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England vs Ireland, 1st ODI Commentary, Live Updates

ENG vs IRE, 2020 - ODI Live Commentary

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Match Ended   
174/4 (27.5/50)
172 (44.4/50)
England beat Ireland by 6 wickets
Right then! Thanks for your company for this game where England have convincingly sealed the game. Both the teams will meet once again at the same ground for the 2nd ODI. That game will be played on Saturday, 1st August 2020 and it will begin at 1830 IST. Join us for that game. Until then, goodbye and stay safe.
For his tormenting bowling display and his maiden 5-fer in ODIs, David Willey is named the Player of the Match. Willey says that he was not sure as he would get an opportunity and says he is happy to wear the Three Lions jersey again. Admits that being part of the 4-year plan and then missing out on the World Cup squad was very difficult but credits the team for the way they performed. Admits that he was thinking about the World Cup squad before but now that is not in his head as he missed out. Tells he is enjoying his cricket and is hopeful that the result keeps coming.
England skipper, Eoin Morgan says that he is happy and credits David Willey as it is generally a good pitch to bat on. Says he showed a lot of courage and it was a very good comeback. Credits Saqib Mahmood as well. Admits they struggled to put partnership before him and Billings did that. On coming back from the break, Morgan tells that the more time they can see guys in pressure situations the better it is. Hopes that the guys can step up and push themselves into the best 15 side. On the talent in the squad, he says it is excellent and credits the guys who have been in the 18 throughout the 4-year period. Tells that they will make assessments on seeing how the bowlers pull up and decide the team for the next game.
Ireland skipper, Andy Balbirnie,says that it was a disappointing day as they did not read the conditions well,and admits that it was going to be tough after being 28/5 against a side like England. Tells they should have dug in and stuck around to get a decent score. Tells they should fight in the second innings. On Campher, he says he played a really good innings and has a great future. Admits that if one of the top order players played an innings like that then it would have been different. On McCarthy's injury, Andrew hopes it is not too serious and he is okay. Credits the bowler for their efforts and giving them the hope by creating openings.
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For England, David Willey was lethal with the ball from the start and took his first ODI fifer. He got good support from Saqib Mahmood who got two wickets. Adil Rashid bowled a brilliant spell at the start of the innings and was effective with the ball, giving away just 30 in his 10-over spell and getting a wicket to his name as well. Tom Curran too bagged a wicket. England will be really happy with the win!
Earlier in the match, after asking Ireland to bat first, England made a perfect start as David Willey removed experienced Paul Stirling in the first over. Willey struck three more times by the 7th over to leave Ireland tattering. Their 5 batters were back in the hut with score reading just 28. However, debutant Curtis Campher came to the rescue as he scored a half-century to add some respectability to the total. Andy McBrine also made some�useful runs. Their partnership meant that Ireland somehow crawled to 172.
Ireland started brightly with the ball even though they lost Barry McCarthy in the first over as he went off due to a knee�injury. McBrine and Young didn't give up got wickets early on in the innings. However, with a very small total in the bank, it was always going to be an uphill task for Ireland.�Billings and Morgan took the game by the scruff off the neck and destroyed the visitors later on.
England faltered at the start as they lost wickets early on. While Bairstow fell in the third over itself, the others got the start but could not continue. However, with the target being so modest, England just needed one good partnership. Sam Billings and Eoin Morgan just provided that by adding an unbeaten 96-run stand. Billings made a fine half-century�on his comeback game to help England take a lead in this series. Morgan played the responsible role as a captain while also smashing shots all around the park.
That is that! A comfortable victory for England in the first match of this 3-match ODI series. England�had started the Test series against West Indies with a defeat but this is the ODI format�and Ireland were up against the World Champions. It was never going to be easy for the visitors�and their start with the bat made things even difficult for them. The first ODI game at home for the Three Lions post their World Cup victory and it starts on a positive note!
27.5
6
Simi Singh To Eoin Morgan
SIX! Bang! Captain Morgan finishes it off in style! Tossed up on middle, Morgan goes downtown and smokes it over long on for a biggie. Comprehensive win for England. THEY WIN BY 6 WICKETS!
27.4
0
Simi Singh To Eoin Morgan
Shorter on off, EM defends it.
27.3
0
Simi Singh To Eoin Morgan
On off, Morgan pushes it to cover.
27.2
1
Simi Singh To Sam Billings
Tossed up on middle, Billings comes down the track and defends it to the leg side for a single.
27.1
2
Simi Singh To Sam Billings
Billings comes down the track and Simi sees it so he darts it around the pads. Sam flicks it wide of short fine leg and gets a couple.
End Of The Over 27 : 165/4
8 Runs
  • 026.1
  • 126.2
  • 226.3
  • 426.4
  • 126.5
  • 026.6
E. Morgan
30 (37)
S. Billings
64 (52)
G. Delany
2-0-12-0
26.6
0
Gareth Delany To Eoin Morgan
Gives this air on off, Morgan blocks it.
