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Highest Partnership by Wicket and Runs in the World Cup

by on April 16, 2015
in World Cup

Srilankan Cricket

Since the start of the Cricket World cup number of records have been made and registered in the history of in golden words.  Records such as most number of Runs, Wicket, and Highest Partnership have been constantly the talk of the town with fans praying and cheering for their favourite cricket superstars achieving world records.  Once again the highest trophy of the Cricket will be claimed one of the many teams participating in the tournament and only the mightiest of all will win the matches and take the dream trophy home. Let’s take a look on some of the most interesting and popular records of the cricket.

Highest Partnership by Wicket in the Cricket World Cup

The credit is held by the Srilankan Cricket Tigers Upul Tharanga and T Dilshan. On March 10th 2011, during Sri Lanka Versus Zimbabwe, Tharanga and Dilshan played for first wicket and smashed 282 runs jointly, increasing the excitement in the ground manifolds and stealing the show of the day.

For the second wicket Indian roaring tigers Sourav Ganguly and Rahul Dravid made 318 runs during India Versus Sri Lanka on 26th May 1999.

For the third Wicket again India Master Blaster Sachin Tendulkar and Mr Dependable Rahul Dravid scored 237 runs during the India Versus Kenya 1999 Cricket World Cup.

Michael Clarke and Brad Hodge of Australia made 204 for the fourth wicket during Australia Versus Netherlands on 18th March 2007.

For fifth Wicket Roger Towse and Chris Cairns of New Zealand made 148 runs during New Zealand Versus Australia match on 20th May 1999.

Highest Partnership by Runs in the Cricket World Cup

On November 8th during the Cricket World Cup, Sachin Tendulkar and Rahul Dravid scored tremendous 331 runs against New Zealand at a match Hyderabad Deccan ground.

Second highest run partnership is again from India where Bengal Tiger Sourav Ganguly and Rahul Dravid batted for 318 runs in during 1999 World Cup at Taunton Ground against Sri Lanka.

Wu Tharanga and ST Jayasuriya are on the third spot with a striking partnership of 286 runs against England during match at the Leeds.

WU Tharanga and TM Dilshan are on the fourth place with 282 runs against Zimbabwe during 10th March 2011.

M Azharuddin, and A Jadeja are in fifth ith 275 runs against Zimbabwe for the fourth wicket.

JAH Marshall and BB McCullum hold sixth spot with 274 runs for the 1st wicket against Ireland.

GD Elliott and L Ronchi made 267 runs for the 6th wicket against Sri Lanka in an one day International.

Aamer Sohail and Inzamam-ul-Haq totalled 263 runs together for the 2nd wicket against New Zealand.

Sourav Ganguly and Sachin Tendulkar of India made 258 runs for the first wicket against Kenya.

These are not all and there are various players who have set the record of the partnership by Runs and partnership by Wicket that the readers should definitely go for and enhance their cricket knowledge.

ICC World Cup and its Incredible Records

by on April 16, 2015
in World Cup

Ricky Ponting

After every four years the ICC Cricket World Cup arrives with all the excitement and fun under its hood. The defending champions put all their efforts to reclaim their World Cup and the challengers leave no stone unturned to clinch away the title. Cricket World cup was organised for the first time in England in the year 1975 and since then number of new teams have joined the tournament. Every season, some new records are made and there are some invincible record holders in almost every field of cricket. There is record Run Scorers, Players with Bowling records, cricketers with highest number of Wickets and so on. It is said that in Cricket ‘Catches Win Matches’ and therefore it becomes pertinent to take a look on the superstars who made records in most number of catches.

Most number of catches

It is interesting to take a look on some of the best records till date and record for most number of catches (excluding Wicketkeeper) is one of them. Australian cricket star Ricky Ponting holds the record of most number of catches. Ricky Ponting has played total of 46 matches in World Cup and in these matches he has taken 28 Catches which is a World Record. Next to Ponting, stands Sri Lankan maestro Sanath Jayasuriya who has played total of 38 matches and taken 18 catches which is distant far from Ponting’s record.

DJG Sammy of West Indies holds the record of most catches in an innings. In the year 2010, during West Indies Vs Ireland Sammy took startling 4 catches in the Providence ground. Bret Lee holds the second spot with 3 catches against Sri Lanka in the year 2007.

