WC 2015 – Game 40 – Australia vs Scotland at Hobart on 14.03.15 – Australia won by seven wickets

Australia won this game by seven wkts with 208 balls to spare providing the 13th occasion of a team winning a World Cup game with 200 plus balls remaining. All such occasions are listed below.

 

No Winner Margin BR Target Overs Max Oppn Ground Date
1 Eng 08 wkts 277 046 13.5 60.0 Can Manchester 13.06.79
2 Srl 09 wkts 272 037 4.4 50.0 Can Paarl 19.02.03
3 NZl 10 wkts 252 070 8.0 50.0 Ken Chennai 20.02.11
4 Srl 08 wkts 240 078 10.0 50.0 Ire St George’s 18.04.07
5 Win 08 wkts 239 069 10.1 50.0 Sco Leicester 27.05.99
6 Win 09 wkts 236 087 20.4 60.0 Srl Manchester 07.06.75
7 RSA 10 wkts 228 109 12.0 50.0 Ire Bloemfontein 22.02.03
8 Aus 09 wkts 226 092 12.2 50.0 Ire Bridgetown 13.04.07
9 Win 09 wkts 226 059 12.2 50.0 Ban Dhaka 04.03.11
10 NZl 08 wkts 226 124 12.2 50.0 Eng Wellington 20.02.15
11 Eng 09 wkts 215 137 24.1 60.0 Srl Leeds 20.06.83
12 Aus 07 wkts 208 131 15.2 50.0 Sco Hobart 14.03.15
13 Aus 07 wkts 204 106 26.0 60.0 Can Birmingham 16.06.79

 

Australia won this game by seven wkts with 208 balls to spare providing the third occasion of a team winning a World Cup game with 200 plus balls remaining. All such occasions are listed below.

 

No Winner Margin BR Target Overs Max Opposition Ground Date
1 Australia 09 wkts 226 092 12.2 50.0 v Ireland Bridgetown 13.04.07
2 Australia 07 wkts 208 131 15.2 50.0 v Scotland Hobart 14.03.15
3 Australia 07 wkts 204 106 26.0 60.0 v Canada Birmingham 16.06.79

 

Australia became the second team after West Indies to win three World Cup games with 200 plus balls to spare. The feats of these two teams are listed below

 

No Winner Margin BR Target Overs Max Oppn Ground Date
1 Aus 09 wkts 226 092 12.2 50.0 Ire Bridgetown 13.04.07
2 Aus 07 wkts 208 131 15.2 50.0 Sco Hobart 14.03.15
3 Aus 07 wkts 204 106 26.0 60.0 Can Birmingham 16.06.79
                   
1 Win 08 wkts 239 069 10.1 50.0 Sco Leicester 27.05.99
2 Win 09 wkts 236 087 20.4 60.0 Srl Manchester 07.06.75
3 Win 09 wkts 226 059 12.2 50.0 Ban Dhaka 04.03.11

 

KJ Coetzer, CS McLeod, PL Mommsen, FRJ Coleman, RML Taylor, I Wardlaw scored ducks in this game to provide the seventh occasion of five batsmen failing to open the account in an innings of a World Cup game. It also provides the second such occasion by Scotland in the World Cup. The first such occasion was against New Zealand at Dunedin on 17.02.15.

 

MA Starc captured 4 for 14 in this game to provide the 184th occasion of a bowler capturing four or more wickets in the World Cup. It also provides the 130th occasion of a bowler capturing exact four wickets in the World Cup.

 

MA Starc returned with figures of 4.4.-1-14-4 to provide the fifth occasion of a bowler capturing four wickets in less than five overs. The list is furnished below

 

No Player O M R W Inns Tema Oppn Ground Date
1 GB Hogg 4.5 0 27 4 2 Aus Net Basseterre 18.03.07
2 MA Starc 4.4 1 14 4 1 Aus Sco Hobart 14.03.15
3 Yuvraj Singh 4.3 2 6 4 2 Ind Nam Pietermaritzburg 23.02.03
4 CZ Harris 3.1 0 7 4 1 NZl Sco Edinburgh 31.05.99
5 TM Dilshan 3.0 1 4 4 2 Srl Zim Pallekele 10.03.11

 

MA Starc captured 4 for 14 in this game to provide the 21st occasion of an Australian bowler capturing four or more wickets in the World Cup. It also provides the 18th occasion of an Australian bowler capturing exact four wickets in the World Cup.

 

MA Starc returned with figures of 4.4.-1-14-4 to provide the second occasion of an Australian bowler capturing four wickets in less than five overs. Both the occasions are  furnished below

 

No Player O M R W Inns Tema Oppn Ground Date
1 GB Hogg 4.5 0 27 4 2 Aus Net Basseterre 18.03.07
2 MA Starc 4.4 1 14 4 1 Aus Sco Hobart 14.03.15

 

MA Starc’s 4 for 14 in this game represent  his second four wicket haul in the World Cup – the first occasion being his 6 for 28 against New Zealand at Auckland on 28.02.15, MA Starc became the 34th bowler and also the eighth Australian bowler to capture  four or more wickets on two or more occasions in the World Cup.

 

MA Starc’s feat of two four wickets haul in the WC 2015 edition provides the 25th occasion of a bowler capturing four or more wickets in a single edition of the World Cup. His feat also provides the eighth occasion of an Australian bowler performing such a feat in the World Cup.

 

WC 2015 – Game 37 – New Zealand vs Bangladesh at Hamilton on 13.03.15 – New Zealand won by three wickets

Mahmudullah scored 128 not out in this game to provide the 157th occasion of a batsman scoring a hundred in the World Cup. It also provides the second occasion of a Bangladesh batsman scoring a hundred in the World Cup.

 

Mahmudullah’s 128 not out in this game represent the highest score by a Bangladesh batsman in the World Cup. Previous best was 103 by Mahmudullah himself at Adelaide against England on 09.03.15. It also represents his second hundred in the World Cup.

 

Mahmudullah’s 128 not out in this game represent the highest score in one day games. Previous best was 103 at Adelaide against England on 09.03.15. It also represents his second one day hundred.

 

MJ Guptill scored 105 in this game to provide the 158th occasion of a batsman scoring a hundred in the World Cup. It also provides the 14th occasion of a New Zealand batsman scoring a hundred in the World Cup

 

MJ Guptill scored 105 in this game to provide the 81st occasion of an opening batsman scoring a hundred in the World Cup. It also provides the eighth occasion of a New Zealand opening batsman scoring a hundred in the World Cup

 

MJ Guptill’s 105 in this game represent his highest score in the World Cup. His previous best was 86 not out against Zimbabwe at Ahmedabad on 04.03.11

 

MJ Guptill and LRPL Taylor added 131 runs for the third wicket in this game to provide   the occasion of batsmen posting a three figure partnership in the World Cup. It also provides the 63rd occasion of batsmen posting a three figure partnership for the third wicket in the World Cup

 

MJ Guptill and LRPL Taylor added 131 runs for the third wicket in this game to provide the 24th occasion of New Zealand batsmen posting a three figure partnership in the World Cup. It also provides the sixth occasion of New Zealand batsmen posting a three figure partnership for the third wicket in the World Cup

 

Shakib Al Hasan captured 4 for 55 in this game to provide the 183rd occasion of a bowler capturing four or more wickets in the World Cup. It also provides the 129th occasion of a bowler capturing exact four wickets in the World Cup.

 

Shakib Al Hasan captured 4 for 55 in this game to provide the fourth occasion of a Bangladesh bowler capturing exact four wickets in the World Cup. It is noted that a Bangladesh bowler is yet to capture five or more wickets in the World Cup.

