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)

7.2

Sorensen to Mommsen, no run, its a short ball with lots of pace and Mommsen gets his bat well out of the way

7.3

Sorensen to Mommsen, no run, its a full length ball and Mommsen defends down to point

7.4

Sorensen to Mommsen, no run, its another short ball and Mommsen doesnt want anything to do with it.

7.5

Sorensen to Mommsen, 1 wide, goes down legside and its another wide. Up to 9 wides in the innings

7.5

Sorensen to Mommsen, no run, its another good length ball and Mommsen plays inside the line. It bounces before it gets to the keeper

7.6

Sorensen to Mommsen, no run, its outside offstump and left alone. Wilson does well to gather the ball just before his boots

Scotland 37/2   PL Mommsen 0* (5b)

9.1

Sorensen to Mommsen, no run, its a good length ball and Mommsen lets it go through to the keeper

9.2

Sorensen to Mommsen, no run, its outside offstump and left alone again.

9.3

Sorensen to Mommsen, no run, Mommsen goes forward to the ball and watches it go past the bat and through to the keeper

9.4

Sorensen to Mommsen, no run, its another short ball. Mommsen goes up on his toes and cuts the ball to backward point

9.5

Sorensen to Mommsen, no run, its outside offstump and Mommsen gets his bat high in the air.

9.6

Sorensen to Mommsen, no run, its outside offstump and Mommsen doesnt even attemp a shot. First Maiden of the innings.

Scotland 47/2   PL Mommsen 0* (11b)

10.5

Stirling to Mommsen, no run, goes back in the crease and hits the ball into the off side

10.6

Stirling to Mommsen, 2 runs, plays a late cut and Niall O'Brien has to run back and field the ball

Scotland 52/2   PL Mommsen 2* (13b)

12.1

Murtagh to Mommsen, no run, Its a good length ball that is defended forward

12.2

Murtagh to Mommsen, no run, its another full ball from Murtagh and its defended into the covers

12.3

Murtagh to Mommsen, no run, Mommsen gets forward and defends the ball again

12.4

Murtagh to Mommsen, no run, Mommsen gets forward and defends the ball back down the pitch

12.5

Murtagh to Mommsen, 1 run, its short and going down the legside. Mommsen clips the ball down to long leg

Scotland 57/3   PL Mommsen 3* (18b)

13.1

Sorensen to Mommsen, 1 run, gets on the front foot and hits the ball through extra cover. Niall O'Brien runs over and fields

Scotland 58/3   PL Mommsen 4* (19b)

14.1

Murtagh to Mommsen, no run, good length ball from Murtagh. Mommsen gets in line and plays up to mid-on

14.2

Murtagh to Mommsen, no run, its a slower ball from Murtagh. Mommsen gets in line and deends

14.3

Murtagh to Mommsen, no run, looks to pull the ball into the legside. He misses and it hits the top of the pad and goes down to the slips

14.4

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

14.5

Murtagh to Mommsen, no run, its another straight ball from Murtagh. Mommsen just looks to defend the ball. The run rate is dropping alot here for Scotland

14.6

Murtagh to Mommsen, no run, gets onto the front foot and hits the ball back to Murtagh. Run rate now less then 4 an over.

Scotland 58/3   PL Mommsen 4* (25b)

16.1

Richardson to Mommsen, FOUR, its too full to start and Mommsen is onto it in a flash. Its driven through the covers and races to the rope

16.2

Richardson to Mommsen, no run, its a good length ball and Mommsen drives the ball again. Stirling makes a good diving stop to cut off the run

16.3

Richardson to Mommsen, 1 run, its a late cut down to third man. They jog the single

Scotland 68/3   PL Mommsen 9* (28b 1x4)

17.1

Sorensen to Mommsen, 1 run, gets forward and cuts the ball down to third man. He is onto it quickly and they dont get a second

17.4

Sorensen to Mommsen, no run, gets forward to the ball and hits it to cover point

17.5

Sorensen to Mommsen, 1 wide, goes down legside and wides are up to 11 now

17.5

Sorensen to Mommsen, 1 run, hits the ball in front of cover and sets off straight away. Kevin O'Brien throws at the non-strikers end but misses the stumps

