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Porterfield hundred sinks Scotland

William Porterfield led from the front with a fine 101 as Ireland cruised to a seven-wicket thumping of their old rivals Scotland in the opening fixture of the World Cup Qualifiers. Ireland, chasing a below-par 233 on a flat deck, reached their target for

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A well deserved win for Ireland, who after slipping up in the field at the end of the Scotland innings, have batted well to easily win this match and start their road to the World Cup on a positive note The Man of the Match is the Ireland captain WTS Porterfield Thanks for being with us today, we will be back to keep you updated throughout this tournament.

37.4
1
Nel to Botha, 1 run, drives into the covers, no run there, but the fumble gives them the run needed
37.3
0
Nel to Botha, no run, line and length, dabs down the pitch, wants one, sent back
37.2
4
Nel to Botha, FOUR runs, drives in the air but wide of the extra cover, scores are level
37.1
0
Nel to Botha, no run, forces that off the back foot, does not beat the mid-on

END OF OVER:
37 | 10 Runs | IRE: 228/3 (5 runs required from 12.2 overs, RR: 6.16, RRR: 0.38)

  • Niall O'Brien25 (42b)
  • Andre Botha10 (10b)
  • Craig Wright5-0-49-1
36.6
0
Wright to NJ O'Brien, no run, defends back at the bowlers
36.6
1w
Wright to NJ O'Brien, 1 wide, leg side wide
  • Porterfield hundred sinks Scotland

    William Porterfield led from the front with a fine 101 as Ireland cruised to a seven-wicket thumping of their old rivals Scotland in the opening fixture of the World Cup Qualifiers. Ireland, chasing a below-par 233 on a flat deck, reached their target for

Ireland 2nd innings Partnerships

WktRunsPlayers
1st43GC WilsonWTS Porterfield
2nd131EJG MorganWTS Porterfield
3rd31NJ O'BrienWTS Porterfield
4th28AC BothaNJ O'Brien