ICC Cricket World Cup 2011
ICC Cricket World Cup 2011 in India, Sri Lanka & BangladeshThe 2011 ICC Cricket World Cup will be the tenth Cricket World Cup, and will be hosted by three South Asian Test cricket playing countries; India, Sri Lanka and Bangladesh. It will take place during the months of February and March 2011, with the first match being played on 19 February 2011.29 matches out of 49 will be played in India including one quarterfinal, semi-final and final, 12 matches in Sri Lanka including one quarterfinal and semifinal and eight matches in Bangladesh including two quarterfinals. See TV, Internet, Radio schedules.World Cup 2011 Home | ICC Cricket World Cup 2011 News | World Cup 2011 Schedule | World Cup 2011 Teams | Warm-up Matches
ICC Cricket World Cup 2011 in Bangladesh, India and Sri Lanka
ICC CRICKET WORLD CUP 2011 Group Round
|20 Feb, 2011||New Zealand||v||Kenya||M. A. Chidambaram Stadium, Chennai|
ICC World Cup Match 2, Kenya v New Zealand, Group A - NZ crush Kenya by 10 wickets
Feb 20, 2011Paceman Hamish Bennett took 4-16 as New Zealand thrashed Kenya by 10 wickets in their opening World Cup group game. Tim Southee (3-13) and Jacob Oram (3-2) each claimed three wickets as the African side were bowled out for 69 in 23.5 overs after choosing to bat. New Zealand needed only eight overs to knock off the runs, with Martin Guptill scoring 39 and fellow opener Brendon McCullum adding 26 in Chennai. Kenya's total was the fifth-lowest in the history of the tournament.
New Zealand 72 for 0 (Guptill 39*, McCullum 26*) beat Kenya 69 (Bennett 4-16, Oram 3-2, Southee 3-13) by 10 wickets
|20 Feb, 2011||Sri Lanka||v||Canada||Hambantota Cricket Stadium, Hambantota|
ICC World Cup Match 3, Sri Lanka v Canada, Group A - Sri Lanka beat Canada by 210 runs
Feb 20, 2011Sri Lanka dominated the third game of the World Cup both with bat and ball as they defeated Canada by 210 runs in Hambantota on Sunday. Batting first Sri Lanka piled up a massive total of 332 runs for the loss of 7 wickets in their quota of 50 overs with Mahela Jayawardene scoring a brilliant century in just 81 deliveries. Chasing 333, Canadian innings came to an end at 122 runs with Rizwan Cheema (37) remaining the top scorer.
Sri Lanka 332 for 7 (Jayawardene 100, Sangakkara 92) beat Canada 122 (Cheema 37, Kulasekara 3-16) by 210 runs
|21 Feb, 2011||Australia||v||Zimbabwe||Sardar Patel Stadium, Ahmedabad|
ICC World Cup 4th Match, Australia v Zimbabwe, Group A - Australia begin World Cup defence with convincing win over Zimbabwe
Feb 21, 2011Australia got their quest for a fourth-straight World Cup crown off to a solid start with a comfortable 91-run win over Zimbabwe in their opening game of the tournament. Ricky Ponting's men cruised to a 91-run triumph in Ahmadabad that looked more like a practice match than a game at the highest level of one-day cricket. They posted a total of 262, with Watson and Clarke scoring freely. Shane Watson top-scored with eight fours and a six in his 72 from 92 deliveries, while Michael Clarke added an unbeaten 58.Left-armer Mitchell Johnson took 4-19 as the Aussies extended their winning run in the competition to 24 games.
Australia 262 for 6 (Watson 79, Clarke 58*, Mpofu 2-58) beat Zimbabwe 171 (Cremer 37, Johnson 4-19, Tait 2-34) by 91 runs
|23 Feb, 2011||Pakistan||v||Kenya||Hambantota Cricket Stadium, Hambantota|
ICC World Cup 6th Match, Kenya v Pakistan, Group A - Kenya sink in massive chase
Feb 23, 2011
Captain Shahid Afridi took five wickets as Pakistan completed a resounding 205-run World Cup Group A win over Kenya. Afridi claimed 5-16 - the best figures in a World Cup by a Pakistan bowler - as his team dismissed their Group A opponents for 112 in Hambantota. Earlier, Umar Akmal's 71 from 52 balls was complemented by Kamran Akmal (55), Younus Khan (50) and Misbah-ul-Haq (65), in a total of 317-7.
