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Shafiul Islam 4-21 - Bangladesh vs Ireland 9th Match ICC Cricket World Cup 2011 Highlights

Cricket Highlights - Shafiul Islam 4-21 - Bangladesh vs Ireland 9th Match ICC Cricket World Cup 2011


Watch the highlights of Shafiul Islam 4-21 - 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

Shafiul Islam 4-21 - 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.

* 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

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