Scotland 72/3   PL Mommsen 11* (31b 1x4)

18.1

Richardson to Mommsen, no run, full ball which Mommsen chips down to mid-off

18.2

Richardson to Mommsen, no run, cuts the ball to point and Porterfield makes an excellent stop

18.3

Richardson to Mommsen, no run, gets forward and hits to mid-on

18.4

Richardson to Mommsen, no run, gets forward and defends

18.5

Richardson to Mommsen, 1 run, cuts the ball down to third man

Scotland 77/3   PL Mommsen 12* (36b 1x4)

19.1

Dockrell to Mommsen, no run, comes forward and the ball spins past the bat. Hits the pad but no appeal

19.2

Dockrell to Mommsen, 1 run, turned round the corner and its an easy single

19.4

Dockrell to Mommsen, no run, watches the ball carefully and defends

19.5

Dockrell to Mommsen, 1 run, shorter ball pulled down to Murtagh at deep square leg

Scotland 80/3   PL Mommsen 14* (40b 1x4)

20.4

Richardson to Mommsen, no run, gets forward and defends

20.5

Richardson to Mommsen, FOUR, its a short ball from Richardson. Mommsen pulls the ball through square leg. Its a great shot from the Scotland captain.

20.6

Richardson to Mommsen, FOUR, two boundaries in two deliveries. Gets on the front foot and drives the ball through extra cover

Scotland 90/3   PL Mommsen 22* (43b 3x4)

21.2

Johnston to Mommsen, 1 run, gets onto the front foot and gets an edge down to third man again

21.5

Johnston to Mommsen, 1 run, cuts the ball to cover point and they set off for a quik single

Scotland 94/3   PL Mommsen 24* (45b 3x4)

22.1

KJ O'Brien to Mommsen, 1 run, gets on the front foot and drives to the cover sweeper

22.5

KJ O'Brien to Mommsen, no run, its a slower ball which is hit into the off-side. The fielders get to the ball quickly

22.6

KJ O'Brien to Mommsen, FOUR, its wide of offstump and Mommsen plays a great late cut. It fles past the keeper and down to the boundary

Scotland 100/3   PL Mommsen 29* (48b 4x4)

23.2

Johnston to Mommsen, no run, its a slower ball and Mommsen gets in line and defends

23.3

Johnston to Mommsen, 1 run, played down into the cover and they set off straight away. Kevin O'Brien picks up the ball and throws at the non-strikers end. Misses the stumps but Mommsen would have been home anyway

Scotland 102/3   PL Mommsen 30* (50b 4x4)

24.1

KJ O'Brien to Mommsen, 1 run, runs the ball of the face of the bat and down to third man. Scotland are building a good partnership here

24.3

KJ O'Brien to Mommsen, no run, shorter ball from the bowler. Its pulled and lands just in front of mid-wicket

24.4

KJ O'Brien to Mommsen, 1 run, plays another late cut and it goes down to third man again

Scotland 105/3   PL Mommsen 32* (53b 4x4)

25.1

Johnston to Mommsen, 1 run, thats the fifty partnership. Its hit up to a wide mid-off and they set off straight away.

25.3

Johnston to Mommsen, 1 run, its outside offstump and cut down to the cover sweeper

25.5

Johnston to Mommsen, 1 run, gets on the front foot and cuts drives the ball down to the cover sweeper again

Scotland 110/3   PL Mommsen 35* (56b 4x4)

26.1

KJ O'Brien to Mommsen, 1 run, its turned into the legside and Mommsen gets another easy run. Not much happening from the bowler here

26.3

KJ O'Brien to Mommsen, 2 runs, gets onto his toes and cuts the ball past point. They set off for the second straight away. Good running there

26.4

KJ O'Brien to Mommsen, 1 run, pulled the ball down to deep square leg. The fielder dives on the boundary and gets the ball back in quickly to stop the second run

Scotland 115/3   PL Mommsen 39* (59b 4x4)

28.3

KJ O'Brien to Mommsen, no run, short outside offstump and its cut to Porterfield at point

28.4

KJ O'Brien to Mommsen, 1 run, pulls the ball down to deep mid-wicket. The fielder on the rope stops the boundary

28.6

KJ O'Brien to Mommsen, no run, its outside offstump and Mommsen gets his bat well out of the way.

