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Saturday, 27 December 2014

Gearing up for ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 - The Squads, Records and More

07:37 - By Himanshu Suri 0

ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 Playing Teams, Best Performances and Groups

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Team

Method of qualification

Past appearances

Last appearance

Best Performance

Rank

Group

 Afghanistan
WCL Championship
0
12
A
 Australia
Full member
10
2011
Champions (1987, 1999, 2003, 2007)
4
A
 Bangladesh
Full member
4
2011
Super 8 (2007)
8
A
 England
Full member
10
2011
Runners-up (1979, 1987, 1992)
1
A
 India
Full member
10
2011
Champions (1983, 2011)
3
B
 Ireland
WCL Championship
2
2011
Super 8 (2007)
11
B
 New Zealand
Full member
10
2011
Semi-finals (1975, 1979, 1992, 1999, 2007, 2011)
9
A
 Pakistan
Full member
10
2011
Champions (1992)
6
B
 Scotland
World Cup Qualifier
2
2007
Group stage (1999, 2007)
13
A
 South Africa
Full member
6
2011
Semi-finals (1992, 1999, 2007)
2
B
 Sri Lanka
Full member
10
2011
Champions (1996)
5
A
 UAE
World Cup Qualifier
1
1996
Group stage (1996)
14
B
 West Indies
Full member
10
2011
Champions (1975, 1979)
7
B
 Zimbabwe
Full member
8
2011
Super 6 (1999, 2003)
10
B

2015 World Cup Cricket Prize Money

Stage
Prize money (US$)
Total
Winner
$3,975,000
$3,975,000
Runner-up
$1,750,000
$1,750,000
Losing semi-finalists
$600,000
$1,200,000
Losing quarter-finalists
$300,000
$1,200,000
Winner of each group match
$45,000
$1,890,000
Teams eliminated in group stage
$35,000
$210,000
Total
$10,225,000

List of ICC Cricket World Cup Records

Record First Second
Highest score  India v  Bermuda (2007) 413–5  Sri Lanka v  Kenya (1996) 398–5
Lowest score  Canada v  Sri Lanka (2003) 36  Canada v  England (1979) 45
Highest successful run chase  Ireland v  England (2011) 329–7  Sri Lanka v  Zimbabwe (1992) 313–7
Highest winning margin (runs)  India v  Bermuda (2007) 257  Australia v  Namibia(2003) 256
Lowest winning margin (runs)  Australia v  India (1987) 1  Australia v  India (1992) 1
Highest win %  Australia 74%  South Africa 66.95%
Most wins  Australia 55  New Zealand 40
Most losses  Zimbabwe 37  Sri Lanka 32


