Ireland tour of Canada, 2010 / Commentary

Ireland in Canada ODI Series - 2nd ODI

Canada v Ireland

Ireland won by 92 runs

Good Morning, this is Gary Grewal back at Toronto Cricket Skating and Curling Club for the last game of Irelands tour of Canada, we saw an amazing game yesterday won by Canada right at the with D/L method after umpires offered them light

Weather: It is party cloudy today, we might have some rain later on but nothing anytime soon

News from the middle is that Canada have won the toss and are fielding

Team news: Two changes for canada Osinde and Cheema make way for Bhatti and young Nitish Kumar. Ireland are playing the same XI

0.1

Baidwan to Stirling, 1 wide

0.1

Baidwan to Stirling, 1 run

0.2

Baidwan to Botha, no run

0.3

Baidwan to Botha, no run

0.4

Baidwan to Botha, no run

0.5

Baidwan to Botha, no run, beaten by the movement

0.6

Baidwan to Botha, no run, tried to cut it, goes under the bat

End of over 1 (2 runs) Ireland 2/0
AC Botha    0* (5b)      HS Baidwan    1-0-2-0
PR Stirling    1* (1b)     

1.1

Khurram Chohan to Stirling, no run

1.2

Khurram Chohan to Stirling, 1 bye, play and a miss, Bagai fails to collect it cleanly and gives away a bye

1.3

Khurram Chohan to Botha, no run, defends it to covers

1.4

Khurram Chohan to Botha, no run, comes back into him, struck on thigh pad

1.5

Khurram Chohan to Botha, 2 runs, driven with ease, just past covers

1.6

Khurram Chohan to Botha, no run, brings it back into him, inside edge and just drops on the pitch

End of over 2 (3 runs) Ireland 5/0
AC Botha    2* (9b)      Khurram Chohan    1-0-2-0
PR Stirling    1* (3b)     

2.1

Baidwan to Stirling, no run

2.2

Baidwan to Stirling, FOUR, lofts it over the top

2.3

Baidwan to Stirling, no run, yorker from Harvir, appeal for lbw, turned down, may be going down leg

2.4

Baidwan to Stirling, no run, defends it back on the up

2.5

Baidwan to Stirling, FOUR, pitches it up and driven for four

2.6

Baidwan to Stirling, 1 run, runs it down tot hird man

End of over 3 (9 runs) Ireland 14/0
PR Stirling    10* (9b 2x4)      HS Baidwan    2-0-11-0
AC Botha    2* (9b)     

3.1

Khurram Chohan to Stirling, no run, cuts him in half, comes back into him, he was going for the cut but cramped for room

3.2

Khurram Chohan to Stirling, no run, leaves it alone, pitched on off stump

3.3

Khurram Chohan to Stirling, no run, defends it back

3.4

Khurram Chohan to Stirling, FOUR, room offered, and he slaps it past covers for four

3.5

Khurram Chohan to Stirling, no run, defends it to mid on

3.6

Khurram Chohan to Stirling, 1 run, Leading edge, while trying to flick that, dropped by Ruvindu at fine leg, major drop !

End of over 4 (5 runs) Ireland 19/0
PR Stirling    15* (15b 3x4)      Khurram Chohan    2-0-7-0
AC Botha    2* (9b)     

4.1

Baidwan to Stirling, (no ball) 2 runs

4.1

Baidwan to Stirling, no run

4.2

Baidwan to Stirling, 1 run

4.3

Baidwan to Botha, no run

4.4

Baidwan to Botha, no run, driven straight to covers

4.5

Baidwan to Botha, no run, defends it to short cover

4.6

Baidwan to Botha, no run, defends it back

End of over 5 (4 runs) Ireland 23/0
AC Botha    2* (13b)      HS Baidwan    3-0-15-0
PR Stirling    18* (18b 3x4)     

5.1

Khurram Chohan to Stirling, no run

5.2

Khurram Chohan to Stirling, 1 run

5.3

Khurram Chohan to Botha, 1 run

5.4

Khurram Chohan to Stirling, FOUR

5.5

Khurram Chohan to Stirling, no run

5.6

Khurram Chohan to Stirling, FOUR

End of over 6 (10 runs) Ireland 33/0
PR Stirling    27* (23b 5x4)      Khurram Chohan    3-0-17-0
AC Botha    3* (14b)     

