ICC ODI World Cup – Top Run Scorers in each edition

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ICC ODI World Cup - Top Run Scorers in each edition
ICC ODI World Cup - Top Run Scorers in each edition

In the world of cricket, the ICC Cricket World Cup is the pinnacle event that captures the hearts of millions of fans across the globe. The past editions of this prestigious tournament have witnessed some exceptional performances by batsmen who have etched their names in history as the highest run-scorers. In this article, we will take a look at top run scorers in each edition of ICC ODI World Cup.

ICC ODI World Cup – Top Run Scorers in each edition

The ICC Cricket World Cup has been a stage where cricketing legends have etched their names in history with remarkable performances. One of the most significant aspects of this prestigious tournament is the run-scoring feats achieved by some of the finest batsmen from around the world. Over the years, the ODI World Cup has witnessed some exceptional batting displays, with players amassing runs that have left an indelible mark on the tournament’s history.

ICC ODI World Cup 1975

ICC ODI World Cup - Top Run Scorers in each edition - Glenn Turner
ICC ODI World Cup – Top Run Scorers in each edition – Glenn Turner

Former Kiwi batsman Glenn Turner was the highest run scorer of 1975 edition as he scored 333 runs in 4 matches with an average of 166.50.

ICC ODI World Cup 1979

ODI World Cup top scorers
ODI World Cup top scorers – Gordon Greenidge

West Indian legend Gordon Greenidge was the top scorer in 1979 edition. He scored 253 runs in 4 matches with an impressive average of 84.33.

ICC ODI World Cup 1983

In 1983 World Cup, David Gower scored 384 runs in 7 matches, averaging 76.80 and finished as the highest run-scorer.

ICC ODI World Cup 1987

English cricketer Graham Gooch was the top scorer as he scored 471 runs in 8 matches with a fascinating average of 58.87.

ICC ODI World Cup 1992

Kiwi star batsman Martin Crowe made the most runs in the 1992 World Cup, 456 runs in 9 matches.

ICC ODI World Cup 1996

Why Sachin Tendulkar is known as the GOD of CRICKET?
Why Sachin Tendulkar is known as the GOD of CRICKET?

Ex-Indian cricketer Sachin Tendulkar scored the most runs in the 1996 WC. He made 523 runs in 7 matches with an average of 87.16.

ICC ODI World Cup 1999

Sachin Tendulkar and Rahul Dravid
Sachin Tendulkar and Rahul Dravid

Former Indian great Rahul Dravid scored the most runs in Cricket World Cup 1999. Dravid made 461 runs in 8 matches with an average of 65.86.

ICC ODI World Cup 2003

Why Sachin did not play in 2007 T20 World Cup?
Why Sachin did not play in 2007 T20 World Cup?

Sachin Tendulkar again was the top scorer as he scored 673 runs in 11 matches at an average of 61.18 and a strike rate of 89.25.

ICC ODI World Cup 2007

mathew hayden 2007
mathew hayden 2007

Ex-Australian opener Matthew Hayden was the top scorer with 659 runs in 11 matches with an average of 73.22.

ICC ODI World Cup 2011

T20 World Cup 2009 Player of the Tournament - Tillakaratne Dilshan
T20 World Cup 2009 Player of the Tournament – Tillakaratne Dilshan

Former Sri Lankan opener Tillakaratne Dilshan made the most number of runs in the 2011 World Cup. He scored 500 runs in 9 matches with an average of 62.50.

ICC ODI World Cup 2015

martin guptill 2015 world cup
martin guptill 2015 world cup

Kiwi opener Martin Guptill was the top scorer with 547 runs in 9 matches with an average of 68.37.

ICC ODI World Cup 2019

Hitman Rohit Sharma
Hitman Rohit Sharma

Indian vice-captain Rohit Sharma notched up the most number of runs in the 2019 Cricket WC. He scored 648 runs in 9 matches with an average of 81.

ICC ODI World Cup – Top Run Scorers in each edition
ICC ODI World Cup – Top Run Scorers in each edition