USA cricket team is having the record of lowest total in Champions Trophy. The weird record was against Australia in the 2004 edition. Toss won Australia sent fragile USA to bat first. Aussie pacers thrashed the USA batsmens with Michael Kasprowicz and Jaison Gillespie taking 4 wickets each. Along with these, Brett Lee took 1 wicket and one being a run out. USA lost all their wickets at 65 by just playing 24 overs. Only one USA batsmen crossed the 2 digit mark. The match was won by Australia for 9 wickets. Michael Kasprowicz was named as the Man of the Match for his 4 wickets and economical overs.
Bangladesh's 77 runs in the 2002 ICC Champions Trophy against New Zealand placed 2nd in the list. Bangladesh team was considered as one of the weakest test playing cricket team at the time. On chasing the 245 target raised by New Zealand, Bangladesh batsmen's failed to display the 3 digit numbers on the total score card. Pacer Shane Bond led the side with 4 wickets. Kyle Mills, Daniel Vettori and Jacob Oram took 2 wickets each. Kiwi's experienced a 167 runs huge win. Shane Bond was the Man of the Match in the outing.
3. West Indies
Windies team also part of the harassing record of lowest score in the Champions Trophy. In their match against Sri Lanka in 2006 West Indies lost all their wickets at just 80 runs. Lasith Malinga, Chaminda Vas took 2 wickets each for the side. Farveez Maharoof was dangerous in the bowling order with his 6 wicket performance. Except for Brian Lara and Wavell Hinds, no West Indies batsmen's crossed the 2 digit mark. On reply, Sri Lanka chased down the target in the 14th over with 9 wickets in hand. Eventually Farveez Maharoof awarded with Man of the Match.
In the 2006 ICC Champions Trophy Zimbabwe faced a 85 runs assault from West Indies team. Batting first Zimbabwe faced a collapse in their batting order. Only 3 players were able to pass the 2 digit runs in their batting order. Chris Gayle was excellent in the bowling order, took 3 tail enders. Jerome Taylor and Dwayne Smith took 2 wickets each for the side. Pacer Ian Bradshaw took 1 wicket and 2 wickets resulted in a run out. On chasing the easy target, Windies team won the match in 15th over. Chris Gayle was awarded with Man of the Match for his all round performance.
On defending the huge 293 target raised by Sri Lanka, Netherlands ended their run chase at just 86 in the 2002 ICC Champions Trophy tournament. Except for Tim de Leede's 31 runs knock, no other players were able to surpass the 20 runs mark. There was 3 ducks in the Netherland batting order. Sri Lankan spinner Muttiah Muralidharan took 4 wickets in the match. Pulasthi Gunaratne and Kumar Dharmasena backed him with 2 wicket performance. Sri Lankan opener Marvan Attapattu was awarded with Man of the Match for his 101 batting performance.
Pakistan's 89 runs against South Africa in the 2006 ICC Champions Trophy is the 6th lowest in the tournament. Batting first South Africa raised a 214 target for Pakistan. On chasing the target, Pakistan in-form batsmen's were demolished with Makhaya Ntini pace. He took 5 wickets for the side. Charl Langeveldt took 3 wickets and Shaun Pollock showed a 2 wicket courtesy. Only 2 Pakistan batsmen's were able to pass the 2 digit mark. The 16 extra runs helped the team from facing a assault. Makhaya Ntini was awarded with the Man of the Match.
Bangladesh's 93 runs against South Africa is the 2nd lowest In the 2004 ICC Champions and 7th lowest overall. Batting first Bangladesh were in a 20-4 position. But Nafees Iqbal and Khaled Mahshud's partnership helped the team to set up a 94 runs poor target. Nicky Boje, Charl Langeveldt and Makhaya Ntini took 3 wickets each for the Protease side. On reply, South Africa reached the target in the 18th over with 9 wickets in hand Charl Langeveldt was awarded with Mon of the Match for his excellent bowling performance.
In the 2004 ICC Champions Trophy Pakistan bowled out Kenya for just 94 runs. Shahid Afridi was dominant in the bowling order by sending 5 Kenya batsmen's to the gallery. Shoaib Malik took 3 wickets. Four batsmen's finished their innings with a duck. On reply, Pakistan secured the win with 7 wickets and 32 overs remaining. Shahid Afridi won the Man of the Match Award for his excellent bowling performance.
9. South Africa
South Africa is having the 108 worst total in ICC Champions Trophy. In their match against New Zealand In the 2006 edition, South Africa were not able to chase the 192 target raised by the Kiwi's. Jacob Oram, Kyle Mills and Jeetan Patel took 3 wickets each for the New Zealand side. Except for Graeme Smith, Justin Kemp and Andrew Hall, no other players were able to pass two digit for South Africa. 4 Players lost their wickets at duck.
In their match against India in the 2006 ICC Champions Trophy, England perished their innings at just 125 runs and is the 10th lowest in the tournament. Munaf Patel, Ramesh Powar was brilliant in the batting order for India taking 3 wickets each. Irfan Pathan took 2 wickets for the side. On chasing the total, India won the match for 6 wickets with sparing 20 overs. Munaf Patel was awarded with Man of the Match for his wicket taking economical spells.