6.1

Baidwan to Botha, no run

6.2

Baidwan to Botha, no run

6.3

Baidwan to Botha, 2 runs, flicks it over square leg for two

6.4

Baidwan to Botha, no run

6.5

Baidwan to Botha, FOUR, driven past covers for four, easily done

6.6

Baidwan to Botha, no run

End of over 7 (6 runs) Ireland 39/0
AC Botha    9* (20b 1x4)      HS Baidwan    4-0-21-0
PR Stirling    27* (23b 5x4)     

7.1

Khurram Chohan to Stirling, no run, defends it back

7.2

Khurram Chohan to Stirling, SIX, steps out and just smashes it over long off for 6

7.3

Khurram Chohan to Stirling, FOUR, rocks back and pulls a good length delivery wide of mid on

7.4

Khurram Chohan to Stirling, FOUR, delicate ! just opens the face and runs it fine of third man for four

7.5

Khurram Chohan to Stirling, no run, defends it back

7.6

Khurram Chohan to Stirling, no run, driven to cover

End of over 8 (14 runs) Ireland 53/0
PR Stirling    41* (29b 7x4 1x6)      Khurram Chohan    4-0-31-0
AC Botha    9* (20b 1x4)     

8.1

Bhatti to Botha, no run, defends it back

8.2

Bhatti to Botha, 1 run, pulls it to square leg for a single

8.3

Bhatti to Stirling, FOUR, opens the face and runs it down for four, third man dropped back again

8.4

Bhatti to Stirling, no run, defends it back

8.5

Bhatti to Stirling, no run, driven to covers

8.6

Bhatti to Stirling, no run, tried to sweep him, fails to connect

End of over 9 (5 runs) Ireland 58/0
PR Stirling    45* (33b 8x4 1x6)      U Bhatti    1-0-5-0
AC Botha    10* (22b 1x4)     

9.1

Desai to Botha, no run, flat and outside off

9.2

Desai to Botha, SIX, slog sweep over, mid wicket

9.3

Desai to Botha, no run, trying to drive him with an angled bat, bottom edges it

9.4

Desai to Botha, 1 run, works it of his legs to mid on

9.5

Desai to Stirling, no run, shout for lbw tured down, he was trying to sweep it

9.6

Desai to Stirling, 2 runs, flicks it to mind on, poor effor by Hansra gives a double

End of over 10 (9 runs) Ireland 67/0
PR Stirling    47* (35b 8x4 1x6)      PA Desai    1-0-9-0
AC Botha    17* (26b 1x4 1x6)     

10.1

Bhatti to Botha, no run, defends it covers

10.2

Bhatti to Botha, 1 run

10.3

Bhatti to Stirling, 1 run, plays with soft hands and takes the single

10.4

Bhatti to Botha, FOUR, lofts it over mid on for four

10.5

Bhatti to Botha, no run, defends it bac.

10.6

Bhatti to Botha, 2 runs

End of over 11 (8 runs) Ireland 75/0
AC Botha    24* (31b 2x4 1x6)      U Bhatti    2-0-13-0
PR Stirling    48* (36b 8x4 1x6)     

11.1

Balaji Rao to Stirling, 1 run

11.2

Balaji Rao to Botha, 2 runs, poor fielding by Ruvindu at square leg

11.3

Balaji Rao to Botha, 1 run, late cut to third man

11.4

Balaji Rao to Stirling, FOUR, another four, opens the face and squeezes it between point and gully

Thats 50 for Stirling

11.5

Balaji Rao to Stirling, FOUR, 4 more, he wasn't in control of that one but gets enough on it to take it all the way for four

11.6

Balaji Rao to Stirling, 1 run, driven to extra cover

End of over 12 (13 runs) Ireland 88/0
PR Stirling    58* (40b 10x4 1x6)      WD Balaji Rao    1-0-13-0
AC Botha    27* (33b 2x4 1x6)     

12.1

Desai to Stirling, 1 run

12.2

Desai to Botha, 1 run

12.3

Desai to Stirling, 1 run, steps out and drives it to long on

12.4

Desai to Botha, OUT, gone, hits it right back at him, after getting beaten in flight, Parth with the breakthrough again !

