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)

11.1

Richardson to Machan, FOUR, its overpitched to start from Richardson. Machan leans into the shot and it flies to the long-on boundary

11.2

Richardson to Machan, no run, much better length that time and the ball gets hit back to him

11.3

Richardson to Machan, no run, good length ball hit up to mid-on

11.4

Richardson to Machan, 1 run, its hit up to wide mid-on and its an easy single

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

11.6

Richardson to Mommsen, no run, its a short ball and Mommsen plays the ball down to point

Scotland 38/2   EJ Richardson 1-0-5-1

13.1

Richardson to Machan, no run, its a full ball and Machan goes back in the crease and defends in to the off-side

13.2

Richardson to Machan, no run, its another full ball from Richardson. Machan gets in line and defends

13.3

Richardson to Machan, no run, Machan gets a better connection on this delivery but it goes straight to mid-off

13.4

Richardson to Machan, 2 leg byes, it hits Machan on the pads and there is a huge appeal. It gets turned down and whilst they are appealing the Scottish batsmen get two leg byes!

13.5

Richardson to Machan, 1 run, its wide of offstump and hit to the cover sweeper.

13.6

Richardson to Mommsen, no run, its wide of offstump and Mommsen watches the ball go through to Wilson behins the stumps

Scotland 46/2   EJ Richardson 2-0-6-1

15.1

Richardson to Mommsen, no run, its hit to short extra cover and Kevin O'Brien stops it

15.2

Richardson to Mommsen, no run, hit into the ground and Richardson stops it himself

15.3

Richardson to Mommsen, no run, good,length ball hit back down the pitch

15.4

Richardson to Mommsen, no run, its a good length ball again from the bowler. Mommsen goes back in the crease and defends

15.5

Richardson to Mommsen, no run, Mommsen drives the ball and it goes up to mid-off

15.6

Richardson to Mommsen, FOUR, its on legstump and Mommsen hits the ball hard through mid-wicket. It races to the ropes.

Scotland 52/2   EJ Richardson 3-0-10-1

26.1

Richardson to Berrington, no run, full ball hit straight to the mid-on fielder

26.2

Richardson to Berrington, 1 run, its outside offstump and Berrington gets a thick edge down to third man

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   EJ Richardson 4-0-16-1

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

28.5

Richardson to Berrington, no run, the keeper is standing up now. So Berrington stays in the crease and plays up to the bowler

28.6

Richardson to Berrington, 1 run, there is a bit more room outside offstump and it cut down to third man

Scotland 78/4   EJ Richardson 5-0-18-1

30.1

Richardson to Berrington, FOUR, gets on the front foot and drives the ball back past the bowler. There is no stopping that. Great shot

30.2

Richardson to Berrington, no run, gets in line and defends that ball forward

30.3

Richardson to Berrington, no run, its outside offstump and Berrington misses with an attempted drive

30.4

Richardson to Berrington, no run, gets forward and plays the ball to point. Porterfield runs in to stop it

30.5

Richardson to Berrington, 1 run, clips the ball off the pads and down to deep square leg

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   EJ Richardson 6-0-25-1

32.1

Richardson to Berrington, no run, its a short ball and Berrington does well to defend it back down the pitch

32.2

Richardson to Berrington, 1 run, cuts the ball down to third man and a quick throw in keeps it to a single

32.3

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

32.4

Richardson to Berrington, FOUR, its another full ball and Berrington gets forward and drives it through the covers. Niall O'Brien cant stop it.

32.5

Richardson to Berrington, 1 run, clips the ball through mid-wicket and its an easy single

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   EJ Richardson 7-0-33-1

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

44.4

Richardson to Murphy, 1 run, hits the ball to wide mid-off. Sorensen majes a good diving stop to keep it to a single

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   EJ Richardson 8-0-39-2
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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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