Scotland 122/4   PL Mommsen 40* (62b 4x4)

29.6

Dockrell to Mommsen, no run, gets to the pitch of the ball and hits back to the bowler

Scotland 123/4   PL Mommsen 40* (63b 4x4)

30.2

Stirling to Mommsen, no run, goes back in the crease and hits the ball to mid-wicket

30.3

Stirling to Mommsen, 1 run, turned off the legs and Johnston runs to field the ball

30.6

Stirling to Mommsen, FOUR, goes down on one knee and sweeps the ball to the square leg boundary. Great shot by Mommsen.

Scotland 130/4   PL Mommsen 45* (66b 5x4)

31.2

Dockrell to Mommsen, 1 run, drops the ball into the covers and they nick a quick single

Scotland 132/4   PL Mommsen 46* (67b 5x4)

32.3

Stirling to Mommsen, 1 run, clips the ball into the legside and Porterfield runs over to field

Scotland 135/4   PL Mommsen 47* (68b 5x4)

33.1

Dockrell to Mommsen, no run, gets forward to the pitch of the ball and defends

33.2

Dockrell to Mommsen, no run, gets a huge stride down the pitch and defends

33.3

Dockrell to Mommsen, no run, gets forward and defended back to Dockrell

33.4

Dockrell to Mommsen, no run, hits this one harder back to the bowler this time

33.5

Dockrell to Mommsen, no run, faster ball hit back to the bowler.

33.6

Dockrell to Mommsen, no run, Gets in line and defends back to the bowler. Thats a maiden from Dockrell

Scotland 135/5   PL Mommsen 47* (74b 5x4)

34.5

Stirling to Mommsen, no run, gets forward and hits the ball to mid-wicket

34.6

Stirling to Mommsen, 1 run, drops the ball into the legside and they run quickly

Scotland 141/5   PL Mommsen 48* (76b 5x4)

35.1

Dockrell to Mommsen, 1 run, gets on the front foot and drives down to long-off

35.3

Dockrell to Mommsen, no run, shorter and cut to short third man

35.4

Dockrell to Mommsen, no run, goes back in the crease and watches for the spin. Defended back to the bowler

35.5

Dockrell to Mommsen, 1 run, drops the ball into the legside and its the fifty for Mommsen

Scotland 144/5   PL Mommsen 50* (80b 5x4)

36.1

Sorensen to Mommsen, no run, good length ball that Mommsen defends back down the pitch

36.2

Sorensen to Mommsen, no run, gets onto thr front foot but cant get the ball past Porterfield at mid-wicket

36.3

Sorensen to Mommsen, no run, gets forward and drives the ball. There is a dive at short mid-on and it cuts out the run

36.4

Sorensen to Mommsen, no run, hits the ball to mid-wicket and its another smart stop by the fielder

36.5

Sorensen to Mommsen, no run, gets a good length ball which swings back in. It hits him somewhere very painful. We might have a bit of a delay here. Hope that he was wearing a box there!

36.6

Sorensen to Mommsen, 1 run, gets on the drive and hits it down to mid-on. Good powerplay for Ireland so far

Scotland 145/5   PL Mommsen 51* (86b 5x4)

37.1

Dockrell to Mommsen, FOUR, comes down the pitch and turns it into a full toss. It goes all the way to the wide long-off boundary

37.2

Dockrell to Mommsen, no run, comes forward and defends into the covers

37.3

Dockrell to Mommsen, no run, defends the ball back to the bowler

37.4

Dockrell to Mommsen, 1 wide, spins down the legside and its called a wide

37.4

Dockrell to Mommsen, no run, comes forward to the pitch of the ball and hits it back to the bowler

37.5

Dockrell to Mommsen, no run, hits the ball to the extra cover fielder

37.6

Dockrell to Mommsen, no run, goes back in the crease and cuts the ball to point

Scotland 150/5   PL Mommsen 55* (92b 6x4)

38.2

Sorensen to Mommsen, FOUR, great shot by Mommsen. He gets onto the front foot and drives the ball back past the bowler. The fielders dont even run for it

38.3

Sorensen to Mommsen, no run, tries the same shot again but doesnt time it well. It goes up to mid-off

38.4

Sorensen to Mommsen, FOUR, hits the ball in the air over mid-wicket. Kevin puts one hand in the air but cant stop it and it races away

38.5

Sorensen to Mommsen, no run, doesnt give him much room with a good length ball and its hit to mid-wicket

38.6

Sorensen to Mommsen, 1 run, guides the ball down to third man and they jog through. Good over for Scotland, 10 runs coming off it.

