ICC World Twenty20 Qualifier - 38th match, Group B

Ireland v Scotland

Ireland won by 17 runs

0.1

Johnston to Berrington, 1 wide, the veteran starts with a loosener outside off stump

0.1

Johnston to Berrington, no run, away swinger, batsmen making no mistake, watches it nicely

0.2

Johnston to Berrington, OUT, middle stump ball, tries a straight drive, play and a miss, Ireland draw first blood

RD Berrington b Johnston 0 (2b 0x4 0x6) SR: 0.00

0.3

Johnston to Mommsen, 1 wide, down legside this time, Johnston varying his length there

0.3

Johnston to Mommsen, no run, back of length, close to the body, cuts down to short cover

0.4

Johnston to Mommsen, FOUR, fullish length, down legside, whipped of the pads over mid wicket

0.5

Johnston to Mommsen, FOUR, outside off, flashes hard, gets an edge over the slips, ball races to thirdman

0.6

Johnston to Mommsen, no run, backfoot punch, straight to covers

End of over 1 (10 runs) Scotland 10/1 (150 runs required from 19 overs, RR: 10.00, RRR: 7.89)
PL Mommsen    8* (4b 2x4)      DT Johnston    1-0-10-1
CS MacLeod    0* (0b)     

1.1

Rankin to MacLeod, 1 run, good length, forward defence, inside edge down to fine leg

1.2

Rankin to Mommsen, no run, short of good length, played on the up with soft hands

1.3

Rankin to Mommsen, no run, short length again, Mommsen tempted by the line, pulls and misses

1.4

Rankin to Mommsen, 1 run, forward defense, miss timed, inside edge to fine leg

1.5

Rankin to MacLeod, FOUR, middle stump ball, Macleod makes room and cuts hard over gully

1.6

Rankin to MacLeod, no run, batsmen walking down leg stump, making room and misses, keper gloves it nicely

End of over 2 (6 runs) Scotland 16/1 (144 runs required from 18 overs, RR: 8.00, RRR: 8.00)
CS MacLeod    5* (3b 1x4)      WB Rankin    1-0-6-0
PL Mommsen    9* (7b 2x4)      DT Johnston    1-0-10-1

2.1

Johnston to Mommsen, no run, forward defense, played with a still head

2.2

Johnston to Mommsen, FOUR, middle stump ball, scooped down to square leg, its a skier, mooney dives but cant stop, He's in great pain there!!

2.3

Johnston to Mommsen, no run, fullish line, forward defense, good return by Johnston

2.4

Johnston to Mommsen, OUT, middle stump delivery, playing across the line, hits in front, appeal, given, Johnston gets his man

PL Mommsen lbw b Johnston 13 (11b 3x4 0x6) SR: 118.18

2.5

Johnston to Coetzer, no run, backfoot defense, on the up, good line to a new bat

2.6

Johnston to Coetzer, 1 run, slightly wide outside off, slashed hard to the fielder at thirdman, great come back after the boundary

End of over 3 (5 runs) Scotland 21/2 (139 runs required from 17 overs, RR: 7.00, RRR: 8.17)
KJ Coetzer    1* (2b)      DT Johnston    2-0-15-2
CS MacLeod    5* (3b 1x4)      WB Rankin    1-0-6-0

3.1

Rankin to Coetzer, 1 run, backfoot punch to mid on, running hard, fielder dives, but couldnt stop

3.2

Rankin to MacLeod, no run, banged in hard, batsmen walks towards off stump, plays a dfensive shot

3.3

Rankin to MacLeod, no run, making room towards leg stump this time, over ambitious there Macleod

3.4

Rankin to MacLeod, OUT, walking towards off stump, tries a slog to mid wicket, misses and caught plum in front

CS MacLeod lbw b Rankin 5 (6b 1x4 0x6) SR: 83.33

3.5

Rankin to Watts, no run, faster ball, defense, appeal, not given, pressure on the Scots

