Top 5 batsmen with most runs in ICC Cricket World Cup 2023
Indian batsman Virat Kohli has scored most runs in the ICC Cricket World Cup 2023.
The ICC Cricket World Cup 2023 has its first finalists, and it is none other than the host nation, India. They defeated New Zealand by 70 runs in the first semi-final at the Wankhede Stadium, which was a high-scoring thriller. This tournament has been a high-scoring one, and some big batting records got broken during the competition.
Some batters have performed out of their skins and set some high standards with their performances. Here we will talk about the highest run-scorers in the ongoing tournament. Virat Kohli is at the top and is the first player to score over 700 runs in a single World Cup edition. So let’s check out the top run-getters so far.
Here are the top 5 batsmen with most runs in ICC Cricket World Cup 2023:
5. Daryl Mitchell (New Zealand) : 552 runs
New Zealand lost the semi-finals to India and have been eliminated. But Daryl Mitchell made a huge mark with his hundred in the semi-finals. He has been a consistent batter for his team and has scored runs under pressure. Mitchell has scored 552 runs in ten innings at an average and strike rate of 69.00 and 111.06, with two hundreds and two half-centuries.
4. Rachin Ravindra (New Zealand) : 578 runs
Rachin Ravindra has been the find of the ICC Cricket World Cup 2023, setting a new standard in his debut World Cup event. He has now scored the joint-most runs for New Zealand in a single World Cup event. Rachin has scored 578 runs in ten innings at an average of 64.22 and a strike rate of 106.44, with a best of 123 not out. The left-hander has smashed three centuries (most by a Kiwi batter in a single edition).
3. Quinton de Kock (South Africa) : 594 runs
Quinton de Kock announced that the ICC Cricket World Cup 2023 will be his last ODI assignment and he will retire after that, and his performance also showed that he played in the same manner. De Kock slammed four hundreds and was one prime reason that South Africa reached the semis. He scored 594 runs at 59.40 with a strike rate of 107.02 and a best of 174.
2. Rohit Sharma (India) : 597 runs
Indian skipper Rohit Sharma has been superb in this tournament. Though he has gone past the 100-run mark only once, the impact he is making in every game has been invaluable. Rohit has scored 597 runs in eleven innings at an average of 55.27 and an incredible strike rate of 125.94 with 31 sixes. He has scored one hundred and three half-centuries as well.
1. Virat Kohli (New Zealand) : 765 runs
When Virat Kohli gets into his groove, it is impossible to come even closer to him. Indian batter has set the tournament on fire with his consistent performance and became the first batter ever to cross the 700-run mark in a single event. Virat has scored 765 runs at an incredible average of 101.57 and a healthy strike rate of 90.68, with three hundreds and six half-centuries. He also reached his 50th ODI ton in this ICC Cricket World Cup 2023.
(All stats are updated till the end of 1st innings of the final)
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