List of Cricket World Cup records

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The Cricket World Cup is a One Day International (ODI) competition in men's cricket. Organised by the International Cricket Council (ICC), the tournament has taken place every four years since it was first held in Cricket World Cup in England. The number of teams and number of matches have increased since then, although the ICC declared an interest in reducing the format,[1] following criticism of the 2007 World Cup.[2]

Indian batsman Sachin Tendulkar holds an array of individual records in the World Cup. One of the Wisden Cricketers of the Year in 1997, and "the most followed cricketer in the world",[3] Tendulkar has made more scores over fifty and scored more runs than any other cricketer in World Cup history. Australian Glenn McGrath dominates the individual bowling records, having featured for his country in four World Cups.[4] He has one of the best strike rate and economy rate among any other bowler, having the best individual bowling figures and taken more wickets in the history of the tournament.

Australians Ricky Ponting and Adam Gilchrist with Sri Lankan Kumar Sangakkara lead the individual fielding records. Ponting is the leading fielder in terms of catches taken, in both an individual World Cup tournament and in the competition's history. Wicketkeeper Gilchrist has made the most dismissals in a single match and individual tournament, while Sangakkara has the most dismissals by a wicketkeeper in World Cup history. Australia hold several team records, including those for the most wins, the highest win percentage, the most consecutive wins; they were undefeated in the 2003 and 2007 Cricket World Cup campaigns.

Records are also kept of unsuccessful performances. These include Canada's lowest score in the history of the tournament, Zimbabwe's record number of matches lost and Canadian Nicholas De Groot's three consecutive ducks.

Notation[edit]

Team notation

  • (300–3) indicates that a team scored 300 runs for three wickets and the innings was closed, either due to a successful run chase or if no overs remained (or are able) to be bowled.
  • (300) indicates that a team scored 300 runs and was all out, either by losing all ten wickets or by having one or more batsmen unable to bat and losing the remaining wickets.

Batting notation

  • (100) indicates that a batsman scored 100 runs and was out.
  • (100*) indicates that a batsman scored 100 runs and was not out.

Bowling notation

  • (5–100) indicates that a bowler has captured five wickets while giving away 100 runs.

Currently playing

  • Record holders who are currently playing ODIs or streaks that are still active and can change have a ^ next to their name.

Team records[edit]

Team wins, losses, ties, and no results[edit]

Team Span Matches Won Lost Tied No result % Win
First Season Last Season
 Afghanistan 2015 2019 15 1 14 0 0 6.66%
 Australia 1975 2019 94 69 23 1 1 74.73%
 Bangladesh 1999 2019 40 14 25 0 1 35.89%
 Bermuda 2007 3 0 3 0 0 0.00%
 Canada 1979 2011 18 2 16 0 0 11.11%
East Africa cricket team East Africa 1975 3 0 3 0 0 0.00%
 England 1975 2019 83 48 32 2 1 59.75%
 India 1975 2019 84 53 29 1 1 64.45%
 Ireland 2007 2015 21 7 13 1 0 35.71%
 Kenya 1996 2011 29 6 22 0 1 21.42%
 Namibia 2003 6 0 6 0 0 0.00%
 Netherlands 1996 2011 20 2 18 0 0 10.00%
 New Zealand 1975 2019 89 54 33 1 1 61.93%
 Pakistan 1975 2019 79 45 32 0 2 58.44%
 Scotland 1999 2015 14 0 14 0 0 0.00%
 South Africa 1992 2019 64 38 23 2 1 61.9%
 Sri Lanka 1975 2019 80 38 39 1 2 49.35%
 United Arab Emirates 1996 2015 11 1 10 0 0 9.09%
 West Indies 1975 2019 80 43 35 0 2 55.12%
 Zimbabwe 1983 2015 57 11 42 1 3 21.29%
Last updated: 14 July 2019[5]

The win percentage excludes no results; a tie counts as half a win

Result records[edit]

Greatest win margin (by runs)[edit]