26.5
1
Gareth Delany To Sam Billings
Follows it up with a single towards mid-wicket.
26.4
4
Gareth Delany To Sam Billings
FOUR! Dragged down by Delany, Billings says thank you very much I will have this for breakfast, lunch and dinner and pulls it through mid-wicket for a boundary.
26.3
2
Gareth Delany To Sam Billings
Good fielding! Tossed up on off, Billings drives it straight down the ground. Harry Tector runs from long on and puts a very good dive to stop the ball before the ropes and saves a couple.
26.2
1
Gareth Delany To Eoin Morgan
Shorter on off, Morgan punches it towards cover and gets a single.
26.1
0
Gareth Delany To Eoin Morgan
Flighted outside off, Morgan plays a reverse sweep fine. Stirling at first slip saves it.
End Of The Over 26 : 157/4
12 Runs
  • 425.1
  • 125.2
  • 625.3
  • 025.4
  • 025.5
  • 125.6
E. Morgan
29 (34)
S. Billings
57 (49)
C. Young
8-0-56-2
25.6
1
Craig Young To Eoin Morgan
Length ball outside off, Morgan dabs it to third man and keeps the strike. End of an expensive over from Young.
25.5
0
Craig Young To Eoin Morgan
On the pads, Morgan glances it to mid-wicket and shouts a loud no.
25.4
0
Craig Young To Eoin Morgan
On middle and leg, Morgan looks to defend but does so off the outer half of his bat.
25.3
6
Craig Young To Eoin Morgan
SIX! Bang! Captain Morgan joins the party and wants to finish this off as quickly as possible. Bouncer closer to the body, he times it well and swivels his pull over fine leg for a biggie.
25.2
1
Craig Young To Sam Billings
Good length ball on off, Sam plays it towards mid on and follows the boundary with a single. Smart, sensible batting from Billings.
25.1
4
Craig Young To Sam Billings
FOUR! Good timing and the reason why he got a boundary here. Full on off and middle, Billings flicks it right off the meat through mid-wicket. The fielder from deep mid-wicket runs to his left and puts on a dive but fails to stop it.
End Of The Over 25 : 145/4
4 Runs
  • 024.1
  • 024.2
  • 124.3
  • 124.4
  • 124.5
  • 124.6
S. Billings
52 (47)
E. Morgan
22 (30)
G. Delany
1-0-4-0
24.6
1
Gareth Delany To Sam Billings
Short on off and middle, Billings punches it against the spin towards cow corner and keeps the strike. 4 singles off Delany's over.
24.5
1
Gareth Delany To Eoin Morgan
On the pads, Morgan turns it towards mid-wicket and gets to the other end.
24.4
1
Gareth Delany To Sam Billings
Darted on middle and leg, Billings milks it to long on and rotates the strike.
24.3
1
Gareth Delany To Eoin Morgan
Shorter outside off, Morgan punches it against the spin to sweeper cover for one.
24.2
0
Gareth Delany To Eoin Morgan
Leg spinner outside the off stump of the southpaw. Morgan looks to reverse sweep but misses.
24.1
0
Gareth Delany To Eoin Morgan
Floated on off, Morgan defends it.
Gareth Delany is into the attack.
End Of The Over 24 : 141/4
4 Runs
  • 023.1
  • 423.2
  • 023.3
  • 023.4
  • 023.5
  • 023.6
S. Billings
50 (45)
E. Morgan
20 (26)
C. Young
7-0-44-2
23.6
0
Craig Young To Sam Billings
Dot to finish the over. It is on off and kept out by Sam.
23.5
0
Craig Young To Sam Billings
Length ball on off, SB punches it to cover.
23.4
0
Craig Young To Sam Billings
Length ball on middle and off, Billings taps it back to the bowler.
23.3
0
Craig Young To Sam Billings
On off, Billings plays it to the off side but finds the fielder.
23.2
4
Craig Young To Sam Billings
FOUR! FIFTY FOR BILLINGS! He gets it in style. His 3rd ODI fifty and he has played an absolute gem. Slightly short on off, Billings pulls it in front of square on the leg side and gets to his fifty. He needed this to make a mark and put out a statement and now he will look to finish this game as well.
23.1
0
Craig Young To Sam Billings
Good length ball on off, Billings defends it with a dead bat.
End Of The Over 23 : 137/4
9 Runs
  • 122.1
  • 422.2
  • 422.3
  • 022.4
  • 022.5
  • 022.6
E. Morgan
20 (26)
S. Billings
46 (39)
A. McBrine
8-0-47-1
22.6
0
Andy McBrine To Eoin Morgan
Shorter on off, Morgan punches it to cover.
22.5
0
Andy McBrine To Eoin Morgan
Tossed up on middle, Eoin strokes it to mid on.
22.4
0
Andy McBrine To Eoin Morgan
Floated on the pads, Morgan turns it to mid-wicket.
