WC 2015 – Game 20 – New Zealand vs Australia at Auckland on 28.02.15 – New Zealand won by one wicket

Australia was all out for 151 in this game to provide the 14th occasion of Australia dismissed all out in the World Cup. It also provides the 252nd occasion of a team dismissed all out in the World Cup.

 

TA Boult captured 5 for 27 in this game to provide the 53rd occasion of a bowler capturing five or more wickets in the World Cup. It also provides the fourth occasion of a New Zealand bowler capturing five or more wickets in the World Cup.

 

No Player O M Runs W Inns Opposition Ground Date
1 RJ Hadlee 10.1 4 25 5 1 v Sri Lanka Bristol 13.06.83
2 SE Bond 10.0 2 23 6 1 v Australia Port Elizabeth 11.03.03
3 TG Southee 9.0 0 33 7 1 v England Wellington 20.02.15
4 TA Boult 10.0 3 27 5 1 v Australia Auckland 28.02.15

 

 

 

 

 

 

TA Boult became the second New Zealand bowler to capture five or more wickets against Australia in the World Cup after SE Bond.

 

No Player O M Runs W Inns Opposition Ground Date
1 SE Bond 10.0 2 23 6 1 v Australia Port Elizabeth 11.03.03
2 TA Boult 10.0 3 27 5 1 v Australia Auckland 28.02.15

 

MA Starc captured 6 for 28 in this game to provide the 54th occasion of a bowler capturing five or more wicket s in the World Cup. It also provides the 13th occasion of an Australian bowler capturing five or more wickets in the World Cup.

 

No Player Overs M Runs W Inns Opposition Ground Date
1 DK Lillee 12.0 2 34 5 2 v Pakistan Leeds 07.06.75
2 GJ Gilmour 12.0 6 14 6 1 v England Leeds 18.06.75
3 GJ Gilmour 12.0 2 48 5 1 v West Indies Lord’s 21.06.75
4 AG Hurst 10.0 3 21 5 1 v Canada Birmingham 16.06.79
5 KH MacLeay 11.5 3 39 6 2 v India Nottingham 13.06.83
6 CJ McDermott 10.0 0 44 5 2 v Pakistan Lahore 04.11.87
7 DW Fleming 9.0 0 36 5 2 v India Mumbai 27.02.96
8 GD McGrath 8.4 3 14 5 1 v West Indies Manchester 30.05.99
9 GD McGrath 7.0 4 15 7 2 v Namibia Potchefstroom 27.02.03
10 AJ Bichel 10.0 0 20 7 1 v England P Elizabeth 02.03.03
11 B Lee 9.1 2 42 5 2 v New Zealand P Elizabeth 11.03.03
12 MR Marsh 9.0 0 33 5 2 v England Melbourne 14.02.15
13 MA Starc 9.0 0 28 6 2 v New Zealand Auckland 28.02.15

 

It also provides the second occasion of an Australian bowler capturing five or more wickets against New Zealand in the World Cup after B Lee. B Lee had figures of 5 for 42 at Port Elizabeth on 11.03.03

 

No Player Overs M Runs W Inns Opposition Ground Date
1 B Lee 9.1 2 42 5 2 v New Zealand P Elizabeth 11.03.03
2 MA Starc 9.0 0 28 6 2 v New Zealand Auckland 28.02.15

 

MA Starc’s 6 for 28 in this game was in a losing cause to provide the 12th occasion of a bowler’s five or more wickets going in vain in the World Cup. It also provides the second occasion of Australian bowler’s five or more  wickets in a losing cause in the  World Cup. GJ Gilmour’s 5 for 48 against West Indies at Lord’s on 07.06.75 did not win the game for Australia.

 

No Player Overs M Runs W Inns Opposition Ground Date
1 GJ Gilmour 12.0 2 48 5 1 v West Indies Lord’s 21.06.75
2 MA Starc 9.0 0 28 6 2 v New Zealand Auckland 28.02.15

 

It also provides the second occasion of a bowler’s exact six wicket haul in the losing cause in the World Cup.

 

No Player Overs M Runs W Inns Team Oppn Ground Date
1 SE Bond 10.0 2 23 6 1 NZl Aus P Elizabeth 11.03.03
2 MA Starc 9.0 0 28 6 2 Aus NZl Auckland 28.02.15

 

TA Boult {5 for 27} and MA Starc {6 for 28} captured five or more wickets in this game to provide the fifth occasion of rival bowlers capturing five or more wickets in New Zealand-Australia games in the World Cup

 

No No Player O M R W Inns Team Oppn Ground Date
1 1 SE Bond 10.0 2 23 6 1 NZl Aus PElizabeth 11.03.03
  2 B Lee 9.1 2 42 5 2 Aus NZl PElizabeth 11.03.03
                       
2 1 TA Boult 10.0 3 27 5 1 NZl Aus Auckland 28.02.15
  2 MA Starc 9.0 0 28 6 2 Aus NZl Auckland 28.02.15

 

TA Boult {5 for 27} and MA Starc {6 for 28} captured five or more wickets in this game to provide the fifth occasion of rival bowlers capturing five or more wickets in a World Cup game.

