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Ireland v Windward Islands

Ireland won by 64 runs

Greeting everyone! Hi and Welcome to ESPN Cricinfo's coverage of the match between Ireland and Windward Islands here at Port of Spain. This is gonna be "Dead Rubber" as both the teams are already out of the tournament and they are all set to play for pride.

Ireland should fancy their chances against Windward Islands to gain some points. Meanwhile radar looks pretty much fine, though there are some clouds around the park. Stay tuned for the toss.

News from the center square is the Ireland have won the toss and opted to bat first.

0.1

Johnson to Porterfield, no run, nicely bowled on off stump, shaped in a bit and left alone

0.2

Johnson to Porterfield, 1 run, touch fuller on off stump, lenas forward and pushed to mid-off

0.3

Johnson to Stirling, no run, pitched on off and moved away to fox his push. Lack of foot movement though!

0.4

Johnson to Stirling, no run, back of a length ball, steep bounce there for Johnson. Play and a miss

0.5

Johnson to Stirling, FOUR, typical Stirling shot! Pitched up outside off, opened the face of the blade and drives past point

0.6

Johnson to Stirling, 1 run, pushed to cover for a single

End of over 1 (6 runs) Ireland 6/0
PR Stirling    5* (4b 1x4)      DE Johnson    1-0-6-0
WTS Porterfield    1* (2b)     

1.1

Emmanuel to Stirling, 1 leg bye, angled in and kissed his pad on its way

1.2

Emmanuel to Porterfield, 1 wide, pushed across the leftie, in-fact way too much and called wide

1.2

Emmanuel to Porterfield, no run, altered his line and length, cooked on off stump channel and skipper shoulders arm

1.3

Emmanuel to Porterfield, 1 wide, bowling too wide and too full. Porterfield proding at that and leaves it at last moment

1.3

Emmanuel to Porterfield, 1 run, tailed down the leg and dabs down to fine leg

1.4

Emmanuel to Stirling, no run, picthed up delivery, on off stump and fends to cover

1.5

Emmanuel to Stirling, 1 run, angled in from off stump and tapped past mid-wicket for an easy run

1.6

Emmanuel to Porterfield, no run, goed delivery to end the over, just outside off and left alone

End of over 2 (5 runs) Ireland 11/0
WTS Porterfield    2* (5b)      CW Emmanuel    1-0-4-0
PR Stirling    6* (7b 1x4)      DE Johnson    1-0-6-0

2.1

Johnson to Stirling, 1 leg bye, erred in his line and bowled down the leg, brushed his thigh pad and rolled to on side

2.2

Johnson to Porterfield, no run, kept it fuller on off stump, plants his front foot and fends to cover

2.3

Johnson to Porterfield, no run, shaped away this time and beats him. Good delivery to keep the batsman in check

2.4

Johnson to Porterfield, no run, length ball, angled in and a miscued pull to on side

2.5

Johnson to Porterfield, no run, good delivery on off stump, nips back in and gets a thick inside edge. It doesn't matter as Fletcher drops it

2.6

Johnson to Porterfield, no run, beats him again on off stump

End of over 3 (1 run, maiden) Ireland 12/0
WTS Porterfield    2* (10b)      DE Johnson    2-1-6-0
PR Stirling    6* (8b 1x4)      CW Emmanuel    1-0-4-0

3.1

Emmanuel to Stirling, FOUR, elegance personified! Pitched on off stump, leans forward and smothered through cover. Fab shot!

3.2

Emmanuel to Stirling, no run, length ball on off stump and punched to off side

3.3

Emmanuel to Stirling, 1 leg bye, down the leg and thuds on his pad as it rolled onto on side

3.4

Emmanuel to Porterfield, no run, fuller delivery and fends it off the front-foot

3.5

Emmanuel to Porterfield, no run, jagged back in and struck high on his pad

3.6

Emmanuel to Porterfield, no run, dropped! Fuller on off stump and drives on the up. Emmanuel on his follow through drops a dolly. It should have been taken!

End of over 4 (5 runs) Ireland 17/0
WTS Porterfield    2* (13b)      CW Emmanuel    2-0-8-0
PR Stirling    10* (11b 2x4)      DE Johnson    2-1-6-0

4.1

Johnson to Stirling, 1 run, full, on off stump and guides down to third man

4.2

Johnson to Porterfield, no run, back of a length ball on off stump and a mistimed pull to mid-on

4.3

Johnson to Porterfield, no run, fired it in and defended to on side

4.4

Johnson to Porterfield, no run, length ball on off stump and leaves it to the keeper

4.5

Johnson to Porterfield, 1 wide, banged in short and way over the batsman, called wide and rightly so

4.5

Johnson to Porterfield, no run, fullish on off stump and drives to mid-on

4.6

Johnson to Porterfield, no run, struggling for his timing on this slow surface as he gets a thick inside edge onto his pad

End of over 5 (2 runs) Ireland 19/0
WTS Porterfield    2* (18b)      DE Johnson    3-1-8-0
PR Stirling    11* (12b 2x4)      CW Emmanuel    2-0-8-0

5.1

Emmanuel to Stirling, no run, back of a length delivery on off stump and punched to cover

5.2

Emmanuel to Stirling, OUT, Gone! Length ball on off stump and opts to cut it as it got high on him and edged to Lesporis at first slip. Safe as a house!

