RESULT
Belfast, September 06 - 09, 2011, ICC Intercontinental Cup
244 & 226
(T:173) 298 & 176/5

Ireland won by 5 wickets

Namibia 1st INNINGS 
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Stephanus Ackermann c †SW Poynter b Mooney626-1023.07
Pikky Ya France  b Dockrell1886-2020.93
Christi Viljoen  b Mooney04-000.00
Craig Williams (c)c Cusack b Eaglestone1925-4076.00
Gerrie Snyman  b Dockrell2527-5092.59
Raymond van Schoor  b Dockrell3451-6066.66
Louis van der Westhuizen c Cusack b Dockrell6554-101120.37
Gerhard Erasmus  b Stirling2044-1145.45
Stephan Baard lbw b Dockrell1951-2037.25
Louis Klazinga c & b White1335-2037.14
Pieter Rossouw not out 1419-3073.68
Extras(b 4, lb 5, nb 1, w 1)11
TOTAL70.1 Ov (RR: 3.47)244
Fall of wickets: 1-10 (Stephanus Ackermann, 6.6 ov), 2-12 (Christi Viljoen, 8.4 ov), 3-38 (Craig Williams, 17.2 ov), 4-73 (Gerrie Snyman, 25.2 ov), 5-87 (Pikky Ya France, 31.3 ov), 6-130 (Raymond van Schoor, 41.3 ov), 7-175 (Louis van der Westhuizen, 47.3 ov), 8-208 (Gerhard Erasmus, 58.3 ov), 9-228 (Stephan Baard, 65.2 ov), 10-244 (Louis Klazinga, 70.1 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
John Mooney1444623.28758000
6.6 to ST Ackermann, he gets the edge that time. It was a good length ball from Mooney, Ackerman went back in the crease and got the slightest edge through to the keeper. Mooney has been bowling well and deserved that wicket.. 10/1
8.4 to C Viljoen, Mooney gets his vengence! It was a good length ball which comes off the pitch and swings in. Viljoen plays down the wrong line and is bowled! Namibia are in a spot of bother her.. 12/2
Phil Eaglestone1242612.16624011
17.2 to CG Williams, great catch from Cusack. Williams tried to hit the ball over the top of point. He didnt catch it right and it held up in the wind. Cusack raced back and took a great one handed catch running back. Williams is very disappointed. 38/3
Kevin O'Brien813604.50347000
Graeme McCarter814305.37228000
George Dockrell2257153.221039200
25.2 to G Snyman, what a come back from Dockrell! The ball spun in off the pitch and Snyman tried to bring the bat down late. He missed it and the ball hit the stumps. Namibia are four down now. 73/4
31.3 to HN Ya France, Ya France's long innings is over. The ball turned in off the pitch and he played down the wrong line. Thats two wickets for Dockrell now. 87/5
41.3 to R van Schoor, he's just gone and bowled another one! It was a short ball and he tried to pull it over square leg. He misjudged the turn and was bowled. Thats three bowled now for Dockrell. 130/6
47.3 to LP van der Westhuizen, goes for the big hit and caught at long on. 175/7
65.2 to SJ Baard, Dockrell gets his five for! It was a faster ball and Baard wasnt ready for a fast one. He was back in the crease and got hit in front of the stumps. The umpires finger is raised even before he appeals. Last man in now.. 228/9
Paul Stirling501312.60210000
58.3 to MG Erasmus, he has chopped the ball on. He went back in the crease to cut the ball again. The ball spun in off the pitch and he chopped the ball onto the stumps.. 208/8
Andrew White1.11010.0070000
70.1 to L Klazinga, and the change of bowler does it. White comes on and bowls a gentle ball to Klazinga. He pops the ball back to the bowler and thats the innings over.. 244/10
Ireland 1st INNINGS 
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Gary Wilson c Williams b Klazinga1837-2048.64
Paul Stirling c Klazinga b Viljoen06-000.00
Alex Cusack  b Viljoen15-0020.00
Andrew Poynter  b Klazinga1014-2071.42
Andrew White not out 123213-13057.74
Kevin O'Brien (c)c Williams b Viljoen3038-4178.94
John Mooney c Erasmus b Baard4458-6075.86
Stuart Poynter  b Baard02-000.00
George Dockrell c Snyman b van der Westhuizen5396-8055.20
Graeme McCarter c Williams b Viljoen1029-2034.48
Phil Eaglestone  b Viljoen19-0011.11
Extras(lb 2, nb 4, w 2)8
TOTAL83.5 Ov (RR: 3.55)298
Fall of wickets: 1-0 (Paul Stirling, 1.6 ov), 2-2 (Alex Cusack, 3.3 ov), 3-22 (Gary Wilson, 8.6 ov), 4-31 (Andrew Poynter, 10.4 ov), 5-85 (Kevin O'Brien, 23.2 ov), 6-154 (John Mooney, 42.4 ov), 7-154 (Stuart Poynter, 42.6 ov), 8-254 (George Dockrell, 71.3 ov), 9-281 (Graeme McCarter, 81.1 ov), 10-298 (Phil Eaglestone, 83.5 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Louis Klazinga1725823.41747010
