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1996 Cricket World Cup statistics

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This is a list of statistics for the 1996 Cricket World Cup.[1]

Team statistics

Highest team totals

The following table lists the ten highest team scores during this tournament.[1]

Team Total Opponent Ground
 Sri Lanka 398/5  Kenya Asgiriya Stadium, Kandy, Sri Lanka
 South Africa 328/3  Netherlands Rawalpindi Cricket Stadium, Rawalpindi, Pakistan
 South Africa 321/2  United Arab Emirates Rawalpindi Cricket Stadium, Rawalpindi, Pakistan
 New Zealand 307/8  Netherlands Reliance Stadium, Vadodara, India
 Australia 304/7  Kenya Indira Priyadarshini Stadium, Vizag, India
 Australia 289/4  New Zealand MA Chidambaram Stadium, Chennai, India
 India 287/8  Pakistan M.Chinnaswamy Stadium, Bangalore, India
 New Zealand 286/9  Australia MA Chidambaram Stadium, Chennai, India
 Pakistan 281/5  New Zealand Gaddafi Stadium, Lahore, Pakistan
 England 279/4  Netherlands Arbab Niaz Stadium, Peshawar, Pakistan

Largest winning margin

By runs

Team Margin Opponent Ground Date
 South Africa 169 runs  United Arab Emirates Rawalpindi Cricket Stadium, Rawalpindi, Pakistan 16 Feb 1996
 South Africa 160 runs  Netherlands Rawalpindi Cricket Stadium, Rawalpindi, Pakistan 5 Mar 1996
 Sri Lanka 144 runs  Kenya Asgiriya Stadium, Kandy, Sri Lanka 6 Mar 1996
 New Zealand 119 runs  Netherlands Reliance Stadium, Vadodara, India 17 Feb 1996
 New Zealand 109 runs  United Arab Emirates Iqbal Stadium, Faisalabad, Pakistan 27 Feb 1996
Source: ESPNcricinfo

By wickets

Team Margin Overs Remaining Opponent Ground Date
 Pakistan 9 wickets 15.0  United Arab Emirates Jinnah Stadium, Gujranwala, Pakistan 24 Feb 1996
 England 8 wickets 15.0  United Arab Emirates Arbab Niaz Stadium, Peshawar, Pakistan 18 Feb 1996
 Pakistan 8 wickets 19.2  Netherlands Gaddafi Stadium, Lahore, Pakistan 26 Feb 1996
 Australia 8 wickets 14.0  Zimbabwe Vidarbha Cricket Association Ground, Nagpur, India 1 Mar 1996
 India 7 wickets 8.1  Kenya Barabati Stadium, Cuttack, India 18 Feb 1996
Source: ESPNcricinfo [2]

By balls remaining

Team Margin Opponent Ground Date
 West Indies 123 balls  Zimbabwe Lal Bahadur Shastri Stadium, Hyderabad, India 16 Feb 1996
 Pakistan 116 balls  Netherlands Gaddafi Stadium, Lahore, Pakistan 26 Feb 1996
 England 90 balls  United Arab Emirates Arbab Niaz Stadium, Peshawar, Pakistan 18 Feb 1996
 Pakistan 90 balls  United Arab Emirates Jinnah Stadium, Gujranwala, Pakistan 24 Feb 1996
 Australia 84 balls  Zimbabwe Vidarbha Cricket Association Ground, Nagpur, India 1 Mar 1996
Source: ESPNcricinfo [2]

Lowest team totals

This is a list of completed innings only, low totals in matches with reduced overs are omitted except when the team was all out. Successful run chases in the second innings are not counted.

