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Highs and lows of the U-19 World Cup

Last updated on: March 10, 2004 15:42 IST

Pakistan became the fourth country to win the Under-19 World Cup after Australia (1988 & 2002), England (1998) and India (2000) when they beat the West Indies by 25 runs in the final.

Pakistan is also the first team to defend their total successfully in a World Cup final. In the previous four finals, the teams batting second won the championship.

Following is a comprehensive statistical summary of the tournament:

  • Highest team totals
  • Lowest team totals
  • Victory by largest margin
  • Victory by narrowest margin
  • Centuries
  • Leading run-scorers
  • Highest partnership for each wicket
  • Best bowling in a match
  • Leading wicket-takers
  • Most dismissals in a match
  • Leading wicketkeepers
  • Most catches in a match
  • Leading fielders

    Highest team totals:

    Total Countries Venue Date
    425-3 (50) India v Scotland Dhaka BNS 16-Feb-04
    389-2 (50) New Zealand v Scotland Dhaka BKSP 19-Feb-04
    371-3 (50) West Indies v Papua New Guinea Khulna KDVS 18-Feb-04
    340-5 (50) Australia v Ireland Chittagong MAAS 29-Feb-04
    329-9 (50) Ireland v Uganda Chittagong MAAS 23-Feb-04
    316-5 (50) India v Sri Lanka Dhaka BNS 26-Feb-04
    309-7 (50) India v Bangladesh Dhaka BNS 20-Feb-04
    306-2 (50) England v New Zealand Dhaka BNS 23-Feb-04

    Lowest team totals:

    Total Countries Venue Date
    22 (22.3) Scotland v Australia Chittagong MAAS 22-Feb-04
    46 (30.4) Uganda v England Chittagong MAAS 17-Feb-04
    60 (17.5) Papua New Guinea v Pakistan Khulna KDVS 15-Feb-04
    73 (19) Australia v Zimbabwe Rajshahi BDS 18-Feb-04
    78 (33.3) Uganda v Bangladesh Chittagong CDVS 25-Feb-04
    81 (31.1) Canada v Sri Lanka Rajshahi RDVS 17-Feb-04
    83 (35) Papua New Guinea v Australia Chittagong CDVS 24-Feb-04
    88 (27.3) West Indies v Pakistan Khulna KDVS 20-Feb-04
    95 (30.2) Scotland v Bangladesh Dhaka FCS 17-Feb-04

    Victory by largest margin:

    Margin Countries Venue Date
    10 wkts Australia v Scotland Chittagong MAAS 22-Feb-04
    270 runs India v Scotland Dhaka BNS 16-Feb-04
    240 runs New Zealand v Scotland Dhaka BKSP 19-Feb-04
    213 runs England v Uganda Chittagong MAAS 17-Feb-04
    163 runs Pakistan v West Indies Khulna KDVS 20-Feb-04
    155 runs Ireland v Canada Chittagong MAAS 25-Feb-04
    152 runs West Indies v Papua New Guinea Khulna KDVS 18-Feb-04

    Victory by narrowest margin:

    Margin Countries Venue Date
    10 wkts Australia v Scotland Chittagong MAAS 22-Feb-04
    270 runs India v Scotland Dhaka BNS 16-Feb-04
    240 runs New Zealand v Scotland Dhaka BKSP 19-Feb-04
    213 runs England v Uganda Chittagong MAAS 17-Feb-04
    163 runs Pakistan v West Indies Khulna KDVS 20-Feb-04
    155 runs Ireland v Canada Chittagong MAAS 25-Feb-04
    152 runs West Indies v Papua New Guinea Khulna KDVS 18-Feb-04

    Centuries:

