Highest Individual Score By A Batsman In ICC World Cup

Highest Individual Score By A Batsman In ICC World Cup

One of the most thrilling spectacles in cricket is watching batsmen display their power and skill, enthralling fans with astonishing innings that have etched themselves in the pages of history. The ICC Cricket World Cup serves as a grand platform for such extraordinary performances.

The importance of these remarkable innings is much more than the figures on the scoreboard. Guptill and Gayle’s performances epitomized the essence of ODI cricket, enthralling the spectators with their dominance and fearlessness. These innings showcased the development of batting in the modern era, where boundaries were cleared with relative ease and spectators were treated to an unparalleled display of brute force.

Let’s check the batsman with highest individual score in ICC Cricket World Cup.

Martin Guptill

Martin Guptill Highest Individual Score By A Batsman In ICC World Cup

New Zealand’s Martin Guptill holds the record for the highest individual score in World Cup history. Guptill scored an incredible 237 not out against the West Indies in 2015. Batting at a strike rate of 145.39, he took only 163 balls to reach this milestone and hit 11 sixes and 24 fours in the process. New Zealand scored a total of 393 runs on the scorecard and bowled out the West Indies for 250 to win by 143 runs.

Chris Gayle

Chris Gayle Highest Individual Score By A Batsman In ICC World Cup

Known as “The Universe Boss” for his destructive batting, Chris Gayle is regarded as the greatest T20 player cricket has ever seen, but he has also shown his prowess with the bat in the ODI World Cup. He is the only player to score three centuries – a triple century in Tests, a double century in ODIs and a century in T20Is. In the World Cup, Gayle scored 215 runs against Zimbabwe in 2015, which was the fastest and first double century of the tournament. Gayle took 147 balls to reach 215 runs and hit 16 sixes and 10 fours.

Gary Kirsten

Gary Kirsten Highest Individual Score By A Batsman In ICC World Cup

Gary Kirsten is considered a successful cricket coach nowadays, but he was a menace in the 90s. The South African batsman scored an unbeaten 188 off 159 balls to defeat the United Arab Emirates in the 1996 World Cup. Kirsten hit four sixes and 13 fours in his innings. South Africa won by 169 runs.

