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IRE-U19 vs USA-U19 Match 2 Commentary

Results
Match 2, Bloemfontein, January 19, 2024, ICC Under-19 Cricket World Cup, 2024
Ireland Under-19 beat USA Under-19 by 7 wickets

Commentary

1:16 PM IST Right then, that is it from this one-sided affair where Ireland Under-19 opens their tally while USA Under-19 will have to go back to the drawing board and come up with a much better performance in their next match. However, the action in the ICC U-19 World Cup continues as South Africa U-19 is taking on West Indies U-19. You can just switch tabs and catch all the updates of that game. Cheers!
1:13 PM IST Philippus le Roux, the victorious skipper of Ireland Under-19 says it is a great way to start the campaign, everything worked according to their plan and he is impressed with all the performances. He also praises both the opening pacers, Olly Riley and Reuben Wilson, who were exceptional in this game, and it looked like they were having a bit of competition over who would get more wickets. He reckons that Ryan Hunter and Kian Hilton performed very well and put them in a good position, but they have to work on the top order more so that there are no loose ends in the squad.
1:12 PM IST Rishi Ramesh, the captain for USA Under-19 says that losing early wickets put them under a lot of pressure. Adds that the new batters were always under pressure and had to consolidate which did not work at all. Tells that they depend a bit on the top order to score the runs, but their middle also did not fire in this game. Mentions that the total was not enough, and the pitch got easier to bat on as the game progressed. Says a total of around 180–200 would have been a fighting one. Praises Ireland Under-19 for their performance throughout the game, and ends by saying that they will try to come back stronger in the next one.
1:08 PM IST Olly Riley is the PLAYER OF THE MATCH for his brilliant bowling effort. He says the pitch was more responsive than they thought. He continues saying it's important to keep the line and length on point, it sometimes takes time to get into radar but it is something he needs to work on. Out of all the wickets, he enjoyed the first one the most. He also praises how the skipper Philippus le Roux backs him up, which gives him a lot of confidence. He ends up saying he and his team would like to keep up the momentum in the upcoming game as well.
1:07 PM IST Presentation Time...
1:07 PM IST Earlier in the game, after being asked to bat first, USA Under-19 were bowled out for a mere 105 runs. Khush Bhalala top-scored with 22 runs which says it all about their performance. The Irish bowlers were on point right from the start. The opening pace duo, Olly Riley and Reuben Wilson were the pick of the bowlers, sharing six wickets equally among themselves. John McNally picked up a couple of wickets, while Carson McCullough and Scott Macbeth chipped in with one each. While chasing, they did suffer early setbacks, but their batters ultimately got hold of the game and secured the win quite comfortably in the end.
1:03 PM IST USA Under-19, on the other hand, just did not have enough runs on the board to defend. Arya Garg was fired up and provided them the perfect start by getting two early wickets, but they just could not build on that. They allowed a couple of partnerships which was enough for the Irish to chase down this low score. Khush Bhalala got a wicket as well, but it was the batting that let them down in this game.
1:02 PM IST Despite losing two early wickets, Ireland Under-19 was in control throughout this game. Ryan Hunter struggled a bit initially but once he got through the threatening spells of the opposition pacers, he played his own game. Hunter along with Kian Hilton built up a fine partnership of 59 runs, which removed any jitters that they would have had after the early blows. Hilton unfortunately got out, but Hunter went on to register his maiden half-century and remained unbeaten to seal the victory alongside skipper Philippus le Roux who also scored 23 runs and stayed not out.
12:54 PM IST Ireland Under-19 begins their World Cup campaign with a comprehensive victory! They have dominated proceedings throughout the game here. Their new ball bowlers made early inroads, then the spinners did well too while the pacers wrapped things up in the end. Their batters made sure that the hard work of their bowlers did not get wasted and ensured the victory, with Ryan Hunter hitting a fine half-century as well. USA Under-19 returns to his tournament after 14 years but will have to lot of work to do if they want to challenge quality opponents here.
End of over 22.57 runs
IRE-U19: 109/3CRR: 4.77
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4
22.5

Utkarsh Srivastava to Philippus le Roux, 4 runs

FOUR! Philippus le Roux finishes things off in style! This one is fuller on off. Philippus le Roux pulls out the reverse-sweep and finds the boundary on the deep backward point fence. Ireland Under-19 win by 7 wickets!

