ICC Cricket World Cup, 2010/11 / Commentary

ICC Cricket World Cup - 37th match, Group B

Ireland v Netherlands

Ireland won by 6 wickets (with 14 balls remaining)

26.1

KJ O'Brien to ten Doeschate, 1 run, ten Doeschate shines again, short of a good length, runs it down to third man to raise another fifty, living up to his repuation yet again

26.2

KJ O'Brien to Borren, no run, back of a length outside off, surprises him with the bounce there, leaves it be

26.3

KJ O'Brien to Borren, 1 run, banged in short on middle, pulled away to deep midwicket for a single

26.4

KJ O'Brien to ten Doeschate, no run, slower one bowled on the off, cuts back in, defended back to the bowler

26.5

KJ O'Brien to ten Doeschate, 1 run, pitched up on middle, driven down towards long-on for a single

26.6

KJ O'Brien to Borren, 1 run, Borren's turn to rotate the strike, works it wide of mid-on to make it to the other end

Netherlands 146/4   KJ O'Brien 1-0-4-0

28.1

KJ O'Brien to ten Doeschate, FOUR, poor fielding, that's straying on the pads and he's smacked it through midwicket for a boundary

28.2

KJ O'Brien to ten Doeschate, 1 run, tickled past midwicket for one more

28.3

KJ O'Brien to Borren, 1 run

28.4

KJ O'Brien to ten Doeschate, no run, played in the direction of short midwicket

28.5

KJ O'Brien to ten Doeschate, 1 run, cracked towards long-off for a single

28.6

KJ O'Brien to Borren, 2 runs, well done, just ndged into the leg side, deep square leg is a little deep and they run back for the second

Netherlands 157/4   KJ O'Brien 2-0-13-0

30.1

KJ O'Brien to ten Doeschate, no run, cuts back in from outside off, dropped towards point, no run there

30.2

KJ O'Brien to ten Doeschate, 1 run, , was a toughie, nipped back in, caught him on the glove as he was surprised by the bounce, landed just in front of the keeper or appeared to, Niall O'Brien ran forward to clasp it but couldnt get there

30.3

KJ O'Brien to Borren, no run, played away into the off side

30.4

KJ O'Brien to Borren, 1 run, waits for it to get to him and runs it down to third man for one more

30.5

KJ O'Brien to ten Doeschate, no run, in the driving zone and he goes at it hard but can't connect, it moved away off the pitch and beat the outside edge

30.6

KJ O'Brien to ten Doeschate, 1 leg bye, brushes the pads and he squeezes a single towards square leg

Netherlands 165/4   KJ O'Brien 3-0-15-0

37.1

KJ O'Brien to ten Doeschate, 1 run, shortish outside off, pushed towards cover off the back foot

37.2

KJ O'Brien to Borren, 1 run, on middle and leg, turns it away through square leg for a single

37.3

KJ O'Brien to ten Doeschate, FOUR, four, fine leg is up, drifting on the pads, juicy delivery and ten Doeschate helps himself to some easy runs there, glances it elegantly wide of short fine for four more

37.4

KJ O'Brien to ten Doeschate, FOUR, finds the gap again, erred in length is O'Brien, it';s too short this time and he's given him some width as well, slashed hard and past point to the ropes once again

37.5

KJ O'Brien to ten Doeschate, 1 run, pushed gently past extra cover for a single

37.6

KJ O'Brien to Borren, FOUR, an expensive return for Mr O'Brien, short and wide, was the slower one this time, Borren waited for it and slapped it hard over extra cover, brings his half-century in style does the captain

Netherlands 215/4   KJ O'Brien 4-0-30-0

49.1

KJ O'Brien to Buurman, no run, a short one first up, sways away from it, a dot ball

49.2

KJ O'Brien to Buurman, no run, another short one, Buurman gives himself some roon and tries to swing him over midwicket, misses

49.3

KJ O'Brien to Buurman, no run, one for the over, a slower one banged in short and Buurban sways away from it again, three dots in a row and this is the last over of the innings

49.4

KJ O'Brien to Buurman, 1 wide, short of a good length outside off, called a wide, reaches for it but wisely withdraws at the end to get the extra ball

49.4

KJ O'Brien to Buurman, 1 wide, OUT, another wide, too wide, called one, Buuman wants to steal a bye, Niall O'Brien collects, and opts to run down towards the stumps and take them out instead of flicking a throw, the ploy works and Buurman, who was sent back by Bukhari, was caught short. He has to walk back

AF Buurman run out 26 (49m 30b 4x4 0x6) SR: 86.66

49.4

KJ O'Brien to Seelaar, OUT, run-out, Netherlands slipping up in the final over, dropped into the leg side, Mooney runs in from midwicket, collects and throws down the stumps at the non-striker's end to find Seelaar short

PM Seelaar run out 0 (1m 1b 0x4 0x6) SR: 0.00

49.5

KJ O'Brien to Mudassar Bukhari, OUT, three run-outs, a team-hatrick, short ball outside off, slapped to mid-off, Joyce fields and returns a throw to O'Brien who takes off the bails, Bukhari had called for a single but was sent back, another one goes

Adeel Raja run out 0 (1m 0b 0x4 0x6) SR: -

49.6

KJ O'Brien to Mudassar Bukhari, 1 run, OUT, four in four, swung away towards deep midwicket, attempts an impossible second run, it's an accurate throw to the keeper who takes off the bails to beat Bukhari's dive

Mudassar Bukhari run out 11 (22m 8b 0x4 1x6) SR: 137.50

Netherlands 306/10   KJ O'Brien 5-0-33-0

Photos

Mar 18, 2011

Niall O'Brien hits out on his way to a 53-ball half-century, Ireland v Netherlands, World Cup 2011, Group B, March 18, 2011

Niall O'Brien hits out on his way to a 53-ball half-century

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Mar 18, 2011

Tom Cooper is congratulated by team-mates on his dismissal of Ed Joyce, Ireland v Netherlands, World Cup 2011, Group B, March 18, 2011

Tom Cooper is congratulated by team-mates on his dismissal of Ed Joyce

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