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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 22nd ODI match played between Ireland and India at M.Chinnaswamy Stadium, Bengaluru in 06th March 2011.

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

All-round Yuvraj Singh's five-wickets with a unbeaten half-century, Zaheer Khan's three-for, Thirties from Sachin Tendulkar, Virat Kohli, MS Dhoni and Yusuf Pathan helped to India hard-fought five-wicket victory over Ireland in a tight-game of the 22nd match of a World Cup.

* India improved their record at Chinnaswamy Stadium 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 at Bangalore.

* Yuvraj Singh's 5 for 31 his best bowling performance for India in One-day international, It is the best bowling figures by an Indian bowler against Ireland in ODIs, surpassing the previous record of 3 for 29 held by Piyush Chawla at Belfast in 2007 and the joint third best bowling figures by Indian bowler in World Cups, jointly 5 for 31 held by Robin Singh against Sri Lanka at Taunton in the 1999 World Cup. 

* Yuvraj Singh became the fifth Indian bowler to claimed a 5-wicket haul in World Cups.

* 113 : William Porterfield and Niall O'Brien set up the record third-wicket partnership for Ireland in One-day international, previously held by the 89-run stand between Andre Botha and Niall O'Brien against Netherlands in 2008 and also the Ireland's record third-wicket stand in World Cups.

* Yuvraj Singh become the third Indian player to take five wickets and score fifty or more runs in a match in One-day international after Kris Srikkanth and Sourav Ganguly.

* Yuvraj Singh became first player to pick up five wickets and score a half-century in a match in World Cup history.

* 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 & a six.

Niall O'Brien cracked a 46 off 78-balls including 3-fours, Alex Cusack 24 and Trent Johnston 17.

India best bowler by Yuvraj Singh 5-31, 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 4-fours, Virat Kohli hit 34 off 53-balls including 3-fours.

MS Dhoni scored 34 off 50-balls including 2-fours and Yusuf Pathan cracked a unbeaten 30 off 24-balls included 3-sixes & 2-fours with strike rate of 125.

Ireland best bowler by Trent Johnston and George Dockrell both took 2-wickets.

Yuvraj Singh named Player of the match for his match-winning all-round performance to scored a unbeaten 50 off 75-balls including 3-fours after claiming a career-best 5-wicket haul for 31-runs in 10-overs.

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