Highest Individual Scores in the ICC Cricket World Cup 2015
Chris Gayle (215 runs) – The West Indian hail storm like opener Christopher Henry Gayle is the highest individual scorer in any format of the ICC World Cups. He surpassed the previous record of 188* of Gary Kirsten by hitting 215 runs against the minnow Zimbabwe in the group stage encounter in Canberra.
David Warner (178 runs) – The Australian opening batsman made his highest score in the World Cup against Afghanistan in the group stage match in Perth.
A B DeVilliers (162* runs) – West Indies has faced severe flood of runs from this middle order batting maestro during their group stage onslaught in Sydney. DeVilliers came down in the middle order and scored his career best in the World Cups in a very cheeky fashion.
Tilakaratne Dilshan (161* runs) – It was in the group stage encounter against Bangladesh in Melbourne that this Sri Lankan opening batsman smashed his way to make his highest ever score in any World Cup games so far.
Hashim Amla (159 runs) – Ireland has seen the true face of the otherwise silent assassin South African opening batsman Hashim Amla during their group stage match in Canberra. Not only did he score 159 runs, but also he did snatch away the match from the Irish players.
Kyle Coetzer (156 runs) – The Scottish batsman had scored his career best score of 156 runs against Bangladesh in their group stage match in Nelson Park stadium.
Lahiru Thirimanne (139* runs) – It was against England in their group stage match at the Wellington Park stadium in New Zealand that this Lankan opener scored 139 runs and remained not out for the entire game and made his team win.
David Miller (138* runs) – The South African middle order batsman scored 138* runs against Zimbabwe at the Hamilton stadium.
Brendon Taylor (138 runs) – On their onslaughting yet close defeat against the mighty India in the final group stage match at Auckland, Zimbabwe prima foci Brendon Taylor made his best at the World Cup with 138 runs up his tally.
Shikhar Dhawan (137 runs) – Indian opening batsman Shikhar Dhawan has made his best score in the World Cup against South Africa at Melbourne during their group stage encounter.
N.B.: Stats based till the group stage matches of the ICC Cricket World Cup 2015.
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