7 he gets the edge that time. It was a good length ball from Mooney, Ackerman went back in the crease and got the slightest edge through to the keeper. Mooney has been bowling well and deserved that wicket. 10/1
    31.3 Ya France's long innings is over. The ball turned in off the pitch and he played down the wrong line. Thats two wickets for Dockrell now 87/5
    8.4 Mooney gets his vengence! It was a good length ball which comes off the pitch and swings in. Viljoen plays down the wrong line and is bowled! Namibia are in a spot of bother her. 12/2
    17.2 great catch from Cusack. Williams tried to hit the ball over the top of point. He didnt catch it right and it held up in the wind. Cusack raced back and took a great one handed catch running back. Williams is very disappointed 38/3
    25.2 what a come back from Dockrell! The ball spun in off the pitch and Snyman tried to bring the bat down late. He missed it and the ball hit the stumps. Namibia are four down now 73/4
    41.3 he's just gone and bowled another one! It was a short ball and he tried to pull it over square leg. He misjudged the turn and was bowled. Thats three bowled now for Dockrell 130/6
    47.3 goes for the big hit and caught at long on 175/7
    58.3 he has chopped the ball on. He went back in the crease to cut the ball again. The ball spun in off the pitch and he chopped the ball onto the stumps. 208/8
    65.2 Dockrell gets his five for! It was a faster ball and Baard wasnt ready for a fast one. He was back in the crease and got hit in front of the stumps. The umpires finger is raised even before he appeals. Last man in now. 228/9
    70.1 and the change of bowler does it. White comes on and bowls a gentle ball to Klazinga. He pops the ball back to the bowler and thats the innings over. 244/10
    not out
    11 (b 4, lb 5, nb 1, w 1)
    244 all out (70.1 Overs, RR: 3.47)
    Fall of wickets: 1-10 (Stephanus Ackermann, 6.6 ov), 2-12 (Christi Viljoen, 8.4 ov), 3-38 (Craig Williams, 17.2 ov), 4-73 (Gerrie Snyman, 25.2 ov), 5-87 (Pikky Ya France, 31.3 ov), 6-130 (Raymond van Schoor, 41.3 ov), 7-175 (Louis van der Westhuizen, 47.3 ov), 8-208 (Gerhard Erasmus, 58.3 ov), 9-228 (Stephan Baard, 65.2 ov), 10-244 (Louis Klazinga, 70.1 ov)
    JF Mooney1444623.2800
    PS Eaglestone1242612.1611
    KJ O'Brien813604.5000
    GJ McCarter814305.3700
    GH Dockrell2257153.2200
    PR Stirling501312.6000
    AR White1.11010.0000
    9 he is out this time. he went forward to a good ball and got a thick edge to Williams at 2nd slip. Ireland are in lots of trouble here 22/3
    2 Stirling is gone for a duck. He looked to hook a short ball. He didnt time it and it went flying down to Klazinga at long leg. He dived forward and took a good catch about an inch above the ground. What a great start for Namibia! 0/1
    3.3 he gets him next ball. Cusack went back in his crease and played down the wrong line. The ball knocked over the stumps and Ireland are in alot of trouble here. Two down for two 2/2
    10.4 Ireland are collapsing here. It was outside offstump and he went back to the ball. He chopped it onto the stumps and thats another one gone. 31/4
    not out
    23.2 the captain is gone. Its not the start that Ireland wanted this morning. The ball was outside offstump and he pushed at the ball. It took the outside edge and flew to Williams at 2nd slip. The Namibian's are delighted 85/5
    42.4 Mooney is gone. He looked to drive the ball again. It flew in the air and Erasmus made a great diving catch at short extra cover. Mooney doesnt want to go but he is out! 154/6
    43 he is out for a duck! He shouldered arms to a good length ball. It moved back in off the pitch and bowled him. Thats two for Baard in this over. 154/7
    71.3 he looks to sweep the ball and he doesnt time it. It flies to Snyman at short fine leg. Thats a big wicket, Dockrell had played very well 254/8
    81.1 he pushed forward to a good length ball. It took the outside edge and flew to Williams at 2nd slip. The last batsman is in now for Ireland. 281/9
