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)

7.1

Sorensen to Coleman, OUT, what a start from the new bowler. Coleman played around the ball and it knocks over his stumps.

FRJ Coleman b Sorensen 10 (29m 19b 2x4 0x6) SR: 52.63

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   MC Sorensen 1-0-1-1

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   MC Sorensen 2-1-1-1

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

11.5

Sorensen to MacLeod, no run, gets forward to a good length ball and its defended bacck past the bowler

11.6

Sorensen to MacLeod, no run, good pace from Sorensen and its left alone by MacLeod

Scotland 56/3   MC Sorensen 3-1-5-2

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

13.2

Sorensen to MacLeod, no run, good length ball. MacLeod gets in line and defends

13.3

Sorensen to MacLeod, no run, short ball which MacLeod gets up on his toes and defends to cover point

13.4

Sorensen to MacLeod, no run, another good length ball, goes back and hits the ball back down the pitch. Sorensen gathers on his follow through

13.5

Sorensen to MacLeod, no run, stays in the crease and hits the ball back to the bowler. Thats another tight over there for Ireland.

13.6

Sorensen to MacLeod, no run, hits the ball into the legside and its stopped by short mid-wicket

Scotland 58/3   MC Sorensen 4-1-6-2

15.1

Sorensen to MacLeod, no run, looks to get onto the front foot but can only hit the ball back to the bowler

15.2

Sorensen to MacLeod, FOUR, its an attacking shot, its cut through point and its races to the rope. First run in 12 balls

15.3

Sorensen to MacLeod, no run, gets on the front foot and hits to short extra cover

15.4

Sorensen to MacLeod, no run, gets a similar ball and hits the same fielder again

15.5

Sorensen to MacLeod, 1 wide, and the wides keep coming. Down legside again.

15.5

Sorensen to MacLeod, no run, gets a good length ball and Sorensen gathers the ball

15.6

Sorensen to MacLeod, no run, gets forward and hits the ball up to mid-on. Thats Drinks.

Scotland 63/3   MC Sorensen 5-1-11-2

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

17.2

Sorensen to MacLeod, no run, gets forward and defends. Sorensen gathers the ball off his own bowling

17.3

Sorensen to MacLeod, 1 run, its hit back past the bowler. Mid-on dives and stops the ball. So its an easy single

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

17.6

Sorensen to MacLeod, FOUR, its pulled through the legside and just evades the diving Dockrell. It races to the ropes.

Scotland 76/3   MC Sorensen 6-1-19-2

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   MC Sorensen 7-1-20-2

38.1

Sorensen to Berrington, 1 run, guides the ball off the face of the bat and down to third man

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   MC Sorensen 8-1-30-2

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.

40.2

Sorensen to Murphy, no run, gets turned around by a good length ball and it can only be defended

40.3

Sorensen to Murphy, no run, gets forward to a good length ball and hits up to mid-on

40.4

Sorensen to Murphy, 1 run, turns the ball off the hips and down to long leg. There is a quick throw in so its only a single

40.5

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

40.6

Sorensen to Murphy, 1 run, slower ball hit to Johnston at wide mid-off

Scotland 165/6   MC Sorensen 9-1-34-2

46.1

Sorensen to Sharif, no run, good length ball which is hit back up the pitch.

46.2

Sorensen to Sharif, 1 run, its a short ball which sits up and is cut to the cover sweeper

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

46.4

Sorensen to Sharif, no run, looks to clip the ball down to long leg. Gets an inside edge onto the pad and Sorensen fields himself

46.5

Sorensen to Sharif, 1 run, hits the ball up to mid-wicket and they take a quick single

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   MC Sorensen 10-1-37-2
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