ICC World Cup 2015: India vs Ireland - Five match facts

ICC World Cup 2015: India vs Ireland - Five match facts

Five match facts for Tuesday`s World Cup Pool B game between India and Ireland at Seddon Park, Hamilton.

  • India have won both of their one-day internationals against Ireland, both times batting second.
  • MS Dhoni has won 97 ODIs as captain. A win in this game would draw him level with Stephen Fleming (98), behind Hansie Cronje (99), Allan Border (107) and Ricky Ponting (165).
  • Three of Ireland`s 12 highest ODI totals have come in this tournament, including their highest (331-8 against Zimbabwe).
  • Alex Cusack`s 4-32 against Zimbabwe were Ireland`s best bowling figures at a World Cup.
  • Of players to face at least 50 balls in the tournament, only West Indies` Jonathan Carter (20.6%) has left alone a higher percentage of deliveries than India`s Rohit Sharma (20.2%). 

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