1st T20I, Belfast, July 18, 2012, Bangladesh tour of Ireland and Netherlands
(20 ov, T:191) 119/8

Bangladesh won by 71 runs

Player Of The Match
Bangladesh Innings
Ireland Innings
Match Flow
Bangladesh  (20 ovs maximum)
Tamim Iqbal c Mooney b Stirling31314630100.00
Mohammad Ashraful  b Sorensen15132020115.38
Shakib Al Hasan  b Stirling57333390172.72
Mushfiqur Rahim (c)†c Porterfield b Rankin651410120.00
Mahmudullah c Stirling b Sorensen23151712153.33
Ziaur Rahman not out 40172505235.29
Nasir Hossain not out 861400133.33
Extras(b 4, lb 5, w 1)10
TOTAL20 Ov (RR: 9.50)190/5
Fall of wickets: 1-35 (Mohammad Ashraful, 4.6 ov), 2-94 (Tamim Iqbal, 11.2 ov), 3-114 (Shakib Al Hasan, 13.1 ov), 4-120 (Mushfiqur Rahim, 14.5 ov), 5-154 (Mahmudullah, 16.6 ov)
Boyd Rankin403017.50114000
14.5 to Mushfiqur Rahim, another one goes for Bangladesh. Its a short ball and Mushfiqur looks to pull the ball and it goes high in the air. Porterfield goes back from short mid-wicket and takes an easy catch. 120/4
Trent Johnston402305.75121100
Max Sorensen4042210.5062300
4.6 to Mohammad Ashraful, the first wicket goes down! Its an attempted drive from Ashraful and the ball comes in a little. Takes the inside edge and the stumps get knocked over.. 35/1
16.6 to Mahmudullah, . 154/5
Alex Cusack3034011.3333100
John Mooney1014014.0013000
Paul Stirling403829.5063210
11.2 to Tamim Iqbal, great catch from Mooney. Tamim comes down the wicket and hits the ball high to long-on. Mooney gets under the ball and takes a good catch falling backwards. He just stays inside the rope.. 94/2
13.1 to Shakib Al Hasan, Stirling gets another wicket! Shakib comes down the wicket and looks to hit over the top. The ball turns and comes back in to hit the stumps. Great wicket for Ireland!. 114/3
Ireland  (T: 191 runs from 20 ovs)
William Porterfield (c)st †Mushfiqur Rahim b Abdur Razzak26161522162.50
Paul Stirling run out (Abdur Razzak)48180050.00
Ed Joyce c Mohammad Ashraful b Elias Sunny1118180061.11
Niall O'Brien st †Mushfiqur Rahim b Elias Sunny881601100.00
Kevin O'Brien  b Abdur Razzak023000.00
Gary Wilson not out 41364241113.88
John Mooney  b Elias Sunny1640016.66
Alex Cusack  b Elias Sunny1770014.28
Trent Johnston c Abdur Razzak b Elias Sunny75510140.00
Max Sorensen not out 1213200192.30
Extras(lb 2, w 6)8
TOTAL20 Ov (RR: 5.95)119/8
Did not bat: Boyd Rankin 
Fall of wickets: 1-32 (William Porterfield, 3.4 ov), 2-34 (Paul Stirling, 4.2 ov), 3-56 (Ed Joyce, 8.2 ov), 4-56 (Niall O'Brien, 8.3 ov), 5-56 (Kevin O'Brien, 9.2 ov), 6-60 (John Mooney, 10.4 ov), 7-64 (Alex Cusack, 12.6 ov), 8-72 (Trent Johnston, 14.3 ov)
Mashrafe Mortaza403609.0082210
Abul Hasan302709.0083100
Shakib Al Hasan402606.50121200
Abdur Razzak40922.25170020
3.4 to WTS Porterfield, Porterfield comes down the wicket and misses the ball. He is stumped by miles. He was looking good till then. 32/1
9.2 to KJ O'Brien, and another wicket goes down. Kevin played forward to the ball and it spun past the bat and hit the wicket. Ireland are in big trouble now!. 56/5
Elias Sunny411353.25151000
8.2 to EC Joyce, looks to pull the ball over the square leg boundary and doesnt quite time it. Ashraful takes an easy catch. 56/3
8.3 to NJ O'Brien, the ball goes through Niall and its a smart bit of fielding to stump him. Hattrick ball to come. 56/4
10.4 to JF Mooney, Sunny gets another one. Mooney plays forward to the ball and it turns past the bat and hits the wickets. Its turning into a Sunny day for Bangladesh. 60/6
12.6 to AR Cusack, there goes another one. Cusack looks to pull the ball through mid-wicket. He misses and Sunny hits. Ireland are going to do well to bat out the 20 overs here. 64/7
14.3 to DT Johnston, Sunny gets his five for! Johnston goes for the same shot again and Razzak takes an easy catch on the rope. 72/8
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  • Bangladesh innings
  • Shakib Al Hasan 50 off 29 balls, 8x4
  • Ireland Innings
  • Ireland innings: 1x5 ball over (7th over, bowled by Abdur Razzak)
Civil Service Cricket Club, Stormont, Belfast
TossIreland, elected to field first
Player Of The Match
Elias Sunny
Series resultBangladesh led the 3-match series 1-0
Match numberT20I no. 249
Hours of play (local time)17.15 start, First Session 17.15-18.30, Interval 18.30-18.40 Second Session 18.40-19.55
Match days18 July 2012 - day (20-over match)
T20I debut
Abul Hasan
Abul Hasan
Elias Sunny
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Ziaur Rahman
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