World T20, 12th Match, First Round Group B: Ireland v Netherlands at Sylhet, Mar 21, 2014
World T20 - 12th match, First Round Group B
Netherlands won by 6 wickets (with 37 balls remaining)
Played at Sylhet Stadium (neutral venue)
21 March 2014 - day/night match (20-over match)
4.1

Swart to Joyce, no run, tossed up delivery on off, driven straight to cover

4.2

Swart to Joyce, no run, he looks for a gap in the cover area, but can't find one. Punched straight to the fielder again

4.3

Swart to Joyce, 1 run, flatter delivery on the stumps, the batsman nudges this to the gap at cover with soft hands for a single

Ireland 37/1   EC Joyce 1* (3b)
5.1

Mudassar Bukhari to Joyce, no run, he serves a fuller delivery to Joyce, who drives it straight to the cover fielder

5.2

Mudassar Bukhari to Joyce, no run, a loose shot outside off! the batsman sees the width and tries to crash it through point without getting close to the line, is beaten

5.3

Mudassar Bukhari to Joyce, 1 run, back of length delivery on off, the batsman waits and pulls it over midwicket for a single to the fielder in the deep

Ireland 44/1   EC Joyce 2* (6b)
6.1

TLW Cooper to Joyce, 1 run, it's a drop! Joyce must have had his heart in the mouth, he skipped down the track and chipped it straight to long on, but the fielder - Ahsan Malik - doesn't get down in time.. He gets a hand, but can't hang on

6.4

TLW Cooper to Joyce, 1 run, moves away to the leg side and punches this delivery to deep cover

6.6

TLW Cooper to Joyce, FOUR, this is smartly chipped over extra cover! Again, what timing from the batsman.. Looked like a mere push, but it lands just a couple of meters inside the rope

Ireland 56/1   EC Joyce 8* (9b 1x4)
7.2

Borren to Joyce, 1 run, he waits in the crease and punches it to wide long on off the back foot

7.5

Borren to Joyce, 1 leg bye, loud appeal for lbw as the batsman misses his flick, but that pitched outside leg. The batsmen take a leg bye to backward point

Ireland 62/1   EC Joyce 9* (11b 1x4)
8.1

Seelaar to Joyce, 2 runs, flighted and full on the pads, it's nudged softly through square leg for a quick couple

8.2

Seelaar to Joyce, 1 run, comes down the pitch and punches the flighted delivery to deep midwicket

8.4

Seelaar to Joyce, 1 run, takes a step down the pitch and calmly pushes the flatter delivery to long on

Ireland 68/1   EC Joyce 13* (14b 1x4)
9.3

Jamil to Joyce, no run, allows the back of length delivery to come to him, defends it to cover

9.4

Jamil to Joyce, 1 run, slow off the pitch again, the batsman has to wait a bit before he whips it down to long on from outside off

Ireland 71/2   EC Joyce 14* (16b 1x4)
10.1

Seelaar to Joyce, SIX, he comes down the pitch and gets a juicy high full toss, no problems in hammering that over deep square leg with a heavy swing of the bat

10.2

Seelaar to Joyce, 1 run, waits on the back foot and punches this flatter delivery to deep cover

10.5

Seelaar to Joyce, no run, flatter and lower this time, the batsman pushes it straight to cover

10.6

Seelaar to Joyce, 1 run, comes down the pitch and takes the flighted delivery on the full, punches it to long on

Ireland 80/2   EC Joyce 22* (20b 1x4 1x6)
11.1

Swart to Joyce, 1 run, flatter and quicker from Swart, the batsman pushes it through cover

11.4

Swart to Joyce, 1 run, comes forward and punches this to deep cover for a single

11.6

Swart to Joyce, 1 run, almost in the blockhole, the batsman digs it out to long on

Ireland 85/2   EC Joyce 25* (23b 1x4 1x6)
12.1

Mudassar Bukhari to Joyce, 2 runs, bowls it full and bowls it on off stump, the batsman punches it past the bowler's left.. That was not too far from the bowler

12.2

Mudassar Bukhari to Joyce, 1 run, short of length delivery, he pulls it to long on without much timing

Ireland 88/2   EC Joyce 28* (25b 1x4 1x6)
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WATCHESPN: 12th Match, First Round Group B: Ireland v Netherlands at Sylhet, Mar 21, 2014
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Hours of play (local time) 15.30 start, First Session 15.30-16.50, Interval 16.50-17.10, Second Session 17.10-18.30

Match Coverage


Weren't thinking about merely winning - Myburgh
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After scoring a half-century of 17 balls, Netherlands batsman Stephan Myburgh reveals his batting plan, the conversation with his captain, and what the celebrations for making the next round may be like | March 21, 2014

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After scoring a half-century of 17 balls, Netherlands batsman Stephan Myburgh reveals his batting plan, the conversation with his captain, and what the celebrations for making the next round may be like | March 21, 2014