    Score Batsman Teams Venue Date
    155* S Dhawan India v Scotland Dhaka BNS 16-Feb-04
    154 BJ Watling New Zealand v Scotland Dhaka BKSP 19-Feb-04
    146 S Dhawan India v Sri Lanka Dhaka BNS 26-Feb-04
    144* B Wilson New Zealand v Scotland Dhaka BKSP 19-Feb-04
    127 BRM Taylor Zimbabwe v New Zealand Dhaka BNS 27-Feb-04
    120 S Dhawan India v Bangladesh Dhaka BNS 20-Feb-04
    120 J Booysen South Africa v Sri Lanka Dhaka FCS 24-Feb-04
    117 T Maraj West Indies v Papua New Guinea Khulna KDVS 18-Feb-04
    117 EJG Morgan Ireland v Uganda Chittagong MAAS 23-Feb-04
    117 WU Tharanga Sri Lanka v South Africa Dhaka FCS 24-Feb-04
    108* AN Cook England v New Zealand Dhaka BNS 23-Feb-04
    108* AN Cook England v Zimbabwe Dhaka BKSP 25-Feb-04
    107 LMP Simmons West Indies v Papua New Guinea Khulna KDVS 18-Feb-04
    106 XM Marshall West Indies v South Africa Dhaka FCS 26-Feb-04
    102* SR Patel England v New Zealand Dhaka BNS 23-Feb-04

    Leading run-scorers:

    Batsman Country Mts Inns NO Runs Hs Ave. SR 100 50
    S Dhawan India 7 7 1 505 155* 84.16 93.51 3 1
    AN Cook England 7 7 2 383 108* 76.60 74.80 2 1
    XM Marshall West Indies 7 7 0 331 106 47.28 86.19 1 2
    Nafis Iqbal Bangladesh 8 8 2 305 86* 50.83 70.76 - 3
    Khalid Latif Pakistan 8 8 1 291 90 41.57 72.02 - 3
    T Maraj West Indies 8 8 0 287 117 35.87 73.58 1 -
    B Wilson New Zealand 6 6 1 269 144* 53.80 87.05 1 -
    BJ Watling New Zealand 6 6 0 268 154 44.66 70.52 1 1
    EJG Morgan Ireland 7 7 0 268 117 38.28 73.62 1 1
    AB Fudadin West Indies 8 8 1 250 59* 35.71 69.44 - 3

    Highest partnership for each wicket:

    Wkt Runs Batsmen Teams Venue Date
    1st 175 RV Uthappa & S Dhawan India v Scotland Dhaka BNS 16-Feb-04
    2nd 273 BJ Watling & B Wilson New Zealand v Scotland Dhaka BKSP 19-Feb-04
    3rd 166 EJG Morgan & K O'Brien Ireland v Uganda Chittagong MAAS 23-Feb-04
    4th 134 S Dhawan & S Raina India v Sri Lanka Dhaka BNS 26-Feb-04
    5th 115 S Dhawan & KD Karthik India v Sri Lanka Dhaka BNS 26-Feb-04
    6th 125 AR Beadle & SNJ O'Keefe Australia v Bangladesh Dhaka FCS 4-Mar-04
    7th 83 GT de Silva & CKB Kulasekara Sri Lanka v Zimbabwe Rajshahi BDS 15-Feb-04
    8th 93 CKB Kulasekara & MMM Suraj Sri Lanka v West Indies Dhaka FCS 22-Feb-04
    9th 67 Zulqarnain Haider & Mansoor Amjad Pakistan v England Dhaka FCS 27-Feb-04
    10th 72 D de Boorder & TA Davis New Zealand v Zimbabwe Dhaka BNS 27-Feb-04

    Best bowling in a match:

    Figures Bowler Teams Venue Date
    6-31 T Panyangara Zimbabwe v Australia Rajshahi BDS 18-Feb-04
    6-37 E Isaneez Uganda v Bangladesh Chittagong CDVS 25-Feb-04
    6-39 LS Baker West Indies v Sri Lanka Dhaka FCS 22-Feb-04
    5-27 CKB Kulasekara Sri Lanka v Canada Rajshahi Stadium 17-Feb-04
    5-28 Riaz Afridi Pakistan v West Indies Khulna KDVS 20-Feb-04
    5-29 S Keshvani Canada v Bangladesh Chittagong CDVS 23-Feb-04
    5-30 Nazmul Hossain Bangladesh v Uganda Chittagong CDVS 25-Feb-04
    5-31 Enamul Haque Bangladesh v Australia Dhaka FCS 4-Mar-04
    5-42 Riaz Afridi Pakistan v England Dhaka FCS 27-Feb-04
    5-49 G Thompson Ireland v West Indies Khulna KDVS 16-Feb-04