AC Botha c & b Desai 28 (55m 35b 2x4 1x6) SR: 80.00

12.5

Desai to Poynter, no run, defends it back

12.6

Desai to Poynter, no run, pitches on middle and leg and rips away, gone again

End of over 13 (3 runs) Ireland 91/1
AD Poynter    0* (2b)      PA Desai    2-0-12-1
PR Stirling    60* (42b 10x4 1x6)     

13.1

Balaji Rao to Stirling, no run, loud shout for lbw, not given, stirling got some bat on it, or he was plumb in front

13.2

Balaji Rao to Stirling, 2 runs, this time he gets the sweep away

13.3

Balaji Rao to Stirling, no run, google ! he has a really good one too, struck in front not given, struck outside off may be

13.4

Balaji Rao to Stirling, no run, leaves the quicker one

13.5

Balaji Rao to Stirling, 2 runs, glances him of his hips for a double

13.6

Balaji Rao to Stirling, no run

End of over 14 (4 runs) Ireland 95/1
PR Stirling    64* (48b 10x4 1x6)      WD Balaji Rao    2-0-17-0
AD Poynter    0* (2b)     

14.1

Desai to Poynter, 2 runs, steps out and lofts him over mid off, doesn't middle that but gets enough to take it over mid off

14.2

Desai to Poynter, no run, arm ball ! shout for pad before bat, not out says the umpire

14.3

Desai to Poynter, 1 run, works it of his legs to mid wicket

14.4

Desai to Stirling, 1 run, cuts it past point for a single

14.5

Desai to Poynter, no run, steps out and just defends it back

14.6

Desai to Poynter, no run, beaten trying to drive it, good bowling

End of over 15 (4 runs) Ireland 99/1
AD Poynter    3* (7b)      PA Desai    3-0-16-1
PR Stirling    65* (49b 10x4 1x6)     

15.1

Balaji Rao to Stirling, no run, defends it back

15.2

Balaji Rao to Stirling, no run, defends it back again, Balaji finding some rhythm

15.3

Balaji Rao to Stirling, no run, left alone, a little quicker this time

15.4

Balaji Rao to Stirling, 1 run, works it of his legs

15.5

Balaji Rao to Poynter, no run, left alone

15.6

Balaji Rao to Poynter, no run, defends it back again, just 1 of the over, good over from Balaji

End of over 16 (1 run) Ireland 100/1
AD Poynter    3* (9b)      WD Balaji Rao    3-0-18-0
PR Stirling    66* (53b 10x4 1x6)     

16.1

Desai to Stirling, no run, pitched on middle and spins away, good ball

16.2

Desai to Stirling, no run, makes room and cuts it to point

16.3

Desai to Stirling, 1 run, driven to long on for an easy single

16.4

Desai to Poynter, no run, left alone again

16.5

Desai to Poynter, no run, defends it back

16.6

Desai to Poynter, no run, dropped ! sitter ! Hansra just need to come forward a little take a simple catch at covers after the leading edge

End of over 17 (1 run) Ireland 101/1
AD Poynter    3* (12b)      PA Desai    4-0-17-1
PR Stirling    67* (56b 10x4 1x6)     

17.1

Balaji Rao to Stirling, no run, good stop at covers from Hiral

17.2

Balaji Rao to Stirling, no run, defends it back

17.3

Balaji Rao to Stirling, no run, steps out and defends it back

17.4

Balaji Rao to Stirling, 1 run, driven to extra cover

17.5

Balaji Rao to Poynter, no run, beaten by the spin

17.6

Balaji Rao to Poynter, no run, defends it back

and it's drinks

End of over 18 (1 run) Ireland 102/1
AD Poynter    3* (14b)      WD Balaji Rao    4-0-19-0
PR Stirling    68* (60b 10x4 1x6)     

18.1

Desai to Stirling, no run

18.2

Desai to Stirling, no run

18.3

Desai to Stirling, 2 runs

18.4

Desai to Stirling, FOUR, sweeps it for four

18.5

Desai to Stirling, 1 run, driven to mid off

18.6

Desai to Poynter, no run, defends it back

End of over 19 (7 runs) Ireland 109/1
AD Poynter    3* (15b)      PA Desai    5-0-24-1
PR Stirling    75* (65b 11x4 1x6)     

