Player of the Match
Player of the Match

Not good chasing


Pakistan's win-loss record in the last-ten ODIs when they have chased. Their record in last-ten chases in the World Cup is 3-7.

Slow off the blocks


William Porterfield's strike rate in this World Cup - the lowest among openers who have scored at least 100 runs

Better against lefties


Wahab Riaz's bowling average against left-handers, he's taken 28 wickets against them. Against right-handers he's taken 44 at 33.84.

Distant past


Wkts Shahid Afridi took in the last World Cup, at an average of 12.85 apiece. He's taken 2 at 107.00 in this one, before this match.

Captain's best


The previous highest by an associate-member captain in the World Cup. Porterfield has gone past that.



Pakistan's eco in the batting Powerplays in this World Cup before this game - the best. New Zealand are a distant second with an eco of 5.43.

First captain


Number of captains from the associate-member teams to hit a World Cup hundred before Porterfield in this match. He is the first one.

Pakistan's super bowling


Runs scored by Ireland in the last 10 overs, for the loss of five wickets

A comfortable chase?


Pakistan's win-loss record when chasing targets between 225 and 250 since the 2011 World Cup

Openers step up, at last


The total runs added by Pakistan's opening partnerships in their five previous matches in the World Cup