Cricket World Cup 2019

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Cricket World Cup 2019

The 2019 ICC Cricket World Cup was the 12th Cricket World Cup, an international cricket tournament contested by men’s national teams from the International Cricket Council (ICC). It was hosted by England and Wales from 30 May to 14 July 2019, making it the fifth time England and Wales have hosted the World Cup. The final was played at Lord’s on 14 July 2019, where England beat New Zealand on boundary count after both the match and the subsequent Super Over finished as ties.

The hosting rights were awarded in April 2006, after England and Wales withdrew their bid to host the 2015 ICC Cricket World Cup, which was played in Australia and New Zealand. It is the fifth time that the Cricket World Cup is being played in England and Wales, following the 1975, 1979, 1983 and 1999 World Cups.

The oldest player for the tournament was South African player, Imran Tahir who was forty years old while the youngest was Afghan spinner Mujeeb Ur Rahman who is eighteen years old.

Winners : England

Man-of-the-match of the final – Ben Stokes (England)

Player of the Tournament – Kane Williamson (578 Runs)

Most Runs

Player Country Runs
Rohit Sharma India 648
David Warner Australia 647
Shakib Al Hasan Bangladesh 606
Kane Williamson New Zealand 578
Joe Root England 556

 

Most Wickets

Player Country Wickets
Mitchell Starc Australia 27
Lockie Ferguson New Zealand 21
Mustafizur Rahman Bangladesh 20
Jofra Archer England 20
Jasprit Bumrah India 18

Most Hundreds

Player Country Centuries
Rohit Sharma India 5
David Warner Australia 3
Shakib Al Hasan Bangladesh 2

Most Sixes

Player Country No. Of Sixes
Eoin Morgan England 22
Aaron Finch Australia 18
Rohit Sharma India 14

 

Hat Tricks 2019

3 wickets on 3 consecutive balls by a Bowler is called hat-trick in the cricket. The first ever World Cup hat trick was picked up by the Indian seamer Chetan Sharma against New Zealand in the 1987 World Cup. Lasith Malinga remains the only bowler with Most Hat Tricks Record in World Cup with 2 Hat Tricks.

Player Country Against
Mohammed Shami India Afghanistan
Trent Boult New Zealand Australia

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