ICC Women's World Twenty20 Qualifier, 2013 / Commentary

ICC Women's World Twenty20 Qualifier - 1st match, Group B

Ireland Women v Japan Women

Ireland Women won by 117 runs

Good morning and welcome to live ball by ball coverage of Ireland vs Japan. My name is Justin Smyth and im going to be bringing you coverage of todays game. Today's game is being played at the Hills game just north of Dublin. With three qualifiers going through from this tournament to the Women's World T20 every game counts.

The news from the middle is that Japan have won the toss and will field .

0.1

Ota to Shillington, no run

0.2

Ota to Shillington, 1 wide

0.2

Ota to Shillington, FOUR

0.3

Ota to Shillington, no run

0.4

Ota to Shillington, no run

0.5

Ota to Shillington, no run

0.6

Ota to Shillington, 1 wide

0.6

Ota to Shillington, no run

End of over 1 (6 runs) Ireland Women 6/0
CMA Shillington    4* (6b 1x4)      K Ota    1-0-6-0
IMHC Joyce    0* (0b)     

1.1

Nakayama to IMHC Joyce, 1 wide

1.1

Nakayama to IMHC Joyce, 1 run

1.2

Nakayama to Shillington, 1 wide

1.2

Nakayama to Shillington, no run

1.3

Nakayama to Shillington, 1 run

1.4

Nakayama to IMHC Joyce, 1 wide

1.4

Nakayama to IMHC Joyce, no run

1.5

Nakayama to IMHC Joyce, 1 run

1.6

Nakayama to Shillington, 2 runs

End of over 2 (8 runs) Ireland Women 14/0
CMA Shillington    7* (9b 1x4)      A Nakayama    1-0-8-0
IMHC Joyce    2* (3b)      K Ota    1-0-6-0

2.1

Ota to IMHC Joyce, 1 run

2.2

Ota to Shillington, no run

2.3

Ota to Shillington, FOUR

2.4

Ota to Shillington, no run

2.5

Ota to Shillington, FOUR

2.6

Ota to Shillington, no run

End of over 3 (9 runs) Ireland Women 23/0
CMA Shillington    15* (14b 3x4)      K Ota    2-0-15-0
IMHC Joyce    3* (4b)      A Nakayama    1-0-8-0

3.1

Nakayama to IMHC Joyce, 1 run

3.2

Nakayama to Shillington, 2 runs

3.3

Nakayama to Shillington, 1 run

3.4

Nakayama to IMHC Joyce, 1 run

3.5

Nakayama to Shillington, SIX, hits the ball high over cow corner

3.6

Nakayama to Shillington, 1 run, drops the ball into the legside and they run a quick single.

Sorry for the lack of comms for the first few overs. The power went just before the start!

End of over 4 (12 runs) Ireland Women 35/0
CMA Shillington    25* (18b 3x4 1x6)      A Nakayama    2-0-20-0
IMHC Joyce    5* (6b)      K Ota    2-0-15-0

4.1

Ota to Shillington, 1 run, knocked into the covers

4.2

Ota to IMHC Joyce, no run, defended back down the pitch

4.3

Ota to IMHC Joyce, OUT, chipped to mid-wicket. Easy catch there

IMHC Joyce c Kobayashi b Ota 5 (8b 0x4 0x6) SR: 62.50

4.4

Ota to CNIM Joyce, no run, outside offstump

4.5

Ota to CNIM Joyce, 1 wide

4.5

Ota to CNIM Joyce, no run, back to the bowler

4.6

Ota to CNIM Joyce, no run, back down the pitch

End of over 5 (2 runs) Ireland Women 37/1
CNIM Joyce    0* (3b)      K Ota    3-0-17-1
CMA Shillington    26* (19b 3x4 1x6)      A Nakayama    2-0-20-0

5.1

Kubota to Shillington, 1 wide, outside offstump

5.1

Kubota to Shillington, no run, back to the bowler

5.2

Kubota to Shillington, no run, into the covers

5.3

Kubota to Shillington, FOUR, driven through wide mid-off. Great shot

5.4

Kubota to Shillington, 1 run, driven through the covers for a single

5.5

Kubota to CNIM Joyce, 1 run, gets the outside edge and takes it past the keeper

5.6

Kubota to Shillington, 1 wide, too far outside the offstump

5.6

Kubota to Shillington, 1 run, hits it towards the fielder at mid-off. Its a simple catch but its dropped.

