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   SR Thompson 1-0-1-0

2.1

Thompson to Coleman, no run, its a good length ball that Coleman watches going through to the keeper

2.2

Thompson to Coleman, no run, pitched up and Coleman does well to dig the ball out. Goes out to point.

2.3

Thompson to Coleman, 1 run, hits the ball in the air towards wide mid-off. It bounces once before the fielder gets to it

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   SR Thompson 2-0-2-0

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.

4.5

Thompson to Machan, no run, its a straight ball from Thompson and its defended back down the pitch

4.6

Thompson to Machan, no run, its outside offstump and Machan reaches for the ball. He doesnt get anything on it

Scotland 18/1   SR Thompson 3-0-3-0

6.1

Thompson to Machan, no run, hits a good length ball back to the bowler. Thompson does well to stop it in his follow through

6.2

Thompson to Machan, no run, its a bit shorter and its hit back to the bowler again

6.3

Thompson to Machan, no run, looks to go for a drive. It gets an inside edge and hits Machan on the pads

6.4

Thompson to Machan, no run, its a slower ball from Thompson. Machan gets in line and defends back to the bowler

6.5

Thompson to Machan, 1 run, Thompson tries the yorker and Machan gets an outside edge. Kevin O'Brien dives at second slip and gets the ball

6.6

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

Scotland 21/1   SR Thompson 4-0-4-0

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   SR Thompson 5-0-8-0

10.1

Thompson to Machan, no run, full length ball from Thompson. Machan reaches forward and hits the ball to cover

10.2

Thompson to Machan, no run, turns the ball onto the legside and Kevin O'Brien fields at short mid-wicket

10.3

Thompson to Machan, no run, its a touch shorter from Thompson. Machan gets up on his toes and plays the ball to cover

10.4

Thompson to Machan, FOUR, its wider from the bowler and Machan hits the ball hard through extra cover. The fielders dont even bother chasing that.

10.5

Thompson to Machan, no run, Machan looks to drive the next ball too but doesnt time it as well. Goes straight to the cover fielder

10.6

Thompson to Machan, 1 run, hits the ball up to mid-off and Machan calls for the run straight away. There is a throw at the stumps but he would have been home if they had been hit.

Scotland 33/1   SR Thompson 6-0-13-0

40.1

Thompson to Berrington, no run, gets forward to the ball and hits it hard to mid-on

40.2

Thompson to Berrington, no run, comes down the pitch and swings at the ball. Berrington misses and it goes through to the keeper

40.3

Thompson to Berrington, 1 run, its a shorter ball and Berrington pulls this one down to long leg

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   SR Thompson 7-0-14-0

42.1

Thompson to Murphy, no run, guides the ball down to point and there is a loud shout of no from the non-striker

42.2

Thompson to Murphy, 1 run, gets a better connection with the ball and it goes to Richardson on the cover boundary

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

42.5

Thompson to Murphy, no run, plays the ball into the legside and short mid-wicket runs in and fields

42.6

Thompson to Murphy, 1 run, hits the ball down to deep square leg. Scotland need to accelerate from here

Scotland 133/5   SR Thompson 8-0-16-0

47.1

Thompson to Murphy, 1 run, turns the ball round the corner and Sorensen runs in to field

47.2

Thompson to Haq, no run, Haq looks to pull the ball through square leg. He gets hit on the pad and there is a big appeal. Not out.

47.3

Thompson to Haq, OUT, Haq hits the ball towards mid-on. It hit the toe of the bat and its an easy catch for Joyce in the end.

RM Haq c Joyce b Thompson 0 (3m 3b 0x4 0x6) SR: 0.00

47.4

Thompson to Murphy, 1 run, its a good length ball which is hit down to long-on

47.5

Thompson to Drummond, 1 leg bye, hits the pad and goes into the legside. Its a race between the bowler and the non-striker to who gets down the other end first. Murphy just makes it first

47.6

Thompson to Murphy, 1 run, hits the ball into the covers and the fielders are happy to keep it to a single.

Scotland 159/8   SR Thompson 9-0-19-1

49.1

Thompson to Murphy, 1 run, hits the ball through mid-wicket and its an easy single

49.2

Thompson to Wardlaw, no run, its a swing and a miss outside offstump

49.3

Thompson to Wardlaw, OUT, and thats the end. Wardlaw goes for a duck. Wardlaw was looking to play a big shot over the top. He missed the ball and Thompson hits the stumps.

I Wardlaw b Thompson 0 (2m 2b 0x4 0x6) SR: 0.00

Scotland 165/10   SR Thompson 9.3-0-20-2
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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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