 

Mahmudullah’a 128 not out in this game was in a losing cause to provide the 29th occasion of a batsman’s hundred going in vain in the World Cup. It also provides the first occasion of a Bangladesh batsman’s hundred going in vain in the World Cup

 

Shakib Al Hasan’s 4 for 55 in this game was in a losing cause to provide the 36th  occasion of a  bowler’s for plus wicket haul going in vain in the World Cup. It also provides the first occasion of a Bangladesh bow ler’s for wicket haul going in vain in the World Cup

 

New Zealand won this game by three wickets with seven balls to spare providing the 28th occasion of a team winning a World Cup game by single digit balls to spare. All such occasions are listed below

 

No Team Result Margin BR Opposition Ground Date
1 England won 1 wickets 1 v West Indies Bridgetown 21.04.07
2 England won 3 wickets 1 v South Africa Melbourne 12.03.92
3 New Zealand won 2 wickets 1 v England Birmingham 15.06.83
4 Sri Lanka won 3 wickets 1 v South Africa Wellington 02.03.92
5 Australia won 5 wickets 2 v South Africa Leeds 13.06.99
6 Australia won 2 wickets 2 v England P Elizabeth 02.03.03
7 South Africa won 3 wickets 2 v India Nagpur 12.03.11
8 West Indies won 1 wickets 2 v Pakistan Birmingham 11.06.75
9 Afghanistan won 1 wickets 3 v Scotland Dunedin 26.02.15
10 England won 2 wickets 3 v West Indies Gujranwala 09.10.87
11 Ireland won 2 wickets 4 v U A E Brisbane 25.02.15
12 Sri Lanka won 3 wickets 4 v Zimbabwe New Plymouth 23.02.92
13 Ireland won 3 wickets 5 v England Bangalore 02.03.11
14 Pakistan won 4 wickets 5 v Sri Lanka Perth 15.03.92
15 South Africa won 6 wickets 5 v India Adelaide 15.03.92
16 Bangladesh won 2 wickets 6 v England Chittagong 11.03.11
17 Pakistan won 4 wickets 6 v New Zealand Auckland 21.03.92
18 Pakistan won 7 wickets 6 v England Karachi 20.10.87
19 South Africa won 3 wickets 6 v Pakistan Nottingham 05.06.99
20 New Zealand won 3 wickets 7 v Bangladesh Hamilton 13.03.15
21 New Zealand won 4 wickets 7 v India Manchester 14.06.75
22 West Indies won 4 wickets 7 v Australia Jaipur 04.03.96
23 England won 6 wickets 8 v Netherlands Nagpur 22.02.11
24 India won 6 wickets 8 v Zimbabwe Auckland 14.03.15
25 Sri Lanka won 6 wickets 8 v India Delhi 02.03.96
26 Bangladesh won 5 wickets 9 v India Port of Spain 17.03.07
27 Kenya won 4 wickets 9 v Canada Cape Town 15.02.03
28 New Zealand won 5 wickets 9 v West Indies Auckland 08.03.92

 

New Zealand won this game by three wickets with seven balls to spare providing the fourth occasion of a team winning a World Cup game by single digit balls to spare. All such occasions are listed below

 

No Team Result Margin BR Opposition Ground Date
1 New Zealand won 2 wickets 1 v England Birmingham 15.06.83
2 New Zealand won 3 wickets 7 v Bangladesh Hamilton 13.03.15
3 New Zealand won 4 wickets 7 v India Manchester 14.06.75
4 New Zealand won 5 wickets 9 v West Indies Auckland 08.03.92

 

 

WC 2015 – Game 38 – Afghanistan vs England at Sydney on 13.03.15 – England won by nine wickets on DLM

England won this game by nine wickets to provide the 19th occasion of a team winning a World Cup game by exact nine wickets margin. All such occasions are listed below

 

No Team Result Margin Opposition Ground Date
1 West Indies won 9 wickets v Sri Lanka Manchester 07.06.75
2 New Zealand won 9 wickets v Sri Lanka Nottingham 09.06.79
3 West Indies won 9 wickets v India Birmingham 0 9.06.79
4 England won 9 wickets v Sri Lanka Leeds 20.06.83
5 India won 9 wickets v New Zealand Nagpur 31.10.87
6 South Africa won 9 wickets v Australia Sydney 26.02.92
7 Pakistan won 9 wickets v UAE Gujranwala 24.02.96
8 England won 9 wickets v Kenya Canterbury 18.05.99
9 Pakistan won 9 wickets v New Zealand Manchester 16.06.99
10 Australia won 9 wickets v India Centurion 15.02.03
11 New Zealand won 9 wickets v South Africa Johannesburg 16.02.03
12 Sri Lanka won 9 wickets v Canada Paarl 19.02.03
13 New Zealand won 9 wickets v Bangladesh North Sound 02.04.07
14 Australia won 9 wickets v Ireland Bridgetown 13.04.07
15 South Africa won 9 wickets v England Bridgetown 17.04.07
16 Sri Lanka won 9 wickets v Kenya Colombo (RPS) 01.03.11
17 India won 9 wickets v UAE Perth 28.02.15
18 Sri Lanka won 9 wickets v England Wellington 01.03.15
19 England won 9 wickets v Afghanistan Sydney 13.03.15

 

England won this game by nine wickets to provide the third occasion of England winning a World Cup game by exact nine wickets margin. England became the third team to win a World Cup game by exact nine wickets on three occasions. Other teams are New Zealand and Sri Lanka. The performance of the three teams are listed below

 

No Team Result Margin Opposition Ground Date
1 England won 9 wickets v Sri Lanka Leeds 20.06.83
2 England won 9 wickets v Kenya Canterbury 18.05.99
3 England won 9 wickets v Afghanistan Sydney 13.03.15
             
1 New Zealand won 9 wickets v Sri Lanka Nottingham 09.06.79
2 New Zealand won 9 wickets v South Africa Johannesburg 16.02.03
3 New Zealand won 9 wickets v Bangladesh North Sound 02.04.07
             
1 Sri Lanka won 9 wickets v Canada Paarl 19.02.03
2 Sri Lanka won 9 wickets v Kenya Colombo (RPS) 01.03.11
3 Sri Lanka won 9 wickets v England Wellington 01.03.15

 

Afghanistan scored 111 for 7 in 36.2 overs. England scored the revised target of 100 runs in 18.1 overs. This was a rain affected game and was decided on DLM

 

WC 2015 – Game 36 – South Africa vs United Arab Emirates at Wellington on 12.03.15 – South Africa won by 146 runs

South Africa won this game by 146 runs to provide the 42nd occasion of a team winning a World Cup game by 100 plus runs margin. It also provides the seventh occasion of South Africa winning a World Cup game by 100 plus runs margin.

 

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 201 runs v Ireland Canberra 03.03.15
5 South Africa won 169 runs v UAE Rawalpindi 16.02.96
6 South Africa won 160 runs v Netherlands Rawalpindi 05.03.96
7 South Africa won 146 runs v UAE Wellington 12.03.15

 

AB de Villiers scored 99 in this game to provide the 56th occasion of a batsman scoring a ninety in the World Cup. It also provides the seventh occasion of a South African batsman scoring a ninety in the World Cup.

 

AB de Villiers scored 99 in this game to provide the third occasion of a batsman scoring a ninety nine in the World Cup. It also provides the second occasion of a South African batsman scoring a ninety in the World Cup.

