The cricket records that 2015 broke

Individual records:

The number of consecutive centuries scored by Kumar Sangakkara in the World Cup; the most by any player

 

The number of deliveries AB de Villiers took to complete the fastest ever ODI half- century in the history of the game against West Indies at Johannesburg

 

The number of deliveries AB de Villiers took to complete the fastest century in the history of the game against West Indies at Johannesburg

 

The number of deliveries AB de Villiers took to complete the fastest score of 150 or more in the history of the game against West Indies in Sydney

 

The runs Bhuvneshwar Kumar conceded in his 10 overs in the final match of the five-match series against South Africa at the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai, which is the second most expensive spell in ODI history

 

The number of deliveries Chris Gayle took to complete the fastest ever double-century in the history of the game against Zimbabwe at Canberra

 

Is the number of runs Chris Gayle scored against Zimbabwe in the World Cup on his way to the first-ever World Cup double-hundred

 

Martin Guptil scored 237 not out against West Indies in the quarter-final of the World Cup at Wellington, which is the second highest individual score by any batman in the ODI format. It is also the highest individual score in the World Cup.

 

The number of runs scored by Chris Gayle and Marlon Samuels for the second-wicket against Zimbabwe at Canberra, which is the highest ever partnership for any wicket in ODIs

 

Team Records

Was the number years it took Bangladesh to defeat Pakistan in any format of the game since their win in the 1999 World Cup. The Tigers went on to complete their first-ever whitewash over the Men in Green.

 

Was the margin of victory for Australia against Afghanistan in a World Cup group match at WACA; the second-biggest margin of defeat in terms of runs

 

Was the target England chased against New Zealand at Nottingham, which is the fifth highest run chase in ODIs

 

Was the amount of runs South Africa scored against West Indies at Johannesburg, which is the second highest score in ODIs

 

Was the aggregate amount of runs scored in a match between England and New Zealand, which was the third-highest aggregate score in an ODI match.

The article originally appeared on The Express Tribune.

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