WC 2015 – Game 45 – QF 3 – Australia vs Pakistan at Adelaide on 20.03.15 – Australia won by six wickets

JR Hazlewood captured 4 for 35 in this game to provide the 188th occasion of a bowler capturing four or more wickets in the World Cup. It also provides the 134th occasion of a bowler capturing exact four wickets in a World Cup game.

 

JR Hazlewood captured 4 for 35 in this game to provide the 32nd occasion of an Australian bowler capturing four or more wickets in the World Cup. It also provides the 19th occasion of an Australian bowler capturing exact four wickets in a World Cup game.

 

JR Hazlewood captured 4 for 35 in this game to provide the fifth occasion of an Australian bowler capturing four or more wickets in a World Cup in his full quota of ten overs. The following table lists all the five bowlers.

 

No Player Overs M Runs W Inns Opposition Ground Date
1 CJ McDermott 10.0 0 56 4 2 v India Chennai 09.10.87
2 MR Whitney 10.0 1 34 4 2 v West Indies Melbourne 18.03.92
3 SK Warne 10.0 4 29 4 2 v South Africa Birmingham 17.06.99
4 SW Tait 10.0 0 39 4 1 v South Africa Gros Islet 25.04.07
5 JR Hazlewood 10.0 1 35 4 1 v Pakistan Adelaide 20.03.15

 

JR Hazlewood became the sixth bowler to capture four or more wickets in the World Cup Quarter final. Others are – RA Harper of West Indies, Shahid Afridi of Pakistan, JDP Oram of New Zealand, Imran Tahir of South Africa and UT Yadav of India. The performance of these six bowlers is listed below.

 

No Player O M R W Inns Team Oppn Ground Date
1 RA Harper 10.0 0 47 4 2 Win RSA Karachi 11.03.96
2 Shahid Afridi 9.3 1 30 4 1 Pak Win Dhaka 23.03.11
3 JDP Oram 9.0 1 39 4 2 NZl RSA Dhaka 25.03.11
4 Imran Tahir 8.2 0 26 4 1 RSA Srl Sydney 18.03.15
5 UT Yadav 9.0 1 31 4 2 Ind Ban Melbourne 19.03.15
6 JRHazlewood 10.0 1 35 4 1 Aus Pak Adeliade 20.03.15

 

It is interesting to note that in all the three quarter finals of WC 2015 played hither to, a bowler from the winning team has captured four wickets.

 

No Player O M R W Inns Team Oppn Ground Date
1 Imran Tahir 8.2 0 26 4 1 RSA Srl Sydney 18.03.15
2 UT Yadav 9.0 1 31 4 2 Ind Ban Melbourne 19.03.15
3 JRHazlewood 10.0 1 35 4 1 Aus Pak Adeliade 20.03.15

 

Pakistan was dismissed all out in this game for 213 to provide the 22nd occasion of Pakistan dismissed all out in an innings of a World Cup game. It also provides the ninth occasion of Pakistan dismissed all out in a World Cup game for 200 plus runs. All such occasions are listed below

 

No Team Score Overs Inns Opposition Ground Date
1 Pakistan 349 49.5 1 v Zimbabwe Kingston 21.03.07
2 Pakistan 250 56.2 2 v West Indies The Oval 20.06.79
3 Pakistan 249 49.0 2 v Australia Lahore 04.11.87
4 Pakistan 231 49.5 2 v India Mohali 30.03.11
5 Pakistan 228 44.3 2 v Australia Johannesburg 11.02.03
6 Pakistan 224 47.0 2 v India Adelaide 15.02.15
7 Pakistan 222 46.4 1 v South Africa Auckland 07.03.15
8 Pakistan 213 49.5 1 v Australia Adelaide 20.03.15
9 Pakistan 205 53.0 2 v Australia Leeds 07.06.75

 

Pakistan was dismissed all out in this game for 213 to provide the fifth occasion of Pakistan dismissed all out in an innings against Australia in a World Cup game. All such occasions are listed below

 

No Team Score Overs Inns Opposition Ground Date
1 Pakistan 249 49.0 2 v Australia Lahore 04.11.87
2 Pakistan 228 44.3 2 v Australia Johannesburg 11.02.03
3 Pakistan 213 49.5 1 v Australia Adelaide 20.03.15
4 Pakistan 205 53.0 2 v Australia Leeds 07.06.75
5 Pakistan 132 49.5 1 v Australia Lord’s 20.06.99

 

AJ Finch took three catches in this game to provide the 38th occasion of a fieldsman other than the Wicket keeper taking three or more catches in the World Cup. It also provides the third occasion of an Australian fieldsman taking three or more catches. Others are – AR Border – three catches against Zimbabwe at Hobart on 14.03.92 and RT Ponting – three catches against Bangladesh at Chester-le-Street on 27.05.99.

 

AJ Finch took three catches in this game to provide the third occasion of a fieldsman other than the Wicket keeper taking three or more catches in the World Cup Quarter final. Others are Z Khan of India against Australia at Ahmedabad on 24.03.11 and F du Plessis of South Africa against Sri Lanka at Sydney on 19.03.15. The feats of these three fieldsmen are listed below

 

No Player Ct Inns Team Oppn Ground Date
1 Z Khan 3 1 Ind Aus Ahmedabad 24.03.11
2 F du Plessis 3 1 RSA Srl Sydney 18.03.15
3 AJ Finch 3 1 Aus Pal Adelaide 20.03.15

 

 

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