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3rd Match, Dubai, Jan 16 2018, United Arab Emirates Tri-Nation Series
(34.5/50 ov, target 220)223/4
Ireland won by 6 wickets (with 91 balls remaining)
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Rankin three-for, Balbirnie fifty brush Scotland away

Scotland opener Michael Jones made 87 on debut, but the rest of their batsmen crumbled to Boyd Rankin and co. in Dubai

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Scorecard summary
Scotland XI219/10(49.2 overs)
Ireland223/4(34.5 overs)
34.5
4
SG Whittingham to K O'Brien, FOUR runs
34.4
4
SG Whittingham to K O'Brien, FOUR runs
34.3
1
SG Whittingham to Joyce, 1 run
34.2
SG Whittingham to Joyce, no run
34.1
1
SG Whittingham to K O'Brien, 1 run
end of over 349 runs
IRE: 213/4CRR: 6.26 • RRR: 0.44 • Need 7 from 16 overs
Kevin O'Brien4 (5)
Ed Joyce30 (42)
Safyaan Sharif6-0-44-2
Stuart Whittingham7-0-34-0
33.6
3
Sharif to K O'Brien, 3 runs
33.5
Sharif to K O'Brien, no run
33.4
1
Sharif to Joyce, 1 run
33.4
1nb
Sharif to Joyce, (no ball)
33.3
4
Sharif to Joyce, FOUR runs
33.2
Sharif to Joyce, no run
33.1
Sharif to Joyce, no run
end of over 333 runs
IRE: 204/4CRR: 6.18 • RRR: 0.94 • Need 16 from 17 overs
Kevin O'Brien1 (3)
Ed Joyce25 (37)
Stuart Whittingham7-0-34-0
Safyaan Sharif5-0-35-2
32.6
SG Whittingham to K O'Brien, no run
32.5
1lb
SG Whittingham to Joyce, 1 leg bye
32.4
SG Whittingham to Joyce, no run
32.3
SG Whittingham to Joyce, no run
32.3
1nb
SG Whittingham to Joyce, (no ball)
32.2
1
SG Whittingham to K O'Brien, 1 run
32.1
SG Whittingham to K O'Brien, no run
end of over 328 runs • 1 wicket
IRE: 201/4CRR: 6.28 • RRR: 1.06 • Need 19 from 18 overs
Ed Joyce25 (33)
Kevin O'Brien0 (0)
Safyaan Sharif5-0-35-2
Calum MacLeod4-0-25-0
31.6
Sharif to Joyce, no run
Match details
ICC Academy, Dubai
TossIreland, elected to field first
SeriesUnited Arab Emirates Tri-Nation Series
Season2017/18
Player Of The Match
Andy Balbirnie
Andy Balbirnie
Match numberODI No. 3954
Hours of play (local time)09.30 start, First Session 09.30-13.00 Interval 13.00-13.45, Second Session 13.45-17.15
Match days16 January 2018 - day match (50-over match)
ODI debut
Michael Jones
Michael Jones
Michael Jones
Michael Jones
Tom Sole
Tom Sole
Umpires
Scotland XI Image
Alex Dowdalls
India Image
Nitin Menon
Reserve Umpire
Ireland Image
Roly Black
Match Referee
India Image
Manu Nayyar
PointsIreland 2, Scotland 0