9.1 McCarthy gets another! Its a good length ball that Perera looks to defends. It hold up in the pitch and Perera can only chip the ball back in the air to the bowler. What a start for McCarthy. 47/2
    7.2 it didn't take long for his first wicket! Its a good length ball and Gunathilaka looks to defend the ball, he plays down the wrong line and gets an outside edge to Stirling at second slip. 42/1
    26.2 O'Brien bowls a good length ball which Mendis looks to turn into the legside, he gets a leading edge which goes back towards the bowler. O'Brien sticks out his right hand and pouches the ball. 129/3
    not out
    41.2 Sorensen bowls him! Wilson was standing up so Mathews didn't get forward to the ball. It swings back in and Mathews can't get his bat down in time. 217/4
    46.1 Rankin comes on to replace O'Brien, its fast and straight and Shanaka's middle stump goes flying. 278/5
    46.5 its hit high in the air by Prasanna. Anderson gets under the ball at mid-wicket, gets steady and takes the catch. 278/6
    49.2 its an outside edge which pops up to Anderson at short third man. Chandimal charged down the other end to make sure he is on strike. 297/7
    not out
    10 (lb 4, w 6)
    303/7 (50 Overs, RR: 6.06)
    Fall of wickets: 1-42 (Danushka Gunathilaka, 7.2 ov), 2-47 (Kusal Perera, 9.1 ov), 3-129 (Kusal Mendis, 26.2 ov), 4-217 (Angelo Mathews, 41.2 ov), 5-278 (Dasun Shanaka, 46.1 ov), 6-278 (Seekkuge Prasanna, 46.5 ov), 7-297 (Upul Tharanga, 49.2 ov)
    TJ Murtagh1006116.1010
    WB Rankin1004524.5030
    BJ McCarthy906927.6600
    MC Sorensen604918.1620
    KJ O'Brien1004614.6000
    PR Stirling502905.8000
    30.5 its outside the off-stump and Porterfield looks to hit the ball over the top of extra cover. He doesn't quite time the ball and its an easy catch for Perera at mid-off 159/4
    11.4 got him! Stirling played forward to the ball and it swings in. Shanaka hits the stumps and Ireland lose their first wicket 53/1
    15.1 Shanaka gets another one! Its wide of off-stump and Joyce gets an edge through to the keeper. Big wicket that for Sri Lanka 71/2
    19.3 its another wicket for Shanaka. Anderson chases a wide one outside the off-stump. Its a thin edge through to the keeper. Anderson turns on his heels and makes his way back to the pavilion 91/3
    37.5 O'Brien's luck finally runs out. He shuffles across the crease looking to clip the ball into the legside. He misses and the Umpire raises the finger. 211/7
    36 Shanaka gets another. Poynter stayed in the crease and looked to drive the ball forward. It swings in on him and knocks back the off-stump. The Umpires check for the no ball but his fine. 198/5
    37 Wilson gets trapped in his crease in front of the stumps. The Umpire raises the dreaded finger 205/6
    39.4 Sorensen wasn't going to be hanging around and he looks to swing the ball into the legside. He misses and Shanaka hits the stumps, loud cheer of joy from the bowler for his five for 216/9
    38.5 the wickets have started tumbling here. Its a wide ball and McCarthy looks to cut the ball. Its a thin edge through to the keeper and McCarthy is gone for a 5 ball duck. 212/8
    40.4 there is no doubt about that one. Murtagh comes down the wicket and the ball spins past the bat, he doesn't even try to get back this time and Chandimal stumps him. Sri Lanka win 216/10
    not out
    9 (lb 6, nb 1, w 2)
    216 all out (40.4 Overs, RR: 5.31)
    Fall of wickets: 1-53 (Paul Stirling, 11.4 ov), 2-71 (Ed Joyce, 15.1 ov), 3-91 (John Anderson, 19.3 ov), 4-159 (William Porterfield, 30.5 ov), 5-198 (Stuart Poynter, 35.6 ov), 6-205 (Gary Wilson, 36.6 ov), 7-211 (Kevin O'Brien, 37.5 ov), 8-212 (Barry McCarthy, 38.5 ov), 9-216 (Max Sorensen, 39.4 ov), 10-216 (Tim Murtagh, 40.4 ov)
    RMS Eranga703414.8501
    AD Mathews903724.1110
    N Pradeep804515.6210
    S Prasanna6.404416.6000
    MD Shanaka904354.7700
    DM de Silva10707.0000

Match Details


Ireland , elected to field first

Series result

Sri Lanka led the 2-match series 1-0

Match number


Hours of play (local time)

10.45 start, First Session 10.45-14.15, Interval 14.15-15.00, Second Session 15.00-18.30

Match days

16 June 2016 (50-over match)

TV Umpires

Reserve Umpire

Match Referee

Match Notes

Ireland 2nd innings Partnerships

1st53WTS PorterfieldPR Stirling
2nd18EC JoyceWTS Porterfield
3rd20J AndersonWTS Porterfield
4th68KJ O'BrienWTS Porterfield
5th39KJ O'BrienSW Poynter
6th7KJ O'BrienGC Wilson
7th6KJ O'BrienMC Sorensen
8th1BJ McCarthyMC Sorensen
9th4TJ MurtaghMC Sorensen
10th0TJ MurtaghWB Rankin