19.1

Balaji Rao to Stirling, 1 run, quick single to third man

19.2

Balaji Rao to Poynter, FOUR, slog sweep, Hansra though it will drop short of him, but it just sailed over him for a one bounce four

19.3

Balaji Rao to Poynter, no run, tried to take quick single good fielding by the bowler

19.4

Balaji Rao to Poynter, no run, leaves it alone

19.5

Balaji Rao to Poynter, no run

19.6

Balaji Rao to Poynter, no run, driven to point

End of over 20 (5 runs) Ireland 114/1
AD Poynter    7* (20b 1x4)      WD Balaji Rao    5-0-24-0
PR Stirling    76* (66b 11x4 1x6)     

20.1

Desai to Stirling, 2 runs, cuts it infront of square for a double

20.2

Desai to Stirling, no run, defends it on the up

20.3

Desai to Stirling, 1 run, glanced of his hips for a single

20.4

Desai to Poynter, no run, pushes it right back at him

20.5

Desai to Poynter, 1 run

20.6

Desai to Stirling, no run, leading edge almost carried to point

End of over 21 (4 runs) Ireland 118/1
PR Stirling    79* (70b 11x4 1x6)      PA Desai    6-0-28-1
AD Poynter    8* (22b 1x4)     

21.1

Balaji Rao to Poynter, no run

21.2

Balaji Rao to Poynter, 1 run

21.3

Balaji Rao to Stirling, 2 byes

21.4

Balaji Rao to Stirling, no run, defends it back

21.5

Balaji Rao to Stirling, no run, trying to play it to mid wicket of the backfoot, got the placement wrong

21.6

Balaji Rao to Stirling, FOUR, cuts hard of the backfoot

End of over 22 (7 runs) Ireland 125/1
PR Stirling    83* (74b 12x4 1x6)      WD Balaji Rao    6-0-29-0
AD Poynter    9* (24b 1x4)     

22.1

Patel to Poynter, no run, defends it back

22.2

Patel to Poynter, no run, driven right back

22.3

Patel to Poynter, no run, driven back again

22.4

Patel to Poynter, 2 runs, driven wide of covers for a double

22.5

Patel to Poynter, 1 run, flicks it to long on

22.6

Patel to Stirling, no run, driven to point

End of over 23 (3 runs) Ireland 128/1
PR Stirling    83* (75b 12x4 1x6)      H Patel    1-0-3-0
AD Poynter    12* (29b 1x4)     

23.1

Balaji Rao to Poynter, no run, defends it back to the bowler

23.2

Balaji Rao to Poynter, no run, quick and flat from Balaji, tried to sweep it and misses out

23.3

Balaji Rao to Poynter, no run, once again pushes it back to him, tight bowling from Balaji

23.4

Balaji Rao to Poynter, no run, once again defends it of the backfoot

23.5

Balaji Rao to Poynter, no run, beaten again ! trying to cut, it was too close

23.6

Balaji Rao to Poynter, no run, good fielding of his own bowling to keep the maiden

End of over 24 (maiden) Ireland 128/1
AD Poynter    12* (35b 1x4)      WD Balaji Rao    7-1-29-0
PR Stirling    83* (75b 12x4 1x6)     

24.1

Patel to Stirling, 1 run, single to extra cover

24.2

Patel to Poynter, no run, good stop at point by Zubin

24.3

Patel to Poynter, no run, driven to mid on, canada trying to cut the singles

24.4

Patel to Poynter, 1 run, single to long on this time

24.5

Patel to Stirling, 1 run, flicks it to mid wicket

24.6

Patel to Poynter, 1 run, played it straight back to the bowler who tried to run him out on the bowlers end gives away over throws

End of over 25 (4 runs) Ireland 132/1
AD Poynter    14* (39b 1x4)      H Patel    2-0-7-0
PR Stirling    85* (77b 12x4 1x6)     

25.1

Balaji Rao to Poynter, 1 run, poor fielding at point

25.2

Balaji Rao to Stirling, no run

25.3

Balaji Rao to Stirling, 1 run, pulls the short ball to mid wicket

25.4

Balaji Rao to Poynter, 1 run, edged and droped again in the slips

25.5

Balaji Rao to Stirling, no run

25.6

Balaji Rao to Stirling, 1 run, works it to mid on

End of over 26 (4 runs) Ireland 136/1
PR Stirling    87* (81b 12x4 1x6)      WD Balaji Rao    8-1-33-0
AD Poynter    16* (41b 1x4)     

