result
Abu Dhabi, Mar 6 - 9 2008, ICC Intercontinental Cup
(14.2 ov, target 61)474 & 64/1
Ireland won by 9 wickets
player of the match
Saqib Ali
United Arab Emirates
United Arab Emirates 1st INNINGS
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Gayan Silva lbw b Langford-Smith44110100.00
Amjad Ali c †NJ O'Brien b Johnston1230403040.00
Naeemuddin Aslam lbw b Thompson491241757039.51
Rashid Khan c KJ O'Brien b Langford-Smith2351622045.09
Saqib Ali (c)c Stirling b Johnston726491026.92
Nizel Fernandes c KJ O'Brien b McCallan1430442046.66
Sameer Zia  b Cusack56801089070.00
Ahmed Raza c Porterfield b Botha46831097055.42
Shoaib Sarwar  b Cusack079000.00
Zahid Shah run out (Stirling)013000.00
Fahad Alhashmi not out 016000.00
Extras(b 5, lb 4, nb 4, w 4)17
TOTAL(72 Ov, RR: 3.16)228
Fall of wickets: 1-4 (Gayan Silva), 2-29 (Amjad Ali), 3-70 (Rashid Khan), 4-97 (Saqib Ali), 5-111 (Naeemuddin Aslam), 6-121 (Nizel Fernandes), 7-218 (Sameer Zia), 8-218 (Shoaib Sarwar), 9-218 (Zahid Shah), 10-228 (Ahmed Raza, 71.6 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Dave Langford-Smith932622.88---22
Trent Johnston1544022.66---10
Kevin O'Brien812903.62---11
Alex Cusack741321.85---00
Greg Thompson1326214.76---00
Andre Botha1253212.66---01
Kyle McCallan821712.12---00
Ireland 1st INNINGS
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
William Porterfield lbw b Zahid Shah25621091140.32
Paul Stirling  b Fahad Alhashmi218180011.11
Eoin Morgan lbw b Ahmed Raza47951646049.47
Niall O'Brien c †Amjad Ali b Sameer Zia17429348723059.38
Kevin O'Brien c †Amjad Ali b Ahmed Raza3358664056.89
Andre Botha lbw b Saqib Ali1932422059.37
Alex Cusack lbw b Zahid Shah417190023.52
Trent Johnston (c)c †Amjad Ali b Saqib Ali699518110072.63
Kyle McCallan not out 521071436048.59
Greg Thompson  b Sameer Zia1670016.66
Dave Langford-Smith c Ahmed Raza b Saqib Ali1537382040.54
Extras(b 3, lb 11, nb 17, w 2)33
TOTAL(134.3 Ov, RR: 3.52)474
Fall of wickets: 1-8 (Paul Stirling), 2-67 (William Porterfield), 3-102 (Eoin Morgan), 4-166 (Kevin O'Brien), 5-197 (Andre Botha), 6-203 (Alex Cusack), 7-366 (Trent Johnston, 100.2 ov), 8-443 (Niall O'Brien), 9-447 (Greg Thompson), 10-474 (Dave Langford-Smith, 134.3 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Zahid Shah27312624.66---012
Fahad Alhashmi1334013.07---20
Shoaib Sarwar1425904.21---01
Sameer Zia2428723.62---00
Saqib Ali26.338433.16---00
Ahmed Raza3056422.13---00
United Arab Emirates 2nd INNINGS
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Gayan Silva c KJ O'Brien b McCallan16681013023.52
Amjad Ali c Cusack b McCallan2345492051.11
Naeemuddin Aslam lbw b Johnston0912000.00
Saqib Ali (c)c Morgan b Cusack19535845626454.46
Rashid Khan lbw b Cusack1736431147.22
Sameer Zia  b Cusack032000.00
Ahmed Raza c McCallan b Botha11319007.69
Shoaib Sarwar  b McCallan912212075.00
Zahid Shah lbw b Thompson281662884116.86
Fahad Alhashmi  b Thompson012000.00
Nizel Fernandes not out 627371022.22
Extras(b 4, nb 4, w 3)11
TOTAL(122.2 Ov, RR: 2.50)306
Fall of wickets: 1-37 (Amjad Ali), 2-38 (Naeemuddin Aslam), 3-64 (Gayan Silva), 4-108 (Rashid Khan), 5-108 (Sameer Zia), 6-113 (Ahmed Raza), 7-127 (Shoaib Sarwar), 8-286 (Zahid Shah), 9-286 (Fahad Alhashmi), 10-306 (Saqib Ali, 122.2 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Dave Langford-Smith1013803.80---02
Kevin O'Brien1554002.66---02
Kyle McCallan421210432.47---10
Trent Johnston31511.66---10
Greg Thompson2146022.85---00
Alex Cusack16.271931.16---10
Andre Botha1382411.84---00
Paul Stirling201206.00---00
Ireland 2nd INNINGS (target: 61 runs)
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
William Porterfield not out 4054775074.07
Paul Stirling c †Amjad Ali b Sameer Zia1022572045.45
Eoin Morgan not out 412191033.33
Extras(b 5, nb 3, w 2)10
TOTAL(14.2 Ov, RR: 4.46, 77 Mts)64/1
Fall of wickets: 1-40 (Paul Stirling)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Zahid Shah502004.00---11
Fahad Alhashmi311204.00---10
Shoaib Sarwar411704.25---01
Sameer Zia2.211014.28---00
MATCH DETAILS
Sheikh Zayed Stadium, Abu Dhabi
TossUnited Arab Emirates, elected to bat first
SeriesICC Intercontinental Cup
Season2007/08
Player Of The Match
Saqib Ali
Saqib Ali
Hours of play (local time)<b>Close of play updates only</b><br>10.00am start, Lunch 12.00-12.40pm, Tea 14.40-15.00, Close 17.00
Match days6,7,8,9 March 2008 - day(4-day match)
FC debut
Paul Stirling
Paul Stirling
Umpires
Indonesia Image
Shahul Hameed
Pakistan Image
Zameer Haider
PointsIreland 20, United Arab Emirates 0
CLOSE OF PLAY
Thu, 06 Mar - day 1 -Ireland 1st innings 46/1 (William Porterfield 16*, Eoin Morgan 21*William Porterfield 16*, Eoin Morgan 21*, 16 ov)
Fri, 07 Mar - day 2 -Ireland 1st innings 366/7 (Niall O'Brien 37*Niall O'Brien 37*, 100.2 ov)
Sat, 08 Mar - day 3 -U.A.E. 2nd innings 186/7 (Saqib Ali 98*, Zahid Shah 14*Saqib Ali 98*, Zahid Shah 14*, 60 ov)
Sun, 09 Mar - day 4 -Ireland 2nd innings 64/1 (14.2 ov) - end of match