Pakistan 317 for 7 (Umar 71, Misbah 65, Kamran 55, Odoyo 3-41) beat Kenya 112 (Obuya 47, Afridi 5-16, Gul 2-12) by 205 runs
|25 Feb, 2011||New Zealand||v||Australia||Vidarbha Cricket Association Stadium, Nagpur|
ICC World Cup 8th Match, Australia v New Zealand, Group A - Australia seal easy win
Feb 25, 2011Mitchell Johnson and Shaun Tait paved the way for defending champion Australia's easy seven wicket win over New Zealand in a World Cup Group A match at the Vidarbha Cricket Stadium. Chasing 207, openers Shane Watson (62) and Brad Haddin (55) smashed the Black Caps all around as the four-time winners cruised to the target in 34 overs. The match was given the status of the bilateral contest and dedicated it to the earthquake victims of Christchurch.
Australia 207 for 3 (Watson 62, Haddin 55) beat New Zealand 206 (Nathan 52, Vettori 44, Johnson 4-33, Tait 3-35) by 7 wickets
|26 Feb, 2011||Sri Lanka||v||Pakistan||R. Premadasa Stadium, Colombo|
ICC World Cup 10th Match, Sri Lanka v Pakistan, Group A - Afridi, Misbah seal Pakistan victory
Feb 26, 2011Misbah-Ul-Haq (83 not out off 81 balls) and Shahid Afridi - who picked up four wickets - guided Pakistan to an 11-run win over Sri Lanka in Colombo. Batting first, Misbah-ul-Haq and Younus Khan (72 off 76 balls) helped Pakistan to 277 for seven in 50 overs, from the difficult position of 105 for three.
Pakistan 277 for 7 (Misbah 83*, Younis 72) beat Sri Lanka 266 for 9 (Silva 57, Afridi 4-34) by 11 runs
|28 Feb, 2011||Zimbabwe||v||Canada||Vidarbha Cricket Association Stadium, Nagpur|
ICC World Cup 12th Match, Canada v Zimbabwe, Group A - Zimbabwe thrash Canada
Feb 28, 2011Zimbabwe, picking only one fast bowler in their side, got their World Cup campaign up and running with a 175-run victory over Canada in a near-empty Nagpur.They easily defended a score of 298-8, with their five spinners sharing the wickets. Canada were all out for 123 in the 43rd over.
Zimbabwe 298 for 9 (Taibu 98, Ervine 85, Rao 4-57) beat Canada 123 (Surkari 26, Price 3-16, Cremer 3-31) by 175 runs
|1 Mar, 2011||Sri Lanka||v||Kenya||R. Premadasa Stadium, Colombo|
ICC World Cup 14th Match, Sri Lanka v Kenya, Group A - Malinga hat-trick sets hosts up for easy win
Mar 1, 2011Lasith Malinga - six for 38 - became the first bowler to pick up two hat-tricks at World Cups as he led Sri Lanka to a nine-wicket flattening of Kenya on Tuesday. In 2007, Malinga grabbed four in a row against South Africa.
Sri Lanka 146 for 1 (Tharanga 67*, Dilshan 44) beat Kenya 142 (C Obuya 52, D Obuya 51, Malinga 6-38) by nine wickets
|3 Mar, 2011||Pakistan||v||Canada||R. Premadasa Stadium, Colombo|
ICC World Cup 17th Match, Canada v Pakistan, Group A - Pakistan win despite being dismissed for 184
Mar 3, 2011Pakistan were skittled out for 184 after 43 overs but they saw off a spirited Canada by 46 runs, thanks to Shahid Afridi, who took his wicket tally in the 2011 World Cup to 14. A stand of 73 from Misbah-ul-Haq and Umar Akmal gave some respect to the Pakistan total with Umar firing four fours and a six in his 48. However swing bowler Harvir Baidwan took 3-35 as the final four Pakistan wickets fell for three runs in 14 deliveries.
Pakistan 184 (Umar 48, Misbah 37, Baidwan 3-35) beat Canada 138 (Hansra 43, Afridi 5-23) by 46 runs
|4 Mar, 2011||New Zealand||v||Zimbabwe||Sardar Patel Stadium, Ahmedabad|
ICC World Cup 18th Match, New Zealand v Zimbabwe, Group A - Black Caps charge to 10-wicket win
Mar 4, 2011New Zealand displayed a clinically efficient all round performance to thump Zimbabwe by 10 wickets with more than 16 overs to spare in their crucial group league encounter of the World Cup at the Sardar Patel Stadium in Motera, today. Zimbabwe were undone by disciplined Kiwi bowling and lost half the battle inside of 15 overs when they were reduced to 46 for five. The Kiwi openers Martin Guptill (86 n.o., 108b, 7x4, 2x6) and Brendon McCullum (76, 95b, 6x4, 2x6) showed enough restraint while facing Zimbabwe spinners in the beginning but still cantered home with 99 balls to spare. The duo's partnership was New Zealand's highest opening stand in World Cup matches and the highest of any team in this tournament.
