World Cup 2011 : Match No 05 : Man of the Match Award for losing team in the World Cup

RN ten Doeschate was awarded Man of the Match against England at Nagpur on 22.02.11 even though his team ended as a losing side. His getting the Man of the Match award provided the 20th occasion of a cricketer being awarded the Man of the Match for a losing team in the world cup

RN ten Doeschate became the second Netherland cricketer to bag the MoM award for a losing team after TBM de Leede who was awarded MoM against India at Paarl on 12.02.03 in the world cup

JM Davision of Canada and DL Houghton of Zimbabwe have been awarded Man of the Match on two occasions even though their teams ended as losers in the world cup. The complete list is furnished below in the chronological order

No Cricketer Team Opp Ground Date
1 Sarfraz Nawaz Pak Win Birmingham 11 Jun 1975
2 Abdul Qadir Pak NZl Birmingham 12 Jun 1983
3 Zaheer Abbas Pak Eng Lord’s 13 Jun 1983
4 DL Houghton Zim Aus Southampton 16 Jun 1983
5 DL Houghton Zim NZl Hyd-LBS 10 Oct 1987
6 A Flower Zim Srl New Plymouth 23 Feb 1992
7 SO Tikolo Ken Eng Canterbury 18 May 1999
8 MO Odumbe Ken Srl Southampton 30 May 1999
9 NC Johnson Zim Aus Lord’s 09 Jun 1999
10 TBM de Leede Net Ind Paarl 12 Feb 2003
11 AJ Burger Nam Eng P Elizabeth 19 Feb 2003
12 JM Davison Can Win Centurion 23 Feb 2003
13 AM Blignaut Zim Aus Bulawayo 24 Feb 2003
14 JM Davison Can NZl Benoni 03 Mar 2003
15 SE Bond NZl Aus P Elizabeth 11 Mar 2003
16 AY Karim Ken Aus Durban 15 Mar 2003
17 SC Williams Zim Win Kingston 19 Mar 2007
18 SL Malinga Srl RSA Providence 28 Mar 2007
19 RS Bopara Eng Srl North Sound 04 Apr 2007
20 RN ten Doeschate Net Eng Nagpur 22 Feb 2011

World Cup 2011 : Match No 05 : IJL Trott's feat

IJL Trott of England scored 62 on his world cup debut against Netherlands at Nagpur on 22.02.11 providing the 46th occasion of a batsman scoring a fifty on world cup debut. All such instances are listed below