8.6 to GC Wilson, he is out this time. he went forward to a good ball and got a thick edge to Williams at 2nd slip. Ireland are in lots of trouble here. 22/3
10.4 to AD Poynter, Ireland are collapsing here. It was outside offstump and he went back to the ball. He chopped it onto the stumps and thats another one gone.. 31/4
Christi Viljoen23.548753.6511111113
1.6 to PR Stirling, Stirling is gone for a duck. He looked to hook a short ball. He didnt time it and it went flying down to Klazinga at long leg. He dived forward and took a good catch about an inch above the ground. What a great start for Namibia!. 0/1
3.3 to AR Cusack, he gets him next ball. Cusack went back in his crease and played down the wrong line. The ball knocked over the stumps and Ireland are in alot of trouble here. Two down for two. 2/2
23.2 to KJ O'Brien, the captain is gone. Its not the start that Ireland wanted this morning. The ball was outside offstump and he pushed at the ball. It took the outside edge and flew to Williams at 2nd slip. The Namibian's are delighted. 85/5
81.1 to GJ McCarter, he pushed forward to a good length ball. It took the outside edge and flew to Williams at 2nd slip. The last batsman is in now for Ireland.. 281/9
83.5 to PS Eaglestone, he bowls him! It was a straight ball from Viljoen and Eaglestone played all around it and he was bowled. Viljoen has his 5 for and Ireland are all out!. 298/10
Pieter Rossouw503106.20184001
Louis van der Westhuizen1934612.42905000
71.3 to GH Dockrell, he looks to sweep the ball and he doesnt time it. It flies to Snyman at short fine leg. Thats a big wicket, Dockrell had played very well. 254/8
Gerrie Snyman10606.0020000
Stephan Baard1013223.20464000
42.4 to JF Mooney, Mooney is gone. He looked to drive the ball again. It flew in the air and Erasmus made a great diving catch at short extra cover. Mooney doesnt want to go but he is out!. 154/6
42.6 to SW Poynter, he is out for a duck! He shouldered arms to a good length ball. It moved back in off the pitch and bowled him. Thats two for Baard in this over.. 154/7
Raymond van Schoor402406.00144000
Pikky Ya France411203.00202000
Namibia 2nd INNINGS 
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Stephanus Ackermann c O'Brien b Mooney763-0011.11
Pikky Ya France  b McCarter210-0020.00
Christi Viljoen  b Mooney87136-10063.97
Craig Williams (c)c †SW Poynter b Dockrell4043-8093.02
Gerrie Snyman lbw b O'Brien2050-4040.00
Raymond van Schoor  b Dockrell3573-3047.94
Louis van der Westhuizen c Dockrell b O'Brien24-0050.00
Gerhard Erasmus run out (Dockrell)113-007.69
Stephan Baard  b Dockrell1543-2034.88
Louis Klazinga not out 1233-1036.36
Pieter Rossouw run out (†SW Poynter)29-0022.22
Extras(lb 2, w 1)3
TOTAL79.3 Ov (RR: 2.84)226
Fall of wickets: 1-2 (Pikky Ya France, 3.4 ov), 2-61 (Stephanus Ackermann, 20.5 ov), 3-124 (Craig Williams, 37.2 ov), 4-144 (Christi Viljoen, 46.5 ov), 5-163 (Gerrie Snyman, 52.5 ov), 6-165 (Louis van der Westhuizen, 54.3 ov), 7-182 (Gerhard Erasmus, 61.1 ov), 8-205 (Raymond van Schoor, 69.2 ov), 9-220 (Stephan Baard, 75.5 ov), 10-226 (Pieter Rossouw, 79.3 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
John Mooney1634322.68755000
20.5 to ST Ackermann, its a good length ball outside offstump and Ackerman looked to drive the ball. Kevin was standing at extra cover, he dived to his left and made a sharp catch. Thats the start that Ireland wanted.. 61/2
46.5 to C Viljoen, Viljoen's innings is over. It was a good length ball from Mooney. It moved back in off the pitch and hit the stumps. Thats a great delivery from Mooney and he is delighted.. 144/4
Graeme McCarter1134714.27508010
3.4 to HN Ya France, he offered no shot and McCarter bowled him. The ball came back off the wicket and he didnt play a shot. what a great start for Ireland. 2/1
Phil Eaglestone1124604.18487000
George Dockrell22.384131.821114000
