ICC Intercontinental Cup, Ireland v Namibia at Belfast, Sep 6-9, 2011
  Namibia 1st innings R B 4s 6s SR
View dismissal ST Ackermann c †SW Poynter b Mooney 6 26 1 0 23.07
6.6 he gets the edge that time. It was a good length ball from Mooney, Ackerman went back in the crease and got the slightest edge through to the keeper. Mooney has been bowling well and deserved that wicket. 10/1
View dismissal HN Ya France b Dockrell 18 86 2 0 20.93
31.3 Ya France's long innings is over. The ball turned in off the pitch and he played down the wrong line. Thats two wickets for Dockrell now 87/5
View dismissal C Viljoen b Mooney 0 4 0 0 0.00
8.4 Mooney gets his vengence! It was a good length ball which comes off the pitch and swings in. Viljoen plays down the wrong line and is bowled! Namibia are in a spot of bother her. 12/2
View dismissal CG Williams* c Cusack b Eaglestone 19 25 4 0 76.00
17.2 great catch from Cusack. Williams tried to hit the ball over the top of point. He didnt catch it right and it held up in the wind. Cusack raced back and took a great one handed catch running back. Williams is very disappointed 38/3
View dismissal G Snyman b Dockrell 25 27 5 0 92.59
25.2 what a come back from Dockrell! The ball spun in off the pitch and Snyman tried to bring the bat down late. He missed it and the ball hit the stumps. Namibia are four down now 73/4
View dismissal R van Schoor b Dockrell 34 51 6 0 66.66
41.3 he's just gone and bowled another one! It was a short ball and he tried to pull it over square leg. He misjudged the turn and was bowled. Thats three bowled now for Dockrell 130/6
View dismissal LP van der Westhuizen c Cusack b Dockrell 65 54 10 1 120.37
47.3 goes for the big hit and caught at long on 175/7
View dismissal MG Erasmus b Stirling 20 44 1 1 45.45
58.3 he has chopped the ball on. He went back in the crease to cut the ball again. The ball spun in off the pitch and he chopped the ball onto the stumps. 208/8
View dismissal SJ Baard lbw b Dockrell 19 51 2 0 37.25
65.2 Dockrell gets his five for! It was a faster ball and Baard wasnt ready for a fast one. He was back in the crease and got hit in front of the stumps. The umpires finger is raised even before he appeals. Last man in now. 228/9
View dismissal L Klazinga c & b White 13 35 2 0 37.14
70.1 and the change of bowler does it. White comes on and bowls a gentle ball to Klazinga. He pops the ball back to the bowler and thats the innings over. 244/10
P Rossouw not out 14 19 3 0 73.68
Extras (b 4, lb 5, w 1, nb 1) 11
  Total (all out; 70.1 overs) 244 (3.47 runs per over)
  Bowling O M R W Econ  
View wickets JF Mooney 14 4 46 2 3.28
6.6 to Ackermann, he gets the edge that time. It was a good length ball from Mooney, Ackerman went back in the crease and got the slightest edge through to the keeper. Mooney has been bowling well and deserved that wicket. 10/1
8.4 to Viljoen, Mooney gets his vengence! It was a good length ball which comes off the pitch and swings in. Viljoen plays down the wrong line and is bowled! Namibia are in a spot of bother her. 12/2
View wicket PS Eaglestone 12 4 26 1 2.16 (1nb, 1w)
17.2 to Williams, great catch from Cusack. Williams tried to hit the ball over the top of point. He didnt catch it right and it held up in the wind. Cusack raced back and took a great one handed catch running back. Williams is very disappointed 38/3
  KJ O'Brien 8 1 36 0 4.50
  GJ McCarter 8 1 43 0 5.37
View wickets GH Dockrell 22 5 71 5 3.22
25.2 to Snyman, what a come back from Dockrell! The ball spun in off the pitch and Snyman tried to bring the bat down late. He missed it and the ball hit the stumps. Namibia are four down now 73/4
31.3 to Ya France, Ya France's long innings is over. The ball turned in off the pitch and he played down the wrong line. Thats two wickets for Dockrell now 87/5
41.3 to van Schoor, he's just gone and bowled another one! It was a short ball and he tried to pull it over square leg. He misjudged the turn and was bowled. Thats three bowled now for Dockrell 130/6
47.3 to van der Westhuizen, goes for the big hit and caught at long on 175/7
65.2 to Baard, Dockrell gets his five for! It was a faster ball and Baard wasnt ready for a fast one. He was back in the crease and got hit in front of the stumps. The umpires finger is raised even before he appeals. Last man in now. 228/9
View wicket PR Stirling 5 0 13 1 2.60