No Score Batsmen Team Opp Ground Date
1 171* GM Turner NZl EAF Birmingham 07 Jun 1975
2 137 DL Amiss Eng Ind Lord’s 07 Jun 1975
3 68 KWR Fletcher Eng Ind Lord’s 07 Jun 1975
4 53 Asif Iqbal Pak Aus Leeds 07 Jun 1975
5 65 Majid Khan Pak Aus Leeds 07 Jun 1975
6 53* SRD Wettimuny Srl Aus The Oval 11 Jun 1975
7 53 GA Gooch Eng Aus Lord’s 09 Jun 1979
8 84* BA Edgar NZl Ind Leeds 13 Jun 1979
9 102 AJ Lamb Eng NZl The Oval 09 Jun 1983
10 89 Yashpal Sharma Ind Win Manchester 09 Jun 1983
11 97 MD Crowe NZl Eng The Oval 09 Jun 1983
12 82 Mohsin Khan Pak Srl Swansea 09 Jun 1983
13 59* RG de Alwis Srl Pak Swansea 09 Jun 1983
14 69* DAG Fletcher Zim Aus Nottingham 09 Jun 1983
15 110 TM Chappell Aus Ind Nottingham 13 Jun 1983
16 76 Ramiz Raja Pak Srl Hyd-Pak 08 Oct 1987
17 110 GR Marsh Aus Ind Chennai 09 Oct.1987
18 73 NS Sidhu Ind Aus Chennai 09 Oct 1987
19 50 PV Simmons Win Pak Lahore 10 Oct 1987
20 75 KR Rutherford NZl Ind Bangalore 14 Oct 1987
21 115* A Flower Zim Srl New Plymouth 23 Feb 1992
22 88* BC Lara Win Pak Melbourne 23 Feb 1992
23 81* KC Wessels RSA Aus Sydney 26 Feb 1992
24 101 NJ Astle NZl Eng Ahmedabad 14 Feb 1996
25 188* G Kirsten RSA UAE Rawalpindi 16 Feb 1996
26 55 AC Parore NZl Net Vadodara 17 Feb 1996
27 54 R Dravid Ind RSA Hove 15 May 1999
28 97 SC Ganguly Ind RSA Hove 15 May 1999
29 54 AV Vadher Ken Zim Taunton 15 May 1999
30 59 NC Johnson Zim Ken Taunton 15 May 1999
31 55* S Ramesh Ind Zim Leicester 19 May 1999
32 172* CB Wishart Zim Nam Harare 10 Feb 2003
33 141* SB Styris NZl Srl Bloemfontien 10 Feb 2003
34 143* A Symonds Aus Pak Jo’burg 11 Feb 2003
35 62 DL van Bunge Net Ind Paarl 12 Feb 2003
36 51 NV Knight Eng Net East London 16 Feb 2003
37 51 MP Vaughan Eng Net East London 16 Feb 2003
38 60 KP Pietersen Eng NZl Gros Islet 16 Mar 2003
39 51 CJO Smith Sco Aus Basseterre 14 Mar 2007
40 115* JP Bray Ire Zim Kingston 15 Mar 2007
41 55 LPC Silva Srl Ber Port of Spain 15 Mar 2007
42 56* Mushfiqur Rahim Ban Ind Port of Spain 17 Mar 2007
43 53 Shakib Al Hassan Ban Ind Port of Spain 17 Mar 2007
44 51 Tamim Iqbal Ban Ind Port of Spain 17 Mar 2007
45 100* V Kohli Ind Ban Dhaka 19 Feb 2011
46 62 IJL Trott Eng Net Nagpur 22 Feb 2011

IJL Trott became the eighth England batsman to score a fifty on world cup debut. Others are – DL Amiss, KWR Fletcher, GA Gooch, AJ Lamb, NV Knight and KP Pietersen

No Score Batsmen Team Opp Ground Date
1 137 DL Amiss Eng Ind Lord’s 07 Jun 1975
2 68 KWR Fletcher Eng Ind Lord’s 07 Jun 1975
3 53 GA Gooch Eng Aus Lord’s 09 Jun 1979
4 102 AJ Lamb Eng NZl The Oval 09 Jun 1983
5 51 NV Knight Eng Net East London 16 Feb 2003
6 51 MP Vaughan Eng Net East London 16 Feb 2003
7 60 KP Pietersen Eng NZl Gros Islet 16 Mar 2003
8 62 IJL Trott Eng Net Nagpur 22 Feb 2011

World Cup 2011 : Match No 05 : England win against Netherlands

Match Number 05: England vs Netherlands at Nagpur on 22.02.11 : England won by six wickets

AJ Strauss and PW Borren led England and Netherlands in this game. AJ Struass became the tenth captain to lead England in the world cup. Others are – MW Gatting {08} : GA Gooch {08} : AJ Stewart {08} : MP Vaughan {09} : RGD Willis {07} : JM Brearley {05} : MH Denness {04} : MA Atherton {06} and N Hussain {04}. PW Borren became the fifth captain to lead Netherlands in world cup. Others are – J Smits {01} : LP van Troost {03} : RP Lefebre {06} and SW Lubbers {04}

England became the only team in the world cup to be led by ten captains – a record for this category of statistics.

RN ten Doeschate scored 119 in this game providing the eighth occasion of a Netherland batsman scoring a hundred in one day games. The other seven occasions are – 121 by JF Kloppenburg vs Namibia at Bloemfontein on 03.03.03: 134* by KJJ van Noortwijk vs Nambia at Bloemfontein on 03.03.03: 109* by RN ten Doeschate vs Bermuda at Nairobi {Ruaraka} on 04.02.07: 104 by DJ Reekers vs Ireland at Nairobi {Gym} on 05.02.07: 106* by RN ten Doeschate vs Kenya at Nairobi on 01.04.09: 109* by RN ten Doeschate vs Kenya at Nairobi {Gym} on 16.02.10 and 101 by TLW Cooper vs Afghanistan ot Vooburg on 07.07.10

RN ten Doeschate’s 119 in this game represent his fourth one day hundred. The other three occasions are – 109* vs Bermuda at {Ruaraka} on 04.02.07: 106* vs Kenya at Potchefstroom on 01.04.09 and 109* vs Kenya at Nairobi {Gym} on 16.02.10. This his 119 in this game represents his highest individual score in one day games.

