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WCOC Press Release
March 12, 2003
Shane Bond's 6-23 in this match are the 2nd best bowling figures for a player in a losing team in Limited Overs Internationals
Best bowling for a losing team in Limited Overs Internationals
Bowling Name For Against Venue Season 6-14 Imran Khan Pakistan India Sharjah 1984/85 6-23 SE Bond New Zealand Australia Port Elizabeth 2002/03 6-35 SM Pollock South Africa West Indies East London 1998/99 6-50 AH Gray West Indies Australia Port-of-Spain 1990/91 5-9 M Muralitharan Sri Lanka New Zealand Sharjah 2001/02 5-18 GJ Cosier Australia England Birmingham 1977 5-20 GS Chappell Australia England Birmingham 1977 5-26 CEL Ambrose West Indies Australia Melbourne 1988/89 5-28 BL Cairns New Zealand England Scarborough 1978 5-28 ST Jayasuriya Sri Lanka Australia Galle 1999/00
Andrew Bichel's 64 equalled the highest score by a number 9 batsman in Limited Overs Internationals. Michael Holding scored 64 batting at number 9 for West Indies v Australia at Perth in 1983/84.
Adam Gilchrist has now taken 16 dismissals in the 2003 World Cup, which equals the most dismissals in a World Cup tournament. Jeff Dujon took 16 dismissals (15 ct, 1 st) for West Indies in 1983 and Moin Khan took 16 dismissals (12 ct, 4 st) for Pakistan in 1999.
Gilchrist has now taken 30 dismissals (28 ct, 2 st) in his World Cup career, which equals Moin Khan's record (23 ct, 7 st).
Ricky Ponting took his 8th catch of the 2003 World Cup, which equals the record for most catches by a fielder in a World Cup tournament. Anil Kumble (Ind) took 8 catches in 1996 and Daryll Cullinan (SA) took 8 catches in 1999.
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