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Stats: India registers 5th highest total in WC

February 20, 2011 10:00 IST

# With his sixth World Cup competition between 1992 and 2011, Sachin Tendulkar emulated Javed Miandad's feat of appearing in six World Cup competitions since the inaugural competition between 1975 to 1996.

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# India recorded the fifth highest total in the World Cup -- their third highest, next only to the 413 for five against Bermuda at Port of Spain on March 19, 2007 and 373 for six against Sri Lanka at Taunton on May 26, 1999.

# Bangladesh's total of 283 for nine is their highest in the World Cup, eclipsing the 251 for eight against South Africa at Providence on April 7, 2007.

# Sachin Tendulkar and Virender Sehwag, with their 69-run first wicket stand, established an Indian record for the first wicket against Bangladesh in the World Cup.

# Sehwag (175) posted his career-best, surpassing the 146 off 102 balls against Sri Lanka at Rajkot on December 15, 2009.

# Sehwag is the first Indian player to post a century against Bangladesh in the World Cup.

# Tendulkar (28 off 29 balls) registered his highest innings against Bangladesh in the World Cup.

# Sehwag and Tendulkar became the first Indian opening pair to amass 500 runs in the World Cup, aggregating 567 in 10 innings at an average of 56.70, including one century stand and five fifty-plus.

# Two batsmen have recorded centuries in the same innings for India for the fourth time in the World Cup -- the earlier three instances are against Kenya at Bristol in 1999, against Sri Lanka at Taunton in 1999 and against Namibia at Pietermaritzburg in 2003.

# India registered their highest total against Bangladesh in the World Cup. Their total is the best by any team against Bangladesh in the World Cup, bettering Sri Lanka's 318 for four at Port of Spain on March 21, 2007.

# Gautam Gambhir extended his batting record against Bangladesh to 581 at an average of 64.55 in ten ODIs, including two centuries and three fifties -- the most in India-Bangladesh ODIs.

# Gambhir and Sehwag added 83 -- India's highest for the second wicket against Bangladesh at the World Cup.

# Two players registered hundreds in the same innings (Virat Kohli and Virender Sehwag) for the first time in the inaugural game of the World Cup tournament.

Virender Sehwag# Virender Sehwag was adjudged the Man of the Match for the 22nd time in ODIs -- his second in the World Cup.

# Sehwag's brilliant innings is the highest by any player against Bangladesh in the World Cup, obliterating the 109 off 87 balls by Sanath Jayasuriya at Port of Spain on March 21, 2007. Stephen Fleming is the only other player to post a hundred against Bangladesh -- 102 not out off 92 balls at North Sound on April 2, 2007.

# Sehwag is the first player to register an innings of 150 or more in Bangladesh in ODIs. He has surpassed Sachin Tendulkar's 141 for India against Australia at Dhaka on October 28, 1998.

# Sehwag has posted five sixes in an innings for the first time in a World Cup fixture. # In the course of his 175, Sehwag completed his 500 runs against Bangladesh, amassing 503 in 12 innings at an average of 41.91, including one century and three fifties.

# India posted their first win over Bangladesh in two World Cup matches.

# Playing in his 445th ODI, Tendulkar has overtaken Sri Lanka's Sanath Jayasuriya's tally of 444 games, establishing a world record for most appearances in ODIs.

# Virender Sehwag's 14th ODI hundred is his second in the World Cup. In the 2007 edition, he had posted 114 off 87 balls against Bermuda at Port of Spain on March 19, 2007.

# Sehwag's magnificent innings is the highest by an Indian batsman against Bangladesh in ODIs, bettering Sourav Ganguly's unbeaten 135 off 124 balls at Dhaka on May 30, 2000.

# Virat Kohli became the first Indian player to make a World Cup hundred on debut. His fifth century in ODIs is his second against Bangladesh.

# Kohli is the 13th player to register a World Cup hundred on debut, joining Gary Kirsten, Craig Wishart, Glenn Turner, Andrew Symonds, Scott Styris, Dennis Amiss, Andy Flower, J P Bray, Trevor Chappell, Geoff Marsh, Allan Lamb and Nathan Astle.

# Virender Sehwag and Virat Kohli added 203 for the third wicket, India's best for any wicket against Bangladesh in ODIs, obliterating the 154 for the second wicket between Tendulkar and Ganguly at Colombo, SSC on July 21, 2004.

# India (370) recorded the highest total in ODIs against Bangladesh, surpassing their total of 348 for five at Dhaka on December 27, 2004.

# The previous highest total at Shere Bangla National Stadium, Mirpur was 330 for eight by India against Pakistan on June 10, 2008.

# India recorded the highest total in the opening encounter of any World Cup competition, eclipsing the 334 for four off 60 overs by England against India at Lord's in the 1975 World Cup.

# Imrul Kayes and Tamim Iqbal were involved in a stand of 56 for the first wicket -- Bangladesh's best against India in the World Cup.

# Junaid Siddique and Tamim Iqbal registered 73 for the second wicket -- Bangladesh's best against India in ODIs, bettering the 68 between Mohammad Ashraful and Imrul Kayes at Mirpur on January 7, 2010.

# Shafiul Islam (7-0-69-1) has recorded an economy rate of 9.85 - the worst by a Bangladeshi bowler in the World Cup.

# Abdur Razzak (9-0-74-0) earned an unwanted record by conceding most runs in a World Cup game for Bangladesh against India. Razzak had conceded 86 runs against Sri Lanka at Port of Spain on March 21, 2007, capturing one wicket in ten overs -- the highest by a Bangladeshi bowler in a World Cup encounter.

# Tamim Iqbal (70 off 86 balls) registered his highest innings against India, eclipsing the 60 off 42 balls at Mirpur on January 7, 2010.

# Tamim's 17th fifty in ODIs is his fourth against India. His 70 is his highest innings in the World Cup, surpassing the 51 off 53 balls against India at Port of Spain on March 17, 2007. These two knocks are his only half- centuries in the World Cup.

# Shakib Al Hasan (55 off 50 balls) has recorded his fourth fifty against India -- his 18th in ODIs.

# Shakib has recorded two fifties against India and one against England in the world cup -- his best ever is 57 not out against England at Bridgetown on April 11, 2007.

# Munaf Patel (4/48) has produced his best World Cup performance, surpassing the 2 for 39 against Bangladesh at Port of Spain on March 17, 2007.

# Munaf has become the first Indian bowler to bag four wickets in an innings against Bangladesh in the World Cup. His superb figures of 4 for 48 are his second best in ODIs -- the best being 4 for 29 against South Africa at Johannesburg on January 15, 2011.

# Munaf has claimed four wickets in an innings three times in ODIs.

# In India's victories, Munaf has captured 39 wickets at 27.25 runs apiece in 30 games.

# Sreesanth (5-0-53-0) has recorded the worst bowling figures by an Indian bowler in a World cup fixture (minimum five overs).

# Sreesanth's economy rate of 10.60 is the worst for India and the fifth worst in the history of the World Cup.

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