Margin Teams Venue Date
275 runs  Australia (417–6) beat  Afghanistan (142) WACA, Perth 4 March 2015
257 runs  India (413–5) beat  Bermuda (156) Queen's Park Oval, Port of Spain, Trinidad 19 March 2007
 South Africa (408–5) beat  West Indies (151) SCG, Sydney 27 February 2015
256 runs  Australia (301–6) beat  Namibia (45) Senwes Park, Potchefstroom 27 February 2003
243 runs  Sri Lanka (321–6) beat  Bermuda (78) Queen's Park Oval, Port of Spain, Trinidad 15 March 2007
Last updated: 14 July 2019[6]

Lowest win margin (by runs)[edit]

Margin Teams Venue Date
Boundary Count  England (241) Super Over(15-0) beat  New Zealand (241-8) Super Over(15-1) won on boundary count (26-17) Lord's Cricket Ground, London 14 July 2019
1 run  Australia (270–6) beat  India (269) M. A. Chidambaram Stadium, Chennai 9 October 1987
 Australia (237–9) beat  India (234) [Target 236 (D/L Method)] The Gabba, Brisbane 1 March 1992
2 runs  Sri Lanka (235) beat  England (233–8) Sir Vivian Richards Stadium, Antigua 4 April 2007
3 runs  New Zealand (242–7) beat  Zimbabwe (239) Rajiv Gandhi International Cricket Stadium, Hyderabad 10 October 1987
 Australia (199–4) beat  New Zealand (196–9) Holkar Stadium, Indore 18 October 1987
Last updated: 14 July 2019[7]

Team scoring records[edit]

Highest innings totals[edit]

Score Team Opponent Venue Date
417–6 (50 overs)  Australia  Afghanistan WACA Ground, Perth 4 March 2015
413–5 (50 overs)  India  Bermuda Queen's Park Oval, Port of Spain 19 March 2007
411–4 (50 overs)  South Africa  Ireland Manuka Oval, Canberra 3 March 2015
408–5 (50 overs)  South Africa  West Indies Sydney Cricket Ground, Sydney 27 February 2015
398–5 (50 overs)  Sri Lanka  Kenya Asgiriya Stadium, Kandy 6 March 1996
Last updated: 14 July 2019[8]

Lowest innings totals[edit]

Score Team Opponent Venue Date
36 (18.4 overs)  Canada  Sri Lanka Boland Bank Park, Paarl 19 February 2003
45 (40.3 overs)  Canada  England Old Trafford, Manchester 13 June 1979
45 (14 overs)  Namibia  Australia Senwes Park, Potchefstroom 27 February 2003
58 (18.5 overs)  Bangladesh  West Indies Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium, Dhaka 4 March 2011
68 (31.3 overs)  Scotland  West Indies Grace Road, Leicester 27 May 1999
Last updated: 14 July 2019[9]

Highest match aggregate[edit]

Score Teams Venue Date
714-13 (100 overs)  Australia (381-5) v  Bangladesh (333-8) Trent Bridge, Nottingham 20 June 2019
688–18 (96.2 overs)  Australia (376–9) v  Sri Lanka (312–9) Sydney Cricket Ground, Sydney 8 March 2015
682–17 (100 overs)  Pakistan (348–8) v  England (334–9) Trent Bridge, Nottingham 3 June 2019
676–18 (99.5 overs)  India (338) v  England (338–8) M. Chinnaswamy Stadium, Bangalore 27 February 2011
671–16 (98.0 overs)  Australia (377–6) v  South Africa (294) Warner Park Sporting Complex, Basseterre 24 March 2007
Last updated: 14 July 2019[10]

Lowest match aggregate[edit]

Score Teams Venue Date
73–11 (23.2 overs)  Sri Lanka (37–1) v  Canada (36) Boland Park, Paarl 19 February 2003
91–12 (54.2 overs)  England (46–2) v  Canada (45) Old Trafford, Manchester 13 June 1979
117–11 (31.1 overs)  West Indies (59–1) v  Bangladesh (58) Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium, Dhaka 4 March 2011
138–12 (41.4 overs)  West Indies (70–2) v  Scotland (68) Grace Road, Leicester 27 May 1999
141–10 (31.5 overs)  New Zealand (72–0) v  Kenya (69) M. A. Chidambaram Stadium, Chennai 20 February 2011
Last updated: 14 July 2019[11]

