2007 World Cup: Statistics

Hyderabad, India: Small grounds of West Indies were favorite hunting ground of big hitters. Australians ruled the records. Although Aussie batsmen cherished, whenever the bowlers got chance, McGrath was at his best among the wickets.

2007 World Cup: Hattrick Of World Cups
2007 World Cup: Matches and Results

2007 World Cup

    Host: West Indies
    Duration: 14 March-28 April 2007
    Participants: 16
    Matches: 51
    Format: 4 Groups, Super Eight and then knockouts
    Winner: Australia
    Runner’s up: Sri Lanka
    Man of the Series: McGrath
    Most Runs: 659 by Hayden of Australia
    Most Wickets: 26 by McGrath of Australia
    Centuries: 20 (3 by Hayden, 2 each by Pietersen and Jayasuriya)
    5wkts: 3 (Hall, Langeveldt and Nel one each)
    Highest Totals: 413/5 by India against Bermuda (16 300 plus score including one 400 plus)

Highest partnerships by wicket

    1st 172 Gilchrist and Hayden Aus vs SL
    2nd 202 Ganguly and Sehwag Ind vs Bermuda
    3rd 183 Jayasuriya and Mahela SL vs WI
    4th 204 Clark and Hodge Aus vs Netherlands
    5th 138* Styris and Oram NZ vs Eng
    6th 97 Dilshan and Arnold SL vs SA
    7th 87 Bopara and Nixon Eng vs SL
    8th 71* Nixon and Plunkett Eng vs NZ
    71 B McCullum and Franklin NZ vs Ireland
    9th 44 Hemp and Leverock Bermuda vs India
    10th 59 Franklin and Patel NZ vs SL

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