It looked ominous for India when Ishan Kishan, Rohit Sharma and Shreyas Iyer all departed for ducks at the start of their chase against Australia in Chennai on the weekend, although it came out all right in the end.
South Africa's 428 for 5 against Sri Lanka in Delhi was the first World Cup innings to contain three individual centuries - by Quinton de Kock, Rassie van der Dussen and (from just 49 balls, another World Cup record) Aiden Markram.
Rather surprisingly perhaps, England's innings against New Zealand in Ahmedabad in the opening match of this year's World Cup was the first time in any one-day international - and there have been more than 4650 of them - in which all 11 batters reached double figures. Here's the list of previous instances of most batters in an ODI innings making it to double figures.
The Dutch pair of Bas de Leede and his father Tim (1996, 1999 and 2003) were the seventh father and son to play matches in the World Cup. A couple of days before de Leede Jr played his first World Cup game, England's Sam Curran followed his father Kevin, who represented Zimbabwe in 1983 and 1987.
Jake Fraser-McGurk smashed a century in just 29 balls, with 12 sixes, for South Australia in a Marsh Cup one-day match against Tasmania in Adelaide last weekend. Remarkably, his side still lost!
Steven Lynch is the editor of the updated edition of Wisden on the Ashes