The 12th edition of the ODI World Cup was organized by England in 2019 under the supervision of the ICC. The mega event kicked off with the match between hosts England and South Africa on the 19th of May at the Oval which the home side won comfortably by 104 runs. After 47 battles overall, England beat New Zealand in the finals in terms of scoring the most fours at Lords owing to the tie both in the main game and super over. Batters made the tournament super hit with their supreme knocks throughout, let us learn the players with the most runs in the 2019 World Cup.
The vice-captain of team India in the event, swashbuckling batsman Rohit Sharma was in the form of his life and scored the most runs in the 2019 World Cup. Featuring in all 9 matches, the Mumbai batter piled up a record 648 runs at a staggering average of 81.00, including 5 tons, the highest by any batsman in a single edition. However, Sharma’s unbelievable performance went in vain after India’s defeat against New Zealand in the semi-finals.
Bombastic Aussie opener, David Warner drew everyone’s attention in the 2019 World Cup with his explosive batting. He amassed one run less than Rohit, 647 runs at a healthy average of 71.88 on 10 occasions. The Southpaw hit 3 centuries and as many fifties in his sublime campaign. His best off 166 appeared against Bangladesh in Nottingham off just 147 balls.
Shakib Al Hasan
Usually, Shakib Al Hasan impresses everyone with his exquisite bowling but in the 2019 World Cup, he stunned everyone with his confident and consistent batting, getting the 3rd most runs with 606 runs in 8 games. His runs came at an incredible average of 86.57 and seven 50-plus scores which also included 2 centuries displayed his batting greatness in the competition.
The finest batsman of this era for New Zealand, Kane Williamson gets the 4th spot on the elite tally of most runs in the 2019 World Cup. He set the stage ablaze with his classy and responsible batting, accumulating 578 runs with 2 hundred and the same number of fifties. The ace batsman averaged 82.57 in the ODI extravaganza and his 67 off 95 balls in a difficult batting deck was crucial for New Zealand’s victory against India in the semis.
Former English captain Joe Root played a massive role in England’s World Cup success and mustered 556 runs in 11 outings, the 5th most runs in the 2019 World Cup. Known as the Mr.Dependable of the English batting corp, he smashed 2 centuries and 3 fifties, including the highest score of 107 against Pakistan. He became the first English player to amass 500 runs in a single edition of the World Cup in the same year.
List of Players With Most Runs in 2019 World Cup
|R Sharma (IND)||9||9||648||81.00||98.33||140||5||1|
|D Warner (AUS)||10||10||647||71.88||89.36||166||3||3|
|S Al Hasan (BAN)||8||8||606||86.57||96.03||124*||2||5|
|K Williamson (NZ)||10||9||578||82.57||74.96||148||2||2|
|J Root (ENG)||11||11||556||61.77||89.53||107||2||3|
|J Bairstow (ENG)||11||11||532||48.36||92.84||111||2||2|
|A Finch (AUS)||10||10||507||50.70||102.01||153||2||3|
|B Azam (PAK)||8||8||474||67.71||87.77||101*||1||3|
|B Stokes (ENG)||11||10||465||66.42||93.18||89||–||5|
|J Roy (ENG)||8||7||443||63.28||115.36||153||1||4|
|V Kohli (IND)||9||9||443||55.37||94.05||82||–||5|
Rohit Sharma made the most runs in the 2019 World Cup (648).
Virat Kohli scored 443 runs in 9 games in the 2019 World Cup.
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