ICC World Cricket League Championship, 2011-2013/14 / Commentary

Good morning and welcome to Amstelveen for the second ODI between the Netherlands and Ireland. It's beautiful weather here, not a cloud in the sky. And the news from the middle is that Ireland have won the toss and will bat, as they did on Sunday. Both teams unchanged since that game And Peter Borren leads his mmen onto the field accompanied by the Irish openers Porterfield and Stirling, we should be underway momentarily.

0.1

Mudassar Bukhari to Porterfield, no run, blocked on the back foot

0.2

Mudassar Bukhari to Porterfield, no run, left alone outside off

0.3

Mudassar Bukhari to Porterfield, no run, defended to mid off

0.4

Mudassar Bukhari to Porterfield, no run, blocked into the leg side with soft hands

0.5

Mudassar Bukhari to Porterfield, no run, defended back to Bukhari

0.6

Mudassar Bukhari to Porterfield, no run, defended on the front foot, a maiden over to start then.

End of over 1 (maiden) Ireland 0/0
WTS Porterfield    0* (6b)      Mudassar Bukhari    1-1-0-0
PR Stirling    0* (0b)     

1.1

Schiferli to Stirling, 1 run, driven out through the covers

1.2

Schiferli to Porterfield, SIX, drops back his length, and POrterfield pulls pulls it effortlessly over the square boundary

1.3

Schiferli to Porterfield, no run, blocked to point

1.4

Schiferli to Porterfield, no run, through to Barresi

1.5

Schiferli to Porterfield, no run, defended to cover

1.6

Schiferli to Porterfield, FOUR, short and on off stump, pulled high and square again for a one bounce four

End of over 2 (11 runs) Ireland 11/0
WTS Porterfield    10* (11b 1x4 1x6)      E Schiferli    1-0-11-0
PR Stirling    1* (1b)      Mudassar Bukhari    1-1-0-0

2.1

Mudassar Bukhari to Stirling, FOUR, fetched from outside off and pulled through midwicket

2.2

Mudassar Bukhari to Stirling, no run, defended this time

2.3

Mudassar Bukhari to Stirling, no run, right through him, huge shout as Barresi gathers it. Hint of a noise, but Hawthorne is unmoved

2.4

Mudassar Bukhari to Stirling, no run, blocked to leg

2.5

Mudassar Bukhari to Stirling, no run, defended on the back foot, inside edge back to fine leg

2.6

Mudassar Bukhari to Stirling, FOUR, Beautiful cover drive, Stirling holds his stance as the ball hurries to the rope

End of over 3 (8 runs) Ireland 19/0
PR Stirling    9* (7b 2x4)      Mudassar Bukhari    2-1-8-0
WTS Porterfield    10* (11b 1x4 1x6)      E Schiferli    1-0-11-0

3.1

Schiferli to Porterfield, 4 leg byes, down leg side, Porterfield glances it fine, inexplicably given as leg byes

3.2

Schiferli to Porterfield, no run

3.3

Schiferli to Porterfield, FOUR, punched hard through the covers

3.4

Schiferli to Porterfield, FOUR, cut square this time, with the same result

3.5

Schiferli to Porterfield, no run, punched to short cover

3.6

Schiferli to Porterfield, no run, left alone , through to Barresi

End of over 4 (12 runs) Ireland 31/0
WTS Porterfield    18* (17b 3x4 1x6)      E Schiferli    2-0-19-0
PR Stirling    9* (7b 2x4)      Mudassar Bukhari    2-1-8-0

4.1

Mudassar Bukhari to Stirling, FOUR, driven hard through the covers for four more

4.2

Mudassar Bukhari to Stirling, 1 run, mishit drive squeezes out into the leg side, and they run one

4.3

Mudassar Bukhari to Porterfield, 1 run, tucked into the leg side for one more

4.4

Mudassar Bukhari to Stirling, no run, defended back to the bowler

4.5

Mudassar Bukhari to Stirling, no run, blocked back down the pitch again

4.6

Mudassar Bukhari to Stirling, 1 run, clipped away to mid on

End of over 5 (7 runs) Ireland 38/0
PR Stirling    15* (12b 3x4)      Mudassar Bukhari    3-1-15-0
WTS Porterfield    19* (18b 3x4 1x6)      E Schiferli    2-0-19-0

