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Play-offs
Scorecard 3rd-4th Place: Ireland beat Netherlands by 2 runs, 31 July - 1 August.
Scorecard Semi-Final: Ireland lost to Pakistan by 9 wickets, 29 July.
  • 7th-8th Place: Japan v Canada - match cancelled.
    Anglesea Road, 31 July.
  • 5th-6th Place: Thailand beat Zimbabwe by 25 runs.
    Anglesea Road, 31 July.
    Zimbabwe 85-6 (20.0 overs)
    Thailand 48-0 (7.0 overs)
    DL Method: par score 23 in 7 overs.
  • Final: Pakistan v Sri Lanka - no result.
    Claremont Road, 31 July.
    Pakistan 112-5 (20.0 overs, Nain Abidi 45, Bismah Maroof 35*)
  • 3rd-4th place: Ireland beat Netherlands by 2 runs.
    Claremont Road, 31 July - 1 August.
    Ireland 136-5 (20.0 overs, I Joyce 72*, K Garth 31, D Braat 2-24)
    Netherlands 134-4 (20.0 overs, H Rambaaldo 58*, H Siegers 29)
  • 5th-8th Place: Zimbabwe beat Japan by 3 wickets.
    Malahide, 29 July.
    Japan 58 (18.4 overs, H Saili 3-15)
    Zimbabwe 59-7 (16.0 overs, M Yanagida 4-5)
  • Semi-Final: Pakistan beat Ireland by 9 wickets.
    Claremont Road, 29 July.
    Ireland 65 (19.5 overs, K Garth 38*, Sadia Yousuf 4-9)
    Pakistan 66-1 (14.1 overs, Javeria Khan 34*)
  • Semi-Final: Sri Lanka beat Netherlands by 33 runs (DL).
    Claremont Road, 29 July.
    Sri Lanka 157-6 (19.0 overs, HMD Rasangika 47, LE Kaushalya 33)
    Netherlands 51-4 (9.0 overs)
    DL Method: par score 84 in 9 overs.
  • 5th-8th Place: Thailand beat Canada by 13 runs.
    Malahide, 29-30 July.
    Thailand 92-6 (18.0 overs)
    Canada 79-8 (18.0 overs)
Group A
              P   W  NR   L   Pts    NRR
Pakistan      3   3   0   0    4    3.53    
Netherlands   3   1   0   2    2   -0.60
Zimbabwe      3   1   0   2    2   -0.77
Thailand      3   1   0   2    2   -1.47
  • Zimbabwe (2) beat Thailand (0) by 29 runs.
    The Hills, 27 July.
    Zimbabwe 103-8 (20.0 overs, N Nyithi 28, S Tippoch 2-13, N Boochatham 2-17, R Padunglerd 2-23)
    Thailand 74 (18.4 overs, C Chatonzwa 4-12, H Sali 2-13, S Mayers 2-20)
  • Pakistan (2) beat Netherlands (0) by 20 runs.
    Anglesea Road, 27 July.
    Pakistan 72-4 (9.0 overs, Nain Abidi 38*, Bismah Maroof 25, Mariska Kornet 2-8)
    Netherlands 52-5 (9.0 overs)
  • Netherlands (0) lost to Thailand (2) by 6 wickets.
    The Hills, 25 July.
    Netherlands 84-5 (20.0 overs, D Hannema 25, R Sangsoma 2-11)
    Thailand 85-4 (17.5 overs, N Chantam 24*)
  • Pakistan (2) beat Zimbabwe (0) by 72 runs.
    The Hills, 25 July.
    Pakistan 142-4 (20.0 overs, Bismah Maroof 51*, San Mir 50*, J Nkomo 2-20)
    Zimbabwe 70-9 (20.0 overs, C Mugeri 32, Nida DarM 2-6, Qanita Jahil 2-18)
  • Netherlands (2) beat Zimbabwe (0) by 3 runs.
    Claremont Road, 23 July.
    Netherlands 95-7 (20.0 overs, T vvan der Gun 28, S Mayers 3 -15)
    Zimbabwe 92-9 (20.0 overs, N Nyathi 30*, L Bennett 3-15, C van Slobbe 2-24, M Kornet 2-27)
  • Pakistan (2) beat Thailand (0) by 69 runs.
    Claremont Road, 23 July.
    Pakistan 145-6 (20.0 overs, Nain Abidi 47, Nida Dar 26, Bismah Maroof 25, C Sutthiruang 2-30, R Paduunglerd 2-13)
    Thailand 76-8 (20.0 overs, Sumaiya Siddiqii 2-4, Asmavia Iqbal 2-15)
Group B
              P   W  NR   L   Pts    NRR
Sri Lanka     3   3   0   0    6    3.71
Ireland       3   2   0   1    4    2.93
Canada        3   1   0   2    0   -2.68
Japan         3   0   0   3    0   -4.30
Scorecard Ireland lost to Sri Lanka by 8 wickets, 27 July.
