Dublin (Malahide), August 15 - 18, 2017, ICC Intercontinental Cup
477/6d & 240/7d
(T:343) 375 & 186/4

Match drawn

Ireland 1st Innings
Netherlands 1st Innings
Ireland 2nd Innings
Netherlands 2nd Innings
Match Details
Ireland 1st Innings 
Ed Joyce c Saqib Zulfiqar b Borren4365-6066.15
William Porterfield (c)c van Beek b Snater60149-10140.26
Andy Balbirnie not out 205336-23261.01
John Anderson c †Visee b Snater74151-10049.00
Gary Wilson c Gunning b Snater3956-4069.64
Kevin O'Brien c Saqib Zulfiqar b Snater137-11185.71
Simi Singh lbw b Snater01-000.00
Jacob Mulder not out 3822-23172.72
Extras(lb 1, nb 1, w 3)5
TOTAL131 Ov (RR: 3.64)477/6d
Fall of wickets: 1-75 (Ed Joyce, 21.4 ov), 2-142 (William Porterfield, 49.6 ov), 3-325 (John Anderson, 104.2 ov), 4-401 (Gary Wilson, 122.5 ov), 5-417 (Kevin O'Brien, 124.5 ov), 6-417 (Simi Singh, 124.6 ov)
Logan van Beek1746703.947712011
Shane Snater36411653.2215614010
49.6 to WTS Porterfield, the breakthrough! Its a good length ball and takes the outside edge of Porterfield's bat. van Beek dives forward at second slip and takes the catch.. 142/2
104.2 to J Anderson, Its a good length ball and Anderson is onto the front foot to defend. Takes the outside edge and the keeper takes the catch.. 325/3
122.5 to GC Wilson, Wilson gets another short ball from Snater. This time he takes him on and tries to clear the long leg boundary. Can't get enough on it and Gunning doesn't have to move as it picks him out perfectly. 401/4
124.5 to KJ O'Brien, O'Brien decides that he is going to keep attacking. Pulls the ball towards the mid-wicket boundary, the ball holds up in the wind and Saqib takes the catch.. 417/5
124.6 to Simi Singh, Singh stays back in the crease and looks to defend the ball. Keeps low and hits Singh in front of the stumps. No doubt on that one as the Umpires finger goes up.. 417/6
Quirijn Gunning35413703.9114715210
Peter Borren2485712.371188100
21.4 to EC Joyce, This time Joyce is gone! Its a short ball from Borren and Joyce pulls the ball towards square leg. This time Saqib dives to his left and takes an excellent catch. 75/1
Max O'Dowd1537304.86586300
Saqib Zulfiqar402606.5071100
Netherlands 1st Innings 
Wesley Barresi c Balbirnie b Rankin316-0018.75
Daniel ter Braak lbw b Murtagh32104-3030.76
Saqib Zulfiqar c Anderson b Rankin06-000.00
Ben Cooper c Balbirnie b Murtagh82149-13055.03
Stephan Myburgh c O'Brien b Mulder1214-3085.71
Peter Borren (c)c Chase b Mulder09-000.00
Max O'Dowd c Balbirnie b Rankin105151-16169.53
Logan van Beek c Joyce b Rankin76146-12152.05
Tobias Visee c †Wilson b Rankin3039-3076.92
Shane Snater  b Chase1924-3079.16
Quirijn Gunning not out 1325-1052.00
Extras(lb 3)3
TOTAL113.5 Ov (RR: 3.29)375
Fall of wickets: 1-9 (Wesley Barresi, 3.4 ov), 2-9 (Saqib Zulfiqar, 5.4 ov), 3-92 (Daniel ter Braak, 35.2 ov), 4-113 (Stephan Myburgh, 38.5 ov), 5-117 (Peter Borren, 42.2 ov), 6-149 (Ben Cooper, 54.4 ov), 7-309 (Max O'Dowd, 97.4 ov), 8-314 (Logan van Beek, 99.5 ov), 9-352 (Shane Snater, 107.5 ov), 10-375 (Tobias Visee, 113.5 ov)
Tim Murtagh2595222.081298000
35.2 to DJ ter Braak, ter Braak plays back in the crease and looks to defend forward. Is hit on the pad in front of the stumps and the Umpires finger goes up.. 92/3
54.4 to BN Cooper, no mistake this this time. Murtagh gets the edge of Cooper's bat. Balbirnie has to go to his right at second slip and takes the catch. Cooper can't believe that he did it again and trudges off.. 149/6
