Sri Lanka tour of England and Ireland, 1st ODI: Ireland v Sri Lanka at Dublin, May 6, 2014
Sri Lanka won by 79 runs
6 May 2014 (50-over match)
  Sri Lanka innings (50 overs maximum) R B 4s 6s SR
View dismissal MDKJ Perera c KJ O'Brien b Murtagh 0 4 0 0 0.00
0.4 finds the edge and it's a wonderful flying catch by Kevin O'Brien diving to his left at second slip, good start for Ireland 0/1
View dismissal WU Tharanga c †Wilson b Thompson 24 52 3 0 46.15
17.6 and a breathrough, pushes at a widish one with not a lot of confidence and a this edge is found, he walks as Thompson celebrates 57/3
View dismissal HDRL Thirimanne c †Wilson b Cusack 8 24 0 0 33.33
8.4 and the change works, flashing drive and it finds a thin outside edge which Wilson takes 25/2
View dismissal LD Chandimal c & b KJ O'Brien 39 61 3 0 63.93
28.2 hit hard but in the air back to the bowler and he stoops down and plucks it out of the air, the second brilliant catch by Kevin O'Brien this innings 90/4
View dismissal AD Mathews* run out (NJ O'Brien) 30 53 4 0 56.60
38.2 from Murtagh, and a brilliant bit of work by Niall O'Brien as Matthews gets himself in a muddle being sent back his partner, O'Brien lofts lovely throw from short fine leg 135/6
View dismissal KDK Vithanage c Joyce b Stirling 5 5 1 0 100.00
29.2 and another one goes, Stirling finds the outside and edge and Joyce takes a simple catch at first slip, Sri Lanka in some bother 95/5
View dismissal SMA Priyanjan c Joyce b Dockrell 31 44 4 0 70.45
42.3 tries to hammer him down the ground but he only picks out Ed Joyce at long-on who gathers a nice catch 160/7
KMDN Kulasekara not out 42 34 3 2 123.52
View dismissal SMSM Senanayake c Dockrell b Murtagh 3 14 0 0 21.42
46.2 didn't move his feet trying to slog it over deep midwicket but he can't beat Dockrell who takes the regulation catch at the rope 176/8
BAW Mendis not out 18 9 3 0 200.00
Extras (lb 1, w 18) 19
  Total (8 wickets; 50 overs) 219 (4.38 runs per over)
  Bowling O M R W Econ 0s 4s 6s  
View wickets TJ Murtagh 10 1 21 2 2.10 43 1 0
0.4 to Perera, finds the edge and it's a wonderful flying catch by Kevin O'Brien diving to his left at second slip, good start for Ireland 0/1
46.2 to Senanayake, didn't move his feet trying to slog it over deep midwicket but he can't beat Dockrell who takes the regulation catch at the rope 176/8
  MC Sorensen 8 1 31 0 3.87 32 3 0 (1w)
View wicket AR Cusack 8 1 53 1 6.62 25 5 1 (3w)
8.4 to Thirimanne, and the change works, flashing drive and it finds a thin outside edge which Wilson takes 25/2
View wicket SR Thompson 4 0 19 1 4.75 13 2 0 (2w)
17.6 to Tharanga, and a breathrough, pushes at a widish one with not a lot of confidence and a this edge is found, he walks as Thompson celebrates 57/3
View wicket GH Dockrell 10 0 45 1 4.50 38 6 0 (2w)
42.3 to Priyanjan, tries to hammer him down the ground but he only picks out Ed Joyce at long-on who gathers a nice catch 160/7
View wicket KJ O'Brien 2 0 10 1 5.00 7 1 0 (1w)
28.2 to Chandimal, hit hard but in the air back to the bowler and he stoops down and plucks it out of the air, the second brilliant catch by Kevin O'Brien this innings 90/4
View wicket PR Stirling 8 1 39 1 4.87 26 3 1 (2w)
29.2 to Vithanage, and another one goes, Stirling finds the outside and edge and Joyce takes a simple catch at first slip, Sri Lanka in some bother 95/5
  Ireland innings (target: 220 runs from 50 overs) R B 4s 6s SR
View dismissal WTS Porterfield* c Perera b Mendis 37 87 5 0 42.52
26.3 and the skipper finally goes as he slogs it out to deep midwicket and is caught by Perrera 86/7
View dismissal PR Stirling b Kulasekara 4 6 1 0 66.66
1.6 beats his again and this time he's bowled, Stirling played across it and his off stump is hit 4/1
View dismissal EC Joyce c †Chandimal b Lakmal 0 6 0 0 0.00
4.3 and the man in great form goes for a duck, a thin edge is found and the keeper takes a simple catch. Ireland in big trouble 5/2
View dismissal NJ O'Brien lbw b Mendis 33 39 5 0 84.61
18.2 and Mendis strikes, tries to flick it leg side bit he gets caught in front and the umpire raises the finger, big wicket. 63/3
View dismissal GC Wilson run out (Senanayake/†Chandimal) 3 2 0 0 150.00
19.6 Senanayake to Porterfield, awful mix up as Porterfield charges down the track without his partner following, Wilson then sacrifices himself as the bowler mops up the run out 67/4
View dismissal KJ O'Brien c Senanayake b Lakmal 0 1 0 0 0.00
21.2 more trouble for Ireland as Kevin O'Brien completely misjudges a pull and the man at midwicket takes a simple catch 70/5
View dismissal SR Thompson lbw b Mendis 1 7 0 0 14.28
22.6 skiddier delivery and Thompson gets caught in his crease, absolutely plum 74/6
View dismissal AR Cusack b Lakmal 10 16 1 0 62.50
29.4 quick delivery which the batsman plays all around and his middle stump is hit 97/8
View dismissal MC Sorensen lbw b Kulasekara 17 35 1 0 48.57
36.1 and the change works instantly, fullish ball which kept a bit low and gets him on the pads, big appeal and the umpire listens to this one 125/9
GH Dockrell not out 18 27 0 0 66.66
View dismissal TJ Murtagh lbw b Senanayake 10 13 2 0 76.92
39.5 tries another big shot but doesen't get near it and he's trapped on the pads, Sri Lanka win by 79 runs 140/10
Extras (lb 3, w 4) 7
  Total (all out; 39.5 overs) 140 (3.51 runs per over)
  Bowling O M R W Econ 0s 4s 6s  
View wickets RAS Lakmal 8 1 29 3 3.62 33 4 0 (1w)
4.3 to Joyce, and the man in great form goes for a duck, a thin edge is found and the keeper takes a simple catch. Ireland in big trouble 5/2
21.2 to KJ O'Brien, more trouble for Ireland as Kevin O'Brien completely misjudges a pull and the man at midwicket takes a simple catch 70/5
29.4 to Cusack, quick delivery which the batsman plays all around and his middle stump is hit 97/8
View wickets KMDN Kulasekara 8 3 30 2 3.75 37 5 0
1.6 to Stirling, beats his again and this time he's bowled, Stirling played across it and his off stump is hit 4/1
36.1 to Sorensen, and the change works instantly, fullish ball which kept a bit low and gets him on the pads, big appeal and the umpire listens to this one 125/9
  AD Mathews 2 0 6 0 3.00 9 1 0
View wicket SMSM Senanayake 7.5 1 27 1 3.44 32 3 0
39.5 to Murtagh, tries another big shot but doesen't get near it and he's trapped on the pads, Sri Lanka win by 79 runs 140/10
View wickets BAW Mendis 10 1 27 3 2.70 41 0 0 (2w)
18.2 to NJ O'Brien, and Mendis strikes, tries to flick it leg side bit he gets caught in front and the umpire raises the finger, big wicket. 63/3
22.6 to Thompson, skiddier delivery and Thompson gets caught in his crease, absolutely plum 74/6
26.3 to Porterfield, and the skipper finally goes as he slogs it out to deep midwicket and is caught by Perrera 86/7
  SMA Priyanjan 3 0 11 0 3.66 11 1 0 (1w)
  KDK Vithanage 1 0 7 0 7.00 2 1 0

