ICC World Cup 2015 has been started officially. Here we have full match highlights for you. The group matches are going on in which Group B, match 5 between West Indies Vs Ireland was held on 16th February 2015 in Saxton Oval New Zealand. Ireland team chased the target of 305 runs in just 45.5 overs which made a major upset in World Cup 2015 group matches.
Match Won by : Ireland won by 4 wickets
West Indies Scorecard : 304/7
Ireland Scorecard : 307/6 (in 45.5 overs)
Toss Won by : Ireland, chose to field
Man of The Match : Paul Stirling
West Indies Playing XI :
Chris Gayle, Dwayne Smith, Darren Bravo, Marlon Samuels, Denesh Ramdin (W), Lendl Simmons, Darren Sammy, Andre Russell, Jason Holder (Capt), Kemar Roach, Jerome Taylor
Ireland Playing XI :
William Porterfield (Capt), Paul Stirling, Ed Joyce, Niall O’brien, Andrew Balbirnie, Gary Wilson (W), Kevin O’brien, John Mooney, Max Sorensen, George Dockrell, Andrew Mcbrine
Referee : Chris Broad
Umpires : Richard Illingworth, Bruce Oxenford, Chris Gaffaney, Johan Cloete
The manner in which Ireland set the pace against a team that could so easily have bossed it over on another day, showed just how good it really is. Ireland has set major upset by defeating West Indies by 4 wickets. Man of the match Paul Stirling scored 92 runs with 9 boundaries and 3 sixes.
Congratulations to team Ireland!!!
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