Cricket World Cup by the numbers

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The Citizen shares quick facts about the 2015 Cricket World Cup.

49 – Total number of matches taking place in the ICC Cricket World Cup

2 – Players have represented two different countries at the World Cup. Ed Joyce played for England in 2007 and now turns out for Ireland while current England captain Eoin Morgan played for Ireland at the 2007 renewal before switching allegiances.

33 – The number of World Cup matches played by Sri Lanka’s Mahela Jayawardene making him the most experienced player at this year’s event.
1- The number of players dismissed playing any form of sweep at the World Cup so far. Denesh Ramdin of the West Indies is the victim to go out playing the stroke so far.

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