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3rd Match (D/N), Dubai, Jan 12 2015, Dubai Triangular Series
(46.3/50 ov, target 217)220/7
Ireland won by 3 wickets (with 21 balls remaining)
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N O'Brien 80* steers Ireland to win

Niall O'Brien's unbeaten 80 anchored Ireland's 217-run chase and led them to a three-wicket win over Scotland, their second victory of the triangular series

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Scorecard summary
Scotland XI216/9(50 overs)
Ireland220/7(46.3 overs)
46.3
4
Leask to Cusack, FOUR runs

short ball, sliding down leg stump, slogged down fine leg, Ireland win pretty easy in the end

46.2
Leask to Cusack, no run

smashed back to leask

46.1
Leask to Cusack, no run

driven back to leask

end of over 464 runs
IRE: 216/7CRR: 4.69 • RRR: 0.25 • Need 1 from 24b
Niall O'Brien80 (106)
Alex Cusack3 (11)
Majid Haq10-1-42-1
Rob Taylor7-0-39-1
45.6
Haq to N O'Brien, no run

off drive to covers

45.5
Haq to N O'Brien, no run

comes down th track, pushed back to haq

45.4
Haq to N O'Brien, no run

driven back to Haq

45.3
1
Haq to Cusack, 1 run

good length ball, tucked away with the spin to midwicket

45.2
1
Haq to N O'Brien, 1 run

fuller ball, Niall leans into it and plays a cover drive

45.1
2
Haq to N O'Brien, 2 runs
end of over 455 runs
IRE: 212/7CRR: 4.71 • RRR: 1.00 • Need 5 from 30b
Niall O'Brien77 (101)
Alex Cusack2 (10)
Rob Taylor7-0-39-1
Majid Haq9-1-38-1
44.6
1
Taylor to N O'Brien, 1 run

fuler ball, driven to midoff

44.5
2
Taylor to N O'Brien, 2 runs

Outside offstump, batsman onto the backfoot and cuts it past point for a couple

44.4
Taylor to N O'Brien, no run

Onto the backfoot pushes it away to the point fielder for no run

44.3
1
Taylor to Cusack, 1 run

Outside off, batsman onto the backfoot and cuts it towards point for a run

44.2
Taylor to Cusack, no run

Outside offstump, batsman cuts it but to the fielder at point

44.1
1
Taylor to N O'Brien, 1 run

Onto the backfoot and pushes it away to the legside for a run

end of over 44Maiden
IRE: 207/7CRR: 4.70 • RRR: 1.67 • Need 10 from 36b
Alex Cusack1 (8)
Niall O'Brien73 (97)
Majid Haq9-1-38-1
Iain Wardlaw10-0-45-2
43.6
Haq to Cusack, no run

Onto the legstump, batsman plays it away to the fine leg fielder for no run

43.5
Haq to Cusack, no run

Onto the frontfoot and does a defense of a flighted ball

43.4
Haq to Cusack, no run

full ball, batsman down the pitch but finds the fielder

43.3
Haq to Cusack, no run

Onto the frontfoot and does defense

43.2
Haq to Cusack, no run
Match details
Dubai International Cricket Stadium
TossIreland, elected to field first
SeriesDubai Triangular Series
Season2014/15
Player Of The Match
Niall O'Brien
Niall O'Brien
Match numberODI No. 3575
Hours of play (local time)14.00 start, First Session 14.00-17.30, Interval 17.30-18.15, Second Session 18.15-21.45
Match days12 January 2015 - daynight match (50-over match)
Umpires
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Ahmed Shahab
Bangladesh Image
Sharfuddoula
Reserve Umpire
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Vineet Kulkarni
Match Referee
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Graeme Labrooy
PointsIreland 2, Scotland 0