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18 March 201508:26

CWC 15 Pool Stages – Player Stats

Which batsman hit the most sixes? Who has the most runs? A comprehensive look at the numbers from the pool stages of the ICC Cricket World Cup 2015

CWC 15 Pool Stages – Player Stats - Cricket News

Tillakaratne Dilshan was the only player to bat through all 50 overs and remain undefeated in his innings of 161 not out against Bangladesh.

Over the past month, 14 teams have played 42 matches in 14 differenent grounds across Australia and New Zealand. Here are some of the important numbers before the business end of the tournament begins.

Five men passed 150 in an innings:
Score Name Team Against Venue
215 CH Gayle West Indies Zimbabwe Canberra
178 DA Warner Australia Afghanistan Perth
162* AB de Villiers South Africa West Indies Sydney
161* TM Dilshan Sri Lanka Bangladesh Melbourne
159 HM Amla South Africa Ireland Canberra
156 KJ Coetzer Scotland Bangladesh Nelson-S

The youngest batsman to score a fifty was 22-year-old Soumya Sarkar of Bangladesh. The oldest was d of Pakistan at 40.



Five fifties came from 22 deliveries or fewer:
Balls Name Team Against Venue
18 BB McCullum New Zealand England Wellington-W
20 AD Mathews Sri Lanka Scotland Hobart
21 BB McCullum New Zealand Australia Auckland
21 GJ Maxwell Australia Afghanistan Perth
22 LD Chandimal Sri Lanka Australia Sydney

Six centuries came from 80 deliveries or fewer:
Balls Name Team Against Venue
51 GJ Maxwell Australia Sri Lanka Sydney
52 AB de Villiers South Africa West Indies Sydney
70 KC Sangakkara Sri Lanka England Wellington-W
73 KC Sangakkara Sri Lanka Bangladesh Melbourne
79 Shaiman Anwar United Arab Emirates Ireland Brisbane
79 BRM Taylor Zimbabwe Ireland Hobart

74 of Brendon McCullum’s 77 runs against England came in boundaries (96.10%) and 46 of his 50 runs against Australia came in boundaries (92%).

Tillakaratne Dilshan was the only player to bat through all 50 overs and remain undefeated in his innings of 161 not out against Bangladesh at Melbourne.



Six men have hit at least ten sixes:
Name 6s
AB de Villiers 20
CH Gayle 18
BB McCullum 12
BRM Taylor 12
GJ Maxwell 11
DA Miller 11

Shaiman Anwar top-scored for his side on four different occasions, more than anyone else.



11 players have scored more than 300 runs so far:
Name M Runs Avg
KC Sangakkara 6 496 124.00
BRM Taylor 6 433 72.16
AB de Villiers 6 417 83.40
TM Dilshan 6 395 79.00
Mahmudullah 5 344 86.00
SC Williams 6 339 67.80
S Dhawan 6 337 56.16
Misbah-ul-Haq 6 316 52.66
Shaiman Anwar 6 311 51.83
HM Amla 6 307 51.16
V Kohli 6 301 75.25

10 players have taken at least 12 wickets:
Name M Wkts Avg
MA Starc 5 16 8.50
Mohammed Shami 5 15 12.60
TA Boult 6 15 15.60
JH Davey 6 15 20.73
JE Taylor 6 14 18.35
Wahab Riaz 6 14 22.42
DL Vettori 6 13 13.69
M Morkel 6 13 16.38
TG Southee 6 13 20.76
R Ashwin 6 12 21.50

There have been seven five-wicket hauls:
Bowling Name Team Against Venue StartDate
7-33 TG Southee New Zealand England Wellington-W 20-Feb-15
6-28 MA Starc Australia New Zealand Auckland 28-Feb-15
5-27 TA Boult New Zealand Australia Auckland 28-Feb-15
5-33 MR Marsh Australia England Melbourne 14-Feb-15
5-45 Imran Tahir South Africa West Indies Sydney 27-Feb-15
5-55 Sohail Khan Pakistan India Adelaide 15-Feb-15
5-71 ST Finn England Australia Melbourne 14-Feb-15

Steven Finn’s figures included the only hat-trick so far in the tournament.



