WC 2003 - Feats and fiasco of World Cup statistics till Super Sixes

Published: Friday, March 7, 2003, 2:32 [IST]
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Johannesburg: Statistics of the World Cup ahead of the Super Sixes starting onFriday:
Highest totals:
340-2Zimbabwe v Namibia, Harare
314-4Holland v Namibia, Bloemfontein
311-2India v Namibia, Pietermaritzburg
310-8Australia v Pakistan, Johannesburg
306-6South Africa v New Zealand, Johannesburg
Lowest totals:
36Canada v Sri Lanka, Paarl
45Namibia v Australia, Potchefstroom
84Namibia v Pakistan, Kimberley
104Kenya v West Indies, Kimberley
108Bangladesh v South Africa, (Bloemfontein
Highest totals batting second:
276-4India v Pakistan, Centurion (won)
275-9South Africa v West Indies, (Cape Town (lost)
250Namibia v Holland, Bloemfontein (lost)
248-3Australia v Zimbabwe, Bulawayo (won)
229-1New Zealand v South Africa (Johannesburg) (won)
229-6South Africa v Sri Lanka, (Durban (tied)
Most sixes by a team:
28-West Indies
26-South Africa
23-New Zealand
15-Australia and Holland
Most run outs:
4-Canada, India, Sri Lanka, West Indies.
Most catches taken:
22-West Indies
21-Australia, England and Holland
Most extras conceded:
103-Sri Lanka
Most wides conceded:
49-Bangladesh and Sri Lanka
Most no balls conceded:
23-South Africa
Highest individual scores:
172 not outC Wishart, Zimbabwe v Namibia, Harare
152S Tendulkar, India v Namibia, Pietermaritzburg
143 not outA Symonds, Australia v Pakistan, Johannesburg
143H Gibbs, South Africa v New Zealand, Johannesburg
141S Styris, New Zealand v Sri Lanka, Bloemfontein
Fastest centuries (balls faced):
67J Davison, Canada v West Indies, Centurion
92A Symonds, Australia v Pakistan, Johannesburg
100C Wishart, Zimbabwe v Namibia Harare
Fastest fifties (balls faced):
23B Lara, West Indies v Canada, Centurion
24W Hinds, West Indies v Canada, Centurion
25A Blignaut, Zimbabwe v Australia, Bulawayo
25J Davison, Canada v New Zealand, Benoni
Most runs:
469 (average 78.16)S Tendulkar, India
384 (average 96.00)H Gibbs South, Africa
269 (average 53.80)S Jayasuriya, Sri Lanka
249 (average 62.25)M Atapattu, Sri Lanka
248 (average 41.33)B Lara, West Indies
Best bowling in an innings:
7-15G McGrath, Australia v Namibia, Potchefstroom
7-20A Bichel, Australia v England, Port Elizabeth
6-23A Nehra, India v England, Durban
6-25C Vaas, Sri Lanka v Bangladesh, Pietermaritzburg
5-24C Obuya, Kenya v Sri Lanka, Nairobi
Most wickets:
16 (average 9.87)C Vaas, Sri Lanka
16 (average 13.00)V Drakes, West Indies
12 (average 2.75)A Bichel, Australia
12 (average 12.66)G McGrath, Australia
12 (average 14.58)M Muralitharan, Sri Lanka
12 (average 16.75)Wasim Akram, Pakistan


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