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Cricket Scorecard

Sri Lanka tour of England and Ireland 2014

Ireland vs. Sri Lanka, 1st ODI

Castle Avenue, Dublin, May 06, 2014

Match Information

Match Status
Sri Lanka won by 79 runs
Man Of The Match
A Mendis
Ireland (Elected to Bowl)
Richard Kettleborough (Eng) & Richard Smith (Ger)
Match Referee
Chris Broad (Eng)

Batting: Sri Lanka

Batsman RunsBalls4s6sSR
Kushal Janith Pereracaught K O'Brien b Murtagh04000.00
Upul Tharangacaught G Wilson b S Thompson24523046.15
Lahiru Thirimannecaught G Wilson b Cusack8240033.33
Dinesh Chandimal (WK)caught K O'Brien b K O'Brien39613063.93
Angelo Mathews (C)runout N O'Brien30534056.60
Kithuruwan Vithanagecaught Ed Joyce b Stirling5510100.00
Ashan Priyanjancaught Ed Joyce b Dockrell32444072.73
Nuwan Kulasekarabatting423432123.53
Sachithra Senanayakecaught Dockrell b Murtagh3140021.43
Ajantha Mendisbatting18930200.00
Extras (18 wides)18 
Total (219-8 in 50 overs)219 

Fall of Wickets

1/0 (Kushal Janith Perera, 0.4 ov.), 2/25 (Lahiru Thirimanne, 8.4 ov.), 3/57 (Upul Tharanga, 17.6 ov.), 4/90 (Dinesh Chandimal, 28.2 ov.), 5/95 (Kithuruwan Vithanage, 29.2 ov.), 6/135 (Angelo Mathews, 38.2 ov.), 7/160 (Ashan Priyanjan, 42.3 ov.), 8/176 (Sachithra Senanayake, 46.2 ov.)

Bowling: Ireland

BowlerOversMaidensRunsWicketsNo BallsWidesEconomy Rate
Tim Murtagh101212002.1
Max Sorensen81310013.9
Alex Cusack81531086.6
Stuart Thompson40191024.8
George Dockrell100461044.6
Kevin O'Brien20101015.0
Paul Stirling81391024.9

Innings Highlights

Over No.Event TypeEventTeam Score
49.4FOURSorensen to N Kulasekara, FOUR, short and outside off, Kulasekara jumps up and cuts it uppishly over backward point, these are some handy runs216/8
48FOURDockrell to A Mendis, FOUR, excellent batting ftom Mendis, flighted outside off, Mendis makes room, lofts it inside out to the deep extra cover fence197/8
47.5FOURDockrell to A Mendis, FOUR, Mendis getting some useful runs, floated delivery just outside off, he comes down the track and lofts it over the bowlers head for a one bounce four193/8
47.4FOURDockrell to A Mendis, FOUR, Mendis improvising for Sri Lanka, tossed up delivery just outside off, he reverses and hits it wide of sweeper, the fielder tries to get there but can't make it in time189/8
47.1FOURDockrell to N Kulasekara, FOUR, quicker and outside off, Kulasekara plays a cheeky little late cut, he beats the short third man comfortably184/8
46.2OUTMurtagh to Senanayake, out Caught by Dockrell!! Senanayake was struggling to rotate the strike and decides to hit his way out. This was a length delivery, in the slot as well, Senanayake hoicks it straight down the throat of deep mid wicket, Dockrell takes it comfortably. Senanayake c Dockrell b Murtagh 3(14)176/8
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Batting: Ireland

Batsman RunsBalls4s6sSR
William Porterfield (C)caught K Perera b A Mendis37875042.53
Paul Stirlingbowled b N Kulasekara461066.67
Ed Joycecaught Chandimal b Lakmal06000.00
Niall O'Brienlbw b A Mendis33395084.62
Gary Wilson (WK)runout Chandimal3200150.00
Kevin O'Briencaught Senanayake b Lakmal01000.00
Stuart Thompsonlbw b A Mendis170014.29
Alex Cusackbowled b Lakmal10161062.50
Max Sorensenlbw b N Kulasekara17351048.57
George Dockrellbatting18270066.67
Tim Murtaghlbw b Senanayake10132076.92
Extras (4 wides, 3 leg byes)7 
Total (140-10 in 39.5 overs)140 

Recent Overs

W 0 0 0 0 0   -  0 2 0 1 0 0   -  0 0 1 0 4 2   -  0 1 4 0 W

Fall of Wickets

1/4 (Paul Stirling, 1.6 ov.), 2/5 (Ed Joyce, 4.3 ov.), 3/63 (Niall O'Brien, 18.2 ov.), 4/67 (Gary Wilson, 20 ov.), 5/70 (Kevin O'Brien, 21.2 ov.), 6/74 (Stuart Thompson, 22.6 ov.), 7/86 (William Porterfield, 26.3 ov.), 8/97 (Alex Cusack, 29.4 ov.), 9/125 (Max Sorensen, 36.1 ov.), 10/140 (Tim Murtagh, 39.5 ov.)

Bowling: Sri Lanka

BowlerOversMaidensRunsWicketsNo BallsWidesEconomy Rate
Suranga Lakmal81293013.6
Nuwan Kulasekara83302003.8
Angelo Mathews2060003.0
Sachithra Senanayake*7.51271003.4
Ajantha Mendis101273022.7
Ashan Priyanjan30110013.7
Kithuruwan Vithanage1070007.0

Innings Highlights

Over No.Event TypeEventTeam Score
39.5OUTSenanayake to Murtagh, out Lbw!! It's all over finally, it was the quicker delivery on the stumps, it hurried onto him as Murtagh looked to play it off the back foot, he missed it and was struck right in front of the stumps. Murtagh lbw b Senanayake 10(13) [4s-2]140/10
39.3FOURSenanayake to Murtagh, FOUR, tossed up delivery on the stumps, Murtagh comes down the track and lofts it between midwicket and long on140/9
38.5FOURN Kulasekara to Murtagh, FOUR, fuller length delivery on middle, Murtagh drives it straight down the ground, he just jammed his bat and the ball raced away to the fence133/9
36.1OUTN Kulasekara to Sorensen, out Lbw!! The frustrating stand has come to an end, full and this one nipped back in sharply, the ball also kept a bit low and Sorensen was rooted to the back foot, the ball comes back in to strike him right in front of middle and leg. Sorensen lbw b N Kulasekara 17(35) [4s-1]125/9
31.3FOURKithuruwan Vithanage to Sorensen, FOUR, quicker delivery down the leg side, Sorensen gets across and glances it fine off his pads to fine leg108/8
29.4OUTLakmal to Cusack, out Bowled!! He's got his yorker right, very well directed by Lakmal, it tailed in late and Cusack didn't get his bat down quickly, the ball crept under his bat to crash into the stumps. Cusack b Lakmal 10(16) [4s-1]97/8
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