As the days pass, ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 is drawing nearer. While waiting for the biggest event of cricket, we have got some time to discuss the best ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 records. We will be sharing the Cricket World Cup records made in the previous editions so let us begin.
Highest Score in ICC Cricket World Cup:
The highest score in an innings of ICC Cricket World Cup is 417-5 in 50 overs which was made by Australia against Afghanistan in 2015 edition of the World Cup. The second highest score in the World Cup is 413-5 which was set by India against Bermuda in 2007.
Lowest Score in ICC Cricket World Cup:
Sri Lanka got Canada out for 36 runs and this is the lowest total and a record which was set in Cricket World Cup 2002 in South Africa. The second lowest total record also happened in the same world cup when Namibia got out on 45 runs by Australia.
Most Runs by a Batsman in Cricket World Cup:
The legendary little master Sachin Tendulkar is the highest run scorer in all ICC Cricket World Cups with a grand total of 2,278 runs. The batsman following him is Ricky Ponting of Australia who has scored 1743 in the World Cups is also a 2-time World Cup winner.
Most Centuries in Cricket World Cup:
Again, Sachin Tendulkar holds the record for the most number of centuries in Cricket World Cup. He has scored 6 centuries in all editions of the World Cup and the player following him is Kumar Sangakkara with 5 centuries in his account.
Fastest Century in Cricket World Cup:
The fastest century in the World Cup is such an honor which is held by Kevin O’ Brien of Ireland. He played only 50 balls to score the fastest century and the player following him is Glenn Maxwell who scored the century after facing 51 balls.
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