WC 2015 – Game 30 – Ireland vs Zimbabwe at Hobart on 07.03.15 – Ireland won by five runs

Ireland {331 for 8} and Zimbabwe {326} posted 300 plus runs  in this game to provide the 81st and 82nd occasion of  teams posting 300 plus runs in the World Cup.  Ireland’s 331 for 8 provide the fourth occasion of Ireland posting 300 plus runs in the World Cup. Zimbabwe’s 326 provide the fifth occasion of Zimbabwe posting 300 plus runs in the World Cup.

 

Ireland’s 331 for 8 in this game provide its highest team total in the World Cup. Its previous best was 329 for 7 against England at Bangalore on 02.03.11. Zimbabwe’s 326 in this game provide the fifth occasion of a team dismissed for 300 plus runs in the World Cup.

 

Zimbabwe became the first team to be dismissed all out after posting 300 plus runs while batting second in a World Cup game  The previous best total by a team dismissed all out batting second in the World Cup was South Africa’s 294 against Australia at Basseterre on 24.03.07

 

Ireland {331 for 8} and Zimbabwe {326} posted 300 plus runs in this game to provide the ninth occasion of  rival teams posting 300 plus runs in the World Cup.

 

Zimbabwe posted 326 runs in 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 Oppn Ground Date
1 Zim 312/04 50.0 1 lost Srl NewPlymouth 23.02.92
2 RSA 306/06 50.0 1 lost NZl Johannesburg 16.02.03
3 Win 300/10 49.5 1 lost Eng Bridgetown 21.04.07
4 Eng 327/08 50.0 1 lost Ire Bangalore 02.03.11
5 Net 306/10 50.0 1 lost Ire Kolkata 18.03.11
6 Win 304/07 50.0 1 lost Ire Nelson 16.02.15
7 Eng 309/06 50.0 1 lost Srl Wellington 01.03.15
8 Sco 318/08 50.0 1 lost Ban Nelson 05.03.15
9 Zim 326/10 49.3 2 lost Ire Hobart 07.03.15

 

Zimbabwe became the third team in the World Cup to lost two games after posting 300 plus runs in the World Cup. Other teams are England and West Indies. The performance of these three teams are tabulated below.

 

No Team Score Overs Inns Result Opposition Ground Date
1 England 327/08 50.0 1 lost v Ireland Bangalore 02.03.11
2 England 309/06 50.0 1 lost v Sri Lanka Wellington 01.03.15
                 
1 West Indies 300/10 49.5 1 lost v England Bridgetown 21.04.07
2 West Indies 304/07 50.0 1 lost v Ireland Nelson 16.02.15
                 
1 Zimbabwe 312/04 50.0 1 lost v Sri Lanka NewPlymouth 23.02.92
2 Zimbabwe 326/10 49.3 2 lost v Ireland Hobart 07.03.15

 

Ed Joyce scored 112 in this game to provide the 149th occasion of a batsman scoring a hundred in the World Cup. It also provides the fourth occasion of an Ireland batsman scoring a hundred in the World Cup.

 

Ed Joyce scored 112 in this game to provide the second occasion of an Ireland batsman scoring a hundred in the World Cup against Zimbabwe. JP Bray had scored 115 not out at Kingston on 15.03.07.

 

Ed Joyce’s 112 in this game represent his third hundred in one day games. He had scored 116 not out representing Ireland against Pakistan at Dublin on 26.05.13 and 107 representing England against Australia at Sydney on 02.02.07

 

 

 

Ed Joyce scored 112 and A Balbirnie scored 97 in this game to provide the fifth occasion of batsmen scoring a hundred and a ninety in the World Cup. All such occasions are listed below

 

No Batsmen Runs Team Opp Ground Date
1 AC Gilchrist 99 Aus Srl Centurion 07.03.03
  RT Ponting 114 Aus Srl Centurion 07.03.03
             
2 MJ Clarke 93* Aus Net Basseterre 18.03.07
  BJ Hodge 123 Aus Net Basseterre 18.03.07
             
3 ML Hayden 101 Aus RSA Basseterre 24.03.07
  RT Ponting 91 Aus RSA Basseterre 24.03.07
  MJ Clarke 92 Aus RSA Basseterre 24.03.07
             
4 M Jayawardene 100 Srl Can Hambantota 20.02.11
  KC Sangakkara 92 Srl Can Hambantota 20.02.11
             
5 Ed Joyce 112 Ire Zim Hobart 07.03.15
  A Balbirnie 97 Ire Zim Hobart 07.03.15

 

A Balbirnie scored 97 in this game to provide the 54th occasion of a batsman scoring a ninety in the World Cup. It also provides the second occasion of an Ireland batsman scoring a ninety in the World Cup. Prior to A Balbirnie’s 97, PR Sterling had scored 92 against West Indies at Nelson on 16.02.15

 

BRM Taylor scored 121 and SC Williams scored 96 in this game to provide the sixth occasion of batsmen scoring a hundred and a ninety in the World Cup. All such occasions are listed below

 

No Batsmen Runs Team Opp Ground Date
1 AC Gilchrist 99 Aus Srl Centurion 07.03.03
  RT Ponting 114 Aus Srl Centurion 07.03.03
             
2 MJ Clarke 93* Aus Net Basseterre 18.03.07
  BJ Hodge 123 Aus Net Basseterre 18.03.07
             
3 ML Hayden 101 Aus RSA Basseterre 24.03.07
  RT Ponting 91 Aus RSA Basseterre 24.03.07
  MJ Clarke 92 Aus RSA Basseterre 24.03.07
             
4 M Jayawardene 100 Srl Can Hambantota 20.02.11
  KC Sangakkara 92 Srl Can Hambantota 20.02.11
             
5 Ed Joyce 112 Ire Zim Hobart 07.03.15
  A Balbirnie 97 Ire Zim Hobart 07.03.15
             
6 BRM Taylor 121 Zim Ire Hobart 07.03.15
  SC Williams 96 Zim Ire Hobart 07.03.15

 

BRM Taylor scored 121 in this game to provide the 150th occasion of a batsman scoring a hundred in the World Cup. It also provides the fifth occasion of a Zimbabwe batsman scoring a hundred in the World Cup.

 

SC Willams scored 96 in this game to provide the 55th occasion of a batsman scoring a ninety in the World Cup. It also provides the second occasion of an Zimbabwe batsman scoring a ninety in the World Cup. Prior to SC Williams, T Taibu has scored 98 against Canada at Nagpur on 28.02.11

 

This game witnessed a unique record in the World Cup. Two batsmen from rival teams scored a hundred and ninety in the same game. Ed Joyce scored 112 and A Balbirnie scored 97 for Ireland while BRM Taylor scored 121 and SC Williams scored 96 for Zimbabwe providing the unique record

 

No Batsmen Runs Team Opp Ground Date
1 Ed Joyce 112 Ire Zim Hobart 07.03.15
  A Balbirnie 97 Ire Zim Hobart 07.03.15
             
2 BRM Taylor 121 Zim Ire Hobart 07.03.15
  SC Williams 96 Zim Ire Hobart 07.03.15

 

BRM Taylor’s 121 in this game provide the 23rd occasion of a captain scoring a hundred in the World Cup. It also provides the eleventh occasion of a wicket keeper batsman scoring a hundred in the World Cup.

 

BRM Taylor’s 121 in this game provide the first occasion of a Zimbabwe captain scoring a hundred in the World Cup. It also provides the eleventh occasion of a Zimbabwe wicket keeper batsman scoring a hundred in the World Cup.

 

BRM Taylor’s 121 in this game represent the highest score by a Zimbabwe captain the World Cup. The previous best was HH Streak’s 72 not out against New Zealand at Bloemfontein on 08.03.03.

