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CWC qualifiers 2023 IRE vs USA highlights, the semi-finals for the seventh-place playoff between Ireland and the United States of America concluded with the victory of Ireland. The teams are scheduled to be played at Takashinga Sports Club in Harare, Zimbabwe.
|Match no||ICC World Cup Qualifiers 2023, 7th place playoff Semi-Final|
|Match||United States of America vs Ireland|
|Date||June 30, 2023|
|Toss||Ireland won the toss and opted to bowl|
|Venue||Takashinga Sports Club, Harare, Zimbabwe|
|Result||Ireland won by 6 Wickets|
CWC Qualifiers 2023 IRE vs USA highlights Scorecard
CWC Qualifiers 2023 IRE vs USA Playing 11
United States Squad
IRE vs USA highlights
Despite losing the toss, the USA team started their Innings as Ireland chose to bowl first. The American cricket team had a poor performance in the World Cup qualifiers. They finished the group stage matches at the bottom of the standings without a single victory.
Their last match with Zimbabwe was a very tough situation for the team as they have to chase a big total of 408. But they were eventually defeated only scoring 104 runs with no wickets in hands.
On the other hand, Ireland was heading for today’s game after the victory against the UAE team by 138 runs. Batting first Ireland scored a total of 349 runs. The Ireland Bowling was good, as they were able to fold them off with 211.
After getting an opportunity to bat first, batsmen like Sushant Modani and Saiteja Mukkamalla were able to score 55 runs each which was the only score that was a major part of the team score. It was a poor innings for the American team where they scored only 196 in 42.4 overs.
It was the efforts of Bowlers like Craig Young they were able to dominate the field making American batsmen struggle for scoring runs. Bowlers like Mark Adair, Barry McCarthy, and Andy Mc Brine also joined Craig making a ruckus for American Batsmen in the field.
|Steven Taylor||c Delany b Young||23||24||28||5||0||95.83|
|Sushant Modani||c †Tucker b McBrine||55||93||129||4||0||59.13|
|Monank Patel (c)†||b Young||0||1||1||0||0||0|
|Saiteja Mukkamalla||run out (McBrine)||55||46||67||5||1||119.56|
|Gajanand Singh||c & b McBrine||10||9||11||1||0||111.11|
|Abhishek Paradkar||c †Tucker b McCarthy||0||4||4||0||0||0|
|Nisarg Patel||c Balbirnie b Young||6||13||22||0||0||46.15|
|Nosthush Kenjige||c McCarthy b Adair||5||19||25||1||0||26.31|
|Usman Rafiq||not out||28||37||40||4||0||75.67|
|Saurabh Netravalkar||c Tector b Adair||2||4||2||0||0||50|
|Ali Khan||c Delany b McCarthy||6||7||22||1||0||85.71|
On the other hand, Ireland was calm and confident in batting as the first-order player Paul Stirling scored 58 runs out of 48 balls. Combining with him Andy Mc Brine scored 35 runs giving a fine start for the team.
Other players like Andy Balbirinie, Harry Tector, and Lorcan Tucker played their part in taking their team toward victory in the semi-finals.
|Andy McBrine||c & b Kenjige||35||53||82||1||1||66.03|
|Paul Stirling||lbw b Kenjige||58||45||61||9||2||128.88|
|Andy Balbirnie (c)||not out||45||58||75||5||0||77.58|
|Harry Tector||b NK Patel||25||28||30||1||2||89.28|
|Lorcan Tucker †||c NK Patel b Paradkar||25||19||16||5||0||131.57|
|Curtis Campher||not out||4||3||4||0||0||133.33|
Player Of the match
Craig Young | Ireland
Ireland’s Craig Young was awarded the Player of the Match for his bowling spell. He had seven overs through which he gave only 35 runs taking three wickets. It was also one of the factors that decided the victory with Ease.