22.3
4
Andy McBrine To Eoin Morgan
FOUR! Back-to-back boundaries and the pull now is followed by a sweep. Tossed up on middle and leg, Morgan sweeps it sweetly behind square leg for a boundary.
22.2
4
Andy McBrine To Eoin Morgan
FOUR! Did not time it sweetly but was placed really well. Short outside off, Morgan hangs on his back foot and pulls it over cow corner for a boundary.
22.1
1
Andy McBrine To Sam Billings
On the pads, Billings turns to the leg side and gets to the other end to move to 46.
End Of The Over 22 : 128/4
9 Runs
  • 421.1
  • 421.2
  • 021.3
  • 021.4
  • 121.5
  • 021.6
E. Morgan
12 (21)
S. Billings
45 (38)
C. Campher
5-0-26-1
21.6
0
Curtis Campher To Eoin Morgan
Length ball on middle and leg, Morgan looks to defend but gets an inside edge onto his pads.
21.5
1
Curtis Campher To Sam Billings
On the pads, SB flicks it and gets a single.
21.4
0
Curtis Campher To Sam Billings
Outside off, Sam leaves it alone.
21.3
0
Curtis Campher To Sam Billings
On the pads, Billings looks to flick but misses and gets hit on the pads.
21.2
4
Curtis Campher To Sam Billings
FOUR! In the air but away! Length ball outside off, Billings cuts it away uppishly wide of the diving point fielder for a boundary. Sam into his fourth gear now.
21.1
4
Curtis Campher To Sam Billings
FOUR! Good shot but also a poor ball. On the pads and a half volley, Billings flicks it with ease through mid-wicket for a boundary.
End Of The Over 21 : 119/4
10 Runs
  • 1 WD20.1
  • 020.1
  • 220.2
  • 120.3
  • 420.4
  • 120.5
  • 120.6
S. Billings
36 (33)
E. Morgan
12 (20)
A. McBrine
7-0-38-1
20.6
1
Andy McBrine To Sam Billings
Tossed up delivery on middle, Billings sweeps towards fine leg for a single.
20.5
1
Andy McBrine To Eoin Morgan
On off, Morgan pushes it towards long off for a run.
20.4
4
Andy McBrine To Eoin Morgan
FOUR! Good shot! Floated delivery on off, Morgan plays a reverse sweep through point for a boundary.
20.3
1
Andy McBrine To Sam Billings
Loopy delivery on middle, Billings sweeps it towards fine leg for a run.
20.2
2
Andy McBrine To Sam Billings
On middle, Billings sweeps it towards fine leg. The batsmen get two runs.
20.1
0
Andy McBrine To Sam Billings
Floated delivery on off, Billings keeps it out.
20.1
wd
Andy McBrine To Sam Billings
WIDE! Tossed up delivery down the leg side, Billings looks to flick but misses it.
Andy McBrine is back on. 6-0-28-1 are his figures so far.
End Of The Over 20 : 109/4
9 Runs
  • 419.1
  • 019.2
  • 419.3
  • 019.4
  • 119.5
  • 019.6
E. Morgan
7 (18)
S. Billings
32 (29)
C. Campher
4-0-17-1
19.6
0
Curtis Campher To Eoin Morgan
Good length ball around off, Morgan defends it out. 9 from the over.
19.5
1
Curtis Campher To Sam Billings
Full and on middle, this one is flicked down to deep mid-wicket for a run.
19.4
0
Curtis Campher To Sam Billings
Short and outside off, Billings cuts but the point fielder makes a fine stop.
19.3
4
Curtis Campher To Sam Billings
FOUR! Billings wants to finish this early. This is exquisite batting from Billings. Fullish and arund off, Billings leans into the shot and punches it through extra cover. The ball races away to the fence.
19.2
0
Curtis Campher To Sam Billings
Good length ball on off and middle, blocked.
19.1
4
Curtis Campher To Sam Billings
FOUR! Pulled away powerfully! Short ball on middle, Billing hammers it towards deep square leg. The fielder there dives to stop but the ball sneaks under him.
End Of The Over 19 : 100/4
10 Runs
  • 1 LB18.1
  • 418.2
  • 018.3
  • 418.4
  • 018.5
  • 118.6
S. Billings
23 (24)
E. Morgan
7 (17)
S. Singh
3-0-14-0
18.6
1
Simi Singh To Sam Billings
Tossed up delivery on middle, Billings punches it through mid on for a run. 100 up for England. The hosts need 73 runs to win the match.
18.5
0
Simi Singh To Sam Billings
Flighted delivery on middle, Billings blocks it off the front foot.
18.4
4
Simi Singh To Sam Billings
FOUR! This is good batting from Billings! On off, Billings plays a reverse sweep through point for a boundary.
18.3
0
Simi Singh To Sam Billings
On middle, Billings comes down the track and blocks it.
18.2
4
Simi Singh To Sam Billings
FOUR! Nice improvisation! Floated delivery on middle, Billings plays a reverse sweep towards third man for a boundary.