 

A Balbernie {97} and SC Williams {96} scored nineties in this game for Ireland and Zimbabwe respectively to provide the seventh occasion of rival batsmen scoring nineties in the same game in World Cup.

 

No No Player Runs Inns Team Oppn Ground Date
1 1 GA Gooch 92 1 Eng Win Jaipur 26.10.87
  2 RB Richardson 93 2 Win Eng Jaipur 26.10.87
                 
2 1 DM Jones 90 1 Aus Ind Brisbane 01.03.92
  2 M Azharuddin 93 2 Ind Aus Brisbane 01.03.92
                 
3 1 SC Ganguly 97 1 Ind RSA Hove 15.05.99
  2 JH Kallis 96 2 RSA Ind Hove 15.05.99
                 
4 1 AC Gilchrist 99 1 Aus Srl Centurion 07.03.03
  2 PA de Silva 92 2 Srl Aus Centurion 07.03.03
                 
5 1 RT Ponting 91 1 Aus RSA Basseterre 24.03.07
  2 MJ Clarke 92 1 Aus RSA Basseterre 24.03.07
  3 AB de Villiers 92 2 RSA Aus Basseterre 24.03.07
                 
6 1 MJ Clarke 93 1 Aus Ken Bangalore 13.03.11
  2 CO Obuya 98* 2 Ken Aus Bangalore 13.03.11
                 
7 1 A Balbirnie 97 1 Ire Zim Hobart 08.03.15
  2 SC Williams 96 2 Zim Ire Hobart 08.03.15

 

BRM Taylor’s 121 in this game was in a losing  cause to provide the 27th occasion of a batsman’s hundred going in vain in the World Cup. It also provides the fourth occasion of a Zimbabwe batsman’s hundred in a losing cause in the World Cup

 

BRM Taylor’s 121 in this game was in a losing  cause to provide the second occasion of a captain’s hundred going in vain in the World Cup. RT Ponting’s 104 vs India at Ahmedabad on 24.03.11 provides the first occasion of a captain’s hundred in a losing cause in the World Cup. BR Taylor’s 121 provides the first occasion of a Zimbabwe captain’s hundred in a losing cause in the World Cup

 

BRM Taylor’s 121 in this game provide the third occasion of a Zimbabwe wicket keeper batsman scoring a hundred in the World Cup. The other two occasions are – 142 by DL Houghton vs New Zealand at Hyd-LBS on 10.10.87 and 115 not out by A Flower vs Sri Lanka at New Plymouth on 23.02.92.

 

BRM Taylor’s 121 in this game provide the second occasion of a captain-cum-wicket keeper scoring a hundred in the World Cup. KC Sangakkara’s 111 against New Zealand at Mumbai on 18.03.11 provides the first occasion.

 

BRM Taylor’s 121 in this game was in a losing  cause to provide the third occasion of a batsman’s hundred going in vain in the World Cup. By a strange coincidence on all these three occasions it was Zimbabwe wicket keeper who has witnessed his hundred in a losing cause in the World Cup

 

No Player Runs Inns Team Oppn Ground Date
1 DL Houghton 142 2 Zim NZl Hyd-LBS 10.10.87
2 A Flower 115* 1 Zim Srl NewPlymouth 23.02.92
3 BRM Taylor 121 2 Zim Ire Hobart 07.03.15

 

Ireland won this game by five runs to provide the 15th occasion of a team winning a world Cup game by single digit runs margin. All such occasions are listed below

 

No Team Result Margin Opposition Ground Date
1 England won 9 runs v New Zealand Manchester 20.06.79
2 England won 9 runs v India Perth 22.02.92
3 Zimbabwe won 9 runs v England Albury 18.03.92
4 Australia won 7 runs v England Kolkata 08.11.87
5 England won 6 runs v South Africa Chennai 06.03.11
6 Sri Lanka won 6 runs v West Indies Cape Town 28.02.03
7 Australia won 5 runs v West Indies Mohali 14.03.96
8 Ireland won 5 runs v Zimbabwe Hobart 07.03.15
9 Australia won 3 runs v New Zealand Indore 18.10.87
10 New Zealand won 3 runs v Zimbabwe Hyd-LBS 10.10.87
11 West Indies won 3 runs v South Africa Cape Town 09.02.03
12 Zimbabwe won 3 runs v India Leicester 19.05.99
13 Sri Lanka won 2 runs v England North Sound 04.04.07
14 Australia won 1 run v India Chennai 09.10.87
15 Australia won 1 run v India Brisbane 01.03.92

 

Ireland won this game by five runs to provide the second occasion of a team winning a world Cup game by exact five runs margin. Both the occasions are listed below

 

No Team Result Margin Opposition Ground Date
1 Australia won 5 runs v West Indies Mohali 14.03.96
2 Ireland won 5 runs v Zimbabwe Hobart 07.03.15

 

Zimbabwe lost this game by five runs to provide the second occasion of Zimbabwe losing a World Cup game by five and less than five runs margin. It had lost to New Zealand by three runs at Hyd-LBS on 10.10.87.

 

No Team Result Margin Opposition Ground Date
1 Ireland won 5 runs v Zimbabwe Hobart 07.03.15
2 New Zealand won 3 runs v Zimbabwe Hyd-LBS 10.10.87

 

WC 2015 – Game 28 – India vs West Indies at Perth on 06.03.15 – India won by four wickets

JO Holder scored 57 in this game to provide the 140th occasion of a captain scoring a fifty in the World Cup. It also provides the 12th occasion of a West Indies  captain scoring a fifty in the World Cup

 

JO Holder scored 57 in this game to provide the second occasion of a captain batting at number nine scoring a fifty in the World Cup. On both the occasions, it was a West Indies captain.  The first such occasion was 56 by JO Holder against South Africa at Sydney on 27.02.15

 

Thus JO Holder’s 57 in this game represent the highest score by a captain batting at number nine in the World Cup. JO Holder is the only captain to score two fifties while batting at number nine in the World Cup.

 

D Ramdin collected the first ball duck in this game to provide the 188th occasion of a batsman collecting the first ball duck in the World Cup. His duck in this game provides the 23rd occasion of a Wicket keeper batsman collecting the first ball duck in the World Cup.

 

D Ramdin collected the first ball duck in this game to provide the 13th occasion of a West Indies batsman collecting the first ball duck in the World Cup. His duck in this game provides the second occasion of a West Indies Wicket keeper batsman collecting the first ball duck in the World Cup. The first such occasion was DC Thomas’s first ball dismissal for a duck against Pakistan at Dhaka on 23.03.12

 

Head to Head summary of the one day games and the World Cup games at the end of this game between India and West Indies read thus

 

RESULT SUMMARY – ONE DAY GAMES
Team Span Mat Won Lost Tied NR
Ind 1979-2015 116 53 60 1 2
Win 1979-2015 116 60 53 1 2
RESULT SUMMARY – WORLD CUP
Team Span Mat Won Lost Tied NR
Ind 1979-2015 8 5 3 0 0
Win 1979-2015 8 3 5 0 0

 

The results of the World Cup games between India and West Indies are detailed below. India has won five games and West Indies has won three games out of the eight games played between  the two teams

 

INDIA-WEST INDIES ENCOUNTERS IN WORLD CUP  – WON BY INDIA
No Series Date Ground Countries Result
1 1983 09.06.83 Old Trafford Ind v Win India won by 34 runs
2 1983  (Final) 25.06.83 Lord’s Ind v Win India won by 43 runs
3 1995-96 21.02.96 Gwalior Ind v Win India won by 05 wkts
4 2010-11 20.03.11 Chennai Ind v Win India won by 80 runs
5 2014-15 06.03.15 Perth Ind v Win India won by 04 wkts
INDIA-WEST INDIES ENCOUNTERS IN WORLD CUP  – WON BY WEST INDIES
No Series Date Ground Countries Result
1 1979 09.06.79 Edgbaston Ind v Win West Indies won by 09 wkts
2 1983 15.06.83 Kennington Oval Ind v Win West Indies won by 66 runs
3 1991-92 10.03.92 Basin Reserve Ind v Win West Indies won by 05 wkts

 

WC 2015 – Game 27 – Bangladesh vs Scotland at Nelson on 05.03.15 – Bangladesh won by six wickets

Scotland scored 318 for 8 and Bangladesh scored 322 for 4 in this game to provide the 81st and 82nd occasion of teams posting a total of 300 plus runs in the World Cup.

