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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 fifty. LRPL Taylor's 74 represents his 20th one day half century and 24th fifty.

 

- New Zealand posted 358 for 5 in this game providing the 57th occasion of a team posting 300 plus runs in the World Cup. This total provides the sixth occasion of New Zealand posting a total of 300 plus runs in the World Cup. The other five 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 7 vs Kenya at Gros Islet on 20.03.07 : 363 for 5 vs Canada at Gros Islet on 22.03.07 and 302 for 7 vs Pakistan at Pallekele on 08.03.11.

 

- With six occasions of 300 plus runs to its credit, New Zealand became the sixth team to post 300 plus runs on six or more occasions. Others are - Australia {13} : South Africa {07} : Sri Lanka {07} : England {06} and India {06}.

 

- HS Baidwan returned with figures of 3 for 84 in this game providing the 18th occasion of a bowler conceding 80 plus runs in the World Cup. He became the first Canadian bowler to concede 80 plus runs in the World Cup.

 

- HS Baidwan's figures of 3 for 84 represent the first occasion of a bowler capturing most wickets while conceding 80 plus runs in the World Cup.

 

- A Bagai and AS Hansara added 125 runs for the fourth wicket in this game providing the 200th occasion of a century partnership in the World Cup. This stand represents the 29th occasion of a three figure partnership for the fourth wicket in the World Cup.

 

- A Bagai and AS Hansara added 125 runs for the fourth wicket in this game providing the secondh occasion of a century partnership by Canada batsmen in the World Cup. This stand represents the second occasion of a three figure partnership for the fourth wicket by Canada batsmen in the World Cup. The first occasion was - the 132 runs partnership between A Bagai and A Hansra vs Kenya at Delhi on 07.03.01.

 

- LRPL Taylor of New Zealand {74} and A Bagai of Canada {84} scored fifties in this game providing the 123rd and 124th occasion of a captain scoring fifties in the World Cup.

 

- LRPL Taylor's 74 in this game provide the 18th occasion of a New Zealand captain scoring a fifty in the World Cup. A Bagai's 84 in this game provide the third occasion of a Canadian captain scoring a fifty in the World Cup.

 

- LRPL Taylor scored 74 and A Bagai scored 84 in this game providing the ninth occasion of rival captains to score fifties in the World Cup.

 

- A Bagai's 84 in this game represent the eighth occasion of captain-wicket keeper batsman scoring fifty in the World Cup.

 

- A Bagai of Canada, KC Sangakkara of Sri Lanka and AJ Stewart of England are the three captain-wicket keepers to score fifty on two occasions in the World Cup.

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