New Zealand 166 for 0 (Guptill 86*, B McCullum 76*) beat Zimbabwe 162 (Taylor 44, Southee 3-29, Vettori 2-25) by 10 wickets
|5 Mar, 2011||Sri Lanka||v||Australia||R. Premadasa Stadium, Colombo|
ICC World Cup 20th Match, Sri Lanka v Australia, Group A - Rain ruins match
Mar 5, 2011Kumar Sangakkara led from the front with a responsible, and skillful, knock to push his team towards a competitive total when rain intervened to kill the contest between tournament heavyweights Sri Lanka and Australia. With his knock of 73, he also become the second wicketkeeper after Adam Gilchrist to complete the double of 8000 runs and 300 dismissals in ODIs.With this no-result game, Australia's tally of winning 31 World Cup games in succession has ended.
Sri Lanka 146 for 3 (Sangakkara 73*, Samaraweera 34*) v Australia Match Abandoned after 32.5 overs
|7 Mar, 2011||Kenya||v||Canada||Feroz Shah Kotla, New Delhi|
ICC World Cup 23rd Match, Canada v Kenya, Group A - Canada secure only their second-ever World Cup victory
Mar 7, 2011Canada secured only their second-ever World Cup victory with a five-wicket win against Kenya in Delhi. A 132-run, fourth-wicket partnership between Jimmy Hansra (70) and captain Ashish Bagai (64 not out) took Canada beyond their victory target of 199. Earlier, seamer Henry Osinde led the way with the ball with a career-best 4-26 as Kenya were dismissed for 198.
Canada 199 for 5 (Hansra 70, Bagai 64*) beat Kenya 198 (Mishra 51, Odoyo 51, Osinde 4-26) by five wickets
|8 Mar, 2011||Pakistan||v||New Zealand||Pallekele Cricket Stadium, Kandy|
ICC World Cup 24th Match, New Zealand v Pakistan, Group A - Taylor blitz flattens Pakistan
Mar 8, 2011Birthday boy Ross Taylor's terrific unbeaten century - 131 off 124 balls - set up New Zealand's 110-run victory over Pakistan in their World Cup Group A match on Tuesday. New Zealand blasted 100 off last five overs to reach 302 for seven in their allotted 50 overs.Pakistan's chase was derailed after half the side were dismissed inside 15 overs, with paceman Tim Southee picking up 3-25. Pakistan were bowled out for 192 in a win that sees New Zealand leapfrog their opponents to the top of Group A.
New Zealand 302 for 7 (Taylor 131, Guptill 57) beat Pakistan 192 (Razzaq 62) by 110 runs
|10 Mar, 2011||Sri Lanka||v||Zimbabwe||Pallekele Cricket Stadium, Kandy|
ICC World Cup 26th Match, Sri Lanka v Zimbabwe, Group A - Sri Lanka into the quarter-finals
Mar 10, 2011A 282-run opening stand between Tillakratne Dilshan and Upul Tharanga powered Sri Lanka to a mammoth 327 for six against Zimbabwe and then Muralitharan and Dilshan affected a late Zimbabwe collapse to guide Sri Lanka to a 139-run win in Pallekele.
Sri Lanka 327 for 6 (Dilshan 144, Tharanga 133) beat Zimbabwe 188 (Taylor 80, Dilshan 4-4) by 139 runs
|13 Mar, 2011||New Zealand||v||Canada||Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai|
ICC World Cup 30th Match, Canada v New Zealand, Group A - New Zealand ease to 97-run victory
Mar 13, 2011New Zealand scored a mammoth 358 for 6 in their 50 overs as in-form Ross Taylor and opener Brendon McCullum blitzed Canada Sunday, helping to fire the Black Caps into the World Cup quarter-finals with a thumping 97-run win in Mumbai. Canada never looked remotely like challenging the target and ended on 261-9 after their 50 overs.
New Zealand 358 for 6 (McCullum 101, Taylor 74, Baidwan 3-84, Rao 2-62) beat Canada 261 for 9 (Bagai 84, Hansra 70*, Mills 2-2, Oram 3-47) by 97 runs
|13 Mar, 2011||Australia||v||Kenya||M. Chinnaswamy Stadium, Bengaluru|
ICC World Cup 31st Match, Australia v Kenya, Group A - Kenya steal the show in Australia win
Mar 13, 2011Australia defeated Kenya by 60 runs in a World Cup Group A match after amassing 324 for six, batting first. They were made to work surprisingly hard by Kenya who reached 264 for six in 50 overs. The Australian bowlers managed to take only three wickets, with the other three batsmen falling to runouts.
