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ICC Cricket World Cup Statistics

Updated on August 2, 2016

Participants

Team
Year(s)
Australia
1975,1979,1983,1987,1992,1996,1999,2003,2007,2011,2015
Afghanistan
2015
Bangladesh
1999,2003,2007,2011,2015
Bermuda
2007
Canada
1979,2003,2007,2011
East Africa
1975
England
1975,1979,1983,1987,1992,1996,1999,2003,2007,2011,2015
India
1975,1979,1983,1987,1992,1996,1999,2003,2007,2011,2015
Ireland
2007,2011,2015
Kenya
1996,1999,2003,2007,2011
Namibia
2003
New Zealand
1975,1979,1983,1987,1992,1996,1999,2003,2007,2011,2015
Netherlands
1996,2003,2007,2011
Pakistan
1975,1979,1983,1987,1992,1996,1999,2003,2007,2011,2015
Scotland
1999,2007,2015
South Africa
1992,1996,1999,2003,2007,2011,2015
Sri Lanka
1975,1979,1983,1987,1992,1996,1999,2003,2007,2011,2015
United Arab Emirates
1996,2015
West Indies
1975,1979,1983,1987,1992,1996,1999,2003,2007,2011,2015
Zimbabwe
1983,1987,1992,1996,1999,2003,2007,2011,2015

Hosts

Year
Host(s)
1975
England
1979
England
1983
England
1987
India, Pakistan
1992
Australia, New Zealand
1996
India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka
1999
England, Scotland, Ireland, Netherlands, Wales
2003
South Africa, Zimbabwe, Kenya
2007
West Indies
2011
India, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh
2015
Australia, New Zealand

Champions

Year
Champion
Runner Up
1975
West Indies
Australia
1979
West Indies
England
1983
India
West Indies
1987
Australia
England
1992
Pakistan
England
1996
Sri Lanka
Australia
1999
Australia
Pakistan
2003
Australia
India
2007
Australia
Sri Lanka
2011
India
Sri Lanka
2015
Australia
New Zealand

World Cup Winning Captains

Year
Captain
Country
1975
Clive Lloyd
West Indies
1979
Clive Lloyd
West Indies
1983
Kapil Dev
India
1987
Allan Border
Australia
1992
Imran Khan
Pakistan
1996
Arjuna Ranatunga
Sri Lanka
1999
Steve Waugh
Australia
2003
Ricky Ponting
Australia
2007
Ricky Ponting
Australia
2011
Mahendra Singh Dhoni
India
2015
Michael Clarke
Australia

Team Records

Record
Team
Stats
Most Wins
Australia
62
Most Losses
Zimbabwe
42
Highest Win %
Australia
75.3%
Highest Score
Australia vs Afghanistan (2015)
417-6
Lowest Score
Canada vs Sri Lanka (2003)
36
Highest successful run chase
Ireland vs England (2011)
329-7
Highest winning margin (runs)
Australia vs Afghanistan (2015)
275
Lowest winning margin (runs)
Australia vs India (1987,1992)
1

Leading Run-Scorers

Player
Country
Matches
Runs
Average
Strike Rate
Sachin Tendulkar
India
45
2278
56.95
88.98
Ricky Ponting
Australia
46
1743
45.86
79.95
Brian Lara
West Indies
34
1225
42.24
86.26
Sanath Jayasuriya
Sri Lanka
38
1165
34.26
90.66
Jacques Kallis
South Africa
36
1148
45.92
74.40
Adam Gilchrist
Australia
31
1085
36.16
98.01
Javed Miandad
Pakistan
33
1083
43.32
68.02
Stephen Fleming
New Zealand
33
1075
35.83
76.89
Herschelle Gibbs
South Africa
25
1067
56.15
87.38
Aravinda De Silva
Sri Lanka
35
1064
36.68
86.57

Batting Records in One Tournament

Record
Player(s)
Team
Stats
Year
Most Runs
Sachin Tendulkar
India
673 (11 Innings)
2003
Most Centuries
Kumar Sangakkara
Sri Lanka
4
2015
Most 50+ Scores
Sachin Tendulkar
India
7
2003
Most Sixes
Mathew Hayden
Australia
18 (10 Innings)
2007
Most Consecutive Centuries
Kumar Sangakkara
Sri Lanka
4
2015
Most Consecutive 50+ Scores
Steve Smith
Australia
5
2015
Most Consecutive Ducks
Nicholas De Groot
Canada
3
2003
 
