ICC Intercontinental Cup, 2011-2013/14 / Commentary

ICC Intercontinental Cup, 2011-2013/14

Ireland v Canada

Ireland won by an innings and 11 runs

Overs 0-50

Hiral Patel and Nitish Kumar will open for the Canadians. Nitish Kumar batted in Ireland earlier this summer for the under 19s scoring two hundreds in the process.

0.1

Mooney to Patel, 1 no ball, left alone outside off-stump but Mooney oversteps

0.1

Mooney to Patel, no run, on line and it's defended back to the bowler

0.2

Mooney to Patel, no run, flashing drive outside off-stump, misses everything

0.3

Mooney to Patel, OUT, another flashing drive but this time he finds the outside edge and White takes a great catch diving at second slip

H Patel c White b Mooney 0 (4b 0x4 0x6) SR: 0.00

0.4

Mooney to Gunasekera, no run

0.5

Mooney to Gunasekera, 3 runs

0.6

Mooney to Kumar, 2 runs, poor fielding in the covers allows a couple

End of over 1 (6 runs) Canada 6/1
NR Kumar    2* (1b)      JF Mooney    1-0-6-1
R Gunasekera    3* (2b)     

1.1

Eaglestone to Gunasekera, FOUR, hacked away through the offside and even a half stop at point can't prevent the four

1.2

Eaglestone to Gunasekera, no run

1.3

Eaglestone to Gunasekera, no run

1.4

Eaglestone to Gunasekera, no run, turned into the legside

1.5

Eaglestone to Gunasekera, no run, pushed back to the bowler

1.6

Eaglestone to Gunasekera, no run, left alone outside the off-stump

End of over 2 (4 runs) Canada 10/1
R Gunasekera    7* (8b 1x4)      PS Eaglestone    1-0-4-0
NR Kumar    2* (1b)      JF Mooney    1-0-6-1

2.1

Mooney to Kumar, 1 run, flicked down to deep backward square leg

2.2

Mooney to Gunasekera, no run, back of a length and it's defended into the offside

2.3

Mooney to Gunasekera, no run, good delivery which almost finds the outside edge

2.4

Mooney to Gunasekera, no run, play and a miss to a widish delivery

2.5

Mooney to Gunasekera, no run, pushed out to point, they think about running but decide against it

2.6

Mooney to Gunasekera, 2 runs, mistimed pull in the air but it does not land near a fielder in the legside

End of over 3 (3 runs) Canada 13/1
R Gunasekera    9* (13b 1x4)      JF Mooney    2-0-9-1
NR Kumar    3* (2b)      PS Eaglestone    1-0-4-0

3.1

Eaglestone to Kumar, no run, batsman plays no shot to that one

3.2

Eaglestone to Kumar, 4 leg byes, down the legside and it just flicks the batsman's pads and flies away to the fine-leg boundary

3.3

Eaglestone to Kumar, no run

3.4

Eaglestone to Kumar, no run, turned into the legside

3.5

Eaglestone to Kumar, 2 runs, driven through the covers and the sweeper fields

3.6

Eaglestone to Kumar, no run, left alone outside the off-stump

End of over 4 (6 runs) Canada 19/1
NR Kumar    5* (8b)      PS Eaglestone    2-0-6-0
R Gunasekera    9* (13b 1x4)      JF Mooney    2-0-9-1

4.1

Mooney to Gunasekera, 1 run

4.2

Mooney to Kumar, FOUR

4.3

Mooney to Kumar, no run

4.4

Mooney to Kumar, FOUR

4.5

Mooney to Kumar, no run

4.6

Mooney to Kumar, no run

End of over 5 (9 runs) Canada 28/1
NR Kumar    13* (13b 2x4)      JF Mooney    3-0-18-1
R Gunasekera    10* (14b 1x4)      PS Eaglestone    2-0-6-0

5.1

Eaglestone to Gunasekera, FOUR, flicked powerfully through the legside to the deep midwicket boundary

5.2

Eaglestone to Gunasekera, no run, defended back to the bowler

5.3

Eaglestone to Gunasekera, 1 run, just prodded into the legside and they scamper a run

5.4

Eaglestone to Kumar, no run, driven but not out of the middle of the bat and mid-off fields

5.5

Eaglestone to Kumar, 1 run, poor delivery and it's cut away but in the air and it's DROPPED by Mooney at backward point. Should have been taken.

