England vs Ireland (ENG vs IRE) ICC World Cup Live Cricket Score.
Cricket, England vs Ireland (Eng vs Ire) live score video, Eng 107 for 1. Strauss was taken by Dockrell. But the run rate has refused to come down. Petersen is playing at 59 and Trott at 10 at the end of 15th over.
18 year old Dockrell has broken the great partnership between Strauss and Petersen. Both were batting like run machines and had accumulated 91 runs in just about 3 overs.
Almost all the bowlers from Ireland looked hapless while the duo hammered every other ball for fours and sixes. Petersn completed his 53 runs off just 44 balls while Strauss faced 37 balls and scored 34 runs.
Many had started thinking that the two would score as many as 400 runs together if Strauss played like his game against Indian inning. But the teenaged sensation Dockrell successfully broke this partnership in his very second over.
Today’s match between England and Ireland can make waves back in home than in Bangalore. Irish players have been cherishing a World Cup match with their giant neighbor. The minnows also want a breakthrough win in the mega event to enliven their names for ever.
More than making the World Cup "more colorful," Irish players expect a sea change in their cricketing career. But, they are aware of English people who fought India to a heart throbbing tie before the cheering gallery at Chinnaswamy stadium at Bangalore.
Irish captain Will Porterfield could realize the English power when Strauss anchored the team to scale a Himalayan score card built by Scahin and Co. Moreover, Ireland is a rookie team to cricket world where England reins the role of mother of the game.
We're making steps in the right direction and we've just got to get that stage where we're producing more international cricketers," said Porterfield admitting their inexperience as a non-test team. However, the team has to boast over their raise to level on points with Zimbabwe in the ICC's one-day rankings.
Above all the match against England will be a home thriller in Ireland considering it as a revolutionary fight against their ‘old enemy.' Plenty of people back home would watch the game and hoping to see Irish players getting one over on the English.
“We need absolutely no motivation when facing the old enemy and I know how desperate everyone in the camp is to atone for what we see as our failure on Friday night," Porterfield noted before the match "In many ways the game is like a local derby, and we know anything can happen on the day."
England clash with Ireland in the World Cup 2011 cricket match today. The Eng vs Ire match is happening at the Bangalore Chinnaswamy Stadium. England won the toss and chose to bat against Ireland.
An England vs Ireland fixture might not be a sell-out, but the match assumes importance since England only narrowly managed a win against Netherlands, and then could just tie with India.
For England, Stuart Broad is back in the attack in place of Ajmal Shehzad, and Ireland sees Gary Wilson enter the team in place of Andre Botha.
For fast ball-by-ball updates, follow the England vs Ireland match live on fullhyd.com. Here are the latest Eng vs Ire live scores:
England: 327/8 (50.0 overs)
Andrew Strauss b Dockrell 34 (37b 2x4 1x6)
Kevin Pieterson c O'Brien b Stirling 59 (50b 7x4 2x6)
Jonathan Trott b Mooney 92 (92b 9x4 0x6)
Ian Bell c Stirling b Mooney 81 (86b 6x4 1x6)
Paul Collingwood c O'Brien 16 (11b 0x4 1x6)
Matt Prior b Johnston 6 (5b 1x4 0x6)
Tim Bresan c Johnston b Mooney 4 (8b 0x4 0x6)
Michael Yardy b Johnston 3 (6b 0x4 0x6)
Graeme Swann (not out) 9 (5b 1x4 0x6)
Extras: 23 (b 0, lb 3, w 20, nb 0)