Highest Individual Scores in World Cup History

*Last Updated on 21st November 2023

MJ Guptill237*1632411145.39New ZealandWest IndiesWellington21 Mar 2015
CH Gayle2151471016146.25West IndiesZimbabweCanberra24 Feb 2015
GJ Maxwell201*1282110157.03AustraliaAfghanistanWankhede07 Nov 2023
G Kirsten188*159134118.23South AfricaU.A.E.Rawalpindi16 Feb 1996
SC Ganguly183158177115.82IndiaSri LankaTaunton26 May 1999
IVA Richards181125167144.80West IndiesSri LankaKarachi13 Oct 1987
DA Warner178133195133.83AustraliaAfghanistanPerth04 Mar 2015
MR Marsh177*132179134.09AustraliaBangladeshPune11 Nov 2023
N Kapil Dev175*138166126.81IndiaZimbabweTunbridge Wells18 Jun 1983
Sehwag175140145125.00IndiaBangladeshMirpur19 Feb 2011
Q de Kock174140157124.28South AfricaBangladeshWankhede24 Oct 2023
CB Wishart172*151183113.90ZimbabweNamibiaHarare10 Feb 2003
GM Turner171*20116285.07New ZealandEast AfricaBirmingham07 Jun 1975
DA Warner166147145112.92AustraliaBangladeshNottingham20 Jun 2019
DA Warner163124149131.45AustraliaPakistanBengaluru20 Oct 2023
AB de Villiers162*66178245.45South AfricaWest IndiesSydney27 Feb 2015
TM Dilshan161*14622110.27Sri LankaBangladeshMelbourne26 Feb 2015
AC Hudson161132134121.96South AfricaNetherlandsRawalpindi05 Mar 1996
Imran Nazir160121148132.23PakistanZimbabweKingston21 Mar 2007
HM Amla159128164124.21South AfricaIrelandCanberra03 Mar 2015
ML Hayden158143144110.48AustraliaWest IndiesNorth Sound27 Mar 2007
AJ Strauss158145181108.96EnglandIndiaBengaluru27 Feb 2011
KJ Coetzer156134174116.41ScotlandBangladeshNelson05 Mar 2015
JJ Roy153121145126.44EnglandBangladeshCardiff08 Jun 2019
AJ Finch153132155115.90AustraliaSri LankaThe Oval15 Jun 2019
DP Conway152*121193125.61New ZealandEnglandAhmedabad05 Oct 2023
SR Tendulkar15215118100.66IndiaNamibiaPietermaritzburg23 Feb 2003
AC Gilchrist149104138143.26AustraliaSri LankaBridgetown28 Apr 2007
EJG Morgan14871417208.45EnglandAfghanistanManchester18 Jun 2019
KS Williamson14815414196.10New ZealandWest IndiesManchester22 Jun 2019
AB de Villiers146130125112.30South AfricaWest IndiesSt George’s10 Apr 2007
PA de Silva145115145126.08Sri LankaKenyaKandy06 Mar 1996
R Dravid145129171112.40IndiaSri LankaTaunton26 May 1999
TM Dilshan144131161109.92Sri LankaZimbabwePallekele10 Mar 2011
A Symonds143*125182114.40AustraliaPakistanJohannesburg11 Feb 2003
HH Gibbs143141193101.41South AfricaNew ZealandJohannesburg16 Feb 2003
DL Houghton142137136103.64ZimbabweNew ZealandHyderabad (Deccan)10 Oct 1987
SB Styris14112536112.80New ZealandSri LankaBloemfontein10 Feb 2003
SR Tendulkar140*101163138.61IndiaKenyaBristol23 May 1999
RT Ponting140*12148115.70AustraliaIndiaJohannesburg23 Mar 2003
RG Sharma140113143123.89IndiaPakistanManchester16 Jun 2019
DJ Malan140107165130.84EnglandBangladeshDharamshala10 Oct 2023
HDRL Thirimanne139*14313297.20Sri LankaEnglandWellington01 Mar 2015
IVA Richards138*15711387.89West IndiesEnglandLord’s23 Jun 1979
DA Miller138*9279150.00South AfricaZimbabweHamilton15 Feb 2015
BRM Taylor138110155125.45ZimbabweIndiaAuckland14 Mar 2015
DL Amiss1371471893.19EnglandIndiaLord’s07 Jun 1975
SR Tendulkar13713785100.00IndiaSri LankaDelhi02 Mar 1996
S Dhawan13714616293.83IndiaSouth AfricaMelbourne22 Feb 2015
RG Sharma137126143108.73IndiaBangladeshMelbourne19 Mar 2015
TM Head137120154114.16AustraliaIndiaAhmedabad19 Nov 2023
AJ Finch135128123105.46AustraliaEnglandMelbourne14 Feb 2015
SP Fleming134*13221101.51New ZealandSouth AfricaJohannesburg16 Feb 2003
KJJ van Noortwijk134*129113103.87NetherlandsNamibiaBloemfontein03 Mar 2003
AB de Villiers13498134136.73South AfricaNetherlandsMohali03 Mar 2011
DJ Mitchell13411997112.60New ZealandIndiaWankhede15 Nov 2023
MN Samuels133*15611385.25West IndiesZimbabweCanberra24 Feb 2015
WU Tharanga1331411794.32Sri LankaZimbabwePallekele10 Mar 2011