Shem Ngoche
Kenya
3
2011

Overall Batting Records

Records
Player
Stats
Most Runs
Sachin Tendulkar
2278
Most Centuries
Sachin Tendulkar
6
Most 50+ Scores
Sachin Tendulkar
21
Fastest Double Century
Chris Gayle vs Zimbabwe (2015)
138 Balls
Fastest 150
AB Devilliers vs West Indies (2015)
64 Balls
Fastest Century
Kevin O'Brien vs England (2011)
50 Balls
Fastest Fifty
Brendon McCullum vs England (2015)
18 Balls
Highest Average
Lance Klusener
124.00
Highest Average (Min. 20 Inns.)
AB Devilliers
63.52
Strike Rate
Lance Klusener
121.17
Strike Rate (Min. 20 Inns.)
Brendon McCullum
120.84
Most Ducks
Nathan Astle
5 out of 22
Most Sixes
Chris Gayle & AB Devilliers
37
Most Fours
Sachin Tendulkar
241
Highest Score
Martin Guptill vs West Indies (2015)
237*
Most runs through boundaries in an innings
Martin Guptill vs West Indies (2015)
162
Highest Partnership
Chris Gayle & Marlon Samuels vs Zimbabwe (2015)
372

Most Wickets

Player
Matches
Overs
Maidens
Runs
Wickets
Glenn McGrath
39
325.1
42
1292
71
Muttiah Muralidaran
40
343.3
15
1335
68
Wasim Akram
38
323.1
17
1311
55
Chaminda Vaas
31
261.0
39
1040
49
Zaheer Khan
23
197.2
12
890
44
Javagal Srinath
34
283.2
21
1224
44
Allan Donald
25
218.1
14
913
38
Jacob Oram
23
182.2
21
768
36
Brett Lee
17
137.2
15
629
35
Brad Hogg
21
157.5
10
654
34

Most Wickets In One Tournament

Player
Country
Matches
Overs
Maidens
Runs
Wickets
Best Bowling
Year
Glenn McGrath
Australia
11
80.5
5
357
26
3-14
2007
Chaminda Vaas
Sri Lanka
10
88.0
14
331
23
6-25
2003
Muttiah Muralidaran
Sri Lanka
10
84.4
1
351
23
4-19
2007
Shaun Tait
Australia
11
84.3
1
467
23
4-29
2007
Brett Lee
Australia
10
83.1
9
394
22
5-42
2003
Glenn McGrath
Australia
11
87.0
18
310
21
7-15
2003
Brad Hogg
Australia
11
82.5
6
332
21
4-27
2007
Shahid Afridi
Pakistan
8
74.3
4
270
21
5-16
2011
Zaheer Khan
India
9
81.0
4
394
21
3-20
2011
Geoff Allott
New Zealand
9
87.4
7
325
20
4-37
1999

Best Bowling Performance

Player
Opponent
Overs
Maidens
Runs
Wickets
Glenn McGrath
Namibia
7
4
15
7
Andrew Bichel
England
10
0
20
7
Winston Davis
Australia
10.3
0
51
7
Gary Gilmour
England
12
6
14
6
Shane Bond
Australia
10
2
23
6
Ashish Nehra
England
10
2
23
6
Chaminda Vaas
Bangladesh
9.1
2
25
6
Kemar Roach
Netherlands
8.3
0
27
6
Lasith Malinga
Kenya
7.4
0
38
6
Ken Macleay
India
11.5
3
39
6

Overall Bowling Records

Record
Player(s)
Team
Stats
Lowest Average (Min. 1000 Balls Bowled)
Glenn McGrath
Australia
18.19
Strike Rate (Min. 1000 Balls Bowled)
Zaheer Khan
India
27.1
Economy Rate (Min. 1000 Balls Bowled)
Andy Roberts
West Indies
3.24
Most Wickets
Glenn McGrath
Australia
71
Best Bowling Performance
Glenn McGrath vs Namibia (2003)
Australia
7-15
Most Wickets in Consecutive Balls
Lasith Malinga vs South Africa (2007)
Sri Lanka
4

Most Catches (Excluding As Wicket Keeper)

Player
Country
Matches
Catches
Ricky Ponting
Australia
46
28
Sanath Jayasuriya
Sri Lanka
38
18
Chris Cairns
New Zealand
28
16
Brian Lara
West Indies
34
16
Inzamam-ul-Haq
Pakistan
35
16
Graeme Smith
South Africa
20
15
Mahela Jayawardena
Sri Lanka
33
15
Anil Kumble
India
18
14
Steve Waugh
Australia
33
14
Aravinda De Silva
Sri Lanka
35
14

