Australia vs Ireland
t20 World Cup Group Match - Wednesday, September 19th 2012

R Premadasa Stadium, Colombo

Result: Australia won by 7 wickets

Toss: Ireland won the toss and decided to bat

Points: Australia 2, Ireland 0

Umpires: Aleem Dar (Pakistan), HDPK Dharmasena (Sri Lanka)

Third umpire: Asad Rauf (Pakistan)

Referee: RS Madugalle (Sri Lanka)

Man of the Match: SR Watson (Australia)

Ireland innings Runs Balls 4s 6s S-Rate
*WTS Porterfield c Starc b Watson 0 1 - - 0.00
PR Stirling c Watson b Starc 7 12 1 - 58.33
EC Joyce c Warner b Maxwell 16 18 3 - 88.89
NJ O'Brien b Watson 20 24 2 - 83.33
+GC Wilson lbw b Hogg 5 5 1 - 100.00
KJ O'Brien c Wade b Watson 35 29 5 - 120.69
AR Cusack not out 15 14 1 - 107.14
DT Johnston b Starc 7 7 1 - 100.00
NG Jones not out 14 10 - 1 140.00
GH Dockrell did not bat
WB Rankin did not bat
Extras (3 lb, 1 w) 4
Total (7 wickets, innings closed, 20 overs) 123

Fall of wickets : 1-0 (Porterfield, 0.1 ov), 2-15 (Stirling, 3.3 ov), 3-25 (Joyce, 5.5 ov), 4-33 (Wilson, 7.2 ov), 5-85 (NJ O'Brien, 14.3 ov), 6-86 (KJ O'Brien, 14.6 ov), 7-101 (Johnston, 17.1 ov)

Australia bowling Overs Mdns Runs Wkts Wides No-Balls
Watson 4 0 26 3 1 -
Starc 4 0 20 2 - -
Cummins 4 0 29 0 - -
Maxwell 2 0 12 1 - -
Christian 2 0 11 0 - -
Hogg 4 0 22 1 - -

Australia innings Runs Balls 4s 6s S-Rate
DA Warner c KJ O'Brien b Dockrell 26 23 4 - 113.04
SR Watson run out (Johnston) 51 30 5 3 170.00
MEK Hussey lbw b KJ O'Brien 10 11 - - 90.91
CL White not out 22 19 3 - 115.79
*GJ Bailey not out 6 8 1 - 75.00
GJ Maxwell did not bat
+MS Wade did not bat
DT Christian did not bat
GB Hogg did not bat
PJ Cummins did not bat
MA Starc did not bat
Extras (4 lb, 6 w) 10
Total (3 wickets, 15.1 overs) 125

Fall of wickets : 1-60 (Warner, 7.1 ov), 2-91 (Watson, 10.1 ov), 3-95 (Hussey, 10.6 ov)

Ireland bowling Overs Mdns Runs Wkts Wides No-Balls
Rankin 4 0 28 0 5 -
Johnston 2 0 21 0 - -
Cusack 2 0 10 0 1 -
Dockrell 3.1 0 31 1 - -
Stirling 1 0 13 0 - -
KJ O'Brien 3 0 18 1 - -

Ireland
  • 50 runs in 10.5 overs (65 balls), Extras 1
  • 5th Wicket: 50 runs in 41 balls (NJ O'Brien 16, KJ O'Brien 35, Ex 1)
  • 100 runs in 16.5 overs (101 balls), Extras 2
  • Innings Break: 123/7 in 20.0 overs (AR Cusack 15, NG Jones 14)
Australia
  • 50 runs in 5.5 overs (35 balls), Extras 7
  • 1st Wicket: 50 runs in 35 balls (DA Warner 17, SR Watson 26, Ex 7)
  • SR Watson: 50 off 28 balls (5 x 4, 3 x 6)
  • 100 runs in 11.5 overs (71 balls), Extras 8
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