5.6

Eaglestone to Gunasekera, no run

End of over 6 (6 runs) Canada 34/1
R Gunasekera    15* (18b 2x4)      PS Eaglestone    3-0-12-0
NR Kumar    14* (15b 2x4)      JF Mooney    3-0-18-1

6.1

Mooney to Kumar, no run, yorker length and it's well dug out by the batsman

6.2

Mooney to Kumar, no run, driven firmly to backward point

6.3

Mooney to Kumar, no run, well stopped by the man at backward point

6.4

Mooney to Kumar, no run

6.5

Mooney to Kumar, no run

6.6

Mooney to Kumar, no run

End of over 7 (maiden) Canada 34/1
NR Kumar    14* (21b 2x4)      JF Mooney    4-1-18-1
R Gunasekera    15* (18b 2x4)      PS Eaglestone    3-0-12-0

7.1

Eaglestone to Gunasekera, 1 run, short and pulled down to fine leg

7.2

Eaglestone to Kumar, 1 no ball

7.2

Eaglestone to Kumar, no run

7.3

Eaglestone to Kumar, no run

7.4

Eaglestone to Kumar, no run, almost finds the outside edge with that one

7.5

Eaglestone to Kumar, 2 runs, turned towards deep midwicket

7.6

Eaglestone to Kumar, no run, defended into the legside, batsman thinks about a run but is sent back

End of over 8 (4 runs) Canada 38/1
NR Kumar    16* (27b 2x4)      PS Eaglestone    4-0-16-0
R Gunasekera    16* (19b 2x4)      JF Mooney    4-1-18-1

8.1

Mooney to Gunasekera, no run, left alone outside the off-stump

8.2

Mooney to Gunasekera, no run, swing and a miss outside the off-stump

8.3

Mooney to Gunasekera, no run, pushed back to the bowler

8.4

Mooney to Gunasekera, no run, down the legside and no shot played to it

8.5

Mooney to Gunasekera, 1 leg bye, off the pads and goes fine for a single

8.6

Mooney to Kumar, no run, full toss but the batsman can't capitalise as he finds the fielder at cover

End of over 9 (1 run, maiden) Canada 39/1
NR Kumar    16* (28b 2x4)      JF Mooney    5-2-18-1
R Gunasekera    16* (24b 2x4)      PS Eaglestone    4-0-16-0

9.1

Eaglestone to Gunasekera, no run, no shot played to that one outside the off-stump

9.2

Eaglestone to Gunasekera, FOUR, hammered through the offside and it races away to the deep extra cover boundary

9.3

Eaglestone to Gunasekera, no run, better ball this time and the batsman has to defend

9.4

Eaglestone to Gunasekera, 1 no ball, just pushed into the covers and it's the second no ball from Eaglestone

9.4

Eaglestone to Gunasekera, 1 run, turned into the legside and it's well stopped by O'Brien coming round from mid-on

9.5

Eaglestone to Kumar, FOUR, cut away through the offside for a boundary

9.6

Eaglestone to Kumar, no run, shorter ball and the batsman leaves it alone

Spin for the first time as Van Der Merwe comes on

End of over 10 (10 runs) Canada 49/1
NR Kumar    20* (30b 3x4)      PS Eaglestone    5-0-26-0
R Gunasekera    21* (29b 3x4)      JF Mooney    5-2-18-1

10.1

van der Merwe to Gunasekera, FOUR, hit away in the air but safely through the cover region and that's the fifty up for Canada

10.2

van der Merwe to Gunasekera, 1 run, very quick single taken in the legside

10.3

van der Merwe to Kumar, 1 run, pulled out to deep midwicket

10.4

van der Merwe to Gunasekera, FOUR, cut away this time and Stirling can't cut it off at the deep cover boundary

10.5

van der Merwe to Gunasekera, no run

10.6

van der Merwe to Gunasekera, 1 run, swept away to deep backward square leg, poor start from Van Der Merwe

Dockrell on from the other end, can he stop the flow of runs?

