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Top 10 Run-Scorers in World-Cup

Lifting a World Cup trophy is a dream of every Nation. Player who outshine in World Cup are remembered for a long time. Here are the top 10 scorers of World Cup.
Player
Mat
Runs
Ave
HS
S.Tendulkar (India)
45
2278
56.95
152
RT Ponting (Aus)
46
1743
45.86
140*
BC Lara (WI)
34
1225
42.24
116
ST Jayasuriya (SL)
38
1165
34.26
120
JH Kallis (SA)
36
1148
45.92
128*
AC Gilchrist (Aus)
31
1085
36.16
149
Miandad (Pak)
33
1083
43.32
103
SP Fleming (NZ)
33
1075
35.83
134*
HH Gibbs (SA)
25
1067
56.15
143
PA de Silva (SL)
35
1064
36.68
145
The top 10 run-scorers in World-Cup are from 7 different countries. Without any surprise, S. Tendulkar is the highest run getter in World Cup. He has scored 2278 runs in 45 matches with a splendid batting average of 57. His highest score in WC is 152. RT Ponting is 535 runs behind Tendulkar, he is on second spot. He has scored 1743 runs at a batting average of 46. BC Lara is 3rd highest run getter in World Cup. He has scored 1225 runs in 34 matches with a batting average of 42.25. Lara is 1053 runs behind Tendulkar and 518 runs behind Ponting. There is a clear difference of runs among first three highest run scorers. AC Gilchrist is on 6th spot with Highest Score of 149. All top 10 have scored 6+ fifties in WC. Tendulkar has scored highest number of fifties (15) and highest number of 100’s (6) in World Cup. Interestingly, no current player is in the list of top 10 scorers. 

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