 

No Player Runs Inns Team Oppn Ground Date
1 AC Gilchrist 99 1 Aus Srl Centurion 07.03.03
2 JP Duminy 99 1 RSA Ire Kolkata 15.03.11
3 AB de Villiers 99 1 RSA UAE Wellington 12.03.15

 

AB de Villiers’ 99 provide the eighth occasion of a captain scoring a ninety in the World Cup. It also provides the second occasion of a South African captain scoring a ninety in the World Cup. AB de Villiers became the first captain to score a ninety in the World Cup

 

No Player Runs Inns Team Oppn Ground Date
1 AB de Villiers 99 1 RSA UAE Wellington 12.03.15
2 RB Richardson 93* 2 Win Aus Jaipur 04.03.96
3 M Azharuddin 93 2 Ind Aus Brisbane 01.03.92
4 KC Sangakkara 92 1 Srl Can Hambantota 20.02.11
5 MS Dhoni 91* 2 Ind Srl Mumbai 02.04.11
6 MD Crowe 91 1 NZl Pak Auckland 21.03.92
7 GC Smith 91 2 RSA Sco Basseterre 20.03.07
8 RT Ponting 91 1 Aus RSA Basseterre 24.03.07

 

AB de Villiers’ 99 in this game represent his second ninety in the World Cup. Both the occasions are listed below. He had scored 92 against Australia at Basseterre on 24.03.07

 

No Player Runs Inns Oppn Ground Date
1 AB de Villiers 92 2 Aus Basseterre 24.03.07
2 AB de Villiers 99 1 UAE Wellington 12.03.15

 

AB de Villiers became the eighth batsman in the World Cup to score a ninety on two or more occasions. Others are – MJ Clarke {03}, SR Tendulkar {03}, MD Crowe {02}, PA de Silva {02}, RB Richardson {02}, RR Sarwan {02} and Zaheer Abbas {02}

 

AB de Villiers and DA Miller added 108 runs for the fourth wicket in this game to provide the 252nd occasion of batsmen posting a three figure partnership in the World Cup. It also provides the 36th occasion of batsmen posting a three figure partnership for the fourth wicket in the World Cup.

 

AB de Villiers and DA Miller added 108 runs for the fourth wicket in this game to provide the 25th occasion of South African batsmen posting a three figure partnership in the World Cup. It also provides the fourth occasion of South African batsmen posting a three figure partnership for the fourth wicket in the World Cup.

 

SP Patil scored 57 not out in this game to provide the sixth occasion of UAE batsman scoring a fifty in the World Cup. It also provides the first occasion of a UAE Wicket keeper batsman scoring a fifty in the World Cup. Previous best by a UAE Wicket keeper batsman in the World Cup was SP Patil’s 36 against Pakistan at Napier on 04.03.15

 

WC 2015 – Game 35 – Scotland vs Sri Lanka at Hobart on 11.03.15 – Sri Lanka won by 148 runs

TM Dilshan {104} and KC Sangakkara {124} scored hundreds in this game to provide the 155th and 156th occasion of a batsman scoring hundreds in the World Cup. It also provides the 22nd and 23rd occasion of Sri Lankan batsman scoring hundreds in the World Cup.

 

TM Dilshan {104} and KC Sangakkara {124} scored hundreds in this game to provide the 15th occasion of two batsmen scoring hundreds in the same innings of a World Cup game. It also provides the fifth occasion of Sri Lankan batsman performing such a feat in the World Cup.

 

KC Sangakkara’s 124 in this game represent his fourth hundred in this World Cup. He became the first batsman to score four hundreds in an edition of the World Cup. All his four hundreds are listed below

 

No Player Runs Opposition Ground Date
2 KC Sangakkara 105* v Bangladesh Melbourne 26.02.15
3 KC Sangakkara 117* v England Wellington 01.03.15
4 KC Sangakkara 104 v Australia Sydney 08.03.15
5 KC Sangakkara 124 v Scotland Hobart 11.03.15

 

KC Sangakkara’s four hundreds listed above are in consecutive games. He earned the distinction of becoming the first batsman to score four consecutive hundreds in the history of one day games.

 

KC Sangakkara’s 124 in this game represent his fifth hundred in the World Cup. He became the third batsman after SR Tendulkar {06} and RT Ponting {05} to score five or more hundreds in the World Cup. The hundreds scored by these three batsmen are listed below

 

No Player Runs Opposition Ground date
1 SR Tendulkar 127* v Kenya Cuttack 18.02.96
2 SR Tendulkar 137 v Sri Lanka Delhi 02.03.96
3 SR Tendulkar 140* v Kenya Bristol 23.05.99
4 SR Tendulkar 152 v Namibia Pietermaritzburg 23.02.03
5 SR Tendulkar 120 v England Bangalore 27.02.11
6 SR Tendulkar 111 v South Africa Nagpur 12.03.11
           
No Player Runs Opposition Ground date
1 RT Ponting 102 v West Indies Jaipur 04.03.96
2 RT Ponting 114 v Sri Lanka Centurion 07.03.03
3 RT Ponting 140* v India Johannesburg 23.03.03
4 RT Ponting 113 v Scotland Basseterre 14.03.07
5 RT Ponting 104 v India Ahmedabad 24.03.11
           
No Player Runs Opposition Ground Date
1 KC Sangakkara 111 v New Zealand Mumbai 18.03.11
2 KC Sangakkara 105* v Bangladesh Melbourne 26.02.15
3 KC Sangakkara 117* v England Wellington 01.03.15
4 KC Sangakkara 104 v Australia Sydney 08.03.15
5 KC Sangakkara 124 v Scotland Hobart 11.03.15

 

KC Sangakkara’s 124 in this game represent his fourth hundred in this World Cup as a wicket keeper batsman. He became the first wicket keeper batsman to score four hundreds in an edition of the World Cup. All his four hundreds are listed below

 

No Player Runs Opposition Ground Date
2 KC Sangakkara 105* v Bangladesh Melbourne 26.02.15
3 KC Sangakkara 117* v England Wellington 01.03.15
4 KC Sangakkara 104 v Australia Sydney 08.03.15
5 KC Sangakkara 124 v Scotland Hobart 11.03.15

 

KC Sangakkara’s four hundreds listed above are in consecutive games. He earned the distinction of becoming the first wicket keeper batsman to score four consecutive hundreds in the history of one day games.

 

KC Sangakkara’a 124 in this game represents his 25th one day hundred. He became the fourth batsman in the annals of one day games to score 25 plus hundreds. Others are – SR Tendulkar {49}, RT Ponting {30} and ST Jayasuriya {28}

 

KC Sangakkara’a 124 in this game represents his 25th one day hundred. He became the second Sri Lankan batsman in the annals of one day games to score 25 plus hundreds. ST Jayasuriya is the other Sri Lankan batsman to score 25 plus hundreds. He has scored 28 hundreds

 

TM Dilshan and KC Sangakkara added 195 runs for the second wicket in this game to provide the 250th occasion of batsmen posting a three figure partnership in the World Cup. It also provides the 60th occasion of batsmen posting a three figure partnership for the second wicket in the World Cup.

 

TM Dilshan and KC Sangakkara added 195 runs for the second wicket in this game to provide the 28th occasion of Sri Lankan batsmen posting a three figure partnership in the World Cup. It also provides the ninth occasion of Sri Lankan batsmen posting a three figure partnership for the second wicket in the World Cup.

 

Sri Lanka scored 363 for 9 in this game to provide the 85th occasion of a team posting 300 plus runs in the World Cup. It also provides the eleventh occasion of Sri Lanka posting a total of 300 plus runs in the World Cup.

 

Sri Lanka scored 363 for 9 in this game to provide the 24th occasion of a team posting 300 plus runs in the World Cup 2015. It also provides the tenth occasion of Sri Lanka posting a total of 300 plus runs in the World Cup.