18.1
lb
Simi Singh To Eoin Morgan
Tossed up delivery on leg, Morgan looks to sweep but gets it off the pads. It goes towards fine leg. The batsmen take a run. The umpire gives it as a leg bye.
End Of The Over 18 : 90/4
2 Runs
  • 017.1
  • 017.2
  • 1 WD17.3
  • 017.3
  • 017.4
  • 117.5
  • 017.6
S. Billings
14 (19)
E. Morgan
7 (16)
C. Campher
3-0-8-1
17.6
0
Curtis Campher To Sam Billings
On a good length on off, Billings blocks it off the front foot.
17.5
1
Curtis Campher To Eoin Morgan
Short delivery on leg, Morgan pulls it through square leg for a run.
17.4
0
Curtis Campher To Eoin Morgan
Short delivery again on off, Morgan cuts it towards point where the fielder does well to stop it.
17.3
0
Curtis Campher To Eoin Morgan
Short delivery on off, Morgan cuts it to point.
17.3
wd
Curtis Campher To Eoin Morgan
WIDE! On a length and down the leg side, Morgan looks to flick but misses it.
17.2
0
Curtis Campher To Eoin Morgan
Length delivery outside off, Morgan punches it towards point where the fielder fumbles and concedes a single.
17.1
0
Curtis Campher To Eoin Morgan
Short delivery outside off, Morgan cuts it to point.
End Of The Over 17 : 88/4
4 Runs
  • 116.1
  • 116.2
  • 016.3
  • 116.4
  • 116.5
  • 016.6
S. Billings
14 (18)
E. Morgan
6 (11)
S. Singh
2-0-5-0
16.6
0
Simi Singh To Sam Billings
Short delivery on off, Billings pulls it back towards the bowler.
16.5
1
Simi Singh To Eoin Morgan
On off, Morgan punches it through covers for a single.
16.4
1
Simi Singh To Sam Billings
Flighted delivery on middle, Billings flicks it through mid-wicket for a run.
16.3
0
Simi Singh To Sam Billings
On off, Billings defends it off the back foot.
16.2
1
Simi Singh To Eoin Morgan
Floated delivery on middle, Morgan flicks it through mid-wicket for a single.
16.1
1
Simi Singh To Sam Billings
Tossed up delivery on middle, Billings drives it through mid on for a run.
End Of The Over 16 : 84/4
1 Runs
  • 115.1
  • 015.2
  • 015.3
  • 015.4
  • 015.5
  • 015.6
E. Morgan
4 (9)
S. Billings
12 (14)
C. Campher
2-0-6-1
15.6
0
Curtis Campher To Eoin Morgan
Good length delivery on off, Morgan blocks it off the back foot.
15.5
0
Curtis Campher To Eoin Morgan
Length delivery on off, Morgan plays it to point.
15.4
0
Curtis Campher To Eoin Morgan
On a good length and outside off, Morgan offers no shot to this one.
15.3
0
Curtis Campher To Eoin Morgan
BEATEN! Good length delivery outside off, Morgan looks to push but misses it.
15.2
0
Curtis Campher To Eoin Morgan
Outside off, Morgan shoulders arms to this one.
15.1
1
Curtis Campher To Sam Billings
On a length on middle, Billings flicks it towards square leg for a single.
End Of The Over 15 : 83/4
1 Runs
  • 014.1
  • 014.2
  • 014.3
  • 114.4
  • 014.5
  • 014.6
E. Morgan
4 (4)
S. Billings
11 (13)
S. Singh
1-0-1-0
14.6
0
Simi Singh To Eoin Morgan
Loopy delivery on off, Morgan keeps it out.
14.5
0
Simi Singh To Eoin Morgan
On off, Morgan blocks it off the front foot.
14.4
1
Simi Singh To Sam Billings
Full delivery on middle, Billings drives it through mid on for a single.
14.3
0
Simi Singh To Sam Billings
On middle, Billings comes down the track and keeps it out.
14.2
0
Simi Singh To Sam Billings
Flighted delivery on middle, Billings blocks it off the back foot.
14.1
0
Simi Singh To Sam Billings
Tossed up delivery on off, Billings defends it off the front foot.
Simi Singh is on.
End Of The Over 14 : 82/4
5 Runs
  • 013.1
  • 113.2
  • 013.3
  • W13.4
  • 413.5
  • 013.6
E. Morgan
4 (2)
S. Billings
10 (9)
C. Campher
1-0-5-1
13.6
0
Curtis Campher To Eoin Morgan
Fuller and outside off, Morgan lets it go to the keeper. Successful over ends from Campher
13.5
4
Curtis Campher To Eoin Morgan
FOUR! The skipper is off the mark! Shortish and outside off, Morgan hangs on the back foot and taps it through point to get a boundary.
Eoin Morgan is the next batsman in.
13.4
W
Curtis Campher To Tom Banton OUT!
