Result
2nd Match, Belfast, Aug 2 2008, ICC World Twenty20 Qualifier
117
(19.5/20 ov, target 118)
118/6
Ireland won by 4 wickets (with 1 ball remaining)
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IRE Innings
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19.5
4
Drummond to White, FOUR runs
Swept very fine to give Ireland a hard-fought win
19.4
1
Drummond to Strydom, 1 run
scores are level
19.3
2
Drummond to Strydom, 2 runs
Driven to long off, they take a very risky second but Drummond can't gather the return
19.2
1
Drummond to White, 1 run
driven into the covers on the front foot, excellent stop to keep them to one
19.1
4
Drummond to White, FOUR runs
excellent shot by White, scooping the ball very fine to the fine leg boundary for four, it was on leg-stump but vry delicately played
end of over 1911 runs • 1 wicket
IRE: 109/6CRR: 5.73 • RRR: 9.00 • Need 9 runs from 6b
Andrew White5 (6)
Reinhardt Strydom2 (2)
Dewald Nel4-0-19-2
18.6
1
Nel to White, 1 run
yorker length and driven into the off-side, they pick up a single
18.6
2nb
Nel to Strydom, (no ball) 1 run
too high and pulled away through midwicket fby O'Brien, good work on the boundary keeps them to one run
18.5
1
Nel to White, 1 run
18.4
1
Nel to Strydom, 1 run
18.3
w
Nel to Johnston, OUT
OUT, gone! That is a big wicket and Scotland may just be back in this. Botha came down the wicket but Maiden saw him coming but bowled a flatter ball which hit off stump. Big celebrations from Scotland
DT Johnston c Maiden b Nel 5 (14m 6b 0x4 0x6) SR: 83.33
18.2
1
Nel to White, 1 run
18.1
Nel to White, no run
end of over 185 runs • 1 wicket
IRE: 103/5CRR: 5.72 • RRR: 7.50 • Need 15 runs from 12b
Andrew White2 (2)
Trent Johnston5 (5)
Gregor Maiden4-0-23-1
17.6
1
Maiden to White, 1 run
another reverse-sweep brings a run
17.5
1
Maiden to Johnston, 1 run
leading edge from Johnston as he tries to whip the ball throug the leg-side, it goes high in the air and falls safe, just over the head of the fielder at cover
17.4
1
Maiden to White, 1 run
reverse- sweep which went very fine for a single, it may hev just been a chance of a catch for Smith
17.3
w
Maiden to Botha, OUT
gone! That is a big wicket and Scotland may just be back in this. Botha came down the wicket but Maiden saw him coming but bowled a flatter ball which hit off stump. Big celebrations from Scotland
AC Botha b Maiden 38 (44m 34b 1x4 1x6) SR: 111.76
17.2
1
Maiden to Johnston, 1 run
another forcing shot off the back foot brings a single to long-off
17.1
1
Maiden to Botha, 1 run
short ball, driven out to long-off on the back foot
end of over 178 runs
IRE: 98/4CRR: 5.76 • RRR: 6.66 • Need 20 runs from 18b
Andre Botha37 (32)
Trent Johnston3 (3)
Dewald Nel3-0-13-1

Maiden to bowl now

16.6
1
Nel to Botha, 1 run
yorker from Nel, pushed back down the pitch by Botha to Nel who can't gather in his follow through and they get a single
16.5
4
Nel to Botha, FOUR runs
short and pulled down to fine-leg for a pressure releiving boundary
16.4
Nel to Botha, no run
16.3
1
Nel to Johnston, 1 run
short again and this time it's cut away through point for a single
16.2
1
Nel to Botha, 1 run
pulled to deep square-leg for a single
16.1
1
Nel to Johnston, 1 run
full ball which was driven to long-on for one run