1st ODI, Dublin, May 06, 2014, Sri Lanka tour of England and Ireland
(39.5/50 ov, T:220) 140

Sri Lanka won by 79 runs

Player Of The Match
18* (9) & 3/27
Sri Lanka Innings
Ireland Innings
Match Details
Sri Lanka  (50 ovs maximum)
Kusal Perera c KJ O'Brien b Murtagh04-000.00
Upul Tharanga c †Wilson b Thompson2452-3046.15
Lahiru Thirimanne c †Wilson b Cusack824-0033.33
Dinesh Chandimal c & b KJ O'Brien3961-3063.93
Angelo Mathews (c)run out (NJ O'Brien)3053-4056.60
Kithuruwan Vithanage c Joyce b Stirling55-10100.00
Ashan Priyanjan c Joyce b Dockrell3144-4070.45
Nuwan Kulasekara not out 4234-32123.52
Sachithra Senanayake c Dockrell b Murtagh314-0021.42
Ajantha Mendis not out 189-30200.00
Extras(lb 1, w 18)19
TOTAL50 Ov (RR: 4.38)219/8
Did not bat: Suranga Lakmal 
Fall of wickets: 1-0 (Kusal Perera, 0.4 ov), 2-25 (Lahiru Thirimanne, 8.4 ov), 3-57 (Upul Tharanga, 17.6 ov), 4-90 (Dinesh Chandimal, 28.2 ov), 5-95 (Kithuruwan Vithanage, 29.2 ov), 6-135 (Angelo Mathews, 38.2 ov), 7-160 (Ashan Priyanjan, 42.3 ov), 8-176 (Sachithra Senanayake, 46.2 ov)
Tim Murtagh1012122.10431000
0.4 to MDKJ Perera, finds the edge and it's a wonderful flying catch by Kevin O'Brien diving to his left at second slip, good start for Ireland. 0/1
46.2 to SMSM Senanayake, didn't move his feet trying to slog it over deep midwicket but he can't beat Dockrell who takes the regulation catch at the rope. 176/8
Max Sorensen813103.87323010
Alex Cusack815316.62255130
8.4 to HDRL Thirimanne, and the change works, flashing drive and it finds a thin outside edge which Wilson takes. 25/2
Stuart Thompson401914.75132020
17.6 to WU Tharanga, and a breathrough, pushes at a widish one with not a lot of confidence and a this edge is found, he walks as Thompson celebrates. 57/3
George Dockrell1004514.50386020
42.3 to SMA Priyanjan, tries to hammer him down the ground but he only picks out Ed Joyce at long-on who gathers a nice catch. 160/7
Kevin O'Brien201015.0071010
28.2 to LD Chandimal, hit hard but in the air back to the bowler and he stoops down and plucks it out of the air, the second brilliant catch by Kevin O'Brien this innings. 90/4
Paul Stirling813914.87263120
29.2 to KDK Vithanage, and another one goes, Stirling finds the outside and edge and Joyce takes a simple catch at first slip, Sri Lanka in some bother. 95/5
Ireland  (T: 220 runs from 50 ovs)
William Porterfield (c)c Perera b Mendis3787-5042.52
Paul Stirling  b Kulasekara46-1066.66
Ed Joyce c †Chandimal b Lakmal06-000.00
Niall O'Brien lbw b Mendis3339-5084.61
Gary Wilson run out (Senanayake/†Chandimal)32-00150.00
Kevin O'Brien c Senanayake b Lakmal01-000.00
Stuart Thompson lbw b Mendis17-0014.28
Alex Cusack  b Lakmal1016-1062.50
Max Sorensen lbw b Kulasekara1735-1048.57
George Dockrell not out 1827-0066.66
Tim Murtagh lbw b Senanayake1013-2076.92
Extras(lb 3, w 4)7
TOTAL39.5 Ov (RR: 3.51)140
Fall of wickets: 1-4 (Paul Stirling, 1.6 ov), 2-5 (Ed Joyce, 4.3 ov), 3-63 (Niall O'Brien, 18.2 ov), 4-67 (Gary Wilson, 19.6 ov), 5-70 (Kevin O'Brien, 21.2 ov), 6-74 (Stuart Thompson, 22.6 ov), 7-86 (William Porterfield, 26.3 ov), 8-97 (Alex Cusack, 29.4 ov), 9-125 (Max Sorensen, 36.1 ov), 10-140 (Tim Murtagh, 39.5 ov)