RN ten Doeschate with his 119 became the first Netherlands batsman to score a hundred against test playing nation.

RN ten Doeschate with his 119 became the third Netherlands batsman to score a hundred in the world cup. The other two batsmen are – 121 by JF Kloppenburg vs Namibia at Bloemfontein on 03.03.03: 134* by KJJ van Noortwijk vs Nambia at Bloemfontein on 03.03.03

RN ten Doeschate’s 119 in this game represent the 107th hundred in the world cup. It also represents the fifth hundred by an Associate team’s batsman in the world cup. The other four hundreds are – 111 by JM Davision of Canada vs West Indies at Centurion on 23.02.03: 115* by JF Bray of Ireland vs Zimbabwe at Kingston on 15.03.07: 121 by JF Kloppenburg vs Namibia at Bloemfontein on 03.03.03 and 134* by KJJ van Noortwijk vs Namibia at Bloemfontein on 03.03.03.

JM Anderson returned with figures of 10.0-0-72-0 in this game to provide the 48th occasion of a bowler conceding seventy plus runs in the world cup. JM Anderson became the fifth England bowler to concede seventy plus runs in the world cup. The other four are – 1 for 82 by PJW Allott vs Sri Lanka at Taunton on 11.06.83: none for 83 by DR Pringle vs West Indies at Gurjanwala on 09.10.87: 1 for 72 by RK Illingworth vs Sri Lanka at Faisalabad on 09.03.96 and 1 for 71 by LE Plunkett vs West Indies at Bridgetown on 21.04.07

JM Anderson returned with figures of none for 72 in this game providing the 16th occasion of a bowler conceding seventy plus runs without capturing a wicket in world cup. JM Anderson became the second England bowler to suffer such an ignominy after DR Pringle who returned with figures of none for 82 vs West Indies at Gujranwala on 09.10.87

AJ Strauss and KP Pietersen added 106 runs for the first wicket providing the 179th occasion of a three figure partnership in the world cup. This stand represents the 46th occasion of a three figure partnership for the first wicket in world cup.

AJ Strauss and KP Pietersen added 106 runs for the first wicket providing the 21st occasion of England batsmen posting a three figure partnership in the world cup. This stand represents the eighth occasion of England batsmen posting a three figure partnership for the first wicket in world cup.

AJ Strauss and KP Pietersen added 106 runs for the first wicket providing the 158th occasion of England batsmen posting a three figure partnership in one day games. This stand represents the 50th occasion of a three figure partnership for the first wicket in one day games

England became the fourth team to post 50 plus three figure partnerships for the first wicket in one day games. The other three teams are – India {74}: Australia {68} and West Indies {52}

RN ten Doeschate captured his 50th one day wicket when he had IR Bell bowled for 33 in this game. He became the first Netherland cricketer to score 1000 runs and capture 50 wickets. At the end of this game he has scored 1353 runs and captured 50 wickets.

AJ Strauss scored 88 in this game providing the 118th occasion of a captain scoring a fifty in the world cup. AJ Strauss’s 88 in this game provide the 14th occasion of an England captain scoring a fifty in the world cup

AJ Strauss scored 88 in his first captaincy assignment in the world cup providing the 19th occasion of a captain achieving the feat in the world cup. AJ Strauss is the third England captain to earn this distinction, after GA Gooch who had scored 51 against India at Perth on 22 Feb 1992 and AJ Stewart who had scored 77 against South Africa at Melbourne on 12.03.92. AJ Strauss’s 88 in this game represents the highest score by an England captain on first assignment on captain in the world cup

By a pure statistical coincidence – two England captains – GA Gooch and AJ Strauss – achieved the feat of scoring a fifty on their first captaincy assignment – on the same date – 22nd Feb. Gooch scored 51 against India at Perth on 22nd Feb 1992 while AJ Strauss scored 88 against Netherlands on 22nd Feb 2011.

