Result
9th Match, Dubai (DSC), Jan 18 2017, Group A, Desert T20 Challenge
160/6
(20 ov, target 161)
136/7
Ireland won by 24 runs
Player Of The Match
1:28
1y
• The Report by Peter Della Penna in Dubai

Ireland demolish hosts and march into semis

UAE found themselves overmatched in the 24-run loss, after Ireland stormed to 160 and then left the home side reeling at 21 for 5 in the fourth over

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Scorecard summary
Ireland160/6(20 overs)
United Arab Emirates136/7(20 overs)
end of over 2018 runs
UAE: 136/7CRR: 6.8 
Amjad Javed47 (46)
Mohammad Naveed25 (11)
Paul Stirling1-0-18-0
Kevin O'Brien4-0-37-1
19.6
6
Stirling to Amjad Javed, SIX runs
flighted ball,batsman clears the front leg and slogs it striaaght for another six
19.5
Stirling to Amjad Javed, no run
onto the backfoot and pushes it back to the bowler
19.4
Stirling to Amjad Javed, no run
outside off batsman cuts it to the point fielder
19.3
Stirling to Amjad Javed, no run
tossed up again, batsman goes for a slog shot but misses this time
19.2
6
Stirling to Amjad Javed, SIX runs
tossed up again, batsman repeats the same shot for the same result six
19.1
6
Stirling to Amjad Javed, SIX runs
tossed up batsman slogs it hard and over mid-wicket for a six
end of over 1923 runs
UAE: 118/7CRR: 6.21 • RRR: 43.00
Mohammad Naveed25 (11)
Amjad Javed29 (40)
Kevin O'Brien4-0-37-1
Craig Young4-0-19-1
18.6
O'Brien to Mohammad Naveed, no run
onto the backfoot and looking to cut but misses it
18.5
O'Brien to Mohammad Naveed, no run
onto the backfoot and does a defense
18.4
4
O'Brien to Mohammad Naveed, FOUR runs
onto the backfoot and punches it to deep point for a boundary
18.3
4
O'Brien to Mohammad Naveed, FOUR runs
onto the backfoot and pulls it away to mid-wicket
18.2
1
O'Brien to Amjad Javed, 1 run
onto the backfoot and nudges it away to on-side for a run
18.2
1w
O'Brien to Amjad Javed, 1 wide
donw the leg again and wide given
18.2
1w
O'Brien to Amjad Javed, 1 wide
down the leg and wide given
18.1
1
O'Brien to Mohammad Naveed, 1 run
onto hthe backfoot and cuts it down to sweepr for a run
end of over 1811 runs
UAE: 106/7CRR: 5.88 • RRR: 27.50
Amjad Javed28 (39)
Mohammad Naveed16 (6)
Craig Young4-0-19-1
Kevin O'Brien3-0-25-1
17.6
Young to Amjad Javed, no run
onto the backfoot and cuts it to point
17.6
1w
Young to Amjad Javed, 1 wide
17.5
2lb
Young to Amjad Javed, 2 leg byes
onto the backfoot and gets it of his pads for a couple leg-bye
17.4
6
Young to Amjad Javed, SIX runs
onto the frontfoot and slogs it over mid-wicket for a six
Match details
Dubai International Cricket Stadium
TossIreland , elected to bat first
SeriesDesert T20 Challenge 2017
Player Of The Match
Boyd Rankin
Match numberT20I no. 583
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 days18 January 2017 (20-over match)
Umpires
Ahmed Shah Durrani
Buddhi Pradhan
Reserve Umpire
Alex Dowdalls
Match Referee
Graeme Labrooy
PointsIreland 2, United Arab Emirates 0