26.1

Patel to Stirling, 1 run

26.2

Patel to Poynter, no run

26.3

Patel to Poynter, no run

26.4

Patel to Poynter, SIX, slog sweep over mid wicket into the fence

26.5

Patel to Poynter, no run

26.6

Patel to Poynter, 1 run, driven to long off for a single

End of over 27 (8 runs) Ireland 144/1
AD Poynter    23* (46b 1x4 1x6)      H Patel    3-0-15-0
PR Stirling    88* (82b 12x4 1x6)     

27.1

Balaji Rao to Poynter, 2 runs, edged again wide of slip

27.2

Balaji Rao to Poynter, no run, defends it back

27.3

Balaji Rao to Poynter, no run, full toss hit straight to covers

27.4

Balaji Rao to Poynter, no run, leading edge to point

27.5

Balaji Rao to Poynter, 1 wide

27.5

Balaji Rao to Poynter, 1 run

27.6

Balaji Rao to Stirling, 1 run, milks it to mid wicket

End of over 28 (5 runs) Ireland 149/1
PR Stirling    89* (83b 12x4 1x6)      WD Balaji Rao    9-1-38-0
AD Poynter    26* (51b 1x4 1x6)     

28.1

Baidwan to Stirling, no run, cuts it to point

28.2

Baidwan to Stirling, no run, tried to pull that, misses out

28.3

Baidwan to Stirling, 1 run

28.4

Baidwan to Poynter, no run, defends it back

28.5

Baidwan to Poynter, 1 run, driven to covers

28.6

Baidwan to Stirling, FOUR, cuts it away moves on to 94

End of over 29 (6 runs) Ireland 155/1
PR Stirling    94* (87b 13x4 1x6)      HS Baidwan    5-0-27-0
AD Poynter    27* (53b 1x4 1x6)     

29.1

Balaji Rao to Poynter, no run

29.2

Balaji Rao to Poynter, 4 byes, misses everything ! bad day for canada

29.3

Balaji Rao to Poynter, 1 run, single to square leg

29.4

Balaji Rao to Stirling, 1 run, driven to covers

29.5

Balaji Rao to Poynter, 2 runs

29.6

Balaji Rao to Poynter, no run

End of over 30 (8 runs) Ireland 163/1
AD Poynter    30* (58b 1x4 1x6)      WD Balaji Rao    10-1-42-0
PR Stirling    95* (88b 13x4 1x6)     

30.1

Baidwan to Stirling, no run

30.2

Baidwan to Stirling, 1 run

30.3

Baidwan to Poynter, no run, shout for lbw not given

30.4

Baidwan to Poynter, no run, driven to covers

30.5

Baidwan to Poynter, no run

30.6

Baidwan to Poynter, OUT, given ! Harvir Strikes ! came into him and struck right in front

AD Poynter lbw b Baidwan 30 (58m 62b 1x4 1x6) SR: 48.38

End of over 31 (1 run) Ireland 164/2
     HS Baidwan    6-0-28-1
PR Stirling    96* (90b 13x4 1x6)     

31.1

Khurram Chohan to Stirling, no run

31.2

Khurram Chohan to Stirling, no run

31.3

Khurram Chohan to Stirling, 1 run

31.4

Khurram Chohan to Jones, no run

31.5

Khurram Chohan to Jones, no run

31.6

Khurram Chohan to Jones, 1 run

End of over 32 (2 runs) Ireland 166/2
NG Jones    1* (3b)      Khurram Chohan    5-0-33-0
PR Stirling    97* (93b 13x4 1x6)     

32.1

Baidwan to Jones, no run, flicks it to mid wicket

32.2

Baidwan to Jones, no run

32.3

Baidwan to Jones, 2 leg byes, loud shout for lbw again, not given

32.4

Baidwan to Jones, 1 run, hit straight back

32.5

Baidwan to Stirling, no run, defends it on the up, pitched on middle and leg

32.6

Baidwan to Stirling, 1 run, glanced it to square leg

End of over 33 (4 runs) Ireland 170/2
PR Stirling    98* (95b 13x4 1x6)      HS Baidwan    7-0-30-1
NG Jones    2* (7b)     

