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McGrath is leading bowler

February 28, 2003 12:24 IST

Leading batting and bowling statistics after 32 matches of the 2003 World Cup (* denotes not outs):

Batting

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: 371 Sachin Tendulkar (India), 303 Herschelle Gibbs (South Africa), 237 Brian Lara (West Indies), 227 Matthew Hayden (Australia), 202 Andrew Symonds (Australia), 194 Craig Wishart (Zimbabwe), 192 Stephen Fleming (New Zealand), 187 Sanath Jayasuriya (Sri Lanka), 183 Scott Styris (New Zealand), 178 Gary Kirsten (South Africa).

Bowling

Best innings analysis: 7-15 Glenn McGrath Australia v Namibia, Potchefstroom 6-23 Ashish Nehra India v England, Durban 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

Leading wicket-takers: 12 - Chaminda Vaas (Sri Lanka), 12 - Wasim Akram (Pakistan), 11 - Glenn McGrath (Australia), 10 - Muttiah Muralitharan (Sri Lanka), 10 - Vasbert Drakes (West Indies), 10 - Shoaib Akhtar (Pakistan), 10 - James Anderson (England), 8 - Jason Gillespie (Australia), 8 - Tim de Leede (Netherlands), 8 - Craig White (England), 8 - Andre Adams (New Zealand).

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Sub: Suggestion for presentation

Hi, I like this feature. It showcases the acheievements of individuals quite well. However, I feel it can be improved by putting the info up ...


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Sub: Update the table

The headline says McGrath is the leading bowler but in the table McGrath's name is not there. why?


Posted by Taram





Sub: weird bowling stats

these bowling stats are really weird , taken against minnows of cricket, except for Nehra (India) and Obuya (Kenya) figures.


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