 

Scotland’s 318 for 8 in this game provide the first occasion of Scotland posting a total of 300 plus runs in the World Cup and hence represent its highest total in the World Cup. Its previous best was 210 against Afghanistan at Dunedin on 26.02.15

 

Bangladesh’s 322 for 4 in this game provide the first occasion of Bangladesh posting a total of 300 plus runs in the World Cup and hence represent its highest total in the World Cup. Its previous best was 283 for 9 against India at Dhaka on 19.02.11

 

Scotland scored 318 for 8 and Bangladesh scored 322 for 4 in this game to provide the ninth occasion of rival teams posting a total of 300 plus runs in the World Cup.

 

Scotland scored 318 for 8 in this game and lost the game to provide the eighth occasion of a team losing a game after posting 300 plus runs in the World Cup. All such occasions are listed below

 

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

 

KJ Coetzer scored 156 in this game to provide the 148th occasion of a batsman scoring a hundred in the World Cup. It also provides the first occasion of a Scotland batsman scoring a hundred in the World Cup.

 

KJ Coetzer scored 156 in this game to provide the 18th occasion of a batsman scoring a 150 plus runs in the World Cup. It also provides the first occasion of a Scotland batsman scoring a 150 plus runs in the World Cup.

 

KJ Coetzer scored 156 in this game to provide the 78th occasion of an opening batsman scoring a hundred in the World Cup. It also provides the first occasion of a Scotland opening batsman scoring a hundred in the World Cup.

 

KJ Coetzer scored 156 in this game to provide the 15th occasion of a batsman scoring a 150 plus runs in the World Cup. It also provides the first occasion of a Scotland opening batsman scoring a 150 plus runs in the World Cup.

 

KJ Coetzer’s 156 in this game represent the highest score by a Scotland batsman in the World Cup. Previous best was 76 by GM Hamilton against Pakistan at Chester-le-Street on 20.05.99

 

KJ Coetzer’s 156 in this game represent the highest score by a Scotland opening batsman in the World Cup. Previous best was his own 71 against England at Christchurch on 23.02.15.

 

KJ Coetzer’s 156 in this game was in a losing cause to provide the 12th occasion of an opening batsman’s hundred going in vain in the World Cup. It also represents the first occasion of an opening batsman’s 150 plus runs in a losing cause in the World Cup.

 

KJ Coetzer’s 156 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 represents the first occasion of a batsman’s 150 plus runs in a losing cause in the World Cup.

 

Tamim Iqbal scored 95 in this game to provide the 53rd occasion of a batsman scoring a ninety in the World Cup. It also provides the first occasion of a Bangladesh batsman scoring a ninety in the World Cup

 

Tamim Iqbal scored 95 in this game to provide the 17th occasion of an opening batsman scoring a ninety in the World Cup. It also provides the first occasion of a Bangladesh opening batsman scoring a ninety in the World Cup

 

Tamim Iqbal {95}, Mahmudullah {62}, Mushfiqur Rahim {60} and Shakib Al Hasan {52} scored fifties in this game to provide the eleventh occasion of four batsmen scoring fifties in an innings in a World Cup game. It also provides the first such occasion by Bangladesh batsmen in a World Cup game.

 

Mushfiqur Rahim {60} scored fifty in this game to provide the 81st occasion of a Wicket keeper batsman scoring a fifty in the World Cup, It also provides the third occasion of a Bangladesh  wicket keeper batsman  scoring a fifty in the World Cup. It is interesting to note that on all the three occasions, it is Mushfiqur Rahim who has scored a fifty.

 

Scotland scored 318 for 8 in this game to provide the 18th occasion of teams posting a total of 300 plus runs in the World Cup 2015. This is a record for most occasions of 300 plus runs posted by teams in any World Cup. The previous record was 17 occasions in WC 2011

WC 2015 Game 26 – Australia vs Afghanistan at Perth on 04.03.15 – Australia won by 275 runs

Australia won this game by 275 runs to provide the team winning a game by most runs margin in the World Cup. It also provides the second best win by runs margin in one day games. The best is – 290 runs margin win by New Zealand against Ireland at Aberdeen on 01.07.08.

 

Australia posted 411 for 6 in this game to provide the 15th occasion of a team posting 400 plus runs in the annals of one day games.

 

No Team Score Overs Inns Opposition Ground Date
1 Australia 434/4 50.0 1 v South Africa Johannesburg 12.03.06
2 South Africa 438/9 49.5 2 v Australia Johannesburg 12.03.06
3 Sri Lanka 443/9 50.0 1 v Netherlands Amstelveen 04.07.06
4 South Africa 418/5 50.0 1 v Zimbabwe Potchefstroom 20.09.06
5 India 413/5 50.0 1 v Bermuda Port of Spain 19.03.07
6 New Zealand 402/2 50.0 1 v Ireland Aberdeen 01.07.08
7 India 414/7 50.0 1 v Sri Lanka Rajkot 15.12.09
8 Sri Lanka 411/8 50.0 2 v India Rajkot 15.12.09
9 India 401/3 50.0 1 v South Africa Gwalior 24.02.10
10 India 418/5 50.0 1 v West Indies Indore 08.12.11
11 India 404/5 50.0 1 v Sri Lanka Kolkata 13.11.14
12 South Africa 439/2 50.0 1 v West Indies Johannesburg 18.01.15
13 South Africa 408/5 50.0 1 v West Indies Sydney 27.02.15
14 South Africa 411/4 50.0 1 v Ireland Canberra 03.03.15
15 Australia 417/6 50.0 1 v Afghanistan Perth 04.03.15

 

Australia posted 411 for 6 in this game to provide the second occasion of Australia posting 400 plus runs one day games.

 

No Team Score Overs Inns Opposition Ground Date
1 Australia 434/4 50.0 1 v South Africa Johannesburg 12.03.06
2 Australia 417/6 50.0 1 v Afghanistan Perth 04.03.15

 

Australia posted 411 for 6 in this game to provide the fourth occasion of a team posting 400 plus runs in the World Cup

 

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
3 South Africa 411/4 50.0 1 v Ireland Canberra 03.03.15
4 Australia 417/6 50.0 1 v Afghanistan Perth 04.03.15

 

Australia’s 417 for 6 in this game is its highest total in the World Cup. Its previous best was 377 for 6 against South Africa at Basseterre on 24.03.07. It also provides the 16th occasion of Australia posting a total of 300 plus runs in the World Cup.

 

DA Warner scored 178 in this game to provide the 147th occasion of a batsman scoring a hundred in the World Cup. It also provides the 24th occasion of an Australian batsman scoring a hundred in the World Cup

 

DA Warner scored 178 in this game to provide the 78th occasion of an opening batsman scoring a hundred in the World Cup. It also provides the 16th occasion of an Australian opening batsman scoring a hundred in the World Cup

 

DA Warner scored 178 in this game to provide the 17th occasion of a batsman scoring 150 plus runs in the World Cup. It also provides the second occasion of an Australian batsman scoring 150 plus runs in the World Cup

 

DA Warner scored 178 in this game to provide the 15th occasion of an opening batsman scoring 150 plus runs in the World Cup. It also provides the second occasion of an Australian opening batsman scoring a hundred in the World Cup

 

DA Warner’s 178 in this game represent the highest score by an Australian batsman in the World Cup. Previous best was 158 by ML Hayden against West Indies at North Sound on 27.03.07

 

DA Warner’s 178 in this game represent the highest score by an Australian opening batsman in the World Cup. Previous best was 158 by ML Hayden against West Indies at North Sound on 27.03.07

 

DA Warner scored 178 in this game while Afghanistan was dismissed for 142 to provide the occasion of a batsman’s individual score greater than the team’s total in the World Cup.

