Top 5 Runs Scorer In Cricket World Cup History

As we know Cricket World Cup is the biggest Cricket event in which every team and every player tries to give his best performance. First Cricket World Cup was played in 1975 and from that time it is taking place after every 4 years. Next World of 2015 is just around the corner.

Lets see which 5 Batsmen scored most runs in World Cup history:

1 Sachin Tendulkar: he scored 2278 runs from 45 matches in six World cups that he played.

2 Ricky Ponting: the second highest run scorer in World Cup history is former Aussie skipper Ponting who scored 1743 runs from 46 matches in World Cups.

3 Brian Lara: Former skipper and legendary batsman Brian Lara is at third spot for getting most runs in World cup matches. he made 1225 runs from 34 matches.

4 Sanath Jayasuriya: this left handed Sri Lankan star cricketer comes on 4th place. he scored 1165 runs from 38 matches.

5 Jacques Kallis: he is known as best all rounder but he is also 5th highest run scorer in World Cups history. he scored 1148 runs from 36 matches.

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