Well, well, well, that wasn’t what we expected. The chase looked dead and buried at 61 for 4 in the 10th over; Scotland was cock-a-hoop, it looked like a bare certainty at that point, but then Campher came in with renewed vigour. The Scots were left in disarray after Ireland counter-punched and conceded 18 in the 13th over. With Dockrell, he found an ideal ally, ran hard, converted one into two, two into three, and kept the boundaries coming almost constantly.
Campher and Dockrell combined to score an unbeaten 119 runs as Scotland panicked and made several errors. When the top order went cheaply, it didn’t seem likely to happen. Before halfway, Balbirnie, Stirling, Tucker, and Tector all fell within the first five overs. Until Campher and Dockrell, Scotland, thought they were safe.
Scotland won the toss and elected to bowl. Because Andrew Balbirnie likes to play with targets. Ireland T20 captain Richie Berrington (C) is pleased to see that he can bat first.
Name of 11 players of Scotland: George Munsey, Michael Jones, Matthew Cross(wk), Richie Berrington(c), Calum MacLeod, Michael Leask, Chris Greaves, Mark Watt, Josh Davey, Safyaan Sharif, Brad Wheal.
Name of 11 players of Ireland: Paul Stirling, Andrew Balbirnie(c), Lorcan Tucker(w), Harry Tector, Curtis Campher, George Dockrell, Gareth Delany, Mark Adair, Simi Singh, Barry McCarthy, Joshua Little.
Scotland Team Batting Scorecard Data of T20 World Cup:
1. George Munsey- 01(02) – SR (50.00)
2. Michael Jones- 86(55) – SR (156.36)
3. Matthew Cross(wk)- 28(21)- SR (133.33)
4. Richie Berrington(c)- 37(27) Not Out- SR (137.77)
5. Michael Leask- 17(13) Not Out- SR (130.77)
6. Calum MacLeod- 00(03)- SR (0.00)
Extra Run: 7 (nb 1, b 0, penalty 0, w 4, lb 2)
Total Run: 176 (20 over, 5 Wickets) RR 8.8
The Ireland team has always performed well. Their young teammates played well, and they played to win the match. If George Munsey or Matthew Cross had paired well with me today, maybe we could have pushed the run further. But unfortunately, we lost wickets very early because of their excellent bowling line. I tried as much as I could. But if our bowling line is a little better, we could put a little pressure on the Scotland teams. But we failed their batters. They played very well.
Ireland Team Bowler Scorecard Data of T20 World Cup:
Ireland Team Batting Scorecard Data of T20 World Cup:
1. Paul Stirling- 08(10) – SR (80.00)
2. Andrew Balbirnie(c)- 14(12) – SR (116.67)
3. Lorcan Tucker(wk)- 20(17)- SR (117.65)
4. Harry Tector- 14(16)- SR (87.50)
5. Curtis Campher- 72(32) Not Out- SR (225.00)
6. George Dockrell- 39(27)- SR (144.44)
Extra Run:13 (nb 0, b 1, penalty 0, w 9, lb 3)
Total Run: 180 (20 over, 4 Wickets) RR 9.87
Today when I went to bat, I was supporting myself. I was confident in executing the exercises I did on the net. I have batted in the middle order in domestic games, which has helped me. The way Andrew Balbirnie played gave us momentum, and when George Dockrell came on, I thought he should go over because I was hitting with the wind. He hit some boundaries, and I took my chances.
Scotland Team Bowler Scorecard Data of T20 World Cup:
Ireland Beat Scotland To Win The Match By 6 Wickets
As a result, this group is still going strong. Zimbabwe, Scotland, and Ireland all have one win each, though the last has a game in hand. For West Indies to advance to the next tournament stage, they must win both of their remaining games. The next match is against Zimbabwe, which will take place shortly. Keep changing tabs to keep up with everything. I’ll say goodbye for now.
Andrew Balbirnie | Winning captain – It’s hard to remember a more critical partnership than Andrew Balbirnie’s as a winning captain. Though we played some excellent cricket throughout the year, we could not maintain the partnership toward the end. The first game started disappointingly; we had a modest first half here but somehow got away with it, but we need to perform better in the next one.
Richie Berrington | Losing captain – Positives with the bat: Jones batted beautifully throughout the innings, the others contributed, and I was pleased with the final score despite missing out on a few runs at the end. We needed to take early wickets to put them under pressure, but Campher and Dockrell did that flawlessly, and they won the game for us. Having experienced a similar situation last year, we have learned from it. Tomorrow we’ll take a day off and prepare for the next game.