33.1

Khurram Chohan to Stirling, 1 run, driven to extra cover

33.2

Khurram Chohan to Jones, no run, cut to point

33.3

Khurram Chohan to Jones, 1 run, quick single to mid off

33.4

Khurram Chohan to Stirling, 1 run, single to point, and a brilliant maiden 100 from stirling ! he looked dangerous throughout the tour

33.5

Khurram Chohan to Jones, 2 runs, pulls it to mid wicket

33.6

Khurram Chohan to Jones, no run

End of over 34 (5 runs) Ireland 175/2
NG Jones    5* (11b)      Khurram Chohan    6-0-38-0
PR Stirling    100* (97b 13x4 1x6)     

34.1

Desai to Stirling, no run, tried to cut that, stayed low

34.2

Desai to Stirling, 1 run, cut to point

34.3

Desai to Jones, 1 run, cut to sweeper again

34.4

Desai to Stirling, 1 run

34.5

Desai to Jones, no run

34.6

Desai to Jones, no run

End of over 35 (3 runs) Ireland 178/2
NG Jones    6* (14b)      PA Desai    7-0-31-1
PR Stirling    102* (100b 13x4 1x6)     

35.1

Khurram Chohan to Stirling, 1 run, driven to long off

35.2

Khurram Chohan to Jones, 1 run, driven to mid off

35.3

Khurram Chohan to Stirling, no run, driven to covers, too full from KC

35.4

Khurram Chohan to Stirling, 1 run, late cut to third man for a single

35.5

Khurram Chohan to Jones, 2 runs, driven to long off, and they come back for 2

35.6

Khurram Chohan to Jones, 1 run, straight drive to long on

End of over 36 (6 runs) Ireland 184/2
NG Jones    10* (17b)      Khurram Chohan    7-0-44-0
PR Stirling    104* (103b 13x4 1x6)     

36.1

Desai to Jones, 1 run

36.2

Desai to Stirling, SIX, lofts it over his head for 6, good hit

36.3

Desai to Stirling, 1 run, driven to long on

36.4

Desai to Jones, 1 run, plays it to extra cover for another single

36.5

Desai to Stirling, FOUR, swats it to mid on for four, goes between long on and deep mid wicket

36.6

Desai to Stirling, 1 run, places it to covers and takes another single

End of over 37 (14 runs) Ireland 198/2
PR Stirling    116* (107b 14x4 2x6)      PA Desai    8-0-45-1
NG Jones    12* (19b)     

37.1

Bhatti to Stirling, 1 run, driven to long off

37.2

Bhatti to Jones, 1 run, full toss, just over covers

37.3

Bhatti to Stirling, no run, tried to scoop it over fine leg, doesn't connect

37.4

Bhatti to Stirling, 1 run, chops it down to third man

37.5

Bhatti to Jones, no run, beaten, quick work from Bagai but he was well in

37.6

Bhatti to Jones, 1 run, driven to long on

Match State: Drinks Powerplay in effect

End of over 38 (4 runs) Ireland 202/2
NG Jones    14* (22b)      U Bhatti    3-0-17-0
PR Stirling    118* (110b 14x4 2x6)     

38.1

Baidwan to Jones, 1 run, quick single to mid off

38.2

Baidwan to Stirling, FOUR, smashed over his head

38.3

Baidwan to Stirling, FOUR, pulls it this time, for another 4

38.4

Baidwan to Stirling, 1 run, plays it straight to short third man for a quick single

38.5

Baidwan to Jones, FOUR, flicks it to mid wicket boundary

38.6

Baidwan to Jones, 1 run, driven to mid on

End of over 39 (15 runs) Ireland 217/2
NG Jones    20* (25b 1x4)      HS Baidwan    8-0-45-1
PR Stirling    127* (113b 16x4 2x6)     

39.1

Bhatti to Jones, FOUR, lofts it over point for four more

39.2

Bhatti to Jones, 1 run, quick single to mid off, direct hit, but he was still in

39.3

Bhatti to Stirling, FOUR, picks it up over fine leg for four

39.4

Bhatti to Stirling, no run

39.5

Bhatti to Stirling, FOUR, cuts it away for four

39.6

Bhatti to Stirling, 1 run, tried to scoop it again, of the glove fall in no mans land

