ICC Intercontinental Cup, 2011-2013/14 / Commentary

ICC Intercontinental Cup, 2011-2013/14

Ireland v Canada

Ireland won by an innings and 11 runs

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54.6

Khurram Chohan to O'Brien, no run, defended into the midwicket region

Ireland 236/4   KJ O'Brien 0* (1b)

55.2

Zahid Hussain to O'Brien, no run

55.3

Zahid Hussain to O'Brien, FOUR, he nearly decapitates short leg with that pull through midwicket

55.4

Zahid Hussain to O'Brien, FOUR, smashes it over the head of the man at cover and it races to the rope

55.5

Zahid Hussain to O'Brien, FOUR, plays a great cut shot to the deep point boundary for another four

55.6

Zahid Hussain to O'Brien, 1 run, flicked to backward square leg

Ireland 250/4   KJ O'Brien 13* (6b 3x4)

56.1

Khurram Chohan to O'Brien, 1 no ball

56.1

Khurram Chohan to O'Brien, FOUR, big Kev is not hanging about, ssmashes another through the covers

56.2

Khurram Chohan to O'Brien, 1 run, hit hard through the offside again, this time the sweeper fields

Ireland 256/4   KJ O'Brien 18* (9b 4x4)

57.1

Hansra to O'Brien, no run, play and a miss outside the off-stump

57.2

Hansra to O'Brien, no run

57.3

Hansra to O'Brien, no run, goes down the legside, no shot played

57.4

Hansra to O'Brien, no run, just tapped into the offside

57.5

Hansra to O'Brien, no run

57.6

Hansra to O'Brien, no run

Ireland 260/4   KJ O'Brien 18* (15b 4x4)

59.1

Hansra to O'Brien, no run

59.2

Hansra to O'Brien, (no ball) 3 runs, too high of a full toss and the batsman swathes it down to the third man region and it's pulle in before it reaches the rope

59.3

Hansra to O'Brien, SIX, huge hit over the extra cover boundary

59.4

Hansra to O'Brien, FOUR, flicks it fine for another boundary

59.5

Hansra to O'Brien, 1 run, hit calmly out to the sweeper in the deep

Ireland 277/4   KJ O'Brien 32* (20b 5x4 1x6)

61.5

Patel to O'Brien, no run

61.6

Patel to O'Brien, no run

Ireland 288/4   KJ O'Brien 32* (22b 5x4 1x6)

62.2

Baidwan to O'Brien, no run, defended into the offside

62.3

Baidwan to O'Brien, FOUR, smashed loftily past the man at mid-off and it races to the rope

62.4

Baidwan to O'Brien, no run

62.5

Baidwan to O'Brien, 1 run, quick single to mid-off

Ireland 294/4   KJ O'Brien 37* (26b 6x4 1x6)

63.1

Patel to O'Brien, 1 run, turned to deep midwicket

Ireland 295/4   KJ O'Brien 38* (27b 6x4 1x6)

64.1

Zahid Hussain to O'Brien, no run

64.2

Zahid Hussain to O'Brien, no run, driven firmly to mid-on

64.3

Zahid Hussain to O'Brien, 1 run, quick single taken to cover

64.6

Zahid Hussain to O'Brien, 1 run, comes down the pitch and hammers it to long-on

Ireland 302/4   KJ O'Brien 40* (31b 6x4 1x6)

65.1

Patel to O'Brien, 2 runs, turned to deep midwicket and good running means a couple

65.2

Patel to O'Brien, FOUR, tries to take on the man at long-off does not quite get it right but a poorly judged jump from the fielder saves him

65.3

Patel to O'Brien, 1 run

65.6

Patel to O'Brien, 1 run, flicked to deep square leg and that ends a great over for Ireland

Ireland 311/4   KJ O'Brien 48* (35b 7x4 1x6)

66.1

Zahid Hussain to O'Brien, FOUR, flicked powerfully to the deep midwicket boundary and that's his fifty in Ireland colours since THAT innings against England

66.2

Zahid Hussain to O'Brien, FOUR, smashed through the covers for another boundary

66.3

Zahid Hussain to O'Brien, no run

66.4

Zahid Hussain to O'Brien, FOUR

66.5

Zahid Hussain to O'Brien, 2 runs, swept into the legside and a half-stop allows a couple

66.6

Zahid Hussain to O'Brien, no run, defended into the legside

Ireland 325/4   KJ O'Brien 62* (41b 10x4 1x6)

67.2

Patel to O'Brien, 1 run, steered past backward point, O'Brien is scoring at some rate here

67.4

Patel to O'Brien, 1 run, hit in the air to long-off but it drops well before the fielder

Ireland 329/4   KJ O'Brien 64* (43b 10x4 1x6)

68.3

Rizwan Cheema to O'Brien, 1 run, played out to the sweeper in the deep

68.5

Rizwan Cheema to O'Brien, no run, full delivery and played into the covers

68.6

Rizwan Cheema to O'Brien, 1 run, quick single taken to cover

Ireland 334/4   KJ O'Brien 66* (46b 10x4 1x6)

69.1

Patel to O'Brien, no run, turned to the man at midwicket

69.2

Patel to O'Brien, no run, pushed out to point

69.3

Patel to O'Brien, 2 runs, hit uppishly through the offside to bring up the hundred partnership

69.4

Patel to O'Brien, no run

69.5

Patel to O'Brien, 1 run

Ireland 337/4   KJ O'Brien 69* (51b 10x4 1x6)

70.1

Rizwan Cheema to O'Brien, FOUR, sort and it's pulled through midwicket for another boundary

70.2

Rizwan Cheema to O'Brien, FOUR, hit in the air to deep midwicket and the fielder dives too early it bounces under him and goes for four

70.3

Rizwan Cheema to O'Brien, 1 run, great stop in the cover region prevents more runs

Ireland 346/4   KJ O'Brien 78* (54b 12x4 1x6)

71.5

Patel to O'Brien, no run, very optimistic appeal for lbw from the bowler

71.6

Patel to O'Brien, no run, good delivery and the batsman defends that one

Ireland 348/4   KJ O'Brien 78* (56b 12x4 1x6)

72.2

Rizwan Cheema to O'Brien, no run, hit hard to the man at point

72.3

Rizwan Cheema to O'Brien, 1 run

72.5

Rizwan Cheema to O'Brien, OUT, tries to smash him down the ground but does not get all of it and he's caught a long-off

KJ O'Brien c Zeeshan Siddiqi b Rizwan Cheema 79 (59b 12x4 1x6) SR: 133.89

Ireland 351/5   KJ O'Brien 79 (59b 12x4 1x6)
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Photos

Sep 14, 2011

Ruvindu Gunasekera scored a fluent 66, Ireland v Canada, Intercontinental Cup, 2nd day, Dublin, September 14, 2011

Ruvindu Gunasekera scored a fluent 66

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Sep 14, 2011

George Dockrell appeals for one of his five wickets in the match, Ireland v Canada, Intercontinental Cup, 2nd day, Dublin, September 14, 2011

George Dockrell appeals for one of his five wickets in the match

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