 

Sri Lanka’s 363 for 9 in this game provide its second best total in the World Cup. Its best is 398 for 5 against Kenya at Kandy on 06.03.96

 

Sri Lanka won this game by 148 runs to provide the 41st occasion of a team winning a World Cup game by 100 plus runs margin. It also provides the seventh occasion of Sri Lanka winning a World Cup game by 100 plus runs margin. All such occasions are listed below

 

No Team Result Margin Opposition Ground Date
1 Sri Lanka won 144 runs v Kenya Kandy 06.03.96
2 Sri Lanka won 243 runs v Bermuda Port of Spain 15.03.07
3 Sri Lanka won 198 runs v Bangladesh Port of Spain 21.03.07
4 Sri Lanka won 113 runs v West Indies Providence 01.04.07
5 Sri Lanka won 210 runs v Canada Hambantota 20.02.11
6 Sri Lanka won 139 runs v Zimbabwe Pallekele 10.03.11
7 Sri Lanka won 148 runs v Scotland Hobart 11.03.15

 

WC 2015 – Game 34 – India vs Ireland at Hamilton on 10.03.15 – India won by eight wickets

Ireland posted a total of 259 in this game to provide the 21st occasion of a team posting 250 plus runs against India in the World Cup. It also provides the second occasion of a team dismissed all out for a total of 250 plus runs against India in the World Cup. The other occasion was Australia’s 258 at Mumbai on 27.02.96.

 

WTS Porterfield scored 65 in this game to provide the 145th occasion of a captain scoring a fifty in the World Cup. It all provides the third occasion of an Ireland captain scoring a fifty in the World Cup. On all the three occasions, it was WTS Porterfield who has scored a fifty.

 

WTS Porterfield scored 65 in this game to provide the 15th occasion of a captain scoring a fifty against India in the World Cup. It all provides the third occasion of an Ireland captain scoring a fifty in the World Cup. On all the three occasions, it was WTS Porterfield who has scored a fifty. He had scored 75 against India at Bangalore on 06.03.11.

 

RG Sharma and S Dhawan scored 64 and 100 respectively in this game to provide the 43rd occasion of both the openers scoring fifties in a World Cup game. It also provides the sixth occasion of Indian openers involved in such a feat

 

RG Sharma and S Dhawan scored 64 and 100 respectively in this game to provide the 14th occasion of openers scoring a century and a half century in a World Cup game. It also provides the fourth occasion of Indian openers involved in such a feat

 

RG Sharma and S Dhawan added 174 runs for the first wicket in this game to provide the 249th occasion of batsmen posting a three figure partnership in the World Cup. It also provides the 30th occasion of batsmen posting a three figure partnership for the first wicket in the World Cup

 

RG Sharma and S Dhawan added 174 runs for the first wicket in this game to provide the 62nd occasion of batsmen posting a three figure partnership in the World Cup. It also provides the sixth occasion of Indian batsmen posting a three figure partnership for the first wicket in the World Cup

 

RG Sharma and S Dhawan added 174 runs for the first wicket in this game to provide the record partnership for the first wicket by Indian batsmen in the World Cup. The previous best was 163 runs partnership for the first wicket between A Jadeja and SR Tendulkar against Kenya at Cuttack on 18.02.96

 

RG Sharma and S Dhawan added 174 runs for the first wicket in this game to provide the 64th occasion of batsmen posting a 150 plus runs partnership in the World Cup. It also provides the 20th occasion of batsmen posting a 150 plus runs partnership for the first wicket in the World Cup

 

RG Sharma and S Dhawan added 174 runs for the first wicket in this game to provide the tenth occasion of batsmen posting a 150 plus runs partnership in the World Cup. It also provides the third occasion of Indian batsmen posting a 150 plus runs partnership for the first wicket in the World Cup

 

S Dhawan scored 100 in this game to provide the 154th occasion of a batsman scoring a hundred in the World Cup. It also provides the 24th occasion of Indian batsman scoring a hundred in the World Cup

 

S Dhawan scored 100 in this game to provide the 79th occasion of an opening batsman scoring a hundred in the World Cup. It also provides the tenth occasion of Indian opening batsman scoring a hundred in the World Cup

 

S Dhawan’s 100 in this game provide his second hundred of the World Cup. He had scored 137 against South Africa at Melbourne on 22.02.15.Both his hundreds have come when he was opening the innings.  He became the 19th opening batsman to score two or more hundreds in a World Cup. He also became the second Indian opening batsman to score two or more hundreds in the World Cup after SR Tendulkar. SR Tendulkar has scored five hundreds while opening the innings.

 

S Dhawan’s 100 in this game provide his second hundred of the World Cup. He had scored 137 against South Africa at Melbourne on 22.02.15.  He became the 34th batsman to score two or more hundreds in a World Cup. He also became the sixth Indian opening batsman to score two or more hundreds in the World Cup. Others are – SR Tendulkar {06}, SC Ganguly {04},R Dravid {02},V Kohli {02} and V Sehwag {02}.

 

S Dhawan scored 100 in this game to provide the tenth occasion of a batsman scoring 100 or 100 not out in a World Cup game. All such occasions are listed below.

 

No Player Runs Inns Team Oppn Ground Date
1 Saleem Malik 100 1 Pak Srl Faisalabad 25.10.87
2 MD Crowe 100* 1 NZl Aus Auckland 22.02.92
3 DC Boon 100 2 Aus NZl Auckland 22.02.92
4 DC Boon 100 1 Aus Win Melbourne 18.03.92
5 A Jadeja 100* 2 Ind Aus The Oval 04.06.99
5 KP Pietersen 100 2 Eng Win Bridgetown 21.04.07
7 V Kohli 100* 1 Ind Ban Dhaka 19.02.11
8 MJayawardene 100 1 Srl Can Hambantota 20.02.11
9 MJayawardene 100 2 Srl Afg Dunedin 22.02.15
10 S Dhawan 100 2 Ind Ire Hamilton 10.03.15

 

S Dhawan scored 100 in this game to provide the third occasion of an Indian batsman scoring 100 or 100 not out in a World Cup game. All such occasions are listed below.

 

No Player Runs Inns Team Oppn Ground Date
1 A Jadeja 100* 2 Ind Aus The Oval 04.06.99
2 V Kohli 100* 1 Ind Ban Dhaka 19.02.11
3 S Dhawan 100 2 Ind Ire Hamilton 10.03.15

 

S Dhawan scored 100 in this game to provide the seventh occasion of a batsman dismissed after scoring 100 in a World Cup game. All such occasions are listed below.

 

No Player Runs Inns Team Oppn Ground Date
1 Saleem Malik 100 1 Pak Srl Faisalabad 25.10.87
2 DC Boon 100 2 Aus NZl Auckland 22.02.92
3 DC Boon 100 1 Aus Win Melbourne 18.03.92
4 KP Pietersen 100 2 Eng Win Bridgetown 21.04.07
5 MJayawardene 100 1 Srl Can Hambantota 20.02.11
6 MJayawardene 100 2 Srl Afg Dunedin 22.02.15
7 S Dhawan 100 2 Ind Ire Hamilton 10.03.15

 

S Dhawan scored 100 in this game to provide the first occasion of an Indian batsman dismissed after scoring in a World Cup game.

 

No Player Runs Inns Team Oppn Ground Date
1 S Dhawan 100 2 Ind Ire Hamilton 10.03.15

 

WC 2015 – Game 33 – Bangladesh vs England at Adelaide on 09.03.15 – Bangladesh won by 15 runs

Bangladesh’s win over England in this game kept England out of contention for a Quarter final berth in WC 2015

 

Mahmudullah scored 103 in this game to provide the 153rd occasion of a batsman scoring a hundred in the World Cup. It also provides the first occasion of a Bangladesh batsman scoring a hundred in the World Cup. The previous best by a Bangladesh batsman in the World Cup was 95 by Tamim Iqbal against Scotland at Nelson on 05.03.15

 

Mahmudullah’s 103 in this game represent his highest World Cup score. His previous best was 65 against Scotland at Nelson on 05.03.15.

 

Mushfiqur Rahim scored 89 in this game to provide the 84th occasion of a wicket keeper batsman scoring a fifty in the World Cup. It also provides the fourth occasion of a Bangaldesh wicket keeper batsman scoring a fifty in the World Cup. It is interesting to note that all the four fifties are scored by Mushfiqur Rahim

 

Mushfiqur Rahim’s 89 in this game represent his highest World Cup score. His previous best was 71 against Afghanistan at Canberra on 18.02.15.