1
22.4

Utkarsh Srivastava to Ryan Hunter, 1 run

FIFTY FOR HUNTER! What a knock from him! A first U-19 half-century for the young man! Fuller delivery on middle. Ryan Hunter tucks it towards the long on for one.

2
22.3

Utkarsh Srivastava to Ryan Hunter, 2 runs

Short and on middle and leg. Ryan Hunter glances it staying back towards the backward square leg for a double. Ryan Hunter is on 49 runs now.

0
22.2

Utkarsh Srivastava to Ryan Hunter, no run

Short delivery on off. Ryan Hunter gets the outer edge on the ball and the ball rolls towards the short third.

0
22.1

Utkarsh Srivastava to Ryan Hunter, no run

Fuller delivery on off. Ryan Hunter drives it straight to the cover.

End of over 224 runs
IRE-U19: 102/3CRR: 4.64RRR: 0.14
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0
21.6

Rishi Ramesh to Philippus le Roux, no run

Touch fuller on middle. Philippus le Roux blocks it back to the bowler.

1
21.6

Rishi Ramesh to Philippus le Roux, 1 run

Wide! Short and wide outside off. Philippus le Roux lets it pass the keeper and gets a bonus run. Ireland Under-19 one hit away from victory!

1
21.5

Rishi Ramesh to Ryan Hunter, 1 run

Short delivery outside off. Ryan Hunter slaps past the cover fielder for a run.

0
21.4

Rishi Ramesh to Ryan Hunter, no run

Short and outside off, drifting out. Ryan Hunter guides it toward the point. The fielder dives to his right and saves a run.

1
21.3

Rishi Ramesh to Philippus le Roux, 1 run

Short one now, outside off. Philippus le Roux drives it staying back towards the long off for a single.

1
21.2

Rishi Ramesh to Ryan Hunter, 1 run

Tossed up fuller, outside off. Ryan Hunter drives it towards the cover for single.

0
21.1

Rishi Ramesh to Ryan Hunter, no run

Flighted, full and on off, Ryan Hunter blocks it out.

End of over 215 runs
IRE-U19: 98/3CRR: 4.67RRR: 0.27
Ball
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1
20.6

Utkarsh Srivastava to Ryan Hunter, 1 run

Flatter, full and outside off, Ryan Hunter squeezes it to deep point for one more. Ireland Under-19 needs just 9 runs now!

1
20.5

Utkarsh Srivastava to Philippus le Roux, 1 run

Flighted, full and on off, Philippus le Roux uses his feet and eases it to long off for one.

1
20.4

Utkarsh Srivastava to Ryan Hunter, 1 run

Floated, full and on off, Ryan Hunter drills it through covers for one.

2
20.3

Utkarsh Srivastava to Ryan Hunter, 2 runs

Tossed up, full and around off, Ryan Hunter drives it wide of sweeper covers for a brace.

0
20.2

Utkarsh Srivastava to Ryan Hunter, no run

Fuller on stumps. Ryan Hunter tucks it towards the mid-wicket for no runs.

0
20.1

Utkarsh Srivastava to Ryan Hunter, no run

Full toss outside off. Ryan Hunter eases it towards the cover region.

End of over 208 runs
IRE-U19: 93/3CRR: 4.65RRR: 0.43
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0
19.6

Rishi Ramesh to Philippus le Roux, no run

Short delivery outside off. Philippus le Roux drives it towards the point from the crease but no runs.

1
19.5

Rishi Ramesh to Ryan Hunter, 1 run

Short delievry on off. Ryan Hunter drives it towards the mid off for a single.

1
19.5

Rishi Ramesh to Ryan Hunter, 1 run

WIDE! Fuller outside off. Ryan Hunter leaves it at the end for an extrarun.

2
19.4

Rishi Ramesh to Ryan Hunter, 2 runs

In the air... but safe! Short delivery outside off. Ryan Hunter cuts but connects the outer part of his willow. The ball is in air for a bit but falls into the gap of backward point and point. Couple taken.

0
19.3

Rishi Ramesh to Ryan Hunter, no run

Short and outside off. Ryan Hunter tries to cut but couldn't connect.

0
19.2

Rishi Ramesh to Ryan Hunter, no run

Tossed up, fuller on off. Ryan Hunter steers it towards the point.

4
19.1

Rishi Ramesh to Ryan Hunter, 4 runs

FOUR! Not great bowling from the skipper! Tossed up, fuller outside off, half volley. Ryan Hunter drives it crisply through the cover and finds the fence for a boundary.

