After playing an Epic match agianst India England will be taking on Ireland in the 3rd Match of the their World Cup campaign and this match will be played at the same vanue where England drew with India in the previous match at Bangelore on 2nd March 2011. Ireland are coming into this match on the back of a decent match against Bangladesh in the league and it will be interesting to see how they go about against their near neighbours in the World Cup 2011. This match will be live at around 9:00 GMT so make sure you get your TV and timing thingy right.
Ireland defeated England by 3 Wickets – World Cup 2011
England vs Ireland Cricket World Cup 2011
Date: 2 March 2011 – Time: 09:00 GMT
Venue: Bangelore, India
England are coming into this match on the back of a stunning and rollercoaster match agaisnt india where they played a gem of game to get a point infront of full capacity of stadium. India batted first and went on to set a target of 338 for England where Sachin Tendulkar scored his 47th secntury in ODI cricket and helpd India after Sehwag got out. In reply England started the batting in prime fashion as make shift opner Kevin Pieterson gave them a good start but once he got out it was Andrew Strauss who socred a stunning knock to get England closer to win but they could only manage to get a draw.
Predictions: This is a match where a win written all over for England, as they are coming into the form just at the right time and I can see them getting another win in this one and get their qualifications thing easier to achieve.
Ireland Pulled up shock of the World Cup by defeating England In the World Cup 201 Match
Ireland win by three wickets Kevin O’Brien has made history for Ireland. The dreams of 2007 have been eclipsed by this record chase, powered by a record hundred.
Match Results and Video Highlights
England: 327/8 (50 ov)
Ireland: 329/7 (49.1 ov)
Ireland won by 3 wickets (with 5 balls remaining)
KJ O’Brien 113 Runs of Just 63 Balls
KJ O’Brien went on to score one of the greatest kncoks in World Cups to make History as his quick fired 113 helped Ireland defeat England in what is surely a greatest upset in World Cricket.