ICC World Cricket League Championship, 26th Match: Ireland v Afghanistan at Dublin, Jul 5, 2012

Shapoor Zadran to Stirling, OUT, and the first one goes, just prods at it and the keeper takes a simple catch.

PR Stirling c †Mohammad Shahzad b Shapoor Zadran 6 (5b 0x4 0x6) SR: 120.00

Ireland 9/1   WTS Porterfield 2* (17b)   Shapoor Zadran 1.3-0-3-1

Shapoor Zadran to Porterfield, OUT, tries a pull in the air and the man at fine leg takes a good catch

WTS Porterfield c Dawlat Zadran b Shapoor Zadran 7 (25b 1x4 0x6) SR: 28.00

Ireland 14/2   EC Joyce 0* (4b)   Shapoor Zadran 2.3-1-7-2

Gulbadin Naib to NJ O'Brien, OUT, and another one goes. Full, straight and swinging and he's beaten all ends up

NJ O'Brien b Gulbadin Naib 6 (8b 0x4 0x6) SR: 75.00

Ireland 30/3   EC Joyce 5* (20b 1x4)   Gulbadin Naib 1.2-0-6-1

Shapoor Zadran to Wilson, OUT, a stunning catch from the 'keeper here. Great ball finds the outside edge and a great diving catch is made.

GC Wilson c †Mohammad Shahzad b Shapoor Zadran 1 (7b 0x4 0x6) SR: 14.28

Ireland 33/4   EC Joyce 5* (22b 1x4)   Shapoor Zadran 5.5-1-15-3

Mohammad Nabi to KJ O'Brien, OUT, Quick single called by Joyce in the offside but it was never there and a direct hit does for O'Brien

KJ O'Brien run out 31 (32b 6x4 1x6) SR: 96.87

Ireland 80/5   EC Joyce 18* (49b 2x4)   Mohammad Nabi 2.4-0-10-0

Amir Hamza to Cusack, OUT, and it just gets better for Afghanistan, Cusack gets stuck in his crease and he's trapped plum

AR Cusack lbw b Amir Hamza 0 (9b 0x4 0x6) SR: 0.00

Ireland 82/6   EC Joyce 20* (59b 2x4)   Amir Hamza 2.5-1-6-1

Mohammad Nabi to Mooney, OUT, this time the outside edge is found and first slip takes a smart catch

JF Mooney c Asghar Stanikzai b Mohammad Nabi 0 (4b 0x4 0x6) SR: 0.00

Ireland 89/7   EC Joyce 30* (74b 3x4)   Mohammad Nabi 5.1-0-12-1

Amir Hamza to Johnston, OUT, this one comes in a bit quicker and the batsman is struck on the pads, he does not like the decision but he has to go

DT Johnston lbw b Amir Hamza 6 (12b 1x4 0x6) SR: 50.00

Ireland 106/8   EC Joyce 41* (85b 4x4)   Amir Hamza 5-1-16-2

Dawlat Zadran to Murtagh, OUT, tries a big shot but it only finds the edge of the bat and first slip takes a nice catch

TJ Murtagh c Asghar Stanikzai b Dawlat Zadran 15 (28b 2x4 0x6) SR: 53.57

Ireland 135/9   EC Joyce 53* (106b 5x4)   Dawlat Zadran 7.1-2-20-1

Dawlat Zadran to Dockrell, OUT, very high full toss which Dockrell couldn't deal with and a nice catch is made running in from midwicket. Very close to no-ball but not given.

GH Dockrell c Javed Ahmadi b Dawlat Zadran 9 (29b 1x4 0x6) SR: 31.03

Ireland 163/10   EC Joyce 67* (124b 6x4)   Dawlat Zadran 10-3-32-2





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