Pakistan Women tour of Ireland, 2013 / Commentary

Welcome to ESPNcricinfo's coverage of this Women's T20 International between Ireland and Pakistan at Sandymount in Dublin. Pakistan have won the toss and will bat. It's a beautiful summer's evening here and the sun is shining.

0.1

McCarthy to Javeria Rauf, no run, defended into the covers to begin

0.2

McCarthy to Javeria Rauf, OUT

Asmavia Iqbal run out 0 (1m 0b 0x4 0x6) SR: -

Full toss which is played towards mid on and they try to scramble a single but Garth direct hits and she's well short

0.3

McCarthy to Nain Abidi, no run

0.4

McCarthy to Nain Abidi, no run

0.5

McCarthy to Nain Abidi, 1 run, quick single taken in the covers, could have been another run out

0.6

McCarthy to Javeria Rauf, 1 run, nice shot off the back foot backward of point

End of over 1 (2 runs) Pakistan Women 2/1
Javeria Rauf    1* (3b)      LN McCarthy    1-0-2-0
Nain Abidi    1* (3b)     

1.1

Garth to Javeria Rauf, 1 leg bye, off the pads and into the off side, half hearted appeal from the bowler

1.2

Garth to Nain Abidi, 1 run, thick edge down to third man

1.3

Garth to Javeria Rauf, 1 run, just tapped towards point and that's a well run single

1.4

Garth to Nain Abidi, no run, no shot played to that one

1.5

Garth to Nain Abidi, no run, goes very fine off the pads

1.6

Garth to Nain Abidi, no run, left alone outside off

End of over 2 (3 runs) Pakistan Women 5/1
Nain Abidi    2* (7b)      KJ Garth    1-0-2-0
Javeria Rauf    2* (5b)      LN McCarthy    1-0-2-0

2.1

McCarthy to Javeria Rauf, no run, defended into the off side

2.2

McCarthy to Javeria Rauf, no run, well fielded in the covers

2.3

McCarthy to Javeria Rauf, no run, edged and DROPPED by the keeper, tough chance diving to her right

2.4

McCarthy to Javeria Rauf, no run, hit firmly to mid on

2.5

McCarthy to Javeria Rauf, 1 run, punched through the covers

2.6

McCarthy to Nain Abidi, no run, mistimed drive to mid on

End of over 3 (1 run) Pakistan Women 6/1
Nain Abidi    2* (8b)      LN McCarthy    2-0-3-0
Javeria Rauf    3* (10b)      KJ Garth    1-0-2-0

3.1

Garth to Javeria Rauf, FOUR, short and that's hammered straight down the ground, the first boundary

3.2

Garth to Javeria Rauf, FOUR, hacked away past point and the fielder at the boundary can't stop it, four more

3.3

Garth to Javeria Rauf, 1 run, cut away again through the off side, just a single though

3.4

Garth to Nain Abidi, no run, pushed into the leg side and the non striker is told to go back

3.5

Garth to Nain Abidi, FOUR, pulled away through mid wicket, great shot

3.6

Garth to Nain Abidi, no run, inside edge which squirts into the leg side, much better delivery

End of over 4 (13 runs) Pakistan Women 19/1
Nain Abidi    6* (11b 1x4)      KJ Garth    2-0-15-0
Javeria Rauf    12* (13b 2x4)      LN McCarthy    2-0-3-0

4.1

McCarthy to Javeria Rauf, 1 run, turned into the mid-wicket region

4.2

McCarthy to Nain Abidi, 1 run, great stop by Joyce at backward point, saves more runs

4.3

McCarthy to Javeria Rauf, 1 run, played off the back foot through the covers

4.4

McCarthy to Nain Abidi, 2 runs, great cover drive which is just pulled in before the rope

4.5

McCarthy to Nain Abidi, 1 run, yorker which is well dug out into the off side and they run a quick one

4.6

McCarthy to Javeria Rauf, no run, flashing drive which misses everything and flies through to the keeper

End of over 5 (6 runs) Pakistan Women 25/1
Javeria Rauf    14* (16b 2x4)      LN McCarthy    3-0-9-0
Nain Abidi    10* (14b 1x4)      KJ Garth    2-0-15-0