 

JC Butler scored 65 in this game to provide the 85th occasion of a wicket keeper batsman scoring a fifty in the World Cup. It also provides the fifth occasion of a England wicket keeper batsman scoring a fifty in the World Cup.

 

Mushfiqur Rahim scored 89 and JC Butler scored 65 in this game to provide the fifth occasion of rival wicket keeper batsmen scoring fifties in a World Cup game.

 

Mahmudullah and Mushfiqur Rahim added 141 runs for the fifth wicket in this game to provide the 248th occasion of batsmen posting a three figure partnership in the World Cup. It also provides the 23rd occasion of batsmen posting a three figure partnership for the fifth wicket in the World Cup.

 

Mahmudullah and Mushfiqur Rahim added 141 runs for the fifth wicket in this game to provide the third occasion of Bangladesh batsmen posting a three figure partnership in the World Cup. It also provides the second occasion of Bangladesh batsmen posting a three figure partnership for the fifth wicket in the World Cup.

 

Mahmudullah and Mushfiqur Rahim added 141 runs for the fifth wicket in this game to provide the record partnership by Bangladesh batsmen for any wicket in the World Cup. The previous best was 139 runs for the second wicket between Tamim Iqbal and Mahmudullah vs Scotland at Nelson on 05.03.15

 

Mahmudullah and Mushfiqur Rahim added 141 runs for the fifth wicket in this game to provide the record partnership by Bangladesh batsmen for fifth wicket in the World Cup. The previous best was 114 runs partnership between Shakib Al Hasan and Mushfiqur Rahim vs Afghanistan at Canberra on 18.02.15

 

Mahmudullah was dismissed run out for 103 in this game to provide the tenth occasion of a batsman dismissed run out after scoring a hundred in the World Cup. All such occasions are listed below. Mahmudullah was the first Bangladesh batsman to be dismissed run out after scoring a hundred in the World Cup

 

No Player Runs Inns Team Oppn Ground Date
1 KWR Fletcher 131 1 Eng NZl Nottingham 11.06.75
2 DC Boon 100 2 Aus NZl Auckland 22.02.92
3 ME Waugh 126 1 Aus Ind Mumbai 27.02.96
4 SR Tendulkar 137 1 Ind Srl Delhi 02.03.96
5 RT Ponting 102 1 Aus Win Jaipur 04.03.96
6 R Dravid 145 1 Ind Srl Taunton 26.05.99
7 KJ O’Brien 113 2 Ire Eng Bangalore 02.03.11
8 AB de Villiers 134 1 RSA Net Mohali 03.03.11
9 AJ Finch 135 1 Aus Eng Melbourne 14.02.15
10 Mahmudullah 103 1 Ban Eng Adelaide 09.03.15

 

Mahmudullah was dismissed run out for 103 in this game to provide the third occasion of a batsman dismissed run out after scoring a hundred against England in the World Cup. All such occasions are listed below.

 

No Player Runs Inns Team Oppn Ground Date
1 KJ O’Brien 113 2 Ire Eng Bangalore 02.03.11
2 AJ Finch 135 1 Aus Eng Melbourne 14.02.15
3 Mahmudullah 103 1 Ban Eng Adelaide 09.03.15

 

Rubel Hossain captured 4 for 53 in this game to provide the 182nd occasion of a bowler capturing four or more wickets in a World Cup game. It also provides the 128th occasion of a bowler capturing exact four wickets in the World Cup

 

Rubel Hossain captured 4 for 53 in this game to provide the third occasion of a Bangladesh bowler capturing four or more wickets in a World Cup game. It also provides the third occasion of a Bangladesh bowler capturing exact four wickets in the World Cup. All such occasions are listed below

 

No Player O M R W Inns Oppn Ground Date
1 Mashrafe Mortaza 9.3 2 38 4 1 Ind Port of Spain 17.03.07
2 Shafiul Islam 8.0 1 21 4 2 Ire Dhaka 25.02.11
3 Rubel Hossain 9.3 0 53 4 2 Eng Adelaide 09.03.15

 

Bangladesh beat England by 15 runs in this game. It is Bangladesh’s second win against England in the World Cup. In 2011, Bangladesh had prevailed over England by two wickets at Chittagong on 11.03.11

WC 2015 – Game 31 –Afghanistan vs New Zealand at Napier on 08.03.15 – New Zealand won by six wickets

Najibullah Zadran scored 56 in this game to provide the 13th occasion of a batsman batting at number eight scoring a fifty in the World Cup. It also provided the third such occasion in WC 2015

 

DL Vettori captured 4 for 18 in this game to provide the 181st occasion of a bowler capturing four or more wickets in the World Cup. It also provides the 127th occasion of a bowler capturing exact four wickets in the World Cup

 

DL Vettori captured 4 for 18 in this game to provide the 14th occasion of a New Zealand bowler capturing four or more wickets in the World Cup. The following table lists all the 14 occasionns

 

No Player Overs M Runs W Inns Opposition Ground Date
1 RJ Hadlee 10.1 4 25 5 1 v Sri Lanka Bristol 13.06.83
2 GI Allott 10.0 0 37 4 1 v Australia Cardiff 20.05.99
3 GI Allott 10.0 0 64 4 1 v Pakistan Derby 28.05.99
4 CZ Harris 3.1 0 7 4 1 v Scotland Edinburgh 31.05.99
5 AR Adams 9.4 1 44 4 2 v West Indies Port Elizabeth 13.02.03
6 JDP Oram 10.0 1 52 4 1 v Canada Benoni 03.03.03
7 SE Bond 10.0 2 23 6 1 v Australia Port Elizabeth 11.03.03
8 SB Styris 10.0 1 43 4 1 v Bangladesh North Sound 02.04.07
9 DL Vettori 8.4 1 23 4 2 v Ireland Providence 09.04.07
10 HK Bennett 5.0 0 16 4 1 v Kenya Chennai 20.02.11
11 JDP Oram 9.0 1 39 4 2 v South Africa Dhaka 25.03.11
12 TG Southee 9.0 0 33 7 1 v England Wellington 20.02.15
13 TA Boult 10.0 3 27 5 1 v Australia Auckland 28.02.15
14 DL Vettori 10.0 4 18 4 1 v Afghanistan Napier 08.03.15

 

DL Vettori captured 4 for 18 in this game to provide the tenth occasion of a New Zealand bowler capturing exact four wickets in the World Cup. The following table lists all the 14 occasionns

 

No Player Overs M Runs W Inns Opposition Ground Date
1 GI Allott 10.0 0 37 4 1 v Australia Cardiff 20.05.99
2 GI Allott 10.0 0 64 4 1 v Pakistan Derby 28.05.99
3 CZ Harris 3.1 0 7 4 1 v Scotland Edinburgh 31.05.99
4 AR Adams 9.4 1 44 4 2 v West Indies Port Elizabeth 13.02.03
5 JDP Oram 10.0 1 52 4 1 v Canada Benoni 03.03.03
6 SB Styris 10.0 1 43 4 1 v Bangladesh North Sound 02.04.07
7 DL Vettori 8.4 1 23 4 2 v Ireland Providence 09.04.07
8 HK Bennett 5.0 0 16 4 1 v Kenya Chennai 20.02.11
9 JDP Oram 9.0 1 39 4 2 v South Africa Dhaka 25.03.11
10 DL Vettori 10.0 4 18 4 1 v Afghanistan Napier 08.03.15

 

This game was New Zealand’s 75th game in the World Cup. New Zealand became the second team to play 75 plus games in the World Cup after Australia. Australia has played 79 World Cup games. The following table lists the performance of both the teams.