AJ Strauss and IJL Trott scored 88 and 62 in this game providing the 79th and 80th occasion of an England batsman scoring a fifty in the world cup. AJ Strauss scored his first fifty of the world cup when he scored 88 in this game while IJL Trott scored 62 on his first appearance in the world cup

AJ Strauss with his 88 in this game registered his 27th one day half century and his 35th fifty. IJL Trott’s 62 in this game provides his seventh one day half century and his tenth fifty.

RN ten Doeschate’s 119 in this game was in vain providing the 18th occasion of a batsman’s hundred going in vain in the world cup

RN ten Doeschate was named Man of the Match for this game providing the 20th occasion of a cricketer from a losing side awarded Man of the Match in the world cup. The list read thus – JM Davison of Canada {two occasions} ; DL Houghton of Zimbabwe {two occasions} : Abdul Qadir of Pakistan {once} : AM Blignaut of Zimbabwe {once} : SE Bond of New Zealand {once} : RS Bopara of England {once} : AJ Burger of Namibia {once} : TBM de Leede of Netherlands {once} : A Flower {once} : NC Johnson of Zimbabwe {once} : AY Karim of Kenya {once} : SL Malinga of Sri Lanka {once} : MO Odumbe of Kenya {once} : Sarfraz Nawaz of Pakistan {once} : SO Tikolo of Kenya {once} : SC William of Zimbabwe {once| and Zaheer Abbas of Pakistan {once}

BP Loots returned with figures of 9.4-0-74-0 in this game providing the 49th occasion of a bowler conceding seventy plus runs in the world cup. BP Loots returned with figures of none for 74 in this game providing the 17th occasion of a bowler conceding seventy plus runs without capturing a wicket in world cup.

JM Anderson of England {none for 72} and B Loots of Netherlands {none for 74} conceded 70 plus runs in this game providing the second occasion of rival bowlers conceding 70 plus runs in the world cup. The first such occasion was witnessed in the game between India and Pakistan at Centurion on 01.03.03. India’s A Nehra {2 for 74} and Pakistan’s Shoaib Akthar {1 for 72} and Waqar Younis {2 for 71} were the rival bowlers to concede seventy plus runs

JM Anderson of England {none for 72} and B Loots of Netherlands {none for 74} conceded 70 plus runs in this game providing the first occasion of rival bowlers conceding 70 plus runs without capturing a wicket in the world cup

JM Anderson of England {none for 72} and B Loots of Netherlands {none for 74} conceded 70 plus runs in this game providing the 149th and 150th occasion of a bowler conceding 70 plus runs without capturing a wicket in the annals of one day games.

JM Anderson has conceded seventy plus runs without capturing a wicket in one day games on five occasions. The five occasions are – none for 72 vs Pakistan at Karachi on 15.12.05: none for 72 vs West Indies at Ahmedabad on 28.10.06: none for 79 vs India at The Oval on 05.09.07: none for 75 vs Australia at Lord’s on 03.07.10 and none for 72 vs Netherlands at Nagpur on 22.02.11

JM Anderson now holds the record for most occasions of conceding seventy plus runs without capturing a wicket in one day games

JM Anderson has conceded seventy plus runs in an innings on nine occasions which includes his none for 72 in this game. He now shares the record for conceding seventy plus runs in an innings on most occasions with A Nehra of India. The following are the occasions in which these two bowlers leaked seventy plus runs in an innings

JM Anderson of England – none for 72 vs Pakistan at Karachi on 15.12.05 : none for 72 vs West Indies at Ahmedabad on 28.10.06 : none for 78 vs West Indies at Birmingham on 14.07.07 : 1 for 79 vs India at The Oval on 05.09.07 : 1 for 86 vs New Zealand at Napier on 20.02.08 : none for 75 vs Australia at Lord’s on 03.07.10 : 3 for 74 vs Bangladesh at Nottingham on 08.07.10 : 1 for 91 vs Australia at Sydney on 02.02.11 and none for 72 vs Netherlands at Nagpur on 22.02.11

