Man of the Tournament in ODI World Cup from 1975 to 2023
Updated on: Nov 20, 2023 1:07 pm IST
Virat Kohli is the man of the tournament in ODI World Cup 2023.
Being cricket fans, we are well aware that the ODI Cricket World Cup has produced many excellent players over the years. The “Man of the Tournament” award is one of the most prominent of these honors. Since its introduction in 1992, this award has been given to outstanding performers that beyond their abilities and leave an unforgettable impact throughout the tournament.
Join us as we replicate and recognize those exceptional players who have gone on to win the “Man of the Tournament” award at successive World Cups. These players made their names in cricket history with notorious performances that defined eras and match-winning abilities that boomed throughout the world of cricket.
Look at the history of one of the tournament’s top awards, the Man of the Tournament award.
|Year||Man of the Tournament||Matches||Runs & Wickets|
|1992||Martin Crowe||9||456 runs|
|1996||Sanath Jayasuriya||7||221 runs & 7 wickets|
|1999||Lance Klusener||9||281 runs & 12 wickets|
|2003||Sachin Tendulkar||11||673 runs|
|2007||Glenn McGrath||11||26 wickets|
|1996||Yuvraj Singh||9||362 runs & 15 wickets|
|2015||Mitchell Starc||8||22 wickets|
|2019||Kane Williamson||10||578 runs|
|2023||Virat Kohli||11||765 runs|
Note: Man of the Tournament was introduced in the 1992 edition of the ICC Cricket World Cup. Previously, there was no official award for the top player in the whole tournament.
Cricket is more than just a game in India, it is also an opportunity to witness one that has left a lasting mark on the hearts of many fans. Yuvraj Singh’s brave struggle to lead his side to victory in 2011 and Sachin Tendulkar’s legendary fight in 2003 are two such moments deep-seated in the records of the ICC Cricket World Cup and especially cherished by Indian fans.
The discussion about the 2011 World Cup was heightened because of Yuvraj Singh’s all-round performances despite silently battling cancer. Not only did he face a deadly illness, but he also fulfilled India’s ambition of bringing the World Cup home after 28 years.
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