ICC World Cup 2011 FINALS Facts - ICC World Cup 2011 videos

World Cup 2011 was the 1st all-Asian final World Cup and 6th consecutive final (since 1992) to feature at least one Asian team

India joined Australia and West Indies as the only teams to have won the World Cup more than once

India's successful run chase of Sri Lanka's 274 runs is the highest run-chase ever achieved in a World Cup final

This was the 2nd time in World Cup history that host nation has won the World Cup final. Sri Lanka were co-hosts with India and Pakistan in 1996 and were the first nation to win the World Cup in the same year

It was Sri Lanka's 2nd successive final having appeared in 2007

It is the 3rd time the team batting 2nd has won the World Cup final after Sri Lanka in 1996 and Australia in the 1999 World Cup

World Cup Final 2011 was also the 3rd World Cup Final appearance for both India and Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka's Mahela Jayawardene became the 6th player to score a century in a World Cup Final, and the 1st to score a century from a losing World Cup side

Muttiah Muralitharan's last international match, who bowled 0/39 in 8 Overs. His 1st and last ODI matches were against India


ICC WORLD CUP 2011 - Facts and Figures-Statistics

Highest Team Total
India vs Bangladesh - 370/4, 
played at Mirpur, Dhaka
Most runs
Tillakaratne Dilshan - 500 at strike rate of 90.74 
with 61 fours and 4 six's
Highest Scores
Virender Sehwag - 175 off 140 balls 
with 14 fours and 5 six
Highest Partnership
1st Wicket - 282, Srilanka - Upul Tharanga and Tillakaratne Dilshan vs Zimbabwe
Most Wickets
Shahid Afridi - 21 wickets with 3.62 Economy rate, 
Best Bowling - 5/16
Best Bowling Figures
Kemar Roach - 6/27 in 8.3 Overs vs Netherlands
Kemar Roach vs Netherlands and 
Lasith Malinga vs Kenya
Most Dismissals
Brad Haddin - 13 caught behind
Most Catches
Mahela Jayawardene - 8 catches
Player of the Match awards
Yuvraj Singh - 8 matches - 4 awards