 

No No Player O M R W Inns Team Oppn Ground Date
1 1 N Kapil Dev 12.0 2 43 5 1 Ind Aus Nottingham 13.06.83
  2 KH MacLeay 11.5 3 39 6 2 Aus Ind Nottingham 13.06.83
                       
2 1 ALF de Mel 12.0 1 39 5 1 Srl Pa Leeds 16.06.83
  2 Abdul Qadir 12.0 1 44 5 2 Pak Srk Leeds 16.06.83
                       
3 1 SE Bond 10.0 2 23 6 1 NZl Aus PElizabeth 11.03.03
  2 B Lee 9.1 2 42 5 2 Aus NZl PElizabeth 11.03.03
                       
4 1 ST Finn 10.0 0 71 5 1 Eng Aus Melbourne 14.02.15
  2 MR Marsh 9.0 0 33 5 2 Aus Eng Melbourne 14.02.15
                       
5 1 TA Boult 10.0 3 27 5 1 NZl Aus Auckland 28.02.15
  2 MA Starc 9.0 0 28 6 2 Aus NZl Auckland 28.02.15

 

TA Boult {5 for 27} and MA Starc {6 for 28} captured five or more wickets in this game to provide the tenth occasion of rival bowlers capturing five or more wickets in the history of one day games.

 

New Zealand won this game with one wicket to provide the sixth occasion of a team winning a game by one wicket margin in the World Cup.  New Zealand’s win by one wicket with 161 balls to spare provides the first win by one wicket with 100 or more deliveries to spare in the World Cup.

 

No Winner Margin BR Target Overs Opposition Ground Date
1 West Indies 1 wicket 2 267 59.4 v Pakistan Birmingham 11.06.75
2 Pakistan 1 wicket 0 217 50.0 v West Indies Lahore 16.10.87
3 South Africa 1 wicket 10 210 48.2 v Sri Lanka Providence 28.03.07
4 England 1 wicket 1 301 49.5 v West Indies Bridgetown 21.04.07
5 Afghanistan 1 wicket 3 211 49.3 v Scotland Dunedin 26.02.15
6 New Zealand 1 wicket 161 152 23.1 v Australia Auckland 28.02.15

 

New Zealand’s win with 161 balls to spare provides the third win with 100 or more deliveries to spare in the World Cup.

 

No Winner Margin BR Target Overs Opposition Ground Date
1 Australia 4 wickets 188 94 28.4 v England Leeds 18.06.75
2 New Zealand 1 wicket 161 152 23.1 v Australia Auckland 28.02.15
3 New Zealand 3 wickets 151 143 24.5 v Scotland Dunedin 17.02.15

 

 

 

WC 2015 – Game 21 – India vs UAE at Perth on 28.02.15 – India won by nine wickets

UAE was all out for 102 in this game to provide the 252nd occasion of a team dismissed all out in the World Cup. It also provides the second occasion of UAE dismissed all out in the World Cup. The first such occasion was its 136 against England at Peshawar on 18.02.96

 

UAE lost its five wickets for 44 runs in this game to provide the 43rd occasion of a team losing its half side for 45 runs and less than 45 runs in the World Cup. It also provides the first occasion of UAE losing its half side for 45 and less than 45 runs in the World Cup.

 

UAE lost its five wickets for 44 runs in this game to provide the second occasion of a team losing its half side for exact 44 runs in the World Cup. The other occasion was Kenya losing its five wickets for 44 runs against Zimbabwe at Kolkata on 20.03.11

 

R Ashwin captured four for 25 in this game to provide the 174th occasion of a bowler capturing four or more wickets in the World Cup. It also provides the 120th occasion of a bowler capturing exact four wickets in the World Cup

 

R Ashwin captured four for 25 in this game to provide the 18th occasion of an Indian bowler capturing four or more wickets in the World Cup. It also provides the 13th occasion of an Indian bowler capturing exact four wickets in the World Cup

 

India won this game by nine wickets to provide the second occasion of a team winning the World Cup game by exact nine wickets margin

 

No Winner Margin BR Target Overs Opposition Ground Date
1 India 9 wkts 107 222 32.1 v New Zealand Nagpur 31.10.87
2 India 9 wkts 187 103 18.5 v UAE Perth 28.02.15

 

India won this game by nine wickets to provide the 18th occasion of a team winning the World Cup game by exact nine wickets margin

 

