After 45 matches played in the World Cup 2019, four teams made to the knock out stage of the tournament, a total of 21,014 runs were scored, and 625 wickets fell during that process. Let’s look at all the critical numbers from the group stage.
1 – Only one bowler took six wickets in a match, Shaheen Afridi from Pakistan. He took 6 for 35 against Bangladesh, the best bowling figure of World Cup 2019. He also became the youngest to take a five-wicket haul in a World Cup game.
5 – Number of hundreds scored by Rohit Sharma, the most by anyone in the history of ODI cricket. David Warner has scored three centuries in the tournament.
7 – Number of fifty plus scores by Shakib Al Hasan in the group stage. The most by any in a single edition of a World Cup and equals Sachin’s record which he created in 2003.
8 – Maximum number of maidens bowled by a bowler in the group stage. Both Jofra Archer and Jasprit Bumrah have bowled eight maidens, while Jofra bowled 80 overs in 9 games, Bumrah bowled 74 overs in 8 matches. Chris Woakes and Pat Cummins bowled six maiden overs.
9 – Number of matches lost by Afghanistan in this World Cup, the most by any team in a single World Cup edition.
10 – The only ten-wicket victory in the 2019 World Cup. New Zealand won its first match of the tournament against Sri Lanka.
11 – Joe Root has taken 11 catches, the most by any player in the competition.
15 – Mohammad Shami’s 15 balls per wicket is the best strike rate by a bowler in the tournament who has bowled a minimum of 5 overs.
17 – A World Record of the number of sixes hit by an individual player in an ODI innings – Eoin Morgan against Afghanistan.
19 – Most numbers of dismissals by a wicketkeeper in the competition – Alex Carey has taken 17 catches and two stumpings so far.
25 – The number of balls taken to score the fastest World Cup fifty of the tournament by Alex Carey and Shimron Hetmyer.
26 – Number of wickets taken by Mitchell Starc, the most of the World Cup 2019 and also the most in a single edition of World Cup. McGrath in 2007 took 26 wickets.
46 – Number of dot ball bowled by South African pacer Pretorius against Sri Lanka at Chester-le-Street, the most by any bowler in an innings.
57 – Balls are taken to score the fastest hundred of World Cup 2019, by Eoin Morgan against Afghanistan.
67 – Number of fours hit by Rohit Sharma, followed by David Warner (64) and Shakib Al Hasan (60).
96.20 – Kane Williamson’s average in the tournament. Williamson played seven innings for his 481 runs with two unbeaten knocks. Rohit Sharma has an average of 92.42.
105 – Pakistan scored its second-lowest total of all World Cups and the lowest total of this world cup by any team.
163.15 – Maxwell’s strike rate in the tournament, the highest by any batsman who played a minimum of 50 balls.
166 – Highest individual score by a batsman in the competition – David Warner smashed 166 against Bangladesh at Trent Bridge.
192 – The highest partnership for any wicket by any team – Warner and Khawaja added for the second wicket against Bangladesh at the Trent Bridge.
300 – Number of dots ball bowled by Jofra Archer in the tournament, most by any. Cummins (295) and Starc (288) are not far behind Archer.
397 – the Highest total of World Cup 2019, scored by England against Afghanistan at the Old Trafford.
647 – Most runs scored by a batsman in this World Cup – Rohit Sharma. Australian opener David Warner is not far behind as he scored 638 runs so far in the tournament.
714 – The highest match aggregate between Australia and Bangladesh at Trent Bridge. Australia scored 381 for 5 in 50 overs, and Bangladesh scored 333 for 8 in their 50 overs.