World Cup 2023 has finally ended and what a World Cup it was. It was truly a roller coaster ride for all the cricket fans around the globe. Australia won its sixth time defeating India in the finals. In this article, we will tell you the top 5 highest batting averages in the World Cup 2023.
#5 Azmatullah Omarzai
Afghanistan’s fast bowling all-rounder, Azmatullah Omarzai impressed everyone with his all-round skills. He batted in the lower middle order for Afghanistan. In 9 matches he played in the tournament; his average was 70.60 after scoring 353 runs.
#4 Fakhar Zaman
After playing the first game against the Netherlands, Pakistani opener Fakhar Zaman was dropped from the playing 11 but in the latter half of the tournament, he played a couple of match-winning knocks. His average in 4 matches was 73.33.
#3 KL Rahul
Indian wicket-keeper batsman, KL Rahul played all 11 games for his team. He batted at No.5 and played some very crucial knocks for his team. He scored 452 runs with an average of 75.33. playing 11 games and having an average of above 75 is impressive.
#2 Kane Williamson
It was a roller coaster ride for the Kiwi captain, Kane Williamson who was benched after he met with an injury in a match against Bangladesh. Williamson played only 4 games and made 256 runs with an average of 85.33. his average is second second-best average in the tournament.
#1 Virat Kohli
After playing 11 all the 11 games and scoring 765 runs, modern-day great Virat Kohli’s average in the 2023 World Cup was 95.62 which seems unbelievable. He broke many records throughout the tournament. after having a tournament like this and not winning the trophy was truly heartbreaking for a player like him.