Nail Biting Facts and Records from ICC Cricket World Cup

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A look at the most interesting facts and records in the history of ICC Cricket World Cup


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Interesting Facts & Records about ICC World Cup

ICC Cricket World Cup : 1975 - 2015:

ICC Cricket World Cup : 1975 - 2015 Image Courtesy : Cricket World Cup is a One Day International (ODI) contest in men's cricket. It is organized by International Cricket Council (ICC) and takes place every four years since it was first held in 1975 in England. West Indies won the first World Cup trophy in 1975.


Batting Records Most Runs: 2278 Most 50+ scores: 7 Most runs in a tournament: 673 No. of Tour Appearances: 6 Indian batsman Sachin Tendulkar holds an collection of individual records in the World Cup history Image Courtesy : http ://


Bowling Records Australian Glenn McGrath has the best individual bowling figures and governs individual bowling records as he has taken more wickets at a higher strike rate with a better economy rate than any other bowler in the World Cup history. Most Wickets: 71 Lowest average ( min.1000 balls bowled ):18.19 Best bowling figures: 7-15 Image Courtesy :


Fielding Records Australia’s Ricky Ponting heads individual fielding records being the leading fielder in terms of catches made in the World Cup tournament history. Most Catches (fielder ): 28 Image Courtesy :


Wicketkeeper Gilchrist holds the record of most dismissals in a single match, individual tournament and in World Cup history . Most dismissals: 52   Most dismissals individual tournament: 21   Most dismissals single match: 6   Wicketkeeping Records Image Courtesy :


Australia hold several T eam R ecords , including those for the most wins, the highest win percentage, the most consecutive wins; they were undefeated in the 2003 Cricket World Cup and 2007 Cricket World Cup campaigns. Team Records Image Courtesy : Most wins: 56 Highest win  %: 74% Most consecutive wins: 25 Most consecutive matches without being defeated: 34


Most sixes in an innings: 16 C hris Gayle v Zimbabwe (2015 ) scored the highest runs through maximum boundaries and with most number of sixes in an innings Awesome Records Image Courtesy : Highest score: 215 Most runs through boundaries in an innings: 136


Unsuccessful Records Lowest score: 36 Canada's lowest score in the history of the tournament. Most consecutive ducks: 3 Canadian Nicholas De Groot's consecutive ducks. Most losses: 37 Zimbabwe's record number of matches lost . Image Courtesy : Image Courtesy : Image Courtesy :