 

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
11 DA Warner 178 Aus Afg Perth 04.03.15 Afg 142/10

 

SPD Smith scored 95 in this game to provide the 52nd occasion of a batsman scoring a ninety in the World Cup. It also provides the tenth occasion of an Australian batsman scoring a ninety in the World Cup.

 

DA Warner and SPD Smith added 260 runs for the second wicket in this game to provide the 240th occasion of batsmen posting a three figure partnership in the World Cup. It also provides the 57th occasion of batsmen posting a three figure partnership for the second wicket in the World Cup

 

DA Warner and SPD Smith added 260 runs for the second wicket in this game to provide the 37th occasion of Australian batsmen posting a three figure partnership in the World Cup. It also provides the seventh occasion of Australian batsmen posting a three figure partnership for the second wicket in the World Cup

 

DA Warner and SPD Smith added 260 runs for the second wicket in this game to provide the record partnership for any wicket by Australian batsmen in the World Cup. The previous best was 234 runs unfinished partnership for the third wicket between RT Ponting and DR Martyn at Johannesburg on 23.03.03

 

DA Warner and SPD Smith added 260 runs for the second wicket in this game to provide the record partnership for second wicket by Australian batsmen in the World Cup. The previous best was 144 runs partnership for the second wicket between TM Chappell and KJ Hughes against India at Nottingham on 13.06.83

 

DA Warner and SPD Smith added 260 runs for the second wicket in this game to provide the 18th occasion of batsmen posting a 200 plus partnership in the World Cup. It also provides the ninth occasion of batsmen posting a 200 plus runs partnership for the second wicket in the World Cup

 

DA Warner and SPD Smith added 260 runs for the second wicket in this game to provide the fourth occasion of Australian batsmen posting a 200 plus partnership in the World Cup. It also provides the first occasion of Australian batsmen posting a three figure partnership for the second wicket in the World Cup

 

 

 

Dawlat Zardan returned with figures of 2 for 101 in this game to provide the third occasion of a bowler conceding 100 plus runs in one day games.

 

No Player Overs M Runs Wkts 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
3 Dawlat Zadran 10.0 1 101 2 1 Afg Aus Perth 04.03.15

 

Dawlat Zardan returned with figures of 2 for 101 in this game to provide the seventh occasion of a bowler conceding 100 plus runs in one day games.

 

No Player Overs M Runs Wkts 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 RVinay 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
7 Dawlat Zadran 10.0 1 101 2 1 Afg Aus Perth 04.03.15

 

 

WC 2015 – Game 25 – Pakistan vs United Arab Emirates at Napier on 04.03.15 – Pakistan won by 129 runs

Ahmed Shehzad scored 93 in this game to provide the 51st occasion of a batsman scoring a ninety in the World Cup. It also provides the third occasion of a Pakistan batsman scoring a ninety in the World Cup.

 

Ahmed Shehzad scored 93 and was dismissed run out in this game to provide the tenth occasion of a batsman dismissed run out for a ninety in the World Cup. It also provides the first occasion of a Pakistan batsman dismissed run out for a ninety in the World Cup.

 

Ahmed Shehzad and Haris Sohail added 160 runs for the second wicket in this game to provide the 239th occasion of batsmen posting a three figure partnership in the World Cup. It also provides the 56th occasion of batsmen posting a three figure partnership for the second wicket in the World Cup.

 

Ahmed Shehzad and Haris Sohail added 160 runs for the second wicket in this game to provide the 20th occasion of Pakistan batsmen posting a three figure partnership in the World Cup. It also provides the fourth occasion of Pakistan batsmen posting a three figure partnership for the second wicket in the World Cup.

 

Misbah-ul-Haq scored 65 in this game to provide the 139th occasion of a captain scoring a fifty in the World Cup. It also provides the 15th occasion of a Pakistan captain scoring a fifty in the World Cup.

 

AM Guruge captured four for 56 in this game to provide the 178th occasion of a bowler capturing four or more wickets in the World Cup. It also provides the 124th occasion of a bowler capturing exact four wickets in the World Cup.

 

AM Guruge captured four for 56 in this game to provide the second occasion of a UAE bowler capturing four or more wickets in the World Cup. It also provides the first occasion of a UAE bowler capturing exact four wickets in the World Cup.

 

AM Guruge’s four for 56 in this game was in a losing cause to provide the 35th occasion of a bowler’s four or more wicket haul in a losing cause in the World Cup. It also provides the 23rd occasion of a bowler’s exact four wickets going in vain in the World Cup.

 

AM Guruge’s four for 56 in this game was in a losing cause to provide the first occasion of a UAE bowler’s four wicket haul in a losing cause in the World Cup.

 

Pakistan won this game by 129 runs to provide the 60th occasion of a team winning a world cup by 100 plus runs margin in the World Cup. It also provides the sixth occasion of Pakistan winning a World Cup game by 100 plus runs margin

WC 2015 – Game 24 – Ireland vs South Africa at Canberra on 03.03.15 – South Africa won by 201 runs

South Africa posted 411 for 4 in this game to provide the 14th occasion of a team posting 400 plus runs in one day games. All such occasions are listed below

 

No Team Score Overs Inns Opposition Ground Date
1 Australia 434/4 50.0 1 v South Africa Johannesburg 12.03.06
2 South Africa 438/9 49.5 2 v Australia Johannesburg 12.03.06
3 Sri Lanka 443/9 50.0 1 v Netherlands Amstelveen 04.07.06
4 South Africa 418/5 50.0 1 v Zimbabwe Potchefstroom 20.09.06
5 India 413/5 50.0 1 v Bermuda Port of Spain 19.03.07
6 New Zealand 402/2 50.0 1 v Ireland Aberdeen 01.07.08
7 India 414/7 50.0 1 v Sri Lanka Rajkot 15.12.09
8 Sri Lanka 411/8 50.0 2 v India Rajkot 15.12.09
9 India 401/3 50.0 1 v South Africa Gwalior 24.02.10
10 India 418/5 50.0 1 v West Indies Indore 08.12.11
11 India 404/5 50.0 1 v Sri Lanka Kolkata 13.11.14
12 South Africa 439/2 50.0 1 v West Indies Johannesburg 18.01.15
13 South Africa 408/5 50.0 1 v West Indies Sydney 27.02.15
14 South Africa 411/4 50.0 1 v Ireland Canberra 03.03.15

 

South Africa posted 411 for 4 in this game to provide the fifth occasion of South Africa posting 400 plus runs in one day games. South Africa now shares the record for posting 400 plus runs on most occasions in one day games with India. India also has posted 400 plus runs on five occasions. All such occasions are listed below

 

No Team Score Overs Inns Opposition Ground Date
1 India 413/5 50.0 1 v Bermuda Port of Spain 19.03.07
2 India 414/7 50.0 1 v Sri Lanka Rajkot 15.12.09
3 India 401/3 50.0 1 v South Africa Gwalior 24.02.10
4 India 418/5 50.0 1 v West Indies Indore 08.12.11
5 India 404/5 50.0 1 v Sri Lanka Kolkata 13.11.14
               
1 South Africa 438/9 49.5 2 v Australia Johannesburg 12.03.06
2 South Africa 418/5 50.0 1 v Zimbabwe Potchefstroom 20.09.06
3 South Africa 439/2 50.0 1 v West Indies Johannesburg 18.01.15
4 South Africa 408/5 50.0 1 v West Indies Sydney 27.02.15
5 South Africa 411/4 50.0 1 v Ireland Canberra 03.03.15

 

South Africa posted 411 for 4 in this game to provide the third occasion of a team posting 400 plus runs in World Cup. The following table lists all the three occasions.

