February 24, 2003

Records broken in Canada v West Indies match

ICC CWC 2003 Media Information

Apart from providing the fastest ever ICC Cricket World Cup century - John Davison (67 balls) and fastest ever ICC Cricket World Cup fifty - Brian Lara (23 balls) there were a few other features of this match.

West Indies innings produced the fastest runs per over ever in an ODI innings at 10.04 runs per over.

Fastest scoring ODI innings:

RPO    Score  Overs  For            Against        Venue              Season
10.04  206-3   20.3  West Indies    Canada         Centurion          2002/03
9.56  118-0   12.2  Australia      England        Sydney             2002/03
9.23  40-1     4.2  Sri Lanka      Zimbabwe       Colombo-SSC        2001/02
9.12  181-3   19.5  Australia      Bangladesh     Chester-le-Street  1999
9.08  109-0     12  South Africa   Bangladesh     Bloemfontein       2002/03
8.80  132-1     15  India          Bangladesh     Colombo-SSC        1997/98
8.69  142-1   16.2  Pakistan       Holland        Colombo-SSC        2002/03
8.50  136-1     16  Zimbabwe       Kenya          Bulawayo           2002/03
8.32  111-2   13.2  West Indies    Australia      Sydney             1988/89
8.31  219-1   26.2  Pakistan       India          Lahore             1997/98

Note that there is no qualification on this table.

There were 15 sixes struck in the match. This is the sixth most ever in an ODI.

Most Sixes in an ODI:

Sixes  Home         Away          Venue         Season
21  Sri Lanka    Kenya         Kandy         1995/96
20  Pakistan     Sri Lanka     Nairobi       1996/97
20  New Zealand  Australia     Christchurch  1999/00
19  Pakistan     Sri Lanka     Singapore     1995/96
16  Zimbabwe     Pakistan      Bulawayo      2002/03