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9th Match, Group A, Dubai, Jan 18 2017, Desert T20 Challenge
160/6
(20 ov, target 161)136/7
Ireland won by 24 runs
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Ireland demolish hosts and march into semis

UAE found themselves overmatched in the 24-run loss, after Ireland stormed to 160 and then left the home side reeling at 21 for 5 in the fourth over

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Scorecard summary
Ireland160/6(20 overs)
United Arab Emirates136/7(20 overs)
end of over 2018 runs
UAE: 136/7CRR: 6.80 
Amjad Javed47 (46)
Mohammad Naveed25 (11)
Paul Stirling1-0-18-0
Kevin O'Brien4-0-37-1
19.6
6
Stirling to Javed, SIX runs

flighted ball,batsman clears the front leg and slogs it striaaght for another six

19.5
Stirling to Javed, no run

onto the backfoot and pushes it back to the bowler

19.4
Stirling to Javed, no run

outside off batsman cuts it to the point fielder

19.3
Stirling to Javed, no run

tossed up again, batsman goes for a slog shot but misses this time

19.2
6
Stirling to Javed, SIX runs

tossed up again, batsman repeats the same shot for the same result six

19.1
6
Stirling to Javed, SIX runs

tossed up batsman slogs it hard and over mid-wicket for a six

end of over 1923 runs
UAE: 118/7CRR: 6.21 RRR: 43.00 • Need 43 from 6b
Mohammad Naveed25 (11)
Amjad Javed29 (40)
Kevin O'Brien4-0-37-1
Craig Young4-0-19-1
18.6
K O'Brien to Naveed, no run

onto the backfoot and looking to cut but misses it

18.5
K O'Brien to Naveed, no run

onto the backfoot and does a defense

18.4
4
K O'Brien to Naveed, FOUR runs

onto the backfoot and punches it to deep point for a boundary

18.3
4
K O'Brien to Naveed, FOUR runs

onto the backfoot and pulls it away to mid-wicket

18.2
1
K O'Brien to Javed, 1 run

onto the backfoot and nudges it away to on-side for a run

18.2
1w
K O'Brien to Javed, 1 wide

donw the leg again and wide given

18.2
1w
K O'Brien to Javed, 1 wide

down the leg and wide given

18.1
1
K O'Brien to Naveed, 1 run

onto hthe backfoot and cuts it down to sweepr for a run

end of over 1811 runs
UAE: 106/7CRR: 5.88 RRR: 27.50 • Need 55 from 12b
Amjad Javed28 (39)
Mohammad Naveed16 (6)
Craig Young4-0-19-1
Kevin O'Brien3-0-25-1
17.6
Young to Javed, no run

onto the backfoot and cuts it to point

17.6
1w
Young to Javed, 1 wide
17.5
2lb
Young to Javed, 2 leg byes

onto the backfoot and gets it of his pads for a couple leg-bye

17.4
6
Young to Javed, SIX runs

onto the frontfoot and slogs it over mid-wicket for a six

17.3
1
Young to Naveed, 1 run

onto the backfoot and cuts it for a run to point

17.2
1
Young to Javed, 1 run

onto the backfoot and pushed to lon

Match details
Dubai International Cricket Stadium
TossIreland, elected to bat first
SeriesDesert T20 Challenge
Season2016/17
Player Of The Match
Boyd Rankin
Boyd Rankin
Match numberT20I no. 583
Hours of play (local time)14.00 start, First Session 14.00-15.25 Interval 15.25-15.45, Second Session 15.45-17.10
Match days18 January 2017 - day(20-over match)
Umpires
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Ahmed Shah Durrani
Nepal Image
Buddhi Pradhan
Reserve Umpire
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Alex Dowdalls
Match Referee
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Graeme Labrooy
PointsIreland 2, United Arab Emirates 0