Check list: Rohit Sharma will become the captain with the most runs in World Cup edition


Rohit broke the record earlier in the World Cup for the most sixes hit in ODI history.

Indian skipper Rohit Sharma has led his side from the front in the Cricket World Cup. The aggressive opener gave India quick starts in the tournament, and is now on his way to becoming the captain who has the most runs at a single World Cup.

Rohit is only behind Glenn Maxwell, who is ranked 15th in the list of top run-getters. Let’s see how Rohit ranks among the captains who have scored the most runs during a World Cup edition.

PlayersMatches PlayedRunsAverageYou can also read about the latest edition of the magazine.
Kane Williamson1057882.572019
Rohit Sharma*1055055.002023
Mahela Jayawardene1154860.882007
Ricky Ponting1153967.372007
Aaron Finch1050750.702019
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How many runs will Rohit Sharma have to score in order to be the most successful captain of a World Cup?

Rohit only needs 29 runs to surpass New Zealand skipper Kane Williamson in the list.

Who is a captain with the highest number of runs in a World Cup edition?

Kane Williamson, the Kiwi captain, is currently the captain who has scored the most runs during a single World Cup edition. The right-handed batter was named the Player of the Tournament for leading his team to victory in the 2019 edition.

Which Indian captain has scored the most runs during a World Cup?

Rohit Sharma holds the record. Previously, Sourav Giguly held the record. Ganguly scored a total of 465 runs in 2003, a number that Rahul Dhoni MS Dhoni Virat Kohli could not surpass in the four subsequent editions.

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