PAKISTAN (B1) vs IRELAND (A2) at Kennington Oval Super Eight ICC World Twenty20 in England 2009


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PAKISTAN (B1) vs IRELAND (A2) at Kennington Oval Super Eight

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Pakistan pull off comfortable victory over Ireland to reach the Semi Finals

Pakistan Cricket team Ireland Cricket team Pakistan beat Ireland by 39 runs to secure a berth in the Semi Finals of the ICC World twenty 20 Championship. The Pak team were dominant in all aspects of the game. Kamran Akmal, once again came through for Pakistan and was the top scorer with 57 runs. Shahzaib Hasan (23) and Shahid Afridi (24) also made notable contributions to Pakistan's total of 159/5. Kyle McCallan was the most successful bowler for Ireland taking 2 wickets at the cost of 26 runs.
In the batting line-up of the Irish, only three players were able to score double-digits. Opener William Porterfield (40 runs off 36 balls) tried to build a strong innings, but the Pakistan bowlers kept Ireland on their toes and took wickets at regular intervals. From 87/3 in 13 overs, Ireland only reached 111/9 in 18.3 overs. Saeed Ajmal was the one who wreaked most havoc on the Irish batsmen taking 4 wickets and conceding only 19 runs in 4 overs. Ireland were able to gather just 120/9 in the allotted 20 overs.
Kamran Akmal was named Player of the Match.
2009 ICC World Twenty20 Match 21: PAK vs IRE, Group F, June 15: Pakistan 159-5 (Akmal 57, Hasan 23, Afridi 24, McCallan 2-26 ) beat Ireland 120-9 (Porterfield 40, K O'Brien 26, Ajmal 4-19, Gul 2-19) by 39 runs

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PAKISTAN (B1) vs IRELAND (A2) at Kennington Oval Super Eight

Scores

Pakistan won by 39 runs
Toss - Pakistan; elected to bat
159/5 (20.0 overs)
120/9 (20.0 overs)

Pakistan Innings
 
 
Runs
Balls
4s
6s
Kamran Akmal
 
b Johnston
57
51 5 1
Hasan c McCallan b Cusack
23
19 3 1
Shahid Afridi c Mooney b McCallan
24
13 3 0
Khan
 
b West
10
8 1 0
Misbah c N O'Brien b McCallan
20
14 1 1
Razzaq not out
 
15
9 0 1
Shoaib Malik not out
 
4
7 0 0
Extras
 
1nb 2w 3lb 6
 
Total
 
5 wickets 159 (20.0 ovs)

Bowler
O
M
R
W
Rankin 4.0 0 11 0
Johnston 4.0 0 45 1
Cusack 4.0 0 41 1
West 4.0 0 33 1
McCallan 4.0 0 26 2
Fall of wicket
 
38 Hasan
78 Shahid Afridi
102 Khan
133 Kamran Akmal
141 Misbah

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Ireland Innings
 
 
Runs
Balls
4s
6s
Porterfield c Khan b Saeed Ajmal
40
36 2 0
N O'Brien c and b Aamer
7
10 1 0
Stirling
 
b Shahid Afridi
17
16 2 0
K O'Brien st Kamran Akmal b Saeed Ajmal
26
30 1 0
Mooney c Razzaq b Saeed Ajmal
2
8 0 0
Johnston
 
b Umar Gul
0
1 0 0
White
 
b Umar Gul
5
7 0 0
Cusack st Kamran Akmal b Saeed Ajmal
2
2 0 0
McCallan not out
 
2
6 0 0
West run out
 
1
1 0 0
Rankin not out
 
5
5 0 0
Extras
 
2nb 3w 1b 7lb 13
 
Total
 
9 wickets 120 (20.0 ovs)

Bowler
O
M
R
W
Aamer 4.0 0 19 1
Razzaq 3.0 0 18 0
Shahid Afridi 4.0 0 26 1
Saeed Ajmal 4.0 0 19 4
Shoaib Malik 1.0 0 11 0
Umar Gul 4.0 0 19 2
Fall of wicket
 
13 N O'Brien
42 Stirling
87 Porterfield
93 Mooney
99 Johnston
108 K O'Brien
110 Cusack
110 White
111 West

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Umpires: R E Koertzen, R J Tucker, R S Madugalle, M R Benson

Ireland: Porterfield (Captain), Stirling, N O'Brien (Wicket Keeper), K O'Brien, White, Mooney, Johnston, Cusack, McCallan, West, Rankin

Pakistan: Hasan, Kamran Akmal (Wicket Keeper), Shoaib Malik, Khan (Captain), Misbah, Shahid Afridi, Fawad Alam, Razzaq, Umar Gul, Aamer, Saeed Ajmal



Editor: Nishanth Gopinathan.