Ireland Tri-Nation Series 2019: Match 4, Ireland vs Windies – Statistical Highlights

Ireland Tri-Nation Series 2019: Match 4, Ireland vs Windies – Statistical Highlights

All the major stats and numbers recorded during a record chase by the Windies.

Ireland vs Windies
Ireland vs Windies. (Photo Source: Twitter)

Ireland’s search for their maiden win of the home Tri-Nation ODI series continues as the Windies thumped them in a high-scoring game. Andy Balbirine’s 135-run knock was backed by fifties from Paul Stirling (77) and Kevin O’Brien (63) powered the host to 327/5 in their 50 overs. Sunil Ambris kept Windies in the hunt with his aggressive knock. The opener struck a 126-ball 148 with 19 fours and one six as the Windies completed the chase in 47.5 overs to register their 2nd win of the tournament.

All the major stats and numbers recorded during a record chase by the Windies:

A record chase from Windies:

328 – The target of 328 is the highest that Windies have successfully chased down in ODI cricket. Their previous highest successful ODI chase was 309 against Pakistan in the 2017 Providence ODI.

327/5 – The total of 327/5 by Ireland in this game is their highest ODI total coming in the losing cause. Their previous highest ODI score in a defeat was 320/8 against Scotland in the 2011 Edinburg ODI.

This is overall the 5th highest ODI total for Ireland and the 2nd highest total in a home ODI. The 328/6 against Canada during the 2011 Dublin ODI is Ireland’s highest home ODI total.

The run fest in Dublin:

658 – A total of 658 runs were scored during this game to make it the highest aggregated ODI match on Ireland soil. The 2016 Ireland-Sri Lanka game at this venue aggregated 618 runs; the only other ODI in Ireland to aggregate 600+ runs.

A big tournament for Windies already:

1 – For the first time in their ODI history, Windies opening batsmen recorded as many as four centuries in a series/tournament. Three centuries were scored by the Windies openers in five different series with the last one during the 2006 Champions Trophy.

3 – Number of 140+ individual scores by Windies players in the tournament thus far; the joint 2nd most such scores for a team in an ODI series/tournament. India is the only other team to have recorded three or more 140+ scores in an ODI series.

India had four such scores during the last year’s home ODI series against Windies. India had three 140+ scores in the 1999 CWC and the home ODI series against New Zealand also in 1999.

A record knock from Ambris:

148 – Sunil Ambris’ 148-run knock is now the highest individual score in an ODI chase on Ireland soil. Eoin Morgan’s unbeaten 124 against Ireland in 2013 at this venue was the previous highest individual score while chasing in an ODI in Ireland. Overall, this is 5th highest ODI score in Ireland with top two records by the Windies openers in the first match of the tournament.

Hope’s lowest:

30 – Shai Hope got out scoring 30 in this game; the lowest he has scored in an ODI as an opener. In the six innings before this game as an opener, Hope scored four centuries, an innings of 81 and a 43. In fact, Shai Hope scored a century in each of his previous four ODI innings as an opener to become the first to do so.

Porterfield’s misery:

10.40 – Ireland captain Williams Porterfield’s batting average in his last ten ODI innings. In the last one year, Porterfield has scored 104 runs across ten ODI innings with the best score of 21 and had nine scores under 20.

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