Indian skipper Rohit Sharma has emerged as a dynamic force in the Cricket World Cup, leading his team with remarkable aggression. With an exceptional track record of providing quick starts in the tournament, Rohit is poised to etch his name in history as the captain with the most runs in a single World Cup edition.
Rohit boasts the highest strike rate among the top ten run-scorers in the competition, trailing only behind Glenn Maxwell in the top 15. The focus now shifts to the race for the coveted title of the captain with the most runs in a single World Cup edition. Let’s delve into the key details:
How many runs does Rohit Sharma need to become the most successful captain in a single World Cup edition?
Rohit is a mere 29 runs away from surpassing New Zealand skipper Kane Williamson and securing the top position on the list.
Who is the captain with the most runs in a single World Cup edition?
Currently, the accolade belongs to Kiwi captain Kane Williamson, who amassed 578 runs in the 2019 edition and earned the prestigious title of the Player of the Tournament for steering his team to the final.
Which Indian captain holds the record for the most runs in a single World Cup edition?
Rohit Sharma currently holds the coveted record, surpassing the previous record-holder Sourav Ganguly. In the 2003 edition, Ganguly had scored 465 runs, a milestone that eluded the likes of Rahul Dravid, MS Dhoni, and Virat Kohli in the subsequent four editions.