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)

0.1

Murtagh to Gardiner, no run, good length ball defended back down the pitch

0.2

Murtagh to Gardiner, 3 runs, clips this one through the legside and Niall O'Brien chases it down just before the rope

0.3

Murtagh to Coleman, no run, gets hit on the pad and there is a loud appeal. Umpire says not out.

0.4

Murtagh to Coleman, no run, pitched up from Murtagh and Coleman gets forward and defends

0.5

Murtagh to Coleman, no run, another full ball and Coleman hits the ball into the off side. No run there

0.6

Murtagh to Coleman, no run, shorter that time from Murtagh to end the over. Its defended and goes into the covers

Scotland 3/0   TJ Murtagh 1-0-3-0

2.1

Murtagh to Gardiner, no run, gets inline and defends back down the pitch

2.2

Murtagh to Gardiner, 1 run, gets an inside edge and the ball flies down to deep square leg

2.3

Murtagh to Coleman, no run, shorter ball from Murtagh and Coleman plays inside the line

2.4

Murtagh to Coleman, 2 runs, its Coleman's first run of the morning. Its clipped through square leg

2.5

Murtagh to Coleman, no run, fuller ball from Murtagh and its hit to Porterfield at backward point

2.6

Murtagh to Coleman, no run, stays in the crease and gets hit on the pads. Its going to high so there is only a muted appeal

Scotland 11/0   TJ Murtagh 2-0-6-0

4.1

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

4.2

Murtagh to Gardiner, OUT, its a short ball and Gardiner goes for a pull shot. He doesnt quite time it and its an easy catch for Dockrell at short mid-wicket.

HJW Gardiner c Dockrell b Murtagh 6 (16m 13b 0x4 0x6) SR: 46.15

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   TJ Murtagh 3-0-7-1

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   TJ Murtagh 4-0-15-1

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   TJ Murtagh 5-0-25-1

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

12.6

Murtagh to MacLeod, no run, MacLeod comes down the pitch and defends a short ball back to the bowler

Scotland 57/3   TJ Murtagh 6-0-26-1

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   TJ Murtagh 7-1-26-1

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

42.3

Murtagh to Sharif, no run, gets forward and Sharif hits the ball up to mid-on

42.4

Murtagh to Sharif, no run, guides the ball to point and Porterfield stops the ball

42.5

Murtagh to Sharif, no run, gets forward to a good length ball and hits it up to Johnston at mid-off

42.6

Murtagh to Sharif, FOUR, gets an edge down legside and Wilson dives for the ball. He cant stop it and it races to the rope

Scotland 174/8   TJ Murtagh 8-1-35-1

44.1

Murtagh to Sharif, 1 run, gets forward and hits the ball down to long-on

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

44.6

Murtagh to Sharif, FOUR, gets onto the front foot and smacks a drive through extra cover. What a great shot by Sharif

Scotland 186/8   TJ Murtagh 9-1-43-1

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

48.2

Murtagh to Sharif, 1 run, hits the ball to Porterfield at extra cover. He thinks about throwing at the stumps abut doesnt want the overthrow

48.3

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

48.4

Murtagh to Sharif, OUT, gets a good yorker from Murtagh. It goes up to Porterfield at mid-off. He throws at the non-strikers end and Sharif is out by a couple of yards

SM Sharif run out 26 (25m 25b 4x4 0x6) SR: 104.00

48.5

Murtagh to Wardlaw, 1 run, hits the ball into the vacant mid-wicket region and Murtagh runs and fields himself

48.6

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

Scotland 210/9   TJ Murtagh 10-1-47-1
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