WC 2015 – Game 42 – Ireland vs Paksitan at Adelaide on 15.03.15 – Pakistan won by seven wickets

WTS Porterfield scored 107 in this game to provide the 161st occasion of a batsman scoring a hundred in the World Cup. It also provides the fifth occasion of an Ireland batsman scoring a hundred in the World Cup.

 

WTS Porterfield scored 107 in this game to provide the 25th occasion of a captain scoring a hundred in the World Cup. It also provides the first occasion of an Ireland captain scoring a hundred in the World Cup. The previous best by an Ireland captain in the World Cup was 75 by WTS Porterfield himself against India at Bangalore on 06.03.11

 

WTS Porterfield scored 107 in this game to provide the 82nd occasion of an opening batsman scoring a hundred in the World Cup. It also provides the third occasion of an Ireland opening batsman scoring a hundred in the World Cup.

 

WTS Porterfield with his 107 in this game to earned the distinction of becoming the first ever captain opening batsman to a hundred in the World Cup. A rare distinction indeed !!

 

WTS Porterfield scored 107 in this game was in a losing cause to provide the 31st occasion of a batsman’s hundred going in vain in the World Cup. It also provides the fourth occasion of a captain’s hundred going in vain in the World Cup.

 

Sarfraz Ahmed scored 107 in this game to provide the 162nd occasion of a batsman scoring a hundred in the World Cup. It also provides the 14th occasion of a Pakistan batsman scoring a hundred in the World Cup.

 

Sarfraz Ahmed scored 107 in this game to provide the 83rd occasion of an opening batsman scoring a hundred in the World Cup. It also provides the tenth occasion of an Pakistan opening batsman scoring a hundred in the World Cup.

 

Sarfraz Ahmed scored 107 in this game to provide the fourth occasion of a wicket keeper opening batsman scoring a hundred in the World Cup. It also provides the first occasion of an Pakistan wicket keeper opening batsman scoring a hundred in the World Cup.

 

Sarfraz Ahmed scored 107 in this game to provide the 15th occasion of an wicket keeper batsman scoring a hundred in the World Cup. It also provides the first occasion of an Pakistan wicket keeper batsman scoring a hundred in the World Cup. Previous best by a Pakistan wicket keeper in the World Cup was 63 by Moin Khan against South Africa at Nottingham on 05.06.99

 

WTS Porterfiled scored 107 and Sarfraz Ahmed scored 101 not out in this game to provide the sixth occasion or rival opening batsmen scoring hundreds in a World Cup game.

 

Umar Akmal pouched four catches in this game. He now shares the record for most catches by a fieldsman in the World Cup {other than wicket keepers} with Mohammad Kaif of India and Soumya Sarkar of Bangladesh.

 

No Player Ct Inns Team Opposition Ground Date
1 M Kaif 4 2 India v Sri Lanka Johannesburg 10.03.03
2 Soumya Sarkar 4 1 Bangladesh v Scotland Nelson 05.03.15
3 Umar Akmal 4 1 Pakistan v Ireland Adelaide 15.03.15

 

Ahmad Shehzad {63} and Sarfraz Ahmed {101} scored fifties in this game to provide the 44th occasion of both the openers scoring fifties in an innings in a World Cup game. It also provides the fourth occasion of Pakistan opening batsmen performing such a feat

 

Ahmad Shehzad {63} and Sarfraz Ahmed {101} scored fifties in this game to provide the 14th occasion of openers scoring fifty and a hundred in an innings in a World Cup game. It also provides the second occasion of Pakistan opening batsmen performing such a feat

 

Misbah-ul-Haq was dismissed hit wicket in this game to provide the ninth occasion of a batsman dismissed hit wicket in a World Cup game. All such occasions are listed below

 

No  Player Runs Inns Team Oppn Ground Date
1 RC Fredericks 7 1 Win Aus Lord’s 21.06.75
2 FA Dennis 21 1 Can Eng Manchester 13.06.79
3 MO Odumbe 6 1 Ken Win Pune 29.02.96
4 G Kirsten 3 2 RSA Win Karachi 11.03.96
5 JV Harris 9 1 Cans Srl Paarl 19.02.03
6 MO Odumbe 0 2 Ken Win Kimberley 04.03.03
7 V Sibanda 67 2 Zim Ire Kingston 15.03.07
8 RW Chakabva 35 2 Zim UAE Nelson 19.02.15
9 Misbah-ul-Haq 39 2 Pak Ire Adelaide 15.03.15

 