 

No Team Span Mat Won Lost Tied NR
1 Australia 1975-2015 79 57 20 1 1
2 New Zealand 1975-2015 75 45 29 0 1

 

 

WC 2015 – Game 32 – Australia vs Sri Lanka at Sydney on 08.03.15 –Australia won by 64 runs

Australia {376 for 9} and Sri Lanka {312} posted 300 plus runs in this game to provide the  83rd and 84th occasion of teams posting 300 plus runs in World Cup

 

Australia’s 376 for 9 in this game provide the 17th occasion of Australia posting 300 plus runs in the World Cup. Sri Lanka’s 312 in this game provide the tenth occasion of Sri Lanka posting 300 plus runs in the World Cup.

 

Sri Lanka was dismissed all out for 312 in this game to provide the sixth occasion of a team dismissed all out for a total of 300 plus runs in the World Cup. All the six occasions are listed below

 

No Team Score Overs Inns Opposition Ground Date
1 Pakistan 349 49.5 1 Zimbabwe Kingston 21.03.07
2 West Indies 300 49.5 1 England Bridgetown 21.04.07
3 India 338 49.5 1 England Bangalore 27.02.11
4 Netherlands 306 50.0 1 Ireland Kolkata 18.03.11
5 Zimbabwe 326 49.3 2 Ireland Hobart 07.03.15
6 Sri Lanka 312 46.2 2 Australia Sydney 08.03.15

 

Sri Lanka was dismissed all out for 312 in this game to provide the first occasion of Sri Lanka dismissed all out for a total of 300 plus runs in the World Cup.

 

Zimbabwe {326 vs Ireland at Hobart on 07.03.15} and Sri Lanka {326 vs Australia at Sydney on 08.03.15} are the only two teams in the World Cup to be dismissed all out in the second innings of the game.

 

Australia {376 for 9} and Sri Lanka {312} posted 300 plus runs in this game to provide the tenth occasion of  rival teams posting 300 plus runs in the World Cup.

 

Sri Lanka posted 312 n this game and lost the game to provide the ninth occasion of a team posting 300 plus runs and losing the game in the World Cup.

 

No Team Score Overs Inns Result Opposition Ground Date
1 Zimbabwe 312/04 50.0 1 lost Sri Lanka NewPlymouth 23.02.92
2 South Africa 306/06 50.0 1 lost New Zealand Johannesburg 16.02.03
3 West Indies 300/10 49.5 1 lost England Bridgetown 21.04.07
4 England 327/08 50.0 1 lost Ireland Bangalore 02.03.11
5 Netherlands 306/10 50.0 1 lost Ireland Kolkata 18.03.11
6 West Indies 304/07 50.0 1 lost Ireland Nelson 16.02.15
7 England 309/06 50.0 1 lost Sri Lanka Wellington 01.03.15
8 Scotland 318/08 50.0 1 lost Bangladesh Nelson 05.03.15
9 Zimbabwe 326/10 49.3 2 lost Ireland Hobart 07.03.15
10 Sri Lanka 312/10 46.2 2 lost Australia Sydney 08.03.15

 

SPD Smith {72}, MJ Clarke {68}, GJ Maxwell {102} and SR Watson {67} scored fifties in this game to provide the 12th occasion of four or more batsmen scoring fifties in World Cup. It also provides the second such occasion by Australian batsmen. The first such occasion was also against Sri Lanka at The Oval on 11.06.75 when RB McKosker {73}, A Turner {101}, GS Chappell {50} and KD Walters {59} scored fifties

 

This game witnessed Australia’s four batsman batting  at No 3, No 4, No 5 and No 6 scoring fifties to provide the fourth occasion of batsmen batting at No 3, No 4, No 5 and No 6 scoring fifties in the  history of World Cup. All such occasions are listed below. The first such occasion in the World Cup was witnessed in the game between Pakistan and Kenya at Hambantota on 23.02.11 – when Pakistan batsmen batting at No 3, No 4, No 5 and No 6 scored fifties

 

No Pos No Player Runs Team Oppn Ground Date
1 3 1 Kamran Akmal 55        
  4   Younis  Khan 50        
  5   Misbah-ul-Haq 65        
  6   Umar Akmal 71 Pak Ken Hambantota 23.02.11
                 
2 3 1 SPD Smith 72        
  4   MJ Clarke 68        
  5   GJ Maxwell 102        
  6   SR Watson 67 Aus Srl Sydney 08.03.15

 

This game witnessed Australia’s four batsman batting  at No 3, No 4, No 5 and No6 scoring fifties to provide the fourth occasion of batsmen batting at No 3, No 4, No 5 and No6 scoring fifties in the  history of one day games. All such occasions are listed below

 

No Pos No Player Runs Team Oppn Ground Date
1 3 1 N Hussain 73        
  4 2 GA Hick 56        
  5 3 GP Thorpe 64*        
  6 4 A Flintoff 84 Eng Pak Karachi 24.10.00
                 
2 3 1 Younis Khan 79        
  4 2 Mohd Yousuf 72        
  5 3 Shoaib Malik 63        
  6 4 Misbah-ul-Haq 55 Pak Zim Karachi 21.01.08
                 
3 3 1 Kamran Akmal 55        
  4   Younis  Khan 50        
  5   Misbah-ul-Haq 65        
  6   Umar Akmal 71 Pak Ken Hambantota 23.02.11
                 
4 3 1 SPD Smith 72        
  4   MJ Clarke 68        
  5   GJ Maxwell 102        
  6   SR Watson 67 Aus Srl Sydney 08.03.15

 

GJ Maxwell scored 102 in this game to provide the 151st occasion of a batsman scoring a hundred in the World Cup. It also provides the 25th occasion of an Australian batsman scoring a hundred in the World Cup.

 

GJ Maxwell scored the first hundred of his 102 against Sri Lanka at Sydney on 08.03.15 in 51 balls. KJ O’Brien holds the record for the fastest hundred in the World Cup. He scored his first hundred of his 113 for Ireland against England at Bangalore on 02.03.11. Thus GJ Maxwell scored the second fastest hundred in terms of balls faced in the World Cup.

 

No Runs 100 in Balls 6s 4s Player Match Venue Year
1 113 100 in 50 6 13 KJ O’Brien Ireland v England Bangalore 02.03.11
2 102 100 in 51 4 10 GJ Maxwell Australia v Sri Lanka Sydney 08.03.15

 

The following table lists out the fastest hundred in terms of balls faced in the World Cup – balls faced 75 or less

 

No Player Runs 100 in Balls 6s 4s Team Oppn Venue Date
1 KJ O’Brien 113 100 in 50 6 13 Ire Eng Bangalore 02.03.11
2 GJ Maxwell 102 100 in 51 4 10 Aus Srl Sydney 08.03.15
3 AB de Villiers 162* 100 in 52 8 17 RSA Win Sydney 27.02.15
4 ML Hayden 101 100 in 66 4 14 Aus RSA St Kitts 24.03.07
5 JM Davison 111 100 in 67 7 6 Can Win Centurion 23.02.03
6 PR Stirling 101 100 in 70 2 14 Ire Net Kolkata 18.03.11
7 KC Sangakkara 117* 100 in 70 2 11 Srl Eng Wellington 01.03.15
8 AC Gilchrist 149 100 in 72 8 13 Aus Srl Barbados 28.03.07
9 KC Sangakkara 105* 100 in 73 1 13 Srl Ban Melbourne 26.02.15

 

MJ Clarke scored 68 in this game to provide the 144th occasion of a captain scoring a fifty in the World Cup. It also provides the 20th occasion of an Australian captain scoring a fifty in the World Cup.

 

This game witnessed seven fifties – four by Australian batsmen and three by Sri Lankan batsmen – to provide the first occasion of seven batsmen scoring fifties in a World Cup game. It also provides the seventh occasion of seven or more batsmen scoring fifties in a one day game.

