Ireland scored 6/307 in defeating the West Indies, see Sides Scoring 300 or More in 50 Over Match, which was the third time that
they have won chasing over 300 runs in a World Cup match. See Sides
Scoring 250 or More Batting Second. Ireland have now won 1, and lost 2 of the 3
matches against the West Indies in World Cup. See Ireland v West Indies.
West Indies scored 7/304 before losing to Ireland. See Sides Scoring 300 or More in 50 Over Match. During the match, the West
Indies sixth wicket partnership record of 154 was equalled by L M P Simmons and D J G
Sammy. See Partnership Records (ODI Cricket) For West Indies.
Lendl Simmons scored 102 runs from 84 balls in the match, which
was his first World Cup century, see Highest Scores for West Indies, and it was the equal third highest score
recorded against Ireland. See Highest Scores Versus Ireland. Simmons has now scored 116 runs at an
average of 116 in World Cup. Also, It was his second ODI century, first against Ireland, see
Performances by Opponent at All Grounds, and first at Saxton
Oval, see Players Scoring Centuries at Saxton Oval - (ODI Cricket). Simmons
has now scored 1,887 runs at an average of 32.53. See West Indian Players Scoring 1000 Career Runs.