Result
2nd Semi-final, Dubai (DSC), Jan 20 2017, Desert T20 Challenge
211/6
(15.1/20 ov, target 212)
113
Ireland won by 98 runs
Player Of The Match
1:54
1y
• The Report by Peter Della Penna in Dubai

Wilson, Stirling, Mulder propel Ireland to final

Ireland progressed to the final of the Desert T20 Challenge with a performance that showed glimpses of the form that made them the dominant force among Associates

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Scorecard summary
Ireland211/6(20 overs)
Scotland113(15.1 overs)
15.1
w
Dockrell to Watt, OUT
quicker ball, batsman looks to cut but gets trapped infront of the stumps, loud appeal and given
MRJ Watt lbw b Dockrell 6 (4b 1x4 0x6) SR: 150.00
end of over 157 runs • 2 wicket
SCOT: 113/9CRR: 7.53 • RRR: 19.80 • Need 99 from 30b
Mark Watt6 (3)
Brad Wheal0 (0)
Kevin O'Brien3-0-24-2
Jacob Mulder4-0-16-4
14.6
1
O'Brien to Watt, 1 run
onto the backfoot and pushed to point for a quick run
14.5
4
O'Brien to Watt, FOUR runs
outside off, batsman makes room and smacks it over cover for a boundary
14.4
w
O'Brien to de Lange, OUT
outside off, batsman goes for a cut and connect well but well enough to find the fielder at sweeper cover boundary
CD de Lange c Dockrell b O'Brien 12 (10b 2x4 0x6) SR: 120.00
14.3
1
O'Brien to Watt, 1 run
onto the backfoot and punches it to sweeper cover for a run
14.2
1
O'Brien to de Lange, 1 run
onto the backfoot and pushed to mid-off for a quick run
14.1
w
O'Brien to Davey, OUT
full outside off, batsman lofts it in the air to covers
JH Davey c Rankin b O'Brien 1 (2b 0x4 0x6) SR: 50.00
end of over 146 runs • 1 wicket
SCOT: 106/7CRR: 7.57 • RRR: 17.66 • Need 106 from 36b
Con de Lange11 (8)
Josh Davey1 (1)
Jacob Mulder4-0-16-4
Boyd Rankin3-0-10-1
13.6
Mulder to de Lange, no run
onto the backfoot to pull but misses it and it somehow misses the stumps aswell
13.5
Mulder to de Lange, no run
onto the backfoot and does a defense
13.4
4
Mulder to de Lange, FOUR runs
onto the frontfoot and slogs it to mid-wicket for a boundary
13.3
1
Mulder to Davey, 1 run
onto the backfoot and nudges it to square leg for a run
13.3
1w
Mulder to Davey, 1 wide
down the leg and wide signalled
13.2
w
Mulder to Wallace, OUT
onto the backfoot and cuts it but straigh to short thirdman
CD Wallace c Young b Mulder 1 (4b 0x4 0x6) SR: 25.00
13.1
Mulder to Wallace, no run
onto the frontfoot and does and does a defense
end of over 138 runs
SCOT: 100/6CRR: 7.69 • RRR: 16.00 • Need 112 from 42b
Craig Wallace1 (2)
Con de Lange7 (5)
Boyd Rankin3-0-10-1
Jacob Mulder3-0-10-3
12.6
1
Rankin to Wallace, 1 run
onto the frontfoot and drives it past point to sweeper for a run
12.5
Rankin to Wallace, no run
full outside off, batsman goes for a big heave towards covers but gets beaten
12.4
1lb
Rankin to de Lange, 1 leg bye
short ball, batsman moves away to hit it but the bowler follows him and hits him on his ribs, they get across for a leg-bye run
12.3
2
Rankin to de Lange, 2 runs
onto the backfoot and cuts it to deep point for a couple
Match details
Dubai International Cricket Stadium
TossScotland , elected to field first
SeriesDesert T20 Challenge 2017
Player Of The Match
Gary Wilson
Series resultIreland advanced
Match numberT20I no. 587
Season2016/17
Hours of play (local time)14.30 start, First Session 14.30-15.55 Interval 15.55-16.15, Second Session 16.15-17.40
Match days20 January 2017 (20-over match)
Umpires
Ahmed Shah Pakteen
Buddhi Pradhan
Reserve Umpire
Tabarak Dar
Match Referee
David Jukes