• BATSMEN
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    49.4 Umpire Braithwaite gives another! This time its the big wicket of the Irish Captain. Porterfield went back in the crease and misses a turn into the legside, gets hit on the pad and can't believe that he has been given out. 186/5
    12.1 they don't drop this one. Joyce gets an edge to first slip and Babar Hayat takes the catch low down. Excellent catch and a big wicket there for Hong Kong! 53/1
    22.5 Anderson goes back in the crease and looks to turn the ball into the legside, he misses and gets hit on the pads. No hesitation from Umpire Hawthorne and Eshan gets his debut wicket. Anderson does not look happy with that decision 83/2
    33.5 O'Brien gets a large stride in and reaches forward to the ball, he misses and it hits him on the pads. He was a long way down but Umpire Braithwaites finger goes up 124/3
    41.3 Stirling reaches forward to defend the ball and it spins more then he expects and gets the outside edge. Carter takes the catch behind the stumps and is delighted to have taken that wicket. 156/4
    86.1 it doesn't really matter because its all over! Wilson looks to drive the ball forward and gets a thin edge through to the keeper. Carter dives forward to take the catch and Wilson is out for 95! 316/10
    55.3 the ball is turning square out there and O'Brien goes back in the crease and looks to defend. He gets the outside edge and Hayat takes the catch at first slip 208/6
    72.3 a bit of variable bounce there! Dockrell went back in the crease and had to jab the bat down at the last moment. He gets a thin edge which just about carries to the keeper. Carter takes an excellent catch to his left. 273/7
    80.4 the new ball strikes, Babar gets his third catch of the innings as Murtagh flashes at a wide ball. Babar dives to his left at second slip and takes the catch 293/8
    83.4 Young goes for a duck, its a tame end as he chips the ball to Waqas at mid-off. Last wicket coming in now 308/9
    not out
    1
    4
    0
    0
    25.00
    Extras
    11 (b 6, nb 5)
    TOTAL
    316 all out (86.1 Overs, RR: 3.66)
    Fall of wickets: 1-53 (EC Joyce, 12.1 ov), 2-83 (J Anderson, 22.5 ov), 3-124 (NJ O'Brien, 33.5 ov), 4-156 (PR Stirling, 41.3 ov), 5-186 (WTS Porterfield, 49.4 ov), 6-208 (KJ O'Brien, 55.3 ov), 7-273 (GH Dockrell, 72.3 ov), 8-293 (TJ Murtagh, 80.4 ov), 9-308 (CA Young, 83.4 ov), 10-316 (GC Wilson, 86.1 ov)
    BowlingOMRWEconWDNB
    Tanwir Afzal18.156343.4601
    Tanveer Ahmed913203.5500
    Aizaz Khan913513.8801
    Ehsan Khan2229014.0900
    Nadeem Ahmed2637342.8003
    Anshuman Rath201708.5000
  • BATSMEN
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    49.3 Ninad's long inning is over as he goes back in the crease and gets hit in front of the stumps 109/4
    9.4 strange shot there from Aizaz, reaches out to the ball and chips it in the air to Dockrell at backward point. Hong Kong lose their first wicket for 3 3/1
    10 Young pings the ball in and Hayat chips the ball towards Joyce at short mid-wicket. Joyce dives forward and takes a tumbling catch. Double Wicket Maiden for Young 3/2
    46.3 its yet another short ball from Chase, Nizakat fends the ball into the legside and Dockrell runs in from the square leg boundary and takes a diving catch. 104/3
    73 its a good length ball and Waqas plays back in the crease and gets a thin edge through to the keeper. 173/5
