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cricket World Cup records, World Cup Records, Prominent World Cup Records, Records

Some prominent cricket World Cup records

 

Indian batting legend Sachin Tendulkar is the leading run-scorer with 2278 runs in 45 matches and has scored the most centuries (six) in World Cups. He also holds the record for most runs in one tournament, 673 from 11 matches in the 2003 edition.

 

Australia's Glenn McGrath has the most wickets in World Cups, 71 in 39 matches. McGrath also has the best bowling figures of 7 for 15 against Namibia in 2003.

 

South Africa's Gary Kirsten has the highest score in a World Cup match, making 188 not out against UAE in 1996 edition hosted jointed by India, Pakistan and Sri Lanka.

 

 

The highest team total in a World Cup match is 413 for 5 by India against Bermuda in 2007, while the lowest is 36 by Canada against Sri Lanka in 2003.

 

 

Australian wicketkeeper Adam Gilchrist has the most dismissals, 52 from 31 matches (45 catches, 7 stumpings), though he could be overtaken by Sri Lanka's Kumar Sangakkara (46) in the 11th edition.

 

 

Australia's Ricky Ponting has taken 28 catches, the most by a non-wicketkeeper.

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