Suranga Lakmal812933.62334010
4.3 to EC Joyce, and the man in great form goes for a duck, a thin edge is found and the keeper takes a simple catch. Ireland in big trouble. 5/2
21.2 to KJ O'Brien, more trouble for Ireland as Kevin O'Brien completely misjudges a pull and the man at midwicket takes a simple catch. 70/5
29.4 to AR Cusack, quick delivery which the batsman plays all around and his middle stump is hit. 97/8
Nuwan Kulasekara833023.75375000
1.6 to PR Stirling, beats his again and this time he's bowled, Stirling played across it and his off stump is hit. 4/1
36.1 to MC Sorensen, and the change works instantly, fullish ball which kept a bit low and gets him on the pads, big appeal and the umpire listens to this one. 125/9
Angelo Mathews20603.0091000
Sachithra Senanayake7.512713.44323000
39.5 to TJ Murtagh, tries another big shot but doesen't get near it and he's trapped on the pads, Sri Lanka win by 79 runs. 140/10
Ajantha Mendis1012732.70410020
18.2 to NJ O'Brien, and Mendis strikes, tries to flick it leg side bit he gets caught in front and the umpire raises the finger, big wicket.. 63/3
22.6 to SR Thompson, skiddier delivery and Thompson gets caught in his crease, absolutely plum. 74/6
26.3 to WTS Porterfield, and the skipper finally goes as he slogs it out to deep midwicket and is caught by Perrera. 86/7
Ashan Priyanjan301103.66111010
Kithuruwan Vithanage10707.0021000
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Clontarf Cricket Club Ground, Dublin
TossIreland, elected to field first
Player Of The Match
Sri Lanka
Ajantha Mendis
Series resultSri Lanka led the 2-match series 1-0
Match numberODI no. 3490
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 days6 May 2014 - day (50-over match)
Richard Kettleborough
Richard Smith
Reserve Umpire
Louis Fourie
Match Referee
Chris Broad
  • Sri Lanka innings
  • Powerplay 1: Overs 0.1 - 10.0 (Mandatory - 28 runs, 2 wickets)
  • Sri Lanka: 50 runs in 15.2 overs (92 balls), Extras 2
  • Drinks: Sri Lanka - 57/3 in 18.0 overs (LD Chandimal 22)
  • Sri Lanka: 100 runs in 30.6 overs (186 balls), Extras 8
  • Powerplay 2: Overs 35.1 - 40.0 (Batting side - 20 runs, 1 wicket)
  • Drinks: Sri Lanka - 123/5 in 36.0 overs (AD Mathews 23, SMA Priyanjan 15)
  • Sri Lanka: 150 runs in 40.4 overs (244 balls), Extras 9
  • Sri Lanka: 200 runs in 48.3 overs (291 balls), Extras 12
  • Innings Break: Sri Lanka - 219/8 in 50.0 overs (KMDN Kulasekara 42, BAW Mendis 18)
  • Ireland innings
  • Powerplay 1: Overs 0.1 - 10.0 (Mandatory - 31 runs, 2 wickets)
  • Ireland: 50 runs in 13.6 overs (84 balls), Extras 0
  • 3rd Wicket: 50 runs in 59 balls (WTS Porterfield 21, NJ O'Brien 30, Ex 0)
  • Ireland: 100 runs in 30.4 overs (184 balls), Extras 6
  • Powerplay 2: Overs 35.1 - 40.0 (Batting side - 18 runs, 2 wickets)
  • Drinks: Ireland - 125/8 in 36.0 overs (MC Sorensen 17, GH Dockrell 13)
Ireland Innings
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