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England Vs Ireland 2011 Cricket World Cup Match

The world cup frenzy is in full swing in India. With every passing day and match the excitement just seems to be increasing. The England vs Ireland match is definitely one to watch out for. This match is the 15th world cup match which is going to be played on Wednesday, 2 March 2011. For people who are planning to watch the match from home catch up with it on ESPN and DD National in India.

Match Timing and Venue

The match between England and Ireland will be held at the M Chinnaswamy Stadium, in Bangalore. The stadium which is one of the largest in India offers a seating capacity of 40,000. The England vs Ireland match is scheduled to be played on 2 March at 14.30 p.m IST. It is a day night match.

How to Reach M Chinnaswamy Stadium

Reaching the M Chinnaswamy Stadium, in Bangalore is not a problem since the cricket ground is well connected to the entire city. The stadium is situated at a distance of about 8 km from the city railway station and about 12 Km from the international airport. If you drive down or catch a cab from the airport you can reach within an hour and if you take a bus then it will take you about 1.5 hours. If you are coming from the railway station then it is best to follow the road that is parallel to the railway station in order to reach quickly.

Strength of England and Ireland

A lot of people in the subcontinent are looking forward to the England vs Ireland World Cup 2011 match. England being in the kind of form that they are obviously stands out as the stronger team. Having won the T20 world cup in 2010 this team is oozing with confidence and is all set to go. On the other hand Ireland which is a relatively new cricket playing squad will try to capitalize on its good batting and bowling strength and make the best of their second world cup.


The tickets for the England vs Ireland World Cup 2011 match are available at the various retail outlets opened by the ICC in the different cities in India. However for those of you who want to purchase it online check out the official website.

Live Score

For live scores on the England vs Ireland World Cup 2011 match click here.

Last Updated on 01 April 2011

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