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

ICC World Cricket League Championship, 2011-2013/14 - 52nd match

Ireland v Scotland

Ireland won by 7 wickets (with 102 balls remaining)

18.4

KJ O'Brien to MacLeod, no run, its outside offstump and MacLeod lets the ball go through to the keeper

18.5

KJ O'Brien to MacLeod, no run, its a fast ball outside offstump and MacLeod makes sure that he gets the bat out of the way

18.6

KJ O'Brien to MacLeod, no run, its another short ball from O'Brien and it flies just under MacLeod's nose.

Scotland 58/3   CS MacLeod 0* (3b)

19.4

Dockrell to MacLeod, no run, gets the front foot down the pitch and defends

19.5

Dockrell to MacLeod, 1 run, stays back in the crease and hits the ball through point.

Scotland 60/3   CS MacLeod 1* (5b)

20.1

KJ O'Brien to MacLeod, no run, its a good length ball and its hit to cover point. The run rate is slowing down here. Less then three now

20.2

KJ O'Brien to MacLeod, 1 run, cuts the ball to Dockrell at cover point. He misfield and they get a single

20.6

KJ O'Brien to MacLeod, no run, its a full ball from O'Brien and its defended back down the pitch by MacLeod

Scotland 62/4   CS MacLeod 2* (8b)

21.6

Dockrell to MacLeod, no run, hits the ball up to wide mid-off. No run there.

Scotland 63/4   CS MacLeod 2* (9b)

22.3

KJ O'Brien to MacLeod, no run, MacLeod goes back in the crease and defends forward

22.4

KJ O'Brien to MacLeod, 1 run, gets a thick outside edge which takes it down to third man

Scotland 65/4   CS MacLeod 3* (11b)

23.1

Dockrell to MacLeod, no run, looped up from Dockrell. MacLeod gets forward and defends

23.2

Dockrell to MacLeod, no run, comes down the pitch and defends back to the bowler

23.3

Dockrell to MacLeod, no run, gets to the pitch of the ball and defends into the on-side

23.4

Dockrell to MacLeod, no run, goes back in the crease and defends back to the bowler

23.5

Dockrell to MacLeod, no run, goes forward to the ball and it spins past the outside edge.

23.6

Dockrell to MacLeod, no run, its defended back to the bowler again and thats a maiden for Dockrell. First maiden of the match.

Scotland 65/4   CS MacLeod 3* (17b)

24.6

KJ O'Brien to MacLeod, no run, slower ball turns into a full toss which gets hit to mid-on

Scotland 66/4   CS MacLeod 3* (18b)

25.4

Dockrell to MacLeod, no run, its hit into the covers and Porterfield stops it this time

25.5

Dockrell to MacLeod, no run, hits back towards the bowler and Dockrell runs to his left and fields

25.6

Dockrell to MacLeod, no run, gets forward to the ball and hits it down to backward point

Scotland 67/4   CS MacLeod 3* (21b)

26.3

Richardson to MacLeod, no run, its a good length ball which MacLeod lets go through to the keeper

26.4

Richardson to MacLeod, 2 runs, goes back in the crease and hits the ball through the covers. They call for the second early and make it home

26.5

Richardson to MacLeod, 2 runs, hits the ball high in the air and it drops just over Stirlings head at wide mid-off. MacLeod was very lucky there

26.6

Richardson to MacLeod, 1 run, goes back in the crease and cuts the ball to the cover sweeper

Scotland 73/4   CS MacLeod 8* (25b)

27.1

Dockrell to MacLeod, no run, loops the ball up and MacLeod hits into the covers

27.2

Dockrell to MacLeod, no run, hits the ball back up to the bowler and he dives to his left to field

27.3

Dockrell to MacLeod, 2 runs, gets an edge past the keeper and Stirling runs back to stop it before the rope

27.4

Dockrell to MacLeod, no run, gets forward and hits the ball to cover

27.5

Dockrell to MacLeod, no run, gets hit on the pad and there is a huge appeal. Not out says Umpire Smith

27.6

Dockrell to MacLeod, 1 run, clips the ball off the legs and down through square leg

Scotland 76/4   CS MacLeod 11* (31b)

28.1

Richardson to MacLeod, no run, its a good length ball which is hit back to the bowler

28.2

Richardson to MacLeod, no run, its another good length ball but MacLeod hits this one to the cover sweeper

28.3

Richardson to MacLeod, no run, gets on the front foot and drives the ball up to mid-on. Sorensen makes a smart stop

28.4

Richardson to MacLeod, 1 run, gets forward and hits the ball to Niall O'Brien at cover sweeper

Scotland 77/4   CS MacLeod 12* (35b)

29.1

Dockrell to MacLeod, no run, hit back to the bowler

29.2

Dockrell to MacLeod, no run, gets forward and defends

29.3

Dockrell to MacLeod, 1 run, clips the ball through the covers

29.6

Dockrell to MacLeod, no run, hit hard back to the bowler and Dockrell makes a flying stop

Scotland 80/4   CS MacLeod 13* (39b)

30.6

Richardson to MacLeod, 1 run, gets a edge into the legside and Wilson has to run from behind the stumps and field. An easy single there for Scotland

Scotland 87/4   CS MacLeod 15* (40b)

31.1

Stirling to MacLeod, no run, looped up and misses with the drive. Wilson cant gather it cleanly

31.2

Stirling to MacLeod, 1 run, goes back in the crease and turns the ball round the corner

31.4

Stirling to MacLeod, no run, spins the ball past the bat and Wilson takes off the bails. hadnt moved from the crease though

31.5

Stirling to MacLeod, 1 run, gets forward and hits up to long-on

Scotland 90/4   CS MacLeod 17* (44b)

32.3

Richardson to MacLeod, 1 run, its short and wide of offstump. Cuts down to Dockrell at third man

32.6

Richardson to MacLeod, 1 wide, slower ball which goes down legside and its called a wide

32.6

Richardson to MacLeod, no run, goes back in the crease and hits the ball back to the bowler.

