ICC World Twenty20 Qualifier - Preliminary final

Ireland v Namibia

Ireland won by 9 wickets (with 59 balls remaining)

9.1

Stirling to Snyman, no run, worked with the spin to midwicket

9.2

Stirling to Snyman, no run, comes down the track but can only push back to the bowler

9.3

Stirling to Snyman, no run, loud appeal for lbw, he misses the big sweep, that struck him in front of off, not given

9.4

Stirling to Snyman, no run, defended back to Stirling

9.5

Stirling to Snyman, 1 run, pushed away to midwicket for a single

9.6

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

Namibia 35/3   PR Stirling 1-0-2-0

11.1

Stirling to Snyman, 2 runs, worked on the leg side

11.2

Stirling to Snyman, 1 run, tries to have a go at a tossed up ball, gets it along the ground to long on

11.3

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

11.4

Stirling to Snyman, 1 run, slapped away down to long off

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   PR Stirling 2-0-8-0

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

14.3

Stirling to Scholtz, no run, drives a tossed up full one wide of extra cover, who dives a long way to save some runs

14.4

Stirling to Scholtz, OUT, slog-sweep picks out the man at deep square leg, tries to lunge forward and drag the full delivery from outside off, ends up looping it straight to Joyce in the deep

NRP Scholtz c Joyce b Stirling 1 (4b 0x4 0x6) SR: 25.00

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   PR Stirling 3-0-10-1

17.1

Stirling to Opperman, 1 run, shuffles across and works with the spin to square leg

17.2

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

17.3

Stirling to Opperman, 1 run, comes down the track and eases it to long on

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

17.6

Stirling to Opperman, SIX, that has been extremely well-timed, for a change, probably the best-timed shot of the game so far, he advances out, Stirling shortens it, but he still has enough momentum to lift it high over long on

Namibia 76/6   PR Stirling 4-0-20-1
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Ireland v Namibia at Dubai (DSC) - Mar 24, 2012
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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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