A Nehra of India – 2 for 74 vs Pakistan at Centurion on 01.03.03 : none for 80 vs Australia at Bangalore on 12.11.03 : 4 for 72 vs Pakistan at Vizag on 05.04.05 : none for 75 vs Pakistan at Ahmedabad on 12.04.05 : 3 for 72 vs Pakistan at Delhi on 17.04.05 : 1 for 79 vs Australia at Hyd-RGS on 05.11.09 : 1 for 81 vs Sri Lanka at Rajkot on 15.12.09 and 1 for 74 vs Sri Lanka at Nagpur on 18.12.09

World Cup 2011 : Match No 04 : Australia win convincingly against Zimbabwe

Match No 04 : Australia vs Zimbabwe at Ahmedabad on 21.02.11 : Australia won by 91 runs

RT Ponting became the most world capped cricketer. He was playing his 40th game and went past his team mate GD McGrath’s 39 appearances.

Prior to this game RT Ponting and Imran Khan had the distinction of leading Australia and Pakistan on 22 occasions in the world cup which was a record for a captain leading his team on most occasions. While leading Australia in this game RT Ponting led Australia for the 23rd occasion to set up a record for a captain leading his team on most occasions in the world cup

Australia is yet to lose a game under RT Ponting. It has a cent per cent record of winning all the 23 games.

RT Ponting with his 28 in this game took his aggregate to 6922 one day runs as captain – the most by a captain in one day games. RT Ponting with his 28 in this game took his aggregate to 982 world cup as captain – the most by a captain in world cup

At the end of this game, RT Ponting who has appeared in 248 matches in Australia’s winning matches – most by a cricketer in one day games

SR Watson with his 79 in this game registered his 20th one day half century and 25th fifty. His knock in this game was his second half century in world cup and represent his highest score in world cup. His other world cup half century was 65 not out against New Zealand at St George’s on 20.04.07.

MJ Clarke scored 58 not out in this game providing his 46th one day half century and 51st fifty. His knock in this game represent his fifth world cup half century. The other four are – 93* vs Netherlands at Basseterre in 10.03.07 : 92 vs South Africa at Basseterre on 24.03.07 : 55* vs England at North Sound oon 08.04.07 and 60* vs South Africa at Gros Islet on 25.04.07

MJ Clarke became the seventh Australian batsman to score five or more half centuries in world cup. Others are – AC Gilchrist {08}: RT Ponting {06}: SR Waugh {06}: MG Bevan {05}: DC Boon {05} and DM Jones {05}

SR Watson {79} and MJ Clarke {58*} scored fifties in this game providing the 104th and 105th occasion of Australian batsman scoring fifties in the world cup.

SR Watson’s 79 in this game provide the 43rd occasion of Australian opening batsman scoring a fifty in the world cup.

SR Watson’s 79 and MJ Clarke’s 58 not out in this game provide the 94th and 95th occasion of a batsman scoring fifties in the world cup matches played in India. It also represent he 80th and 81st occasion of a batsman scoring a half century in the world cup matches played in India.

RT Ponting was run out in this game to provide the 430th occasion of a batsman dismissed run out world cup. His run out in this game provides the fifth occasion of his run out in the world cup. Other occasions are – for 102 vs West Indies at Jaipur on 04.03.96 : for 35 vs West Indies at North Sound on 27.03.07 : for 86 vs England at North Sound on 08.04.07 and for 37 vs Sri Lanka at Bridgetown on 28.04.07

RT Ponting became the fourth batsman in the world cup to be dismissed run out on five occasions. The others are – Inzamam-ul-Haq {09} : AP Gurusinha {06} and Javed Miandad {05}

RT Ponting with four run out dismissals now owns the record for most dismissals in the world cup as captain. He went past SP Fleming of New Zealand, Habibul Bashar of Bangladesh and Imran Khan of Pakistan who were dismissed run out on three occasions while leading their teams

MG Johnson captured 4 for 19 in this game to provide the 131st occasion of a bowler capturing four or more wickets in the world cup. His figures provide the 24th occasion of an Australian bowler capturing four or more wickets in the world cup.

SW Tait who had an aggregate of 23 world cup wickets prior to the start of the ensuing world cup took two wickets in this game to take his tally of world cup wickets to 25 wickets. He became the 26th bowler in the world cup to capture 25 plus wickets.

