New Delhi. The explosive game of South Africa’s explosive opener, who surprised everyone by announcing his retirement even before the ICC ODI World Cup being played in India, continues. Quiton de Kock scored his fourth century for South Africa, who was looking the most dangerous at this time. After scoring this century, he destroyed the big record of Rohit Sharma.
Quinton de Kock, who shocked everyone by announcing his retirement as the South Africa team for the ICC ODI World Cup 2023 is being announced, is going strong. This brilliant opener, who has made a name for himself as a bowler, has scored four centuries in the tournament. Thanks to this century, he has made the record of scoring most runs in a single ODI World Cup.
Most runs in a World Cup
South African opener Quinton de Kock has now made the record of scoring most runs in a single ICC ODI World Cup. Earlier, it was owned by Indian captain Rohit Sharma. He made a record of 344 runs by scoring 5 centuries in the 2019 World Cup. De Kock broke it after playing just 7 matches.
Shakib Al Hasan of Bangladesh had scored the most runs after Rohit Sharma in the last World Cup and was second in this list with 542 runs. Now he has slipped to third place after De Kock came on top. Former Sri Lankan captain Kumar Sangakkara had scored 541 runs in 2015. The great Sachin Tendulkar is at fifth position in this list with 523 runs. Master Blaster had made this record in the 1996 World Cup. Australia’s David Warner scored 500 runs in the 2019 World Cup.
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FIRST PUBLISHED: November 1, 2023, 19:45 IST