Top 10 performer in ICC world cup

Top 10 performer including bowling, batting & all rounding performance in ICC world cup history –

 

Rickey Ponting (Australia): 46 matches (1996 – 2011)

Ricky Ponting is the most successive captain in the world cup history. He played 5 world cup tournaments from 1996 to 2011. During this time he won 3 world cup final and 2 as a skipper at 2003 and 2007. In this progress he has played 46 matches, which is the most by any individual player.

Statistics in World Cup matches:

Match              Span                Runs                HS       Ave     100s     Wkts    Ave     5w       Ct

46           1996 – 2011        1743                140*    45.86      5          –          –        –         28

Sachin Tendulkar (India): 45 Matches (1992- 2011)

Sachin Tendulkar was played 6 individual world cup tournaments. Only two players were played in 6 individual world cup tournaments, Tendulkar is the one and another one is Javed Miandad. In the 6 world cup he played 45 matches with 2 world cup final matches. He is the top scorer in the world cup and ODI history.

Statistics in World Cup matches:

Match              Span                Runs                HS       Ave     100s     Wkts    Ave     5w       Ct

45           1992 – 2011        2278                152     56.95    6          8     67.37    –         12

  1. Muralitharan (Sri Lanka): 40 Matches (1996-2011)

The most wicket taker in the ODI history, Sri Lankan player Muralitharan was played 40 world cup matches in his 5 world cup tournaments.

Statistics in World Cup matches:

Match              Span                Runs                HS       Ave     100s     Wkts    Ave     5w       Ct

40           1996 – 2011        69                  16       8.62         0          68     19.63   –         13

Glean McGrath (Australia): 39 Matches (1996-2007):

He is also one of the members of Australia’s tri world cup winning. McGrath play 39 world cup matches in his 4 world cup appearances.

Statistics in World Cup matches:

Match              Span                Runs                HS       Ave     100s     Wkts    Ave     5w       Ct

39           1996 – 2007        3                    3*       3.00        0          71     18.19   2        5

 

ST Jayasuriya (Sri Lanka): 38 Matches (1992- 2007)

Sri Lankan 1996 world cup winning member and opener batsmen Jayasuriya played 38 matches in his 5 individual world cup including 2 world cup finals.

Statistics in World Cup matches:

Match              Span                Runs                HS       Ave     100s     Wkts    Ave     5w       Ct

38           1992 – 2007        1165               120     34.26      3          27     39.25   –         18

Wasim Akram (Pakistan): 38 Matches (1987 – 2003)

In his 5 world cup appearances Wasim Akram played 38 matches. He is also the Pakistans world cup winning member. He is the second highest and become the first man who took 500 wickets in his career. He made his 500 wickets in his last world cup matches also in his last matches in his career.

Statistics in World Cup matches:

Match              Span                Runs                HS       Ave     100s     Wkts    Ave     5w       Ct

38           1987 – 2003        426                 43     19.36     0           55     23.83   1        8

Jack Kallis (South Africa): 36 Matches (1996 – 2011)

One of the world best all-rounders around the cricket playing nations and the cricket history, South African Jack Kallis played 36 matches in his 5 individual world cup.

Statistics in World Cup matches:

Match              Span                Runs                HS       Ave     100s     Wkts    Ave     5w       Ct

36           1996 – 2011        1148               128*   45.92      1          21   43.04    –         13

PA de Silva (Sri Lanka): 35 Matches (1987-2003)

Sri Lankan world cup winning skipper de Silva played 35 matches in his 5 world cup tournaments.

Statistics in World Cup matches:

Match              Span                Runs                HS       Ave     100s     Wkts    Ave     5w       Ct

35           1987-2003           1064               145    36.68      2          16   41.93    –         14

Inzamam-ul-Haq (Pakistan): 35 Matches (1992-2007)

Pakistan’s world cup winning player and former Pakistani skipper Inzamam-ul-Haq played 35 world cup matches in his 5 appearances.

 

Statistics in World Cup matches:

Match              Span                Runs                HS       Ave     100s     Wkts    Ave     5w       Ct

35           1992-2007           717                  81       23.90      0          –       –           –         16

BC Lara (West Indies): 34 matches (1992-2007)

The only West Indies player in the list is Brain Lara. He played 5 individual world cups in his career and played 34 matches which are the most 10 of the world cup history.

Statistics in World Cup matches:

Match              Span                Runs                HS       Ave     100s     Wkts    Ave     5w       Ct

34           1992-2007           1225                116     42.24      2          –       –           –         16

 

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