Highest Strike Rate In World Cup

Last Modified Jul 15, 2019 17:51 IST

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

2015-2019Glenn MaxwellAustralia169.25165011025421
2015-2019Jos ButtlerEngland126.53144531033910
1999-2003Lance KlusenerSouth Africa12111372573116
2003-2015Brendon McCullumNew Zealand121277421017729
2015-2019David MillerSouth Africa117.9411460138*2915
2007-2015AB de VilliersSouth Africa117221,20716212137
2019-2019Jason RoyEngland115.3674431535112
1979-1992Kapil DevIndia1152466917554+14+
1999-2015Shahid AfridiPakistan11224325373012
2015-2019Kusal PereraSri Lanka110.58828278313

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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