Player of the Match
Player of the Match

END OF OVER:
42 | 2 Runs 1 Wkt | IRE: 192/10 (40 runs required from 48 balls, RR: 4.57, RRR: 5.00)

  • WB Rankin3 (14b)
  • SR Watson4-0-26-1
  • RJ Harris7-0-40-2

It was nearly a memorable win for Ireland - had they kept their cool in the middle order they would have got there with plenty of overs to spare. Man of the Match goes to James Hopes for his 5/14 off 9 overs - well deserved. Stay tuned for plenty of live coverage on Cricinfo over the coming days with the 2nd Test between West Indies and South Africa, plus the Asia Cup matches and the England Australia series which starts next week. Nighty, night from Clontarf CC in beautiful Dublin

41.6
W
Watson to Mooney, OUT, aims a slog over mid wicket, gets a top edge and the Aussie skipper runs in and takes the catch near the pitch. It's all over - major relief for Australia to get out of this as they win by 39 runs

JF Mooney c Ponting b Watson 38 (53m 48b 5x4 0x6) SR: 79.16

Field comes in for the last ball......

41.5
1
Watson to Rankin, 1 run, plays in the air, through the vacant square leg
41.4
0
Watson to Rankin, no run, back of a length, defends to backward point
41.3
0
Watson to Rankin, no run, comes forward and defends to the bowler
41.2
0
Watson to Rankin, no run, off drives - in the air short of mid off
41.1
1
Watson to Mooney, 1 run, shortish, pulls to long leg

Still Watson,

END OF OVER:
41 | 5 Runs | IRE: 190/9 (42 runs required from 54 balls, RR: 4.63, RRR: 4.66)

  • JF Mooney37 (46b)
  • WB Rankin2 (10b)
  • RJ Harris7-0-40-2
  • SR Watson3-0-24-0
40.6
1
Harris to Mooney, 1 run, leg stumps ball, pushes to square leg and he keeps the strike
40.5
4
Harris to Mooney, FOUR runs, belts a half volley back past the bowler, what a shot - Ireland still have a sniff here!
40.4
0
Harris to Mooney, no run, digs out a yorker to cover point
40.3
0
Harris to Mooney, no run, gets in a tangle to a full ball, which rebounds off the pad to cover point
40.2
0
Harris to Mooney, no run, drives one handed to cover point
40.1
0
Harris to Mooney, no run, digs out a yorker to point
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Ireland 2nd innings Partnerships

WktRunsPlayers
1st80WTS PorterfieldPR Stirling
2nd6GC WilsonWTS Porterfield
3rd0NJ O'BrienWTS Porterfield
4th51NJ O'BrienAR Cusack
5th2NJ O'BrienKJ O'Brien
6th7AR WhiteKJ O'Brien
7th4JF MooneyKJ O'Brien
8th6DT JohnstonJF Mooney
9th0JF MooneyPC Connell
10th36JF MooneyWB Rankin