that's it its all over. Chase gets hit plumb in front of the stumps. New Zealand win by 51 runs.
What an exciting match that was today. Niall O'Brien battled hard scored a fantastic maiden ODI century.
Yet again though it was Spin bowling that Ireland couldn't cope with. Santner ending up with his best ever figures and a five for.
With the win today, New Zealand get four points and move to the top of the tri-series table.
The presentations have just finished and Mitchell Santner has been named man of the match for his five for.
So that just leaves me to thank you for following my commentary today, hopefully you will join me on Wednesday when New Zealand will be taking on Bangladesh at Clontarf.
Until then this is Justin Smyth saying goodnight from a sunny Malahide. Goodnight!
comes round the wicket to the left-handed Murtagh. Hits the ball up to long-on
Chase lifts the ball over the top of mid-wicket to get off the mark
the batsmen crossed so Murtagh is on strike. Hits the lasy ball of the over back to Santner. Ends up his allocation with a five for
bit of hit and hope here from the Ireland tail. Goes down on one knee and it flies high in the air. Latham gets under the ball at mid-wicket and takes the catch
McCarthy looks to pull the ball into the legside, doesn't time it and Ronchi runs out from behind the stumps to field.
Murtagh gets off the mark with a flick through square leg.
that could well be it for Ireland's hopes. O'Brien decides to charge down the pitch to Santner, the ball spins past the bat and its another easy stumping for the keeper. What an innings from O'Brien though.
goes down on one knee and sweeps the ball towards the square leg boundary.
clipped the ball down to long leg, shout is two but its not on. The fielder gets the ball back in quickly and so O'Brien is still not on strike.
good ball from Rance, inswinging and McCarthy can only get in line and defend the ball back to the bowler
O'Brien looks to hit over the top again, its wide of off-stump so its sliced out to the cover sweeper
clipped through square leg and that's another run chalked off
driven through the covers, a mis-field on the rope means they get a second
dropped by Worker, O'Brien hits the ball to long-on. Worker gets under the ball and just can't hold on. Could be an expensive drop that
Rance is changing ends here.
defends into the off-side and McCarthy wants the run, O'Brien wants the strike and so sends him back.
seems to want to play Santner out here, defends into the legside
big stride in and plays the ball back to the bowler
gets forward and defends
gets hit on the pad and only the bowler appeal, looks like an inside edge saved him
|Toss||Ireland, elected to field first|
|Player Of The Match|
|Match number||ODI no. 3867|
|Hours of play (local time)||10.45 start, First Session 10.45-14.15 Interval 14.15-15.00, Second Session 15.00-18.30|
|Match days||14 May 2017 - day (50-over match)|
|Points||New Zealand 4, Ireland 0|