37.2 to CG Williams, huge appeal from the bowler. It turns down the legside and he must have got an edge to the ball. Umpire Smith isnt sure so he goes and speaks to Umipre Pradhan and then gives him out. He has to go and explain to the batsman why he is out.. 124/3
69.2 to R van Schoor, Namibia are in trouble now. He went back to the arm ball from Dockrell. He tried to get the bat down late and he was bowled. van Schoor is gone for 35. 205/8
75.5 to SJ Baard, Dockrell gets another. Baard had gone back in the crease and looked to defend the ball. It turned in off the pitch and hit middle stump. It was a great delivery from Dockrell. 220/9
Paul Stirling301304.33101000
Kevin O'Brien611923.16282000
52.5 to G Snyman, the captain does the job. Its a good length ball and it come in off the pitch and hits him hit on the pads. Umpire Prahan gives him out. It did look a bit high from here. No referrals in this game though!. 163/5
54.3 to LP van der Westhuizen, the plan worked! It was another short ball from O'Brien and it was hooked down the throat of Dockrell at long leg. Kevin set the field well and the dangerman is out!. 165/6
Andrew White1031501.50491000
Ireland 2nd INNINGS (Target: 173 runs)
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Gary Wilson c †van Schoor b Viljoen930-1030.00
Paul Stirling lbw b Baard5344-81120.45
Alex Cusack c Snyman b van der Westhuizen4263-8066.66
Andrew Poynter lbw b van der Westhuizen2032-5062.50
Andrew White not out 2244-4050.00
Kevin O'Brien (c)c Williams b Viljoen1115-2073.33
John Mooney not out 1514-11107.14
Extras(b 4)4
TOTAL40.2 Ov (RR: 4.36)176/5
Fall of wickets: 1-37 (Gary Wilson, 9.1 ov), 2-75 (Paul Stirling, 14.6 ov), 3-117 (Andrew Poynter, 26.3 ov), 4-124 (Alex Cusack, 28.6 ov), 5-148 (Kevin O'Brien, 34.2 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Louis Klazinga1005405.40418100
Christi Viljoen1434022.85696000
9.1 to GC Wilson, he goes forward to a good length ball. Wilson pushes at the ball and it gets the faintest outside edge. van Schoor takes a regulation catch. Cusack is in now. 37/1
34.2 to KJ O'Brien, thats a wicket for Namibia. It was outside offstump and Kevin pushed at the ball. It took the outside edge and flew to Williams at second slip.. 148/5
Stephan Baard713615.14307000
14.6 to PR Stirling, Stirling has gone. It a good length ball and it hits Stirling in front of the stumps. Baard appeals straight away and Umpire Prahan gives him out. Thats been a great innings by Stirling. 75/2
Pieter Rossouw302107.00125000
Louis van der Westhuizen612123.50303100
26.3 to AD Poynter, he went back in the crease and tried to block the ball. He missed and it hit him in front. Thats dead LBW and he is given out.. 117/3
28.6 to AR Cusack, he went back in the crease and tries to cut the ball. It bounced high on him and it popped up in the air. Snyman ran in from point and took a good catch. 124/4
Pikky Ya France0.20000.0020000
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MATCH DETAILS
Civil Service Cricket Club, Stormont, Belfast
TossIreland, elected to field first
Series
Season2011
Hours of play (local time)10.30am start, Lunch 12.30-13.10, Tea 15.10-15.30, Close 17.30
Match days6,7,8,9 September 2011 - day (4-day match)
FC debut
Gerhard Erasmus
Gerhard Erasmus
Graeme McCarter
Graeme McCarter
Umpires
Nepal
Buddhi Pradhan
Ireland
Richard Smith
Reserve Umpire
Ireland
Charlie McElwee
Match Referee
England
David Jukes
PointsIreland 20, Namibia 0
CLOSE OF PLAY
Tue, 06 Sep - day 1 - Ireland 1st innings 75/4 (Andrew White 20*, Kevin O'Brien 24*, 20.4 ov)
Wed, 07 Sep - day 2 - Namibia 2nd innings 58/1 (Stephanus Ackermann 7*, Christi Viljoen 48*, 20 ov)
Thu, 08 Sep - day 3 - Ireland 2nd innings 135/4 (Andrew White 5*, Kevin O'Brien 6*, 32 ov)
Fri, 09 Sep - day 4 - Ireland 2nd innings 176/5 (40.2 ov) - end of match
MATCH NOTES
Day 1
Day 2
Day 3
  • C Viljoen 50 off 52 balls (7x4)
  • PR Stirling 50 off 41 balls (8x4) (6x1)
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TEAMMWLDPTQUOTIENT
IRE75021161.891
AFG75021041.228
SCOT7222660.934
UAE7214600.942
NAM7331570.958
CAN7141430.856
KENYA7150420.720
NED7042360.761