The Day 24 of 2015 Cricket World Cup saw the defending champions India register a huge victory over Ireland in the fifth match of Group B at the Seddon park in Hamilton. Prior to the match 34 of ICC Cricket World Cup 2015, India had already qualified for the quarter finals but never looked complacent about their top form as they faced associate nation Ireland, who needed 2 points to make to the knockout stage. Riding high on Shikhar Dhawan’s 85 ball 100, Team India registered their ninth world cup victory under the leadership of MS Dhoni. India with their fifth successive win has 10 points and placed comfortably as Group B points leader. The Day 25 of ICC World Cup 2015 will see just one match between Sri Lanka and Scotland at Bellerive Oval in Hobart. Must Check the Updated Points Table of 2015 Cricket World Cup 2015.
Highlights of Day 23 March 10, Match 34: MS Dhoni’s Team India crushes minnows Ireland
Indian side bowled out Ireland, their fifth opponent in the Cricket World Cup shows the dominance Men in Blue has gained over the tournament. After being asked to bowl first by William Porterfield, Dhoni’s menacing bowling attack caused plunders in solid looking Irish batting unit after getting over the initial hiccups. Shikhar Dhawan smashed second hundred of the tournament to feature in top-10 leading run scorers. The 8 wickets win over Ireland marked a special milestone for captain MS Dhoni who took over former captain Sourav Ganguly as the most successful World Cup captain, taking the winning streak to 9 matches. Also Read: 2015 Cricket World Cup Leading Run-Scorers: List of Top Batsmen of WC 2015.
MS Dhoni would be one satisfied captain at the end of Match 34 of ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 not because his team registered another victory on the biggest stage of cricketing world but with the dominance it has created among its rivals. Playing their first match in New Zealand’s condition at the Seddon Park, many talked about the discomfort of Indian side in adapting to the conditions but it was proved nonchalant talks in the end. Also Read: 2015 Cricket World Cup Leading Wicket-takers: List of Top Bowlers of WC 2015.
Day 25 Schedule March 11, Match 35: Sri Lanka’s final outing against Scotland before all important quarterfinals
In the match 35 of ICC Cricket World Cup 2015, Sri Lanka would take on Scotland in their final group stage match at the Bellerive Oval in Hobart. Sri Lanka who lost their closely fought last match against Australia will want to get back to winning ways ahead of the all important quarter finals stage. They will miss the services of batsman Dinesh Chandimal who has been ruled out of the tournament with hamstring injury. Meanwhile Scotland would hope for the maiden victory of 2015 Cricket World Cup in Group A fixture clash before leaving from the tournament. The Match 35 of ICC World Cup 2015, Sri Lanka vs Scotland will start at 9.00 am IST with live coverage done by Star Sports. Also Read: ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 Schedule in IST: Time Table, Fixture & Venue Details of all WC 2015 Matches.