3.6

Rankin to Watts, no run, away swinger, batsmen making no mistake, watches it close and lets it go

End of over 4 (1 run) Scotland 22/3 (138 runs required from 16 overs, RR: 5.50, RRR: 8.62)
DF Watts    0* (2b)      WB Rankin    2-0-7-1
KJ Coetzer    2* (3b)      DT Johnston    2-0-15-2

4.1

Johnston to Coetzer, no run, struck hard past the bowler, loted to mid off, one bounce

4.2

Johnston to Coetzer, no run, shaping away, batsman tries a cut and misses, keeper takes it easy

4.3

Johnston to Coetzer, no run, off stump ball again, squared the batsmen, gem of a ball

4.4

Johnston to Coetzer, 2 runs, over pitched ball, nicely driven to covers

4.5

Johnston to Coetzer, 1 run, short of good length to leg side, clipped down to square legs

4.6

Johnston to Watts, 2 runs, leg stump delivery , handsomely driven for a couple, mid wicket fielder races in

End of over 5 (5 runs) Scotland 27/3 (133 runs required from 15 overs, RR: 5.40, RRR: 8.86)
DF Watts    2* (3b)      DT Johnston    3-0-20-2
KJ Coetzer    5* (8b)      WB Rankin    2-0-7-1

5.1

Rankin to Coetzer, no run, backfoot drive, one bounce, back to the bowler

5.2

Rankin to Coetzer, 1 run, driven on the up to mid off, batsmen run hard, shy at the stumps, would've been mighty close

5.3

Rankin to Watts, no run, backfoot defense, struck on the thigh, un easy one

5.4

Rankin to Watts, 1 run, backfoot pinch o short covers, Scotland dealing in singles

5.5

Rankin to Coetzer, no run, short length, miss timed pull shot to mid on, trying to clear the infield

5.6

Rankin to Coetzer, 1 run, glided down to thirdman, pre meditated shot

End of over 6 (3 runs) Scotland 30/3 (130 runs required from 14 overs, RR: 5.00, RRR: 9.28)
KJ Coetzer    7* (12b)      WB Rankin    3-0-10-1
DF Watts    3* (5b)      DT Johnston    3-0-20-2

6.1

Johnston to Coetzer, 1 run, short of good length, punched down the ground to mid off

6.2

Johnston to Watts, no run, played with soft hands to mid wicket

6.3

Johnston to Watts, no run, leg side ball, clipped off the pads, batsmen try to steal a run, keeper stops and throws it back

6.4

Johnston to Watts, 1 run, leg glance down to mid wicket, boundaries have dried off!!

6.5

Johnston to Coetzer, no run, bowl rising up, batsman plays a backfoot punch to short covers

6.6

Johnston to Coetzer, 1 run, makes room towards the off side and plays it to covers for an easy run, Johnston ends his burst of 4 overs, great bowling

End of over 7 (3 runs) Scotland 33/3 (127 runs required from 13 overs, RR: 4.71, RRR: 9.76)
KJ Coetzer    9* (15b)      DT Johnston    4-0-23-2
DF Watts    4* (8b)      WB Rankin    3-0-10-1

7.1

Cusack to Coetzer, 2 runs, short ball, slashed hard over point, fielder dives and stops a certain four

7.2

Cusack to Coetzer, no run, lofted shot, beaten, keeper clips the bails, appel, N.O.

