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IRE242/9(50.0ov)ZIM237/9(50.0ov)

Ireland beat Zimbabwe by 5 runs

49.6Adair to Chatara

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Full toss but Chatara cannot make the most of it. He hits it wide of sweeper cover but all along the ground. He gets just a single. IRELAND WIN BY 5 RUNS.

49.5Adair to Burl

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OUT! Run Out! How anti climatic is this? Adair bowls it full on middle and leg, Burl lofts his flick to the left of square leg. Getkate in the deep there gets to the ball quickly. Burl was desperate to get the second but Shane releases the ball quickly. It is a bit wide of Tucker at the keeper's end. He dives to disturb the stumps and the umpire raises his finger. Burl's fight comes to an end. He cannot take his side home but what a fight he showed. Take a bow!

49.4Adair to Burl

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Perfect yorker! It is on the legs, Burl swings his bat at it but misses. 8 needed off 2 now.

49.3Adair to Burl

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FOUR! Maiden 50 for Burl but the job is not done. 8 needed off 3 now. He gets to his first ODI fifty with a flick wide of square leg. The fielder in the deep gives it a chase but fails.

49.2Adair to Burl

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Fumble in the outfield allows the batsmen to take two. Full on middle and leg, Burl flicks it wide of long on. McBrine there misfields allowing them to take two. 12 needed off 4 now.

49.1Adair to Burl

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Dot to start! Adair bowls it full on the pads, Burl tries to flick it but misses. The ball rolls to fine leg off his pad but he does not take a run.

48.6Murtagh to Jarvis

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Jarvis looks to flick it off his pads but can only get it off his pads. Just one run and a wicket in his last over.

48.5Murtagh to Tiripano

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OUT! Bowled! What a sight for a fast bowler to see the stumps rattling. Murtagh bowls one on a length and on the stumps. Tiripano looks to deposit it outside the park but can only manage to miss it and connect with thin air. The ball hits the top of middle stump and the bails fly off. What a bowling performance from him to get to his maiden 5-wicket haul in ODIs. He has been sensational in this match.

48.4Murtagh to Tiripano

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Tiripano now swings wildly but can only connect with thin air. Murtagh bowls one on the length and on the stumps.

48.3Murtagh to Burl

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Finally Burl flicks this length ball on his pads towards the mid-wicket and gets to the other end.

48.2Murtagh to Burl

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48.2: Tim Murtagh to R Burl,Another dot. Superb bowling this from Tim. Murtagh bowls one outside off and Burl once again fails to lay bat on ball and the ball whizzes past the outside edge.

48.1Murtagh to Burl

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BEATEN! Dot to start the over. Murtagh bowls one on a length and outside off, Burl looks to cut it off the back foot but misses it and the ball goes past the outside edge to the keeper.

47.6Getkate to Burl

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Length delivery on off, Burl punches it towards point. The batsmen change ends. 7 runs from the over. Ireland need 15 runs in 12 balls to win the match.

47.5Getkate to Tiripano

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On a length on off, Tiripano drives it through point for a run.

47.4Getkate to Tiripano

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On a length on middle, Tiripano lofts it over wide mid on. It falls in no man's land. The batsmen get two runs.

47.3Getkate to Tiripano

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Length delivery on off, Tiripano plays it to point.

47.2Getkate to Tiripano

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On a length on leg, Tiripano flicks it through square leg. The batsmen get two runs.

47.1Getkate to Burl

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IN THE AIR BUT SAFE! Length delivery outside off, Burl comes down the track and looks to go big but gets a top edge. It goes towards third man where the fielder picks the ball in one bounce. The batsmen take a run.

46.6O'Brien to Tiripano

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46.6: K O'Brien to D Tiripano, FOUR! Tiripano is playing a great hand here. He see the width on this length ball outside off and slashes it hard and over the cover fielder towards the extra cover fence for a boundary. 22 off 18 needed.

46.5O'Brien to Tiripano

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46.5: K O'Brien to D Tiripano, Tiripano defends a fuller one off his back foot towards the off side.

46.4O'Brien to Burl

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46.4: K O'Brien to R Burl, Burl looks to pull a shorter delivery on the pads but fails to get it off the bat and gets hit on the pads. The batsmen cross over and the umpire signals it as a leg bye.

46.3O'Brien to Burl

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46.3: K O'Brien to R Burl, Burl this time looks to drive a fuller length ball through the off side but only manages to get an outside edge, which runs down towards the third man and the batsman cross for a couple.

46.2O'Brien to Burl

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46.2: K O'Brien to R Burl, RUN OUT MISSED! On a length and on the pads Burl flicks it off his pads toward mid-wicket and sets off quickly. The fielder there does the clean up act and throws the ball towards the non striker's end but Kevin fails to collect it andthe batsman come back for a couple.

46.1O'Brien to Tiripano

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46.1: K O'Brien to D Tiripano, On a length and on the stumps, Tiripano drives it to long on and gets to the other end.

45.6Rankin to Burl

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Good length delivery on off, Burl blocks it off the back foot. Zimbabwe need 32 runs in 24 balls to win the match.

45.5Rankin to Tiripano

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Short delivery, Tiripano pulls it towards mid-wicket for a single.

45.4Rankin to Tiripano

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FOUR! What a shot. Full on off, Tiripano comes down the track and lofts it over mid off for a boundary.

45.3Rankin to Tiripano

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On a good length on off, Tiripano plays it to point.

45.2Rankin to Tiripano

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Length delivery on middle, Tiripano flicks it to mid-wicket.

45.1Rankin to Burl

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Full on off, Burl drives it through covers. The batsmen cross ends.

44.6Murtagh to Tiripano

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On a length and outside off, Tiripano punches it to point. Zimbabwe need 38 runs in 30 balls.

44.5Murtagh to Tiripano

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Length delivery outside off, Tiripano plays it to point.

44.4Murtagh to Tiripano

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On a length and outside off, Tiripano taps it towards point.

44.3Murtagh to Burl

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On a length on leg, Burl flicks it towards fine leg for a single.

44.2Murtagh to Burl

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On a good length on middle, Burl defends it off the back foot.

44.1Murtagh to Burl

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Length delivery outside off, Burl comes down the track and drives it through covers for a single.

43.6Adair to Burl

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Length ball around off, Burl comes down the track and strokes it to the right of sweeper cover for a run.

43.5Adair to Burl

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Good length ball on the stumps, Burl defends with a straight bat.

43.4Adair to Tiripano

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Slower delivery around off, Tiripano taps it down to third man for a single.

43.3Adair to Tiripano

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FOUR! Stand and deliver! The ball is pitched short and outside off, Tiripano frees his arms and cuts the ball through the cover region for a boundary. The chase looks to be back on!

43.2Adair to Burl

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Pitched on the leg stump line, Burl flicks the ball to square leg for a single.

43.1Adair to Burl

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Full on off, Burl drives it but straight back to Adair.

42.6Rankin to Burl

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Length delivery on middle, Burl flicks it towards mid-wicket for a run. Just 3 runs from the over.

42.5Rankin to Tiripano

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On a length on off, Tiripano dabs it towards third man. The batsmen cross ends.

42.4Rankin to Tiripano

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Good length delivery on off, Tiripano defends it off the back foot.