ICC Cricket World Cup, 2010/11 / Commentary

ICC Cricket World Cup - 27th match, Group B

Ireland v West Indies

West Indies won by 44 runs

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

West Indies 68/0   DS Smith 40* (61b 4x4 1x6)   KJ O'Brien 0.1-0-6-0

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

West Indies 160/3   KA Pollard 13* (15b 1x6)   KJ O'Brien 5.2-0-28-2

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   KA Pollard 19* (19b 2x6)   KJ O'Brien 6-0-34-2

45.5

Mooney to Pollard, SIX, follows that up with a ferocious six, short on the off and he targets the deep midwicket boundary again and clears it with ease

West Indies 240/6   KA Pollard 69* (45b 6x4 3x6)   JF Mooney 7.5-0-53-0

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

West Indies 260/6   KA Pollard 87* (52b 8x4 4x6)   KJ O'Brien 8.4-0-64-4

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

West Indies 266/6   KA Pollard 93* (53b 8x4 5x6)   KJ O'Brien 8.5-0-70-4

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Mar 11, 2011

Sulieman Benn and Darren Sammy celebrate, Ireland v West Indies, Group B, World Cup, Mohali, March 11, 2011

Sulieman Benn and Darren Sammy celebrate

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Mar 11, 2011

Chris Gayle comforts a nervous child, Ireland v West Indies, Group B, World Cup, Mohali, March 11, 2011

Chris Gayle comforts a nervous child

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