Team Score Opponent Ground Date
 West Indies 93 (35.2 overs)  Kenya Nehru Stadium, Pune, India 29 Feb 1996
 Kenya 134 (49.4 overs)  Zimbabwe Moin-ul-Haq Stadium, Patna, India 27 Feb 1996
 United Arab Emirates 136 (48.3 overs)  England Arbab Niaz Stadium, Peshawar, Pakistan 18 Feb 1996
 England 152 (44.3 overs)  South Africa Rawalpindi Cricket Stadium, Rawalpindi, Pakistan 25 Feb 1996
 Zimbabwe 154 (45.3 overs)  Australia Vidarbha Cricket Association Ground, Nagpur, India 1 Mar 1996
Source: ESPNcricinfo [3]

Smallest winning margin

By runs

Team Margin Opponent Ground Date
 Australia 5 runs  West Indies Punjab Cricket Association IS Bindra Stadium, Mohali, India 14 Mar 1996
 New Zealand 11 runs  England Sardar Patel Stadium, Motera, Ahmedabad, India 14 Feb 1996
 Australia 16 runs  India Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai, India 27 Feb 1996
 West Indies 19 runs  South Africa National Stadium, Karachi, Pakistan 11 Mar 1996
 India 39 runs  Pakistan M.Chinnaswamy Stadium, Bangalore, India 9 Mar 1996
Source: ESPNcricinfo [2]

By wickets

Team Margin Overs Remaining Opponent Ground Date
 West Indies 4 wickets 1.1  Australia Sawai Mansingh Stadium, Jaipur, India 4 Mar 1996
 India 5 wickets 10.4  West Indies Sawai Mansingh Stadium, Jaipur, India 4 Mar 1996
 South Africa 5 wickets 12.3  West Indies Captain Roop Singh Stadium, Gwalior, India 21 Feb 1996
 South Africa 5 wickets 5.5  New Zealand Iqbal Stadium, Faisalabad, Pakistan 20 Feb 1996
South Africa 5 wickets 5.4  Pakistan National Stadium, Karachi, Pakistan 29 Feb 1996
Source: ESPNcricinfo [2]

By balls remaining

Team Margin Opponent Ground Date
 Sri Lanka 8 balls  India Feroz Shah Kotla, Delhi, India 2 Mar 1996
 Australia 13 balls  New Zealand MA Chidambaram Stadium, Chennai, India 11 Mar 1996
 Pakistan 14 balls  England National Stadium, Karachi, Pakistan 3 Mar 1996
 Sri Lanka 22 balls  Australia Gaddafi Stadium, Lahore, Pakistan 17 Mar 1996
 South Africa 34 balls  Pakistan National Stadium, Karachi, Pakistan 29 Feb 1996
Source: ESPNcricinfo [2]

Individual statistics

Batting statistics

Most runs

The top ten highest run scorers (total runs) in the tournament are included in this table.[2]

Players Team Runs Matches Inns Avg S/R HS 100s 50s 4s 6s
Sachin Tendulkar  India 523 7 7 87.16 85.87 137 2 3 57 7
Mark Waugh  Australia 484 7 7 80.66 85.96 130 3 1 40 6
Aravinda de Silva  Sri Lanka 448 6 6 89.60 107.69 145 2 2 57 7
Gary Kirsten  South Africa 391 6 6 78.20 90.09 188* 1 1 33 4
Saeed Anwar  Pakistan 329 6 6 82.25 95.91 83* 0 3 29 5
Asanka Gurusinha  Sri Lanka 307 6 6 51.16 75.24 87 0 3 25 11
Hansie Cronje  South Africa 276 6 6 55.20 87.34 78 0 2 20 6
Andrew Hudson  South Africa 275 4 4 68.75 101.47 161 1 1 32 4
Aamer Sohail  Pakistan 272 6 6 45.33 81.92 111 1 2 35 1
Brian Lara  West Indies 269 6 6 53.80 105.07 111 1 1 33 2

Highest scores

This table contains the top ten highest scores of the tournament made by a batsman in a single innings.[3]