 

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
3 South Africa 411/4 50.0 1 v Ireland Canberra 03.03.15

 

South Africa is the only team to post 400 plus runs on two occasions in the World Cup and thus South Africa own the record for posting 400 plus runs on two occasions in the World Cup. This feat is accredited with a world record for a team posting 400 plus runs in consecutive games and also in the World Cup. South Africa became the first team to post 400 plus runs in two consecutive games. It has posted 408 for 5 in its game against West Indies at Sydney on 27.02.15 and posted 411 for 4 against Ireland at Canberra in today’s game on 03.03.15

 

No Team Score Overs Inns Opposition Ground Date
1 South Africa 408/5 50.0 1 v West Indies Sydney 27.02.15
2 South Africa 411/4 50.0 1 v Ireland Canberra 03.03.15

 

HM Amla and F du Plessis scored 159 and 109 respectively in this game to provide the 14th occasion of two batsmen scoring hundreds in an innings in the World Cup. It also provides the third occasion of two South African batsmen scoring hundreds in an innings in the World Cup.

 

No Batsman Score Batsman Score Team Oppn Venue Date
1 DL Haynes 105 IVA Richards 181 Win Srl Karachi 13.10.87
2 R Dravid 104* SR Tendulkar 140* Ind Ken Bristol 23.05.99
3 SC Ganguly 183 R Dravid 145 Ind Srl Taunton 26.05.99
4 SR Tendulkar 152 SC Ganguly 112* Ind Nam Pietermaritzburg 23.02.03
5 JFKloppenburg 121 KJJVNoortwijk 134 Net Nam Bloemfontien 03.03.03
6 V Sehwag 175 V Kohli 100 Ind Ban Dhaka 19.02.11
7 HM Amla 113 AB de Villiers 134 RSA Net Mohali 03.03.11
8 WU Tharanga 133 TM Dilshan 144 Srl Zim Pallekele 10.03.11
9 WU Tharanga 102* TM Dilshan 108* Srl Eng Col-RPS 26.03.11
10 DA Miller 138 JP Duminy 115 RSA Zim Hamilton 15.02.15
11 CH Gayle 215 MN Samuels 133* Win Zim Canberra 24.02.15
12 TM Dilsan 161* KC Sangakkara 105* Srl Ban Melbourne 26.02.15
13 HDRLThirimanne 139* KC Sangakkara 117* Srl Eng Wellington 01.03.15
14 HM Amla 159 FduPlessis 109 RSA Ire Canberra 03.03.15

 

The ongoing World Cup 2015 edition has witnessed five occasions of two batsmen scoring hundreds in a World Cup which is a record in this category of statistics in any World Cup edition. WC 2011 edition had witnessed four such occasions.

 

No Batsman Score Batsman Score Team Oppn Venue Date
1 V Sehwag 175 V Kohli 100 Ind Ban Dhaka 19.02.11
2 HM Amla 113 AB de Villiers 134 RSA Net Mohali 03.03.11
3 WU Tharanga 133 TM Dilshan 144 Srl Zim Pallekele 10.03.11
4 WU Tharanga 102* TM Dilshan 108* Srl Eng Col-RPS 26.03.11
                 
1 DA Miller 138 JP Duminy 115 RSA Zim Hamilton 15.02.15
2 CH Gayle 215 MN Samuels 133* Win Zim Canberra 24.02.15
3 TM Dilsan 161* KC Sangakkara 105* Srl Ban Melbourne 26.02.15
4 HDRLThirimanne 139* KC Sangakkara 117* Srl Eng Wellington 01.03.15
5 HM Amla 159 FduPlessis 109 RSA Ire Canberra 03.03.15

 

South Africa won this game by 201 runs to provide the 15th occasion of a team winning a World Cup game by 200 plus runs. All such occasions are listed below

 

No Winner Margin Target Opposition Ground Date
1 India 257 runs 414 v Bermuda Port of Spain 19.03.07
2 South Africa 257 runs 409 v West Indies Sydney 27.02.15
3 Australia 256 runs 302 v Namibia Potchefstroom 27.02.03
4 Sri Lanka 243 runs 322 v Bermuda Port of Spain 15.03.07
5 South Africa 231 runs 352 v Netherlands Mohali 03.03.11
6 Australia 229 runs 359 v Netherlands Basseterre 18.03.07
7 South Africa 221 runs 354 v Netherlands Basseterre 16.03.07
8 Australia 215 runs 349 v New Zealand St George’s 20.04.07
9 West Indies 215 runs 331 v Netherlands Delhi 28.02.11
10 Sri Lanka 210 runs 333 v Canada Hambantota 20.02.11
11 South Africa 206 runs 285 v Bangladesh Dhaka 19.03.11
12 Pakistan 205 runs 318 v Kenya Hambantota 23.02.11
13 Australia 203 runs 335 v Scotland Basseterre 14.03.07
14 England 202 runs 335 v India Lord’s 07.06.75
15 South Africa 201 runs 412 v Ireland Canberra 03.03.15

 

 

 

 

South Africa won this game by 201 runs to provide the fifth occasion of South Africa winning a World Cup game by 200 plus runs. South Africa now holds the record for winning a World Cup game by 200 plus runs margin on most occasions. It went past Australia which had won by 200 plus runs margin on four occasions to own the record. All such occasions are listed below

 

No Winner Margin Target Opposition Ground Date
1 Australia 256 runs 302 v Namibia Potchefstroom 27.02.03
2 Australia 229 runs 359 v Netherlands Basseterre 18.03.07
3 Australia 215 runs 349 v New Zealand St George’s 20.04.07
4 Australia 203 runs 335 v Scotland Basseterre 14.03.07
             
1 South Africa 257 runs 409 v West Indies Sydney 27.02.15
2 South Africa 231 runs 352 v Netherlands Mohali 03.03.11
3 South Africa 221 runs 354 v Netherlands Basseterre 16.03.07
4 South Africa 206 runs 285 v Bangladesh Dhaka 19.03.11
5 South Africa 201 runs 412 v Ireland Canberra 03.03.15

 

South Africa has won the World Cup games by 200 plus runs margin on two occasions in this edition. South Africa became the second team to win the World Cup games by 200 plus runs margin on two or more occasions in a single edition of the World Cup. Australia has accomplished such feat on three occasions in 2007 edition.

 

No Winner Margin Target Opposition Ground Date
1 Australia 229 runs 359 v Netherlands Basseterre 18.03.07
2 Australia 215 runs 349 v New Zealand St George’s 20.04.07
3 Australia 203 runs 335 v Scotland Basseterre 14.03.07
             
1 South Africa 257 runs 409 v West Indies Sydney 27.02.15
2 South Africa 201 runs 412 v Ireland Canberra 03.03.15

 

South Africa has won the World Cup games by 200 plus runs margin on two occasions in this edition. South Africa became the second team to win the World Cup games by 200 plus runs margin on two consecutive games. Australia had accomplished such a feat in 2007 edition

 

No Winner Margin Target Opposition Ground Date
1 Australia 203 runs 335 v Scotland Basseterre 14.03.07
2 Australia 229 runs 359 v Netherlands Basseterre 18.03.07
             
1 South Africa 257 runs 409 v West Indies Sydney 27.02.15
2 South Africa 201 runs 412 v Ireland Canberra 03.03.15

 

HM Amla and F du Plessis score 159 and 109 respectively in this game to provide the 145th and 146th occasion of a batsman scoring a hundred in the World Cup. It also provides the 13th and 14th occasion of South African batsman scoring a hundred in the World Cup.