5.1

Swart to Stirling, 1 run, turned into the leg side

5.2

Swart to Porterfield, no run, carefully defended

5.3

Swart to Porterfield, no run, blocked into the leg side

5.4

Swart to Porterfield, no run, pushed out to cover

5.5

Swart to Porterfield, no run, defended to leg

5.6

Swart to Porterfield, 2 runs, flicked away to midwicket for a couple

End of over 6 (3 runs) Ireland 41/0
WTS Porterfield    21* (23b 3x4 1x6)      MR Swart    1-0-3-0
PR Stirling    16* (13b 3x4)      Mudassar Bukhari    3-1-15-0

6.1

Mudassar Bukhari to Stirling, 1 run, pushed out through the covers

6.2

Mudassar Bukhari to Porterfield, 1 run, tucked into the leg side

6.3

Mudassar Bukhari to Stirling, 1 run, blocked into the leg side, and they hurry a single

6.4

Mudassar Bukhari to Porterfield, no run, looks to drive again, but it's past the outside edge into the gloves

6.5

Mudassar Bukhari to Porterfield, no run, blocked to leg

6.6

Mudassar Bukhari to Porterfield, no run, defended to cover

End of over 7 (3 runs) Ireland 44/0
WTS Porterfield    22* (27b 3x4 1x6)      Mudassar Bukhari    4-1-18-0
PR Stirling    18* (15b 3x4)      MR Swart    1-0-3-0

7.1

Swart to Stirling, no run, through to Barresi

7.2

Swart to Stirling, 1 run, driven to long on for one

7.3

Swart to Porterfield, no run, defended on the back foot

7.4

Swart to Porterfield, no run, blocked to cover

7.5

Swart to Porterfield, 1 run, punched out to long on

7.6

Swart to Stirling, 1 run, driven back past Swart

End of over 8 (3 runs) Ireland 47/0
PR Stirling    20* (18b 3x4)      MR Swart    2-0-6-0
WTS Porterfield    23* (30b 3x4 1x6)      Mudassar Bukhari    4-1-18-0

8.1

Mudassar Bukhari to Stirling, 1 run, worked into the on side for one

8.2

Mudassar Bukhari to Porterfield, no run, clipped away into the leg side for one more

8.3

Mudassar Bukhari to Porterfield, 1 run

8.4

Mudassar Bukhari to Stirling, no run

8.5

Mudassar Bukhari to Stirling, 1 run, worked iut to leg to bring up the fifty partnership

8.6

Mudassar Bukhari to Porterfield, no run, defends back to Bukhari

End of over 9 (3 runs) Ireland 50/0
WTS Porterfield    24* (33b 3x4 1x6)      Mudassar Bukhari    5-1-21-0
PR Stirling    22* (21b 3x4)      MR Swart    2-0-6-0

9.1

Swart to Stirling, 1 run, punched back past the bowler

9.2

Swart to Porterfield, 2 runs, dirven hard and straight, long off does well on the rope

9.3

Swart to Porterfield, 1 run

9.4

Swart to Stirling, 2 runs, pushed past short midwicket and they run two

9.5

Swart to Stirling, no run, defended back to Swart

9.6

Swart to Stirling, 1 run, flicked off his toes for one more

End of over 10 (7 runs) Ireland 57/0
PR Stirling    26* (25b 3x4)      MR Swart    3-0-13-0
WTS Porterfield    27* (35b 3x4 1x6)      Mudassar Bukhari    5-1-21-0

10.1

Borren to Stirling, no run, defended to leg

10.2

Borren to Stirling, FOUR, outside edge runs away for four

10.3

Borren to Stirling, no run, defended to cover

10.4

Borren to Stirling, 1 run, driven out on the off side

10.5

Borren to Porterfield, no run, quicker ball, defended into to off side

10.6

Borren to Porterfield, 1 run, driven through cover for one

End of over 11 (6 runs) Ireland 63/0
WTS Porterfield    28* (37b 3x4 1x6)      PW Borren    1-0-6-0
PR Stirling    31* (29b 4x4)      MR Swart    3-0-13-0

11.1

Swart to Porterfield, no run

11.2

Swart to Porterfield, no run, pushed to mid off

11.3

Swart to Porterfield, no run, defended back to Swart

11.4

Swart to Porterfield, no run, through to Barresi

11.5

Swart to Porterfield, 1 run, punched past Swart for one

11.6

Swart to Stirling, 1 run, punched out to long on for one more

End of over 12 (2 runs) Ireland 65/0
PR Stirling    32* (30b 4x4)      MR Swart    4-0-15-0
WTS Porterfield    29* (42b 3x4 1x6)      PW Borren    1-0-6-0

