ICC Intercontinental Cup, 2011-2013/14 / Commentary

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2.3

Dawlat Zadran to Stirling, FOUR

Ireland 13/1   PR Stirling 9* (11b 1x4)   Dawlat Zadran 1.3-0-6-0

2.5

Dawlat Zadran to Stirling, FOUR

Ireland 17/1   PR Stirling 13* (13b 2x4)   Dawlat Zadran 1.5-0-10-0

5.3

Izatullah Dawlatzai to Joyce, FOUR

Ireland 21/1   EC Joyce 4* (10b 1x4)   Izatullah Dawlatzai 2.3-1-10-1

6.5

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

Ireland 28/1   PR Stirling 17* (25b 3x4)   Dawlat Zadran 3.5-1-14-0

7.1

Izatullah Dawlatzai to Joyce, FOUR

Ireland 32/2   EC Joyce 10* (15b 2x4)   Izatullah Dawlatzai 3.1-1-17-1

9.2

Izatullah Dawlatzai to NJ O'Brien, FOUR, giving himself room and driving through cover, this must give him some confidence

Ireland 37/3   NJ O'Brien 4* (6b 1x4)   Izatullah Dawlatzai 4.2-1-22-1

10.6

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

Ireland 43/3   AR White 4* (8b 1x4)   Dawlat Zadran 6-2-18-2

18.1

Rahmat Shah to Anderson, FOUR, loose start from the leg spinner, welcome boundary

Ireland 58/4   J Anderson 6* (10b 1x4)   Rahmat Shah 0.1-0-4-0

18.2

Rahmat Shah to Anderson, FOUR, driven behind point this time, Ireland looking to unsettle the youngster

Ireland 62/4   J Anderson 10* (11b 2x4)   Rahmat Shah 0.2-0-8-0

19.2

Mirwais Ashraf to Anderson, FOUR, top shot driven down the ground, runs flowing for Ireland

Ireland 67/4   J Anderson 15* (16b 3x4)   Mirwais Ashraf 4.2-2-7-0

23.1

Izatullah Dawlatzai to Anderson, FOUR, short again, good shot rolling his wrists well

Ireland 77/5   J Anderson 23* (28b 4x4)   Izatullah Dawlatzai 6.1-1-29-1

23.4

Izatullah Dawlatzai to Anderson, FOUR, handsomely driven down the ground, Izzat looking a bit ginger at the minute

Ireland 82/5   J Anderson 27* (32b 5x4)   Izatullah Dawlatzai 6.4-1-34-1

26.4

Izatullah Dawlatzai to KJ O'Brien, FOUR, quality pull shot piercing the two fielder patroling the boundary

Ireland 90/5   KJ O'Brien 7* (18b 1x4)   Izatullah Dawlatzai 7.4-1-40-1

28.5

Mirwais Ashraf to Anderson, FOUR, full delivery crisply driven through the offside

Ireland 95/5   J Anderson 34* (47b 6x4)   Mirwais Ashraf 5.5-2-11-0

30.4

Mirwais Ashraf to KJ O'Brien, FOUR, short and wide, gift for Kevin really

Ireland 100/5   KJ O'Brien 13* (32b 2x4)   Mirwais Ashraf 6.4-2-15-0

30.5

Mirwais Ashraf to KJ O'Brien, FOUR, same ball, same result, too easy for Kevin

Ireland 104/5   KJ O'Brien 17* (33b 3x4)   Mirwais Ashraf 6.5-2-19-0

35.1

Mohammad Nabi to Anderson, FOUR, short ball punished

Ireland 112/6   J Anderson 40* (64b 7x4)   Mohammad Nabi 5.1-3-7-0

38.5

Rahmat Shah to Anderson, FOUR, good shot played fine

Ireland 119/6   J Anderson 44* (76b 8x4)   Rahmat Shah 7.5-2-25-2

46.1

Mohammad Nabi to Mooney, FOUR, sweetly timed sweep shot

Ireland 145/6   JF Mooney 25* (42b 1x4 1x6)   Mohammad Nabi 10.1-4-16-0

46.3

Mohammad Nabi to Mooney, FOUR, played behind square once again

Ireland 149/6   JF Mooney 29* (44b 2x4 1x6)   Mohammad Nabi 10.3-4-20-0

51.6

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

Ireland 164/8   MC Sorensen 4* (3b 1x4)   Dawlat Zadran 14-4-38-4

55.4

Dawlat Zadran to Dockrell, FOUR

Ireland 173/9   GH Dockrell 6* (13b 1x4)   Dawlat Zadran 15.4-5-43-4

56.3

Rahmat Shah to Sorensen, FOUR, top drive through the offside, fielder not able to cut that off

Ireland 179/9   MC Sorensen 11* (11b 2x4)   Rahmat Shah 13.3-3-51-4

58.4

Rahmat Shah to Dockrell, FOUR, sloppy from the fielder at mid on, gone through his legs

Ireland 184/9   GH Dockrell 13* (26b 2x4)   Rahmat Shah 14.4-3-55-4
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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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