield by the man at deep midwicket costs another two runs. Sloppy stuff from the Netherlands.

End of over 40 (14 runs) Ireland 198/1
GC Wilson    94* (133b 8x4)      BP Kruger    7-0-43-0
AR Cusack    44* (52b 3x4)     

40.1

Seelaar to Cusack, no run

40.2

Seelaar to Cusack, 1 run, another single steered to long-on

40.3

Seelaar to Wilson, 1 run, turned into the deep midwicket region

40.4

Seelaar to Cusack, no run, swept away but fine leg is up so there is no single there

40.5

Seelaar to Cusack, OUT, tries to launch it for a maximum but only finds the man at long-off who takes a smart catch and a good partnership is broken.

AR Cusack c Cooper b Seelaar 45 (74m 56b 3x4 0x6) SR: 80.35

40.6

Seelaar to Wilson, 1 run

End of over 41 (3 runs) Ireland 201/2
GC Wilson    96* (135b 8x4)      PM Seelaar    8-0-42-1
KJ O'Brien    0* (0b)     

41.1

Kruger to Wilson, 1 run, another single taken to long-on

41.2

Kruger to O'Brien, 1 run, off the back foot through the offside field to get off the mark

41.3

Kruger to Wilson, 1 run, nervy shot and its in the air but drops well before the man at long-off

41.4

Kruger to O'Brien, no run, defended into the legside

41.5

Kruger to O'Brien, no run

41.6

Kruger to O'Brien, 1 wide

41.6

Kruger to O'Brien, FOUR, more sloppy fielding at the cover boundary allows a few more runs to the Irish total

End of over 42 (8 runs) Ireland 209/2
KJ O'Brien    5* (4b 1x4)      BP Kruger    8-0-51-0
GC Wilson    98* (137b 8x4)     

42.1

Seelaar to Wilson, 1 run

42.2

Seelaar to O'Brien, no run

42.3

Seelaar to O'Brien, 1 run

42.4

Seelaar to Wilson, 2 runs, and Wilson brings up his first ODI century with an edge but that does not matter to him and the Surrey man is delighted

42.5

Seelaar to Wilson, 1 run

42.6

Seelaar to O'Brien, 1 run, another easy single through a vacant cover region

End of over 43 (6 runs) Ireland 215/2
KJ O'Brien    7* (7b 1x4)      PM Seelaar    9-0-48-1
GC Wilson    102* (140b 8x4)     

43.1

Adeel Raja to O'Brien, 1 run

43.2

Adeel Raja to Wilson, no run

43.3

Adeel Raja to Wilson, FOUR, lovely reverse sweep and it races to the boundary

43.4

Adeel Raja to Wilson, no run

43.5

Adeel Raja to Wilson, 2 runs, turned through the midwicket region for a couple

43.6

Adeel Raja to Wilson, FOUR, poor bowling and the full toss is duly punished with a lofted shot to long-on

End of over 44 (11 runs) Ireland 226/2
GC Wilson    112* (145b 10x4)      Adeel Raja    9-0-43-0
KJ O'Brien    8* (8b 1x4)     

44.1

Seelaar to O'Brien, 2 runs, played along the ground to long-off

44.2

Seelaar to O'Brien, no run

44.3

Seelaar to O'Brien, 1 run, driven hard down to long-on

44.4

Seelaar to Wilson, 1 run, quick single taken in the offside

44.5

Seelaar to O'Brien, 1 run, in the air but drops just before the man in the deep

44.6

Seelaar to Wilson, OUT, the fine innings ends. Wilson misjudges a drive and Kruger coming in from long-on takes a very good catch sliding foward takes a great catch

GC Wilson c Kruger b Seelaar 113 (160m 147b 10x4 0x6) SR: 76.87

End of over 45 (5 runs) Ireland 231/3
     PM Seelaar    10-0-53-2
KJ O'Brien    12* (12b 1x4)     

