March 24, 2003

Leading ICC 2003 Cricket World Cup Statistics

Andrew Samson

Team statistics

    Highest totals
  • 359-2 Australia v India (Johannesburg)
  • 340-2 Zimbabwe v Namibia (Harare)
  • 319-5 Australia v Sri Lanka (Centurion)
  • 314-4 Holland v Namibia (Bloemfontein)
  • 311-2 India v Namibia (Pietermaritzburg)

    Highest totals batting 2nd

  • 276-4 India v Pakistan (Centurion) (won)
  • 275-9 South Africa v West Indies (Cape Town) (lost)
  • 253-4 New Zealand v Zimbabwe (Bloemfontein) (won)
  • 250 Namibia v Holland (Bloemfontein) (lost)
  • 248-3 Australia v Zimbabwe (Bulawayo) (won)

    Lowest totals

  • 36 Canada v Sri Lanka (Paarl)
  • 45 Namibia v Australia (Potchefstroom)
  • 84 Namibia v Pakistan (Kimberley)
  • 104 Kenya v West Indies (Kimberley)
  • 108 Bangladesh v South Africa (Bloemfontein)

    Most sixes

  • 42 Australia 3.81 per match
  • 33 India 3.00 per match
  • 28 West Indies 4.66 per match
  • 26 South Africa 4.33 per match
  • 26 New Zealand 3.25 per match
  • 19 Canada 3.16 per match
  • 15 Holland 2.50 per match
  • 15 Zimbabwe 1.87 per match
  • 12 England 2.40 per match
  • 12 Kenya 1.33 per match
  • 10 Pakistan 1.66 per match
  • 10 Sri Lanka 1.00 per match
  • 9 Bangladesh 1.50 per match
  • 8 Namibia 1.33 per match

    Most run outs (batting)

  • 6 Sri Lanka 0.60 per match
  • 6 India 0.54 per match
  • 5 Pakistan 0.83 per match
  • 5 Kenya 0.55 per match
  • 4 Canada 0.66 per match
  • 4 West Indies 0.66 per match
  • 4 Zimbabwe 0.50 per match
  • 4 Australia 0.36 per match
  • 2 New Zealand 0.25 per match
  • 1 England 0.20 per match
  • 1 Bangladesh 0.16 per match
  • 1 Holland 0.16 per match
  • 1 Namibia 0.16 per match
  • 1 South Africa 0.16 per match

    Most run outs (fielding)

  • 5 South Africa 0.83 per match
  • 5 Australia 0.45 per match
  • 4 Holland 0.66 per match
  • 4 West Indies 0.66 per match
  • 4 New Zealand 0.50 per match
  • 4 Sri Lanka 0.40 per match
  • 4 India 0.36 per match
  • 3 England 0.60 per match
  • 3 Bangladesh 0.50 per match
  • 3 Namibia 0.50 per match
  • 2 Zimbabwe 0.25 per match
  • 2 Kenya 0.22 per match
  • 1 Canada 0.16 per match
  • 1 Pakistan 0.16 per match

    Most catches taken

  • 42 Australia 3.81 per match
  • 38 India 3.45 per match
  • 28 Kenya 3.11 per match
  • 27 Sri Lanka 2.70 per match
  • 24 New Zealand 3.00 per match
  • 22 West Indies 3.66 per match
  • 21 England 4.20 per match
  • 21 Holland 3.50 per match
  • 20 Zimbabwe 2.50 per match
  • 19 South Africa 3.16 per match
  • 15 Bangladesh 2.50 per match
  • 15 Namibia 2.50 per match
  • 15 Pakistan 2.50 per match
  • 11 Canada 1.83 per match

