Pakistan wicket keeper Sarfraz Ahmad has six numbers of dismissals against South Africa at Auckland March 07 2015. Which equals the ODI record, and it is happened 15 times in all one-day internationals, but it was only the second such instance in a World Cup game. The previous one was by Adam Gilchrist against Namibia in 2003.
Most Dismissals in ODI Cricket
Most Dismissals in World Cup History
Evergreen New Zealand left arm spinner Daniel Vettori joined cricket’s exclusive 300 ODI wickets club on March 08, 2015 with two early dismissals in their World Cup match against Afghanistan in Napier. He became the 12th player and first New Zealander to reach the milestone with the list headed by Sri Lanka’s Muttiah Muralitharan (534) and Wasim Akram of Pakistan (502), the only two players to have breached the 500-wicket barrier. The 36-year-old Danial Vettori has played 291 ODIs since first selected in 1997 and his 300 wickets are at an average 31.62. The former captain has also scored 2,213 ODI runs, while at Test level he has 362 wickets and 4,531 runs. Glenn Maxwell hits 2nd Fastest Hundred in World Cup
Glenn Maxwell hit 51 balls hundred is the second fastest hundred in World Cups after Kevin O’Brien’s 50-ball hundred against England in 2011. Glenn Maxwell took one ball less than AB de Villiers, who hit a 52-ball hundred against West Indies earlier in this World Cup. This is the fastest ODI hundred by an Australia batsman beating James Faulkner’s 57-ball century against India in 2013. Glenn Maxwell is the third batsman to hit hundred at No. 5 in World Cups, before that Brad Hodge was the last one to hit a century at that position for Australia, against Netherlands in 2007. The first such hundred was the famous Steve Waugh century against South Africa in 1999.
Kumar Sangakkar is the first Batsman to hit three consecutive centuries in World Cup
Kumar Sangakkara is the 2nd batsmen to complete 14000 ODI runs and ha has taken 378 innings to accomplish this record as compare to Sachin Tendulkar’s 350 to pass the landmark. Like Sangakkar, Tendulkar had also passed the milestone with a century, against Pakistan in 2006. Moreover he’s the first batsman to have scored three consecutive centuries in a World Cup. Kumar Sangakkara is the first batsman to do so. Only three other batsmen have scored three hundreds in a World Cup before him – Mark Waugh in 1996, Sourav Ganguly in 2003 and Matthew Hayden in 2007. Overall, six other batsmen have hit three consecutive centuries in ODIs.
Mahmudullah is First Bangladesh Batsman to Score Century in World Cup game
First Step from Mahmudullah in raising Bangladesh Cricket scene. Mahmudullah gives Bangladesh their first ever world cup Century and records his first ODI century against England. 103 Runs scored by Mahmudullah in this game, the most for any Bangladesh batsman in a World Cup game. The previous highest score was Tamim Iqbal’s 95 against Scotland earlier this World Cup.
Mushfiqur Rahim is the Fourth Wicket Keeper Batsman who scored fifty and takes 4 catches in a World Cup Game
Well, there’re four numbers of wicketkeepers who have scored a fifty and grab four or more dismissals in a world cup match; Mushfiqur Rahim is the fourth and latest edition in this club. The three other keepers are Brad Haddin, Ridley Jacobs and Kumar Sangakkara. Mushfiqur Rahim register the record against England at Adelaid Oval March 09, 2015.