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  • Match Number 40: Australia vs Pakistan

    Australia suffered its first loss in the world cup under RT Ponting when it lost this game by four wickets to Pakistan.

    Australia was dismissed all out for 176 for the first occasion in the world cup under RT Ponting.

    RT Ponting became the most capped captain in the world cup when he led Australia in this game. It was his 28th outing as captain of Australia. He went past SP Fleming of New Zealand who had led his team on 27 occasions. It is an irony that he could not win this game when he achieved the distinction of becoming the most capped captain in the world cup.

    RT Punting became the first captain in the world cup to lead a team while batting at number three on 25 occasions.

    CL White completed 2000 one day runs when he was on 3 during his knock of 8 in this game. At the end of this game, his run aggregate stood at 2005. He became the 21st Australian cricketer to aggregate 2000 plus one day runs.

    B Lee took two catches in this game to take his tally of catches to 50 in one day

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  • Match Number 39: Bangladesh vs South Africa

    - South Africa won this game by 206 runs providing the 51st occasion of a team winning the game by 100 plus runs margin in the World Cup. This win represents South Africa's eighth win by 100 plus runs margin in the World Cup.

     

    - South Africa emulated Australia in winning eight games by 100 plus runs margin in the World Cup.

     

    - South Africa won this game by 200 plus runs providing the 13th occasion of a team winning a game by 200 plus runs in the World Cup.

     

    - HM Amla {51}, JH Kallis {69} and F du Plessis {52} scored fifties in this game swelling the number of fifties scored by South African batsmen in the World Cup to 67.

     

    - JH Kallis scored 69 in this game providing his tenth fifty in the World Cup. He became the second South African batsmen after HH Gibbs to score ten fifties in the World Cup. He became the fourth batsman in the World Cup to score ten or more fifties. Others are - SR Tendulkar {19}: HH Gibbs {10} and RT Ponting {10}.

     

    - JH Kallis' 69 in this game represent his

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  • Match Number 38: Sri Lanka vs New Zealand

    - WU Tharanga was run out for 3 in this game providing the 88th occasion of an opening batsman dismissed run out in the World Cup. His run out in this game provide the ninth occasion of a Sri Lankan opening batsman run out in the World Cup.

     

    - WU Tharanga was run out for 3 in this game providing the 88th occasion of an opening batsman dismissed run out in the World Cup. His run out in this game provide the ninth occasion of a Sri Lankan opening batsman run out in the World Cup.

     

    - WU Tharanga and M Muralitharan were run out in this game providing the 49th and 50th occasion of a Sri Lankan batsman dismissed run out in the World Cup.

     

    - KC Sangakkara and DPMD Jayawardene added 145 runs for the third wicket in this game providing the 206th occasion of a century partnership in the World Cup. This stand also represents the 55th occasion of a three figure partnership for the third wicket in the World Cup.

     

    - KC Sangakkara and DPMD Jayawardene added 145 runs for the third wicket in this

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  • Match No 37: Ireland vs Netherlands

    Netherlands scored 306 all out providing the 59th occasion of a team scoring 300 plus runs in the world cup. It also represents the second occasion of Netherlands posting a
    total of 300 plus runs in the world cup. The first occasion was its 314 for 6 vs Namibia at Bloemfontien on 03.03.03.

    Ireland posted 307 for 4 in 47.4 overs providing the 60th occasion of a team posting 300 plus runs in the world cup. It also represents the second occasion of Ireland posting a total of 300 plus runs in the world cup. The first occasion was its 329 for 7 in 49.1 overs against England at Bangalore on 02.03.11.

    Netherlands was all out of 306 providing the fourth occasion of a team dismissed all out after posting 300 plus runs in the world cup. The other three occasions are – 349 by
    Pakistan vs Zimbabwe at Kingston on 21.03.07: 300 by West Indies vs England at Bridgetown on 21.04.07 and 338 by India vs England at Brisbane on 27.02.11.

    Netherlands and Ireland posted 300 plus runs in this game providing

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  • Match No 36 : England vs West Indies

    England was all out for 243 in this game providing the 17th occasion of England all out in the world cup. England has been all out against West Indies on two occasions in the world cup – 194 at Lord’s on 23.06.79 and 243 at Chennai on 17.03.11.

    AD Russell captured 4 for 49 in this game providing the 154th occasion of a bowler capturing four or more wickets in the world cup. His four wicket haul represents the 17th   occasion of a West Indian bowler capturing four or more wickets haul in the world cup. 

    AD Russell captured 4 for 49 in this game providing the 13th occasion of a bowler capturing four or more wickets against England in the world cup. His four wicket haul represents the second occasion of a West Indian bowler capturing four or more wickets against England in the world cup.  The other occasion was J Garner’s 5 for 38 at Lord’s on 23.06.79.

