Top 5 highest individual scores in ICC Cricket World Cup 2023
Five scores of 150+ have been registered in the ongoing ICC Cricket World Cup 2023.
The ICC Cricket World Cup 2023 has almost reached its knockout stage, where four teams will compete in the semi-finals and two teams will end up playing the grand finale on November 19. This tournament has been a high-scoring one, with some big scores achieved and batters having also scored some big hundreds.
Here we will talk about the top five individual scores recorded so far in this tournament. Quinton de Kock has scored four hundreds, Rachin Ravindra has hit two, while David Warner, Virat Kohli, and Rassie van der Dussen have registered two hundreds each. Notably, five batters have crossed the 150-run mark in an innings, which we will check here.
Here are the top five individual scores registered in the ICC Cricket World Cup 2023.
5. Devon Conway (152*) vs England :
The tournament’s opener was a contest between England and New Zealand at the Narendra Modi Stadium, and New Zealand won it comprehensively. Batting first, England posted a total of 282/9, and New Zealand made a mockery of the total. They made 283/1 and won it by 9 wickets and 82 balls to spare. Devon Conway and Rachin Ravindra added an unbeaten 273-run second-wicket stand. Ravindra made 123 off 96, while Conway scored an unbeaten 152 off 121 balls, with 19 boundaries and three sixes.
4. David Warner (163) vs Pakistan :
David Warner has scored two hundreds in the ICC Cricket World Cup 2023. His first one came against Pakistan in Bengaluru. It was Australia who batted first and posted a massive total of 367/9 in 50 overs. Both openers scored hundreds. Mitchell Marsh made 121 off 108, while Warner scored a massive 163 off 124 balls, with 14 boundaries and 9 sixes. In reply, Pakistan got all out for 305 runs, and Australia won the game by 62 runs.
3. Quinton de Kock (174) vs Bangladesh :
Quinton de Kock has scored four hundreds in the ICC Cricket World Cup 2023 so far. One of his four came against Bangladesh at Wankhede Stadium. South Africa posted yet another huge total in this game and made 382/5 in 50 overs. De Kock smashed the highest score by a wicket-keeper in the World Cup history. He made 174 off 140 balls, with 15 boundaries and 7 sixes. Bangladesh were dismissed for 233 runs, and South Africa won by 149 runs.
2. Mitchell Marsh (177*) vs Bangladesh:
Mitchell Marsh is back and truly back in the way everyone knows him. He smashed the second-highest individual score of the World Cup 2023 on Saturday against Bangladesh in the chase. Marsh smashed an unbeaten 177 off 132 balls with 17 boundaries and 9 sixes and smashed the bowlers to all parts of the ground. The way he performed, it will give the team huge confidence ahead of the knockouts.
1. Glenn Maxwell (201*) vs Afghanistan:
A once-in-a-lifetime innings was played by Glenn Maxwell at the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai against Afghanistan. Chasing 292 runs to win, Australia lost seven wickets for just 91 runs. From there on, Maxwell single-handedly took Australia to victory with 19 balls to spare. He made an unbeaten 201 runs off 128 balls, with 21 fours and 10 sixes.
(All stats and numbers updated till 12th November, 2023)
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