World Cup 2019: Here are the records broken till now
The ICC World Cup 2019 is the biggest platform to perform for any cricketer.
As a result, many records would be created and broken.
It has been a week since the tournament started, and there have already been a number of records scripted by the players.
With more to come in the coming weeks, let us have a look at some of the records.
Two records by MS Dhoni
MS Dhoni is one player who can't be kept out of record-books.
So far in this tournament, he has already scripted two records.
Post the match against South Africa, he became the first player to keep in 600 innings.
He now has the third-most number of dismissals behind the wicket in the World Cup (33), after Kumar Sangakkara (54) and Adam Gilchrist (52).
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Nathan Coulter-Nile's career-best and World Cup record
Australia's Nathan Coulter-Nile scored his career-best knock of 92 against Windies. Interestingly, it is also the highest score by a number eight or lower batsman in the World Cup, across editions.
Rohit Sharma scripts aplenty with ton against South Africa
Rohit Sharma's century against Proteas helped him script records aplenty:
It was his third century in England and eighth unbeaten ton while chasing.
It was his ninth century in successful ODI chases.
He now has the third most number of ODI centuries for India.
He scripted second-highest individual score, by an Indian, during World Cup chase.
He now has joint-fourth most international sixes (354).
Mitchell Starc becomes fastest to 150 ODI wickets
Mitchell Starc, you beauty!— Cricket World Cup (@cricketworldcup) June 6, 2019
He becomes the fastest in history to 150 ODI wickets, reaching the milestone in just 77 matches. He breaks the record of Saqlain Mushtaq, who took 78 games 👏
His five-for is the first in #CWC19#CmonAussie pic.twitter.com/65m2HWyVuo
Eoin Morgan: First English cricketer to play 200 ODIs
England skipper Eoin Morgan scripted a unique record when he became the first English cricketer to play 200 ODIs. Previously, the record of most ODI appearances for England was held by Paul Collingwood of 197, from 2001-2011.
New Zealand: Second team to win 50 World Cup games
Most wins in World Cups— JSK (@imjsk27) June 6, 2019
Australia - 64
New Zealand - 50
Only two teams with 50 wins but NZ hasn't won a World Cup yet
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