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

by on February 2, 2015
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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.

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New Zealand cricket team squad for 2015 Cricket World Cup

by on January 13, 2015
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New Zealand’s squad for ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 will be led by captain Brendon McCullum. New Zealand’s batting side boasts of experience in form of Martin Guptill, McCullum, Kane Williamson and Ross Taylor. As for all-rounders, Corey Anderson and Grant Elliot will represent New Zealand. In the spin department, Daniel Vettori and Nathan McCullum with use their experience. In the recent series against Pakistan in 2014, Tim Southee showed his magical bowling skills which will be tested in 2015 ICC World Cup.

Squad of New Zealand for the ICC Cricket World Cup 2015

  • Brendon McCullum: is a wicketkeeper and batsman for New Zealand cricket team and is also heading his team in the event of 2015 Cricket World Cup. Before 2015 cricket world cup, McCullum had scored 5251 ODI runs including 27 fifties and 4 hundreds. McCullum knows how to build a match winning innings and with his experience, New Zealand is going to be a tricky contender for world cup trophy.
  • Trent Boult: is the cutest possible addition in the New Zealand side. He is a left-arm-fast-medium bowler with immense potential to take wickets in the most critical points of the game. Trent is rather a new addition to New Zealand side where he has taken 10 wickets in 11 matches before the world cup 2015.
  • Corey Anderson: In 19 ODIs, this left hand batsman has scored 2 fifties and 1 century with 131 being his highest score before the world cup.
  • Tom Latham: is a new addition to New Zealand team as a left hand batsman. He is also the wicketkeeper for Black Caps. He has played in 22 ODIs and 9 test matches before 2015 world cup.
  • Martin Guptill: is a top order batsman who has played 91 matches before 2015 world cup. In 91 matches, Guptill was able to score 19 fifties and 5 centuries. In 2015 Cricket World Cup, Guptill definitely has a lot to offer.
  • Grant Elliott: is a rather new player on the New Zealand side who has played only 52 ODI matches before the world cup 2015.H has scored 6 fifties and one century in the ODIs.
  • Nathan McCullum: is a right arm off break bowler and batsman Kiwis. He has taken 52 wickets in 57 ODI matches at an economy rate of 4.80. He could come handy for the New Zealand side in 2015 ICC World Cup.
  • Mitchell McClenaghan: is a left arm medium fast bowler who is has played 29 matches taking 60 wickets. He is an expensive bowler but could be dangerous for the opponents.
  • Luke Ronchi: is a wicketkeeper batsman for New Zealand cricket team. He has played 32 matches where he was able to score 3 fifties.
  • Kyle Mills: is a right arm fast medium bowler. He is an excellent bowler of New Zealand side who has taken 237 wickets in 167 ODI matches before 2015 world cup. Among other fast bowlers, Kyle is going to be tough nut to crack for opponent teams.
  • Adam Milne: is a new addition to Black Caps and is yet to make a memorable impression on the cricket fans with his right arm fast bowling.
  • Daniel Vettori: Who doesn’t know this legend? He has been in the New Zealand side since forever. Lucrative runs machine and spin bowling has made Vettori a match winner for New Zealand.
  • Ross Taylor:  is a middle order batsman with tremendous experience and batting skills. He has scored 11 centuries and 27 fifties in 142 ODI matches at an average of 41.26. What else do we need to know Taylor’s awesomeness?
  • Kane Williamson: is a middle order batsman and has scored four centuries and thirteen fifties in 60 ODIs.

Cricket World Cup records: Sri Lanka vs Zimbabwe cricket team

 Sri Lanka vs Zimbabwe

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World cup records: Bangladesh vs India cricket teams

 India Vs Bangladesh

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Best all-rounders to date: ICC Cricket World Cup

by on January 3, 2011
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