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Cup Trivia

Published: Thursday, March 1, 2007, 23:53 [IST]
 
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Incredible but true: Sunil Walson who was part of Kapil Devil's 1983 World Cup winning team, interestingly was never ever played for India in ODIs.

Sportsmanship: In 1987, Courtney Walsh did something very very gentlemanly. Walsh could have run out the last Pakistani batsman Salim Jaffer, who was backing out even he could bowl It cost Windies the match and Cup.

Two to Tango: Lance Zulu Klusener (RSA) and Aravinda de Silva (Lanka) have won record four Man-of-the-Match awards in a single edition of the World Cup. Aravinda did it in 1996 while Lance in 1999 World Cup.

In'expensive' list: Karsan Ghavari's bowling figures of 11-1-83-0 against England at Lord's in 1975 was the most expensive one in a WC match by an Indian.

Leeds heads the chart: Headingley, Leeds, England, has hosted the most number of World Cup matches (8).

Snail-paced: Sunil Gavaskars 36 off 174 balls against England in the 1975 World Cup is considered to be the slowest innings in any World Cup match.
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