Player of the Match
Player of the Match
19.5
1
O'Reilly to Yadav, 1 run, yorker on leg stump, and clipped away to deep midwicket. Sharma wants the second, but Radha says 'no'. Good decision
19.4
W
O'Reilly to Sharma, 1 run, OUT, full outside off stump, and she miscues a cover drive. Lands just in front of cover, and Hemalatha's going for a suicidal second run this time. Easy work for the keeper as Hemalatha's cameo comes to an end. Deepti was not looking for the second at all. In fact, there was never a double there

D Hemalatha run out (Joyce/†Waldron) 4 (5b 0x4 0x6) SR: 80.00

19.3
2
O'Reilly to Sharma, 2 runs, full outside off, and she slaps a drive through to Joyce at deep extra cover. Another double for Sharma, but it was Hemalatha who pushed her partner
19.2
0
O'Reilly to Sharma, no run, full and wide outside off stump. Deepti looks to drive through the covers, but the ball's flown past her outside edge
19.1
2
O'Reilly to Sharma, 2 runs, length ball on leg stump, almost cramping her for space. But Deepti does well to nudge this away from the fielder in the deep, and India can easily come back for the second run

Davinder: "@Ketan and Sud " We are much better without anchor and can reach more than 160 rather than struglling to 150."

END OF OVER:
19 | 7 Runs 1 Wkt | IND-W: 138/5 | RR: 7.26

  • Dayalan Hemalatha4 (5b)
  • Deepti Sharma5 (2b)
  • Kim Garth4-0-22-2
  • Lucy O'Reilly3-0-25-1
18.6
0
Garth to Hemalatha, no run, length ball outside off, but super slow from Garth. Hemalatha tries to cut, but the ball's nowhere near her reach by the time she's through with the shot. Through to the keeper on the bounce
18.5
1
Garth to Sharma, 1 run, yorker on off, and she does well to wedge the ball away to the leg side. Enough time to pinch a single
18.4
4
Garth to Sharma, FOUR runs, length ball on leg stump, and she places a whip excellently between square leg and short fine leg! Wristy

Here's Sharma. Left-handed pinch-hitter

18.3
W
Garth to Raj, OUT, edged and taken! Slower ball, full outside off, and Mithali tries to muscle a cover drive. Deceived by the slowness of the delivery, and that's taken a tickle to the keeper

M Raj c †Waldron b Garth 51 (56b 4x4 1x6) SR: 91.07

18.2
1
Garth to Hemalatha, 1 run, length ball outside off, and Hemalatha skips down the wicket to try and generate some extra pace. Clubs a shot over the bowler's head, but it lands just in front of long off
18.1
1
Garth to Raj, 1 run, good length outside off stump. Mithali covers her off stump, and nudges this off her pads to the leg side

END OF OVER:
18 | 6 Runs 1 Wkt | IND-W: 131/4 | RR: 7.27

  • Dayalan Hemalatha3 (3b)
  • Mithali Raj50 (54b)
  • Lucy O'Reilly3-0-25-1
  • Laura Delany3-0-21-1

Ketan Patel: "@Ritwik, I suggest you look at the circumstances before commenting on Raj, what she has done is wonderful job, she is an opening batsman and is keeping everything together and you need someone like that at the top and she does it better than the most, we got plenty of power hitters so need to panic."

17.6
2
O'Reilly to Hemalatha, 2 runs, just over square leg! Teasing shot, that the fielder almost got to. But the chip off her pads lands just beyond the fielder

Terrific over from O'Reilly. Can she finish the over well?

17.5
0
O'Reilly to Hemalatha, no run, yorker again. On leg stump, and the leg-side whip ricochets onto her boot. Ouch!
17.4
1
O'Reilly to Raj, 1 run, big appeal for lbw but not given! The umpire doesn't say that's a leg-bye, which therefore means that it's Mithali Raj's 17th T20I fifty! She tried to work it towards the leg side, but the ball took an inside edge onto her pads

Mithali on 49

17.3
1
O'Reilly to Hemalatha, 1 run, full outside off, and she throws her hands at this delivery. Slapped to Delany at point

Hemalatha

Sud: "@Dishant, Mithali is playing sheet anchor role to perfection and still have strike rate of almost 100. What else do we want?"

17.2
W
O'Reilly to Krishnamurthy, OUT, yorked! Straight as an arrow. Veda tries to get her toes out of the way, and therefore her bat comes down too slowly. Middle stump clattered

V Krishnamurthy b O'Reilly 9 (9b 1x4 0x6) SR: 100.00

17.1
2
O'Reilly to Krishnamurthy, 2 runs, full on off, and that's been whipped into the gap between long on and deep midwicket. Veda calls for two, and comfortably earns it in the end

END OF OVER:
17 | 7 Runs | IND-W: 125/3 | RR: 7.35

  • Veda Krishnamurthy7 (7b)
  • Mithali Raj49 (53b)
  • Laura Delany3-0-21-1
  • Eimear Richardson4-0-27-1

Ritwik: "Mithali Raj is becoming Dhoni in Mens cricket team. Both of them are superb cricketers and did a lot for Indian cricket but at the moment there is a question mark when it comes to their performance!"

16.6
1
Delany to Krishnamurthy, 1 run, full and wide outside off. Slapped through the infield to deep extra cover. Ireland won't mind these singles
16.5
0
Delany to Krishnamurthy, no run, low full toss on off stump, and she muscles a straight drive back to the bowler
16.4
4
Delany to Krishnamurthy, FOUR runs, full outside off, and Veda walks across to the off side, and sweeps right over the fielder at square leg!
16.3
0
Delany to Krishnamurthy, no run, good length outside off, and Veda misses the attempted square cut. Just over her blade and into the keeper's gloves
16.2
1
Delany to Raj, 1 run, full just outside off, and driven with the straight bat to long on. A sharp throw from the deep ensures it's just a single

Dishant: "Mithali Raj's approach puts a lot of pressure at other end. Batters like Rodrigues and Kaur don't have any breathing space. Even after getting a start, there is no acceleration from Raj. "

16.1
1
Delany to Krishnamurthy, 1 run, full on off stump, and smothered down the ground to long on. Gives Mithali the strike

Four overs to go.

END OF OVER:
16 | 9 Runs 1 Wkt | IND-W: 118/3 | RR: 7.37

  • Veda Krishnamurthy1 (2b)
  • Mithali Raj48 (52b)
  • Eimear Richardson4-0-27-1
  • Laura Delany2-0-14-1
15.6
1
Richardson to Krishnamurthy, 1 run, length ball on off, and she opens her stance to muscle a back-foot pull to midwicket
15.5
0
Richardson to Krishnamurthy, no run, overpitched wide outside off. She leans into a cover drive with soft hands

Ire Women 2nd innings Partnerships

WktRunsPlayers
1st27CMA ShillingtonGH Lewis
2nd15IMHC JoyceCMA Shillington
3rd28IMHC JoyceL Delany
4th12IMHC JoyceSM Kavanagh
5th2IMHC JoyceKJ Garth
6th6EAJ RichardsonKJ Garth
7th1EAJ RichardsonMV Waldron
8th0MV WaldronL Maritz
9th2MV WaldronC Raack