7.3

Cusack to Coetzer, no run, good tight line, no room what so ever, keeper takes it neatly

7.4

Cusack to Coetzer, 1 run, short of good length, miss timed pull shot to mid wicket

7.5

Cusack to Watts, 1 leg bye, batsman makes room towards off stump, tries a DIL scoop, fails

7.6

Cusack to Coetzer, 1 run, played on the UP, cover drives to extra cover

End of over 8 (5 runs) Scotland 38/3 (122 runs required from 12 overs, RR: 4.75, RRR: 10.16)
KJ Coetzer    13* (20b)      AR Cusack    1-0-4-0
DF Watts    4* (9b)      DT Johnston    4-0-23-2

8.1

Sorensen to Coetzer, SIX, fullish ball, Coetzer waits for it, stands still and lofts it over long on

8.2

Sorensen to Coetzer, SIX, same length, symmetrical hit towards long off this time, great timing

8.3

Sorensen to Coetzer, 1 run, full toss, punched into the ground

8.4

Sorensen to Watts, no run, defensive shot

8.5

Sorensen to Watts, 1 run, miss timed pull shot, Stirling picks up and throws it to the non striker, appeal

8.6

Sorensen to Coetzer, no run, yorker length, fullish ball, tries a square drive, misses, great over for the Scotts men

End of over 9 (14 runs) Scotland 52/3 (108 runs required from 11 overs, RR: 5.77, RRR: 9.81)
KJ Coetzer    26* (24b 2x6)      MC Sorensen    1-0-14-0
DF Watts    5* (11b)      AR Cusack    1-0-4-0

9.1

Dockrell to Watts, 1 run, down the track, driven down the ground to long off

9.2

Dockrell to Coetzer, 1 run, backfoot ball, cuts it to point boundary

9.3

Dockrell to Watts, SIX, comes down the track, picks it nicely between long on and long off

9.4

Dockrell to Watts, 1 run, played down to thirdman, easy running

9.5

Dockrell to Coetzer, no run, rocks back, quick ball, inside edge

9.6

Dockrell to Coetzer, 1 run, short of good length there, cuts it to the point boundary, not tossing up this time

End of over 10 (10 runs) Scotland 62/3 (98 runs required from 60 balls, RR: 6.20, RRR: 9.80)
KJ Coetzer    28* (27b 2x6)      GH Dockrell    1-0-10-0
DF Watts    13* (14b 1x6)      MC Sorensen    1-0-14-0

10.1

Cusack to Coetzer, 1 run, backfoot cover drive to the sweeper

10.2

Cusack to Watts, FOUR, middle stump ball, played across the line to mid wicket, fielder stops but fails to

10.3

Cusack to Watts, 1 run, off stump ball, lofted hard, one bounce to the long off fielder

10.4

Cusack to Coetzer, 2 runs, lofted hit over the infield, in the air, sorensen comes in and DROPS a sitter at long off

10.5

Cusack to Coetzer, 1 run

10.6

Cusack to Watts, 1 run, steered to point for an easy one, the dropped chance can seem to be expensive

End of over 11 (10 runs) Scotland 72/3 (88 runs required from 54 balls, RR: 6.54, RRR: 9.77)
DF Watts    19* (17b 1x4 1x6)      AR Cusack    2-0-14-0
KJ Coetzer    32* (30b 2x6)      GH Dockrell    1-0-10-0

11.1

Dockrell to Watts, 1 run, pre meditated reverse swep to thirdman

11.2

Dockrell to Coetzer, no run, forward defense, back to dockrell

11.3

Dockrell to Coetzer, no run, backfoot cover drive, to the fielder

11.4

Dockrell to Coetzer, 1 run, similar length,clears the short cover fielder, easy single

11.5

Dockrell to Watts, 1 run, down the track, inside out, off drive to long off

11.6

Dockrell to Coetzer, no run, pulls and misses, close call this one, almost hit the stumps

End of over 12 (3 runs) Scotland 75/3 (85 runs required from 48 balls, RR: 6.25, RRR: 10.62)
KJ Coetzer    33* (34b 2x6)      GH Dockrell    2-0-13-0
DF Watts    21* (19b 1x4 1x6)      AR Cusack    2-0-14-0

12.1

O'Brien to Watts, 2 runs, lofted drive over the infield, miss timed, towards long off

