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1st ODI, Dubai, Mar 2 2017, Ireland tour of United Arab Emirates and India
(41.4/50 ov, target 271)185
Ireland won by 85 runs
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Porterfield, spinners set up rout of UAE

William Porterfield and the spinners helped Ireland thrash United Arab Emirates by 85 runs in the first ODI in Dubai

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Scorecard summary
Ireland270/10(49.3 overs)
United Arab Emirates185/10(41.4 overs)
41.4
W
Thompson to Ahmed Raza, OUT

short ball, batsman goes for a pull but gets an edge to the keeper, hes disappointed to miss out on a fifty

Ahmed Raza c †NJ O'Brien b Thompson 45 (69b 7x4 0x6) SR: 65.22
41.3
Thompson to Ahmed Raza, no run

onto the backfoot and blocks it

41.2
Thompson to Ahmed Raza, no run

onto the backfoot and does a defense

41.1
Thompson to Ahmed Raza, no run

good length on leg, batsman pushes it to short mid-wiket fielder

end of over 413 runs • 1 wicket
UAE: 185/9CRR: 4.51 • RRR: 9.56 • Need 86 from 54b
Imran Haider0 (1)
Ahmed Raza45 (65)
Peter Chase7-0-48-2
Stuart Thompson5-0-31-0
40.6
Chase to Imran Haider, no run

short ball, batsman pulls it to deep mid-wicket but no runs taken as the non-striker wants to keep the strike

40.5
1
Chase to Ahmed Raza, 1 run

onto the frontfoot and drives it down to long-on for a run

40.4
Chase to Ahmed Raza, no run

short ball, batsman pulls it but to the short mid-wicket fielder on the bounce

40.3
2
Chase to Ahmed Raza, 2 runs

good length ball, batsman lofts it straihgt for a couple

40.2
W
Chase to Zahoor, OUT

short ball, batsman gives it a swing and top edges it to thirdman, who takes a good catch

Zahoor Khan c KJ O'Brien b Chase 0 (20b 0x4 0x6) SR: 0
40.1
Chase to Zahoor, no run

short ball, batsman ducks down to let it through

end of over 4012 runs
UAE: 182/8CRR: 4.55 • RRR: 8.90 • Need 89 from 60b
Ahmed Raza42 (62)
Zahoor Khan0 (18)
Stuart Thompson5-0-31-0
Andy McBrine10-1-35-2
39.6
4
Thompson to Ahmed Raza, FOUR runs

good length ball, batsman smacks it straight for another boundary

39.5
4
Thompson to Ahmed Raza, FOUR runs

good length ball, batsman lofts it straight for a boundary after couple of bounces

39.4
4
Thompson to Ahmed Raza, FOUR runs

short ball, batsman pulls it away to mid-wicket for a boundary

39.3
Thompson to Ahmed Raza, no run

short ball on leg, batsman pulls it to deep fine leg, straight to him but he spills it

39.2
Thompson to Ahmed Raza, no run

full on middle and drives it to mid-off

39.1
Thompson to Ahmed Raza, no run

outside off and lets it through to the keeper

end of over 391 run
UAE: 170/8CRR: 4.35 • RRR: 9.18 • Need 101 from 11 overs
Zahoor Khan0 (18)
Ahmed Raza30 (56)
Andy McBrine10-1-35-2
Stuart Thompson4-0-19-0
38.6
McBrine to Zahoor, no run

onto the frontfoot and does a defense

38.5
McBrine to Zahoor, no run

onto the backfoot and plays it away to mid-wicket

38.4
McBrine to Zahoor, no run

onto the backfoot and pushes it to point

38.3
McBrine to Zahoor, no run

onto the frontfoot and does a defense

Match details
ICC Academy, Dubai
TossUnited Arab Emirates, elected to field first
SeriesIreland tour of United Arab Emirates and India
Season2016/17
Player Of The Match
William Porterfield
William Porterfield
Series resultIreland led the 2-match series 1-0
Match numberODI no. 3844
Hours of play (local time)10.00 start, First Session 10.00-13.30 Interval 13.30-14.15, Second Session 14.15-17.45
Match days02 March 2017 - day match (50-over match)
Umpires
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Ahsan Raza
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Iftikhar Ali
Reserve Umpire
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Akbar Ali
Match Referee
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Graeme Labrooy