End of over 11 (11 runs) Canada 60/1
R Gunasekera    31* (34b 5x4)      A van der Merwe    1-0-11-0
NR Kumar    21* (31b 3x4)      PS Eaglestone    5-0-26-0

11.1

Dockrell to Gunasekera, no run, defended into the offside

11.2

Dockrell to Gunasekera, no run, comes down the pitch and defends again

11.3

Dockrell to Gunasekera, FOUR, comes down the pitch but this time hammers it down the ground to the long-off boundary

11.4

Dockrell to Gunasekera, no run, turned into the legside

11.5

Dockrell to Gunasekera, no run, much better from Dockrell this time as he comes close to finding the outside edge

11.6

Dockrell to Gunasekera, 1 run, comes down the pitch and drives it gently into the covers and they scamper a single, good running

End of over 12 (5 runs) Canada 65/1
R Gunasekera    36* (40b 6x4)      GH Dockrell    1-0-5-0
NR Kumar    21* (31b 3x4)      A van der Merwe    1-0-11-0

12.1

van der Merwe to Gunasekera, no run

12.2

van der Merwe to Gunasekera, no run, defended into the legside

12.3

van der Merwe to Gunasekera, 1 run, hit away loftily but not near a fielder in the offside

12.4

van der Merwe to Kumar, no run, defended back to the bowler

12.5

van der Merwe to Kumar, no run

12.6

van der Merwe to Kumar, no run, much better over from Van der Merwe as a short fine leg fields and stops the run

End of over 13 (1 run) Canada 66/1
NR Kumar    21* (34b 3x4)      A van der Merwe    2-0-12-0
R Gunasekera    37* (43b 6x4)      GH Dockrell    1-0-5-0

13.1

Dockrell to Gunasekera, 1 run, driven firmly to mid-off and they run a quick single

13.2

Dockrell to Kumar, no run, defended into the covers

13.3

Dockrell to Kumar, 1 run, another quick single is taken to mid-off

13.4

Dockrell to Gunasekera, no run, tries to cut him away but misses

13.5

Dockrell to Gunasekera, no run, turned into the legside and short leg cuts it off

13.6

Dockrell to Gunasekera, no run, pushed towards midwicket and there's nothing there

End of over 14 (2 runs) Canada 68/1
R Gunasekera    38* (47b 6x4)      GH Dockrell    2-0-7-0
NR Kumar    22* (36b 3x4)      A van der Merwe    2-0-12-0

14.1

van der Merwe to Kumar, no run, defended off the back foot into the covers

14.2

van der Merwe to Kumar, no run, edged along the floor to backward point

14.3

van der Merwe to Kumar, FOUR, driven through the man at short leg and all the way to the deep midwicket boundary

14.4

van der Merwe to Kumar, no run

14.5

van der Merwe to Kumar, no run, tries the cover drive but it squirts away into the legside

14.6

van der Merwe to Kumar, no run, forward defensive played to that one

End of over 15 (4 runs) Canada 72/1
NR Kumar    26* (42b 4x4)      A van der Merwe    3-0-16-0
R Gunasekera    38* (47b 6x4)      GH Dockrell    2-0-7-0

15.1

Dockrell to Gunasekera, SIX, comes down the pitch a bit and smacks him straight down the ground for a maximum, lands in the car park

15.2

Dockrell to Gunasekera, FOUR, not timed as well this time and it just evades the man at mid-off in the air

15.3

Dockrell to Gunasekera, FOUR, poor bowling as a full toss is hammered through the legside to cow corner, and that's the batsman's fifty at over a run a ball

15.4

Dockrell to Gunasekera, 1 run, just flicked into the legside

15.5

Dockrell to Kumar, no run, big appeal from Dockrell for lbw, but nothing is given

15.6

Dockrell to Kumar, 1 run, turned through midwicket and mid-on comes round to field, great over for Canada

End of over 16 (16 runs) Canada 88/1
NR Kumar    27* (44b 4x4)      GH Dockrell    3-0-23-0
R Gunasekera    53* (51b 8x4 1x6)      A van der Merwe    3-0-16-0

16.1

van der Merwe to Kumar, OUT, and Ireland get a breakthrough right before lunch as a low full toss is hit low in the air to Eaglestone at mid-on who fumbles it but manages to hold on

NR Kumar c Eaglestone b van der Merwe 27 (45b 4x4 0x6) SR: 60.00

16.2

van der Merwe to Zeeshan Siddiqi, no run

16.3

van der Merwe to Zeeshan Siddiqi, no run

16.4

van der Merwe to Zeeshan Siddiqi, FOUR, comes down the pitch and hammers it down the ground to the long-on boundary

