Result
Final, Port Elizabeth, Oct 30 - Nov 2 2008, ICC Intercontinental Cup
250 & 145
(58 ov, target 201)
195 & 201/1
Ireland won by 9 wickets
Player Of The Match
Namibia 1st Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
AJ Burger  b Johnston1357702022.80
LP van der Westhuizen c KJ O'Brien b Rankin1836523050.00
SF Burger c Porterfield b Connell2160892035.00
CG Williams c Cusack b Connell2551624049.01
G Snyman c Connell b Botha931432029.03
LJ Burger (c)not out7417924110141.34
DB Kotze c Johnston b Cusack521280023.80
BL Kotze lbw b Rankin431021314142.15
T Verwey c West b Connell077000.00
L Klazinga lbw b Connell023000.00
KB Burger  b Connell29213360138.09
Extras(b 5, lb 8)13
TOTAL(94.3 Ov, RR: 2.64, 388 Mts)250
Fall of wickets: 1-36 (Louis van der Westhuizen, 13.6 ov), 2-37 (Jan-Berrie Burger, 17.3 ov), 3-81 (Craig Williams, 33.1 ov), 4-82 (Sarel Burger, 35.2 ov), 5-104 (Gerrie Snyman, 44.1 ov), 6-119 (Deon Kotze, 50.5 ov), 7-210 (Bjorn Kotze, 85.1 ov), 8-211 (Tobias Verwey, 86.3 ov), 9-212 (Louis Klazinga, 86.6 ov), 10-250 (Kola Burger, 94.3 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
PC Connell20.355452.6300
WB Rankin2136823.2300
AC Botha2084112.0500
DT Johnston1964312.2600
RM West611402.3300
AR Cusack62911.5000
WK McCallan20804.0000
Ireland 1st Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
WTS Porterfield (c) b Snyman1231421038.70
NJ O'Brien lbw b Snyman0311000.00
AR Cusack not out9523027315041.30
AC Botha  b Snyman011000.00
KJ O'Brien  b Snyman022000.00
AR White c Williams b Snyman871410114.28
DT Johnston  b DB Kotze581291589044.96
WK McCallan lbw b SF Burger213110015.38
RM West c †Verwey b SF Burger033000.00
PC Connell  b SF Burger11727005.88
WB Rankin c †Verwey b SF Burger4581080.00
Extras(b 8, lb 5, w 2)15
TOTAL(73.3 Ov, RR: 2.65, 279 Mts)195
Fall of wickets: 1-11 (Niall O'Brien, 2.3 ov), 2-27 (William Porterfield, 10.3 ov), 3-27 (Andre Botha, 10.4 ov), 4-27 (Kevin O'Brien, 10.6 ov), 5-37 (Andrew White, 14.3 ov), 6-178 (Trent Johnston, 60.1 ov), 7-181 (Kyle McCallan, 63.3 ov), 8-181 (Regan West, 63.6 ov), 9-187 (Peter Connell, 71.4 ov), 10-195 (Boyd Rankin, 73.3 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
G Snyman1525353.5300
KB Burger803304.1210
L Klazinga1113503.1800
SF Burger19.392341.1700
BL Kotze712603.7100
DB Kotze1371210.9200
Namibia 2nd Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
AJ Burger  b Rankin341281812026.56
LP van der Westhuizen lbw b Connell069000.00
L Klazinga lbw b Connell042000.00
SF Burger c Porterfield b Rankin626351023.07
CG Williams c Cusack b Botha1446682030.43
G Snyman c †NJ O'Brien b Botha3137463283.78
LJ Burger (c)lbw b Rankin13258003.12
DB Kotze lbw b Connell1845642040.00
BL Kotze not out1732452053.12
T Verwey run out (KJ O'Brien)616201037.50
KB Burger c Johnston b Rankin032000.00
Extras(b 6, lb 7, w 5)18
TOTAL(62.3 Ov, RR: 2.32, 270 Mts)145
Fall of wickets: 1-1 (Louis van der Westhuizen, 2.1 ov), 2-1 (Louis Klazinga, 2.5 ov), 3-14 (Sarel Burger, 11.4 ov), 4-43 (Craig Williams, 27.4 ov), 4-43* (Gerrie Snyman, retired not out ), 5-68 (Louis Burger, 40.2 ov), 6-85 (Jan-Berrie Burger, 42.1 ov), 7-111 (Gerrie Snyman, 51.1 ov), 8-131 (Deon Kotze, 56.4 ov), 9-145 (Tobias Verwey, 61.5 ov), 10-145 (Kola Burger, 62.3 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
PC Connell1893632.0000
WB Rankin16.343942.3610
DT Johnston84801.0000
AC Botha1452822.0000
AR Cusack11000.0000
RM West512104.2000
Ireland 2nd Innings (target: 201 runs)
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
WTS Porterfield (c)c BL Kotze b DB Kotze3453587064.15
NJ O'Brien not out11916521515272.12
AR Cusack not out391301565030.00
Extras(b 3, lb 1, nb 1, w 4)9
TOTAL(58 Ov, RR: 3.46, 215 Mts)201/1
Fall of wickets: 1-68 (William Porterfield, 14.5 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
G Snyman1204103.4121
KB Burger302307.6610
SF Burger411403.5010
DB Kotze2464711.9500
L Klazinga702904.1400
AJ Burger402706.7500
CG Williams301204.0000
LJ Burger10404.0000
MATCH DETAILS
St George's Park, Port Elizabeth
TossNamibia , elected to bat first
SeriesICC Intercontinental Cup 2007
Player Of The Match
Alex Cusack
Series resultIreland won the 2007-2008/09 ICC Intercontinental Cup
Season2008/09
Hours of play (local time)10.30am start, Lunch 12.30-13.10, Tea 15.10-15.30, Close 17.30.
