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RESULT
2nd Match, Belfast, August 02, 2008, ICC World Twenty20 Qualifier
(19.5/20 ov, T:118) 118/6

Ireland won by 4 wickets (with 1 ball remaining)

Player Of The Match
38 (34) & 3/18
andre-botha
IRE
Full commentary
19.5
4
Drummond to White, FOUR runs

Swept very fine to give Ireland a hard-fought win

19.4
1
Drummond to Strydom, 1 run

scores are level

19.3
2
Drummond to Strydom, 2 runs

Driven to long off, they take a very risky second but Drummond can't gather the return

19.2
1
Drummond to White, 1 run

driven into the covers on the front foot, excellent stop to keep them to one

19.1
4
Drummond to White, FOUR runs

excellent shot by White, scooping the ball very fine to the fine leg boundary for four, it was on leg-stump but vry delicately played

end of over 1911 runs • 1 wicket
IRE: 109/6CRR: 5.73 RRR: 9.00
Andrew White5 (6)
Reinhardt Strydom2 (2)
Dewald Nel 4-0-19-2
18.6
1
Nel to White, 1 run

yorker length and driven into the off-side, they pick up a single

18.6
2nb
Nel to Strydom, (no ball) 1 run

too high and pulled away through midwicket fby O'Brien, good work on the boundary keeps them to one run

18.5
1
Nel to White, 1 run
18.4
1
Nel to Strydom, 1 run
18.3
W
Nel to Johnston, OUT

OUT, gone! That is a big wicket and Scotland may just be back in this. Botha came down the wicket but Maiden saw him coming but bowled a flatter ball which hit off stump. Big celebrations from Scotland

Trent Johnston c Maiden b Nel 5 (14m 6b 0x4 0x6) SR: 83.33
18.2
1
Nel to White, 1 run
18.1
Nel to White, no run
end of over 185 runs • 1 wicket
IRE: 103/5CRR: 5.72 RRR: 7.50
Andrew White2 (2)
Trent Johnston5 (5)
Gregor Maiden 4-0-23-1
17.6
1
Maiden to White, 1 run

another reverse-sweep brings a run

17.5
1
Maiden to Johnston, 1 run

leading edge from Johnston as he tries to whip the ball throug the leg-side, it goes high in the air and falls safe, just over the head of the fielder at cover

17.4
1
Maiden to White, 1 run

reverse- sweep which went very fine for a single, it may hev just been a chance of a catch for Smith

17.3
W
Maiden to Botha, OUT

gone! That is a big wicket and Scotland may just be back in this. Botha came down the wicket but Maiden saw him coming but bowled a flatter ball which hit off stump. Big celebrations from Scotland

Andre Botha b Maiden 38 (44m 34b 1x4 1x6) SR: 111.76
17.2
1
Maiden to Johnston, 1 run

another forcing shot off the back foot brings a single to long-off

17.1
1
Maiden to Botha, 1 run

short ball, driven out to long-off on the back foot

end of over 178 runs
IRE: 98/4CRR: 5.76 RRR: 6.66
Andre Botha37 (32)
Trent Johnston3 (3)
Dewald Nel 3-0-13-1

Maiden to bowl now

16.6
1
Nel to Botha, 1 run

yorker from Nel, pushed back down the pitch by Botha to Nel who can't gather in his follow through and they get a single

16.5
4
Nel to Botha, FOUR runs

short and pulled down to fine-leg for a pressure releiving boundary

 
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ICC World Twenty20 Qualifier
Group A
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SCOT21120.313
BMUDA2020-0.610
Group B
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KENYA2112-0.126
CAN2112-0.185