16.5

van der Merwe to Zeeshan Siddiqi, no run, just wide of short leg

16.6

van der Merwe to Zeeshan Siddiqi, no run, massive appeal for lbw but Umpire Hawthorne does not raise the finger, looked too high to me

So that's lunch and Canada will be happy with their morning's effort. They finished Ireland off quickly and then batted well to get to 88/2. That wicket just before lunch will keep Ireland hopeful though. Join us at 1.10pm for the resumption. Match State: Lunch - Day 2

End of over 17 (4 runs) Canada 92/2
Zeeshan Siddiqi    4* (5b 1x4)      A van der Merwe    4-0-20-1
R Gunasekera    53* (51b 8x4 1x6)      GH Dockrell    3-0-23-0

17.1

Dockrell to Gunasekera, no run

17.2

Dockrell to Gunasekera, no run

17.3

Dockrell to Gunasekera, no run

17.4

Dockrell to Gunasekera, 2 runs, guided down to a vacant third man region

17.5

Dockrell to Gunasekera, 1 run, driven down to long-on

17.6

Dockrell to Zeeshan Siddiqi, no run, good delivery which is defended into the legside

End of over 18 (3 runs) Canada 95/2
Zeeshan Siddiqi    4* (6b 1x4)      GH Dockrell    4-0-26-0
R Gunasekera    56* (56b 8x4 1x6)      A van der Merwe    4-0-20-1

18.1

van der Merwe to Gunasekera, no run

18.2

van der Merwe to Gunasekera, 1 run

18.3

van der Merwe to Zeeshan Siddiqi, no run

18.4

van der Merwe to Zeeshan Siddiqi, 1 run, played to mid-on

18.5

van der Merwe to Gunasekera, no run, hacked away to point

18.6

van der Merwe to Gunasekera, 1 run, comes down the wicket and flicks it to deep midwicket

End of over 19 (3 runs) Canada 98/2
R Gunasekera    58* (60b 8x4 1x6)      A van der Merwe    5-0-23-1
Zeeshan Siddiqi    5* (8b 1x4)      GH Dockrell    4-0-26-0

19.1

Dockrell to Gunasekera, 1 run, waits for the ball and drives it down to long-on

19.2

Dockrell to Zeeshan Siddiqi, no run

19.3

Dockrell to Zeeshan Siddiqi, no run, driven hard back at the bowler

19.4

Dockrell to Zeeshan Siddiqi, no run, forward defensive played to that one

19.5

Dockrell to Zeeshan Siddiqi, no run

19.6

Dockrell to Zeeshan Siddiqi, FOUR, cut shot played through the offside to the deep cover boundary

End of over 20 (5 runs) Canada 103/2
Zeeshan Siddiqi    9* (13b 2x4)      GH Dockrell    5-0-31-0
R Gunasekera    59* (61b 8x4 1x6)      A van der Merwe    5-0-23-1

20.1

van der Merwe to Gunasekera, 1 run, turned into the vacant midwicket region

20.2

van der Merwe to Zeeshan Siddiqi, 1 run, driven into the covers and they run a quick single

20.3

van der Merwe to Gunasekera, 1 run, comes down the pitch and gently turns it through midwicket, picking them off here

20.4

van der Merwe to Zeeshan Siddiqi, no run, misses with the cut shot

20.5

van der Merwe to Zeeshan Siddiqi, no run

20.6

van der Merwe to Zeeshan Siddiqi, FOUR, swept through the legside to the deep midwicket boundary

End of over 21 (7 runs) Canada 110/2
Zeeshan Siddiqi    14* (17b 3x4)      A van der Merwe    6-0-30-1
R Gunasekera    61* (63b 8x4 1x6)      GH Dockrell    5-0-31-0

21.1

Dockrell to Gunasekera, no run

21.2

Dockrell to Gunasekera, 3 runs, guided past backward point and it's just grabbed before reaching the boundary

21.3

Dockrell to Zeeshan Siddiqi, no run

21.4

Dockrell to Zeeshan Siddiqi, no run, pushed back to the bowler

21.5

Dockrell to Zeeshan Siddiqi, no run, defended into the offside, more accurate stuff from Dockrell