Highest run chase[edit]

Score Team Opposition Venue Date
329–7 (49.1 overs)  Ireland  England M. Chinnaswamy Stadium, Bengaluru 2 March 2011
322–3 (41.3 overs)  Bangladesh  West Indies County Ground, Taunton 17 June 2019
322–4 (48.1 overs)  Bangladesh  Scotland Saxton Oval, Nelson 5 March 2015
313–7 (49.2 overs)  Sri Lanka  Zimbabwe Pukekura Park, New Plymouth 23 February 1992
312–1 (47.2 overs)  Sri Lanka  England Westpac Stadium, Wellington 1 March 2015
Last updated: 14 July 2019[12]

Note : In the 2011 Cricket World Cup, England scored 338–8 in the second innings to tie their game against India.[13]

Won tournament[edit]

100% win record[14]
Team Year Matches played
 Australia (2007) 11
 Australia (2003) 11
 Sri Lanka (1996) 8[a]
 West Indies (1975) 5
 West Indies (1979) 5[b]
  1. ^ Sri Lanka's 8 in 1996 includes 2 wins on forfeit.
  2. ^ West Indies had 5 scheduled matches in 1979, but one was a "no result" due to rain.

Streaks[edit]

Record First Second
Most consecutive wins  Australia (19992011) 27[a][15]  India (20112015) 11[16]
Most Wins (Total)  Australia 69  India New Zealand 53
Most consecutive matches without being defeated  Australia (19992011) 34[a][15]  India (20112015) 11[16]
Most consecutive defeats  Zimbabwe (19831992) 18[17]  Scotland (19992015) 14[18]
Most Defeats (Total)  Zimbabwe 42  Sri Lanka 39
  1. ^ a b Australia's streak of 34 matches without defeat consists of 32 wins, 1 tie and 1 no-result. During this streak, after 25 straight wins they had a no-result, followed by 2 more wins, making a total of 27 consecutive wins, broken by Pakistan in the 2011 Cricket World Cup.

Batting[edit]

Most career runs[edit]

Runs Player Mat Inn HS Avg 100s 50s Period
2,278 India Sachin Tendulkar 45 44 152 56.95 6 15 1992-2011
1,743 Australia Ricky Ponting 46 42 140* 45.86 5 6 1996–2011
1,532 Sri Lanka Kumar Sangakkara 37 35 124 56.74 5 7 2003–2015
1,225 West Indies Cricket Board Brian Lara 34 33 116 42.24 2 7 1992–2007
1,207 South Africa AB de Villiers 23 23 162* 63.52 4 6 2007–2015
Last updated: 14 July 2019[19]

Highest individual scores[edit]

Runs Player Balls 4s 6s SR Opposition Venue Date
237* New Zealand Martin Guptil 163 24 11 145.39  West Indies Wellington, New Zealand 21 March 2015
215 West Indies Cricket Board Chris Gayle 147 10 16 146.25  Zimbabwe Manuka Oval, Canberra 24 February 2015
188 South Africa Gary Kirsten 159 13 4 118.23  United Arab Emirates Rawalpindi Cricket Stadium, Rawalpindi 16 February 1996
183 India Sourav Ganguly 158 17 7 115.82  Sri Lanka County ground, Taunton 26 May 1999
181 West Indies Cricket Board Viv Richards 125 16 7 144.80  Sri Lanka National Stadium, Karachi 13 October 1987
Last updated: 14 July 2019[20]

Highest average[edit]