45.1

Jonkman to O'Brien, 1 wide

45.1

Jonkman to O'Brien, no run

45.2

Jonkman to O'Brien, no run

45.3

Jonkman to O'Brien, 1 run

45.4

Jonkman to Mooney, FOUR, flicked fine by Mooney and it flies to the rope

45.5

Jonkman to Mooney, no run

45.6

Jonkman to Mooney, 1 run

End of over 46 (7 runs) Ireland 238/3
JF Mooney    5* (3b 1x4)      MMA Jonkman    4-0-21-0
KJ O'Brien    13* (15b 1x4)     

46.1

Mudassar Bukhari to Mooney, 1 run

46.2

Mudassar Bukhari to O'Brien, FOUR, straight as an arrow down the ground and it splits the two fielders in the deep

46.3

Mudassar Bukhari to O'Brien, 1 run

46.4

Mudassar Bukhari to Mooney, FOUR, lovely improvised shot from Mooney and the ball goes to the fine leg boundary

46.5

Mudassar Bukhari to Mooney, no run, back to the bowler this time

46.6

Mudassar Bukhari to Mooney, 2 runs, flicked off his legs for a couple

End of over 47 (12 runs) Ireland 250/3
JF Mooney    12* (7b 2x4)      Mudassar Bukhari    9-1-39-0
KJ O'Brien    18* (17b 2x4)     

47.1

Jonkman to O'Brien, 1 run, pulled away into the legside

47.2

Jonkman to Mooney, 2 runs, slogged away loflity towards the long-on boundary

47.3

Jonkman to Mooney, OUT, full delivery and it beats Mooney for pace and he is castled

JF Mooney b Jonkman 11 (11m 9b 2x4 0x6) SR: 122.22

47.4

Jonkman to Johnston, 1 run

47.5

Jonkman to O'Brien, no run, short and the batsman plays no shot

47.6

Jonkman to O'Brien, 2 runs, very risky single and it is a direct hit but the umpire turns down the appeal and they run another after the ball flies away

End of over 48 (6 runs) Ireland 256/4
KJ O'Brien    21* (20b 2x4)      MMA Jonkman    5-0-27-1
DT Johnston    1* (1b)     

48.1

Mudassar Bukhari to Johnston, 1 run, hit in the air to long-on

48.2

Mudassar Bukhari to O'Brien, (no ball) 1 run, Johnson again goes loftily this time to long-off

48.2

Mudassar Bukhari to Johnston, SIX, and the captain takes full advantage of the free hit as he smacks it straight down the ground for the first maximum of the day

48.3

Mudassar Bukhari to Johnston, 1 run

48.4

Mudassar Bukhari to O'Brien, OUT, tries a similar trick to Johnson but is caught at long-off and its a smart catch by Cooper

KJ O'Brien c Cooper b Mudassar Bukhari 26 (32m 22b 2x4 0x6) SR: 118.18

48.5

Mudassar Bukhari to Jones, no run

48.6

Mudassar Bukhari to Jones, 1 run

End of over 49 (11 runs) Ireland 267/5
NG Jones    1* (2b)      Mudassar Bukhari    10-1-50-1
DT Johnston    9* (4b 1x6)     

49.1

Jonkman to Jones, 1 run

49.2

Jonkman to Johnston, 1 run

49.3

Jonkman to Jones, 1 run, flicked round his legs

49.4

Jonkman to Johnston, no run, tries to guide it to third man but misses it

49.5

Jonkman to Johnston, OUT, Johnson goes for a big hit but lofts it straight up in the air and the man at cover gratefully accepts the easy catch

DT Johnston c Seelaar b Jonkman 10 (9m 7b 0x4 1x6) SR: 142.85

49.6

Jonkman to Jones, 2 runs, turend into the midwicket region

Even though Ireland lost a few wickets towards the end, the top order pretty much insured for it with Wilson scoring a century and leading the rest. It would be a tough target for Netherlands to chase

End of over 50 (5 runs) Ireland 272/6
NG Jones    5* (5b)      MMA Jonkman    6-0-32-2
AD Poynter    0* (0b)     
Series Results
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