12.2

O'Brien to Watts, 1 run, leg side ball, picked off the pads, inside edge to square leg

12.3

O'Brien to Coetzer, 1 run, low full toss, driven hard, Porterfield flies and stops a run there

12.4

O'Brien to Watts, 1 run, short ball, cuts miss times, one bounce to portefield

12.5

O'Brien to Coetzer, 1 run, full length, driven hard to long off, looking for a boundary Scotland

12.6

O'Brien to Watts, 1 run, full toss, driven back past the bowler, to long off

End of over 13 (7 runs) Scotland 82/3 (78 runs required from 42 balls, RR: 6.30, RRR: 11.14)
DF Watts    26* (23b 1x4 1x6)      KJ O'Brien    1-0-7-0
KJ Coetzer    35* (36b 2x6)      GH Dockrell    2-0-13-0

13.1

Stirling to Watts, 1 run, driven hard to long off

13.2

Stirling to Coetzer, 1 run, on drive, miss timed, gets an inside edge

13.3

Stirling to Watts, 2 runs, rocks back, pulls it over the infield

13.4

Stirling to Watts, no run, defensive shot, trying to steal a run, fail

13.5

Stirling to Watts, 2 runs, making room, lofts it over mid wicket, one bounce to the long on fielder

13.6

Stirling to Watts, 2 runs, pull shot to mid wicket

End of over 14 (8 runs) Scotland 90/3 (70 runs required from 36 balls, RR: 6.42, RRR: 11.66)
DF Watts    33* (28b 1x4 1x6)      PR Stirling    1-0-8-0
KJ Coetzer    36* (37b 2x6)      KJ O'Brien    1-0-7-0

14.1

O'Brien to Coetzer, SIX, low full toss, heaps it over the long off fielder, lusty blow

14.2

O'Brien to Coetzer, FOUR, short length, pull shot, Johnston running in, falls short, ball races to the ropes

14.3

O'Brien to Coetzer, 1 run, driven hard down the ground to the cover fielder

14.4

O'Brien to Watts, OUT, short ball, played across the line ,miss timed,ball in the air towards long off, Johnston running in safely takes it OZ style

DF Watts c Johnston b O'Brien 33 (29b 1x4 1x6) SR: 113.79

14.5

O'Brien to Coetzer, OUT

JH Stander run out 0 (0b 0x4 0x6) SR: -

14.6

O'Brien to Coetzer, 1 run

End of over 15 (12 runs) Scotland 102/5 (58 runs required from 30 balls, RR: 6.80, RRR: 11.60)
KJ Coetzer    48* (42b 1x4 3x6)      KJ O'Brien    2-0-19-1
R Flannigan    0* (0b)      PR Stirling    1-0-8-0

15.1

Stirling to Coetzer, no run

15.2

Stirling to Coetzer, 1 run, cuts hard to point

15.3

Stirling to Flannigan, 1 run, driven down the ground to long on

15.4

Stirling to Coetzer, no run, driven back to stirling

15.5

Stirling to Coetzer, SIX, over pitched ball, smashed over long off, Captain's knock by Kyle

15.6

Stirling to Coetzer, no run, forward defense, sharp ball

End of over 16 (8 runs) Scotland 110/5 (50 runs required from 24 balls, RR: 6.87, RRR: 12.50)
KJ Coetzer    55* (47b 1x4 4x6)      PR Stirling    2-0-16-0
R Flannigan    1* (1b)      KJ O'Brien    2-0-19-1

16.1

O'Brien to Flannigan, no run, full length, pulls and misses, Scotland need some boundaries here

16.2

O'Brien to Flannigan, no run, banged in hard, miss timed pull shot, back to the bowler

16.3

O'Brien to Flannigan, 1 run, short length, pulled, one bounce to the fielder at long on, Coetzer back on strike

16.4

O'Brien to Coetzer, 1 run, tight bowling, in the block hole, driven down to long on

