WC 2011: Summary of First 15 Days Records

World Cup 2011 has completed first fifteen days. England is running ahead with almost all the records. Pakistan is a close second. Here are the Team, Batting, Fielding and Bowling records of first 15 days.

After completion of 22 matches, India and Pakistan lead their respective groups. Yet, more than half of the matches are yet to be played and the tough competition guarantees that anybody can come up and go down.

Team Records

    Biggest Victory: 10 wkts (Twice, NZ def Kenya, and Zim)
    Biggest Victory by runs: 231 (SA def Netherlands)
    Narrowest Victory by runs: 6 runs (Eng def SA)
    Narrowest victory by wickets: 3 wkts (Ire def Eng)
    Highest Score: 370/4 Ind vs Ban
    Lowest Score: 58 by Ban, 69 by Kenya
    100s: 10 (3 each Ind & SA, 1 each Eng, Neth, Ire, SL)
    50s : 41 (8 Eng, 6 Pak, 5 SL, 4 WI & Aus, 3 Ind & NZ, 2 Zim, Kenya & Ban, 1 & Neth)
    Biggest Partnerships: 221 runs (3rd wkt Amla and AB, SA)
    100 plus Partnerships: 16 (3 Eng & Ind, 2 SA & Pak, 1 Aus, Zim, SL, NZ, Ire, WI)

Batting Records

    Most Runs: Strauss (Eng)
    Highest Score: 175 (Sehwag, Ind)
    Most 100: 2 (AB de Villiers, SA)
    Most 50s: 3 (Jonathan Trott, Eng)
    Most 6s: 7 (KJ O’Brien, Ire)
    Best Avg: 135 (3 matches, Guptill, NZ)

Bowling Records

    Highest Wicket Taker: 14 (Afridi in 3 matches)
    Best bowling in inning: 6/23 (Roach vs Neth)
    Most 5 wkts: 2 (Afridi)
    5 wkts or more: 6 times by 5 bowlers (Pak 2, one each by SL, WI, Ind and Eng)
    Most runs given in inning: 91 (Anderson, Eng) vs Ind

Fielding Records

    Max Dismissals: 8 (Prior, Eng)
    Max Catches: 4 (Dilshan, SL)

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