No Winner Margin BR Target Overs Opposition Ground Date
1 West Indies 9 wkts 236 87 20.4 v Sri Lanka Manchester 07.06.75
2 West Indies 9 wkts 51 191 51.3 v India Birmingham 09.06.79
3 New Zealand 9 wkts 74 190 47.4 v Sri Lanka Nottingham 09.06.79
4 England 9 wkts 215 137 24.1 v Sri Lanka Leeds 20.06.83
5 India 9 wkts 107 222 32.1 v New Zealand Nagpur 31.10.87
6 South Africa 9 wkts 13 171 46.5 v Australia Sydney 26.02.92
7 Pakistan 9 wkts 90 110 18.0 v U.A.E. Gujranwala 24.02.96
8 England 9 wkts 66 204 39.0 v Kenya Canterbury 18.05.99
9 Pakistan 9 wkts 15 242 47.3 v New Zealand Manchester 16.06.99
10 Australia 9 wkts 166 126 22.2 v India Centurion 15.02.03
11 New Zealand 9 wkts 13 226 36.5 v South Africa Johannesburg 16.02.03
12 Sri Lanka 9 wkts 272 37 4.4 v Canada Paarl 19.02.03
13 New Zealand 9 wkts 124 175 29.2 v Bangladesh North Sound 02.04.07
14 Australia 9 wkts 226 92 12.2 v Ireland Bridgetown 13.04.07
15 South Africa 9 wkts 184 155 19.2 v England Bridgetown 17.04.07
16 Sri Lanka 9 wkts 188 143 18.4 v Kenya Col-RPS 01.03.11
17 West Indies 9 wkts 226 59 12.2 v Bangladesh Dhaka 04.03.11
18 India 9 wkts 187 103 18.5 v UAE Perth 28.02.15

 

 

WC 2015 – Game 19 – South Africa vs West Indies at Sydney on 27.02.15 – South Africa won by 257 runs

South Africa won this game by 257 runs to provide the fourth occasion of South Africa winning a World Cup game by 200 plus runs margin. All such occasions are listed below

 

No Team Result Margin Opposition Ground Date
1 South Africa won 257 runs v West Indies Sydney 27.02.15
2 South Africa won 231 runs v Netherlands Mohali 03.03.11
3 South Africa won 221 runs v Netherlands Basseterre 16.03.07
4 South Africa won 206 runs v Bangladesh Dhaka 19.03.11

 

South Africa became the second team to win a world cup game by 200 plus runs margin on four occasions after Australia. The following table lists the performance of these two teams.

 

No Team Result Margin Opposition Ground Date
1 Australia won 256 runs v Namibia Potchefstroom 27.02.03
2 Australia won 229 runs v Netherlands Basseterre 18.03.07
3 Australia won 215 runs v New Zealand St George’s 20.04.07
4 Australia won 203 runs v Scotland Basseterre 14.03.07
             
1 South Africa won 257 runs v West Indies Sydney 27.02.15
2 South Africa won 231 runs v Netherlands Mohali 03.03.11
3 South Africa won 221 runs v Netherlands Basseterre 16.03.07
4 South Africa won 206 runs v Bangladesh Dhaka 19.03.11

 

South Africa won this game by 257 runs to provide the 14th occasion of a team winning a World Cup game by 200 plus runs margin. All such occasions are listed below

 

No Team Result Margin Opposition Ground Date
1 India won 257 runs v Bermuda Port of Spain 19.03.07
2 South Africa won 257 runs v West Indies Sydney 27.02.15
3 Australia won 256 runs v Namibia Potchefstroom 27.02.03
4 Sri Lanka won 243 runs v Bermuda Port of Spain 15.03.07
5 South Africa won 231 runs v Netherlands Mohali 03.03.11
6 Australia won 229 runs v Netherlands Basseterre 18.03.07
7 South Africa won 221 runs v Netherlands Basseterre 16.03.07
8 Australia won 215 runs v New Zealand St George’s 20.04.07
9 West Indies won 215 runs v Netherlands Delhi 28.02.11
10 Sri Lanka won 210 runs v Canada Hambantota 20.02.11
11 South Africa won 206 runs v Bangladesh Dhaka 19.03.11
12 Pakistan won 205 runs v Kenya Hambantota 23.02.11
13 Australia won 203 runs v Scotland Basseterre 14.03.07
14 England won 202 runs v India Lord’s 07.06.75

 

South Africa with its 257 runs win in this game share the win with most runs margin with India in the World Cup. India had won its encounter with Bermuda at Port of Spain on 19.03.07 by 257 runs.

 

West Indies was all out for 151 while AB de Villiers had scored 162 not out in this game. This provides the tenth occasion of a batsman’s individual score greater than the team’s total in the World Cup. All such occasions are listed below

 

No Batsman Score Team Opp Ground Date Opp Total
1 DL Amiss 137 Eng Ind Lord’s 07.06.75 Ind 132-03
2 GM Turner 171* NZl EAF Birmingham 07.06.75 EAF 128-08
3 IVA Richards 181 Win Srl Karachi 13.10.87 Srl 169-04
4 G Kirsten 188* RSA UAE Rawalpindi 16.02.96 UAE 152-08
5 SR Tendulkar 152 Ind Nam Pietermaritzburg 23.02.03 Nam 130-10
6 ML Hayden 088 Aus Nam Potchefstroom 27.02.03 Nam 045-10
7 CH Gayle 119 Win Ken Kimberley 04.03.03 Ken 104-10
8 M Jayawardene 084 Srl Ber Trindad 15.03.07 Ber 078-10
9 AB de Villers 134 RSA Net Mohali 03.03.11 Net 120-10
10 AB de Villers 162* RSA Win Sydney 27.02.15 Win 151-10

 

West Indies was all out for 151 while AB de Villiers had scored 162 not out in this game. This provides the third occasion of a South African batsman’s individual score greater than the team’s total in the World Cup. All such occasions are listed below. AB de Villiers is the only batsman to figure twice in this list.

