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
Match centre 
Scorecard summary
Ireland 43/7(9 overs)
Bermuda 41/8(9 overs)
end of over 94 runs
BMUDA: 41/8CRR: 4.55 
Stefan Kelly2 (3b)
Rodney Trott2 (4b)
Kevin O'Brien 2-0-14-0

What a game we had there and Ireland survive by the skin of their teeth and will play Kenya in tomorrows first semi-final. Do join me, Chris Busby, then for a 9.30am start. Cheers

8.6
K O'Brien to Kelly, no run

length delivery and Kelly goes for the big heave- he misses and the ball is through to O'Brien to give Ireland a pulsating victory!

8.5
1
K O'Brien to Trott, 1 run

cut into point again and they get a single

8.4
1
K O'Brien to Kelly, 1 run

driven on the front foot to long-on, sharp work in the deep keeps them to one run

8.3
1
K O'Brien to Trott, 1 run

short of a length and cut infront of point, they scramble another run

8.2
K O'Brien to Trott, no run

beats the edge with a rising delivery outside the off-stump

8.1
1
K O'Brien to Kelly, 1 run

driven to long-off

end of over 89 runs • 2 wickets
BMUDA: 37/8CRR: 4.62 RRR: 9.00
Rodney Trott0 (1b)
Stefan Kelly0 (0b)
Trent Johnston 1-0-9-1

Ireland are through- they will have a better net run-rate than Bermuda

7.6
Johnston to Trott, no run

yorker, dug out by Trott but they can't get a run

7.5
W
Johnston to O'Brien, OUT

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

George O'Brien c Connell b Johnston 7 (8m 7b 0x4 1x6) SR: 100
7.4
6
Johnston to O'Brien, SIX runs

short of a length and O'Brien has got hold of that one, pulling over midwicket for a maximum

7.3
Johnston to O'Brien, no run

past the edge again as O'Brien tries to cut

7.2
Johnston to O'Brien, no run
7.2
W
Johnston to Edness, 1 wide, OUT

suicidal stuff from Bermuda, they same determined to throw this away, the ball was down the leg-side and O'Brien wanted a single as the ball rolled to fine-leg, the thow left Edness well short

7.1
2
Johnston to Edness, 2 runs

clipped over midwicket and they get two runs

end of over 72 runs • 1 wicket
BMUDA: 28/6CRR: 4.00 RRR: 9.00
George O'Brien1 (3b)
Jekon Edness2 (5b)
Alex Cusack 2-0-5-0
6.6
Cusack to O'Brien, no run

full ball driven back down the ground, Cusack sticks out his foot and saves a single

6.5
Cusack to O'Brien, no run

beats the edge and Ireland want another stumping- they seem convinced but the Umpire isn't

6.4
1
Cusack to Edness, 1 run

pushed into the covers and they scramble a quick single

6.3
1
Cusack to O'Brien, 1 run

driven to long-off for one run

6.2
W
Cusack to Edness, OUT

another wicket! Driven into the covers and straight to O'Brien who sent a thow over the bails for brother Niall to complete the run-out

Oliver Pitcher run out (KJ O'Brien/†NJ O'Brien) 6 (18m 8b 0x4 0x6) SR: 75
6.1
Cusack to Edness, no run

beats the edge as Edness goes for a driven outside the off-stump

end of over 62 runs • 1 wicket
BMUDA: 26/5CRR: 4.33 RRR: 6.66
Jekon Edness1 (2b)
Oliver Pitcher6 (8b)
Andre Botha 2-0-4-2
5.6
1
Botha to Edness, 1 run

driven to long-off and they get a single

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
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