Team, Batting, Bowling Records in World Cup history

Team, Batting, Bowling Records in World Cup history

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Published on: Feb 27, 2015

Check here List of Team, Batting, Bowling Records in ICC Cricket World Cup history.

Check here List of Team, Batting, Bowling Records in ICC Cricket World Cup history.

Team Records in World Cup history

Record First Second
Highest scoreIndia vs Bermuda (2007) 413–5South Africa vs West Indies (2015) 408–5
Lowest scoreCanada vs Sri Lanka (2003) 36Canada vs England (1979) 45
Highest successful run chaseIreland vs England (2011) 329–7Sri Lanka vs Zimbabwe (1992) 313–7
Highest winning margin (runs)India vs Bermuda (2007)
South Africa vs West Indies(2015)
257Australia vs Namibia(2003) 256
Lowest winning margin (runs)Australia vs India (1987) 1Australia vs India (1992) 1
Highest win %Australia 74%South Africa 66.95%
Most winsAustralia 56New Zealand 41
Most lossesZimbabwe 37Sri Lanka 32

Batting Records in World Cup history

Record First Second
Most runs Sachin Tendulkar 2278 Ricky Ponting 1743
Highest average (min. 20 inns.) Viv Richards 63.31 Rahul Dravid 61.42
Strike rate (min. 20 inns.) Kapil Dev 115.14 Virender Sehwag 106.43^
Fastest century Kevin O'Brien vs England (2011) 50 balls AB de Villiers vs West Indies (2015) 52 balls
Fastest fifty Brendon McCullum vs England (2015) 18 balls Brendon McCullum vs Canada (2007) 20 balls
Most centuries Sachin Tendulkar 6 Ricky Ponting 5
Most 50+ scores Sachin Tendulkar 15 Ricky Ponting 11
Most ducks Nathan Astle 5 out of 22 Ijaz Ahmed 5 out of 26
Most sixes Ricky Ponting 31 Chris Gayle 28
Most sixes in an innings Chris Gayle vs Zimbabwe (2015) 16 David Miller 9
Highest score Chris Gayle vs Zimbabwe (2015) 215 Gary Kirsten vs UAE (1996) 188*
Most runs through boundaries in an innings Chris Gayle (2015) 136Saurav Ganguly (1999) 110
Highest partnership Marlon Samuels & Chris Gayle
(2nd wicket) vs Zimbabwe (2015)
372Saurav Ganguly & Rahul Dravid
(2nd wicket) vs Sri Lanka (1999)
318

Bowling Records in World Cup history

Record First Second
Most wickets Glenn McGrath 71 Muttiah Muralitharan 68
Lowest average (min. 1000 balls bowled) Glenn McGrath 18.19 Imran Khan 19.26
Economy rate (min. 1000 balls bowled) Andy Roberts 3.24 Ian Botham 3.43
Strike rate (min. 1000 balls bowled) Zaheer Khan 27.1 Glenn McGrath 27.5
Best bowling figures Glenn McGrath vs Namibia (2003) 7–15Andrew Bichel vs England 7–20
Most wickets in consecutive balls Lasith Malinga 4 vs South Africa (2007)

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3 vs New Zealand (1987)
3 vs Zimbabwe (1999)
3 vs Bangladesh (2003)
3 vs Kenya (2003)
3 vs Kenya (2011)
3 vs Netherlands (2011)
3 vs Australia (2015)

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