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One match set many records in a match: cricket world cup 2015

Chris Gayle double century record and other records
Match no. 15 of cricket world cup 2015 at Canberra between West Indies and Zimbabwe sets many records. West Indies scored 372/2 with Chris Gayle Double century (200) of 215 in 147 runs helped West Indies to win over Zimbabwe by 73 runs in which Zimbabwe scored 299 runs. Gayle and Samuels broke many records here are some new stats and record Some new records and Stats set by Chris Gayle and Marlon Samuels.

 1. Chris Gayle scored 215 runs in 147 balls which is the highest score, First time in World cup history. Previously South Africa’s Gary Kirsten scored 188 runs against UAE IN 1996 world cup is the highest score, Sourav Ganguly scored 183 runs against Sri Lanka in 2003 score is third highest.

Name country score opponent
 Chris Gayle  West Indies  215  West Indies
 Gary Kirsten  South Africa  188  South Africa
 Sourav Ganguly  India  183  Sri Lanka
 Viv Richards  West Indies  181  Sri Lanka
 Kapil dev  India  175  Zimbabwe

2. Chris Gayle and Marlon Samuels partnership of 372 runs is the highest partnership for any wicket in ODI’s and broke Sachin Tendulkar – Rahul Dravid Partnership of 331 runs against New Zealand in 1999.


player names country partnership opponent
 Chris Gayle- Marlon Samuels  West Indies  372 in 298 balls  Zimbabwe
 Sachin Tendulkar- Rahul Dravid  India  331 in 278 balls  New Zealand
 Sourav Ganguly- Rahul Dravid  India  318 in 269 balls  Sri Lanka
 Upul Tharanga- Sanath Jayasuriya  Sri Lanka  286 in 230 balls  England

3. Chris Gayle and Marlon Samuels stand of 372 runs was the highest partnership for any wicket in world cup, before this Sourav Ganguly – Rahul Dravid partnership of 318 runs against Sri Lanka in 1999 is the highest partnership.

 4. Gayle scored fastest Double century which came just in 138 runs.

 5. Gayle was the second player to hit 400 sixes in international cricket. Earlier Shahid Afridi hits 400 sixes in all formats

 6. This is the highest score by West Indies batsman. Earlier, Sir Viv Richards score od 189 runs against England in highest.

 7. Gayle hits 16 sixes in the match, equalled Rohit Sharma and AB de Villiers record of 16 sixes in a ODI

 8. Gayle is the only batsman to score a hundred in T20 international, 200 runs in ODI and 300 plus runs in tests.

 9. He is the first non Indian to score 200 runs. Sachin Tendulkar(200*), Rohit Sharma(264), Virender Sehwag(219) score before this. All are Indian batsmen

Player name team score balls opposition
 Rohit Sharma  India  264  173  Sri Lanka
 Virender Sehwag  India  219  149  West Indies
 Chris Gayle  West Indies  215  147  Zimbabwe
 Rohit Sharma  India  209  158  Australia
 Sachin Tendulkar  India  200  147  South Africa


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