Pakistan tour of Ireland, 2011 / Commentary

Pakistan in Ireland ODI Series - 2nd ODI

Ireland v Pakistan

Pakistan won by 5 wickets (with 8 balls remaining)

1.1

Junaid Khan to Stirling, no run, wide outside off stump to start from Junaid which Stirling leaves

1.2

Junaid Khan to Stirling, 1 run, shorter delivery outside off stump which is cut away

1.3

Junaid Khan to Joyce, no run, straighter delivery hits Joyce high on the pad and there is a muted shout. Too high though

1.4

Junaid Khan to Joyce, no run, outside off stump and left well alone. The Irish batsmen seem less in a rush today

1.5

Junaid Khan to Joyce, 1 run, good length delivery driven to mid-on

1.6

Junaid Khan to Stirling, no run, good length delivery hits Stirling on the pad no shouts this time

Ireland 3/0   Junaid Khan 1-0-2-0

3.1

Junaid Khan to Stirling, 2 runs, strays onto leg stump and driven through mid-wicket

3.2

Junaid Khan to Stirling, 1 run, on leg stump again and turned round the corner

3.3

Junaid Khan to Joyce, no run, wide outside off stump and left well alone by Joyce

3.4

Junaid Khan to Joyce, 1 run, dropped down at Joyce's feet and they run a very quick single

3.5

Junaid Khan to Stirling, SIX, that didnt take long! Stirling picks up a ball at leg stump and hits it high over the square leg boundary

3.6

Junaid Khan to Stirling, 1 run, good length delivery hit wide of the man at mid-off

Ireland 14/0   Junaid Khan 2-0-13-0

5.1

Junaid Khan to Stirling, no run, pitched up and defended forward

5.2

Junaid Khan to Stirling, FOUR, wide outside off stump and Stirling stands up and hits it to the cover boundary

5.3

Junaid Khan to Stirling, 1 run, good length delivery cut to the fielder at point who lets it straight through him

5.4

Junaid Khan to Joyce, no run, straight ball which Joyce plays inside the line

5.5

Junaid Khan to Joyce, no run, outside off stump and never going to trouble the batsman.

5.6

Junaid Khan to Joyce, no run, good length ball that Joyce tries to guide past second slip

Ireland 26/0   Junaid Khan 3-0-18-0

7.1

Junaid Khan to Joyce, no run, full length delivery cut the fielder at point

7.2

Junaid Khan to Joyce, no run, big shout for LBW. The ball was straight and just a bit too high. So not out.

7.3

Junaid Khan to Joyce, no run, another straight one hits Joyce high on his thigh pad

7.4

Junaid Khan to Joyce, 1 run, shorter delivery on leg stump clipped off the legs for an easy single

7.5

Junaid Khan to Stirling, FOUR, great shot from Stirling. Junaid bowled outside off stump and cut hard through point. The fielders didnt move

7.6

Junaid Khan to Stirling, no run, hit hard back past the bowler and hits Joyce on the hip. Ouch.

Ireland 44/0   Junaid Khan 4-0-23-0

9.1

Junaid Khan to Stirling, 1 leg bye, hits the pads outside off and they run through

9.2

Junaid Khan to Joyce, no run, shorter delivery which got more bounce and guided to the fielder at point.

9.3

Junaid Khan to Joyce, no run, short delivery again which Joyce defends into the ground and almost runs back onto the stumps

9.4

Junaid Khan to Joyce, no run, faster delivery ouside off stump which almost catches the edge of Joyce's bat

9.5

Junaid Khan to Joyce, (no ball) 1 run, strayed down leg stump and clipped round the corner

9.5

Junaid Khan to Stirling, no run, outside off stump and Stirling goes for a big cut and misses

9.6

Junaid Khan to Stirling, no run, shorter delivery which Stirling plays inside the line. Big oohs from the crowd

Ireland 53/0   Junaid Khan 5-0-25-0

11.1

Junaid Khan to Joyce, no run, good length pitched up and hit back to the fielder at mid-off

11.2

Junaid Khan to Joyce, 2 runs, drifts down leg stump and pulled to the square leg fielder. He fumbles and they think of three before settling for two

11.3

Junaid Khan to Joyce, 1 run, shorter delivery which Joyce hooks

11.4

Junaid Khan to Stirling, 1 run, comes down the wicket and hits a straight ball to mid-on

