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

ICC World Cricket League Championship, 2011-2013/14 - 51st match

Ireland v Scotland

Ireland won by 1 wicket (with 1 ball remaining)

4.3

Murtagh to Machan, no run, its a short ball and its defended into the legside

4.4

Murtagh to Machan, no run, its a good ball outside the offstump and Machan pulls his bat away at the last minute.

4.5

Murtagh to Machan, no run, its another good length ball outside the offstump and Machan plays inside the line

4.6

Murtagh to Machan, 1 run, its a slower ball which is hit to wide mid-on. The fielders have to run and chase it down.

Scotland 16/1   MW Machan 1* (4b)

5.1

Johnston to Machan, 1 run, it strays onto legstump and Machan clips the ball down to long leg. They jog through for an easy single

Scotland 17/1   MW Machan 2* (5b)

6.1

Murtagh to Machan, no run, its a short ball which Machan gets up on his toes and plays up to mid-off

6.2

Murtagh to Machan, no run, Machan goes back in the crease and hits the ball to short mid-wicket. Dockrell does the fielding

6.3

Murtagh to Machan, FOUR, its wide outside offstump and Machan hits the ball to the cover boundary. Great shot there.

6.4

Murtagh to Machan, no run, gets a fuller ball and its driven back up to mid-on

6.5

Murtagh to Machan, no run, its outside offstump and Machan takes a swing at the ball. He misses and Wilson gathers behind the stumps.

6.6

Murtagh to Machan, FOUR, its another full ball from Murtagh. Machan gets on the front foot and drives the ball through wide mid-off. Cracking shot there from Machan.

Scotland 36/1   MW Machan 10* (11b 2x4)

8.1

Murtagh to Machan, no run, its a good length ball and Machan goes back in the crease and defends

8.2

Murtagh to Machan, no run, gets forward to the ball and defends back past the bowler. Mid-on runs in and fields.

8.3

Murtagh to Machan, SIX, its in the slot and Machan hits the ball high over the long-off boundary. Great shot there from Machan.

8.4

Murtagh to Machan, no run, goes back in the crease and hits the ball to mid-off

8.5

Murtagh to Machan, no run, its a good length ball and Machan pulls the bat away at the last minute

8.6

Murtagh to Machan, FOUR, its a short ball and Machan pulls the ball to the square leg boundary. Great over there for Scotland.

Scotland 47/2   MW Machan 20* (17b 3x4 1x6)

10.1

Stirling to Machan, no run, gets forward and hits the ball to square leg

10.2

Stirling to Machan, 2 runs, hits the ball through mid-on. Sorensen gets onto the ball quickly but cant stop the second run

10.3

Stirling to Machan, no run, hits the ball to point and there is a loud shout of no

10.4

Stirling to Machan, 1 run, goes back in the crease and hits the ball through mid-on

Scotland 50/2   MW Machan 23* (21b 3x4 1x6)

11.1

Sorensen to Machan, FOUR, its a short ball and its pulled to fine leg. No chance of cutting that ball off. Great shot

11.2

Sorensen to Machan, no run, goes back in the crease and hits the ball to to mid-off

11.3

Sorensen to Machan, no run, stays in the crease and gets hit on the pad. There is an appeal and it was too high

11.4

Sorensen to Machan, OUT, Sorensen gets his second wicket. Machan chops the ball onto the stumps. He had been looking quite dangerous out there.

MW Machan b Sorensen 27 (31m 25b 4x4 1x6) SR: 108.00

Scotland 56/3   MW Machan 27 (25b 4x4 1x6)
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