World Cup 2023 top scorer: Virat Kohli remains first while Shreyas Iyer jumps to sixth; Check out the others on the list – Magazine Creations

Kohli climbed to the highest peak in ODI batting and was the centerpiece of India’s dominance in his third World Cup century, scoring 117 off 113 balls with nine fours and two sixes. Virat Kohli (713) also became the highest-scoring run in a single edition of the World Cup, once again surpassing the legendary Tendulkar (623 runs in 2003). The blow he suffered against New Zealand increased the gap with second-placed Quinton de Kock from South Africa.

Here’s a look at the top ten batsmen who scored the most runs at the end of the semi-final match between India and New Zealand:

Indian Virat Kohli: 711 runs in 10 innings

In 10 matches of this tournament so far, Virat has scored 711 runs at an average of over 101 and a strike rate of over 89. His best score is 117. Virat has scored three centuries and five fifties in 10 innings in this tournament. He is also the highest ranked player in the tournament so far. Virat also has the most runs in a single edition of the Cricket World Cup, surpassing Sachin’s record of 673 runs in the 2003 edition of the tournament. Virat Kohli will get one last chance to increase his tally of runs scored in the final on November 19.

Quinton de Kock from South Africa: 591 runs in 9 innings

Quinton de Kock, who scored four centuries in this World Cup, has now been pushed to second place in the chart and is one of the main reasons for South Africa’s impressive performance in the World Cup. His highest score in this World Cup is 174 runs. He will next play against Australia on Thursday at Eden Gardens in Kolkata in the second semi-final of the World Cup.

Rasheen Ravindra from New Zealand: 578 runs in 10 innings

Discovering the tournament, New Zealander Rasheen Ravindra is now third on the list. New Zealand all-rounder Rasheen Ravindra continued his phenomenal run in the Cricket World Cup in India, smashing his third ton of the tournament, making him the Kiwi batsman with most World Cup centuries. Ravindra achieved this record in the World Cup match against Pakistan in Bengaluru. His highest score in this World Cup is 123 not out.

Darryl Mitchell from New Zealand: 552 runs in 9 innings

New Zealand’s middle-order batsmen have provided the team with much-needed impetus in the middle overs and played a brilliant innings against India in Dharamshala. His highest score in this World Cup is 134 runs which he scored against India in the semi-final at Wankheedhe in Mumbai.

Rohit Sharma from India: 550 runs in 10 innings

Rohit Sharma, who has been instrumental in providing India with prolific starts, has moved up to number four after playing an excellent innings against England in Lucknow. His highest score in this World Cup is 131 points. Rohit scored 40 runs off 24 deliveries in the match against South Africa. Rohit Sharma will get another chance to increase his runs in this World Cup as India will be one of the two teams to participate in the 2023 Cricket World Cup final.

Shreyas Iyer from India: 526 runs in 10 innings

Shreyas Iyer scored his second successive World Cup century against New Zealand in the first semi-final. Not only did Shreyas Iyer watch Virat Kohli take the crown from his idol Sachin Tendulkar (49 ODI century), from the best seat in the house, but he himself made a huge contribution to India as he amassed a huge total, although his knock of 105 was overshadowed by For the enormous importance of Kohli’s iconic brand.

Shreyas Iyer also smashed an unbeaten 128 off 94 balls for his maiden World Cup ton in a match in which all top five Indian batsmen crossed the fifty mark on a batting-friendly pitch. He raised a hundred – his fourth in ODI cricket – off 84 balls and made 208 runs with KL Rahul hitting 102. Rohit Sharma will be hoping Shreyas Iyer plays a decisive knock in India’s final match on November 19.

Australian David Warner: 499 runs in 9 innings

David Warner who has scored a few centuries is currently ranked second in the list of batsmen who have scored the most runs in the World Cup. His highest score in this World Cup is 163 points. Australia will play South Africa in the second semi-final at Eden Gardens in Kolkata on Thursday.

Rassie van der Dussen from South Africa: 442 points in 9 innings

The South African middle-order batsman played some crucial knocks and helped his team register big totals for his side. His highest score in this World Cup is 133 points. South Africa will next play Australia on November 16 in the second semi-final of the Cricket World Cup.

Mitch Marsh from South Africa: 426 runs in 8 innings

Mitchell Marsh played a knock of 177 runs off 132 balls to seal an eight-wicket win over Bangladesh. Marsh was the best performer for the Kangaroos with the bat, scoring 225 runs in six matches at an average of 37.50, including a hundred and a half-century before the match against Bangladesh. Australia will play South Africa in the second semi-final at Eden Gardens in Kolkata on Thursday.

Dawid Malan from England: 404 runs in 9 innings

The England opening batsman finished with over 400 runs despite the team being thrashed in the league round.

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Updated: November 15, 2023, 11:22 PM IST


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