PR Stirling c Lesporis b Emmanuel 11 (22m 14b 2x4 0x6) SR: 78.57

5.3

Emmanuel to NJ O'Brien, 1 run, touch fuller on off stump, tapped and scampered for a quick run

5.4

Emmanuel to Porterfield, 1 run, slashed hard and it flies to third man for a run

5.5

Emmanuel to NJ O'Brien, no run, back of a length ball and fends it off the back foot

5.6

Emmanuel to NJ O'Brien, 2 runs, fuller down the leg, easy pickings and he deliveres it off his toes for a couple

End of over 6 (4 runs) Ireland 23/1
NJ O'Brien    3* (3b)      CW Emmanuel    3-0-12-1
WTS Porterfield    3* (19b)      DE Johnson    3-1-8-0

6.1

Johnson to Porterfield, no run, keeping it full on off stump and pushed to cover region

6.2

Johnson to Porterfield, no run, length ball on off stump, pushed him back and fends to cover

6.3

Johnson to Porterfield, OUT, fuller on off stump, plants his front foot and drives upishly but straight to the sweeper at cover. Risky shot on the slow surface hasn't paid off.

WTS Porterfield c Currency b Johnson 3 (28m 22b 0x4 0x6) SR: 13.63

6.4

Johnson to Wilson, no run, tapped to on side

6.5

Johnson to Wilson, no run, angled away from the batsman and left alone

6.6

Johnson to Wilson, no run, angle leaving the batsman and he opts to leave it too

End of over 7 (wicket maiden) Ireland 23/2
GC Wilson    0* (3b)      DE Johnson    4-2-8-1
NJ O'Brien    3* (3b)      CW Emmanuel    3-0-12-1

7.1

Emmanuel to NJ O'Brien, no run, pitched on good length area and pushed back to the bowler

7.2

Emmanuel to NJ O'Brien, no run, nice and full, on off stump and digs it out

7.3

Emmanuel to NJ O'Brien, 1 run, fuller down the leg and tucked to on side for a run

7.4

Emmanuel to Wilson, no run

7.5

Emmanuel to Wilson, no run, fuller on off and driven to cover

7.6

Emmanuel to Wilson, 1 run, length ball on off stump and dabs to third man for a single

End of over 8 (2 runs) Ireland 25/2
GC Wilson    1* (6b)      CW Emmanuel    4-0-14-1
NJ O'Brien    4* (6b)      DE Johnson    4-2-8-1

8.1

Johnson to Wilson, no run, banged in short and decides to pull, off his shoulder to second slip

8.2

Johnson to Wilson, no run, too close this time around on off stump and left alone

8.3

Johnson to Wilson, no run, dangerous leave, close to the off stump and left alone

8.4

Johnson to Wilson, no run, over pitched on off stump and drives to cover, couldn't beat the sweeper

Short cover in place!

8.5

Johnson to Wilson, no run, fuller in length on off stump and pushed to cover

8.6

Johnson to Wilson, no run, length ball on off stump, goes back and fends to off side

End of over 9 (maiden) Ireland 25/2
GC Wilson    1* (12b)      DE Johnson    5-3-8-1
NJ O'Brien    4* (6b)      CW Emmanuel    4-0-14-1

9.1

Emmanuel to NJ O'Brien, FOUR, in the gap and four! Fuller outside off, was there to be hit and O'Brien plants his front foot and unleashes a glorious looking cover drive. Text book stuff!

9.2

Emmanuel to NJ O'Brien, no run, play and a miss on off stump

9.3

Emmanuel to NJ O'Brien, no run, length ball on off stump and fends back to the bowler

9.4

Emmanuel to NJ O'Brien, no run, pushed across the leftie and leaves it alone

9.5

Emmanuel to NJ O'Brien, 1 run, alomst chopped it on. Fuller on off stump and gets a thick inside edge on the drive

9.6

Emmanuel to Wilson, no run, shaped back in with some pace and thuds on his pad

End of over 10 (5 runs) Ireland 30/2
GC Wilson    1* (13b)      CW Emmanuel    5-0-19-1
NJ O'Brien    9* (11b 1x4)      DE Johnson    5-3-8-1

First bowling change! Skipper brings himself onto bowl

10.1

Sebastien to NJ O'Brien, no run, down the leg and struck on his thigh pad

10.2

Sebastien to NJ O'Brien, no run, tossed up and fends to on side with ease

10.3

Sebastien to NJ O'Brien, no run, tosses it up and pushed to off side

10.4

Sebastien to NJ O'Brien, no run, quicker through the air and fends back to the bowler

10.5

Sebastien to NJ O'Brien, 2 runs, shimmy down the track and sliced to off side for a couple

10.6

Sebastien to NJ O'Brien, 1 run, length ball on off stump, goes back and dabs to point region for a run