Match details


Toss - Ireland, who chose to field
Series - Sri Lanka led the 2-match series 1-0
Player of the match - BAW Mendis (Sri Lanka)
Umpires - RA Kettleborough (England) and RP Smith
Match referee - BC Broad (England)
Reserve umpire - L Fourie

Match Notes


    • Sri Lanka innings
    • Powerplay 1: Overs 0.1 - 10.0 (Mandatory - 28 runs, 2 wickets)
    • Sri Lanka: 50 runs in 15.2 overs (92 balls), Extras 2
    • Drinks: Sri Lanka - 57/3 in 18.0 overs (LD Chandimal 22)
    • Sri Lanka: 100 runs in 30.6 overs (186 balls), Extras 8
    • Powerplay 2: Overs 35.1 - 40.0 (Batting side - 20 runs, 1 wicket)
    • Drinks: Sri Lanka - 123/5 in 36.0 overs (AD Mathews 23, SMA Priyanjan 15)
    • Sri Lanka: 150 runs in 40.4 overs (244 balls), Extras 9
    • Sri Lanka: 200 runs in 48.3 overs (291 balls), Extras 12
    • Innings Break: Sri Lanka - 219/8 in 50.0 overs (KMDN Kulasekara 42, BAW Mendis 18)
    • Ireland innings
    • Powerplay 1: Overs 0.1 - 10.0 (Mandatory - 31 runs, 2 wickets)
    • Ireland: 50 runs in 13.6 overs (84 balls), Extras 0
    • 3rd Wicket: 50 runs in 59 balls (WTS Porterfield 21, NJ O'Brien 30, Ex 0)
    • Ireland: 100 runs in 30.4 overs (184 balls), Extras 6
    • Powerplay 2: Overs 35.1 - 40.0 (Batting side - 18 runs, 2 wickets)
    • Drinks: Ireland - 125/8 in 36.0 overs (MC Sorensen 17, GH Dockrell 13)
 
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