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Irish cricket team in the United Arab Emirates in 2016–17

The Ireland cricket team toured the United Arab Emirates in March 2017 to play two One Day International (ODI) matches.[1] The matches were in preparation for Ireland's fixtures against Afghanistan in India that immediately followed the series.[2] Ireland won the series 2–0.[3]

Squads

 United Arab Emirates[4] Ireland[1]

ODI series

1st ODI

2 March 2017
Scorecard
Ireland 
270 (49.3 overs)
v
 United Arab Emirates
185 (41.4 overs)
William Porterfield 100 (116)
Zahoor Khan 6/34 (6.3 overs)
Ahmed Raza 45 (69)
George Dockrell 3/27 (10 overs)
Ireland won by 85 runs
ICC Academy Ground, Dubai
Umpires: Ahsan Raza (Pak) and Iftikhar Ali (UAE)
Player of the match: William Porterfield (Ire)
  • United Arab Emirates won the toss and elected to field.
  • Zahoor Khan took the best figures by an Emirati bowler in an ODI.[5]

2nd ODI

4 March 2017
Scorecard
United Arab Emirates 
202 (47.5 overs)
v
 Ireland
203/2 (41.5 overs)
Shaiman Anwar 48 (65)
Andy McBrine 3/42 (10 overs)
William Porterfield 76 (94)
Zahoor Khan 1/35 (6 overs)
Ireland won by 8 wickets
ICC Academy Ground, Dubai
Umpires: Ahsan Raza (Pak) and Akbar Ali (UAE)
Player of the match: William Porterfield (Ire)
  • United Arab Emirates won the toss and elected to bat.
  • Jacob Mulder (Ire) made his ODI debut.

References

  1. ^ a b "Mulder named in squad to play Afganistan". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 30 January 2017.
  2. ^ "Ireland at Full Strength for Crucial ICup Clash". Cricket Ireland. Retrieved 30 January 2017.
  3. ^ "Porterfield steers Ireland to series win over United Arab Emirates". BBC Sport. Retrieved 4 March 2017.
  4. ^ "Suri not picked in squad for first ODI against Ireland". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 1 March 2017.
  5. ^ "Porterfield, spinners set up UAE rout". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 2 March 2017.

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