ICC Cricket World Cup, 2010/11 / Commentary

ICC Cricket World Cup - 22nd match, Group B

India v Ireland

India won by 5 wickets (with 24 balls remaining)

29.2

Yuvraj Singh to KJ O'Brien, no run, length ball pitching just outside off, defended off the front foot

29.3

Yuvraj Singh to KJ O'Brien, no run, again a loopy delivery on the stumps, Kevin O'Brien defends down the pitch

29.4

Yuvraj Singh to KJ O'Brien, 1 run, punched to long-off to get his first run

Ireland 130/4   KJ O'Brien 1* (3b)

30.2

Chawla to KJ O'Brien, 1 run, tossed up, full and outside off, Kevin chips it over cover, lands well short of sweeper cover

30.5

Chawla to KJ O'Brien, no run, fired into legstump, defended off the backfoot

30.6

Chawla to KJ O'Brien, no run, that end a much better over from Chawla, a lovely legspinner that Kevin O'Brien can't get his bat close to

Ireland 134/4   KJ O'Brien 2* (6b)

31.2

Yuvraj Singh to KJ O'Brien, no run, half-tracker from Yuvraj, doesn't turn much after pitching on off, swiped down the ground

31.3

Yuvraj Singh to KJ O'Brien, 1 run, length ball on off from Yuvraj, 'Catch' is the cry as Kevin O'Brien gets a leading edge towards point, he was looking to play the ball towards midwicket

31.5

Yuvraj Singh to KJ O'Brien, no run, length ball is defended by O'Brien towards midwicket

31.6

Yuvraj Singh to KJ O'Brien, 2 runs, skips away from leg to make room and crunches that towards deep point, 'Two, two,' he shouted as soon as he played that shot

Ireland 139/4   KJ O'Brien 5* (10b)

32.6

Chawla to KJ O'Brien, FOUR, smashed off the back foot, Kevin O'Brien gets his first boundary of the day, a muscular hit off the back foot towards extra cover, Yusuf was racing across and puts in a dive but can't cut that off

Ireland 146/4   KJ O'Brien 9* (11b 1x4)

33.3

Yuvraj Singh to KJ O'Brien, no run, flatter, quicker one, heading for middle, blocked by O'Brien

33.4

Yuvraj Singh to KJ O'Brien, OUT, a massive cheer from the crowd as Kevin O'Brien departs, a soft, soft dismissal, an innocuous length ball is patted back to the bowler, who accepts the gift, Yuvraj gets his second, and Ireland have lost a huge wicket

KJ O'Brien c & b Yuvraj Singh 9 (14m 13b 1x4 0x6) SR: 69.23

Ireland 147/5   KJ O'Brien 9 (13b 1x4)

Photos

Mar 6, 2011

Trent Johnston goes down with a knee injury, India v Ireland, Group B, World Cup 2011, Bangalore, March 6, 2011

Trent Johnston goes down with a knee injury

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Mar 6, 2011

The altered 2.5metre rule came into application during an lbw appeal against Alex Cusack, India v Ireland, Group B, World Cup 2011, Bangalore, March 6, 2011

The altered 2.5metre rule came into application during an lbw appeal against Alex Cusack

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