Cricket World Cup (CWC) is always a pressure tournament. Every player participates in this tournament to make the nation proud. To fulfil this dream, the individual performances are similarly important as the team performances.
Strike-rate is an essential factor in limited-overs cricket. The batting strike-rate measures how many average runs a batsman can score in per 100 balls. The higher strike-rate brings a better opportunity for the team to put a higher total on the board in limited-overs cricket.
Here we are briefly discussing the top five batsmen with higher strike-rate in CWC history.
(Special Note: Criteria of this article – i) Batsmen have to play at least 10 CWC innings and ii) Batsmen have to face minimum 300 CWC balls)
5. John Davison (Canada) – Strike-rate: 110.38
Former Canada cricketer John Davison became famous after smashing the fastest century in Cricket World Cup history. In 2003 edition, he completed a century against West Indies in just 67 balls.
Davison played three Cricket World Cups (2003, 2007 and 2011) for Canada. In his CWC career, he scored 340 runs in 14 innings with an average of 26.15, including one century and two half-centuries. His Cricket World Cup strike-rate was 110.38.