Top guns! Gayle, Ganguly and other batsmen with the top score in a World Cup

Updated: Mar 04, 2020, 17:59 | Shawn.Dsouza
  • Chris Gayle

    Chris Gayle (WI) - 215: Balls -147. Strike Rate - 146.25. Fours - 10. Sixes -16. Opponent - Zimbabwe. (Pic/ AFP)

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  • Sourav Ganguly

    Sourav Ganguly (IND) - 183: Balls - 158. Strike Rate - 115.82. Fours - 17. Sixes - 7. Opponent - Sri Lanka. (Pic/ AFP)

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  • Martin Guptill

    Martin Guptill (NZ) - 237*: Balls - 163. Strike Rate - 145.39. Fours - 24. Sixes - 11. Opponent - West Indies. (Pic/ AFP)

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  • Gary Kirsten

    Gary Kirsten (SA) - 188*: Balls - 159. Strike Rate - 118.23. Fours - 13. Sixes - 4. Opponent - UAE. (Pic/ AFP)

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  • David Warner

    David Warner (AUS) - 178: Balls - 133. Strike Rate - 133.83. Fours - 19. Sixes - 5. Opponent - Afghanistan. (Pic/ AFP)

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  • Virender Sehwag

    Virender Sehwag (IND) - 175: Balls - 140. Strike Rate -125. Fours - 14. Sixes - 5. Opponent - Bangladesh. (Pic/ AFP)

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  • Craig Wishart

    Craig Wishart (ZIM) - 172*: Balls - 151. Strike Rate - 113.9. Fours - 18. Sixes - 3. Opponent - Namibia. (Pic/ AFP)

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  • AB de Villiers

    AB de Villiers (SA) - 162*: Balls - 66. Strike Rate - 245.45. Fours - 17. Sixes -8. Opponent - West Indies. (Pic/ AFP)

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  • Tillakaratne Dilshan

    Tillakaratne Dilshan (SL) - 161*: Balls - 146. Strike Rate - 110.27. Fours - 22. Sixes - 0. Opponent - Bangladesh. (Pic/ AFP)

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  • Imran Nazir

    Imran Nazir (PAK) - 160: Balls - 121. Strike Rate - 132.23. Fours - 14. Sixes - 8. Opponent - Zimbabwe. (Pic/ AFP)

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  • Kapil Dev

    Kapil Dev (IND) - 175*: Balls - 138. Strike Rate - 126.81. Fours - 16. Sixes - 6. Opponent - Zimbabwe (Pic/ Midday archives)

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  • Sir Vivian Richards

    Sir Vivian Richards (WI) - 181 - Balls - 125. Strike Rate - 144.8. Fours - 16. Sixes - 7. Opponent - Sri Lanka (Pic/ Mid-day archives)

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  • Andrew Hudson

    Andrew Hudson (SA) - 161: Balls - 132. Strike Rate - 121.97. Fours - 13. Sixes - 4. Opponent - Netherlands. (Pic/ Midday archives)

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  • Glenn Turner

    Glenn Turner (NZ) - 171*: Balls - 201. Strike Rate - 85.07. Fours - 16. Sixes - 2. Opponent - East Africa (Midday archives)

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About The Gallery

5 years ago on this day in 2015, West Indies opening batsman Chris Gayle scored a brilliant double century, the fastest in a World Cup, during their clash against Zimbabwe in the ICC World Cup. Here's a look at other highest individual scores in ICC World Cups over the years.