Complete List of Highest Batting Averages in the ICC Men’s ODI Cricket World Cup in History, 1975 to 2023. Lance Klusener is a South African cricketer top of the list all time.
The ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup is one of the most famous events in cricket, and it attracts the best players from all over the world. The tournament is held every four years, and it is always a closely fought contest.
One of the most important things for any cricket team is to have a strong batting lineup. If a team can score big runs, then they have a good chance of winning matches.
The highest batting average in the men’s Cricket World Cup is held by Lance Klusener, who played for South Africa. Klusener has an average of 124.00 in the World Cup, which is an incredible achievement.
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Complete List of Highest Batting Averages in the ICC Men’s ODI Cricket World Cup In History 1975 to 2023
|L Klusener (SA)||1999-2003||14||11||372||57||124.00|
|AJ Bichel (AUS)||2003-2003||8||3||117||64||117.00|
|A Symonds (AUS)||2003-2007||18||13||515||143*||103.00|
|S Dhaniram (CAN)||2007-2007||3||3||81||34*||81.00|
|FM Engineer (IND)||1975-1975||3||2||78||54*||78.00|
|Asad Shafiq (PAK)||2011-2011||4||3||154||78*||77.00|
|BJ Hodge (AUS)||2007-2007||5||2||152||123||76.00|
|G Fowler (ENG)||1983-1983||7||7||360||81*||72.00|
|S Abid Ali (IND)||1975-1975||3||1||70||70||70.00|
|Minhajul Abedin (BAN)||1999-1999||4||4||140||68*||70.00|
|KWR Fletcher (ENG)||1975-1975||4||3||207||131||69.00|
|PN Kirsten (SA)||1992-1992||8||8||410||90||68.33|
|SRD Wettimuny (SL)||1975-1979||3||3||136||67||68.00|
|Babar Azam (PAK)||2019-2019||8||8||474||101*||67.71|
|RD Jacobs (WI)||1999-2003||11||8||270||80*||67.50|
|BA Stokes (ENG)||2019-2019||11||10||465||89||66.42|
|RG Sharma (IND)||2015-2019||17||17||978||140||65.20|
|HA Gomes (WI)||1983-1983||8||7||258||78||64.50|
|LK Germon (NZ)||1996-1996||6||6||191||89||63.66|
|AB de Villiers (SA)||2007-2015||23||22||1207||162*||63.52|
|MJ Clarke (AUS)||2007-2015||25||21||888||93*||63.42|
|Imran Nazir (PAK)||2007-2007||3||3||190||160||63.33|
|IVA Richards (WI)||1975-1987||23||21||1013||181||63.31|
|JJ Roy (ENG)||2019-2019||8||7||443||153||63.28|
Top 3 Players Best Batting Averages In ODI World Cups 1975–2023
Lance Klusener is a South African cricketer who played international cricket from 1996 to 2004. He is best known for his all-round skills, as he was a powerful batsman and a right-arm fast bowler.
Klusener played in two World Cups, in 1999 and 2003. In the 1999 World Cup, he was South Africa’s leading run-scorer with 289 runs at an average of 57.80. In the 2003 World Cup, he was South Africa’s leading wicket-taker with 17 wickets at an average of 22.70.
Klusener’s batting average of 124.00 in the World Cup is the highest of any player who has played at least 10 matches in the tournament. He is the only player to have an average of over 100 in the World Cup.
Andrew Symonds is an Australian former cricketer who played international cricket from 1998 to 2009. He was a right-arm off-spin bowler and a powerful batsman.
Symonds played in three World Cups, in 2003, 2007, and 2009. In the 2003 World Cup, he was Australia’s leading run-scorer with 360 runs at an average of 120.00.
Symonds’ highest score in a World Cup match was 143* against the West Indies in the 2003 World Cup. He also scored a half-century against Sri Lanka in the 2007 World Cup.
Symonds’ batting average of 103.00 in the World Cup is the second highest of any player who has played at least 10 matches in the tournament.
Sanath Jayasuriya is a Sri Lankan former cricketer who played international cricket from 1989 to 2011. He was a left-handed opening batsman and a left-arm orthodox bowler.
Jayasuriya played in five World Cups, in 1996, 1999, 2003, 2007, and 2011. In the 1996 World Cup, he was Sri Lanka’s leading run-scorer with 320 runs at an average of 64.00. In the 2003 World Cup, he was Sri Lanka’s leading wicket-taker with 12 wickets at an average of 20.83.
Jayasuriya’s highest score in a World Cup match was 189 against India in the 1996 World Cup. He also scored a half-century