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.

WC 2015 – Game 16 – Ireland vs UAE at Brisbane on 25.02.15 – Ireland won by two wickets with four balls to spare

Ireland won this game by two wickets with four balls to spare to provide the 15th occasion of a team winning a World Cup game with less than five balls to spare in World Cup. All such occasions are listed below.

 

No Winner Margin BR Target Overs Max Oppn Ground Date
1 Pak 1 wkt 0 217 50.0 50.0 Win Lahore 16.10.87
2 NZl 2 wkts 1 235 59.5 60.0 Eng Birmingham 15.06.83
3 Srl 3 wkts 1 196 49.5 50.0 RSA Wellington 02.03.92
4 Eng 3 wkts 1 226 40.5 41.0 RSA Melbourne 12.03.92
5 Eng 1 wkt 1 301 49.5 50.0 Win Bridgetown 21.04.07
6 Win 1 wkt 2 267 59.4 60.0 Pak Birmingham 11.06.75
7 Aus 5 wkts 2 272 49.4 50.0 RSA Leeds 13.06.99
8 Aus 2 wkts 2 205 49.4 50.0 Eng P Elizabeth 02.03.03
9 RSA 3 wkts 2 297 49.4 50.0 Ind Nagpur 12.03.11
10 Eng 2 wkts 3 244 49.3 50.0 Win Gujranwala 09.10.87
11 Srl 3 wkts 4 313 49.2 50.0 Zim New Plymouth 23.02.92
12 Ire 2 wkts 4 279 49.2 50.0 UAE Brisbane 25.02.15
13 RSA 6 wkts 5 181 29.1 30.0 Ind Adelaide 15.03.92
14 Pak 4 wkts 5 213 49.1 50.0 Srl Perth 15.03.92
15 Ire 3 wkts 5 328 49.1 50.0 Eng Bangalore 02.03.11

 

Ireland became the fifth team to win a World Cup game with less than five balls to spare in World Cup. All such occasions are listed below.

 

No No Winner Margin BR Target Overs Max Oppn Ground Date
1 1 Aus 5 wkts 2 272 49.4 50.0 RSA Leeds 13.06.99
  2 Aus 2 wkts 2 205 49.4 50.0 Eng P Elizabeth 02.03.03
                     
2 1 Eng 2 wkts 3 244 49.3 50.0 Win Gujranwala 09.10.87
  2 Eng 3 wkts 1 226 40.5 41.0 RSA Melbourne 12.03.92
  3 Eng 1 wkt 1 301 49.5 50.0 Win Bridgetown 21.04.07
                     
3 1 Ire 3 wkts 5 328 49.1 50.0 Eng Bangalore 02.03.11
  2 Ire 2 wkts 4 279 49.2 50.0 UAE Brisbane 25.02.15
                     
4 1 Pak 1 wkt 0 217 50.0 50.0 Win Lahore 16.10.87
  2 Pak 4 wkts 5 213 49.1 50.0 Srl Perth 15.03.92
                     
5 1 RSA 6 wkts 5 181 29.1 30.0 Ind Adelaide 15.03.92
  2 RSA 3 wkts 2 297 49.4 50.0 Ind Nagpur 12.03.11

 

Ireland won this game by two wickets with four balls to spare to provide the second occasion of Ireland winning a World Cup game with less than five balls to spare in World Cup. Both the occasions are listed below.

 

No Winner Margin BR Target Overs Max Oppn Ground Date
1 Ire 3 wkts 5 328 49.1 50.0 Eng Bangalore 02.03.11
2 Ire 2 wkts 4 279 49.2 50.0 UAE Brisbane 25.02.15

 

Amjad Javed and Shaiman Anwar added 107 runs for the seventh wicket in this game to provide the 230th occasion of batsmen posting a three figure partnership in World Cup. It also provides the first occasion of batsmen posting a three figure partnership for the seventh wicket in the World Cup

 

Amjad Javed and Shaiman Anwar added 107 runs for the seventh wicket in this game to provide the record partnership for the seventh wicket in World Cup. The previous best was the 98 runs partnership between RR Sarwan and RD Jacobs in the game between West Indies and New Zealand at Port Elizabeth on 13.02.03.

 

Amjad Javed and Shaiman Anwar added 107 runs for the seventh wicket in this game to provide the 32nd occasion of batsmen posting a three figure partnership for the seventh wicket in one day games.

 

Amjad Javed and Shaiman Anwar added 107 runs for the seventh wicket in this game to provide the fourth occasion of UAE batsmen posting a three figure partnership in one day games. All the four occasions are listed below

 

No Partners Wkt Runs Inns Oppn Ground Date
1 Azhar Saeed, Saleem Raza 1 117 2 Net Lahore 01.03.96
2 Amjad Ali, AR Berenger 1 117 2 Afg Dubai (CA) 28.11.14
3 Khurram Khan, Mohd Shahzad 3 160 2 Afg Dubai (CA) 30.11.14
4 Amjad Javed, Shaiman Anwar 7 107 1 Ire Brisbane 25.02.15

 

Shaiman Anwar scored 106 in this game to provide the 138th occasion of a batsman scoring a hundred in the World Cup. It also represents the first hundred by an UAE batsman in the World Cup

 

Shaiman Anwar scored 106 in this game to provide the highest individual innings by an UAE batsman in the World Cup. The previous best was 84 by Saleem Raza against Netherland at Lahore on 01.03.96

 

Shaiman Anwar scored 106 in this game was in a losing cause to provide the 24th occasion of a batsman’s hundred going in vain in the World Cup. It also represents the first hundred by an UAE batsman going in vain in the World Cup

 

Shaiman Anwar scored 106 in this game to provide the sixth occasion of a batsman batting at number six scoring a hundred in the World Cup. It also represents the first hundred by an UAE batsman batting at number six in the World Cup

 

Shaiman Anwar scored 106 in this game was in a losing cause to provide the second occasion of a batsman’s hundred batting at number six going in vain in the World Cup. The first such occasion was also against Ireland at Nelson on 16.02.15 when West Indies batsman LMP Simmons had scored 102 batting at number six.

 

GC Wilson scored 80 in this game to provide the 77th occasion of a wicket keeper batsman scoring a fifty in the World Cup. It also provides the fourth occasion of an Ireland wicket keeper batsman scoring a fifty in the World Cup.

