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RESULT
Final, Gqeberha, October 30 - November 02, 2008, ICC Intercontinental Cup
250 & 145
(T:201) 195 & 201/1

Ireland won by 9 wickets

Player Of The Match
1/9, 95* & 39*
alex-cusack
Namibia 1st INNINGS 
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Jan-Berrie Burger  b Johnston1357702022.80
Louis van der Westhuizen c KJ O'Brien b Rankin1836523050.00
Sarel Burger c Porterfield b Connell2160892035.00
Craig Williams c Cusack b Connell2551624049.01
Gerrie Snyman c Connell b Botha931432029.03
Louis Burger (c)not out 7417924110141.34
Deon Kotze c Johnston b Cusack521280023.80
Bjorn Kotze lbw b Rankin431021314142.15
Tobias Verwey c West b Connell077000.00
Louis Klazinga lbw b Connell023000.00
Kola Burger  b Connell29213360138.09
Extras(b 5, lb 8)13
TOTAL94.3 Ov (RR: 2.64, 388 Mts)250
Fall of wickets: 1-36 (Louis van der Westhuizen, 13.6 ov), 2-37 (Jan-Berrie Burger, 17.3 ov), 3-81 (Craig Williams, 33.1 ov), 4-82 (Sarel Burger, 35.2 ov), 5-104 (Gerrie Snyman, 44.1 ov), 6-119 (Deon Kotze, 50.5 ov), 7-210 (Bjorn Kotze, 85.1 ov), 8-211 (Tobias Verwey, 86.3 ov), 9-212 (Louis Klazinga, 86.6 ov), 10-250 (Kola Burger, 94.3 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Peter Connell20.355452.6310210000
33.1 to CG Williams, cuts hard but the ball goes straight into the hands of Cusack standing at backward point. 81/3
35.2 to SF Burger, keeps low outsid eoff as Burger cuts, trhe ball travels sharply to 3rd slip where Porterfieldbtakes a greaty catch at ankle height. 82/4
86.3 to T Verwey, drives, a top edge sees the ball go high into the atmosphere before comiing down to meet a patient West's hands at mid off. 211/8
86.6 to L Klazinga, beatas the bat and traps the batsman in front. 212/9
94.3 to KB Burger, what a terrible delivery, rank full toss is played and missed. 250/10
Boyd Rankin2136823.2312711000
13.6 to LP van der Westhuizen, a bouncer, ball comes back at the batsman, who fends away the ball but spoons a catch to Kevin O'Brien at backward point. 36/1
85.1 to BL Kotze, shuffles across and pays the price when he misses. 210/7
Andre Botha2084112.051045100
44.1 to G Snyman, goes on a big drive, but not middled neatly and the ball skies tobwide of mid off where Connell is able to take a simple catch. 104/5
Trent Johnston1964312.26594000
17.3 to AJ Burger, picks the wrong line, ball hits middle stump. 37/2
Regan West611402.33332100
Alex Cusack62911.50321000
50.5 to DB Kotze, keeps low after clipping the bat outside off, well taken at 1st slip. 119/6
Kyle McCallan20804.0050000
Ireland 1st INNINGS 
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
William Porterfield (c) b Snyman1231421038.70
Niall O'Brien lbw b Snyman0311000.00
Alex Cusack not out 9523027315041.30
Andre Botha  b Snyman011000.00
Kevin O'Brien  b Snyman022000.00
Andrew White c Williams b Snyman871410114.28
Trent Johnston  b DB Kotze581291589044.96
Kyle McCallan lbw b SF Burger213110015.38
Regan West c †Verwey b SF Burger033000.00
Peter Connell  b SF Burger11727005.88
Boyd Rankin c †Verwey b SF Burger4581080.00
Extras(b 8, lb 5, w 2)15
TOTAL73.3 Ov (RR: 2.65, 279 Mts)195
Fall of wickets: 1-11 (Niall O'Brien, 2.3 ov), 2-27 (William Porterfield, 10.3 ov), 3-27 (Andre Botha, 10.4 ov), 4-27 (Kevin O'Brien, 10.6 ov), 5-37 (Andrew White, 14.3 ov), 6-178 (Trent Johnston, 60.1 ov), 7-181 (Kyle McCallan, 63.3 ov), 8-181 (Regan West, 63.6 ov), 9-187 (Peter Connell, 71.4 ov), 10-195 (Boyd Rankin, 73.3 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Gerrie Snyman1525353.53699000
2.3 to NJ O'Brien, beaten, hits the pads, the appeal is upheld. O'Brien is clearly unhappy. 11/1
10.3 to WTS Porterfield, goes forward to defend, ball comes back a bit, gets the inside edge bonto off stump. 27/2
10.4 to AC Botha, beaten all ends up, middle stump goes. 27/3
10.6 to KJ O'Brien, beaten, and the stumps are shattered. 27/4
14.3 to AR White, nicks, ball goes low to Williams at 2nd slip. 37/5
Kola Burger803304.12173010
Louis Klazinga1113503.18526000
Sarel Burger19.392341.171214000
63.3 to WK McCallan, comes forward to defend, misss, the ball hits the pads to trap the batsman well in front. 181/7
63.6 to RM West, drives but only to edge to the keeper. 181/8
71.4 to PC Connell, goes forward but misses, the ball doesn't and Connell has to make his way back to to the change rooms. 187/9
