Result
14th Match, Dubai (DSC), Feb 12 2010, Super Four, ICC World Twenty20 Qualifier
152/7
(19.1/20 ov, target 153)
130
Ireland won by 22 runs
Player Of The Match
1y
• Cricinfo staff

Cusack and O'Brien inspire Ireland win

UAE crashed to defeat against Ireland, losing five wickets for 14 runs to end their unbeaten record in the tournament and leave Ireland on the verge of qualifying for the World Twenty20

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Scorecard summary
Ireland152/7(20 overs)
United Arab Emirates130(19.1 overs)
Saqib Ali63 (49)
Abdul Rehman20 (19)
Andre Botha2/21(3.1)
19.1
w
Botha to Silva, OUT
middle stump ball, lofts it over mid off, in the air, Porterfield takes it easy just before the long on boundary.
EHSN Silva c Porterfield b Botha 12 (16m 10b 1x4 0x6) SR: 120.00
end of over 199 runs
UAE: 130/9CRR: 6.84 • RRR: 23.00 • Need 23 from 6b
Qasim Zubair1 (2)
Shadeep Silva12 (9)
Alex Cusack4-0-19-3
18.6
Cusack to Qasim Zubair, no run
outside off, full toss, straight to the keeper.
18.5
1
Cusack to Silva, 1 run
on driven towards the long on boundary.
18.4
2
Cusack to Silva, 2 runs
lofted cover drive, towards the extra cover boundary, batsmen run hard.
18.3
2
Cusack to Silva, 2 runs
full toss, driven over the bowler to long on.
18.2
Cusack to Silva, no run
cover drive missed, quick ball, keeper fumbles.
18.1
4
Cusack to Silva, FOUR runs
tries a lofted shot over covers, gets an outside edge over thirdman.
end of over 183 runs • 1 wicket
UAE: 121/9CRR: 6.72 • RRR: 16.00 • Need 32 from 12b
Shadeep Silva3 (4)
Qasim Zubair1 (1)
Andre Botha3-0-21-1
17.6
1
Botha to Silva, 1 run
pull shot , miss timed, towards mid wicket.
17.5
1
Botha to Qasim Zubair, 1 run
backfoot off drive towards long off.
17.4
w
Botha to Ahmed Raza, OUT
leg stump bowl, shuffled across, exposed his stumps, hits the leg stump.
Ahmed Raza b Botha 0 (4m 4b 0x4 0x6) SR: 0.00
17.3
Botha to Ahmed Raza, no run
tries a pull shot, missed, nearly bowled'em
17.2
1
Botha to Silva, 1 run
miss timed, cover drive, in the air, falls safe.
17.1
Botha to Silva, no run
tries an inside out cover drive, beaten.
end of over 172 runs • 2 wicket
UAE: 118/8CRR: 6.94 • RRR: 11.66 • Need 35 from 18b
Ahmed Raza0 (2)
Shadeep Silva1 (1)
Alex Cusack3-0-10-3
16.6
Cusack to Ahmed Raza, no run
full length, driven to the bowler.
16.5
Cusack to Ahmed Raza, no run
yorker length, driven to Porterfield at midwicket, Dives an stops.
16.4
w
Cusack to Qadar Nawaz, OUT
slower ball, well disguised, plays a straight drive, in the air, bowler dives and takes it.
Qadar Nawaz c & b Cusack 1 (3m 2b 0x4 0x6) SR: 50.00
16.3
1
Cusack to Silva, 1 run
miss timed shot to midwicket, batsmen run hard.
16.2
1
Cusack to Qadar Nawaz, 1 run
down the leg, misses a flick shot, batsmen run hard.
Match details
Dubai International Cricket Stadium
TossIreland , elected to bat first
SeriesICC World Twenty20 Qualifier 2010
Player Of The Match
Alex Cusack
Season2009/10
Hours of play (local time)14.00 start, First Session 14.00-15.20, Interval 15.20-15.40, Second Session 15.40-17.00
Match days12 February 2010 (20-over match)
Umpires
Aleem Dar
Jeff Luck
Reserve Umpire
Paul Baldwin
Match Referee
Ishtiaq Ahmed
PointsIreland 2, United Arab Emirates 0