12.1

Borren to Stirling, 1 run, pitched up, driven through cover

12.2

Borren to Porterfield, no run

12.3

Borren to Porterfield, 1 run, flicked square off the pads

12.4

Borren to Stirling, no run, defended to point

12.5

Borren to Stirling, FOUR, short and wide, cut away for four

12.6

Borren to Stirling, 1 run, pushed out to long on for one

End of over 13 (7 runs) Ireland 72/0
PR Stirling    38* (34b 5x4)      PW Borren    2-0-13-0
WTS Porterfield    30* (44b 3x4 1x6)      MR Swart    4-0-15-0

13.1

Swart to Stirling, no run, defended down the ground

13.2

Swart to Stirling, no run, blocked on the back foot

13.3

Swart to Stirling, 1 run, pushed out on the leg side

13.4

Swart to Porterfield, OUT, Swart gets his man. Porterfield looking to go aerial over midwicket, but Swart gets enough out of the pitch to take it away from the bat and into off stump

WTS Porterfield b Swart 30 (44b 3x4 1x6) SR: 68.18

13.5

Swart to Joyce, no run

13.6

Swart to Joyce, no run, defended back to Swart

End of over 14 (1 run) Ireland 73/1
EC Joyce    0* (2b)      MR Swart    5-0-16-1
PR Stirling    39* (37b 5x4)      PW Borren    2-0-13-0

14.1

Rippon to Stirling, no run, blocked back to the bowler

14.2

Rippon to Stirling, no run, defended to off

14.3

Rippon to Stirling, 1 run, worked into the leg side for one

14.4

Rippon to Joyce, 1 run, full toss, driven out into the on side

14.5

Rippon to Stirling, 1 run, tucked into the leg side again

14.6

Rippon to Joyce, 1 run, full and wide, stroked out through cover for one

End of over 15 (4 runs) Ireland 77/1
EC Joyce    2* (4b)      MJG Rippon    1-0-4-0
PR Stirling    41* (41b 5x4)      MR Swart    5-0-16-1

15.1

Swart to Joyce, no run

15.2

Swart to Joyce, 2 runs, driven through the covers for two

15.3

Swart to Joyce, 2 runs, driven square for two more

15.4

Swart to Joyce, no run, defended back to Swart

15.5

Swart to Joyce, 1 run, pushed out into the leg side

15.6

Swart to Stirling, 3 runs, opens the face to run it down to third man, and they run three

End of over 16 (8 runs) Ireland 85/1
PR Stirling    44* (42b 5x4)      MR Swart    6-0-24-1
EC Joyce    7* (9b)      MJG Rippon    1-0-4-0

16.1

Rippon to Stirling, no run

16.2

Rippon to Stirling, 1 run, clipped square off the toes for one

16.3

Rippon to Joyce, 1 run, tucked square again

16.4

Rippon to Stirling, no run, blocked to short cover

16.5

Rippon to Stirling, 2 runs, offers some width and cut away behind square

16.6

Rippon to Stirling, 1 run

End of over 17 (5 runs) Ireland 90/1
PR Stirling    48* (47b 5x4)      MJG Rippon    2-0-9-0
EC Joyce    8* (10b)      MR Swart    6-0-24-1

17.1

Cooper to Stirling, 1 run, pushed away through cover

17.2

Cooper to Joyce, FOUR, wide of off stump and Joyce makes room to cut through backward square

17.3

Cooper to Joyce, no run, defended down the ground

17.4

Cooper to Joyce, 2 runs, thin outside edge runs down to third man

17.5

Cooper to Joyce, no run, defended into the leg side

17.6

Cooper to Joyce, no run, carefully blocked

End of over 18 (7 runs) Ireland 97/1
EC Joyce    14* (15b 1x4)      TLW Cooper    1-0-7-0
PR Stirling    49* (48b 5x4)      MJG Rippon    2-0-9-0

18.1

Rippon to Stirling, OUT, and gone, one short of his fifty driven straight into the hands of Cooper at cover.