OUT! Caught! Banton's out of here! Campher's debut keeps getting better and better. He got the better of Banton a couple of year's ago in the Under-19 World Cup when the pacer was wearing for South Africa's green now he has got him again while wearing the green of Ireland. Campher hits the deck hard around off, the ball raises a bit off the surface. That does Banton as he looks to pull but gets a top edge which lobs in the air and goes in front of the keeper. Lorcan Tucker takes a simple catch. 4 down for England and Ireland have an outside chance here for sure. England need 95 more.
13.3
0
Curtis Campher To Tom Banton
On a good length on off, Banton blocks it off the back foot.
13.2
1
Curtis Campher To Sam Billings
Full delivery on middle, Billings flicks it through square leg. The batsmen take a single.
13.1
0
Curtis Campher To Sam Billings
Short delivery on middle, Billings looks to pull but gets it off the toe end of the bat.
Debutant Curtis Campher is into the attack.
End Of The Over 13 : 77/3
6 Runs
  • 412.1
  • 012.2
  • 012.3
  • 012.4
  • 112.5
  • 112.6
S. Billings
9 (7)
T. Banton
11 (22)
A. McBrine
6-0-28-1
12.6
1
Andy McBrine To Sam Billings
On middle, Billings comes down the track and flicks it through mid-wicket for a single.
12.5
1
Andy McBrine To Tom Banton
Short delivery on middle, Banton pulls it through square leg. The batsmen cross ends.
12.4
0
Andy McBrine To Tom Banton
On off, Banton comes forward and defends it out.
12.3
0
Andy McBrine To Tom Banton
Floated delivery on middle, Banton flicks it towards the leg side.
12.2
0
Andy McBrine To Tom Banton
On middle, Banton flicks it to mid-wicket.
12.1
4
Andy McBrine To Tom Banton
FOUR! Swept away! Fast hands from Banton. Full and just around off, Banton gets down and powerfully sweeps it through square leg. There is a fielder at deep square leg but Banton has picked his spot nicely. Less than 100 needed for England.
End Of The Over 12 : 71/3
9 Runs
  • 111.1
  • 411.2
  • 411.3
  • 011.4
  • 011.5
  • 011.6
S. Billings
8 (6)
T. Banton
6 (17)
C. Young
6-0-40-2
11.6
0
Craig Young To Sam Billings
Beaten! Good delivery to end the over! Good length ball just outside off, Sam tries to guide it down to third man but fails to connect.
11.5
0
Craig Young To Sam Billings
Good length delivery on off, Sam keeps it out.
11.4
0
Craig Young To Sam Billings
On a good length on off, Billings defends it off the back foot.
11.3
4
Craig Young To Sam Billings
FOUR! Another one! Young once again tries to bowl a bumper but this doesn't rise much. Billings is quickly into the position to hammer it through mid-wicket for another boundary.
11.2
4
Craig Young To Sam Billings
FOUR! That is put away! Short delivery on middle, Billings pulls it through mid-wicket for a boundary.
11.1
1
Craig Young To Tom Banton
Short delivery on leg, Banton pulls it towards fine leg for a single.
End Of The Over 11 : 62/3
3 Runs
  • 010.1
  • 010.2
  • 010.3
  • 010.4
  • 210.5
  • 110.6
T. Banton
5 (16)
S. Billings
0 (1)
A. McBrine
5-0-22-1
10.6
1
Andy McBrine To Tom Banton
Quick run to end the over! Full and on middle, Banton tucks it towards mid-wicket for a quick run.
10.5
2
Andy McBrine To Tom Banton
Very full ball around off and middle, Banton looks to sweep but gets it off the toe end of the bat. Two taken as the ball rolls towards deep square leg.
10.4
0
Andy McBrine To Tom Banton
Full again, this time Banton works it to the man at mid-wicket.
10.3
0
Andy McBrine To Tom Banton
Full and on middle, pushed back to mid on.
10.2
0
Andy McBrine To Tom Banton
Flatter one on middle, Banton comes down the track and pushes it towards mid on.
10.1
0
Andy McBrine To Tom Banton
Floated ball on off, Banton comes forward and blocks it towards mid-wicket.
Powerplay 2 is underway! No more than 4 Ireland fielders can be placed outside the circle now until the 40th over.
End Of The Over 10 : 59/3
5 Runs
  • 09.1
  • 19.2
  • 49.3
  • 09.4
  • W9.5
  • 09.6
S. Billings
0 (1)
T. Banton
2 (10)
C. Young
5-0-31-2
9.6
0
Craig Young To Sam Billings
The batsman has played that off the front foot and into the ground. End of Powerplay 1. England are 59/3.
Sam Billings is the new batsman in.
9.5
W
Craig Young To James Vince OUT!
OUT! CAUGHT BEHIND! Ireland and Young have another one. Vince got a start again, but like the way he has done throughout his career, Vince has thrown it away again. Slightly fuller ball outside off, Vince goes for a drive. The ball kisses the outside edge and goes into the mitts of the keeper. Tucker has an easy one and England lose their 3rd wicket.
