ICC World Twenty20 Qualifier - Preliminary final

Ireland v Netherlands

Ireland won by 7 wickets (with 20 balls remaining)

0.1

van der Gugten to Porterfield, no run, nicely driven to the cover fielder.

0.2

van der Gugten to Porterfield, no run, driven to point.

0.3

van der Gugten to Porterfield, no run, beats the outside edge

0.4

van der Gugten to Porterfield, FOUR, played over point.

0.5

van der Gugten to Porterfield, FOUR, giving himself room, inside out over mid off.

0.6

van der Gugten to Porterfield, no run

End of over 1 (8 runs) Ireland 8/0 (107 runs required from 19 overs, RR: 8.00, RRR: 5.63)
WTS Porterfield    8* (6b 2x4)      T van der Gugten    1-0-8-0
PR Stirling    0* (0b)     

1.1

Mudassar Bukhari to Stirling, 2 wides

1.1

Mudassar Bukhari to Porterfield, no run, hit back to the bowler.

1.2

Mudassar Bukhari to Porterfield, no run, charging down the pitch, swing and a miss.

1.3

Mudassar Bukhari to Porterfield, no run

1.4

Mudassar Bukhari to Porterfield, 1 wide

1.4

Mudassar Bukhari to Porterfield, 1 wide

1.4

Mudassar Bukhari to Porterfield, 2 runs, played over the infield, good chase by the midwicket fielder.

1.5

Mudassar Bukhari to Porterfield, 1 leg bye

1.6

Mudassar Bukhari to Stirling, FOUR, biffed it over the cover fielder, Stirling going after the bowler.

End of over 2 (11 runs) Ireland 19/0 (96 runs required from 18 overs, RR: 9.50, RRR: 5.33)
PR Stirling    4* (1b 1x4)      Mudassar Bukhari    1-0-10-0
WTS Porterfield    10* (11b 2x4)      T van der Gugten    1-0-8-0

2.1

van der Gugten to Porterfield, 1 run, pulled away.

2.2

van der Gugten to Stirling, FOUR, smashes it through the offside.

2.3

van der Gugten to Stirling, no run

2.4

van der Gugten to Stirling, 3 runs, uppish drive, pretty much intentional.

2.5

van der Gugten to Porterfield, 1 run

2.6

van der Gugten to Stirling, no run, wanted to pull that away, missing out.

End of over 3 (9 runs) Ireland 28/0 (87 runs required from 17 overs, RR: 9.33, RRR: 5.11)
PR Stirling    11* (5b 2x4)      T van der Gugten    2-0-17-0
WTS Porterfield    12* (13b 2x4)      Mudassar Bukhari    1-0-10-0

3.1

Swart to Porterfield, 2 runs, giving room and going over the top

3.2

Swart to Porterfield, no run

3.3

Swart to Porterfield, 1 run, through legside.

3.4

Swart to Stirling, 4 byes, going for a big one, just misses the off stump.

3.5

Swart to Stirling, no run

3.6

Swart to Stirling, FOUR, swept fine.

End of over 4 (11 runs) Ireland 39/0 (76 runs required from 16 overs, RR: 9.75, RRR: 4.75)
PR Stirling    15* (8b 3x4)      MR Swart    1-0-7-0
WTS Porterfield    15* (16b 2x4)      T van der Gugten    2-0-17-0

4.1

Seelaar to Porterfield, 2 runs, through midwicket.

4.2

Seelaar to Porterfield, OUT

WTS Porterfield c Cooper b Seelaar 17 (18b 2x4 0x6) SR: 94.44

4.3

Seelaar to Stirling, 2 runs, lofted to mid off, dropped it, could be a costly miss.

4.4

Seelaar to Stirling, no run

4.5

Seelaar to Stirling, 1 run, through midwicket.

4.6

Seelaar to Joyce, 1 run, pushed to mid on, Joyce off the mark.

End of over 5 (6 runs) Ireland 45/1 (70 runs required from 15 overs, RR: 9.00, RRR: 4.66)
EC Joyce    1* (1b)      PM Seelaar    1-0-6-1
PR Stirling    18* (11b 3x4)      MR Swart    1-0-7-0

5.1

Swart to Joyce, 1 wide

5.1

Swart to Joyce, no run, leaves that alone.