 

No Batsman Score Team Opp Ground Date Opp Total
1 G Kirsten 188* RSA UAE Rawalpindi 16.02.96 UAE 152-08
2 AB de Villers 134 RSA Net Mohali 03.03.11 Net 120-10
3 AB de Villers 162* RSA Win Sydney 27.02.15 Win 151-10

 

South Africa posted 408 for 5 in this game to provide the 499th occasion of a team posting a total of 300 plus runs in one day games. It also provides the 62nd occasion of South Africa posting a total of 300 plus runs in one day games.

 

South Africa posted 408 for 5 in this game to provide the 13th occasion of a team posting a total of 300 plus runs in one day games. All such occasions are listed below

 

No Team Score Overs Inns Opposition Ground Date
1 Sri Lanka 443/9 50.0 1 v Netherlands Amstelveen 04.07.06
2 South Africa 439/2 50.0 1 v West Indies Johannesburg 18.01.15
3 South Africa 438/9 49.5 2 v Australia Johannesburg 12.03.06
4 Australia 434/4 50.0 1 v South Africa Johannesburg 12.03.06
5 South Africa 418/5 50.0 1 v Zimbabwe Potchefstroom 20.09.06
6 India 418/5 50.0 1 v West Indies Indore 08.12.11
7 India 414/7 50.0 1 v Sri Lanka Rajkot 15.12.09
8 India 413/5 50.0 1 v Bermuda Port of Spain 19.03.07
9 Sri Lanka 411/8 50.0 2 v India Rajkot 15.12.09
10 South Africa 408/5 50.0 1 v West Indies Sydney 27.02.15
11 India 404/5 50.0 1 v Sri Lanka Kolkata 13.11.14
12 New Zealand 402/2 50.0 1 v Ireland Aberdeen 01.07.08
13 India 401/3 50.0 1 v South Africa Gwalior 24.02.10

 

It also provides the fourth occasion of South Africa posting a total of 300 plus runs in one day games.

 

No Team Score Overs Inns Opposition Ground Date
1 South Africa 439/2 50.0 1 v West Indies Johannesburg 18.01.15
2 South Africa 438/9 49.5 2 v Australia Johannesburg 12.03.06
3 South Africa 418/5 50.0 1 v Zimbabwe Potchefstroom 20.09.06
4 South Africa 408/5 50.0 1 v West Indies Sydney 27.02.15

 

India is the only team to post 400 plus runs in one day games on most occasions in the history of one day games. It has posted on five occasions which are listed below

 

No Team Score Overs Inns Opposition Ground Date
1 India 418/5 50.0 1 v West Indies Indore 08.12.11
2 India 414/7 50.0 1 v Sri Lanka Rajkot 15.12.09
3 India 413/5 50.0 1 v Bermuda Port of Spain 19.03.07
4 India 404/5 50.0 1 v Sri Lanka Kolkata 13.11.14
5 India 401/3 50.0 1 v South Africa Gwalior 24.02.10

 

World Cup has witnessed two occasions of teams posting 400 plus runs which are listed below. India posted 413 for 5 against Bermuda at Port of Spain on 19.03.07 and South Africa posted 408 for 5 against West Indies at Sydney on 27.02.15 {today’s game}

 

No Team Score Overs Inns Opposition Ground Date
1 India 413/5 50.0 1 v Bermuda Port of Spain 19.03.07
2 South Africa 408/5 50.0 1 v West Indies Sydney 27.02.15

 

AB de Villiers scored 162 not out in this game to provide the 141st occasion of a batsman scoring a hundred in World Cup. It also provides the 12th occasion of a South African batsman scoring a hundred in World Cup.

 

AB de Villiers scored 162 not out in this game to provide the 22nd occasion of a captain scoring a hundred in World Cup. It also provides the first occasion of a South African captain scoring a hundred in World Cup.

 

AB de Villiers’ 162 not out in this game to provide the highest score by a South African captain in the World Cup. Previous best was 91 by GC Smith against Scotland at Basseterre on 20.03.07

 

HM Amla {65}, F du Plessis {62}, RR Rossouw {61} and AB de Villiers {162 not out} scored fifties in this game to provide the tenth occasion of four batsman scoring fifties in an innings in a World Cup game. It also provides the third occasion of South African batsmen accomplishing such a feat.

 

HM Amla {65}, F du Plessis {62}, RR Rossouw {61} and AB de Villiers {162 not out} scored fifties in this game to provide the fifth occasion of three batsman scoring half centuries and one batsman scoring a hundred in an innings in a World Cup game. It also provides the second occasion of South African batsmen accomplishing such a feat. The other such  occasion was witnessed against Netherlands at Basseterre on 16.03.07 – GC Smith {67}, JH Kallis {128 not out}, HH Gibbs {72} and MV Boucher {75} were the batsmen who scored fifties.

 

JO Holder returned with figures of 1 for 104 to provide the sixth occasion of a bowler conceding 100 plus runs in an innings in the history of one day games.

