Team Records at Cricket World Cup

Highest score

 Australia v Afghanistan (2015)

417–6

 

Lowest score

 Canada v Sri Lanka (2003)

36

 
 
 

Highest successful run chase

 Ireland v England (2011)

329–7

 

Highest winning margin (runs)

 Australia v Afghanistan (2015)

275

 
 
 

Lowest winning margin (runs)

 Australia v India (1987),  Australia v India (1992)

1

 

Highest win %

Australia

75.30%

 

Most wins

Australia

62

 

Batting Records in a Cricket World Cup

Most runs

Sachin Tendulkar

2278

 

Fastest double century

Chris Gayle v Zimbabwe (2015)

138 balls

 

Fastest 150

AB de Villiers v West Indies (2015)

64 balls

 

Fastest century

Kevin O'Brien v England (2011)

50 balls

 

Fastest fifty

Brendon McCullum v England (2015)

18 balls

 
 

Most sixes

Chris Gayle, AB de Villiers

37

 

Highest score

Martin Guptill v West Indies (2015)

237*

 

Bowling Records in a Cricket World Cup

Most wickets

Glenn McGrath

71

Lowest economy rate (min. 1000 balls bowled)

Andy Roberts

3.24

Best bowling figures

Glenn McGrath v Namibia (2003)

7–15

Most wickets in consecutive balls

Lasith Malinga v South Africa (2007)

4

Previous winners of the Cricket World Cup

Year

Winner

Runner Up

Host Nation(s)

1975

West Indies

Australia

England

1979

West Indies

England

England

1983

India

West Indies

England

1987

Australia

England

India, Pakistan

1992

Pakistan

England

Australia, New Zealand

1996

Sri Lanka

Australia

India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka

2003

Australia

India

Kenya, South Africa, Zimbabwe

2007

Australia

Sri Lanka

West Indies

2011

India

Sri Lanka

Bangladesh, India, Sri Lanka

2015

Australia

New Zealand

Australia, New Zealand

Previous player of the tournament

Year

Player

Nationality

Stats

1992

Martin Crowe

New Zealand

456 runs

1996

Sanath Jayasuriya

Sri Lanka

221 runs and 7 wickets

1999

Lance Klusener

South Africa

281 runs and 17 wickets

2003

Sachin Tendulkar

India

673 runs

2007

Glenn McGrath

Australia

26 wickets

2011

Yuvraj Singh

India

362 runs and 15 wickets

2015

Mitchell Starc

Australia

22 wickets