5.1

Richardson to Nain Abidi, FOUR, too short and it's pulled away through midwicket for another boundary

5.2

Richardson to Nain Abidi, 1 run, just flicked towards square leg

5.3

Richardson to Javeria Rauf, FOUR, comes down the pitch a touch and whacks it to the long on boundary

5.4

Richardson to Javeria Rauf, FOUR, this is very well timed, through to the long off boundary this time

5.5

Richardson to Javeria Rauf, no run, better line and it's just pushed back to the bowler

5.6

Richardson to Javeria Rauf, 3 runs, edged but wide of the keeper and it's just gathered before reaching the rope

End of over 6 (16 runs) Pakistan Women 41/1
Javeria Rauf    25* (20b 4x4)      EAJ Richardson    1-0-16-0
Nain Abidi    15* (16b 2x4)      LN McCarthy    3-0-9-0

6.1

McCarthy to Javeria Rauf, no run, defended into the covers

6.2

McCarthy to Javeria Rauf, no run

6.3

McCarthy to Javeria Rauf, OUT, full and straight and she plays all around it

Javeria Rauf b McCarthy 25 (22m 23b 4x4 0x6) SR: 108.69

6.4

McCarthy to Bismah Maroof, no run, driven softly towards mid off

6.5

McCarthy to Bismah Maroof, no run

6.6

McCarthy to Bismah Maroof, no run

End of over 7 (wicket maiden) Pakistan Women 41/2
Bismah Maroof    0* (3b)      LN McCarthy    4-1-9-1
Nain Abidi    15* (16b 2x4)      EAJ Richardson    1-0-16-0

7.1

Richardson to Nain Abidi, no run, pushed out to point

7.2

Richardson to Nain Abidi, 1 run, driven down to long on

7.3

Richardson to Bismah Maroof, 1 run, quick single taken in the covers

7.4

Richardson to Nain Abidi, no run, good ball which can only be defended into the offside

7.5

Richardson to Nain Abidi, 1 run, punched towards point for a single

7.6

Richardson to Bismah Maroof, 2 runs, fuller ball which is driven to long off

End of over 8 (5 runs) Pakistan Women 46/2
Bismah Maroof    3* (5b)      EAJ Richardson    2-0-21-0
Nain Abidi    17* (20b 2x4)      LN McCarthy    4-1-9-1

8.1

Joyce to Nain Abidi, 2 runs, hacked to backward point where Tice halfs stops it

8.2

Joyce to Nain Abidi, FOUR, well steered down to the third man boundary

8.3

Joyce to Nain Abidi, no run

8.4

Joyce to Nain Abidi, 1 run, played out to backward point

8.5

Joyce to Bismah Maroof, 1 run

8.6

Joyce to Nain Abidi, no run, pushed into the covers

End of over 9 (8 runs) Pakistan Women 54/2
Nain Abidi    24* (25b 3x4)      IMHC Joyce    1-0-8-0
Bismah Maroof    4* (6b)      EAJ Richardson    2-0-21-0

9.1

Richardson to Bismah Maroof, 1 run, quick single to point

9.2

Richardson to Nain Abidi, 2 runs, pulled and long on comes round to field

9.3

Richardson to Nain Abidi, 1 run, waits for this one and calmly plays it out to point for a single

9.4

Richardson to Bismah Maroof, no run, well stopped by the bowler

9.5

Richardson to Bismah Maroof, 1 run, very risky single taken to cover and there's a dive but the throw was too high

9.6

Richardson to Nain Abidi, 1 run, hacked away and the sweeper comes in to field

End of over 10 (6 runs) Pakistan Women 60/2
Nain Abidi    28* (28b 3x4)      EAJ Richardson    3-0-27-0
Bismah Maroof    6* (9b)      IMHC Joyce    1-0-8-0

10.1

Joyce to Nain Abidi, no run, stopped at backward point

10.2

Joyce to Nain Abidi, FOUR, lovely lofted drive over mid off and it races away to the rope