End of over 40 (14 runs) Ireland 231/2
PR Stirling    136* (117b 18x4 2x6)      U Bhatti    4-0-31-0
NG Jones    25* (27b 2x4)     

40.1

Khurram Chohan to Stirling, 1 run, slices it to point

40.2

Khurram Chohan to Jones, OUT, gone. trying to hit over long off, finds harvir at the boundary

NG Jones c Baidwan b Khurram Chohan 25 (37m 28b 2x4 0x6) SR: 89.28

40.3

Khurram Chohan to Stirling, 1 bye

40.4

Khurram Chohan to O'Brien, no run, beaten outside off

40.5

Khurram Chohan to O'Brien, no run, slower ball, beaten by the change up

40.6

Khurram Chohan to O'Brien, 1 run, driven to mid off and takes off for a single

End of over 41 (3 runs) Ireland 234/3
KJ O'Brien    1* (3b)      Khurram Chohan    8-0-46-1
PR Stirling    137* (119b 18x4 2x6)     

41.1

Desai to O'Brien, 1 leg bye, faster one into his feet

41.2

Desai to Stirling, FOUR, didn't go where he wanted but got enough on it to take it over short third man for four

41.3

Desai to Stirling, FOUR, this time he gets it right, where he wanted over point

41.4

Desai to Stirling, 2 runs, reverse sweep for a double

41.5

Desai to Stirling, 1 run, good stop of his own bowling

41.6

Desai to O'Brien, no run

End of over 42 (12 runs) Ireland 246/3
KJ O'Brien    1* (5b)      PA Desai    9-0-56-1
PR Stirling    148* (123b 20x4 2x6)     

42.1

Khurram Chohan to Stirling, SIX, what a way to get to his 150, slams it onto the clubhouse, roof, right into his team mates

42.2

Khurram Chohan to Stirling, 1 run

42.3

Khurram Chohan to O'Brien, 1 run, quick single to mid off

42.4

Khurram Chohan to Stirling, 1 run, cuts it to point and takes off

42.5

Khurram Chohan to O'Brien, no run, driven to mid off

42.6

Khurram Chohan to O'Brien, no run, shout for lbw, not given

and its drinks

End of over 43 (9 runs) Ireland 255/3
KJ O'Brien    2* (8b)      Khurram Chohan    9-0-55-1
PR Stirling    156* (126b 20x4 3x6)     

43.1

Desai to Stirling, 1 run, driven to covers

43.2

Desai to O'Brien, 2 wides

43.2

Desai to Stirling, 1 run

43.3

Desai to O'Brien, 1 run

43.4

Desai to Stirling, SIX, smashes it straight over the bowler of the backfoot !

43.5

Desai to Stirling, FOUR, cuts it hard ! for four more !

43.6

Desai to Stirling, SIX, over the sight screen for another 6

And there is a delay because Stirling sends the ball into the woods

End of over 44 (21 runs) Ireland 276/3
PR Stirling    174* (131b 21x4 5x6)      PA Desai    10-0-77-1
KJ O'Brien    3* (9b)     

44.1

Baidwan to O'Brien, 1 run, driven to extra cover for a single

44.2

Baidwan to Stirling, 2 runs, scoops it over point for 2 more

44.3

Baidwan to Stirling, 1 run, lifts it just short of long off

44.4

Baidwan to O'Brien, 1 run, straight to extra cover

44.5

Baidwan to Stirling, OUT, gone, full toss, pops it up to point, end of a fantastic knock

PR Stirling c Gunasekera b Baidwan 177 (177m 134b 21x4 5x6) SR: 132.08

44.6

Baidwan to O'Brien, 2 runs, ; slices it to deep point

End of over 45 (7 runs) Ireland 283/4
KJ O'Brien    7* (12b)      HS Baidwan    9-0-52-2
JF Mooney    0* (0b)     