21.6

Dockrell to Zeeshan Siddiqi, no run, big appeal for lbw but the umpire is unmoved

End of over 22 (3 runs) Canada 113/2
Zeeshan Siddiqi    14* (21b 3x4)      GH Dockrell    6-0-34-0
R Gunasekera    64* (65b 8x4 1x6)      A van der Merwe    6-0-30-1

22.1

van der Merwe to Gunasekera, no run, just played gently out to point

22.2

van der Merwe to Gunasekera, 1 run, flicked into the vacant midwicket area

22.3

van der Merwe to Zeeshan Siddiqi, OUT, absolutely superb delivery which clean bowls the batsman who tries to play defensively to it but was beaten all ends up

Zeeshan Siddiqi b van der Merwe 14 (22b 3x4 0x6) SR: 63.63

22.4

van der Merwe to Hansra, no run

22.5

van der Merwe to Hansra, 2 runs

22.6

van der Merwe to Hansra, no run

End of over 23 (3 runs) Canada 116/3
AS Hansra    2* (3b)      A van der Merwe    7-0-33-2
R Gunasekera    65* (67b 8x4 1x6)      GH Dockrell    6-0-34-0

23.1

Dockrell to Gunasekera, 1 run, played down to long-on

23.2

Dockrell to Hansra, FOUR, smacked to cow corner for a boundary

23.3

Dockrell to Hansra, no run, batsman defends that one into the offside

23.4

Dockrell to Hansra, no run, pushed into the covers

23.5

Dockrell to Hansra, 1 run, flicked into the legside

23.6

Dockrell to Gunasekera, no run

End of over 24 (6 runs) Canada 122/3
R Gunasekera    66* (69b 8x4 1x6)      GH Dockrell    7-0-40-0
AS Hansra    7* (7b 1x4)      A van der Merwe    7-0-33-2

24.1

van der Merwe to Hansra, no run, driven into the covers

24.2

van der Merwe to Hansra, 1 run, tries the cover drive but it goes high up into the air and both O'Brien and Stirling go chasing for it, they smash into each other and the ball squirts away, Dropped, Stirling seems to have come of the worse and is still down receiving treatment

Both O'Brien and Stirling come off the pitch, O'Brien limping and Stirling with a neck injury

24.3

van der Merwe to Gunasekera, no run

24.4

van der Merwe to Gunasekera, OUT, big breakthrough for Ireland as the batsman looked in top nick but he's stumped chasing a widish delivery

R Gunasekera st †SW Poynter b van der Merwe 66 (71b 8x4 1x6) SR: 92.95

24.5

van der Merwe to Rizwan Cheema, no run, defended into the legside

24.6

van der Merwe to Rizwan Cheema, no run, forward defensive played to that one

End of over 25 (1 run) Canada 123/4
Rizwan Cheema    0* (2b)      A van der Merwe    8-0-34-3
AS Hansra    8* (9b 1x4)      GH Dockrell    7-0-40-0

25.1

Dockrell to Hansra, no run

25.2

Dockrell to Hansra, no run, pushed into the legside

25.3

Dockrell to Hansra, OUT, and Dockrell gets in the act, Canadian captain tries a forward defensive but gets it wrong and his pads are struck

AS Hansra lbw b Dockrell 8 (12b 1x4 0x6) SR: 66.66

25.4

Dockrell to Hamza Tariq, no run

25.5

Dockrell to Hamza Tariq, no run, left alone outside the off-stump

25.6

Dockrell to Hamza Tariq, no run

End of over 26 (wicket maiden) Canada 123/5
Hamza Tariq    0* (3b)      GH Dockrell    8-1-40-1
Rizwan Cheema    0* (2b)      A van der Merwe    8-0-34-3

26.1

van der Merwe to Rizwan Cheema, FOUR, off the mark with a cracking drive down to long-off, one bounce and four

26.2

van der Merwe to Rizwan Cheema, no run

26.3

van der Merwe to Rizwan Cheema, no run, played back to the bowler

26.4

van der Merwe to Rizwan Cheema, no run

26.5

van der Merwe to Rizwan Cheema, SIX, very poor delivery short and it bounces up beautifully for the batsman who pull all the way over deep midwicket

26.6

van der Merwe to Rizwan Cheema, FOUR, another boundary, this time a cover drive which races to the rope