    Most extras conceded

  • 231 India 21.00 per match
  • 177 Australia 16.09 per match
  • 161 Sri Lanka 16.10 per match
  • 129 Pakistan 21.50 per match
  • 122 New Zealand 15.25 per match
  • 109 Zimbabwe 13.62 per match
  • 104 Namibia 17.33 per match
  • 95 South Africa 15.83 per match
  • 85 Kenya 9.44 per match
  • 81 England 16.20 per match
  • 78 Bangladesh 13.00 per match
  • 72 West Indies 12.00 per match
  • 62 Canada 10.33 per match
  • 62 Holland 10.33 per match

    Most wides conceded

  • 110 India 10.00 per match
  • 71 Australia 6.45 per match
  • 68 Sri Lanka 6.80 per match
  • 67 New Zealand 8.37 per match
  • 61 Zimbabwe 7.62 per match
  • 59 Pakistan 9.83 per match
  • 55 Namibia 9.16 per match
  • 51 Kenya 5.66 per match
  • 49 Bangladesh 8.16 per match
  • 44 Canada 7.33 per match
  • 42 South Africa 7.00 per match
  • 34 England 6.80 per match
  • 34 Holland 5.66 per match
  • 31 West Indies 5.16 per match

    Most no balls conceded

  • 30 Australia 2.72 per match
  • 29 Pakistan 4.83 per match
  • 28 India 2.54 per match
  • 25 Sri Lanka 2.50 per match
  • 23 South Africa 3.83 per match
  • 20 New Zealand 2.50 per match
  • 14 Namibia 2.33 per match
  • 14 West Indies 2.33 per match
  • 14 Kenya 1.55 per match
  • 11 England 2.20 per match
  • 11 Bangladesh 1.83 per match
  • 11 Zimbabwe 1.37 per match
  • 2 Canada 0.33 per match
  • 2 Holland 0.33 per match

Batting

    Highest scores
  • 172* CB Wishart Zimbabwe v Namibia (Harare)
  • 152 SR Tendulkar India v Namibia (Pietermaritzburg)
  • 143* A Symonds Australia v Pakistan (Johannesburg)
  • 143 HH Gibbs South Africa v New Zealand (Johannesburg)
  • 141 SB Styris New Zealand v Sri Lanka (Bloemfontein)
  • 140* RT Ponting Australia v India (Johannesburg)
  • 134* SP Fleming New Zealand v South Africa (Johannesburg)
  • 134* K-JJ van Noortwijk Holland v Namibia (Bloemfontein)
  • 124 MS Atapattu Sri Lanka v South Africa (Durban)
  • 121 JF Kloppenburg Holland v Namibia (Bloemfontein)

    Fastest innings (min 25 runs)

  • 268.75 Shoaib Akhtar Pakistan v England (CT) 43 (16 balls)
  • 222.22 RL Powell West Indies v South Africa (CT) 40* (18 balls)
  • 221.42 SM Ervine Zimbabwe v New Zealand (Bloem) 31* (14 balls)
  • 213.33 RR Sarwan West Indies v South Africa (CT) 32* (15 balls)
  • 206.45 WW Hinds West Indies v Canada (Centurion) 64 (31 balls)

    Fastest fifties (balls faced)

  • 23 BC Lara West Indies v Canada (Centurion)
  • 24 WW Hinds West Indies v Canada (Centurion)
  • 25 AM Blignaut Zimbabwe v Australia (Bulawayo)
  • 25 JM Davison Canada v New Zealand (Benoni)
  • 30 RL Powell West Indies v Bangladesh (Benoni)
  • 30 G Kirsten South Africa v Bangladesh (Bloemfontein)
  • 30 JM Davison Canada v West Indies (Centurion)

    Fastest centuries (balls faced)

  • 67 JM Davison Canada v West Indies (Centurion)
  • 92 A Symonds Australia v Pakistan (Johannesburg)
  • 96 RT Ponting Australia v Sri Lanka (Centurion)
  • 100 CB Wishart Zimbabwe v Namibia (Harare)
  • 103 RT Ponting Australia v India (Johannesburg)

