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Final, ICCA Dubai, December 10 - 13, 2013, ICC Intercontinental Cup
187 & 341
(T:347) 182 & 224

Ireland won by 122 runs

Player Of The Match
33, 5/45 & 5/36
Ireland 1st Innings
Afghanistan 1st Innings
Ireland 2nd Innings
Afghanistan 2nd Innings
Ireland 1st Innings 
William Porterfield (c)c Mohammad Nabi b Izatullah Dawlatzai15-0020.00
Paul Stirling c †Afsar Zazai b Dawlat Zadran1726-3065.38
Ed Joyce c †Afsar Zazai b Dawlat Zadran1120-2055.00
Niall O'Brien  b Dawlat Zadran726-1026.92
Andrew White lbw b Rahmat Shah1128-1039.28
John Anderson c Nawroz Mangal b Rahmat Shah55111-8049.54
Kevin O'Brien c †Afsar Zazai b Samiullah Shinwari1836-3050.00
John Mooney c Mohammad Shahzad b Dawlat Zadran3362-2153.22
Trent Johnston  b Rahmat Shah03-000.00
Max Sorensen lbw b Samiullah Shinwari1320-2065.00
George Dockrell not out 1434-2041.17
Extras(lb 2, nb 5)7
TOTAL61 Ov (RR: 3.06)187
Fall of wickets: 1-8 (William Porterfield, 1.5 ov), 2-28 (Paul Stirling, 6.6 ov), 3-33 (Ed Joyce, 8.4 ov), 4-50 (Niall O'Brien, 14.5 ov), 5-67 (Andrew White, 20.2 ov), 6-106 (Kevin O'Brien, 32.1 ov), 7-160 (John Anderson, 50.6 ov), 8-160 (John Mooney, 51.3 ov), 9-164 (Trent Johnston, 52.3 ov), 10-187 (Max Sorensen, 60.6 ov)
Dawlat Zadran1644442.75826002
6.6 to PR Stirling, full delivery,looking to drive it through the offside, faint edge to the keeper.. 28/2
8.4 to EC Joyce, careless shot just fishing outside off, Dawlat and Afghan on top. 33/3
14.5 to NJ O'Brien, slightly short, looking to cut that, chops it on, Ireland in trouble. 50/4
51.3 to JF Mooney, full delivery,wanted to drive that one, falling for the trap, Irelandloosing there last recognised batter. 160/8
Izatullah Dawlatzai1024214.20396003
1.5 to WTS Porterfield, . 8/1
Mirwais Ashraf721902.71354000
Rahmat Shah903634.00605100
20.2 to AR White, going for the paddle sweep, missing it completely, Ireland sink deeper. 67/5
32.1 to KJ O'Brien, . 106/6
50.6 to J Anderson, outside edge, good grab by Mangal. 160/7
52.3 to DT Johnston, wrong one does the trick, top delivery by Rehmat. 164/9
Mohammad Nabi1251801.50613000
Samiullah Shinwari722623.7150000
60.6 to MC Sorensen, huge shout for lbw, umpire takes his time and raises the finger, Ireland will be disappointed by this effort, credit to Afghan bowlers. 187/10
Afghanistan 1st Innings 
Nawroz Mangal c †NJ O'Brien b Mooney1343-2030.23
Shabir Noori c White b Mooney2970-5041.42
Mohammad Shahzad c & b Mooney1621-3076.19
Rahmat Shah c KJ O'Brien b Mooney2059-3033.89
Asghar Afghan c †NJ O'Brien b Dockrell4196-6042.70
Mohammad Nabi (c)c Joyce b Johnston4286-7048.83
Samiullah Shinwari c White b Mooney58-1062.50
Mirwais Ashraf c †NJ O'Brien b Johnston1454-2025.92
Afsar Zazai st †NJ O'Brien b Dockrell211-0018.18
Dawlat Zadran st †NJ O'Brien b Dockrell014-000.00
Izatullah Dawlatzai not out 05-000.00
TOTAL77.5 Ov (RR: 2.33)182
Fall of wickets: 1-29 (Nawroz Mangal, 14.2 ov), 2-54 (Shabir Noori, 20.6 ov), 3-59 (Mohammad Shahzad, 22.4 ov), 4-116 (Rahmat Shah, 44.1 ov), 5-120 (Asghar Afghan, 49.6 ov), 6-133 (Samiullah Shinwari, 52.2 ov), 7-175 (Mirwais Ashraf, 70.2 ov), 8-182 (Afsar Zazai, 73.3 ov), 9-182 (Mohammad Nabi, 76.1 ov), 10-182 (Dawlat Zadran, 77.5 ov)
Trent Johnston2495022.081158000
70.2 to Mirwais Ashraf, away swinger, tries to play a drive gets an edge to the Wk, Johnston finally finding the edge!. 175/7