9.4
0
Craig Young To James Vince
Good length ball around off, Vince blocks it off his back foot.
9.3
4
Craig Young To James Vince
FOUR! Off the outside edge! Shortish ball outside off, Vince looks hammer it but gets a thick outside edge. The ball goes past Stirling at first slip and into the fence.
9.2
1
Craig Young To Tom Banton
Shortish and outside off, Banton lobs it over point for a run.
9.1
0
Craig Young To Tom Banton
Good length ball on middle, Banton works it towards mid-wicket.
End Of The Over 9 : 54/2
5 Runs
  • 08.1
  • 18.2
  • 48.3
  • 08.4
  • 08.5
  • 08.6
J. Vince
21 (18)
T. Banton
1 (8)
A. McBrine
4-0-19-1
8.6
0
Andy McBrine To James Vince
Full and just outside off, this one is pushed to mid off.
8.5
0
Andy McBrine To James Vince
Shortish and around off and middle, this time Vince blocks it towards mid on.
8.4
0
Andy McBrine To James Vince
Fuller and around off, blocked this time.
8.3
4
Andy McBrine To James Vince
FOUR! Runs coming thick and fast from Vince. Fullish ball around off, Vince sits down and times his sweep to perfection. No chance for anyone to get to the ball as it races to the deep square leg fence.
8.2
1
Andy McBrine To Tom Banton
Banton is off the mark on the 8th ball. 50 up for Ireland. A fuller ball around off, Banton forces it to long on and takes a single.
8.1
0
Andy McBrine To Tom Banton
Floated on off, pushed to mid off by Banton.
End Of The Over 8 : 49/2
12 Runs
  • 07.1
  • 07.2
  • 47.3
  • 47.4
  • 07.5
  • 47.6
J. Vince
17 (14)
T. Banton
0 (6)
C. Young
4-0-26-1
7.6
4
Craig Young To James Vince
FOUR! Hammered! Vince is taking Young on here! Slightly shortish and around off, Vince gets in position and powers it through mid-wicket to bag third boundary of the over.
7.5
0
Craig Young To James Vince
Shortish and around off, cut towards point by Vince.
7.4
4
Craig Young To James Vince
FOUR! Two in a row! This is once again full but on the pads, Vince picks it early and flicks it nicely through mid-wicket. The fielders give it a chase but the ball wins the race.
7.3
4
Craig Young To James Vince
FOUR! Lovely timing from Vince! Too full and just outside off, Vince punches it firmly through mid off and the ball races away to the fence.
7.2
0
Craig Young To James Vince
Shortish and outside off, Vince punches it well but finds the cover fielder.
7.1
0
Craig Young To James Vince
Fuller and around off, blocked back to the bowler.
End Of The Over 7 : 37/2
1 Runs
  • 16.1
  • 06.2
  • 06.3
  • 06.4
  • 06.5
  • 06.6
T. Banton
0 (6)
J. Vince
5 (8)
A. McBrine
3-0-14-1
6.6
0
Andy McBrine To Tom Banton
Confusion again between the batters but no harm done. Floated on off, Banton pushes it towards mid off and wants a run. He spots the fielder and after some time sends his partner back. Luckily there is enough time for Vince to come back in.
6.5
0
Andy McBrine To Tom Banton
Shortish and on off, Banton defends it off the back foot.
6.4
0
Andy McBrine To Tom Banton
Floated on off, Banton keeps it out.
6.3
0
Andy McBrine To Tom Banton
Flatter on off and middle, Banton looks to work it on the leg side but gets a leading edge towards the off side.
6.2
0
Andy McBrine To Tom Banton
Fuller and around off, this time Banton pushes it towards mid on.
6.1
1
Andy McBrine To James Vince
Fuller and around off and middle, Vince nudges it through mid-wicket for a single.
End Of The Over 6 : 36/2
10 Runs
  • 45.1
  • 45.2
  • W5.3
  • 1 LB5.4
  • 05.5
  • 15.6
J. Vince
4 (7)
T. Banton
0 (1)
C. Young
3-0-14-1
5.6
1
Craig Young To James Vince
Very full ball around off, this one is forced wide of the mid on fielder for a run.
5.5
0
Craig Young To James Vince
Shortish and on off, blocked off the back foot.
5.4
lb
Craig Young To Tom Banton
On the hips, Banton looks to tuck it on the leg side but misses to get hit high on the pad. A leg bye taken as the ball goes towards the leg side.
Tom Banton is the new man in at number 4.
5.3
W
Craig Young To Jason Roy OUT!
OUT! LBW! Gets his man this time. Dead plumb! Ireland are not giving up so early. They have send both the openers packing and would think they are clearly in the game. Slightly shortish in length, around off and middle, it hurries to the batsman as Roy fails to put bat on ball and gets hit on the pads. Ireland appeal and the umpire raises the finger. Roy doesn't think of review and keeps walking.
