Among 19 teams that have played World Cup so far, 13 teams have been bowled out below 100 runs. Netherlands and UAE are the only Associates team to have not been bowled out below 100 runs. While Pakistan is the only Champion to have achieved the dubious record, West Indies and Australia are the only champions to have bundled out opposition below 100 runs on their way to championship. While Sri Lanka, England, Australia and West Indies have been the biggest hunters, 4 countries including Bangladesh appear in below 100 list twice. South Africa appear to have the most formidable batting unit. Australia and India are responsible for each other’s lowest World Cup score. Check the list of lowest scores of all teams and other low scores related data of World Cup.
World Cup Low Scores Statistics
17 below 100 scores by 13 nations.
No below 100 scores in 1983 and 1987.
Kenya is the only non-test playing country which bowled out any team (West Indies) below 100 runs.
Bangladesh is the only host to have been bowled out below 100 twice at home. England is bowled out once.
England is the only host which bowled out other team below 100 runs.
Sri Lanka (1975 vs West Indies) is the first team to be bowled out below 100 runs in the World Cup.
Pakistan is the only Champion who were bowled out below 100 runs in the same edition which they won.
West Indies (1975) and Australia (2003 & 2007) are the only champions who packed opposition below 100.
2 venues (Mancheseter, Dhaka) have recorded below 100 scores twice.
129 by Australia vs India is the lowest score of 1983.
139 by Zimbabwe vs Australia is the lowest score of 1987.
Never bowled out below 100 runs: 6 teams (India, Australia, South Africa, UAE, New Zealand and Netherlands)
Below 100 Scores in World Cups Before 2015
|36||Canada||Sri Lanka||Paarl, 2003|
|58||Bangladesh||West Indies||Dhaka, 2011|
|68||Scotland||West Indies||Leicester, 1999|
|69||Kenya||New Zealand||Chennai, 2011|
|77||Ireland||Sri Lanka||St. Geore’s, 2007|
|78||Bangladesh||South Africa||Dhaka, 2011|
|78||Bermuda||Sri Lanka||Port of Spain, 2007|
|86||Sri Lanka||West Indies||Manchester, 1975|
|93||West Indies||Kenya||Pune, 1996|
|94||East Africa||England||Birmingham 1975|
Below 100 Scores by Editions
- 3: 1975, 2003, 2011, 2007
1: 1979, 1999, 1992, 1996, 2007
Below 100 Scores by Teams
- 2: Canada, Namibia, Ireland and Bangladesh
1: East Africa, Scotland, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, England, West Indies, Kenya, Bermuda, Zimbabwe
Below 100 Scores Vs Teams
3: England, Australia, West Indies, Sri Lanka
1: South Africa, Kenya, New Zealand
Lowest Scores of All 19 Teams
|Sri Lanka||86||1975||West Indies|