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)

12.1

KJ O'Brien to Machan, no run, its a slow ball to start from the bowler. Machan gets in line and defends

12.2

KJ O'Brien to Machan, no run, it a good length ball which gets a lot of bounce and Machan plays underneath the ball

12.3

KJ O'Brien to Machan, no run, Machan goes back in the crease and hits up to mid-on

12.4

KJ O'Brien to Machan, 1 run, slower ball from O'Brien which is hit out to the cover sweeper

12.5

KJ O'Brien to Mommsen, no run, its a good length ball which Mommsen gets forward to and defends

12.6

KJ O'Brien to Mommsen, FOUR, its dropped a bit short and Mommsen pulls the ball to the square leg boundary. Great shot from the Scotland captain.

Scotland 43/2   KJ O'Brien 1-0-5-0

14.1

KJ O'Brien to Machan, 1 run, its hit hard back past the bowler. Niall O'Brien dives to his left to stop the ball

14.2

KJ O'Brien to Mommsen, no run, left outside offstump

14.3

KJ O'Brien to Mommsen, no run, gets in line and defends back down the pitch

14.4

KJ O'Brien to Mommsen, no run, drops the ball into the covers and there is a loud shout of no from Machan

14.5

KJ O'Brien to Mommsen, no run, its wide of offstump and its cut hard through point. Porterfield dives to his right and makes a great stop.

14.6

KJ O'Brien to Mommsen, 1 run, clipped off the legs, Umpire Smith gets out of the way and its fielded at deep square leg

Scotland 48/2   KJ O'Brien 2-0-7-0

16.1

KJ O'Brien to Machan, no run, its a shorter ball which suprises Machan. It bounces up high and Machan does well to keep his hands down

16.2

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

16.3

KJ O'Brien to Machan, 2 runs, its a slower ball which is clipped through mid-wicket. Sorsensen has to run back and field

16.4

KJ O'Brien to Machan, no run, its a good length ball from O'Brien. Its hit back to him by Machan

16.5

KJ O'Brien to Machan, 1 run, clips the ball through the legside and Dockrell has to run from deep square leg to field

16.6

KJ O'Brien to Mommsen, no run, its wide of offstump and its hit to Porterfield at backward point.

Scotland 55/2   KJ O'Brien 3-0-10-0

18.1

KJ O'Brien to Mommsen, 1 run, gets to the pitch of the ball and hits it up to Miall O'Brien at mid-on

18.2

KJ O'Brien to Machan, no run, hits the ball to short extra cover and Thompson stops the ball well

18.3

KJ O'Brien to Machan, OUT, its hit hard back past the bowler but this time its in the air. Niall O'Brien dives to his left and takes a very smart catch.

MW Machan c NJ O'Brien b KJ O'Brien 23 (59m 46b 2x4 0x6) SR: 50.00

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   KJ O'Brien 4-0-11-1

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

20.3

KJ O'Brien to Mommsen, no run, goes back in the crease and hits the ball back to the bowler

20.4

KJ O'Brien to Mommsen, OUT, its a good length ball and Mommsen looks to pull the ball. He gets an edge and Wilson takes an easy catch. Huge wicket there for Ireland, big shout of joy from the bowler.

PL Mommsen c †Wilson b KJ O'Brien 12 (39m 25b 2x4 0x6) SR: 48.00

20.5

KJ O'Brien to Berrington, 1 run, gets an inside edge which goes between Berrington's legs and down to long leg

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   KJ O'Brien 5-0-13-2

22.1

KJ O'Brien to Berrington, no run, its a good length ball which is hit to short extra cover

22.2

KJ O'Brien to Berrington, 1 run, clips the ball of the legs and down to deep square leg. The bowler thought he had got through there

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

22.5

KJ O'Brien to Berrington, no run, its a slower ball from O'Brien. Berrington gets turned around and defends back to the bowler

22.6

KJ O'Brien to Berrington, no run, its a full ball which Berrington hits into the ground and Thompson fields at short extra cover

Scotland 65/4   KJ O'Brien 6-0-15-2

24.1

KJ O'Brien to Berrington, no run, good length ball that Berrington goes back in the crease and defends the ball into the covers

24.2

KJ O'Brien to Berrington, no run, its a good length ball again and the ball is knocked down to point

24.3

KJ O'Brien to Berrington, no run, its outside offstump and Berrington gets the bat well out of the way

24.4

KJ O'Brien to Berrington, no run, its a shorter ball from O'Brien and Berrington gets up on his toes and plays the ball down.

24.5

KJ O'Brien to Berrington, 1 run, its another shorter ball and Berrington plays the pull shot well to keep the ball down

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   KJ O'Brien 7-0-16-2

41.1

KJ O'Brien to Berrington, OUT, its a full ball which is chipped to Dockrell at wide mid-on. Its a tame end for Berrington.

RD Berrington c Dockrell b KJ O'Brien 35 (70m 59b 2x4 0x6) SR: 59.32

41.2

KJ O'Brien to Murphy, no run, good length ball which is hit up to wide mid-off

41.3

KJ O'Brien to Murphy, no run, looks to play a late cut and doesnt quite time it. Wilson runs and fields the ball

41.4

KJ O'Brien to Murphy, 1 run, hits the ball through the legside and Richardson runs in from deep square leg to field

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

41.6

KJ O'Brien to Murphy, 1 run, its on legstump and clipped through square leg

Scotland 130/5   KJ O'Brien 8-0-19-3

43.1

KJ O'Brien to Murphy, 1 run, tucked off the legs into the legside and its an easy single

43.2

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

43.3

KJ O'Brien to Murphy, 2 runs, full ball again by O'Brien and the ball is hit towards the extra cover boundary

43.4

KJ O'Brien to Murphy, 1 run, pulls the ball through the legside and Richardson keeps the batsmen to a single

43.5

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

43.6

KJ O'Brien to Murphy, no run, looks to drive a good length ball. Murphy doesnt time it and Porterfield stops the ball at short mid-wicket

Scotland 139/5   KJ O'Brien 9-0-25-3

45.1

KJ O'Brien to Murphy, 1 run, gets an edge past the keeper and third man fields

45.2

KJ O'Brien to Sharif, no run, stays in the crease and hits the ball hard to extra cover

45.3

KJ O'Brien to Sharif, 1 run, hits the ball to cover. The fielder throws and hits the stumps at the strikers end. He was home and they get an overthrow

45.4

KJ O'Brien to Murphy, FOUR, Murphy leans back in the crease and hits the ball hard back past the bowler. Great shot for a boundary

45.5

KJ O'Brien to Murphy, no run, looks to play a late cut but cant get the ball past backward point

45.6

KJ O'Brien to Murphy, no run, short ball which Murphy goes back in the crease and hits through the covers. Cant beat the fielder and Murphy is annoyed with himself there.

Scotland 151/6   KJ O'Brien 10-0-31-3
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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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