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Ireland won by 56 runs.

Ireland vs Canada

Four in a row for Irish

Canada stay bottom of the standings without a point

Will Porterfield: another half century

Ireland claimed their fourth successive Intercontinental Cup one-day victory with a 56-run success over Canada in Dublin.

Following on from their 133-run win over the same opponents a day before, Ireland cruised home with plenty in hand.

Captain Will Porterfield added 53 to the 67 he scored on Monday, while middle-order duo Gary Wilson (44) and Kevin O'Brien (43) also impressed for the second successive day as Ireland scored 249 for seven after winning the toss and batting first.

In reply, Canada were dismissed for 193, their cause not helped by three of their top four being run out.

Spinner George Dockrell also caused the Canadian side problems, taking two for 27 off his 10 overs, while Trent Johnston and Alex Cusack claimed two wickets apiece as well.

Canada's top-scorer was skipper Jimmy Hansra, who had made a patient 38 before he was bowled by Dockrell.

Ireland continue to boast a 100% record at the top of the Intercontinental Cup table, while Canada are bottom of the standings without a point from their four games.

Match Details

Date
20th Sep 2011
Toss
Venue
Dublin
Umpires
N G bagh and M Hawthorne

canada BATTING CARD

Batsman R
Patel c O'Brien b Johnston 20
Kumar run out 30
Gunasekera run out 4
Limbada run out 24
Hansra b Dockrell 38
Cheema c Mooney b Dockrell 0
Tariq c O'Brien b Rankin 24
Siddiqui c O'Brien b Cusack 25
Baidwan c Rankin b Johnston 6
Hussein c Porterfield b Cusack 2
Chauhan not out 1
Extras 11w, 8lb 19
Total All out, 46.3 Overs 193
Full Batting Card

ireland BOWLING CARD

Bowler O M R W
Rankin 8 0 33 1
Johnston 10 0 42 2
Mooney 5 0 27 0
O'Brien 2 0 8 0
Dockrell 10 0 27 2
Bennett 10 1 37 0
Cusack 1.3 0 11 2
Full Bowling Card