76.1 to Mohammad Nabi, off stump ball, swinging away, tries a wild slog over midwicket, gets a thick top edge to thirdman, Joyce takes a good catch!!. 182/9
Max Sorensen1323502.69626000
George Dockrell25.575232.011266000
49.6 to Asghar Stanikzai, outside off, slightly wide, tries to play a square cut, feather touch to Nial who makes no mistake!!. 120/5
73.3 to Afsar Zazai, flighted ball, tempted by the flight, Afsar comes down the track and misses, ball turns away sharply, Nial behind the stumps makes no mistake!. 182/8
77.5 to Dawlat Zadran, flighted ball, Dawlat tempted to run down the track, fails to connect and Nial clips the bails!!. 182/10
John Mooney1434553.21749000
14.2 to Nawroz Mangal, straying down legside, loose shot and a terrific catch by the keeper diving to his left, bowling changee works for Ireland. 29/1
20.6 to Shabir Noori, outside edge, great one handed grab by the slip fielder. 54/2
22.4 to Mohammad Shahzad, . 59/3
44.1 to Rahmat Shah, away swinger, gets a thick outisde edge to Brien at second slip, Mooney striking again!!. 116/4
52.2 to Samiullah Shinwari, away swinger, gets a healthy edge to White at second slip, takes a good low catch, five-for for Mooney!!. 133/6
Paul Stirling11000.0060000
Ireland 2nd Innings 
William Porterfield (c)c Rahmat Shah b Mohammad Nabi3430-61113.33
Paul Stirling c †Afsar Zazai b Dawlat Zadran79-0077.77
Ed Joyce  b Dawlat Zadran78138-14056.52
Niall O'Brien c Shabir Noori b Mirwais Ashraf87198-9043.93
Andrew White lbw b Rahmat Shah3976-4051.31
John Anderson c Nawroz Mangal b Rahmat Shah27-0028.57
Kevin O'Brien lbw b Mohammad Nabi4743-90109.30
John Mooney c †Afsar Zazai b Mirwais Ashraf35-0060.00
Trent Johnston c Mirwais Ashraf b Mohammad Nabi3140-5077.50
Max Sorensen c Shabir Noori b Mohammad Nabi03-000.00
George Dockrell not out 822-1036.36
Extras(lb 5)5
TOTAL95.1 Ov (RR: 3.58)341
Fall of wickets: 1-15 (Paul Stirling, 2.6 ov), 2-53 (William Porterfield, 9.6 ov), 3-163 (Ed Joyce, 46.6 ov), 4-244 (Andrew White, 71.6 ov), 5-250 (John Anderson, 75.1 ov), 6-258 (Niall O'Brien, 78.5 ov), 7-274 (John Mooney, 80.6 ov), 8-316 (Kevin O'Brien, 89.3 ov), 9-316 (Max Sorensen, 89.6 ov), 10-341 (Trent Johnston, 95.1 ov)
Dawlat Zadran20110125.058018100
2.6 to PR Stirling, leg stump ball, tries to flick, gets an edge to Zazai who make sno mistake!. 15/1
46.6 to EC Joyce, great inswinger, what a start for the Afghans, through the forward defense of Joyce, ratteling the stumps!. 163/3
Izatullah Dawlatzai1133903.54444000
Mirwais Ashraf1946323.31919000
78.5 to NJ O'Brien, incoming ball, Nial stands tall, trying to pierce the gap at covers, finds a fielder, unlucky there!!. 258/6
80.6 to JF Mooney, inswinging ball, fuller in length, Mooney tries to drive it through covers, a bit late to react, gets an inside edge to Afsar behind the stumps who dives and takes it!!. 274/7
Mohammad Nabi25.173841.501253000
9.6 to WTS Porterfield, leg stump ball, sweep shot, good timing, would you beleive!! he finds the fielder at the circle!!. 53/2
89.3 to KJ O'Brien, straighter delivery, kevin playing for turn, misses, wrapped between the pads, appeal ,PLUMB in front!!. 316/8
89.6 to MC Sorensen, forward defense straight to noori at silly mid-on. 316/9
95.1 to DT Johnston, flighted ball, johnston comes down the pitch, lofts it high towards long-on, its a skier, Mirwais coming under takes a great catch, well judged!!. 341/10
Samiullah Shinwari403208.00126000
Rahmat Shah1205824.83407000