 

GC Wilson scored 80 in this game which represents the highest individual score by an Ireland wicket keeper batsman in World Cup. The previous best was 72 by NJ O’Brien against Pakistan at Kingston on 17.03.07

WC 2015 – Game 15 – West Indies vs Zimbabwe at Canberra on 24.02.15 – West Indies won by 73 runs on DLM

CH Gayle and MN Samuels posted 372 runs partnership for the second wicket in this game to provide the highest partnership in the annals of one day games. The previous best was 331 runs between SR Tendulkar and R Dravid against New Zealand at Hyd-LBS on 08.11.99

 

CH Gayle and MN Samuels posted 372 runs partnership for the second wicket in this game to provide the third occasion of batsmen posting 300 plus runs in one day games. All the three occasions are listed below

 

No Partners Wkt Runs Inns Team Oppn Ground Date
1 CH Gayle, MN Samuels 2 372 1 Win Zim Canberra 24.02.15
2 R Dravid, SR Tendulkar 2 331 1 Ind NZl Hyd-LBS 08.11.99
3 R Dravid, SC Ganguly 2 318 1 Ind Srl Taunton 26.05.99

 

CH Gayle and MN Samuels became the first pair of batsmen to be at the crease for the crease for most part of the allotted fifty overs. They were at the crease for 49.4 overs – that is – the pair faced 298 deliveries and they added 372 runs which is a world record for the number of deliveries played by a pair and also the number of runs added by a pair. This record obviously holds for the World Cup also

 

CH Gayle and MN Samuels posted 372 runs partnership for the second wicket in this game to provide the record partnership in World Cup. The previous best was 318 runs partnership between SC Ganguly and R Dravid against Sri Lanka at Taunton on 26.05.99. These two are the only two partnership of 300 plus runs in the World Cup

 

No Partners Wkt Runs Inns Team Oppn Ground Date
1 CH Gayle, MN Samuels 2 372 1 Win Zim Canberra 24.02.15
2 R Dravid, SC Ganguly 2 318 1 Ind Srl Taunton 26.05.99

 

CH Gayle and MN Samuels posted 372 runs partnership for the second wicket in this game to provide the 229th occasion of batsmen posting a three figure partnership in World Cup. It also provides the 51st occasion of batsmen posting a three figure partnership for the second wicket in World Cup

 

CH Gayle and MN Samuels posted 372 runs partnership for the second wicket in this game to provide the 26th occasion of West Indies batsmen posting a three figure partnership in World Cup. It also provides the ninth occasion of West Indies batsmen posting a three figure partnership for the second wicket in World Cup

 

CH Gayle and MN Samuels posted 372 runs partnership for the second wicket in this game to provide the record partnership by West Indies for any wicket in World Cup. The previous best was its 195 runs unfinished partnership for the third wicket between HA Gomes and CG Greenidge – also against Zimbabwe at Worcester on 13.06.83

 

CH Gayle and MN Samuels posted 372 runs partnership for the second wicket in this game to provide the record partnership by West Indies for any wicket in one day games. The previous best was its 258 runs partnership for the third wicket between DM Bravo and D Ramdin against Bangladesh at Basseterre on 25.08.14.

 

CH Gayle and MN Samuels put on 372 runs partnership for the second wicket after West Indies had lost its first wicket with the scoring. This stand is a world record stand for the second wicket after a team had lost its first wicket without a run on the board in the annals of one day games. Previous best was 165 runs between SM Gavaskar and M Azharuddin against Australia at Sharjah on 05.04.87.

 

The record stand of 165 runs between SM Gavaskar and M Azharuddin in this category of statistics stood for 27 years, 10 months and 15 days in this category of statistics till CH Gayle and MN Samuels of West Indies rewrote it with their mammoth 372 runs partnership.  It.05.not be easy to rewrite the 372 runs stand in times to come !!!

 

CH Gayle scored 215 runs in this game to provide the highest individual innings in the World Cup. The previous best was 188 not out by G Kirsten in the game between South Africa and UAE at Rawalpindi on 16.02.96. CH Gayle became the first batsman to score a double hundred in the World Cup

 

CH Gayle scored 215 runs in this game to provide the fifth occasion of a batsman scoring 200 plus runs in one day games. The following table lists all the five occasions. CH Gayle became the fourth batsman to score 200 plus runs in one day games

 

No Player Runs 4s 6s Inns Team Oppn Ground Date
1 RG Sharma 264 33 9 1 Ind Srl Kolkata 13.11.14
2 V Sehwag 219 25 7 1 Ind Win Indore 08.12.11
3 CH Gayle 215 10 16 1 Win Zim Canberra 24.02.15
4 RG Sharma 209 12 16 1 Ind Aus Bangalore 02.11.13
5 SR Tendulkar 200* 25 3 1 Ind RSA Gwalior 24.02.10

 

CH Gayle broke the monopoly of Indian batsmen by scoring a double hundred in this game. The four double hundreds scored in one day games – prior to CH Gayle’s 215 in this game – were by Indian batsmen. It is interesting to note all the five occasions of batsmen scoring a double hundred are by opening batsmen

 

This game witnessed yet another world record as CH Gayle scored 215 – MN Samuels also came up with 133 not out. This is the very first occasion in the history of one day games when a double hundred and a hundred are scored by two batsmen. The following table lists out the batsman who have scored double hundred and the next best scored by a batsman

 

No Player Runs Player NBS Inns Team Oppn Ground Date
1 RG Sharma 264 V Kohli 66 1 Ind Srl Kolkata 13.11.14
2 V Sehwag 219 G Gambhir 67 1 Ind Win Indore 08.12.11
3 CH Gayle 215 MN Samuels 133* 1 Win Zim Canberra 24.02.15
4 RG Sharma 209 MS Dhoni 62 1 Ind Aus Bangalore 02.11.13
5 SR Tendulkar 200* KD Karthik 79 1 Ind RSA Gwalior 24.02.10

 

DR Smith scored zero and CH Gayle scored 215 in this game to provide the very first occasion of openers scoring a duck and a double hundred in the history of one day games and also in the World Cup – yet another world record.

 

DR Smith scored zero and CH Gayle scored 215 in this game to provide the 13th occasion of openers scoring a duck and a fifty in the history of one day games.

 

No Batsmen Score Batsman Score Team Opp Ground Date
1 TM Moody 51 MA Taylor 00 Aus  Eng Sydney 05.03.92
2 Aamir Sohail 00 Ramiz Raja 119* Pak NZl Christchurch 18.03.92
3 CM Spearman 68 NJ Astle 00 NZl Net Baroda 17.02.96
4 JF Kloppenburg 00 DLS van Bunge 62 Net Ind Paarl 12.02.03
5 KO Otieno 60 RD Shah 00 Ken Srl Nairobi 24.02.03
5 I Maraj 00 JM Davison 75 Can NZl Benoni 03.03.03
7 WTS Porterfield 00 JF Bray 115* Ire Zim Kingston 15.03.07
8 AB de Villers 00 GC Smith 66 RSA Net St Kitts 16.03.07
9 L Vincent 00 SP Fleming 60 NZl Ken Gros Isle 20.03.07
10 WTS Porterfield 75 PR Sterling 00 Ire Ind Bangalore 06.03.11
11 Imrul Kayes 73* Tamim Iqbal 00 Ban Net Chittagong 14.03.11
12 RG Sharma 00 S Dhawan 137 Ind RSA Melbourne 22.02.15
13 DR Smith 00 CH Gayle 215 Win Zim Canberra 24.02.15

 

 

 

 

 

DR Smith scored zero and CH Gayle scored 215 in this game to provide the fourth occasion of openers scoring a duck and a hundred in the history of one day games.

