Bath, May 28 - 30 2012, Ireland A tour of England
494/5d & 146/8d
(target 411)230 & 414/5
Ireland A won by 5 wickets
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Balbirnie brings Ireland A home

Ireland A produced a miraculous fightback to beat Gloucestershire 2nd XI at Bath. They chased 411 to win on the final day in 92 overs.

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Scorecard summary
Gloucestershire 2nd XI494/5(88 overs)1st INNINGS
Ireland A230/10(82.3 overs)1st INNINGS
John Anderson72 (169)
Rory McCann54 (120)
Paul Muchall3/37(18)
Marcus Purnell3/50(15.3)
Gloucestershire 2nd XI146/8(35 overs)2nd INNINGS
Ed Young46 (46)
Sam Bracey27 (45)
Ireland A414/5(91.5 overs)2nd INNINGS
Ed Young2/63(17)
Josh Megson1/52(13)
Match details
Lansdown Cricket Club Ground, Combe Park, Bath
TossGloucestershire 2nd XI, elected to bat first
SeriesIreland A tour of England
Players per side12 (11 batting, 11 fielding)
Match days28,29,30 May 2012 - day (3-day match)
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Ben Debenham
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Nick Wheatley