Today we bring to you the Cricketers with the most runs in a Cricket World Cup 2019 innings. The tournament reasserted the fact that one day cricket off late has become a batsman’s game with bowlers being taken to the boundaries regularly. There were many great innings played with star batsmen scoring at amazing strike rates. This in turn catapulted the team scores to even more than 350s in many matches. Here are the 5 batsmen who scored the most runs in a Cricket World Cup 2019 innings.
5. Kane Williamson (148 vs West Indies)
The New Zealand skipper batted well and led his team with incredible efficiency in the 2019 ICC cricket world cup. He took the Kiwi team almost towards victory in the tournament. Williamson played his most crucial innings of the series against the West Indies in the day and night encounter at Manchester. After New Zealand lost both their openers without scoring, Williamson held the innings together scoring 148 runs from 154 deliveries. He played by mixing caution and aggression.
Williamson formed a very crucial 3rd wicket partnership with another senior batsman Ross Taylor. The Kiwis who had got off to a frightening start were then able to take their score to a fighting total of 291 runs. West Indies came very near to the chase but were ultimately dismissed for 286 runs. New Zealand thus won this narrow and exciting match by 5 runs courtesy the inspiring role of the captain. His innings got registered into the top 5 list of the most runs in a Cricket World Cup 2019 innings.
4. Eoin Morgan (148 vs Afghanistan)
The English skipper batted with outright aggression in the 2019 ICC cricket world cup. His most brutal inning of the tournament came against the Afghanistan team in Manchester. Morgan scored 148 runs from just 71 deliveries with a strike rate of well above 200 runs per 100 balls. He struck a record 17 sixes in the innings.
Along with Morgan’s blitzkrieg, the English batting was also assisted valuable knocks from Jonny Bairstow and Joe Root. The reached a humongous total of 397 in their attacking innings which the highest score by any team in the 2019 ICC cricket world cup. The Afghan batsmen scored 247 runs in return and the hosts won that match by a solid margin of 150 runs. His innings got registered into the top 5 list of the most runs in a Cricket World Cup 2019 innings.
3. Aaron Finch (153 vs Sri Lanka)
The Aussie opener played one of the most entertaining and match winnings innings in the 2019 ICC cricket. He scored 153 against Sri Lanka at the Oval cricket ground. Finch played his innings with a lot of controlled aggression taking just 132 balls to make his score. He hit 15 boundaries and 5 sixes and maintained a great strike rate of around 115 runs per 100 balls.
Aaron Finch was ably aided by the other Aussie middle-order batsmen who helped to propel their team score to a mighty 334 runs. The Sri Lankans could then score only 274 runs while facing the constant scoreboard pressure of rising run rate throughout their innings. Australia thus won the match by 86 runs and Finch was declared as the man of the match. His innings got registered into the top 5 list of the most runs in a Cricket World Cup 2019 innings.
2. Jason Roy (153 vs Bangladesh)
England was the host of the 2019 ICC world cup and they also went on to become the eventual champions in the tournament. Their opening batsman Jason Roy gave his team many great starts to capitalize upon. One such massive inning was played by him against Bangladesh in Cardiff when Roy made 153 runs from just 121 balls. He played with a strike rate of more than 126 runs per 100 deliveries.
Roy took apart the Bangladeshi bowling attack hitting them to all parts of the ground. He struck 14 boundaries and 5 sixes in his entertaining innings. England made 386 runs in the matches and later won it very convincingly by restricting the Bangladesh batters to just 280. Jason Roy like most of the other English batsmen played many
aggressive innings in the tournament. His innings got registered into the top 5 list of the most runs in a Cricket World Cup 2019 innings.
1. David Warner (166 vs Bangladesh)
The aggressive left-handed opener from Australia has been giving his team many great starts throughout most of his opening career. Warner who was one of the highest scorers in the 2019 ICC cricket world cup also got the most runs in a Cricket World Cup 2019 innings. He scored a massive 166 runs from just 147 balls against Bangladesh at Nottingham.
David Warner hit 14 boundaries and 5 sixes in his power-driven aggressive innings. His strike rate was around 112 runs per hundred balls. This great inning helped the Australian side to register a massive total of 381 runs on the scoreboard. In return, the Bangladeshis later fought back with a lot of vigor and reached 333 in the great chase. Australia then won the match by 48 runs.
These were the 5 best innings played by star batsmen in the 2019 ICC cricket world cup. We hope that this article was fun to read with interesting and informative details. Don’t forget to pen down your feedback below.
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