End of over 11 (3 runs) Ireland 33/2
NJ O'Brien    12* (17b 1x4)      LAS Sebastien    1-0-3-0
GC Wilson    1* (13b)      CW Emmanuel    5-0-19-1

11.1

Emmanuel to NJ O'Brien, no run, fends to off side

11.2

Emmanuel to NJ O'Brien, no run, length ball on off stump and solid in defence

11.3

Emmanuel to NJ O'Brien, no run, good delivery on off stump and played along the carpet

11.4

Emmanuel to NJ O'Brien, no run, advances down the track for a fuller ball and drives to mid-on

11.5

Emmanuel to NJ O'Brien, 2 runs, over-cooked on off stump and drives past the bowler. Sebastien dives and makes a handy stop

11.6

Emmanuel to NJ O'Brien, no run, proding at the away going delivery. Play and a miss

End of over 12 (2 runs) Ireland 35/2
NJ O'Brien    14* (23b 1x4)      CW Emmanuel    6-0-21-1
GC Wilson    1* (13b)      LAS Sebastien    1-0-3-0

12.1

Sebastien to Wilson, no run, spins in and gets a thick outside edge, falls short

12.2

Sebastien to Wilson, no run, down the track and driven back to the bowler

12.3

Sebastien to Wilson, no run, advances and pushes to off side

12.4

Sebastien to Wilson, no run, quicker one and turned to on side

12.5

Sebastien to Wilson, 1 run, tossed up and swept in front of square for a mere single

12.6

Sebastien to NJ O'Brien, no run, pushed in from outside off and punched back to the bowler

End of over 13 (1 run) Ireland 36/2
NJ O'Brien    14* (24b 1x4)      LAS Sebastien    2-0-4-0
GC Wilson    2* (18b)      CW Emmanuel    6-0-21-1

13.1

Emmanuel to Wilson, no run, touch fuller on off stump and pushed to mid-off

13.2

Emmanuel to Wilson, 1 run, down the track for a fuller delivery and drives through cover for a run

13.3

Emmanuel to NJ O'Brien, 1 run, length ball on off stump and dabs to off side, point fielder dives and makes a good stop. Acrobatic!

13.4

Emmanuel to Wilson, no run, good length ball on off stump and turned to on side

13.5

Emmanuel to Wilson, no run, fuller in length on off stump and slow surface causing all problems, driven to mid-off

13.6

Emmanuel to Wilson, 1 run, width offered and cuts to third man for a single

End of over 14 (3 runs) Ireland 39/2
GC Wilson    4* (23b)      CW Emmanuel    7-0-24-1
NJ O'Brien    15* (25b 1x4)      LAS Sebastien    2-0-4-0

14.1

Sebastien to Wilson, no run, dances down the track and fends to off side

14.2

Sebastien to Wilson, 1 run, down the leg and nudged to on side

14.3

Sebastien to NJ O'Brien, 2 runs, shimmy down the track and chipped back over the bowlers head for a couple more. Nice piece of timing by O'Brien

14.4

Sebastien to NJ O'Brien, 1 run, fends to cover and off for a quick run

14.5

Sebastien to Wilson, no run, bounce! Pitched on off and took off, play and a miss

14.6

Sebastien to Wilson, no run, quicker on and punched to off side

End of over 15 (4 runs) Ireland 43/2
GC Wilson    5* (27b)      LAS Sebastien    3-0-8-0
NJ O'Brien    18* (27b 1x4)      CW Emmanuel    7-0-24-1

15.1

Mathew to NJ O'Brien, 1 run, gentle loosner on off stump and smothered to deep cover

15.2

Mathew to Wilson, no run, solid in defence! Text book stuff

15.3

Mathew to Wilson, 2 runs, shuffled across the line of the stumps and turned to on side, mis-field yields an extra run

15.4

Mathew to Wilson, 1 run, back of a length ball and dabs to third man

15.5

Mathew to NJ O'Brien, no run, length ball on off stump, caught on the crease and pressed to point

15.6

Mathew to NJ O'Brien, no run, walks down the turf and fends a fuller delivery to the sweeper at cover region

End of over 16 (4 runs) Ireland 47/2
NJ O'Brien    19* (30b 1x4)      M Mathew    1-0-4-0
GC Wilson    8* (30b)      LAS Sebastien    3-0-8-0

16.1

Sebastien to Wilson, no run, tossed up on off stump and pushed to cover

16.2

Sebastien to Wilson, 1 run, goes down on one knee and sweeps a fuller delivery to on side for a single

16.3

Sebastien to NJ O'Brien, 1 run, driven through cover region

16.4

Sebastien to Wilson, no run

16.5

Sebastien to Wilson, no run

16.6

Sebastien to Wilson, 1 run, down the track and tucked to on side for a run

End of over 17 (3 runs) Ireland 50/2
GC Wilson    10* (35b)      LAS Sebastien    4-0-11-0
NJ O'Brien    20* (31b 1x4)      M Mathew    1-0-4-0