12:38 PM IST Drinks! Ireland Under-19 are in touching distance as they need just 21 runs to win now. Ryan Hunter has been excellent with the bat and will want to finish the job for his side alongside his skipper Philippus le Roux. Only a miracle can now get USA Under-19 back in this game, and it is a matter of when rather than how now. Also, Rishi Ramesh to bowl after the break.
End of over 196 runs
IRE-U19: 85/3CRR: 4.47RRR: 0.67
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1
18.6

Utkarsh Srivastava to Ryan Hunter, 1 run

Fuller on off. Ryan Hunter goes down and slogs it uppishly towards the deep mid-wicket for a single.

3
18.5

Utkarsh Srivastava to Philippus le Roux, 3 runs

Fuller again outside off. Philippus le Roux drives it past the cover fielder. Good effort at deep as the deep cover fielder has a race and dives to his right for saving one run of the ball.

0
18.4

Utkarsh Srivastava to Philippus le Roux, no run

Flatter and fuller on off, drfiting in. Philippus le Roux tries to drive on the off side but gets inner edge and rolls towards leg side.

1
18.3

Utkarsh Srivastava to Ryan Hunter, 1 run

Fuller delivery on the stumps. Ryan Hunter sweeps it towards square leg for one.

1
18.2

Utkarsh Srivastava to Philippus le Roux, 1 run

Fuller on leg. Philippus le Roux drives it on his front foot towards long on for one.

0
18.1

Utkarsh Srivastava to Philippus le Roux, no run

Touch fuller on the stumps. Philippus le Roux blocks it back to the bowler.

End of over 185 runs
IRE-U19: 79/3CRR: 4.39RRR: 0.84
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0
17.6

Khush Bhalala to Ryan Hunter, no run

Short and around off. Ryan Hunter knocks it towards the cover fielder.

1
17.5

Khush Bhalala to Philippus le Roux, 1 run

Fuller delivery on off. Philippus le Roux drives it on his front foot towards sweeper cover for one.

0
17.4

Khush Bhalala to Philippus le Roux, no run

Fuller on middle. Philippus le Roux blocks it back tot he bowler.

4
17.3

Khush Bhalala to Philippus le Roux, 4 runs

FOUR! This is from the middle as well! Touch fuller on middle. Philippus le Roux gets on one knee and sweeps it towards there deep backward fence for a boundary.

0
17.2

Khush Bhalala to Philippus le Roux, no run

Short and on middle and leg. Philippus le Roux knocks it towards the short mid-wicket.

0
17.1

Khush Bhalala to Philippus le Roux, no run

Tossed up, fuller on middle. Philippus le Roux blocks it to the right of the bowler.

End of over 175 runs
IRE-U19: 74/3CRR: 4.35RRR: 0.96
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0
16.6

Parth Patel to Ryan Hunter, no run

Flatter and on off. Ryan Hunter knocks it towards the cover.

1
16.5

Parth Patel to Philippus le Roux, 1 run

Short and outside off. Philippus le Roux strides out and pushes towards the mid off and sets off for a quick single.

0
16.4

Parth Patel to Philippus le Roux, no run

Short and on off. Philippus le Roux eases it to the left of the bowler.

0
16.3

Parth Patel to Philippus le Roux, no run

Fuller deliver on off. Philippus le Roux drives it gently towards the mid off for a single.

4
16.2

Parth Patel to Philippus le Roux, 4 runs

FOUR! Oh... beautiful! Fuller delivery on off. Philippus le Roux goes down for a reverse sweep and connects the delivery from the middle of his bat past through point.

0
16.1

Parth Patel to Philippus le Roux, no run

Tossed up fuller on stumps. Philippus le Roux blocks it down the ground.

End of over 164 runs
IRE-U19: 69/3CRR: 4.31RRR: 1.08
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1
15.6

Khush Bhalala to Philippus le Roux, 1 run

Slower through the air, fuller on middle. Philippus le Roux takes his front foot out and tucks it towards the vacant mid-wicket for a single.

1
15.5

Khush Bhalala to Ryan Hunter, 1 run

Short delivery now, on leg. Ryan Hunter holds back and pushes it towards wide long on for a single.

1
15.4

Khush Bhalala to Philippus le Roux, 1 run

Fuller on middle and leg. Philippus le Roux drives it gently towards the wide long on for a single.

0
15.3

Khush Bhalala to Philippus le Roux, no run

Tossed up, on off and middle Philippus le Roux strides and defends it down the ground.

