RESULT
1st ODI, Dublin (Malahide), September 08, 2014, Scotland tour of Ireland
(36.4/50 ov, T:173) 173/3

Ireland won by 7 wickets (with 80 balls remaining)

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Scorecard summary
Scotland 172/10(40.3 overs)
Craig Young5/46 (10)
Andy McBrine2/36 (9)
Ireland 173/3(36.4 overs)
Josh Davey1/24 (9)
Iain Wardlaw1/29 (7.4)

So a comfortable win for Ireland with the skipper O'Brien bringing them home.

The win was set up though by a brilliant bowling performance from Craig Young who took 5 wickets.

So Ireland take a 1-0 lead in the three match series with the next game here on Wednesday.

Do have a read of Ryan Bailey's report which will be up soon but from Conor Hayes in Malahide it's goodbye.

36.4
2
Wardlaw to K O'Brien, 2 runs

and it's flicked behind square leg for a couple. Ireland win by 7 wickets.

36.3
1
Wardlaw to Thompson, 1 run

turned through a vacant mid wicket region

36.2
Wardlaw to Thompson, no run

and he went for the win, inside edge onto the pads was all he got though

36.1
4
Wardlaw to Thompson, FOUR runs

hit hard in the air down to long-off, another blow like that will win it

end of over 366 runs
IRE: 166/3CRR: 4.61 RRR: 0.50
Stuart Thompson30 (33)
Kevin O'Brien54 (55)
Richie Berrington 6-0-34-1
Safyaan Sharif 7-1-36-0
35.6
1
Berrington to Thompson, 1 run

turned out to deep mid wicket

35.5
Berrington to Thompson, no run

play and a miss outside the off stump

35.4
Berrington to Thompson, no run

hit hard to mid-on

35.3
Berrington to Thompson, no run

pushed to the man at cover

35.2
1
Berrington to K O'Brien, 1 run

turned in front of square for a single this time

35.1
4
Berrington to K O'Brien, FOUR runs

and smacked behind square leg to bring up his fifty, his first in 8 innings for Ireland

end of over 3513 runs
IRE: 160/3CRR: 4.57 RRR: 0.86
Stuart Thompson29 (29)
Kevin O'Brien49 (53)
Safyaan Sharif 7-1-36-0
Richie Berrington 5-0-28-1

Powerplay had to be taken

34.6
4lb
Sharif to Thompson, 4 leg byes

goes fine off the pads and the keeper allows it through

34.5
Sharif to Thompson, no run

driven towards mid-on

34.4
1
Sharif to K O'Brien, 1 run

quick single taken to backward point

34.3
4
Sharif to K O'Brien, FOUR runs

big heave but it's edged down to the third man boundary

34.2
4
Sharif to K O'Brien, FOUR runs

turned very fine and the fielder down there can't prevent another boundary

34.1
Sharif to K O'Brien, no run

defended back to the bowler

end of over 348 runs
IRE: 147/3CRR: 4.32 RRR: 1.62
Kevin O'Brien40 (49)
Stuart Thompson29 (27)
Richie Berrington 5-0-28-1
Safyaan Sharif 6-1-27-0
33.6
1
Berrington to K O'Brien, 1 run

pushed through the covers and the sweeper fields

33.5
Berrington to K O'Brien, no run

misses with the cut shot

33.4
1
Berrington to Thompson, 1 run

flicked behind square for a single

33.3
4
Berrington to Thompson, FOUR runs

cracking cover drive which races away to the rope, great shot

Match details
The Village, Malahide, Dublin
TossIreland, elected to field first
Series
Season2014
Series resultIreland led the 3-match series 1-0
Match numberODI no. 3527
Hours of play (local time)10.15 start, First Session 10.15-13.45, Interval 13.45-14.30, Second Session 14.30-18.00
Match days8 September 2014 - day (50-over match)
ODI debut
Andy McBrine
Andy McBrine
Craig Young
Craig Young
John Anderson
John Anderson
Stuart Poynter
Stuart Poynter
Umpires
Ireland
Mark Hawthorne
England
Michael Gough
Reserve Umpire
Ireland
Louis Fourie
Match Referee
England
Chris Broad
Ireland Innings
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