End of over 6 (9 runs) Ireland Women 46/1
CMA Shillington    32* (24b 4x4 1x6)      S Kubota    1-0-9-0
CNIM Joyce    1* (4b)      K Ota    3-0-17-1

6.1

Ota to Shillington, 2 runs, strays onto the legstump and its clipped through square leg

6.2

Ota to Shillington, no run, gies back in the crease and cuts to the cover fielder

6.3

Ota to Shillington, FOUR, hit to the long-on boundary

6.4

Ota to Shillington, FOUR, another 4 to Shillgton. Goes back in the crease and cuts square on the offside

6.5

Ota to Shillington, 1 run, clips off the legs and down to deep square leg

6.6

Ota to CNIM Joyce, no run, strays onto legstump and hits the pads. No appeal from the bowler.

End of over 7 (11 runs) Ireland Women 57/1
CNIM Joyce    1* (5b)      K Ota    4-0-28-1
CMA Shillington    43* (29b 6x4 1x6)      S Kubota    1-0-9-0

7.1

Yanagida to Shillington, no run, outside offstump through to the keeper

7.2

Yanagida to Shillington, no run, defended back up the pitch

7.3

Yanagida to Shillington, 2 runs, reverse sweep down to third man

7.4

Yanagida to Shillington, 2 runs, chipped in the air short of long-on

7.5

Yanagida to Shillington, 1 run, hits hard to extra cover. There is a misfield and there is an easy single

7.6

Yanagida to CNIM Joyce, no run, hits the ball to extra cover but doesnt time it well

End of over 8 (5 runs) Ireland Women 62/1
CNIM Joyce    1* (6b)      M Yanagida    1-0-5-0
CMA Shillington    48* (34b 6x4 1x6)      K Ota    4-0-28-1

8.1

Kubota to Shillington, 1 run, turned down to fine leg and its an easy single

8.2

Kubota to CNIM Joyce, 2 runs, inside edge to the fine leg fielder. Lets the ball go through her legs and they get an easy two

8.3

Kubota to CNIM Joyce, no run, hits the ball to wide mid-off

8.4

Kubota to CNIM Joyce, FOUR, reaches for a wide ball and cuts it square on the offside. It just beats the fielder to the rope

8.5

Kubota to CNIM Joyce, 1 run, cuts to the cover sweeper

8.6

Kubota to Shillington, no run, goes for the drive through the covers. Misses and it goes through to the keeper

End of over 9 (8 runs) Ireland Women 70/1
CMA Shillington    49* (36b 6x4 1x6)      S Kubota    2-0-17-0
CNIM Joyce    7* (10b 1x4)      M Yanagida    1-0-5-0

9.1

Yanagida to CNIM Joyce, no run, goes back in the crease and drives to extra cover

9.2

Yanagida to CNIM Joyce, 1 run, drives the ball down to long-off

9.3

Yanagida to Shillington, 2 runs, full toss hit to deep square leg. Thats the fifty for Shillington

9.4

Yanagida to Shillington, no run, looks to cut the ball and misses. Lucky not to get the edge.

9.5

Yanagida to Shillington, 1 run, dropped at cow corner. Picked the fielder out perfectly but the Japan fielder couldnt hold on.

9.6

Yanagida to CNIM Joyce, no run, drives the ball back down the pitch

End of over 10 (4 runs) Ireland Women 74/1
CNIM Joyce    8* (13b 1x4)      M Yanagida    2-0-9-0
CMA Shillington    52* (39b 6x4 1x6)      S Kubota    2-0-17-0

10.1

Kubota to Shillington, 1 run, looks to cut a wide ball. It took the bottom edge and went past the keeper down to long leg

10.2

Kubota to CNIM Joyce, 2 runs, gets on the front foot and drives the ball through the covers. Its an easy two

10.3

Kubota to CNIM Joyce, FOUR, its another full toss and Joyce gets onto it in a flash. Its hit through square leg and the fielder cant stop it

10.4

Kubota to CNIM Joyce, 1 wide, too far outside offstump

10.4

Kubota to CNIM Joyce, 1 run, gets on the front foot and drives it to long-off

10.5

Kubota to Shillington, no run, pitched up and looks to drive the ball. Its not timed and goes to mid-off

10.6

Kubota to Shillington, FOUR, gets on the front foot and drives the ball through extra cover. It beats both the fielders to the rope.

