Ponting pummels India

Men of the Finals: Ricky Ponting made the 2003 final against a resurgent India a no-contest with one of the finest batting displays in World Cup history

Vignettes: 35

Roy steamrolls Pakistan

A captain's hunch brought Andrew Symonds into Australia's World Cup squad and he repaid that faith in the first game

Vignettes: 37

Nehra's Durban masterclass

Troubled by a swollen ankle, Ashish Nehra gritted his teeth and produced a sensational spell against England

Vignettes: 38

Tendulkar lands a timeless KO

He lived the match a year in advance, and when he finally walked out to bat against Pakistan in 2003, he produced a classic

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Quiz

Who holds the record for most boundaries in an innings in the tournament?

  • A. Stephen Fleming
  • B. Sachin Tendulkar
  • C. Adam Gilchrist
  • D. Herschelle Gibbs

Stats

Most Runs
Player Mat Runs HS Ave SR
SR Tendulkar (India) 11 673 152 61.18 89.25
SC Ganguly (India) 11 465 112* 58.12 82.30
RT Ponting (Aus) 11 415 140* 51.87 87.92
AC Gilchrist (Aus) 10 408 99 40.80 105.42
HH Gibbs (SA) 6 384 143 96.00 100.78
Most Wickets
Player Mat Wkts BBI Ave Econ
WPUJC Vaas (SL) 10 23 6/25 14.39 3.76
B Lee (Aus) 10 22 5/42 17.90 4.73
GD McGrath (Aus) 11 21 7/15 14.76 3.56
Z Khan (India) 11 18 4/42 20.77 4.23
SE Bond (NZ) 8 17 6/23 17.94 3.91

Scorecards