PR Stirling c Cooper b Rippon 49 (50b 5x4 0x6) SR: 98.00

18.2

Rippon to NJ O'Brien, 1 run

18.3

Rippon to Joyce, no run

18.4

Rippon to Joyce, no run

18.5

Rippon to Joyce, 1 run

18.6

Rippon to NJ O'Brien, 1 run

End of over 19 (3 runs) Ireland 100/2
NJ O'Brien    2* (2b)      MJG Rippon    3-0-12-1
EC Joyce    15* (18b 1x4)      TLW Cooper    1-0-7-0

19.1

Cooper to NJ O'Brien, 1 run, driven out through extra cover

19.2

Cooper to Joyce, no run, defended back to Cooper

19.3

Cooper to Joyce, 1 run

19.4

Cooper to NJ O'Brien, 1 run

19.5

Cooper to Joyce, no run

19.6

Cooper to Joyce, 1 run

End of over 20 (4 runs) Ireland 104/2
EC Joyce    17* (22b 1x4)      TLW Cooper    2-0-11-0
NJ O'Brien    4* (4b)      MJG Rippon    3-0-12-1

20.1

Rippon to Joyce, no run

20.2

Rippon to Joyce, no run

20.3

Rippon to Joyce, 2 runs

20.4

Rippon to Joyce, 1 run

20.5

Rippon to NJ O'Brien, no run

20.6

Rippon to NJ O'Brien, no run

End of over 21 (3 runs) Ireland 107/2
NJ O'Brien    4* (6b)      MJG Rippon    4-0-15-1
EC Joyce    20* (26b 1x4)      TLW Cooper    2-0-11-0

21.1

Cooper to Joyce, 1 run

21.2

Cooper to NJ O'Brien, 1 run

21.3

Cooper to Joyce, 1 run

21.4

Cooper to NJ O'Brien, 1 run

21.5

Cooper to Joyce, 1 run

21.6

Cooper to NJ O'Brien, no run

End of over 22 (5 runs) Ireland 112/2
NJ O'Brien    6* (9b)      TLW Cooper    3-0-16-0
EC Joyce    23* (29b 1x4)      MJG Rippon    4-0-15-1

22.1

Rippon to Joyce, FOUR, pitched up and driven through to the rope wide of long on

22.2

Rippon to Joyce, no run, blocks forward, inside edge runs away square

22.3

Rippon to Joyce, 1 run, driven through cover off the back foot

22.4

Rippon to NJ O'Brien, no run, spins one into the pads, big shout here, but no joy

22.5

Rippon to NJ O'Brien, 2 runs, driven into the off side, they run a tight two

22.6

Rippon to NJ O'Brien, no run

End of over 23 (7 runs) Ireland 119/2
NJ O'Brien    8* (12b)      MJG Rippon    5-0-22-1
EC Joyce    28* (32b 2x4)      TLW Cooper    3-0-16-0

23.1

Cooper to Joyce, 1 run

23.2

Cooper to NJ O'Brien, no run

23.3

Cooper to NJ O'Brien, no run

23.4

Cooper to NJ O'Brien, no run

23.5

Cooper to NJ O'Brien, 1 run

23.6

Cooper to Joyce, 1 run

End of over 24 (3 runs) Ireland 122/2
EC Joyce    30* (34b 2x4)      TLW Cooper    4-0-19-0
NJ O'Brien    9* (16b)      MJG Rippon    5-0-22-1

24.1

Rippon to Joyce, no run, defendd to cover

24.2

Rippon to Joyce, no run

24.3

Rippon to Joyce, 1 run, cut away in front of square

24.4

Rippon to NJ O'Brien, 1 run, driven through cover

24.5

Rippon to Joyce, 1 run, pushed back past Rippon

24.6

Rippon to NJ O'Brien, no run, throygh to Barresi

End of over 25 (3 runs) Ireland 125/2
NJ O'Brien    10* (18b)      MJG Rippon    6-0-25-1
EC Joyce    32* (38b 2x4)      TLW Cooper    4-0-19-0

25.1

Cooper to Joyce, 1 run, cut in front of square for one

25.2

Cooper to NJ O'Brien, no run, driven out to cover

25.3

Cooper to NJ O'Brien, no run, through to Barresi

25.4

Cooper to NJ O'Brien, 1 run, pitched up and driven to long off

25.5

Cooper to Joyce, no run, guided down to Gully

25.6

Cooper to Joyce, no run, carefully defended

End of over 26 (2 runs) Ireland 127/2
EC Joyce    33* (40b 2x4)      TLW Cooper    5-0-21-0
NJ O'Brien    11* (22b)      MJG Rippon    6-0-25-1