    Most sixes in an inns

  • 8 RT Ponting Australia v India (Johannesburg)
  • 6 SB Styris New Zealand v Sri Lanka (Bloemfontein)
  • 6 JM Davison Canada v West Indies (Centurion)
  • 5 L Klusener South Africa v West Indies (Cape Town)
  • 5 BC Lara West Indies v Canada (Centurion)
  • 5 SC Ganguly India v Kenya (Durban)

    Most fours in an inns

  • 21 SP Fleming New Zealand v South Africa (Johannesburg)
  • 19 HH Gibbs South Africa v New Zealand (Johannesburg)
  • 18 CB Wishart Zimbabwe v Namibia (Harare)
  • 18 A Symonds Australia v Pakistan (Johannesburg)
  • 18 SR Tendulkar India v Namibia (Pietermaritzburg)
  • 18 MS Atapattu Sri Lanka v South Africa (Durban)

    Most runs

  • 673 (avg 61.18) SR Tendulkar India
  • 465 (avg 58.12) SC Ganguly India
  • 415 (avg 51.87) RT Ponting Australia
  • 408 (avg 40.80) AC Gilchrist Australia
  • 384 (avg 96.00) HH Gibbs South Africa
  • 382 (avg 54.57) MS Atapattu Sri Lanka
  • 332 (avg 47.42) A Flower Zimbabwe
  • 328 (avg 32.80) ML Hayden Australia
  • 326 (avg 163.00) A Symonds Australia
  • 323 (avg 64.60) DR Martyn Australia

    Fastest strike-rates (min 100 runs)

  • 156.94 RL Powell West Indies 113 runs (avg 28.25)
  • 138.20 AM Blignaut Zimbabwe 123 runs (avg 20.50)
  • 118.94 JM Davison Canada 226 runs (avg 37.66)
  • 114.01 Rashid Latif Pakistan 122 runs (avg 30.50)
  • 105.15 AC Gilchrist Australia 408 runs (avg 40.80)
  • 103.43 MO Odumbe Kenya 211 runs (avg 42.20)
  • 101.90 SB Styris New Zealand 268 runs (avg 53.60)
  • 100.78 HH Gibbs South Africa 384 runs (avg 96.00)
  • 100.50 AJ Burger Namibia 199 runs (avg 33.16)
  • 98.22 HH Streak Zimbabwe 166 runs (avg 41.50)

    Slowest strike-rates (min 100 runs)

  • 37.96 HS Modi Kenya 101 runs (avg 16.83)
  • 49.18 KO Otieno Kenya 182 runs (avg 20.22)
  • 55.10 DLS van Bunge Holland 135 runs (avg 27.00)
  • 56.06 MG Bevan Australia 148 runs (avg 49.33)
  • 57.22 SO Tikolo Kenya 206 runs (avg 22.88)
  • 57.41 D Mongia India 120 runs (avg 20.00)
  • 57.59 M Kaif India 182 runs (avg 20.22)
  • 58.10 IS Billcliff Canada 147 runs (avg 24.50)
  • 58.36 HP Tillakaratne Sri Lanka 178 runs (avg 35.60)
  • 58.50 T Taibu Zimbabwe 117 runs (avg 29.25)

    Most sixes

  • 15 SC Ganguly India
  • 13 RT Ponting Australia
  • 12 JM Davison Canada
  • 10 HH Gibbs South Africa
  • 9 SB Styris New Zealand

    Most fours

  • 74 SR Tendulkar India
  • 56 AC Gilchrist Australia
  • 52 HH Gibbs South Africa
  • 51 SP Fleming New Zealand
  • 50 MS Atapattu Sri Lanka

    Highest % of runs in boundaries (min 100 runs)

  • 75.92 WW Hinds West Indies 108 runs (avg 18.00)
  • 69.79 HH Gibbs South Africa 384 runs (avg 96.00)
  • 69.02 JM Davison Canada 226 runs (avg 37.66)
  • 68.96 ME Trescothick England 116 runs (avg 23.20)
  • 67.28 SP Fleming New Zealand 321 runs (avg 45.85)

