RESULT
6th Match, Belfast, August 03, 2008, ICC World Twenty20 Qualifier
(9/9 ov) 43/7
(9/9 ov, T:46) 41/8

Ireland won by 4 runs (D/L method)

Player Of The Match
3/8
peter-connell
Ireland INNINGS (9 overs maximum)
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
William Porterfield (c)lbw b Kelly410150040.00
Niall O'Brien c Pitcher b Kelly54710125.00
Kevin O'Brien  b O'Brien69131066.66
Andre Botha  b O'Brien1380033.33
Gary Wilson st †Edness b Romaine712220058.33
Andrew White retired hurt 55610100.00
Alex Cusack c Pitcher b Romaine57170071.42
Trent Johnston not out 111100100.00
Reinhardt Strydom run out (Foggo/Romaine)1320033.33
Extras(lb 5, w 3)8
TOTAL9 Ov (RR: 4.77)43/7
Did not bat: Kyle McCallan, Peter Connell 
Fall of wickets: 1-7 (Niall O'Brien, 1.3 ov), 2-16 (William Porterfield, 3.1 ov), 3-22 (Kevin O'Brien, 4.1 ov), 4-23 (Andre Botha, 4.5 ov), 4-28* (Andrew White, retired hurt), 5-41 (Alex Cusack, 8.1 ov), 6-41 (Gary Wilson, 8.2 ov), 7-43 (Reinhardt Strydom, 8.6 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
George O'Brien401323.25151020
4.1 to KJ O'Brien, ugly shot from O'Brin trying to hit a ball which hit the off-stump over the leg-side. 22/3
4.5 to AC Botha, another wicket and it's the in-form Botha gone this time, getting an inside edge onto his stumps as he looked to guide the ball to third man. 23/4
Stefan Kelly301826.00113010
1.3 to NJ O'Brien, stunning catch by Pitcher at mid-off, O'Brien drove down the ground and the ball looked to be clearing Pitcher, he dove to his left to take a fantastic one-handed catch. 7/1
3.1 to WTS Porterfield, gone leg-before! It looked very straight as Porterfield tried to turn a full ball into the leg-side, poor shot from the Irish skipper. 16/2
Dwayne Leverock10505.0020000
Irving Romaine10222.0050000
8.1 to AR Cusack, and he's gone straight after the break, it was short but Cusack top-edged the pull shot and the ball balooned to third man. 41/5
8.2 to GC Wilson, another one gone - this is terrible for Ireland! Down the wicket but the ball spins past the edge and Edness whips off the bails. 41/6
Bermuda INNINGS (Target: 46 runs from 9 overs)
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Chris Foggo c sub (MJ Fourie) b Connell011000.00
David Hemp c †NJ O'Brien b Connell028000.00
Steven Outerbridge lbw b Connell861110133.33
James Celestine st †NJ O'Brien b Botha79160077.77
Oliver Pitcher run out (KJ O'Brien/†NJ O'Brien)68180075.00
Irving Romaine (c) b Botha1880012.50
Jekon Edness run out (†NJ O'Brien/Johnston)4690066.66
George O'Brien c Connell b Johnston77801100.00
Rodney Trott not out 2480050.00
Stefan Kelly not out 2350066.66
Extras(b 1, w 3)4
TOTAL9 Ov (RR: 4.55)41/8
Did not bat: Dwayne Leverock 
Fall of wickets: 1-0 (Chris Foggo, 0.1 ov), 2-0 (David Hemp, 0.3 ov), 3-14 (Steven Outerbridge, 2.3 ov), 4-21 (James Celestine, 3.4 ov), 5-25 (Irving Romaine, 5.4 ov), 6-26 (Oliver Pitcher, 6.2 ov), 7-31 (Jekon Edness, 7.1 ov), 8-37 (George O'Brien, 7.5 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Peter Connell20834.0060020
0.1 to CR Foggo, caught! What a start for Ireland, Foggo tied to swing the ball through the leg-side, he got a top edge and Fourie took the catch at short third-man. 0/1
0.3 to DL Hemp, gone again! The small ground are jubilant! On a good length outside off stump, Hemp got a thin edge through to O'Brien. 0/2
2.3 to SD Outerbridge, another one for Connell, straight and full to trap Outerbridge straight in front- as plum as plum can be!. 14/3
Kevin O'Brien201407.0031000
Andre Botha20422.0080000
3.4 to JJ Celestine, big drama in Belfast, Celestine down the wicket and the ballnips between bat and pad- O'Brien removing the bails in double-quick time. 21/4
5.4 to IH Romaine, bowled! Tries to cut a ball which was much too full and he looses his off-stump. The tension around Stormont is surreal. 25/5
Alex Cusack20502.5070000
Trent Johnston10919.0040110
7.5 to GH O'Brien, he tried to repeat the shot but this time the ball went high rather than long, Connell took a juggling catch at the third attempt on the square-leg boundary. 37/8
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MATCH DETAILS
Civil Service Cricket Club, Stormont, Belfast
TossIreland, elected to bat first
Series
Season2008
Player Of The Match
Ireland
Peter Connell
Match numberT20I no. 63
Hours of play (local time)16.30 start, First Session 16.30-17.50, Interval 17.50-18.10, Second Session 18.10-19.30
Match days3 August 2008 - day (20-over match)
Umpires
Germany
Paul Baldwin
Singapore
Sarika Prasad
Reserve Umpire
Ireland
Keith Smith
Match Referee
England
Chris Broad
PointsIreland 2, Bermuda 0
MATCH NOTES
  • Ireland innings
  • AR White retired hurt at 28/4 (5.4 overs)
  • Rain stopped play at 41/4 after 8 overs, 11 overs were deducted.
  • Match was reduced to 9 overs a side
Bermuda Innings
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ICC World Twenty20 Qualifier
Group A
TEAMMWLPTNRR
IRE22040.205
SCOT21120.313
BMUDA2020-0.610
Group B
TEAMMWLPTNRR
NED21120.351
KENYA2112-0.126
CAN2112-0.185