Average Player Mat Inn NO Runs Span
124.00 South Africa Lance Klusener 14 11 8 372 1999–2003
103.00 Australia Andrew Symonds 18 13 8 515 2003–2007
66.42 England Ben Stokes 11 10 3 465 2019-2019
65.20 India Rohit Sharma 17 17 2 978 2015–2019
63.52 South Africa AB de Villiers 23 22 3 1207 2007–2015
Qualification: Minimum 10 innings

Last updated: 14 July 2019[21]

Highest strike rate[edit]

Strike Rate Player Mat Inn Runs BF Span
169.25 Australia Glenn Maxwell 18 16 501 296 2015–2019
126.53 England Jos Buttler 17 14 453 358 2015–2019
121.17 South Africa Lance Klusener 14 11 372 307 1999–2003
120.84 New Zealand Brendon McCullum 34 27 742 614 2003–2015
117.94 South Africa David Miller 14 11 460 390 2015–2019
Qualification: Minimum 250 balls faced.

Last updated: 14 July 2019[22]

Most centuries[edit]

Centuries Player Mat Inn Runs HS Span
6 India Rohit Sharma 17 17 978 140 2015-2019
India Sachin Tendulkar 45 44 2278 152 1992–2011
5 Sri Lanka Kumar Sangakara 37 35 1532 124 2003–2015
Australia Ricky Ponting 46 42 1743 140* 1996–2011
4 Australia David Warner 18 18 992 178 2015–2019
India Saurav Ganguly 21 21 1006 183 1999-2007
South Africa AB de Villiers 23 22 1207 162* 2007-2015
Australia Mark Waugh 22 22 1004 130 1992-1999
Sri Lanka Tillakaratne Dilshan 27 25 1112 161* 2007-2015
Sri Lanka Mahela Jayawardene 40 34 1100 115* 1999-2015
Last updated: 14 July 2019[23]

Most 50+ scores[edit]

No. Player Mat Inn Runs HS 100s 50s Span
21 India Sachin Tendulkar 45 44 2278 152 6 15 1992–2011
12 Bangladesh Shakib Al Hasan 29 29 1146 124* 2 10 2007–2019
Sri Lanka Kumar Sangakkara 37 35 1532 124 5 7 2003–2015
11 Australia Ricky Ponting 46 42 1743 140* 5 6 1996–2011
10 South Africa AB De Villiers 23 22 1207 162* 4 6 2007-2015
South Africa Herschelle Gibbs 25 23 1067 143 2 8 1999–2007
South Africa Jacques Kallis 36 32 1148 128* 1 9 1996–2011
Last updated: 14 July 2019[24]

Overall[edit]

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Indian cricketer Sachin Tendulkar has scored more runs in the World Cup than any other player. He also shares the record for the most World Cup appearances (6) with Javed Miandad
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Australian Ricky Ponting scored more than 1700 runs and has the most appearances (46) and most matches as captain (29) in World Cups.
Record First Second Ref(s)
Fastest double century West Indies Cricket Board Chris Gayle v Zimbabwe (2015) 138 balls New Zealand Martin Guptill v West Indies (2015) 152 balls [25]
Fastest 150 South Africa AB de Villiers v West Indies (2015) 64 balls Pakistan Imran Nazir v Zimbabwe (2007) 116 balls [26][27]
Fastest century Ireland Kevin O'Brien v England (2011)[28] 50 balls Australia Glenn Maxwell v Sri Lanka (2015) 51 balls [29]
Fastest fifty New Zealand Brendon McCullum v England (2015) 18 balls New Zealand Brendon McCullum v Canada (2007)
Sri Lanka Angelo Mathews v Scotland (2015)
20 balls [30]
Most ducks New Zealand Nathan Astle 5 out of 22 Pakistan Ijaz Ahmed 5 out of 26 [31]
Most sixes West Indies Cricket Board Chris Gayle 49 South Africa AB de Villiers 37 [32]
Most sixes in an innings England Eoin Morgan v Afghanistan (2019) 17 West Indies Cricket Board Chris Gayle v Zimbabwe (2015) 16 [33]
Most boundaries India Sachin Tendulkar 241 Sri Lanka Kumar Sangakkara 147 [34]
Most boundaries in an innings New Zealand Martin Guptill v West Indies (2015) 24 Sri Lanka Tillakaratne Dilshan v Bangladesh (2015) 22 [35]
Most runs through boundaries in an innings New Zealand Martin Guptill v West Indies (2015) 162 West Indies Cricket Board Chris Gayle v Zimbabwe (2015) 136 [36][37]
Highest partnership West Indies Cricket Board Marlon Samuels & Chris Gayle
(2nd wicket) v Zimbabwe (2015)
372 India Sourav Ganguly & Rahul Dravid
(2nd wicket) v Sri Lanka (1999)
318 [38]

