World Cup

List: Lowest Team Total for Each Team in ODI World Cup

The ICC ODI World Cup has witnessed teams posting some of the highest scores in the tournament’s history. However, on some days, the batting lineups of these teams couldn’t stand in front of their opponent’s bowling attacks and were bowled out for paltry scores.

The teams range from associates like Canada to full members like the mighty Australians. This article will unravel the lowest team totals scored by each team in ODI World Cup history.

Lowest Team Total for Each Team in ODI World Cup

Canada361Sri LankaPaarl19 Feb 2003
Namibia452AustraliaPotchefstroom27 Feb 2003
Sri Lanka552IndiaWankhede2 Nov 2023
Bangladesh581West IndiesMirpur4 Mar 2011
Scotland681West IndiesLeicester27 May 1999
Kenya691New ZealandChennai20 Feb 2011
Pakistan741EnglandAdelaide1 Mar 1992
Ireland771Sri LankaSt George’s18 Apr 2007
Bermuda782Sri LankaPort of Spain15 Mar 2007
South Africa832IndiaEden Gardens5 Nov 2023
Netherlands902AustraliaDelhi25 Oct 2023
England931AustraliaLeeds18 Jun 1975
West Indies932KenyaPune29 Feb 1996
East Africa942EnglandBirmingham14 Jun 1975
Zimbabwe992PakistanKingston21 Mar 2007
U.A.E.1021IndiaPerth28 Feb 2015
New Zealand1122AustraliaGqeberha11 Mar 2003
Afghanistan125 1South AfricaCardiff15 Jun 2019
India125 1AustraliaCenturion15 Feb 2003
Australia1292IndiaChelmsford20 Jun 1983

Key Insights

36: This is the lowest team total scored by any team in the ODI World Cup. Sri Lanka skittled out a poor Canadian batting lineup for a mere score of 36 in the 2003 edition. Moreover, this is also the lowest score by an associate team in the World Cup.

140: The above match between Sri Lanka and Canada is also one of the shortest matches in the 50-over format. The match saw a total of 140 deliveries bowled by both teams.

7/15: During the 2003 edition, Glenn McGrath produced a mind-blowing bowling performance in the tournament’s history by scalping 7 Namibian wickets, which resulted in Namibia being bowled out for 45 runs.

55: This is the lowest team score registered by a full-member nation. While chasing a target of 358 runs, Sri Lanka was bundled out for 55 runs by India in the 2023 edition at Mumbai’s Wankhede Stadium.

1: Kenya is the only associate team on this list to bowl out a full-member team for less than 100 runs. While defending a paltry total of 166 runs, the Kenyan bowlers sprung a surprise and bowled out the Windies for 93 runs, winning the match by 73 runs in the 1996 edition.

4: New Zealand, Afghanistan, India, and Australia are the only teams that have not been dismissed for a score of less than 100 runs.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *