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Ireland vs Netherlands 37th Match ICC Cricket World Cup 2011 Highlights

Cricket Highlights - Ireland vs Netherlands 37th Match ICC Cricket World Cup 2011


Watch the highlights of Ireland vs Netherlands 37th Match ICC Cricket World Cup 2011 - ICC Cricket World Cup tournament of the 37th ODI match played between Netherlands and Ireland at Eden Gardens, Kolkata in 18th March 2011.

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Paul Stirling's rapid century, Half-centuries from William Porterfield and Niall O'Brien steer to Ireland emphatic six-wicket victory over Netherlands, despite a brilliant hundred from Ryan ten Doeschate in a high-scoring game of the 37th match of a World Cup.

* 307 was the second-highest successful run-chase at Kolkata in ODIs. The highest chased by India 316 against Sri Lanka in 2009.

* Ryan ten Doeschate's century was his second of the tournament and he becomes the third player after AB de Villiers and Sachin Tendulkar to score two hundreds in this 2011 World Cup.

* Ryan ten Doeschate has now scored five centuries and nine fifties in ODIs. Among batsmen who have scored over 1500 runs in ODIs, his average of 67.00 is the highest.

* 121 : Ryan ten Doeschate and Peter Borren set up the highest fifth-wicket partnership for Netherlands in ODIs.

* Ryan ten Doeschate became the second Netherlands batsman to score a hundred against Ireland in One-day internationals after Darron Reekers.

* Paul Stirling became the second Ireland batsman to score a hundred against Netherlands in One-day internationals after Gary Wilson.

* Paul Stirling smashed a century off just 70 balls, which is the fourth fastest in World Cups and the second fastest by an Ireland batsman in World Cups.

* Paul Stirling's strike rate of 140.27 is the second highest for an Ireland batsman for a score over 100+ in ODIs

* 177 : William Porterfield and Paul Stirling set up the third-highest first-wicket partnership in the 2011 World Cup and the highest for Ireland in ODIs.

Netherlands scored massive total of 306 for all-out in exact 50 overs with top scorer by Ryan ten Doeschate 106 off 108-balls - which was his 5th ODI hundred, his first century against Ireland in ODIs and his second ODI hundred in World Cups.

Peter Borren struck 84 off 82-balls including ten boundaries, Wesley Barresi cracked a 44 off 49-balls including four-fours & 2-sixes and Aste Buurman scored 26.

Ireland best bowler by Paul Stirling, John Mooney both takes two-wickets, Trent Johnston and Boyd Rankin each took one-wickets.

Ireland chased 307-4 in 47.4 overs with top scorer by Paul Stirling 101 - which was his 2nd ODI hundred, his first century against Netherlands and his first ODI hundred in World Cups.

William Porterfield struck 68 off 93-balls including 10-fours, Niall O'Brien cracked a unbeaten 57 off 58-balls included seven boundaries, Ed Joyce scored 28, Gary Wilson 27 and Kevin O'Brien 15 not out.

Netherlands best bowler by Tom Cooper took two-wickets and one for Pieter Seelaar - Ryan ten Doeschate.

Paul Stirling named Player of the match for his match-winning scintillating 101-runs knocked off facing 72-balls including 14-fours and 2-sixes with strike rate of 140.27.