Scotland 160/5   PL Mommsen 64* (97b 8x4)

39.1

Dockrell to Mommsen, 1 run, gets forward and hits down to long-off

Scotland 161/5   PL Mommsen 65* (98b 8x4)

40.1

Sorensen to Mommsen, 1 run, clipped off the pads by Mommsen and down to long leg. Alot will rest on the Scottish captain here.

40.5

Sorensen to Mommsen, 1 run, on legstump again and its clipped down to long leg again

Scotland 164/6   PL Mommsen 67* (100b 8x4)

42.1

Murtagh to Mommsen, FOUR, great shot from Mommsen. He gets to the pitch of the ball and drives it back past the bowler

42.2

Murtagh to Mommsen, 1 run, cuts the ball down in front of Stirling at point. they nick a quick single

Scotland 170/8   PL Mommsen 72* (102b 9x4)

43.1

Dockrell to Mommsen, 1 run, clipped off the pads and through square leg

43.4

Dockrell to Mommsen, no run, gets hit on the pads but it was going down legside

43.5

Dockrell to Mommsen, 1 run, drops the ball into the legside and Wilson has to turn from behind the stumps and field

Scotland 177/8   PL Mommsen 74* (105b 9x4)

44.2

Murtagh to Mommsen, no run, good length ball from Murtagh and its defended back to him

44.3

Murtagh to Mommsen, no run, gets forward again and hits the ball into the off-side. Murtagh runs himself and fields

44.4

Murtagh to Mommsen, 2 runs, hits the ball high in the air down to cow corner. It plugs in the grass and the fielder stops it

44.5

Murtagh to Mommsen, 1 run, goes back in the crease and hits back past the bowler. Its an easy single as the field is spread

Scotland 182/8   PL Mommsen 77* (109b 9x4)

45.1

Johnston to Mommsen, 1 run, gets forward to the ball and hits to short extra cover. its an easy single

45.3

Johnston to Mommsen, 1 run, hits the ball up to wide mid-off. He throws at the non-strikers end. It missed but Mommsen was well home

45.5

Johnston to Mommsen, 1 run, gets to the pitch of the ball and hits it down to the cover weeper

Scotland 191/8   PL Mommsen 80* (112b 9x4)

46.3

Sorensen to Mommsen, 1 run, hits the ball down to deep square leg. It bounces three times before it gets to the fielder

46.6

Sorensen to Mommsen, no run, its a short ball hit straight to the mid-wicket fielder. Sharif had set off for the run and gets sent back quickly.

Scotland 196/8   PL Mommsen 81* (114b 9x4)

47.3

Johnston to Mommsen, no run, its a short wide ball and Mommsen misses out there. He tries to cut the ball but it was too fast for him

47.4

Johnston to Mommsen, 1 run, its another short ball and its pulled down to Kevin O'Brien at deep square leg

Scotland 198/8   PL Mommsen 82* (116b 9x4)

48.1

Murtagh to Mommsen, 1 run, plays the ball down to Stirling at point. They set off for the run quickly and Stirling doesnt throw at the stumps

48.3

Murtagh to Mommsen, 1 run, hits the ball to Dockrell at cover point and he stops the ball

48.6

Murtagh to Mommsen, no run, lets the ball go through to the keeper.

Scotland 210/9   PL Mommsen 84* (119b 9x4)

49.1

Johnston to Mommsen, FOUR, its in the slot and hit high to the long-off boundary

49.2

Johnston to Mommsen, 1 run, clipped off the pads and down to square leg

49.6

Johnston to Mommsen, 1 run, gets a good length ball which is hit straight to Dockrell at mid-wicket. He takes his eye off the ball and drops it. Thats the end of the innings. Scotland get to 223.

Scotland 223/9   PL Mommsen 91* (122b 10x4)
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