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ICC World Cup 2023: Top 10 Run-Scorers After the League Stage, Virat Kohli Leading the Chart

Check out the list of the top 10 run-scorers after the league stage of ICC World Cup 2023, with Virat Kohli tops th chart while Rohit Sharma holds fourth position. Stay updated with the latest cricket news and statistics.

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Virat Kohli during ODI World Cup 2023 India vs Netherlands 45th Match at M.Chinnaswamy Stadium, Bengaluru

The ICC World Cup 2023 has been a thrilling tournament so far, with some exceptional performances from the world's best cricketers. Let's take a look at the top 10 run-scorers who have made a significant impact in the competition. From Virat Kohli's consistent brilliance to Rohit Sharma's remarkable consistency, these batsmen have set the stage on fire. In this article, we will dive into the statistics and achievements of these top run-scorers, providing a comprehensive overview of their performances in the league stage.

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 Rank   Player   Team   Runs   Inn   HS
  1   Virat Kohli   IND   594   9   103*
  2   Quinton de Kock   SA   591   9   174
  3   Rachin Ravindra   NZ   565   9   123*
  4   Rohit Sharma   IND   503   9   131
  5   David Warner    AUS   499   9   163
  6   der Dussen   SA   442   9    133
  7   Mitchell Marsh   AUS   426   8   177*
  8   Shreyas Iyer   IND   421   9   128*
  9   Daryl Mitchell   NZ   418   8   130
  10   Dawid Malan   ENG   404   9   140

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1.Virat Kohli: The Leading Run-Scorer

At the top of the list is India's batting maestro, Virat Kohli. Known for his sheer class and consistency, Kohli has been in exceptional form throughout the tournament. With a staggering 594 runs in just nine matches, he has been the backbone of India's batting lineup. Kohli's average of 99.00 and a strike rate of 88.52 highlight his ability to score runs at a brisk pace while maintaining a high level of consistency. His unbeaten knock of 103 against a formidable opponent like the Netherlands showcased his ability to perform under pressure.

 

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2. Quinton de Kock: Leaving a Lasting Impression

South Africa's Quinton de Kock has been a revelation in this World Cup. Despite announcing his retirement from the format after the tournament, de Kock has left a lasting impression with his stellar performances. With 591 runs in just nine matches, including a breathtaking knock of 174, de Kock has been the backbone of South Africa's batting. His average of 65.66 and a strike rate of 109.24 showcase his ability to dominate the opposition and score runs at a rapid pace.

 

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3. Rachin Ravindra: The Rising Star

New Zealand's Rachin Ravindra has emerged as one of the most promising talents in this World Cup. With 565 runs in nine matches, Ravindra has showcased his ability to score runs consistently. His average of 70.62 and a strike rate of 108.44 highlight his ability to rotate the strike and find the boundaries when needed. His unbeaten knock of 123 against a strong opponent like Australia was a testament to his temperament and skill.


4. Rohit Sharma: The Consistent Performer

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Following closely behind Kohli is his Indian teammate, Rohit Sharma. Rohit has been a pillar of strength for the Indian team, amassing 503 runs in nine matches. Known for his elegant strokeplay and ability to score big hundreds, Sharma has once again proven his mettle in this World Cup. With an average of 55.88 and a strike rate of 121.49, he has been a nightmare for bowlers. This is the second consecutive edition where Sharma has breached the 500-run mark, highlighting his consistency at the highest level.


5. David Warner: Australia's Dependable Opener

Australia's David Warner has once again proven his worth at the highest level of the game. With 499 runs in nine matches, Warner has been a vital cog in Australia's batting lineup. Known for his explosive strokeplay, Warner has an average of 55.44 and a strike rate of 105.49. His knock of 163 against South Africa was a masterclass in power hitting and showcased his ability to take the game away from the opposition single-handedly.

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6. Rassie van der Dussen: South Africa's Middle-Order Rock

South Africa's Rassie van der Dussen has been a steady presence in the middle order for his team. With 442 runs in nine matches, van der Dussen has been a vital contributor to South Africa's batting unit. His average of 55.25 and a strike rate of 88.57 highlight his ability to anchor the innings and provide stability in the middle overs. His knock of 133 against Bangladesh displayed his ability to accelerate when needed.


7. Mitchell Marsh: Australia's All-Round Performer

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Australia's Mitchell Marsh has been a standout performer in this World Cup, showcasing his prowess with both bat and ball. With 426 runs in just eight matches, Marsh has been a valuable contributor to Australia's success. His average of 60.85 and a strike rate of 109.51 highlight his ability to score runs quickly and efficiently. His unbeaten knock of 177 against England was a testament to his ability to dominate the opposition and take the game away from them.


8. Shreyas Iyer: India's Middle-Order Anchor

India's Shreyas Iyer has been a revelation in this World Cup, stepping up in the middle order and providing stability to the team. With 421 runs in nine matches, Iyer has been a crucial contributor to India's batting unit. His average of 70.16 and a strike rate of 106.58 highlight his ability to rotate the strike and find the boundaries when needed. His unbeaten knock of 128 against Sri Lanka displayed his ability to build an innings and accelerate when necessary.


9. Daryl Mitchell: New Zealand's Versatile All-Rounder

New Zealand's Daryl Mitchell has been a valuable asset to his team, contributing with both bat and ball. With 418 runs in nine matches, Mitchell has been a vital cog in New Zealand's middle order. His average of 59.71 and a strike rate of 110.58 highlight his ability to score runs at a brisk pace. His unbeaten knock of 130 against Afghanistan showcased his ability to accelerate and take the game away from the opposition.


10. Dawid Malan: England's Dependable Middle-Order Batsman

England's Dawid Malan has been a dependable middle-order batsman for his team in this World Cup. With 404 runs in nine matches, Malan has provided stability and firepower to England's batting lineup. His average of 44.88 and a strike rate of 101.00 highlight his ability to rotate the strike and build an innings. His knock of 140 against India was a testament to his ability to score big runs under pressure.


Conclusion

The league stage of the ICC World Cup 2023 has witnessed some exceptional batting performances. From Virat Kohli's consistent brilliance to Rohit Sharma's remarkable consistency, these top run-scorers have set the stage on fire. With their ability to score runs at a prolific rate, these batsmen have provided entertainment and excitement to cricket fans around the world. As the tournament progresses into the knockout stages, it will be fascinating to see how these batting stalwarts continue to make an impact and lead their teams to glory.

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