Shakib in World Cup’s top 10 run-gather list

Sports Desk

6 July 2019, Sat
Published: 12:13 Updated: 03:16

Shakib in World Cup’s top 10 run-gather list

Shakib Al Hasan has emerged as one of the top 10 batsmen in the history of the World Cup. The World Cup has scored more than eleven odd runs in four matches.

In the current World Cup, Shakib has scored 606 runs in two centuries and five half-centuries. In the last match of the group stage against Pakistan at Lord's yesterday Shakib played 64 runs in 77 balls with six boundaries.

Sachin Tendulkar is the highest run-scorer in the World Cup. He has scored 2278 runs in 6 World Cups since 1992-2011. In the second place Australia's Ricky Ponting (1743), Sri Lanka's Kumar  Sangakkara (1532), West Indies Brian Lara (1225) and South Africa's AB de Villiers (1207).

Others in the top ten of the World Cup are-Chris Gayle (1186), Sanath Jayasuriya (1165), Jacques Kallis (1148), Tillakaratne Dilshan (1112).