ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 India vs New Zealand Semi-Final: New Zealand captain Ken Williamson has created history for his team in the World Cup. Ken Williamson has become the first player from New Zealand to make the highest score in a World Cup.
Ken Williamson became the first player to make the most runs in a World Cup for New Zealand as he scored 67 in Manchester’s Old Taffard in the first semi-final of 2019 World Cup against Team India. Ken Williamson has scored 548 runs in 9 matches in this World Cup. However, after this he was out.
Prior to Ken Williamson, the record for most runs for New Zealand in a World Cup was Martin Guptill’s name. Martin Guptill scored 547 runs in the 2015 World Cup, which included two centuries. Apart from this, there was a double century by Martin Guptill’s bat in the World Cup 2015.
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In the World Cup in 2019, Ken Williamson has scored 548 runs in 8 innings at an average of 91.33 in 10 matches. Ken Williamson has also made 2 centuries and 3 half-centuries in this World Cup. Earlier, no New Zealand player has made two centuries and 3 half-centuries in one World Cup.
Apart from this, he has become the second captain in a World Cup to score 548 runs. Before Ken Williamson, Sri Lankan captain Mahela Jayawardene has scored so many runs in the 2007 World Cup.
New Zealand’s Highest Run Score in a World Cup
548 runs – Kane Williamson (World Cup 2019)
547 runs – Martin Guptill (World Cup 2015)
499 runs – Scott Styris (World Cup 2007)
456 runs – Martin Crowe (World Cup 1992)
353 runs – Stephen Fleming (World Cup 2007)