India vs Ireland 22nd Match ICC Cricket World Cup 2011 Highlights

Cricket Highlights - India vs Ireland 22nd Match ICC Cricket World Cup 2011

Watch the highlights of India vs Ireland 22nd Match ICC Cricket World Cup 2011 - ICC Cricket World Cup tournament of the Group B 22nd ODI match played between Ireland and India at Bengaluru in 06th March 2011.

All-round Yuvraj Singh's unbeaten half-century after a career-best five-wicket haul to helped to India's nerves in a hard-fought five-wicket victory over Ireland in the World Cup Group B match.

* India improved their record at Chepauk, Chennai to 12 wins from 18 matches. They have lost only four matches and tied one. They have not lost a single match in World Cups in Bangalore.

* Yuvraj Singh's 5 for 31 is his career-best and the fifth five-wicket haul by an Indian bowler in World Cups. after Ashish Nehra, Venkatesh Prasad, Kapil Dev and Robin Singh are the other Indian bowlers to claimed five wickets in a World Cup game.

* Yuvraj Singh's spell is the eighth-best bowling performance by a spinner in ODIs. The best spell is Anil Kumble's 6 for 12 in 1993.

* 113 : Partnership between William Porterfield and Niall O'Brien is the highest for the third wicket for Ireland in ODIs surpassing the 89 between Andre Botha and Niall O'Brien against Netherlands in 2008.

* When Yuvraj Singh scored a half-century, Yuvraj became the first player to score a fifty and pick up five wickets in a match in World Cup game. Viv Richards and Paul Collingwood remain the only players to score a century and pick up five or more wickets in an ODI.

* 67 :  MS Dhoni and Yuvraj Singh set up their 20th fifty-plus partnership in ODIs. Their average of 48.90 is the third highest among all Indian batting pairs who have aggregated over 2000 runs.

Ireland scored 207 for all-out in 47.5 overs with top scorer by William Porterfield struck 75 off 104-balls including 6-fours and a six, Niall O'Brien cracked a 46 off 78 deliveries included 3-fours, Alex Cusack scored 24 and Trent Johnston 17.

India best bowler by Yuvraj Singh claims 5 for 31, Zaheer Khan picked up 3-wickets and one for Munaf Patel.

India chased 210-5 in 46 overs with top scorer by Yuvraj Singh 50 not out, Sachin Tendulkar struck 36 off 56-balls including four-fours, Virat Kohli, MS Dhoni both scored 34-runs and Yusuf Pathan cracked a unbeaten 30 off 24-balls included 3-sixes and two-fours.

Ireland best bowler by Trent Johnston and George Dockrell each took two-wickets.

Yuvraj Singh named Player of the match for his match-winning all-round display of scoring a unbeaten 50 off 75-balls including 3-fours and claiming 5-wicket haul for 31-runs in 10-overs.