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23 Jan 2019

#CricketInNumbers: Key statistics, records of Pakistan in the World Cup

ICC World Cup: Pakistan are the dark horses

The ICC World Cup 2019 will start from May 30 onwards, in England and Wales.

Notably, Pakistan had crashed out of the quarter-final in the 2015 edition of the event. They were beaten by eventual winners Australia.

Pakistan go into this year's World Cup as the dark horses.

We look at the Pakistan cricket team's statistics and records in this coveted event.

In context

ICC World Cup: Pakistan are the dark horses
How have Pakistan fared in ICC World Cup events?

Pakistan's performance

How have Pakistan fared in ICC World Cup events?

Pakistan crashed out of the group stage on three occasions (1975, 2003 and 2007).

They made an exit from the quarters on two occasions (1996, 2015).

In 1999, Pakistan ended as the runners-up.

Pakistan have been semi-finalists in four editions (1979, 1983, 1987 and 2011).

Pakistan's best moment came in 1992, when Men in Green won the trophy under Imran Khan's leadership.

Pakistan's highest and lowest World Cup scores

Pakistan's highest ever innings score in the World Cup came in 2007, when they amassed 349 against Zimbabwe. Their lowest total came against England at the Adelaide Oval in 1992 (74).

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Individual records

Imran Nazir, Shahid Afridi hold individual records

Imran Nazir (160 versus Zimbabwe) has the highest individual score by a Pakistani batsman.

He achieved the feat in the 2007 World Cup.

Shahid Afridi holds the record for the best bowling figures by a Pakistani in the World Cup.

He picked up 5/16 against Kenya at Hambantota in 2011. He also delivered the second best performance (5/23).

Javed Miandad and Wasim Akram had enormous success

Performances

Javed Miandad and Wasim Akram had enormous success

Legend Javed Miandad has scored 1,083 aggregate runs for Pakistan in the World Cup. He tops the list for his side.

Miandad sits on 11th position in the all-time list. He hit one hundred and eight fifties.

Wasim Akram has picked 55 wickets for Pakistan in the World Cup.

He is the third highest wicket-taker behind Glenn McGrath (71) and Muttiah Muralitharan (68).

Records

Some other massive records held by Pakistani cricketers

Rameez Raja and Saeed Anwar have slammed the joint-most centuries for Pakistan in the World Cup (3).

Javed Miandad has scored the most half-centuries for Pakistan in the World Cup (9).

Rameez averaged a staggering 53.84 for Pakistan in the World Cup, which is the best by a Pakistani.

Afridi holds the record for the most number of four-wicket hauls in an innings (4).

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How many World Cups have Pakistan won?

Which batsman scored the most runs for Pakistan at the World Cup?

Which bowler has the highest wickets for Pakistan at the World Cup?

When is the ICC World Cup 2019 starting?

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How many World Cups have Pakistan won?

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Pakistan have won one World Cup trophy in 1992.

Which batsman scored the most runs for Pakistan at the World Cup?

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Javed Miandad has scored the highest runs for India at the World Cup.

Which bowler has the highest wickets for Pakistan at the World Cup?

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Wasim Akram (55) has taken the highest number of wickets.

When is the ICC World Cup 2019 starting?

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The World Cup is starting from May 30 onwards in England and Wales.

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