ICC Intercontinental Cup at Windhoek, Oct 3-4 2008
69 & 164
(28 ov, target 115)
119 & 106
Ireland won by 8 runs
• Cricinfo staff

Ireland keep final hopes alive with thrilling win

An extraordinary opening day was followed by an incredible second as Ireland kept their hopes of making it to the final alive with a eight-run win in Windhoek

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Scorecard summary
Ireland69(28.3 overs)1st Innings
Namibia119(28.3 overs)1st Innings
Bjorn Kotze28 (38)
Peter Connell4/24(7.3)
Boyd Rankin2/33(12)
Ireland164(48.3 overs)2nd Innings
Namibia106(28 overs)2nd Innings
Match details
Wanderers Cricket Ground, Windhoek
TossNamibia , elected to field first
SeriesICC Intercontinental Cup 2007
Hours of play (local time)09.30 start, Lunch 11.30-12.10, Tea 14.10-14.30, Close 16.42
Match days3,4 October 2008 (4-day match)
Russell Tiffin
Kevan Barbour
PointsIreland 14, Namibia 6