Saturday, 25 May 2013

ODIs tied after reversing target by D/L Method



The tied game between Pakistan vs Ireland on 23rd May 2013 was the 28th tied game in ODI history, but only the 3rd tie when the target was revised by D/L Method. 

Here is the list of the 3 such tied ODIs

01. SA vs SL at Durban in 2003 WC 
This game in the ICC World Cup 2003 was the 19th tie in ODIs and first in which targets were revised, on 3rd of March 2003

Match details
Sri Lanka won the toss and chose to bat. 
SL - 268/9 (50) 
Marvan Atapattu 124, Aravinda de Silva 73
Jacques Kallis 3/41

SA - 229/6 (45) 
Herschelle Gibbs 73
Aravinda de Silva 2/36

South Africa had to score 230 runs at the end of 45 overs, but they felt short and hence it produced a tie. And as a result, South Africa, the hosts were eliminated from the tournament.
Shaun Pollock, the South African Captain , after his team got eliminated due to a dramatic tie
Shaun Pollock, the South African Captain , after his team got eliminated due to a dramatic tie 


02. IND vs ENG at Lord's, 2011 
On 11th September 2011, the 4th ODI of the Natwest series.

England won the toss and chose to field. 
Ind - 280/5
Suresh Raina 84, MS Dhoni 78*
Graeme Swann 2/49 

Eng - 270/8 (48.5) 
Ravi Bopara 96, Ian bell 54
RP Singh 3/59

The spectators at Lord's are informed of the tie 

When rain interrupted at 48.5 overs of the second innings, England should have scored 271 runs with 8 wickets, They fell short of it by one run and no further match meant a tie by D/L Method. 


03. PAK vs IRE at Dublin, 2013
The first ODI between Pakistan and Ireland on 23rd May 2013 

Pakistan won the toss and chose to bat. 
Pak - 266/5 (47) 
Mohammad Hafeez 122*, Asad Shafiq 84
Kevin O'Brien 2/43

Ireland were set a target of 276 by D/L Method

Ire - 275/5 (47) 
Paul Stirling 103, Kevin O'Brien 84*
Mohammad Hafeez 2/34 

Match tied.