World Cup 2019 Highest Run Scorer, Highest Wicket Taker: Rohit Sharma Finishes on top in World Cup 2019

India’s Rohit Sharma has finished at the top of the highest run scorer list of ICC World Cup 2019 with 648 runs. Rohit Sharma also tops the list of most boundaries in World Cup 2019 with 81 boundaries comprising 67 fours and 14 sixes, followed by England’s Jonny Bairstow in second place who hit 78 boundaries.

New Zealand’s Kane Williamson was awarded the Player of the Tournament trophy for scoring 578 runs in the current world cup edition and leading his team into the finals. Kane Williamson tops the list of most runs in a single World Cup by a captain.

Rohit Sharma scored 648 runs from India’s 10 matches in the current World Cup, becoming the second Indian batsman after Sachin Tendulkar to score 600 plus runs in a single World Cup. Sharma reached the milestone with his record fifth world cup century in India vs Sri Lanka World Cup cricket match.

Rohit Sharma was also just 27 runs away from breaking Sachin Tendulkar’s all-time world cup highest score of 673 runs but he had to make do with just one run in India’s nail-biting semi-final clash.

Most runs by Indian batsmen in a single World Cup edition:

Sachin Tendulkar – 673 ( 2003)
Rohit Sharma- 648 (2019)
Sachin Tendulkar – 523 (1996 )
Sachin Tendulkar – 482 ( 2011)
Saurav Ganguly – 465 (2003)
Rahul Dravid – 461 (1999)

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