The ICC Cricket World Cup
The international championship of One Day International (ODI) cricket is arranged by the sport’s governing body, the International Cricket Council (ICC), every four years.
The ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 started on February 14, 2014 with New Zealand tackling Sri Lanka in Christchurch in the very first suit and also Australia challenging against England in the future the exact same day in Melbourne.
The last of the tournament will certainly be held at the Melbourne Cricket Ground on March 29, 2015.
Below are the 10 innovation records that swayed the globe in the background of the competition:
1. Many centuries:
Sri Lankan global cricketer and also a former captain of the Sri Lankan nationwide team, Kumar Sangakkara, on March 11, 2015, ended up being the very first batsman to score 4 centuries in a row in the ICC Cricket World Cup. Sangakkara struck his 4th successive century in the game 35 of the ICC World Cup 2015, bet Scotland at the Bellerive Oval, Hobart, Australia.(Courtesy: ESPNcricinfo)
2. Highest possible number of 50s:
Former Indian gamer Sachin Tendulkar holds the document for making the highest possible variety of half-centuries (50s) in the ICC Cricket World Cup. Tendulkar has made a total of 21 fifty percent centuries, seven of which he made in the 2003 competition.(Courtesy: Wikipedia)
Australian player Glenn McGrath dominates the individual bowling records, having actually included for his country in four World Cups. He has one of the best strike price as well as economic climate rate among other bowler, having the most effective private bowling figures and also taken more arches in the history of the tournament. McGrath holds a record of taking a total amount of 71 in the world mug competition. In the year 2007, McGrath took 26 arches in 11 suits.
4. Highest possible variety of catches:
Australian former cricketer, Ricky Ponting, who was captain of the Australia national cricket team throughout its ‘golden era’ in between 2004 and also 2011, is the leading fielder in regards to catches made (28), in both an individual World Cup competition and in the competition’s background.(Courtesy: Wikipedia)
5. Highest possible runs:
India’s Sachin Tendulkar holds the record for making highest runs (2278) in the Cricket World Cup. Tendulkar made 673 runs in 11 innings in the 2003 play-offs.
6. Many Sixes:
South African cricketer Abraham Benjamin (Abdominal Muscle) de Villiers, that captains the South African ODI group, has struck the most sixes throughout the whole event, making a record overall of 36. In the ICC Cricket World Cup 2015, Villiers wrecked 20 6s in 6 innings.
7. Fastest 150:
Abdominal Muscle de Villiers, in a match against West Indies in the World Cup 2015 game, developed history by wrecking the fastest 150 runs in 64 rounds.
8. Fastest century:
Kevin Joseph O’Brien, an Irish cricketer that bets Railway Union Cricket Club and has actually bet a number of English area cricket clubs, holds the record for hitting the fastest century against England, in 50 balls (2011).(Courtesy: Wikipedia, ESPNcricinfo)
9. Highest possible score:
Christopher Henry ‘Chris’ Gayle, who plays international cricket for the West Indies, scored his double century, making a record of 215 runs, in a suit versus Zimbabwe in the 2015 globe mug competition.
10. Maximum variety of looks worldwide Cup Cricket:
Javed Miandad, Former Pakistani Cricketer: 1975, 1979, 1983, 1987, 1992, 1996;
Sachin Tendulkar, Former Indian Cricketer: 1975, 1979, 1983, 1987, 1992, 1996.
(Courtesy: Wikipedia, ESPNcricinfo)