    Leading wicket-takers:

    Bowler Country Mts Overs Mdns Runs Wkts Ave Best 5W 4W SR RpO
    Enamul Haque jnr Bangladesh 8 70.4 11 224 22 10.18 5-31 1 2 19.20 3.16
    Riaz Afridi Pakistan 8 65.4 10 242 19 12.73 5-28 2 1 20.70 3.68
    Tariq Mahmood Pakistan 8 67.5 8 211 18 11.72 4-33 - 1 22.60 3.11
    TT Bresnan England 7 63.2 4 241 17 14.17 4-7 - 1 22.30 3.80
    Mansoor Amjad Pakistan 8 67 5 169 16 10.56 4-28 - 1 25.10 2.52
    M Shrestha Nepal 6 53 7 216 14 15.42 4-15 - 1 22.70 4.07
    MF Maharoof Sri Lanka 6 54.3 7 233 14 16.64 4-28 - 2 23.30 4.27
    Nazmul Hossain Bangladesh 8 62.1 10 210 13 16.15 5-30 1 1 28.60 3.37
    LS Baker West Indies 6 53.4 3 273 12 22.75 6-39 1 - 26.80 5.08
    G Thompson Ireland 7 54 6 218 12 18.16 5-49 1 - 27.00 4.03
    A Sharma India 7 64 2 265 12 22.08 4-28 - 1 32.00 4.14
    R Bachan West Indies 8 72 2 306 12 25.50 3-34 - - 36.00 4.25

    Most dismissals in a match:

    Dismissals Keeper Teams Venue Date
    4 (3 ct,1 st) TJ New England v Nepal Chittagong MAAS 15-Feb-04
    4 (2 ct,2 st) M Silwana South Africa v Uganda Chittagong CDVS 16-Feb-04
    4 (4 ct) BRM Taylor Zimbabwe v Australia Rajshahi BDS 18-Feb-04
    4 (2 ct,2 st) M Katuwal Nepal v South Africa Chittagong CDVS 18-Feb-04
    4 (3 ct, 1 st) D Ramdin West Indies v Pakistan Dhaka BNS 5-Mar-04

    Leading wicketkeepers:

    Keeper Country Dis Ct St Mts
    D Ramdin West Indies 13 6 7 8
    AJ Crosthwaite Australia 13 9 4 8
    BRM Taylor Zimbabwe 11 10 1 6
    Zulqarnain Haider Pakistan 11 8 3 8

    Most catches in a match:

    Ct Fielder Countries Venue Date
    3 SP Gauchan Nepal v Uganda Chittagong MAAS 19-Feb-04
    3 AT Rayudu India v Bangladesh Dhaka BNS 20-Feb-04
    3 Nadif Chowdhury Bangladesh v Canada Chittagong CDVS 23-Feb-04
    3 WB Rankin Ireland v Uganda Chittagong MAAS 23-Feb-04
    3 EJG Morgan Ireland v Canada Chittagong MAAS 25-Feb-04

    Leading fielders:

    Fielder Country Ct Mts
    K Pala Papua New Guinea 6 5
    S Raina India 6 7
    W Porterfield Ireland 6 7
    Nadif Chowdhury Bangladesh 6 8
    DA Musali Uganda 5 5
    AT Rayudu India 5 6
    EJG Morgan Ireland 5 7
    Naeem Islam Bangladesh 5 8
    AR Beadle Australia 5 8
    Salman Qadir Pakistan 5 8

  • Rajneesh Gupta