On four occasions bowlers conceded more than 90 runs in an innings – two of them by the same man!
O M Runs W Name Team Against Venue
10 2 104 1 JO Holder West Indies South Africa Sydney
10 1 101 2 Dawlat Zadran Afghanistan Australia Perth
7 0 95 1 KJ O'Brien Ireland South Africa Canberra
10 0 90 2 KJ O'Brien Ireland Zimbabwe Hobart

Bangladesh’s Taskin Ahmed was the youngest to take 3 wickets in an innings at just 19 against Scotland. 36-year-old Daniel Vettori was the oldest – at 36 years 40 days against Afghanistan.

Here are the highest partnerships so far:

The partnerships for the second and fifth wickets are records in all ODI cricket.
Wkt Part Bat1 Bat2 Team Against Venue
1 174 RG Sharma S Dhawan India Ireland Hamilton
2 372 CH Gayle MN Samuels West Indies Zimbabwe Canberra
3 138 EC Joyce A Balbirnie Ireland Zimbabwe Hobart
4 146 AJ Finch GJ Bailey Australia England Melbourne
5 256* DA Miller J-P Duminy South Africa Zimbabwe Hamilton
6 154 LMP Simmons DJG Sammy West Indies Ireland Nelson-S
7 107 Shaiman Anwar Amjad Javed UAE Ireland Brisbane
7 107 Amjad Javed Nasir Aziz UAE West Indies Napier
8 53* Amjad Javed Mohammad Naveed UAE Zimbabwe Nelson-S
9 62 RM Haq AC Evans Scotland Afghanistan Dunedin-UO
10 45 BJ Haddin PJ Cummins Australia New Zealand Auckland

Denesh Ramdin leads all wicket-keepers with 13 dismissals, with Pakistan’s Sarfraz Ahmed making six dismissals against South Africa to equal the ODI record.

Umesh Yadav has eight catches in the field, to lead all players.



South Africa conceded 29 extras against the UAE at Wellington, the most in the tournament so far.

India’s total of 104-1 against the UAE at Perth contained no extras.

Two batsmen scored more than fifty runs from one individual bowler in an innings:
Batsman Bowler Runs BF Fours Sixes SR
AB de Villiers JO Holder 76 21 7 6 361.90
TM Dilshan Taskin Ahmed 58 37 11 0 156.75

26 bowlers managed to reach 90mph on the speed gun:
Bowler Max
ADAM MILNE 94.9
MITCHELL STARC 94.1
PAT CUMMINS 94.1
MITCHELL JOHNSON 93.3
WAHAB RIAZ 93.2
MORNE MORKEL 92.8
DALE STEYN 92.6
MOHAMMAD IRFAN 92.6
JEROME TAYLOR 92.1
UMESH YADAV 91.7
DUSHMANTHA CHAMEERA 91.5
STUART BROAD 91.3
HAMID HASSAN 91.2
DAWLAT ZADRAN 90.8
RUBEL HOSSAIN 90.7
CHRIS WOAKES 90.5
TRENT BOULT 90.5
ANDRE RUSSELL 90.4
MOHAMMED SHAMI 90.4
WAYNE PARNELL 90.4
JAMES ANDERSON 90.3
RAHAT ALI 90.3
STEVEN FINN 90.2
CHRIS JORDAN 90.0

Of all the players to hit at least five sixes, here are the longest average six distances:

Player Ave distance (m)
Andre Russell 88.83
Jason Holder 88.00
David Miller 86.00
Corey Anderson 85.25
Chris Gayle 85.06
Samiullah Shenwari 84.67
Richard Berrington 84.20
Moeen Ali 83.60
Hashim Amla 83.00
Glenn Maxwell 82.91