ICC World Twenty20 Qualifier, 2008 / Wicket commentary

ICC World Twenty20 Qualifier - 6th match, Group A

Ireland v Bermuda

Ireland won by 4 runs (D/L method)

1.3

Kelly to NJ O'Brien, OUT, stunning catch by Pitcher at mid-off, O'Brien drove down the ground and the ball looked to be clearing Pitcher, he dove to his left to take a fantastic one-handed catch

NJ O'Brien c Pitcher b Kelly 5 (7m 4b 1x4 0x6) SR: 125.00

Ireland 7/1   WTS Porterfield 1* (5b)   SKW Kelly 0.3-0-4-1

3.1

Kelly to Porterfield, OUT, gone leg-before! It looked very straight as Porterfield tried to turn a full ball into the leg-side, poor shot from the Irish skipper

WTS Porterfield lbw b Kelly 4 (15m 10b 0x4 0x6) SR: 40.00

Ireland 16/2   KJ O'Brien 5* (5b 1x4)   SKW Kelly 1.1-0-5-2

4.1

O'Brien to KJ O'Brien, OUT, ugly shot from O'Brin trying to hit a ball which hit the off-stump over the leg-side

KJ O'Brien b O'Brien 6 (13m 9b 1x4 0x6) SR: 66.66

Ireland 22/3   AC Botha 1* (2b)   GH O'Brien 2.1-0-10-1

4.5

O'Brien to Botha, OUT, another wicket and it's the in-form Botha gone this time, getting an inside edge onto his stumps as he looked to guide the ball to third man

AC Botha b O'Brien 1 (8m 3b 0x4 0x6) SR: 33.33

Ireland 23/4   GC Wilson 1* (3b)   GH O'Brien 2.5-0-11-2

8.1

Romaine to Cusack, OUT, and he's gone straight after the break, it was short but Cusack top-edged the pull shot and the ball balooned to third man

AR Cusack c Pitcher b Romaine 5 (17m 7b 0x4 0x6) SR: 71.42

Ireland 41/5   GC Wilson 7* (10b)   IH Romaine 0.1-0-0-1

8.2

Romaine to Wilson, OUT, another one gone - this is terrible for Ireland! Down the wicket but the ball spins past the edge and Edness whips off the bails

GC Wilson st †Edness b Romaine 7 (22m 12b 0x4 0x6) SR: 58.33

Ireland 41/6   DT Johnston 0* (0b)   IH Romaine 0.2-0-0-2

8.6

Romaine to Strydom, OUT, anohher one goes! Driven into the covers, they went for a risky run and Strydon was just short of his ground at the non-strikers end

R Strydom run out 1 (2m 3b 0x4 0x6) SR: 33.33

Ireland 43/6   DT Johnston 0* (1b)   IH Romaine 1-0-1-2
Tournament Results
Ireland v Netherlands at Belfast - Aug 5, 2008
No result (abandoned with a toss)
Bermuda v Canada at Belfast - Aug 5, 2008
Canada won by 8 wickets (with 57 balls remaining)
Kenya v Scotland at Belfast - Aug 4, 2008
Scotland won by 9 wickets (with 11 balls remaining)
Netherlands v Scotland at Belfast - Aug 4, 2008
Netherlands won by 5 wickets (with 12 balls remaining)
Ireland v Kenya at Belfast - Aug 4, 2008
Ireland won by 4 wickets (with 5 balls remaining)
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Photos

Aug 3, 2008

William Porterfield failed to reach double figures, as did everyone else in the match, Ireland v Bermuda, ICC World Twenty20 Qualifiers, Belfast, August 3, 2008

William Porterfield failed to reach double figures, as did everyone else in the match

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