Bjorn Kotze712603.71334000
Deon Kotze1371210.92691000
60.1 to DT Johnston, has a look to pull, fails to connect properly and the ball skids into the stumps dislodging the bails. 178/6
Namibia 2nd INNINGS 
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Jan-Berrie Burger  b Rankin341281812026.56
Louis van der Westhuizen lbw b Connell069000.00
Louis Klazinga lbw b Connell042000.00
Sarel Burger c Porterfield b Rankin626351023.07
Craig Williams c Cusack b Botha1446682030.43
Gerrie Snyman c †NJ O'Brien b Botha3137463283.78
Louis Burger (c)lbw b Rankin13258003.12
Deon Kotze lbw b Connell1845642040.00
Bjorn Kotze not out 1732452053.12
Tobias Verwey run out (KJ O'Brien)616201037.50
Kola Burger c Johnston b Rankin032000.00
Extras(b 6, lb 7, w 5)18
TOTAL62.3 Ov (RR: 2.32, 270 Mts)145
Fall of wickets: 1-1 (Louis van der Westhuizen, 2.1 ov), 2-1 (Louis Klazinga, 2.5 ov), 3-14 (Sarel Burger, 11.4 ov), 4-43 (Craig Williams, 27.4 ov), 4-43 (28.6 ov), 5-68 (Louis Burger, 40.2 ov), 6-85 (Jan-Berrie Burger, 42.1 ov), 7-111 (Gerrie Snyman, 51.1 ov), 8-131 (Deon Kotze, 56.4 ov), 9-145 (Tobias Verwey, 61.5 ov), 10-145 (Kola Burger, 62.3 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Peter Connell1893632.00954000
2.1 to LP van der Westhuizen, ball nips back beating the covering bat and raps the pads. 1/1
2.5 to L Klazinga, great ball, never looked happy gainst the bowler, beaten and trapped in front going onto the back foot. 1/2
56.4 to DB Kotze, caught well in front and on the back foot. 131/8
62.3 to KB Burger, edged to the slips. 145/10
Boyd Rankin16.343942.36804010
11.4 to SF Burger, ball comes across the batsman who has a cut, ball goes to Porterfield's right at 2nd slip, a great diving catch. 14/3
40.2 to LJ Burger, shuffles into line and pays the price. 68/5
42.1 to AJ Burger, beaten by a peach of a delivery, voming back from the off. 85/6
Trent Johnston84801.00420000
Andre Botha1452822.00694000
27.4 to CG Williams, cuts but well enough goes to Cusack at point. 43/4
51.1 to G Snyman, drives to a ball going down off, a faint touch presents the Irish keeper with his first catch of the innings. 111/7
Alex Cusack11000.0060000
Regan West512104.20231200
Ireland 2nd INNINGS (Target: 201 runs)
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
William Porterfield (c)c BL Kotze b DB Kotze3453587064.15
Niall O'Brien not out 11916521515272.12
Alex Cusack not out 391301565030.00
Extras(b 3, lb 1, nb 1, w 4)9
TOTAL58 Ov (RR: 3.46, 215 Mts)201/1
Fall of wickets: 1-68 (William Porterfield, 14.5 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Gerrie Snyman1204103.41514021
Kola Burger302307.66113110
Sarel Burger411403.50172010
Deon Kotze2464711.951174100
14.5 to WTS Porterfield, going for a big hit, ball goes high to a waiting Bjon Kotze at deeoish mid on. 68/1
Louis Klazinga702904.14326000
Jan-Berrie Burger402706.75145000
Craig Williams301204.00122000
Louis Burger10404.0051000
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MATCH DETAILS
St George's Park, Port Elizabeth
TossNamibia, elected to bat first
Series
Season2008/09
Player Of The Match
Ireland
Alex Cusack
Series resultIreland won the 2008/09 ICC Intercontinental Cup
Hours of play (local time)10.30am start, Lunch 12.30-13.10, Tea 15.10-15.30, Close 17.30.
Match days30,31 October, 1,2 November 2008 - day (5-day match)
Umpires
South Africa
Ian Howell
Germany
Paul Baldwin
Reserve Umpire
South Africa
Clive Joubert
Match Referee
England
David Jukes
CLOSE OF PLAY
Thu, 30 Oct - day 1 - Namibia 1st innings 241/9 (Louis Burger 72*, Kola Burger 22*, 90 ov)
Fri, 31 Oct - day 2 - Namibia 2nd innings 14/2 (Jan-Berrie Burger 7*, Sarel Burger 6*, 9 ov)
Sat, 01 Nov - day 3 - Ireland 2nd innings 134/1 (Niall O'Brien 77*, Alex Cusack 19*, 36 ov)
Sun, 02 Nov - day 4 - Ireland 2nd innings 201/1 (58 ov) - end of match
MATCH NOTES
Day 1
Day 2
Day 3
Day 4
  • 150 runs in 47.6 overs (175 mins, 288 balls, 19x4,1x6)
  • NJ O'Brien: 100 runs off 144 balls in 185 mins (13x4, 1x6)
  • 2nd wicket partnership 100 runs from 219 balls in 131 mins (NJ O'Brien 71, AR Cusack 23, Extras 6, 12x4, 0x6)
  • 200 runs in 57.6 overs (215 mins, 352 balls, 27x4,1x6)
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TEAMMWLDPTQUOTIENT
NAM76101081.226
IRE75021062.337
KENYA7420961.089
SCOT7312821.302
NED7340480.771
UAE7151290.787
CAN7151290.782
BMUDA7160260.670