Today we talk about Cricketers with the most runs at Cricket World Cup 2011. The number of runs scored by the batsmen and the teams kept escalating in the ODI format of the game. World Cup Cricket 2011 tournament was not an exception. Most key players opened the face of the bat and went on attacking the bowlers. Most batsmen scored huge scores while facing limited number of balls. Here, we bring you the batsmen who scored the most runs at Cricket World Cup 2011.
Most Runs at Cricket World Cup 2011
The list shows the top 5 batsmen who scored the most runs in the World Cup Cricket tournament in the year 2011.
|5||Upul Tharanga||Sri Lanka||9||9||395||62.50|
|3||Kumar Sangakkara||Sri Lanka||9||8||465||93.00|
|1||Tillakaratne Dilshan||Sri Lanka||9||9||500||62.50|
5. Upul Tharanga
Upul Tharanga was the best utility player of Sri Lankan cricket team. He was opening batsman of the team and also kept the wickets, when in need. Tharanga with his remarkable performance in the World Cup 2011, had made 231 runs partnership with Tilakaratne Dilshan against England in the quarter-final match which Sri Lanka won by 10 wickets. Tharanga with 395 runs of 9 matches was 5th in the list of the most runs at Cricket World Cup 2011.
4. Jonathan Trott
The South-African Jonathan Trott played cricket for England. The professional cricketer had played well in the tournament. Trott started playing as the most consistent player of the English team. He had played in only seven matches before his team was knocked out of the tournament but scored 459 runs that kept the ball rolling for his team in the World cup tournament. Among the cricketers with the most runs at Cricket World Cup 2011.
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3. Kumar Sangakkara
Kumar Sangakkara with his stylish left-hand batting and his perfect wicket-keeping had always put Sri Lanka on the top in the tournament. Sangkkara had many records on his name in the test & ODI. In the tournament Sangakkara made his bat talk while scoring 465 runs in 9 matches. His consistent performance helped him to become captain and wicketkeeper of the ‘Team of the tournament’ selected by ICC panel. Among the cricketers with the most runs at Cricket World Cup 2011.
2. Sachin Tendulkar
Master blaster was playing his last World Cup and was dreaming to win the World Cup. Tendulkar being one of the top most batsmen in the world with highest number runs and the most number of hundreds. He continued his battle and scored 482 runs to be the second top scorer in the tournament. And his efforts didn’t go in vein when India won the World Cup again after 28 years. Among the cricketers with the most runs at Cricket World Cup 2011.
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1. Tillakaratne Dilshan
Tilakaratne Dilshan was considered as one of the most innovative ODI batsmen with notable skills and aggressive approach. Dilshan was a player who could bat, bowl, field and keep wickets when necessary. During World Cup Cricket 2011, Dilshan was in the form while playing in the 9 matches including the final match at Mumbai against India. He had scored 2 hundreds and 2 fifties and led the batsmen who scored the most runs at Cricket World Cup 2011 with 500 runs. the most runs at Cricket World Cup 2011.