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  • Match No. 9: Bangladesh vs Ireland

    Match No 09 : Bangladesh vs Ireland at Dhaka on 25.02.11 : Bangladesh won by 27 runs

    EC Joyce represented England and Ireland in one day games to become the sixth cricketer to represent two teams in the annals of one day games. The other five are - KC Wessels {Australia and South Africa} : CB Lambert {West Indies and United States of America} : AC Cummins {West Indies and Canada} : DR Brown {England and Scotland} and EJG Morgan {Ireland and England}

    EC Joyce represented England and Ireland in world cup to become the third cricketer to represent two teams in the world cup. Others are - KC Wessels {Australia and South Africa} and AC Cummins {West Indies and Canada}

    Imrul Kayes was dismissed stumped in this game providing the 107th occasion of a batsman stumped in the world cup. Imrul Kayes' stumped dismissal in this game provides the ninth occasion of Bangladesh batsman dismissed stumped in the world cup.

    P Sterling of Ireland was dismissed stumped in this game providing the 106th

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  • Match No. 8: Australia vs New Zealand

    Match No 08 : Australia vs New Zealand at Nagpur on 25.02.11 : Australia won by seven wickets

    Australia won the toss and chose to field in this game to provide 176th occasion of a team inserting the opposition in the world cup. Australia has done so on 16 occasions in the world cup.

    MG Johnson captured 4 for 33 in this game providing the 134th occasion of a bowler capturing four or more wickets in the world cup.

    MG Johnsons's 4 for 33 in this game represent his second four wicket haul in the ongoing tournament. He had captured 4 for 19 against Zimbabwe ot Ahmedabad on 21.02.11. He earned the distinction of becoming the 20th bowler to capture four or more wickets on two occasions {not two or more occasions} in an edition of the world cup. Other Australian bowlers to perform such a feat are - GJ Gilmour in 1975: CJ McDermott in 1997: SK Warne in 1996 and 1999 and GB Hogg in 2007

    MJ Johnson with his 4 for 19 against Zimbabwe at Ahmedabad on 21.02.11 and 4 for 33 in this game became the

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  • Australia vs New Zealand at Nagpur on 25.02.11: Australia won by seven wickets

    Australia won the toss and chose to field in this game to provide 176th occasion of a team inserting the opposition in the world cup. Australia has done so on 16 occasions in the world cup.

    MG Johnson captured 4 for 33 in this game providing the 134th occasion of a bowler capturing four or more wickets in the world cup.

    MG Johnsons’s 4 for 33 in this game represent his second four wicket haul in the ongoing tournament. He had captured 4 for 19 against Zimbabwe ot Ahmedabad on 21.02.11. He earned the distinction of becoming the 20th bowler to capture four or more wickets on two occasions {not two or more occasions} in an edition of the world cup. Other Australian bowlers to perform such a feat are – GJ Gilmour in 1975: CJ McDermott in 1997: SK Warne in 1996 and 1999 and GB Hogg in 2007

    MJ Johnson with his 4 for 19 against Zimbabwe at Ahmedabad on 21.02.11 and 4 for 33 in this game became the fifth bowler to capture four or more wickets in consecutive games in the world cup. Others are

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  • Match No. 7: South Africa vs West Indies

    Match No 07: South Africa vs West Indies at New Delhi on 24.02.11 : South Africa won by seven wickets

     

    West Indies was lead by DJG Sammy in this game. He became the sixth captain to lead West Indies in the world cup. Others are - CH Lloyd {17}: BC Lara {14}: RB Richardson {14}: CL Hooper {06} and IVA Richards {06}

     

    South Africa capped Imran Tahir for this game. He became the 190th one day cricketer to make his one day debut in the world cup. He became the seventh South African cricketer to make his one day debut in the world cup. Others are - WJ Cronje vs Australia at Sydney on 26.02.92, MW Pringle vs Australia at Sydney on 26.02.92,, JN Rhodes vs Australia at Sydney on 26.02.92, T Bosch vs New Zealand at Auckland on 29.02.92, O Henry vs New Zealand at Wellington on 02.03.92 and MW Rushemere vs New Zealand at Wellington on 02.03.92 It is interesting to note that during the world cups of 1996, 1999, 2003 and 2007, South Africa did not cap any cricketer in the world cup.

     

    Imran Tahir

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  • South Africa vs West Indies at New Delhi on 24.02.11 : South Africa won by seven wickets

    West Indies was lead by DJG Sammy in this game. He became the sixth captain to lead West Indies in the world cup. Others are – CH Lloyd {17}: BC Lara {14}: RB Richardson {14}: CL Hooper {06} and IVA Richards {06}.

    South Africa capped Imran Tahir for this game. He became the 190th one day cricketer to make his one day debut in the world cup. He became the seventh South African cricketer to make his one day debut in the world cup. Others are – WJ Cronje vs Australia at Sydney on 26.02.92, MW Pringle vs Australia at Sydney on 26.02.92,, JN Rhodes vs Australia at Sydney on 26.02.92, T Bosch vs New Zealand at Auckland on 29.02.92, O Henry vs New Zealand at Wellington on 02.03.92 and MW Rushemere vs New Zealand at Wellington on 02.03.92 It is interesting to note that during the world cups of 1996, 1999, 2003 and 2007, South Africa did not cap any cricketer in the world cup.

