Cricket World Cup has always been a fantastic and most entertaining event which is organized by ICC since 1975. WC organized after every 4 years and provided spectators with amount means of entertainment. Through different World Cup performers like Highest Individual Runs – in batting, bowling, fielding, target chasing, sixers, boundaries, players’ 100s or 50s. There has been a different batsman who individually scored more than just a team score in 50 overs format.
Martin Guptill (New Zealand) and Chris Gayle (West Indies) both have scored double hundreds during ICC mega tournament in 2015. First Highest Individual Runs in Cricket World Cup; Martin Guptill scored 237* for 163 balls with the 11 sixes and 24 fours his career-best and highest individual Cricket World Cup score against West Indies during CWC 2015, at Wellington, New Zealand.
Second Highest Individual Runs in ICC World Cup; Chris Gayle has scored 215 runs off 163 balls with 16 sixes and 10 fours. He smashed against Zimbabwe during ICC Cricket World Cup 2015, Manuka Oval, Australia. Gayle holds the maximum sixes in single innings by hitting 16 sixes. Gayle also joined the World Cup fastest double-hundred which he scored at 152 balls.
Chris Gayle and Martin Guptill are the only players to score a double hundred at World Cup mega-event both scored double tons in recent World Cup event 2015, jointly hosted by Australia and New Zealand. We have recorded all-time best batting and bowling figures since the inaugural World Cup 1975 to the recent World Cup 2015.
There are two double hundreds in World Cup for Guptil and Gayle. Gary Kirsten smashed 188* for 159 balls during the 1996 World Cup. His record remained unbroken until 2015 WC. Although few batsmen reached near to his totals like Sourav Ganguly, David Warner, Craig Wishart, and Virender Sehwag.
|Martin Guptill (NZ)||237*||163||24/9||145.39||WI||2015|
|Chris Gayle (WI)||215||147||16/10||146.26||ZIM||2015|
|Gary Kirsten (SA)||188*||159||13/4||118.23||UAE||1996|
|Sourav Ganguly (India)||183||158||17/6||115.82||SL||1999|
|Vivian Richards (WI)||181||125||16/6||144.8||SL||1987|
|David Warner (Aus)||178||133||19/5||133.83||AFG||2015|
|Kapil Dev (India)||175*||138||16/6||126.81||ZIM||1983|
|Virender Sehwag (India)||175||140||14/7||125||BNGD||2011|
|Craig Wishart (Zimbabwe)||172*||151||18/3||113.9||NMB||2003|
|Glenn Turner (NZ)||171*||201||16/2||85.07||East AFR||1975|