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RESULT
2nd Match, Group B, Abu Dhabi, October 18, 2019, ICC Men's T20 World Cup Qualifier
(17.2/20 ov, T:154) 155/2

Ireland won by 8 wickets (with 16 balls remaining)

Match centre 
Scores: Ranjith
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Comms: Binoy George
Scorecard summary
Hong Kong 153/5(20 overs)
Mark Adair2/22 (4)
Ireland 155/2(17.2 overs)
Ehsan Khan0/31 (4)
Cricinfo’s Most Valuable Players of the Match
PLAYERTeam
TI
Runs
I. Runs
B. Impact
Bowl
I. Wkts
Bo. Impact
Kinchit ShahHKG92.1179(54)89.5795.770/22-- 3.65
Paul StirlingIRE88.9262(36)76.9188.92--0
Andy BalbirnieIRE54.2670(53)69.7654.26--0
Mark AdairIRE47.47--02/221.6747.47
Aizaz KhanHKG37.8116(14)15.4612.791/311.325.02

Ireland win by 8 wickets and get the important 2 points.

17.2
4
Waqas Barkat to Balbirnie, FOUR runs

hit in the air to the extra cover fence and Ireland win!!!

17.1
1
Waqas Barkat to Tector, 1 run

full toss worked through the onside.

end of over 1712 runs
IRE: 150/2CRR: 8.82 RRR: 1.33
Andy Balbirnie66 (52b 7x4)
Harry Tector20 (15b 2x4)
Kyle Christie 4-0-36-0
Aizaz Khan 4-0-31-1
16.6
4
Christie to Balbirnie, FOUR runs

outside edge down to thirdman fence.

16.5
1
Christie to Tector, 1 run

lap sweeps in the air to long leg.

16.4
Christie to Tector, no run

full toss smashed back to the bowler, who gets his legs in the way.

16.3
4
Christie to Tector, FOUR runs

pulls in the air and bursts through the fielder at long on.

16.2
2
Christie to Tector, 2 runs

mistimes the pull through midwicket.

16.1
1
Christie to Balbirnie, 1 run

makes room and smashes it along the ground to deep extra cover.

end of over 167 runs
IRE: 138/2CRR: 8.62 RRR: 4.00
Harry Tector13 (11b 1x4)
Andy Balbirnie61 (50b 6x4)
Aizaz Khan 4-0-31-1
Kyle Christie 3-0-24-0
15.6
2
Aizaz Khan to Tector, 2 runs

outside edge behind point to the deep.

15.5
1
Aizaz Khan to Balbirnie, 1 run

plays it down to thirdman.

15.4
Aizaz Khan to Balbirnie, no run

plays with soft hands to point.

15.3
2
Aizaz Khan to Balbirnie, 2 runs

works through midwicket.

15.2
1
Aizaz Khan to Tector, 1 run

tucks it through the onside.

15.1
1
Aizaz Khan to Balbirnie, 1 run

pushes down the ground to long on.

end of over 1510 runs
IRE: 131/2CRR: 8.73 RRR: 4.60
Harry Tector10 (9b 1x4)
Andy Balbirnie57 (46b 6x4)
Kyle Christie 3-0-24-0
Kinchit Shah 2-0-22-0
14.6
4
Christie to Tector, FOUR runs

cut away hard behind point to the fence.

14.5
1
Christie to Balbirnie, 1 run

flicks it in the air to deep midwicket.

14.4
2
Christie to Balbirnie, 2 runs

flicks it through midwicket.

14.3
1
Christie to Tector, 1 run

inside edges to the onside.

14.2
1
Christie to Balbirnie, 1 run

pushes down the ground to long on.

14.1
1
Christie to Tector, 1 run

full toss pushed to mid-on.

Match details
Sheikh Zayed Stadium, Abu Dhabi
TossHong Kong, elected to bat first
Series
Season2019/20
Player Of The Match
Ireland
Paul Stirling
Match numberT20I no. 936
Hours of play (local time)14.10 start, First Session 14.10-15.35, Interval 15.35-15.55, Second Session 15.55-17.20
Match days18 October 2019 - day (20-over match)
T20I debut
Simandeep Singh
Simandeep Singh
T20 debut
Simandeep Singh
Simandeep Singh
Umpires
Australia
Sam Nogajski
India
Sundaram Ravi
Reserve Umpire
Sri Lanka
Lyndon Hannibal
Match Referee
India
GS Lakshmi
PointsIreland 2, Hong Kong 0
Win Probability
IRE 100%
HKGIRE
100%50%100%HKG InningsIRE Innings

Over 18 • IRE 155/2

Ireland won by 8 wickets (with 16 balls remaining)
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ICC Men's T20 World Cup Qualifier
Group A
TEAMMWLPTNRR
PNG651102.086
NED651101.776
NAM64281.080
SCOT63360.258
KENYA6244-1.156
SGP6244-1.375
BMUDA6060-2.839
Group B
TEAMMWLPTNRR
IRE64281.591
OMA64280.997
UAE64280.682
HKG63360.480
CAN63360.240
JER63360.089
NGA6060-4.673