• BATSMEN
    R
    B
    M
    4s
    6s
    SR
    1.1 outside off, gets up from back of a length, defends from the back foot but drags that into the stumps, huge wicket for Ireland 3/1
    3.3 shortish outside the off, slashes the cut at the wide lifter, gets the bottom of the bat to slip 10/2
    21.1 fullish on the legs, clips firmly but in the air, Morgan at midwicket pulls off a catch well above his head 68/5
    6.3 outside off, slightly short, ball moves away, flashes the cut from the back foot but all he gets is the edge to slip 22/3
    8.1 another big slash outside off as he tries to cut, taken well at 2nd slip 24/4
    not out
    121
    138
    176
    12
    3
    87.68
    41 lofted on side drive, got too much under that, skies one towards long on who has time to get under that 154/6
    44.5 drives to cover, quick run taken, Johnston races in gathers with one hand, fires at the bowlers end and just clips the stump, well short 176/7
    not out
    22
    13
    22
    0
    2
    169.23
    Extras
    25 (lb 10, nb 1, w 14)
    TOTAL
    232/7 (50 Overs, RR: 4.64)
    Did not bat: CS MacLeod, JD Nel
    Fall of wickets: 1-7 (GM Hamilton, 1.1 ov), 2-14 (RR Watson, 3.3 ov), 3-22 (NS Poonia, 6.3 ov), 4-24 (CJO Smith, 8.1 ov), 5-68 (KJ Coetzer, 21.1 ov), 6-154 (CM Wright, 40.6 ov), 7-176 (MM Iqbal, 44.5 ov)
    BowlingOMRWEcon0s4s6sWDNB
    PC Connell1025125.1000030
    WB Rankin1012722.7000030
    DT Johnston1023203.2000001
    KJ O'Brien704015.7100010
    RM West813103.8700030
    AR Cusack504118.2000030

Match Notes

Ireland 2nd innings Partnerships

WktRunsPlayers
1st43GC WilsonWTS Porterfield
2nd131EJG MorganWTS Porterfield
3rd31NJ O'BrienWTS Porterfield
4th28AC BothaNJ O'Brien
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ICC Cricket World Cup Qualifier (ICC Trophy)

Super Sixes
TEAMMWLPTNRR
WI54180.472
AFG53260.302
ZIM52250.420
SCOT52250.243
IRE52340.346
UAE5142-1.950
Group A
TEAMMWLPTNRR
WI44081.171
IRE43161.479
UAE4224-1.177
NL4132-0.709
PNG4040-0.865
Group B
TEAMMWLPTNRR
ZIM43071.035
SCOT43070.855
AFG41320.038
NEPAL4132-0.893
HKG4132-1.121