Highest Team Totals in Cricket World Cup 2011: Today, let’s delve into the top scores of the Cricket World Cup 2011. Cricket showcased its aggressive side during this tournament. Every team’s lead batsman aimed to play a dominant innings, striving to achieve the highest team score in the game.
Highest Team Totals in Cricket World Cup 2011
Following are the Cricket Teams Scored the Highest Totals in 2011 Cricket World Cup:
India – 370/4 (50 overs) IND vs BAN
India set a tournament-high score of 370 runs in Dhaka during their match against Bangladesh. Opener Virender Sehwag played a monumental innings, scoring 175 runs off 140 balls, which included 14 fours and 5 massive sixes.
Virat Kohli provided strong support with an unbeaten century, scoring 100 runs off 83 balls, featuring 8 fours and 2 sixes. Gautam Gambhir also contributed, adding 39 runs off 39 balls. The three Delhi players enjoyed themselves thoroughly against the Bangladesh team, leading India to victory by a margin of 87 runs.
New Zealand – 358/6 (50 overs) NZ vs CAN
New Zealand dominated the match by setting a formidable target of 358 runs for Team Canada. Brendon McCullum delivered a remarkable performance with his century, scoring 101 runs off 109 balls, featuring 12 fours and 2 sixes.
Ross Taylor, playing as captain, smashed 5 sixes on his way to a score of 74 runs off 44 balls. Scott Styris contributed significantly by maintaining a brisk pace, adding 35 runs off just 20 balls. This victory marked a significant achievement for New Zealand, placing them among the highest totals at the 2011 Cricket World Cup.
South Africa – 351/5 (50 overs) SA vs NED
Opener Hashim Amla played a patient innings, accumulating 113 runs off 138 balls and sending the ball over the boundary 8 times. AB de Villiers showcased an aggressive performance, scoring 134 runs off 98 balls, including 13 fours and 4 sixes, but his innings was cut short by an unlucky run-out.
JP Duminy provided crucial support with a powerful display, smashing 4 huge sixes on his way to 40 runs off just 15 balls. This remarkable effort propelled South Africa to a formidable total of 351 for 5 against the Netherlands, placing them among the highest totals at the 2011 Cricket World Cup.
India – 338 (49.5 overs) IND vs ENG
The Indian team displayed top form, with the master blaster, Tendulkar, delivering his best performance. Tendulkar played a magnificent innings, scoring 120 runs off 115 balls, featuring 10 boundaries and 5 massive sixes. He received solid support from both Yuvraj, who contributed 58 runs off 50 balls, and Gautam Gambhir, who added 51 runs off 61 balls.
Together, they propelled India to a total of 338 runs in 49.5 overs, as India sought victory against the English team. This achievement placed them among the highest totals at the 2011 Cricket World Cup.
England – 338/8 (50 overs) ENG vs IND
In response to India’s total of 338 runs, the England team adopted a cautious approach. Captain Andrew Strauss played an outstanding innings, amassing 158 runs off 145 balls. Ian Bell contributed 69 runs off 71 balls, while Kevin Pietersen’s timely innings of 31 runs off 22 balls helped England reach an equal score, resulting in a tied match.
As a result of this thrilling contest, both teams received 1 point each, and this match stood among the highest totals at the 2011 Cricket World Cup.
List of Highest Totals in Cricket World Cup 2011
Following are the Cricket World Cup 2011 Highest Team Score List:
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