1992 World Cup: Statistics

England failed to lift the World Cup even in their 3rd and 2nd consecutive final. Pakistan, under Imran Khan, became the new champion.

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1992 Matches and Results
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World Cup Firsts

    First time players used coloured clothes.
    First time white balls and black sightscreens were used.
    Floodlights introduced for World Cup matches.
    Format changed to complete Round Robin League and then the final matches.

Benson & Hedges World Cup Statistics

    Period: 22 Feb – 25 March
    Host: Australia and New Zealand
    Participants: 9 (South Africa was the new team)
    Matches: 39
    Winner: Pakistan
    Runner’s up: England
    Man of the Series: Martin Crowe
    Most Runs: 456 (Martin Crowe of NZ)
    Most Wickets: 18 (Wasim Akram of Pak)
    Highest Total: 313/7 SL against Zim
    Biggest Victory by runs: 128 runs by Aus against Zim
    Biggest Victory by wickets: 10 wkts by WI against Pak
    Hundreds: 8 (2 each by David Boon of Aus and Rameez Raja of Pak)

Best Batsmen of Edition

    456 Martin Crowe, 9 innings, 1 century, 4 50s
    437 Miandad, 9 innings, 5 50s
    410 Peter Kirsten (SA), 8 innings, 4 50s
    368 David Boon, 8 innings, 2 century
    349 Rameez Raja, 8 innings, 2 century
    333 Brian Lara, 8 innings, 4 50s
    332 Azharuddin, 7 innings, 4 50s
    326 Aamer Sohail, 10 innings, 1 century, 2 50s
    322 Andrew Jones, 9 innings, 3 50s
    313 Greatbatch, 7 innings, 3 50s
    313 Kepler Wessels, 9 innings, 3 50s

Best Bowlers of Edition

    18 Wasim Akram, 10 Innings
    16 Ian Boatham (10 ings), Mushtaq Ahmed (8 ings), Chris Harris (9 ings)
    14 Brandes (Zim) 8 innings
    13 Alan Donald 9 innings
    12 Prabhakar (7 ings), Cummins (WI, 6 ing), Watson (NZ, 8 ings)

Highest Partnerships by Wickets
23 100+ Partnerships took place during the edition.

    1st 175* Haynes and Lara (WI vs Pak)
    2nd 127 Azharuddin and Tendulkar (Ind vs NZ)
    3rd 145 Aamer Sohail and Miandad (Pak vs Zim)
    4th 118 Martin Crowe and Rutherford (NZ vs Aus)
    5th 145* Andy Flower and Waller (Zim vs SL)
    6th 83* Arthurton and Hooper (WI vs Ind)
    7th 46 (Haynes and Logie)
    8th 33 Labrooy and ramanayake (SL vs Eng)
    9th 44 (Larsen and Morrison (NZ vs Pak)
    10th 28* Kalpage and Wickramasinghe (SL vs WI)

Points Table

    NZ 8 played, 7 won 1 lost, 14 points
    England 8 played, 5 won 2 lost, 1 No result, 11 point
    South Africa 8 played, 5 won 3 lost, 10 point
    Pakistan 8 played, 4 won 3 lost, 1 No result 9 point
    Australia 8 played, 4 won 4 lost, 8 point
    West Indies 8 played, 4 won 4 lost, 8 point
    India 8 played, 2 won 5 lost, 5 point
    Sri Lanka 8 played, 2 won 5 lost, 5 point
    Zimbabwe 8 played, 1 won 7 lost, 2 point
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