Saturday, May 1, 2010

WC.T.20. Day1. Match2. West Indies vs Ireland


West Indies 138 for 9 beat Ireland 68 all out by sixty runs. The score line looks good on paper.What a day Ireland had on field. They restricted West Indies for a modest 138 of twenty overs.

Six of the top seven West Indians, contributed in small measures, highest being Sammy's 30 of 17, followed by Sarwan's 24 of 26. Rampaul , Botha and Cusack picked up two wickets each. Dockrell had an excellent analysis of 4.0.16.3.

Chasing qa score of 138, Ireland were never in the hunt. They lost wickets regularly and folded to a low 68 in the 16.4 over. Wilson was the lone bat to get 17 of 34 to get in to double figures. The highest scorer was Mr.Extras at 19. K.Roach 4.0.12.1, Miller 4.0.18.1, Bravo 2.0.5.2 & Rampaul 3.0.17.3 were all amongst wickets. Sammy with 3.4.0.8.3 picked up the Man of the match tag.

On day two, India plays minnows Afghanistan. But looking at Ireland's performance, They should be guarded and win a good match.

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