ICC Cricket World Cup, 27th Match, Group B: Ireland v West Indies at Mohali, Mar 11, 2011
ICC Cricket World Cup - 27th match, Group B
West Indies won by 44 runs
11 March 2011 (50-over match)
18.1

KJ O'Brien to Smith, SIX, connects superbly, trying to get a move-on now, pitched on a length and he picks it well, depositing it over long-on for a meaty six

18.2

KJ O'Brien to Smith, no run, misses out this time, short ball on the off, pulled hard but straight to midwicket

18.3

KJ O'Brien to Smith, no run, slower one, the offcutter, on a good length on the off, defended in front of point

18.4

KJ O'Brien to Smith, no run, shortish on the off, pushed through towards extra cover

18.5

KJ O'Brien to Smith, no run, slower one bowled full on middle, drives it firmly but can't beat midwicket

18.6

KJ O'Brien to Smith, 1 run, shortish outside the off stump, the slower one bowled from round the wicket, run down to third man to keep the strike

West Indies 69/0   KJ O'Brien 1-0-7-0
20.1

KJ O'Brien to Smith, 1 run, short of a good length outside off, runs it down delicately to third man for a single

20.2

KJ O'Brien to Chanderpaul, no run, goodish length on the off, pushed uppishly but gets to the extra cover fielder on the bounce

20.3

KJ O'Brien to Chanderpaul, no run, holding back the pace again, on a length around off stump, pushed gently to cover

20.4

KJ O'Brien to Chanderpaul, 1 run, manages to squeeze that past the fielder at cover for a single

20.5

KJ O'Brien to Smith, no run, big backlift there, tries to crack it down the ground past the bowler, can't quite connect well, mistimed

20.6

KJ O'Brien to Smith, 1 run, slower one bowled on a good length on middle and leg, pushed down towards long-on for a single

West Indies 75/0   KJ O'Brien 2-0-10-0
22.1

KJ O'Brien to Chanderpaul, 1 run, on a good length on middle, pushed down to long-on for a single

22.2

KJ O'Brien to Smith, no run, short ball on middle, turned away to midwicket off the back foot

22.3

KJ O'Brien to Smith, 1 run, slower one bowled short outside off, cut down to third man for a single

22.4

KJ O'Brien to Chanderpaul, 1 run, closes the face, fetches it from the off stump to glance it down to fine leg

22.5

KJ O'Brien to Smith, no run, short of a good length, nudged down towards point

22.6

KJ O'Brien to Smith, no run, slower one bowled short on the off, punched off the back foot to extra cover

West Indies 80/0   KJ O'Brien 3-0-13-0
24.1

KJ O'Brien to Chanderpaul, 2 runs, short ball outside off, swats it down the track to long-on and there's a shocking misfield by Rankin there, shocking because it's from an Irishman, concedes an extra run

24.2

KJ O'Brien to Chanderpaul, OUT, O'Brien has struck, a soft dismissal in the end, pitched up on the off and Chanderpaul drives it uppishly to find Porterfield at extra cover who takes a good, low catch

S Chanderpaul c Porterfield b KJ O'Brien 35 (102m 62b 3x4 0x6) SR: 56.45

24.3

KJ O'Brien to Bravo, no run, good ball first up to the new man, aiming for the yorker, almost gets it right, dug out into the leg side, almost caught him on the shoe there

24.4

KJ O'Brien to Bravo, no run, full on middle, driven back confidently to the bowler, offers the full face

24.5

KJ O'Brien to Bravo, OUT, Gone! Timber! Full on middle and Bravo senses a chance, meaty delivery and he tries to blaze it down the ground, misses and the middle stump is out of the ground

DM Bravo b KJ O'Brien 0 (2m 3b 0x4 0x6) SR: 0.00

24.6

KJ O'Brien to Sarwan, no run, full outside off, driven sweetly but straight to cover, that over just spiced things up after a not-so-exciting run of play

West Indies 89/2   KJ O'Brien 4-0-15-2
26.1

KJ O'Brien to Smith, 2 byes, that didn't miss the leg stump by much, short of a good length, tried to chop it behind point, got an inside edge down to fine leg...or so we thought, that wasn't an inside edge but two byes, it was Niall O'Brien who fumbled

26.2

KJ O'Brien to Smith, FOUR, too short and it's dealt with, dropping it short outside off and Smith swings it away to find that gap between long-on and deep midwicket

26.3

KJ O'Brien to Smith, 1 run, low full toss on middle, driven down to long-on for a single

