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Sri Lanka World Cup factbox
April 27, 2007 13:12 IST
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:
-- Defeated Bermuda by 243 runs.
-- Defeated Bangladesh by 198 runs (D/L method).
-- Defeated India by 69 runs.
-- 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.
-- Defeated New Zealand by 81 runs
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