Ambush Marketing refers to marketing concept where a company, or a brand banks on the publicity value of any major event without being the official sponsor of the same. It is generally associated with major sports events of international stature like the Olympic Games, the World Cup events etc. It is thus, a great marketing […]
The first International women’s world cup was held in 1973. Total seven teams participated in it. In the first women’s world cup, England team won the final against Australia. Till 2017, eleven world cups played in women’s cricket and Australian women’s cricket team stands in first place by winning world cup for six times.
Australia Since the beginning of World Cup in 1975, 11 world cup tournaments were held. Australia won World cup for five times (1987, 1999, 2003, 2007, 2015) followed by West Indies (2 times-1975, 1979); India (2 times-1983 and 2011), Sri Lanka one time in 1996 and Pakistan one time in 1992. 12th edition of World […]
Australian Bowler Glen McGrath was awarded Man of the series in 2007 World Cup. Till date he is the only pure bowler in the history of World cup tournament to pick up man of the series. He got Man of the Series for his outstanding performance of 26 wickets in 2007 world cup . He […]
Chris Gayle of West Indies became the first batsman to score century in Twenty-Twenty International cricket. He made first century in T20 with a score of 117 against South Africa in the first T20 World cup held in 2007.
In 2011 World cup Ireland player Kevin O Brein recorded fastest century in the World cup tournament. He scored century in 50 balls against England. In entire ODI history, South Africa Batsman AB de Villiers scored fastest century. He scored century in just 31 balls against West Indies in 2015.
During 2015 Cricket World cup, with a score of 107 Virat Kohli became the first Indian batsman to score a century in World cup against Pakistan. Previously the highest individual score of Indian batsman against Pakistan in world cup was 98 scored by Sachin Tendulkar in 2003 world cup.
Which player became the first player to score four consecutive centuries in Cricket World Cup tournament?
Sri Lankan Player Kumar Sangarkara becomes first player to score four consecutive centuries in World cup tournament. He scored four centuries in a row in 2011 World cup. Mark Waugh of Australia, Mathew Hayden of Australia and Sourav Ganguly of India have scored three centuries in a row in World cup tournament. No other batsman […]
Indian Cricketer Sachin Tendulkar and Pakistan Cricketer Javed Mindad played most number of World Cups in Cricket. Both of them played in Six World Cups. Sachin played in 1992, 1996, 1999, 2003, 2007 and 2011 World Cups. Javed Mindad played in 1975, 1979, 1983, 1987, 1992 and 1996 World Cups.
The Highest score in One Day International cricket is 443 in 50 overs. This record was created by Sri Lanka in 2006 against Netherlands. Previously the highest score was 438 scored by Australian team against South Africa in 2005. The Highest total score in One Day international World cup is 417, it was scored by […]