WC 2015 – Game 41 – United Arab Emirates vs West Indies at Napier on 15.03.15 – West Indies won by six wickets

West Indies won this game by six wickets with 117 balls to spare providing the 46th occasion of a team winning a World Cup game by 100 plus runs margin. It also provides the seventh occasion of West Indies winning a World Cup game by 100 plus runs margin. All such occasions are listed below

 

No Team Result Margin BR Opposition Ground Date
1 West Indies won 8 wickets 239 v Scotland Leicester 27.05.99
2 West Indies won 9 wickets 236 v Sri Lanka Manchester 07.06.75
3 West Indies won 9 wickets 226 v Bangladesh Dhaka 04.03.11
4 West Indies won 7 wickets 177 v Canada Centurion 23.02.03
5 West Indies won 6 wickets 123 v Zimbabwe Hyd-LBs 16.02.96
6 West Indies won 5 wickets 119 v New Zealand The Oval 18.06.75
7 West Indies won 6 wickets 117 v U A E Napier 15.03.15

 

In UAE innings first six batsmen scored single digit runs – Amjad Ali {05}, AR Berenger {07}, Krishna Chandran {00}, Khurram Khan {05}, Shaiman Anwar {02} and SP Patil {06} – to provide the second occasion of first six batsmen scoring single digit runs in an innings in a World Cup game. The first such occasion was witnessed in the game between Canada and Sri Lanka at Paarl on 19.02.03, when the first Sri Lankan batsmen scored single digit runs. In fact in this game all the eleven batsmen scored single digit runs and Canada was dismissed all out for 36 runs.

 

UAE lost its five wickets for 26 runs in this game to provide the tenth occasion of a team losing its half the side for 26 and less than 26 runs in the World Cup. All such occasions are listed below

 

No FoW Inns Team Oppn Ground Date
1 5/25 2 Pak Win Christchurch 21.02.15
2 5/26 1 Ban Sco Edinburgh 24.05.99
3 5/17 1 Ind Zim Tunbridge Wells 18.06.83
4 5/19 2 Sco Pak Chester-le-Street 20.05.99
5 5/25 1 Ban Sri Pietermaritzburg 14.02.03
6 5/26 1 UAE Win Napier 15.03.15
7 5/17 2 Nam Pak Kimberley 16.02.03
8 5/25 1 Sco Win Leicester 27.05.99
9 5/25 2 Ber Srl Port of Spain 15.03.07
10 5/12 1 Can Srk Paarl 19.02.03

 

UAE lost its five wickets for 26 runs in this game to provide the third occasion of a team losing its half the side for 26 and less than 26 runs against West Indies in the World Cup. All such occasions are listed below

 

No FoW Inns Team Oppn Ground Date
1 5/25 2 Pak Win Christchurch 21.02.15
2 5/25 1 Sco Win Leicester 27.05.99
3 5/26 1 UAE Win Napier 15.03.15

 

Amjad Javed and Nasir Azaz added 107 runs for the seventh wicket in this game to provide the  occasion of batsmen posting a three figure partnership in the World Cup. It also provides the second occasion of batsmen posting a three figure partnership for the seventh wicket in the World Cup. The two occasions are by the UAE batsmen. Apart from this game UAE batsmen – Amjad Javed and Shaiman Anwar had added 107 runs against Ireland at Brisbane on 25.02.15.

 

JO Holder captured 4 for 27 in this game to provide the 185th occasion of a bowler capturing four or more wickets in the World Cup. It also provides the 131st occasion of a bowler capturing exact four wickets in the World Cup

 

JO Holder captured 4 for 27 in this game to provide the 19th occasion of a West Indies bowler capturing four or more wickets in the World Cup. It also provides the 13th occasion of a bowler capturing exact four wickets in the World Cup

 

JO Holder captured 4 for 27 in this game to provide the 13th occasion of a captain capturing four or more wickets in the World Cup. It also provides the tenth occasion of a captain capturing exact four wickets in the World Cup

 

JO Holder became the first West Indies captain to capture four wickets in a World Cup game. He returned wih figures of 4 for 27 in this game

 

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