 

No Player O M R W Inns Team Oppn Ground Date
1 MC Snedden 12.0 1 105 2 1 NZl Eng The Oval 09.06.83
2 ML Lewis 10.0 0 113 0 2 Aus RSA Johannesburg 12.03.06
3 TG Southee 10.0 0 105 0 1 NZl Ind Christchurch 08.03.09
4 BV Vitori 9.0 0 105 1 1 Zim NZl Napier 09.02.12
5 R Vinay Kumar 9.0 0 102 1 2 Ind Aus Bangalore 02.11.13
6 JO Holder 10.0 2 104 1 1 Win RSA Sydney 27.02.15

 

JO Holder returned with figures of 1 for 104 to provide the second occasion of a bowler conceding 100 plus runs in an innings in the history of World Cup. MC Snedden of New Zealand had leaked 105 run and captured two wickets against England at The Oval on 09.06.83

 

No Player O M R W Inns Team Oppn Ground Date
1 MC Snedden 12.0 1 105 2 1 NZl Eng The Oval 09.06.83
2 JO Holder 10.0 2 104 1 1 Win RSA Sydney 27.02.15

 

JO Holder {104}, AD Russell {74} and SJ Benn {79} conceded 70 plus runs in this game to  provide the second occasion of three bowlers conceding 70 plus runs in an innings in a World Cup game. The first such occasion was witnessed in the game between Netherlands and South Africa at Mohali on 03.03.11. BA Westdijk {76}, RN ten doeschate {72} and PM Seelar {74} were the bowlers who conceded 70 plus runs.

 

JO Holder {104}, AD Russell {74} and SJ Benn {79} conceded 70 plus runs in this game to  provide the 19th occasion of three or more bowlers conceding 70 plus runs in an innings in the history of one day games.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Imran Tahir captured 5 for 45 in this game to provide the 52nd occasion of a bowler capturing five or more wickets in the World Cup. It also provides the seventh occasion of a South African bowler capturing five or more wickets in the World Cup.

 

No Player O M R W Inns Opposition Ground Date
1 L Klusener 8.3 3 21 5 1 v Kenya Amstelveen 26.05.99
2 SM Pollock 9.2 1 36 5 1 v Australia Birmingham 17.06.99
3 CK Langeveldt 10.0 1 39 5 1 v Sri Lanka Providence 28.03.07
4 A Nel 10.0 1 45 5 1 v Bangladesh Providence 07.04.07
5 AJ Hall 10.0 2 18 5 1 v England Bridgetown 17.04.07
6 DW Steyn 9.4 0 50 5 1 v India Nagpur 12.03.11
7 Imran Tahir 10.0 2 45 5 2 v West Indies Sydney 27.02.15

 

JO Holder earned the ignominy of becoming the first captain to leak 100 plus runs in the history of one day games and also in the World Cup. He returned with figures of 1 for 104 in this game.

 

AB de Villiers with his 162 not out in this game became the 15th batsman to score 150 plus runs in the World Cup. He also became the third South African batsman to score 150 plus runs in the World Cup. Others are – G Kirsten – 188 not out vs UAE at Rawalpindi on 16.02.96 and AC Hudson – 161 Vs Netherlands at Rawalpindi on 05.03.96

 

AB de Villiers with his 162 not out in this game became the fifth captain to score 150 plus runs in the World Cup. All such instances are listed below

 

No Player Runs Inns Tema Oppnn Ground Date
1 IVA Richards 181 1 Win Srl Karachi 13.10.87
2 N Kapil Dev 175* 1 Ind Zim Tunbridge Wells 18.06.83
3 GM Turner 171* 1 NZl EAF Birmingham 07.06.75
4 AB de Villiers 162* 1 RSA Win Sydney 27.02.15
5 AJ Strauss 158 2 Eng Ind Bangalore 27.02.11

 

South Africa celebrated its 50th game of the World Cup when it trounced West Indies by 92 runs. AB de Villers scoring 162 not out and Imran Tahir picking up five for 45 in this game

 

Imran Tahir’s 5 for 45 in this game represent his best bowling figures in one day games and also his first five wicket haul. His previous best was 4 for 28 – also against West Indies at East London on 21.01.15

WC 2015 – Game 17 – Afghanistan vs Scotland at Dunedin on 26.02.15 – Afghanistan won by one wicket with three balls to spare

Afghanistan registered its first win in the World cup when they beat Scotland by one wicket with three balls to spare.

 

Afghanistan’s one wicket win in this game provides the fifth occasion of a team winning a world cup game by one wicket.

 

No Winner Margin BR Target Overs Opposition Ground Date
1 West Indies 1 wkt 2 267 59.4 v Pakistan Birmingham 11.06.75
2 Pakistan 1 wkt 0 217 50.0 v West Indies Lahore 16.10.87
3 South Africa 1 wkt 10 210 48.2 v Sri Lanka Providence 28.03.07
4 England 1 wkt 1 301 49.5 v West Indies Bridgetown 21.04.07
5 Afghanistan 1 wkt 3 211 49.3 v Scotland Dunedin 26.02.15

 

Afghanistan’s one wicket win with three balls to spare in this game provides the eleventh occasion of a team winning a world cup game with three or less than three balls to spare. All such occasions are listed below.

