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Who Will Score the Most Runs in ICC CWC 2023?
The ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup 2023 is getting closer, just 50 days away. People who love cricket all around the world are excited about this big event. In this tournament, 10 teams will especially play against each other, and then there will be knockout matches. The final match will happen at Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad on November 19.
In every World Cup, there’s something very exciting called the “top run-scorer award.” This award goes to the player who scores the most runs in the tournament. The batsmen get to show how good they are at playing on different cricket fields in India. Last time in 2019, Rohit Sharma from India scored a record-breaking 648 runs in nine matches, which was impressive. He hit five centuries and one half-century during those games.
Now, in 2023, who might be the top run-scorer? Let’s talk about some players who have a good chance:
Virat Kohli | ICC CWC 2023
Virat Kohli is the Former captain of the Indian cricket team. He’s probably the best batsman in the world in all kinds of cricket matches. He’s done well in One Day International (ODI) matches. So far, he has scored 12,898 runs in 275 matches. That’s a lot! His average score is 57.32, which is very good. His strike rate is 93.62, which means he’s quick at scoring. He’s hit 46 centuries and 65 half-centuries. His best score in a match is 183. Kohli is very consistent and he’s great at chasing down scores. In the last World Cup 2019, Kohli’s total runs reached an impressive 443 across 9 matches, with an average of 55.37. This achievement included five half-centuries.
Jos Buttler | ICC CWC 2023
Jos Buttler is a player from England. He’s both a wicketkeeper and a batsman. He’s known for being very aggressive and strong in his playing style. He’s scored 4,647 runs in 165 matches, with an average of 41.49. His strike rate is 117.97, which is also really good. He’s hit 11 centuries and 24 half-centuries. His best score in a match is 162*. Buttler can play at any position and change a match with his fast and powerful hitting.
Steven Smith | ICC CWC 2023
Steven Smith is a player from Australia. He’s skilled and can play in many different situations. He’s scored 4,939 runs in 142 matches, with an average of 44.49. His strike rate is 87.52. He’s hit 12 centuries and 29 half-centuries. His best score in a match is 164. Smith can be a steady player or a fast scorer depending on what the team needs. He was part of Australia’s winning team in the 2015 World Cup. In that tournament, he scored 402 runs in nine matches.
Devon Conway | ICC CWC 2023
Devon Conway plays for New Zealand. He’s new to international cricket, but he’s already doing great. He’s scored 733 runs in 18 matches, with an average of 45.81. His strike rate is 86.54. He’s hit three centuries and three half-centuries. His best score in a match is 138. Conway can hit the ball all around the field and he’s good at getting big scores. He was in New Zealand’s team when they won the World Test Championship. He even scored a double century in his first match against England.
Quinton de Kock | ICC CWC 2023
Quinton de Kock is from South Africa. He’s known for his graceful and smooth way of playing. He’s scored 5,966 runs in 140 matches, with an average of 44.86. His strike rate is 96.08, which is quite fast. He’s hit 17 centuries and 29 half-centuries. His best score in a match is 178. De Kock is an opener, which means he starts the batting for his team. He can take on any bowling and score at a good speed. In the last World Cup, he scored 305 runs in nine matches.
These players could shine in the ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup 2023 with their runs and skills. But many other players could compete for the top run-scorer award, like Rohit Sharma, Shubman Gill, Babar Azam, Cameron Green, Jonny Bairstow, Tom Latham, Rassie van der Dussen, Fakhar Zaman, Ben Stokes and more. This tournament will be exciting for cricket fans and will test the best players. Who do you think will score the most runs in ICC CWC 2023? Let us know in the comments below.