The Cricket World Cup was first played in 1975, and the 13th edition of the championship is being conducted in India in 2023. The World Cup holds hundreds of players and multiple countries. The teams made more than 400 runs in 50 overs, while players have got thousands of runs.
It was last conducted in 2019 when England became as the champions, winning the cup for the first time ever. In this article, we will cover the highest batting average in the ICC Cricket World Cup.
Cricket World Cup Highest Batting Average
|1||Lance Klusener (SA)||124||11||372||57|
|2||Andrew Symonds (AUS)||103||13||515||143*|
|3||Ben Stokes (ENG)||66.42||10||465||89|
|4||Rohit Sharma (IND)||65.2||17||978||140|
|5||AB de Villiers (SA)||63.52||22||1207||162*|
|6||Michael Clarke (AUS)||63.42||21||888||93*|
|7||Viv Richards (WI)||63.31||21||1013||181|
|8||David Warner (AUS)||62||18||992||178|
|9||Rahul Dravid (IND)||61.42||21||860||145|
|10||Glenn Turner (NZ)||61.2||14||612||171*|
|11||Faf du Plessis (SA)||57.87||21||926||109|
|12||Sachin Tendulkar (IND)||56.95||44||2278||152|
|13||Kane Williamson (NZ)||56.93||22||911||148|
|14||Kumara Sangakkara (SL)||56.74||35||1532||124|
|15||Herchelle Gibbs (SA)||56.15||23||1067||143|
|16||Sourav Ganguly (IND)||55.88||21||1006||183|
|17||Martin Crowe (NZ)||55||21||880||100*|
|18||Sean Williams (ZIM)||54.66||11||492||96|
|19||David Boon (AUS)||54.33||16||815||100|
|20||David Gower (ENG)||54.25||11||434||130|
|21||Graham Thorpe (ENG)||54.14||10||379||89|
|22||Joe Root (ENG)||54.14||16||758||121|
|23||Ramiz Raja (PAK)||53.84||16||700||119*|
|24||Saeed Anwar (PAK)||53.82||21||915||113*|
|25||Shikhar Dhawan (IND)||53.7||10||537||137|
|26||Shane Watson (AUS)||53.58||19||643||94|
|27||Scott Styris (NZ)||53.47||22||909||141|
|28||Tillakaratne Dilshan (SL)||52.95||25||1112||161*|
|29||Mark Waugh (AUS)||52.84||22||1004||130|
|30||Yuvraj Singh (IND)||52.71||21||738||113|
Also Check –
Who has the highest batting average in the ICC Cricket World Cup?
South Africa’s Lance Klusener hold the highest average in the Cricket World Cup and his average is 124.
What is the batting average in the ICC Cricket World Cup?
The average of a player is Total Runs Scored / the times he was dismissed