Lets Look at the Squads For ICC Cricket World Cup 2015


India: MS Dhoni (C), Shikhar Dhawan, Rohit Sharma, Ajinkya Rahane, Virat Kohli, Suresh Raina, Ambati Rayudu, Ravindra Jadeja, R Ashwin, Axar Patel, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Ishant Sharma, Mohammad Shami, Stuart Binny, Umesh Yadav
Pakistan: Mohammad Hafeez, Ahmed Shehzad, Younis Khan, Misbah-ul-Haq (c), Haris Sohail, Umar Akmal, Sohaib Maqsood, Sarfaraz Ahmed, Shahid Afridi, Junaid Khan, Muhammad Irfan, Sohail Khan, Wahab Riaz, Ehsan Adil and Yasir Shah
England: Moeen Ali, James Anderson, Gary Ballance, Ian Bell, Ravi Bopara, Stuart Broad, Jos Buttler, Steven Finn, Alex Hales, Chris Jordan, Eoin Morgan (capt), Joe Root, James Taylor, James Tredwell, Chris Woakes
Sri Lanka: Angelo Mathews (captain), Tillakaratne Dilshan, Kumar Sangakkara, Mahela Jayawardene, Lahiru Thirimanne (vice-captain), Dinesh Chandimal, Dimuth Karunaratne, Jeevan Mendis, Thisara Perera, Suranga Lakmal, Lasith Malinga (subject to fitness), Dhammika Prasad, Nuwan Kulasekara, Rangana Herath, Sachithra Senanayake.
South Africa: AB de Villiers (captain), Hashim Amla (vice-captain), Kyle Abbott, Farhaan Behardien, Quinton de Kock (wkt), JP Duminy, Faf du Plessis, Imran Tahir, David Miller, Morne Morkel, Wayne Parnell, Aaron Phangiso, Vernon Philander, Rilee Rossouw, Dale Steyn.
New Zealand: Brendon McCullum (c), Trent Boult, Nathan McCullum, Kyle Mills, Adam Milne, Daniel Vettori, Kane Williamson, Corey Anderson, Tim Southee, Luke Ronchi (wk), Ross Taylor, Grant Elliott, Tom Latham, Martin Guptill, Mitchell McClenaghan.
Australia: Michael Clarke (c), George Bailey, David Warner, Aaron Finch, Mitchell Johnson, Mitchell Starc, Josh Hazlewood, Pat Cummins, Xavier Doherty, Shane Watson, Steven Smith, Brad Haddin (wk), Glenn Maxwell, Mitchell Marsh, James Faulkner.
West Indies: Jason Holder (c), Marlon Samuels, Denesh Ramdin (wk), Kemar Roach, Andre Russell, Darren Sammy, Lendl Simmons, Dwayne Smith, Jerome Taylor, Sulieman Benn, Darren Bravo, Jonathan Carter, Sheldon Cottrell, Chris Gayle, Sunil Narine.
Bangladesh: Masrafe Bin Mortaza (c), Shakib Al Hasan (vc), Tamim Iqbal, Anamul Haque Bijoy, Mominul Hoque, Mushfiqur Rahim, Mahmud Ullah, Nasir Hossain, Shabbir Rahaman, Soumya Sarkar, Rubel Hossain, Taskin Ahmed, Al Amin Hossain, Taijul Islam, Arafat Sunny.
Zimbabwe: Elton Chigumbura (c), Sikandar Butt, Regis Chakabva, Tendai Chatara, Chamu Chibhabha, Craig Ervine, Tafadzwa Kamungozi, Hamilton Masakadza, Stuart Matsikenyeri, Solomon Mire, Tawanda Mupariwa, Tinashe Panyangara, Brendan Taylor, Prosper Utseya, Sean Williams
Ireland: William Porterfield (c), Andrew Balbirnie, Peter Chase, Alex Cusack, George Dockrell, Ed Joyce, Andrew McBrine, John Mooney, Tim Murtagh, Kevin O’Brien, Niall O’Brien, Paul Stirling, Stuart Thompson, Gary Wilson, Craig Young
Afghanistan: Mohammad Nabi (c), Nawroz Mangal, Asghar Stanikzai, Samiullah Shenwari, Afsar Zazai (wkt), Najibullah Zadran, Nasir Jamal, Mirwais Ashraf, Gulbadin Naib, Hamid Hassan, Shapoor Zadran, Dawlat Zadran, Aftab Alam, Javed Ahmadi, Usman Ghani
Scotland: Preston Mommsen (c), Kyle Coetzer, Richie Berrington, Freddie Coleman, Majid Haq, Michael Leask, Matt Machan, Calum MacLeod, Safyaan Sharif, Robert Taylor, Iain Wardlaw, Matthew Cross (wk), Josh Davey, Alasdair Evans, Hamish Gardiner.
UAE: Mohammad Tauqir (c), Khurram Khan, Swapnil Patil, Saqlain Haider, Amjad Javed, Manjula Guruge, Andri Berenger, Fahad Al Hashmi, Muhammad Naveed, Kamran Shahzad, K Karate, Shaiman Anwar, Amjad Ali, Nasir Aziz, Rohan Mustafa.

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