ICC World Twenty20 Qualifier, 71st Match, Preliminary Final: Ireland v Namibia at Dubai (DSC), Mar 24, 2012
ICC World Twenty20 Qualifier - Preliminary final
Ireland won by 9 wickets (with 59 balls remaining)
Played at Dubai International Cricket Stadium (neutral venue)
24 March 2012 (20-over match)
7.4

Sorensen to Burger, 1 run

Namibia 27/3   SF Burger 1* (1b)
8.1

O'Brien to Burger, 1 run, worked in front of square leg off the pad

Namibia 28/3   SF Burger 2* (2b)
9.6

Stirling to Burger, 1 run, dabbed away to short third man

Namibia 35/3   SF Burger 3* (3b)
10.1

O'Brien to Burger, no run, misses the work off the pads, ball rolls away close to the pitch on the leg side

10.2

O'Brien to Burger, 1 wide, slants it away far too wide outside off

10.2

O'Brien to Burger, no run, goes for the yorker, not quite full enough, squeezed away to a diving square leg

10.3

O'Brien to Burger, 1 run, punched down to long on for one

10.5

O'Brien to Burger, 1 wide, loopy, full and too wide outside off

10.5

O'Brien to Burger, no run, drives a full ball on middle and leg, straight to midwicket

10.6

O'Brien to Burger, no run

Namibia 39/3   SF Burger 4* (8b)
11.3

Stirling to Burger, 1 run, pushed off the front foot towards point for one

11.5

Stirling to Burger, no run, pushed straight to extra cover

11.6

Stirling to Burger, 1 run, worked wide of a diving midwicket

Namibia 45/3   SF Burger 6* (11b)
12.1

Rankin to Burger, FOUR, that is very well played, stands tall to a pitched up ball and eases it past Rankin with a straight followthrough

12.2

Rankin to Burger, 1 run, uses the angle on the back of a length ball to tuck it to fine leg

12.4

Rankin to Burger, no run, drops a rising back of a length ball on to the leg side

12.5

Rankin to Burger, no run, stays in the crease and works to square leg

12.6

Rankin to Burger, 1 run, pushes a shortish one towards point

Namibia 51/4   SF Burger 12* (16b 1x4)
13.1

O'Brien to Burger, 1 run, pushes a pitched up ball to long on for a single

13.4

O'Brien to Burger, FOUR, gets this one away, flat-bats a length ball just over mid off and beats him to the boundary

13.5

O'Brien to Burger, no run, beaten by the pitched up ball outside off as he pushes inside the line

13.6

O'Brien to Burger, 1 run, pushes a slowish one down to long on

Namibia 58/4   SF Burger 18* (20b 2x4)
14.1

Stirling to Burger, no run, bowler dives across to his right and saves the single

14.2

Stirling to Burger, 1 run, punched with the spin to long on

14.5

Stirling to Burger, no run, pushes inside the line of one outside off and is beaten

14.6

Stirling to Burger, 1 run, driven down to long on

Namibia 60/5   SF Burger 20* (24b 2x4)
15.1

Sorensen to Burger, no run, swing and a miss as he tries to slap a wide one from the crease through extra cover

15.2

Sorensen to Burger, no run, follows him as he tries to make some room outside leg, pushed down the pitch

15.3

Sorensen to Burger, OUT, they keep finding the fielders with precision, mistimed pull again, that shot has been the downfall of Namibia today, sails tamely and settles into the hands of long on

SF Burger c Joyce b Sorensen 20 (27b 2x4 0x6) SR: 74.07

Namibia 60/6   SF Burger 20 (27b 2x4)
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