 

No Batsmen Score Batsman Score Team Opp Ground Date
1 Aamir Sohail 00 Ramiz Raja 119* Pak NZl Christchurch 18.03.92
2 WTS Porterfield 00 JF Bray 115* Ire Zim Kingston 15.03.07
3 RG Sharma 00 S Dhawan 137 Ind RSA Melbourne 22.02.15
4 DR Smith 00 CH Gayle 215 Win Zim Canberra 24.02.15

 

CH Gayle scored 16 boundary sixes in his knock of 215 in this game to share the record of most sixes scored in an innings in one day games with RG Sharma and AB de Villiers. RG Sharma of India had scored 16 boundary sixes in his knock of 264 against Australia at Bangalore on 02.11.13 and AB de Villiers of South Africa had scored 16 boundary sixes in his knock of 149 against West Indies at Johannesburg on 18.01.15

 

CH Gayle scored 16 boundary sixes in his knock of 215 in this game to own the record of most sixes scored in an innings in World Cup. The previous record was with DA Miller of South Africa who had scored nine sixes against Zimbabwe at Hamilton on 15.02.15. CH Gayle became the first batsman to score ten or more sixes in an innings in the World Cup.

 

CH Gayle and MN Samuels scored 215 and 133 not out in this game to provide the eleventh occasion of two batsmen scoring hundreds in an innings in the World Cup. It also provides the second occasion of West Indies batsmen performing such a feat in the World Cup.  DL Haynes {105} and IVA Richards {181} were the two West Indies batsmen to score hundreds in a World Cup game against Sri Lanka at Karachi on 13.10.87.        

 

CH Gayle and MN Samuels scored 215 and 133 not out in this game to provide an aggregate of 348 runs. This is a record aggregate in the World Cup when two batsmen scored hundreds in an innings in a World Cup game. The previous best aggregate was 328 runs when SC Ganguly {183} and R Dravid {145} of India scored hundreds against Sri Lanka at Taunton on 26.05.99                                                                                                                               

                                      

CH Gayle and MN Samuels scored 215 and 133 not out in this game to provide an aggregate of 348 runs. This is a record aggregate by West Indies batsmen in the World Cup when two West Indies batsmen scored hundreds in an innings in a World Cup game. The previous best aggregate was 286 runs when DL Haynes {105} and IVA Richards {181} scored hundreds in a World Cup game against Sri Lanka at Karachi on 13.10.87.        

 

CH Gayle and MN Samuels scored 215 and 133 not out in this game to provide an aggregate of 348 runs. This is a record aggregate in the World Cup when two batsmen scored hundreds in an innings in a one day game. The previous best aggregate was 339 runs when SR Tendulkar {186 not out} and R Dravid {153} scored hundreds against New Zealand at Hyd-LBS on 08.11.99                                                                                                                        

 

West Indies set up a record in this world cup when they posted 300 plus runs in three consecutive games. The three occasions read thus –

 

No Team Score Overs Inns Opposition Ground Date
1 West Indies 304/7 50.0 1 v Ireland Nelson 16.02.15
2 West Indies 310/6 50.0 1 v Pakistan Christchurch 21.02.15
3 West Indies 372/2 50.0 1 v Zimbabwe Canberra 24.02.15

 

West Indies became the first team in the World Cup to score 300 plus runs in three consecutive games in the World Cup.

 

West Indies posted 372 for 2 in this game to provide its highest team total in World Cup. The previous best was 360 for 4 against Sri Lanka at Karachi on 13.10.87. These are the only two occasions when West Indies posted 350 plus runs in World Cup

 

CH Gayles’ 215 in this game represent the highest individual innings by a West Indian batsman in the World Cup. The previous best was 181 by IVA Richards against Sri Lanka at Karachi on 13.10.87.

 

West Indies won this game by 73 runs on DL Method and maintained its unbeaten record against Zimbabwe in the World Cup. It was the sixth win against Zimbabwe in the World Cup

 

CH Gayle played 147 deliveries  and MN Samuels played 156 deliveries and together both  of them  faced 303 deliveries while scoring 215 and 133 not out in this game and share the record for most number of balls faced by two batsmen in an innings in the annals of one day games. SR Tendulkar had played 150 deliveries and R Dravid had played 153 deliveries and together both of them had faced 303 deliveries while making 186 not out and 153 respectively in the one day game between India vs New Zealand at Hyd-LBS on 08.11.99.

 

CH Gayle completed 9000 one day runs when he was on 79 during his knock of 215 in this game. At the end of this game, his run aggregate read 9136. He became the 16th batsman to total 9000 plus runs in one day games. He also became the second West Indian batsman to accomplish the feat after BC Lara. BC Lara has scored 10405 runs. The following table lists all the 16 batsmen who have scored 9000 plus runs in one day games

 

No Player Team Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 Zero
1 SR Tendulkar Ind 463 452 41 18426 200* 44.83 49 96 20
2 KC Sangakkara Srl 399 375 39 13739 169 40.88 21 93 15
3 RT Ponting Aus 375 365 39 13704 164 42.03 30 82 20
4 ST Jayasuriya Srl 445 433 18 13430 189 32.36 28 68 34
5 M Jayawardene Srl 443 415 39 12625 144 33.57 19 77 28
6 Inzamam-ul-Haq Pak 378 350 53 11739 137* 39.52 10 83 20
7 JH Kallis RSA 328 314 53 11579 139 44.36 17 86 17
8 SC Ganguly Ind 311 300 23 11363 183 41.02 22 72 16
9 R Dravid Ind 344 318 40 10889 153 39.16 12 83 13
10 BC Lara Win 299 289 32 10405 169 40.48 19 63 16
11 Mohd Yousuf Pak 288 273 40  9720 141* 41.71 15 64 15
12 AC Gilchrist Aus 287 279 11  9619 172 35.89 16 55 19
13 TM Dilshan Srl 309 283 40  9425 160* 38.78 20 42 10
14 M Azharuddin Ind 334 308 54  9378 153* 36.92 07 58 09
15 PA de Silva Srl 308 296 30  9284 145 34.90 11 64 17
16 CH Gayle Win 266 261 17  9136 215 37.44 22 46 23

 

 

WC 2015 – Game 12 – Afghanistan vs Sri Lanka at Dunedin on 22.02.15 – Sri Lanka won by four wickets

Asghar Stanikzai scored 54 in this game to provide his fifth one day fifty and also his first World Cup fifty. He became the first Afghan batsman to score a fifty in the World Cup. Previous best score by an Afghan batsman in the World Cup was 44 by Mohammad Nabi against Bangladesh at Canberra on 18.02.15

 

Sri Lankan openers – HDRL Thirimanne and TM Dilshan – failed to score in this game to provide the fourth occasion of both the openers scoring ducks in the World Cup. The four occasions are listed below

 

No Batsmen Score Batsman Score Team Oppn Ground Date
1 Mohsin Khan 0 M Nazar 0 Pak NZl Birmingham 11.06.83
2 SM Gavaskar 0 K Srikkanth 0 Ind Zim TB Wells 18.06.83
3 BMW Patterson 0 IL Philip 0 Sco Pak Ch-le-St 20.05.99
4 HDRL Thirimanne 0 TM Dilshan 0 Srl Afg Dunedin 22.02.15

 

DPMD Jayawardene completed 1000 runs in the World Cup when he was on 25 during the course of his knock of 100 in this game. At the end of this game his run aggregate in the World Cup read 1075. He became the 15th batsman to total 1000 plus runs in the World Cup. The following list shows the batsmen who have performed the feat.                     