 

HM Amla and F du Plessis scored 159 and 109 respectively in this game to provide the 125th occasion of two batsmen scoring hundreds in an innings in the annals of one day games. It also provides the 20th occasion of two South African batsmen scoring hundreds in an innings in the annals of one day games.

 

HM Amla scored 159 in this game to provide the 16th occasion of a batsman scoring 150 plus runs in the World Cup. It also provides the fourth occasion of South African batsman scoring 150 plus runs in the World Cup.

 

HM Amla scored 159 in this game to provide the 13th occasion of an opening batsman scoring 150 plus runs in the World Cup. It also provides the third occasion of South African opening batsman scoring 150 plus runs in the World Cup.

 

 

HM Amla and F du Plessis added 247 runs for the second wicket in this game to provide the 55th occasion of batsmen posting a three figure partnership for the second wicket in the World Cup. It also provides the sixth occasion of South African batsmen posting a three figure partnership in the World Cup

 

HM Amla and F du Plessis added 247 runs for the second wicket in this game to provide the record partnership by South African batsmen for the second wicket in the World Cup. The previous best was 170 runs partnership JH Kallis and AB de Villiers against West Indies at St George’s on 10.04.07

 

HM Amla and F du Plessis added 247 runs for the second wicket in this game to provide the 237th occasion of batsmen posting a three figure partnership in the World Cup. It also provides the 23rd occasion of South African batsmen posting a three figure partnership in the World Cup

 

HM Amla and F du Plessis added 247 runs for the second wicket in this game to provide the occasion of batsmen posting a 200 plus runs partnership in the World Cup. It also provides the third occasion of South African batsmen posting a 200 plus runs partnership for the second wicket in the World Cup

 

DA Miller and RR Rossouw added 110 runs in an unfinished stand for the fifth wicket in this game to provide the 238th occasion of batsmen posting a three figure partnership in the World Cup. It also provides the 24th occasion of South African batsmen posting a three figure partnership in the World Cup

 

DA Miller and RR Rossouw added 110 runs in an unfinished stand for the fifth wicket in this game to provide the 20th occasion of batsmen posting a three figure partnership for the fifth wicket in the World Cup. It also provides the second occasion of South African batsmen posting a three figure partnership for the fifth wicket in the World Cup

 

HM Amla and F du Plessis added 247 runs for the second wicket in this game to provide the record partnership by South African batsmen for the second wicket in one day games. The previous best was 209 runs partnership between G Kirsten and ND McKenzie against Kenya at Cape Town on 22.10.11.

 

KJ O’Brien returned with figures of 1 for 95 in this game to provide the seventh occasion of a bowler conceding 90 plus runs in the World Cup. It also provides the 33rd occasion of a bowler conceding 90 plus runs in an innings in the World Cup.

 

KJ Abbott returned with figures of 4 for 21 in this game to provide the 177th occasion of a bowler capturing four or more wickets in the World Cup. It also provides the 123rd occasion of bowler capturing exact four wickets in the World Cup.

 

KJ Abbott returned with figures of 4 for 21 in this game to provide the 16th occasion of a South African bowler capturing four or more wickets in the World Cup. It also provides the ninth occasion of a South African bowler capturing exact four wickets in the World Cup.

WC 2015 – Game 22 – England vs Sri Lanka at Wellington on 01.03.15 – Sri Lanka won by 9 wickets

England posted 309 for 6 in this game to provide the 500th occasion of a team posting 300 plus runs in one day games. Sri Lanka’s 312 for 1 in this game provide the 501st occasion of a team posting 300 plus runs in one day games. The break of 501 occasions read thus –

 

Team Span Mat Won Lost Tied NR Ave Inns
India 1996-2015 84 68 14 2 0 56.24 84
Australia 1975-2015 81 72 08 0 1 54.67 81
South Africa 1994-2015 62 55 06 0 1 61.61 62
Pakistan 1975-2014 59 51 08 0 0 51.66 59
Sri Lanka 1992-2015 53 44 09 0 0 49.00 53
New Zealand 1975-2015 43 34 07 2 0 50.72 43
West Indies 1978-2015 35 26 09 0 0 57.33 35
England 1975-2015 34 21 11 2 0 50.01 34
Zimbabwe 1992-2011 20 17 03 0 0 53.13 20
Ireland 2007-2015 07 05 02 0 0 48.34 07
Bangladesh 2006-2014 06 05 01 0 0 49.18 06
Netherlands 2003-2011 04 03 01 0 0 39.96 04
Kenya 1997-2007 03 03 00 0 0 61.25 03
Asia XI 2007-2007 03 03 00 0 0 41.04 03
Africa XI 2007-2007 02 00 02 0 0 36.70 02
Scotland 2011-2014 02 02 00 0 0 47.42 02
ICC World XI 2005-2005 01 01 00 0 0 43.00 01
Canada 2007-2007 01 01 00 0 0 78.00 01
Afghanistan 2014-2014 01 01 00 0 0 60.40 01
  Total 501 412 81 6 2 53.58 501

 

England lost this game after posting 300 plus runs to provide the 81st occasion of a team losing a one day game after it has posted 300 plus runs. It also provides the eleventh such occasion for England.

 

England posted 309 for 6 in this game to provide the 74th occasion of a team posting 300 plus runs in the World Cup. Sri Lanka’s 312 for 1 in this game provide the 75th occasion of a team posting 300 plus runs in the World Cup.

 

England’s 309 for 6 in this game provide the eighth occasion of England posting a total of 300 plus runs in the World Cup. Sri Lanka’s 312 for 1 in this game provide the ninth occasion of a team posting 300 plus runs in the World Cup.

 

England lost this game after posting 300 plus runs to provide the 81st occasion of a team losing a one day game after it has posted 300 plus runs in one day games.  It also provides the eleventh such occasion for England in one day games

 

England lost this game after posting 300 plus runs to provide the seventh occasion of a team losing a World Cup game after it has posted 300 plus runs. It also provides the second such occasion for England in the World Cup. England had lost to Ireland after posting 321 for 7 at Bangalore on 02.03.11.

 

No Team Score Overs Inns Result Opposition Ground Date
1 Zimbabwe 312/04 50.0 1 lost v Sri Lanka New Plymouth 23.02.92
2 South Africa 306/06 50.0 1 lost v New Zealand Johannesburg 16.02.03
3 West Indies 300/10 49.5 1 lost v England Bridgetown 21.04.07
4 England 327/08 50.0 1 lost v Ireland Bangalore 02.03.11
5 Netherlands 306/10 50.0 1 lost v Ireland Kolkata 18.03.11
6 West Indies 304/07 50.0 1 lost v Ireland Nelson 16.02.15
7 England 309/06 50.0 1 lost v Sri Lanka Wellington 01.03.15

It also provides the second such occasion for England in the World Cup. England had lost to Ireland after posting 321 for 7 at Bangalore on 02.03.11.  England is the only team to lose a game on two occasions after posting 300 plus runs in World Cup.

 

No Team Score Overs Inns Result Opposition Ground Date
1 England 327/08 50.0 1 lost v Ireland Bangalore 02.03.11
2 England 309/06 50.0 1 lost v Sri Lanka Wellington 01.03.15

 

England posted 309 for 6 and Sri Lanka posted 312 for 1 in this game provide the 79th occasion of both the teams posting 300 plus runs in the history of one day games. It also provides the seventh such occasion in the World Cup.