10.3

Joyce to Nain Abidi, 1 run, driven but not timed well and mid off fields

10.4

Joyce to Bismah Maroof, FOUR, fantastic cover drive and that's another boundary

10.5

Joyce to Bismah Maroof, no run, just passes the outside edge

10.6

Joyce to Bismah Maroof, FOUR, great sweep shot which beats the fielder at deep midwicket to the rope

End of over 11 (13 runs) Pakistan Women 73/2
Bismah Maroof    14* (12b 2x4)      IMHC Joyce    2-0-21-0
Nain Abidi    33* (31b 4x4)      EAJ Richardson    3-0-27-0

11.1

Scott-Hayward to Nain Abidi, 3 runs, just guided down to the third man boundary and it's gathered before reaching the rope

11.2

Scott-Hayward to Bismah Maroof, 3 runs, full and widish and it's played backward of point for another three

11.3

Scott-Hayward to Nain Abidi, 1 leg bye

11.4

Scott-Hayward to Bismah Maroof, 1 run, well taken single in the covers

11.5

Scott-Hayward to Nain Abidi, OUT, full delivery which she can only chip back to the bowler who takes a very comfortable catch

Nain Abidi c & b Scott-Hayward 36 (42m 34b 4x4 0x6) SR: 105.88

11.6

McCarthy to Sana Mir, 1 wide, down the leg side

11.6

McCarthy to Sana Mir, no run, tries to steer it to third man but doesn't connect

13 year old Lucy O'Reilly on to bowl

End of over 12 (9 runs) Pakistan Women 82/3
Sana Mir    0* (1b)      LN McCarthy    4.1-1-10-1
Bismah Maroof    18* (14b 2x4)      IMHC Joyce    2-0-21-0

12.1

O'Reilly to Bismah Maroof, no run, play and a miss outside off stump

12.2

O'Reilly to Bismah Maroof, no run

12.3

O'Reilly to Bismah Maroof, 1 run

12.4

O'Reilly to Sana Mir, 1 run, full toss which is pulled away to deep midwicket

12.5

O'Reilly to Bismah Maroof, 1 run, good drive through the off side and the sweeper fields

12.6

O'Reilly to Sana Mir, 1 run

End of over 13 (4 runs) Pakistan Women 86/3
Sana Mir    2* (3b)      LK O'Reilly    1-0-4-0
Bismah Maroof    20* (18b 2x4)      LN McCarthy    4.1-1-10-1

13.1

Scott-Hayward to Sana Mir, (no ball) FOUR, too high full toss and it's hooked away through the leg side

13.1

Scott-Hayward to Sana Mir, no run, much better and it's defended back to the bowler

13.2

Scott-Hayward to Sana Mir, no run

13.3

Scott-Hayward to Sana Mir, 2 runs, swept very fine

13.4

Scott-Hayward to Sana Mir, no run

13.5

Scott-Hayward to Sana Mir, 3 runs, another full toss which is swept fine once again

13.6

Scott-Hayward to Bismah Maroof, 1 run, played calmly to point

End of over 14 (11 runs) Pakistan Women 97/3
Bismah Maroof    21* (19b 2x4)      MEMO Scott-Hayward    1.5-0-18-1
Sana Mir    11* (9b 1x4)      LK O'Reilly    1-0-4-0

14.1

O'Reilly to Bismah Maroof, 1 run, flicked backward of square

14.2

O'Reilly to Sana Mir, OUT, plays an extravagant drive to a straight ball and she's castled

Sana Mir b O'Reilly 11 (11m 10b 1x4 0x6) SR: 110.00

14.3

O'Reilly to Nahida Khan, 1 run

14.4

O'Reilly to Bismah Maroof, 1 run

14.5

O'Reilly to Nahida Khan, no run

14.6

O'Reilly to Nahida Khan, (no ball) 1 run

14.6

O'Reilly to Bismah Maroof, no run

End of over 15 (5 runs) Pakistan Women 102/4
Bismah Maroof    23* (22b 2x4)      LK O'Reilly    2-0-9-1
Nahida Khan    2* (3b)      MEMO Scott-Hayward    1.5-0-18-1