Scotland 99/4   CS MacLeod 18* (46b)

33.3

Stirling to MacLeod, 1 run, clips the ball through deep square leg

33.5

Stirling to MacLeod, no run, hits the ball up to mid-wicket and Porterfield dives and stops the ball.

33.6

Stirling to MacLeod, no run, gets forward and hits the ball back to the bowler

Scotland 104/4   CS MacLeod 19* (49b)

34.2

Sorensen to MacLeod, no run, gets hit on the pad and there is an appeal. Its too high and Umpire Cloete says no

34.3

Sorensen to MacLeod, no run, its hit up to mid-wicket and the fielder gets the ball back in quickly

34.4

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

34.5

Sorensen to MacLeod, 1 run, hits the ball up to mid-on. The fielder is back this time so its an easy single

Scotland 106/4   CS MacLeod 20* (53b)

35.3

Dockrell to MacLeod, no run, comes down the pitch and then gets hit on the pad. Too far down for LBW

35.4

Dockrell to MacLeod, 1 run, turned into the legside for an easy single

Scotland 109/4   CS MacLeod 21* (55b)

36.4

Sorensen to MacLeod, 1 run, gets forward and guides the ball down to third man

36.6

Sorensen to MacLeod, no run, its a good length ball which suprises MacLeod with the bounce. It gets hit into the off-side

Scotland 113/4   CS MacLeod 22* (57b)

37.2

Dockrell to MacLeod, no run, goes back in the crease and cuts to backward point

37.3

Dockrell to MacLeod, no run, gets hit on the pad and there is a limited appeal from the keeper

37.4

Dockrell to MacLeod, no run, drops short and the ball is cut to cover

37.5

Dockrell to MacLeod, FOUR, gets to the pitch of the ball and sweeps it through square leg. Great shot, Scotland need a few more of those.

37.6

Dockrell to MacLeod, no run, gets forward and hits the ball back to the bowler

Scotland 118/4   CS MacLeod 26* (62b 1x4)

38.3

Sorensen to MacLeod, 1 leg bye, looks to turn the ball off his pads. MacLeod misses and they run a legbye

Scotland 120/4   CS MacLeod 26* (63b 1x4)

39.1

Dockrell to MacLeod, no run, goes forward and hits the ball it spins back towards his stumps. MacLeod kicks it away

39.2

Dockrell to MacLeod, no run, hits the ball back to the bowler.

39.3

Dockrell to MacLeod, 3 runs, sweeps the ball just over Sorensen's head at short long leg

39.5

Dockrell to MacLeod, 2 runs, hits the ball through the legside and Richardson has to run an field

39.6

Dockrell to MacLeod, no run, loops the ball up and MacLeod hits the ball back to the bowler. Only 19 runs off the powerplay

Scotland 126/4   CS MacLeod 31* (68b 1x4)

40.4

Thompson to MacLeod, no run, goes for the cut outside offstump. He misses and Wilson makes a sharp stop because he is standing up now

40.5

Thompson to MacLeod, no run, its wide of offstump and cut hard through point. Porterfield dives to his left and stops the ball

40.6

Thompson to MacLeod, no run, cuts the ball into the ground and it hits Wilson's glove. It rebounds and hits the stumps. Kevin O'Brien appeals but no one else does.

Scotland 127/4   CS MacLeod 31* (71b 1x4)

41.5

KJ O'Brien to MacLeod, 1 run, turned round the corner and Sorensen runs in from long leg to get the ball back in

Scotland 129/5   CS MacLeod 32* (72b 1x4)

42.3

Thompson to MacLeod, no run, Wilson is standing up so MacLeod stays in his crease and hits the ball into the covers

42.4

Thompson to MacLeod, 1 leg bye, tries to turn the ball round the corner. It hits the pad and goes down to long leg

Scotland 132/5   CS MacLeod 32* (74b 1x4)

43.2

KJ O'Brien to MacLeod, 1 run, its a yorker length ball which is dug out into the off-side

43.5

KJ O'Brien to MacLeod, 1 run, full toss which is hit to Richardson on the boundary again

Scotland 139/5   CS MacLeod 34* (76b 1x4)

44.1

Richardson to MacLeod, 2 runs, its gets a lot of bounce off a good length ball. Takes the edge and it goes past Wilson.

44.2

Richardson to MacLeod, no run, swing and a miss outside offstump

44.3

Richardson to MacLeod, 1 run, slower ball which is hit up towards mid-off. Kevin O'Brien gets a hand to the ball

44.5

Richardson to MacLeod, 2 runs, gets forward and hits the ball towards cow corner. They run quickly and get a second with ease

44.6

Richardson to MacLeod, OUT, MacLeod looks to hit the ball towards cow corner. Its Richardson's slower ball and when MacLeod misses his stumps gets hit.

CS MacLeod b Richardson 39 (91m 81b 1x4 0x6) SR: 48.14

Scotland 145/6   CS MacLeod 39 (80b 1x4)
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Sep 8, 2013

Ireland captain William Porterfield holds up the WCL Championship trophy, Ireland v Scotland, ICC World Cricket League Championship, Belfast, September 8, 2013

Ireland captain William Porterfield holds up the WCL Championship trophy

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Ireland celebrate with the World Cricket League Championship trophy, Ireland v Scotland, ICC World Cricket League Championship, Belfast, September 8, 2013

Ireland celebrate with the World Cricket League Championship trophy

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