26.1

Rippon to NJ O'Brien, 2 runs, cut away in front of sqquare and they oush for two

26.2

Rippon to NJ O'Brien, no run, defended to leg

26.3

Rippon to NJ O'Brien, 1 run, driven uppishly through the covers

26.4

Rippon to Joyce, no run, fended off to third man

26.5

Rippon to Joyce, no run, blocked back to Rippon

26.6

Rippon to Joyce, 1 wide, down the leg side

26.6

Rippon to Joyce, 1 run, driven through cover off the back foot

End of over 27 (5 runs) Ireland 132/2
EC Joyce    34* (43b 2x4)      MJG Rippon    7-0-30-1
NJ O'Brien    14* (25b)      TLW Cooper    5-0-21-0

27.1

Schiferli to Joyce, no run, full toss, punched away to extra cover

27.2

Schiferli to Joyce, no run, defended to leg

27.3

Schiferli to Joyce, no run, pitched up and blocked down the pitch

27.4

Schiferli to Joyce, 1 run, worked to leg off the pads

27.5

Schiferli to NJ O'Brien, no run, blocked into the off side on the front foot

27.6

Schiferli to NJ O'Brien, 1 run, opens the face and guides it to third man

End of over 28 (2 runs) Ireland 134/2
NJ O'Brien    15* (27b)      E Schiferli    3-0-21-0
EC Joyce    35* (47b 2x4)      MJG Rippon    7-0-30-1

28.1

van Bunge to NJ O'Brien, 1 run, driven back past van Bunge

28.2

van Bunge to Joyce, 1 run

28.3

van Bunge to NJ O'Brien, no run, defended back to the bowler

28.4

van Bunge to NJ O'Brien, no run, blocked back again

28.5

van Bunge to NJ O'Brien, 1 run, clipped away square

28.6

van Bunge to Joyce, no run, defended to off

End of over 29 (3 runs) Ireland 137/2
EC Joyce    36* (49b 2x4)      DLS van Bunge    1-0-3-0
NJ O'Brien    17* (31b)      E Schiferli    3-0-21-0

29.1

Schiferli to NJ O'Brien, no run, driven to cover

29.2

Schiferli to NJ O'Brien, 2 runs, edged to third man for two

29.3

Schiferli to NJ O'Brien, no run, driven square to point

29.4

Schiferli to NJ O'Brien, no run, looks to work it to leg, but succeeds only in droppung it at his feet

29.5

Schiferli to NJ O'Brien, 1 run, clipped away this time though

29.6

Schiferli to Joyce, FOUR, pulled away behind square for four

End of over 30 (7 runs) Ireland 144/2
EC Joyce    40* (50b 3x4)      E Schiferli    4-0-28-0
NJ O'Brien    20* (36b)      DLS van Bunge    1-0-3-0

30.1

van Bunge to NJ O'Brien, 1 run

30.2

van Bunge to Joyce, no run

30.3

van Bunge to Joyce, FOUR, driven hard through the cover

30.4

van Bunge to Joyce, no run

30.5

van Bunge to Joyce, 1 run

30.6

van Bunge to NJ O'Brien, no run

End of over 31 (6 runs) Ireland 150/2
NJ O'Brien    21* (38b)      DLS van Bunge    2-0-9-0
EC Joyce    45* (54b 4x4)      E Schiferli    4-0-28-0

31.1

Jamil to Joyce, no run

31.2

Jamil to Joyce, 1 run

31.3

Jamil to NJ O'Brien, 4 leg byes

31.4

Jamil to NJ O'Brien, 1 run

31.5

Jamil to Joyce, 1 run

31.6

Jamil to NJ O'Brien, 1 run, run down to third man

End of over 32 (8 runs) Ireland 158/2
NJ O'Brien    23* (41b)      MAA Jamil    1-0-4-0
EC Joyce    47* (57b 4x4)      DLS van Bunge    2-0-9-0

32.1

Borren to NJ O'Brien, 1 run

32.2

Borren to Joyce, 1 run

32.3

Borren to NJ O'Brien, no run

32.4

Borren to NJ O'Brien, no run

32.5

Borren to NJ O'Brien, no run

32.6

Borren to NJ O'Brien, 1 run

End of over 33 (2 runs) Ireland 160/2
NJ O'Brien    29* (42b)      PW Borren    3-0-16-0
EC Joyce    43* (62b 4x4)      MAA Jamil    1-0-4-0

