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Bangladesh vs Ireland 9th Match ICC Cricket World Cup 2011 Highlights

Cricket Highlights - Bangladesh vs Ireland 9th Match ICC Cricket World Cup 2011


Watch the highlights of Bangladesh vs Ireland 9th Match ICC Cricket World Cup 2011 - ICC Cricket World Cup tournament of the 9th ODI match played between Ireland and Bangladesh at Shere Bangla National Stadium, Mirpur, Dhaka in 25th February 2011

Bangladesh vs Ireland 9th Match ICC Cricket World Cup 2011 Highlights
Shafiul Islam was Bangladesh's hero at the end with four wickets © Associated Press

Shafiul Islam's four-for, Shakib Al Hasan and Mohammad Ashraful's combined 4-wickets helped to Bangladesh hard-fought 27-run victory over Ireland in a low-scoring encounter of the ninth match of a World Cup.

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* Shafiul Islam's 4 for 21 was his best bowling performance for Bangladesh in One-day international, It the second best bowling figures by an Bangladesh bowler against Ireland in ODIs after Farhad Reza's 5 for 42 and the best bowling figures by an Bangladesh bowler in World Cups, surpassing the previous record of 4 for 38 held by Mashrafe Mortaza against India at Port of Spain in the 2007 World Cup.

* Ireland lost their last five wickets for just 27-runs - which was their third worst last five-wicket collapse in One-day international, It is their second worst last 5-wicket against Bangladesh in ODIs and also their second worst last 5-wicket collapse in World Cup. They went from 151 for 5 to 178 for all out.

Bangladesh scored 205 for all-out in 49.2 overs with top scorer by Tamim Iqbal 44, Raqibul Hasan cracked a 38 off consuming 69-balls including a boundary.

Mushfiqur Rahim struck 36 off 66-deliveries including two boundaries, Naeem Islam 29 and Shakib Al Hasan 16.

Ireland best bowler by Andre Both picked up 3-wickets for 32-runs in 9-overs including a maiden, George Dockrell, Trent Johnston both took 2-wickets and one for John Mooney.

Ireland scored 178 for all-out in 45 overs with top scorer by Niall O'Brien struck 38 off 52-balls including 3-fours.

Kevin O'Brien cracked a 37 off 40-balls including 3-fours & a six, Andre Botha 22, William Porterfield 20 and Ed Joyce 16.

Bangladesh best bowler by Shafiul Islam claimed a career-best 4-wickets for 21-runs in 8-overs, Shakib Al Hasan, Mohammad Ashraful both took 2-wickets and one for Abdur Razzak - Naeem Islam.

Tamim Iqbal named Player of the match for his valuable 44 off facing 43-balls including 7-fours.