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★ First world cup match was played at Lord's, London on 7th June 1975 between England v India. England won the match by 202 runs.

★ DL Amiss from England is the first batsmen to score a hundred in World Cup. He scores 137 against India in the first match of World Cup.

★ 1975 World Cup is the only ODI World Cup which didn't feature a sub-continent team in the semi-finals.World Cup

★ Mohinder Amaranth is the first bowler to take wicket in World Cup.

★ Chetan Sharma was the first bowler to take a hat-trick in a Cricket World Cup.

★ Sachin Tendulkar of India holds the records of scoring most runs (2278), highest number of centuries (6) and highest number of fifties (21).

★ Ricky Ponting of Australia holds the record of most sixes (31), most matches as captain (29), most catches by a fielder (28) and most appearances (46).

★ Australian Glenn McGrath take most wickets (71), most wickets in a world cup tournament (26) and best bowling figures (7-15 against Namibia).

★ Adam Gilchrist of Australia holds the record of most dismissals as wicketkeeper (52), most dismissals in a series (21) and most dismissals in an innings (6).

★ Australia holds the record of highest score in a match. Australia score 417 for 6 wickets against Afghanistan in 2015.

★ Australia hold the records of most wins (55 matches), 100% win in two world cup series (2003 and 2007), most consecutive wins (25 match).



★ Zimbabwe holds the records of most losses (37 match) and most consecutive defeats (18 matches).World Cup 2003

★ Canada score 36 run against Sri Lanka in 2003 World Cup, which is lowest ever score by a team.

★ Ireland holds the record of highest successful run chase (329-7) in World Cup. It was against England, 2011.

★ Australia wins by 275 run against Afghanistan, 2015 which is the highest winning margin by runs in any world cup match.

★ Record for highest partnership holds by Chris Gayle and MN Samuels , West Indies with 372 runs against Zimbabwe in 2015.

★ Fastest century score by Kevin O'Brien of Ireland against England (2011) in 50 balls.

★ MC Snedden, New Zealand conceded most runs in an innings with 105 runs in 12 over against England in 1983.

★ Lance Klusener, South Africa holds the record of highest average (124.00) and highest strike rate (121.17).World Cup Trophy

★ Best economy rate by a bowler Andy Roberts of West Indies 3.24.

★ Zaheer Khan of India with 27.1 holds the record fo best strike rate.

★ Fastest fifty records hold by New Zealand Brendon McCullum against England, in 18 balls

★ Highest score in an innings by Martin Guptill of New Zealand against West Indies. He scores 237.

★ Scotland concedes most extras in an innings (59) against Pakistan, 1999.

★ Headingley Cricket Ground, Leeds hosted highest number of matches with 12.

★ David Shepherd of England attends as umpire in 46 matches which is a record.

 

 







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