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Most runs in World Cup, Sachin, Only Player with Maximum Runs in TWO World Cups 1996 & 2003
Sachin Tendulkar, also known as the “Little Master,” is widely regarded as one of the greatest cricketers of all time. Among his many achievements, one of the most remarkable records that Tendulkar holds is the most runs scored in a World Cup tournament not once but twice, making him the only player to achieve this feat.
Sachin Tendulkar played a total of Six ICC ODI World Cups (From 1992 to 2011) and out of these 6 outings, he was the maximum run scorer of the tournament for record two times. He scored maximum 523 runs in just 7 matches in 1996 WC and scored 673 runs in 11 matches in 2003 WC. He is the Only Player with Maximum Runs in TWO World Cups.
Most runs in each World Cups
|Sachin Tendulkar (IND)||2003||11||11||0||673||152||61.2||89.25||1||6||75||4|
|ML Hayden (AUS)||2007||11||10||1||659||158||73.2||101.1||3||1||69||18|
|Rohit Sharma (IND)||2019||9||9||1||648||140||81||98.33||5||1||67||14|
|MJ Guptill (NZ)||2015||9||9||1||547||237*||68.4||104.6||2||1||59||16|
|Sachin Tendulkar (IND)||1996||7||7||1||523||137||87.2||85.87||2||3||57||7|
|TM Dilshan (SL)||2011||9||9||1||500||144||62.5||90.74||2||2||61||4|
|GA Gooch (ENG)||1987||8||8||0||471||115||58.9||70.29||1||3||45||0|
|Rahul Dravid (IND)||1999||8||8||1||461||145||65.9||85.52||2||3||49||1|
|MD Crowe (NZ)||1992||9||9||5||456||100*||114||90.83||1||4||45||6|
|DI Gower (ENG)||1983||7||7||2||384||130||76.8||84.95||1||1||37||9|
|GM Turner (NZ)||1975||4||4||2||333||171*||167||68.51||2||–||33||2|
|CG Greenidge (WI)||1979||4||4||1||253||106*||84.3||62.31||1||2||17||3|
Most runs in World Cup 2003, Sachin Tendulkar
Tendulkar’s first record-breaking performance came in the 2003 ICC Cricket World Cup, which was co-hosted by South Africa, Zimbabwe, and Kenya. In that tournament, Tendulkar amassed a whopping 673 runs in just 11 matches, including one century and six half-centuries. His impressive batting helped India reach the final, where they eventually lost to Australia.
His 673 Runs in 2003 world cup is still the maximum runs in a single world cup edition. Matthew Hayden with 659 runs in 10 innings in 2007 is on the second position. The record of Most runs in World Cup is still held by Sachin Ramesh Tendulkar.
Most runs in World Cup 1996, Sachin Tendulkar
In another World Cup tournament in 1996 held in India, Tendulkar had topped the list of run-scorers, that time with 523 runs in just 7 matches, including two centuries and three half-centuries. Unfortunately, India did not perform that well in that tournament and were knocked out in the semi finals by Sri Lanka.
Tendulkar’s records of Most runs in World Cup tournament not once but twice are a testament to his exceptional batting skills and his ability to perform at the highest level consistently. His performance in the 2003 World Cup was particularly outstanding as he played a crucial role in guiding India to the final.
Apart from these two records, Tendulkar holds several other batting records in the World Cup, including the most runs in all World Cups combined, with a total of 2,278 runs in 45 matches. He also holds the record for the most centuries in World Cup history, with six to his name.
- Sachin Tendulkar is widely regarded as the greatest batsman of all time, and his record-breaking feats in the Cricket World Cup are a testament to his greatness.
- Tendulkar holds the record for most runs scored in a World Cup tournament, with 2278 runs in 45 innings. He achieved this feat twice, in the 1996 and 2011 World Cups.
- In the 2003 World Cup, Tendulkar scored 673 runs in 11 innings, including two centuries and four half-centuries. He was named Player of the Tournament for his performance.
- In the 2011 World Cup, Tendulkar scored 482 runs in 9 innings, including two centuries. It was maximum runs by an Indian in that world cup.
- Sachin Tendulkar was part of the Indian team that won the tournament, their first World Cup title since 1983.
- Tendulkar’s record of most runs scored in a World Cup tournament is unlikely to be broken anytime soon.
- He holds the record for most centuries (6) and half-centuries (15) in World Cup history.
- He has the highest batting average (56.95) of any batsman in World Cup history.
- He is the only batsman to have scored over 2000 runs in World Cup history. His record-breaking feats are a testament to his incredible talent and dedication.
What is Sachin Tendulkar’s record for most runs in a World Cup tournament?
Sachin Tendulkar holds the record for scoring the most runs in a World Cup tournament not once but twice. He achieved this feat in the 2003 ICC Cricket World Cup when he scored 673 runs and in the 1996 ICC Cricket World Cup where he scored 523 runs in just 7 matches.
How many runs did Sachin Tendulkar score in the 2003 World Cup?
In the 2003 World Cup, Sachin Tendulkar scored 673 runs in 11 matches, including one century and six half-centuries.
How many runs did Sachin Tendulkar score in the 1996 World Cup?
In the 1996 World Cup, Sachin Tendulkar scored 523 runs in just 7 matches, including two centuries and three half-centuries.
Has any other player scored more runs than Sachin Tendulkar in a single World Cup?
No, Sachin Tendulkar holds the record for scoring the most runs in a single World Cup tournament, not once but twice.
How many centuries did Sachin Tendulkar score in World Cup tournaments?
Sachin Tendulkar scored a total of six centuries in World Cup tournaments, which is the most by any player in the history of the tournament.
Who holds the record of scoring maximum runs in a single world cup?
Sachin Tendulkar holds the record for scoring most runs in a single World Cup. His 673 runs in 2003 world cup is a world record.
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