17.1

Mathew to Wilson, no run, walks down the turf and pushed to off side

17.2

Mathew to Wilson, no run, langth ball on off stump and dabs to point

17.3

Mathew to Wilson, no run, gets a big stride forward and pushed to off side

17.4

Mathew to Wilson, no run, pushing him back with a length ball and tapped to point

17.5

Mathew to Wilson, no run, moved across the stumps and pushed a length ball to point

17.6

Mathew to Wilson, 1 run, angled in from outside off and guides to point for a run

End of over 18 (1 run) Ireland 51/2
GC Wilson    11* (41b)      M Mathew    2-0-5-0
NJ O'Brien    20* (31b 1x4)      LAS Sebastien    4-0-11-0

18.1

Sebastien to Wilson, 1 run, length ball on off stump, got on top and punched to long-off

18.2

Sebastien to NJ O'Brien, no run, round the stumps, angled in and fends back to the bowler

18.3

Sebastien to NJ O'Brien, 1 run, width offered and tucked to off side for a run

18.4

Sebastien to Wilson, 1 run, swept behind square for a run

18.5

Sebastien to NJ O'Brien, 2 runs, down the track and beats him in the flight, edged past the slip fielder

18.6

Sebastien to NJ O'Brien, 1 run, pushed a fuller ball through cover for a run

End of over 19 (6 runs) Ireland 57/2
NJ O'Brien    24* (35b 1x4)      LAS Sebastien    5-0-17-0
GC Wilson    13* (43b)      M Mathew    2-0-5-0

19.1

Mathew to NJ O'Brien, no run, walks down the track for a fuller ball and drives to off side

19.2

Mathew to NJ O'Brien, 1 run, touch fuller on off stump and pushed past cover for a run

19.3

Mathew to Wilson, no run, advanced down the track and thuds on the pad, both the batsman stranded in between and fiedler cracks at the strikers end, but misses

19.4

Mathew to Wilson, 2 runs, tucked to on side for a couple

19.5

Mathew to Wilson, no run, play and a miss outside off. Undone by the bounce here

19.6

Mathew to Wilson, no run, length ball on off stump and fends to off side. Wilson is struggling here against some tight bowling

End of over 20 (3 runs) Ireland 60/2
GC Wilson    15* (47b)      M Mathew    3-0-8-0
NJ O'Brien    25* (37b 1x4)      LAS Sebastien    5-0-17-0

20.1

Sebastien to NJ O'Brien, no run, saw him coming and slowed it up a bit, pushed back to the bowler

20.2

Sebastien to NJ O'Brien, 1 run, quicker delivery down the leg and punched down the carpet\

20.3

Sebastien to Wilson, no run, shimmy down the track and nudged to on side

20.4

Sebastien to Wilson, no run, width offered outside off and cuts to point

20.5

Sebastien to Wilson, OUT, bowled him around his legs. Tossed on middle and leg, shuffled way too much, exposed his stumps for a sweep shot and the ball sneaked through the gap. Boom! Wilson looks baffled with the dismissal. Reward for some tight bowling.

GC Wilson b Sebastien 15 (55m 50b 0x4 0x6) SR: 30.00

20.6

Sebastien to Poynter, 1 run

End of over 21 (2 runs) Ireland 62/3
AD Poynter    1* (1b)      LAS Sebastien    6-0-19-1
NJ O'Brien    26* (39b 1x4)      M Mathew    3-0-8-0

21.1

Mathew to Poynter, no run, back of a length ball on off stump, got on top of the bounce and tapped to on side

21.2

Mathew to Poynter, no run, foxed him with a slower delivery as it thuds on his pad

21.3

Mathew to Poynter, no run, fends to on side

21.4

Mathew to Poynter, no run, length ball on off stump and played back to the bowler

21.5

Mathew to Poynter, no run

21.6

Mathew to Poynter, 1 run, length ball on off stump, edged but falls just short of first slip

End of over 22 (1 run) Ireland 63/3
AD Poynter    2* (7b)      M Mathew    4-0-9-0
NJ O'Brien    26* (39b 1x4)      LAS Sebastien    6-0-19-1

22.1

Sebastien to Poynter, 1 run, turned to on side for a run

22.2

Sebastien to NJ O'Brien, no run, tossed it up on off stump and beats the edge

22.3

Sebastien to NJ O'Brien, 1 run, walks down the track and chipped to long off for a single

22.4

Sebastien to Poynter, no run, solod in defence

22.5

Sebastien to Poynter, 2 runs, quicker delivery on off stump and dabs past slip for couple more

22.6

Sebastien to Poynter, no run, tucked to on side

End of over 23 (4 runs) Ireland 67/3
AD Poynter    5* (11b)      LAS Sebastien    7-0-23-1
NJ O'Brien    27* (41b 1x4)      M Mathew    4-0-9-0

23.1

Bobb to NJ O'Brien, no run, tossed up and driven off his toes

23.2

Bobb to NJ O'Brien, FOUR, down the track, took it on the full and timed it to perfection, through wide long on