 

Sri Lanka posted 312 for one to win this game by nine wickets to provide the second occasion of a team winning a one day game after chasing 300 plus runs. The first such occasion was India’s win against Australia at Jaipur on 16.10.13. Australia posted 359 for 5 in this game and India chased this total scoring 362 for one and won the game by nine wickets.

 

Sri Lanka posted 312 for one to win this game by nine wickets to provide the first occasion of a team winning a World Cup game after chasing 300 plus runs.

 

JE Root posted 121 runs in this game to provide the 142nd occasion of a batsman scoring a hundred in the World Cup. It also provides the ehlevent occasion of an England batsman scoring a hundred in the World Cup game.

 

JE Root’s 121 runs in this game was in a losing cause to provide the 25th occasion of a batsman’s  hundred going in vain in the World Cup. It also provides the second occasion of an England batsman’s hundred in losing cause in the World Cup. The first such occasion was – KP Pietersen’s 104 against Australia at North Sound on 08.04.07 going in vain.

 

JE Root and JWA Taylor posted 98 runs for the fifth wicket which is a record stand for England for the fifth wicket in the World Cup. The previous best was 72 runs partnership between AJ Lamb and NH Fairbrother against Pakistan at Melbourne on 25.03.92.

 

RAS Lakmal returned with figures of 1 for 71 to provide the 79th occasion of a bowler conceding 70 plus runs in an innings in the World Cup. It also provides the eighth occasion of a Sri Lankan bowler conceding 70 plus runs an innings in the World Cup.

 

HDRL Thirimanne-TM Dilshan added 100 runs for the first wicket and HDRL Thirimanne-KC Sangakkara added 212 runs in an unfinished stand for the second wicket this game to provide the 235th and 236th occasion of batsmen posting a three figure partnership in the World Cup. It also provides the 25th and 26th occasion of Sri Lankan batsmen posting a three figure partnership in the World Cup.

 

HDRL Thirimanne-KC Sangakkara added 212 runs in an unfinished stand for the second wicket this game to provide the 16th occasion of batsmen posting a 200 plus runs partnership in the World Cup. It also provides the fourth occasion of Sri Lankan batsmen posting a 200 plus partnership in the World Cup.

 

No Partners Wkt Runs Inns Opposition Ground Date
1 TMDilshan/WUTharanga 1 282 1 v Zimbabwe Pallekele 10.03.11
2 TMDilshan/WUTharanga 1 231* 2 v England Col-RPS 26.03.11
3 KCSangakkara/HDRLThirimanne 2 212* 2 v England Wellington 01.03.15
4 TMDilshan/KCSangakkara 2 210* 1 v Bangladesh Melbourne 26.02.15

 

Sri Lanka became the first team to post 200 plus runs partnerships for the second wicket in consecutive games in the World Cup. In its previous match against Bangladesh at Melbourne on 26.02.15, TM Dilshan and KC Sangakkara were concerned  in a 210 runs  unfinished stand for the second wicket and in this game HDRL Thirimanne-KC Sangakkara added 212 runs in an unfinished stand for the second wicket

 

No Partners Wkt Runs Inns Team Oppn Ground Date
1 TMDilshan/KCSangakkara 2 210* 1 Srl Ban Melbourne 26.02.15
2 KCSangakkara/HDRLThirimanne 2 212* 2 Srk Eng Wellington 01.03.15

 

HDRL Thirimanne {139 not out} and KC Sangakkara {117 not out} scored hundreds in this game to provide the 143rd and 144th occasion of a batsman scoring a hundred in the World Cup. It also provides the 19th and 20th    occasion of a Sri Lankan batsmen scoring a hundred in the World Cup.

 

KC Sangakkara earned the distinction of scoring consecutive hundreds in the world Cup. He had scored 105 not out in the previous game against Bangladesh on 26.02.15 and followed it up with 117 not out in this game.

He became the sixth batsman to accomplish such a feat. All such feats are listed below

 

No Batsmen Runs Team Opp Ground Date
1 ME Waugh 130 Aus Ken Vizag 23.02.96
  ME Waugh 126 Aus Ind Mumbai 27.02.96
             
2 R Dravid 104 Ind Ken Bristol 22.05.99
  R Dravid 145 Ind Srl Taunton 26.05.99
             
3 Saeed Anwar 103 Pak Zim The Oval 11.06.99
  Saeed Anwar 113* Pak NZl Manchester 17.06.99
             
4 RT Ponting 140* Aus Ind Jo’burg 23.03.03
  RT Ponting 113 Aus Sco Basseterre 14.03.07
             
5 ML Hayden 101 Aus RSA Basseterre 24.03.07
  ML Hayden 154 Aus Win North Sound 27.03.07
             
6 KC Sangakkara 105* Srl Ban Melbourne 26.02.15
  KC Sangakkara 117* Srl Eng Wellington 01.03.15

 

HDRL Thirimanne {139 not out} and KC Sangakkars {117 not out} scored hundreds in this game to provide the 13th occasion of two batsmen scoring hundreds in an innings in the World Cup. It also provides the fourth occasion of Sri Lankan batsmen accomplishing such a feat in the World Cup

 

With four occasions of two batsmen scoring hundreds in an innings in World Cup, Sri Lanka now holds the record for most such occasions in this category of statistics. Sri Lanka went past India to own the record. India had three such occasions.

 

HDRL Thirimanne {139 not out} and KC Sangakkara {117 not out} scored unbeaten hundreds in this game to  provide the third occasion of two Sri Lankan batsmen scoring unbeaten hundreds in World Cup and the fifth occasion of two batsmen scoring unbeaten hundreds in the World Cup

 

HDRL Thirimanne {139 not out} and KC Sangakkara {117 not out} scored unbeaten hundreds in this game to  provide the 13th occasion of two batsmen scoring unbeaten hundreds in the history of one day games and the fifth occasion of two batsmen scoring unbeaten hundreds in the World Cup

 

KC Sangakkara’s 117 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} and TM Dilshan {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 KC Sangakkara 111 2 V New Zealand Mumbai 18.03.11
2 KC Sangakkara 105* 1 v Bangladesh Melbourne 26.02.15
3 KC Sangakkara 117* 2 v England Wellington 01.03.15
             
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

 

KC Sangakkara became the 13th 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}, TM Dilshan {03} and Saeed Anwar {03}

 

KC Sangakkara’s 117 not out in this game represent his 23rd one day hundred and he became the fourth batsman in the annals of one day games to score 23 or more hundreds. Others are – SR Tendulkar {49}, RT Ponting {30} and ST Jayasuriya {28}

 

KC Sangakkara’s 105 not out in this game represent his 23rd one day hundred and he became the second Sri Lankan batsman in one day games to score 23 or more hundreds after ST Jayasuriya. ST Jayasuriya has scored 28 one day hundreds

 

CR Woakes returned with figures of none for 72 in this game to provide the 80th occasion of a bowler conceding 70 plus runs in the World Cup. It also provides the ninth occasion of an England bowler conceding 70 plus runs in the World Cup

 

CR Woakes returned with figures of none for 72 in this game to provide the 26th occasion of a bowler conceding 70 plus runs without a wicket in the World Cup. It also provides the fourth occasion of an England bowler conceding 70 plus runs without a wicket in the World Cup

 

HDRL Thirimanne-TM Dilshan added 100 runs for the first wicket this game to provide the 61st occasion of batsmen posting a three figure partnership for the first wicket in the World Cup. It also provides the sixth occasion of Sri Lankan batsmen posting a three figure partnership for the first wicket in the World Cup.

 

HDRL Thirimanne-KC Sangakkara added 212 runs in an unfinished stand for the second wicket this game to provide the 67th occasion of batsmen posting a three figure partnership for the second wicket in the World Cup. It also provides the seventh occasion of Sri Lankan batsmen posting a three figure partnership for the second wicket in the World Cup.