45.1

Hansra to Mooney, 1 run

45.2

Hansra to O'Brien, OUT, gone trying to lift it over long off

KJ O'Brien c Patel b Hansra 7 (27m 13b 0x4 0x6) SR: 53.84

45.3

Hansra to Mooney, no run, tries to flick it

45.4

Hansra to Mooney, FOUR, pulls it away easily

45.5

Hansra to Mooney, 1 run, whips it of his hips for a single to deep square leg

45.6

Hansra to Johnston, 1 run, driven to covers

End of over 46 (7 runs) Ireland 290/5
DT Johnston    1* (1b)      AS Hansra    1-0-7-1
JF Mooney    6* (4b 1x4)     

46.1

Baidwan to Johnston, SIX, flicks it of his legs out of the park

46.2

Baidwan to Johnston, no run, driven to point

46.3

Baidwan to Johnston, no run

46.4

Baidwan to Johnston, OUT, good catch from Nitish at mid wicket boundary, full stretch dive to his left hand side

DT Johnston c Kumar b Baidwan 7 (5m 5b 0x4 1x6) SR: 140.00

46.5

Baidwan to Mooney, 1 run, opesn the face and runs it to point

46.6

Baidwan to White, 1 run, driven to extra cover for a single

End of over 47 (8 runs) Ireland 298/6
AR White    1* (1b)      HS Baidwan    10-0-60-3
JF Mooney    7* (5b 1x4)     

47.1

Hansra to White, no run, driven to point

47.2

Hansra to White, 1 run, reversweep, played very fine

47.3

Hansra to Mooney, 2 runs, works it to long on for 2 more

47.4

Hansra to Mooney, FOUR, smashes it over mid off

47.5

Hansra to Mooney, 1 leg bye

47.6

Hansra to White, OUT, gone ! trying to loft it over covers

AR White c Bhatti b Hansra 2 (4m 4b 0x4 0x6) SR: 50.00

End of over 48 (8 runs) Ireland 306/7
     AS Hansra    2-0-14-2
JF Mooney    13* (8b 2x4)     

48.1

Khurram Chohan to Mooney, no run, driven hard but straight to the bowler

48.2

Khurram Chohan to Mooney, 1 run, driven to long off for a single

48.3

Khurram Chohan to McCann, 1 run

48.4

Khurram Chohan to Mooney, 1 run, quick single to mid on

48.5

Khurram Chohan to McCann, no run, tried to play it to third man doesn't connect

48.6

Khurram Chohan to McCann, 1 run, square drive to the sweeper cover

End of over 49 (4 runs) Ireland 310/7
RD McCann    2* (3b)      Khurram Chohan    10-0-59-1
JF Mooney    15* (11b 2x4)     

49.1

Hansra to McCann, 1 run, reverse sweep, he middle it, but good stop at short fine leg by KC

49.2

Hansra to Mooney, SIX, fetch that ! slams it over the scoreboard into the groundstaff garage

49.3

Hansra to Mooney, FOUR, sweeps it infront of square, bisects deep mid wicket and long on

49.4

Hansra to Mooney, 2 leg byes, tried to come inside the line and place it behind the keeper, doesnt connect

49.5

Hansra to Mooney, OUT, given this time, going for the reverse sweep

JF Mooney lbw b Hansra 25 (22m 15b 3x4 1x6) SR: 166.66

49.6

Hansra to van der Merwe, 1 wide, fast one down the leg, Bagai did well to stop it

49.6

Hansra to van der Merwe, 1 run, driven for a single

So Ireland has left Canada with a Mammoth target of 326, they will have to do play out of their skins to get anywhere close to this, all done thanks to that blistering innings of 177 from Paul Stirling

I will be back with Canada's innings in about 35 minutes time see ya then

End of over 50 (15 runs) Ireland 325/8
A van der Merwe    1* (1b)      AS Hansra    3-0-27-3
RD McCann    3* (4b)     
Series Results
Canada v Ireland at Toronto - Sep 7, 2010
Ireland won by 92 runs
Canada v Ireland at Toronto - Sep 6, 2010
Canada won by 4 runs (D/L method)
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Sep 7, 2010

Paul Stirling smashed 21 fours and five sixes during his career-best 177, Canada v Ireland, 2nd ODI, Toronto

Paul Stirling smashed 21 fours and five sixes during his career-best 177

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Sep 7, 2010

Paul Stirling square-drives on the way to his mammoth 177, Canada v Ireland, 2nd ODI, Toronto

Paul Stirling square-drives on the way to his mammoth 177

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