World Cup 2019 Highest run scorer, highest wicket taker: Rohit Sharma finishes on top in World Cup 2019

Highest Run Scorer in World Cup 2019: India's Rohit Sharma has finished at the top of the highest run scorer list of ICC World Cup 2019 with 648 runs. Rohit Sharma also tops the list of most boundaries in World Cup 2019 with 81 boundaries comprising 67 fours and 14 sixes, followed by England's Jonny Bairstow in second place who hit 78 boundaries. New Zealand's Kane Williamson was awarded the Player of the Tournament trophy for scoring 578 runs in the current world cup edition and leading his team into the finals. Kane Williamson tops the list of most runs in a single World Cup by a captain.

Rohit Sharma scored 648 runs from India's 10 matches in the current World Cup, becoming the second Indian batsman after Sachin Tendulkar to score 600 plus runs in a single World Cup. Sharma reached the milestone with his record fifth world cup century in India vs Sri Lanka World Cup cricket match. Rohit Sharma was also just 27 runs away from breaking Sachin Tendulkar's all-time world cup highest score of 673 runs but he had to make do with just one run in India's nail-biting semi-final clash.

Australia's David Warner is the second highest run scorer in World Cup 2019 with 647 runs, followed by Bangladesh's Shakib Al Hasan who scored 606 runs in 8 matches. David Warner also has the highest individual score with 166 runs, followed by Jason Roy and Aaron Finch who made 153 runs each. Warner also became the third batsman in World Cup 2019 to cross 600 runs on July 6. Bangladesh's Shakib Al Hasan also became the first player in the history of cricket to score more than 600 runs and take 10 wickets in a single World Cup edition.

In the bowling stats, Australia's Mitchell Starc tops the list of highest wicket-takers with 26 wickets in World Cup 2019. Starc is followed by New Zealand's Lockie Ferguson who took 21 wickets and England's Jofra Archer who took 20 wickets. India's Jasprit Bumrah, who took 18 wickets in the World Cup, is fifth in the list, tied at the position with Mark Wood who also took same number of wickets. India's Mohammed Shami became the third Indian bowler ever to take 31 wickets in just 11 World Cup matches. The only two Indian bowlers to have taken more wickets in the Cricket World Cup include Zaheer Khan and Javagal Srinath (both 44).

Besides this, England's Joe Root created a new World Cup record by taking 12 catches, most by a non-wicketkeeper in a single World Cup edition. With the feat, Root surpassed Australia's Ricky Ponting, who previously held the record by taking 11 catches during the 2003 World Cup. The other non-wicketkeeper players with most catches in the current edition of the world cup include South Africa's Faf du Plessis who took 10 catches and England's Jonny Bairstow who took 9 catches.

Most runs by Indian batsmen in a single World Cup edition

Sachin Tendulkar - 673 ( 2003)

Rohit Sharma- 648 (2019)

Sachin Tendulkar - 523 (1996 )

Sachin Tendulkar - 482 ( 2011)

Saurav Ganguly - 465  (2003)

Rahul Dravid - 461 (1999)

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World Cup points table and teams standings:

World Cup 2019- Points Table

No.

Team

M

W

L

T

Pts

NRR

1

India

9

7

1

1

15

+0.809

2

Australia

9

7

2

-

14

+0.868

3

England

9

6

3

-

12

+1.152

4

New Zealand

9

5

3

1

11

+0.175

5

Pakistan

9

5

3

1

11

-0.430

6

Sri Lanka

9

3

4

2

8

-0.919

7

Bangladesh

9

3

5

1

7

-0.030

8

South Africa

9

3

5

1

7

-0.410

9

West Indies

9

2

6

1

5

-0.225

10

Afghanistan

9

-

9

-

-

-1.322

World Cup highest run scorer list: Top 5 Highest Run Scorers of World Cup 2019

Highest run scorers of ICC World Cup 2019

No.

Player

Team

Runs

1 Rohit Sharma India 648
2

David Warner

Australia 647
3
Shakib Al Hasan Bangladesh
606
4 Kane Wlliamson New Zealand 578
5
Joe Root England 556

Most Boundaries in ICC World Cup 2019

No.

Player

Team

Boundaries

4s/6s

1

Rohit Sharma

India

81

67/14

2

Jonny Bairstow

England 78

67/11

3

David Warner

Australia

74

66/8

4

Aaron Finch

Australia

65

47/18

5 Jason Roy England 63 51/12

World Cup highest wicket takers: Top 5 Highest Wicket Takers of World Cup 2019

Highest wicket takers in ICC World Cup 2019

No.

Player

Team

Wickets

1

Mitchell Starc

Australia 27
2 Lockie Ferguson New Zealand 21
3 Jofra Archer England 20

3

Mustafizur Rahman

Bangladesh

20

5

Jasprit Bumrah

India

18
5

Mark Wood

England 18

World Cup 2019 highest century: List of Century Makers

Top World Cup 2019 Centuries

No.

Player

Team

Score

1 David Warner Australia 166 & 107
2
Aaron Finch Australia 153
2
Jason Roy England 153
4 Eoin Morgan England 148
4 Kane Williamson New Zealand 148

6

Rohit Sharma

India

140, 122*,102,104, 103*

7

Shakib Al Hasan Bangladesh 124 & 121
8
Shikhar Dhawan India 117

9

Joe Root

England

107 & 100*

World Cup best bowling figures: All 5 wicket hauls in Cricket World Cup

Five-wicket Hauls in World Cup 2019

No.

Player

Team

Bowling Figure

1 Shaheen Afridi Pakistan 6/35
2

Mitchell Starc

Australia 5/26 & 5/46
3
Shakib Al Hasan Bangladesh 5/29
4
Mohammad Amir Pakistan 5/30
5
James Neesham New Zealand 5/31
6
Jason Behrendorff Australia 5/44
7
Mustafizur Rahman Bangladesh 5/59 & 5/75
8
Mohammed Shami India 5/69

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