ICC World Twenty20 Qualifier, 70th Match, 2nd Semi-Final: United Arab Emirates v Ireland at Abu Dhabi, Nov 29, 2013
Ireland won by 62 runs
29 November 2013 - night match (20-over match)

Guruge to Porterfield, OUT, fuller and slower outside the off stump. A touch wider than the ball that Porterfield played a chipped drive off. He wants to play a similar shot but since the line is a bit wider, he only gets an edge to point, which is taken easily

WTS Porterfield c sub (Ahmed Raza) b Guruge 7 (9m 8b 1x4 0x6) SR: 87.50

Ireland 7/1   PR Stirling 0* (4b)   AM Guruge 1-0-6-1

Silva to Shannon, OUT, with the ball not turning much, Shannon thinks he can come in the line of the delivery and play it straight. He is caught out by the arm-ball as he is struck in front of the off stump. The bowlers are making inroads into this impressive batting line-up

JNK Shannon lbw b Silva 7 (10m 8b 1x4 0x6) SR: 87.50

Ireland 30/2   PR Stirling 12* (11b 3x4)   EHSN Silva 2.3-0-17-1

Guruge to Stirling, OUT, he has been making room often to play the shots on the off side. Guruge decides to follow him this time around. Stirling looks to go inside out and misses. The ball just shaves the outside half of the leg stump, enough to dislodge the bails

PR Stirling b Guruge 17 (24m 16b 4x4 0x6) SR: 106.25

Ireland 36/3   KJ O'Brien 1* (2b)   AM Guruge 2.4-0-13-2

Rohan Mustafa to Wilson, OUT, reverse sweeps again and finds the lone man in the circle on the off side at short fine-leg. That was a poor shot by Wilson

GC Wilson c Silva b Rohan Mustafa 3 (8m 8b 0x4 0x6) SR: 37.50

Ireland 42/4   KJ O'Brien 4* (5b)   Rohan Mustafa 0.3-0-1-1

Nasir Aziz to O'Brien, OUT, looks to sweep and misses. there was no doubt in the umpire's mind as to where it was headed- the stumps. And he was right

KJ O'Brien lbw b Nasir Aziz 31 (39m 25b 2x4 1x6) SR: 124.00

Ireland 83/5   JF Mooney 12* (16b)   Nasir Aziz 1.3-0-10-1

Rohan Mustafa to Johnston, OUT, looks to go for the lofted shot again. This time, Mustafa spears it in. Johnston can't get any bat on it and is bowled

DT Johnston b Rohan Mustafa 35 (22m 18b 5x4 1x6) SR: 194.44

Ireland 138/6   JF Mooney 29* (30b 1x4)   Rohan Mustafa 3.5-0-21-2

Guruge to Mooney, OUT, looks to reverse sweep and gets the toe of the bat as it goes to the fielder at cover. Amjad had to dive back to take the catch

JF Mooney c Amjad Javed b Guruge 29 (50m 31b 1x4 0x6) SR: 93.54

Ireland 140/7   MC Sorensen 2* (1b)   AM Guruge 3.1-0-14-3

Guruge to Dockrell, OUT, he looks to go for the slog and gets an inside edge that is to the right of the keeper. Sorensen wants to get to the other end . The keeper fumbles in collecting the ball, but he has time enough to throw the stumps down from a distance of couple of meters

MC Sorensen run out 5 (6m 3b 0x4 0x6) SR: 166.66

Ireland 143/8   GH Dockrell 0* (0b)   AM Guruge 3.4-0-17-3





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Hours of play (local time) 18.00 start, First Session 18.00-19.20, Interval 19.20-19.40, Second Session 19.40-21.00

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