End of over 27 (14 runs) Canada 137/5
Rizwan Cheema    14* (8b 2x4 1x6)      A van der Merwe    9-0-48-3
Hamza Tariq    0* (3b)      GH Dockrell    8-1-40-1

27.1

Dockrell to Hamza Tariq, no run, appeal from the fielders but not from the bowler for lbw, not out

27.2

Dockrell to Hamza Tariq, no run

27.3

Dockrell to Hamza Tariq, 1 run, almost a run out as Van der Merwe just misses with a throw from mid-off

27.4

Dockrell to Rizwan Cheema, no run, played back to the bowler

27.5

Dockrell to Rizwan Cheema, no run, pushed into the covers

27.6

Dockrell to Rizwan Cheema, no run, defended and Dockrell fields

End of over 28 (1 run) Canada 138/5
Rizwan Cheema    14* (11b 2x4 1x6)      GH Dockrell    9-1-41-1
Hamza Tariq    1* (6b)      A van der Merwe    9-0-48-3

28.1

van der Merwe to Hamza Tariq, no run, defended into the offside

28.2

van der Merwe to Hamza Tariq, no run, played gently back to the bowler

28.3

van der Merwe to Hamza Tariq, 1 run, flicked just wide of the man at short leg

28.4

van der Merwe to Rizwan Cheema, SIX, Cheema is attacking here, smashes one right over the head of the man standing at long-on

28.5

van der Merwe to Rizwan Cheema, SIX, massive hit over deep midwicket and that ball is definitely lost

Delay here as the Irish players are unhappy with the replacement ball Match State: Drinks

28.6

van der Merwe to Rizwan Cheema, no run, he defends this one after the long break

End of over 29 (13 runs) Canada 151/5
Rizwan Cheema    26* (14b 2x4 3x6)      A van der Merwe    10-0-61-3
Hamza Tariq    2* (9b)      GH Dockrell    9-1-41-1

29.1

Dockrell to Hamza Tariq, no run, pushed into the offside

29.2

Dockrell to Hamza Tariq, 1 run, guided down to the third man area

29.3

Dockrell to Rizwan Cheema, no run

29.4

Dockrell to Rizwan Cheema, no run, misses with the cut shot, almost finds the edge

29.5

Dockrell to Rizwan Cheema, no run

29.6

Dockrell to Rizwan Cheema, 1 run, quick single taken in the covers

First change in bowling in 20 overs as Mooney comes on

End of over 30 (2 runs) Canada 153/5
Rizwan Cheema    27* (18b 2x4 3x6)      GH Dockrell    10-1-43-1
Hamza Tariq    3* (11b)      A van der Merwe    10-0-61-3

30.1

Mooney to Rizwan Cheema, 1 run, played out to point

30.2

Mooney to Hamza Tariq, no run, shorter ball and the batsman leaves it alone

30.3

Mooney to Hamza Tariq, no run, back of a length and it's defended into the covers

30.4

Mooney to Hamza Tariq, no run, pushed back to the bowler

30.5

Mooney to Hamza Tariq, no run, left alone outside off-stump

30.6

Mooney to Hamza Tariq, 1 run, good stop in the covers prevent more runs

End of over 31 (2 runs) Canada 155/5
Hamza Tariq    4* (16b)      JF Mooney    6-2-20-1
Rizwan Cheema    28* (19b 2x4 3x6)      GH Dockrell    10-1-43-1

31.1

Dockrell to Hamza Tariq, no run, big appeal for lbw, but nothing is given

31.2

Dockrell to Hamza Tariq, no run

31.3

Dockrell to Hamza Tariq, FOUR

31.4

Dockrell to Hamza Tariq, no run

31.5

Dockrell to Hamza Tariq, FOUR, hammered down to long-off

31.6

Dockrell to Hamza Tariq, no run, half hearted lbw appeal

End of over 32 (8 runs) Canada 163/5
Hamza Tariq    12* (22b 2x4)      GH Dockrell    11-1-51-1
Rizwan Cheema    28* (19b 2x4 3x6)      JF Mooney    6-2-20-1

32.1

Mooney to Rizwan Cheema, no run, tries to steer it to third man but first slip cuts it off