33.1

Jamil to NJ O'Brien, 1 run

33.2

Jamil to Joyce, 1 run

33.3

Jamil to NJ O'Brien, 1 run

33.4

Jamil to Joyce, no run

33.5

Jamil to Joyce, no run

33.6

Jamil to Joyce, 2 runs

End of over 34 (5 runs) Ireland 165/2
EC Joyce    46* (66b 4x4)      MAA Jamil    2-0-9-0
NJ O'Brien    31* (44b)      PW Borren    3-0-16-0

34.1

Borren to NJ O'Brien, 1 wide

34.1

Borren to NJ O'Brien, 1 run

34.2

Borren to Joyce, no run

34.3

Borren to Joyce, 1 run

34.4

Borren to NJ O'Brien, 1 run

34.5

Borren to Joyce, no run

34.6

Borren to Joyce, no run

End of over 35 (4 runs) Ireland 169/2
EC Joyce    47* (70b 4x4)      PW Borren    4-0-20-0
NJ O'Brien    33* (46b)      MAA Jamil    2-0-9-0

35.1

Jamil to Joyce, no run

35.2

Jamil to Joyce, 1 run

35.3

Jamil to NJ O'Brien, FOUR

35.4

Jamil to NJ O'Brien, 1 run

35.5

Jamil to Joyce, no run

35.5

Jamil to Joyce, no run

35.5

Jamil to Joyce, no run

35.5

Jamil to Joyce, no run

35.5

Jamil to NJ O'Brien, 1 run

35.5

Jamil to NJ O'Brien, 1 run

35.5

Jamil to NJ O'Brien, 1 run

35.5

Jamil to NJ O'Brien, 1 run

35.6

Jamil to Joyce, no run

End of over 36 (3 runs) Ireland 175/2
EC Joyce    49* (74b 4x4)      MAA Jamil    3-0-15-0
NJ O'Brien    37* (48b 1x4)      PW Borren    4-0-20-0

36.1

Borren to NJ O'Brien, 1 run

36.2

Borren to Joyce, no run

36.3

Borren to Joyce, FOUR

36.4

Borren to Joyce, no run

36.5

Borren to Joyce, FOUR, lifted over cover for four

36.6

Borren to Joyce, no run, driven to cover

End of over 37 (9 runs) Ireland 184/2
EC Joyce    57* (79b 6x4)      PW Borren    5-0-29-0
NJ O'Brien    38* (49b 1x4)     

37.1

Jamil to NJ O'Brien, 1 run

37.2

Jamil to Joyce, 1 run

37.3

Jamil to NJ O'Brien, no run

37.4

Jamil to NJ O'Brien, no run

37.6

Jamil to Joyce, no run

End of over 38 (3 runs) Ireland 187/2
EC Joyce    58* (81b 6x4)      MAA Jamil    4-0-18-0
NJ O'Brien    40* (53b 1x4)      PW Borren    5-0-29-0

38.1

Mudassar Bukhari to NJ O'Brien, 1 wide, down the leg side

38.1

Mudassar Bukhari to NJ O'Brien, 2 runs, clipped away to leg

38.2

Mudassar Bukhari to NJ O'Brien, 1 run, driven into the on side

38.3

Mudassar Bukhari to Joyce, 1 wide, down leg again

38.3

Mudassar Bukhari to Joyce, 1 run, driven back past Bukhari

38.4

Mudassar Bukhari to NJ O'Brien, FOUR, flicked away off his pads and it races away for four

38.5

Mudassar Bukhari to NJ O'Brien, 1 wide, down leg again

38.5

Mudassar Bukhari to NJ O'Brien, no run

38.6

Mudassar Bukhari to NJ O'Brien, no run, blocked back to Bukhari

End of over 39 (11 runs) Ireland 198/2
NJ O'Brien    47* (58b 2x4)      Mudassar Bukhari    6-1-32-0
EC Joyce    59* (82b 6x4)      MAA Jamil    4-0-18-0

39.1

Jamil to Joyce, 1 run

39.2

Jamil to NJ O'Brien, 1 run, tucked away to leg

39.3

Jamil to Joyce, SIX, big hit. Down the track and heaved over long on

39.4

Jamil to Joyce, no run, driven to Swart at cover

39.5

Jamil to Joyce, 1 run, clipped away to leg

39.6

Jamil to NJ O'Brien, 1 run

End of over 40 (10 runs) Ireland 208/2
NJ O'Brien    49* (60b 2x4)      MAA Jamil    5-0-27-0
EC Joyce    67* (86b 6x4 1x6)      Mudassar Bukhari    6-1-32-0

