ICC Cricket World Cup 2019, Stats Preview: Most runs, most wickets, most catches and other number-crunching you need to do before tournament opener

The warm-up matches have already given a few unexpected results which say a lot about the nature of the World Cup. Before the main event begins, let’s take a look at few of the important stats and facts related to teams participating in this World Cup.

Umang Pabari, May 30, 2019 12:42:00 IST

The teams are gearing up for 12th edition of ICC Cricket World Cup which starts in England on 30 May. The warm-up matches have already given a few unexpected results which say a lot about the nature of the tournament.

Before the main event begins, let’s take a look at few of the important stats and facts related to teams participating in this World Cup.

Australia’s win percentage of 75.30 so far in ICC World Cup tournaments is the highest among all the teams. They are the only team to win 50-plus matches.

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South Africa, India and Australia are the only teams to have scored 400-plus runs in ICC World Cup tournaments.

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Afghanistan, Australia, India, and South Africa have been bowled out under 150 runs only once among teams who are participating in ICC Cricket World Cup 2019.

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Sachin Tendulkar is the only player to have amassed 2000-plus runs in ICC Cricket World Cup matches. He has also scored the most no. of centuries.

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No player has taken more wickets than Glenn McGrath in ICC Cricket World Cup matches.

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Chris Gayle and Martin Guptill are the only players to have scored double centuries in ICC Cricket World Cup matches.

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No wicket-keeper has affected most dismissals than Kumar Sangakkara in ICC Cricket World Cup matches.

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Ricky Ponting is the only player to have taken 20-plus catches in ICC Cricket World Cup matches.

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Glenn McGrath is the proud owner of the following record.

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Ricky Ponting and Sachin Tendulkar are the only players to have played more than 40 matches in ICC Cricket World Cup tournaments.

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Updated Date: May 30, 2019 12:43:07 IST


World Cup 2019 Points Table

Team p w l nr pts
Australia 5 4 1 0 8
New Zealand 4 3 0 1 7
India 4 3 0 1 7
England 4 3 1 0 6
Sri Lanka 5 1 2 2 4
West Indies 4 1 2 1 3
South Africa 5 1 3 1 3
Bangladesh 4 1 2 1 3
Pakistan 5 1 3 1 3
Afghanistan 4 0 4 0 0





Rank Team Points Rating
1 India 3631 113
2 New Zealand 2547 111
3 South Africa 2917 108
4 England 3663 105
5 Australia 2640 98
6 Sri Lanka 3462 94
Rank Team Points Rating
1 England 5720 124
2 India 5990 122
3 New Zealand 4121 114
4 South Africa 4647 111
5 Australia 4805 109
6 Pakistan 4107 93
Rank Team Points Rating
1 Pakistan 7365 283
2 England 4253 266
3 South Africa 4196 262
4 Australia 5471 261
5 India 7273 260
6 New Zealand 4056 254