New Zealand vs Canada 18th Match ICC Cricket World Cup 2007 Article

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Read the articles of New Zealand vs Canada 18th Match ICC Cricket World Cup 2007 - ICC Cricket World Cup tournament of the Group C 18th ODI match played between Canada and New Zealand at Gros Islet, St Lucia in 22nd March 2007.

A brilliant century from Lou Vincent and Brendon McCullum 20-ball Word Cup fastest fifty sets up to New Zealand convincing 114-run victory over Canada and enter into Super Eights in the World Cup Group C match.

* Brendon McCullum hammered a 20-ball fastest ever World Cup fifty, breaks Mark Boucher's 21-ball 50 against Netherlands at St Kitts in the World Cup tournament.

* John Davison blasted a 23-ball fourth fastest ever World Cup half-century.

* New Zealand's 363 was fourth highest total in World Cups and their second highest score in ODIs.

New Zealand scored mammoth total of 363-5 in 50 overs with top scorer by Lou Vincent 101 - which was his 3rd ODI hundred, Stephen Fleming struck 66 off 67-balls including 8-fours and a six.

* Brendon McCullum scored a unbeaten rapid 52-runs knocked off facing 22-balls including 5-sixes and a six with strike rate of 247.61.

Peter Fulton cracked a run-a-ball 47-runs including four-fours & a six, Jacob Oram scored a unbeaten 35 off 27-balls included 3-sixes and Scott Styris smashed a flurry 17-ball 28-runs with four boundaries.

Canada best bowler by John Davison took two-wickets and one for Abdool Samad.

Canada scored 249 for all-out in 49.2 overs with top scorer by John Davison cracked a flurry 31-ball 52-runs including nine-fours and a six, Ian Billcliff struck 50 off 56-balls included four boundaries.

Geoff Barnett struck 40 off 72-balls including five-fours and Ashish Bagai scored 37 off consuming 64-balls included 3-fours.

New Zealand best bowler by Jeetan Patel, Daniel Vettori both picked up 3-wickets and one for Scott Styris - Michael Mason.

Lou Vincent named Player of the the match for his brilliant batting performance to scored 101 off facing 117-balls including 9-fours and a six.

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