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)

0.1

Thompson to Gardiner, no run, its outside offstump and Gardiner lets the ball go through to the keeper

0.2

Thompson to Gardiner, no run, its a shorter ball and Gardiner tries to turn it into the legside. He misses and it drops down at his feet

0.3

Thompson to Gardiner, no run, good length ball from Thompson and Gardiner plays the ball down to point

0.4

Thompson to Gardiner, no run, its another good length ball. Gardiner gets the front foot forward and defends

0.5

Thompson to Gardiner, no run, its outside offstump and Gardiner gets his bat in the air and lets it through to Wilson.

0.6

Thompson to Gardiner, 1 run, gets an inside edge which takes the ball just past the stumps. Coleman calls him through for the quick run.

Scotland 1/0   HJW Gardiner 1* (6b)

1.1

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

1.2

Sorensen to Gardiner, FOUR, its shorter from the bowler and Gardiner gets up on his toes and cuts square on the off-side

1.3

Sorensen to Gardiner, FOUR, its the same bowl from Sorensen and it gets cut away again to the boundary. Great shot from Gardiner.

1.4

Sorensen to Gardiner, no run, good length ball hit down to backward point. Porterfield dives to his left to stop

1.5

Sorensen to Gardiner, no run, Gardiner tries to turn the ball into the legside and misses. It hits him on the pad and Dockrell fields.

1.6

Sorensen to Gardiner, 1 wide, goes down the legside

1.6

Sorensen to Gardiner, 1 wide, strays down the legside again.

1.6

Sorensen to Gardiner, 1 wide, overcompensates and goes too far outside the offstump

1.6

Sorensen to Gardiner, no run, its straighter that time and Porterfield dives at point to stop the run

Scotland 12/0   HJW Gardiner 9* (12b 2x4)

2.4

Thompson to Gardiner, no run, good length ball and Gardiner gets in line and defends

2.5

Thompson to Gardiner, no run, its anogther good length ball but it doesnt trouble the batsman

2.6

Thompson to Gardiner, no run, gets hit on the pad and there is a huge appeal. He got an inside edge on the ball and Umpire Cloete says no.

Scotland 13/0   HJW Gardiner 9* (15b 2x4)

3.4

Sorensen to Gardiner, 1 run, its clipped off the pads and goes down to Thompson at long leg

Scotland 17/1   HJW Gardiner 10* (16b 2x4)

4.1

Thompson to Gardiner, no run, its pitched up outside offstump and its left alone by Gardiner.

4.2

Thompson to Gardiner, no run, straighter from the bowler and Gardiner leans into the defensive shot

4.3

Thompson to Gardiner, no run, looks to drive a good length ball. Plays down the wrong line and it goes through to the keeper

4.4

Thompson to Gardiner, 1 run, gets a thick edge to the ball and takes the ball past the slips and down to third man.

Scotland 18/1   HJW Gardiner 11* (20b 2x4)

5.1

Sorensen to Gardiner, no run, stays in the crease and defends the ball into the off-side

5.2

Sorensen to Gardiner, no run, its another good length ball from the bowler. Gardiner gets in line and defends

5.3

Sorensen to Gardiner, no run, turns the batsman round with a good length ball. It gets hit up to mid-on

5.4

Sorensen to Gardiner, no run, another good length ball cramps Gardiner for room and its defended

5.5

Sorensen to Gardiner, no run, gets hit into the legside and Dockrell makes a smart stop

5.6

Sorensen to Gardiner, 2 runs, its clipped off the pads and down through square leg. There is no fielder there so its an easy couple of runs

Scotland 20/1   HJW Gardiner 13* (26b 2x4)

6.6

Thompson to Gardiner, no run, Gardiner gets forward to the ball and defends up to short extra cover

Scotland 21/1   HJW Gardiner 13* (27b 2x4)

7.2

Sorensen to Gardiner, no run, fuller ball from Sorensen and Gardiner blocks the ball out

7.3

Sorensen to Gardiner, no run, gets forward and hits the ball out to cover point

7.4

Sorensen to Gardiner, 1 run, strays onto legstump again and its clipped down to long leg

Scotland 23/1   HJW Gardiner 14* (30b 2x4)

8.1

Thompson to Gardiner, no run, its a full ball from Thompson. Gardiner hits the ball to Niall O'Brien at wide mid-off

8.2

Thompson to Gardiner, no run, its wider off offstump and Gardiner cuts the ball. Porterfield moves to his right and fields

8.3

Thompson to Gardiner, no run, its a touch shorter and hits Gardiner on the pads. It was going too high

8.4

Thompson to Gardiner, no run, clips the ball of the pads and straight to Dockrell on the legside

8.5

Thompson to Gardiner, no run, gets hit on the pad and it goes into the legside. Gardiner wants the run but Machan sends him back. Dockrell was onto it quickly

8.6

Thompson to Gardiner, FOUR, its pitched up from Thompson and Gardiner is onto it in a flash. Drives the ball through cover. Great shot there from Gardiner

Scotland 27/1   HJW Gardiner 18* (36b 3x4)

9.3

Sorensen to Gardiner, no run, its much straighter from Sorensen and Gardiner defends the ball to point

9.4

Sorensen to Gardiner, no run, looks to turn the ball off the pads. Gardiner misses the ball and it hits him on the pads

9.5

Sorensen to Gardiner, no run, gets bat on the ball this time but Dockrell is onto the ball quickly to stop the run

9.6

Sorensen to Gardiner, no run, its a short ball and Gardiner goes back in the crease and plays inside the line

Scotland 28/1   HJW Gardiner 18* (40b 3x4)

11.5

Richardson to Gardiner, OUT, its a good length ball and Gardiner goes forward to the ball. Its a faint edge through to the keeper and thats Richardson's first ODI wicket

HJW Gardiner c †Wilson b Richardson 18 (41m 41b 3x4 0x6) SR: 43.90

Scotland 38/2   HJW Gardiner 18 (41b 3x4)
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Photos

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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Sep 8, 2013

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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