ICC World Twenty20 Qualifier - Preliminary final

Ireland v Namibia

Ireland won by 9 wickets (with 59 balls remaining)

16.1

Rankin to Viljoen, 1 run, pushes a length ball to sweeper cover

16.3

Rankin to Viljoen, no run, beaten for pace and bounce, belatedly has a waft at this rearing delivery outside of, beaten

16.4

Rankin to Viljoen, 2 runs, another two, pushed wide of sweeper cover and they scramble back in time

16.5

Rankin to Viljoen, no run, beats him with a bouncing length ball that goes over the stumps

16.6

Rankin to Viljoen, no run, mistimes a forcing stroke to midwicket, Rankin has bowled out, Ireland on top

Namibia 66/6   C Viljoen 3* (5b)

17.2

Stirling to Viljoen, 1 run, reverse -paddles a tossed up ball from off wide of short third man

17.4

Stirling to Viljoen, no run, makes room and slams a tossed up ball but extra cover stops it with a dive

17.5

Stirling to Viljoen, 1 run, worked to midwicket who cannot prevent the single

Namibia 70/6   C Viljoen 5* (8b)

18.1

Sorensen to Viljoen, 1 run, worked through square leg

18.3

Sorensen to Viljoen, no run, gets front leg out of the way and tries to lift the length ball over midwicket, misses

18.4

Sorensen to Viljoen, 1 run, flat-bats a shortish one from outside off on the bounce to deep midwicket

Namibia 79/6   C Viljoen 7* (11b)

19.5

O'Brien to Viljoen, 1 bye, tries to walk across and scoop towards fine leg, misses the ball completely, Wilson is in a bit of pain as he cannot collect the ball

Namibia 88/6   C Viljoen 7* (12b)
Tournament Results
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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
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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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