10th Match, Dublin, Sep 3 2020, Cricket Ireland Inter-Provincial Twenty20 Trophy
(18.5/20 ov, target 129)131/5
Leinster won by 5 wickets (with 7 balls remaining)
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Northern Knights128/10(20 overs)
Leinster Lightning131/5(18.5 overs)
Adair to Dockrell, SIX runs

What a way to end it! Adair looks for the yorker and can't nail it, its a juicy full toss that Dockrell hammers over the extra cover boundary. The Lightning win the game and regain the IP20 title!

Adair to Dockrell, no run

full ball, gets the bat down and plays it back down the pitch

Adair to Simi Singh, 1 run

Simi backs away to give himself some room, guides the ball towards point and they set off for the run. The throw comes into the keeper and Wilson takes off the bails. The Knights claim the run out but Umpire Neill says no

Adair to Dockrell, 1 run

driven up towards long-off and Dockrell hares down the other end to beat the throw in

Adair to Dockrell, 2 runs

slower ball, clipped through square leg. There is a long way for the fielder in the deep to cover and they come back for the second

end of over 186 runs • 1 wicket
LSTER: 121/5CRR: 6.72 RRR: 4.00
George Dockrell1 (3)
Simi Singh38 (33)
David Delany 4-0-21-1
Jacob Mulder 4-0-24-1

Mark Adair back on, 8 runs needed

Delany to Dockrell, 1 run

onto the front foot and driven out towards deep cover

Delany to Dockrell, no run

blocks the ball into the covers

Delany to Dockrell, no run

its outside off-stump and Dockrell doesn't move his feet. Is beaten for pace again and can only lean on his bat as the ball goes through to the keeper

Captain Dockrell comes out to the middle with his team only needing 9 more for the win

Delany to Kane, OUT

Kane looks to pull the ball again, he is beaten for pace and the bails go flying. Might be a little too late as Delany doesn't celebrate the wicket

Tyrone Kane b Delany 12 (15b 1x4 0x6) SR: 80
Delany to Kane, FOUR runs

that absolutely flies off the bat! Its a little short and Kane is onto it immediately, pulls the ball hard to the square leg boundary

Delany to Simi Singh, 1 run

Simi is in the mood now and charges Delany as he bowls, chops the ball through cover and deep point hads to field

end of over 179 runs
LSTER: 115/4CRR: 6.76 RRR: 4.66
Simi Singh37 (32)
Tyrone Kane8 (13)
Jacob Mulder 4-0-24-1
Mark Adair 3-0-32-0

Knights need wickets quickly if they are going to pressure the Lightning, Delany comes back on

Mulder to Simi Singh, 1 run

late cuts the ball past the keeper to keep the strike.

Mulder to Simi Singh, 2 runs

driven on the full through extra cover, Delany runs across from long-off and throws the ball back into the keeper. It hits the stumps directly from the deep but Simi was home

Mulder to Simi Singh, no run

defended into the legside

Mulder to Simi Singh, FOUR runs

classy shot from Simi, goes down on one knee early and reverse sweeps the ball past the short third man fielder and away to the rope

Mulder to Simi Singh, no run

spins away outside off-stump, left alone

Mulder to Simi Singh, 2 runs

lifts the ball towards the extra cover boundary, lands in between the two fielders in the deep and they come back for the second

end of over 1612 runs
LSTER: 106/4CRR: 6.62 RRR: 5.75
Simi Singh28 (26)
Tyrone Kane8 (13)
Mark Adair 3-0-32-0
Shane Getkate 2-0-10-0

Mulder on for his last

Adair to Simi Singh, 1 run

clips the ball out to deep point. 12 runs off the over as helped the run rate which had been creeping upwards

Adair to Simi Singh, SIX runs

Adair goes for the slower ball bouncer, Simi knows its coming and almost has both feet off the ground as he muscles the ball back over the bowlers head. Over the boundary too, well needed for the Lightning

Adair to Simi Singh, no run

inside edge onto the pads and it rolls square on the legside, Wilson is out quickly to stop the run

Match details
Pembroke Cricket Club, Sandymount, Dublin
TossLeinster Lightning, elected to field first
SeriesCricket Ireland Inter-Provincial Twenty20 Trophy
Match days03 September 2020 - day (20-over match)
T20 debut
Josh Manley
Josh Manley
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Alan Neill
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Mark Hawthorne
Match Referee
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Philip Thompson
PointsLeinster Lightning 4, Northern Knights 0