1
15.2

Khush Bhalala to Ryan Hunter, 1 run

Fuller on off. Ryan Hunter takes his front foot out and drives it towards long off for one.

0
15.1

Khush Bhalala to Ryan Hunter, no run

Tossed up, fuller on off. Ryan Hunter prods and blocks it back tot he bowler.

End of over 150 run
IRE-U19: 65/3CRR: 4.33RRR: 1.17
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0
14.6

Parth Patel to Philippus le Roux, no run

A maiden over then! This is darted full and on off, Philippus le Roux knocks it back to the bowler.

0
14.5

Parth Patel to Philippus le Roux, no run

Quicker again, full and on off, Philippus le Roux keeps it out to the off side.

0
14.4

Parth Patel to Philippus le Roux, no run

Pushed through quicker, full and on off, Philippus le Roux strides out to drive but misses. Four dots in a row now!

0
14.3

Parth Patel to Philippus le Roux, no run

Slower through the air, full and on middle, Philippus le Roux prods forward to block it out.

0
14.2

Parth Patel to Philippus le Roux, no run

Flatter, full and on off, Philippus le Roux drives it towards short covers.

0
14.1

Parth Patel to Philippus le Roux, no run

Floated, short and on off, Philippus le Roux steers it towards short third man.

End of over 141 run
IRE-U19: 65/3CRR: 4.64RRR: 1.13
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1
13.6

Khush Bhalala to Philippus le Roux, 1 run

Quicker, full and on off, Philippus le Roux drills it towards covers for one.

0
13.5

Khush Bhalala to Philippus le Roux, no run

Flighted, full and on off, Philippus le Roux blocks it out.

0
13.4

Khush Bhalala to Philippus le Roux, no run

Flatter, full and on off, Philippus le Roux drives it towards short covers.

12:22 PM IST The skipper, Philippus le Roux will be walking in the middle at number 5.
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13.3

Khush Bhalala to Kian Hilton, no run

OUT! CAUGHT AND BOWLED! Khush Bhalala strikes in his first over! The bowling change has worked for USA Under-19 as they finally break the partnership. This is slower through the air, full and on off, turns away, Kian Hilton gets beaten in the air and goes through his drive a bit early, ends up lobbing the ball straight back to the bowler where Khush Bhalala makes no mistake. Hilton puts his head down in disappointment but has to walk back now.

0
13.2

Khush Bhalala to Kian Hilton, no run

Floated, full and on middle, Kian Hilton forces it back to the bowler.

0
13.1

Khush Bhalala to Kian Hilton, no run

Tossed up, full and on middle, Kian Hilton drills it back to the bowler.

End of over 137 runs
IRE-U19: 64/2CRR: 4.92RRR: 1.13
Ball
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Ryan Hunter:30 (38)
Kian Hilton:23 (34)
Parth Patel:2-0-11-0
2
12.6

Parth Patel to Ryan Hunter, 2 runs

Shorter in length and outside off, Ryan Hunter cuts it hard towards the point where the fielder gets a hand to it, that allows the fielder in the deep to get around and collect it. Two runs taken.

4
12.5

Parth Patel to Ryan Hunter, 4 runs

FOUR! Nice shot! This is flighted, full and around off, Ryan Hunter takes a big stride forward and caresses it through covers for a lovely boundary.

1
12.4

Parth Patel to Kian Hilton, 1 run

Flatter, full and on off, Kian Hilton knocks it towards mid off for a quick single.

0
12.3

Parth Patel to Kian Hilton, no run

Darts this one full and on leg, Kian Hilton goes down to sweep but misses and gets hit on the pads. Three dots in a row!

0
12.2

Parth Patel to Kian Hilton, no run

Floated, full and on middle, Kian Hilton clips it wide of short mid-wicket where the fielder dives to his left to make a good stop.

0
12.1

Parth Patel to Kian Hilton, no run

Tossed up, full and on off, Kian Hilton drills it towards mid off.

End of over 123 runs
IRE-U19: 57/2CRR: 4.75RRR: 1.28
Ball
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Ryan Hunter:24 (36)
Kian Hilton:22 (30)
0
11.6

Rayaan Bhagani to Ryan Hunter, no run

Fullish and outside off, Ryan Hunter goes for the drive but gets a bottom edge towards mid on.

0
11.5

Rayaan Bhagani to Ryan Hunter, no run

Short of a length and around off, Ryan Hunter punches it sweetly but straight to cover-point.

