Ireland tour of West Indies, 2013/14 / Commentary

Ireland in West Indies T20I Series - 1st T20I

West Indies v Ireland

Ireland won by 6 wickets (with 5 balls remaining)

Toss : West Indies have won the toss and elected to bat first.

Ireland team news - Stuart Thompson and Andrew Poynter have made it to the playing XI. Niall O'Brien will sit this one out.

West Indies team news - Out of the 13 players listed Krishmar Santokie and Andre Fletcher will miss out

0.1

Stirling to Smith, no run

0.2

Stirling to Smith, no run

0.3

Stirling to Smith, no run

0.4

Stirling to Smith, SIX, lofted straight back over the bowler

0.5

Stirling to Smith, no run

0.6

Stirling to Smith, no run

End of over 1 (6 runs) West Indies 6/0
DR Smith    6* (6b 1x6)      PR Stirling    1-0-6-0
CH Gayle    0* (0b)     

1.1

Sorensen to Gayle, no run

1.2

Sorensen to Gayle, no run

1.3

Sorensen to Gayle, 1 run

1.4

Sorensen to Smith, 1 run

1.5

Sorensen to Gayle, no run

1.6

Sorensen to Gayle, 1 run

End of over 2 (3 runs) West Indies 9/0
CH Gayle    2* (5b)      MC Sorensen    1-0-3-0
DR Smith    7* (7b 1x6)      PR Stirling    1-0-6-0

2.1

Stirling to Gayle, no run

2.2

Stirling to Gayle, 1 leg bye

2.3

Stirling to Smith, no run

2.4

Stirling to Smith, SIX, another one from Smith, lofted straight back again, more to long-on

2.5

Stirling to Smith, 1 run

2.6

Stirling to Gayle, 1 run

End of over 3 (9 runs) West Indies 18/0
CH Gayle    3* (8b)      PR Stirling    2-0-14-0
DR Smith    14* (10b 2x6)      MC Sorensen    1-0-3-0

3.1

Sorensen to Gayle, FOUR, this time Gayle goes straight down the ground

3.2

Sorensen to Gayle, no run

3.3

Sorensen to Gayle, FOUR, stand and bang! picks it up with ease and hammers it through mid-on

3.4

Sorensen to Gayle, 1 run

3.5

Sorensen to Smith, no run

3.6

Sorensen to Smith, no run

End of over 4 (9 runs) West Indies 27/0
DR Smith    14* (12b 2x6)      MC Sorensen    2-0-12-0
CH Gayle    12* (12b 2x4)      PR Stirling    2-0-14-0

4.1

Murtagh to Gayle, 1 run

4.2

Murtagh to Smith, 3 wides

4.2

Murtagh to Smith, OUT, pulled straight to the fielder in the deep on the leg side

DR Smith c Sorensen b Murtagh 14 (13b 0x4 2x6) SR: 107.69

4.3

Murtagh to Gayle, 1 wide

4.3

Murtagh to Gayle, no run

4.4

Murtagh to Gayle, 1 wide

4.4

Murtagh to Gayle, no run

4.5

Murtagh to Gayle, 1 run

4.6

Murtagh to Samuels, no run

End of over 5 (7 runs) West Indies 34/1
MN Samuels    0* (1b)      TJ Murtagh    1-0-7-1
CH Gayle    14* (16b 2x4)      MC Sorensen    2-0-12-0

5.1

Cusack to Gayle, FOUR

5.2

Cusack to Gayle, no run

5.3

Cusack to Gayle, OUT, lofted down to long-on, fails to clear the fielder in the deep

CH Gayle c Dockrell b Cusack 18 (19b 3x4 0x6) SR: 94.73

5.4

Cusack to Simmons, no run

5.5

Cusack to Simmons, no run

5.6

Cusack to Simmons, no run

End of over 6 (4 runs) West Indies 38/2
LMP Simmons    0* (3b)      AR Cusack    1-0-4-1
MN Samuels    0* (1b)      TJ Murtagh    1-0-7-1

6.1

Murtagh to Samuels, no run

6.2

Murtagh to Samuels, no run

6.3

Murtagh to Samuels, 1 run

6.4

Murtagh to Simmons, no run

6.5

Murtagh to Simmons, no run

6.6

Murtagh to Simmons, no run

End of over 7 (1 run) West Indies 39/2
LMP Simmons    0* (6b)      TJ Murtagh    2-0-8-1
MN Samuels    1* (4b)      AR Cusack    1-0-4-1

7.1

Cusack to Samuels, no run

7.2

Cusack to Samuels, no run

7.3

Cusack to Samuels, 1 run

7.4

Cusack to Simmons, 1 run

7.5

Cusack to Samuels, no run

7.6

Cusack to Samuels, 1 run, driven on the up, square on the off side

End of over 8 (3 runs) West Indies 42/2
MN Samuels    3* (9b)      AR Cusack    2-0-7-1
LMP Simmons    1* (7b)      TJ Murtagh    2-0-8-1

