ICC World Twenty20 Qualifier - Preliminary final

Canada v Ireland

Ireland won by 10 wickets (with 63 balls remaining)

1.1

Rankin to Gunasekera, no run, comes forward and defends it to the leg side

1.2

Rankin to Gunasekera, 1 wide, wide down the leg side

1.2

Rankin to Gunasekera, no run, goes for the big hit to midwicket. Can't clear the midwicket fielder

1.3

Rankin to Gunasekera, no run, loud appeal for the caught behind. It seemed like it came of the pad

1.4

Rankin to Gunasekera, FOUR, first poor ball of the day as it was a short ball outside the off stump. Gunasekera pulls it to deep square-leg for a boundary

1.5

Rankin to Gunasekera, no run, an appeal for the catch as Gunasekera is drawn into the drive. The bat scraped the ground, which was the noise the bowlers and the fielders heard

1.6

Rankin to Gunasekera, FOUR, fuller ball on the leg stump. Gunasekera flicks it past mid-on for a boundary

Canada 10/1   WB Rankin 1-0-9-0

3.1

Rankin to Gunasekera, 1 run, Gunasekera seems more at ease facing Rankin as he plays it down with soft hands for a single

3.2

Rankin to Kumar, 1 run, off the outside edge. Kumar wanted to flick it and gets an outside edge past the point fielder for a single

3.3

Rankin to Gunasekera, no run, beats the outside edge of Gunasekera with a ball moving away

3.4

Rankin to Gunasekera, 1 run, the extra bounce nearly gets the wicket as Gunasekera is looking to play it down and gets a top edge to third-man for a single

3.5

Rankin to Kumar, 1 run, fuller ball on the middle stump. Kumar comes forwared and pushes it to mid-on and sets off for a quick single

3.6

Rankin to Gunasekera, 1 run, fuller ball on the off stump. Gunasekera comes forward and drives it to mid-off for a single

Canada 17/1   WB Rankin 2-0-14-0

9.1

Rankin to Rizwan Cheema, 1 leg bye, off the pads to square-leg for a leg-bye

9.2

Rankin to Gunasekera, 1 run, fuller ball on the leg stump. Gunasekera drives it to long-on for a single

9.3

Rankin to Rizwan Cheema, 1 run, turns it behind square for a single

9.4

Rankin to Gunasekera, 2 runs, flicks it to fine-leg for a couple and that's Canada's fifty

9.5

Rankin to Gunasekera, 1 run, makes room and cuts it to third-man for a single

9.6

Rankin to Rizwan Cheema, 1 wide, wide down the leg side

9.6

Rankin to Rizwan Cheema, 1 run, pushes it to midwicket for a single

Canada 53/3   WB Rankin 3-0-21-0

13.1

Rankin to Baidwan, 1 run, comes forward and drives it to point for a single

13.2

Rankin to Gordon, 1 run, comes forward and drives it to mid-off for a single

13.3

Rankin to Baidwan, 1 run, off the leading edge to mid-off for a single

13.4

Rankin to Gordon, 1 run, pushes to point and sets off for a quick single

13.5

Rankin to Baidwan, 1 run, comes forward and square-drives it to deep point for a single

13.6

Rankin to Gordon, no run, beats the outside edge with a ball moving away. Gordon was drawn into the drive there

Canada 67/5   WB Rankin 4-0-25-0
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Photos

Mar 22, 2012

Ruvindu Gunasekera was Canada's top-scorer with 26, Canada v Ireland, World Twenty20 Qualifier, Dubai, March 22, 2012

Ruvindu Gunasekera was Canada's top-scorer with 26

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Mar 22, 2012

William Porterfield made 42 off 25 balls, Canada v Ireland, World Twenty20 Qualifier, Dubai, March 22, 2012

William Porterfield made 42 off 25 balls

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