A Statistical Dive Into The 2011 Cricket World Cup.

A statistical summery of the 2011 Cricket World Cup.

1. Most Runs scored by a team : 2471 runs in 9 matches by India

2. Leading Run-getter : T Dilshan of Sri Lanka. He scored 500 runs in 9 matches at an average of 62.50.

3. Best strike rate : 122.58 by Virender Sehwag of India.

4. Most sixes hit by a team : 36 by New Zealand.

5. Most sixes conceded by a team : 32 By England.

6. Most Sixes hit by a batsman : 14 sixes in 8 games by Ross Taylor (NZ)

7. Most Fours hit by a batsman : 61 fours in 9 games by T Dilshan (SL)

8. Total Runs scored in the tournament : 21333 runs.

9. Leading Wicket taker : Zaheer Khan (India) and Sahid Afridi (Pak) took 21 wickets each.

10. Most Maiden overs bowled : 9 maiden overs by Tim Southee (NZ).

11. Most balls bowled : 522 by Harbhajan Singh (India)

12. Total Tournament Wickets : 731 Wickets.

13. Most Wides and No Balls bowled : Shaun Tait (Aus) bowled 24 wides and 8 No balls.

14. Most dismissals by a Wicket Keeper : 14 dismissals by K Sangakara (SL)

15. Most catches as fielder : 8 catches by Mahela Jayawardene.