The ICC Cricket World Cup 2023 is set to take place in India from October 5 to November 19. This prestigious event will feature 48 matches played by 10 teams at 10 different venues across India.
In the exciting world of One Day International cricket, the ODI World Cup is the most prestigious event.
One important stat fans love to explore is the highest score ever made in the ODI World Cup. In this article, we’ll explore the fantastic innings that set records and determine who scored the highest in the ODI World Cup.
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Top 10 Highest Individual Score in ODI World Cup 2023
Top 10 Highest Team Scores in ODI World Cup History
|1||Martin Guptill (NZ)||237*||163||West Indies||21-Mar-15|
|2||Chris Gayle (WI)||215||147||Zimbabwe||24-Feb-15|
|3||Gary Kirsten (SA)||188*||159||U.A.E.||16-Feb-96|
|4||Sourav Ganguly (IND)||183||158||Sri Lanka||26-May-99|
|5||Viv Richards (WI)||181||125||Sri Lanka||13-Oct-87|
|6||David Warner (AUS)||178||133||Afghanistan||04-Mar-15|
|7||Kapil Dev (IND)||175*||138||Zimbabwe||18-Jun-83|
|8||Virender Sehwag (IND)||175||140||Bangladesh||19-Feb-11|
|9||Craig Wishart (ZIM)||172*||151||Namibia||10-Feb-03|
|10||Glenn Turner (NZ)||171*||201||East Africa||07-Jun-75|
Who made the record for Highest Individual Score?
1. MARTIN GUPTIL – 237* off 163 balls
Martin Guptill from New Zealand made history in the World Cup. In 2015, he scored an amazing 237 runs without getting out in a match against West Indies.
He did this at a fast pace, with a strike rate of 145.39, using only 163 balls. During his incredible innings, he hit 11 sixes and 24 fours.
Thanks to Guptill’s outstanding performance, New Zealand scored a total of 393 runs. They ended up winning the match by a huge margin of 143 runs, as they bowled out the West Indies team for just 250 runs.
2. CHRIS GAYLE – 215 off 147 balls
Chris Gayle, known as “The Universe Boss” for his explosive batting, isn’t just a T20 legend; he’s also excelled in the ODI World Cup. He’s the only player with centuries in all three formats: a triple hundred in Tests, a double hundred in ODIs, and a T20I hundred.
In the ODI World Cup, Gayle made history in 2015, scoring 215 runs against Zimbabwe. It was the fastest and the first double-century in the tournament’s history, achieved in 147 balls with 16 sixes and 10 fours.
3. GARY KRISTEN – 188* off 159 balls
Gary Kirsten, now a famous cricket coach, had quite a fearsome reputation in the 90s. In the 1996 World Cup, he put up a remarkable show against the UAE. Scoring an unbeaten 188 runs in only 159 balls, he hit four sixes and 13 fours. This outstanding performance played a crucial role in South Africa’s victory by a whopping 169-run margin.
Frequently Asked Questions
What is the Highest Individual Score in ODI World Cup History?
Martin Guptill from New Zealand made history in the World Cup. In 2015, he scored an amazing 237 runs without getting out in a match against West Indies. This is the highest individual score ever in World Cup history.