 

No Winner Margin BR Target Overs Max Opposition Ground Date
1 Pak 1 wkt 0 217 50.0 50.0 v West Indies Lahore 16.10.87
2 NZl 2 wkts 1 235 59.5 60.0 v England Birmingham 15.06.83
3 Srl 3 wkts 1 196 49.5 50.0 v South Africa Wellington 02.03.92
4 Eng 3 wkts 1 226 40.5 41.0 v South Africa Melbourne 12.03.92
5 Eng 1 wkt 1 301 49.5 50.0 v West Indies Bridgetown 21.04.07
6 Win 1 wkt 2 267 59.4 60.0 v Pakistan Birmingham 11.06.75
7 Aus 5 wkts 2 272 49.4 50.0 v South Africa Leeds 13.06.99
8 Aus 2 wkts 2 205 49.4 50.0 v England P Elizabeth 02.03.03
9 RSA 3 wkts 2 297 49.4 50.0 v India Nagpur 12.03.11
10 Eng 2 wkts 3 244 49.3 50.0 v West Indies Gujranwala 09.10.87
11 Afg 1 wkt 3 211 49.3 50.0 v Scotland Dunedin 26.02.15

 

Afghanistan’s one wicket win with three balls to spare in this game provides the fourth occasion of a team winning a world cup game by one wicket with less than three balls to spare

 

No Winner Margin BR Target Overs Opposition Ground Date
1 West Indies 1 wkt 2 267 59.4 v Pakistan Birmingham 11.06.75
2 Pakistan 1 wkt 0 217 50.0 v West Indies Lahore 16.10.87
3 England 1 wkt 1 301 49.5 v West Indies Bridgetown 21.04.07
4 Afghanistan 1 wkt 3 211 49.3 v Scotland Dunedin 26.02.15

 

CS Mcleod scored a duck in this game to provide the 108th occasion of an opening batsman scoring a duck in World Cup game.  It also provides the sixth occasion of a Scotland opening batsman scoring a duck in World Cup. The six occasions are listed below

 

No Player Runs Inns Opposition Ground Date
1 CS MacLeod 0 1 v New Zealand Dunedin 17.02.15
2 CS MacLeod 0 1 v Afghanistan Dunedin 26.02.15
3 BMW Patterson 0 2 v Pakistan Ch-le-St 20.05.99
4 BMW Patterson 0 2 v Bangladesh Edinburgh 24.05.99
5 IL Philip 0 2 v Pakistant Ch-le-St 20.05.99
6 NS Poonia 0 1 v Netherlands Basseterre 22.03.07

 

 

 

 

 

CS McLeod’s duck in this game provides his second duck in World Cup. The first occasion was against New Zealand at Dunedin on 17.02.15. He became the second Scotland batsman to score ducks on two occasions in World Cup after BMW Patterson.

 

No Player Runs Inns Opposition Ground Date
1 CS MacLeod 0 1 v New Zealand Dunedin 17.02.15
2 CS MacLeod 0 1 v Afghanistan Dunedin 26.02.15
             
1 BMW Patterson 0 2 v Pakistan Ch-le-St 20.05.99
2 BMW Patterson 0 2 v Bangladesh Edinburgh 24.05.99

 

Shapoor Zadran captured 4 for 38 in this game to provide the 170th occasion of a bowler capturing four or more wickets in the World Cup. It also provides the 119th occasion of a bowler capturing exact four wickets in the World Cup.

 

Shapoor Zadran captured 4 for 38 in this game to provide the first occasion of an Afghanistan  bowler capturing four or more  wickets in the World Cup. It also provides the best bowling figures by an Afghanistan bowler in the World Cup. The previous best was 3 for 28 by Dawlat Zardan in this game itself.

 

Shapoor Zadran captured 4 for 38 in this game to provide the 12th occasion of an Afghanistan bowler capturing four or more wickets in one day games. It also provides the tenth occasion of an Afghanistan bowler capturing exact four wickets in one day games.

 

Shapoor Zadran captured 4 for 38 in this game to provide the second occasion of an Afghanistan bowler capturing four wickets against Scotland in one day games. Gulbadin Naib was the other Afghanistan bowler capturing four wickets against Scotland in one day gmaes. He had returned with figures of 4 for 31 at Sharjah on 06.03.13

 

Samiullah Shenwari scored 96 in this game to provide the 50th occasion of a batsman scoring a ninety in World Cup. It also provides the first occasion of an Afghanistan batsman scoring a ninety in World Cup.

 

Samiullah Shenwari scored 96 in this game to provide the third occasion of an Afghanistan batsman scoring a fifty in World Cup. The other two occasions are – 54 by Asghar Stankzai vs Sri Lanka at Dunedin on 22.02.15 and 51 by Javed Ahmadi vs Scotland at Dunedin on 26.02.15 {in today’s game}

 

Samiullah Shenwari scored 96 in this game to provide the highest individual innings by an Afghanistan batsman World Cup. The previous best was – 54 by Asghar Stankzai vs Sri Lanka at Dunedin on 22.02.15

WC 2015 – Game 18 – Bangladesh v Sri Lanka at Melbourne – 26.02.15 – Sri Lanka won by 92 runs

Sri Lanka posted 332 for 1 in this game to provide the 498th occasion of a team posting 300 plus runs in the history of one day games. It also provides the 52nd occasion of Sri Lanka posting a total of 300 plus runs in one day games.