58.3 to Erasmus, he has chopped the ball on. He went back in the crease to cut the ball again. The ball spun in off the pitch and he chopped the ball onto the stumps. 208/8
View wicket AR White 1.1 1 0 1 0.00
70.1 to Klazinga, and the change of bowler does it. White comes on and bowls a gentle ball to Klazinga. He pops the ball back to the bowler and thats the innings over. 244/10
  Ireland 1st innings R B 4s 6s SR
View dismissal GC Wilson c Williams b Klazinga 18 37 2 0 48.64
8.6 he is out this time. he went forward to a good ball and got a thick edge to Williams at 2nd slip. Ireland are in lots of trouble here 22/3
View dismissal PR Stirling c Klazinga b Viljoen 0 6 0 0 0.00
1.6 Stirling is gone for a duck. He looked to hook a short ball. He didnt time it and it went flying down to Klazinga at long leg. He dived forward and took a good catch about an inch above the ground. What a great start for Namibia! 0/1
View dismissal AR Cusack b Viljoen 1 5 0 0 20.00
3.3 he gets him next ball. Cusack went back in his crease and played down the wrong line. The ball knocked over the stumps and Ireland are in alot of trouble here. Two down for two 2/2
View dismissal AD Poynter b Klazinga 10 14 2 0 71.42
10.4 Ireland are collapsing here. It was outside offstump and he went back to the ball. He chopped it onto the stumps and thats another one gone. 31/4
AR White not out 123 213 13 0 57.74
View dismissal KJ O'Brien* c Williams b Viljoen 30 38 4 1 78.94
23.2 the captain is gone. Its not the start that Ireland wanted this morning. The ball was outside offstump and he pushed at the ball. It took the outside edge and flew to Williams at 2nd slip. The Namibian's are delighted 85/5
View dismissal JF Mooney c Erasmus b Baard 44 58 6 0 75.86
42.4 Mooney is gone. He looked to drive the ball again. It flew in the air and Erasmus made a great diving catch at short extra cover. Mooney doesnt want to go but he is out! 154/6
View dismissal SW Poynter b Baard 0 2 0 0 0.00
42.6 he is out for a duck! He shouldered arms to a good length ball. It moved back in off the pitch and bowled him. Thats two for Baard in this over. 154/7
View dismissal GH Dockrell c Snyman b van der Westhuizen 53 96 8 0 55.20
71.3 he looks to sweep the ball and he doesnt time it. It flies to Snyman at short fine leg. Thats a big wicket, Dockrell had played very well 254/8
View dismissal GJ McCarter c Williams b Viljoen 10 29 2 0 34.48
81.1 he pushed forward to a good length ball. It took the outside edge and flew to Williams at 2nd slip. The last batsman is in now for Ireland. 281/9
View dismissal PS Eaglestone b Viljoen 1 9 0 0 11.11
83.5 he bowls him! It was a straight ball from Viljoen and Eaglestone played all around it and he was bowled. Viljoen has his 5 for and Ireland are all out! 298/10
Extras (lb 2, w 2, nb 4) 8
  Total (all out; 83.5 overs) 298 (3.55 runs per over)
  Bowling O M R W Econ  
View wickets L Klazinga 17 2 58 2 3.41 (1w)
8.6 to Wilson, he is out this time. he went forward to a good ball and got a thick edge to Williams at 2nd slip. Ireland are in lots of trouble here 22/3
10.4 to AD Poynter, Ireland are collapsing here. It was outside offstump and he went back to the ball. He chopped it onto the stumps and thats another one gone. 31/4
View wickets C Viljoen 23.5 4 87 5 3.65 (3nb, 1w)
1.6 to Stirling, Stirling is gone for a duck. He looked to hook a short ball. He didnt time it and it went flying down to Klazinga at long leg. He dived forward and took a good catch about an inch above the ground. What a great start for Namibia! 0/1
3.3 to Cusack, he gets him next ball. Cusack went back in his crease and played down the wrong line. The ball knocked over the stumps and Ireland are in alot of trouble here. Two down for two 2/2
23.2 to O'Brien, the captain is gone. Its not the start that Ireland wanted this morning. The ball was outside offstump and he pushed at the ball. It took the outside edge and flew to Williams at 2nd slip. The Namibian's are delighted 85/5
81.1 to McCarter, he pushed forward to a good length ball. It took the outside edge and flew to Williams at 2nd slip. The last batsman is in now for Ireland. 281/9
83.5 to Eaglestone, he bowls him! It was a straight ball from Viljoen and Eaglestone played all around it and he was bowled. Viljoen has his 5 for and Ireland are all out! 298/10
  P Rossouw 5 0 31 0 6.20 (1nb)
View wicket LP van der Westhuizen 19 3 46 1 2.42