Scorecard Ireland beat Canada by 77 runs, 25 July.
Scorecard Ireland beat Japan by 117 runs, 23 July.
  • Ireland (0) lost to Sri Lanka (2) by 8 wickets.
    Anglesea Raod, 27 July.
    Ireland 62 (S Weerakbody 2-10, H Siiiirwadardene 2-11)
    Sri Lanka 63-2 (14.5 overs)
  • Japan (0) lost to Canada (2) by 5 wickets.
    The Hills, 27 July.
    Japan 97-5 (20.0 overs, L Kenton 2-13)
    Canada 100-5 (19.1 overs, D Shabbir 36*, S Sivanantham 32, M Yanigda 2-19)
  • Ireland (2) beat Canada (0) by 77 runs.
    Anglesea Road, 25 July.
    Ireland 146-7 (20.0 overs, C Shillington 81, D Shabbir 2-18, M Patel 2-26)
    Canada 69 (19.2 overs, E Richardson 2-10, I Joyce 2-10, M Scott-Hayward 2-15)
  • Japan (0) lost to Sri Lanka (2) by 10 wickets.
    Anglesea Road, 25 July.
    Japan 21 (18.1 overs, L Kaushalya 2-5, S Weerakkody 2-2, H Gunararatne 2-2)
    Sri Lanka 22-0 (1.4 overs)
  • Ireland (2) beat Japan (0) by 117 runs.
    The Hills, 23 July.
    Ireland 171-1 (20.0 overs, C Shillington 117*, C Joyce 40*)
    Japan 53 (18.2 overs, E Tice 3-10, M Scott-Hayward 2-8, L O'Reilly 2-9, K Garth 2-10)
  • Canada (0) lost to Sri Lanka (2) by 9 wickets.
    The Hills, 23 July.
    Canada 44 (17.5 overs, H Gunaratne 3-6, S Dolawatte 2-8, S Weerakkody 2-11)
    Sri Lanka 47-1 (6.1 overs)
Photographs
Ireland get out of jail to qualify for World Cup
We got out of jail', admitted coach Jeremy Bray. To be honest we didn't deserve to win it - Holland have improved a lot and they played better than us today
Ireland hold nerve to secure World Cup berth
Isobel Joyce led from the front with a match-winning 72 not out as Ireland clinched a place in next year's World T20 finals with a nail-biting two-run victory over the Netherlands at Claremont Road.
Joyce ecstatic after qualification
Irish captain isobel Joyce was delighted to have put recent disappointments behind her to lead her team to T20 World Cup qualification.
Joyce leads Ireland to T20 World Cup finals
Isobel Joyce produced a Player of the Match performance to lead her young Irish side into the finals of the ICC World Twenty20, which will be held next April in Bangladesh.
Irish and Dutch women game forced into reserve day
Heavy rain at YMCA sees no play possible in T20 World Cup qualifier between Ireland and Netherlands women - reserve day to be used tomorrow.
Pakistan crush Ireland
Familar batting woes for outclassed Ireland as Pakistan stroll to nine wicket win.
Ireland take on Dutch in crucial T20 World Cup qualifier
Ireland will play Netherlands tomorrow with a place at the 2014 World T20 at stake.
Ireland century for Isobel Joyce
Isobel Joyce has become the second woman to win 100 caps for Ireland after reaching the landmark against Sri Lanka in the ICC World Twenty20 qualifiers on Saturday.
Ireland face Pakistan challenge
IRELAND'S women cricketers will face Pakistan tomorrow with a place in the next ICC World Twenty20 at stake. Should they lose that they will have a second chance against Netherlands on Wednesday.
Ireland crushed by Sri Lanka
Ireland lost their first big test of the ICC Women's World Twenty20 qualifiers at Merrion Cricket Club today, as they went down to a eight-wicket defeat to tournament top seeds Sri Lanka.
Netherlands join Pakistan, Ireland and Sri Lanka in semi-finals
Netherlands squeezed into the Trophy semi-final, by a matter of run rate, after losing to a professional Pakistan performance by 20 runs at Merrion.
Ireland defeat Canada to qualify for semi-final
Ireland's women's cricket team have qualified for the semi-finals of the Twenty 20 World Cup qualifier competition after a 77-run victory over Canada at Merrion Cricket Club.
Shillington hundred gives Ireland perfect start
A record breaking hundred from Clare Shillington helps Ireland crush Japan in their T20 World Cup qualifying opener.
Eight teams chasing T20 World Cup dream
Top three teams qualify for T20 World Cup in Bangladesh.
Women's T20 World Cup qualifying battle begins
Irish cricket fans are in for a rare treat this week as eight teams battle it out in the T20 Women's World Cup qualifier.
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