Overview

The pinch-hitting Cup

A shambolic opening ceremony, security-related boycotts, and a semi-final won by default

Vignettes: 27

The Prasad-Sohail showdown

Venkatesh Prasad dismisses Aamer Sohail as emotions run high in the India- Pakistan quarter-final in Bangalore

Vignettes: 28

Mad Max makes magic

Aravinda de Silva's masterclass in batting stuns India before a meltdown in the semi-final at Eden Gardens

WOrld cup timeline

Quiz

Which bowler took the most wickets in the tournament?

  • A. Anil Kumble
  • B. Shane Warne
  • C. Muttiah Muralitharan
  • D. Curtly Ambrose

Stats

Most Runs
Player Mat Runs HS Ave SR
SR Tendulkar (India) 7 523 137 87.16 85.87
ME Waugh (Aus) 7 484 130 80.66 85.96
PA de Silva (SL) 6 448 145 89.60 107.69
G Kirsten (SA) 6 391 188 78.20 90.09
Saeed Anwar (Pak) 6 329 83* 82.25 95.91
Most Runs
Player Mat Wkts BBI Ave Econ
A Kumble (India) 7 15 3/28 18.73 4.03
Waqar Younis (Pak) 6 13 4/26 19.46 4.68
PA Strang (Zim) 6 12 5/21 16.00 4.55
RA Harper (WI) 6 12 4/47 18.25 3.77
DW Fleming (Aus) 6 12 5/36 18.41 4.87