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Batting, bowling statistics after 28 matches

February 26, 2003 12:35 IST

India's batting maestro Sachin Tendulkar is the leading run scorer after 28 matches [including the Kenya-New Zealand and Zimbabwe-England matches which were not played] in the ongoing World Cup. Tendulkar, who registered his fourth World Cup hundred and 34th in one-day internationals in the match against Namibia on Sunday has 321 runs to his name after four matches.

Zimbabwe's Craig Wishart's 172 not out, against Namibia, is the highest individual score.

Leading batting and bowling statistics after 28 matches in the 2003 World Cup. (* denotes not outs):


Highest individual scores: 172* Craig Wishart (Zimbabwe v Namibia, Harare); 152 Sachin Tendulkar (India v Namibia, Pietermaritzburg); 143* Andrew Symonds (Australia v Pakistan, Johannesburg); 143 Herschelle Gibbs (South Africa v New Zealand, Johannesburg); 141 Scott Styris (New Zealand v Sri Lanka, Bloemfontein); 134* Stephen Fleming (New Zealand v South Africa, Johannesburg); 120 Sanath Jayasuriya (Sri Lanka v New Zealand, Bloemfontein); 116 Brian Lara (West Indies v South Africa, Cape Town).

Leading run scorers: 321 Sachin Tendulkar (India); 303 Herschelle Gibbs (South Africa); 237 Brian Lara (West Indies); 194 Craig Wishart (Zimbabwe); 187 Sanath Jayasuriya (Sri Lanka); 178 Gary Kirsten (South Africa); 162 Ramnaresh Sarwan (West Indies); 160 Stephen Fleming (New Zealand).


Best innings analysis: 6-25 Chaminda Vaas (Sri Lanka v Bangladesh, Pietermaritzburg); 5-24 Collins Obuya (Kenya v Sri Lanka, Nairobi); 5-27 Austin Codrington (Canada v Bangladesh, Durban)' 5-28 Wasim Akram (Pakistan v Namibia, Kimberley); 5-43 Rudi van Vuuren (Namibia v England, Port Elizabeth); 5-44 Vasbert Drakes (West Indies v Canada, Centurion Park); 4-6 Yuvraj Singh (India v Namibia, Pietermaritzburg); 4-12 Prabath Nissanka (Sri Lanka v Canada, Paarl); 4-16 Lance Klusener (South Africa v Kenya, Potchefstroom).

Leading wicket-takers: 12 - Chaminda Vaas (Sri Lanka); 12 - Wasim Akram (Pakistan); 10 - Muttiah Muralitharan (Sri Lanka); 10 - Vasbert Drakes (West Indies); 10 - Shoaib Akhtar (Pakistan); 9 - James Anderson (England); 8 - Jason Gillespie (Australia); 8 - Timotheus de Leede (Netherlands).

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Sub: where is ashish nehra

i was surprised at not finding ashish nehras figures in the best bowling analysis after his 6-23 against england.does this mean that the ratings are ...

Posted by teja

Sub: good start but bad end!

Sachin and Sehwag always start well for India but it's top middle order who tend it to a bad end.Against England Sachin was playing easily ...

Posted by Pradeep Kharore

Sub: message to sachin tendulkar

sachin is best in this world cup.besause he can beat any team in these world cup.and also he will be the maximum run gater in ...

Posted by md.wasim

Sub: Comments by Angushman on Sachin

I do not agree with the views of Angushman. Sachin has sscored 81 againsst Zimbabwe. Moreover I feel that whatever is the attack he has ...

Posted by M.H.Kolhatkar

Sub: Sachin is great

And still we keep on saying that Tendulakar is out of form Rajesh

Posted by Rajesh shevade


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