ODI World Cup Legends: Top Run Scorers Of Each Tournament

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From Glenn Turner'sgraceful batting to Rohit Sharma explosive hitting, celebrate the brilliance of the ODI World Cup's top run-scorers of each tournament.

1975 -  Glenn Turner's 

Turner amassed 333 runs in 4 innings, showcasing his sheer class with the bat. 

1979 Sir Vivian Richards 

Sir Vivian Richards led West Indies to victory and was the top scorer with 217 runs in 4 innings, setting the stage for his legendary career. 

1983 - David Gower's Brilliance 

David Gower emerged as the highest run-scorer, gathering 384 runs in 7 innings during India's 1983 World Cup triumph. 

1987 - Graham Gooch's Masterclass 

Graham Gooch's masterful batting secured his spot as the top scorer with 471 runs in 8 innings during the 1987 World Cup. 

1992 - Martin Crowe's Stellar Performance 

Martin Crowe showcased his class with 456 runs in 9 innings, leading New Zealand's charge in the 1992 World Cup. 

1996 - Aravinda de Silva 

Aravinda de Silva was the hero for Sri Lanka in 1996, scoring 448 runs in 7 innings, capping their fairy-tale victory. 

1999 - Rahul Dravid's Grit  

In 1999, Rahul Dravid displayed grit with 461 runs in 8 innings, standing out in a World Cup dominated by Pakistan. 

2003 - Sachin Tendulkar's Ton of Tons

Sachin Tendulkar's masterclass included 673 runs in 11 innings during the 2003 World Cup, a landmark achievement. 

2007 - Matthew Hayden's Brutal Dominance 

Matthew Hayden's brutal dominance delivered 659 runs in 10 innings during the 2007 World Cup for Australia. 

2011 -Tillakaratne Dilshan  Elegance 

– In the 2011 World Cup, Tillakaratne Dilshan  of Sri Lanka was the leading run-scorer. – Dilshan scored 500 runs in 9 innings with his classy strokeplay. 

2015 - Martin Guptill's Explosive Form 

Martin Guptill's explosive form was on full display as he racked up 547 runs in 9 innings during the 2015 World Cup. 

2019 - Rohit Sharma's Record-breaking Spree 

Rohit Sharma's historic feat included 648 runs in 9 innings during the 2019 World Cup, an unforgettable campaign.