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1st T20I, Townsville, Feb 6 2016, Ireland tour of Australia
(12.1/20 ov, target 93)97/5
Ireland won by 5 wickets (with 47 balls remaining)
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Ireland overpower PNG in low-scorer

Fourteen wickets fell and only 189 runs were scored in Townsville, with Ireland powering past Papua New Guinea by five wickets

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Scorecard summary
Papua New Guinea92/9(20 overs)
Sese Bau22 (21)
Ireland97/5(12.1 overs)
12.1
6
Amini to K O'Brien, SIX runs
end of over 123 runs • 1 wicket
IRE: 91/5CRR: 7.58 RRR: 0.25 • Need 2 from 48b
Kevin O'Brien13 (15)
Stuart Thompson0 (0)
Norman Vanua4-0-26-3
Charles Amini1-0-5-1
11.6
1
Vanua to K O'Brien, 1 run
11.5
Vanua to K O'Brien, no run
11.4
W
Vanua to Poynter, OUT
Andrew Poynter c Siaka b Vanua 5 (6b 0x4 0x6) SR: 83.33
11.3
1
Vanua to K O'Brien, 1 run
11.2
1
Vanua to Poynter, 1 run
11.1
Vanua to Poynter, no run
end of over 1114 runs • 1 wicket
IRE: 88/4CRR: 8.00 RRR: 0.56 • Need 5 from 54b
Andrew Poynter4 (3)
Kevin O'Brien11 (12)
Charles Amini1-0-5-1
Mahuru Dai2-0-13-0
10.6
1
Amini to Poynter, 1 run
10.5
Amini to Poynter, no run
10.4
1
Amini to K O'Brien, 1 run
10.3
Amini to K O'Brien, no run
10.2
3
Amini to Poynter, 3 runs
10.1
W
Amini to Wilson, OUT
Gary Wilson c Vala b Amini 45 (33b 6x4 0x6) SR: 136.36
end of over 109 runs
IRE: 83/3CRR: 8.30 RRR: 1.00 • Need 10 from 60b
Gary Wilson45 (32)
Kevin O'Brien10 (10)
Mahuru Dai2-0-13-0
Hiri Hiri1-0-5-0
9.6
1
Dai to Wilson, 1 run
9.5
4
Dai to Wilson, FOUR runs
9.4
1
Dai to K O'Brien, 1 run
9.3
1
Dai to Wilson, 1 run
9.2
2
Dai to Wilson, 2 runs
9.1
Dai to Wilson, no run
end of over 95 runs
IRE: 74/3CRR: 8.22 RRR: 1.73 • Need 19 from 66b
Kevin O'Brien9 (9)
Gary Wilson37 (27)
Hiri Hiri1-0-5-0
Mahuru Dai1-0-4-0
8.6
Hiri to K O'Brien, no run
Match details
Tony Ireland Stadium, Townsville
TossIreland, elected to field first
SeriesIreland tour of Australia
Season2015/16
Series resultIreland led the 3-match series 1-0
Match numberT20I no. 493
Hours of play (local time)14.00 start, First Session 14.00-15.25, Interval 15.25-15.45, Second Session 15.45-17.10
Match days6 February 2016 - day(20-over match)
T20I debut
Hiri Hiri
Hiri Hiri
Nosaina Pokana
Nosaina Pokana
Sese Bau
Sese Bau
T20 debut
Hiri Hiri
Hiri Hiri
Nosaina Pokana
Nosaina Pokana
Umpires
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Buddhi Pradhan
Australia Image
Rod Tucker
Match Referee
Australia Image
Steve Bernard