End of over 11 (13 runs) Ireland Women 87/1
CMA Shillington    57* (42b 7x4 1x6)      S Kubota    3-0-30-0
CNIM Joyce    15* (16b 2x4)      M Yanagida    2-0-9-0

11.1

Yanagida to CNIM Joyce, 1 run, comes forward and hits the ball down to long-on

11.2

Yanagida to Shillington, 1 run, comes forward and hits the ball down to deep square leg

11.3

Yanagida to CNIM Joyce, no run, goes back and looks to cut. Misses and it goes through to the keeper

11.4

Yanagida to CNIM Joyce, no run, loops the ball up and hits to short mid-wicket

11.5

Yanagida to CNIM Joyce, no run, looks to come down and drive the ball. The ball turns past the bat and the keeper removes the bails. Not out though

11.6

Yanagida to CNIM Joyce, no run, looks to cut the ball and misses.

End of over 12 (2 runs) Ireland Women 89/1
CNIM Joyce    16* (21b 2x4)      M Yanagida    3-0-11-0
CMA Shillington    58* (43b 7x4 1x6)      S Kubota    3-0-30-0

12.1

Miyaji to Shillington, 1 run, cuts to the cover sweeper

12.2

Miyaji to CNIM Joyce, no run, through to the keeper

12.3

Miyaji to CNIM Joyce, no run, misses the ball outside offstump

12.4

Miyaji to CNIM Joyce, 1 run, cuts to gully and a misfield gets a run

12.5

Miyaji to Shillington, no run, hits the ball hard to the mid-off fielder

12.6

Miyaji to Shillington, no run, goes for a reverse sweep but cant beat the fielder

End of over 13 (2 runs) Ireland Women 91/1
CMA Shillington    59* (46b 7x4 1x6)      S Miyaji    1-0-2-0
CNIM Joyce    17* (24b 2x4)      M Yanagida    3-0-11-0

13.1

Yanagida to CNIM Joyce, (no ball) 1 run, too much air and hit to cow corner

13.1

Yanagida to Shillington, 1 run, hits to deep square leg

13.2

Yanagida to CNIM Joyce, 1 run, comes down the pitch and hits to cow corner

13.3

Yanagida to Shillington, no run, outside offstump and left alone

13.4

Yanagida to Shillington, 2 runs, driven to cowcorner and another misfield means its an easy two

13.5

Yanagida to Shillington, 1 run, cuts the ball to point

13.6

Yanagida to CNIM Joyce, FOUR, comes down the pitch and hits the ball through wide long-on. It beats both fielders and races to the rope

End of over 14 (11 runs) Ireland Women 102/1
CNIM Joyce    23* (27b 3x4)      M Yanagida    4-0-22-0
CMA Shillington    63* (50b 7x4 1x6)      S Miyaji    1-0-2-0

14.1

Miyaji to Shillington, 1 run, hits the ball to cow corner

14.2

Miyaji to CNIM Joyce, FOUR, goes for the reverse sweep and there is noone at third man to cut it off. Great batting

14.3

Miyaji to CNIM Joyce, 1 run, goes down onto one knee and hits the ball down to long-off

14.4

Miyaji to Shillington, no run, gets hit on the pads and they all appeal. The umpire doesnt move

14.5

Miyaji to Shillington, FOUR, its hit towards the cowcorner fielder and a misfield lets it go through to the rope

14.6

Miyaji to Shillington, 1 run, chips the ball towards cow corner. It bounces once and the fielder stops it this time.

End of over 15 (11 runs) Ireland Women 113/1
CMA Shillington    69* (54b 8x4 1x6)      S Miyaji    2-0-13-0
CNIM Joyce    28* (29b 4x4)      M Yanagida    4-0-22-0

15.1

Nakayama to Shillington, 1 run, hits the ball down to long-off

15.2

Nakayama to CNIM Joyce, 2 runs, hits the ball over extra covers head

15.3

Nakayama to CNIM Joyce, FOUR, goes down on one knee and sweeps through square leg

15.4

Nakayama to Shillington, FOUR, driven through extra cover and it races to the ropes

15.5

Nakayama to Shillington, 1 run, hits the ball to long-on and straight to the fielder. Its been dropped again.