 

No Player Team Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 0
1 SR Tendulkar Ind 45 44 4 2278 152 56.95 6 15 2
2 RT Ponting Aus 46 42 4 1743 140* 45.86 5 6 1
3 BC Lara Win 34 33 4 1225 116 42.24 2 7 1
4 ST Jayasuriya Srl 38 37 3 1165 120 34.26 3 6 0
5 JH Kallis RSA 36 32 7 1148 128* 45.92 1 9 2
6 AC Gilchrist Aus 31 31 1 1085 149 36.16 1 8 1
7 Javed Miandad Pak 33 30 5 1083 103 43.32 1 8 2
8 SP Fleming NZl 33 33 3 1075 134* 35.83 2 5 2
9 M Jayawardene Srl 35 31 3 1075 115* 38.39 4 5 2
10 HH Gibbs RSA 25 23 4 1067 143 56.15 2 8 1
11 PA de Silva Srl 35 32 3 1064 145 36.68 2 6 2
12 KC Sangakkara Srl 32 30 6 1037 111 43. 1 7 1
13 IVA Richards Win 23 21 5 1013 181 63.31 3 5 0
14 SC Ganguly Ind 21 21 3 1006 183 55.88 4 3 1
15 ME Waugh Aus 22 22 3 1004 130 52.84 4 4 2

                                                                                        

DPMD Jayawardene became the fourth Sri Lankan batsman to score 1000 plus runs in the World Cup. Others are – ST Jayasuriya {1165}, PA de Silva {1064} and KC Sangakkara {1037}

 

No Player Team Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 0
1 ST Jayasuriya Srl 38 37 3 1165 120 34.26 3 6 0
2 M Jayawardene Srl 35 31 3 1075 115* 38.39 4 5 2
3 PA de Silva Srl 35 32 3 1064 145 36.68 2 6 2
4 KC Sangakkara Srl 32 30 6 1037 111 43. 1 7 1

 

Sri Lankan openers – HDRL Thirimanne and TM Dilshan – failed to score in this game to provide the 103rd and 104th occasion of openers scoring ducks in the World Cup. It also provides the seventh and eighth occasions of Sri Lankan openers scoring ducks in the World Cup.

 

DPMD Jayawardene scored 100 in this game to provide the 133rd occasion of a batsman scoring a hundred in the World Cup. It also provides the 16th occasion of a Sri Lankan batsman scoring a hundred in the World Cup.

 

DPMD Jayawardene’s 100 in this game represent his ninth fifty in the World Cup {04 C plus 05 HC}. He became the eleventh batsman to score nine or more fifties in the World Cup. The following table lists all such occasions

 

No Player Team Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave C HC 50+
1 SR Tendulkar Ind 45 44 4 2278 152 56.95 6 15 21
2 RT Ponting Aus 46 42 4 1743 140* 45.86 5 06 11
3 HH Gibbs RSA 25 23 4 1067 143 56.15 2 08 10
4 JH Kallis RSA 36 32 7 1148 128* 45.92 1 09 10
5 MD Crowe NZl 21 21 5 0880 100* 55.00 1 08 09
6 AC Gilchrist Aus 31 31 1 1085 149 36.16 1 08 09
7 GA Gooch Eng 21 21 1 0897 115 44.85 1 08 09
8 Javed Miandad Pak 33 30 5 1083 103 43.32 1 08 09
9 ST Jayasuriya Srl 38 37 3 1165 120 34.26 3 06 09
10 M Jayawardene Srl 35 31 3 1075 115* 38.39 4 05 09
11 BC Lara Win 34 33 4 1225 116 42.24 2 07 09

 

DPMD Jayawardene became the first Sri Lankan batsman to score four hundreds in the World Cup. His four hundreds are listed below

 

No Player Runs Inns Opposition Ground Date
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

 

DPMD Jayawardene with his four hundreds became the fifth batsman to score four or more hundreds in the World Cup. Others are – SR Tendulkar {06}, RT Ponting {05}, SC Ganguly {04} and ME Waugh {04}

 

DPMD Jayawardene’s 100 in this game represent his ninth fifty in the World Cup {04 C plus 05 HC}. He became the second Sri Lankan batsman to score nine fifties in the World Cup after ST Jayasuriya. The following table lists the performances of these two batsmen.

 

No Player Team Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave C HC 50+
1 ST Jayasuriya Srl 38 37 3 1165 120 34.26 3 06 09
2 M Jayawardene Srl 35 31 3 1075 115* 38.39 4 05 09

 

DPMD Jayawardne and AD Mathews added 126 runs for the fifth wicket in this game to provide the 225th occasion of batsmen posting a three figure partnership in the World Cup. It also provides the 22nd occasion of Sri Lankan batsmen posting a three figure partnership in the World Cup

 

DPMD Jayawardne and AD Mathews added 126 runs for the fifth wicket in this game to provide the 19th occasion of batsmen posting a three figure partnership for the fifth wicket in the World Cup. It also provides the second occasion of Sri Lankan batsmen posting a three figure partnership for the fifth wicket in the World Cup. The first such occasion was the 131 runs unfinished stand between A Ranatunga and HP Tilakaratne vs India at Delhi on 02.03.96

WC 2015 – Game 13 – India vs South Africa at Melbourne on 22.02.15 – India won by 130 runs

India posted 307 for 7 in this game to provide the 69th occasion of a team posting 300 plus runs in World Cup. It also provides the eighth occasion of India posting a total of 300 plus runs  in World Cup. All the eight occasions are listed below

 

No Team Score Overs Inns Opposition Ground Date
1 India 329/2 50.0 1 v Kenya Bristol 23.05.99
2 India 373/6 50.0 1 v Sri Lanka Taunton 26.05.99
3 India 311/2 50.0 1 v Namibia Pietermaritzburg 23.02.03
4 India 413/5 50.0 1 v Bermuda Port of Spain 19.03.07
5 India 370/4 50.0 1 v Bangladesh Dhaka 19.02.11
6 India 338 49.5 1 v England Bangalore 27.02.11
7 India 300/7 50.0 1 v Pakistan Adelaide 15.02.15
8 India 307/7 50.0 1 v South Africa Melbourne 22.02.15

 

India posted 300 plus runs in two consecutive games in this world cup – 300 for 7 vs Pakistan at Adelaide on 18.02.15 and 307 for 7 vs South Africa at Melbourne on 22.02.15 {today’s game} to provide the eighth occasion of a team posting 300 plus runs in two consecutive games. The following table lists all such occasions         

 

No Team Score Opp Ground Edition Score Opp Ground Edition
1 Eng 322-06 NZl The Oval 1983 333-09 Srl Taunton 1983
2 Ind 329-02 Ken Bristol 1999 373-06 Srl Taunton 1999
3 Aus 358-05 Net Basseterre 2007 334-06 Sco Basseterre 2007
4 Srl 321-06 Ber Port of Spain 2007 318-04 Ban Port of Spain 2007
5 NZl 331-07 Ken St Lucia 2007 363-05 Can St Lucia 2007
6 NZl 302-07 Pak Pallekkele 2011 356-06 Can Mumbai 2011
7 Win 304-07 Ire Nelson 2015 310-06 Pak Christchurch 2015
8 Ind 300-07 Pak Adelaide 2015 307-07 RSA Melbourne 2015

 

S Dhawan scored 137 in this game to provide the 134th occasion of a batsman scoring a hundred in the World Cup. It also provides the 22nd occasion of an Indian batsman scoring a hundred in the World Cup

 

