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Top ten batters of ICC World Cup 2011
ICC World Cup 2011 begins in less than in a week, India, Sri Lanka and Bangladesh hosting the 10th ICC world cup. One of the hosts India is among the favorites to win the world cup. In the Sub continent world cup Batters plays an major role than the bowlers, run will pile up in this edition of the world cup.
In the sub continent soil the Opening batters performance will be decisive factor in the result of the game. The mandatory power plays of the first 10 over's of the game give licenses to batters to attack recklessly, over the last two years the much of the ODI matches were played in flat tracks, more importantly ICC world cup will played in the Dead Tracks of the sub Continent were fast bowers have not much say. The dead tracks will give Batters edge over bowlers, opening slot has become the comfortable potion for batters to bat on.
Over last couple of year, most opening batters have used the first 10 over power play more effectively. Among the list of Openers who exploited mandatory power play South Africa's Hashim Amla tops the chart along with Virendra shewag, Dilshan and Chris Gayle. Out of his 32 ODI inning he played Amla scored 780 Runs he got out in the first 10 over's in just 11 times.
Amla who once was not considered as the ODI batter scored brilliantly in the power plays more than a run a ball, at an average of 71 most by any batter in the recent times. Among the list
Dilshan , Chris Gaylre and Tamim Iqbal follows the list, eight of the top ten batted gone pass 50 run mark in the10 over's, but it Chris Gayle who could pass the 60run mark, he scored 80 off 43 ball against England , the second best score in power plays is by Tamim Iqbal against India, he scores 58 of 39 balls
Top ten Bowlers of ICC World Cup 2011
In the current Scenario of one day cricket most of the fast bowlers get hammered in the first 10overs of mandatory power play, but some of them made exception to the generalization, They are to watched out for the ICC world cup 2011, in the lifeless tracks of sub continent these bowlers can come handy.
Among the blower who utilize the mandatory power play well Lonwabo Tsotsobe of south Africa tops list, he took 14 wickets in the 19 innings at economy of 4.03, the player second in the list is Mashrafe Mortaza with 13 wickets from 21 innings at 4.03 runs per over
Tsotsobe and Mortaza played their games to weak attacks, the real performance came from Abdul Razzaq, he bowled 5 overs of power play giving just 13 run and took a wicket. India has got two in the top ten, Praveen kumar and Ashish Nehra, Praveen is out of the squad and Nehra's place in the 11 is in doubt. Even though Zhaheer and Srisanth not in the list they can be handy in Indian conditions.
Top ten teams of ICC World Cup 2011
Among the team which utilized the mandatory power play well with bat and ball, South Africa stays on top of the table. In the first ten over's South Africa scored more than any other team, amla doing the bulk of the scoring, South Africa bowling department compliments batters really well, they concede 4.7 per over in the power play. Overall South Africa stands high above the rest
At second position is Sri Lanka, Dilshan and Tharanga scores at an average of 43.95, well supported by the bowlers, giving away just 4.9 runs per over. India too has a good start with bat, with shewag firing in all cylinders. India scores at 5.41 in the power plays, but when it comes to the bowling India looses the edge batters provided, Indian blowers gives away 5.37 runs per over. In ICC world cup 2011, India's chances relay on the bowing pair of Zhaheer and Srisanth
Top Opening Combination of ICC World Cup 2011
The crucial ten over of the game are well exploited by the Sri Lankan pairs; they scored more than any other opening pairs that going to playICC World Cup 2011.Sri Lankans opening pair of Dilshan and Tharanga scored 5 century partnership and many half century partnerships. They scored at an average of 51.42. India stands fourth in the list with an average of 37.04, India opener's scores well in all games but they together it happened rarely.
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