 

KC Sangakkara of Sri Lanka became the seventh batsman in the annals of one day games to score three hundreds in successive games He is the first batsman to accomplish such a feat in the World Cup. All the seven occasions are listed below

 

No Player 100s Runs Inns Team Oppn Ground Date
1 Zaheer Abbas 3 118 1 Pak Ind Multan 17.12.82
      105 1 Pak Ind Lahore 31.12.82
      113 2 Pak Ind Karachi 21.01.83
                 
2 Saeed Anwar 3 107 1 Pak Srl Sharjah 30.10.93
      131 2 Pak Win Sharjah 01.11.93
      111 2 Pak Srl Sharjah 02.11.93
                 
3 HH Gibbs 3 116 1 RSA Ken Col-RPS 20.09.02
      116* 2 RSA Ind Col-RPS 23.09.02
      153 1 RSA Ban Potchefstroom 03.10.02
                 
4 AB de Villiers 3 114* 2 RSA Ind Gwalior 24.02.10
      102* 1 RSA Ind Ahmedabad 27.02.10
      102 1 RSA Win North Sound 22.05.10
                 
5 Q de Kock 3 135 1 RSA Ind Johannesburg 05.12.13
      106 1 RSA Ind Durban 08.12.13
      101 1 RSA Ind Centurion 11.12.13
                 
6 LRPL Taylor 3 112* 2 NZl Ind Hamilton 28.01.14
      102 1 NZl Ind Wellington 31.01.14
      105* 1 NZl Pak Dubai-DSC 08.12.14
                 
7 KC Sangakkara 3 105* 1 Srl Ban Melbourne 26.02.15
      117* 2 Srl Eng Wellington 01.03.15
      104 2 Srl Aus Sydney 08.03.15

 

KC Sangakkara scored 104 in this game to provide the 152nd occasion of a batsman scoring a hundred in the World Cup. It also provides the 21st occasion of a Sri Lankan batsman scoring a hundred in the World Cup

 

KC Sangakkara scored 104 in this game to provide the 12th occasion of a wicket keeper batsman scoring a hundred in the World Cup. It also provides the fourth occasion of a Sri Lankan wicket keeper batsman scoring a hundred in the World Cup. Interestingly enough all the four hundreds are by KC Sangakkara

 

KC Sangakkara scored 104 in this game was in a losing cause to provide the 28th occasion of a batsman’s  hundred going in vain in the World Cup. It also provides the second occasion of a Sri Lankan batsman’s hundred in losing cause the World Cup. DPMD Jayawardene’s 103 not out against India at Mumbai on 02.04.11 was the other occasion of Sri Lankan batsman’s hundred  in a losing cause in the World Cup.

 

KC Sangakkara scored 104 in this game was in a losing cause to provide the fourth occasion of a wicket keeper batsman’s hundred going in vain in the World Cup. It also provides the first occasion of a Sri Lankan wicket keeper batsman’s hundred in a losing cause in the World Cup.

 

L Chandimal retired not out {hurt} for 52 not out in this game to provide the ninth occasion of a batsman retired not out {hurt} in the World Cup.

 

No Player Runs Inns Team Oppn Ground Date
1 SRD Wettimuny 53* 2 Srl Aus The Oval 11.06.75
2 LRD Mendis 32* 2 Srl Aus The Oval 11.06.75
3 GM Wood 2* 2 Aus Win Leeds 11.06.83
4 DB Vengsarkar 32* 2 Ind Win The Oval 15.06.83
5 KJ Arnott 16* 2 Zim Win Brisbane 29.02.92
6 A Jadeja 13* 1 Ind NZl Dunedin 12.03.92
7 ST Jayasuriya 1* 2 Srl Aus Centurion 07.03.03
8 S Dhaniram 17* 2 Can NZl Gros Islet 22.03.07
9 LD Chandimal 52* 2 Srl Aus Sydney 08.03.15

 

L Chandimal retired not out {hurt} for 52 not out in this game to provide the fourth occasion of a Sri Lankan batsman retired not  out {hurt} in the World Cup.

 

No Player Runs Inns Team Oppn Ground Date
1 SRD Wettimuny 53* 2 Srl Aus The Oval 11.06.75
2 LRD Mendis 32* 2 Srl Aus The Oval 11.06.75
3 ST Jayasuriya 1* 2 Srl Aus Centurion 07.03.03
4 LD Chandimal 52* 2 Srl Aus Sydney 08.03.15

 

SRD Wettimuny of Sri Lanka and LD Chandimal of Sri Lanka are the only two batsman in the World Cup to retire not out {hurt} after scoring half centuries

 

No Player Runs Inns Team Oppn Ground Date
1 SRD Wettimuny 53* 2 Srl Aus The Oval 11.06.75
2 LD Chandimal 52* 2 Srl Aus Sydney 08.03.15

 

NLTC Perera returned with figures of 2 for 87 in this game to provide the 25th occasion of a bowler conceding 80 plus runs in the World Cup. It also provides the fifth occasion of a Sri Lankan bowler conceding 80 plus runs in the World Cup.

 

No Player Overs M Runs W Inns Opposition Ground Date
1 ALF de Mel 10.0 0 97 1 1 v West Indies Karachi 13.10.87
2 WPUJC Vaas 10.0 0 84 1 1 v India Taunton 26.05.99
3 KEA Upashantha 10.0 0 80 0 1 v India Taunton 26.05.99
4 SL Malinga 10.0 0 84 0 1 v New Zealand Christchurch 14.02.15
5 NLTC Perera 9.0 0 87 2 1 v Australia Sydney 08.03.15

 

SPD Smith-MJ Clarke added 134 runs for the third wicket and GJ Maxwell-SR Watson added 160 runs for the fifth wicket in this game to provide the 245th and 246th occasion of batsmen posting a three figure partnership in the World Cup. It also provides the 38th and 39th occasion of Australian batsmen posting a three figure partnership in the World Cup.

 

SPD Smith-MJ Clarke added 134 runs for the third wicket in this game to provide the 62nd occasion of batsmen posting a three figure partnership for the third wicket in the World Cup. It also provides the tenth occasion of Australian batsmen posting a three figure partnership for the third wicket in the World Cup.

 

GJ Maxwell-SR Watson added 160 runs for the fifth wicket in this game to provide the 23rd occasion of batsmen posting a three figure partnership for the fifth wicket in the World Cup. It also provides the fifth occasion of Australian batsmen posting a three figure partnership for the fifth wicket in the World Cup.

 

GJ Maxwell-SR Watson added 160 runs for the fifth wicket in this game to provide the record fifth wicket partnership by Australian batsmen in the World Cup. The previous best was 138 runs between MG Bevan and SG Law vs West Indies at Mohali on 14.03.96 

 

SPD Smith-MJ Clarke added 134 runs for the third wicket and GJ Maxwell-SR Watson added 160 runs for the fifth wicket in this game to provide the 18th occasion of batsmen posting two three figure partnership in an innings in the World Cup game. It also provides the fifth occasion of Australian batsmen posting two three figure partnership in an innings in the World Cup game

 

WC 2015 – Game 29 – Pakistan vs South Africa at Auckland on 07.03.15 – Pakistan won by 29 runs on DLM

Pakistan won its first game against South Africa in the World Cup out of four encounters when it beat South Africa by 29 run on DL Method in this game.

 

Misbah-ul-Haq completed 5000 runs of his one day career when he was on seven during his knock of 56 in this game. At the end of this game, his run aggregate read 5049. He became the 12th Pakistan batsman to aggregate 5000 plus runs in one day games and 72nd batsman to total 5000 plus runs in the annals of one day games.

 

Misbau-ul-Haq earned the distinction of scoring most runs – 5049 runs – without a hundred. His 56 in this game was his 42nd half century.

