Ireland v Pakistan / Wicket commentary

Pakistan in Ireland ODI Series - 2nd ODI

Ireland v Pakistan

Pakistan won by 2 wickets (with 8 balls remaining)

0.5

Junaid Khan to Stirling, OUT, big early wicket for Pakistan as the centurion on Thursday goes for a pull but mistimes it and he's caught by Shafiq in the midwicket region

PR Stirling c Asad Shafiq b Junaid Khan 0 (3b 0x4 0x6) SR: 0.00

Ireland 2/1   WTS Porterfield 0* (2b)   Junaid Khan 0.5-0-1-1

3.2

Asad Ali to Porterfield, OUT, widish ball and he plays at it but only finds an edge and Akmal takes a good diving catch

WTS Porterfield c †Kamran Akmal b Asad Ali 1 (13b 0x4 0x6) SR: 7.69

Ireland 4/2   EC Joyce 1* (4b)   Asad Ali 1.2-1-0-1

20.6

Wahab Riaz to NJ O'Brien, OUT, tries to defend this one on the back foot but the outside edge is found and Akmal takes the easy catch

NJ O'Brien c †Kamran Akmal b Wahab Riaz 29 (64b 2x4 0x6) SR: 45.31

Ireland 69/3   EC Joyce 33* (46b 4x4)   Wahab Riaz 5-0-29-1

24.6

Abdur Rehman to Wilson, OUT, poor attempt at a sweep and he's easily caught at first slip

GC Wilson c Mohammad Hafeez b Abdur Rehman 5 (13b 0x4 0x6) SR: 38.46

Ireland 84/4   EC Joyce 35* (57b 4x4)   Abdur Rehman 1-1-0-1

40.4

Abdur Rehman to KJ O'Brien, OUT, tries a slog sweep but he's caught right on the deep midwicket rope

KJ O'Brien c Nasir Jamshed b Abdur Rehman 38 (48b 5x4 0x6) SR: 79.16

Ireland 178/5   EC Joyce 81* (105b 9x4)   Abdur Rehman 6.4-1-34-2

43.3

Mohammad Hafeez to Shannon, OUT, tries to hack him through the off side but he gets it all wrong and he's cleaned up

JNK Shannon b Mohammad Hafeez 2 (8b 0x4 0x6) SR: 25.00

Ireland 186/6   EC Joyce 87* (114b 9x4)   Mohammad Hafeez 9.3-0-31-1

44.2

Abdur Rehman to Johnston, OUT, tries to flick it towards square leg but he's struck on the pads, looked plum.

DT Johnston lbw b Abdur Rehman 1 (2b 0x4 0x6) SR: 50.00

Ireland 189/7   EC Joyce 89* (117b 9x4)   Abdur Rehman 8.2-1-38-3

44.6

Abdur Rehman to Cusack, OUT, another one goes as Cusack simply chips it to the man at midwicket who takes the chance gratefully

AR Cusack c Asad Shafiq b Abdur Rehman 0 (4b 0x4 0x6) SR: 0.00

Ireland 189/8   EC Joyce 89* (117b 9x4)   Abdur Rehman 9-1-38-4

49.3

Junaid Khan to Murtagh, OUT, connects this time but it's in the air and caught at cover by the Captain

TJ Murtagh c Misbah-ul-Haq b Junaid Khan 8 (13b 1x4 0x6) SR: 61.53

Ireland 222/9   EC Joyce 112* (131b 11x4 1x6)   Junaid Khan 8.3-0-52-2
Series Results
Ireland v Pakistan at Dublin - May 26, 2013
Pakistan won by 2 wickets (with 8 balls remaining)
Ireland v Pakistan at Dublin - May 23, 2013
Match tied (D/L method)
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Photos

May 26, 2013

The victorious Pakistan team pose with the series trophy, Dublin, May 26, 2013

The victorious Pakistan team pose with the series trophy

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May 26, 2013

Misbah ul-haq with the series trophy, Dublin, May 26, 2013

Misbah ul-haq with the series trophy

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