ICC ODI World Cup has displayed some marvelous pieces of batting to the world. Batsmen from all the participating nations have given their best to try and take their respective teams closer to the trophy.
During the course, some batsmen have played a very good strike rate providing a bit of entertainment to the fans. These batsmen with higher strike rates are mostly post World Cup 1999 where the average scores in ODI cricket began to increase.
Here is the list of Top 10 batsmen with highest averages in World Cup cricket along with their stats:
All Time Best Strike Rate In World Cups
|1999-2003||Lance Klusener||South Africa||121||11||372||57||31||16|
|2003-2015||Brendon McCullum||New Zealand||121||27||742||101||77||29|
|2015-2019||David Miller||South Africa||117.94||11||460||138*||29||15|
|2007-2015||AB de Villiers||South Africa||117||22||1,207||162||121||37|
|2015-2019||Kusal Perera||Sri Lanka||110.58||8||282||78||31||3|
Australian all-rounder Glenn Maxwell tops the chart when it comes to having the best strike rate in Cricket World Cup. He has a strike rate of 169.25. He has scored 503 runs in 16 innings with a best of 102. He participated in the 2015 as well as in 2019 World Cup.
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South Africa have 3 batsmen while England have two batsmen in the list. New Zealand, Pakistan, India, Sri Lanka and Australia have one each.
Kapil Dev is the only cricketer in the list to have played a World Cup before the 1996 edition.
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