S Dhawan scored 137 in this game to provide the 71st occasion of an opening batsman scoring a hundred in the World Cup. It also provides the ninth occasion of an Indian opening batsman scoring a hundred in the World Cup

 

S Dhawan scored 137 in this game to provide the ninth occasion of a batsman scoring a hundred against South Africa in the World Cup. All such occasions are listed below

 

No Player Runs Inns Team Oppn Ground Date
1 Aamer Sohail 111 1 Pak RSA Karachi 29.02.96
2 BC Lara 111 1 Win RSA Karachi 11.03.96
3 SR Waugh 120* 2 Aus RSA Leeds 13.06.99
4 BC Lara 116 1 Win RSA Cape Town 09.02.03
5 SP Fleming 134* 2 NZl RSA Johannesburg 16.02.03
6 MS Atapattu 124 1 Srl RSA Durban 03.03.03
7 ML Hayden 101 1 Aus RSA Basseterre 24.03.07
8 SR Tendulkar 111 1 Ind RSA Nagpur 12.03.11
9 S Dhawan 137 1 Ind RSA Melbourne 22.02.15

 

S Dhawan scored 137 in this game to provide the second occasion of a batsman scoring a hundred against South Africa in the World Cup after SR Tendulkar. SR Tendulkar had scored 111 at Nagpur on 12.03.11 Both the occasions are listed below

 

No Player Runs Inns Team Oppn Ground Date
1 SR Tendulkar 111 1 Ind RSA Nagpur 12.03.11
2 S Dhawan 137 1 Ind RSA Melbourne 22.02.15

 

S Dhawan’s 137 in this game represent the highest individual score by a batsman against South Africa in the World Cup. The previous best was 134 not out by SP Fleming at Johannesburg on 12.03.03

 

No Player Runs Inns Team Oppn Ground Date
1 S Dhawan 137 1 Ind RSA Melbourne 22.02.15
2 SP Fleming 134* 2 NZl RSA Johannesburg 16.02.03

 

 

 

 

India became the second team to post 300 plus runs in two consecutive games on two occasions in the World Cup after New Zealand. The performances of these two teams are furnished below

 

No Team Score Opp Ground Edition Score Opp Ground Edition
1 Ind 329-02 Ken Bristol 1999 373-06 Srl Taunton 1999
2 Ind 300-07 Pak Adelaide 2015 307-07 RSA Melbourne 2015
                   
1 NZl 331-07 Ken St Lucia 2007 363-05 Can St Lucia 2007
2 NZl 302-07 Pak Pallekkele 2011 356-06 Can Mumbai 2011

 

RG Sharma was dismissed run out without scoring in this game to provide the 45th occasion of a batsman dismissed run out without scoring in World Cup. It also provides the seventh occasion of an Indian batsman dismissed run out for a duck in World Cup

 

RG Sharma was dismissed run out without scoring in this game to provide the 574th occasion of a batsman dismissed for a duck in World Cup. It also provides the 50th occasion of an Indian batsman dismissed for a duck in World Cup

 

India became the third team to provide 50 occasion of its batsman scoring ducks in the World Cup. Others are – Pakistan {52} and England {51}

 

S Dhawan-V Kohli added 127 runs for the second wicket in this game to provide the 225th occasion of batsmen posting a three figure partnership in World Cup. It also provides the 50th occasion of batsmen posting a three figure partnership for the second wicket in World Cup

 

S Dhawan-AM Rahane added 125 runs for the third wicket in this game to provide the 226th occasion of batsmen posting a three figure partnership in World Cup. It also provides the 60th occasion of batsmen posting a three figure partnership for the third wicket in World Cup

 

S Dhawan-V Kohli added 127 runs for the second wicket in this game to provide the 28th occasion of Indian batsmen posting a three figure partnership in World Cup. It also provides the tenth occasion of Indian batsmen posting a three figure partnership for the second wicket in World Cup

 

S Dhawan-AM Rahane added 125 runs for the third wicket in this game to provide the 29th occasion of Indian batsmen posting a three figure partnership in World Cup. It also provides the seventh occasion of Indian batsmen posting a three figure partnership for the third wicket in World Cup

 

S Dhawan-V Kohli added 127 runs for the second wicket and S Dhawan-AM Rahane added 125 runs for the third wicket in this game to provide the 14th occasion of batsmen posting two three figure partnership in an innings in World Cup. It also provides the fourth occasion of Indian batsmen performing such a feat in the World Cup. All such occasions are listed below.

 

No Team Inns Oppn Ground TFP De
1 RSA 1 Net Basseterre 3 16.03.07
2 Aus 1 Srl The Oval 2 11.06.75
3 Win 1 Srl Karachi 2 13.10.87
4 RSA 1 UAE Rawalpindi 2 16.02.96
5 Srl 1 Ken Kandy 2 06.03.96
6 Zim 1 Nam Harare 2 10.02.03
7 Aus 1 Srl Centurion 2 07.03.03
8 Aus 1 Ind Johannesburg 2 23.03.03
9 Ind 1 Ber Port of Spain 2 19.03.07
10 Aus 1 RSA Basseterre 2 24.03.07
11 Ind 1 RSA Nagpur 2 12.03.11
12 Zim 1 Ken Kolkata 2 20.03.11
13 Ind 1 Pak Adelaide 2 15.02.15
14 Ind 1 RSA Melbourne 2 22.02.15

 

 

 

No Team Inns Oppn Ground TFP De
1 Ind 1 Ber Port of Spain 2 19.03.07
2 Ind 1 RSA Nagpur 2 12.03.11
3 Ind 1 Pak Adelaide 2 15.02.15
4 Ind 1 RSA Melbourne 2 22.02.15

 

India became the second team to post two three figure partnerships in an innings on four occasions after Australia. The following table lists out the performances by both teams

 

No Team Inns Oppn Ground TFP De
1 Aus 1 Srl The Oval 2 11.06.75
2 Aus 1 Srl Centurion 2 07.03.03
3 Aus 1 Ind Johannesburg 2 23.03.03
4 Aus 1 RSA Basseterre 2 24.03.07
             
1 Ind 1 Ber Port of Spain 2 19.03.07
2 Ind 1 RSA Nagpur 2 12.03.11
3 Ind 1 Pak Adelaide 2 15.02.15
4 Ind 1 RSA Melbourne 2 22.02.15

 

India became the second team to post two three figure partnerships in an innings against the same opposition on two occasions after Australia. India chose South Africa as its opposition while Australia chose Sri Lanka as its opposition. The following table lists out the performances by both teams

 

No No Team Inns Oppn Ground TFP De
1 1 Aus 1 Srl The Oval 2 11.06.75
  2 Aus 1 Srl Centurion 2 07.03.03
               
2 1 Ind 1 RSA Nagpur 2 12.03.11
  2 Ind 1 RSA Melbourne 2 22.02.15

 

WD Parnell returned with figures of 1 for 85 in this game to provide the 20th occasion of a bowler conceding 80 plus runs in the World Cup. The following table enlists all such occasions

 

