Dhaka hosted the inaugural edition of ICC KnockOut Trophy. 9 counries participated to play 8 matches and South Africa ruled Bangladesh registering their first and only championship win. Allround performance earned Kallis the Man of the Series award as South Africa defeated West Indies in the final.
- Teams: 9
Winner: South Africa (def West Indies)
Most Runs: 221 Phil Wallace (WI)
Most Wickets: 8 Kallis (SA)
Man of the Series: Kallis (Highest wicket and 2nd Highest 164 runs)
100+ Runs by Players: 9
6+ wkts: Kallis (8), Tendulkar and Dillion (6)
Centuries: 100 Campbell (Zim), 141 Tendulkar, 113* Kallis, 103 Phil Wallace
4+ wkts in an innings: 4/38 Tendulkar, 4/31 Keith Arthurton
Hansie Cronje finally earned his national side an ICC Championship trophy as he they defeated England (QF), Sri Lanka (SF) and West Indies (Final).
- Kallis was the only player to have earned 2 MOMs (Semifinal and Final).
307/8 by India was the only team total above 300 runs.
132 by SL (vs SA) was the only below 200-run total of the tournament.
Wallace of West Indies became the first player to hit a century in the final, although in the losing cause.
Tendulkar became the first player to score a century and take 4 wickets in same match at Champions Trophy.
Wallace was the only batsman to aggregate above 200 runs.
9 100+ partnerships were scored. (2 each by Ind and SA, 1 each by SL, NZ, Zim, Eng and WI)
140 runs (Dravid & Tendulkar for 3rd wicket vs Aus) was the highest partnership of the tournament.
Australia (vs India), SL and WI (vs SA) were the only three teams to be bowled out in the tournament.
Last ball win by New Zealand (260/5) against Zimbabwe (258/7) in the Preliminary match helped them join the QF.
Match Results and Scores
- SA def Eng by 6 wkts: Eng 281/7, SA 283/4, MOM: Cullinan (69 runs)
SL def NZ by 5 wkts: NZ 188, SL 191/5, MOM: Ranatunga (90*)
Ind def Aus by 44 runs: Ind 307/8, Aus 263, MOM: Tendulkar (141 & 4/38)
WI def Pak by 30 runs: WI 289/9, Pak 259/9, MOM: Arthurton (33 runs & 4/31)
- SA def SL by 92 runs (D/L): SA 240/7, Pak 132, MOM: Kallis (113* & 0/34)
WI def Ind by 6 wkts: Ind 242/6, WI 245/4, MOM: Dillion (3/38)
- SA def WI by 4 wkts, WI: 245, SA 248/6, MOM: Kallis (5/30 & 37 runs)
- 140 3rd Dravid, Tendulkar (Ind) vs Aus
132 4th Jadeja, Tendulkar (Ind) vs Aus
127 4th Kaluwitharana, Ranatunga (SL) vs NZ
125 4th Fleming, Adam Parore (NZ) vs Zim
118 4th Campbell, Andy Flower (Zim) vs NZ
117 4th Cronje, Rhodes (SA) vs Eng
113 1st Cullinan, Rindel (SA) vs Eng
112 6th Fairbrother, Holliake (Eng) vs SA
109 2nd Chanderpaul, Wallace (WI) vs Pak