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Home > Cricket > The Cup > Statistics


Sri Lanka World Cup factbox

April 27, 2007 13:12 IST

Factbox on the Sri Lanka cricket team, who will face Australia in the World Cup final on Saturday in Barbados.

Captain: Mahela Jayawardene

Coach: Tom Moody

Squad: Mahela Jayawardene, Russel Arnold, Marvan Atapattu, Malinga Bandara, Tillakaratne Dilshan, Dilhara Fernando, Sanath Jayasuriya, Nuwan Kulasekara, Farveez Maharoof, Lasith Malinga, Muttiah Muralitharan, Kumar Sangakkara, Chamara Silva, Upul Tharanga, Chaminda Vaas.

World Cup record: 1975 - first round; 1979 - first round; 1983 - first round; 1987 - first round; 1992 - first round; 1996 - champions; 1999 - first round; 2003 - semi-finalists.

Overall playing record: Played: 527, Won: 241, Lost: 263, Tied: 3, No result: 20.

Highest innings total: 443-9 v Netherlands, Amstelveen, 2006

Lowest innings total: 55 v West Indies, Sharjah, 1986

Most appearances: 389 - Sanath Jayasuriya

Highest individual score: 189 - Sanath Jayasuriya

Leading run-scorer: 11,942 - Sanath Jayasuriya

Best bowling: 8-19 - Chaminda Vaas v Zimbabwe, 2001

Leading wicket-taker: 455 - Muttiah Muralitharan

Highest partnership: 286 (1st) - Sanath Jayasuriya and Upul Tharanga v England, Leeds, 2006

Most catches by a fielder: 122 - Mahela Jayawardene

Most dismissals by a wicketkeeper: 229 - Kumar Sangakkara

Road to Final:

Group Stage:

-- Defeated Bermuda by 243 runs.

-- Defeated Bangladesh by 198 runs (D/L method).

-- Defeated India by 69 runs.

Super Eights:

-- Lost to South Africa by one wicket.

-- Defeated West Indies by 113 runs.

-- Defeated England by two runs.

-- Defeated New Zealand by six wickets.

-- Lost to Australia by seven wickets.

-- Defeated Ireland by eight wickets.

Semi-final:

-- Defeated New Zealand by 81 runs


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