Australia 324 for 6 (Clarke 93, Hussey 54) beat Kenya 264 for 6 (C Obuya 98*, Mishra 72) by 60 runs
|14 Mar, 2011||Pakistan||v||Zimbabwe||Pallekele Cricket Stadium, Kandy|
ICC World Cup 33rd Match, Pakistan v Zimbabwe, Group A - Pakistan book quarter-final berth
Mar 14, 2011Pakistan booked a place in the World Cup quarter-finals with a seven-wicket victory (D/L method) over Zimbabwe in a rain-hit contest in Pallekele. Zimbabwe, needing to win to keep alive their hopes of reaching the last eight, got their innings made a dismal start as Umar Gul (3-36) left them on 13-3.
Pakistan 164 for 3 (Shafiq 78*, Hafeez 49, Price 2-21) beat Zimbabwe 151 for 7 (39.4 ov) (Ervine 52, Chigumbura 32*, Gul 3-36) by seven wickets (D/L method)
|16 Mar, 2011||Australia||v||Canada||M. Chinnaswamy Stadium, Bengaluru|
ICC World Cup 35th Match, Australia v Canada, Group A - Australia openers crush Canada
Mar 16, 2011Australia extended their unbeaten run in World Cups to 34 matches, and vaulted from fourth to first in Group A after beating Canada by seven wickets with 91 balls to spare.
Australia 212 for 3 (Watson 94, Haddin 88) beat Canada 211 (Patel 54, Lee 4-46) by seven wickets
|18 Mar, 2011||Sri Lanka||v||New Zealand||Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai|
ICC World Cup 38th Match, New Zealand v Sri Lanka at Mumbai, Group A - Sri Lanka thrash New Zealand
Mar 18, 2011Captain Kumar Sangakkara scored his first World Cup century and Muttiah Muralitharan took four wickets as Sri Lanka thrashed New Zealand by 112 runs. Sangakkara (111) and Mahela Jayawardene (66) added 145, after the openers fell cheaply, as Sri Lanka made 265-9. Muralitharan (4-25) then ran through the Black Caps' middle order as they crumbled from 82-2 to 153 all out.
Sri Lanka 265 for 9 (Sangakkara 111, Jayawardene 66, Southee 3-63) beat New Zealand 153 (Taylor 33, Muralitharan 4-25) by 112 runs
|19 Mar, 2011||Pakistan||v||Australia||R. Premadasa Stadium, Colombo|
ICC World Cup 40th Match, Australia v Pakistan, Group A - Australia run ended by Pakistan
Mar 19, 2011Pakistan ended Australia's 34-match unbeaten run at World Cups with a tense four-wicket victory in Colombo to secure top spot in Group A. Ricky Ponting's side looked out of sorts after choosing to bat, crumbling to 176 all out with Umar Gul (3-30) and Abdul Razzaq (2-8) impressing.
Pakistan 178 for 6 (Shafiq 46, Umar 44*, Lee 4-28) beat Australia 176 (Haddin 42, Gul 3-30)
|20 Mar, 2011||Zimbabwe||v||Kenya||Eden Gardens, Kolkata|
ICC World Cup 41st Match, Kenya v Zimbabwe, Group A - Zimbabwe thrash hapless Kenyans
Mar 20, 2011Zimbabwe recorded their second win of the World Cup with a 161-run victory over Kenya in a dead rubber match. Tatenda Taibu (53) and Vusi Sibanda (61) rescued the Zimbabwe innings from 36-2 with a third-wicket stand of 110. Craig Ervine then struck nine fours and a six during his fluent 54-ball knock of 66 to top score in Zimbabwe's 308-6. Steve Tikolo, who made his debut at the 1996 World Cup in India and was named captain for his 133th appearance in the absence of the injured Jimmy Kamande, was out for 10 in his last international game as Kenya slumped to 44-5 and despite Nehemiah Odhiambo's unbeaten 44, they were all out for 147.
Zimbabwe 308 for 6 (Ervine 66, Sibanda 61, Taibu 53, Otieno 2-61) beat Kenya 147 (Odhiambo 44, Price 2-20, Lamb 2-21) by 161 runs
- ICC Cricket World Cup 2011 Group A Matches
- ICC Cricket World Cup 2011 Group B Matches
- ICC Cricket World Cup 2011 Quarter Finals
- ICC Cricket World Cup 2011 Semi Finals
- ICC Cricket World Cup 2011 Final
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