 

HDRL Thirimanne-KC Sangakkara added 212 runs in an unfinished stand for the second wicket this game which is a record stand for the second wicket by Sri Lankan batsmen in the World Cup. The previous best was the 210 runs unfinished stand for the second wicket between TM Dilshan-KC Sangakkara against Bangladesh at Melbourne on 26.02.15

 

HDRL Thirimanne-KC Sangakkara added 212 runs in an unfinished stand for the second wicket this game to provide the fourth occasion  of Sri Lankan batsmen posting 200 plus runs  partnership in the World Cup. Sri Lanka became the second team to post four or more 200 plus runs partnerships in World Cup. India is the other team to post five 200 plus runs partnerships in the World Cup.

 

No Partners Wkt Runs Inns Team Oppn Ground Date
1 R Dravid/SR Tendulkar 3 237* 1 Ind Ken Bristol 23.05.99
2 R Dravid/SC Ganguly 2 318 1 Ind Srl Taunton 26.05.99
3 SC Ganguly/SR Tendulkar 2 244 1 Ind Nam Pietermaritzburg 23.02.03
4 SC Ganguly/V Sehwag 2 202 1 Ind Ber Port of Spain 19.03.07
5 V Kohli/V Sehwag 3 203 1 Ind Ban Dhaka 19.02.11
                 
1 TM Dilshan, WU Tharanga 1 282 1 Srl Zim Pallekele 10.03.11
2 TM Dilshan/WU Tharanga 1 231* 2 Srk Eng Col-RPS 26.03.11
3 TM Dilshan/KC Sangakkara 2 210* 1 Srl Ban Melbourne 26.02.15
4 KCSangakkara/HDRLThirimanne 2 212* 2 Srll Eng Wellington 01.03.15

 

JE Root {121}, HDRL Thirimanne {139*} and KC Sangakkara {117*} scored hundreds  in this  game to  provide the very first occasion of three batsmen scoring hundreds  in a World Cup game – thus constituting a record for most hundreds in a World Cup game

WC 2015 – Game 23 – Pakistan vs Zimbabwe at Brisbane on 01.03.15 – Pakistan won by 20 runs

Pakistan carved its first win in WC 2015 when it won this match against Zimbabwe by 20 runs. 

 

Misbah-ul-Haq scored 73 runs in this game to provide the 138th occasion of a captain scoring a fifty in the World Cup. It also provides the 14th occasion of a Pakistan captain scoring a fifty in the World Cup.

 

Wahab Riaz scored 54 not out and captured 4 for 55 in this game to provide the eighth occasion of a cricketer scoring fifty plus  runs  and capturing four or more wickets in a World Cup game. All such occasions are listed below

 

No Player Team Oppn Runs W-R Ground Date
1 Fletcher DAG Zim Aus 69* 4-42 Trent Bridge 09.06.83
2 Botham IT Eng Aus 53 4-31 Sydney 05.03.92
3 Johnson NC Zim RSA 59 4-42 Taunton 15.05.99
4 Odumbe MO Ken Ban 52* 4-38 Johannesburg 01.03.03
5 Kloppenburg JF Net Nam 121 4-42 Bloemfontien 03.03.03
6 Yuvraj Singh Ind Ire 50* 5-31 Bangalore 06.03.11
7 Dilshan TM Srl Zim 144 4-04 Pallekele 10.03.11
8 Wahab Riaz Pak Zim 54* 4-45 Brisbane 01.03.15

 

Wahab Riaz of Pakistan scored 54 not out and captured four for 45 to provide the second occasion of a cricketer scoring fifty plus  runs  and capturing four or more wickets in a World Cup game against Zimbabwe after TM Dilshan. TM Dilshan of Sri Lanka had scored 144 and captured four for four  against Zimbabwe at Pallekele on 10.03.11

 

No Player Team Oppn Runs W-R Ground Date
1 Dilshan TM Srl Zim 144 4-04 Pallekele 10.03.11
2 Wahab Riaz Pak Zim 54* 4-45 Brisbane 01.03.15

 

 

Mohd Irfan {4-30} and Wahab Riaz {4-45} captured four wickets each in this game to provide the tenth occasion of two bowlers capturing four or more wickets in a World Cup game

 

No Bowlers O M R W Team Opp Ground Date
1 RGD Willis 10.3 3 11 4 Eng Can Manchester 13.06.79
  CM Old 10.0 5 8 4 Eng Can Manchester 13.06.79
                   
2 GR Dilley 11.0 0 45 4 Eng Srl Taunton 11.06.83
  VJ Marks 12.0 3 39 5 Eng Srl Taunton 11.06.83
                   
3 S Madan Lal 8.2 3 20 4 Ind Aus Chelmsford 20.06.83
  RMH Binny 8.0 2 29 4 Ind Aus Chelmsford 20.06.83
                   
4 SM Pollock 9.2 1 36 5 RSA Aus Birmingham 17.06.99
  AA Donald 10.0 1 32 4 RSA Aus Birmingham 17.06.99
                   
5 J Srinath 9.1 1 30 4 Ind Net Paarl 12.02.03
  A Kumble 10.0 1 32 4 Ind Net Paarl 12.02.03
                   
6 Wasim Akram 9.0 1 28 5 Pak Nam Kimberley 16.02.03
  Shoaib Akhtar 8.0 1 46 4 Pak Nam Kimberley 16.02.03
                   
7 JF Kloppenburg 10.0 0 42 4 Net Nam Bloemfontein 03.03.03
  Adeel Raja 8.5 0 42 4 Net Nam Bloemfontein 03.03.03
                   
8 J Srinath 9.0 1 35 4 Ind Srl Johannesburg 10.03.03
  A Nehra 7.0 1 35 4 Ind Srl Johannesburg 10.03.03
                   
9 MF Maharoof 10.0 3 25 4 Srl Ire St George’s 18.04.07
  M Muralitharan 5.0 0 19 4 Srl Ire St George’s 18.04.07
 
10 Mohd Irfan 10 2 30 4 Pak Zim Brisbane 01.03.15
  Wahab Riaz 10 1 45 5 Pak Zim Brisbane 01.03.15

 

Mohd Irfan {4-30} and Wahab Riaz {4-45} captured four wickets each in this game to provide the second occasion of two bowlers capturing four or more wickets in a World Cup game

 

No Bowlers O M R W Team Opp Ground Date
1 Wasim Akram 9.0 1 28 5 Pak Nam Kimberley 16.02.03
  Shoaib Akhtar 8.0 1 46 4 Pak Nam Kimberley 16.02.03
                   
2 Mohd Irfan 10 2 30 4 Pak Zim Brisbane 01.03.15
  Wahab Riaz 10 1 45 5 Pak Zim Brisbane 01.03.15

 

Umar Akmal pouched five catches in this game to provide the seventh occasion of a wicket keeper effecting five or more dismissals in an innings in the World Cup.

 

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

 

Umar Akmal pouched five catches in this game to provide the second occasion of a Pakistan wicket keeper effecting five or more dismissals in an innings in the World Cup.

 

No Player Dis Ct St Inns Team Oppn Ground Date
1 Rashid Latif 5 4 1 2 Pak NZl Lahore 06.03.96
2 Umar Akmal 5 5 0 2 Pak Zim Brisbane 01.03.15

 

Umar Akmal pouched five catches in this game to provide the third occasion of a wicket keeper effecting five or more dismissals in an innings against Zimbabwe in the World Cup.

 

No Player Dis Ct St Inns Team Oppn Ground Date
1 SMH Kirmani 5 5 0 1 Ind Zim Leicester 11.06.83
2 NR Mongia 5 4 1 1 Ind Zim Leicester 19.05.99
3 Umar Akmal 5 5 0 2 Pak Zim Brisbane 01.03.15

 

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