 

Sri Lanka posted 332 for 1 in this game to provide the 72nd occasion of a team posting 300 plus runs in World Cup. It also provides the eighth occasion of Sri Lanka posting a total of 300 plus runs in World Cup.

 

Sri Lanka posted 332 for 1 in this game to provide the third occasion of a team posting 300 plus runs against Bangladesh in World Cup. It also provides the second occasion of Sri Lanka posting a total of 300 plus runs against Bangladesh in World Cup. The first occasion was – 318 for 4 at Port of Spain on 21.03.07

 

TM Dilshan {161 not out} and KC Sangakkara {105 not out} scored hundreds in this game to provide the 12th occasion of two batsmen scoring hundreds in an innings in the World Cup. It also provides the third such occasion by Sri Lankan batsmen in the World Cup.

 

Sri Lanka became the second team in the world cup to have two of its batsmen scoring hundreds in an innings on three occasions in the World Cup. India is the other team to have accomplished such a feat on three or more occasions. India has accomplished such a feat on four occasions

 

TM Dilshan {161 not out} and KC Sangakkara {105 not out} scored hundreds in this game to provide the 139th and 140th occasion of batsmen scoring hundreds in the World Cup. It also provides the 17th and 18th occasion by Sri Lankan batsmen scoring hundreds in the World Cup.

 

TM Dilshan’s 161 not out in this game represent his third hundred in the World Cup. He became the third Sri Lankan batsman to score three or more hundreds in the World Cup. Others are – DPMD  Jayawardene {04} and ST Jayasuriya {03}

 

No Player Runs Inns Opposition Ground Date
1 TM Dilshan 144 1 v Zimbabwe Pallekele 10.03.11
2 TM Dilshan 108* 2 v England Col-RPS 26.03.11
3 TM Dilshan 161* 1 v Bangladesh Melbourne 26.02.15
             
1 ST Jayasuriya 120 1 v New Zealand Bloemfontein 10.02.03
2 ST Jayasuriya 109 1 v Bangladesh Port of Spain 21.03.07
3 ST Jayasuriya 115 1 v West Indies Providence 01.04.07
             
1 M Jayawardene 115* 1 v New Zealand Kingston 24.04.07
2 M Jayawardene 100 1 v Canada Hambantota 20.02.11
3 M Jayawardene 103* 1 v India Mumbai 02.04.11
4 M Jayawardene 100 2 v Afghanistan Dunedin 22.02.15

 

TM Dilshan’s 161 not out in this game represent his third hundred as an opening batsman in the World Cup. He became the second Sri Lankan opening batsman to score three or more hundreds in the World Cup after ST Jayasuriya {03}

 

No Player Runs Inns Opposition Ground Date
1 TM Dilshan 144 1 v Zimbabwe Pallekele 10.03.11
2 TM Dilshan 108* 2 v England Col-RPS 26.03.11
3 TM Dilshan 161* 1 v Bangladesh Melbourne 26.02.15
             
1 ST Jayasuriya 120 1 v New Zealand Bloemfontein 10.02.03
2 ST Jayasuriya 109 1 v Bangladesh Port of Spain 21.03.07
3 ST Jayasuriya 115 1 v West Indies Providence 01.04.07

 

TM Dilshan became the seventh opening batsman to score three or more hundreds in the World Cup. Others are – SR Tendulkar {05}, ME Waugh {04}, ML Hayden {03}, ST Jayasuriya {03}, Rameez Raja {03} and Saeed Anwar {03}

TM Dilshan became the 12th batsman to score three or more hundreds in the World Cup. Others are – SR Tendulkar {06}, RT Ponting {05}, ME Waugh {04}, SC Ganguly {04}, DPMD Jayawardene {04}, AB de Villiers {03}, ML Hayden {03}, ST Jayasuriya {03}, Rameez Raja {03}, IVA Richards {03} and Saeed Anwar {03}

 

TM Dilshan’s 161 not out in this game represent the highest individual score by a Srl Lankan batsman in the World Cup. The previous best was 145 by PA de Silva against Kenya at Kandy on 06.03.96.

 

TM Dilshan’s 161 not out in this game provide the 14th occasion of a batsman scoring 150 plus runs in World Cup. It also provides the 12th occasion of an opening batsman scoring 150 plus runs in World Cup.

