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World cup records: England vs Ireland cricket teams


  • The two neighboring countries have played once in a world cup match. England won that match by 48 runs.
  • They have met in 2 ODIs other than world cup matches. England has been successful in all matches.
  • England has always played well against Ireland.
  • English cricket team bowlers Steve Harmison, Owais Shah and Andrew Flintoff have been the most successful bowlers of English cricket team against Ireland.
  • English batsmen Marcus Trescothick, Ian Bell and Paul Collingwood have batted well against Ireland cricket team. Marcus Trescothick even managed to score a century against Ireland while Collingwood remained 10 runs shy of a century.
  • English batsman Jonathan Trott made his ODI debut against Ireland and was adjudged LBW on duck by Irish bowler Trent Johnston.
  • In the last match against England, Ireland bowled well and restricted England to 203 runs in 50 overs but were unsuccessful to win the match as rain interrupted and their innings were decreased to 20 overs. England won that match by 3 runs (D/L).
  • Irish medium pacer Trent Johnston has been very successful against England has picked up 5 wickets of English batsman in just three matches.
  • Ireland has only played 2007 ICC Cricket World Cup and 2011 ICC Cricket World Cup will be second world cup.

In 2011 Cricket World cup, Ireland was able to beat England cricket team. Although as far as talent and skill is concerned England cricket team is way advanced in comparison to the Ireland cricket team, however, there is an arch rivalry between the two teams which makes any contest between these two teams very interesting and thrilling to watch. The same passion was visible in the cricket world cup 2011 match of England vs Ireland. Ireland chased down a huge total by showing some great batting proficiency. Considering this performance, in the future editions of the cricket world cup, all test playing teams will take Ireland a serious threat. If Ireland can beat England cricket team in cricket, they can challenge the other big teams too.

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