16.5

O'Brien to Flannigan, FOUR, outside off, sliced over gully, bowl races to the fence, irish fielders running but in vain

16.6

O'Brien to Flannigan, 1 run, full toss, miss timed cover drive, straight to the fielder

End of over 17 (7 runs) Scotland 117/5 (43 runs required from 18 balls, RR: 6.88, RRR: 14.33)
R Flannigan    7* (6b 1x4)      KJ O'Brien    3-0-26-1
KJ Coetzer    56* (48b 1x4 4x6)      PR Stirling    2-0-16-0

17.1

Stirling to Flannigan, 2 runs, short length, miss timed pull shot

17.2

Stirling to Flannigan, 2 runs, lofted straight drive to the long off fielder

17.3

Stirling to Flannigan, 1 run, rocks back and pulls it to square leg

17.4

Stirling to Coetzer, 1 run, makes room and pulls it down to long on

17.5

Stirling to Flannigan, 2 runs, miss tmed pull shot to mid wicket boundary, great running

17.6

Stirling to Flannigan, 1 run, good length ball, steered down to mid wicket, good over by Stirling

End of over 18 (9 runs) Scotland 126/5 (34 runs required from 12 balls, RR: 7.00, RRR: 17.00)
R Flannigan    15* (11b 1x4)      PR Stirling    3-0-25-0
KJ Coetzer    57* (49b 1x4 4x6)      KJ O'Brien    3-0-26-1

18.1

O'Brien to Flannigan, 3 runs, over pitched ball, lofted miss timed shot over the cover, rankin dives and stops

18.2

O'Brien to Coetzer, 1 run, in the block hole, dug out, driven hard to the sweeper at extra cover

18.3

O'Brien to Flannigan, OUT, slower ball, pulls and miss times the shot, in the air, neat catch by Johnston

R Flannigan c Johnston b O'Brien 18 (13b 1x4 0x6) SR: 138.46

18.4

O'Brien to Coetzer, FOUR, rocks back, slams hard over the infield towards extra cover, fighting hard Coetzer

18.5

O'Brien to Coetzer, OUT, in the block hole, straight drive and miss times it, straight into O' brien's bucket like hands

KJ Coetzer c & b O'Brien 62 (52b 2x4 4x6) SR: 119.23

18.6

O'Brien to Haq, 1 run, short length pulled down to square leg, need some serious hitting here

End of over 19 (9 runs) Scotland 135/7 (25 runs required from 6 balls, RR: 7.10, RRR: 25.00)
RM Haq    1* (1b)      KJ O'Brien    4-0-35-3
CD Wallace    0* (0b)      PR Stirling    3-0-25-0

19.1

Stirling to Haq, FOUR, rocks back, places it between the cover fielders

19.2

Stirling to Haq, no run, tries a pull, misses

19.3

Stirling to Haq, 1 run, pull shot, top edge, falls safe

19.4

Stirling to Wallace, 1 run, miss timed pull shot, gets an edge to short thirdman

19.5

Stirling to Haq, no run, makes room, misses a cover drive

19.6

Stirling to Haq, 1 run, inside edge, pull shot, batsmen complete easy run, Finally an end to the clash of the associate giants

End of over 20 (7 runs) Scotland 142/7 (18 runs required)
RM Haq    7* (6b 1x4)      PR Stirling    4-0-32-0
CD Wallace    1* (1b)      KJ O'Brien    4-0-35-3
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Mar 18, 2012

Kyle Coetzer top scored for Scotland with 62, Ireland v Scotland, ICC World Twenty20 Qualifier, Dubai, March 18, 2012

Kyle Coetzer top scored for Scotland with 62

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Mar 18, 2012

Kevin O'Brien and William Porterfield celebrate a wicket, Ireland v Scotland, ICC World Twenty20 Qualifier, Dubai, March 18, 2012

Kevin O'Brien and William Porterfield celebrate a wicket

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