highest runs scorers in ICC World Cups
Cricket is a game of passion and thrill. For some it’s just a game of bat and a ball whereas, for others it’s their religion. So get ready to explode into the awesomeness of the game as the most prized tournament of the game is coming up this February. Yes! the ICC Cricket World Cup 2015, the ultimate dream of every cricket playing nation, the ultimate glory that every country dreams of achieving. From Australia to Europe and from Asia to the Caribbean all will fall in love with the charm of this tournament. It all started in 1975 when resources were limited. Only Britain had the audacity to launch such a great tournament. Well the trend started and it kept on coming after four years. Till now a total of 10 world cup tournaments have taken place and Australia has been fortunate enough to have won the title 4 times.
It’s a dream of every player to participate in the World cup either as a bowler or a batsman and wants to perform well and prove it to the world that he deserves to be in the world cup squad. Specifically talking about the batsmen who have scored heavily in the ultimate tournament so here are the top ten highest runs scorers in ICC World Cups. we have already published list of All Time Scorers in T20 World Cups.
Highest Runs Scorers In ICC World Cups
10. Aravinda De Silva
One of All Time Best Finishers in ODI’s, The captain for Sri Lanka who was the voice captain of Sri Lankan Team when they won their first ever world cup in 1996 is a famous player. He is ranked on number 10 for the highest run scorer in the tournaments. He played a total of 35 matches and scored 1064 runs at average of 36.68 with a strike rate of 86.57.
9. Herchelle Gibbs
Gibbs an attacking South African Batsmen impressed a lot in all the tournaments he played. His attacking way of playing impressed the whole world. He played a total of 25 matches and scored 1067 runs at an excellent average of 56.15 with a strike rate of 87.38 which shows his attacking batting nature.