Daniel Vettori ends his ODI career as the second-highest Economy Impact bowler after Richard Hadlee in New Zealand's ODI history.
Even though the Man of the Match award in the World Cup final was given to James Faulkner, Grant Elliott was in fact the highest impact player of the match. Elliott scored the most proportion of runs, absorbed the most amount of pressure and had the highest Strike Rate Impact amongst all the players in the match.
The final of World Cup 2015 will see the three highest Economy Impact bowlers of the tournament playing in the same match- Trent Boult, Daniel Vettori and Mitchell Starc.
Corey Anderson was the highest impact player of the 1st semi-final. Despite conceding 72 off his 6 overs, he picked up three out of the five South African wickets to fall. He then came out to bat (at 149 for 4) and made 58 off 57 balls. He put together a match-winning 103 for the fifth wicket with Grant Elliott who was the Man of the Match.
Every team except for India has had atleast one bowler with a negative Economy Impact in this World Cup so far. (Min: 4 innings)
Two Indian bowlers have had a 0% failure rate in the World Cup till the end of the group stage- Mohammed Shami and Mohit Sharma. The only other bowlers to have had a 0% failure rate are- Boult, Vettori, Johnson, Rahat, Morkel and Starc. (Min innings: 4)
Only two batsmen have had a 0% failure rate with the bat so far in this World Cup- Virat Kohli & Brendan Taylor. (Min: 5 innings)
The highest Economy Impact bowlers in CWC 15 so far (as of 12th March) are: Daniel Vettori, Trent Boult, R Ashwin, Mitchell Starc and Imran Tahir.
Bowlers who have ended up as the highest impact bowler of the match more than once in this World Cup- Imran Tahir, Jerome Taylor, Mohammed Shami, R Ashwin and Daniel Vettori.
Batsmen who have ended up as the highest impact batsman of the match more than once in this World Cup- AB de Villiers, Brendon McCullum and Shikhar Dhawan.
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