32.2

Mooney to Rizwan Cheema, no run, defended into the offside

32.3

Mooney to Rizwan Cheema, no run, just passes the outside edge

32.4

Mooney to Rizwan Cheema, no run, shorter ball which is defended by the batsman

32.5

Mooney to Rizwan Cheema, OUT, Mooney gets his second wicket as the outside edge is found and he's caught smartly at gully

Rizwan Cheema c AD Poynter b Mooney 28 (24b 2x4 3x6) SR: 116.66

32.6

Mooney to Khurram Chohan, no run, bouncer which is left well alone, good over from Mooney

End of over 33 (wicket maiden) Canada 163/6
Khurram Chohan    0* (1b)      JF Mooney    7-3-20-2
Hamza Tariq    12* (22b 2x4)      GH Dockrell    11-1-51-1

33.1

Dockrell to Hamza Tariq, no run, defended into the offside

33.2

Dockrell to Hamza Tariq, no run, forward defensive played to that one

33.3

Dockrell to Hamza Tariq, no run

33.4

Dockrell to Hamza Tariq, 1 run, quick single taken to mid-off

33.5

Dockrell to Khurram Chohan, no run, off the pads and short leg cuts it off

33.6

Dockrell to Khurram Chohan, no run, pushed gently into the covers

End of over 34 (1 run) Canada 164/6
Khurram Chohan    0* (3b)      GH Dockrell    12-1-52-1
Hamza Tariq    13* (26b 2x4)      JF Mooney    7-3-20-2

34.1

Mooney to Hamza Tariq, no run, left alone outside the off-stump

34.2

Mooney to Hamza Tariq, no run, pushed into the legside

34.3

Mooney to Hamza Tariq, no run, fielded at midwicket by the sub McCarter

34.4

Mooney to Hamza Tariq, FOUR, well timed cover drive which races away to the rope

34.5

Mooney to Hamza Tariq, FOUR, another one through extra cover, great batting

34.6

Mooney to Hamza Tariq, 1 leg bye, off the pads down to deep backward square leg

End of over 35 (9 runs) Canada 173/6
Hamza Tariq    21* (32b 4x4)      JF Mooney    8-3-28-2
Khurram Chohan    0* (3b)      GH Dockrell    12-1-52-1

35.1

Dockrell to Hamza Tariq, 1 run

35.2

Dockrell to Khurram Chohan, no run

35.3

Dockrell to Khurram Chohan, no run

35.4

Dockrell to Khurram Chohan, OUT

Khurram Chohan run out 0 (6b 0x4 0x6) SR: 0.00

35.5

Dockrell to Hamza Tariq, no run

35.6

Dockrell to Hamza Tariq, FOUR, smacked down to cow corner

End of over 36 (5 runs) Canada 178/7
Hamza Tariq    26* (35b 5x4)      GH Dockrell    13-1-57-1
HS Baidwan    0* (0b)      JF Mooney    8-3-28-2

36.1

Mooney to Baidwan, no run

36.2

Mooney to Baidwan, no run

36.3

Mooney to Baidwan, no run

36.4

Mooney to Baidwan, no run

36.5

Mooney to Baidwan, no run, driven softly to mid-off

36.6

Mooney to Baidwan, no run, played away to point

End of over 37 (maiden) Canada 178/7
HS Baidwan    0* (6b)      JF Mooney    9-4-28-2
Hamza Tariq    26* (35b 5x4)      GH Dockrell    13-1-57-1

37.1

Dockrell to Hamza Tariq, no run, pushed into the covers

37.2

Dockrell to Hamza Tariq, 4 byes, down the legside and the keeper can't gather

37.3

Dockrell to Hamza Tariq, no run

37.4

Dockrell to Hamza Tariq, no run

37.5

Dockrell to Hamza Tariq, no run, defended into the offside

37.6

Dockrell to Hamza Tariq, no run, driven firmly to mid-off

End of over 38 (4 runs, maiden) Canada 182/7
Hamza Tariq    26* (41b 5x4)      GH Dockrell    14-2-57-1
HS Baidwan    0* (6b)      JF Mooney    9-4-28-2

