Result
7th Match, Abu Dhabi, Jan 17 2017, Group A, Desert T20 Challenge
146/9
(19.4/20 ov, target 147)
149/5
Ireland won by 5 wickets (with 2 balls remaining)
Player Of The Match
1:19
1y
• Peter Della Penna in Abu Dhabi

Ireland turn it around against Namibia to end winless streak

Ireland ended a six-match winless streak as they overcame a blazing opening stand by Namibia to restrict them to 146 and chase it down with two balls to spare

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Scorecard summary
Namibia146/9(20 overs)
Ireland149/5(19.4 overs)
19.4
4
Frylinck to McBrine, FOUR runs
low full toss, missed on a yorker, pulls and pulls IRL to victory!
19.3
1
Frylinck to Wilson, 1 run
driven to deep covers
19.2
1
Frylinck to McBrine, 1 run
driven to mid-off
19.1
4
Frylinck to McBrine, FOUR runs
moves across, scoops, connects this time, ball races down fine-leg
end of over 195 runs
IRE: 139/5CRR: 7.31 • RRR: 8.00 • Need 8 from 6b
Gary Wilson37 (27)
Andy McBrine2 (4)
JJ Smit4-0-29-1
Jan Frylinck3-0-27-1
18.6
Smit to Wilson, no run
dil scoop?! beaten, needless that! can play straight and score them easy!
18.5
2
Smit to Wilson, 2 runs
driven to long-on, fielder wide again, great running by wilson
18.4
2
Smit to Wilson, 2 runs
full toss, driven to long-on
18.3
1
Smit to McBrine, 1 run
full toss, cut to thirdman
18.2
Smit to McBrine, no run
comes down, drives and misses
18.1
Smit to McBrine, no run
end of over 188 runs • 1 wicket
IRE: 134/5CRR: 7.44 • RRR: 6.50 • Need 13 from 12b
Gary Wilson33 (24)
Andy McBrine1 (1)
Jan Frylinck3-0-27-1
JJ Smit3-0-24-1
17.6
4
Frylinck to Wilson, FOUR runs
off stump ball, slightly wide, slashes hard to backward point!
17.5
Frylinck to Wilson, no run
scoops, misses, almost played it on! frylinck cant believe it
17.4
1
Frylinck to McBrine, 1 run
driven to long-on, easy runs
17.3
1
Frylinck to Wilson, 1 run
square drive to deep backward point
17.2
w
Frylinck to Thompson, OUT
full ball, lofts to long-on, ball in the air, dives and takes a good catch!
GJ Thompson c Smit b Frylinck 17 (21b 1x4 0x6) SR: 80.95
17.1
2
Frylinck to Thompson, 2 runs
thick edge to thirdman
end of over 1710 runs
IRE: 126/4CRR: 7.41 • RRR: 7.00 • Need 21 from 18b
Greg Thompson15 (19)
Gary Wilson28 (21)
JJ Smit3-0-24-1
Jan Frylinck2-0-19-0
16.6
1
Smit to Thompson, 1 run
scoops, gets an edge to fine leg
16.6
1w
Smit to Thompson, 1 wide
Match details
Sheikh Zayed Stadium, Abu Dhabi
TossNamibia , elected to bat first
SeriesDesert T20 Challenge 2017
Player Of The Match
Kevin O'Brien
Season2016/17
Hours of play (local time)14.00 start, First Session 14.00-15.25 Interval 15.25-15.45, Second Session 15.45-17.10
Match days17 January 2017 (20-over match)
Umpires
Iftikhar Ali
Buddhi Pradhan
Reserve Umpire
Tabarak Dar
Match Referee
David Jukes
PointsIreland 2, Namibia 0