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Batsmen with most Fifties in the cricket World Cups

Sachin Tendulkar has many records in the cricket World Cups. He has the record of scoring highest number of runs i.e. 2278 in the cricket World Cups. But Virat Kohli is chasing him very fast. Lets read this story and know the name of Batsmen with most fifties in the cricket World Cups.
Jul 6, 2019 22:32 IST
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Sachin and Sangakkara
Sachin and Sangakkara

Virat Kohli of India has made most half centuries (5) in the ICC cricket World Cup 2019. In total there are 34 half centuries are scored by the top 10 payers in the ICC World Cup 2019.

Most centuries (6) in ICC Cricket World Cup are scored by Sachin Tendulkar while 5 centuries scored by the Ricky Ponting and Sangakkara each. Rohit Shrama is the only person who scored 4 centuries in the ICC cricket World Cup 2019.

As of now there are 30 player have scored 8 or more than half centuries in the cricket world cups. Out of these 30 players there are 6 Indian players in this list namely Sachin, Rohit Sharma, Rahul Dravid, Yuvraj Singh, Virat Kohli and Md. Azharuddin.

Now let’s have a look on the list of top 20 batsmen with most centuries.

Player

Innings

50+ Score

1. Sachin Tendulkar (IND)

44

21

2. Kumar Sangakkara (SL)

35

12

3.Shakib Al Hasan (BDESH)

28

11

4. Ricky Ponting (AUS)

42

11

5.AB de Villiers (SA)

22

10

6.Herschelle Gibbs (SA)

23

10

7.Jacques Kallis (SA)

32

10

8. Martin Crowe (NZ)

21

9

9.Graham Gooch (ENG)

21

9

10.Javed Miandad (PAK)

30

9

11.Adam Gilchrist(Aus)

31

9

12.Brian Lara (WI)

33

9

13.Mahela Jayawardene (SL)

34

9

14.Sanath Jayasuriya (SL)

37

9

15.Rohit Sharma (IND)

15

8

16.Steve Smith (Aus)

18

8

17.F du Plessis (SA)

20

8

18.Michael Clarke (Aus)

21

8

19.Rahul Dravid (IND)

21

8

20.Viv Richards (WI)

21

8

Till date Virat Kohli has scored 8 half centuries in the 24 matches in the cricket World Cups. Kohli is on the 24th position while Yuvraj Singh is at the 21st position who has scored 8 half centuries in the 21 matches in the World Cups. Rohit Sharma has scored 8 half centuries in just 15 matches in the World Cups. Rohit also has highest average among these top 20 players in the World Cups.

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