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)

1.1

Johnston to Gardiner, 1 wide, too far outside the offstump and its the first extra of the day

1.1

Johnston to Gardiner, 1 wide, wayward start by Johnston and its another wide outside the offstump

1.1

Johnston to Gardiner, no run, better line that time and Gardiner gets his bat out of the way as the ball goes through to the keeper.

1.2

Johnston to Gardiner, no run, its outside offstump again and Gardiner lets it go through to Wilson behind the stumps

1.3

Johnston to Gardiner, no run, gets forward to a good length ball and its hit into the ground in front of the slips. They run up and field.

1.4

Johnston to Gardiner, 1 run, strays onto the length stump and the ball is clipped through square leg

1.5

Johnston to Coleman, no run, gets forward to a good length ball and its hit into the on side

1.6

Johnston to Coleman, 1 wide, its down the legside and its called a wide. Its a long over for Johnston here.

1.6

Johnston to Coleman, 1 wide, down legside again and its another wide.

1.6

Johnston to Coleman, no run, its outside the offstump and left alone. 10 ball over there from Johnston.

Scotland 8/0   DT Johnston 1-0-5-0

3.1

Johnston to Gardiner, 1 wide, its too far outside offstump and its called another wide.

3.1

Johnston to Gardiner, no run, much better line and it can only be hit back to the bowler

3.2

Johnston to Gardiner, 1 bye, its a shorter ball and Wilson couldnt gather it cleanly

3.3

Johnston to Coleman, 1 leg bye, hits the pads and Gardiner takes off from the non-strikers end. Coleman doesnt run and then has to set off. The throw hits the strikers end and the fielders have to run and throws the ball to the non-strikers end. Coleman dives and just makes it

3.4

Johnston to Gardiner, 1 run, clips off the pads and goes down to long leg

3.5

Johnston to Coleman, no run, gets a good length ball which he just defends

3.6

Johnston to Coleman, no run, its another good length ball which is let go through to the keeper

Scotland 15/0   DT Johnston 2-0-7-0

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

5.2

Johnston to Coleman, FOUR, gets an inside edge which takes the ball past the stumps and down to fine leg. No fielder there to stop it.

5.3

Johnston to Coleman, FOUR, its a slower ball from Johnston and it gets hit back past him. Niall O'Brien dives at mid-off but cant stop it

5.4

Johnston to Coleman, 1 wide, too far outside offstump again

5.4

Johnston to Coleman, 1 wide, goes down legside again and Wilson stops the ball with his pads.

5.4

Johnston to Coleman, no run, full and straight. Hits the ball up to mid-off

5.5

Johnston to Coleman, 1 wide, goes down legside again and its called a wide. Not the usual bowling display that we get from Johnston.

5.5

Johnston to Coleman, no run, good length ball. Coleman gets forward and defends

5.6

Johnston to Coleman, no run, its another straight ball to finish the over. Its defended forward and Johnston picks it up on his follow through.

Scotland 28/1   DT Johnston 3-0-19-0

21.1

Johnston to MacLeod, 1 run, gets a thick outside edge and the ball goes down to third man

21.2

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

21.3

Johnston to MacLeod, no run, slower ball from Johnston. It can only be defended back down the pitch. Johnston gathers it on his run through

21.4

Johnston to MacLeod, 1 run, its a good length ball which is clipped though the legside. Dockrell runs in to field the ball

21.5

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

21.6

Johnston to MacLeod, no run, its cut to point and another good over for Scotland. Runs coming quicker since the drinks break

Scotland 94/3   DT Johnston 4-0-23-0

23.1

Johnston to MacLeod, 1 run, its clipped down to square leg and Murtagh runs in to field

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

23.4

Johnston to MacLeod, no run, full length ball from Johnston and its hit to short extra cover

23.5

Johnston to MacLeod, no run, its outside the offstump and MacLeod ends up playing inside the line.

23.6

Johnston to MacLeod, no run, good length ball to finish the over. Its defended back down the pitch and Johnston does well to stop it

Scotland 102/3   DT Johnston 5-0-25-0

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.

25.2

Johnston to MacLeod, 1 run, gets on the front foot and drives the ball to mid-on

25.3

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

25.4

Johnston to MacLeod, 1 run, clipped off the pads and down to Murtagh at long leg

25.5

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

25.6

Johnston to MacLeod, no run, its a good length ball and its defended back down the pitch

Scotland 110/3   DT Johnston 6-0-30-0

45.1

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

45.2

Johnston to Sharif, 1 run, plays a late cut and the ball goes down to fine third man

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

45.4

Johnston to Sharif, 1 run, clipped off the pads and down to short long leg. You feel that Scotland need to be hitting boundaries here.

45.5

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

45.6

Johnston to Sharif, 1 wide, its a short bouncer which goes down the legside

45.6

Johnston to Sharif, 1 run, Johnston goes for another short ball and Sharif does well to guide it down to third man.

Scotland 193/8   DT Johnston 7-0-37-0

47.1

Johnston to Sharif, no run, its a good length ball and its hit up to extra cover

47.2

Johnston to Sharif, 1 run, its a full ball from Johnston and they take on mid-on. He cant stop the run

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

47.5

Johnston to Sharif, FOUR, gets the outside edge and it takes it past the keeper. It races to the rope

47.6

Johnston to Sharif, FOUR, gets a thick outside edge and its past the keeper and to the rope again

Scotland 206/8   DT Johnston 8-0-47-0

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

49.3

Johnston to Wardlaw, FOUR, gets to the picth of the ball and drive it down through wide long-off

49.4

Johnston to Wardlaw, 2 runs, hits the ball through extra cover and the fielder has to run a long way to stop the boundary

49.5

Johnston to Wardlaw, 1 run, hits the ball high in the air and it lands safe at 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   DT Johnston 9-0-60-0
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