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WC Flashback: Biggest upsets in World Cup history

Bengaluru, Feb 19: Minnows Ireland had caused yet another shock to West Indies by defeating the two-time world champions by four wickets on Feb 16, 2015 at Nelson, New Zealand. Ireland had beaten Pakistan and England in their last two World Cup campaigns.

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WC Flashback: Biggest upsets in World Cup History

Here's a flashback at the other major upsets in the history of cricket World Cup.

1. Ireland beat England in 2011 WC at Bengaluru by 3 wickets. Scores- England 327-8 in 50 overs, Ireland 329-7 in 49.1 overs

2. Bangladesh beat England in 2011 WC at Chittagong by 2 wickets. Scores- England 225 all out in 49.4 overs, Bangladesh 227-8 in 49 overs

3. Bangladesh beat South Africa in 2007 WC at Guyana by 51 wickets. Scores - Bangladesh 251-8 in 50 overs, South Africa 184 all out in 48.4 overs.

4. Bangladesh beat India in 2007 WC at Port of Spain by 5 wickets. Scores - India 191 all out in 49.3 overs, Bangladesh 192-5 in 48.3 overs.

5. Ireland beat Pakistan in 2007 WC at Sabina Park, Jamaica by 3 wickets. Scores - Pakistan 132 all out 45.4 overs, Ireland 133-7 in 41.4 overs.

6. Kenya beat Sri Lanka in 2003 WC at Nairobi by 53 runs. Scores - Kenya 210-9 in 50 overs, Sri Lanka 157 all out in 45 overs.

7. Zimbabwe beat India in 1999 WC at Leicester by 3 runs. Scores - Zimbabwe 252-9 in 50 overs, India 249 all out in 45 overs.

8. Bangladesh beat Pakistan in 1999 WC at Northampton by 62 runs. Scores - Bangladesh 223-9 in 50 overs, Pakistan 161 all out in 44.3 overs.

9. Zimbabwe beat South Africa in 1999 WC at Chelmsford by 48 runs. Scores - Zimbabwe 233-6 in 50 overs, South Africa 185 all out in 47.2 overs.

10. Kenya beat West Indies in 1996 WC at Pune by 73 runs. Scores - Kenya 166 all out in 49.3 overs, West Indies 93 all out in 35.2 overs.

11. Zimbabwe beat England in 1992 WC at Albury, Australia by 9 runs. Scores - Zimbabwe 134 all out in 46.1 overs, England 125 all out in 49.1 overs.

12. Zimbabwe beat Australia in 1983 WC at Trent Bridge, Nottingham by 13 runs. Scores - Zimbabwe 239-6 in 60 overs, Australia 226-7 in 60 overs.

13. India beat West Indies in 1983 WC final at Lords by 43 runs. Scores - India 183 all out in 54.4 overs, West Indies 140 all out in 52 overs.

14. Sri Lanka beat India in 1979 WC at Old Trafford, Manchester by 47 runs. Scores - Sri Lanka 238-5 in 60 overs, India 191 all out in 54.1 overs.

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Story first published: Thursday, February 19, 2015, 11:50 [IST]
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