Player of the Match
Player of the Match
    8 good length ball, angling in from outside offstump, tries to play it into the legside, misse sit, hit on the pads, loud shout, umpire raises his finger 39/3
    2.2 length ball, seaming away slightly, no foot movement whatsoever, pokes his bat, gets a faint edge, slips and the bowler go up, umpire nods and raises his finger, first blood for Ireland 5/1
    7.3 good length ball, slower through the air, tries to go over long on, straight down his throat 38/2
    41 steps down the track, Cusack bowls a slower ball, Swapnil plays a no shot, misses it, stumped by wilson 156/9
    9.1 slightly short, ball skidding through, tries to cut it hard through covers, late onto the ball, stumps rattled 39/4
    27.4 slower ball, Shaiman goes at the ball too early, plays it high in the air, straight into the hands of Joyce at long on 108/5
    32.5 slightly short, tries to cut it behind point, misses it 131/6
    37.3 slightly short, gets down on one knee. slow sweeps it straight to Kevin at deep squareleg 150/7
    39 full ball, tries to play it over midwicket, Porterfield jumps in the air towrds his right and plucks a beauty, SUPERMAN STYLE!! 153/8
    46.4 length ball, tries to repeat the shot, doesnt connect properly, straight down Joyce's throat 165/10
    not out
    2 (w 2)
    165 all out (46.4 Overs, RR: 3.53)
    Fall of wickets: 1-5 (Arshad Ali, 2.2 ov), 2-38 (Faizan Asif, 7.3 ov), 3-39 (Abdul Shakoor, 7.6 ov), 4-39 (Khurram Khan, 9.1 ov), 5-108 (Shaiman Anwar, 27.4 ov), 6-131 (Rohan Mustafa, 32.5 ov), 7-150 (Mohammad Azam, 37.3 ov), 8-153 (Nasir Aziz, 38.6 ov), 9-156 (Swapnil Patil, 40.6 ov), 10-165 (Shadeep Silva, 46.4 ov)
    DT Johnston622814.6610
    MC Sorensen603806.3300
    GH Dockrell831521.8700
    AR Cusack1032132.1010
    PR Stirling6.413234.8000
    JF Mooney1003113.1000

Match Notes

  • Composed Wilson brings Ireland home

    Gary Wilson allayed Irish fears of playing spin in Asian conditions with a composed half-century to bring Ireland home in their opening World Cricket League Championship match of this tour.

Ireland 2nd innings Partnerships

1st27WTS PorterfieldPR Stirling
2nd15EC JoyceWTS Porterfield
3rd9EC JoyceNJ O'Brien
4th0NJ O'BrienGC Wilson
5th56KJ O'BrienGC Wilson
6th62JF MooneyGC Wilson