    Imran Tahir became the 99th cricketer to represent South Africa in one day games. He became the eighth South African

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  • Match No 06: Kenya vs Pakistan at Hambantota

    - Kamran Akmal scored 55 in this game providing the 56th occasion of a wicket keeper batsman scoring a fifty in the World Cup. His knock represents the third occasion of a Pakistan wicket keeper batsman scoring a fifty in the World Cup. The other two occasions are - 56 by Salim Yousuf vs West Indies at Lahore on 16.10.87 and 63 by Moin Khan vs South Africa at Notttingham on 05.06.99.

     

    - Kamran Akmal became the second wicket keeper batsman to score a fifty against Kenya in World Cup after AC Gilchrist of Australia who scored 67 at Durban on 15.03.03.

     

    - Kamran Akmal was dismissed stumped in this game providing the eleventh occasion of a wicket keeper batsman stumped by the rival wicket keeper in the World Cup. Kamran Akmal's dismissal for 55 in this game provide the fourth occasion of a wicket keeper batsman dismissed stumped by rival wicket keeper after scoring a fifty. The other three occasions are - NJ Obrien of Ireland was stumped for 72 vs Pakistan at Kingston on 17.03.07: AC

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  • England vs Netherlands at Nagpur on 22.02.11 : England won by six wickets

    AJ Strauss and PW Borren led England and Netherlands in this game. AJ Struass became the tenth captain to lead England in the world cup. Others are – MW Gatting {08} : GA Gooch {08} : AJ Stewart {08} : MP Vaughan {09} : RGD Willis {07} : JM Brearley {05} : MH Denness {04} : MA Atherton {06} and N Hussain {04}. PW Borren became the fifth captain to lead Netherlands in world cup. Others are – J Smits {01} : LP van Troost {03} : RP Lefebre {06} and SW Lubbers {04}

    England became the only team in the world cup to be led by ten captains – a record for this category of statistics.

    RN ten Doeschate scored 119 in this game providing the eighth occasion of a Netherland batsman scoring a hundred in one day games. The other seven occasions are – 121 by JF Kloppenburg vs Namibia at Bloemfontein on 03.03.03: 134* by KJJ van Noortwijk vs Nambia at Bloemfontein on 03.03.03:  109* by RN ten Doeschate vs Bermuda at Nairobi {Ruaraka} on 04.02.07: 104 by DJ Reekers vs Ireland at Nairobi {Gym} on

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  • Match No 04: Australia vs Zimbabwe at Ahmedabad on 21.02.11: Australia won by 91 runs

    RT Ponting became the most world capped cricketer. He was playing his 40th game and went past his team mate GD McGrath's 39 appearances.

    Prior to this game RT Ponting and Imran Khan had the distinction of leading Australia and Pakistan on 22 occasions in the world cup which was a record for a captain leading his team on most occasions. While leading Australia in this game RT Ponting led Australia for the 23rd occasion to set up a record for a captain leading his team on most occasions in the world cup

    Australia is yet to lose a game under RT Ponting. It has a cent per cent record of winning all the 23 games.

    RT Ponting with his 28 in this game took his aggregate to 6922 one day runs as captain – the most by a captain in one day games.  RT Ponting with his 28 in this game took his aggregate to 982 world cup as captain – the most by a captain in world cup

    At the end of this game, RT Ponting who has appeared in 248 matches in Australia's winning matches – most by a cricketer in one day

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  • Canada vs Sri Lanka at Hambantota on 20.02.11: Sri Lanka won by 210 runs

    Canada capped TG Gordon in this game providing the 188th occasion of a batsman making his one day debut in world cup games. He became the 29th Canadian cricketer to make his one day debut in world cup. He became the 71st Canadian cricketer to make his debut in one day games.

    KC Sangakkara and A Bagai became the 84th and 85th captains to lead a team in world cup. KC Sangakkara became the eighth captain to lead Sri Lanka in world cup. Others are – DPMD Jayawardene {11}: A Ranatunga {11}: ST Jayasuriya {10}: PA de Silva {08}: LRD Mendis {12}: B Warnapura {01} and APB Tenekoon {04}. A Bagai became the fourth captain to lead Canada in world cup. Others are – JV Harris {06}: JM Davison {03} and BM Mauriette {03}.

    For the first time in the world cup, two rival captains were wicket keeper captains. Sri Lanka was led by KC Sangakkara and Canada was led by A Bagai.

    KC Sangakkara and A Bagai became the ninth and tenth wicket keeper captains to lead a team in the world cup. Others are – BM

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  • Kenya vs New Zealand at Chennai on 20.02.11

    Kenya were led by JK Kamande while New Zealand were led by DL Vettori – both new captains for their respective sides. JK Kamande became the fourth captain to lead Kenya in world cup. Others are – SO Tikolo {12} : MO Odumbe {06} and AY Karim {05}. DL Vettori became the eighth captain to lead New Zealand in world cup. Others are – SP Fleming {27} : MD Crowe {09} : LK Germon {06} : GP Howarth {06} : MG Burgess {04} : JJ Crowe {06} and GM Turner {04}.

    Kenya was dismissed for 69 in this game providing the 15th occasion of a team dismissed for less than 100 runs in world cup. The other fourteen occasions are – 36 by Canada vs Sri Lanka at Paarl on 19.02.03 : 45 by Canada vs England at Manchester on 13.06.79 : 45 by Namibia vs Australia at Potchefstroom on 27.02.03 : 68 by Scotland vs West Indies at Leicester on 27.05.99 : 74 by Pakistan vs England at Adelaide on 01.03.92 : 77 by Ireland vs Sri Lanka at St George’s on 18.04.07 : 78 by Bermuda vs Sri Lanka at Port of Spain on 15.03.07 : 84 by

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