Mohammed Shami becomes second Indian to claim World Cup hat-trick
The opening hat-trick of the tournament came when Indian pacer Mohammed Shami did so against Afghanistan. As a result, he also became the second Indian to claim a hat-trick in the World Cup, after Chetan Sharma achieved the same in 1987.
Three batsmen scoring 600+ runs in a World Cup
This edition of the World Cup saw three batsmen scoring more than 600 runs in runs.
Incidentally, this was also the first time that more than one batsman scored 600+ runs in a single edition of the tournament.