We are half way down of the tournament and here is the list of leading run scorers in ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup 2023 India.
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In the ongoing ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup 2023, Virat Kohli, the formidable Indian batsman, has emerged as the top run-scorer, amassing a remarkable 354 runs in just 5 matches. Kohli’s exceptional performance includes a century and two half-centuries, highlighting his incredible consistency in the tournament. He boasts an impressive average of 88.50, coupled with a striking strike rate of 98.33.
Following closely behind, Rohit Sharma, also representing India, takes the second spot in the run-scoring charts with 311 runs from 5 matches. Rohit’s contribution is characterized by two centuries and a half-century, showcasing his ability to dominate the bowlers. His average stands at 77.75, and his explosive strike rate is an astonishing 110.28. Notably, Rohit has been the standout six-hitter of the competition, launching a whopping 17 sixes.
Meanwhile, Pakistan’s Mohammad Rizwan secures the third position with a total of 294 runs in 4 matches. Rizwan’s brilliance is highlighted by a century and two half-centuries, reflecting his ability to anchor the innings effectively. His remarkable average of 147.00 and a steady strike rate of 90.86 underline his exceptional form. It’s also worth noting that Rizwan achieved the highest individual score in the tournament with an unbeaten 131 against Sri Lanka.
In fourth place, New Zealand’s Rachin Ravindra has notched up 290 runs in 5 matches, which includes a century and a half-century. Ravindra’s consistent performances have earned him an impressive average of 72.50, and his strike rate of 92.36 demonstrates his ability to rotate the strike effectively.
Daryl Mitchell, also from New Zealand, secures the fifth spot among the leading run-scorers, accumulating 268 runs in just 4 matches. Mitchell’s performance features a century and a half-century, underlining his ability to score at a brisk pace. His batting average stands at 89.33, and his remarkable strike rate of 115.51 has been a key asset for his team. Additionally, Mitchell ranks third in terms of most sixes hit in the tournament, having cleared the ropes 11 times.
Completing the top 10 list of leading run-scorers are Devon Conway (New Zealand) with 249 runs, Quinton de Kock (South Africa) with 233 runs, Kusal Mendis (Sri Lanka) with 218 runs, David Warner (Australia) with 228 runs, and Dawid Malan (England) with 192 runs.
The 2023 ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup, now in its thirteenth edition, is being hosted by India from October 6 to November 19. The grand finale is scheduled to take place at the iconic Eden Gardens in Kolkata on November 19, 2023, promising an exciting conclusion to this prestigious cricketing event.