2nd Semi-final, Dubai (DSC), January 20, 2017, Desert T20 Challenge
(15.1/20 ov, T:212) 113

Ireland won by 98 runs

Player Of The Match
65* (29)
Ireland Innings
Scotland Innings
Ireland  (20 ovs maximum)
Paul Stirling c & b de Lange6036-53166.66
Stuart Poynter c MacLeod b de Lange3919-71205.26
William Porterfield (c)c Coetzer b Davey22-00100.00
Kevin O'Brien st †Cross b Watt3022-02136.36
Gary Wilson not out 6529-83224.13
Andy McBrine c Munsey b Davey67-0085.71
Greg Thompson  b Sharif02-000.00
George Dockrell not out 33-00100.00
Extras(lb 2, w 4)6
TOTAL20 Ov (RR: 10.55)211/6
Fall of wickets: 1-78 (Stuart Poynter, 6.4 ov), 2-87 (William Porterfield, 7.4 ov), 3-118 (Paul Stirling, 11.1 ov), 4-163 (Kevin O'Brien, 15.5 ov), 5-173 (Andy McBrine, 17.2 ov), 6-187 (Greg Thompson, 18.2 ov)
Mark Watt4047111.7573410
15.5 to KJ O'Brien, flighted ball, batsman comes down the track to hit it but gets beaten and is stumped. 163/4
Brad Wheal4040010.0077000
Josh Davey4047211.7565200
7.4 to WTS Porterfield, fuller ball on middle, batsman on-drives it uppishly and to the right of the short mid-wicket fielder who dives and takes it cleanly. 87/2
17.2 to AR McBrine, full outside off, batsman pokes his bat to it and gives a catch to the point fielder. 173/5
Safyaan Sharif403819.5073210
18.2 to GJ Thompson, quick on off, batsman goes for a drive but edge it onto his stumps. 187/6
Con de Lange403729.2542120
6.4 to SW Poynter, tossed up again, batsman lofts it straight this time but finds the fielder at long-on. 78/1
11.1 to PR Stirling, batsman charges down, bowler sees it and pushes it flat and quick, drives it straight to the bowler for an easy catch. 118/3
Scotland  (T: 212 runs from 20 ovs)
Kyle Coetzer (c)c Porterfield b Mulder4031-32129.03
Matthew Cross c McBrine b Rankin3516-33218.75
Calum MacLeod c McBrine b Mulder27-0028.57
George Munsey c & b Dockrell13-0033.33
Richie Berrington c Mulder b Dockrell1010-01100.00
Safyaan Sharif c Dockrell b Mulder24-0050.00
Con de Lange c Dockrell b O'Brien1210-20120.00
Craig Wallace c Young b Mulder14-0025.00
Josh Davey c Rankin b O'Brien12-0050.00
Mark Watt lbw b Dockrell64-10150.00
Brad Wheal not out 00-00-
Extras(lb 2, w 1)3
TOTAL15.1 Ov (RR: 7.45)113
Fall of wickets: 1-45 (Matthew Cross, 4.4 ov), 2-72 (Calum MacLeod, 7.3 ov), 3-74 (George Munsey, 8.1 ov), 4-88 (Richie Berrington, 10.3 ov), 5-91 (Kyle Coetzer, 11.4 ov), 6-91 (Safyaan Sharif, 11.5 ov), 7-100 (Craig Wallace, 13.2 ov), 8-106 (Josh Davey, 14.1 ov), 9-108 (Con de Lange, 14.4 ov), 10-113 (Mark Watt, 15.1 ov)
Boyd Rankin301013.33121000
4.4 to MH Cross, short ball, batsman goes for a pull but gets it high on the bat and lofts it in the air to mid-on who takes a good catch. 45/1
Craig Young2033016.5033300
Kevin O'Brien302428.0062100
14.1 to JH Davey, full outside off, batsman lofts it in the air to covers. 106/8
14.4 to CD de Lange, outside off, batsman goes for a cut and connect well but well enough to find the fielder at sweeper cover boundary. 108/9
George Dockrell3.102838.8482200
8.1 to HG Munsey, quicker ball, batsman looks to drive it covers but gets it of his inside of the bat and straight to the bowler. 74/3
10.3 to RD Berrington, flighted on leg, batsman sweeps it but gets a top edge and it flys to square leg fielder. 88/4
15.1 to MRJ Watt, quicker ball, batsman looks to cut but gets trapped infront of the stumps, loud appeal and given. 113/10
Jacob Mulder401644.00121010
7.3 to CS MacLeod, tossed up, batsman sweeps it but gets a top edge down to square leg for a catch. 72/2
11.4 to KJ Coetzer, tossed up, batsman goes for a big shot into off but gets it of the edge and high in the air to cover, who came forward initially before going back and taking a superb catch. 91/5
11.5 to SM Sharif, short length ball, batsman pulls it and straight to the fielder at mid-wicket for a straight forward catch. 91/6
13.2 to CD Wallace, onto the backfoot and cuts it but straigh to short thirdman. 100/7
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TossScotland, elected to field first
Player Of The Match
Gary Wilson
Series resultIreland advanced
Match numberT20I no. 587
Hours of play (local time)14.30 start, First Session 14.30-15.55 Interval 15.55-16.15, Second Session 16.15-17.40
Match days20 January 2017 - day (20-over match)
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