1987 World Cup Statistics

Reliance financed World Cup 1987 was the first to be held outside England. The new venue provided the new winner also. Here are the tournament statistics.

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Reliance World Cup 1987
Tournament Statistics

    Period: Oct 8 to Nov 8, 1987
    Hosts: India and Pakistan
    Teams: 8
    Matches: 27
    Winner: Australia
    Runner’s Up: England
    Other Semifinalists: India and Pakistan
    Most runs: 471 (Graham Gooch of England)
    Most wickets: 18 (Craig McDermott of Australia)
    Highest Score: 360/4 (WI against SL)
    Largest Victory by runs: 191 runs (WI against SL)
    Largest Victory by wkts: 9 wkts (Ind against NZ)
    Highest Individual Score: 181 by Viv Richards
    Hundreds: 11 (max 2 by Geoff Marsh of Aus)
    Best Bowling figure: 5/44 by McDermott of Aus

Top 10 Scorers

    471 Gooch (1 century, 3 50s)
    447 David Boon (5 50s)
    428 Geoff Marsh (2 century, 1 50)
    391 Viv Richards (1 century, 3 50s)
    354 Gatting (3 50s)
    349 Rameez Raja (1 century, 2 50s)
    323 Saleem Malik (1 century, 2 50s)
    314 Dean Jones (3 50s)
    300 Gavaskar (1 century, 2 50s)
    299 Allan Lamb (2 50s)

Top 10 Bowlers

    18 wickets Craig McDermott (Aus)
    17 Imran Khan (Pak)
    14 Pattrick Patterson (WI)
    14 Maninder Singh (Ind)
    13 Hemmings (Eng)
    12 Abdul Qadir (Pak)
    12 Phil DeFreitas (Eng)
    11 Steve Waugh (Aus)
    10 Ramesh Ratnayeke (SL)

Highest Partnerships by Wicket
Overall 15 partnerships of 100+ were achieved in 1987 World Cup.

    1st 136 Srikkanth and Gavaskar (Ind vs NZ)
    2nd 167 Rameez Raja and Saleem Malik (Pak vs Eng)
    3rd 182 Haynes and Richards (WI vs SL)
    4th 116 Richards and Logie (WI vs SL)
    5th 83 Dujon vs Logie (WI vs Eng)
    6th 73 Imran Khan and Saleem Yousuf (Pak vs WI)
    7th 46* Crowe and Smith (NZ vs Zim)
    8th 117 Houghton and Butchart (Zim vs NZ)
    9th 39 Snedden and Watson (NZ vs Ind)
    10th 36 Pycroft and Ja/rvis (Zim vs Ind)

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