40.1

Cooper to NJ O'Brien, 1 run, pushed out to cover for a sigle and his fifty

40.2

Cooper to Joyce, no run, looks for the reverse sweep butcan't connect

40.3

Cooper to Joyce, no run, gets hold of it thi time, butstraight to the man

40.4

Cooper to Joyce, no run

40.5

Cooper to Joyce, 1 run

40.6

Cooper to NJ O'Brien, OUT, gone, looking to sweep and Cooper gets a bit of extra bounce and turn and takes the off stump

NJ O'Brien b Cooper 50 (62b 4x4 0x6) SR: 80.64

End of over 41 (2 runs) Ireland 210/3
     TLW Cooper    6-0-23-1
EC Joyce    68* (90b 6x4 1x6)      MAA Jamil    5-0-27-0

41.1

Swart to Joyce, 1 run, clipped behind square and they hurry through for one

41.2

Swart to KJ O'Brien, no run, blocked back down the ground

41.3

Swart to KJ O'Brien, 1 run, little too straight, worked away square

41.4

Swart to Joyce, 1 run, driven out to long off

41.5

Swart to KJ O'Brien, 2 runs, flicked square off the pads for two

41.6

Swart to KJ O'Brien, no run, looks to go to the on side again, but gets a leading edge

End of over 42 (5 runs) Ireland 215/3
KJ O'Brien    3* (4b)      MR Swart    9-0-42-1
EC Joyce    70* (92b 6x4 1x6)      TLW Cooper    6-0-23-1

42.1

Mudassar Bukhari to Joyce, 1 run, pushed out to Borren at extra coever, and they take on the throw, risky single as Borren can't find the stumps

42.2

Mudassar Bukhari to KJ O'Brien, 1 run, full toss, flicked away to midwicket

42.3

Mudassar Bukhari to Joyce, 1 run, another full toss, driven out to long off

42.4

Mudassar Bukhari to KJ O'Brien, OUT, looking for the big shot, but can only find Rippon at deep midwicket

KJ O'Brien c Rippon b Mudassar Bukhari 4 (6b 0x4 0x6) SR: 66.66

42.5

Mudassar Bukhari to Joyce, 1 run, driven out to cover

42.6

Mudassar Bukhari to Wilson, 1 run, opens the face and pushes it to third man

End of over 43 (5 runs) Ireland 220/4
GC Wilson    1* (1b)      Mudassar Bukhari    7-1-37-1
EC Joyce    73* (95b 6x4 1x6)      MR Swart    9-0-42-1

43.1

Swart to Wilson, 1 run, clipped square off the pads for one

43.2

Swart to Joyce, 1 run, driven to long on

43.3

Swart to Wilson, no run, defended on the front foot

43.4

Swart to Wilson, no run, blocked back to Swart

43.5

Swart to Wilson, no run, driven again, Swart fields well off his own nowling

43.6

Swart to Wilson, no run, driven to extra cover

End of over 44 (2 runs) Ireland 222/4
GC Wilson    2* (6b)      MR Swart    10-0-44-1
EC Joyce    74* (96b 6x4 1x6)      Mudassar Bukhari    7-1-37-1

44.1

Cooper to Joyce, 2 runs, driven past Borren at extra cover for a couple

44.2

Cooper to Joyce, 2 runs, turned off his pads and they hurry through for two

44.3

Cooper to Joyce, 1 run, pushed out to long on

44.4

Cooper to Wilson, no run, looking for the reverse sweeps, but it's on him quicker than he thought

44.5

Cooper to Wilson, 1 run, run down behind pooint

44.6

Cooper to Joyce, 1 run, swept to fine leg for a single

End of over 45 (7 runs) Ireland 229/4
EC Joyce    80* (100b 6x4 1x6)      TLW Cooper    7-0-30-1
GC Wilson    3* (8b)      MR Swart    10-0-44-1

45.1

Mudassar Bukhari to Joyce, 1 run, driven to long off

45.2

Mudassar Bukhari to Wilson, 2 runs, pushed past van Bunge at mid on

45.3

Mudassar Bukhari to Wilson, OUT, and that's Wilson gone, Bukhari spears one through him as he shapes to drive, and the bails are airborne.

