World Records of World Cup Cricket
World cup cricket comes once in four year so all cricket lovers wait for this great event. In 2011, India-Bangladesh-Srilanka are organizers of world cup cricket. In all world cups there are some world records either by bats mans or by bowlers. Lets know like these world records which automatically came from all world cup crickets.
World Record in 1975 World Cup Cricket
1)In 1975 world cup cricket, left handed seam bowler of Australia named Gary Gilmore got the record of highest wicket taker in world cup. He has taken 11 wickets in just 2 matches. Out of the 11 wickets he got 6 from semifinal and rest 5 from final match.
2)In 1975 world cup, England opener Denis Aamis has scored 137 runs against India and he got the record of first player scored 100 in world cup cricket.
World Record in 1979 World Cup Cricket
1)In 1979 world cup cricket, England has not lost any matches till final but in the final match England lost the match from West Indies with a distance of 92 runs.
2)In this world cup 8 players of England lost their wicket without scoring one run.
World Record in 1983 World Cup Cricket
1)In 1983 world cup cricket, there was a match between India and Zimbabwe. In this match India has lost its 5 wickets in 17 runs but after that captain of India named Kapil Dev came to batting and scored 175 not out after all over. But the sad thing is due to the strike of broadcasters there was no recording of this match.
2)In 1975 and 1979 world cup, West Indies has not lost any matches but in 1983 world cup it lost final match from India and India also beaten West Indies in the league match of which was played on June 9, 1983.
3)In 1983 World cup, seam bowlers of Newzealand has got 2 wickets by bowling 12 overs and in this time England scored 105 runs. In world cup cricket history it is the costly spell.
4)In 1983 world cup, Mahinder Amarnath of India has got the man of the match title in both Semi final and Final match.
5)Imran Khan who was know as a world famous seam bowler has played 1983 world cup as a bats man due to injury in feet.
World Record in 1987 World Cup Cricket
1)In 1987 world cup cricket, the venue of world cup has come outside England and from this world cup, every innings became 50 overs. For the First time non-partiality umpires were appointed in world cup.
2)In 50 overs world cup cricket match, Asant D mel of Srilanka got the record of costly bowling in world cup cricket. In 1987 world cup West Indies has scored 97 runs from 10 overs of Asant D mel.
3)Indian bowler Chetan Sharma has got the record of first hatrick wicket taker in world cup cricket. In this world cup he has taken the wickets of Ken Rotherford, Ian Smith and Iwen Chatfield of Newzealand in 3 balls.
4)After 1987 world cup Indian cricketer, Sunil Gavasker took retirement from cricket and in 1987 world cup he has scored 103(not out) against Newzealand and it was his last match. The coincidence is Gavasker also scored 100 in his first ODI match.
World Record in 1992 World Cup Cricket
1)In 1992 world cup, for the first time colored jersey was used and name of plers were written at the back of jersey. From this world cup, match was played in white ball and some matches became day and night matches.
2)In 1992 world cup cricket, Newzealand captain named martin cro has got the Man of the Tournament award and till now he is the only captain who has got Man of the Tournament in any world cup cricket.
World Record in 1996 World Cup Cricket
1)In 1996 cricket world cup, opener of South Africa named Gary Custern ahs scored 188(mot out) against UAE ia a league match. Till now it is the highest individual score in cricket world cup.
2)In 1997 cricket world cup, Australia bats man Mark Waugh has scored 2 century in 2 matches. He has got this achievement against Kenya and India.
3)For the first time Semi final match of world cup cricket was canceled due to the violence of Indian audience and the committee declared Srilanka as the winner. In this match India was following 252 runs of Srilanka and has lot its 8 wickets in 120 runs so the audience made violence in the stadium of Kolkata.
World Record in 1999 World Cup Cricket
1)In 1999 world cup cricket South Africa was needing 1 run from 4 balls but it faced all out and the match became tie. But in the previous match Australia has beaten South Africa so the committee declared Australia as winner and gave chance for playing final.
World Record in 2003 World Cup Cricket
1)In 2003 world cup West Indies bats man Brian Lara has scored 50 runs from 23 ball against Kenya and he got the title of speediest half century in cricket world cup.
2)In this world cup Canada got all out in just 36 runs against England and it is the lowest team score in Cricket world cup.
3)In 2003 world cup cricket Indian captain Sourav Ganguly has beaten 15 sixes in whole tournament and it was the highest sixes in 2003 world cup cricket.
4)In this world cup Harshel Gibs has scored 143 runs against Newzealand but in this match his team lost and it is the highest individual score from loosing team in world cup.
World Record in 2007 World Cup Cricket
1)In 2007 world cup cricket South Africa bats man Harsheel Gibs has beaten 6 sixes in one over of Dan Van Banz of Holland. This is the record for beating 36 runs in a over in both world cup and One day cricket.
2)In this world cup Australia opener has scored century from just 66 balls against South Africa and till know it is the speediest century in cricket world cup.
3)In thisworld cup India has beaten Bermuda in 257 runs and in world cup history it is the highest winning distance.
4)In 2007 world cup cricket, the weight of Bermuda player named Dwen Liverkok was 130 KG. and he got the title of heaviest player in cricket world cup.
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