    Most balls faced

  • 754 SR Tendulkar India 673 runs (avg 61.18)
  • 565 SC Ganguly India 465 runs (avg 58.12)
  • 496 R Dravid India 318 runs (avg 63.60)
  • 472 RT Ponting Australia 415 runs (avg 51.87)
  • 459 A Flower Zimbabwe 332 runs (avg 47.42)

Bowling

    Best bowling in an innings
  • 7-15 GD McGrath Australia v Namibia (Potchefstroom)
  • 7-20 AJ Bichel Australia v England (Port Elizabeth)
  • 6-23 A Nehra India v England (Durban)
  • 6-23 SE Bond New Zealand v Australia (Port Elizabeth)
  • 6-25 WPUJC Vaas Sri Lanka v Bangladesh (Pietermaritzburg)
  • 5-24 CO Obuya Kenya v Sri Lanka (Nairobi)
  • 5-27 A Codrington Canada v Bangladesh (Durban)
  • 5-28 Wasim Akram Pakistan v Namibia (Kimberley)
  • 5-33 VC Drakes West Indies v Kenya (Kimberley)
  • 5-42 B Lee Australia v New Zealand (Port Elizabeth)

    Hat-tricks

  • WPUJC Vaas Sri Lanka v Bangladesh (Pietermaritzburg)
  • B Lee Australia v Kenya (Durban)

    Most economical bowling in an inns (min 5 overs) RPO

  • 0.84 8.2-6-7-3 AY Karim Kenya v Australia (Durban)
  • 1.30 10-2-13-3 JN Gillespie Australia v India (Centurion)
  • 1.33 6-2-8-2 SM Pollock South Africa v Bangladesh (Bloem)
  • 1.50 10-2-15-2 A Flintoff England v India (Durban)
  • 1.50 10-3-15-3 JM Davison Canada v Kenya (Cape Town)
  • 1.50 9.2-2-14-3 Z Khan India v Kenya (Durban)

    Most expensive bowling in an inns (min 5 overs) RPO

  • 10.80 5-0-54-1 AR Adams New Zealand v Zimbabwe (Bloemfontein)
  • 9.85 7-0-69-2 TBM de Leede Holland v Zimbabwe (Bulawayo)
  • 9.57 7-0-67-0 Z Khan India v Australia (Johannesburg)
  • 9.20 10-0-92-0 RJ van Vuuren Namibia v Australia (Potchefstroom)
  • 8.91 5.5-0-52-1 AA Donald South Africa v New Zealand (Johannesburg)

    Most wickets

  • 23 (avg 14.39) WPUJC Vaas Sri Lanka
  • 22 (avg 17.90) B Lee Australia
  • 21 (avg 14.76) GD McGrath Australia
  • 18 (avg 20.77) Z Khan India
  • 17 (avg 17.94) SE Bond New Zealand
  • 17 (avg 18.76) M Muralitharan Sri Lanka
  • 16 (avg 12.31) AJ Bichel Australia
  • 16 (avg 13.00) VC Drakes West Indies
  • 16 (avg 23.06) J Srinath India
  • 15 (avg 19.26) A Nehra India

    Most economical bowlers (min 30 overs) RPO

  • 2.87 A Flintoff England 140 off 48.4 overs
  • 3.26 JN Gillespie Australia 98 off 30 overs
  • 3.37 M Ntini South Africa 176 off 52.1 overs
  • 3.45 AJ Bichel Australia 197 off 57 overs
  • 3.52 RP Lefebvre Holland 141 off 40 overs
  • 3.56 GD McGrath Australia 310 off 87 overs
  • 3.58 SM Pollock South Africa 172 off 48 overs
  • 3.63 M Muralitharan Sri Lanka 319 off 87.4 overs
  • 3.68 CZ Harris New Zealand 129 off 35 overs
  • 3.76 WPUJC Vaas Sri Lanka 331 off 88 overs

