ICC Intercontinental Cup, 2011-2013/14 / Commentary

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0.1

Dawlat Zadran to Porterfield, 1 run, worked away square on the leg side and Ireland are off with a single

0.2

Dawlat Zadran to Stirling, no run

0.3

Dawlat Zadran to Stirling, 1 leg bye, through to the keeper

0.4

Dawlat Zadran to Porterfield, no run

0.5

Dawlat Zadran to Porterfield, no run

0.6

Dawlat Zadran to Porterfield, no run

Ireland 2/0   Dawlat Zadran 1-0-1-0

2.1

Dawlat Zadran to Stirling, no run

2.2

Dawlat Zadran to Stirling, no run

2.3

Dawlat Zadran to Stirling, 1 no ball

2.3

Dawlat Zadran to Stirling, FOUR

2.4

Dawlat Zadran to Stirling, no run

2.5

Dawlat Zadran to Stirling, FOUR

2.6

Dawlat Zadran to Stirling, no run

Ireland 17/1   Dawlat Zadran 2-0-10-0

4.1

Dawlat Zadran to Stirling, no run

4.2

Dawlat Zadran to Stirling, no run

4.3

Dawlat Zadran to Stirling, no run

4.4

Dawlat Zadran to Stirling, no run

4.5

Dawlat Zadran to Stirling, no run

4.6

Dawlat Zadran to Stirling, no run

Ireland 17/1   Dawlat Zadran 3-1-10-0

6.1

Dawlat Zadran to Stirling, no run

6.2

Dawlat Zadran to Stirling, no run

6.3

Dawlat Zadran to Stirling, no run, just shaping away, batsman let's that go through to the keeper

6.4

Dawlat Zadran to Stirling, no run, driven straight back to the bowler

6.5

Dawlat Zadran to Stirling, FOUR, short and wide, slashed hard over gully

6.6

Dawlat Zadran to Stirling, OUT, full delivery,looking to drive it through the offside, faint edge to the keeper.

PR Stirling c †Afsar Zazai b Dawlat Zadran 17 (26b 3x4 0x6) SR: 65.38

Ireland 28/2   Dawlat Zadran 4-1-14-1

8.1

Dawlat Zadran to Joyce, no run

8.2

Dawlat Zadran to Joyce, no run

8.3

Dawlat Zadran to Joyce, no run

8.4

Dawlat Zadran to Joyce, OUT, careless shot just fishing outside off, Dawlat and Afghan on top

EC Joyce c †Afsar Zazai b Dawlat Zadran 11 (20b 2x4 0x6) SR: 55.00

8.5

Dawlat Zadran to White, no run, good delivery again, played on the backfoot

8.6

Dawlat Zadran to White, no run, top over by Dawlat

Ireland 33/3   Dawlat Zadran 5-2-14-2

10.1

Dawlat Zadran to White, no run, lbw shout, umpire not interested

10.2

Dawlat Zadran to White, no run

10.3

Dawlat Zadran to White, no run, top delivery shaping away, just misses the outside edge of the bat

10.4

Dawlat Zadran to White, no run, Dawlat asking questions here

10.5

Dawlat Zadran to White, no run, pushed to short leg, fielder does well to get a hand on that

10.6

Dawlat Zadran to White, FOUR, good looking shot through the onside, rare bad delivery from Zadran

Ireland 43/3   Dawlat Zadran 6-2-18-2

12.1

Dawlat Zadran to White, no run, just past the outside edge once again

12.2

Dawlat Zadran to White, no run, playing inside the line

12.3

Dawlat Zadran to White, 2 runs, pulled on the backfoot

12.4

Dawlat Zadran to White, 2 runs, driven firmly through the onside, got protection in the deep.

12.5

Dawlat Zadran to White, 1 run, banged in short, pulled in the air, just falling short of the fielder in the deep

12.6

Dawlat Zadran to NJ O'Brien, no run

Ireland 48/3   Dawlat Zadran 7-2-23-2

14.1

Dawlat Zadran to NJ O'Brien, no run, lets that go to the keeper

14.2

Dawlat Zadran to NJ O'Brien, no run, straying down legside

14.3

Dawlat Zadran to NJ O'Brien, no run, pushed to mid on

14.4

Dawlat Zadran to NJ O'Brien, no run, showing the full face of the bat

14.5

Dawlat Zadran to NJ O'Brien, OUT, slightly short, looking to cut that, chops it on, Ireland in trouble

NJ O'Brien b Dawlat Zadran 7 (26b 1x4 0x6) SR: 26.92

14.6

Dawlat Zadran to Anderson, no run, Another top over from Dawlat comes to an end

Ireland 50/4   Dawlat Zadran 8-3-23-3

16.1

Dawlat Zadran to Anderson, 2 runs, played fine

16.2

Dawlat Zadran to Anderson, no run

16.3

Dawlat Zadran to Anderson, no run

16.4

Dawlat Zadran to Anderson, no run, this is really good from Dawlat, putting Ireland under pressure

