World Cup 2019: Highest run-getters at each World Cup (1975-2015)

First Published 29, May 2019, 3:28 PM

Sachin Tendulkar is the only batsman in World Cup history to have topped the batting charts in two editions of the tournament. He did it first in 1996 and repeated in 2003. Ahead of the ICC World Cup 2019, here is a look back at the highest run-getters at each edition of the World Cup, from 1975 to 2015

1975 World Cup: Glenn Turner (New Zealand) —  333 runs (4 matches)

1975 World Cup: Glenn Turner (New Zealand) — 333 runs (4 matches)

1979 World Cup: Gordon Greenidge (West Indies) — 253 runs (4 matches)

1979 World Cup: Gordon Greenidge (West Indies) — 253 runs (4 matches)

1983 World Cup: David Gower (England) — 384 runs (7 matches)

1983 World Cup: David Gower (England) — 384 runs (7 matches)

1987 World Cup: Graham Gooch (England) — 471 runs (8 matches)

1987 World Cup: Graham Gooch (England) — 471 runs (8 matches)

1992 World Cup: Martin Crowe (New Zealand) — 456 runs (9 matches)

1992 World Cup: Martin Crowe (New Zealand) — 456 runs (9 matches)

1996 World Cup: Sachin Tendulkar (India) — 523 runs (7 matches)

1996 World Cup: Sachin Tendulkar (India) — 523 runs (7 matches)

1999 World Cup: Rahul Dravid (India) — 461 runs (8 matches)

1999 World Cup: Rahul Dravid (India) — 461 runs (8 matches)

2003 World Cup: Tendulkar — 673 runs (11 matches). Tendulkar became the first batsman to top the batting charts in two editions of the World Cup. Earlier, he had achieved the feat in 1996

2003 World Cup: Tendulkar — 673 runs (11 matches). Tendulkar became the first batsman to top the batting charts in two editions of the World Cup. Earlier, he had achieved the feat in 1996

2007 World Cup: Matthew Hayden (Australia) — 659 runs (10 matches)

2007 World Cup: Matthew Hayden (Australia) — 659 runs (10 matches)

2011 World Cup: Tillakaratne Dilshan (Sri Lanka) — 500 runs (9 matches)

2011 World Cup: Tillakaratne Dilshan (Sri Lanka) — 500 runs (9 matches)

2015 World Cup: Martin Guptill (New Zealand) — 547 runs (9 matches). Guptill became the second batsman in World Cup history to hit a double century. He made 237 not out against the West Indies. Earlier in the tournament, Chris Gayle (215 vs Zimbabwe) had hit the first-ever double ton in World Cup history

2015 World Cup: Martin Guptill (New Zealand) — 547 runs (9 matches). Guptill became the second batsman in World Cup history to hit a double century. He made 237 not out against the West Indies. Earlier in the tournament, Chris Gayle (215 vs Zimbabwe) had hit the first-ever double ton in World Cup history

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