WC Statistics: 10 lowest team totals in the tournament history

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Dubai, Feb 8: Every four years, International Cricket Council (ICC) hosts 50-over format's biggest tournament - World Cup. Only 6 days is left for the 11th edition of World Cup to get under way in Australia and New Zealand. The World Cup matches are never boring when plenty of runs are scored or wickets are falling frequently.

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Canada's total of 36 all out against Sri Lanka at Pietermaritzburg, South Africa in the 2003 World Cup edition still remains the lowest score made by any team in World Cup history. Sri Lanka's pacer Chaminda Vaas and Prabath Nissanka demolished Canada's batting line-up, taking 4 and 3 wickets respectively.

WC Statistics: 10 lowest team totals in the tournament history

The Canadians had previously made an appearance for the lowest team total in World Cup history having scored just 45 runs against England at Old Trafford in Manchester in the 1979 edition.

With quality attacks this time around as well, it remains to be seen if some of the minnows can handle the pressure that will be on offer down under in the 11th edition of the World Cup held in Australia and New Zealand.

So, here are the 10 lowest team totals in World Cup history

1. Canada- 36 against Sri Lanka in 2003 WC

2. Canada- 45 against England in 1979 WC

3. Namibia- 45 against Australia in 2003 WC

4. Bangladesh- 58 against West Indies in Mirpur in 2011 WC

5. Scotland- 68 against West Indies in Leicester in 1999 WC

6. Kenya- 69 against New Zealand in Chennai in 2011 WC

7. Pakistan-72 against England in Adelaide in 1992 WC

8. Ireland- 77 against Sri Lanka in St. George, Grenada in 2007 WC

9. Bangladesh- 78 against South Africa in Mirpur in 2011 WC

10. Bermuda- 78 against Sri Lanka in Port-of-Spain in 2007 WC

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