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  • Match No 28: Bangladesh vs England

    Bangladesh won the toss and inserted the opposition in this game providing the 182nd occasion of a team doing so in the world cup. It also provides the sixth occasion of Bangladesh doing so in the world cup.

    Bangladesh won the game by two wickets after inserting the opposition providing the 78th occasion of a team winning the game after it had inserted the opposition in the world cup. This win is Bangladesh's second win in the world cup under the captioned circumstances. The first win was against Bermuda at Trinidad on 25.03.07. Bangladesh had won this game by seven wickets.

    Bangladesh won the toss and inserted the opposition in this game providing the 1501st occasion of a team doing so in the annals of one day games. It also provides the 50th occasion of Ireland doing so in one day games.

    Bangladesh's win by two wickets in this game represents its 19th win in one day games after it had inserted the opposition. This win provides the 748th win by a team after it had inserted the

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  • Match No 26: Sri Lanka vs Zimbabwe

    Zimbabwe won the toss and inserted the opposition in this game providing the 180th occasion of a team doing so in the annals of one day games. It also provides the 88th occasion of Zimbabwe doing so in one day games.

    Zimbabwe won the toss and inserted the opposition in this game providing the 1499th occasion of a team doing so in the annals of one day games. It also provides the 14th
    occasion of Zimbabwe doing so in one day games.

    WU Tharanga and TM Dilshan added 282 runs partnership for the first wicket in this game providing the 195th occasion of a century partnership in the world cup. This stand also provide the 50th occasion of a three figure partnership for the first wicket in the world cup.

    WU Tharanga and TM Dilshan added 282 runs partnership for the first wicket in this game providing the 18th occasion of a century partnership in the world cup. This stand also provides the third occasion of a three figure partnership for the first wicket by Sri Lankan batsmen in the world cup.

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  • Match No 25 : India vs Netherlands

    Yuvraj Singh captured his 100th one day wicket when he had W Baressi leg before wicket for 26 in this game. At the end of this game, his aggregate stood at 101. He became the 106th bowler in the annals of one day games to total 100 plus one day wickets. He became the 14th Indian bowler to capture 100 plus wickets in one day games.

    Yuvraj Singh with 7848 runs and 101 wickets to his credit became the eighth cricketer in the annals of one day games to perform the all rounder’s double of 7500 runs and 100 wickets. He is third Indian cricketer to perform this feat. Others are – SR Tendulkar {17842 runs and 154 wickets} and SC Ganguly {11363 runs and 100 wickets}.

    Yuvraj Singh with 7848 runs and 101 wickets to his credit became the eighth cricketer in the annals of one day games to perform the all rounder’s double of 7500 runs and 100 wickets. He is third Indian cricketer to perform this feat. Others are – SR Tendulkar {17842 runs and 154 wickets} and SC Ganguly {11363 runs and 100 wickets}

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  • Match No 24: New Zealand vs Pakistan

    New Zealand posted 302 for 7 in this game providing the 54th occasion of a team posting 300 plus runs in the world cup. This total also represents New Zealand posting 300 plus runs in an innings on fifth occasion in the world cup. The other four occasions are – 309 for 5 vs East Africa at Birmingham on 07.06.75: 307 for 8 vs Netherlands at Vadodara on 17.02.96: 331 for 6 vs Kenya at Gros Islet on 20.03.07 and 363 for 5 vs Canada at Gros Islet on 22.03.07.

    LR Taylor scored 131 not out in this game providing the 114th occasion of a batsman scoring a hundred in the world cup. His knock represents the twelfth occasion of a New
    Zealand batsman scoring a hundred in the world cup. This was the first hundred by a New Zealand batsman against Pakistan in the world cup.

    LR Taylor scored 131 not out in this game providing the third occasion of a batsman scoring a hundred against Pakistan in the world cup. Other batsmen are – 110 by RB Richardson of West Indies at Karachi on 30.10.87 and 143* by A

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  • Match No 27 : Ireland vs West Indies

    Ireland won the toss and inserted the opposition in this game providing the 181st occasion of a team doing so in the world cup. It also provides the second occasion of Ireland doing so in the world cup.
     

    West Indies capped AD Russell for this game. He became the 156th cricketer to make one day debut for West Indies. He became the first West Indian cricketer to make his one day deubt against Ireland.

    West Indies capped AD Russell for this game. He became the 199th cricketer to make one day debut in the world cup.  He became the first West Indian cricketer to make his one day deubt against Ireland in the world cup.  He became the seventh West Indian cricketer to make debut in the world cup. Others are – AME Roberts vs Sri Lanka at Manchester on 07.06.05 : IVA Richards vs Sri Lanka at Manchester on 07.06.75 : CG Greenidge vs Pakistan at Birmingham on 11.06.75 : PV Simmons vs Pakistan at Lahore on 16.10.87 : RL Powell vs Pakistan at Bristol on 16.05.99 and KA Pollard vs South Africa at St

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  • Match No 23: Canada vs Kenya

    Match No 23: Canada  vs Kenya at Delhi on 07.03.01 : Canada won by five wickets

     

    MA Ouma failed to score in this game to provide the 49th occasion of a wicket keeper batsman scoring a duck in the world cup. His duck in this game also provide the eleventh occasion of wicket keeper opening batsman to suffer such an ignominy in the World Cup.