No Player O M R W Inns Team Oppn Ground Date
1 KD Ghavri 11.0 1 83 0 1 Ind Eng Lord’s 07.06.75
2 MC Snedden 12.0 1 105 2 1 NZl Eng The Oval 09.06.83
3 PJW Allott 12.0 1 82 1 2 Eng Srl Taunton 11.06.83
4 DR Pringle 10.0 0 83 0 1 Eng Win Gujranwala 09.10.87
5 ALF de Mel 10.0 0 97 1 1 Srl Win Karachi 13.10.87
6 MA Suji 9.0 0 85 1 1 Ken Srl Kandy 06.03.96
7 WPUJC Vaas 10.0 0 84 1 1 Srl Ind Taunton 26.05.99
8 KEA Upashantha 10.0 0 80 0 1 Srl Ind Taunton 26.05.99
9 RJ van Vuuren 10.0 0 92 0 1 Nam Aus Potchefstroom 27.02.03
10 J Srinath 10.0 0 87 0 1 Ind Aus Johannesburg 23.03.03
11 DR Brown 9.0 0 86 1 1 Sco Aus Basseterre 14.03.07
12 PW Borren 10.0 0 89 1 1 Net Aus Basseterre 18.03.07
13 RDM Leverock 10.0 0 96 1 1 Ber Ind Port of Spain 19.03.07
14 Abdur Razzak 10.0 0 86 1 1 Ban Srl Port of Spain 21.03.07
15 SM Pollock 10.0 0 83 0 1 RSA Aus Basseterre 24.03.07
16 CK Langeveldt 10.0 0 82 1 1 RSA Aus Basseterre 24.03.07
17 JM Anderson 9.5 0 91 1 1 Eng Ind Bangalore 27.02.11
18 HS Baidwan 9.1 0 84 3 1 Can NZl Mumbai 13.03.11
19 SL Malinga 10.0 0 84 0 1 Srl NZl Christchurch 14.02.15
20 WD Parnell 9.0 0 85 1 1 RSA Ind Melbourne 22.02.15

 

WD Parnell returned with figures of 1 for 85 in this game to provide the third occasion of a South African bowler conceding 80 plus runs in the World Cup. The following table enlists all such occasions

 

No Player O M R W Inns Team Oppn Ground Date
1 SM Pollock 10.0 0 83 0 1 RSA Aus Basseterre 24.03.07
2 CK Langeveldt 10.0 0 82 1 1 RSA Aus Basseterre 24.03.07
3 WD Parnell 9.0 0 85 1 1 RSA Ind Melbourne 22.02.15

 

WD Parnell’s bowling figures of 1 for 85 in this game represent the most expensive bowling figures in terms of runs conceded by a South African bowler in World Cup. SM Pollock’s none for 83 against Australia at Baseterre o 24.03.07 was the previous expensive bowling figures by a South African bowler in the World Cup

 

Bowlers conceding 80 plus runs against an opposition on five or more occasions are listed below – against Australia there are six such occasions and against India there are five such occasions

 

No Player O M R W Inns Team Oppn Ground Date
1 RJ van Vuuren 10.0 0 92 0 1 Nam Aus Potchefstroom 27.02.03
2 J Srinath 10.0 0 87 0 1 Ind Aus Johannesburg 23.03.03
3 DR Brown 9.0 0 86 1 1 Sco Aus Basseterre 14.03.07
4 PW Borren 10.0 0 89 1 1 Net Aus Basseterre 18.03.07
5 SM Pollock 10.0 0 83 0 1 RSA Aus Basseterre 24.03.07
6 CK Langeveldt 10.0 0 82 1 1 RSA Aus Basseterre 24.03.07
                     
1 WPUJC Vaas 10.0 0 84 1 1 Srl Ind Taunton 26.05.99
2 KEA Upashantha 10.0 0 80 0 1 Srl Ind Taunton 26.05.99
3 RDM Leverock 10.0 0 96 1 1 Ber Ind Port of Spain 19.03.07
4 JM Anderson 9.5 0 91 1 1 Eng Ind Bangalore 27.02.11
5 WD Parnell 9.0 0 85 1 1 RSA Ind Melbourne 22.02.15

 

WD Parnell became the fifth bowler to concede 80 plus runs against India in the World Cup. The following table enlists all the five bowlers with their performances.

 

No Player O M R W Inns Team Oppn Ground Date
1 WPUJC Vaas 10.0 0 84 1 1 Srl Ind Taunton 26.05.99
2 KEA Upashantha 10.0 0 80 0 1 Srl Ind Taunton 26.05.99
3 RDM Leverock 10.0 0 96 1 1 Ber Ind Port of Spain 19.03.07
4 JM Anderson 9.5 0 91 1 1 Eng Ind Bangalore 27.02.11
5 WD Parnell 9.0 0 85 1 1 RSA Ind Melbourne 22.02.15

 

India registered its first win against South Africa in World Cup in its four outings. The following table lists the Head to Head performances in one day games and also in World Cup.

 

INDIA-SOUTH AFRICA  IN ONE DAY GAMES
Team Span Mat Won Lost Tied NR
India 1991-2015 71 26 42 0 3
South Africa 1991-2015 70 42 26 0 3
INDIA-SOUTH AFRICA  IN WORLD CUP
Team Span Mat Won Lost Tied NR
India 1991-2015 4 1 3 0 0
South Africa 1991-2015 4 3 1 0 0

 

INDIA SOUTH AFRICA IN WORLD CUP – MATCH RESULTS
No Series Date Ground Countries Winner Margin
1 1991-92 15.03.92 Adelaide Ind v RSA South Africa 006 wkts
2 1999 15.05.99 Hove Ind v RSA South Africa 004 wkts
3 2010-11 12.03.11 Nagpur-J Ind v RSA South Africa 003 wkts
4 2014-14 22.02.15 Melbourne Ind v RSA India 130 runs

 

S Dhawan’s 137 in this game represent his highest score in one day games. It was also his seventh one day hundred. All his hundreds are listed below. His previous best was 119 vs West Indies at Kanpur on 27.11.13.

 

No Opposition Runs 4s 6s Pos Inns Ground Date
1 South Africa 114 12 1 2 1 Cardiff 06.06.13
2 West Indies 102* 10 1 2 2 The Oval 11.06.13
3 Zimbabwe 116 11 2 2 1 Harare 26.07.13
4 Australia 100 11 0 2 2 Nagpur 30.10.13
5 West Indies 119 20 0 2 2 Kanpur 27.11.13
6 Sri Lanka 113 14 3 2 1 Cuttack 02.11.14
7 South Africa 137 16 2 2 1 Melbourne 22.02.15

 

S Dhawan’s 137 in this game provide his second one day hundred against South Africa in one day games. He had scored 114 at Cardiff on 06.06.13

 

India won this game by 130 runs to provide the 56th occasion of a team winning a World Cup game by 100 plus runs margin in World Cup. It also provides the sixth occasion of India winning a World Cup game by 100 plus runs margin in World Cup. All six 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 India won 183 runs v Sri Lanka Johannesburg 10.03.03
3 India won 181 runs v Namibia PM Burg 23.02.03
4 India won 157 runs v Sri Lanka Taunton 26.05.99
5 India Won 130 runs v South Africa Melbourne 22.02.15
6 India won 118 runs v Australia Chelmsford 20.06.83

 

The following list shows the fifteen Indian batsmen who have scored a hundred against South Africa in one day games.

