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2nd T20I, Abu Dhabi, Feb 16 2016, Ireland tour of United Arab Emirates
(20 ov, target 134)128/9
U.A.E. won by 5 runs
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UAE script stunning comeback to level series

United Arab Emirates completed a stunning comeback to defend 133 against Ireland and level the two-match series 1-1, in Abu Dhabi

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Scorecard summary
United Arab Emirates133/7(20 overs)
Ireland128/9(20 overs)
end of over 203 runs • 2 wickets
IRE: 128/9CRR: 6.40 
Tim Murtagh1 (1)
Boyd Rankin0 (3)
Mohammad Shahzad 2-0-10-2
Amjad Javed 4-0-28-1
19.6
1
Shahzad to Murtagh, 1 run
19.5
1b
Shahzad to Rankin, 1 bye
19.4
Shahzad to Rankin, no run
19.3
Shahzad to Rankin, no run
19.2
W
Shahzad to Dockrell, OUT
George Dockrell b Mohammad Shahzad 5 (5b 0x4 0x6) SR: 100
19.1
W
Shahzad to Dockrell, 1 run, OUT
Max Sorensen run out (Ahmed Raza) 2 (2b 0x4 0x6) SR: 100
end of over 198 runs • 1 wicket
IRE: 125/7CRR: 6.57 RRR: 9.00
George Dockrell4 (3)
Max Sorensen2 (2)
Amjad Javed 4-0-28-1
Mohammad Shahzad 1-0-8-1
18.6
1
Javed to Dockrell, 1 run

driven to long off

18.5
1
Javed to Sorensen, 1 run

edged towards the thirdman

18.4
1
Javed to Dockrell, 1 run

played to covers

18.3
1
Javed to Sorensen, 1 run

driven to point

18.2
W
Javed to Porterfield, OUT
William Porterfield run out (†Patil) 72 (60b 8x4 1x6) SR: 120
18.1
4
Javed to Porterfield, FOUR runs
end of over 188 runs • 1 wicket
IRE: 117/6CRR: 6.50 RRR: 8.50
George Dockrell2 (1)
William Porterfield68 (58)
Mohammad Shahzad 1-0-8-1
Ahmed Raza 4-0-19-2
17.6
2
Shahzad to Dockrell, 2 runs
17.5
1
Shahzad to Porterfield, 1 run
17.4
W
Shahzad to Thompson, OUT
Stuart Thompson c Ahmed Raza b Mohammad Shahzad 2 (2b 0x4 0x6) SR: 100
17.3
2
Shahzad to Thompson, 2 runs
17.2
1
Shahzad to Porterfield, 1 run
17.1
2
Shahzad to Porterfield, 2 runs
end of over 174 runs • 1 wicket
IRE: 109/5CRR: 6.41 RRR: 8.33
William Porterfield64 (55)
Ahmed Raza 4-0-19-2
Mohammad Naveed 4-0-16-2
16.6
W
Ahmed Raza to Balbirnie, OUT
Andy Balbirnie st †Patil b Ahmed Raza 2 (6b 0x4 0x6) SR: 33.33
16.5
Ahmed Raza to Balbirnie, no run
Match details
Sheikh Zayed Stadium, Abu Dhabi
TossUnited Arab Emirates, elected to bat first
SeriesIreland tour of United Arab Emirates
Season2015/16
Series result2-match series drawn 1-1
Match numberT20I no. 500
Hours of play (local time)13.30 start, First Session 13.30-14.55, Interval 14.55-15.15, Second Session 15.15-16.40
Match days16 February 2016 - day (20-over match)
T20I debut
Usman Mushtaq
Usman Mushtaq
T20 debut
Usman Mushtaq
Usman Mushtaq
Umpires
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Akbar Ali
U.A.E. Image
Iftikhar Ali
Reserve Umpire
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Rabiul Hoque
Match Referee
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Dev Govindjee