ICC World Cup Qualifiers, 21st Match, Group A: Canada v Ireland at Benoni, Apr 6, 2009
ICC World Cup Qualifiers - 21st match, Group A
Ireland won by 6 wickets (with 54 balls remaining)
Played at Willowmoore Park, Benoni (neutral venue)
6 April 2009 (50-over match)

Rankin to Rizwan Cheema, OUT, gets another short ball, gets up into the elbow, appeals, and he is given, stands looking at the umpire, so would I, that was a terrible decision

Rizwan Cheema c KJ O'Brien b Rankin 3 (14m 14b 0x4 0x6) SR: 21.42

Canada 8/1   JM Davison 2* (8b)   WB Rankin 1.4-0-3-1

Johnston to Davison, OUT, drives at the fuller ball, plays over the top of it

JM Davison b Johnston 41 (83m 49b 6x4 0x6) SR: 83.67

Canada 100/2   GEF Barnett 47* (58b 7x4)   DT Johnston 4.1-1-24-1

Johnston to Barnett, OUT, on the drive, does not get over it, man at point goes down on the knees to take a low catch

GEF Barnett c Wilson b Johnston 49 (80m 63b 7x4 0x6) SR: 77.77

Canada 107/3   IS Billcliff 5* (9b)   DT Johnston 5.3-1-27-2

White to Bagai, OUT, drives firmly at the very wide ball, sets off for the run, K O'Brien at short cover dives across, great pick-up, fires back at the keeper, Bagai is diving to get back, does not make it

A Bagai run out 17 (33m 29b 3x4 0x6) SR: 58.62

Canada 137/4   * (b)   AR White 2.3-0-7-0

Rankin to Billcliff, OUT, short ball, gets set to pull from the front foot, inside edge drags it on

IS Billcliff b Rankin 38 (74m 56b 4x4 0x6) SR: 67.85

Canada 174/5   S Dhaniram 13* (15b 2x4)   WB Rankin 8.4-0-33-2

Connell to Dhaniram, OUT, outside off, slaps at the drive, not over it, great catch well above the head by Porterfield at backward point

S Dhaniram c Porterfield b Connell 25 (46m 29b 3x4 0x6) SR: 86.20

Canada 191/6   S Jyoti 5* (11b)   PC Connell 6.5-1-23-1

Cusack to Jyoti, 1 run, OUT, outside off, pushes to the off, Porterfield dives, gets fingers to it, causes the hesitation, Morgan recovers and Jyoti is well short in taking the second

S Jyoti run out 6 (21m 16b 0x4 0x6) SR: 37.50

Canada 194/6   U Bhatti 1* (2b)   AR Cusack 5-0-22-0

Connell to Balaji Rao, OUT, drives into the covers, another great bit of fielding from Porterfield, Batsmen stranded, throw comes in from Cusack, direct hit, GAAAWWWWNNN

WD Balaji Rao run out 3 (9m 8b 0x4 0x6) SR: 37.50

Canada 201/8   * (b)   PC Connell 8.3-1-26-1

Connell to Khurram Chohan, OUT, well forward on the off, where is the non-striker going, half-way down the pitch, ball is back at the bowler via Cusack, hardly a need to appeal

U Bhatti run out 12 (27m 16b 1x4 0x6) SR: 75.00

Canada 217/9   Khurram Chohan 7* (4b 1x4)   PC Connell 9.3-1-31-1

Cusack to Osinde, 1 wide, OUT, leg side ball, pushes at it, beaten, foot leaves the crease

H Osinde st †NJ O'Brien b Cusack 0 (3m 0b 0x4 0x6) SR: -

Canada 220/10   Khurram Chohan 9* (8b 1x4)   AR Cusack 7-0-38-1





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