Misbah-ul-Haq was dismissed hit wicket in this game to provide the third occasion of a captain dismissed hit wicket in a World Cup game. All such occasions are listed below

 

No  Player Runs Inns Team Oppn Ground Date
1 MO Odumbe 6 1 Ken Win Pune 29.02.96
2 JV Harris 9 1 Cans Srl Paarl 19.02.03
3 Misbah-ul-Haq 39 2 Pak Ire Adelaide 15.03.15

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

POOL A – POINTS TABLE
Teams Mat Won Lost Tied NR Pts Net RR For Against
New Zealand 6 6 0 0 0 12 +2.564 1232/195.2 1123/300.0
Australia 6 4 1 0 1 9 +2.257 1419/215.2 0967/223.1
Sri Lanka 6 4 2 0 0 8 +0.371 1788/295.4 1703/300.0
Bangladesh 6 3 2 0 1 7 +0.136 1392/248.1 1362/248.5
England 6 2 4 0 0 4 -0.753 1327/268.1 1338/234.4
Afghanistan 6 1 5 0 0 2 -1.853 1033/274.3 1419/252.4
Scotland 6 0 6 0 0 0 -2.218 1199/300.0 1478/237.5
POOL B – POINTS TABLE
Teams Mat Won Lost Tied NR Pts Net RR For Against
India 6 6 0 0 0 12 +1.827 1444/243.3 1231/300.0
South Africa 6 4 2 0 0 8 +1.707 1878/297.0 1371/297.0
Pakistan 6 4 2 0 0 8 -0.085 1430/293.1 1474/297.0
West Indies 6 3 3 0 0 6 -0.053 1485/278.3 1524/283.0
Ireland 6 3 3 0 0 6 -0.933 1623/295.1 1820/283.0
Zimbabwe 6 1 5 0 0 2 -0.527 1680/296.0 1840/296.4
UAe 6 0 6 0 0 0 -2.032 1245/300.0 1525/246.4

 

 

TEAMS WHICH ARE QUALIFIED FOR THE QUARTER FINALS OF WC 2015
POOL A
Teams Pos Mat Won Lost Tied NR Pts Net RR For Against
New Zealand A1 6 6 0 0 0 12 +2.564 1232/195.2 1123/300.0
Australia A2 6 4 1 0 1 9 +2.257 1419/215.2 0967/223.1
Sri Lanka A3 6 4 2 0 0 8 +0.371 1788/295.4 1703/300.0
Bangladesh A4 6 3 2 0 1 7 +0.136 1392/248.1 1362/248.5
POOL B
Teams Pos Mat Won Lost Tied NR Pts Net RR For Against
India B1 6 6 0 0 0 12 +1.827 1444/243.3 1231/300.0
South Africa B2 6 4 2 0 0 8 +1.707 1878/297.0 1371/297.0
Pakistan B3 6 4 2 0 0 8 -0.085 1430/293.1 1474/297.0
West Indies B4 6 3 3 0 0 6 -0.053 1485/278.3 1524/283.0

 

Quarter Final – Following the Pool stage the top 4 teams in each Pool will progress to the quarter-finals as follows:

 

Quarter-finals Teams Team1 Vs Team2 Venue Date
Quarter-final – 1 A3 v B2 Sri Lanka vs South Africa Sydney 18.03.15
Quarter-final – 2 A4 v B1 Bangladesh vs India Melbourne 19.03.15
Quarter-final – 3 A2 v B3 Australia vs Pakistan Adelaide 20.03.15
Quarter-final – 4 A1 v B4 New Zealand vs West Indies Wellington 21.03.15

 

Irrespective of where the Pool A teams qualify, the ICC had announced before the of the tournament that Australia will play the quarter-final in Adelaide (Fri, 20th Mar), New Zealand in Wellington (Sat, 21st Mar), England in Melbourne (Thu, 19th Mar) and Sri Lanka in Sydney (Wed, 18th Mar). Now that Bangladesh have made it to the knock out stage ahead of England, they will play their quarter-final in Melbourne (Thu, 19th Mar).

 

If a quarter-final is tied, abandoned or if the match is a no result, then the team that finished in the higher position in the Pool stage shall proceed to the semi-finals.

 

Semi Final – The winners of the quarter-finals will qualify for the semi-finals as follows:

 

Semi Final 1 Winner QF 1 v Winner QF 3
Semi Final 2 Winner QF 2 v Winner QF 4

 

If a semi-final is tied, abandoned or if the match is a no result, then the team that finished in the higher position in the Pool stage shall proceed to the final.The winners of the semi-finals will contest the Final.

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