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Stat: Pakistan breaks 12-year-old World Cup record

345 The most noteworthy objective effectively pursued down in a World Cup challenge outperforming 328 by Ireland against England in Bengaluru in 2011. It is additionally Pakistan’s second most noteworthy in an ODI behind the 349 pursued against Australia in Lahore last year. The past most noteworthy pursuit down against Sri Lanka in an ODI was 321 by India in Hobart in 2012.

Highest chases in World Cup ODIs

TargetTeamAgainstVenueDate
345PakistanSri LankaHyderabad10-Oct-23
328IrelandEnglandBengaluru2-Mar-11
322BangladeshWest IndiesTaunton17-Jun-19
319BangladeshScotlandNelson5-Mar-15
313Sri LankaZimbabweNew Plymouth23-Feb-92
310Sri LankaEnglandWellington1-Mar-15
4 Hundreds scored in the match – Kusal Mendis (122), Sadeera Samarawickrama (108), Abdullah Shafique (111) and Mohammad Rizwan (131*). It is the third occurrence of four players scoring hundreds of years in an ODI and whenever it first has occurred in a World Cup match.

Four hundred in an ODI

BattersOpponentBattersVenueDate
A Gilchrist, R PontingAustraliaA Gilchrist, R PontingLahore10-Nov-98
S Dhawan, V KohliIndiaS Dhawan, V KohliNagpur30-Oct-13
A Shafique, Mohd RizwanPakistanA Shafique, Mohd RizwanHyderabad10-Oct-23

1 Today was the main example of Pakistan players scoring hundreds of years in a similar World Cup match. To place it into point of view, just once have Pakistan enlisted more individual hundreds in the whole term of competition – three in the 1987 version. Since the turn of the 100 years, they made none in 2011, one century each in 2003, 2007, and 2015 versions, and two out in 2019.
131* by Rizwan is the most elevated by an assigned wicketkeeper for Pakistan in all ODIs bettering 124 by Kamran Akmal against West Indies in Brisbane in 2005. It additionally is the second most noteworthy score for Pakistan in World Cups behind Imran Nazir’s 160 against Zimbabwe in Kingston in 2007.
111 by Abdullah Shafique is the most noteworthy individual score on a World Cup debut for a Pakistan player outperforming the well-established record of 82 set by Mohsin Khan against a similar rival in Swansea in 1983. At 23 years and 324 days, Shafique is the second most youthful to score a World Cup century for Pakistan in World Cups behind Imam-ul-Haq (23y 195d).
176 The organization of 176 runs among Shafique and Rizwan makes it the second most elevated association for Pakistan for any wicket in World Cup matches just behind the 194-run opening stand between Saeed Anwar and Wajahatullah Wasti against New Zealand in the elimination round in 1999.
689 The total of 689 runs in the match is the third most noteworthy ever in World Cups behind 754 runs in South Africa – Sri Lanka challenge prior in the competition followed by 714 runs in the match among Australia and Bangladesh at Trent Extension in 2019.
8-0 Pakistan’s Reality Cup no-holds-barred record against Sri Lanka which makes it the most uneven issue throughout the entire existence of the opposition. Pakistan went past India’s 7-0 record against themselves, their rival for the following installation.
65 balls taken by Kusal Mendis make it the quickest-ever century for Sri Lanka, the 6th quickest ever, and the quickest ever by an Asian player in World Cup challenges. The past quickest for an Asian player was Kumar Sangakkara’s 70-ball exertion against England in Wellington in 2015.
2 Matheesha Pathirana turned into the second bowler to surrender 90+ runs in a match two times in World Cups. On his presentation in the competition against South Africa in Delhi, he yielded 95 out of ten overs and followed it up with 90 of every nine overs today. The main other bowler to experience the evil destiny was Kevin O’Brien who offered 95 and 90 in progressive matches in the 2015 version.

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