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ICC World Cup: Top 9 Records Every Cricket Fan Should Know

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Get ready for cricket’s record-breaking journey! This article presents the top 9 records that every cricket fan should know about the ICC World Cup. From stunning centuries to incredible wickets, we’ve got the most remarkable achievements covered. Whether you’re a seasoned fan or new to cricket, click here to explore the mind-blowing records that define the ICC World Cup!

Most runs in a tournament

Most runs in a tournament Sachin Tendulkar674 (11 innings)2003
 Matthew Hayden659 (10 innings)2007
 Rohit Sharma648 (9 innings)2019
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Most wickets in a tournament

 Mitchell Starc
Glenn McGrath
27 (10 matches)
26 (11 matches)
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Highest innings totals

417–6 (50 overs) Australia AfghanistanWACA Ground, Perth4 March 2015
413–5 (50 overs) India BermudaQueen’s Park Oval, Port of Spain19 March 2007
411–4 (50 overs) South Africa IrelandManuka Oval, Canberra3 March 2015
408–5 (50 overs) South Africa West IndiesSydney Cricket Ground, Sydney27 February 2015
398–5 (50 overs) Sri Lanka KenyaAsgiriya Stadium, Kandy6 March 1996
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Lowest innings totals

36 (18.4 overs) Canada Sri LankaBoland Bank Park, Paarl19 February 2003
45 (40.3 overs) Canada EnglandOld Trafford, Manchester13 June 1979
45 (14 overs) Namibia AustraliaSenwes Park, Potchefstroom27 February 2003
58 (18.5 overs) Bangladesh West IndiesSher-e-Bangla National Stadium, Dhaka4 March 2011
68 (30.3 overs) Scotland West IndiesGrace Road, Leicester27 May 1999
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Most career runs

2,278 Sachin Tendulkar454415256.956151992–2011
1,743 Ricky Ponting4642140*45.86561996–2011
1,532 Kumar Sangakkara373512456.74572003–2015
1,225 Brian Lara343311642.24271992–2007
1,207 AB de Villiers2323162*63.52462007–2015
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Most career wickets

71 Glenn McGrath3918.193.967/151996–2007
68 Muttiah Muralitharan4019.633.884/191996–2011
56 Lasith Malinga2922.875.516/382007–2019
55 Wasim Akram3823.834.045/281987–2003
49 Mitchell Starc1814.814.646/282015–2019
 Chaminda Vaas3121.223.976/251996–2007
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Highest individual scores

237* Martin Guptil1632411145.39 West IndiesWellington, New Zealand21 March 2015
215 Chris Gayle1471016146.25 ZimbabweManuka Oval, Canberra24 February 2015
188 Gary Kirsten159134118.23 United Arab EmiratesRawalpindi Cricket Stadium, Rawalpindi16 February 1996
183 Sourav Ganguly158177115.82 Sri LankaCounty Ground, Taunton26 May 1999
181 Viv Richards125167144.80 Sri LankaNational Stadium, Karachi13 October 1987
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Best bowling figures

7/15 Glenn McGrath7.042.14 NamibiaSenwes Park, Potchefstroom27 February 2003
7/20 Andy Bichel10.002.00 EnglandSt George’s Park, Port Elizabeth2 March 2003
7/33 Tim Southee9.003.66 EnglandWestpac Stadium, Wellington20 February 2015
7/51 Winston Davis10.304.85 AustraliaHeadingley Cricket Ground, Leeds11 June 1983
6/14 Gary Gilmour12.061.16 EnglandHeadingley Cricket Ground, Leeds18 June 1975
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Fastest 100

150 Kevin O’Brien EnglandM.Chinnaswamy Stadium, Bangalore2 March 2011
251 Glenn Maxwell Sri LankaSydney Cricket Ground , Sydney8 March 2015
352 AB De Villiers West IndiesSydney Cricket Ground, Sydney27 February 2015
457 Eoin Morgan AfghanistanOld Trafford, Manchester18 June 2019
566 Matthew Hayden South AfricaWarner Park Sporting Complex, Basseterre24 March 2007
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Source: Wikipedia

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