    AD Russell captured 4 for 49 and JC Tredwell captured 4 for 48 in this game providing the third and fourth occasion of a bowler

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  • Match No 35 : Australia vs Canada

    This game started with an unusual incident. RT Ponting led his team on to the field of play and then the on field umpires – Billy Bowden and Amish Saheba entered. Normally it should be the other way round – Umpires entered the field of play first and then the fielding team.

    Amongst the Indian grounds, Bangalore earned the distinction of hosting most world cup matches – seven – which includes this game. Delhi stands next with six world cup games.

    Canada capped K Whatham for this game. He became the 192nd cricketer to make one day debut in the world cup. He is the 30th Canadian cricketer to make his one day debut in the world cup.

     
    RT Ponting is leading Australia for the 27th occasion in the world cup and is on par with SP Fleming of New Zealand who has led New Zealand on similar number of occasions in the world cup.

    H Patel scored 54 in this game to provide the 12th occasion of a Canadian batsman scoring fifties in the world cup. It also represents the fifth occasion of a Canada opening

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  • Match No 34: Ireland vs South Africa

    - Ireland won the toss and elected to field in this game, to provide the 184th occasion of a team inserting the opposition in the World Cup. Ireland has inserted the opposition on three occasions in the World Cup which includes this game.

     

    - GC Smth and JH Kallis were run out in this game providing the 21st and 22nd occasion of South Afircan batsmen run out in the World Cup.

     

    - GC Smith's run out in this game provide the 43rd occasion of a captain dismissed run out in the World Cup. It also provides the fourth occasion of a South African captain run out in a World Cup. Other occasions are - WJ Cronje for 8 vs Sri Lanka at Northampton on 19.05.99 : WJ Cronje for 39 vs New Zealand at Birmingham on 10.06.99 and SM Pollock for 25 vs Sri Lanka at Durban on 03.03.03.

     

    - GC Smith's run out in this game provide the 87th occasion of an opening batsman dismissed run out in the World Cup. His run out in this game provides the fourth occasion of a South African opening batsman run out in the

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  • Match No 33: Pakistan vs Zimbabwe

    - R Chakbava scored zero in this game to provide the 45th occasion of a Zimbabwe batsman and ninth occasion of a Zimbabwe opening batsman scoring duck in the World Cup.

     

    - CR Ervine's 52 in this game represent his third one day fifty. His knock provides the 43rd occasion of a Zimbabwe batsman scoring a fifty in the World Cup. This knock represents the second occasion of his scoring a fifty in the World Cup. The other occasion was his 85 vs Canada at Nagpur on 28.02.11.

     

    - CR Ervine with his two fifties became 12th Zimbabwe batsman to score fifties on two or more occasions in the World Cup.

     

    - Ahmed Shehzad was stumped for 8 in this game providing the 28th occasion of an opening batsman scoring fifty in the World Cup. He became the first Pakistan batsman to suffer such an ignominy in the World Cup.

     

    - Asad Shafiq scored 78 not out in this game which represent his highest score in one day games. His previous best was 50 vs England at Leeds on 12.09.10.

     

    - Asad Shafiq's 78 not out in

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  • Match No 32: Bangladesh vs Netherlands

    - ES Szwarczynski, TLW Cooper, PW Borren and Adeel Raja were run out in this game providing the tenth occasion of four or more batsmen run out in an innings in the world cup game. This occasion provide the first occasion of such an instance in the ongoing edition of the World Cup.

     

    - PW Borren was run out in this game providing the 42nd occasion of a captain dismissed run out in the World Cup.

     

    - ES Szwarczynski was run out in this game providing the 86th occasion of an opening batsman dismissed run out in the World Cup. His run out provide the third occasion of a Netherlands opening batsman run out in the World Cup. The other two occasions are - DJ Reekers for 4 vs South Africa vs Basseterre on 16.03.07 and B Zuiderent for 9 vs Australia at Basseteree on 18.03.07.

     

    - RN ten Doeschate scored 53 not out in this game providing the 12th occasion of a Netherlands batsman scoring a fifty in the World Cup. His knock in this game represents his fourth fifty in the World Cup. His knock

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  • Match No 30: Canada vs New Zealand

    - New Zealand was led by LRPL Taylor in this game. He became the 94th captain to lead a team in the World Cup. LRPL Taylor was leading New Zealand for the first occasion in the World Cup. He became the second captain to lead New Zealand in this edition of the World Cup after DL Vettori.

     

    - LRPL Taylor scored 74 in this game to become the 20th captain to score a fifty on captaincy debut in World Cup.

     

    - BB McCullum scored 101 in this game providing the 119th occasion of a batsman scoring hundred in the World Cup. His knock represents the 13th occasion of a New Zealand batsman scoring a hundred in the World Cup. His knock represents the seventh occasion of a wicket keeper batsman scoring a hundred in the World Cup and represents the third occasion of a wicket keeper opening batsman scoring hundred in the World Cup. His knock provides the 66th occasion of an opening batsman scoring hundred in the World Cup.

     

    - BB McCullum's 101 in this game represents his third one day hundred and 22nd

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