3rd place play-off, Dubai (DSC), November 02, 2019, ICC Men's T20 World Cup Qualifier
(18.2/20 ov, T:136) 108

Ireland won by 27 runs

Ireland INNINGS (20 overs maximum)
Paul Stirling c Kotze b Scholtz2521-40119.04
Kevin O'Brien c Davin b Shikongo1714-01121.42
Andy Balbirnie c Shikongo b Williams4635-50131.42
Gareth Delany  b Groenewald46-0066.66
Harry Tector lbw b Groenewald77-00100.00
Gary Wilson (c)† b Williams1112-0091.66
Shane Getkate c Davin b Smit67-0085.71
Mark Adair c Davin b Williams177-02242.85
Simi Singh c Viljoen b Smit03-000.00
Craig Young not out 12-0050.00
Boyd Rankin  b Smit01-000.00
Extras(w 1)1
TOTAL19.1 Ov (RR: 7.04)135
Fall of wickets: 1-35 (Kevin O'Brien, 4.5 ov), 2-49 (Paul Stirling, 6.3 ov), 3-71 (Gareth Delany, 9.1 ov), 4-85 (Harry Tector, 11.3 ov), 5-106 (Andy Balbirnie, 14.6 ov), 6-117 (Gary Wilson, 16.5 ov), 7-119 (Shane Getkate, 17.2 ov), 8-120 (Simi Singh, 17.6 ov), 9-135 (Mark Adair, 18.5 ov), 10-135 (Boyd Rankin, 19.1 ov)
Zhivago Groenewald402025.00110100
9.1 to GJ Delany, looking to go down the track and give himself some room, cuts and misses, the off stump is rattled.. 71/3
11.3 to HT Tector, sweeps and misses, strikes the pad in line, plumb in front.. 85/4
Christi Viljoen10909.0032000
JJ Smit3.101936.0072000
17.2 to SC Getkate, chips it in the air down to long off and taken.. 119/7
17.6 to Simi Singh, moves across to the off side and chips it in the air to deep square leg and taken.. 120/8
19.1 to WB Rankin, in the block-hole and knocks the stumps, that ends the Ireland's innings.. 135/10
Ben Shikongo10616.0020000
4.5 to KJ O'Brien, pulls and gets a top edge high in the air behind square leg, Davin running in from the deep, dives forward and takes a brilliant catch.. 35/1
Craig Williams403438.5061200
14.6 to A Balbirnie, pulls in the air to deep backward square leg and picks out the fielder.. 106/5
16.5 to GC Wilson, lovely delivery straight and on target, looking to run it down and misses it, the off stump is pegged back.. 117/6
18.5 to MR Adair, pulls in the air to deep midwicket and taken.. 135/9
Bernard Scholtz402917.2583000
6.3 to PR Stirling, uses his feet and mistimes it high in the air down to long on and taken by Kotze.. 49/2
Gerhard Erasmus201809.0021010
Namibia INNINGS (Target: 136 runs from 20 overs)
Stephan Baard c Simi Singh b Getkate1718-1094.44
Nikolaas Davin lbw b Delany57-0071.42
JP Kotze c & b Simi Singh47-0057.14
Craig Williams lbw b Delany17-0014.28
Gerhard Erasmus (c)c Rankin b Adair5134-70150.00
Zane Green st †Wilson b Simi Singh911-1081.81
JJ Smit  b Rankin1013-0176.92
Christi Viljoen c Adair b Simi Singh45-0080.00
Zhivago Groenewald c O'Brien b Rankin26-0033.33
Bernard Scholtz not out 23-0066.66
Ben Shikongo c Balbirnie b Adair01-000.00
Extras(lb 1, nb 2)3
TOTAL18.2 Ov (RR: 5.89)108
Fall of wickets: 1-6 (Nikolaas Davin, 1.4 ov), 2-11 (JP Kotze, 2.6 ov), 3-20 (Craig Williams, 5.3 ov), 4-42 (Stephan Baard, 8.4 ov), 5-78 (Zane Green, 11.6 ov), 6-92 (Gerhard Erasmus, 14.4 ov), 7-97 (Christi Viljoen, 15.5 ov), 8-106 (JJ Smit, 17.2 ov), 9-107 (Zhivago Groenewald, 17.6 ov), 10-108 (Ben Shikongo, 18.2 ov)
Mark Adair3.20922.70120000
14.4 to MG Erasmus, pulls it straight down the throat of short fine leg, Rankin takes it.. 92/6
18.2 to B Shikongo, chips it straight to short extra cover and taken by Balbirnie. Ireland win!!!. 108/10
Gareth Delany402325.75143000
1.4 to N Davin, moves across to the off side, sweeps and misses, strikes the pad in line and given.. 6/1
5.3 to CG Williams, uses his feet and looks to play through the onside, misses it and strikes low on the pad, loud appeal and given.. 20/3
Simi Singh402536.2592000
2.6 to JP Kotze, hits it back in the air to the left of the bowler, who does well to catch it with one hand, his left hand.. 11/2
11.6 to ZE Green, pushes forward and gets beaten, the keeper fumbles and then picks up the ball and stumps the batsman, was a close thing, a tough decision for the umpire and given out on the field.. 78/5
15.5 to C Viljoen, a leading edge, lobs up to short midwicket and taken by Adair.. 97/7
Shane Getkate302518.3393002
8.4 to SJ Baard, pulls in the air to deep midwicket, Simi Singh takes another excellent catch running to his left .. 42/4
Boyd Rankin301725.6661000
17.2 to JJ Smit, lovely delivery to peg back the stumps. Gives himself too much room and misses the drive.. 106/8
17.6 to Z Groenewald, chips it in the air to mid-on and taken.. 107/9
Craig Young10808.0030100
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Dubai International Cricket Stadium
TossIreland, elected to bat first
Player Of The Match
Simi Singh
Series resultIreland won the 3rd place play-off
Match numberT20I no. 996
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 days02 November 2019 - day (20-over match)
Alex Wharf
South Africa
Allahudien Paleker
Reserve Umpire
Rashid Riaz
Match Referee
New Zealand
Jeff Crowe
  • Ireland innings
  • Powerplay 1-6 overs - Ireland 44/1
  • Ireland 50 runs from 6.5 overs
  • Ireland 100 runs from 13.4 overs
  • Namibia innings
  • Powerplay 1-6 overs - Namibia 28/3
  • Namibia 50 runs from 9.3 overs
  • MG Erasmus 50 from 29 balls.
  • Namibia 100 runs from 16.5 overs
Namibia Innings
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