8.1

O'Brien to Samuels, 1 run, wide of the cover fielder

8.2

O'Brien to Simmons, 1 run, again past the man in the circle

8.3

O'Brien to Samuels, no run, gets hit on the pad

8.4

O'Brien to Samuels, SIX, flat six

8.5

O'Brien to Samuels, 1 run, goes back and cuts down on the off side

8.6

O'Brien to Simmons, 1 run

End of over 9 (10 runs) West Indies 52/2
LMP Simmons    3* (9b)      KJ O'Brien    1-0-10-0
MN Samuels    11* (13b 1x6)      AR Cusack    2-0-7-1

9.1

Sorensen to Simmons, 1 run

9.2

Sorensen to Samuels, FOUR

9.3

Sorensen to Samuels, 1 run

9.4

Sorensen to Simmons, no run

9.5

Sorensen to Simmons, no run

9.6

Sorensen to Simmons, no run, beaten outside the off stump

End of over 10 (6 runs) West Indies 58/2
LMP Simmons    4* (13b)      MC Sorensen    3-0-18-0
MN Samuels    16* (15b 1x4 1x6)      KJ O'Brien    1-0-10-0

10.1

Dockrell to Samuels, no run, worked away on the leg side, straight to the fielder

10.2

Dockrell to Samuels, OUT, rushes down the track and is beaten, end of story

MN Samuels st †Wilson b Dockrell 16 (17b 1x4 1x6) SR: 94.11

10.3

Dockrell to Bravo, no run

10.4

Dockrell to Bravo, no run

10.5

Dockrell to Bravo, no run, forced away on the off side, fielder moves in quickly to cut off the single

10.6

Dockrell to Bravo, 1 run

End of over 11 (1 run) West Indies 59/3
DJ Bravo    1* (4b)      GH Dockrell    1-0-1-1
LMP Simmons    4* (13b)      MC Sorensen    3-0-18-0

11.1

Murtagh to Bravo, 1 run

11.2

Murtagh to Bravo, 1 run

11.3

Murtagh to Simmons, no run

11.4

Murtagh to Simmons, 1 run, runs it down to long-on

11.5

Murtagh to Bravo, 1 run

11.6

Murtagh to Simmons, FOUR

End of over 12 (7 runs) West Indies 66/3
LMP Simmons    9* (16b 1x4)      TJ Murtagh    3-0-15-1
DJ Bravo    3* (7b)      GH Dockrell    1-0-1-1

12.1

Dockrell to Bravo, 1 run

12.2

Dockrell to Simmons, no run

12.3

Dockrell to Simmons, FOUR, played wide of the fielder at mid-off

12.4

Dockrell to Simmons, no run, turned away on the leg side

12.5

Dockrell to Simmons, 1 run, played down to long-off, just a single

12.6

Dockrell to Bravo, no run

End of over 13 (6 runs) West Indies 72/3
DJ Bravo    4* (9b)      GH Dockrell    2-0-7-1
LMP Simmons    14* (20b 2x4)      TJ Murtagh    3-0-15-1

13.1

Sorensen to Simmons, 1 run, width, played down the ground, should have done better

13.2

Sorensen to Bravo, FOUR, in the slot on middle and leg, Bravo just flicks it away with ease, no chance for the fielder in the deep

13.3

Sorensen to Bravo, no run

13.4

Sorensen to Bravo, no run, played straight to the fielder at point

13.5

Sorensen to Bravo, no run

13.6

Sorensen to Bravo, OUT

DJ Bravo c O'Brien b Sorensen 8 (14b 1x4 0x6) SR: 57.14

End of over 14 (5 runs) West Indies 77/4
     MC Sorensen    4-0-23-1
LMP Simmons    15* (21b 2x4)      GH Dockrell    2-0-7-1

14.1

Dockrell to Russell, no run

14.2

Dockrell to Russell, no run

14.3

Dockrell to Russell, 1 run

14.4

Dockrell to Simmons, 1 run

14.5

Dockrell to Russell, no run

14.6

Dockrell to Russell, no run

End of over 15 (2 runs) West Indies 79/4
AD Russell    1* (5b)      GH Dockrell    3-0-9-1
LMP Simmons    16* (22b 2x4)      MC Sorensen    4-0-23-1

15.1

Cusack to Simmons, OUT, lofted to deep midwicket, easy chance

LMP Simmons c Thompson b Cusack 16 (23b 2x4 0x6) SR: 69.56

15.2

Cusack to Russell, 1 run

15.3

Cusack to Sammy, 1 run

15.4

Cusack to Russell, 1 run

15.5

Cusack to Sammy, no run, driven straight to the fielder at cover

15.6

Cusack to Sammy, 1 leg bye, off the pad and they scamper for a single

End of over 16 (4 runs) West Indies 83/5
DJG Sammy    1* (3b)      AR Cusack    3-0-10-2
AD Russell    3* (7b)      GH Dockrell    3-0-9-1