Australia’s win in this game represent its 52nd win in world cup and also represent its 24th consecutive win in world cup – both are records for the world cup for a team winning the games and also for most consecutive wins

World Cup 2011 : Four or more wickets in five or less than five overs

HK Bennett of New Zealand became the 29th bowler in the annals of one day games to capture four or more wickets in five overs or less than five overs when he captured four wickets in five overs against Kenya at Chennai on 20.02.11 in the second game of WC 2011. The following table lists out all the 29 occasions

No Bowlers O M R W Team Opp Ground Date
1 BKV Prasad 5.0 1 17 4 Ind Pak Colombo (SSC) 20.07.97
2 RR Singh 5.0 0 22 5 Ind Srl Guwahati 22.12.97
3 SE Bond 5.0 0 21 4 NZl Ban Colombo (SSC) 23.09.02
4 Tapash Baisya 5.0 1 16 4 Ban Win Kingstown 16.05.04
5 MF Maharoof 5.0 0 20 4 Srl Ind Ahmedabad 06.11.05
6 MMuralitharan 5.0 0 19 4 Srl Ire St George’s 18.04.07
7 A Flintoff 5.0 0 19 5 Eng Win Gros Islet 03.04.09
8 HK Bennett 5.0 0 16 4 NZl Ken Chennai 20.02.11
9 PV Simmons 4.5 0 18 4 Win Aus Port of Spain 12.03.95
10 IJ Harvey 4.5 0 21 4 Aus Ind Kolkata 18.11.03
11 GB Hogg 4.5 0 27 4 Aus Net Basseterre 18.03.07
12 CA Walsh 4.3 3 1 5 Win Srl Sharjah 03.12.86
13 Yuvraj Singh 4.3 2 6 4 Ind Nam Pietermaritzburg 23.02.03
14 DS Lehmann 4.3 1 7 4 Aus Zim Harare 27.05.04
15 Rajin Saleh 4.3 0 16 4 Ban Zim Harare 06.08.06
16 BAW Mendis 4.3 2 10 4 Srl Ind Colombo (RPS) 29.08.08
17 CH Gayle 4.2 0 19 4 Win Pak Sharjah 17.02.02
18 MudassarNazar 4.0 0 27 4 Pak NZl Faisalabad 23.11.84
19 ST Jayasuriya 4.0 0 19 4 Srl Zim Patna 15.11.93
20 SC Ganguly 4.0 0 21 4 Ind Srl Nagpur 22.03.99
21 MG Johnson 4.0 0 11 4 Aus Ind Kuala Lumpur 16.09.06
22 ST Jayasuriya 4.0 0 14 4 Srl Ban Colombo (RPS) 25.07.07
23 M Muralitharan 4.0 1 14 4 Srl Zim Harare 20.11.08
24 DJ Hussey 4.0 0 21 4 Aus Eng Adelaide 26.01.11
25 A Symonds 3.3 0 11 4 Aus Ind Sydney 14.01.00
26 CZ Harris 3.1 0 7 4 NZl Sco Edinburgh 31.05.99
27 S Dhaniram 2.5 1 10 4 Can Ber Nairobi (Gym) 02.02.07
28 PD Collingwood 2.5 0 15 4 Eng Nzl Ch-le-St 15.06.08
29 V Sehwag 2.5 0 6 4 Ind Ban Dambulla 16.06.10

HK Bennett of New Zealand became the fifth bowler in the world cup to capture four or more wickets in five overs or less than five overs when he captured four wickets in five overs against Kenya at Chennai on 20.02.11 in the second game of WC 2011. The following table lists out all the five occasions

No Bowlers O M R W Team Opp Ground Date
1 MMuralitharan 5.0 0 19 4 Srl Ire St George’s 18.04.07
2 HK Bennett 5.0 0 16 4 NZl Ken Chennai 20.02.11
3 GB Hogg 4.5 0 27 4 Aus Net Basseterre 18.03.07
4 Yuvraj Singh 4.3 2 6 4 Ind Nam Pietermaritzburg 23.02.03
5 CZ Harris 3.1 0 7 4 NZl Sco Edinburgh 31.05.99

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