    not out
    73
    163
    7
    0
    44.78
    76 its turned straight into Anderson's hands at short leg and Carter is out for a duck 176/6
    89.4 Tanwir has a brain fade and comes down the pitch to Dockrell, he doesn't get to the pitch of the ball and it spins past the bat. O'Brien takes off the bails and Tanwir is gone! 206/7
    90.3 there goes another, One wicket definitely brings another in this innings. Ehsan is hit in front of the stumps and Umpire Hawthorne has no hesitation in raising the finger 211/8
    96 and Dockrell gets another. Nadeem looked to defend the ball forward and the ball spins past the bat. They all appeal and Umpire Brathwaite gives him out 224/9
    101.4 with only 1.2 overs left in the day, Tanveer pushes the ball ball straight into Porterfields hands at silly point. That's the end of the Innings 237/10
    Extras
    6 (b 1, lb 4, nb 1)
    TOTAL
    237 all out (101.4 Overs, RR: 2.33)
    Fall of wickets: 1-3 (Aizaz Khan, 9.4 ov), 2-3 (Babar Hayat, 9.6 ov), 3-104 (Nizakat Khan, 46.3 ov), 4-109 (ND Shah, 49.3 ov), 5-173 (Waqas Khan, 72.6 ov), 6-176 (C Carter, 75.6 ov), 7-206 (Tanwir Afzal, 89.4 ov), 8-211 (Ehsan Khan, 90.3 ov), 9-224 (Nadeem Ahmed, 95.6 ov), 10-237 (Tanveer Ahmed, 101.4 ov)
    BowlingOMRWEconWDNB
    TJ Murtagh1744412.5800
    CA Young2386422.7801
    GH Dockrell27.474631.6600
    PKD Chase1755032.9400
    PR Stirling1312712.0700
    KJ O'Brien43100.2500
  • BATSMEN
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    13 Joyce looks to pull the ball and gets beaten for pace. The ball hits him on the arm and as the bat swings round it clips the bails. 53/1
    24.2 Bowled him! Porterfield goes back in the crease and looks to turn the ball into the legside. The ball stays low and goes under Porterfield's bat, big wicket for Hong Kong. 101/2
    46 Anderson leans back in the crease and looks to pull the ball, it goes high in the air and Ehsan comes in from square leg and takes the catch 185/5
    37.5 O'Brien pulls the ball to deep square leg and Waqas gets under the ball and takes a comfortable catch. 143/3
    39.4 Stirling chases a wide ball and Stirling gets a thin edge on it. Carter dives to his right and takes a catch low down. 155/4
    50.4 Wilson reaches forward and the ball swings past the bat and hits him in front of the stumps. Wilson can't believe that he is out but Umpire Brathwaite says he has to go. 199/6
    not out
    16
    22
    0
    0
    72.72
    52.1 its hit in the air into the covers and Ehsan dives to his right and takes the catch at a comfortable height 207/7
    53.3 Murtagh swings the ball into the legside, Waqas gets under the ball and makes a bobbling catch. 221/8
    55.1 Young goes back in the crease and looks to turn the ball into the legside, he misses and gets hit on the pad. Young had already started walking before the Umpire's finger goes up. 230/9
    55.3 well that really was a tame end wasn't it. Chase pushes forward at the ball and it pops up into Rath's hands at silly mid-off. 230/10
    Extras
    26 (b 12, lb 4, nb 6, w 4)
    TOTAL
    230 all out (55.3 Overs, RR: 4.14)
    Fall of wickets: 1-53 (EC Joyce, 12.6 ov), 2-101 (WTS Porterfield, 24.2 ov), 3-143 (NJ O'Brien, 37.5 ov), 4-155 (PR Stirling, 39.4 ov), 5-185 (J Anderson, 45.6 ov), 6-199 (GC Wilson, 50.4 ov), 7-207 (GH Dockrell, 52.1 ov), 8-221 (TJ Murtagh, 53.3 ov), 9-230 (CA Young, 55.1 ov), 10-230 (PKD Chase, 55.3 ov)
