Master Blaster Sachin Tendulkar is on top of the list of batsmen who scored the most runs in the World Cup.
Apart from Sachin, who has the record of playing most world records, none of the Indian batsmen in the top ten are included.
Listing down the names of players who have scored most number of runs in Wolrd Cups:
Tendulkar has played 45 matches in the 6 World Cup tournaments between 1992 and 2011.
In his 44 innings, Tendulkar has scored 2278 runs with the help of 6 centuries and 15 half-centuries. During this period, his strike rate was 88.98 and average was 56.95.
Tendulkar's best score in the World Cup is 152 while four times he is not a knockout. In the World Cup, Tendulkar has been named Man of the Match nine times while Man of the Tournament has been selected once.
Ponting, who has won two World Cups for Australia in his captaincy, has scored 1743 runs in 42 innings of 46 matches at an average of 45.86 in the 5 World Cup tournament.
During this, Ponting has scored 5 centuries and 6 half-centuries from the strike rate of 79.95. Ponting's best score of 4 times, not out, is 140 runs in the World Cup.
Former West Indian cricketer Brian Lara is at number three in this list. Lara has played 34 matches in five World Cup tournaments.
During this, Lara scored 1225 runs in 33 innings with the help of two centuries and seven half-centuries. Lara too has been outnumbered like Ponting and Sachin four times. Lara has batted at the World Cup with an average of 42.24 and a strike rate of 86.26. His best score is 116.
Sanath Jayasuriya, who played a key role in Sri Lanka's 1996 World Cup -
comes to fourth in this list. Jayasuriya played five World Cups from 1992 to 2007, and in 37 innings of 38 matches, he scored 3 centuries, 6 half-centuries and 1165 runs at an average of 34.26.
Pakistani batsman Javed Miandad, who scored the world record for most 6 World Cups, scored 1083 runs in 30 innings of 33 matches at an average of 43.32. During this period, 1 st and 8 half-saints came out of his bat.
Arvind D'Silva World Cup is another Sri Lankan player in this list of top scoring batsmen. He has scored 1064 runs in 32 innings of 35 matches at an average of 36.68. During this time, he got two centuries and six half-tons from his bat.
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