38.1

van der Merwe to Baidwan, no run, full toss which is played to mid-off

38.2

van der Merwe to Baidwan, no run, defended back to the bowler

38.3

van der Merwe to Baidwan, 1 run, guided out to backward point

38.4

van der Merwe to Hamza Tariq, 1 run, flicked down to long-on

38.5

van der Merwe to Baidwan, no run

38.6

van der Merwe to Baidwan, 1 run, quick single taken in the cover region

End of over 39 (3 runs) Canada 185/7
HS Baidwan    2* (11b)      A van der Merwe    11-0-64-3
Hamza Tariq    27* (42b 5x4)      GH Dockrell    14-2-57-1

39.1

Dockrell to Baidwan, 1 run

39.2

Dockrell to Hamza Tariq, no run

39.3

Dockrell to Hamza Tariq, no run

39.4

Dockrell to Hamza Tariq, no run, driven hard at mid-on

39.5

Dockrell to Hamza Tariq, no run, pushed back to the bowler

39.6

Dockrell to Hamza Tariq, no run

End of over 40 (1 run) Canada 186/7
Hamza Tariq    27* (47b 5x4)      GH Dockrell    15-2-58-1
HS Baidwan    3* (12b)      A van der Merwe    11-0-64-3

40.1

van der Merwe to Baidwan, no run, defended back to the bowler

40.2

van der Merwe to Baidwan, OUT, another one goes as Baidwan tries the sweep but it goes high in the air and Dockrel at midwicket takes an easy catch

HS Baidwan c Dockrell b van der Merwe 3 (14b 0x4 0x6) SR: 21.42

40.3

van der Merwe to Hamza Tariq, 1 run

40.4

van der Merwe to Aulakh, no run

40.5

van der Merwe to Aulakh, no run

40.6

van der Merwe to Aulakh, no run

End of over 41 (1 run) Canada 187/8
MS Aulakh    0* (3b)      A van der Merwe    12-0-65-4
Hamza Tariq    28* (48b 5x4)      GH Dockrell    15-2-58-1

41.1

Dockrell to Hamza Tariq, no run

41.2

Dockrell to Hamza Tariq, 1 run

41.3

Dockrell to Aulakh, no run, almost finds the outside edge

41.4

Dockrell to Aulakh, no run

41.5

Dockrell to Aulakh, no run, fielded by Dockrell off his own bowling

41.6

Dockrell to Aulakh, no run, driven firmly to mid-off

End of over 42 (1 run) Canada 188/8
MS Aulakh    0* (7b)      GH Dockrell    16-2-59-1
Hamza Tariq    29* (50b 5x4)      A van der Merwe    12-0-65-4

42.1

van der Merwe to Hamza Tariq, no run

42.2

van der Merwe to Hamza Tariq, FOUR, hit loftily down to the long-on boundary

42.3

van der Merwe to Hamza Tariq, no run, defended back to the bowler

42.4

van der Merwe to Hamza Tariq, OUT, comes down the pitch and tries to drive him through the offside but it pops up to the bowler who takes a great catch flying to his left

Hamza Tariq c & b van der Merwe 33 (54b 6x4 0x6) SR: 61.11

42.5

van der Merwe to Zahid Hussain, no run

42.6

van der Merwe to Zahid Hussain, 1 run, turned through midwicket

End of over 43 (5 runs) Canada 193/9
Zahid Hussain    1* (2b)      A van der Merwe    13-0-70-5
MS Aulakh    0* (7b)      GH Dockrell    16-2-59-1

43.1

Dockrell to Zahid Hussain, no run, guided to backward point

43.2

Dockrell to Zahid Hussain, no run, big shout for lbw but Umpire Bagh refuses to raise the finger

43.3

Dockrell to Zahid Hussain, no run, played calmly out to point

43.4

Dockrell to Zahid Hussain, 1 run, played off the back foot into the offside

43.5

Dockrell to Aulakh, no run

43.6

Dockrell to Aulakh, OUT, appeal for an outside edge and the umpire gives it, the batsman looks bemused but that's Canada all out

MS Aulakh c †SW Poynter b Dockrell 0 (9b 0x4 0x6) SR: 0.00

So a great session from Ireland as they get 8 wickets to bowl Canada all out. Tea will be taken now so join us around 3.20pm for Canada's second innings. Match State: Tea - Day 2

End of over 44 (1 run) Canada 194/10
     GH Dockrell    17-2-60-2
Zahid Hussain    2* (6b)      A van der Merwe    13-0-70-5
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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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