1
11.4

Rayaan Bhagani to Kian Hilton, 1 run

Goes a bit fuller and on middle, Kian Hilton drives it past the bowler towards mid on for a single.

0
11.3

Rayaan Bhagani to Kian Hilton, no run

Back of a length and around off, Kian Hilton stabs it to short covers.

1
11.3

Rayaan Bhagani to Kian Hilton, 1 run

A slower one, on a length but way outside off, Kian Hilton heaves it alone. Wided.

0
11.2

Rayaan Bhagani to Kian Hilton, no run

Pitched up and around middle, Kian Hilton gets across and tucks it to short mid-wicket.

0
11.1

Rayaan Bhagani to Kian Hilton, no run

Full again and on middle, Kian Hilton drills it towards mid on.

1
11.1

Rayaan Bhagani to Kian Hilton, 1 run

Fuller one but down the leg side, Kian Hilton tries to glance it away but misses. Wided. That brings up the 50-run partnership between these two batters.

End of over 114 runs
IRE-U19: 54/2CRR: 4.91RRR: 1.33
Ball
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Kian Hilton:21 (26)
Ryan Hunter:24 (34)
Parth Patel:1-0-4-0
1
10.6

Parth Patel to Kian Hilton, 1 run

Darts this one short again, on middle, Kian Hilton forces it down the ground, Parth Patel dives and gets a hand to it and parries it to the mid on region where the short-mid-wicket fielder collects it. They cross.

0
10.5

Parth Patel to Kian Hilton, no run

Quicker, shortish and on middle, Kian Hilton stays back and tucks it to short mid-wicket.

1
10.4

Parth Patel to Ryan Hunter, 1 run

Tossed up, full and on middle, Ryan Hunter eases it towards long on for a single.

0
10.3

Parth Patel to Ryan Hunter, no run

Short again and around off, Ryan Hunter punches it towards covers.

0
10.2

Parth Patel to Ryan Hunter, no run

Flatter, short and outside off, Ryan Hunter cuts it straight to point.

2
10.1

Parth Patel to Ryan Hunter, 2 runs

Parth Patel starts with a floated delivery, full and around off, Ryan Hunter slices it wide of short third man for a couple of runs.

12:08 PM IST Powerplay 2! USA Under-19 can now have four fielders outside the inner ring till the 40th over. However, they do not have a lot of runs to play with and might want to close in the field to put pressure on the batters. Also, Parth Patel comes into the attack now.
End of over 101 run
IRE-U19: 50/2CRR: 5.00RRR: 1.40
Ball
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Kian Hilton:20 (24)
Ryan Hunter:21 (30)
0
9.6

Rayaan Bhagani to Kian Hilton, no run

Short delivery to finsih the over, outside off. Kian Hilton tries to perform a cut but misses the shot on the outer edge because of some extra bounce.

0
9.5

Rayaan Bhagani to Kian Hilton, no run

Fuller delivery on middle and leg. Kian Hilton tries to milk it towards the leg side but misses and thumps the pad.

0
9.4

Rayaan Bhagani to Kian Hilton, no run

Hard pitched, on off. Kian Hilton holds his stace and pushes it towards the cover fielder.

0
9.3

Rayaan Bhagani to Kian Hilton, no run

Back of a length on middle and off. Kian Hilton shows full face of bat and defends it down the ground.

1
9.2

Rayaan Bhagani to Ryan Hunter, 1 run

Much fuller, around off. Ryan Hunter strides out and drills it towards the deep cover for one runs.

0
9.1

Rayaan Bhagani to Ryan Hunter, no run

Fuller delivery on off. Ryan Hunter drives it to the cover for no runs.

End of over 97 runs
IRE-U19: 49/2CRR: 5.44RRR: 1.39
Ball
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Kian Hilton:20 (20)
Ryan Hunter:20 (28)
Arya Garg:5-0-31-2
0
8.6

Arya Garg to Kian Hilton, no run

Piched up on middle and off, shaping away. Kian Hilton without much footwork tries to help it to the leg side but misses it completely and hits his pad. Huge appeal from the players but nothing says the Umpire.

0
8.5

Arya Garg to Kian Hilton, no run

SHort delivery on middle. Kian Hilton blocks it back to the bowler.

0
8.4

Arya Garg to Kian Hilton, no run

Fuller now, on the stumps. Kian Hilton drives it but finds the fielder in mid on for no runs.