16.1

Dockrell to Sammy, no run, good ball, Sammy is made to defend and the ball rolls back

16.2

Dockrell to Sammy, 1 run, worked away on the leg side, diving stop saves runs but fails to cut off the single

16.3

Dockrell to Russell, no run

16.4

Dockrell to Russell, FOUR, pulled away on the deep to wide midwicket, fielder goes for the catch and fails to get there in time

16.5

Dockrell to Russell, no run, hit hard, but straight to the fielder at midwicket

16.6

Dockrell to Russell, 1 run, down to long-on

End of over 17 (6 runs) West Indies 89/5
AD Russell    8* (11b 1x4)      GH Dockrell    4-0-15-1
DJG Sammy    2* (5b)      AR Cusack    3-0-10-2

17.1

Murtagh to Russell, 1 run, again down the ground for a single, there have been a few today

17.2

Murtagh to Sammy, 1 run, they need more but again it is just a single down the ground

17.3

Murtagh to Russell, no run, full and that was a surprise, kept away

17.4

Murtagh to Russell, 1 wide, more than a bouncer and rightly called a wide

17.4

Murtagh to Russell, SIX, huge! pulled away in style and that goes all the way and bit more

17.5

Murtagh to Russell, OUT, full and straight, you miss I hit

AD Russell b Murtagh 15 (15b 1x4 1x6) SR: 100.00

17.6

Murtagh to Ramdin, FOUR, wide outside the off stump, not a good delivery first up, got bit carried away by the wicket. Ramdin dispatches it to the third man fence

End of over 18 (13 runs) West Indies 102/6
D Ramdin    4* (1b 1x4)      TJ Murtagh    4-0-28-2
DJG Sammy    3* (6b)      GH Dockrell    4-0-15-1

18.1

O'Brien to Sammy, FOUR, driven straight back down the ground, two fielders in the deep but none could get there in time

18.2

O'Brien to Sammy, OUT, another full and straight delivery missed by the batsman, this time it's the captain himself, woodwork rearranged

DJG Sammy b O'Brien 7 (8b 1x4 0x6) SR: 87.50

18.3

O'Brien to Narine, 1 run, played in the air, falls short of the fielder inside the circle

18.4

O'Brien to Ramdin, OUT, again the full ball does the trick, Ramdin goes after it and get a decent edge to the keeper

D Ramdin c †Wilson b O'Brien 4 (2b 1x4 0x6) SR: 200.00

18.5

O'Brien to Badree, 1 run, worked away on the leg side

18.6

O'Brien to Narine, 1 run, driven wide of the cover fielder, just a single

Cusack to bowl the last over

End of over 19 (7 runs) West Indies 109/8
SP Narine    2* (2b)      KJ O'Brien    2-0-17-2
S Badree    1* (1b)      TJ Murtagh    4-0-28-2

19.1

Cusack to Narine, no run, a dot ball! missed it outside the off stump

19.2

Cusack to Narine, 1 wide, way way outside the off stump, that is 2 wides rolled in to 1

19.2

Cusack to Narine, 1 run, lofted down to long-on, falls short

19.3

Cusack to Badree, 1 run, played away behind square on the leg side

19.4

Cusack to Narine, 2 runs, cut away down to third man, misfield in the deep allows the batsmen to come back for the second

19.5

Cusack to Narine, 1 run, worked away on the leg side, this is not good for West Indies

19.6

Cusack to Badree, 1 run, single to end the innings! been the story of the day - guess what, played down the ground to long-on

116... well not a total to write home about but an interesting one given that the pitch is playing bit slow. Ireland batsmen in all probability will come out and make it look easy. See you at the other side of the break

End of over 20 (7 runs) West Indies 116/8
S Badree    3* (3b)      AR Cusack    4-0-17-2
SP Narine    6* (6b)      KJ O'Brien    2-0-17-2
Series Results
West Indies v Ireland at Kingston - Feb 21, 2014
West Indies won by 11 runs
West Indies v Ireland at Kingston - Feb 19, 2014
Ireland won by 6 wickets (with 5 balls remaining)
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Feb 19, 2014

Denesh Ramdin celebrates a wicket with team-mates, West Indies v Ireland, 1st T20, Kingston, February 19, 2014

Denesh Ramdin celebrates a wicket with team-mates

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Feb 19, 2014

Ed Joyce steers one to the leg side, West Indies v Ireland, 1st T20, Kingston, February 19, 2014

Ed Joyce steers one to the leg side

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