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)
8.1

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

8.2

O'Brien to Snyman, no run, hit on the pad with a pitched up ball coming in, going down leg

8.3

O'Brien to Snyman, no run, defended tightly back to the bowler

8.4

O'Brien to Snyman, FOUR, at last, they manage to get one away for four, he winds up to a straightish length ball and clobbers it just over mid off

8.5

O'Brien to Snyman, no run, bounces on him a tad as he comes forward, keeps it down awkwardly

8.6

O'Brien to Snyman, 1 run, too wide, he misses out as he slashes it with a huge followthrough on a couple of bounces to third man

Namibia 33/3   KJ O'Brien 1-0-6-0
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

10.4

O'Brien to Snyman, 1 run, length ball swung down to long off

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   KJ O'Brien 2-0-10-0
13.1

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

13.2

O'Brien to Scholtz, no run

13.3

O'Brien to Scholtz, 1 run, driven down to long on

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   KJ O'Brien 3-0-17-0
19.1

O'Brien to Opperman, no run, slow bouncer on the stumps, he shapes up for the pull but it comes on lazily off the pitch and he cannot have a go at it

19.2

O'Brien to Opperman, no run, good delivery, follows him down leg with the yorker as he makes room

19.3

O'Brien to Opperman, FOUR, a charge down the pitch and a swing over the bowler, mid off and long on cannot cut it off, mid off slides but long on is in his way, ball wins

19.4

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

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

19.6

O'Brien to Opperman, SIX, full toss outside off disappears for maximum over long on with a healthy swing, Namibia still finish well short of 100

Namibia 94/6   KJ O'Brien 4-0-28-0
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Hours of play (local time) 14.00 start, First Session 14.00-15.20, Interval 15.20-15.40, Second Session 15.40-17.00

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