     

    MA Ouma failed to score in this game to provide the fourth occasion of a Kenyan wicket keeper batsman scoring a duck in the world cup. His duck in this game also provide the fourth occasion of a Kenyan wicket keeper opening batsman to suffer such an ignominy in the World Cup.

     

    T Mishra {51} and TM Odoyo {51} scored half centuries in this game providing the 25th and 26th occasion of a Kenyan batsman scoring a fifty in the world cup. .

    TM Mishra's 51 in this game represents his fourth one day half century and TM Odoyo's 51 represents his eighth one day half century and ninth fifty.

     

    H Osinde captured 4 for 26 in this game providing the 147th

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  • Match No 22: India vs Ireland

    PR Sterling scored a duck in this game to provide the 95th occasion of an opening batsman scoring zero in the world cup. His duck in this game provide the seventh occasion of an Ireland batsman scoring a duck in the world cup.

    PR Stirling collected his first ball duck in this game providing the 19th occasion of an opening batsman suffering such an ignominy in the world cup. He became the third Ireland opening batsman to collect the first ball duck in the world cup. Others are – JF Bray vs England at Providence on 30.03.07 and WTS Porterfield vs England at Bangalore on 02.03.01.

    NJ O'Brien completed 1000 runs when he was on 9 during the course of knock of 46   in this game. At the end of this game, his run aggregate stood at 1037. He became the third Ireland batsman to total 1000 plus one day runs. Others are – KJ O'Brien and WTS Porterfield.

    EC Joyce became Zaheer Khan's 30th victim in the world cup. He became the 15th bowler and the third Indian bowler to capture 30 plus wickets in

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  • Match No 20: Sri Lanka vs Australia

    This no result game provides the seventh occasion of a no result game in the world cup. The other six games are – India vs Sri Lanka at Mackay on 28.02.92 : England vs Pakistan at Adelaide on 01.03.92 : Kenya vs Zimbabwe at Patna on 26.02.96 : New Zealand vs Zimbabwe at Leeds on 06.06.99 : Bangladesh vs West Indies at Benoni on 18.02.03 and Zimbabwe vs Pakistan at Bulawayo on 04.03.03.

    This no result game provide Sri Lanka its second No result game in world cup, the first being its game against India at Mckay on 28.02.92, while Australia had its first No result game.

    Australia's consecutive winning streak of 24 world cup games under RT Ponting ended with this no result game.

    KC Sangakkara's 73 not out in this game provide the 120th occasion of a captain scoring a fifty in the world cup. His knock represents the 16th occasion of a Sri Lankan captain scoring a fifty in the world cup. His knock of 73 not out in this game represent the second occasion of a captain-cum-wicket keeper

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  • Match No 16 : Netherlands vs South Africa

    South Africa posted 351 for 5 in this game providing the sixth occasion of South Africa posting 300 plus runs in the world cup. The other five occasions are – 321 for 2 vs UAE ot Rawalpindi on 16.02.96: 328 for 3 vs Netherlands at Rawalpindi on 05.03.96 : 306 for 6 vs New Zealand at Johannesburg on 16.02.03 : 353 for 3 vs Netherlands at Basseterre on 16.03.07 : 356 for 4 vs West Indies at St George’s on 10.04.07.

    South Africa became the fifth team in the world cup to post 300 plus runs on six or more occasions. Others are – Australia {13}: England {06}: India {06} and Sri Lanka {06}.

    South Africa's 351 for 5 in this game provide the 53rd occasion of a team posting 300 plus runs in the world cup.

    South Africa posted 351 for 5 in this game providing the twelfth occasion of a team posting 350 plus runs in the world cup.

    South Africa posted 351 for 5 in this game providing the third occasion of it posting 350 plus runs in the world cup. The other two occasions are – 353 for 3 vs

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  • Match No 20: England vs South Africa

    - AJ Strauss scored zero in this game providing the 45th occasion of an England batsman scoring a duck in the World Cup.

     

    - AJ Strauss scored zero in this game providing the 39th occasion of a captain scoring a duck in the World Cup. His duck represents the ninth occasion of an England captain scoring duck in the World Cup. His duck also represents the seventh occasion of a captain scoring a duck against South Africa in the World Cup.

     

    - IJL Trott {52} and RS Bopara {60} scored fifties in this game providing the 63rd ad 64th occasion of England batsman scoring half centuries in the World Cup.

     

    - IJL Trott's 52 in this game represents his ninth one day half century and twelfth fifty, while RS Bopara's 60 represents his fifth one day half century.

     

    - Imran Tahir captured 4 for 38 in this game providing the 144th occasion of a bowler capturing four or more wickets in the World Cup. His 4 for 38 represents the 12th occasion of a South African bowler capturing four or more wickets in

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