Ireland v England ICC Cricket World Cup 2011
 

Format: PAL
Region: All Regions
Classification: Exempt
Studio: Lace DVD, 4 April 2011
ASIN: B004S0XUD2

What a day for Ireland, what a day for sport, what a day for cricket!

England won the toss on a good wicket and elected to bat, and with half centuries from Kevin Pietersen, Jonathan Trott and Ian Bell posted a sizeable total of 327. This would be a big ask for most of the established cricket playing nations, let alone one of the tournaments minnows, and at 111 - 5 Ireland had a mountain to climb. Enter Kevin O Brien …

With the odds stacked against them, Ireland mounted the most almighty come back in World Cup cricket history to beat England by 3 wickets. With amazing efforts from every Irish player, including the fastest EVER World Cup century off only 50 balls by Kevin O Brien, Ireland beat England for the first time in a One-Day International, and in doing so showed the rest of the world that Ireland can compete with, and beat, the best.

With extended highlights of all the action and post-match interviews with the Irish players relive one of the most amazing games of cricket ever played.

Review by Cricket Ireland, 25 March 2011

Relive the mighty force of the Ireland Cricket team as they made history in Bangalore when they crushed England's hopes of victory by playing incredible cricket with passion and pride.

Ireland v England, Bangalore 2 March 2011, all the highlights on DVD!

England wins the toss but Ireland take the victory!

England won the toss on a good wicket and elected to bat, and with half Centuries from Kevin Peitersen, Jonathan Trott and Ian Bell posted a sizeable total of 327. This would be a big ask for most of the established cricket playing nations and at 111 - 5 Ireland had a mountain to climb.

Enter Kevin O'Brien …

With the odds stacked against them, Ireland mounted the most almighty come back in World Cup cricket history to beat England by 3 wickets. With amazing efforts from every Irish player, including the fastest ever World Cup century off only 50 balls by Kevin O'Brien, Ireland beat England for the first time in a One-Day International, and in doing so showed the rest of the world that Ireland can compete with, and beat, the best.

With extended highlights of all the action and post-match interviews with the Irish players relive one of the most amazing games of cricket ever played.

  • Kevin O'Brien hit the fastest ever World Cup century off only 50 balls!
  • The highest successful run chase in World Cup history!

The Astonishing Victory over England.