ICC World Twenty20 Qualifier - Final

Afghanistan v Ireland

Ireland won by 5 wickets (with 7 balls remaining)

4.1

Sorensen to Mirwais Ashraf, 1 leg bye

4.2

Sorensen to Mohammad Shahzad, 3 runs, short ball on the off stump. Shahzad pulls it to deep midwicket for three runs

4.3

Sorensen to Mirwais Ashraf, 1 run, Mirwais mistimes a pull shot to mid-on for a single

4.4

Sorensen to Mohammad Shahzad, no run, comes forward and drives it to cover

4.5

Sorensen to Mohammad Shahzad, SIX, short outside off. Shahzad looks to be in pristine touch as he pulls it over midwicket for a six

4.6

Sorensen to Mohammad Shahzad, FOUR, goes for the cut shot and the ball falls just short of the point fence

Afghanistan 45/2   MC Sorensen 1-0-14-0

16.1

Sorensen to Mohammad Shahzad, 1 run, off the inside edge to short fine-leg for a single

16.2

Sorensen to Samiullah Shenwari, OUT, fuller ball outside the off stump. Shenwari lofts it straight into the hands of Rankin at long-off

Samiullah Shenwari c Rankin b Sorensen 11 (12b 0x4 1x6) SR: 91.66

16.3

Sorensen to Mohammad Shahzad, 1 run, cut to deep point for a single

16.4

Sorensen to Mohammad Nabi, 1 run, runs it down to third-man for a couple

16.5

Sorensen to Mohammad Shahzad, 2 runs

16.6

Sorensen to Mohammad Shahzad, 1 run

Afghanistan 124/5   MC Sorensen 2-0-20-1

18.1

Sorensen to Mohammad Shahzad, 1 run, mistimes the helicopter shot to long-off for a single

18.2

Sorensen to Gulbadin Naib, 2 runs, drives it to extra-cover for a couple

18.3

Sorensen to Gulbadin Naib, 1 run, drives it to long-off for a single

18.4

Sorensen to Mohammad Shahzad, 1 wide, wide outside the off stump

18.4

Sorensen to Mohammad Shahzad, OUT, the innings befitting the occasion has come to an end. Shahzad looks to pull it and gets a top-edge to long-off. A brilliant innings that by Shahzad

Mohammad Shahzad c Porterfield b Sorensen 77 (57b 7x4 2x6) SR: 135.08

18.5

Sorensen to Gulbadin Naib, 1 run, full-toss outside the off stump. He drives it to long-off

18.6

Sorensen to Aftab Alam, no run, comes forward and pushes it back to the bowler

Afghanistan 138/7   MC Sorensen 3-0-26-2
Tournament Results
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Ireland won by 5 wickets (with 7 balls remaining)
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Ireland won by 9 wickets (with 59 balls remaining)
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Scotland won by 4 wickets (with 0 balls remaining)
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Hong Kong won by 77 runs
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Nepal won by 6 wickets (with 1 ball remaining)
Bermuda v Uganda at Dubai (CA2) - Mar 23, 2012
Bermuda won by 41 runs
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Ireland won by 7 wickets (with 20 balls remaining)
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Photos

Mar 24, 2012

Paul Stirling was Man of the Match for his quickfire 79, Afghanistan v Ireland, World Twenty20 Qualifier final, Dubai, March 24, 2012

Paul Stirling was Man of the Match for his quickfire 79

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Mar 24, 2012

Andrew White and Andrew Poynter celebrate Ireland's title triumph, Afghanistan v Ireland, World Twenty20 Qualifier final, Dubai, March 24, 2012

Andrew White and Andrew Poynter celebrate Ireland's title triumph

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