Sachin Tendulkar holds numerous batting records, including those for the most centuries, most fifties and most runs. He also has the most Man of the Match awards.[39]

One tournament[edit]

Record First Second Ref(s)
Most centuries India Rohit Sharma 5 2019 Sri Lanka Kumar Sangakkara 4 2015 [29][40]
Most 50+ scores India Sachin Tendulkar
Bangladesh Shakib Al Hasan
7 2003
2019[41][42]
India Rohit Sharma
Australia David Warner
6 2019
2019
[43]
Most runs in a tournament India Sachin Tendulkar 674 (11 innings) 2003 Australia Matthew Hayden 659 (10 innings)[44] 2007 [45]
Most sixes West Indies Cricket Board Chris Gayle 26 (6 innings) 2015 England Eoin Morgan 22 (10 innings) 2019 [46]
Most fours India Sachin Tendulkar 75 (11 innings) 2003 Australia Mathew Hayden 69 (10 innings) 2003 [47]

Streaks[edit]

Record First Ref(s)
Most consecutive centuries Sri Lanka Kumar Sangakara 4 2015 [48][49]
Most consecutive 50+ scores Australia Steve Smith
India Virat Kohli
5 2015
2019
[50]
Most consecutive ducks Canada Nicholas De Groot
Kenya Shem Ngoche
3 2003
2011
[51]

Bowling[edit]

Most career wickets[edit]

Wickets Player Matches Avg. Econ BBI Span
71 Australia Glenn McGrath 39 18.19 3.96 7/15 1996–2007
68 Sri Lanka Muttiah Muralitharan 40 19.63 3.88 4/19 1996–2011
56 Sri Lanka Lasith Malinga 29 22.87 5.51 6/38 2007–2019
55 Pakistan Wasim Akram 38 23.83 4.04 5/28 1987–2003
49 Australia Mitchell Starc 18 14.81 4.64 6/28 2015–2019
Last updated: 14 July 2019[52]

Best bowling figures[edit]

Figures Player Overs Maidens Econ Opposition Venue Date
7/15 Australia Glenn McGrath 7.0 4 2.14  Namibia Senwes Park, Potchefstroom 27 February 2003
7/20 Australia Andy Bichel 10.0 0 2.00  England St George's Park, Port Elizabeth 2 March 2003
7/33 New Zealand Tim Southee 9.0 0 3.66  England Westpac Stadium, Wellington 20 February 2015
7/51 West Indies Cricket Board Winston Davis 10.3 0 4.85  Australia Headingley Cricket Ground, Leeds 11 June 1983
6/14 Australia Gary Gilmour 12.0 6 1.16  England Headingley Cricket Ground, Leeds 18 June 1975
Last updated: 14 July 2019[53]

Best average[edit]

Avg. Player Matches Wickets Econ Overs Span
14.81 Australia Mitchell Starc 18 49 4.64 156.1 2015–2019
15.18 England Chris Old 9 16 2.68 90.3 1975–1979
15.70 India Mohammed Shami 11 31 5.06 96.1 2015–2019
16.12 Australia Nathan Bracken 10 16 3.60 71.4 2007
16.25 New Zealand Geoff Allott 9 20 3.70 87.4 1999
Qualification: Minimum 400 deliveries

Last updated: 14 July 2019[54][55]

Best strike-rate[edit]

