Top 5 upsets by Associate members in Cricket World Cup

Top 5 upsets by Associate members in Cricket World Cup

5. Ireland beat England by 3 wickets in Bangalore, 2011

Ireland beat England by 3 wickets in Bangalore, 2011. (Photo Source: Getty Images)
Ireland beat England by 3 wickets in Bangalore, 2011. (Photo Source: Getty Images)

In 2007 it was Nail O`Brien, it was the turn of brother Kevin O`Brien who stroked a magnificent 113 of 63 balls to beat England in Cricket World Cup 2011. Ireland chasing England`s 327 were rocked early losing half their side for 111 on the board. It was through a partnership of 162 runs between O`Brien & Cusack that Ireland scripted history by chasing 327 which is still the record for highest score chased in World Cup Cricket. This performance by Ireland is one of the most famous upsets by affiliated member in the World Cup.

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