Top 10 highest individual scores in Cricket World Cup
Updated - Jan 10, 2015 11:29 am
Top 10 highest individual scores in Cricket World Cup: The World Cup is a very prestigious event for all cricket players and fans alike. A good inning at the marquee event can make a batsman a hero forever in the hearts of millions of fans.
Here are the top 10 highest individual scores in World Cup history, innings which are etched in the memories of cricket lovers all over the world.
10. 171* Glenn Turner (New Zealand) vs East Africa Birmingham 1975
Glenn Turner, who was also the captain of New Zealand, was a fairly aggressive batsman in his time. Hence it was not a surprise when he scored the first 150+ score in One Day International cricket, scoring 171 not out against the minnows East Africa in the inaugural World cup of 1975.
Turner helped New Zealand defeat East Africa by 181 runs after East Africa scored 128 runs chasing 310 for victory.