ICC World Twenty20 Qualifier, 1st Semi-Final: Ireland v Kenya at Belfast, Aug 4, 2008
Ireland won by 4 wickets (with 5 balls remaining)
4 August 2008 (20-over match)
0.5

Connell to Ouma, OUT, short and wide from Connell, Ouma top-edges the cut shot and Cusack tkes a fine catch diving forward at third man

MA Ouma c Cusack b Connell 6 (2m 5b 1x4 0x6) SR: 120.00

Kenya 6/1   KO Otieno 0* (0b)   PC Connell 0.5-0-6-1
1.6

KJ O'Brien to Odhiambo, OUT, another early breakthrough! On a good length and cutting back into the batsman, he was hit on the back foot and it was an easy decision for Umpire Hair

NN Odhiambo lbw b KJ O'Brien 1 (6m 3b 0x4 0x6) SR: 33.33

Kenya 12/2   KO Otieno 5* (4b)   KJ O'Brien 1-0-4-1
3.6

KJ O'Brien to Otieno, OUT, big problems for Kenya and Otieno is gone top-edging a pull shot to Connell at short fine-leg

KO Otieno c Connell b KJ O'Brien 7 (15m 10b 0x4 0x6) SR: 70.00

Kenya 15/3   SO Tikolo 0* (6b)   KJ O'Brien 2-0-5-2
6.5

Connell to Obanda, OUT, tries to hit a length delivery over mid-off but the ball goes staight up, it looked like it would loop over McCallan on the edge of the circle but he took a fantastic catch diving to his left

AA Obanda c McCallan b Connell 0 (11m 5b 0x4 0x6) SR: 0.00

Kenya 27/4   SO Tikolo 9* (18b 1x4)   PC Connell 3.5-0-16-2
9.1

Botha to Tikolo, OUT, he gets a wicket with his first ball, very like the lbw of Odiambo as the ball cut back off the pitch to trap Tikilo on the back foot

SO Tikolo lbw b Botha 13 (29m 26b 1x4 0x6) SR: 50.00

Kenya 38/5   TM Odoyo 6* (6b 1x4)   AC Botha 0.1-0-0-1
10.2

Cusack to Aga, OUT, bowled! Full ball which Aga tried to drive through the off-side, the ball may have cut back off the pitch to send the off-stump flying

RG Aga b Cusack 5 (5m 6b 1x4 0x6) SR: 83.33

Kenya 48/6   TM Odoyo 6* (7b 1x4)   AR Cusack 1.2-0-2-1
10.4

Cusack to Kamande, OUT, and another one! Hiting the leg-stump this time as Kamande got too far accross, super bowling from Cusack

JK Kamande b Cusack 0 (2m 2b 0x4 0x6) SR: 0.00

Kenya 48/7   TM Odoyo 6* (7b 1x4)   AR Cusack 1.4-0-2-2
13.4

Botha to Odoyo, OUT, a loose shot from Odoyo, he went for a big drive outside his off-stump, the ball cut back in through the gate to take the off-stump bails

TM Odoyo b Botha 10 (30m 16b 1x4 0x6) SR: 62.50

Kenya 57/8   AO Suji 4* (9b)   AC Botha 2.4-0-15-2
13.5

Botha to Ongondo, OUT, gone again! It was a similar ball and it again it cut back in to beat the loose drive of Ongondo, this time hitting middle stump

PJ Ongondo b Botha 0 (1m 1b 0x4 0x6) SR: 0.00

Kenya 57/9   AO Suji 4* (9b)   AC Botha 2.5-0-15-3
17.2

McCallan to Varaiya, OUT, and that's the end of the innings, played into midwicket on the front foot and they took a risky single, Porterfield swooped in quickly pick up and throw in one motion, good work to leave Suji just short at the striker's end

AO Suji run out 7 (28m 17b 0x4 0x6) SR: 41.17

Kenya 67/10   HA Varaiya 6* (12b)   WK McCallan 0.2-0-0-0
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