23.3

Bobb to NJ O'Brien, no run, walks down the track and played back to the bowler

23.4

Bobb to NJ O'Brien, no run, length ball on off stump, nicely gets behind the line and fends to off side

23.5

Bobb to NJ O'Brien, 1 run, played along the carpet for a run

23.6

Bobb to Poynter, 1 run, punched to long off for an easy single

End of over 24 (6 runs) Ireland 73/3
AD Poynter    6* (12b)      ABW Bobb    1-0-6-0
NJ O'Brien    32* (46b 2x4)      LAS Sebastien    7-0-23-1

24.1

Sebastien to Poynter, no run

24.2

Sebastien to Poynter, 1 leg bye, down the leg and kissed his pad on its way

24.3

Sebastien to NJ O'Brien, no run, fuller on off stump and pushed to cover

24.4

Sebastien to NJ O'Brien, no run, advances down the track and mistimed to on side

24.5

Sebastien to NJ O'Brien, no run, tossed up on off stump and edged to third man

24.6

Sebastien to NJ O'Brien, no run, loopy ball down the leg and tucked to on side

ON the half-way mark Ireland are crawling on 74/3

End of over 25 (1 run, maiden) Ireland 74/3
NJ O'Brien    32* (50b 2x4)      LAS Sebastien    8-1-23-1
AD Poynter    6* (14b)      ABW Bobb    1-0-6-0

25.1

Bobb to Poynter, no run, cuts to point

25.2

Bobb to Poynter, no run, length ball on off stump, punched back to the bowler

25.3

Bobb to Poynter, no run, width offeref on off stump and cuts to short third man

25.4

Bobb to Poynter, no run, tooses it up and fends to cover

25.5

Bobb to Poynter, no run, arm ball, angled taking in and beats the edge

25.6

Bobb to Poynter, 1 run, width on off stump and slashed to deep for a mere single

End of over 26 (1 run) Ireland 75/3
AD Poynter    7* (20b)      ABW Bobb    2-0-7-0
NJ O'Brien    32* (50b 2x4)      LAS Sebastien    8-1-23-1

26.1

Polius to Poynter, no run, played back to the bowler

26.2

Polius to Poynter, no run, tossed up and driven to cover

26.3

Polius to Poynter, FOUR, too full on off stump, ages slow and driven beautifully

26.4

Polius to Poynter, 1 leg bye, down the leg and struck on his pad

26.5

Polius to NJ O'Brien, 1 run, down the track and chipped to long off

26.6

Polius to Poynter, 1 run, tossed up on off stump and played along the carpet for a run

End of over 27 (7 runs) Ireland 82/3
AD Poynter    12* (25b 1x4)      D Polius    1-0-6-0
NJ O'Brien    33* (51b 2x4)      ABW Bobb    2-0-7-0

27.1

Bobb to Poynter, no run

27.2

Bobb to Poynter, 1 run, punched down the ground for a single

27.3

Bobb to NJ O'Brien, 1 run, tossed up on off stump and played down the ground

27.4

Bobb to Poynter, no run, width offered and cuts to point

27.5

Bobb to Poynter, no run

27.6

Bobb to Poynter, no run, arm ball, came in with the angle and turned to on side

End of over 28 (2 runs) Ireland 84/3
AD Poynter    13* (30b 1x4)      ABW Bobb    3-0-9-0
NJ O'Brien    34* (52b 2x4)      D Polius    1-0-6-0

28.1

Polius to NJ O'Brien, no run

28.2

Polius to NJ O'Brien, SIX, nothing delivery on off stump, gifted one though and he has whacked it over deep mid wicket fence

28.3

Polius to NJ O'Brien, 1 run, pushed in and fends to off side for a quick run

28.4

Polius to Poynter, 1 run, driven off his toes towards mid wicket for a single

28.5

Polius to NJ O'Brien, 1 run, tossed it up and tucked to on side

28.6

Polius to Poynter, no run, spins in a long way and struck on his front pad

End of over 29 (9 runs) Ireland 93/3
AD Poynter    14* (32b 1x4)      D Polius    2-0-15-0
NJ O'Brien    42* (56b 2x4 1x6)      ABW Bobb    3-0-9-0

29.1

Bobb to NJ O'Brien, no run, down the track and worked to short fine leg

29.2

Bobb to NJ O'Brien, 1 run, advances and gets a thick inside edge to on side

29.3

Bobb to Poynter, OUT, gone! Out stumped by a long way. Saw him coming and dragged it short. Poynter on the charge missed his shot and Fletcher does the rest

AD Poynter st †Fletcher b Bobb 14 (28m 33b 1x4 0x6) SR: 42.42

29.4

Bobb to KJ O'Brien, 1 run, length ball on off stump, cuts and off for a risky run

29.5

Bobb to NJ O'Brien, no run, spun in a long way and dabs to off side

29.6

Bobb to NJ O'Brien, no run, quicker delivery on off stump and pushed back to the bowler

End of over 30 (2 runs) Ireland 95/4
NJ O'Brien    43* (60b 2x4 1x6)      ABW Bobb    4-0-11-1
KJ O'Brien    1* (1b)      D Polius    2-0-15-0