5.2

Swart to Joyce, 1 run, to midwicket.

5.3

Swart to Stirling, no run, quicker from Swart.

5.4

Swart to Stirling, no run, wanted to cut that away.

5.5

Swart to Stirling, 1 run, swept infront of square.

5.6

Swart to Joyce, FOUR, short and wide, put away in style.

End of over 6 (7 runs) Ireland 52/1 (63 runs required from 14 overs, RR: 8.66, RRR: 4.50)
EC Joyce    6* (4b 1x4)      MR Swart    2-0-14-0
PR Stirling    19* (14b 3x4)      PM Seelaar    1-0-6-1

6.1

Seelaar to Stirling, 1 run, through legside.

6.2

Seelaar to Joyce, 1 run

6.3

Seelaar to Stirling, 1 run, played with soft hands.

6.4

Seelaar to Joyce, no run

6.5

Seelaar to Joyce, 1 run, to square leg.

6.6

Seelaar to Stirling, FOUR, to third man, sliced away.

End of over 7 (8 runs) Ireland 60/1 (55 runs required from 13 overs, RR: 8.57, RRR: 4.23)
PR Stirling    25* (17b 4x4)      PM Seelaar    2-0-14-1
EC Joyce    8* (7b 1x4)      MR Swart    2-0-14-0

7.1

Swart to Joyce, 1 run, to long on.

7.2

Swart to Stirling, 2 runs

7.3

Swart to Stirling, 1 run, played with soft hands.

7.4

Swart to Joyce, no run

7.5

Swart to Joyce, 1 run, driven to cover.

7.6

Swart to Stirling, no run

End of over 8 (5 runs) Ireland 65/1 (50 runs required from 12 overs, RR: 8.12, RRR: 4.16)
PR Stirling    28* (20b 4x4)      MR Swart    3-0-19-0
EC Joyce    10* (10b 1x4)      PM Seelaar    2-0-14-1

8.1

Seelaar to Joyce, no run, driven back to the bowler, good bit of fielding.

8.2

Seelaar to Joyce, 1 run, pulled to long on.

8.3

Seelaar to Stirling, 2 runs, placed nicely into the gap.

8.4

Seelaar to Stirling, no run

8.5

Seelaar to Stirling, 1 run, swept nicely, well fielded in the deep.

8.6

Seelaar to Joyce, no run, just beats the outside edge.

End of over 9 (4 runs) Ireland 69/1 (46 runs required from 11 overs, RR: 7.66, RRR: 4.18)
EC Joyce    11* (13b 1x4)      PM Seelaar    3-0-18-1
PR Stirling    31* (23b 4x4)      MR Swart    3-0-19-0

9.1

Swart to Stirling, 1 run

9.2

Swart to Joyce, 1 run, cut away.

9.3

Swart to Stirling, 1 run, to third man.

9.4

Swart to Joyce, 1 run, through the offside.

9.5

Swart to Stirling, OUT

PR Stirling lbw b Swart 33 (26b 4x4 0x6) SR: 126.92

9.6

Swart to Wilson, OUT, great catch at slips.

GC Wilson c Borren b Swart 0 (1b 0x4 0x6) SR: 0.00

End of over 10 (4 runs) Ireland 73/3 (42 runs required from 60 balls, RR: 7.30, RRR: 4.20)
     MR Swart    4-0-23-2
EC Joyce    13* (15b 1x4)      PM Seelaar    3-0-18-1

10.1

Seelaar to Joyce, no run, this is good bowling by Seelaar.

10.2

Seelaar to Joyce, 1 run, pushed to long on.

10.3

Seelaar to O'Brien, no run

10.4

Seelaar to O'Brien, no run, played on the front foot.

10.5

Seelaar to O'Brien, no run, driven to cover.

10.6

Seelaar to O'Brien, no run

End of over 11 (1 run) Ireland 74/3 (41 runs required from 54 balls, RR: 6.72, RRR: 4.55)
KJ O'Brien    0* (4b)      PM Seelaar    4-0-19-1
EC Joyce    14* (17b 1x4)      MR Swart    4-0-23-2

11.1

Cooper to Joyce, 1 run, cut away.

