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1992 Cricket World Cup: History and facts

by on February 12, 2011
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Host nation of 1992 Cricket World Cup:

  • 1992 Cricket World Cup (5th world cup event) was hosted by New Zealand and Australia.

Winner of 1992 Cricket World Cup

  • Pakistan won the 1992 World Cup where they defeated England by 22 runs in the final match

Maximum score in 1992 Cricket World Cup tournament

  • Sri Lanka scored the highest total ( 313 runs) in the 1992 World Cup tournament.

Highest score in an innings by a player in 1992 Cricket World Cup

  • Rameez Raja scored the highest score of 119 runs in 1992 World Cup against New Zealand.

Maximum fours in Cricket World Cup 1992

  • Rameez Raja hit the maximum fours (16)

Maximum centuries by a player in 1992 Cricket World Cup

  • DC Boon, an Australian batsman scored two centuries with 2 sixes and 34 fours
  • Rameez Raja, a Pakistani batsman also scored two centuries in 1992 World Cup

Maximum fifties by a player in 1992 Cricket World cup

  • A Pakistani batsman, Javed Miandad scored the maximum of 5 fifties in 1992 World Cup

Most ducks by any player in 1992 Cricket World Cup

  • K Srikkant, an Indian batsman ended by with highest number of ducks in 1992 World Cup

Most wickets by a player in 1992 Cricket World Cup

  • Wasim Akram took most number of wickets in 1992 World Cup, total of 18 wickets in 89.4 overs.

Maximum catches by a player in 1992 Cricket World Cup

  • South African cricket player KC Wessel took the maximum number of catches (7) in 9 innings.

Highest partnership in Cricket World Cup 1992

  • 175 runs was the highest partnership in 1992 World Cup scored by DL Hayness and BC Lara of West Indies cricket team

Highest dismissals in 1992 Cricket World Cup

  • DJ Richardson made 15 dismissals in which 1 was stump while 14 were catches

Largest victory of the 1992 Cricket World cup

  • Australian cricket team won with a good margin on 128 runs against Zimbabwe. The target was 266 runs.

Final match umpires of 1992 Cricket World Cup

  • Steve Bucknor and Brian Aldridge

Man of the series in 1992 Cricket World Cup

  • Martin Crowe

Interesting facts

  • Colored clothing, white balls and flood lights were used for the first time in 1992 World Cup
  • South Africa national cricket team was included for the first time in a World Cup
  • New Zealand captain Martin Crowe opened the bowling innings by using a spinner, Deepak Patel.

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2 Responses to “1992 Cricket World Cup: History and facts”
  1. irfan says:

    I AM SO HAPPY 1992 WORLD CUP BECAUSE PAKISTAN WIN THIS WORLD CUP
    I AM THNKFUL TO “ALLAH”(GOD).

  2. ALI SUFYAN says:

    Hello,

    Can you tell me who is the maximum sixer maker in 1992 cricket world cup.

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