16.5

Dawlat Zadran to Anderson, no run, driven to the fielder at mid on

16.6

Dawlat Zadran to Anderson, no run, bangs in short, testing the pitch, batsmen ducks under it

Ireland 54/4   Dawlat Zadran 9-3-25-3

43.1

Dawlat Zadran to Anderson, no run, Afghanistan bring back there strike bowler

43.2

Dawlat Zadran to Anderson, 1 run, clipped to fine leg

43.3

Dawlat Zadran to Mooney, no run

43.4

Dawlat Zadran to Mooney, 1 run, driven to mid on

43.5

Dawlat Zadran to Anderson, no run

43.6

Dawlat Zadran to Anderson, 1 no ball

43.6

Dawlat Zadran to Anderson, no run

Ireland 137/6   Dawlat Zadran 10-3-28-3

45.1

Dawlat Zadran to Mooney, no run

45.2

Dawlat Zadran to Mooney, no run

45.3

Dawlat Zadran to Mooney, 1 run, driven to mid off

45.4

Dawlat Zadran to Anderson, no run

45.5

Dawlat Zadran to Anderson, no run

45.6

Dawlat Zadran to Anderson, 2 runs, cut away, not enough legs to get to the boundary

Ireland 141/6   Dawlat Zadran 11-3-31-3

47.1

Dawlat Zadran to Mooney, no run, driven to point

47.2

Dawlat Zadran to Mooney, no run, trying to pull that, not making connection

47.3

Dawlat Zadran to Mooney, 1 run, to deep square leg

47.4

Dawlat Zadran to Anderson, no run

47.5

Dawlat Zadran to Anderson, no run, driven to mid off

47.6

Dawlat Zadran to Anderson, 2 runs, that brings Anderson's half century, top effort when Ireland were struggling, good responsible knock

Ireland 153/6   Dawlat Zadran 12-3-34-3

49.1

Dawlat Zadran to Mooney, no run

49.2

Dawlat Zadran to Mooney, no run, firmly struck to mid on

49.3

Dawlat Zadran to Mooney, no run

49.4

Dawlat Zadran to Mooney, no run

49.5

Dawlat Zadran to Mooney, no run, desperate appeal for a caught behind, bat just hitting the turf

49.6

Dawlat Zadran to Mooney, no run

Ireland 154/6   Dawlat Zadran 13-4-34-3

51.1

Dawlat Zadran to Mooney, no run

51.2

Dawlat Zadran to Mooney, no run, driven to point

51.3

Dawlat Zadran to Mooney, OUT, full delivery,wanted to drive that one, falling for the trap, Irelandloosing there last recognised batter

JF Mooney c Mohammad Shahzad b Dawlat Zadran 33 (62b 2x4 1x6) SR: 53.22

51.4

Dawlat Zadran to Sorensen, no run, nicely behind that one

51.5

Dawlat Zadran to Sorensen, no run, Afghanistan going up again but the umpire unmoved

51.6

Dawlat Zadran to Sorensen, FOUR, top quality shot through the onside

Ireland 164/8   Dawlat Zadran 14-4-38-4

53.1

Dawlat Zadran to Dockrell, no run

53.2

Dawlat Zadran to Dockrell, no run, well played showing the full face of the bat

53.3

Dawlat Zadran to Dockrell, no run

53.4

Dawlat Zadran to Dockrell, no run

53.5

Dawlat Zadran to Dockrell, no run

53.6

Dawlat Zadran to Dockrell, no run, pushed to mid off

Ireland 165/9   Dawlat Zadran 15-5-38-4

55.1

Dawlat Zadran to Sorensen, no run

55.2

Dawlat Zadran to Sorensen, no run

55.3

Dawlat Zadran to Sorensen, 1 run

55.4

Dawlat Zadran to Dockrell, FOUR

55.5

Dawlat Zadran to Dockrell, no run

55.6

Dawlat Zadran to Dockrell, 1 run

Ireland 174/9   Dawlat Zadran 16-5-44-4

57.1

Dawlat Zadran to Dockrell, no run, Irish batters not giving there wicket away, Afghanistan will be frustrated

57.2

Dawlat Zadran to Dockrell, no run

57.3

Dawlat Zadran to Dockrell, no run

57.4

Dawlat Zadran to Dockrell, no run, good solid defence

57.5

Dawlat Zadran to Dockrell, no run

57.6

Dawlat Zadran to Dockrell, 1 run, punched on the backfoot

Ireland 180/9   Dawlat Zadran 17-5-45-4
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Photos

Dec 13, 2013

Andrew White and Trent Johnston pose with the trophy after the win, Afghanistan v Ireland, Intercontinental Cup final, Dubai, 4th day, December 13, 2013

Andrew White and Trent Johnston pose with the trophy after the win

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Dec 13, 2013

Rahmat Shah sweeps during his unbeaten knock, Afghanistan v Ireland, Intercontinental Cup final, Dubai, 4th day, December 13, 2013

Rahmat Shah sweeps during his unbeaten knock

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