Cricket Australia


  • 2012 ICC World Twenty20

    Australia vs Ireland - Match 2

    September 19, 2012, 8:00PM AET R.Premadasa Stadium, Colombo

    Match Status: Completed
    Australia won by 7 wickets

  • Australia 3/ 125 (15.1)
  • Ireland 7/ 123 (20.0)
  • Ireland won the toss and elected to bat
  • Graph
  • Current Run Rate: 8.24
CL White*221930115.79
GJ Bailey681075.00
This Partnership:30 Runs From 25 Balls (R/R: 7.20)

GH Dockrell*3.103119.79
KJ O'Brien3.001816.00

Last Wicket:Hussey, 10 (LBW:O'Brien, Over: 10.6)
Last 5 overs:2 . 1 1wd . 1 . | . . 2 . 1 . | . 1lb . 1 1lb 4 | 4 . 4 2 1 . | 4
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16th Over
Thanks for joining us, standby by India v Afghanistan which is coming up shortly.
So a very comfortable win for Australia. With seven wickets left and 29 balls left - it was comprehensive. Shane Watson is confirmed as Man of the Match for his excellent bowling and fine half century.
Over 15.1: Dockrell to White, FOUR, leans forward and chips one over wide long and the match ends with Australia home with 7 wickets in hand
15th Over
Over 14.6: KJ O'Brien to Bailey, no run, slower ball, aims for the big hit and misses, the ball shaving the stumps. AUS 3/121 (Bailey 6, White 18)
Over 14.5: KJ O'Brien to White, one run, short, plays off the back foot to deep point
Over 14.4: KJ O'Brien to White, two runs, slower ball, drives past the bowler to long on
Over 14.3: KJ O'Brien to White, FOUR, drops short, steps inside it and hooks it away to long leg
Over 14.2: KJ O'Brien to White, no run, full, drives to mid off and sets off, then changes his mind
Over 14.1: KJ O'Brien to White, FOUR, shortish, lifts a pull shot over mid wicket to reach the boundary for the first time tonight
14th Over
Over 13.6: Rankin to Bailey, FOUR, short, gets the pull shot away very nicely - just 14 to win now. AUS 3/110 (Bailey 6, White 7)
Over 13.5: Rankin to White, leg bye, leg side, worked off the pads - again no contact with the bat
Over 13.4: Rankin to Bailey, one run, short, pulls it away to deep square leg
Over 13.3: Rankin to Bailey, no run, leans back and cuts to point
Over 13.2: Rankin to White, leg bye, tries to work to leg, takes the pad
Over 13.1: Rankin to White, no run, defends off the back foot into the covers

Australia: David Warner, Shane Watson, Michael Hussey, George Bailey (c), Cameron White, Glenn Maxwell, Matthew Wade, Daniel Christian, Brad Hogg, Mitchell Starc, Patrick Cummins

Ireland: William Porterfield (c), Paul Stirling, Edmund Joyce, Niall O'Brien, Gary Wilson, Kevin O'Brien, Trent Johnston, George Dockrell, Nigel Jones, Rankin WB, Alex Cusack

Umpires: Aleem Dar (PAK), Dharmasena, HDPK (SLA)
Third Umpire: Asad Rauf (PAK)
Match Refree: Madugalle, RS (SLA)

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