World Cup 2019: 5 fielders who saved the most runs in the tournament
- We take a look at some of the finest fielders at the World Cup in terms of the number of runs they saved for their side.
After an intense 2 months, the 12th edition of ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 ended with the host nation, England, lifting their first World Cup trophy after a nail-biting final against New Zealand. The host nation won the decider because they scored more boundaries than the Kiwis. It was a once in a lifetime moment for the entire cricket universe as these type of matches are rare to watch.
2-time winners India and defending champions Australia did not have a great end to their World Cup campaigns as they crashed out in the semifinal stage. However, the individual players of the teams had a great World Cup edition as they ruled the individual leader boards.
This edition had witnessed some high profile fielders wowing the fans with their unique skills. Every fielder was using every ounce of his energy to save the runs for his side.
This article features the list of 5 stars who saved the most number of runs in the mega-event. They are.
#5 Marcus Stoinis, Australia
Australia’s World Cup 2019 campaign ended when they lost the 2nd semifinal to eventual winners England. However, their players tried their best to save their crown. Marcus Stoinis was one of them and he gave everything that he could for his side.
Known to be a prolific all-rounder, Stoinis entertained the fans with his fielding skills at the event. Playing 8 matches, he saved 27 runs in the field. He saved 19 runs while fielding inside the ring whereas the rest 8 runs were saved at the boundary line.