10 Lesser known Fact About World cup 2015

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India is overwhelmed with the presence of so many cricket fanatics. Cricket is more than a religion here. Even the ones who do not follow any sport, follow the status of cricket. Whenever there is a cricket match between two popular teams, all of a sudden, employees are on sick leaves, students score-less in exams, there is less traffic on the road and what not.

So here’re some amazing facts about World Cup 2015 for all the ardent cricket followers out there:

1. None of the teams mentioned in the chart have defeated any team that lie above them. This is pool A final points tally for you.

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2. Team India and Nike revealed a rather amusing fact about the lightweight team kit. Each jersey and bottoms are made of 33 recycled bottles.

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3. Other than the aforementioned fact, the jersey has a Nike logo on the right hand for a right-handed batsman and on the left hand for a left handed batsman.

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4. There’s an extra amount of prize money for the team that remains unbeaten. Therefore, if India or New Zealand wins the match, they will receive $ 4.6 million, instead of $ 4.3 million.

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5. Sachin Tendulkar has been made World Cup Ambassador consecutively for two years; 2011 & 2015.

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6. Ireland is the only team that has made 300+ runs, three times in World Cup.

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7. India VS Pakistan was the most watched match in the World Cup history.

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8. Afghanistan’s Usman Ghani aged 18 years is the youngest player in this world cup.

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9. Afghanistan made its World Cup debut.

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10. The match between India and Pakistan that was held on 15th of February sold out its tickets within 12 minutes of going on the sale.

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