    BowlingOMRWEconWDNB
    Tanwir Afzal1625333.3101
    Aizaz Khan804916.1232
    Nadeem Ahmed17.306533.7102
    Ehsan Khan1012512.5000
    Tanveer Ahmed402225.5010
  • BATSMEN
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    1 Aizaz is gone for a duck! Aizaz reaches forward to a good length ball and gets a thin edge through to the keeper, O'Brien throws the ball high in the air and Murtagh is delighted. 0/1
    10.2 Murtagh gets another one! Its wide of off-stump and Ninad pushes out at the ball, gets a little tickle of the ball and its through to the keeper again. 25/2
    22.1 Babar reaches forward and gets an edge on the ball, it goes to Stirling's left at second slip and he Just catches the ball inches above the ground. 80/3
    80.2 that's it, its all over. Nizakat doesn't have much faith in Tanveer's batting and so he decides to hit out. It goes high in the air and Joyce gets under the ball at mid-off and takes the catch. Ireland win 239/10
    25.4 Rath does play a shot and gets hit on the pads, the Umpires finger goes up. Really not sure why he didn't play at the ball as it swung back in 93/4
    33 O'Brien finally gets the ball to come back in and Waqas plays all round it and the stumps get knocked over. O'Brien wheels away with his arms outstretched in celebration. 114/5
    44.4 Carter goes forward to the ball and gets the tiniest edge through to the keeper. Carter just stands there and looks down at the ground, he looks crest-fallen. 146/6
    45.5 Tanwir goes back in the crease and looks to defend the ball, misses and gets hit on the pad. Umpire Brathwaite's finger is going up even as the appeal starts. 147/7
    59 that was a really filthy ball from Anderson, its short and Ehsan swings at the ball. It takes the edge and Stirling gobbles up the chance at second slip. 178/8
    79.2 Nadeem is gone! Chase bowls full and Nadeem gets hit on the back leg. Its in front of the stump and Umpire Brathwaite raises the dreaded finger. Hong Kong are nine down 239/9
    not out
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    0.00
    Extras
    8 (b 5, lb 3)
    TOTAL
    239 all out (80.2 Overs, RR: 2.97)
    Fall of wickets: 1-0 (Aizaz Khan, 0.6 ov), 2-25 (ND Shah, 10.2 ov), 3-80 (Babar Hayat, 22.1 ov), 4-93 (Anshuman Rath, 25.4 ov), 5-114 (Waqas Khan, 32.6 ov), 6-146 (C Carter, 44.4 ov), 7-147 (Tanwir Afzal, 45.5 ov), 8-178 (Ehsan Khan, 58.6 ov), 9-239 (Nadeem Ahmed, 79.2 ov), 10-239 (Nizakat Khan, 80.2 ov)
    BowlingOMRWEconWDNB
    TJ Murtagh12.242942.3500
    CA Young1033103.1000
    PKD Chase1002812.8000
    GH Dockrell2035722.8500
    KJ O'Brien1223623.0000
    J Anderson912612.8800
    PR Stirling702403.4200

Close of Play

  • Tue, 30 Aug - day 1 - Hong Kong 1st innings 2/0 (ND Shah 2*, Aizaz Khan 0*, 7 ov)
  • Wed, 31 Aug - day 2 - Hong Kong 1st innings 237
  • Thu, 01 Sep - day 3 - Ireland 2nd innings 199/6 (KJ O'Brien 7*, GH Dockrell 0*, 51 ov)
  • Fri, 02 Sep - day 4 - Hong Kong 2nd innings 239 (80.2 ov) - end of match

Match Notes

Hong Kong 4th innings Partnerships

WktRunsPlayers
1st0Aizaz KhanND Shah
2nd25Babar HayatND Shah
3rd55Nizakat KhanBabar Hayat
4th13Nizakat KhanAnshuman Rath
5th21Nizakat KhanWaqas Khan
6th32Nizakat KhanC Carter
7th1Tanwir AfzalNizakat Khan
8th31Ehsan KhanNizakat Khan
9th61Nadeem AhmedNizakat Khan
10th0Nizakat KhanTanveer Ahmed