Boyd Rankin19.574952.47947000
3.4 to W Barresi, Its another good length ball, Barresi goes back in the crease and gets an edge on the ball. Balbirnie is at second slip and takes the catch in his bread-basket.. 9/1
5.4 to Saqib Zulfiqar, goes back in the crease and looks to keep out a short ball, can only help the ball into the air. Anderson is under the lid at short leg and takes the catch. 9/2
97.4 to MP O'Dowd, What a catch from Balbirnie! Rankin angles the ball across O'Dowd, yets the outside edge and Balbirnie dives to his right at second slip and takes a one-handed catch.. 309/7
99.5 to LV van Beek, Rankin gets another! Its slanted across van Beek, he can't help fending at the ball and Joyce takes the catch at first slip.. 314/8
113.5 to TP Visee, Rankin bowls it short again and Visee swings hard at the ball. It goes a mile in the air and Wilson wanders towards square leg to complete the catch. Rankin gets his five for and the Dutch are all out. 375/10
Peter Chase23211014.789116100
107.5 to S Snater, played on! Snater goes back in the crease to a full ball, gets the bat down and can only play the ball back onto the stumps. Snater just looks down at the pitch before going back to the pavilion. It was a full delivery and did keep a little low.. 352/9
Kevin O'Brien1243302.75606000
Jacob Mulder2649623.6910812100
38.5 to SJ Myburgh, its a bit of a nothing ball from Mulder, Myburgh pulls the ball into O'Brien's hands at short mid-wicket. Terrible delivery and an even worse shot means the Dutch lose another wicket. 113/4
42.2 to PW Borren, Borren gets down and looks to sweep the ball, can't get over the top of the ball and it flies up high in the air. Chase goes back at square leg, keeps his eye on the ball and takes the catch.. 117/5
Simi Singh511903.80203000
John Anderson301304.33112000
Ireland 2nd Innings 
Ed Joyce c sub (FJ Klaassen) b van Beek911-2081.81
William Porterfield (c)c sub (FJ Klaassen) b Barresi108140-11177.14
Andy Balbirnie  b Barresi5094-4053.19
John Anderson c †Visee b Gunning56-1083.33
Gary Wilson  b Barresi13-0033.33
Kevin O'Brien run out (Gunning)5849-52118.36
Simi Singh c †Visee b Gunning04-000.00
Jacob Mulder not out 24-0050.00
Boyd Rankin not out 11-00100.00
Extras(b 1, lb 2, w 3)6
TOTAL52 Ov (RR: 4.61)240/7d
Fall of wickets: 1-12 (Ed Joyce, 2.4 ov), 2-125 (Andy Balbirnie, 33.1 ov), 3-134 (John Anderson, 34.3 ov), 4-139 (Gary Wilson, 35.1 ov), 5-226 (William Porterfield, 49.4 ov), 6-227 (Simi Singh, 50.3 ov), 7-238 (Kevin O'Brien, 51.3 ov)
Logan van Beek803214.00304000
2.4 to EC Joyce, Joyce looks to continue the attack, pulls a short ball and it goes high in the air. Classen goes back at mid-wicket and makes an excellent tumbling catch. 12/1
Shane Snater1305204.00495030
Quirijn Gunning1416324.50467000
34.3 to J Anderson, Anderson gets onto the front foot and looks to defend, gets the outside edge and its a simple catch for Visee behind the stumps. Two quick wickets for the Dutch here. 134/3
50.3 to Simi Singh, although he doesn't get off the pair though! Charges down the pitch and gets a little edge to the keeper. 227/6
Max O'Dowd1004804.80314100
Wesley Barresi704236.00233200
33.1 to A Balbirnie, Balbirnie looks to sweep a legstump ball into the legside. Misses and gets bowled round his legs! Barresi throws both hands in the air and is delighted with that. 125/2
