The 13th installment of the ODI Cricket World Cup is all set to kick off on the 5th of October at the colossal Narendra Modi Stadium with the match between the defending champions England and the latest runner-up New Zealand. The massive competition has come back to India after 12 years and a total of 45 group-stage matches and three knock-out games will be played in this edition across 10 cities. Indian wickets are known as the batting paradise, so with the involvement of some greats like Virat Kohli, Rohit Sharma, Steve Smith, Kane Williamson, Babar Azam, etc., spectators will enjoy numerous superb willow shows throughout the World Cup. let’s look at the players with the most runs in the ODI Cricket World Cup 2023.
Most Runs in ODI Cricket World Cup 2023
The backbone of the Indian cricket team, Virat Kohli has been a run bank in this installment of the World Cup. In the very first game against Australia, Kohli put up a stunning show of 85 runs in a low-scoring thriller chase. He also hit a marvelous unbeaten 103 against Bangladesh in another run chase in Pune. The veteran player has racked up 543 runs in 8 matches, averaging an astonishing 108.60.
One of the WC debutants this year, all-rounder Rachin Ravindra has made the 3rd most runs in the 2023 World Cup. The Indian-rooted player announced himself on the big stage with a rampage of 123 off 96 balls against the defending champions England. His outrageous knock containing 5 sixes and 11 fours helped the Kiwis to chase down the 283-run target in just 36.2 overs. The southpaw has 523 runs in 8 games in his name.
The 4th place on the premium tally of most runs in the 2023 World Cup goes to Indian skipper Rohit Sharma. Having played 8 matches, he has amassed 442 runs. His first century in the competition came against Afghanistan in Delhi off 65 balls in an aggressive manner. In the 3rd big game against Pakistan, he went all gun blazing and smashed 6 maximums including a few classic pull shots to make 86 off 53 balls.
Probably the most vital batsman of Australia in this edition, David Warner has lived up to the expectations of his country and has made 428 runs in 7 appearances at a staggering average of 61.14. He scored an excellent 163 off 124 balls against a quality bowling line consisting of Shaheen, Haris, and Hasan.
Reliable wicket-keeper batsman Muhammad Rizwan has been a savior for Pakistan in the event so far and mustered the 8th most runs in the 2023 World Cup. The right-hand batter on the top has creamed 333 runs in 6 games. Rizwan chipped in with a sensational knock of unbeaten 131 in their record run chase of 345 runs against Sri Lanka in Hyderabad.
List of Batsman with Most Runs in ODI World Cup 2023
|Q De Kock (SA)||8||8||550||68.75||111.33||174||–||4|
|V Kohli (IND)||8||8||543||108.60||88.29||103*||4||2|
|R Ravindra (NZ)||8||8||523||74.71||107.39||123*||2||3|
|D Warner (AUS)||7||7||428||61.14||111.74||163||1||2|
|R Sharma (IND)||8||8||442||55.35||122.77||131||1||2|
|D Mitchell (NZ)||8||8||375||62.50||108.06||130||2||1|
|A Markram (SA)||8||8||371||53.00||118.15||106||3||1|
|MD Rizwan (PAK)||8||7||359||71.80||98.89||131*||1||1|
|Van Dussen (SA)||8||8||366||45.75||90.59||133||1||2|
|A Shafique (PAK)||7||7||336||48.00||93.85||113||3||1|
|S Samarawickrama (SL)||8||7||331||66.20||103.11||108||2||1|
|H Klassen (SA)||7||7||315||52.50||151.44||109||1||1|
|D Conway (NZ)||8||8||314||44.85||101.61||152*||–||1|
|P Nissanka (SL)||7||7||289||48.16||88.37||77*||4||–|
De Kock has got the most runs in the 2023 World Cup (545).
Among Indians, Virat Kohli has the most runs in the World Cup 2023 (543).
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