2
8.3

Arya Garg to Kian Hilton, 2 runs

On a length on leg. Kian Hilton pushes it towards his leg side for a couple of runs.

4
8.2

Arya Garg to Kian Hilton, 4 runs

FOUR! Crunched! Short delivery outside off, angling away. Kian Hilton cuts it hard towards the deep cover point for a single.

0
8.1

Arya Garg to Kian Hilton, no run

Back of a length on leg and middle. Kian Hilton stays back to milk it towards the mid-wicket but misses and thumps the upper part of his pad. Half appeal but nothing from the Umpire.

1
8.1

Arya Garg to Kian Hilton, 1 run

WIDE! Fuller delivery down the leg side missing the stumps. Kian Hilton flicks but misses.

End of over 84 runs
IRE-U19: 42/2CRR: 5.25RRR: 1.52
Ball
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Ryan Hunter:20 (28)
Kian Hilton:14 (14)
2
7.6

Rayaan Bhagani to Ryan Hunter, 2 runs

Much fuller outside off. Ryan Hunter takes his front foot out and drives it towards the deep backward point for a double.

0
7.5

Rayaan Bhagani to Ryan Hunter, no run

Fuller delivery on off and middle, shaping in. Ryan Hunter glances it towards the square leg for no runs.

0
7.4

Rayaan Bhagani to Ryan Hunter, no run

Fuller on off. Ryan Hunter blocks it towards the cover for no runs.

0
7.3

Rayaan Bhagani to Ryan Hunter, no run

Fuller on stumps. Ryan Hunter drives it towards mid on,

0
7.2

Rayaan Bhagani to Ryan Hunter, no run

Back of a length on off. Ryan Hunter slaps it to the right of the point fielder for a run but a diving stop doesn't allow the batters to take any runs.

1
7.1

Rayaan Bhagani to Kian Hilton, 1 run

Much fuller outside off. Kian Hilton slips it crouching down towards sweeper cover for a single.

1
7.1

Rayaan Bhagani to Kian Hilton, 1 run

WIDE! Fuller delivery wide outside off. Kian Hilton tries to reach the delivery but misses the connection.

End of over 77 runs
IRE-U19: 38/2CRR: 5.43RRR: 1.58
Ball
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Ryan Hunter:18 (23)
Kian Hilton:13 (13)
Arya Garg:4-0-24-2
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6.6

Arya Garg to Ryan Hunter, no run

Short of a length and outside off, Ryan Hunter tries to cut but gets it off the toe-end as the ball goes on the bounce to first slip.

0
6.5

Arya Garg to Ryan Hunter, no run

Back of a length and on off, Ryan Hunter tries to heave it away, but misses as the ball goes off his pads to the keeper.

4
6.4

Arya Garg to Ryan Hunter, 4 runs

FOUR! Poor effort in the field! Fuller delivery on middle. Ryan Hunter drives it from the middle of his bat just to the right of the mid-wicket fielder. The fielder lets it through and it costs the USA Under-19 a boundary. With that, Ireland Under-19 have now gone past the total boundaries hit by the USA Under-19 in this game.

0
6.3

Arya Garg to Ryan Hunter, no run

Back of a length, on middle. Ryan Hunter blocks it down the ground.

2
6.2

Arya Garg to Ryan Hunter, 2 runs

Uppish but safe! Fuller delivery on middle and leg. Ryan Hunter tries to nudge it towards his leg side but puts his bottom hand into the shot. The ball rises and goes over the mid-wicket fielder and lands safely. Brace taken in between.

1
6.1

Arya Garg to Kian Hilton, 1 run

Fuller delievry on middle. Kian Hilton drives it to the wide of mid-wicket fielder for a single.

End of over 66 runs
IRE-U19: 31/2CRR: 5.17RRR: 1.70
Ball
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  • 1(1NB)
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0
5.6

Ateendra Subramanian to Ryan Hunter, no run

On a length, around off. Ryan Hunter knocks it towards the point.

0
5.5

Ateendra Subramanian to Ryan Hunter, no run

Edged but safe! Back of a length and around off. Ryan Hunter tries to ease it towards the off side but gets an outer edge, but the ball doesn't carry towards the first slip.

0
5.4

Ateendra Subramanian to Ryan Hunter, no run

Fuller one now, on off. Ryan Hunter takes his front foot out and drives it towards the cover region.

