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Ireland vs South Africa World Cup 2011

Watch out for a thrilling Ireland vs South Africa World Cup 2011 match to be held on Tuesday, 15th March, 2011 at the largest Cricket Stadium in the world, Eden Gardens, located in the City of Joy that is Kolkata. While South Africa would be tough side to play, Ireland would give its hundred percent to stay alive at the tournament. The World Cup 2011 Ireland vs South Africa match will be broadcasted by several TV channels that include ESPNStar, GEO Super, Sky Sport, PTV, SABC, Nine Network tv, DirecTV, ATN, Sky Sports, Fox Sports, Eurosport2 etc.

Match Timing and Venue

The Ireland vs South Africa World Cup 2011 match, which happens to be a day and night match, is the 34th match of the 2011 Cricket World Cup. This Group B match will be held on Tuesday, 15th March, 2011 at 09:00 GMT, 14:30 local, 14:00 PKT. The venue for this Cricket World Cup 2011 is Eden Gardens, Kolkata, West Bengal.

How to Reach Eden Gardens, Kolkata

The Eden Gardens Cricket Stadium in Kolkata enjoys a strategic location. Being located centrally, Eden Gardens is very well linked to different parts of Kolkata and can be accessed from anywhere very comfortably. There are metered taxis, buses and trams that would take you to the stadium. One of the excellent and comfortable modes of transportation is the metro rail. Take a metro from any of the metro stations and get down at Maidan Metro Station, from where the stadium is at a walking distance; and if u don�t quite like walking, then avail the hand pulled rickshaw. Personal cars can also be hired to reach the place.

For those looking to reach Eden Gardens from the outskirts, Eastern Railway has 2 EMU special trains, one running from Pricep Ghat to Naihati and another between Baruipur and BBD Bagh.

Those of you willing to come down to Eden Gardens Kolkata, from the nearby places such as Naihati, Barasat, Barrackpore, Bongaon, Basirhat, Diamond Harbour, Gobardanga, Kanning, Burdwan, Chandannagar etc can take help of the two railway stations, Sealdah and Howrah and then avail the bus or taxi services. The Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose International Airport is only 1.5 hrs drive away from the stadium.

You can take the Chakra Rail Route that is the Circular Railway Route to reach the stadium. Eden Gardens will be the nearest Chakra Rail Station for you.

Strength of Team Ireland and Team South Africa

Never been able to win the prestigious World Cup Title, the South African Cricket Team would surely be desperate for one this world cup. Led by Graeme Smith, the team has no dearth of quality players such as AB de Villiers, Jacques Kallis, Hashim Amla, Dale Steyn, and Herschelle Gibbs.

With players like William Porterfield, Boyd Rankin, Trent Johnston and Niall O�Brien Ireland Cricket Team would give in their best shot to at least qualify to the quarter-finals.

All the best to Ireland and South African Cricket Team for their Cricket World Cup 2011.


Tickets for South Africa vs Ireland World Cup 2011 match can be obtained from the various gates of Eden Gardens Stadium in Kolkata. You might also go online a book a ticket for yourself.

Live Score

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Last Updated on 01 April 2011

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