The ICC World Cup 2019 ended on 14th July Sunday, at Lord’s after seven weeks of excitement and exhilaration. England won the World Cup for the first time and ended New Zealand’s dream run with a super-over victory in the World Cup finals.
With the tournament coming to an end, the players who had a consistent form throughout the season have achieved and set milestones with their excellent performance.
|Player of the Tournament||Kane Stuart Williamson ( New Zealand )|
|Man of the Match||Ben Stokes ( England )|
|Venue||Lord’s Cricket Ground|
|Edition||12th Cricket World Cup|
Rohit Sharma scored 648 runs from the nine games at an average of 81 including 67 fours and 14 sixes. David Warner followed Sharma in the second position with 647 runs and Shakib Al Hasan stood third in the list of tournament’s leading run scorers.
With record shattering 27 wickets, Australian left-arm pacer Mitchell Starc topped the table of wicket takers. He also bagged two four-wicket and two five-wicket hauls in just 10 games.
Player of the tournament
Kane Williamson won the title of player of the tournament of this edition by scoring a total of 578 runs in the WC 2019. He was also brilliant with his captaincy skills throughout the tournament.
Highest individual score
Australian opener David Warner registered the highest individual score of 166 runs in the match against Bangladesh. He took only 147 balls including 14 fours and 6 sixes to achieve the milestone. And following him, English opener Jason Roy and Australian skipper Aaron Finch shared the 2nd spot with 153 runs on board.
Most individual sixes
English skipper Eoin Morgan scored 22 sixes which is the most by any batsmen in this World Cup. In the match against Afghanistan, he set a record of 17 sixes in a single inning which is the most by any batsmen in the ODI cricket.
Most individual fours
Rohit Sharma topped the table for the most number of fours scored which is 67 in the 9 games he played. Jonny Bairstow also equalled the record of most number of fours in the 11 games he played.
Most individual centuries
With 5 centuries, Rohit Sharma has set a new world record of most centuries in a single World Cup tournament. Rohit also broke the record of Kumar Sangakkara who registered a record of 4 centuries in a single WC tournament in the last edition of World Cup 2015.
list of cricket grounds in England and Wales
|Official name (known as)||City or town|
|The Brit Oval Cricket Ground||London|
|Old Trafford Cricket Ground||Manchester|
|Lord’s Cricket Ground||London|
|Trent Bridge Ground||Nottingham|
|County Cricket Ground||Leeds|
|County Cricket Ground||Birmingham|