Top 10 batsmen with best batting averages in World Cup knockout matches (minimum 5 innings)

Top 10 batsmen with best batting averages in World Cup knockout matches (minimum 5 innings)

Top 10 batsmen with best batting averages in World Cup knockout matches (minimum 5 innings): Some batsmen are born with the capability to handle high pressure situations with ease, while some cultivate habit out of playing in such situations regularly. Such situations are multiplied by a billion when the matches are the World Cup knockout matches, when a simple mistake can throw the team out of the tournament.

Here are 10 batsmen who average the best when playing in World Cup knockout matches.

10. MS Dhoni (India) – 48.50
Mt: 5 Runs: 194 HS: 91*

Captains with most runs
Indian Captain MS Dhoni averages 48.50 in World Cup knockout matches. (© Getty Images)

Indian Captain MS Dhoni averages 48.50 in World Cup knockout matches with highest score of 91* in the 2011 World Cup finals against Sri Lanka. His ability to finish the matches helps him in keeping high averages.