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Most 500+ Runs Tournaments in ODI World Cup

The ICC ODI World Cup is the pinnacle of cricketing events, and every player strives to perform at their best. Speaking of batters, they always look to score loads of runs throughout the tournament by dominating opposition bowlers.

A few batters have displayed their batting prowess by amassing 500-plus runs in the World Cup. This article lists the batters who have scored 500-plus runs the most times in the ODI World Cup. 

Most 500+ Runs Seasons in ODI World Cup

PlayerNo. of TimesYears
Sachin Tendulkar (IND)21996, 2003
Rohit Sharma (IND)22019, 2023
David Warner (AUS)22019, 2023
Matthew Hayden (AUS)12007
Mahela Jayawardene (SL)12007
Ricky Ponting (AUS)12007
Tillakaratne Dilshan (SL)12011
Martin Guptill (NZ)12015
Kumar Sangakkara (SL)12015
Jonny Bairstow (ENG)12019
Aaron Finch (AUS)12019
Joe Root (ENG)12019
Shakib Al Hasan (BAN)12019
Kane Williamson (NZ)12019
Quinton de Kock (SA)12023
Rachin Ravindra (NZ)12023
Virat Kohli (IND)12023
Shreyas Iyer (IND) 12023
Daryl Mitchell (NZ)12023

Key Insights

Since the beginning of the World Cup in 1975, over 14 batsmen have scored 500-plus runs at least once in a single edition. 

Out of those 14 batsmen, 7 batters went past 500 runs in the 2019 World Cup held in England.

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India’s Master Blaster Sachin Tendulkar became the first batsman to breach the 500-run mark twice. He scored 523 runs in the 1996 edition and 673 runs in the 2003 edition, with the latter being the most runs scored in a single edition of the 50-over tournament.

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