NJ Astle holds the record of most number of catches in a series. In 1999, he played total of nine matches and 9 innings taking 6 catches in total. Second in line is CL Cairns who holds the record of 5 catches in 5 matches and 5 innings.

Run Scorers Records

Apart from Catches there are various other records. Amongst the top run scorers, Sachin Tedulkar of India holds the record of most number of runs. He has made smashing 2278 runs in 45 matches with the average of 56.95. Second amongst the run scorers is Ricky Ponting with 1743 matches in 46 matches.

Bowling Records

In the ICC Cricket World Cup, best bowling record also exists and Australian superstar Glenn McGrath takes the first spot in the best bowling category taking 7 wickets in 7 overs and just giving 15 runs. McGrath holds the second position as well where in 11 matches he took 26 wicket. Australian legen Denis Lillee holds the third spot with 25 wickets in 14 matches. Others names that are worth mentioning include J Garner, WP Vaas of Sri Lanka, Muralitharan of Sri Lanka, MA Holding of West Indies, SW Tait of Australia and so on.

West Indies Squad and Bangladesh Squad for the Cricket World Cup 2015

Chris Gayle

The 11th ICC Cricket World cup was held in Australia as well as New Zealand jointly. There will be 14 teams giving neck to neck fight to each other in the current World Cup. The schedule of the matches is already out and there will be total 49 matches played in the event with Australia hosting 26 games and New Zealand hosting 23 games. The final match will be played at the Melbourne Cricket Ground.

West Indies will also one of the team in the World Cup tournament. The West Indies Cricket Board Selection panel has selected total of 30 man provisional West Indies quad that will play in the ICC Cricket World Cup. There are several new faces in the squad who will play at the One-Day International level. Some of the players who will play for the first time are Seamer Kenroy, Inran Khan, Ashley Nurse, Marquino Mindley and Jonathan Carter. West Indies is included in the Pool B and will play various matches against the countries such as India, Ireland, Pakistan, South Africa, United Arab Emirates and Zimbabwe. Here are the names of full squad of ICC World Cup

Sulieman Benn– West Indies Cricketer started his international career in 1999 as a left arm spinner.

Carlos Brathwaite – He made his debut against Bangladesh on October 18, 2011. Braithwaite is a right hand batsman and right arm fast medium bowler.

Darren Bravo – Left handed batsmen from West Indies who has played domestic cricket for Trinidad and Tobago.

Dwayne Bravo – West Indies has this all rounder who is not just known for his aggressive bowling style but also is a right arm medium fast bowler.

Jonathan Carter – Domestic player of West Indies who is a left hand batsman and right arm medium pacer.

Sheldon Cottrell – He is a left arm fast medium bowler and right hand batsman. He made his debut in the match against India.

Miguel Cummins – Till now played single one day International for West Indies.

Narsingh Deonarine – Left hande batsman from West Indies and bowls a right arm off break.

Andre Fletcher – The West Indian cricketer who is a right handed batsman and often plays as wicket keeper.

Chris Gayle – The Jamaican star cricketer plays International cricket for West Indies. He is one of the four players in cricket who have made triple centuries at test Level.

Jason Holder(Capt)  – Holder is known for his performance against Pakistan where he took 4 wickets by giving 13 runs in 10 overs.

Imran Khan – Khan is a right handed batsman and legbreak bowler.

Leon Johnson – Born in 1987 Johnson is a left hand batsman and legbreak bowler.

Evin Lewis – Lewis is an opening batsman and his batting style is left handed.

Nikita Miller – A slow left arm bowler and a batsman in the lower order of the team.

Marquino Mindley – He is a right handed batsman and right arm fast medium bowler.

Sunil Narine –There is a buzz that he may pull out of Cricket world cup. Narine is an off spin bowler.

Ashley Nurse – Nurse plays both 20-20 and List A cricket fro West Indies. He is a right arm off break bowler and right handed batsman.

Kenroy Peters – he has played number of first class matches. Peters is right hand batsman and left arm medium bowler.

Versammy Permaul – Played test cricket as well and is a right hand batsman as well as slow arm left orthodox bowler.

Kieron Pollard – A perfect and aggressive all rounder from West Indies who is a right handed batsman and right arm medium fast bowler.

Denesh Ramdin (WK) – Mostly included in the team as wicket keeper, he is a right handed batsman.