 

Shahid Afridi completed 8000 runs representing Pakistan in one day games. He reached the milestone when he was on 18 during his knock of 22 in this game. His total one day aggregate taking into consideration of representation for Asia Eleven and ICC World Eleven read 8041. He became the fourth Pakistan batsman to total 8000 plus runs representing Pakistan. Others are – Inzamam-ul-Haq {11701}, Mohd Yousuf {9554} and Saeed Anwar {8824}

 

Shahid Afridi’s aggerate of boundary sixes in one day games read 350 at the end of this game. He became the first batsman in the annals of one day games to score 350 boundary sixes. His 350 boundary sixes include 348 boundary sixes scored while representing Pakistan and one each representing Asia Eleven and ICC World Eleven. His 348 boundary sixes representing Pakistan is also a record for a batsman scoring most boundary sixes while representing a specific team in one day games.

 

Pakistan was dismissed for a total of 222 – Double Nelson to provide the 14th occasion of a team dismissed all out for a total of exact 222 runs in one day games. The complete list is furnished below

 

No Team Score Overs Inns Opposition Ground Date
1 Pakistan 222 49.4 2 v England Manchester 19.07.82
2 India 222 47.2 2 v Zimbabwe Harare 30.09.98
3 England 222 49.2 2 v Australia Sydney 10.02.99
4 India 222 49.0 1 v Australia Melbourne 06.02.04
5 India 222 47.3 2 v Australia Kochi 02.10.07
6 Bangladesh 222 49.5 1 v India Dhaka 12.06.08
7 Bangladesh 222 44.2 2 v South Africa Potchefstroom 07.11.08
8 Australia 222 48.0 1 v South Africa Adelaide 26.01.09
9 Kenya 222 49.5 2 v Zimbabwe Harare 12.10.09
10 England 222 44.0 2 v Australia Perth 06.02.11
11 West Indies 222 47.3 1 v South Africa Delhi 24.02.11
12 Pakistan 222 50.0 1 v England Dubai (DSC) 18.02.12
13 Bangladesh 222 47.5 2 v Afghanistan Fatullah 01.03.14
14 Pakistan 222 46.4 1 v South Africa Auckland 07.03.15

 

Bangladesh, India and Pakistan share the record for most occasions of being dismissed all out for Double Nelson in one day games. All the three teams have been dismissed for 222 on three occasions which are listed below.

 

No Team Score Overs Inns Opposition Ground Date
1 Bangladesh 222 49.5 1 v India Dhaka 12.06.08
2 Bangladesh 222 44.2 2 v South Africa Potchefstroom 07.11.08
3 Bangladesh 222 47.5 2 v Afghanistan Fatullah 01.03.14
               
1 India 222 47.2 2 v Zimbabwe Harare 30.09.98
2 India 222 49.0 1 v Australia Melbourne 06.02.04
3 India 222 47.3 2 v Australia Kochi 02.10.07
               
1 Pakistan 222 49.4 2 v England Manchester 19.07.82
2 Pakistan 222 50.0 1 v England Dubai (DSC) 18.02.12
3 Pakistan 222 46.4 1 v South Africa Auckland 07.03.15

 

Pakistan and West Indies are the two teams to be dismissed for 222 in the World Cup. West Indies was dismissed for 222 against South Africa at Delhi on 24.02.11

 

No Team Score Overs Inns Opposition Ground Date
1 West Indies 222 47.3 1 v South Africa Delhi 24.02.11
2 Pakistan 222 46.4 1 v South Africa Auckland 07.03.15

 

Sarfraz Ahmed became the eighth wicket keeper to effect five or more dismissals in the World Cup. All the seven occasions are listed below

 

No Player Dis Ct St Inns Team Oppn Ground Date
1 AC Gilchrist 6 6 0 2 Aus Nam Potchefstroom 27.02.03
2 Sarfraz Ahmed 6 6 0 2 Pak RSA Auckland 07.03.15
3 SMH Kirmani 5 5 0 1 Ind Zim Leicester 11.06.83
4 JC Adams 5 4 1 1 Win Ken Pune 29.02.96
5 Rashid Latif 5 4 1 2 Pak NZl Lahore 06.03.96
6 NR Mongia 5 4 1 1 Ind Zim Leicester 19.05.99
7 RD Jacobs 5 5 0 1 Win NZl Southampton 24.05.99
8 Umar Akmal 5 5 0 2 Pak Zim Brisbane 01.03.15

 

Sarfraz Ahmed set up a new record for most dismissals by a wicket keeper on World Cup debut. He effected six dismissals {all catches} in this game. Previous record for most dismissals by a wicket keeper on World Cup debut was five dismissals {04 ct plus 01 St} by JC Adams of West  Indies vs Kenya at Pune on 29.02.96

 

No Player Dis Ct St Inns Team Oppn Ground Date
1 Sarfraz Ahmed 6 6 0 2 Pak RSA Auckland 07.03.15
2 JC Adams 5 4 1 1 Win Ken Pune 29.02.96

 

Sarfraz Ahmed became the second wicket keeper to effect exact six dismissals in the World Cup. Both the occasions are listed below

 

No Player Dis Ct St Inns Team Oppn Ground Date
1 AC Gilchrist 6 6 0 2 Aus Nam Potchefstroom 27.02.03
2 Sarfraz Ahmed 6 6 0 2 Pak RSA Auckland 07.03.15

 

Misbah-ul-Haq {56} and AB de Villiers {77} scored fifties in this game to provide the 141st and 142nd occasion of captains scoring fifties in World Cup. Misbah-ul-Haq’s 56 provides the 16th occasion of a Pakistan captain scoring a fifty in the World Cup. AB de Villiers’ 77 provides 12th the occasion of a South African captain scoring a fifty in the World Cup.

 

Misbah-ul-Haq {56} and AB de Villiers {77} scored fifties in this game to provide the 12th occasion of rival captains scoring fifties in World Cup. All such occasions are listed below

 

No No Player Runs 4s 6s Inns Team Oppn Ground Date
1 1 Majid Khan 60 6 0 1 Pak Win Birmingham 11.06.75
  2 CH Lloyd 53 8 0 2 Win Pak Birmingham 11.06.75
                     
2 1 CH Lloyd 102 12 2 1 Win Aus Lord’s 21.06.75
  2 IM Chappell 62 6 0 2 Aus Win Lord’s 21.06.75
                     
3 1 RB Richardson 56 2 2 1 Win Zim Brisbane 29.02.92
  2 DL Houghton 55 3 0 2 Zim Win Brisbane 29.02.92
                     
4 1 KC Wessels 85 6 0 1 RSA Eng Melbourne 12.03.92
  2 AJ Stewart 77 7 0 2 Eng RSA Melbourne 12.03.92
                     
5 1 SC Ganguly 111* 5 5 1 Ind Ken Durban 20.03.03
  2 SO Tikolo 56 5 2 2 Ken Ind Durban 20.03.03
                     
6 1 SP Fleming 66 8 1 1 NZl Can Gros Islet 22.03.07
  2 JM Davison 52 9 1 2 Can NZl Gros Islet 22.03.07
                     
7 1 RT Ponting 91 8 2 1 Aus RSA Basseterre 24.03.07
  2 GC Smith 74 9 2 2 RSA Aus Basseterre 24.03.07
                     
8 1 M Jayawardene 72 5 1 1 Srl Aus St George’s 16.04.07
  2 RT Ponting 66* 4 1 2 Aus Srl St George’s 16.04.07
                     
9 1 LRPL Taylor 74 6 5 1 NZl Can Mumbai 13.03.11
  2 A Bagai 84 10 0 2 Can NZl Mumbai 13.03.11
                     
10 1 PW Borren 84 10 0 1 Net Ire Kolkata 18.03.11
  2 WTSPorterfield 68 10 0 2 Ire Net Kolkata 18.03.11
                     
11 1 AB de Villiers 162* 17 8 1 RSA Win Sydney 27.02.15
  2 JO Holder 56 3 4 2 Win RSA Sydney 27.02.15
                     
12 1 Misbah-ul-Haq 56 4 0 1 Pak RSA Auckland 07.03.15
  2 AB de Villiers 77 7 5 2 RSA Pak Auckland 07.03.15
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