11.2

Cooper to O'Brien, no run, driven to short midwicket.

11.3

Cooper to O'Brien, no run

11.4

Cooper to O'Brien, no run, inside edge, how did that miss the stumps.

11.5

Cooper to O'Brien, 1 run, driven to long off.

11.6

Cooper to Joyce, 1 run, easily put away through the off side.

End of over 12 (3 runs) Ireland 77/3 (38 runs required from 48 balls, RR: 6.41, RRR: 4.75)
EC Joyce    16* (19b 1x4)      TLW Cooper    1-0-3-0
KJ O'Brien    1* (8b)      PM Seelaar    4-0-19-1

12.1

Gruijters to Joyce, 1 run, down the ground.

12.2

Gruijters to O'Brien, no run, good bowling, giving it some air.

12.3

Gruijters to O'Brien, SIX, effortless strike over long on.

12.4

Gruijters to O'Brien, 1 run

12.5

Gruijters to Joyce, no run, pushed to short midwicket.

12.6

Gruijters to Joyce, no run

End of over 13 (8 runs) Ireland 85/3 (30 runs required from 42 balls, RR: 6.53, RRR: 4.28)
EC Joyce    17* (22b 1x4)      TGJ Gruijters    1-0-8-0
KJ O'Brien    8* (11b 1x6)      TLW Cooper    1-0-3-0

13.1

Cooper to O'Brien, 1 run

13.2

Cooper to Joyce, 1 run

13.3

Cooper to O'Brien, 1 run, cut away.

13.4

Cooper to Joyce, 1 run

13.5

Cooper to O'Brien, FOUR, goes over mid off.

13.6

Cooper to O'Brien, no run

End of over 14 (8 runs) Ireland 93/3 (22 runs required from 36 balls, RR: 6.64, RRR: 3.66)
KJ O'Brien    14* (15b 1x4 1x6)      TLW Cooper    2-0-11-0
EC Joyce    19* (24b 1x4)      TGJ Gruijters    1-0-8-0

14.1

Gruijters to Joyce, 2 runs

14.2

Gruijters to Joyce, no run

14.3

Gruijters to Joyce, no run, low full toss, misses out.

14.4

Gruijters to Joyce, no run

14.5

Gruijters to Joyce, 1 run, to short fine leg.

14.6

Gruijters to O'Brien, 1 run, opens the face to third man.

End of over 15 (4 runs) Ireland 97/3 (18 runs required from 30 balls, RR: 6.46, RRR: 3.60)
KJ O'Brien    15* (16b 1x4 1x6)      TGJ Gruijters    2-0-12-0
EC Joyce    22* (29b 1x4)      TLW Cooper    2-0-11-0

15.1

Cooper to O'Brien, 1 run

15.2

Cooper to Joyce, 1 run, driven through the offside.

15.3

Cooper to O'Brien, SIX, sweetly timed

15.4

Cooper to O'Brien, 1 run, past the bowler.

15.5

Cooper to Joyce, no run

15.6

Cooper to Joyce, 1 run, driven down the ground.

End of over 16 (10 runs) Ireland 107/3 (8 runs required from 24 balls, RR: 6.68, RRR: 2.00)
EC Joyce    24* (32b 1x4)      TLW Cooper    3-0-21-0
KJ O'Brien    23* (19b 1x4 2x6)      TGJ Gruijters    2-0-12-0

16.1

Borren to Joyce, 1 run

16.2

Borren to O'Brien, SIX, smashed over the rope, full toss getting the right treatment.

16.3

Borren to O'Brien, no run

16.4

Borren to O'Brien, 1 run, handsomely driven, comprehensive win by Ireland.

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Mar 23, 2012

Kevin O'Brien steered his side home with a quick 30, Ireland v Netherlands, ICC World Twenty20 Qualifier, preliminary final, Dubai, March 23, 2012

Kevin O'Brien steered his side home with a quick 30

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Mar 23, 2012

Ireland get together after a wicket, Ireland v Netherlands, ICC World Twenty20 Qualifier, preliminary final, Dubai, March 23, 2012

Ireland get together after a wicket

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