4
5.3

Ateendra Subramanian to Ryan Hunter, 4 runs

FOUR! Short of authority! This one is fuller on off. Ryan Hunter shuffles a bit to his off and slogs it towards the deep mid-wicket region for a boundary.

1
5.3

Ateendra Subramanian to Ryan Hunter, 1 run

Back of a length around off. Ryan Hunter defends it towards the point with a full bat's face for no runs. Oh..no! It is called a No Ball for overstepping. Free Hit coming up...

0
5.2

Ateendra Subramanian to Ryan Hunter, no run

Short delivery on middle yet again, Ryan Hunter stays back and blocks it to the right of the bowler.

1
5.1

Ateendra Subramanian to Kian Hilton, 1 run

Short delivery on middle and leg. Kian Hilton gets on top of the bounce and nudges it towards the mid-wicket region for a single.

End of over 56 runs
IRE-U19: 25/2CRR: 5.00RRR: 1.80
Ball
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Kian Hilton:11 (11)
Arya Garg:3-0-17-2
1
4.6

Arya Garg to Kian Hilton, 1 run

Short of a length and on off, Kian Hilton stabs it wide of covers for one.

0
4.5

Arya Garg to Kian Hilton, no run

A bit fuller and on off, Kian Hilton blocks it out well.

4
4.4

Arya Garg to Kian Hilton, 4 runs

EDGED AND FOUR! Almost another one for Arya Garg! This is on a hard length and around off, nips away again, Kian Hilton stays back to punch it but gets an outside edge which goes between gully and second slip to the third man fence for a boundary.

1
4.4

Arya Garg to Kian Hilton, 1 run

Fullish but down the leg, Kian Hilton misses his flick. Wided. USA Under-19 cannot afford to concede extras here.

0
4.3

Arya Garg to Kian Hilton, no run

Length again and around off, shaping away this time, Kian Hilton slashes at it but fails to connect.

0
4.2

Arya Garg to Kian Hilton, no run

Wow..how did that miss the stumps? Arya Garg lands this on a good length and just around off, nips back in sharply, Kian Hilton tries to play it but gets cut in half as the ball goes past the inside edge and just over the stumps. Garg has his hand on his head as this was really close.

0
4.1

Arya Garg to Kian Hilton, no run

Fuller one and on middle, shaping away, Kian Hilton looks to work it away, but gets a leading edge which falls safely in front of covers.

End of over 48 runs
IRE-U19: 19/2CRR: 4.75RRR: 1.89
Ball
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4
3.6

Ateendra Subramanian to Ryan Hunter, 4 runs

FOUR! Fine shot! Ateendra Subramanian lands this short of a length and outside off, Ryan Hunter accepts the width on offer, gets on top of the bounce and crunches it through cover-point for a boudnary.

0
3.5

Ateendra Subramanian to Ryan Hunter, no run

On a length and on middle, angling in, Ryan Hunter blocks it out, the ball bounces on the ground and then hits the back of his bat before rolling to the off side.

2
3.4

Ateendra Subramanian to Ryan Hunter, 2 runs

Ateendra Subramanian straying in his line and bowls this full, on leg, Ryan Hunter whips it wide of fine leg for a couple of runs.

0
3.3

Ateendra Subramanian to Ryan Hunter, no run

Touch fuller, on off, slower too, Ryan Hunter steers it towards gully again.

0
3.2

Ateendra Subramanian to Ryan Hunter, no run

Length again and on off, Ryan Hunter tries to drive but gets an outside edge on the bounce wide of gully, the fielder dives to his left to make a good stop.

2
3.1

Ateendra Subramanian to Ryan Hunter, 2 runs

On a length and around off, Ryan Hunter pushes it wide of the diving point fielder and comes back for the second run.

End of over 36 runs
IRE-U19: 11/2CRR: 3.67RRR: 2.02
Ball
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Arya Garg:2-0-11-2
0
2.6

Arya Garg to Kian Hilton, no run

Back of a length and on off, Kian Hilton keeps it out to the off side.

0
2.5

Arya Garg to Kian Hilton, no run

Fuller delivery around off. Kian Hilton drives it towards the mid off for no runs.

2
2.4

Arya Garg to Kian Hilton, 2 runs

Pitched up and around middle, Kian Hilton flicks it away nicely towards deep mid-wicket for a brace.

4
2.3

Arya Garg to Kian Hilton, 4 runs

FOUR! Easy pickings! Aryaman Suri goes fuller but on the pads this time, Kian Hilton glances it nicely towards the fine leg fence for a boundary.

