World Cup 2019

The 2019 World Cup witnessed 10 teams in action, with England winning the tournament after the most enthralling of finales against New Zealand. Here, we test your memory on events relating to the 2019 showpiece event.
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Rohit Sharma notched up five centuries during the 2019 tournament, thus hitting the most hundreds in a single World Cup. In doing so, whose record did he break?
Sangakkara had scored four centuries during the 2015 World Cup.
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Afghanistan were one of two teams that qualified for the tournament via the 2018 World Cup Qualifier. Which was the other team that had to play the Qualifier to reach the World Cup?
The two-time ODI world champions had to go through the qualifying event as they were not among the top eight-ranked ODI teams on the cut-off date (30 September 2017).
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Before the 2019 World Cup final, how many ODIs had previously gone to a Super Over?
The only Super Over in ODIs to date occurred in the 2019 World Cup final.
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Which member of England’s World Cup-winning team of 2019 holds the record for having scored the most runs in the history of U19 World Cups?
Morgan, playing for Ireland, scored 606 runs across the 2004 and ’06 U19 World Cups.
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Who bowled the first over of the 2019 World Cup?
It was the first time that a spinner bowled the first delivery of a World Cup.
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Who was the leading wicket-taker during the 2019 World Cup?
Starc broke the record for securing the most wickets in a single edition of the World Cup (27).
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Which England fielder’s throw from deep midwicket resulted in Martin Guptill’s run out off the last ball of the Super Over?
New Zealand needed two runs off the last ball, but Guptill fell short of the crease while going for the second run.
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After the 2019 World Cup final, which New Zealand cricketer tweeted: “Kids, don’t take up sport. Take up baking or something. Die at 60 really fat and happy.”?
It was a tough loss to take for the Blackcaps.
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Which of these feats were accomplished during the 2015 World Cup but not during the 2019 edition?
The highest individual score during the 2019 World Cup was David Warner’s 166 against Bangladesh.
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During the 2019 tournament, who became the first player to score 500+ runs and take 10+ wickets in a single edition of the World Cup?
Shakib scored 606 runs and took 11 wickets in the 2019 World Cup.
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