Tuesday, February 22, 2011

Sri Lankan Team Records in ICC Cricket World Cups

Why Sri Lankan Team is Strongest Contender To Win ICC Cricket World Cup 2011

In the Successuful and experienced leadership of Kumar Sangakkara Sri lankan team is ready to show his talent in this Icc Cricket World Cup 2011. Strong Batting Line up & Allrounders like Kumar Sangakkara & Dilshan Tillakaratne are strongest points of Sri Lankan Team.

Sanagakkara is the soul of team because he is playing as a captain of team  and wicketkeeper & Opening Batsman to lay the foundation big score.  In the successful captainship of  Kumar Sangakkara Sri Lanka played the finals in  2007 world cup.

In recent times under Kumar Sangakkara’s captainship won the one day international series against West Indies. Before this Australia team also saw the face of defeat in their home grounds against Sri Lanka.

Sri Lankan  team have  to play  5 leagues matches out of 6 on his home soil.  And Sri Lankan team is almost invincible in his home grounds. With the help of Kumar Sangakkara’s &  Dilshan Tillakaratne strong batting, fast bowling attack of Lasith Malinga & no. 1 Off Spinner of World Murlitharan is in the side and they can get easy entry in Quarter Finals.

  • Strong Opening Partnership

Kumar Sangakkara, Dilshan Tillakaratne & Upal Thranga are the three batsman which can destroy any bowling attack of world. Any two can open the innings & how to pace the innings to score bg total. They also how to know the play in different climate conditions when ball is new moisture is present in pitch. This is why this team is successful in most of matches.  Kumar Sangakkara & Dilshan Tillakaratne played around 475 ODI matches themselves. If we add both players scores  
Will cross the Thirteen thousand mark.

  • Mahela Jayardane is the Base of Sri lankan Batting

Mahela Jayardane is very intelligent & smart batsman who scores runs in no time. He know how to pace the innings and how the team gets a big total to fight in match. He is one of the strongest middle order batsman because of  his techniques and experience. He doesn’t take too many risks in his innings and change his gears to score of runs in death overs by his blistering batting.

  • Trusted Allrounders
  • Muttiya Murlitharan best offspinner of World

Top 3 World Cup Performers of Sri Lankan Team

Top 3 Batsman

Mahela Jayardane
Chamara Silva

Top 3 Bowlers

M. Murlitharan
L. Malinga
D. Fernando

Sri Lankan Team World Cup Records

v      Sri Lanka Played all 9 World Cup from 1975

v      Sri Lanka total 57 matches played in World Cup. In those 25 Won & 30 Lost & 1 No Result
v      1996 World Cup Winner

v      Runners Up in 2007 World Cup

v      Played Two Finals in 1996 & 2007

v      Sri Lankan team one Final won 1996 & one lost in 2007

v      Sri Lanka Played 3 Semi Finals of  1996, 2003 & 2007

v      Sri Lanka Won 2 Semi Finals in 1996 & 2007 out 3 & one lost in 2003

Highest Score 398/5 VS Kenya in Candy (sri lanka) 1996 WC
Lowest Score 86 Vs West indies Manchester ( England) 1975 WC
Highest Batsman innings   Arvind De Silva 145 VS Kenya in Candy (sri lanka) 1996 WC

Most Sixes in an innings Sanath Jayasuriya 7 Sixes against Bangladesh in Port of spain 2007 WC
Most Runs - 1165 runs Sanath Jayasuriya  in 38 matches

Most Centuries – 3 centuries by Sanath Jayasuriya  in 38 matches
Most Half Centuries - 9 halfcenturies by Sanath Jayasuriya  in 38 matches
Most Sixes - 27 by Sanath Jayasuriya  in 38 matches
Best Bowling Figures -  6/25 Chaminda Vaas VS Bangladesh in pietermaritzburg in 2003 WC
Most Wickets – 53 by M.Muralitharan  in 31 matches


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