Sports Quiz / ODI Cricket: Top 10s of the World Series Cup 1979-1989

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Remember the best players from the first 10 seasons of the Benson & Hedges World Series Cup

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Most Runs
2995 runs Aus 1979-1989 
2563 runs WI 1979-1989 
2197 runs WI 1979-1989 
1695 runs Aus 1984-1989 
1548 runs WI 1979-1989 
1441 runs Aus 1979-1983 
1357 runs Aus 1986-1989 
1352 runs Aus 1980-1989 
1308 runs Aus 1984-1989 
1263 runs NZ 1980-1988 
Most Runs in a Series
686 runs for Aus in 1980/81 
651 runs for WI in 1984/85 
590 runs for Aus in 1984/85 
563 runs for Eng in 1982/83 
536 runs for WI in 1981/82 
514 runs for WI in 1984/85 
513 runs for WI in 1988/89 
511 runs for NZ in 1980/81 
495 runs for Aus in 1983/84 
485 runs for WI in 1979/80 
Most Scores of 50 or more
25 WI 1979-1989 
23 Aus 1979-1989 
19 WI 1979-1989 
14 WI 1979-1989 
14 Aus 1984-1989 
11 Aus 1979-1983 
11 Aus 1983-1985 
10 NZ 1980-1988 
9 Aus 1979-1984 
9 WI 1984-1989 
Highest Batting Average (min 300 runs)
85.00 Eng 1979-1980 
52.00 NZ 1988-1988 
50.16 WI 1979-1980 
47.08 Aus 1984-1989 
46.60 WI 1979-1989 
45.58 WI 1979-1985 
43.53 Aus 1983-1985 
43.00 WI 1979-1989 
41.44 SL 1985-1985 
38.90 WI 1981-1989 
Highest Strike Rates (min 300 runs)
113.31 NZ 1980-1983 
98.89 Ind 1980-1986 
85.29 WI 1979-1989 
85.19 Aus 1984-1986 
84.54 Eng 1979-1987 
84.23 NZ 1980-1988 
83.08 Aus 1985-1989 
81.85 Aus 1979-1984 
81.10 Eng 1979-1987 
80.73 WI 1979-1985 
Highest Innings
158 Eng v NZ in Brisbane 1982/83 
153* WI v Aus in Melbourne 1979/80 
138* Aus v NZ in Sydney 1980/81 
127* Aus v WI in Sydney 1984/85 
125* Aus v Pak in Melbourne 1988/89 
125 Aus v Ind in Sydney 1985/86 
123* WI v Aus in Melbourne 1984/85 
122 Eng v NZ in Melbourne 1982/83 
122 Aus v SL in Adelaide 1987/88 
118* Aus v SL in Adelaide 1984/85 
Most Wickets
74 wkts WI 1979-1987 
70 wkts WI 1979-1987 
68 wkts Aus 1979-1983 
66 wkts Aus 1979-1985 
61 wkts NZ 1980-1988 
61 wkts WI 1981-1989 
56 wkts Aus 1979-1983 
54 wkts NZ 1980-1988 
53 wkts Aus 1985-1989 
52 wkts Aus 1980-1985 
Most Wickets in a Series
25 wkts for Aus in 1980/81 
24 wkts for WI in 1981/82 
23 wkts for WI in 1983/84 
22 wkts for Aus in 1980/81 
22 wkts for Aus in 1983/84 
21 wkts for WI in 1988/89 
20 wkts for Aus in 1979/80 
20 wkts for Ind in 1985/86 
19 wkts for WI in 1979/80 
19 wkts for WI in 1981/82 
19 wkts for Aus in 1980/81 
19 wkts for Aus in 1983/84 
19 wkts for Aus in 1981/82 
Lowest Bowling Average (min 10 wkts)
15.90 WI 1988-1989 
16.05 Aus 1988-1988 
17.17 Eng 1987-1987 
17.70 WI 1982-1982 
17.95 Aus 1979-1982 
18.35 Aus 1979-1983 
18.67 WI 1979-1982 
18.86 WI 1989-1989 
19.63 Aus 1986-1988 
19.72 WI 1979-1987 
Lowest Strike Rate (min 10 wkts)
24.9 WI 1988-1989 
26.6 WI 1989-1989 
27.2 Aus 1979-1982 
29.5 Aus 1988-1989 
29.8 Aus 1985-1985 
30.0 NZ 1980-1983 
30.3 Aus 1988-1988 
31.6 Aus 1979-1983 
31.7 Aus 1983-1985 
32.7 Eng 1987-1987 
Best Economy Rate (min 300 balls)
2.75 WI 1982-1982 
3.00 Aus 1986-1988 
3.11 Pak 1984-1984 
3.13 Aus 1982-1982 
3.14 Eng 1987-1987 
3.14 Aus 1979-1981 
3.16 WI 1979-1987 
3.17 Aus 1988-1988 
3.30 NZ 1980-1988 
3.35 Aus 1981-1989 
Best Innings Bowling
5/15 Aus v Ind in Sydney 1980/81 
5/16 Aus v Pak in Adelaide 1983/84 
5/17 WI v Aus in Melbourne 1988/89 
5/21 Aus v SL in Perth 1987/88 
5/22 WI v Eng in Adelaide 1979/80 
5/26 NZ v Aus in Sydney 1980/81 
5/26 WI v Aus in Sydney 1984/85 
5/26 WI v Aus in Melbourne 1988/89 
5/27 WI v Pak in Perth 1988/89 
5/30 Aus v NZ in Sydney 1980/81 
Most Dismissals by a Wicket-Keeper
79 (78c 1st) Aus 1979-1984 
69 (60c 9st) WI 1981-1989 
29 (26c 3st) Aus 1984-1986 
15 (11c 4st) Pak 1981-1984 
14 (12c 2st) NZ 1980-1983 
13 (10c 3st) Eng 1979-1980 
13 (12c 1st) Aus 1988-1988 
12 (10c 2st) Pak 1981-1984 
12 (10c 2st) Aus 1988-1989 
12 (10c 2st) SL 1985-1985 
Most Catches (non-WK)
60 catches Aus 1979-1989 
28 catches WI 1979-1989 
22 catches NZ 1980-1986 
22 catches NZ 1980-1988 
19 catches WI 1979-1985 
19 catches WI 1981-1989 
17 catches WI 1979-1989 
17 catches Aus 1983-1985 
16 catches Aus 1987-1989 
15 catches Aus 1984-1989 
15 catches Aus 1979-1983 
Most Times Player of the Match
9 WI 1979-1989 
7 WI 1979-1989 
6 Aus 1979-1989 
6 WI 1979-1989 
6 Aus 1986-1989 
5 Aus 1979-1983 
4 Aus 1983-1985 
4 NZ 1980-1988 
3 NZ 1986-1988 
3 Aus 1986-1989 

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