4. Ireland vs England in 2011 ODI World Cup

ire vs eng in 2011 wc

Ireland still holds the record for chasing the highest total of 328 runs in ODI World Cup history. England team winning the toss opted to bat first and posted a huge total of 327/8 in 50 overs with the help of stunning fifties from Kevin Pietersen, Jonathan Trott, and Andrew Strauss. At one stage, it looked like England would beat Ireland convincingly as they were reeling at 111/5 after 24.2 overs but Kevin O' Brien at number 6 position smashed a stunning century from just 63 balls and helped his team to chase the highest ever total in ODI World Cup history out of nowhere.

ENG - 327/8 (50)

Jonathan Trott - 92(92); John Mooney - 4/63 (9)

Ian Bell - 81(86); Trent Johnston - 2/58 (10)

IRE - 329/7 (49.1)

Kevin O'Brien - 113(63); Graeme Swann - 3/47 (10)

Kevin O'Brien still holds the record for smashing the fastest century in ODI World Cup history so far.