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21st Match, Group A, Benoni, Apr 6 2009, ICC World Cup Qualifiers
(41/50 ov, target 221)223/4
Ireland won by 6 wickets (with 54 balls remaining)
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Scorecard summary
Canada220/10(48 overs)
Ireland223/4(41 overs)
Eoin Morgan*84 (100)
end of over 417 runs
IRE: 223/4CRR: 5.43 
Kevin O'Brien89 (104)
Eoin Morgan84 (100)
Rizwan Cheema4-0-21-0
40.6
4
Cheema to K O'Brien, FOUR runs

drives straight down the ground for the win by 6 wickets and still unbeaten

40.5
2
Cheema to K O'Brien, 2 runs

full on the off, drives past the cover, sweeper round to cut off

40.4
Cheema to K O'Brien, no run

full, touch over pitched as he goes for the yorker, dug out to cover

40.3
Cheema to K O'Brien, no run

stroked into the covers

40.2
1
Cheema to Morgan, 1 run

gets forward on the leg side, nudges wide of the midwicket

40.1
Cheema to Morgan, no run
end of over 408 runs
IRE: 216/4CRR: 5.40 RRR: 0.50 • Need 5 from 60b
Kevin O'Brien83 (100)
Eoin Morgan83 (98)
Sunil Dhaniram7-0-33-0
39.6
2
Dhaniram to K O'Brien, 2 runs
39.5
1
Dhaniram to Morgan, 1 run

uses his feet, flicks firmly to the on side, good fielding by the man from deep midwicket

39.4
Dhaniram to Morgan, no run

drives straight at cover

39.3
4
Dhaniram to Morgan, FOUR runs

reverse sweep, and again he gets it perfect, races away past short fine leg

39.2
1
Dhaniram to K O'Brien, 1 run

gets forward, standing tall he clips that wide long on

39.1
Dhaniram to K O'Brien, no run

defends to the bowler

end of over 393 runs
IRE: 208/4CRR: 5.33 RRR: 1.18 • Need 13 from 11 overs
Eoin Morgan78 (95)
Kevin O'Brien80 (97)
Rizwan Cheema3-0-14-0
38.6
Cheema to Morgan, no run

round the wicket still, angled into the pads, pushed to the on side

38.5
1
Cheema to K O'Brien, 1 run

drives down the ground to long off

38.4
Cheema to K O'Brien, no run

defends to the on side

38.3
1lb
Cheema to Morgan, 1 leg bye

angled into the pads, squirts away to square leg

38.2
Cheema to Morgan, no run

round the wicket, stroked back at the bowler

38.1
1
Cheema to K O'Brien, 1 run

firmly drives down the ground, long off in to cut off

end of over 389 runs
IRE: 205/4CRR: 5.39 RRR: 1.33 • Need 16 from 12 overs
Kevin O'Brien78 (94)
Eoin Morgan78 (92)
Sunil Dhaniram6-0-25-0
37.6
1
Dhaniram to K O'Brien, 1 run

gets one just outside off, gets across and gently runs it to long on

37.5
1
Dhaniram to Morgan, 1 run

well forward, soft hands that to cover for a quick run

Match details
Willowmoore Park, Benoni
TossIreland, elected to field first
SeriesICC World Cup Qualifiers
Season2009
Player Of The Match
Eoin Morgan
Eoin Morgan
Match numberODI no. 2836
Hours of play (local time)09.30 start, First Session 09.30-13.00 Interval 13.00-13.45, Second Session 13.45-17.15
Match days6 April 2009 - day(50-over match)
ODI debut
Khurram Chohan
Khurram Chohan
Umpires
India Image
Amiesh Saheba
Sri Lanka Image
Kumar Dharmasena
Reserve Umpire
Kenya Image
Subhash Modi
Match Referee
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Chris Broad
PointsIreland 2, Canada 0