Kemar Roach – Roach has represented West Indies in One day international as well as test cricket. He is a right hand batsman and right arm fast bowler.

Andre Russell – yet another all rounder from West Indies he is a fast bowler.

Darren Sammy – A right handed batsman and fast medium bowler who plays International cricket for West Indies.

Marlon Samuels (Vice captain)– He is a right handed middle order batsman from West Indies.

Lendl Simmons – Simmons is a right handed batsman but is occasionally used as the right arm medium paced bowler and a part time wicket keeper.

Dwayne Smith – All rounder from West Indies known for his aggressive and powerful right handed batsman, who is a medium pace bowler and also an athletic fielder.

Devon Smith – Smith is an opening batsman and has occasionally bowled right arm off breaks.

Jerome Taylor – Taylor was one of the four fast bowlers during the World cup who lead the team from front.

Another team which only got its real chance to experience the fever and zeal of World Cup in 2011 when its country jointly hosted some matches is Bangladesh. The country got green signal for the prestigious World cup in the year 2009 where it took the world by surprise when the Bangladesh Sqaud won over Pakistan before exiting from the Cricket World Cup. In the year 2003, the cricket team of Bangladesh could not make any mark, but in the year 2013, it retaliated by posting significant wins over tough teams such as India and South Africa. Bangladesh has released the final list of its 2015 World Cup team. These are

Mashrafe Mortaza (capt) – He is the captain of Bangladesh team and right hand batsman. He is also right arm fast medium bowler.

Shakib Al Hasan (vice-capt)- Shakib al hasan has attained the #1 All-Rounder ranking in all three forms of the cricket.

Tamim Iqbal – left handed opening batsman, made his debut in 2007 and next year played his first test match.

Anamul Haque – Wicketkeeper in Bangladesh cricket team, Haque is also right hand batsman in the team.

Mominul Haque – Haque has made his first class debut during the 2008-09. He is a left hand batsman and slow left arm orthodox bolwer.

Mahmudullah Riaz – Riaz is an all rounder in the Bangladesh team. He is a t=right handed batsman and right arm offbreak bowler.

Mushfiqur Rahim (wk) – He is captain of the national team and played his one day international against England.

Nasir Hossain – Another all rounder in Bangladesh team who made his debut against Zimbabwe.

Taijul Islam – Islam has played at the International level. He is a left handed batsman as well as slow left arm orthodox bowler.

Taskin Ahmed– He is a left hander batsman and right arm fast bowler

Al-Amin Hossain – He is a first class cricketer who is a right handed batsman as well as right arm medium fast bowler.

Rubel Hossain – Made his debut against Sri Lanka in 2009, Hossain is a right handed batsman and right arm medium fast bowler.

Soumya Sarkar – Sarkar is a left hand batsman and right arm medium fast bowler.

Sabbir Rahman – He is a right handed batsman and legbreak bowler

Arafat Sunny – He is a slow arm orthodox bowler and left handed batsman.

Cricket World Cup is one of the most awaited cricket tournaments across the cricket playing nations and the battle will start soon for the trophy.

ICC Cricket World Cup records: Highest partnership by wicket and runs in the World Cup

by on February 2, 2015
in World Cup

world cup batting partnership records

Since the start of the Cricket World cup number of records have been made and registered in the history of in golden words.  Records such as most number of Runs, Wicket, and Highest Partnership have been constantly the talk of the town with fans praying and cheering for their favourite cricket superstars achieving world records.  Once again the highest trophy of the Cricket will be claimed one of the many teams participating in the tournament and only the mightiest of all will win the matches and take the dream trophy home. Let’s take a look on some of the most interesting and popular records of the cricket.

Read more..

Cricket World Cup records: Most catches, highest score and best bowling records

by on February 2, 2015
in World Cup

records made in world cup

After every four years the ICC Cricket World Cup arrives with all the excitement and fun under its hood. The defending champions put all their efforts to reclaim their World Cup and the challengers leave no stone unturned to clinch away the title. Cricket World cup was organised for the first time in England in the year 1975 and since then number of new teams have joined the tournament. Every season, some new records are made and there are some invincible record holders in almost every field of cricket. There is record Run Scorers, Players with Bowling records, cricketers with highest number of Wickets and so on. It is said that in Cricket ‘Catches Win Matches’ and therefore it becomes pertinent to take a look on the superstars who made records in most number of catches.

Read more..

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