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Top 10 Run Scorers of ICC World Cup 2023

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Australia claimed the crown in an exhilarating fashion by defeating India in the finals of the ICC Cricket World Cup 2023. In this tournament, teams and batters set new records, and for the first time in history, more than 600 sixes were struck in a single World Cup edition. In this article, we will delve into the world of cricket and highlight the top runs scorers of ICC World Cup 2023. Get ready to witness some jaw-dropping batting displays as these players strive to etch their names in cricketing history.

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Several players have distinguished themselves in terms of their achievements. This competition has been high scoring, with several enormous scores recorded and batters hitting big hundreds. Following is the list of batters with most runs in the tournament.

Top Run Scorers of ICC World Cup 2023

Batter Matches Runs Average Strike Rate Highest
Virat Kohli (IND) 11 765 95.62 90.31 117
Rohit Sharma (IND) 11 597 54.27 125.94 131
Quinton de Kock (SA) 10 594 59.40 107.02 174
Rachin Ravindra (NZ) 10 578 64.22 106.44 123*
Daryl Mitchell (NZ) 10 552 69.00 111.06 134
David Warner (AUS) 11 535 48.63 108.29 163
Shreyas Iyer (IND) 11 530 66.25 113.24 128*
KL Rahul (IND) 11 452 75.33 90.76 102
Rassie van der Dussen (SA) 10 448 49.77 84.52 133
Mitchell Marsh (AUS) 10 441 49.00 107.56 177*

Virat Kohli

Top Run Scorers of ICC World Cup 2023 - Virat Kohli | KreedOn
Source: Twitter

This World Cup has seen Virat Kohli at his best. He scored an astounding 765 runs in 11 innings, with an amazing average of 95.62 and a best score of 117 and is placed top on the chart of top run scorers of ICC World Cup 2023. This proved how consistent he was. Kohli’s strike rate of 90.31 cemented his status as one of the top batters in the world.

Rohit Sharma

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Source: Twitter

Rohit Sharma of India, who scored 597 runs at an average of 54.27, contributed to India’s strong start at the top. After scoring his seventh World Cup hundred, Rohit moved over Sachin Tendulkar to grab the lead in the tournament’s tally of most hundreds.

Quinton de Kock

Top Run Scorers of ICC World Cup 2023 - Quinton de Kock | KreedOn
Source: Times of India

Another formidable player has been South Africa’s Quinton de Kock, who may be playing in his final World Cup. He scored 594 runs at an average of 59.40 in ten games. With a maximum score of 174, he proved that he could dominate the game. South Africa’s progress to the semifinals may be largely attributed to de Kock’s aggressive style, which boasts a strike rate of 107.02.


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Rachin Ravindra

Top Run Scorers of ICC World Cup 2023 - Rachin Ravindra | KreedOn
Source: The Indian Express

Rachin Ravindra, a rising New Zealand star who was unsure of his spot in the team before the World Cup, has been making headlines with his steady performances. He scored 578 runs in 10 matches at an amazing average of 64.22. His unbroken score of 123 demonstrated his tenacity and talent. Ravindra’s 106.44 strike rate demonstrated his ability to score runs rapidly.

Daryl Mitchell

Top Run Scorers of ICC World Cup 2023 - Daryl Mitchell | KreedOn
Source: The Tribune India

Daryl Mitchell, Rachin Ravindra’s partner, has 552 runs in 10 matches with an average of 69.00. The only reason the opponent has lost the game is because of them both. Mitchell’s 134-run performance against India in the semi-finals was one of the best of his career.


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David Warner

Source: Hindustan Times

David Warner is the only third hitter in World Cup history to score 500 or more runs in both tournaments. Previously, Master Blaster Sachin Tendulkar accomplished an incredible feat at the ICC World Cups in 1996 and 2003. Indian captain Rohit Sharma has also scored 500 or more runs in both of his World Cup campaigns. Australia’s Warner has amassed 535 runs in 11 matches at the 2023 ICC World Cup. David Warner has scored two century and two half-centuries for the team.

Shreyas Iyer

Source: India Today

Shreyas Iyer has been the basis of India’s middle order on several occasions, blazing away the opposition. He has 530 runs scored at an average of 66.25 and a strike rate of 113.24. He became the third Indian to achieve the feat this season, following Virat Kohli and Rohit Sharma. In the 45th over, Iyer surpassed the milestone with a six against Rachin Ravindra.

KL Rahul 

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Rahul’s prowess as a right-handed batsman has been a significant asset to the Indian cricket team, accentuated by his adaptability across various roles within the batting order. His ability to seamlessly transition from opening the innings to anchoring the middle-order has underscored his versatility and reliability in crucial matches.

The 2023 World Cup served as a testament to Rahul’s skill and consistency. Throughout the tournament, his contribution was pivotal as he notched up an impressive tally of 452 runs in 11 matches. What made his performance even more noteworthy was his strike rate, maintaining a commendable 90.76.


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Rassie van der Dussen

Source: ESPNcricinfo

Rassie van der Dussen of South Africa has been the foundation of his team’s top order. He scored 448 runs in 10 innings, with a high of 133, an average of 49.77, and a strike rate of 84.52. Rassie van der Dussen regained his mojo as the highly rated South African hitter struck his second World Cup century against New Zealand on Wednesday, November 1, at the Maharashtra Cricket Association Stadium in Pune. The World No. 9 ODI batsman smashed eight boundaries and two sixes as he reached the century to loud applause from the MCA Stadium dressing room.

Mitchell Marsh

Source; India.com

Australia’s Mitchell Marsh has scored 441 runs at an average of 49 in ten matches and has placed himself in the list of leading run scorers of World Cup 2023. Mitchell Marsh is back, and he’s back in the way that everyone remembers him. He hit the second-highest individual score of the World Cup 2023 against Bangladesh in the chase. Marsh hammered an unbeaten 177 off 132 balls, hitting 17 boundaries and 9 sixes and smashing the bowlers all over the place.


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