result
6th Match, Colombo (SSC), Feb 4 2010, Sri Lanka Associates T20 Series
174/6
(18.2/20 ov, target 175)178/5
Sri Lanka A won by 5 wickets (with 10 balls remaining)
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Ireland fail despite O'Brien fifty

Ireland could not defend a hefty 174 for 6, as Sri Lanka A cantered homein the 19th over after a whirlwind batting performance.

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Scorecard summary
Ireland174/6(20 overs)
Sri Lanka A178/5(18.2 overs)
18.2
4
Cusack to Jeevan Mendis, FOUR runs
18.1
1
Cusack to Jayasinghe, 1 run
end of over 182 runs
SL-A: 173/5CRR: 9.61 RRR: 1.00
Chinthaka Jayasinghe40 (26)
Jeevan Mendis25 (27)
Peter Connell 3-0-31-0
17.6
1
Connell to Jayasinghe, 1 run
17.5
1
Connell to Jeevan Mendis, 1 run
17.4
Connell to Jeevan Mendis, no run
17.3
Connell to Jeevan Mendis, no run
17.2
Connell to Jeevan Mendis, no run
17.1
Connell to Jeevan Mendis, no run
end of over 179 runs
SL-A: 171/5CRR: 10.05 RRR: 1.33
Chinthaka Jayasinghe39 (25)
Jeevan Mendis24 (22)
Alex Cusack 3-0-38-2
16.6
4
Cusack to Jayasinghe, FOUR runs
16.5
1
Cusack to Jeevan Mendis, 1 run
16.4
Cusack to Jeevan Mendis, no run
16.3
1
Cusack to Jayasinghe, 1 run
16.2
2
Cusack to Jayasinghe, 2 runs
16.1
1
Cusack to Jeevan Mendis, 1 run
end of over 1612 runs
SL-A: 162/5CRR: 10.12 RRR: 3.25
Jeevan Mendis22 (19)
Chinthaka Jayasinghe32 (22)
Gary Kidd 2-0-24-0
15.6
1
Kidd to Jeevan Mendis, 1 run
15.5
1
Kidd to Jayasinghe, 1 run
15.4
4
Kidd to Jayasinghe, FOUR runs
15.3
1
Kidd to Jeevan Mendis, 1 run
15.2
4
Kidd to Jeevan Mendis, FOUR runs
15.1
1
Kidd to Jayasinghe, 1 run
Match details
Sinhalese Sports Club Ground, Colombo
TossIreland, elected to bat first
SeriesSri Lanka Associates T20 SeriesIreland tour of Sri Lanka
Season2009/10
Hours of play (local time)14.00 start, First Session 14.00-15.15, Interval 15.15-15.35, Second Session 15.35-16.55
Match days4 February 2010 - day (20-over match)
T20 debut
Dimuth Karunaratne
Dimuth Karunaratne
Nigel Jones
Nigel Jones
Umpires
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Deepal Gunawardene
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SH Sarathkumara
Reserve Umpire
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Sena Nandiweera
Match Referee
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Graeme Labrooy
PointsSri Lanka A 2, Ireland 0