India tour of Ireland, England and Scotland, 2007 / Wicket commentary

India in Ireland ODI Match

Ireland v India

India won by 9 wickets (with 25 balls remaining) (D/L method)

4.1

Sreesanth to Carroll, OUT, edged and taken by a diving Karthik! Was fullish and leaving Carroll, who drove loosely while not to the pitch and the thick outside edge was snapped up beautifully by the 'keeper, diving to his right and plucking it in front of Tendulkar at first slip

KED Carroll c †Karthik b Sreesanth 7 (20m 14b 0x4 0x6) SR: 50.00

Ireland 14/1   WTS Porterfield 5* (11b 1x4)   S Sreesanth 2.1-0-6-1

13.5

Sreesanth to Joyce, OUT, edged and gone! Joyce plays away to one outside off stump, opening the face of the bat, and the offer is snapped up well by Ganguly at second slip, moving to his left

DI Joyce c Ganguly b Sreesanth 18 (42m 34b 2x4 0x6) SR: 52.94

Ireland 47/2   WTS Porterfield 15* (35b 2x4)   S Sreesanth 4.5-0-20-2

16.2

Agarkar to Porterfield, OUT, cleaned up by the yorker! Agarkar lands it as perfect as can be, full and moving in the air and it goes right through Porterfield, excellent delivery

WTS Porterfield b Agarkar 16 (81m 46b 2x4 0x6) SR: 34.78

Ireland 56/3   NJ O'Brien 3* (4b)   AB Agarkar 4.2-0-7-1

24.1

Chawla to Wilson, OUT, bowled 'em! Chawla unveils another good googly, tossed up and spinning past Wilson, who gets half-forward and flicks across the line only to hear the rattle of timber behind him, Chawla loves it, well bowled!

GC Wilson b Chawla 13 (30m 24b 2x4 0x6) SR: 54.16

Ireland 75/4   NJ O'Brien 7* (28b)   PP Chawla 2.1-0-11-1

26.3

Chawla to KJ O'Brien, OUT, aggression gets the better of him, as he plants the leg out and sweeps hard in front of the pad, getting under it and slogging up into air for RP to hold a simple catch at square leg

KJ O'Brien c Singh b Chawla 3 (4m 11b 0x4 0x6) SR: 27.27

Ireland 83/5   NJ O'Brien 12* (31b 1x4)   PP Chawla 3.3-1-13-2

34.3

Chawla to White, OUT, egded and another good take from Karthik, as Chawla loops one up invitingly outside off stump, White goes for a booming drive away from the body, and gets an outside edge which the 'keeper snaps up on the move

AR White c †Karthik b Chawla 8 (29m 28b 0x4 0x6) SR: 28.57

Ireland 111/6   NJ O'Brien 27* (51b 2x4)   PP Chawla 7.3-2-24-3

44.4

Singh to NJ O'Brien, OUT, looking to flick one over the infield, he shuffles across his stumps, closes the face of the bat and gets a leading-edge way up in the air to mid-off, Sharma moves across from extra cover and holds onto it for his first catch in ODIs

NJ O'Brien c Sharma b Singh 52 (132m 79b 4x4 0x6) SR: 65.82

Ireland 159/7   DT Johnston 16* (33b 1x6)   RP Singh 8.4-1-35-1

46.4

Singh to McCallan, OUT, cleaned up, as McCallan walks across his stumps, clearly trying to cheekily lap it down to fine leg, but the ball wins this battle

WK McCallan b Singh 4 (5m 7b 0x4 0x6) SR: 57.14

Ireland 168/8   DT Johnston 21* (38b 1x6)   RP Singh 9.4-1-36-2

48.6

Sreesanth to Johnston, OUT, fullish outside off stump, Johnston backs away and ends up slicing it in the air over cover, the ball spirals up in the air, Tendulkar and Yuvraj converge, backward point calls for it and judges it excellently to give Sreesanth his third wicket

DT Johnston c Yuvraj Singh b Sreesanth 34 (61m 44b 1x4 2x6) SR: 77.27

Ireland 187/9   MJ Fourie 3* (8b)   S Sreesanth 10-0-50-3

49.6

Tendulkar to Whelan, OUT, and with the last ball of the innings, Tendulkar gets his 150th ODI wicket as Whelan comes out, is beaten, and Karthik whips off the bails

RK Whelan st †Karthik b Tendulkar 5 (3m 5b 1x4 0x6) SR: 100.00

Ireland 193/10   MJ Fourie 4* (9b)   SR Tendulkar 4-0-24-1
Series Results
Ireland v India at Belfast - Jun 23, 2007
India won by 9 wickets (with 25 balls remaining) (D/L method)
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Jun 23, 2007

Sourav Ganguly launches into a lofted shot, Ireland v India, one-off ODI, Belfast, June 23, 2007

Sourav Ganguly launches into a lofted shot

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Jun 23, 2007

Gautam Gambhir hits out on the way to his half-century, Ireland v India, one-off ODI, Belfast, June 23, 2007

Gautam Gambhir hits out on the way to his half-century

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