Record compilations for England in ICC Cricket World Cup 2019
In the rear of everything, England – the birth nation of the game of cricket snatched the glory and pride at the isle of the Home of Cricket, claimed their maiden World title.
On the way to the one and half month of intense race that for most number of times washed out by untimely English rains as well, witnessed flurry of records being broken.
New Zealand lost the final match against England by ‘zero’ runs and ‘zero’ wickets. This was the first time ever in cricket a team never won a match by runs or wickets but by a rule.
Here are some of the enlistments of England performers breaking the previous records:
Most runs in a World Cup
Joe Root – 556 runs; previously owned by Graham Gooch – 471 runs in 1987.
Most wickets in a World Cup
Jofra Archer – 20 wickets: the previous best was Ian Botham – 16 wickets in 1992.
Most individual hundreds scored in a World Cup
In ICC Cricket World Cup 2019, England batsmen scored seven centuries. Before that, there were two hundreds scored each in 1975, 1983, 2007 and 2015.
Most sixes in a World Cup
76 sixes were hit in 2019 that is most by any team in a single edition of the World Cup. The previous record was of 22 sixes in 2007.
Most century partnerships in a World Cup
English batsmen stood for 11 century partnerships in CWC 2019 – most by any team in a single edition of a World Cup. The previous most for England was four in 2011.
Most 300-plus totals in a World Cup
England produced 300-plus totals in six matches in World Cup 2019 battering the previous five done by Australia in 2007.