ICC World Cricket League Championship, 38th Match: United Arab Emirates v Ireland at Sharjah, Mar 20, 2013
Ireland won by 6 wickets (with 14 balls remaining)
20 March 2013 (50-over match)

Johnston to Abdul Shakoor, OUT, full and straight, getting close to the stumps, Shakoor tries to pick it over square leg, misses it, loud shout, umpire raises his finger

Abdul Shakoor lbw b Johnston 6 (11b 1x4 0x6) SR: 54.54

United Arab Emirates 8/1   Arshad Ali 0* (6b)   DT Johnston 1.5-0-5-1

Johnston to Faizan Asif, OUT, length ball, seaming away, tries to go big over mid on, gets a thick outside edge to Stirling at first slip

Faizan Asif c Stirling b Johnston 0 (1b 0x4 0x6) SR: 0.00

United Arab Emirates 8/2   Arshad Ali 0* (6b)   DT Johnston 2-0-5-2

Cusack to Arshad Ali, OUT, length ball, angling in,Arshad pokes his bat at it, Stirling at first slip takes a one handed blinder, absolutely brilliant by Stirling

Arshad Ali c Stirling b Cusack 10 (19b 2x4 0x6) SR: 52.63

United Arab Emirates 30/3   Khurram Khan 12* (12b 2x4)   AR Cusack 0.1-0-0-1

Johnston to Patil, OUT, Swapnil tries to make a bit of room for himself, Johnston keeps it straight, misses it on the outside, stumps rattled, good scalp for Johsnton as Swapnil was looking dangerous

SP Patil b Johnston 30 (28b 5x4 0x6) SR: 107.14

United Arab Emirates 71/4   Khurram Khan 21* (26b 3x4)   DT Johnston 6.1-0-21-3

Johnston to Khurram Khan, OUT, slightly fuller this time, tries to repeat the short, gets an inside edge onto the stumps

Khurram Khan b Johnston 30 (34b 5x4 0x6) SR: 88.23

United Arab Emirates 80/5   Shaiman Anwar 0* (5b)   DT Johnston 7.2-1-25-4

Cusack to Rohan Mustafa, OUT, short of length, sticks in the surface, Rohan plays it too early, Porterfield takes a stunner, dives to his right and takes it one hand inches above the ground

Rohan Mustafa c Porterfield b Cusack 19 (70b 1x4 0x6) SR: 27.14

United Arab Emirates 140/6   Shaiman Anwar 37* (60b 1x4 2x6)   AR Cusack 7.1-0-31-2

Mooney to Shaiman Anwar, OUT, fullish length, tries to loft it over long off, Stirling placed well there, straight down his throat

Shaiman Anwar c Porterfield b Mooney 39 (62b 1x4 2x6) SR: 62.90

United Arab Emirates 144/7   Mohammad Azam 2* (7b)   JF Mooney 5.4-0-20-1

Dockrell to Nasir Aziz, OUT, slower through the air, beats him in flight, tries to loft it over mid off, gets a top edge, Porterfield at midwicket takes a good high catch

Nasir Aziz c Porterfield b Dockrell 8 (17b 1x4 0x6) SR: 47.05

United Arab Emirates 169/8   Mohammad Azam 12* (30b 2x4)   GH Dockrell 9.2-2-27-1

Stirling to Silva, OUT, well flighted delivery, tries to go inside out over covers, doesnt reach to the pitch of the ball, gets height but not distance, good catch by Niall at long off

EHSN Silva c NJ O'Brien b Stirling 2 (7b 0x4 0x6) SR: 28.57

United Arab Emirates 187/9   Mohammad Azam 26* (45b 4x4)   PR Stirling 8-0-37-1

Mooney to Mohammad Azam, OUT, full ball, tries to repeat the shot over covers, misses this time, stumps rattled

Mohammad Azam b Mooney 34 (48b 6x4 0x6) SR: 70.83

United Arab Emirates 196/10   Kamran Shazad 1* (1b)   JF Mooney 9.4-0-46-2





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Hours of play (local time) 10.00 start, First Session 10.00-13.30, Interval 13.30-14.15, Second Session 14.15-17.45

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