GC Wilson b Mudassar Bukhari 5 (10b 0x4 0x6) SR: 50.00

45.4

Mudassar Bukhari to Johnston, 1 run, chipped out into the off side

45.5

Mudassar Bukhari to Joyce, no run, driven back to Bukhari

45.6

Mudassar Bukhari to Joyce, 2 runs, driven out through the covers for a couple

End of over 46 (6 runs) Ireland 235/5
EC Joyce    83* (103b 6x4 1x6)      Mudassar Bukhari    8-1-43-2
DT Johnston    1* (1b)      TLW Cooper    7-0-30-1

46.1

Cooper to Johnston, 1 run, blocked back past Cooper

46.2

Cooper to Joyce, 1 run, glanced fine for one more

46.3

Cooper to Johnston, no run, hit out to midwicket

46.4

Cooper to Johnston, 1 run

46.5

Cooper to Joyce, 1 run

46.6

Cooper to Johnston, no run, blocked out to cover

End of over 47 (4 runs) Ireland 239/5
DT Johnston    3* (5b)      TLW Cooper    8-0-34-1
EC Joyce    85* (105b 6x4 1x6)      Mudassar Bukhari    8-1-43-2

47.1

Mudassar Bukhari to Joyce, 1 run, opens the face to run it to third man, where a misfield allows the single

47.2

Mudassar Bukhari to Johnston, 1 run, driven off his toes back past Bukhari

47.3

Mudassar Bukhari to Joyce, 1 run, driven straight again

47.4

Mudassar Bukhari to Johnston, FOUR, thick outside edge swirls up over vna Bunge at backward poinnt and away for four

47.5

Mudassar Bukhari to Johnston, 2 runs, another edge, inside and away to fine leg

47.6

Mudassar Bukhari to Johnston, 1 run, driven tsraight for a single

End of over 48 (10 runs) Ireland 249/5
DT Johnston    11* (9b 1x4)      Mudassar Bukhari    9-1-53-2
EC Joyce    87* (107b 6x4 1x6)      TLW Cooper    8-0-34-1

48.1

Cooper to Johnston, 1 run, driven hard and straight, Malik does well to save the boundary

48.2

Cooper to Joyce, 1 run, high out to long on, drops just short of Swart

48.3

Cooper to Johnston, 1 run, in the air again, falls safe between long on and midwicket

48.4

Cooper to Joyce, 1 run

48.5

Cooper to Johnston, FOUR, crashed through midwicket, Rippons across to it but fumples it on the rope

48.6

Cooper to Johnston, 1 run, cut out through backward point

End of over 49 (9 runs) Ireland 258/5
DT Johnston    18* (13b 2x4)      TLW Cooper    9-0-43-1
EC Joyce    89* (109b 6x4 1x6)      Mudassar Bukhari    9-1-53-2

49.1

Mudassar Bukhari to Johnston, 1 run, dropped! flighted up to the boundary at long on, where a simple catch is spurned

49.2

Mudassar Bukhari to Joyce, FOUR, whipped away between long on and deep midwicket

49.3

Mudassar Bukhari to Joyce, 2 runs, driven hard into the stumps at the non-striker's end, and they hurry two

49.4

Mudassar Bukhari to Joyce, no run

49.5

Mudassar Bukhari to Joyce, 1 run, driven straight, and Joyce look annoyed to be stranded at the non-striker's end

49.6

Mudassar Bukhari to Johnston, 2 runs, driven out to long on, and they hurry through for two

268 the total then a stiff challenge for the Dutch, who managed only 148 on Sunday. Spare a though for poor Ed Joyce, who ended his wonderful innings stranded at the non-striker's end on 96 not out. Match State: Lunch Match State: Innings Break

End of over 50 (10 runs) Ireland 268/5
DT Johnston    21* (15b 2x4)      Mudassar Bukhari    10-1-63-2
EC Joyce    96* (113b 7x4 1x6)      TLW Cooper    9-0-43-1
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Jul 9, 2013

Ed Joyce top-scored for Ireland with an unbeaten 96, Netherlands v Ireland, WCL Championship, Amstelveen, July 9, 2013

Ed Joyce top-scored for Ireland with an unbeaten 96

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Jul 9, 2013

Daan van Bunge cuts the ball during his innings of 45, Netherlands v Ireland, WCL Championship, Amstelveen, July 9, 2013

Daan van Bunge cuts the ball during his innings of 45

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