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 StatusSri Lanka won by 79 runs
Man Of The MatchA Mendis
TossIreland (Elected to Bowl)
UmpiresRichard Kettleborough (Eng) & Richard Smith (Ger)
Match RefereeChris Broad (Eng)

Batting: Sri Lanka

Batsman BatsmanRB4s6sSR
Kushal Janith Pereracaught K O'Brien b MurtaghKushal Janith Perera
caught K O'Brien b Murtagh
Upul Tharangacaught G Wilson b S ThompsonUpul Tharanga
caught G Wilson b S Thompson
Lahiru Thirimannecaught G Wilson b CusackLahiru Thirimanne
caught G Wilson b Cusack
Dinesh Chandimal (WK)caught K O'Brien b K O'BrienDinesh Chandimal (WK)
caught K O'Brien b K O'Brien
Angelo Mathews (C)runout N O'BrienAngelo Mathews (C)
runout N O'Brien
Kithuruwan Vithanagecaught Ed Joyce b StirlingKithuruwan Vithanage
caught Ed Joyce b Stirling
Ashan Priyanjancaught Ed Joyce b DockrellAshan Priyanjan
caught Ed Joyce b Dockrell
Nuwan KulasekarabattingNuwan Kulasekara
Sachithra Senanayakecaught Dockrell b MurtaghSachithra Senanayake
caught Dockrell b Murtagh
Ajantha MendisbattingAjantha Mendis
Extras (18 wides)18 
Total (219-8 in 50 overs) 219 
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

Tim Murtagh1012122.1
Max Sorensen813103.9
Alex Cusack815316.6
Stuart Thompson401914.8
George Dockrell1004614.6
Kevin O'Brien201015.0
Paul Stirling813914.9

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 BatsmanRB4s6sSR
William Porterfield (C)caught K Perera b A MendisWilliam Porterfield (C)
caught K Perera b A Mendis
Paul Stirlingbowled b N KulasekaraPaul Stirling
bowled b N Kulasekara
Ed Joycecaught Chandimal b LakmalEd Joyce
caught Chandimal b Lakmal
Niall O'Brienlbw b A MendisNiall O'Brien
lbw b A Mendis
Gary Wilson (WK)runout ChandimalGary Wilson (WK)
runout Chandimal
Kevin O'Briencaught Senanayake b LakmalKevin O'Brien
caught Senanayake b Lakmal
Stuart Thompsonlbw b A MendisStuart Thompson
lbw b A Mendis
Alex Cusackbowled b LakmalAlex Cusack
bowled b Lakmal
Max Sorensenlbw b N KulasekaraMax Sorensen
lbw b N Kulasekara
George DockrellbattingGeorge Dockrell
Tim Murtaghlbw b SenanayakeTim Murtagh
lbw b Senanayake
Extras (4 wides, 3 leg byes)7 
Total (140-10 in 39.5 overs) 140 
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

Suranga Lakmal812933.6
Nuwan Kulasekara833023.8
Angelo Mathews20603.0
Sachithra Senanayake*7.512713.4
Ajantha Mendis1012732.7
Ashan Priyanjan301103.7
Kithuruwan Vithanage10707.0

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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