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18 March 201507:28

CWC 15 Pool Stages – Team Stats

Which team scored the most runs? What was the highest winning margin? Here's a comprehensive look at the numbers from the pool stages of the World Cup

CWC 15 Pool Stages – Team Stats - Cricket News

Australia posted the highest total - 417 for 6 in 50 overs - against Afghanistan.

So far we have had:
20187 runs
617 wickets
35 centuries
96 fifties
157 maidens
69 byes
260 leg byes
661 wides
65 no-balls



There have been:

11594 dots
6351 singles
1208 twos
184 threes
1865 fours
3 fives
388 sixes

18 captains chose to bat
23 captains chose to bowl

21 matches have been won batting first
20 matches have been won batting second

South Africa have scored the most runs – 1878
Afghanistan scored the fewest – 1044

Sri Lanka scored the most centuries – 8
Afghanistan was the only country not to have a centurion



The overall run-rate has been 5.63 runs per over

Here are how the batsmen have been dismissed:
Dismissal Outs TotDis %
Caught fielder 337 617 54.61
caught keeper 108 617 17.50
bowled 88 617 14.26
lbw 43 617 6.96
run out 33 617 5.34
stumped 6 617 0.97
hit wicket 2 617 0.32

Left-handers have had a slight edge:
Bat Runs Avg SR 100 50
Left 5665 32.37 91.17 14 24
Right 13457 30.44 87.49 21 72

Here are how the different bowlers have done:
Type Wkts Avg RPO SR
Left-arm seam 105 21.08 5.01 25.22
Right-arm seam 351 33.16 5.73 34.72
Slow left-arm 46 39.11 5.26 44.61
Leg-breaks 21 60.10 5.39 66.90
Off-breaks 61 48.11 5.44 53.05



Here is how batsmen have done in the different positions:
BatPos Avg SR 100 50
1 33.52 84.60 7 11
2 32.63 89.17 7 12
3 38.75 84.82 8 11
4 41.38 86.01 4 19
5 39.63 96.03 6 15
6 36.82 96.36 3 16
7 21.08 95.91 0 6
8 24.90 99.27 0 4
9 11.58 71.40 0 2
10 8.37 64.11 0 0
11 9.36 49.75 0 0

Here are how the teams have done in the powerplays
Type Overs Runs Wkts RPW RPO
Batting 345.2 2344 63 37.20 6.78
Compulsory 813.0 3861 129 29.93 4.74

400 was passed on three occasions:
Score Overs Team Against Venue StartDate
417-6 50 Australia Afghanistan Perth 04-Mar-15
411-4 50 South Africa Ireland Canberra 03-Mar-15
408-5 50 South Africa West Indies Sydney 27-Feb-15

And 300 was passed on another 22 occasions.


No team was dismissed for less than three figures, the lowest total being UAE’s 102 all out against India at Perth.

Eight matches saw at least 600 runs scored:
Runs Wkts RPW Home Away Venue StartDate
688 18 38.22 Australia Sri Lanka Sydney 08-Mar-15
661 12 55.08 West Indies Zimbabwe Canberra 24-Feb-15
657 18 36.50 Ireland Zimbabwe Hobart 07-Mar-15
640 12 53.33 Bangladesh Scotland Nelson-S 05-Mar-15
621 7 88.71 England Sri Lanka Wellington-W 01-Mar-15
621 14 44.35 Ireland South Africa Canberra 03-Mar-15
616 14 44.00 South Africa Zimbabwe Hamilton 15-Feb-15
611 13 47.00 Ireland West Indies Nelson-S 16-Feb-15

The Australia v Sri Lanka match had seven individual fifties, the most in the competition so far.

Scotland twice had five batsmen dismissed for ducks – against Australia at Hobart and against New Zealand at Dunedin.



12 different fielders took catches in the Ireland v Zimbabwe match at Hobart – the most in the competition so far.

Three matches were decided by more than 200 runs:
Team Totals1 Against Totals2 Venue Result
Australia 417-6 (50) Afghanistan 142 (37.3) Perth Australia won by 275 runs
South Africa 408-5 (50) West Indies 151 (33.1) Sydney South Africa won by 257 runs
South Africa 411-4 (50) Ireland 210 (45) Canberra South Africa won by 201 runs

There have been no ten wicket victories so far, but India beat UAE and Sri Lanka beat England by 9 wickets each.

The Bangladesh side who played New Zealand had an average age of just 24 years 360 days, the youngest in the tournament so far.

The UAE side who faced South Africa at Wellington had an average age of 33 years 199 days, the oldest so far.