Strike-rates Player Matches Wickets Econ Overs Span
24.8 Sri Lanka Lasith Malinga 29 56 5.51 232.2 2007–2019
27.1 India Zaheer Khan 23 44 4.47 198.5 2003–2011
27.5 Australia Glenn McGrath 39 71 3.96 325.5 1996–2007
28.3 New Zealand Trent Boult 19 39 4.61 184.0 2015–2019
28.5 Pakistan Wahab Riaz 20 35 5.55 166.4 2011–2019
Qualification: Minimum 166.4 overs

Last updated: 14 July 2019[56]

Best economy rate[edit]

Economy rates Player Matches Wickets Runs Overs Span
3.24 West Indies Cricket Board Andy Roberts 16 26 552 170.1 1975–1983
3.43 England Ian Botham 22 30 762 222.0 1979–1992
3.52 New Zealand Gavin Larsen 19 18 599 170.0 1992-1999
3.57 Zimbabwe John Traicos 20 16 673 188.0 1983-1992
3.60 South Africa Shaun Pollock 31 31 970 269.0 1996–2007
Qualification: Minimum 166.4 overs

Last updated: 14 July 2019[57]

Overall[edit]

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Australian bowler Glenn McGrath has taken more wickets than any other player in the Cricket World Cup.
Record First Second Ref(s)
Most five-wicket hauls Australia Mitchell Starc 3 Australia Gary Gilmour
West Indies Cricket Board Vasbert Drakes
Bangladesh Mustafizur Rahman
Sri Lanka Ashantha de Mel
Pakistan Shahid Afridi
Australia Glenn McGrath
2 [58]
Most four-wicket hauls (and over) Australia Mitchell Starc 6 South Africa Imran Tahir 5 [59]
Most wickets in consecutive balls Sri Lanka Lasith Malinga 4 v South Africa (2007)
India Chetan Sharma 3 v New Zealand (1987) [60][61]
Pakistan Saqlain Mushtaq 3 v Zimbabwe (1999)
Sri Lanka Chaminda Vaas 3 v Bangladesh (2003)
Australia Brett Lee 3 v Kenya (2003)
Sri Lanka Lasith Malinga 3 v Kenya (2011)
West Indies Cricket Board Kemar Roach 3 v Netherlands (2011)
England Steven Finn 3 v Australia (2015)
South Africa JP Duminy 3 v Sri Lanka (2015)
India Mohammad Shami 3 v Afghanistan (2019)
New Zealand Trent Boult 3 v Australia (2019)
Fastest bowler Pakistan Shoaib Akhtar 161.3 km/h (100.23 mph) v England (2003) [62]

Glenn McGrath dominates the bowling records, and holds all but three of the records. Lasith Malinga became the first player to take four wickets in four balls at an international level in the 2007 World Cup, against South Africa.[63] Chaminda Vaas took four wickets in five balls against Bangladesh in 2003, including wickets with the first three balls of the match. There have also been hat tricks in Cricket World Cups by Chetan Sharma, Saqlain Mushtaq, Brett Lee, Kemar Roach, Steven Finn , JP Duminy and Mohammed Shami.[60][64][65]

Chetan Sharma was the first bowler to take a hat-trick in a Cricket World Cup. Lasith Malinga was the first bowler to take 2 hat-tricks in Cricket World Cup matches.

One tournament[edit]

Record First Second Ref(s)
Most wickets in a tournament Australia Mitchell Starc 27 (10 matches) 2019 Australia Glenn McGrath 26 (11 matches) 2007 [66]

Fielding[edit]

While records for best fielders have varied through different World Cups, the records for wicketkeepers have been occupied by Kumar Sangakkara who holds the record for most dismissals overall and Adam Gilchrist which holds the record for most dismissals by a wicketkeeper in one tournament and in one match.

