The Cricket World Cup is one of the most awaited events not only for the cricketers but also for the spectators all across the globe. It is one platform for a player to play for his nation and make him proud and secondly to give his best and get all the name and fame. One way to achieve this is by scoring exceptionally well, when it comes to making runs. Here we are with a list of Top 10 Run Scorers In World Cup who have made their nation proud.
In the Cricket World Cup of 1975 held in England, Glenn Turner who is a popular cricket player from New Zealand scored 333 runs in just 4 matches.
Gordon Greenidge in the Cricket World Cup of 1979 that was held from June 9 to June 23 in England scored 253 runs. With this he also became the first batsman to have scored the most runs at a World Cup.
In ICC Cricket World Cup of 1983 held in England, David Gower who plays for the team of England scored 384 runs though England eventually lost the cup.
In the Cricket World Cup of 1987 which is also the first world cup to be help outside England, Graham Gooch an England cricket team player scored 471 runs though the team as a whole lost the match.
In the Cricket World Cup held under the organisation of International Cricket Council (ICC) in Australia and New Zealand in 1992, Martin Crowe from New Zealand scored maximum runs, that is, 456 runs.
In the Cricket World Cup of 1996, one of the most popular Indian cricketers, Sachin Tendulkar scored 523 runs and became the top scorer though it could not help India win the cup.
In ICC Cricket World Cup of 1999 that was won by Australia, Rahul Dravid a popular cricketer from India scored a total of 461 runs though India could not win the cup.
In 2003 ICC Cricket World Cup, Sachin Tendulkar one of the most followed cricketers of the Indian scored 673 runs to make a record of being the first cricketer to have scored the maximum runs twice.
Matthew Hayden in 2007 ICC Cricket World Cup, the Australian cricketer Matthew Hayden scored 659 runs and made his nation win the cup.
Tillakaratne Dilshan of Sri Lankan cricket team in ICC Cricket World Cup of 2011 co-hosted by India and Sri Lanka, Bangladesh scored 500 runs but this could not make Sri Lanka win.
All in all, these are the Top 10 Run Scorers In World Cup who have helped their nation and team secure a place in the history of Cricket World Cup played in different year. They have also secured a place for themselves in the heart of the cricket fans.