HE van der Dussen13311895112.71South AfricaNew ZealandPune01 Nov 2023
NC Johnson132*14414291.66ZimbabweAustraliaLord’s09 Jun 1999
LRPL Taylor131*12487105.64New ZealandPakistanPallekele08 Mar 2011
Mohammad Rizwan131*12183108.26PakistanSri LankaHyderabad10 Oct 2023
KWR Fletcher1311471389.11EnglandNew ZealandNottingham11 Jun 1975
RG Sharma13184165155.95IndiaAfghanistanDelhi11 Oct 2023
DI Gower130120125108.33EnglandSri LankaTaunton11 Jun 1983
ME Waugh130128141101.56AustraliaKenyaVisakhapatnam23 Feb 1996
CZ Harris130124134104.83New ZealandAustraliaChennai11 Mar 1996
DJ Mitchell13012795102.36New ZealandIndiaDharamshala22 Oct 2023
Ibrahim Zadran129*1438390.20AfghanistanAustraliaWankhede07 Nov 2023
JH Kallis128*109115117.43South AfricaNetherlandsBasseterre16 Mar 2007
Mahmudullah128*123123104.06BangladeshNew ZealandHamilton13 Mar 2015
SS Iyer128*94105136.17IndiaNetherlandsBengaluru12 Nov 2023
MM Ali128107125119.62EnglandScotlandChristchurch23 Feb 2015
SR Tendulkar127*13815192.02IndiaKenyaCuttack18 Feb 1996
GR Marsh126*14912384.56AustraliaNew ZealandChandigarh27 Oct 1987
Fakhar Zaman128*81811155.55PakistanNew ZealandBengaluru04 Nov 2023
ME Waugh1261358393.33AustraliaIndiaWankhede27 Feb 1996
Shakib Al Hasan124*9916125.25BangladeshWest IndiesTaunton17 Jun 2019
MS Atapattu1241291896.12Sri LankaSouth AfricaDurban03 Mar 2003
KC Sangakkara12495134130.52Sri LankaScotlandHobart11 Mar 2015
R Ravindra123*96115128.12New ZealandEnglandAhmedabad05 Oct 2023
BJ Hodge1238987138.20AustraliaNetherlandsBasseterre18 Mar 2007
RG Sharma122*14413284.72IndiaSouth AfricaSouthampton05 Jun 2019
DA Warner122117152104.27AustraliaSouth AfricaManchester06 Jul 2019
BKG Mendis12277146158.44Sri LankaPakistanHyderabad10 Oct 2023
JF Kloppenburg1211426485.21NetherlandsNamibiaBloemfontein03 Mar 2003
JE Root121108142112.03EnglandSri LankaWellington01 Mar 2015
BRM Taylor12191114132.96ZimbabweIrelandHobart07 Mar 2015
Shakib Al Hasan121119121101.68BangladeshEnglandCardiff08 Jun 2019
MR Marsh121108109112.03AustraliaPakistanBengaluru20 Oct 2023
SR Waugh120*110102109.09AustraliaSouth AfricaLeeds13 Jun 1999
ST Jayasuriya1201251496.00Sri LankaNew ZealandBloemfontein10 Feb 2003
SR Tendulkar120115105104.34IndiaEnglandBengaluru27 Feb 2011
Ramiz Raja119*1551676.77PakistanNew ZealandChristchurch18 Mar 1992
IVA Richards1191466181.50West IndiesIndiaThe Oval15 Jun 1983
CH Gayle1191518278.80West IndiesKenyaKimberley04 Mar 2003
RN ten Doeschate11911093108.18NetherlandsEnglandNagpur22 Feb 2011
N Pooran118103114114.56West IndiesSri LankaChester-le-Street01 Jul 2019
KC Sangakkara117*86112136.04Sri LankaEnglandWellington01 Mar 2015
S Dhawan11710916107.33IndiaAustraliaThe Oval09 Jun 2019
BC Lara11613412286.56West IndiesSouth AfricaCape Town09 Feb 2003
A Flower115*1528175.65ZimbabweSri LankaNew Plymouth23 Feb 1992
JP Bray115*13710283.94IrelandZimbabweKingston15 Mar 2007
DPMD Jayawardene115*109103105.50Sri LankaNew ZealandKingston24 Apr 2007
JP Duminy115*10093115.00South AfricaZimbabweHamilton15 Feb 2015
GA Gooch1151361184.55EnglandIndiaWankhede05 Nov 1987
ST Jayasuriya115101104113.86Sri LankaWest IndiesProvidence01 Apr 2007
GM Turner114*1771364.40New ZealandIndiaManchester14 Jun 1975
Aamer Sohail1141361283.82PakistanZimbabweHobart27 Feb 1992
RT Ponting11410984104.58AustraliaSri LankaCenturion07 Mar 2003
Sehwag11487173131.03IndiaBermudaPort of Spain19 Mar 2007
Saeed Anwar113*148976.35PakistanNew ZealandManchester16 Jun 1999
Ramiz Raja113148576.35PakistanEnglandKarachi20 Oct 1987
RT Ponting1139395121.50AustraliaScotlandBasseterre14 Mar 2007
KJ O’Brien11363136179.36IrelandEnglandBengaluru02 Mar 2011
HM Amla113130886.92South AfricaNetherlandsMohali03 Mar 2011
Yuvraj Singh11312310291.86IndiaWest IndiesChennai20 Mar 2011
AD Mathews11312810288.28Sri LankaIndiaLeeds06 Jul 2019

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