Player Team Score Balls 4s 6s Opponent Ground
Gary Kirsten  South Africa 188* 159 13 4  United Arab Emirates Rawalpindi Cricket Stadium, Rawalpindi, Pakistan
Andrew Hudson  South Africa 161 132 13 4  Netherlands Rawalpindi Cricket Stadium, Rawalpindi, Pakistan
Aravinda de Silva  Sri Lanka 145 115 14 5  Kenya Asgiriya Stadium, Kandy, Sri Lanka
Sachin Tendulkar  India 137 137 8 5  Sri Lanka Feroz Shah Kotla, Delhi, India
Mark Waugh  Australia 130 128 14 1  Kenya Indira Priyadarshini Stadium, Vizag, India
Chris Harris  New Zealand 130 124 13 4  Australia MA Chidambaram Stadium, Chennai, India
Sachin Tendulkar  India 127* 138 15 1  Kenya Barabati Stadium, Cuttack, India
Mark Waugh  Australia 126 135 8 3  India Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai, India
Aamer Sohail  Pakistan 111 139 8 0  South Africa National Stadium, Karachi, Pakistan
Brian Lara  West Indies 111 94 16 0  South Africa National Stadium, Karachi, Pakistan

Most boundaries

Total Fours Total Sixes
Player Team No. of Fours Player Team No. of Sixes
Aravinda de Silva  Sri Lanka 57 Asanka Gurusinha  Sri Lanka 11
Sachin Tendulkar  India 57 Sanath Jayasuriya  Sri Lanka 8
Mark Waugh  Australia 40 Aravinda de Silva  Sri Lanka 7
Aamer Sohail  Pakistan 35 Sachin Tendulkar  India 7
Gary Kirsten  South Africa 33 Mark Waugh  Australia 6
Source: ESPNcricinfo Source: ESPNcricinfo

Bowling statistics

Most wickets

The following table contains the ten leading wicket-takers of the tournament.[6]

Player Team Wkts Mts Ave S/R Econ BBI
Anil Kumble  India 15 7 18.73 27.8 4.03 3/28
Waqar Younis  Pakistan 13 6 19.46 24.9 4.68 4/26
Paul Strang  Zimbabwe 12 6 16.00 21 4.55 5/21
Roger Harper  West Indies 12 6 18.25 29 3.77 4/47
Damien Fleming  Australia 12 6 18.41 22.6 4.87 5/36
Shane Warne  Australia 12 7 21.91 34.2 3.83 4/34
Curtly Ambrose  West Indies 10 6 17.00 33.9 3 3/28
Rajab Ali  Kenya 10 6 19.00 24.8 4.59 3/17
Mushtaq Ahmed  Pakistan 10 6 23.80 34.2 4.17 3/16
Allan Donald  South Africa 8 4 15.75 25.5 3.7 3/21
Venkatapathy Raju  India 8 4 19.75 30 3.95 3/30

Best bowling figures

This table lists the top ten players with the best bowling figures in the tournament.[7]

Player Team Overs Figures Opponent Ground
Paul Strang  Zimbabwe 9.4 5/21  Kenya Moin-ul-Haq Stadium, Patna, India
Shaukat Dukanwala  United Arab Emirates 10.0 5/29  Netherlands Gaddafi Stadium, Lahore, Pakistan
Damien Fleming  Australia 9.0 5/36  Kenya Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai, India
Waqar Younis  Pakistan 10.0 4/26  Netherlands Gaddafi Stadium, Lahore, Pakistan
Shane Warne  Australia 9.3 4/34  Zimbabwe Vidarbha Cricket Association Ground, Nagpur, India
Shane Warne  Australia 9.0 4/36  West Indies Punjab Cricket Association IS Bindra Stadium, Mohali, India
Paul Strang  Zimbabwe 7.3 4/40  West Indies Lal Bahadur Shastri Stadium, Hyderabad, India
Roger Harper  West Indies 10.0 4/47  South Africa National Stadium, Karachi, Pakistan
Brian McMillan  South Africa 8.0 3/11  United Arab Emirates Rawalpindi Cricket Stadium, Rawalpindi, Pakistan
Sanath Jayasuriya  Sri Lanka 7.0 3/12  India Eden Gardens, Kolkata, India

Most maidens

Player Team Inns Mdns Ave
Glenn McGrath  Australia 7 10 43.00
Curtly Ambrose  West Indies 6 9 17.00
Courtney Walsh  West Indies 6 9 30.00
Heath Streak  Zimbabwe 5 8 43.75
Ian Bishop  West Indies 6 6 64.66
Source: ESPNcricinfo [10]

