WC 2011 Match Facts and Scorecard: England Vs Ireland

Ireland created the first upset of the 2011 World Cup defeating England in a high scoring game.

Match Facts

    Match 15
    Captains: Strauss (England) Porterfield (Ireland)
    Toss: England
    Result: Ireland win by 3 wickets
    MOM: KJ O’Brien
    100: 113 by KJ O’Brien
    50s: 3 (England)
    6s: 15 (5 Eng, 10 Ire)
    3wkts or more: 4/38 Mooney, 3/47 Swann
    100 plus partnerships:
    167 3rd wkt Trott and Bell (Eng)
    162 5th wkt KJ O’Brien and Cusack
    50 plus partnerships
    91 1st wkt Strauss and Pietersen (Eng)
    62 2nd wkt Stirling and Joyce (Ire)

Records

    Ireland made history by making the biggest ever run chase in WC history.
    K O’Brien’s hundred s the fastest in WC matches. (50 ball century)
    K O’Brien’s hundred s the 6th fastest in ODI cricket
    K O’Brien’s hit his first WC century and 2nd ODI century.
    Trott and Bell scored 3rd highest partnership for England in WC matches. Bell was also involved in the 2nd highest partnership (170 runs with Strauss against India) for England in WC matches.
    7th and 8th 300 plus score of WC 2011.
    Trott after scoring 64 runs now shares the record to reach fastest 1000 runs in ODI. Completing in 21 innings he shares the record now with Pietersen and Vivian Richards.

England innings (50 overs maximum)

    Strauss b Dockrell 34 runs 2 4s 1 six
    Pietersen c NJ O’Brien b Stirling 59 runs 7 4s 2 6s
    Trott b Mooney 92 runs 9 4s
    Bell c Stirling b Mooney 81 runs 6 4s 1 six
    Collingwood c KJ O’Brien b Mooney 16 runs 1 six
    Prior b Johnston 6 runs 1 four
    Bresnan c Johnston b Mooney 4
    Yardy b Johnston 3 runs
    Swann not out 9 runs 1 four
    Extras (b 1, lb 2, w 20) 23
    Total (50 overs) 327/8

Fall of wickets

    1-91 (Strauss, 13.3 ov), 2-111 (Pietersen, 16.6 ov), 3-278 (Bell, 42.6 ov), 4-288 (Trott, 44.3 ov), 5-299 (Prior, 45.6 ov), 6-312 (Collingwood, 46.6 ov), 7-317 (Yardy, 48.3 ov), 8-327 (Bresnan, 49.6 ov)

Bowling

    Rankin 7 ov 51/0
    Johnston 10 ov 58/2
    Cusack 4 ov 39/0
    Dockrell 10 ov 68/1
    Mooney 9 ov 63/4
    Stirling 10 ov 45/1

Ireland innings (target: 328 runs from 50 overs)

    Porterfield b Anderson 0
    Stirling c Pietersen b Bresnan 32 runs 5 4s 1 six
    Joyce st Prior b Swann 32 runs 3 4s
    NJ O’Brien† b Swann 29 runs 2 4s 1 six
    Wilson lbw b Swann 3
    KJ O’Brien run out 113 runs 13 4s 6 6s
    Cusack run out 47 runs 3 4s 1 six
    Mooney not out 33 runs 6 4s
    Johnston not out 7 runs 1 four
    Extras (b 5, lb 16, w 12) 33
    Total (49.1 overs) 329/7

Fall of wickets

    1-0 (Porterfield, 0.1 ov), 2-62 (Stirling, 9.5 ov), 3-103 (NJ O’Brien, 20.2 ov), 4-106 (Joyce, 22.2 ov), 5-111 (Wilson, 24.2 ov), 6-273 (Cusack, 41.3 ov), 7-317 (KJ O’Brien, 48.1 ov)

Bowling

    Anderson 8.1 ov 1 maiden 49/1
    Broad 9 ov 73/0
    Bresnan 10 ov 64/1
    Yardy 7 ov 49/0
    Swann 10 ov 47/3
    Collingwood 5 ov 26/0
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