    83.5 he bowls him! It was a straight ball from Viljoen and Eaglestone played all around it and he was bowled. Viljoen has his 5 for and Ireland are all out! 298/10
    8 (lb 2, nb 4, w 2)
    298 all out (83.5 Overs, RR: 3.55)
    Fall of wickets: 1-0 (Paul Stirling, 1.6 ov), 2-2 (Alex Cusack, 3.3 ov), 3-22 (Gary Wilson, 8.6 ov), 4-31 (Andrew Poynter, 10.4 ov), 5-85 (Kevin O'Brien, 23.2 ov), 6-154 (John Mooney, 42.4 ov), 7-154 (Stuart Poynter, 42.6 ov), 8-254 (George Dockrell, 71.3 ov), 9-281 (Graeme McCarter, 81.1 ov), 10-298 (Phil Eaglestone, 83.5 ov)
    L Klazinga1725823.4110
    C Viljoen23.548753.6513
    P Rossouw503106.2001
    LP van der Westhuizen1934612.4200
    G Snyman10606.0000
    SJ Baard1013223.2000
    R van Schoor402406.0000
    HN Ya France411203.0000
    20.5 its a good length ball outside offstump and Ackerman looked to drive the ball. Kevin was standing at extra cover, he dived to his left and made a sharp catch. Thats the start that Ireland wanted. 61/2
    3.4 he offered no shot and McCarter bowled him. The ball came back off the wicket and he didnt play a shot. what a great start for Ireland 2/1
    46.5 Viljoen's innings is over. It was a good length ball from Mooney. It moved back in off the pitch and hit the stumps. Thats a great delivery from Mooney and he is delighted. 144/4
    37.2 huge appeal from the bowler. It turns down the legside and he must have got an edge to the ball. Umpire Smith isnt sure so he goes and speaks to Umipre Pradhan and then gives him out. He has to go and explain to the batsman why he is out. 124/3
    52.5 the captain does the job. Its a good length ball and it come in off the pitch and hits him hit on the pads. Umpire Prahan gives him out. It did look a bit high from here. No referrals in this game though! 163/5
    69.2 Namibia are in trouble now. He went back to the arm ball from Dockrell. He tried to get the bat down late and he was bowled. van Schoor is gone for 35 205/8
    54.3 the plan worked! It was another short ball from O'Brien and it was hooked down the throat of Dockrell at long leg. Kevin set the field well and the dangerman is out! 165/6
    61.1 its tucked round the corner and van Schoor set off straight away. It went straight to Dockrell at square leg. He threw it in to the keeper who whipped off the bails. Erasmus is run out. 182/7
    75.5 Dockrell gets another. Baard had gone back in the crease and looked to defend the ball. It turned in off the pitch and hit middle stump. It was a great delivery from Dockrell 220/9
    not out
    79.3 the last wicket goes down! The ball was on legstump and it was turned past silly leg. Rossouw set off straight away and Klazinga shouted NO. The fielder ran in from mid-wicket, picked up the ball and threw it in to the keeper.Rossouw as run out. 226/10
    3 (lb 2, w 1)
    226 all out (79.3 Overs, RR: 2.84)
    Fall of wickets: 1-2 (Pikky Ya France, 3.4 ov), 2-61 (Stephanus Ackermann, 20.5 ov), 3-124 (Craig Williams, 37.2 ov), 4-144 (Christi Viljoen, 46.5 ov), 5-163 (Gerrie Snyman, 52.5 ov), 6-165 (Louis van der Westhuizen, 54.3 ov), 7-182 (Gerhard Erasmus, 61.1 ov), 8-205 (Raymond van Schoor, 69.2 ov), 9-220 (Stephan Baard, 75.5 ov), 10-226 (Pieter Rossouw, 79.3 ov)
    JF Mooney1634322.6800
    GJ McCarter1134714.2710
    PS Eaglestone1124604.1800
    GH Dockrell22.384131.8200
    PR Stirling301304.3300
    KJ O'Brien611923.1600
    AR White1031501.5000

Close of Play

  • Tue, 06 Sep - day 1 - Ireland 1st innings 75/4 (AR White 20*, KJ O'Brien 24*, 20.4 ov)
  • Wed, 07 Sep - day 2 - Namibia 2nd innings 58/1 (ST Ackermann 7*, C Viljoen 48*, 20 ov)
  • Thu, 08 Sep - day 3 - Ireland 2nd innings 135/4 (AR White 5*, KJ O'Brien 6*, 32 ov)
  • Fri, 09 Sep - day 4 - Ireland 2nd innings 176/5 (40.2 ov) - end of match

Match Notes

Ireland 4th innings Partnerships

1st37GC WilsonPR Stirling
2nd38AR CusackPR Stirling
3rd42AD PoynterAR Cusack
4th7AR WhiteAR Cusack
5th24AR WhiteKJ O'Brien
6th28AR WhiteJF Mooney