30.1

Polius to KJ O'Brien, no run, angled in and nudged to short fine leg

30.2

Polius to KJ O'Brien, 1 run, fuller on off stump and turned to on side for a run

30.3

Polius to NJ O'Brien, 1 run, down the track and chipped to long on

30.4

Polius to KJ O'Brien, 1 run, punched down the ground fora run

30.5

Polius to NJ O'Brien, no run, angeled in and pressed to cover

30.6

Polius to NJ O'Brien, OUT, Was Fletcher quick? Yes he is. Another soft dismissal. Down the track way too early and Polius throwed it wider. O'Brien on the move was not able to reach at that and Fletcher whips the bails off the grove

NJ O'Brien st †Fletcher b Polius 44 (94m 63b 2x4 1x6) SR: 69.84

End of over 31 (3 runs) Ireland 98/5
     D Polius    3-0-18-1
KJ O'Brien    3* (4b)      ABW Bobb    4-0-11-1

31.1

Bobb to KJ O'Brien, 1 run, pushed to off side for a run

31.2

Bobb to Thompson, no run, fired it in and struck on his pad

31.3

Bobb to Thompson, 1 run, tucked to on side for a run and gets off mark

31.4

Bobb to KJ O'Brien, 1 run, short on off stump and clobbered to deep

31.5

Bobb to Thompson, 1 run, tossed up on off stump, tucked to on side and off for a quick run

31.6

Bobb to KJ O'Brien, no run, length ball on off stump and gets a thick underedge

End of over 32 (4 runs) Ireland 102/5
KJ O'Brien    5* (7b)      ABW Bobb    5-0-15-1
SR Thompson    2* (3b)      D Polius    3-0-18-1

32.1

Polius to Thompson, 1 run, tapped a length ball to on side for a run

32.2

Polius to KJ O'Brien, 1 run, angled on from outside off and turned to on side

32.3

Polius to Thompson, 1 run, quicker delivery on off stump, dabs to cover and steals a quick single

32.4

Polius to KJ O'Brien, no run, play and a miss

32.5

Polius to KJ O'Brien, no run, tossed up and driven back to the bowler

32.6

Polius to KJ O'Brien, no run, gets a big stride in and fends to off side

End of over 33 (3 runs) Ireland 105/5
KJ O'Brien    6* (11b)      D Polius    4-0-21-1
SR Thompson    4* (5b)      ABW Bobb    5-0-15-1

33.1

Bobb to Thompson, no run, saved there by the inside edge. Turned quite a bit and kept low too,

33.2

Bobb to Thompson, no run, fends to off side

33.3

Bobb to Thompson, no run, quicker delivery and played back to the bowler

33.4

Bobb to Thompson, 1 run, down the track and played along the carpet for a run

33.5

Bobb to KJ O'Brien, 2 runs, short and wide, cuts and pushed for the second

33.6

Bobb to KJ O'Brien, no run, bounce! Length ball on off and took off to fox his cut shot

End of over 34 (3 runs) Ireland 108/5
KJ O'Brien    8* (13b)      ABW Bobb    6-0-18-1
SR Thompson    5* (9b)      D Polius    4-0-21-1

34.1

Polius to Thompson, no run, solid in defence

34.2

Polius to Thompson, 1 run, length ball on off stump and whipped to wide long on region

34.3

Polius to KJ O'Brien, 1 run, tossed up and chipped it over cover for a run

34.4

Polius to Thompson, no run, fired it in and digs it out

34.5

Polius to Thompson, 1 run, solid pushed through the cover region

34.6

Polius to KJ O'Brien, 1 wide, erred in his line and bowled down the leg

34.6

Polius to KJ O'Brien, no run, slowed up a bit and fends a length ball to on side

End of over 35 (4 runs) Ireland 112/5
KJ O'Brien    9* (15b)      D Polius    5-0-25-1
SR Thompson    7* (13b)      ABW Bobb    6-0-18-1

Struggling for momentum here and its time for Power-Play!

35.1

Mathew to Thompson, no run, pushed across the leftie and left alone

35.2

Mathew to Thompson, 2 runs, width offered and slashed hard, Charles sprints in, dives and makes a good stop

35.3

Mathew to Thompson, 1 run, digs a fuller delivery to off side for a single

35.4

Mathew to KJ O'Brien, 1 run, tailed down the leg and turned to short fine leg for a single

35.5

Mathew to Thompson, no run, slower delivery on off stump and pushed to sweeper at cover

35.6

Mathew to Thompson, no run, length ball on off stump and pulled to mid on

End of over 36 (4 runs) Ireland 116/5
SR Thompson    10* (18b)      M Mathew    5-0-13-0
KJ O'Brien    10* (16b)      D Polius    5-0-25-1

36.1

Johnson to KJ O'Brien, no run, length ball down the leg and played back to the bowler

36.2

Johnson to KJ O'Brien, OUT, Bowled him! Length ball on off stump, makes room the slash and gets a thick inside edge, cannon onto the stumps. Big wicket