15.1

Tice to Nahida Khan, 1 run, swept away to deep backward square leg

15.2

Tice to Bismah Maroof, FOUR, strolls down the pitch and hammers through midwicket for a boundary

15.3

Tice to Bismah Maroof, 1 run, pulled to deep backward square leg

15.4

Tice to Nahida Khan, 1 wide, down the leg side

15.4

Tice to Nahida Khan, 2 runs, edged down to third man for a couple

15.5

Tice to Nahida Khan, 1 run, comes forward and calmly plays it through the leg side

15.6

Tice to Bismah Maroof, 1 wide

15.6

Tice to Bismah Maroof, 2 runs, hacked away to the sweeper in the deep

End of over 16 (13 runs) Pakistan Women 115/4
Bismah Maroof    30* (25b 3x4)      EJ Tice    1-0-13-0
Nahida Khan    6* (6b)      LK O'Reilly    2-0-9-1

16.1

O'Reilly to Nahida Khan, 1 run

16.2

O'Reilly to Bismah Maroof, FOUR, swept fine and it goes all the way to the rope

16.3

O'Reilly to Bismah Maroof, 2 runs, short and hit hard past mid off

16.4

O'Reilly to Bismah Maroof, 1 run

16.5

O'Reilly to Nahida Khan, no run, well fielded by the bowler

16.6

O'Reilly to Nahida Khan, no run, another great stop by the bowler

End of over 17 (8 runs) Pakistan Women 123/4
Nahida Khan    7* (9b)      LK O'Reilly    3-0-17-1
Bismah Maroof    37* (28b 4x4)      EJ Tice    1-0-13-0

17.1

Delany to Bismah Maroof, 1 run, slower ball pushed out to point

17.2

Delany to Nahida Khan, 1 run, driven firmly down to long on

17.3

Delany to Bismah Maroof, OUT, tries to play it down the ground but gets it all wrong and skies it to the covers where the easy catch is taken

Bismah Maroof c Tice b Delany 38 (46m 30b 4x4 0x6) SR: 126.66

17.4

Delany to Nahida Khan, 1 run

17.5

Delany to Nida Dar, OUT

Nida Dar not out 24 (24m 19b 1x4 0x6) SR: 126.31

17.6

Delany to Qanita Jalil, 1 run

End of over 18 (4 runs) Pakistan Women 127/6
Qanita Jalil    1* (1b)      L Delany    1-0-4-2
Nahida Khan    9* (11b)      LK O'Reilly    3-0-17-1

18.1

Garth to Qanita Jalil, 1 run

18.2

Garth to Nahida Khan, 1 run, quick single to point, direct hit would have been interesting

18.3

Garth to Qanita Jalil, 1 run, hacked away through the covers

18.4

Garth to Nahida Khan, 2 runs

18.5

Garth to Nahida Khan, 1 run, pulled away through the midwicket region

18.6

Garth to Qanita Jalil, FOUR, edged but if flies away to the third man boundary

End of over 19 (10 runs) Pakistan Women 137/6
Qanita Jalil    7* (4b 1x4)      KJ Garth    3-0-25-0
Nahida Khan    13* (14b)      L Delany    1-0-4-2

19.1

Delany to Nahida Khan, 2 runs, pulled in the air to deep midwicket and it's DROPPED at the boundary

19.2

Delany to Nahida Khan, 2 runs

19.3

Delany to Nahida Khan, 1 run, cut away out to the sweeper

19.4

Delany to Qanita Jalil, OUT, tries a big heave down the ground but does not get all of it and Garth takes a smart catch

Qanita Jalil c Garth b Delany 7 (7m 5b 1x4 0x6) SR: 140.00

19.5

Delany to Nahida Khan, 2 runs, smacked hard through the off side

19.6

Delany to Nahida Khan, FOUR, high full toss which is expertly pulled to deep midwicket to end the innings

End of over 20 (11 runs) Pakistan Women 148/7
Nahida Khan    24* (19b 1x4)      L Delany    2-0-15-3
Iram Javed    0* (0b)      KJ Garth    3-0-25-0
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