Most Runs In Each Edition Of ODI World Cup

Updated on: Nov 11, 2023 9:07 am IST

Most Runs In Each Edition Of ODI World Cup

ODI Cricket World Cup, officially known as Men’s Cricket World Cup is ICC’s event which began way back in 1975. It is the major event hosted by the ICC and is one of the world’s most-viewed tournaments. 

This ODI format World Cup is the most popular one and the most liked tournament across the world. It is a format where 10 teams play every four years competing for the biggest trophy in sport. This 10-teams rule will change next time when the tournament happens in 2027, where 14 teams will compete for the trophy, which is an increase of 4 teams and that will give a chance to the associate nations as well. 

Most Runs In Each Edition Of ODI World Cup

Year Name Country Runs
1975 Glenn Turner New Zealand 333
1979 Gordon Greenidge West Indies 253
1983 David Gower England 384
1987 Graham Gooch England 471
1992 Martin Crowe New Zealand 456
1995 Sachin Tendulkar India 523
1999 Rahul Dravid India 461
2003 Sachin Tendulkar India 673
2007 Matthew Hayden Australia 659
2011 Tilakratne Dilshan Sri Lankan 500
2015 Martin Guptill New Zealand 547
2019 Rohit Sharma India 648

In this year’s ongoing World Cup, Quinton de Kock is leading the charts for the most runs. The craze for the World Cup has immensely increased after the popularization of TV’s into use and then people have thoroughly watched the game. This ODI format might feel a bit slowish and boring, but it is one of the best formats of the game to be played on and will be played lively for more years to come.

Sachin Tendulkar has been the top scorer two times in World Cup history and his valuable contribution to this tournament is absolutely special. His record of most runs at the 2003 World Cup is still not broken. He also leads the most runs in World Cup record (overall), which is also a immense feat to achieve.

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