71.6 to AR White, forward defense, googly again, hits the pad, firocious appeal, Given!!. 244/4
75.1 to J Anderson, flighted ball, genuine leg spin, pushing hard at it, plays a defensive shot, thick edge to Mangal at first slips!. 250/5
Shabir Noori11000.0060000
Nawroz Mangal30501.66130000
Afghanistan 2nd Innings (T: 347 runs)
Shabir Noori lbw b Johnston85-20160.00
Nawroz Mangal c †NJ O'Brien b Mooney2339-3058.97
Mohammad Shahzad c & b Dockrell3954-7172.22
Rahmat Shah not out 86246-12034.95
Asghar Afghan  b Dockrell210-0020.00
Afsar Zazai lbw b Dockrell02-000.00
Mohammad Nabi (c)lbw b Sorensen49179-7027.37
Samiullah Shinwari  b Mooney419-0021.05
Mirwais Ashraf lbw b Mooney02-000.00
Dawlat Zadran c Joyce b Mooney17-0014.28
Izatullah Dawlatzai c Joyce b Mooney06-000.00
Extras(b 9, lb 3)12
TOTAL94.5 Ov (RR: 2.36)224
Fall of wickets: 1-8 (Shabir Noori, 0.5 ov), 2-65 (Nawroz Mangal, 14.2 ov), 3-75 (Mohammad Shahzad, 17.4 ov), 4-85 (Asghar Afghan, 21.2 ov), 5-85 (Afsar Zazai, 21.4 ov), 6-199 (Mohammad Nabi, 83.2 ov), 7-212 (Samiullah Shinwari, 88.5 ov), 8-218 (Mirwais Ashraf, 90.1 ov), 9-222 (Dawlat Zadran, 92.3 ov), 10-224 (Izatullah Dawlatzai, 94.5 ov)
Trent Johnston201216.0093000
0.5 to Shabir Noori, incoming ball, Noori playing across the line, his head falls over, wrapped in front, appeal and no doubt at all!!. 8/1
Max Sorensen2166913.2810012000
83.2 to Mohammad Nabi, incoming ball, forward defense, misses, struck on the back pad, Appeal,OUT!!. 199/6
John Mooney19.573651.811004000
14.2 to Nawroz Mangal, incoming ball, niped back a great deal, Mangal cramped up in defense, gets a thin edge to Nial who dives and takes a superb catch!!. 65/2
88.5 to Samiullah Shinwari, good lenght ball, missing the line mooney strikes for ireland. 212/7
90.1 to Mirwais Ashraf, squared the batsman up, hitting the back leg,absolute peach of a delivery. 218/8
92.3 to Dawlat Zadran, away swinger, forward, caught in the slips. 222/9
94.5 to Izatullah Dawlatzai, away swinger, izatullah hangs his bat gets an edge to joyce at third slip, mooney takes five and ireland win the match!!. 224/10
George Dockrell34145831.701768100
17.4 to Mohammad Shahzad, flighted ball, Shahzad tempted by the line, comes down the track smashes it back to Dockrell,he takes the catch, Finally the big man departs!!. 75/3
21.2 to Asghar Stanikzai, flighted ball, goes for a wild slog, misses and Dockrell strikes straight after the drinks break!!. 85/4
21.4 to Afsar Zazai, flat and quick, hitting in line, wrapped on the pads, given OUT!!. 85/5
Kevin O'Brien1242702.25604000
John Anderson511002.00230000
Paul Stirling11000.0060000
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Tue, 10 Dec - day 1 - Afghanistan 1st innings 81/3 (Rahmat Shah 12*, Asghar Afghan 11*, 30 ov)
Wed, 11 Dec - day 2 - Ireland 2nd innings 159/2 (Ed Joyce 74*, Niall O'Brien 40*, 46 ov)
Thu, 12 Dec - day 3 - Afghanistan 2nd innings 136/5 (Rahmat Shah 35*, Mohammad Nabi 25*, 43 ov)
Fri, 13 Dec - day 4 - Afghanistan 2nd innings 224 (94.5 ov) - end of match
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TossAfghanistan, elected to field first
Player Of The Match
John Mooney
Series resultIreland won the 2013/14 ICC Intercontinental Cup
Hours of play (local time)10am start, Lunch 12.00-12.40, Tea 14.40-15.00, Close 17.00
Match days10,11,12,13 December 2013 - day (5-day match)
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