71.3 to Dockrell, he looks to sweep the ball and he doesnt time it. It flies to Snyman at short fine leg. Thats a big wicket, Dockrell had played very well 254/8
  G Snyman 1 0 6 0 6.00
View wickets SJ Baard 10 1 32 2 3.20
42.4 to Mooney, Mooney is gone. He looked to drive the ball again. It flew in the air and Erasmus made a great diving catch at short extra cover. Mooney doesnt want to go but he is out! 154/6
42.6 to SW Poynter, he is out for a duck! He shouldered arms to a good length ball. It moved back in off the pitch and bowled him. Thats two for Baard in this over. 154/7
  R van Schoor 4 0 24 0 6.00
  HN Ya France 4 1 12 0 3.00
  Namibia 2nd innings R B 4s 6s SR
View dismissal ST Ackermann c O'Brien b Mooney 7 63 0 0 11.11
20.5 its a good length ball outside offstump and Ackerman looked to drive the ball. Kevin was standing at extra cover, he dived to his left and made a sharp catch. Thats the start that Ireland wanted. 61/2
View dismissal HN Ya France b McCarter 2 10 0 0 20.00
3.4 he offered no shot and McCarter bowled him. The ball came back off the wicket and he didnt play a shot. what a great start for Ireland 2/1
View dismissal C Viljoen b Mooney 87 136 10 0 63.97
46.5 Viljoen's innings is over. It was a good length ball from Mooney. It moved back in off the pitch and hit the stumps. Thats a great delivery from Mooney and he is delighted. 144/4
View dismissal CG Williams* c †SW Poynter b Dockrell 40 43 8 0 93.02
37.2 huge appeal from the bowler. It turns down the legside and he must have got an edge to the ball. Umpire Smith isnt sure so he goes and speaks to Umipre Pradhan and then gives him out. He has to go and explain to the batsman why he is out. 124/3
View dismissal G Snyman lbw b O'Brien 20 50 4 0 40.00
52.5 the captain does the job. Its a good length ball and it come in off the pitch and hits him hit on the pads. Umpire Prahan gives him out. It did look a bit high from here. No referrals in this game though! 163/5
View dismissal R van Schoor b Dockrell 35 73 3 0 47.94
69.2 Namibia are in trouble now. He went back to the arm ball from Dockrell. He tried to get the bat down late and he was bowled. van Schoor is gone for 35 205/8
View dismissal LP van der Westhuizen c Dockrell b O'Brien 2 4 0 0 50.00
54.3 the plan worked! It was another short ball from O'Brien and it was hooked down the throat of Dockrell at long leg. Kevin set the field well and the dangerman is out! 165/6
View dismissal MG Erasmus run out (Dockrell) 1 13 0 0 7.69
61.1 White to van Schoor, its tucked round the corner and van Schoor set off straight away. It went straight to Dockrell at square leg. He threw it in to the keeper who whipped off the bails. Erasmus is run out. 182/7
View dismissal SJ Baard b Dockrell 15 43 2 0 34.88
75.5 Dockrell gets another. Baard had gone back in the crease and looked to defend the ball. It turned in off the pitch and hit middle stump. It was a great delivery from Dockrell 220/9
L Klazinga not out 12 33 1 0 36.36
View dismissal P Rossouw run out (†SW Poynter) 2 9 0 0 22.22
79.3 from Dockrell, the last wicket goes down! The ball was on legstump and it was turned past silly leg. Rossouw set off straight away and Klazinga shouted NO. The fielder ran in from mid-wicket, picked up the ball and threw it in to the keeper.Rossouw as run out. 226/10
Extras (lb 2, w 1) 3
  Total (all out; 79.3 overs) 226 (2.84 runs per over)
  Bowling O M R W Econ  
View wickets JF Mooney 16 3 43 2 2.68
20.5 to Ackermann, its a good length ball outside offstump and Ackerman looked to drive the ball. Kevin was standing at extra cover, he dived to his left and made a sharp catch. Thats the start that Ireland wanted. 61/2
46.5 to Viljoen, Viljoen's innings is over. It was a good length ball from Mooney. It moved back in off the pitch and hit the stumps. Thats a great delivery from Mooney and he is delighted. 144/4
View wicket GJ McCarter 11 3 47 1 4.27 (1w)
3.4 to Ya France, he offered no shot and McCarter bowled him. The ball came back off the wicket and he didnt play a shot. what a great start for Ireland 2/1
  PS Eaglestone 11 2 46 0 4.18
View wickets GH Dockrell 22.3 8 41 3 1.82
37.2 to Williams, huge appeal from the bowler. It turns down the legside and he must have got an edge to the ball. Umpire Smith isnt sure so he goes and speaks to Umipre Pradhan and then gives him out. He has to go and explain to the batsman why he is out. 124/3