KJ O'Brien b Johnson 10 (23m 18b 0x4 0x6) SR: 55.55

36.3

Johnson to Sorensen, 2 wides, wide down the leg and missed by the keeper too

36.3

Johnson to Thompson, 1 run

36.4

Johnson to Sorensen, no run, beats him! Angled across the right hander, induces the drive and beats the edge

36.5

Johnson to Sorensen, no run, back of a length ball on off stump, play and a miss

36.6

Johnson to Sorensen, 1 run, touch wider this time and dabs down to third man for a single

End of over 37 (4 runs) Ireland 120/6
MC Sorensen    1* (3b)      DE Johnson    6-3-12-2
SR Thompson    11* (19b)      M Mathew    5-0-13-0

37.1

Mathew to Sorensen, 2 wides, wide down the leg and a difficult take for the keeper

37.1

Mathew to Thompson, 1 run, length ball on off stump and guides to third man

37.2

Mathew to Sorensen, 1 run, played a length ball with soft hands to on side and fancied a second, never there!

37.3

Mathew to Thompson, 2 runs, width offered on off stump, got on top and cuts to wide third man

37.4

Mathew to Thompson, no run, punched a length ball to off side

37.5

Mathew to Thompson, no run

37.6

Mathew to Thompson, no run, mistimes a pull to on side and kicks the turf with disgrace

End of over 38 (6 runs) Ireland 126/6
SR Thompson    14* (24b)      M Mathew    6-0-19-0
MC Sorensen    2* (4b)      DE Johnson    6-3-12-2

38.1

Johnson to Sorensen, 1 run, length ball on off stump, pushed to off and off for a quick run

38.2

Johnson to Thompson, no run, full and straight, sliding down the leg and thuds on his front pad

38.3

Johnson to Thompson, 1 run, touch fuller on off stump and driven along the ground

38.4

Johnson to Sorensen, 1 run, pushed across and punched to cover for a quick single

38.5

Johnson to Thompson, 1 run, solid push to covers for a single

38.6

Johnson to Sorensen, 2 runs, low full toss outside off, leans forwards and drives square

End of over 39 (6 runs) Ireland 132/6
MC Sorensen    6* (7b)      DE Johnson    7-3-18-2
SR Thompson    16* (27b)      M Mathew    6-0-19-0

39.1

Mathew to Thompson, no run, flay and a miss outside off

39.2

Mathew to Thompson, no run, and again, pushing across the leftie

39.3

Mathew to Thompson, no run, beats him! Length ball on off stump and feeling at the away going delivery

39.4

Mathew to Thompson, no run, width offered and cuts to point

39.5

Mathew to Thompson, SIX, shot! That's way to do it! Length ball on off stump, plants his front foot and bang, over mid wicket

39.6

Mathew to Thompson, no run, slower delivery on off stump, play and a miss

End of over 40 (6 runs) Ireland 138/6
SR Thompson    22* (33b 1x6)      M Mathew    7-0-25-0
MC Sorensen    6* (7b)      DE Johnson    7-3-18-2

40.1

Sebastien to Sorensen, 1 wide, starts off with a wide

40.1

Sebastien to Sorensen, 1 run, under edged to off side for a run

40.2

Sebastien to Thompson, FOUR, tossed up on off stump, went down one knee and nicely swept

40.3

Sebastien to Thompson, no run, punched to cover

40.4

Sebastien to Thompson, no run, tossed up down the leg and struck on his pad

40.5

Sebastien to Thompson, FOUR, width offered and cuts it in the gap, four more

40.6

Sebastien to Thompson, no run, and again but straight to the fielder this time. Productive Over!

End of over 41 (10 runs) Ireland 148/6
SR Thompson    30* (38b 2x4 1x6)      LAS Sebastien    9-1-33-1
MC Sorensen    7* (8b)      M Mathew    7-0-25-0

41.1

Bobb to Sorensen, 1 run, touch wide and dabs to off side for a quick run

41.2

Bobb to Thompson, no run

41.3

Bobb to Thompson, 1 run, worked a length ball down to on side

41.4

Bobb to Sorensen, 2 runs, cuts and Charles gets hand onto that, couple more

41.5

Bobb to Sorensen, no run, arm ball, coming in with the angle and cuts to off side

41.6

Bobb to Sorensen, no run, spun and beats the edge

End of over 42 (4 runs) Ireland 152/6
MC Sorensen    10* (12b)      ABW Bobb    7-0-22-1
SR Thompson    31* (40b 2x4 1x6)      LAS Sebastien    9-1-33-1

42.1

Sebastien to Thompson, 1 run, length ball on off stump, got on top and punched to cover

42.2

Sebastien to Sorensen, no run, straighter one this time and beats the edge

42.3

Sebastien to Sorensen, no run, pushed to sweeper at cover

42.4

Sebastien to Sorensen, 1 run, tossed up on middle and leg, played along the ground for a single

