• New Zealand posted 302 for 7 in this game providing the 54th occasion of a team posting 300 plus runs in the world cup. This total also represents New Zealand posting 300 plus runs in an innings on fifth occasion in the world cup. The other four occasions are – 309 for 5 vs East Africa at Birmingham on 07.06.75: 307 for 8 vs Netherlands at Vadodara on 17.02.96: 331 for 6 vs Kenya at Gros Islet on 20.03.07 and 363 for 5 vs Canada at Gros Islet on 22.03.07.

    LR Taylor scored 131 not out in this game providing the 114th occasion of a batsman scoring a hundred in the world cup. His knock represents the twelfth occasion of a New
    Zealand batsman scoring a hundred in the world cup. This was the first hundred by a New Zealand batsman against Pakistan in the world cup.

    LR Taylor scored 131 not out in this game providing the third occasion of a batsman scoring a hundred against Pakistan in the world cup. Other batsmen are – 110 by RB Richardson of West Indies at Karachi on 30.10.87 and 143* by A

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  • Ireland won the toss and inserted the opposition in this game providing the 181st occasion of a team doing so in the world cup. It also provides the second occasion of Ireland doing so in the world cup.
     

    West Indies capped AD Russell for this game. He became the 156th cricketer to make one day debut for West Indies. He became the first West Indian cricketer to make his one day deubt against Ireland.

    West Indies capped AD Russell for this game. He became the 199th cricketer to make one day debut in the world cup.  He became the first West Indian cricketer to make his one day deubt against Ireland in the world cup.  He became the seventh West Indian cricketer to make debut in the world cup. Others are – AME Roberts vs Sri Lanka at Manchester on 07.06.05 : IVA Richards vs Sri Lanka at Manchester on 07.06.75 : CG Greenidge vs Pakistan at Birmingham on 11.06.75 : PV Simmons vs Pakistan at Lahore on 16.10.87 : RL Powell vs Pakistan at Bristol on 16.05.99 and KA Pollard vs South Africa at St

    Read More »from Match No 27 : Ireland vs West Indies
  • India has one foot in the Quarter Finals. Congratulations! However, let's take a moment to look at how we got here. Mahendra Singh Dhoni made a statement before the game in Delhi, saying that India so far has had a good game, a tie and a close game, and against Netherlands they were looking for an easy game.  That game was far from easy. At one stage it looked like the Dutch would be all out for 150 and in the second innings it seemed like Sehwag and Tendulkar would reach the target of 190 in 15 overs, in both cases that would count as an easy win. However, that wasn't to be. India found itself struggling at 99 for 4 and it was left upto the middle order to see the team through.

     

    It's a little worrying when the captain said that getting a win was most important, the manner in which the win was got, is second to it. This would still be acceptable, if said in reference to encounters with the bigger and better teams, where matches are expected to be close and fierce. But when it comes to

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