10 leading run scorers in World Cup 2023: Rizwan claims number one spot even as Pakistan suffers defeat, know who is on number 2
Aiden Markram (South Africa) - 205 runs: In just the first week of the tournament, Aiden Markram ignited the globe by smashing the fastest century in ODI World Cup history. He took a fifty after the hundred. South Africa needs Markram if they want to achieve good scores.
Rachin Ravindra (New Zealand ) - 215 runs: Rachin Ravindra of New Zealand is one of the most intriguing young players to watch throughout 2018 World Cup.
Similar to his compatriot and teammate Devon Conway, Ravindra also hammered a century against England in the World Cup opener. With the ball, Ravindra excels as well because he can bowl left arm off spin. Ravindra will undoubtedly be crucial to the Blackcaps' victory.
Kusal Mendis (Sri Lanka) - 218 runs: In Sri Lanka's match against South Africa, Kusal Mendis launched a fighting fifty. Regretfully, his efforts were insufficient to prevent Sri Lanka from winning the game.
Against Pakistan, Mendis supported the fifty with a scorching hundred. In ODI World Cups, the century was also the quickest scored by a hitter from Sri Lanka. Mendis will lead Sri Lanka for the duration of the World Cup as Dasun Shanaka is out of the competition.
David Warner (Australia)- 228 runs: The opening batsman for Australia, who is competing in his final world cup, hit 163 runs against Pakistan at Bengaluru's Chinnaswamy Stadium. Together with Mitchell Marsh, the opening batsman, he scored 259 runs, leading Australia to 367 runs.
He entered the top 10 rankings in his most recent campaign following his explosive performance against Pakistan.
Sadeera Samarawickrama (Sri Lanka)- 230 runs: In his inaugural World Cup campaign, the fourth-ranked player from Sri Lanka has amassed a century and fifty runs.
He contributed an outstanding innings of unbroken runs to help his team cross the finish line in the match against the Netherlands.
He has an average of 103 in four World Cup games, where he not only scores runs but also reads the situation when batting.
Quinton de Kock (South Africa) - 233 runs: South Africa's Quinton de Kock hit two hundreds in first two matches. de Kock's two hundreds not only helped the Proteas win those two matches, but also put the wicketkeeper batsman in a prime position to finish as the leading run scorer of the tournament.
Devon Conway (New Zealand ) - 249 runs: The New Zealand opener started the World Cup with a bang as he slammed a hundred against England in the tournament opener. His score of 152* remains the highest score by a batter in the tournament so far. With New Zealand looking good, Conway is sure to climb up in the rankings.
Rohit Sharma (India) - 265 runs: As of right present, the Indian captain holds the record for most centuries scored in ODI World Cup history.
With his magnificent century against Afghanistan, he eclipsed Sachin Tendulkar's record of six hundreds in ODI World Cups. After that hundred, Rohit scored fifty runs in a fast-paced innings against Pakistan.
With the way Rohit is middling the ball in this World Cup, he will undoubtedly reach several more hundreds and fifties in the near future.
Virat Kohli (India) - 259 runs: Former Indian skipper Virat Kohli has moved to the second spot in the run-scoring charts of the Cricket World Cup. Kohli has hit two fifties and one hundred in the tournament so far. Kohli is hot at the heals of the Indian captain Rohit Sharma.
Mohammad Rizwan (Pakistan) - 294 runs: The wicket-keeper batsman for Pakistan participated in one of the World Cup 2023 innings, scoring a valiant century in a record chase against Sri Lanka.
Part of the reason Pakistan managed to pull off a hard chase against Sri Lanka was Rizwan's knock. One of the key players in Pakistan's batting lineup is Rizwan. In this tournament, anticipate seeing him score a lot more runs.