thats it. Its all over. Its another short ball and Poynter flashes at the ball outside offstump. It takes the outside edge and Haddin takes a smart catch.
After four days play here at Stormont Australia A have won the game by 93 runs.
Even though we lost alot of overs to the rain it was still a very exciting game. Lots of cleaning hitting was on show from both sides.
We had centuries from both Steve Smith and Paul Stirling. We also had a a five wicket hall from Max Sorensen. For his great hitting in the second innings Nic Maddinson has just been named man of the match
So that just leaves me to thank you for following my commentary over the past four days. This is Justin Smyth saying goodbye from a Sunny Stormont.
Siddle goes for a short ball and Poynter decides to take him on. It flies off the top edge and down to fine leg.
hits the pad and is caught by first slip. He appeals for the catch but nobody is interested
spins outside the offstump and there is no run.
drives the ball up to mid-off and there is no run
Fawad gets his first wicket. Johnston's front foot was along way down the pitch but it hits him on the foot and thats out. Fawad is delighted with the wicket.
looks to swing the ball into the legside and misses the ball
gets hit on the pad and it pops into the off-side. No appeal
gets hit on the pad and only Siddle appeals. Was going down legside and the Umpire wasnt interested.
goes back and hits the ball up to mid-off. A great diving stop by the fielder stops the single
stays in the crease and hits the ball up to mid-on.
strays onto the legstump and clipped down to long leg
short ball from Siddle. Poynter gets on the front foot and drives back to the bowler
clipped into square leg and Johnston calls for the quick single. 100 to win now for Ireland.
plays a late cut that is misfielded in the gully. That brings the 200 up for Ireland.
spins the ball past the outside edge and through to Haddin. Good ball from Fawad
times the ball better and its driven wide of mid-on that time
pitched the ball up and its driven up to mid-on. One bounce and its fielded
gets the front foot forward and defends
gets forward and defends into the off-side