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Some Incredible Batsmen and Their World Cup Runs

by on April 16, 2015
in One day Cricket

Adam Gilchrist

Records are made to be broken and game of cricket proves it with superstars emerging from the ground to the horizon. There are various records that are worth mentioning such as maximum Runs in ODIs, centuries, maximum runs in single innings and so on. Here, it would be apt to recall some of the best records in the Cricket.

When it comes to batting records in the World Cup then Sachin Tendulkar is one name that comes into mind instantly. Master blaster and often known as the God of Cricket, Sachin Tendulkar has made maximum number of runs totalling to 2278 runs in 45 matches.

Ricky Ponting holds the second spot in the World Cup with 1743 runs in 42 matches. West Indies legend Brian Lara made 1225 runs in 34 matches taking the third spot behind Tendulkar and Ponting. Sri Lankan superstar Sanath Jayasurya took fourth spot making 1165 runs in 38 matches. South African Cricket superstar JH Kallis played 36 World Cup matches and made 1148 runs.

Australian Adam C Gilchrist made 1085 runs in 31 matches played in the World Cup. Pakistan player Javed Miandad scored 1083 runs on total 33 runs played by him in his career. SP Fleming made 1075 runs in 33 matches played. H Gibbs made total of 1067 runs in 25 matches.

Player Matches Runs
Sachin Tendulkar 45 2278
RT Ponting 42 1743
BC Lara 34 1225
ST Jayasurya 38 1165
JH Kallis 36 1148
AC Gilchrist 31 1085
Javed Miandad 33 1083
SP Fleming 33 1075
HH Gibbs 25 1067

Another player from Sri Lanka who has made massive runs in the World Cup is Pa De Silva of Sri Lanka who played 35 matches and scored 1064 runs in total. Richards of West Indies made 1013 runs in 23 matches. Often, known as Bengal Tiger Sourav Ganguly of India made 1006 runs in 21 matches. Next to Ganguly stands M Waugh of Australia who made 1004 runs in 22 matches. Sri Lankan player K Sangakkara scored 991 runs in 30 matches during the World Cup.

Other players who are known for making incredible runs are as follows:-

ML Hayden 22 987
SR Waugh 33 978
D Jawyawardene 33 975
S Chandrapaul 31 970
A Ranatunga 30 969
Saeed Anwar 21 915
SB Styris 26 909
GA Gooch 21 897
MD Crowe 21 880
R Dravid 22 860

Highest Partnership by Wicket and Runs in the World Cup

by on April 16, 2015
in World Cup

Srilankan Cricket

Since the start of the Cricket World cup number of records have been made and registered in the history of in golden words.  Records such as most number of Runs, Wicket, and Highest Partnership have been constantly the talk of the town with fans praying and cheering for their favourite cricket superstars achieving world records.  Once again the highest trophy of the Cricket will be claimed one of the many teams participating in the tournament and only the mightiest of all will win the matches and take the dream trophy home. Let’s take a look on some of the most interesting and popular records of the cricket.

Highest Partnership by Wicket in the Cricket World Cup

The credit is held by the Srilankan Cricket Tigers Upul Tharanga and T Dilshan. On March 10th 2011, during Sri Lanka Versus Zimbabwe, Tharanga and Dilshan played for first wicket and smashed 282 runs jointly, increasing the excitement in the ground manifolds and stealing the show of the day.

For the second wicket Indian roaring tigers Sourav Ganguly and Rahul Dravid made 318 runs during India Versus Sri Lanka on 26th May 1999.

For the third Wicket again India Master Blaster Sachin Tendulkar and Mr Dependable Rahul Dravid scored 237 runs during the India Versus Kenya 1999 Cricket World Cup.

Michael Clarke and Brad Hodge of Australia made 204 for the fourth wicket during Australia Versus Netherlands on 18th March 2007.

For fifth Wicket Roger Towse and Chris Cairns of New Zealand made 148 runs during New Zealand Versus Australia match on 20th May 1999.

Highest Partnership by Runs in the Cricket World Cup

On November 8th during the Cricket World Cup, Sachin Tendulkar and Rahul Dravid scored tremendous 331 runs against New Zealand at a match Hyderabad Deccan ground.

Second highest run partnership is again from India where Bengal Tiger Sourav Ganguly and Rahul Dravid batted for 318 runs in during 1999 World Cup at Taunton Ground against Sri Lanka.

Wu Tharanga and ST Jayasuriya are on the third spot with a striking partnership of 286 runs against England during match at the Leeds.

WU Tharanga and TM Dilshan are on the fourth place with 282 runs against Zimbabwe during 10th March 2011.

M Azharuddin, and A Jadeja are in fifth ith 275 runs against Zimbabwe for the fourth wicket.

JAH Marshall and BB McCullum hold sixth spot with 274 runs for the 1st wicket against Ireland.

GD Elliott and L Ronchi made 267 runs for the 6th wicket against Sri Lanka in an one day International.

Aamer Sohail and Inzamam-ul-Haq totalled 263 runs together for the 2nd wicket against New Zealand.

Sourav Ganguly and Sachin Tendulkar of India made 258 runs for the first wicket against Kenya.

These are not all and there are various players who have set the record of the partnership by Runs and partnership by Wicket that the readers should definitely go for and enhance their cricket knowledge.

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in World Cup

world cup batting partnership records

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