New Zealand vs Bangladesh – Stats & Review

New Zealand vs Bangladesh was their last league match at Hamilton, New Zealand. Both teams already qualified for the quarter finals but the match was important to decide the positions & fixtures of quarter finals. Winning the toss, New Zealand opted to field and according to their plan which they followed till now, they…

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South Africa vs UAE – Stats & Review

SOUTH AFRICA played their last league match against UAE at Wellington, New Zealand. UAE won the toss & opted to bowl first. South Africa lost Amla early but then Dekock & Rossouw added 68 runs for 2nd wicket. De kock who has a disastrous run in this world cup, scored his highest score in this tournament, 26. Rossouw also made a good 49 balls 43 but the main highlight of…

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India vs Ireland – Stats a& Review

INDIA vs IRELAND, a POOL B match at Hamilton, New Zealand where Ireland won the toss & opted to bat first. They got a really good start as Porterfield & Sterling played Indian pacers quite well. They added 89 runs in 15 overs for the opening wicket before Sterling got caught out by Ashwin. Dhoni soon realized that spinners are the key on…

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Sri Lanka vs Scotland: Stats & Review

The POOL A contest between Sri Lanka & Scotland took place in Hobart, Australia. Winning the toss, Sri Lanka opted to bat first. They lost Thirimanne early but then Dilshan & Sangakkara display some beautiful piece of batting & put a solid stand of 195 runs for 2nd wicket.  Dilshan 104 (99) scored his 22nd ODI ton and Sangakkara 124 (95) created history at Hobart with his 25th ODI ton as he became the…

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A Paradigm Shift of Cricket – The Game

This article is written as an entry for Harsha Bhogle’s Bloggers Dream Team. On March 1, 2015, Kumar Sangakkara scored a scintillating 117* off 86 balls against England. His innings was graced with piercing drives, dismissive pulls and a touch of his own elegance. Sri Lanka chased down 310 like…

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Bangladesh vs England – Stats & Review

Bangladesh & England battled in a crucial POOL A match at Adelaide, Australia. It was a must-win game for England in which they won the toss & decided to bowl first. Anderson started well for England & dismissed both the openers within 3 overs.   Then Mahmudullah played the innings of his life as he became the pivot around which Bangladesh’s innings revolved.…

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