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)

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   MC Sorensen 1-0-11-0

3.1

Sorensen to Coleman, no run, its a short ball from Sorensen and it almost tempts Coleman into playing a shot

3.2

Sorensen to Coleman, OUT, its a good length ball and it hits Coleman on the pads. There is a huge appeal and Umpire Smith raises the finger.

FRJ Coleman lbw b Sorensen 1 (13m 5b 0x4 0x6) SR: 20.00

3.3

Sorensen to Machan, 3 runs, its a good first ball to get, going down the legside. He clips it past Niall O'Brien and he has to chase it back.

3.4

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

3.5

Sorensen to Machan, no run, its a faster ball from Sorensen and it has Machan reaching for the ball. He is lucky not to get an edge on that one

3.6

Sorensen to Machan, no run, its a tad shorter and Machan ends up playing inside the line.

Scotland 17/1   MC Sorensen 2-0-15-1

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   MC Sorensen 3-0-17-1

7.1

Sorensen to Machan, 1 run, looks to turn the ball into the legside. Almost got through the shot too early

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

7.5

Sorensen to Machan, no run, gets forward and hits the ball to wide mid-off

7.6

Sorensen to Machan, no run, its a straighter ball from Sorensen and Machan defends

Scotland 23/1   MC Sorensen 4-0-19-1

9.1

Sorensen to Machan, no run, goes back in the crease and defends the ball into the legside

9.2

Sorensen to Machan, 1 run, its a touch shorter and its hit up to wide mid-off. There is a misfield but they decide against a second

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   MC Sorensen 5-0-20-1

34.1

Sorensen to Berrington, 1 run, its guided down in front of point. MacLeod calls through for a run

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

34.6

Sorensen to Berrington, 1 run, its dropped into the legside and MacLeod calls for another quick single

Scotland 107/4   MC Sorensen 6-0-23-1

36.1

Sorensen to Berrington, no run, good length ball, Berrington goes back in the crease and hits to cover

36.2

Sorensen to Berrington, no run, gets a full ball which Berrington hits to cover point. Richardson fields the ball

36.3

Sorensen to Berrington, 1 run, its turned off the legs and down to deep square leg

36.4

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

36.5

Sorensen to Berrington, 1 run, goes back in the crease and hits the ball up to Stirling at mid-off

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   MC Sorensen 7-0-26-1

38.1

Sorensen to Berrington, no run, its a short ball from Sorensen and Berrington gets up on his toes. The ball gets played to point

38.2

Sorensen to Berrington, 1 run, hits the ball to deep mid-wicket and the throw coms in quickly to keep them to a single.

38.3

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

38.4

Sorensen to Berrington, no run, hits the ball hard back past the bowler. Its stopped by mid-on. Good shot for no reward.

38.5

Sorensen to Berrington, no run, goes back in the crease and cuts the ball to point. Its not timed and Porterfield stops the ball.

38.6

Sorensen to Berrington, no run, its hit up towards mid-wicket and there is no chance of the run there

Scotland 120/4   MC Sorensen 8-0-27-1

46.1

Sorensen to Sharif, 2 runs, gets an inside edge which goes down to fine leg. They run quickly to get a second

46.2

Sorensen to Sharif, 1 run, hits the ball to Porterfield at point. They go for a quick single and the throw just misses at the strikers end

46.3

Sorensen to Murphy, no run, its outside offstump and Murphy misses the ball. Not quite sure what shot he was trying there

46.4

Sorensen to Murphy, 1 run, goes back in the crease and hits the ball to extra cover. The fielder is back so its an easy single

46.5

Sorensen to Sharif, OUT, Sharif tries to swing the ball towards cow corner. He misses the ball and Sorensen hits the stumps

SM Sharif b Sorensen 4 (8m 5b 0x4 0x6) SR: 80.00

46.6

Sorensen to Haq, no run, good length ball which Haq defends up to short extra cover

Scotland 155/7   MC Sorensen 9-0-31-2

48.1

Sorensen to Murphy, no run, its outside offstump and Murphy cant get a bat on the ball

48.2

Sorensen to Murphy, 1 run, goes back in the crease and hits the ball down to long-on

48.3

Sorensen to Drummond, no run, its wide outside offstump and Drummond swings and misses.

48.4

Sorensen to Drummond, no run, mistimes the ball to mid-wicket and there is no run

48.5

Sorensen to Drummond, FOUR, its a short ball pulled to deep square leg. He didnt know much about that. Probably had his eyes closed there!

48.6

Sorensen to Drummond, OUT, he swings across the line and is hit in front of the stumps. Umpire Cloete has no doubt and gives him out

GD Drummond lbw b Sorensen 4 (4m 5b 1x4 0x6) SR: 80.00

Scotland 164/9   MC Sorensen 10-0-36-3
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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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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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