15.6

Nakayama to CNIM Joyce, 1 run, hits the ball over the head of mid-wicket and its an easy single

End of over 16 (13 runs) Ireland Women 126/1
CNIM Joyce    35* (32b 5x4)      A Nakayama    3-0-33-0
CMA Shillington    75* (57b 9x4 1x6)      S Miyaji    2-0-13-0

16.1

Miyaji to CNIM Joyce, 1 run, plays a late cut past the gully fielder and they get an easy single

16.2

Miyaji to Shillington, 2 runs, hits the ball down to long-off and its another misfield to get two

16.3

Miyaji to Shillington, 2 runs, dropped this time at mid-off. Its driven in the air and an easy ctach is dropped.

16.4

Miyaji to Shillington, 1 run, reverse sweep again and the fielder does well to stop it

16.5

Miyaji to CNIM Joyce, 1 run, drives the ball to mid-off and another misfield gets them a single

16.6

Miyaji to Shillington, 1 run, hits the ball to mid-off and its dropped again by the fielder. Not a great fielding performnace here.

End of over 17 (8 runs) Ireland Women 134/1
CMA Shillington    81* (61b 9x4 1x6)      S Miyaji    3-0-21-0
CNIM Joyce    37* (34b 5x4)      A Nakayama    3-0-33-0

17.1

Nakayama to Shillington, 2 runs, hits down to long-off and they run quickly

17.2

Nakayama to Shillington, 1 run, hits the ball down to deep cow corner

17.3

Nakayama to CNIM Joyce, 1 run, driven through the covers

17.4

Nakayama to Shillington, 1 run, hit to long-on

17.5

Nakayama to Shillington, FOUR, gets down the pitch and drives to extra cover. No one was stopping that

17.6

Nakayama to Shillington, SIX, gets to the hundred with a big six over cow corner. Great shot

End of over 18 (16 runs) Ireland Women 150/1
CMA Shillington    102* (66b 10x4 2x6)      A Nakayama    4-0-48-0
CNIM Joyce    32* (35b 5x4)      S Miyaji    3-0-21-0

18.1

Miyaji to CNIM Joyce, 1 run, goes back and pulls the ball to cow corner

18.2

Miyaji to Shillington, 2 runs, plays the late cut and it goes past the keeper. They race back to stop the run

18.3

Miyaji to Shillington, 1 run, goes down on one knee and hits to deep square leg

18.4

Miyaji to CNIM Joyce, 1 run, goes onto the front foot and drives into the covers

18.5

Miyaji to Shillington, 1 run, gets an edge just past the keeper and the keeper couldnt stop it

18.6

Miyaji to CNIM Joyce, FOUR, goes onto one knee and hits the ball through square leg

End of over 19 (10 runs) Ireland Women 160/1
CNIM Joyce    38* (38b 6x4)      S Miyaji    4-0-31-0
CMA Shillington    106* (69b 10x4 2x6)      A Nakayama    4-0-48-0

19.1

Kubota to Shillington, no run, cuts the ball but the point fielder stops it well

19.2

Kubota to Shillington, 2 runs, hits the ball down to long-on. They run quickly to get two

19.3

Kubota to Shillington, no run, wide of offstump and looks to drive the ball. Misses and the keeper stops it well

19.4

Kubota to Shillington, 2 runs, gets down the pitch and drives to long-off

19.5

Kubota to Shillington, FOUR, looks to cut the ball and it takes an edge past the keeper. There is no third man so it races to the ropes.

19.6

Kubota to Shillington, 1 run, comes down the pitch and drives to long-off to end the innings.

Its been an impressive batting display from Ireland. Shillington hit a very impressive century and finished unbeaten on 114. Japan missed a number of catches on the field and there was a number of misfields. Japan are going to have to bat very well to get near to Ireland's score. Match State: Innings Break

End of over 20 (10 runs) Ireland Women 170/1
CMA Shillington    114* (75b 11x4 2x6)      S Kubota    4-0-39-0
CNIM Joyce    40* (38b 6x4)      S Miyaji    4-0-31-0
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Photos

Jul 23, 2013

Lucy O'Reilly celebrates a wicket, Ireland women v Japan women, ICC Women's World T20 Qualifiers, Group B, Dublin, July 23, 2013

Lucy O'Reilly celebrates a wicket

© ICC/Ian Jacobs

Jul 23, 2013

Elena Tice picked up three wickets for 10 runs, Ireland Women v Japan Women, ICC Women's World T20 qualifiers, Group B, Dublin, July 2013

Elena Tice picked up three wickets for 10 runs

© ICC/Ian Jacobs

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