5.2
4
Craig Young To Jason Roy
FOUR! Another one! This one is angled into the pads of Roy by Young. Roy tickles it down to fine leg and the ball races away to the fence.
5.1
4
Craig Young To Jason Roy
FOUR! Short and outside off, Roy looks to cut but gets an under edge and the ball races down to the third man fence.
End Of The Over 5 : 26/1
12 Runs
  • 14.1
  • 14.2
  • 14.3
  • 24.4
  • 64.5
  • 14.6
J. Roy
16 (19)
J. Vince
3 (5)
A. McBrine
2-0-13-1
4.6
1
Andy McBrine To Jason Roy
Fuller and on middle, pushed through mid on for a single.
4.5
6
Andy McBrine To Jason Roy
SIX! Slogged away! He finally connects one and sends it sailing over mid-wicket for a biggie. Loopy ball around middle, Roy gets in position and hammers it over the mid-wicket fence.
4.4
2
Andy McBrine To Jason Roy
Shouts for catch it but it lands safe. A full ball around middle, Roy skips down the track and lofts it wide of long on for two.
4.3
1
Andy McBrine To James Vince
This time Vince skips down the track and works it towards mid-wicket for a single.
4.2
1
Andy McBrine To Jason Roy
Fuller and around middle, Roy skips down the track and forces it down to long on for an easy single.
4.1
1
Andy McBrine To James Vince
Shortish ball on the pads, Vince nudges it towards deep square leg for a run.
End Of The Over 4 : 14/1
2 Runs
  • 03.1
  • 03.2
  • 13.3
  • 03.4
  • 13.5
  • 03.6
J. Roy
6 (15)
J. Vince
1 (3)
C. Young
2-0-5-0
3.6
0
Craig Young To Jason Roy
Fuller and just around off, this one is pushed toward mid off.
3.5
1
Craig Young To James Vince
Vince is off the mark as he drives this towards covers. The mid off fielder does well to stop the ball with a dive.
3.4
0
Craig Young To James Vince
Shortish and around off, pushed back to the bowler.
3.3
1
Craig Young To Jason Roy
A single now! A shortish ball around off, pushed towards mid on for a single.
3.2
0
Craig Young To Jason Roy
Good length ball down the leg side. Roy looks to flick but misses. Hits the pad and goes behind where Tucker fails to gather it.
3.1
0
Craig Young To Jason Roy
Confusion but safe in the end! A shortish ball on the body, Vince blocks it towards the leg side. Vince wants a single and takes off. The bowler gets to the ball quickly and throws is at his end but misses. Vince will not want to get out in this way when he has a point to prove.
End Of The Over 3 : 12/1
1 Runs
  • 12.1
  • 02.2
  • 02.3
  • 02.4
  • W2.5
  • 02.6
J. Vince
0 (1)
J. Roy
5 (11)
A. McBrine
1-0-1-1
2.6
0
Andy McBrine To James Vince
Floated on off and middle, Vince starts his innings with a defense to the on side.
James Vince walks out at number 3 for England.
2.5
W
Andy McBrine To Jonny Bairstow OUT!
OUT! LBW! Excellent review from McBrine and Balbirnie and Ireland have struck early. Do not go anywhere ladies and gentleman, Ireland have hope in this game. Beautiful delivery from McBrine. He bowls it slow and gives it a lot of air on off, Bairstow looks to defend but the off-break turns and he gets hit on the pad. McBrine and co. go up in an appeal but the umpire turns it down. McBrine and Balbirnie have a chat and the skipper decides to go for the review. Replay rolls in and Ultra Edge confirms no involvement of bat. Time for the Ball Tracker and it shows three reds. Bairstow has to walk back and Ireland have what the doctor ordered, an early wicket.
Review time! Bairstow looks to defend but misses and gets hit on the pads. The umpire thinks it is spinning too much but Ireland have taken the review. Let's see what the replays have to say. Ball Tracker comes in and THREE REDS. That is the end for Bairstow.
2.4
0
Andy McBrine To Jonny Bairstow
Slower through the air on middle and leg, Bairstow flicks it to mid-wicket.
2.3
0
Andy McBrine To Jonny Bairstow
Tossed up outside off, Bairstow looks to sweep it from outside off but misses and gets hit on the pads.
2.2
0
Andy McBrine To Jonny Bairstow
Flighted on off and middle, Jonny plays it to mid on.
2.1
1
Andy McBrine To Jason Roy
McBrine starts with a floated delivery on the pads, Roy flicks it towards mid-wicket and gets a single.
Andy McBrine is into the attack.
End Of The Over 2 : 11/0
7 Runs
  • 01.1
  • 4 LB1.2
  • 11.3
  • 01.4
  • 01.5
  • 21.6
J. Bairstow
2 (3)
J. Roy
4 (10)
C. Young
1-0-3-0
1.6
2
Craig Young To Jonny Bairstow
Bairstow is off the mark! On the pads, Jonny flicks it through square leg and gets a couple to finish the over.
