Highest run scorers in Cricket World Cup

Highest run scorers in Cricket World Cup

Cricket World Cup has been a balanced affair, while some were played on bowler friendly pitches, the batsmen had their share of joy as well. The 2011 Cricket World Cup belonged to the men with the bat where as 2015 world cup is expected to be for the bowlers to cherish. Amidst all the balance and counter balance stuff; here are the top 10 leading run scorers in World Cup history.

10.Adam Gilchrist (Australia)

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Adam Gilchrist has played 31 matches scored 1085 runs in World Cup. (Photo Source: Photo Source: CricketHighlights)

Adam Gilchrist the Australian opening batsman and wicket keeper is to be credited big time if one has to formulate for the change in approach of Aussie openers. Gilly along with Hayden batted fearless and ferocious and stole the game from the opponents’ right at the top of the innings. He has played  31 matches, scored 1085 runs during which Gilchrist averages 36.16, his highest score being 149 and has 1 ton and 8 half tons in world cups from Australia.

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