2007 Cricket World Cup: New Zealand vs Canada

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Thursday, March 22, 2007

New Zealand beat Canada by 114 runs in Group C of the World Cup at the Beausejour Stadium, Gros Islet, Saint Lucia.

This match saw Brendon McCullum of New Zealand hit the fastest ever Cricket World Cup half century off just 20 balls. In reply, Canada achieved the highest total in their World Cup history.


Toss: Canada won, and elected to field first.

Flag of New Zealand.svg New Zealand innings
Player Status Runs Balls 4s 6s Strike rate
Lou Vincent c & b Davison 101 117 9 1 86.32
Stephen Fleming c Billcliff b Sandher 66 67 8 1 98.50
Peter Fulton lbw b Sandher 47 47 4 1 100.00
Scott Styris c Bagai b Samad 28 17 6 0 164.70
Craig McMillan c Samad b Davison 10 6 1 0 166.66
Jacob Oram not out 35 27 0 3 129.62
Brendon McCullum not out 52 21 1 5 247.61
Extras (b 1; lb 5; w 17; nb 1) 24
Total (5 Wickets; 50 overs) 363 29 11

Fall of wickets: 1-142 (Fleming, 21.3 ov), 2-222 (Fulton, 35.2 ov), 3-253 (Styris, 38.5 ov), 4-266 (McMillan, 40.4 ov), 5-278 (Vincent, 42.6 ov)

Flag of Canada.svg Canada bowling
Bowler Overs Maidens Runs Wickets Econ
Anderson Cummins 10 1 59 0 5.90
Umar Bhatti 5.3 1 25 0 4.54
Abdool Samad 2.3 0 31 1 12.40
Henry Osinde 4 0 45 0 11.25
Kevin Sandher 10 0 58 2 5.80
John Davison 10 0 67 2 6.70
Sunil Dhaniram 8 0 72 0 9.00
Flag of Canada.svg Canada innings (Target: 364 runs from 50 overs)
Player Status Runs Balls 4s 6s Strike rate
John Davison c & b Mason 53 31 9 1 170.96
Geoff Barnett c McCullum b Vettori 40 72 5 0 55.55
Ashish Bagai b Vettori 37 65 3 0 56.92
Ian Billcliff b Styris 50 55 4 0 90.90
Abdool Samad run out (Vincent) 9 17 1 0 52.94
Asif Mulla lbw b Vettori 0 2 0 0 0.00
Sunil Dhaniram retired hurt 17 19 1 1 89.47
Umar Bhatti b Patel 10 28 1 0 35.71
Anderson Cummins not out 9 8 1 0 112.50
Kevin Sandher b Patel 2 6 0 0 33.33
Henry Osinde b Patel 0 1 0 0 0.00
Extras (b 4; lb 5; w 5; nb 9) 23
Total (9 wickets; 49.2 overs) 249 25 2

Fall of wickets: 1-76 (Davison, 9.4 ov), 2-110 (Barnett, 20.4 ov), 3-188 (Bagai, 34.6 ov), 4-201 (Billcliff, 37.5 ov), 5-206 (Mulla, 38.6 ov), 6-207 (Samad, 39.2 ov), 6-226* (Dhaniram, retired not out), 7-245 (Bhatti, 47.4 ov), 8-249 (Sandher, 49.1 ov), 9-249 (Osinde, 49.2 ov)

Flag of New Zealand.svg New Zealand bowling
Bowler Overs Maidens Runs Wickets Econ
Daryl Tuffey 6 0 40 0 6.66
Michael Mason 8 0 60 1 7.50
Jacob Oram 7 1 16 0 2.28
Jeetan Patel 9.2 0 25 3 2.67
Daniel Vettori 10 0 57 3 5.70
Scott Styris 6 0 21 1 3.50
Craig McMillan 3 0 21 0 7.00

New Zealand: S P Fleming (capt), L Vincent, S B Styris, P G Fulton, J D P Oram, C D McMillan, B B McCullum (wkt), D L Vettori, D R Tuffey, J S Patel, M J Mason
Canada: J M Davison (capt), G E F Barnett, A Bagai (wkt), I S Billcliff, A M Samad, A A Mulla, S Dhaniram, U Bhatti, A C Cummins, H Osinde, K T Sandher

Player of the match: L Vincent (New Zealand)

Umpires: Asad Rauf (Pakistan) and B R Doctrove (West Indies)
TV umpire: R E Koertzen (South Africa)
Match referee: M J Procter (South Africa)
Reserve umpire: P D Parker (Australia)

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