 

TM Dilshan’s 161 not out in this game did not contain a boundary six. It is the highest score by any batsman without a boundary six in the World Cup. The previous best innings without a boundary six in the World Cup was SR Tendulkar’s 152 in the game between India and Namibia at Pietermaritzburg on 23.02.03. World Cup has witnessed 37 hundreds without boundary six in an innings and the seven such occasions by Sri Lankan batsman

 

TM Dilshan’s 161 not out in this game did not contain a boundary six. It is the highest score by any batsman without a boundary six in the annals of one day games. The previous best innings without a boundary six in one day games was HM Amla’s 153 not out in the game between South Africa and West Indies at Johannesburg on 18.01.15. One day games has witnessed 410 hundreds without boundary six in an innings and the 67 such occasions by Sri Lankan batsman

 

At the end of this game, TM Dilshan’s aggregate number of boundary fours in the World Cup read 100.  He became the 12th batsman in the World Cup to aggregate 100 plus boundary fours. Others are – SR Tendulkar {241}, RT Ponting {145}, AC Gilchrist {141}, SP Fleming {134}, BC Lara {124}, ST Jayasuriya {120}, KC Sangakkara {109}, V Sehwag {108}, PA de Silva {106}, HH Gibbs {106} and ML Hayden {106}

 

At the end of this game, TM Dilshan’s aggregate number of boundary fours in the World Cup read 100. He became the fourth Sri Lankan batsman in the World Cup to aggregate 100 plus boundary fours. Others are – ST Jayasuriya {120}, KC Sangakkara {109} and PA de Silva {106}.

 

TM Dilshan’s 161 not out in this game represent his 21st one day hundred and he became the ninth batsman in the annals of one day games to score 21 or more hundreds. Others are – SR Tendulkar {49}, RT Ponting {30}, ST Jayasuriya {28}, SC Ganguly {22}, CH Gayle {22}, V Kohli {22}, KC Sangakkara {22} and HH Gibbs {21}

 

TM Dilshan’s 161 not out in this game represent his 21st one day hundred and he became the third Sri Lankan batsman in one day games to score 21 or more hundreds. Others are – ST Jayasuriya {28} and KC Sangakkara {22}

 

TM Dilshan’s 161 not out in this game represent his highest one day score – an improvement over his 160 not out against India at Rajkot on 28.02.12

 

KC Sangakkara’s 103 not out in this game represent his 22nd one day hundred and he became the seventh batsman in the annals of one day games to score 22 or more hundreds. Others are – SR Tendulkar {49}, RT Ponting {30}, ST Jayasuriya {28}, SC Ganguly {22}, CH Gayle {22} and V Kohli {22}

 

KC Sangakkara’s 105 not out in this game represent his 22nd one day hundred and he became the second Sri Lankan batsman in one day games to score 22 or more hundreds after ST Jayasuriya. ST Jayasuriya has scored 28 one day hundreds

 

KC Sangakkara was playing his 400th one day game when he appeared in this game. He became the fourth cricketer in the annals of one day games to appear in 400 plus one day games. Others are – SR Tendulkar {463}, ST Jayasuriya {445} and DPMD Jayawardene {444}

 

KC Sangakkara was playing his 400th one day game when he appeared in this game. He became the third Sri Lankan cricketer in the annals of one day games to appear in 400 plus one day games. Others are – ST Jayasuriya {445} and DPMD Jayawardene {444}

 

TM Dilshan {161 not out} and KC Sangakkara {105 not out} scored unbeaten hundreds in this game to  provide the fourth occasion of two batsmen scoring unbeaten hundreds in World Cup and the 12th occasion of two batsmen scoring unbeaten hundreds in the history of one day games.

 

TM Dilshan {161 not out} and KC Sangakkara {105 not out} scored unbeaten hundreds in this game to  provide the second occasion of two Sri Lankan batsmen scoring unbeaten hundreds in World Cup and the third occasion of two Sri Lankan batsmen scoring unbeaten hundreds in the history of one day games.

 

KC Sangakkara celebrated his 400th appearance in one day games with a hundred – 105 not out in this game. It was his 22nd one day hundred and his second World Cup hundred.

 

KC Sangakkara’s 105 not out in this game provide the 110th occasion of a wicket keeper batsman scoring a hundred in the history of one day games. It also provides the 23rd occasion of a Sri Lankan wicket keeper batsman scoring a hundred in one day games.

 

KC Sangakkara’s 105 not out in this game provide the 20th occasion of his scoring a hundred as a wicket keeper batsman scoring a hundred in one day games. He earned the distinction of becoming the first wicket keeper batsman to score 20 hundreds in the annals of one day games.

 

HDRL Thirimanne {52} and TM Dilshan {161 not out} scored fifties in this game to provide the 42nd occasion of both the openers scoring fifties in an innings in the World Cup. It also provides the fifth occasion of Sri Lankan openers performing such a feat in the World Cup.

 

HDRL Thirimanne {52} and TM Dilshan {161 not out} scored fifty and hundred in this game to provide the eleventh occasion of  openers scoring fifty and a  hundred in an innings in the World Cup. It also provides the first occasion of Sri Lankan openers performing such a feat in the World Cup.

 

HDRL Thirimanne {52}, TM Dilshan {161 not out} and KC Sangakkara {105 not out} scored fifties in this game to provide the fourth occasion of first three batsmen scoring fifties in an innings in the World Cup.

 

KC Sangakkara’s aggregate dismissals in the World Cup read 51 at the end of this game. He became the second wicket keeper after AC Gilchrist {52} to effect 50 plus dismissals in the World Cup

 

The lone stumping dismissal by KC Sangakkara gave him a total of 98 dismissals in the one day games. He is on the threshold of becoming the first ever wicket keeper to effect 100 stumping dismissals in the history of one day games. He needs two more stumping dismissals to own the most coveted record.

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