Today we bring you the amazing cricketers who scored the most runs at Cricket World Cup 2019. The 2019 ICC cricket world cup saw many of the top batsmen perform consistently and register some biggest knocks. This helped their teams to enter the later stages of the tournament. Most batsmen also batted with aggression as even the big scores were not considered too safe. These batting stars made that historic series thrilling to watch due to their entertaining power-hitting and shot-making. Here is the list of the 5 best and most consistent batsmen of the tournament who made the most runs at Cricket World Cup 2019.
5. Joe Root (556 Runs)
The England side emerged as the champions in the 2019 ICC cricket world cup. The team had many hard-hitting and aggressive batsmen with Joe Root playing the anchor role perfectly at number 3. Root was the most prolific scorer for England in the series with 556 runs in 11 innings. His average in the tournament was more than 61 runs per innings with a strike rate of almost 90 runs per every 100 balls. Among the cricketers with the most runs at Cricket World Cup 2019.
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Root was one of the main architects of England’s championship victory in the 2019 ICC cricket world cup. He scored 2 centuries and 3 half-centuries in the series. Root made a heroic 107 against Pakistan in Nottingham when England was chasing 348 runs. They reached very near to the total making 334 runs in the second innings but lost the match by 14 runs in the end.
4. Kane Williamson (578 Runs)
The New Zealand skipper was awarded the player of the tournament in the 2019 ICC cricket world cup. He made contributions with the bat and also led his side with great inspiration in the series. Williamson scored 578 runs during the event in his 9 innings with an average of above 82 runs per innings. The Kiwi skipper got 2 centuries and 2 half-centuries and the strike rate of almost 75 runs per 100 balls. Among the cricketers with the most runs at Cricket World Cup 2019.
Williamson’s highest score in the tournament was 148 against the West Indies team in Manchester. The Kiwi captain played a solid inning after his side lost 2 very early wickets. He then helped the New Zealand team to register a knock of 291 runs on the board while batting first. The West Indies scored 286 runs in return in the match that got very close. New Zealand finally won it by a narrow margin of 5 runs.
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3. Shakib Al Hasan (606 Runs)
The Bangladeshi’s were one of the most improved sides during the 2019 ICC cricket world cup. They couldn’t reach the last 4 of the series but won many very important matches by beating powerful sides. Their star all-rounder Shakib Al Hasan was one of the most consistent players in the tournament. Shakib rocked with both ball and bat. He scored 606 runs in 8 innings with an average of 86 runs per innings and the strike rate of 96 runs per 100 balls. Among the cricketers with the most runs at Cricket World Cup 2019.
Shakib who score 2 centuries and 5 half-centuries in the tournament was at his best against the West Indies in Taunton. He made 124 unbeaten runs from 99 balls and helped his side to chase a big total of 321 runs with great ease. Shakib’s unbeaten 4th wicket partnership of 189 runs with Liton Das proved to be a match-winning one. Both batters played with authority to take their side to a great victory.
2. David Warner (647 Runs)
Warner has been one of the best batsmen for Australia for the past many years. He was truly the batting star for his team during the 2019 ICC cricket world cup. Warner scored 647 runs in the 10 innings he played in the tournament. The left-hander hit 3 centuries and 3 half-centuries in the series, scoring at an average of nearly 72 runs per innings. Warner’s strike rate was just above 89 runs per 100 balls as he gave the Australian team many brisk and quick starts. Among the cricketers with the most runs at Cricket World Cup 2019.
David Warner’s highest score in the great tournament came against Bangladesh. He made 166 in the match from 147 balls, hitting 5 sixes and 14 boundaries. This took the Aussie score to a massive 381 runs. They later won the thrilling match by 48 runs after Bangladesh scored 333 in return. Warner gave his side many great starts that later helped Australia to build or chase big totals.
1. Rohit Sharma (648 Runs)
The aggressive Indian opener often referred to as ‘the hit-man’ was not just the most aggressive but also the most consistent one in the 2019 ICC cricket world cup. Rohit Sharma top-scored in the tournament with 648 runs in the 9 innings he played, thus, led the list of most runs at Cricket World Cup 2019. The aggressive right-hander batted with remarkable consistency throughout the series. He scored 5 centuries and a half-century in the tournament. His average per innings was 81 with a strike rate of more than 98 runs per 100 balls.
Rohit Sharma played his best inning of the 2019 ICC cricket world cup against Pakistan. He scored a breathtaking 140 runs from 113 balls powering his team to a total of 336 in a match which they won by 124 runs. Sharma was very emotional after India lost the all-important semi-final match against New Zealand. He fell cheaply for just 1 run and India lost the match failing to chase the Kiwi score of 239.
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Those were the 5 most consistent batsmen who made the most runs at Cricket World Cup 2019. We hope you liked reading this article. Don’t forget to pen down your comments in the section below.
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