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Match tied | Netherlands Vs Ireland Live Score, ICC World Cricket League Championship

So that means Ireland have qualified for the 2015 World Cup.
This is the first time that a game is tied in the ICC World Cricket League Championship. Netherlands should have won it easily after being well set at one stage. They played a little slowly as the innings neared its death. But credit to the Ireland bowlers for making life difficult for the batsmen. It was down to 13 runs required off the last over. John Mooney was given to duties and he started off in grand fashion conceding just 2 runs in the first four balls. But Rippon held his nerve and managed to stun the Irish by his lusty hits in the last two balls.
End of over 50, 12 runs (. W . 2 4 6 )
NED: 271/9
Michael Rippon - 14(9) This over: 12 runs
Ahsan Malik - 0(0) This over: 0 runs
John Mooney
(3.0 - 0 - 29 - 0)
49.6 John Mooney to Michael Rippon 6
SIX, would you believe it, Netherlands have managed to tie the game here with a stunning hit. Surprisingly, John Mooney opts to bowl another short ball, this was slower and outside off stump, Rippon picked that early, waited and smacks a muscular pull and it sails over the ropes between long on and mid-wicket
49.5 John Mooney to Michael Rippon 4
FOUR, that has been the course of this over. Short outside off stump, Rippon reaches out, manages to loft it over the infield and beats mid off into the boundary
49.4 John Mooney to Michael Rippon 2
2 runs, short again, Rippon makes contact and pulls it along the ground between midwicket and long on
49.3 John Mooney to Michael Rippon 0
no run, short of length delivery outside off stump, Rippon slogs across, but misses
Ahsan Malik, right handed bat, comes to the crease
49.2 John Mooney to Edgar Schiferli W
out Schiferli Run Out!! Another shortish one, this time the slower ball, Schiferli swings across the line and fails to make contact, he was late in responding to his partner's call for a single, the keeper fires a fine throw to the bowler who runs back and whips the bails off. Schiferli run out (Gary Wilson/John Mooney) 0(2)
49.1 John Mooney to Edgar Schiferli 0
no run, a good surprise short ball on the stumps, Schiferli misses the pull. Crucial dot ball
John Mooney [2.0-0-17-0] is back into the attack
End of over 49, 3 runs (1lb 1 . 1 W . )
NED: 259/8
Michael Rippon - 2(5) This over: 1 runs
Edgar Schiferli - 0(0) This over: 1 runs
Alex Cusack
(6.0 - 0 - 27 - 1)
48.6 Alex Cusack to Michael Rippon 0
no run, huge shout for LBW, not given. fantastic length ball that swings back late into the right-hander, Rippon misses and is hit just outside the line of off stump. He tries to steal a single as the ball is just beside the pitch, but the keeper runs quickly and prevents the run
Edgar Schiferli, right handed bat, comes to the crease
48.5 Alex Cusack to Mudassar Bukhari W
out Caught by Dockrell!! Full delivery outside off stump, it was there to be hit, Bukhari looks to loft it over the fielder in the deep but mistimes it and in the end offers a simple catch to long off. Bukhari c Dockrell b Cusack 7(8) [4s-1]
48.4 Alex Cusack to Michael Rippon 1
1 run, short of length delivery outside off stump Rippon inside edges the cut onto his pads and it rolls to silly point
48.3 Alex Cusack to Michael Rippon 0
no run, that almost shaved the off stump. Length ball angling into the right hander, Rippon swings across the line and misses

Match details

Toss : Ireland won the toss and elected to bat first

Umpires : Chris Gaffaney (New Zealand) and Mark Hawthorne (IRE)

TV umpire : David Jukes (England)

Teams

Netherlands : Stephan Myburgh, Eric Szwarczynski, Wesley Barresi(wk), Tom Cooper, Michael Swart, Daan van Bunge, Peter Borren(c), Mudassar Bukhari, Michael Rippon, Edgar Schiferli, Ahsan Malik.

Ireland : William Porterfield(c), Paul Stirling, Ed Joyce, Niall O'Brien, Gary Wilson(wk), Kevin O'Brien, John Mooney, Trent Johnston, Alex Cusack, Tim Murtagh, George Dockrell.

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