69.2 to van Schoor, Namibia are in trouble now. He went back to the arm ball from Dockrell. He tried to get the bat down late and he was bowled. van Schoor is gone for 35 205/8
75.5 to Baard, Dockrell gets another. Baard had gone back in the crease and looked to defend the ball. It turned in off the pitch and hit middle stump. It was a great delivery from Dockrell 220/9
  PR Stirling 3 0 13 0 4.33
View wickets KJ O'Brien 6 1 19 2 3.16
52.5 to Snyman, the captain does the job. Its a good length ball and it come in off the pitch and hits him hit on the pads. Umpire Prahan gives him out. It did look a bit high from here. No referrals in this game though! 163/5
54.3 to van der Westhuizen, the plan worked! It was another short ball from O'Brien and it was hooked down the throat of Dockrell at long leg. Kevin set the field well and the dangerman is out! 165/6
  AR White 10 3 15 0 1.50
  Ireland 2nd innings (target: 173 runs) R B 4s 6s SR
View dismissal GC Wilson c †van Schoor b Viljoen 9 30 1 0 30.00
9.1 he goes forward to a good length ball. Wilson pushes at the ball and it gets the faintest outside edge. van Schoor takes a regulation catch. Cusack is in now 37/1
View dismissal PR Stirling lbw b Baard 53 44 8 1 120.45
14.6 Stirling has gone. It a good length ball and it hits Stirling in front of the stumps. Baard appeals straight away and Umpire Prahan gives him out. Thats been a great innings by Stirling 75/2
View dismissal AR Cusack c Snyman b van der Westhuizen 42 63 8 0 66.66
28.6 he went back in the crease and tries to cut the ball. It bounced high on him and it popped up in the air. Snyman ran in from point and took a good catch 124/4
View dismissal AD Poynter lbw b van der Westhuizen 20 32 5 0 62.50
26.3 he went back in the crease and tried to block the ball. He missed and it hit him in front. Thats dead LBW and he is given out. 117/3
AR White not out 22 44 4 0 50.00
View dismissal KJ O'Brien* c Williams b Viljoen 11 15 2 0 73.33
34.2 thats a wicket for Namibia. It was outside offstump and Kevin pushed at the ball. It took the outside edge and flew to Williams at second slip. 148/5
JF Mooney not out 15 14 1 1 107.14
Extras (b 4) 4
  Total (5 wickets; 40.2 overs) 176 (4.36 runs per over)
  Bowling O M R W Econ
  L Klazinga 10 0 54 0 5.40
View wickets C Viljoen 14 3 40 2 2.85
9.1 to Wilson, he goes forward to a good length ball. Wilson pushes at the ball and it gets the faintest outside edge. van Schoor takes a regulation catch. Cusack is in now 37/1
34.2 to O'Brien, thats a wicket for Namibia. It was outside offstump and Kevin pushed at the ball. It took the outside edge and flew to Williams at second slip. 148/5
View wicket SJ Baard 7 1 36 1 5.14
14.6 to Stirling, Stirling has gone. It a good length ball and it hits Stirling in front of the stumps. Baard appeals straight away and Umpire Prahan gives him out. Thats been a great innings by Stirling 75/2
  P Rossouw 3 0 21 0 7.00
View wickets LP van der Westhuizen 6 1 21 2 3.50
26.3 to AD Poynter, he went back in the crease and tried to block the ball. He missed and it hit him in front. Thats dead LBW and he is given out. 117/3
28.6 to Cusack, he went back in the crease and tries to cut the ball. It bounced high on him and it popped up in the air. Snyman ran in from point and took a good catch 124/4
  HN Ya France 0.2 0 0 0 0.00

Match details


Toss - Ireland, who chose to field
Points - Ireland 20, Namibia 0
First-class debuts - GJ McCarter (Ireland); MG Erasmus (Namibia)
Umpires - BB Pradhan (Nepal) and RP Smith
Match referee - DT Jukes (England)
Reserve umpire - CA McElwee
Close of play
  • Tue, 6 Sep - day 1 - Ireland 1st innings 75/4 (AR White 20*, KJ O'Brien 24*, 20.4 ov)
  • Wed, 7 Sep - day 2 - Namibia 2nd innings 58/1 (ST Ackermann 7*, C Viljoen 48*, 20 ov)
  • Thu, 8 Sep - day 3 - Ireland 2nd innings 135/4 (AR White 5*, KJ O'Brien 6*, 32 ov)
  • Fri, 9 Sep - day 4 - Ireland 2nd innings 176/5 (40.2 ov) - end of match

Match Notes


Day 3
Day 2
Day 1
    • LP van der Westhuzien 50 off of 50 balls (9x4)
    • ST Ackermann kept wicket while R van Schoor bowled
    • GH Dockrell 50 off 92 ball (9x4)
    • AR White 50 off 102 balls (5x4)
    • AR White 100 off 187 balls (10x4)
    • C Viljoen 50 off 52 balls (7x4)
    • PR Stirling 50 off 41 balls (8x4) (6x1)
 
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