India defeated Srilanka by 6 wickets in the final of World Cup 2011. The performance of Indians was awesome in the whole tournament. Playing the total of 9 matches in the world cup, India has only lost 1 match and that is against South Africa.
In the tournament, most records are on the names of Indians only. Dhoni was the ‘Man of the Match’ in the final whereas Yuvraj Singh was the ‘Man of the tournament/Series’. Master Blaster played very well in whole of the tournament and scored 482 runs in 9 matches and was the second highest scorer of the series after Sri Lankan batsman Tillakaratne Dilshan who made a score of 500 in 9 matches.
The highest scorer in any individual match of this 2011 World Cup was also an Indian batsman and that is Indian opener Virender Sehwag who made 175 runs in the opening match played against Bangladesh inDhaka. On the bowling side, there is also an Indian bowler on the top of the list of highest wicket taker in the WC 2011 and that is Zaheer Khan. He took overall 21 wickets in 9 matches with the economy rate of 4.45. His best bowling stats was 20/3.
Most of the honors were given to Indian cricketers. Yuvraj Singh was honored with 4 MOM awards in the 9 matches. He was also honored with MOS award due to his best performance with bat as well as ball. He made 362 runs with 1 hundred and 4 half century and also took 15 wickets with the economy rate of 5.02.
Let’s have the stats about the highest in the 2011 Cricket World Cup.
Highest Scores of Teams during WC 2011 Tournament
Top Highest Run Scorers in 2011 World Cup
|Tillakaratne Dilshan||Sri Lanka||500||9||2||2||61||4|
|Kumar Sangakkara||Sri Lanka||465||9||1||3||44||5|
|Upul Tharanga||Sri Lanka||395||9||2||1||52||2|
WC 2011 Top Highest Individual Scores
|Tillakaratne Dilshan||Sri Lanka||Zimbabwe||144||16||1|
|AB de Villiers||South Africa||Netherlands||134||13||4|
Most leading Wicket takers in Cricket 2011 World Cup