Fifty and five wickets in an innings in World Cup Yuvraj Singh and Shakib Al Hasan are the only players to score 50 and claim 5 wickets in World Cup Match
Yuvraj Singh is the only player to score 50 and claim 5 wickets in World Cup Match

Fifty and five wickets in an innings in World Cup

All-rounders Yuvraj Singh and Shakib Al Hasan are the Only player to score 50 and claim 5 wickets in a World Cup match.

Yuvraj achieved the feat on March 6, 2011, when he ended up with bowling figures of 10-0-31-5 against Ireland and hit 50* off 75 balls to help India win their group match. He became the first player to score 50 and claim 5 wickets in World Cup till date.

Later, Shakib Al Hasan of Bangladesh repeated this feat in 2019 world cup in a match against Afghanistan when he scored 51 with bat and claim 5 wickets for 29 runs. He became the second only player to take a 5-wicket and score a 50 in the a World Cup match

All rounders with a fifty and five wickets in an innings in a World Cup Match

PlayerBatBowlTeamOppositionGroundMatch Date
Shakib Al Hasan515 for 29Bangladeshv AfghanistanSouthampton24-Jun-19
Yuvraj Singh50*5 for 31Indiav IrelandBengaluru06-Mar-11

Yuvraj Singh and Shakib Al Hasan, World level All rounders

Yuvraj Singh and Shakib Al Hasan are two of the most accomplished all-rounders in the world of cricket. Both have had successful careers in the sport, representing their respective countries, India and Bangladesh, with distinction.

Yuvraj Singh, fifty and five wickets in an innings

Yuvraj Singh, who played for India from 2000 to 2019, is widely considered one of the greatest all-rounders in the history of Indian cricket. He was known for his aggressive left-handed batting, as well as his sharp left-arm spin bowling. He was a key member of the Indian team that won the 2007 T20 World Cup and the 2011 ODI World Cup. In 2011, he was also named the Player of the Tournament in the World Cup, after scoring 362 runs and taking 15 wickets.

Shakib Al Hasan, fifty and five wickets in an innings

Shakib Al Hasan, who has been representing Bangladesh since 2006, is considered one of the best all-rounders in the world. He is an aggressive left-handed batsman and a slow left-arm orthodox bowler. He is currently the number one all-rounder in ICC ODI player rankings. Shakib has played a crucial role for Bangladesh and has led the team to many victories. He became the first cricketer in history to be ranked the “No. 1 all-rounder” by ICC in all three formats of the game.

Both Yuvraj Singh and Shakib Al Hasan have had successful careers, and their all-round performances have been a major factor in the success of their respective teams. They are both known for their aggressive style of play and their ability to contribute with both bat and ball. They have inspired many young cricketers around the world and will always be remembered as two of the greatest all-rounders in the history of cricket.

During the 2011 World Cup, Yuvraj Singh became the first player to take a 5-wicket haul and score a 50 in the a World Cup match. Shakib Al Hasan of Bangladesh repeated this feat in 2019 world cup in a match against Afghanistan and became the second only player to take a 5-wicket and score a 50 in the a World Cup match.

FAQs

How many times has a player scored a half century and taken five wickets in an innings in a World Cup match?

Only two players, Yuvraj Singh and Shakib Al Hasan, has accomplished this feat in a World Cup match. During the 2011 World Cup, Yuvraj Singh became the first player to take a 5-wicket haul and score a 50 in the a World Cup match. Shakib Al Hasan of Bangladesh repeated this feat in 2019 world cup in a match against Afghanistan.

What was Yuvraj Singh’s best all-round performance in a World Cup match?

Yuvraj Singh’s best all-round performance in a World Cup match was in the 2011 World Cup match against Ireland where he scored a half-century and took 5 wickets.

How many times has Yuvraj Singh taken five wickets in a World Cup match?

Yuvraj Singh has taken five wickets in a World Cup match only once, in the 2011 World Cup match against Ireland.

How many times has a Bangladesh player scored a half century and taken five wickets in an innings in a World Cup match?

Shakib Al Hasan is the only player to achieve this double in a World Cup match.

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