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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Australia vs Sri Lanka – Stats & Review

Australia vs Sri Lanka was the battle for number 2 slot in their pool at SCG, Australia. Winning the toss, Australia opted to bat first and lost both their openers under 10 overs. Smith & Clarke made a solid base for a big score. They both scored fifties & added 134 runs off 140 balls for 3rd wicket before they got dismissed…

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New Zealand vs Afghanistan – Stats & Review

New Zealand & Afghanistan battled in Napier, New Zealand in which host team crushed Afghanistan quite comprehensively. Afghanistan won the toss & decided to bat first. The first innings was all about Boult & Vettori who took 3 & 4 wickets respectively. Afghanistan was in deep trouble when they were reduced to 59/6 in 20 overs. Then Shenwari & Najibullah Zadran added 86 runs for 7th wicket. They both scored fifties and took…

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Ireland vs Zimbabwe – Stats & Reviews

It was a big day for Pool B with Ireland playing Zimbabwe at Hobart, Australia. Winning the toss Zimbabwe asked Ireland to bat first. Zimbabwe had a good start when they got off Stirling early in the 3rd over but the next batsman, Ed Joyce took the charge of Ireland batting & that too quite well.   He added 63 runs with Porterfield & then the innings…

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Pakistan vs South Africa – Stats & Reviews

Pakistan battled in a pressure match against South Africa at Auckland, New Zealand as it was a must win game for Pakistan to keep their hopes alive in this World Cup. Winning the toss, South Africa decided to bowl first. Pakistan lost Shehzad in the 9th over but overall Pakistan got a good start because of Sarfraz Ahmed. Playing his first World Cup…

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Australia vs Afghanistan – Stats & Review

Australia was searching for their 2nd win in this World Cup & they did that comprehensively when they battled against Afghanistan at the WACA, Perth. Afghanistan won the toss and asked Australia to bat first. The story is quite similar with the first match as the minnow team won the toss & decided to bowl, got…

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