35.1 to GC Wilson, Where have they been hiding this mystery spinner? Wilson gets down early and looks to paddle the ball down to long leg. Once again the batsman misses the ball and gets bowled round his legs!. 139/4
49.4 to WTS Porterfield, Porterfield looks to keep agressive and hits the ball towards cow corner. Can't get enough on it and Klaassen is in the perfect position to take the catch. 226/5
Netherlands 2nd Innings (T: 343 runs)
Wesley Barresi lbw b Murtagh03-000.00
Daniel ter Braak  b Simi Singh23106-2021.69
Stephan Myburgh c †Wilson b Mulder8598-14086.73
Ben Cooper not out 37132-6028.03
Saqib Zulfiqar c †Wilson b Simi Singh514-1035.71
Peter Borren (c)not out 25103-3024.27
Extras(b 5, lb 5, w 1)11
TOTAL76 Ov (RR: 2.44)186/4
Fall of wickets: 1-0 (Wesley Barresi, 0.3 ov), 2-107 (Daniel ter Braak, 31.2 ov), 3-121 (Stephan Myburgh, 38.6 ov), 4-126 (Saqib Zulfiqar, 43.2 ov)
Tim Murtagh722012.85344000
0.3 to W Barresi, What a start from Ireland! Barresi goes back in the crease and looks to defend back down the pitch. Gets hit on the pads in front of the stumps and the Umpires finger goes up. 0/1
Boyd Rankin1323502.69636000
Peter Chase603105.16265010
Jacob Mulder2665512.111266000
38.6 to SJ Myburgh, Myburgh looks to give himself some room and plays the cut. Gets a thin edge on the ball and Wilson takes a bobbling catch.. 121/3
Simi Singh1461921.35682000
31.2 to DJ ter Braak, ter Braak looks to defend the ball, spins past the bat and knocks off the bails. ter Braak's long vigil is over.. 107/2
43.2 to Saqib Zulfiqar, must be something about these part-time spinners! Saqib doesn't look comfortable and goes back in the crease to the ball. Hits the edge and Wilson takes the catch.. 126/4
Andy Balbirnie42501.25221000
John Anderson631101.83312000
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The Village, Malahide, Dublin
TossNetherlands, elected to field first
Hours of play (local time)11am start, Lunch 11.00-13.40, Tea 15.40-16.00, Close 18.00
Match days15,16,17,18 August 2017 - day (4-day match)
FC debut
Daniel ter Braak
Daniel ter Braak
Saqib Zulfiqar
Saqib Zulfiqar
Tobias Visee
Tobias Visee
Heath Kearns
Mark Hawthorne
Reserve Umpire
Roly Black
Match Referee
David Jukes
PointsIreland 9, Netherlands 3
Tue, 15 Aug - day 1 - Ireland 1st innings 292/2 (Andy Balbirnie 130*, John Anderson 57*, 96 ov)
Wed, 16 Aug - day 2 - Netherlands 1st innings 140/5 (Ben Cooper 81*, Max O'Dowd 12*, 51 ov)
Thu, 17 Aug - day 3 - Ireland 2nd innings 167/4 (William Porterfield 89*, Kevin O'Brien 10*, 41 ov)
Fri, 18 Aug - day 4 - Netherlands 2nd innings 186/4 (76 ov) - end of match
  • Ireland First Innings
  • WTS Porterfield 50 off 131 balls (9x4)
  • A Balbirnie 50 off 122 balls (6x4)
  • A Balbirnie 100 off 176 balls (13x4, 1x6)
  • J Anderson 50 off 101 balls (7x4)
  • A Balbirnie 150 off 268 balls (19x4, 1x6)
  • A Balbirnie 200 off 332 balls (23x4, 2x6)
  • Netherlands First Innings
  • BN Cooper 50 off 81 balls (10x4)
  • MP O'Dowd 50 off 75 balls (8x4, 1x6)
  • LV van Beek 50 off 84 balls (9x4)
  • MP O'Dowd 100 off 139 balls (16x4, 1x6)
  • Ireland second Innings
  • WTS Porterfield 50 off 75 balls (5x4, 1x6)
  • A Balbirnie 50 off 93 balls (4x4)
  • Netherlands second innings
  • SJ Myburgh 50 off 56 balls (10x4)
Netherlands Innings
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