Fielding statistics

Most dismissals

This is a list of the wicket keepers who have made the most dismissals in the tournament.[8]

Player Team Matches Dismissals Caught Stumped Max
Ian Healy  Australia 7 12 9 3 3
Rashid Latif  Pakistan 6 9 7 2 5
Steve Palframan  South Africa 6 8 8 0 3
Jack Russell  England 6 8 7 1 3
Nayan Mongia  India 7 8 5 3 3

Most catches

This is a list of the outfielders who have taken the most catches in the tournament.

Player Team Innings Catches
Anil Kumble  India 7 8
Alistair Campbell  Zimbabwe 5 5
Chris Cairns  New Zealand 6 5
Sanath Jayasuriya  Sri Lanka 6 5
Graham Thorpe  England 6 5
Source: ESPNcricinfo [14]

Other Statistics

Highest partnerships

The following tables are lists of the highest partnerships for the tournament.[4][5]

By wicket
Wicket Runs Team Players Opposition Ground
1st 186  South Africa Gary Kirsten Andrew Hudson  Netherlands Rawalpindi Cricket Stadium, Rawalpindi, Pakistan
2nd 138  West Indies Shivnarine Chanderpaul Brian Lara  South Africa National Stadium, Karachi, Pakistan
3rd 207  Australia Mark Waugh Steve Waugh  Kenya Indira Priyadarshini Stadium, Vizag, India
4th 168  New Zealand Lee Germon Chris Harris  Australia MA Chidambaram Stadium, Chennai, India
5th 138  Australia Stuart Law Michael Bevan  West Indies Punjab Cricket Association IS Bindra Stadium, Mohali, India
6th 80*  Pakistan Saleem Malik Wasim Akram  New Zealand Gaddafi Stadium, Lahore, Pakistan
7th 44  Kenya Hitesh Modi Thomas Odoyo  West Indies Nehru Stadium, Pune, India
8th 62  England Dermot Reeve Darren Gough  Sri Lanka Iqbal Stadium, Faisalabad, Pakistan
9th 80*  United Arab Emirates Arshad Laeeq Shaukat Dukanwala  South Africa Rawalpindi Cricket Stadium, Rawalpindi, Pakistan
10th 17  South Africa Craig Matthews Fanie de Villiers  England Rawalpindi Cricket Stadium, Rawalpindi, Pakistan
By runs
3rd 207  Australia Mark Waugh Steve Waugh  Kenya Indira Priyadarshini Stadium, Vizag, India
1st 186  South Africa Gary Kirsten Andrew Hudson  Netherlands Rawalpindi Cricket Stadium, Rawalpindi, Pakistan
3rd 183  Sri Lanka Asanka Gurusinha Aravinda de Silva  Kenya Asgiriya Stadium, Kandy, Sri Lanka
3rd 175  India Sachin Tendulkar Mohammad Azharuddin  Sri Lanka Feroz Shah Kotla, Delhi, India
3rd 172  Sri Lanka Asanka Gurusinha Aravinda de Silva  Zimbabwe Sinhalese Sports Club, Colombo, Sri Lanka
4th 168  New Zealand Lee Germon Chris Harris  Australia MA Chidambaram Stadium, Chennai, India
1st 163  India Ajay Jadeja Sachin Tendulkar  Kenya Barabati Stadium, Cuttack, India
1st 147  England Robin Smith (cricketer) Michael Atherton  Pakistan National Stadium, Karachi, Pakistan
3rd 145*  South Africa Gary Kirsten Daryll Cullinan  United Arab Emirates Rawalpindi Cricket Stadium, Rawalpindi, Pakistan
3rd 143  England Graeme Hick Graham Thorpe  Netherlands Arbab Niaz Stadium, Peshawar, Pakistan

References

  1. ^ "Records / One-Day Internationals / Team records / Highest innings totals". ESPNcricinfo. Retrieved 8 October 2016.


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