Match days30,31 October, 1,2 November 2008 (5-day match)
Umpires
Ian Howell
Paul Baldwin
Reserve Umpire
Clive Joubert
Match Referee
David Jukes
CLOSE OF PLAY
Thu, 30 Oct - day 1 - Namibia 1st innings 241/9 (LJ Burger 72*, KB Burger 22*, 90 ov)
Fri, 31 Oct - day 2 - Namibia 2nd innings 14/2 (AJ Burger 7*, SF Burger 6*, 9 ov)
Sat, 01 Nov - day 3 - Ireland 2nd innings 134/1 (NJ O'Brien 77*, AR Cusack 19*, 36 ov)
Sun, 02 Nov - day 4 - Ireland 2nd innings 201/1 (58 ov) - end of match
MATCH NOTES
Day 4
  • 150 runs in 47.6 overs (175 mins, 288 balls, 19x4,1x6)
  • NJ O'Brien: 100 runs off 144 balls in 185 mins (13x4, 1x6)
  • 2nd wicket partnership 100 runs from 219 balls in 131 mins (NJ O'Brien 71, AR Cusack 23, Extras 6, 12x4, 0x6)
  • 200 runs in 57.6 overs (215 mins, 352 balls, 27x4,1x6)
Day 3
  • Namibia 2nd Innings
  • G Snyman (2) retired hurt on 0* from 43/4 (28.6 ov) to 68/5 (40.3 ov)
  • 50 runs in 31.1 overs (136 mins, 184 balls, 4x4,0x6)
  • 100 runs in 48.3overs (209 mins, 291 balls, 8x4,2x6)
  • Ireland 2nd Innings
  • 50 runs in 7.1 overs (36 mins, 43 balls, 9x4,1x6)
  • 1st wicket partnership 50 runs from 43 balls in 36 mins (WTS Porterfield 24, NJ O'Brien 28,Extras 1, 9x4, 1x6)
  • NJ O'Brien: 50 runs off 52 balls in 84 mins (7x4, 1x6)
  • 100 runs in 23.5 overs (94 mins, 143 balls, 17x4,1x6)
  • Ireland 2nd Innings: 1x5 ball over (Over 25 bowled by DB Kotze called by PK Baldwin)
  • 2nd wicket partnership 50 runs from 83 balls in 52 mins (NJ O'Brien 37, AR Cusack 13, Extras 0, 9x4, 0x6)
Day 2
  • Ireland 1st Innings
  • 50 runs in 15.5 overs (72 mins, 103 balls, 4x4,0x6)
  • 6th wicket partnership 50 runs from 57 balls in 37 mins (AR Cusack 23, DT Johnston 21, Extras 6, 7x4, 0x6)
  • 100 runs in 25.5 overs (121 mins, 163 balls, 12x4,0x6)
  • AR Cusack: 50 runs off 90 balls in 114 mins (9x4, 0x6)
  • 6th wicket partnership 100 runs from 126 balls in 82 mins (AR Cusack 35, DT Johnston 57, Extras 8, 16x4, 0x6)
  • 150 runs in 39.1 overs (174 mins, 248 balls, 22x4,0x6)
  • DT Johnston: 50 runs off 81 balls in 107 mins (7x4, 0x6)
Day 1
  • Namibia 1st Innings
  • 50 runs in 29.2 overs (99 mins, 146 balls, 6x4,0x6)
  • 100 runs in 40.3 overs (171 mins, 255 balls, 15x4,0x6)
  • 150 runs in 63.1 overs (255 mins, 379 balls, 21x4,0x6)
  • LJ Burger: 50 runs off 116 balls in 134 mins (6x4, 1x6)
  • 7th wicket partnership 50 runs from 124 balls in 281 mins (LJ Burger 24, BL Kotze 20, Extras 6, 5x4, 1x6)
  • New ball taken after 80 overs
  • 200 runs in 81.6 overs (329 mins, 498 balls, 25x4,2x6)