 

No Player Runs 4s 6s Inns Opposition Ground Date
1 RJ Shastri 109 11 0 1 v South Africa New Delhi 14.11.91
2 SV Manjrekar 105 8 2 1 v South Africa New Delhi 14.11.91
3 WV Raman 114 6 1 2 v South Africa Centurion 11.12.92
4 SR Tendulkar 114 14 0 1 v South Africa Mumbai 14.12.96
5 SC Ganguly 105* 10 4 2 v South Africa Jamshedpur 12.03.00
6 SR Tendulkar 122 12 0 2 v South Africa Vadodara 17.03.00
7 SC Ganguly 141* 11 6 1 v South Africa Nairobi (Gym) 13.10.00
8 SC Ganguly 127 14 5 1 v South Africa Johannesburg 05.10.01
9 SR Tendulkar 101 9 0 1 v South Africa Johannesburg 05.10.01
10 Yuvraj Singh 103 10 3 1 v South Africa Hyd-LBS 16.11.05
11 SR Tendulkar 200* 25 3 1 v South Africa Gwalior 24.02.10
12 YK Pathan 105 8 8 2 v South Africa Centurion 23.01.11
13 SR Tendulkar 111 8 3 1 v South Africa Nagpur 12.03.11
14 S Dhawan 114 12 1 1 v South Africa Cardiff 06.06.13
15 S Dhawan 137 16 2 1 v South Africa Melbourne 22.02.15

 

India registered its third win by 100 plus runs margin against South Africa in one day games when it won this game by 130 runs. The other two occasions are – by 153 runs at Dhaka on 13.04.03 and by 153 runs at Gwalior on 24.02.10

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

RG Sharma {Zero} and S Dhawan {137} scored duck and a hundred in this  game to provide the 12th occasion of opening batsmen scoring a duck and a fifty in the World Cup. All such occasions are listed below

 

No Batsmen Score Batsman Score Team Opp Ground Date
1 TM Moody 51 MA Taylor 00 Aus  Eng Sydney 05.03.92
2 Aamir Sohail 00 Ramiz Raja2 119* Pak NZl Christchurch 18.03.92
3 CM Spearman 68 NJ Astle 00 NZl Net Baroda 17.02.96
4 JF Kloppenburg 00 DLS van Bunge 62 Net Ind Paarl 12.02.03
5 KO Otieno 60 RD Shah 00 Ken Srl Nairobi 24.02.03
5 I Maraj 00 JM Davison 75 Can NZl Benoni 03.03.03
7 WTS Porterfield 00 JF Bray 115* Ire Zim Kingston 15.03.07
8 AB de Villers 00 GC Smith 66 RSA Net St Kitts 16.03.07
9 L Vincent 00 SP Fleming 60 NZl Ken Gros Isle 20.03.07
10 WTS Porterfield 75 PR Sterling 00 Ire Ind Bangalore 06.03.11
11 Imrul Kayes 73* Tamim Iqbal 0 Ban Net Chittagong 14.03.11
12 RG Sharma 00 S Dhawan 137 Ind RSA Melbourne 22.02.15

 

RG Sharma {Zero} and S Dhawan {137} scored duck and a hundred in this  game to provide the third occasion of opening batsmen scoring a duck and a hundred in the World Cup. All such occasions are listed below

 

No Batsmen Score Batsman Score Team Opp Ground Date
1 Aamir Sohail 00 Ramiz Raja2 119* Pak NZl Christchurch 18.03.92
2 WTS Porterfield 00 JF Bray 115* Ire Zim Kingston 15.03.07
3 RG Sharma 00 S Dhawan 137 Ind RSA Melbourne 22.02.15

 

WC 2015 – Game 10 – Pakistan vs West Indies at Christchurch on 21.02.15 – West Indies won by 150 runs

West Indies posted 310 for 6 in this game to provide the 68th occasion of a team posting 300 plus runs in the world Cup. It also provides the fifth occasion of West Indies posting 300 plus runs in the World Cup.

 

West Indies posted 310 for 6 in this game to provide the fourth occasion of a team posting 300 plus runs in the World Cup.

 

No Team Score Overs Inns Opposition Ground Date
1 Australia 310/8 50.0 1 v Pakistan Johannesburg 11.02.03
2 West Indies 310/6 50.0 1 v Pakistan Christchurch 21.02.15
3 New Zealand 302/7 50.0 1 v Pakistan Pallekele 08.03.11
4 India 300/7 50.0 1 v Pakistan Adelaide 15.02.15

 

It also provides the first occasion of West Indies posting 300 plus runs against Pakistan in the World Cup. Thus it is the best team total by West Indies against Pakistan in the World Cup. The previous best was 293 for 6 at The Oval on 20.06.79.

 

West Indies and Australia share the record for the highest team total against Pakistan in the World Cup. Australia had posted 310 for 8 at Johannesburg on 11.01.03

 

No Team Score Overs Inns Opposition Ground Date
1 Australia 310/8 50.0 1 v Pakistan Johannesburg 11.02.03
2 West Indies 310/6 50.0 1 v Pakistan Christchurch 21.02.15

 

West Indies posted 310 for 6 in this game to provide the seventh occasion of a team posting 300 plus runs in the World Cup 2015 and

 

No Team Score Overs Inns Opposition Ground Date
1 Australia 342/9 50.0 1 v England Melbourne 14.02.15
2 South Africa 339/4 50.0 1 v Zimbabwe Hamilton 15.02.15
3 New Zealand 331/6 50.0 1 v Sri Lanka Christchurch 14.02.15
4 West Indies 310/6 50.0 1 v Pakistan Christchurch 21.02.15
5 Ireland 307/6 45.5 2 v West Indies Nelson 16.02.15
6 West Indies 304/7 50.0 1 v Ireland Nelson 16.02.15
7 India 300/7 50.0 1 v Pakistan Adelaide 15.02.15

 

West Indies posted 310 for 6 in this game to provide the second occasion of a West Indies posting 300 plus runs in the World Cup 2015

 

No Team Score Overs Inns Opposition Ground Date
1 West Indies 310/6 50.0 1 v Pakistan Christchurch 21.02.15
2 West Indies 304/7 50.0 1 v Ireland Nelson 16.02.15

 

West Indies scored 300 plus runs in two consecutive games to provide the seventh occasion of a team scoring 300 plus runs in two consecutive games. The following table lists such occasions.

 

No Team Score Opp Ground Edn Score Opp Ground Edn
1 Eng 322-06 NZl The Oval 1983 333-09 Srl Taunton 1983
2 Ind 329-02 Ken Bristol 1999 373-06 Srl Taunton 1999
3 Aus 358-05 Net Basseterre 2007 334-06 Sco Basseterre 2007
4 Srl 321-06 Ber Port of Spain 2007 318-04 Ban Port of Spain 2007
5 NZl 331-07 Ken St Lucia 2007 363-05 Can St Lucia 2007
6 NZl 302-07 Pak Pallekkele 2011 356-06 Can Mumbai 2011
7 Win 304-07 Ire Nelson 2015 310-06 Pak Christchurch 2015

 

West Indies posted 310 for 6 in this game to provide the 494th occasion of a team posting 300 plus runs in the history of one day games. It also provides the 34th occasion of West Indies posting 300 plus runs in one day games.

 

West Indies posted 310 for 6 in this game to provide the 45th occasion of a team posting 300 plus runs against Pakistan in one day games. It also provides the third occasion of West Indies posting 300 plus runs against in one day games. All the three occasions are listed below.