Most Catches In One Tournament

Player
Country
Matches
Catches
Year
Ricky Ponting
Australia
11
11
2003
Anil Kumble
India
7
8
1996
Daryll Cullinan
South Africa
9
8
1999
Mahela Jayawardena
Sri Lanka
9
8
2011
Brett Lee
Australia
10
8
2003
Paul Collingwood
England
10
8
2007
Dinesh Mongia
India
11
8
2003
Virender Sehwag
India
11
8
2003
Graeme Smith
South Africa
11
8
2007

Most Catches (Wicket-Keeper)

Player
Country
Matches
Catches
Adam Gilchrist
Australia
31
45
Kumar Sangakkara
Sri Lanka
30
36
Mark Boucher
South Africa
25
31
Brendon McCullum
New Zealand
25
30
Moin Khan
Pakistan
20
23
Ridley Jacobs
West Indies
11
21
Alec Stewart
England
25
21
Ashish Bagai
Canada
15
19
Wasim Bari
Pakistan
14
18
Ian Healy
Australia
14
18

Most Stumpings

Player
Country
Matches
Dismissals
Kumar Sangakkara
Sri Lanka
30
10
Moin Khan
Pakistan
20
7
Adam Gilchrist
Australia
31
7
Kamran Akmal
Pakistan
11
6
Kiran More
India
14
6
MS Dhoni
India
12
5
Romesh Kaluwitharana
Sri Lanka
11
4
Wasim Bari
Pakistan
14
4
Nayan Mongia
India
14
4
Mushfiqur Rahim
Bangladesh
15
4

Overall Fielding Records

Record
Player
Stats
Most Catches (Fielder)
Ricky Ponting
28
Most Dismissals (Wicket Keeper)
Adam Gilchrist
52
Most Catches (Fielder) in one tournament
Ricky Ponting
11
Most Dismissals (Wicket Keeper) in one tournament
Adam Gilchrist
21
Most Catches (Fielder) in one match
Mohammed Kaif
4
Most Dismissals (Wicket Keeper) in one match
Adam Gilchrist
6

Appearances- In Terms of Tournaments

Player
Country
No. of Tour Appearances
List of World Cup Appearances
Javed Miandad
Pakistan
6
1975,1979,1983,1987,1992,1996
Sachin Tendulkar
India
6
1992,1996,1999,2003,2007,2011
Imran Khan
Pakistan
5
1975,1979,1983,1987,1992
Arjuna Ranatunga
Sri Lanka
5
1983,1987,1992,1996,1999
Wasim Akram
Pakistan
5
1987,1992,1996,1999,2003
Aravinda De Silva
Sri Lanka
5
1987,1992,1996,1999,2003
Brian Lara
West Indies
5
1992,1996,1999,2003,2007
Sanath Jayasuriya
Sri Lanka
5
1992,1996,1999,2003,2007
Inzamam-ul-Haq
Pakistan
5
1992,1996,1999,2003,2007
Ricky Ponting
Australia
5
1996,1999,2003,2007,2011
Jacques Kallis
South Africa
5
1996,1999,2003,2007,2011
S. Chanderpaul
West Indies
5
1996,1999,2003,2007,2011
M. Muralitharan
Sri Lanka
5
1996,1999,2003,2007,2011
Steve Tikolo
Kenya
5
1996,1999,2003,2007,2011
Thomas Odoyo
Kenya
5
1996,1999,2003,2007,2011
Shahid Afridi
Pakistan
5
1999,2003,2007,2011,2015*
Daniel Vettori
New Zealand
5
1999,2003,2007,2011,2015*
Mahela Jayawardene
Sri Lanka
5
1999,2003,2007,2011,2015*

Appearances- In Terms of Matches

Player
Country
Matches
Ricky Ponting
Australia
46
Sachin Tendulkar
India
45
Muttiah Muralitharan
Sri Lanka
40
Glen McGrath
Australia
39
Sanath Jayasuriya
Sri Lanka
38
Wasim Akram
Pakistan
38
Jacques Kallis
South Africa
36
Aravinda De Silva
Sri Lanka
35
Inzamam-ul-Haq
Pakistan
35
Brian Lara
West Indies
34

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