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1975 Cricket World Cup-History and facts

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Results of the Most Important Cricket Series Played in 2015

Tests

Pakistan in Bangladesh Test Series, April and May 2015, Bangladesh

Bangladesh – Pakistan 0-1 ( The second match ended in a draw)

Bangladesh–Pakistan Test Series 2015

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Nine Best Cricket Batsmen in 2015

Aaron Finch

Aaron Finch – This Australian is a captain of his T20 national cricket team. Right-handed batsman still holds a record for the most innings in a T20 international game from 2013 and was one of the best batsmen in 2015.

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Which Teams Marked 2015 in Test, ODI, and T20 Cricket?

Australian Cricket Team

Australia – Australians have won 2015 Cricket World Cup, which is more than enough to make them one of the best cricket teams of 2015, at least when it comes to ODI format. They failed to win all matches in their group, but they were the best when it was most needed and won against New Zealand in the final.

New Zealand – they started the World Cup in a great manner, winning all of their group matches and advancing to the final, but failed to secure a win against Australia and had to be satisfied with the second place.

South Africa – As for South Africa, they can be satisfied with their performances in 2015. They failed to win the semifinal of the World Cup but are still among four best cricket teams when it comes to ODI format. They also put in some great performances in T20 format, winning against Bangladesh and drawing New Zealand in a T20I Series.

Pakistan Cricket Team

Pakistan – their national team put in some great performances in Test series against England towards the end of the year, winning two and drawing one game on a neutral turf in the United Arab Emirates. They also showed well in T20I and ODI Series in Zimbabwe and Sri Lanka and managed to go into the quarter-final of the World Cup, so they can be satisfied with the year they had.

Sri Lanka – Sri Lanka might not have been one of the best cricket teams in 2015, but they will satisfied because of some wins, like the ones in New Zealand in ODI Series in January and T20I Series in December. Unfortunately, South Africa got the better of them in the quarter-final of the World Cup.

West Indies – They managed to scrape two wins in the World Cup before getting eliminated from New Zealand in the quarter-final. They managed to win a game in the T20I Series in Sri Lanka.

India – India lost the World Cup semifinal against Australia, but is still one of the best cricket teams of the year. They won Test series in Sri Lanka after beating the home team twice, and Freedom Trophy, after defeating South Africa in four Test matches.

Some Incredible Batsmen and Their World Cup Runs

by on April 16, 2015
in One day Cricket

Adam Gilchrist

Records are made to be broken and game of cricket proves it with superstars emerging from the ground to the horizon. There are various records that are worth mentioning such as maximum Runs in ODIs, centuries, maximum runs in single innings and so on. Here, it would be apt to recall some of the best records in the Cricket.

When it comes to batting records in the World Cup then Sachin Tendulkar is one name that comes into mind instantly. Master blaster and often known as the God of Cricket, Sachin Tendulkar has made maximum number of runs totalling to 2278 runs in 45 matches.

Ricky Ponting holds the second spot in the World Cup with 1743 runs in 42 matches. West Indies legend Brian Lara made 1225 runs in 34 matches taking the third spot behind Tendulkar and Ponting. Sri Lankan superstar Sanath Jayasurya took fourth spot making 1165 runs in 38 matches. South African Cricket superstar JH Kallis played 36 World Cup matches and made 1148 runs.

Australian Adam C Gilchrist made 1085 runs in 31 matches played in the World Cup. Pakistan player Javed Miandad scored 1083 runs on total 33 runs played by him in his career. SP Fleming made 1075 runs in 33 matches played. H Gibbs made total of 1067 runs in 25 matches.

Player Matches Runs
Sachin Tendulkar 45 2278
RT Ponting 42 1743
BC Lara 34 1225
ST Jayasurya 38 1165
JH Kallis 36 1148
AC Gilchrist 31 1085
Javed Miandad 33 1083
SP Fleming 33 1075
HH Gibbs 25 1067

Another player from Sri Lanka who has made massive runs in the World Cup is Pa De Silva of Sri Lanka who played 35 matches and scored 1064 runs in total. Richards of West Indies made 1013 runs in 23 matches. Often, known as Bengal Tiger Sourav Ganguly of India made 1006 runs in 21 matches. Next to Ganguly stands M Waugh of Australia who made 1004 runs in 22 matches. Sri Lankan player K Sangakkara scored 991 runs in 30 matches during the World Cup.

Other players who are known for making incredible runs are as follows:-

ML Hayden 22 987
SR Waugh 33 978
D Jawyawardene 33 975
S Chandrapaul 31 970
A Ranatunga 30 969
Saeed Anwar 21 915
SB Styris 26 909
GA Gooch 21 897
MD Crowe 21 880
R Dravid 22 860

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