Commentry

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That's all we have for you from here. Do join us tomorrow for the rest of the qualifiers. Until then, it's goodbye and take care!

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Ed Joyce is adjudged the Man of the Match for his knock that set up the win. He calls the wicket a good one and hopes they play same all throughout the tournament. Knows that they have another big game coming up and he hopes to do well again. Says that the bowling attack did really well today.

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Earlier today, Ireland won the toss and chose to field and put up an impressive display. They restricted UAE to a low score thanks to some brilliant bowling. They kept taking wickets at regular intervals not allowing the UAE batsmen to get away. Anwar was the top scorer for UAE with 30. Their batsmen threw away starts which again cost them the match.

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It's official, the match has been called off. Ireland win by 21 runs by D/L method.Chasing 124, they got to a good start from the captain Porterfield. Stirling went off the field hurt by a short ball from Asadullah. Joyce played well for his 43 to set up the platform. Both he and Kevin O'Brien got out soon along with Poynter as there was a slight delay as the lights went off. The power failure returned with rain to put an end to the match.

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The lights have gone off again. Oh well, they went as the second ball was in play! The news is that it is raining now. Let's hope it clears soon. Ireland are well ahead on the D/L count.

14.2
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to Gary Wilson

Bowls it outside off, Wilson paddles it to short fine leg for a single as the lights go off again.

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Ireland will want to win this quickly!

14.1
1

to William Porterfield

Bowls it on the pads, Porterfield works it off his pads for a single to square leg.

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Raza comes back on.

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It seems the power is back and Gary Wilson walks out to bat.

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Oh hello!! It's gone all dark here as the artificial lights have gone off. We have a power failure!!

13.6
W

Amjad Javed to Andrew Poynter

OUT! Timber! Full and straight on middle, Poynter fails to bring his bat down in time and the ball crashes into the stumps. Is there a twist in this tale? Ireland still need 23 more runs!

13.5
0

Amjad Javed to Andrew Poynter

Good length outside off, Poynter fails to connect.

13.4
4

Amjad Javed to Andrew Poynter

FOUR! Drilled! Full outside off, Poynter drills it through the cover region for a boundary. Nobody moved!

13.3
0

Amjad Javed to Andrew Poynter

Similar length outside off, keeps low. Poynter is beaten all ends up.

13.2
0

Amjad Javed to Andrew Poynter

Beaten! Fuller outside off, Poynter fails to put his bat to the ball.

13.1
1

Amjad Javed to William Porterfield

On a length on the pads, tucked to square leg for a single.

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Andrew Poynter walks out to bat.

12.6
W

to Kevin O'Brien

OUT! Second ball duck for O'Brien! Short in length on middle, O'Brien hits it straight to Shetty at deep square leg for a simple catch. Something to celebrate for UAE!

12.5
0

to Kevin O'Brien

Full on middle, played back to the bowler.

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