ICC Cricket World Cup: Top 10 Highest Knocks In Cricket World Cup Final History
The ongoing 2019 ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup is the 12th edition of the Cricket World Cup (CWC). Only the final match of this tournament is left to be played. The host side England will face New Zealand in the final of 2019 CWC on 14th July at Lord’s (London).
Before this 2019 CWC final, here we are briefly discussing the top ten highest knocks in the CWC final history.
10. Collis King (West Indies) – 86 vs England in 1979
When the West Indies batting was in deep trouble in 1979 CWC final against England, Collis King played one of the crucial roles for the Caribbean side to win that match. Coming to bat at no.6 when West Indies were struggling on 99/4, Collis King provided a crucial 139-run partnership along with Sir Viv Richards for the fifth wicket.
King played a quick knock of 86 runs off 66 balls (10 fours and 3 sixes) which helped West Indies to manage the first innings total of 286/9 (60 overs). England failed to chase that target as they were all out on 194 runs (51 overs). The Caribbean side won that match by 92 runs.
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