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World Cup 2011 stats review

The turn of the spinners

Spin accounted for about 47% of the total balls bowled in this tournament, which was a huge increase from previous World Cups

India v Sri Lanka, final, World Cup 2011, Mumbai

Century no consolation for Jayawardene

Mahela Jayawardene has said his sublime century in the World Cup final was no consolation following his team's six-wicket defeat

India v Sri Lanka, final, World Cup 2011, Mumbai

Malinga says wet ball hampered bowling

Lasith Malinga has said he could not bowl yorkers in the final against India because the ball was wet, while Muttiah Muralitharan said the inability of the spinners to get wickets caused the loss

Features

That subcontinental summer
A new book on the 2011 World Cup is strong on travelogue, if not as much on the cricket itself

One-day giants
Five one-day international sides that have left a lasting mark on the game

Spotty jottings
This behind-the-scenes look at the 2011 World Cup is interesting, and has a good background score, but lacks a narrative

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World Cup Performances

Year Mat Won Lost Tied N/R Winner
1975 3 0 3 0 0 West Indies
1979 2 1 1 0 0 West Indies
1983 6 1 5 0 0 India
1987 6 0 6 0 0 Australia
1992 8 2 5 0 1 Pakistan
1996 6 6 0 0 0 Sri Lanka
1999 5 2 3 0 0 Australia
2003 10 5 4 1 0 Australia
2007 11 8 3 0 0 Australia

POINTS TABLE GROUP A

Teams Mat Won Lost Tied N/R Pts Net RR For Against
Pakistan 6 5 1 0 0 10 +0.758 1312/275.1 1155/288.0
Sri Lanka 6 4 1 0 1 9 +2.582 1336/218.4 882/250.0
Australia 6 4 1 0 1 9 +1.123 1181/218.5 1030/241.0
New Zealand 6 4 2 0 0 8 +1.135 1257/241.3 1156/284.0
Zimbabwe 6 2 4 0 0 4 +0.030 1288/288.0 1189/267.4
Canada 6 1 5 0 0 2 -1.987 1054/295.3 1582/284.5
Kenya 6 0 6 0 0 0 -3.042 932/300.0 1366/222.1

Team fixtures

Date and Time Match Weather

Sun Feb 20
09:00 GMT | 14:30 Local
04:00 EST | 03:00 CST | 01:00 PST

3rd Match, Group A - Sri Lanka v Canada
at Mahinda Rajapaksa International Cricket Stadium, Sooriyawewa, Hambantota

N/A

Sat Feb 26
09:00 GMT | 14:30 Local
04:00 EST | 03:00 CST | 01:00 PST

10th Match, Group A - Sri Lanka v Pakistan
at R Premadasa Stadium, Colombo

N/A

Tue Mar 1
09:00 GMT | 14:30 Local
04:00 EST | 03:00 CST | 01:00 PST

14th Match, Group A - Sri Lanka v Kenya
at R Premadasa Stadium, Colombo

N/A

Sat Mar 5
09:00 GMT | 14:30 Local
04:00 EST | 03:00 CST | 01:00 PST

20th Match, Group A - Sri Lanka v Australia
at R Premadasa Stadium, Colombo

N/A

Thu Mar 10
09:00 GMT | 14:30 Local
04:00 EST | 03:00 CST | 01:00 PST

26th Match, Group A - Sri Lanka v Zimbabwe
at Pallekele International Cricket Stadium

N/A

Fri Mar 18
09:00 GMT | 14:30 Local
05:00 EDT | 03:00 CST | 02:00 PDT

38th Match, Group A - New Zealand v Sri Lanka
at Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai

N/A

Sat Mar 26
09:00 GMT | 14:30 Local
05:00 EDT | 03:00 CST | 02:00 PDT

4th Quarter-Final - Sri Lanka v England
at R Premadasa Stadium, Colombo

N/A

Tue Mar 29
09:00 GMT | 14:30 Local
05:00 EDT | 03:00 CST | 02:00 PDT

1st Semi-Final - Sri Lanka v New Zealand
at R Premadasa Stadium, Colombo

N/A

Sat Apr 2
09:00 GMT | 14:30 Local
05:00 EDT | 03:00 CST | 02:00 PDT

Final - India v Sri Lanka
at Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai

N/A

Team Results

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