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    6.2 outside off, full, solid drive to the off, does not get to it, edges, catch to keeper going away from him 36/1
    12 gets back pushing to the off, ball cuts back, thuds into the pads, batsman almost looks guilty, must have known that was close, and he was right, finger of fate sends him packing 69/3
    10 outside off, short, gets back, that gets big on him, gets the shoulder of the bat, loops away to slip 61/2
    15.2 gets forward defending, ball cuts back and is through the gate 78/4
    19.2 outside off, short, on the cut, that flies to third man who hardly has to move 88/6
    19.1 short, goes on the pull, struck well to the long boundary, Cusack coming in does very well diving forward and right to take a good low catch 88/5
    24.4 short leg side, hooks, bit of a top edge, straight to the man at fine leg 92/7
    47.5 dabs to the on side, off the pad, appeal for lbw, looks up and sees Bhatti standing next to him, throw goes to the bowler and Bhatti is gone 185/9
    34.1 starts full and straight, plays across the line, misses, into the pads, that looks fairly dead 131/8
    48 drives into the covers, quick run, ends up short and another run out 185/9
    not out
    15 (b 1, lb 9, w 5)
    185 all out (48 Overs, RR: 3.85)
    Fall of wickets: 1-36 (Geoff Barnett, 6.2 ov), 2-61 (Rizwan Cheema, 9.6 ov), 3-69 (Ashif Mulla, 11.6 ov), 4-78 (Ian Billcliff, 15.2 ov), 5-88 (Sunil Dhaniram, 19.1 ov), 6-88 (Ashish Bagai, 19.2 ov), 7-92 (Sandeep Jyoti, 24.4 ov), 8-131 (Harvir Baidwan, 34.1 ov), 9-185 (Umar Bhatti, 47.5 ov), 10-185 (Khurram Chohan, 47.6 ov)
    PC Connell805516.8710
    WB Rankin1033423.4020
    DT Johnston1041451.4000
    AR Cusack702904.1410
    WK McCallan802503.1210
    RM West501803.6000

Match Details


Ireland , elected to field first

Player Of The Match

Player Of The Series

Series result

Ireland won the 2009 ICC World Cup Qualifiers

Match number


Hours of play (local time)

09.30 start, First Session 09.30-13.00 Interval 13.00-13.45, Second Session 13.45-17.15

Match days

19 April 2009 (50-over match)

Reserve Umpire

Match Referee

Match Notes