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37th Match, Sharjah, March 18, 2013, ICC World Cricket League Championship
(42/50 ov, T:166) 169/5

Ireland won by 5 wickets (with 48 balls remaining)

Player Of The Match
72* (102)
U.A.E. Innings
Ireland Innings
Match Flow
United Arab Emirates  (50 ovs maximum)
Abdul Shakoor lbw b Dockrell2124-2187.50
Arshad Ali c †Wilson b Johnston47-0057.14
Faizan Asif c Sorensen b Dockrell1316-1181.25
Swapnil Patil st †Wilson b Cusack6591-3071.42
Khurram Khan (c) b Stirling01-000.00
Shaiman Anwar c Joyce b Cusack3558-3160.34
Rohan Mustafa  b Stirling814-1057.14
Mohammad Azam c KJ O'Brien b Mooney619-1031.57
Nasir Aziz c Porterfield b Cusack17-0014.28
Shadeep Silva c Joyce b Stirling927-1033.33
Kamran Shazad not out 116-006.25
Extras(w 2)2
TOTAL46.4 Ov (RR: 3.53)165
Fall of wickets: 1-5 (Arshad Ali, 2.2 ov), 2-38 (Faizan Asif, 7.3 ov), 3-39 (Abdul Shakoor, 7.6 ov), 4-39 (Khurram Khan, 9.1 ov), 5-108 (Shaiman Anwar, 27.4 ov), 6-131 (Rohan Mustafa, 32.5 ov), 7-150 (Mohammad Azam, 37.3 ov), 8-153 (Nasir Aziz, 38.6 ov), 9-156 (Swapnil Patil, 40.6 ov), 10-165 (Shadeep Silva, 46.4 ov)
Trent Johnston622814.66211110
2.2 to Arshad Ali, length ball, seaming away slightly, no foot movement whatsoever, pokes his bat, gets a faint edge, slips and the bowler go up, umpire nods and raises his finger, first blood for Ireland. 5/1
Max Sorensen603806.33205100
George Dockrell831521.87422000
7.3 to Faizan Asif, good length ball, slower through the air, tries to go over long on, straight down his throat. 38/2
7.6 to Abdul Shakoor, good length ball, angling in from outside offstump, tries to play it into the legside, misse sit, hit on the pads, loud shout, umpire raises his finger. 39/3
Alex Cusack1032132.10420010
27.4 to Shaiman Anwar, slower ball, Shaiman goes at the ball too early, plays it high in the air, straight into the hands of Joyce at long on. 108/5
38.6 to Nasir Aziz, full ball, tries to play it over midwicket, Porterfield jumps in the air towrds his right and plucks a beauty, SUPERMAN STYLE!!. 153/8
40.6 to SP Patil, steps down the track, Cusack bowls a slower ball, Swapnil plays a no shot, misses it, stumped by wilson. 156/9
Paul Stirling6.413234.80192100
9.1 to Khurram Khan, slightly short, ball skidding through, tries to cut it hard through covers, late onto the ball, stumps rattled. 39/4
32.5 to Rohan Mustafa, slightly short, tries to cut it behind point, misses it. 131/6
46.4 to EHSN Silva, length ball, tries to repeat the shot, doesnt connect properly, straight down Joyce's throat. 165/10
John Mooney1003113.10372000
37.3 to Mohammad Azam, slightly short, gets down on one knee. slow sweeps it straight to Kevin at deep squareleg. 150/7
Ireland  (T: 166 runs from 50 ovs)
William Porterfield (c) b Nasir Aziz1924-4079.16
Paul Stirling c Khurram Khan b Silva1411-30127.27
Ed Joyce  b Nasir Aziz1217-1070.58
Niall O'Brien run out (†Patil)410-0040.00
Gary Wilson not out 72102-10070.58
Kevin O'Brien c Abdul Shakoor b Nasir Aziz1843-1041.86
John Mooney not out 2346-3050.00
Extras(lb 4, nb 1, w 2)7
TOTAL42 Ov (RR: 4.02)169/5
Fall of wickets: 1-27 (Paul Stirling, 3.5 ov), 2-42 (William Porterfield, 7.4 ov), 3-51 (Ed Joyce, 9.6 ov), 4-51 (Niall O'Brien, 10.2 ov), 5-107 (Kevin O'Brien, 26.6 ov)
Kamran Shazad704105.85277011
Shadeep Silva602814.66224000
3.5 to PR Stirling, tossed up delivery, tries to go over mid on, tries to repeat the shot, top edges it, high in the air, Khurram calls for it, takes it safe!. 27/1
Nasir Aziz1002632.60462000
7.4 to WTS Porterfield, Porterfield steps down too early, Nasir sees him, bowls slower through the air, beaten in flight, hits the stumps. 42/2
9.6 to EC Joyce, good length ball, outside offstump, tries to drive it through covers, gets an inside edge onto the stumps. 51/3
26.6 to KJ O'Brien, well flighted delivery, going away from Kevin, stretched and tries to drive it, gets a faint edge. 107/5
Rohan Mustafa501302.60170000
Arshad Ali1013603.60415000
Khurram Khan402105.25174010
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Sharjah Cricket Stadium
TossIreland, elected to field first
Player Of The Match
Gary Wilson
Hours of play (local time)10.00 start, First Session 10.00-13.30, Interval 13.30-14.15, Second Session 14.15-17.45
Match days18 March 2013 - day (50-over match)
List A debut
Abdul Shakoor
Abdul Shakoor
Kamran Shazad
Kamran Shazad
Mohammad Azam
Mohammad Azam
Match Referee
PointsIreland 2, United Arab Emirates 0
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