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Cricket World Cup records
The ninth World Cup begins in the Caribbean on 13 March.

But who holds the current records surrounding the tournament? BBC Sport reveals all...

Records do not include 2007 World Cup

TOP RUNSCORERS

Sachin Tendulkar (India) ...1,732
Javed Miandad (Pakistan)... 1,083
Aravinda de Silva (Sri Lanka)... 1,064
Viv Richards (West Indies)... 1,013
Mark Waugh (Australia)... 1,004

MOST CENTURIES

Sourav Ganguly (India) ...4
Mark Waugh (Australia)... 4
Sachin Tendulkar (India)... 4
Ramiz Raja (Pakistan)... 3
Saeed Anwar (Pakistan)... 3
Viv Richards (West Indies)... 3
Ricky Ponting (Australia)... 3

HIGHEST INDIVIDUAL SCORES

Gary Kirsten (South Africa)...188 not out v United Arab Emirates, 1996
Sourav Ganguly (India)...183 v Sri Lanka, 1999
Viv Richards (West Indies)... 181 v Sri Lanka, 1987
Kapil Dev (India)... 175 not out v Zimbabwe, 1983
Craig Wishart (Zimbabwe)...172 not out v Namibia, 2003

MOST WICKETS

Wasim Akram (Pakistan)... 55
Glenn McGrath (Australia)... 45
Javagal Srinath (India)... 44
Allan Donald (South Africa)... 38
Chaminda Vaas (Sri Lanka)... 36

BEST BOWLING FIGURES

Glenn McGrath v Namibia 2003
McGrath salutes his 7-15 against Namibia in 2003
Glenn McGrath (Australia)...7-15 v Namibia, 2003
Andy Bichel (Australia)... 7-20 v England, 2003
Winston Davis (West Indies)...7-51 v Australia, 1983
Gary Gilmour (Australia)... 6-14 v England, 1975
Shane Bond (New Zealand)... 6-23 v Australia, 2003
Ashish Nehra (India) 6-23 v England, 2003

MOST CATCHES (outfielders)

Ricky Ponting (Australia)... 18
Chris Cairns (New Zealand)... 16
Sanath Jayasuriya (Sri Lanka)... 15
Aravinda de Silva (Sri Lanka)... 14
Anil Kumble (India)... 14
Steve Waugh (Australia)... 14

MOST DISMISSALS (wicket-keepers)

Adam Gilchrist (Australia)... 35 (33 catches, 2 stumpings)
Moin Khan (Pakistan)...30 (23, 7)
Alec Stewart (England)... 23 (21, 2)
Ridley Jacobs (West Indies)... 22 (21, 1)
Wasim Bari (Pakistan)... 22 (18, 4)
Mark Boucher (South Africa)... 22

HIGHEST TEAM SCORES

Sri Lanka...398-5 v Kenya, 1996
India... 373-6 v Sri Lanka, 1999
West Indies... 360-4 v Sri Lanka, 1987
Australia... 359-2 v India, 2003
Zimbabwe... 340-2 v Namibia, 2003

LOWEST TEAM SCORES

Canada... 35 v Sri Lanka, 2003
Namibia...45 v Australia, 2003
Canada... 45 v England, 1979
Scotland... 68 v West Indies, 1999
Pakistan...74 v England, 1992

Records do not include 2007 World Cup

SEE ALSO
Cricket World Cup 2007 schedule
20 Jul 05 |  Cricket
How the World Cup works
14 Feb 07 |  Cricket


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