    Most expensive bowlers (min 30 overs) RPO

  • 6.41 BL Kotze Namibia 276 off 43 overs
  • 6.05 PW Gunaratne Sri Lanka 230 off 38 overs
  • 6.01 AR Adams New Zealand 347 off 57.4 overs
  • 5.96 RJ van Vuuren Namibia 298 off 50 overs
  • 5.86 Waqar Younis Pakistan 177 off 30.1 overs
  • 5.85 G Snyman Namibia 281 off 48 overs
  • 5.72 Shoaib Akhtar Pakistan 252 off 44 overs
  • 5.58 CRD Fernando Sri Lanka 268 off 48 overs
  • 5.52 TBM de Leede Holland 253 off 45.5 overs
  • 5.48 D Joseph Canada 170 off 31 overs

    Leading strike-rates (min 8 wickets) BPW

  • 19.43 VC Drakes West Indies 16 wickets off 51.5 overs
  • 21.37 AJ Bichel Australia 16 wickets off 57 overs
  • 22.68 B Lee Australia 22 wickets off 83.1 overs
  • 22.95 WPUJC Vaas Sri Lanka 23 wickets off 88 overs
  • 23.75 Wasim Akram Pakistan 12 wickets off 47.3 overs
  • 24.00 Shoaib Akhtar Pakistan 11 wickets off 44 overs
  • 24.85 GD McGrath Australia 21 wickets off 87 overs
  • 25.00 TBM de Leede Holland 11 wickets off 45.5 overs
  • 25.20 JM Davison Canada 10 wickets off 42 overs
  • 27.52 SE Bond New Zealand 17 wickets off 78 overs

Fielding

    Wicketkeepers

    Most dismissals in an innings

  • 6 (6 ct, 0 st) AC Gilchrist Australia v Namibia (Potchefstroom)
  • 4 (3 ct, 1 st) KC Sangakkara Sri Lanka v New Zealand (Bloemfontein)
  • 4 (2 ct, 2 st) KO Otieno Kenya v Bangladesh (Johannesburg)
  • 4 (3 ct, 1 st) KO Otieno Kenya v Zimbabwe (Bloemfontein)
  • 4 (3 ct, 1 st) KC Sangakkara Sri Lanka v Australia (Port Elizabeth)

    Most dismissals

  • 21 AC Gilchrist Australia (21 ct, 0 st)
  • 17 KC Sangakkara Sri Lanka (15 ct, 2 st)
  • 16 R Dravid India (15 ct, 1 st)
  • 12 KO Otieno Kenya (8 ct, 4 st)
  • 11 MV Boucher South Africa (11 ct, 0 st)

    Most stumpings

  • 4 KO Otieno Kenya

    Fielders

    Most catches in an innings

  • 4 M Kaif India v Sri Lanka (Johannesburg)
  • 3 V Sehwag India v Holland (Paarl)
  • 3 LJ Burger Namibia v England (Port Elizabeth)
  • 3 HH Dippenaar South Africa v Bangladesh (Bloemfontein)
  • 3 D Mongia India v Namibia (Pietermaritzburg)
  • 3 V Sehwag India v England (Durban)
  • 3 AF Giles England v Australia (Port Elizabeth)

    Most catches

  • 11 RT Ponting Australia
  • 8 B Lee Australia
  • 8 D Mongia India
  • 8 V Sehwag India
  • 6 LJ Burger Namibia
  • 6 Z Khan India
  • 5 PA de Silva Sri Lanka
  • 5 CL Hooper West Indies
  • 5 ST Jayasuriya Sri Lanka
  • 5 M Kaif India
  • 5 DR Martyn Australia
  • 5 SB Styris New Zealand
  • 5 B Zuiderent Holland

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