Recap: 2003 Cricket World Cup

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The Australian team with the 2003 World Cup
The Australian crew with the 2003 World Cup

The 2003 Cricket World Cup was the primary time that the event was held within the continent of Africa. It was co-hosted by South Africa, Zimbabwe & Kenya. This World Cup noticed Namibia make their debut within the event. This was additionally the primary World Cup to characteristic 14 groups, probably the most within the historical past of the event then.

The groups have been divided into two teams with seven groups every with the highest three groups from every group advancing to the Tremendous Six stage. Group A comprised of Australia, India, England, Pakistan, Zimbabwe, Netherlands and Namibia. Australia, India and Zimbabwe have been the highest Three groups from this group that certified for the Tremendous Six stage.

Group B comprised of Sri Lanka, New Zealand, South Africa, West Indies, Kenya, Canada and Bangladesh. Sri Lanka, Kenya and New Zealand have been the groups from this group to qualify for the Tremendous Six stage.

The Tremendous Six stage noticed Australia, India, Kenya and Sri Lanka to qualify for the semi-finals. Shock semi-finalists Kenya grew to become the primary non-Check taking part in nation to qualify for the semi-finals of the World Cup.

The primary semi-final, noticed Australia defeat Sri Lanka by 48 runs And qualify for the finals. Within the second semi-final, India ended Kenya’s dream run within the event by defeating them by 91 runs.

The finals noticed Australia defeat India by 125 runs to win the trophy. Australia grew to become the primary crew to win three World Cup trophies. Ricky Ponting (140*) grew to become the fourth participant to attain a century within the finals of a World Cup. Sachin Tendulkar was named because the Participant of the event.

Among the key performances from the event are talked about beneath.

Batting performances:

359/2 by Australia in opposition to India was the very best crew whole within the 2003 World Cup.

673 runs scored by Sachin Tendulkar of India have been probably the most variety of runs scored by a participant within the 2003 World Cup.

172* scored by Craig Wishart of Zimbabwe in opposition to Namibia was the very best particular person rating by a participant within the event.

21 centuries have been scored within the 2003 World Cup.

3 centuries scored by Sourav Ganguly of India was probably the most variety of centuries scored by a participant within the 2003 World Cup.

6 half-centuries scored by Sachin Tendulkar have been probably the most variety of half-centuries scored by a participant within the 2003 World Cup.

Bowling performances:

23 wickets taken by Chaminda Vaas of Sri Lanka have been probably the most variety of wickets taken by a participant within the 2003 World Cup.

7/15 by Glenn McGrath of Australia in opposition to Namibia was the perfect bowling efficiency by a participant within the 2003 Cricket World Cup.

12 five-wicket hauls have been taken within the 2003 World Cup.

2 five-wicket hauls by Vasbert Drake of the West Indies was probably the most variety of five-wicket hauls taken by a participant within the 2003 World Cup.

Wicketkeeping performances:

21 dismissals by Adam Gilchrist of Australia have been probably the most variety of dismissals by a wicketkeeper within the 2003 World Cup.

6 dismissals by Adam Gilchrist in opposition to Namibia have been probably the most dismissals by a wicketkeeper in an innings within the 2003 World Cup.

Fielding performances:

11 catches taken by Ricky Ponting of Australia have been probably the most variety of catches taken by a participant within the 2003 World Cup.

4 catches taken by Mohammad Kaif of India in opposition to Sri Lanka have been probably the most variety of catches taken by a participant in a single match on the 2003 World Cup.

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