Cricket World Cup is always been an inspiration for everyone around the world. It happens in every four years to decide which team holds the title of ‘Champions’ in the world. The 2015 Cricket World Cup which was hosted in New Zealand and Australia, we have seen many of the dangerous players with the bats who struggled really hard to smash the ball towards the boundaries as much as they can and even the bowlers were on fire to take out set-on-crease batsmen with their bowling spells. It really was a inspiring tournament or you can say ‘jaw-dropping’ when dangerous players worked in their own way and techniques to defeat the opposition or put them under deep pressure. Let’s take a look at Highest Run Scorers and Top Wicket Takers of World Cup 2015 who surely deserved appreciation for their blasting performances.
Highest Run Scorers In World Cup 2015
|1.||MJ Guptill||New Zealand||9||547||237*|
|2.||KC Sangakkara||Sri Lanka||7||541||124|
|3.||AB de Villiers||South Africa||8||477||162*|
|7.||TM Dilshan||Sri Lanka||7||395||161*|
|8.||F du Plessis||South Africa||7||380||109|
|12.||Hashim Amla||South Africa||8||333||159|
|13.||BB McCullum||New Zealand||8||328||77|
|16.||David Miller||South Africa||8||324||138*|
|19.||HDRL Thirimanne||Sri Lanka||6||301||139*|
Chris Gayle played outstanding inning against Zimbabwe by scoring 215 off 147 balls. His score was on record as highest score in history of World Cup, but the record was soon broken by New Zealand player Martin Guptill as he scored 237 against Srilanka in a quarter-final match. So, we have seen tough competition between all 14 world-class teams in the World Cup.
Top Wicket Takers In World Cup 2015
|1.||TA Boult||New Zealand||9||9||22||5/27|
|5.||JE Taylor||West Indies||7||7||17||3/15|
|6.||M Morkel||South Africa||8||8||17||3/34|
|8.||DL Vettori||New Zealand||7||7||15||4/18|
|9.||Imran Tahir||South Africa||7||7||15||5/45|
|11.||TG Southee||New Zealand||7||7||15||7/33|
|13.||CJ Anderson||New Zealand||8||8||14||3/18|
|16.||SL Malinga||Sri Lanka||7||7||13||3/35|
As with bowling spells, we have seen brilliant bowling by Australian player Mitchell Starc who managed to take 6 wickets against New Zealand. Also, we have seen the most awaiting cricket match between Pakistan vs India in which India once again defeated Pakistan, but Pakistani player Sohail Khan managed to take 5 wickets against India. Plenty of astonishing bowling spells!
So, we’re done here! These are the best records we have seen from batsmen and bowlers in the World Cup 2015. Once again, Australian Cricket Team got triumphed in the World Cup 2015 tournament and they became champions once again. wonderful for them!
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