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BAN v IRE, Match 9 Group B, Match Report
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World Cup 2011 - Post-match COW Report Friday, 25 February 2011 22:40
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Match 9, Group B: Bangladesh v Ireland (Winner: BAN)

Bangladesh won by 27 runs

  Pre-match Analysis  Match Scorecard  
Man of the Match : T Iqbal Shere Bangla National Stadium, Mirpur (25 Feb,2011)
cow-analysis

Bangladesh started their innings with a bang, reaching their 50 in the 6th over and getting their COW to 55%. Bangladesh soon fell apart as they lost 4 quick wickets and slumped to 86/4 with their COW on 51%. A 5th wicket partnership took them to 147 in the 34th over before they lost 4 more wickets and left struggling at 172/8 with their COW at 36%. Some streaky shots at the end pushed them to 205 and they ended with a COW at 38%. Ireland started slowly and their COW began to dip and dipped even further when they lost 2 wickets in the first powerplay reducing their chances to 58%. Bangladesh then tightened their grip on the match and inched ahead after they took the 5th wicket leaving Ireland at 111/5. Despite a few hits from Kevin O’Brien, the COW was moving in Bangladesh’s direction. When the 6th wicket fell in the 37th over, Bangladesh’s chances was at 58%. Bangladesh then finished the remaining wickets quickly and won by 27 runs.

 
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  1st Innings (Bangladesh) - 50 Overs Maximum  
 
arrow 13 Overs: BAN 78/3 BAN 52% After a spanking start, Bangladesh went
      back to their old habit of throwing wickets away needlessly. Bangladesh’s chances did not change during this period.
arrow 24 Overs: BAN 109/4 IRE 52% The partnership between Rahim and Hasan
      stabilized the innings, but the run rate was lower than required. Bangladesh’s chances decreased by 4%during this period.
arrow 37 Overs: BAN 156/6 IRE 60% Bangladesh were into the tail and were
      in serious danger of being bowled out daily. Bangladesh’s chances decreased by 8% during this period.
arrow 49.2 Overs: BAN 205/10 IRE 62% Bangladesh were bowled out for 205,
      more than a few runs below what they would have wanted. Bangladesh’s chances decreased by 2%during this period.
       
  2nd Innings (Ireland: Target 206) - 50 Overs Maximum  
     
arrow 13 Overs: IRE 53/2 IRE 56% Bangladesh did not have any reluctance
      in using their spinners, employing them from the get go and when the first 2 wickets fell, they got the reward too. Ireland’s chances decreased by 6% during this period.
arrow 24 Overs: IRE 92/3 IRE 53% Ireland were still ahead but they did not
      have a very comfortable advantage now being 3 wickets down. Ireland’s chances decreased by 3% during this period.
arrow 36 Overs: IRE 150/5 BAN 53% With half the side dismissed , it was
      left to Kevin O’Brien to bring his team home as Bangladesh inched ahead. Ireland’s chances decreased by 6% during this period.
arrow 45 Overs: IRE 178/10 BAN 100% Ireland suffered stage fright as
      Bangladesh’s spinners and Shafiul Islam overwhelmed them . Bangladesh won by 27 runs.

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