2007 Cricket World Cup: England vs Ireland

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Friday, March 30, 2007

England beat Ireland by 48 runs in the Super 8 phase of the World Cup at the Providence Stadium, Georgetown, Guyana.

This is both teams first game in this phase, and both begin the stage without any points, having both lost to their fellow group qualifiers - New Zealand and West Indies, respectively.

Toss: England won, and elected to bat first.

Flag of England.svg England innings
Player Status Runs Balls 4s 6s Strike rate
Ed Joyce b Rankin 1 5 0 0 20.00
Michael Vaughan c N O'Brien b B Rankin 6 13 1 0 46.15
Ian Bell c NJ O'Brien b KJ O'Brien 31 74 2 0 41.89
Kevin Pietersen c Porterfield b McCallan 48 47 5 0 102.12
Paul Collingwood run out (White/Johnston) 90 82 8 3 109.75
Andrew Flintoff b Johnston 43 62 4 0 69.35
Paul Nixon c Morgan b Botha 19 15 1 1 126.66
Ravinder Bopara not out 10 5 1 0 200.00
Sajid Mahmood not out 0 0 0 0 -
Extras (lb 2; w 13; nb 3) 18
Total (7 Wickets; 50 overs) 266 22 4

Fall of wickets: 1-6 (Joyce, 1.1 ov), 2-23 (Vaughan, 5.2 ov), 3-89 (Bell, 21.2 ov), 4-113 (Pietersen, 26.3 ov), 5-194 (Flintoff, 43.3 ov), 6-245 (Nixon, 48.2 ov), 7-258 (Collingwood, 49.3 ov)

20px Ireland bowling
Bowler Overs Maidens Runs Wickets Econ
Dave Langford-Smith 7 0 38 0 5.42
Boyd Rankin 7 1 28 2 4.00
Trent Johnston 10 0 70 1 7.00
Andre Botha 10 1 56 1 5.60
Kevin O'Brien 4 0 26 1 6.50
Kyle McCallan 10 0 38 1 3.80
Andrew White 2 0 8 0 4.00
20px Ireland innings (Target: 267 runs from 50 overs)
Player Status Runs Balls 4s 6s Strike rate
William Porterfield c Bell b Flintoff 31 68 1 0 45.58
Jeremy Bray c Bopara b Anderson 0 1 0 0 0.00
Eoin Morgan run out (Mahmood) 2 7 0 0 28.57
Niall O'Brien st Nixon b Vaughan 63 88 4 0 71.59
Andre Botha c Flintoff b Panesar 18 39 1 0 46.15
Kevin O'Brien lbw b Panesar 12 19 1 0 63.15
Trent Johnston b Flintoff 27 21 1 2 128.57
Andrew White c Nixon b Collingwood 38 35 4 0 108.57
Kyle McCallan b Flintoff 5 6 0 0 83.33
Dave Langford-Smith lbw b Flintoff 1 2 0 0 50.00
Boyd Rankin not out 4 8 0 0 50.00
Extras (lb 3; w 9; nb 5) 17
Total (all out; 48.1 overs) 218

Fall of wickets: 1-6 (Bray, 0.5 ov), 2-11 (Morgan, 3.4 ov), 3-72 (Porterfield, 18.5 ov), 4-116 (Botha, 29.5 ov), 5-139 (KJ O'Brien, 35.6 ov), 6-139 (NJ O'Brien, 36.2 ov), 7-197 (Johnston, 44.5 ov), 8-209 (White, 45.5 ov), 9-210 (Langford-Smith, 46.1 ov), 10-218 (McCallan, 48.1 ov)

Flag of England.svg England bowling
Bowler Overs Maidens Runs Wickets Econ
James Anderson 7 1 35 1 5.00
Sajid Mahmood 8 2 34 0 4.25
Andrew Flintoff 8.1 1 43 4 5.26
Paul Collingwood 6 0 38 1 6.33
Monty Panesar 10 1 31 2 3.10
Michael Vaughan 9 0 34 1 3.77

England: E C Joyce, M P Vaughan (capt), I R Bell, K P Pietersen, A Flintoff, P D Collingwood, R S Bopara, P A Nixon (wkt), S I Mahmood, J M Anderson, M S Panesar
Ireland: W T S Porterfield, J P Bray, E J G Morgan, N J O'Brien (wkt), A C Botha, K J O'Brien, D T Johnston (capt), W K McCallan, A R White, D Langford-Smith, W B Rankin

Player of the match: P D Collingwood (England)

Umpires: B R Doctrove (West Indies) and S J A Taufel (Australia)
TV umpire: D J Harper (Australia)
Match referee: R S Madugalle (Sri Lanka)
Reserve umpire: S A Bucknor (West Indies)

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