26.4

KJ O'Brien to Sarwan, 1 run, raises the pitch with a single to mid-on, pitched up and it's met with a gentle push

26.5

KJ O'Brien to Smith, 1 run, full toss on middle and leg, tickles it down to fine leg

26.6

KJ O'Brien to Sarwan, no run, the offcutter, bowled it full outside off, it's square-driven to point

West Indies 101/2   KJ O'Brien 5-0-22-2
36.1

KJ O'Brien to Pollard, no run, slower one bowled short outside off, dragged towards square leg

36.2

KJ O'Brien to Pollard, SIX, length ball and Pollard sends it into the stands, on middle and he picks it up beautifully, effortless shot, just a flick and it flies away over deep midwicket

36.3

KJ O'Brien to Pollard, no run, missed run-out, flicked to square leg and Mooney misses a direct hit as Pollard takes off for a single, he's sent back and he had no chance, missed opportunity for the Irish there

36.4

KJ O'Brien to Pollard, no run, banged it short on middle, the slower one, tries to pull it fine, misses out

36.5

KJ O'Brien to Pollard, no run, another slower bouncer, Pollard had anticipated that, targeted the deep midwicket boundary there but didn't connect

36.6

KJ O'Brien to Pollard, SIX, another length ball, that's a crime to bowl to Pollard there, lofted it with absolute ease over long-on, the Irish are slipping up in the Powerplay

West Indies 166/3   KJ O'Brien 6-0-34-2
40.1

KJ O'Brien to Smith, 1 run, shortish on middle, whipped through square leg for a single

40.2

KJ O'Brien to Pollard, FOUR, four more, full outside off, cheekily done by Pollard there, third man is a little wide, opened the face at just the right time to beat that fielder

40.3

KJ O'Brien to Pollard, 1 run, full outside off and it was in the slot, that's blazed down to long-off for a single

40.4

KJ O'Brien to Smith, 1 run, tickled through square leg for a single

40.5

KJ O'Brien to Pollard, FOUR, four more, slower one bowled full and even though he mistimed it he found the gap, found the gap between long-on and deep midwicket with a slog

40.6

KJ O'Brien to Pollard, 1 run, they are maining the runflow even after the Powerplay's done, steered wide of third man for a couple more runs

West Indies 209/3   KJ O'Brien 7-0-46-2
42.1

KJ O'Brien to Pollard, 1 run, a one-handed swipe to midwicket

42.2

KJ O'Brien to Smith, no run, lovely delivery, in the blockhole on middle, can only manage to dig it out into the leg side

42.3

KJ O'Brien to Smith, OUT, shuffles way too much in an attempt to flick it fine, it's fired full on the stumps and he misses, timber! The end of an innings Devon will remember for the rest of his life.

DS Smith b KJ O'Brien 107 (194m 133b 11x4 1x6) SR: 80.45

42.4

KJ O'Brien to Sammy, FOUR, starts with a boundary, short ball on the pads and he has no trouble working it away to the fine-leg boundary

42.5

KJ O'Brien to Sammy, no run, the slower legcutter, nips away after landing short of a good length, Sammy chases it but can't connect

42.6

KJ O'Brien to Sammy, OUT, a wicket Ireland needed badly, though it's not Pollard. Sammy can step it up but he finds fine leg, short on middle and leg and he swivels to play the pull, gets a top edge and Dockrell makes no mistake in the deep

DJG Sammy c Dockrell b KJ O'Brien 4 (1m 3b 1x4 0x6) SR: 133.33

West Indies 222/5   KJ O'Brien 8-0-51-4
47.1

KJ O'Brien to Russell, 1 run, full outside off, mistimes a drive to long-off for a single

47.2

KJ O'Brien to Pollard, 2 runs, low full toss, reaches for it and drives it wide of extra cover, races back for the second as long-off runs to his left and cuts it off

47.3

KJ O'Brien to Pollard, FOUR, slower one dropped short outside off and it's hammered, swatted mercilessly to the long-off boundary

47.4

KJ O'Brien to Pollard, SIX, a crowd-killer, dropping short, they've done that too often against him and he murdered it over midwicket for a flat six

47.5

KJ O'Brien to Pollard, SIX, a one-handed six, his hand came off the handle, landed on a length on middle and he deposited it comfortably over deep midwicket, on course for a century now

47.6

KJ O'Brien to Pollard, 1 run, keeps the strike with a drive to extra cover

West Indies 267/6   KJ O'Brien 9-0-71-4
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