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Top 5 players with the highest batting average in ICC World Cup Tournament

Balakrishna
ANALYST
Top 5 / Top 10
Modified 04 Jun 2019, 17:14 IST

#4 Michael Clarke (Australia) - 63.42

2015 World Cup winning captain - Michael Clarke
2015 World Cup winning captain - Michael Clarke

The skipper of the 2015 World Cup winning Australian team has the fourth-best average among the batsmen. He participated in three World Cups ( 2007, 2011, 2015) during his career and won the elite prize during his farewell tournament.

Clarke has a better batting average than his fellow Australian teammate and the legendary Ricky Ponting (45.86) in the tournament.

Before retiring, he played a total of 25 matches and scored 888 runs at an average of 63.42 including 8 half centuries.


#3 AB de Villiers (South Africa) - 63.52

AB de Villiers
AB de Villiers

Arguably the most destructive player of this decade, AB de Villiers participated in three World Cups ( 2007, 2011, 2015) during his career but failed to lay his hands on the elite trophy despite performing consistently with the bat.

Before retirement, he featured in a total of 23 matches and scored 1207 runs at an average of 63.52 including 4 centuries and 6 half centuries.

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Published 20 Oct 2018, 22:00 IST
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