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Highest Individual Player score in a match at ODI World Cup

Tags: WC Cricket 2015, Christopher Henry Gayle, world cup records

Published on: Feb 24, 2015

Check here Most runs or highest Individual scores by a batsman in World cup. Chris Gayle has made the highest ever score at the cricket World Cup and he set a new World Cup record for sixes in an innings with 16.

Indians were 17 for 5 wkts and then 78 for 7 while batting first against debutants Zimbabwe in that 1983 world cup match at Tunbridge when Kapil Dev arrived and changed the course of the match counter-attack, making 175 not out, with 6 sixes and 16 fours in all and that still remains as one of the best batting efforts in World Cup.

Chris Gayle of West Indies celebrates his double century during the 2015 ICC Cricket World Cup match between the West Indies and Zimbabwe at Manuka Oval.

Chris Gayle has made the highest ever score at the cricket World Cup and he set a new World Cup record for sixes in an innings with 16.

Batsman (Country)RunsBalls4s6sVersusDate
Chris Gayle (WI)215 147 10 16 Zim 24 Feb 2015
Gary Kirsten (SA)188* 159 13 4 UAE 16 Feb 1996
Sourav Ganguly (India)183 158 17 7 Sri Lanka 26 May 99
Vivian Richards (WI)181 125 16 7 Sri Lanka 13 Oct 1987
Kapil Dev (India)175* 138 16 6 Zimbabwe 18 Jun 1983
Virendra Sehwag (India)175 140 14 5 Bangladesh 19 Feb 2011
Craig Wishart (Zim)172* 151 18 3 Namibia 10 Feb 2003
Glenn Turner (NZ)171* 201 16 2 East Africa 7 Jun 1975
Andrew Hudson (SA)161 132 13 4 Holland 5 Mar 1996
Imran Nazir (Pak)160 121 14 8 Zimbabwe 21 Mar 2007

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