ICC World Cup the biggest stage of all of them, 12 editions and we have witnessed many batsmen are grabbing this opportunity like a predator to score runs like a flood. The event is organized by ICC after every 4 years in different playing cricket nations. The very first time the event was held in England. The teams in the tournament not being same from the start sometimes 8 teams or 10 teams or even 12 or 16 teams have played the tournament.
Format of the tournament
- Every edition has different criteria of teams playing in the tournament sometimes there are 8 teams or 10 teams in some other tournament. There were tournaments when teams 12 or 16 also.
- The leading run-scorer of the tournament will be awarded at the end of the tournament.
- The matches can be played in two frames like day matches or day and night matches.
- By the end, the any league stage if there is a tie between two teams with the same points the team with a better net run-rate will go to the next round.
Highest individual score in the World Cup
Martin Guptil manages to hold the record of the highest individual score in the World Cup.
|Martin Guptil||237*||Wellington||21/03/15||West Indies|
|Chris Gayle||215||Manuka Oval||24/02/15||Zimbabwe|
|Sourav Ganguly||183||Country Ground||26/05/99||Sri Lanka|
|Viv Richards||181||National Stadium||13/10/87||Sri Lanka|