Statistical Highlights: England vs Ireland T20

Providence: Statisitcal highlights of the T20 World Cup group D match between England and Ireland here on Tuesday.

  • Andre Botha has set a bowling record for Ireland with 21 wickets at 8.76 runs apiece, in 14 matches in Twenty20 Internationals.
  • Botha`s bowling economy rate of 5.41 is extraordinary - the best amongst the bowlers with 10 wickets or more in Twenty20 Internationals.
  • Paul Collingwood posted his third duck in Twenty20 Internationals - one each against South Africa, Pakistan and Ireland. In his last four outings, he has registered two ducks.
  • With his consistent performance in his brief seven-game career in Twenty20 Internationals, Eoin Morgan has totalled 277 at an average of 55.40, including three fifties, in seven games. He played a 45-run knock yesterday.
  • Morgan has aggregated 100 runs in two innings at an average of 50.00 in the 2010 competition and his tally is exceeded only by Mahela Jayawardene (181) and Suresh Raina (119).
  • Boyd Rankin (2/25) has produced his career-best bowling performance in Twenty20 Internationals, eclipsing the two for 27 against Sri Lanka at Lord`s last year.
  • Kevin O`Brien (2/22) has bowled quite well to claim two important wickets - Michael Lumb and Kevin Pietersen. He has registered his best performance against a Test-playing nation in Twenty20 Internationals.
  • Brien`s bowling performance is his second best – his best is 2 for 15 against Kenya at Belfast on August 4, 2008.
  • William Porterfield has established a record for the highest runs` tally for Ireland in Twenty20 Internationals, aggregating 263 at an average of 17.53 in 17 matches, bettering Niall O`Brien`s tally of 260 (ave.18.57) in 16 matches.


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