ICC World Twenty20 Qualifier - Preliminary final

Ireland v Namibia

Ireland won by 9 wickets (with 59 balls remaining)

0.1

Johnston to van der Westhuizen, no run

0.2

Johnston to van der Westhuizen, no run, beats the left-hander with a good length ball just around the off stump

0.3

Johnston to van der Westhuizen, FOUR, takes him on this time, gets underneath a length ball on middle and hammers it high over mid on

0.4

Johnston to van der Westhuizen, no run, fuller length this time, but on the pads, he fails to put it away, batsmen want the single, Johnston turns around and has a go at the non-striker's end, misses, would have had a better chance at the striker's

0.5

Johnston to van der Westhuizen, 1 run, loopy fullish slower one around middle and leg, dropped softly on the leg side for one

Namibia 5/0   LP van der Westhuizen 5* (5b 1x4)

1.1

Rankin to van der Westhuizen, 1 run, pushes forward, drops one going across him towards extra cover

1.5

Rankin to van der Westhuizen, no run, worked into the leg side

1.6

Rankin to van der Westhuizen, 1 run, that was absolutely smashed off the front foot but it was not wide enough of extra cover

Namibia 9/0   LP van der Westhuizen 7* (8b 1x4)

2.1

Johnston to van der Westhuizen, 1 bye, has a go at this pitched up ball angled in and misses

Namibia 10/0   LP van der Westhuizen 7* (9b 1x4)

3.1

Rankin to van der Westhuizen, 1 run, length ball clipped off the pads to deep square leg

Namibia 11/1   LP van der Westhuizen 8* (10b 1x4)

4.2

Johnston to van der Westhuizen, SIX, widish pitched up delivery, he just gets front foot across and clobbers it high over extra cover with a clean swing of the bat

4.3

Johnston to van der Westhuizen, OUT, they have got the big wicket, well-directed short ball from wide of the crease and into the body, he is not in a great position to pull, and ends up looping it up tamely to midwicket

LP van der Westhuizen c White b Johnston 14 (12b 1x4 1x6) SR: 116.66

Namibia 19/2   LP van der Westhuizen 14 (12b 1x4 1x6)
Tournament Results
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Ireland won by 5 wickets (with 7 balls remaining)
Ireland v Namibia at Dubai (DSC) - Mar 24, 2012
Ireland won by 9 wickets (with 59 balls remaining)
Canada v Scotland at Dubai (DSC) - Mar 23, 2012
Scotland won by 4 wickets (with 0 balls remaining)
Hong Kong v U.S.A. at Dubai (CA2) - Mar 23, 2012
Hong Kong won by 77 runs
Nepal v P.N.G. at Dubai (CA) - Mar 23, 2012
Nepal won by 6 wickets (with 1 ball remaining)
Bermuda v Uganda at Dubai (CA2) - Mar 23, 2012
Bermuda won by 41 runs
Ireland v Netherlands at Dubai (DSC) - Mar 23, 2012
Ireland won by 7 wickets (with 20 balls remaining)
Italy v Kenya at Dubai (CA) - Mar 23, 2012
Kenya won by 38 runs
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Photos

Mar 24, 2012

The Ireland team after beating Namibia to make the World Twenty20, Ireland v Namibia, ICC World Twenty20 Qualifier, preliminary final, Dubai, March 24, 2012

The Ireland team after beating Namibia to make the World Twenty20

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