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Vuuren enters record books for conceding 92 of 10 overs

Published: Friday, February 28, 2003, 23:53 [IST]
 
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Potchefstroom: Namibia's seam bowler Rudi van Vuuren entered the record books after conceding 92 runs against Australia in the World Cup on Thursday.

Van Vuuren's 0-92 in 10 overs was the second most expensive figures in World Cup history and the fourth in all One-day Internationals. He also became the only bowler to give away so may runs without taking a wicket. Van Vuuren's 10th over cost 28 runs, the highest in the World Cup, surpassing the 26 runs conceded by Canada's Barry Seebaran against the West Indies last Sunday. Most expensive figures in One-day Internationals: M Snedden (New Zealand) 12-1-105-2 v England, Oval, 1983 A De Mel (Sri Lanka) 10-0-97-1 v West Indies, Karachi, 1987-88 S Jayasuriya (Sri Lanka) 10-0-94-3 v Pakistan, Nairobi, 1996-97 R van Vuuren (Namibia) 10-0-92-0 v Australia, Potchefstroom, 2003 Waqar Younis (Pakistan) 10-0-86-2 v Sri Lanka, Benoni, 1997-98 T Kumaran (India) 10-0-86-0 v Pakistan, Dhaka, 1999-2000 Most runs conceded in an over: 30 - Aamer Sohail (Pakistan) v Sri Lanka, Singapore, 1995-96 30 - C Harris (New Zealand) v Sri Lanka, Sharjah, 2000-01 28 - S Jayasuriya (Sri Lanka) v Pakistan, Nairobi, 1996-97 28 - C Drum (New Zealand) v India, Hyderabad, 1999-2000 28 - Enamul Haque (Bangladesh) v Pakistan, Dhaka, 2001-02 28 - R van Vuuren (Namibia) v Australia, Potchefstroom, 2003 Copyright AFP 2001

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