0
2.2

Arya Garg to Kian Hilton, no run

On a length and on off, Kian Hilton pushes it towards covers.

11:37 AM IST Kian Hilton comes up at number 4.
W
2.1

Arya Garg to Gavin Roulston, no run

OUT! TIMBER! Arya Garg stikes again! USA Under-19 are making things interesting here! Garg lands this on a good length and around off, nips back in sharply, Gavin Roulston lifts his bat and leaves it thinking it will go the other way, but the ball comes in and crashes on top of off pole. Garg is pumped and kisses the USA badge in celebration. Ireland Under-19 two down now!

End of over 20 run
IRE-U19: 5/1CRR: 2.50RRR: 2.10
Ball
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0
1.6

Ateendra Subramanian to Ryan Hunter, no run

Touch fuller, on middle, Ryan Hunter steers it with the outer half of the bat towards gully where the fielder makes a good stop.

0
1.5

Ateendra Subramanian to Ryan Hunter, no run

Oh..so close! Ateendra Subramanian continues with his good length, on off, angles in and straightens a bit, Ryan Hunter prods forward to defend but once again just gets beaten on the outside edge. Too close for comfort that!

0
1.4

Ateendra Subramanian to Ryan Hunter, no run

Great bowling! Ateendra Subramanian bowls this on a hard length and on off, nips away a bit, Ryan Hunter has a feel for it but the ball zips past the outside edge to the keeper. USA Under-19 players are putting in a lot of pressure by chirping at the batters.

0
1.3

Ateendra Subramanian to Ryan Hunter, no run

Back of a length and outside off, Ryan Hunter leaves it alone.

0
1.2

Ateendra Subramanian to Ryan Hunter, no run

BEATEN AGAIN! Ateendra Subramanian serves this full and around off again, Ryan Hunter goes for the big drive on the up, but misses as the ball goes past the outside edge again.

0
1.1

Ateendra Subramanian to Ryan Hunter, no run

A beauty to start with! Ateendra Subramanian begins with a good-length delivery as well, on off, shaping away, Ryan Hunter tries to push it away but gets beaten on the outside edge.

11:32 AM IST Ateendra Subramanian will be bowling from the other end.
End of over 15 runs
IRE-U19: 5/1CRR: 5.00RRR: 2.06
Ball
  • 4
  • 1(1WD)
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  • W
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0
0.6

Arya Garg to Gavin Roulston, no run

Pitched up and on off, Gavin Roulston knocks it towards mid off.

11:31 AM IST Who will be coming up next? Gavin Roulston walks in at number 3.
W
0.5

Arya Garg to Jordan Neill, no run

OUT! IN THE AIR AND GONE! Just the start USA Under-19 needed! Arya Garg provides an early breakthrough here. He lands this short of a length and around leg, Jordan Neill goes for the pull and connects well too, but unfortunately for him pick out the fielder at deep backward square, Ateendra Subramanian runs a bit forward and takes it comfortably in the end. Ireland Under-19 suffers an early blow here!

0
0.4

Arya Garg to Jordan Neill, no run

Pulls his length back a bit, on middle, shaping away this time, Jordan Neill gets forward and guides it off the outer half towards point.

0
0.3

Arya Garg to Jordan Neill, no run

Touch fuller and on off, Jordan Neill taps it towards short covers.

0
0.2

Arya Garg to Jordan Neill, no run

On a length and on middle, shaping in, Jordan Neill blocks it out down the pitch.

1
0.2

Arya Garg to Jordan Neill, 1 run

Goes fuller but down the leg side again, Jordan Neill misses his glance. Wided.

4
0.1

Arya Garg to Jordan Neill, 4 runs

FOUR! Ireland Under-19 and Jordan Neill gets underway with a boundary! Arya Garg starts with a good-length delivery, on middle, shaping into leg, Jordan Neill just tickles it away towards the fine leg fence for four runs.

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Match Details

Venue
Mangaung Oval, Bloemfontein
Toss
Ireland Under-19, elected to field
Series
ICC Under-19 Cricket World Cup, 2024
Series Period
19 Jan 2024 - 11 Feb 2024
Match Day
19 Jan 2024 - (20 - over match)
Umpires
Allahudien Paleker (SA), Langton Rusere (ZIM) and Donovan Koch (AUS)
Match Referee
Shaid Wadvalla (SA)
Streaming Platform
Disney+ Hotstar
Broadcasting Platform
Star Sports