11.5

Junaid Khan to Joyce, no run, yorker length delivery which Joyce deals with well

11.6

Junaid Khan to Joyce, no run, good length outside off stump hit to the fielder square on the off side

Ireland 60/0   Junaid Khan 6-0-29-0

39.1

Junaid Khan to Stirling, 1 leg bye, hit full on the pads. It was going down legside and the bowler fields off his own bowling

39.2

Junaid Khan to Cusack, no run, fuller outside off stump and hit to the man at point

39.3

Junaid Khan to Cusack, no run, pitched up again and hit straight to the man at mid-off

39.4

Junaid Khan to Cusack, 2 runs, drifted onto leg stump and driven through mid-wicket.

39.5

Junaid Khan to Cusack, 1 run, strayed onto leg stump and hit through square leg

39.6

Junaid Khan to Stirling, no run, yorker length from Junaid and Stirling misses it. It goes through to Salman behind the stumps

Ireland 171/2   Junaid Khan 7-0-32-0

41.1

Junaid Khan to Stirling, 1 run, yorker length which stirling drops down at his feet. Kevin calls for the run and its a race between him and the bowler . Junaid hits the wicket and O'brien is just home.

41.2

Junaid Khan to O'Brien, 1 run, the same things happens again! stirling looked like he was going to struglle and he just gets home

41.3

Junaid Khan to Stirling, 1 run, hit back wide of the bowler who dives for the ball. An easy single run that time!

41.4

Junaid Khan to O'Brien, no run, high full toss to straight to hit any where

41.5

Junaid Khan to O'Brien, 1 run, hit back past the bowler

41.6

Junaid Khan to Stirling, no run, straight back to Junaid

Ireland 178/3   Junaid Khan 8-0-36-0

43.1

Junaid Khan to Stirling, OUT, it isnt because he bowls him next ball! It moved it a little bit off the pitch and Stirling was going for a big hit and misses it. That was the wicket Pakistan wanted

PR Stirling b Junaid Khan 109 (180m 107b 7x4 4x6) SR: 101.86

43.2

Junaid Khan to Wilson, no run, full delivery defended forward

43.3

Junaid Khan to Wilson, FOUR, full again and cut past the fielder at point and races to the boundary

43.4

Junaid Khan to Wilson, FOUR, wide of off stump again and the felder at third man can not stop it hitting the rope

43.5

Junaid Khan to Wilson, no run, pitched on middle stump and defended to mid-off

43.6

Junaid Khan to Wilson, no run, outside off stump again and Wilson doesnt time it right. It dribbles to the man at mid-off

Ireland 190/4   Junaid Khan 9-0-44-1

49.1

Junaid Khan to Wilson, FOUR, cut hard to the square boundary on the off side. Thats a good start

49.2

Junaid Khan to Wilson, 1 run, OUT, run out! Johnston went for a second which was never on. Azam gathered the ball at long -off and got it off quickly to the bowler who took off the bails. Johnston went for a desperate dive but was still out by some distance

DT Johnston run out 3 (10m 4b 0x4 0x6) SR: 75.00

49.3

Junaid Khan to Wilson, no run, full delivery hit to the man at point

49.4

Junaid Khan to Wilson, OUT, goes for the big hit back past the bowler. Wilson hits it a mile in the air goes down the throat of the man at long-off

GC Wilson c Hammad Azam b Junaid Khan 33 (32m 25b 5x4 0x6) SR: 132.00

49.5

Junaid Khan to Jones, 1 leg bye, the batsman crosssed so Jones was facing. Junaid puts it too far down legside and they scramble a single

49.6

Junaid Khan to White, FOUR, down legstump again an White whips it off his legs to the rope at fine leg

Ireland 238/8   Junaid Khan 10-0-53-2
Series Results
Ireland v Pakistan at Belfast - May 30, 2011
Pakistan won by 5 wickets (with 8 balls remaining)
Ireland v Pakistan at Belfast - May 28, 2011
Pakistan won by 7 wickets (with 51 balls remaining) (D/L method)
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May 30, 2011

Pakistan celebrate after winning the series 2-0, Ireland v Pakistan, 2nd ODI, Belfast, May 30, 2011

Pakistan celebrate after winning the series 2-0

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May 30, 2011

Younis Khan top scored for Pakistan with 64, Ireland v Pakistan, 2nd ODI, Belfast, May 30, 2011

Younis Khan top scored for Pakistan with 64

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