42.5

Sebastien to Thompson, OUT, whacked him squarely right in front of the stumps, gone lbw. Quicker delivery, angled in and Thompson caught on the crease missed his shot and bang right in front. Plumb

SR Thompson lbw b Sebastien 32 (49m 42b 2x4 1x6) SR: 76.19

42.6

Sebastien to McBrine, 1 run, punched down the ground

End of over 43 (3 runs) Ireland 155/7
AR McBrine    1* (1b)      LAS Sebastien    10-1-36-2
MC Sorensen    11* (15b)      ABW Bobb    7-0-22-1

43.1

Bobb to McBrine, no run, tossed up and driven to off side

43.2

Bobb to McBrine, no run, solid in defence

43.3

Bobb to McBrine, 1 run, makes room and worked a quicker delivery to on side for a run

43.4

Bobb to Sorensen, 2 runs, fortunate runs! Touch wide and cuts it fine for a couple more

43.5

Bobb to Sorensen, 1 run

43.6

Bobb to McBrine, 2 runs, tosses up on off stump and driven past cover for a couple

End of over 44 (6 runs) Ireland 161/7
AR McBrine    4* (5b)      ABW Bobb    8-0-28-1
MC Sorensen    14* (17b)      LAS Sebastien    10-1-36-2

44.1

Johnson to Sorensen, 1 run, back of a length ball on off stump, swivels and pulls to on side

44.2

Johnson to McBrine, no run, length ball and pushed to off side

44.3

Johnson to McBrine, no run, good change of pace, fuller, slower, draws him forward and beats him

44.4

Johnson to McBrine, 1 wide, angled in but down the leg, called wide

44.4

Johnson to McBrine, 1 run, length ball on off stump, tapped to point and off for a quick run

44.5

Johnson to Sorensen, 1 run, over-pitched on off stump, driven to mid-off for a single

44.6

Johnson to McBrine, 1 leg bye, low full toss on off stump, shuffled across the line of the stumps and thuds on his front pad, around his shin, Missing off though

End of over 45 (5 runs) Ireland 166/7
AR McBrine    5* (9b)      DE Johnson    8-3-22-2
MC Sorensen    16* (19b)      ABW Bobb    8-0-28-1

45.1

Mathew to McBrine, no run, too full on off stump and driven to cover, nicely fielded by the skipper. Well done

45.2

Mathew to McBrine, no run, play and a miss on off stump

45.3

Mathew to McBrine, 1 run, fuller on off stump and driven along the ground

45.4

Mathew to Sorensen, 1 run, tucked a length ball to on side for a run

45.5

Mathew to McBrine, 1 bye, full and wide, missed his shot and through the keeper

45.6

Mathew to Sorensen, OUT, fuller on off stump, driven to cover and off for a suicidal run. Sebastien picks up the ball, hat to aim single stump and cracks at the bowlers end. Bang! Out by a mile

MC Sorensen run out 17 (45m 21b 0x4 0x6) SR: 80.95

End of over 46 (3 runs) Ireland 169/7
     M Mathew    8-0-27-0
AR McBrine    6* (13b)      DE Johnson    8-3-22-2

46.1

Johnson to Dockrell, 1 run, driven to on side

46.2

Johnson to McBrine, OUT, fuller down the leg, shuffled across and whips it but straight to Emmanuel at deep fine leg

AR McBrine c Emmanuel b Johnson 6 (17m 14b 0x4 0x6) SR: 42.85

46.3

Johnson to Dockrell, 1 run, played along the ground for a run

46.4

Johnson to Young, no run, fuller in length and pushed to mid-off

46.5

Johnson to Young, no run, slower delivery, angled away from Young, swing and a miss

46.6

Johnson to Young, no run, back of a length ball and tapped to off side

End of over 47 (2 runs) Ireland 171/9
CA Young    0* (3b)      DE Johnson    9-3-24-3
GH Dockrell    2* (2b)      M Mathew    8-0-27-0

47.1

Mathew to Dockrell, FOUR, low full toss on off stump, whacked to long off and the fielder makes a mess. Sprints in and takes his eyes off the ball

47.2

Mathew to Dockrell, no run, played back to the bowler

47.3

Mathew to Dockrell, no run, langth ball on off stump, play and a miss

47.4

Mathew to Dockrell, 1 run, dabs a length ball down to third man for a run

47.5

Mathew to Young, 1 run, slower delivery, on the front foot edged one to on side as they scamper for a run

47.6

Mathew to Dockrell, 1 run, guides a fuller ball down to third man for a run and retains the stike

End of over 48 (7 runs) Ireland 178/9
GH Dockrell    8* (7b 1x4)      M Mathew    9-0-34-0
CA Young    1* (4b)      DE Johnson    9-3-24-3

48.1

Johnson to Dockrell, no run, play and a miss outside off

48.2

Johnson to Dockrell, 1 run, back of a length ball, tapped to point and off for a single

48.3

Johnson to Young, OUT, its all over! Pushed along the ground and off for a risky run,Lesporis cracks at the bowlers end and Young is out by a long way

CA Young run out 1 (10m 5b 0x4 0x6) SR: 20.00

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