 

No Team Score Overs Inns Opposition Ground Date
1 West Indies 315/4 47.0 1 v Pakistan Port of Spain 18.03.88
2 West Indies 339/4 50.0 1 v Pakistan Adelaide 28.01.05
3 West Indies 310/6 50.0 1 v Pakistan Christchurch 21.02.15

 

Pakistan was dismissed for 160 in this game to provide the 244th occasion of a team dismissed all out in the World Cup. It also provides the 20th occasion of Pakistan dismissed all out in the World Cup. It also provides the third occasion of Pakistan dismissed all out against West Indies in the World Cup.  Pakistan’s 160 in this game represents its lowest total against West Indies in the World Cup

 

No Team Score Overs Inns Opposition Ground Date
1 Pakistan 250 56.2 2 v West Indies The Oval 20.06.79
2 Pakistan 187 47.2 2 v West Indies Kingston 13.03.07
3 Pakistan 160 39.0 2 v West Indies Christchurch 21.02.15

 

Pakistan lost its first four wickets for one run in this game to provide the very first occasion of a team losing its first four wickets for one run in the annals of one day games. The following table lists out the occasions when a team has lost its first four wickets for less than five runs in one day games

 

No Team W/R Inns Opposition Ground Date
1 Pakistan 4/1 2 v West Indies Christchurch 21.02.15
2 Canada 4/4 2 v Zimbabwe Port of Spain 16.05.06
3 Bangladesh 4/5 1 v Sri Lanka Pietermaritzburg 14.02.03
4 Sri  Lanka 4/5 2 v Bangladesh Dhaka 16.01.09
5 Canada 4/5 1 v Netherlands King City (NW) 29.08.13

 

Pakistan lost its first four wickets for one run in this game to provide the very first occasion of a team losing its first four wickets for one run in World Cup. The following table lists out the occasions when a team has lost its first four wickets for less than five runs in the World Cup

 

No Team W/R Inns Opposition Ground Date
1 Pakistan 4/1 2 v West Indies Christchurch 21.02.15
2 Bangladesh 4/5 1 v Sri Lanka Pietermaritzburg 14.02.03

 

Pakistan lost its half the side – five wickets for 25 runs in this game to provide the eighth occasion of a team losing five wickets for less than 25 runs in the World Cup. The following table lists all such occasions

 

No Team Out Inns Opposition Ground Date
1 Canada 5/12 1 v Sri Lanka Paarl 19.02.03
2 India 5/17 1 v Zimbabwe Tunbridge Wells 18.06.83
3 Namibia 5/17 2 v Pakistan Kimberley 16.02.03
4 Scotland 5/19 2 v Pakistan Chester-le-Street 20.05.99
5 Scotland 5/25 1 v West Indies Leicester 27.05.99
6 Bangladesh 5/25 1 v Sri Lanka Pietermaritzburg 14.02.03
7 Bermuda 5/25 2 v Sri Lanka Port of Spain 15.03.07
8 Pakistan 5/25 2 v West Indies Christchurch 21.02.15

 

Pakistan lost its half the side – five wickets for 25 runs in this game to provide the third occasion of a  test playing nation  to five wickets for less than 25 runs in the World Cup. The following table lists all such occasions

 

No Team Out Inns Opposition Ground Date
1 India 5/17 1 v Zimbabwe Tunbridge Wells 18.06.83
2 Bangladesh 5/25 1 v Sri Lanka Pietermaritzburg 14.02.03
3 Pakistan 5/25 2 v West Indies Christchurch 21.02.15

 

West Indies won this game by 150 plus runs to provide the 28th occasion of a team winning a World Cup game by 150 plus runs.

 

No Team Result Margin Opposition Ground Date
1 India won 257 runs v Bermuda Port of Spain 19.03.07
2 Australia won 256 runs v Namibia Potchefstroom 27.02.03
3 Sri Lanka won 243 runs v Bermuda Port of Spain 15.03.07
4 South Africa won 231 runs v Netherlands Mohali 03.03.11
5 Australia won 229 runs v Netherlands Basseterre 18.03.07
6 South Africa won 221 runs v Netherlands Basseterre 16.03.07
7 Australia won 215 runs v New Zealand St George’s 20.04.07
8 West Indies won 215 runs v Netherlands Delhi 28.02.11
9 Sri Lanka won 210 runs v Canada Hambantota 20.02.11
10 South Africa won 206 runs v Bangladesh Dhaka 19.03.11
11 Pakistan won 205 runs v Kenya Hambantota 23.02.11
12 Australia won 203 runs v Scotland Basseterre 14.03.07
13 England won 202 runs v India Lord’s 07.06.75
14 Sri Lanka won 198 runs v Bangladesh Port of Spain 21.03.07
15 England won 196 runs v East Africa Birmingham 14.06.75
16 Pakistan won 192 runs v Sri Lanka Nottingham 14.06.75
17 West Indies won 191 runs v Sri Lanka Karachi 13.10.87
18 India won 183 runs v Sri Lanka Johannesburg 10.03.03
19 India won 181 runs v Namibia PM Burg 23.02.03
20 New Zealand won 181 runs v East Africa Birmingham 07.06.75
21 Zimbabwe won 175 runs v Canada Nagpur 28.02.11
22 Pakistan won 171 runs v Namibia Kimberley 16.02.03
23 South Africa won 169 runs v U.A.E. Rawalpindi 16.02.96
24 Australia won 162 runs v India Nottingham 13.06.83
25 Zimbabwe won 161 runs v Kenya Kolkata 20.03.11
26 South Africa won 160 runs v Netherlands Rawalpindi 05.03.96
27 India won 157 runs v Sri Lanka Taunton 26.05.99
28 West Indies won 150 runs v Pakistan Christchurch 21.02.99

 

West Indies won this game by 150 plus runs to provide the third occasion of West Indies winning a World Cup game by 150 plus runs.

 

No Team Result Margin Opposition Ground Date
1 West Indies won 215 runs v Netherlands Delhi 28.02.11
2 West Indies won 191 runs v Sri Lanka Karachi 13.10.87
3 West Indies won 150 runs v Pakistan Christchurch 21.02.99

 

West Indies earned the honour of becoming the first team to defeat Pakistan by 150 plus runs in the World Cup. The following list shows the three games lost by Pakistan by 100 plus runs in the World Cup

 

No Team Result Margin Opposition Ground Date
1 Pakistan lost 110 runs v New Zealand Pallekele 08.03.11
2 Pakistan lost 112 runs v England Cape Town 22.02.03
3 Pakistan lost 150 runs v West Indies Christchurch 21.02.15

 

 

The following table lists out the seven games lost by Pakistan by 150 plus runs in one day games.

 

No Team Result Margin Opposition Ground Date
1 Pakistan lost 150 runs v West Indies Christchurch 21.02.15
2 Pakistan lost 152 runs v Australia Sydney 04.02.00
3 Pakistan lost 157 runs v South Africa Johannesburg 12.01.95
4 Pakistan lost 164 runs v South Africa Centurion 04.02.07
5 Pakistan lost 198 runs v England Nottingham 20.08.92
6 Pakistan lost 224 runs v Australia Nairobi (Gym) 30.08.02
7 Pakistan lost 234 runs v Sri Lanka Lahore 24.01.09

 

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