Highest dismissals as a wicket-keeper:Kumar Sangakkara

Overall[edit]

Record First Second Ref(s)
Most dismissals (wicketkeeper) Sri Lanka Kumar Sangakkara 54 Australia Adam Gilchrist 52 [67]
Most catches (fielder) Australia Ricky Ponting 28 England Joe Root 20 [68]

One tournament[edit]

Record First Second Ref(s)
Most dismissals (wicketkeeper) Australia Adam Gilchrist 21 2003 New Zealand Tom Latham 21 2019 [69]
Most catches (fielder) England Joe Root 13 2019 Australia Ricky Ponting 11 2003 [70]

One match[edit]

Record First Ref(s)
Most dismissals (wicketkeeper) Australia Adam Gilchrist
Pakistan Sarfraz Ahmed
6 2003
2015
[71]
Most catches (fielder) India Mohammed Kaif
Bangladesh Soumya Sarkar
Pakistan Umar Akmal
England Chris Woakes
4 2003
2015
2015
2019
[72]

Extras[edit]

An extra is a run scored by a means other than a batsman hitting the ball. Other than runs scored off the bat from a no-ball, a batsman is not given credit for extras and the extras are tallied separately on the scorecard and count only towards the team's score.

Record First Second Ref(s)
Most extras conceded in one innings  Pakistan v  Scotland (1999) 59 (5 b, 6 lb, 33 w, 15 nb)  Zimbabwe v  India (1999) 51 (0 b, 14 lb, 21 w, 16 nb) [73]

Other Records[edit]

There are certain records other than batting, bowling or fielding. These records include participation records, hosting records etc.

Grounds[edit]

The World Cup has been held in England five times. As a result, English grounds have hosted the most World Cup matches.

Record First Second Ref(s)
Most matches hosted by a ground England Old Trafford, Manchester 17 England Headingley, Leeds

England Edgbaston, Birmingham

16 [74]

Umpires[edit]

Record First Second Ref(s)
Most matches as umpire in World Cup England David Shepherd 46 West Indies Cricket Board Steve Bucknor 45 [75]
Most finals as umpire in World Cup West Indies Cricket Board Steve Bucknor 5 England David Shepherd
England Dickie Bird
3 [76]

Appearances[edit]

Tournaments[edit]

Javed Miandad Pakistan 6 times 1975–1996

Sachin Tendulkar India 6 times 1992–2011

Jacques Kallis South Africa 5 times 1996-2011

Ricky Ponting Aus 5 times 1996–2011

Chris Gayle West Indies 5 times 2003–2019

Imran Khan Pakistan 5 times 1975–1992

Arjuna Ranathunga Sri Lanka 5 times 1983 - 1999

Sanath Jayasuriya Sri Lanka 5 times 1992 - 2007

Matches[edit]

The top 10 list is dominated by players who have appeared in five World Cup tournaments.

Record First Second Ref(s)
Most appearances in World Cup Australia Ricky Ponting 46 India Sachin Tendulkar 45 [77]

Representing more than one country[edit]

Anderson Cummins, Kepler Wessels, Ed Joyce and Eoin Morgan are the only four players to have represented two different countries in Cricket World Cup.[78]

Most World Cup Titles[edit]

Adam Gilchrist, Glenn McGrath and Ricky Ponting share the record of three World Cup titles. Each was a member of Australia's winning teams of 1999, 2003 and 2007.

Age[edit]

A total of 40 players aged 19 years old or under have made an appearance in the World Cup[79] and 19 players aged more than 40 have played in the competition.[80]

Record First Second Ref(s)
Youngest player Canada Nitish Kumar 16 years, 283 days 2011 Bangladesh Talha Jubair 17 years, 70 days 2003 [81][82]
Oldest player Netherlands Nolan Clarke 47 years, 257 days 1996 Zimbabwe John Traicos 44 years, 306 days 1992 [83][84]

Captaincy[edit]

Record First Second Ref(s)
Most matches as captain[85] Australia Ricky Ponting 29 New Zealand Stephen Fleming 27 [86]
Best win % as captain (min. 10 matches)[85] Australia Ricky Ponting 92.85% (29 matches) West Indies Cricket Board Clive Lloyd 88.23% (17 matches) [86]

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