167dThe Report by Peter Della Penna in Belfast

Vanua blitz leads PNG to shock win

A suffocating fielding performance by Papua New Guinea set the stage for Ireland's first loss at the World T20 Qualifier since the opening match of 2012 against Namibia, ending a streak of 21 straight wins in the tournament

Match Centre

Match Details

Toss

Ireland , elected to bat first

Player Of The Match

Match number

Season

Hours of play (local time)

10.00 start, First Session 10.00-11.25, Interval 11.25-11.45, Second Session 11.45-13.10

Match days

15 July 2015 (20-over match)

Reserve Umpire

Match Referee

Points

Papua New Guinea 2, Ireland 0
18.5
6
Mooney to Vanua, SIX runs,
18.4
6
Mooney to Vanua, SIX runs,
18.3
1
Mooney to Nou, 1 run,
18.2
1
Mooney to Vanua, 1 run,
18.1
6
Mooney to Vanua, SIX runs,

END OF OVER:
18 | 10 Runs | PNG: 104/8 (20 runs required from 12 balls, RR: 5.77, RRR: 10.00)

  • Norman Vanua9 (6b)
  • Loa Nou1 (2b)
  • Alex Cusack4-0-27-1
  • Tyrone Kane3-0-19-3
17.6
1
Cusack to Vanua, 1 run,
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P.N.G. 2nd innings Partnerships

WktRunsPlayers
1st13TP UraL Siaka
2nd6A ValaL Siaka
3rd28A ValaK Pala
4th24MD DaiA Vala
5th5A ValaCJA Amini
6th8JNT VareCJA Amini
7th8JNT VareJB Reva
8th1JB RevaN Vanua
9th31L NouN Vanua