World Cup Records

ICC Cricket World Cup 2011

Highest Totals

Dean Minors & Virender Sehwag

India 413-5 v Bermuda, Port of Spain, March 19 2007
Sri Lanka 398-5 v Kenya, Kandy, March 6 1996
Australia 377-6 v S Africa, Basseterre, March 24 2007
India 373-6 v Sri Lanka, Taunton, May 26 1999
N Zealand 363-5 v Canada, Gros Islet, March 22 2007

Lowest Totals

Scoreboard

Canada 36 v Sri Lanka, Paarl, Feb 19 2003
Canada 45 v England, Old Trafford, June 13 1979
Namibia 45 v Australia, Potchefstroom, Feb 27 2003
Scotland 68 v West Indies, Grace Road, May 27 1999
Pakistan 74 v England, Adelaide, March 1 1992

Most Runs Overall

Sachin Tendulkar

Sachin Tendulkar, India: 1,796
Ricky Ponting, Australia: 1,537
Brian Lara, West Indies: 1,225
Sanath Jayasuriya, Sri Lanka: 1,165
Adam Gilchrist, Australia: 1,185

Most Runs in a World Cup

Sachin Tendulkar

Sachin Tendulkar, India: 673 in 2003
Matthew Hayden, Australia: 659 in 2007
Mahela Jayawardene, Sri Lanka: 548 in 2007
Ricky Ponting, Australia: 539 in 2007
Sachin Tendulkar, India: 523 in 1996

Highest Scores

Gary Kirsten

188, Gary Kirsten: SA v UAE, Rawalpindi, Feb 16 1996
183, Sourav Ganguly: Ind v SL, Taunton, May 26 1999
181, Viv Richards: W Indies v SL, Karachi, Oct 13 1987
175no, Kapil Dev: India v Zim, Tun. Wells, June 18 1983
172no, Craig Wishart: Zim v Nam, Harare, Feb 10 2003

Most Centuries

Sourav Ganguly

Sourav Ganguly, India: 4 (21 innings)
Mark Waugh, Australia: 4 (22)
Sachin Tendulkar, India: 4 (35)
Ricky Ponting, Australia: 4 (36)
Rameez Raja, Pakistan: 3 (16)

Most Wickets Overall

Glenn McGrath

Glenn McGrath, Australia: 71 (39 matches)
Wasim Akram, Pakistan: 55 (38)
Muttiah Muralitharan, Sri Lanka: 53 (31)
Chaminda Vaas, Sri Lanka: 49 (31)
Javagal Srinath, India: 44 (34)

Most Wickets in a World Cup

Glenn McGrath

Glenn McGrath, Australia: 26 in 2007
Chaminda Vaas, Sri Lanka: 23 in 2003
Muttiah Muralitharan, Sri Lanka: 23 in 2007
Shaun Tait, Australia: 23 in 2007
Brett Lee, Australia: 22 in 2003

Best Bowling Figures

Glenn McGrath

7-15, Glenn McGrath: Aus v Nam, P'room, Feb 27 2003
7-20, Andy Bichel: Aus v England, P Eliz, March 2 2003
7-51, Winston Davis: WI v Eng, Head'ley, June 11 1983
6-14, Gary Gilmour: Aus v Eng, Head'ley, June 18 1975
6-23, Ashish Nehra: Ind v Eng, Durban, Feb 26 2003

Most Dismissals

Matthew Hayden, Adam Gilchrist & Ricky Ponting

Adam Gilchrist, Australia: 55 (45 catches, 7 stumpings)
Kumar Sangakkara, Sri Lanka: 32 (26, 6)
Mark Boucher, South Africa: 31 (31, 0)
Moin Khan, Pakistan: 30 (23, 7)
Brendon McCullum, New Zealand: 23 (22, 1)

*All statistics correct as of February 18 2011

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