1.5
0
Craig Young To Jonny Bairstow
OHH! Good length ball on middle and off, Bairstow looks to play this one straight but gets a little bit of bat onto the pads. If it was not for the inside edge, it could have well been a plumb LBW.
1.4
0
Craig Young To Jonny Bairstow
Young hits the deck hard on middle and leg, Bairstow looks to pull but misses and gets hit on the thigh pad.
1.3
1
Craig Young To Jason Roy
Little bit of bounce from the pitch for Young. It is on middle, Roy is taken by surprise but he manages to flick it towards mid-wicket for a single.
1.2
lb
Craig Young To Jason Roy
FOUR LEG BYES! Poor ball from Young. He strays down the leg side, Roy looks to flick but misses and the ball goes fine down the leg side after kissing his thigh pad and to the fine leg fence.
1.1
0
Craig Young To Jason Roy
Young starts with a length delivery around off, Roy looks to flick it on the leg side but he does so off the inner half of his bat and the ball hits his leg. Bairstow needs the single but Roy sends him back as it is too risky.
Craig Young to bowl with the second new ball.
End Of The Over 1 : 4/0
4 Runs
  • 00.1
  • 00.2
  • 00.3
  • 3 NB0.4
  • 00.4
  • 00.5
  • 10.6
J. Roy
3 (7)
J. Bairstow
0 (0)
P. Stirling
0.1-0-1-0
0.6
1
Paul Stirling To Jason Roy
Shorter on off and middle, Roy punches it to long on and keeps the strike.
Things going from bad to worse for Ireland. Barry McCarthy is in some discomfort and looks like he injured himself while landing as he did it awkwardly. Big blow for the tourists as he was picked ahead of the experienced Rankin and Adair. He is off the field and Paul Stirling to finish off his over.
0.5
0
Barry McCarthy To Jason Roy
On off, Roy blocks it.
0.4
0
Barry McCarthy To Jason Roy
Nothing off the Free Hit. Fuller on middle and leg, Roy flicks it to mid-wicket.
0.4
nb
Barry McCarthy To Jason Roy
NO BALL! Uppish but safe. Good length delivery outside off, Roy drives it on the up wide of diving point and gets a couple as the man from third man stops it before the ropes. NO BALL! It has been called No Ball by the third umpire. FREE HIT to follow.
0.3
0
Barry McCarthy To Jason Roy
Fuller on off, Roy plays it to mid off.
0.2
0
Barry McCarthy To Jason Roy
Good length ball close to off pole, Roy dabs it towards second slip. Looks for a single but decides against it. Good call.
0.1
0
Barry McCarthy To Jason Roy
Good start for McCarthy. Fullish ball outside off, it shapes away from the right-hander. Roy looks to drive but misses.
Time for the run chase! The England openers, Jason Roy and Jonny Bairstow, are out in the middle and raring to go now. The Ireland players come out too now. They will be hoping for a miracle to have a chance in this game. Barry McCarthy to start the proceedings for the Irish. Here we go!
Match Info
  • Venue The Rose Bowl, Southampton
  • Weather Sunny
  • Toss Englandwon the toss and elected to field
  • Result England beat Ireland by 6 wickets
  • Player of the Match David Willey
  • Umpire Alex Wharf (ENG), Mike Burns (ENG) and Martin Saggers (ENG)
  • Referee Phil Whitticase (ENG)
Match Notes
  • Innings Break: Ireland 172/10 in 44.4 overs
  • D Willey maiden ODI 5-wicket haul: 5/30 (8.4)
  • Power play 2 (11-40): Ireland 152/8 (115 runs, 3 wickets)
  • Ireland 150/8 in 39.1 overs
  • C Campher maiden ODI fifty: 50 runs in 103 balls (4x4) (0x6)
  • 8th wkt Partnership: 52 off 85 balls between C Campher (24) and A McBrine (28)
  • Drinks: Ireland 124/7 in 35.0 overs
  • Ireland 100/7 in 30.1 overs
  • Referral 2 (28.5 ovs): England against A McBrine (LBW) Unsuccessful (ENG: 1, IRE: 2)
  • Drinks: Ireland 60/5 in 15.0 overs
  • Ireland 50/5 in 13.3 overs
  • Power play 1 (1-10): Ireland 37/5
  • Ireland 28/5: L Tucker lbw b D Willey 0(1)
  • Referral 1 (6.2 ovs): ENG against L Tucker (LBW) Successful (ENG: 2, IRE: 2)
  • H Tector and C Campher makes their ODI debut for Ireland
  • England 150/4 in 25.2 overs
  • S Billings 3rd ODI fifty: 50 runs in 41 balls (9x4) (0x6)
  • England 100/4 in 19.0 overs
  • Drinks: England 88/4 in 17.0 overs
  • England 50/2 in 8.2 overs
  • England 12/1: J Bairstow lbw b A McBrine 2(7)
  • Referral 1 (2.5 ovs): IRE against J Bairstow (LBW) Successful (IRE: 2, ENG: 2)
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