• BATSMEN
    R
    B
    4s
    6s
    SR
    0.4 finds the edge and it's a wonderful flying catch by Kevin O'Brien diving to his left at second slip, good start for Ireland 0/1
    17.6 and a breathrough, pushes at a widish one with not a lot of confidence and a this edge is found, he walks as Thompson celebrates 57/3
    8.4 and the change works, flashing drive and it finds a thin outside edge which Wilson takes 25/2
    28.2 hit hard but in the air back to the bowler and he stoops down and plucks it out of the air, the second brilliant catch by Kevin O'Brien this innings 90/4
    38.2 and a brilliant bit of work by Niall O'Brien as Matthews gets himself in a muddle being sent back his partner, O'Brien lofts lovely throw from short fine leg 135/6
    29.2 and another one goes, Stirling finds the outside and edge and Joyce takes a simple catch at first slip, Sri Lanka in some bother 95/5
    42.3 tries to hammer him down the ground but he only picks out Ed Joyce at long-on who gathers a nice catch 160/7
    not out
    42
    34
    3
    2
    123.52
    46.2 didn't move his feet trying to slog it over deep midwicket but he can't beat Dockrell who takes the regulation catch at the rope 176/8
    not out
    18
    9
    3
    0
    200.00
    Extras
    19 (lb 1, w 18)
    TOTAL
    219/8 (50 Overs, RR: 4.38)
    Did not bat: RAS Lakmal
    BowlingOMRWEcon0s4s6sWDNB
    TJ Murtagh10.012122.10431000
    MC Sorensen8.013103.87323010
    AR Cusack8.015316.62255130
    SR Thompson4.001914.75132020
    GH Dockrell10.004514.50386020
    KJ O'Brien2.001015.0071010
    PR Stirling8.013914.87263120
    Fall of wickets:1-0 (MDKJ Perera, 0.4 ov), 2-25 (HDRL Thirimanne, 8.4 ov), 3-57 (WU Tharanga, 17.6 ov), 4-90 (LD Chandimal, 28.2 ov), 5-95 (KDK Vithanage, 29.2 ov), 6-135 (AD Mathews, 38.2 ov), 7-160 (SMA Priyanjan, 42.3 ov), 8-176 (SMSM Senanayake, 46.2 ov)
  • BATSMEN
    R
    B
    4s
    6s
    SR
    26.3 and the skipper finally goes as he slogs it out to deep midwicket and is caught by Perrera 86/7
    1.6 beats his again and this time he's bowled, Stirling played across it and his off stump is hit 4/1
    4.3 and the man in great form goes for a duck, a thin edge is found and the keeper takes a simple catch. Ireland in big trouble 5/2
    18.2 and Mendis strikes, tries to flick it leg side bit he gets caught in front and the umpire raises the finger, big wicket. 63/3
    19.6 awful mix up as Porterfield charges down the track without his partner following, Wilson then sacrifices himself as the bowler mops up the run out 67/4
    21.2 more trouble for Ireland as Kevin O'Brien completely misjudges a pull and the man at midwicket takes a simple catch 70/5
    22.6 skiddier delivery and Thompson gets caught in his crease, absolutely plum 74/6
    29.4 quick delivery which the batsman plays all around and his middle stump is hit 97/8
    36.1 and the change works instantly, fullish ball which kept a bit low and gets him on the pads, big appeal and the umpire listens to this one 125/9
    not out
    18
    27
    0
    0
    66.66
    39.5 tries another big shot but doesen't get near it and he's trapped on the pads, Sri Lanka win by 79 runs 140/10
    Extras
    7 (lb 3, w 4)
    TOTAL
    140 all out (39.5 Overs, RR: 3.51)
    BowlingOMRWEcon0s4s6sWDNB
    RAS Lakmal8.012933.62334010
    KMDN Kulasekara8.033023.75375000
    AD Mathews2.00603.0091000
    SMSM Senanayake7.512713.44323000
    BAW Mendis10.012732.70410020
    SMA Priyanjan3.001103.66111010
    KDK Vithanage1.00707.0021000
    Fall of wickets:1-4 (PR Stirling, 1.6 ov), 2-5 (EC Joyce, 4.3 ov), 3-63 (NJ O'Brien, 18.2 ov), 4-67 (GC Wilson, 19.6 ov), 5-70 (KJ O'Brien, 21.2 ov), 6-74 (SR Thompson, 22.6 ov), 7-86 (WTS Porterfield, 26.3 ov), 8-97 (AR Cusack, 29.4 ov), 9-125 (MC Sorensen, 36.1 ov), 10-140 (TJ Murtagh, 39.5 ov)

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